CNW Daybook for Thursday, August 14, 2008



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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 9 - August 17
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FESTIVAL OF SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    CITY:      SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    LOCATION:  Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Lussier, Communications Coordinator, (450) 346-6000
               ext. 239
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/16/c6157.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2384.html

    DATE:      August 10 - August 14
    EVENT:     2008 WORLD LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CONGRESS - IFLA
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Quebec City Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Jonathan Gendron, HKDP Communications and Public Affairs,
               (418) 929-2318
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2646.html

    DATE:      August 12 - August 16
    EVENT:     FIFTH EDITION OF THE INSTITUT DU NOUVEAU MONDE'S SUMMER SCHOOL
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Université Laval and Espace 400e
    CONTACT:   Roch Bilodeau, 1-866-618-7537
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9670.html

    DATE:      August 14 - August 17
    EVENT:     2ND EDITION OF THE MONTREAL PRIDE CELEBRATIONS - OFFICIAL
               LAUNCH OF THE FESTIVITIES AND PROGRAMME
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Sky and the parc Emilie-Gamelin
    CONTACT:   Jean-François Perrier, Marketing Director, (514)750-4491
               # 25, Cell. (514) 730-3685; Eric Pineault, President, (514)
               750-4491 # 27, Cell. (514) 616-7170; David Lesage, Project
               Manager - Marketing, (514) 750-4491 No 24 Cell. (514) 928-1809
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3427.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE - FEEL THE RUSH QUEBEC TOUR
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  MAB-MacKay Rehabilitation Center, 3500 Décarie Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Norma Reveler, Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613) 569-4333
               ext. 227, norma@paralympic.ca; On-site: Maude Painchaud-
               Benoit, Coordinator, Feel The Rush Quebec Tour, (514) 699-1637
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3174.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUNDING TO LA FROMAGERIE POLYETHNIQUE INC.
    CITY:      SAINT-ROBERT
    LOCATION:  La Fromagerie Polyethnique Inc., 235 Saint-Robert Road
    CONTACT:   Catherine Vallée, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (514) 283-0368, Cell.: (514) 702-3360; Nadia Marceau, Office
               of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c2838.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 23:59
    EVENT:     LOCAL SUBWAY. RESTAURANTS TO FEATURE NO. 09 SHOW CAR PROGRAM
               DRIVEN BY PATRICK CARPENTIER
    CITY:      TROIS RIVIERES
    LOCATION:  225 Des Forges
    CONTACT:   Dina Vieira, National Communications Manager, SUBWAY (Subway
               Franchisee Advertising Trust Fund), Telephone: (416) 702-6124
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c2579.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 8 - August 14
    EVENT:     FUTURE SHOP LAUNCHES $100 LAPTOP TRADE-IN PROMOTION FOR
               BACK-TO-SCHOOL
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES, SEE URL FOR DETAILS
    LOCATION:  Future Shop stores in Ajax, Brampton, East York, Markham,
               Mississauga, Vaughan, Oakville, Newmarket, North York,
               Orangeville, Oshawa, Richmond Hill, Scarborough, Toronto and
               Whitby
    CONTACT:   Cheryl Grant, Communications Specialist, Future Shop, (604)
               412-1008; Susan Kirk, Communications Manager, Future Shop,
               (604) 412-1226
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3682.html

    DATE:      August 11 - August 14
    EVENT:     POLICE ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
               IN PEEL
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Delta Meadowvale Resort & Conference Centre, 6750 Mississauga
               Road. Meeting Room: Graydon Hall
    NOTES:     Opening ceremonies are open to the media and will include a
               send-off for the "Kids, Cops & Canadian Tire" fishing day
    CONTACT:   Ron Middel, Chief Administrative Officer, Bus: (905) 670-9770,
               Cell: (416) 206-4026
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2643.html

    DATE:      August 11 - August 14
    EVENT:     ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' FEDERATION OF ONTARIO ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Westin Harbour Castle, 1 Harbour Square, Toronto
    CONTACT:   Larry Skory, (416) 948-0195 (cell); Johanna Brand, (416)
               948-2554 (cell); Mary Morison, (416) 948-3406 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3068.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2357.html

    DATE:      August 14 - August 15
    EVENT:     FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT - THE SMOTHERS BROTHERS SHOW
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Fallsview Casino Resort
    CONTACT:   Greg Medulun, Director of Communications, Direct: (905)
               371-7630, Toll-Free: 1-888-FALLSVU, ext. 17630
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/05/c4842.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     BMO APPLAUDS VOLUNTEERISM: EIGHT DURHAM EMPLOYEES RECOGNIZED
    CITY:      AJAX
    LOCATION:  BMO Bank of Montreal, Highway 2 and Salem Branch (180 Kingston
               Road East)
    NOTES:     BMO cheque presentations at 10:30 a.m.
    CONTACT:   Rachel Martin, (416) 867-4873; Jodi Salem, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/13/c3551.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     PREVIEW SOME OF THE NEW ATTRACTIONS AND PERFORMERS AT THE 2008
               CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Horse Palace, Exhibition Place grounds
    CONTACT:   Chris McDowall, (416) 263-3817; Tran Nguyen, (416) 263-3823;
               Marcy Kuzemchak, (416) 263-3821; Rhiannon Clifford, (416)
               263-3822
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2492.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS IN LONDON
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  1453 Huron Street
    CONTACT:   Susan Monic, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, (416)
               250-2745; Adam Grachnik, Minister Jim Watson's Office, (416)
               585-6492; Louise Stevens, City of London, (519) 661-2500
               ext. 5727
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/13/c3878.html

    TIME:      12:45
    EVENT:     TOURISM TORONTO LAUNCHES A NEW PROGRAM TO PROVIDE WEEKEND
               GETAWAYS TO PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH SEVERE SPECIAL NEEDS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  1173 Bloor Street West
    CONTACT:   Justine Palinska, Tourism Toronto, (416) 987-1739; Emily
               Sheff, Tourism Toronto, (416) 987-9088
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3567.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     SUNRISE PROPANE CLASS ACTION PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The offices of Bogoroch & Associates, Suite # 1707,
               150 King St. West, Sun Life Financial Tower
    CONTACT:   Harvin Pitch, Counsel for plaintiffs, (416) 865-5310
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/13/c3905.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     BUDWEISER BILLS TAILGATE PARTY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Parking lot across from Rogers Centre at the corner of Blue
               Jays Way and Front Street (Enter via Front Street or Blue
               Jays Way)
    CONTACT:   Noor Marzook or Stella Mok, Edelman (416) 979-1120 ext 239/267
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3319.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THUNDER OF FAMOUS JAPANESE TAIKO DRUMS COMES TO TORONTO FOR
               ONE-TIME MEMORABLE PERFORMANCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond Court (Don
               Mills and Eglinton, north east of the Ontario Science Centre)
    CONTACT:   Victoria Ollers, (416) 822-2288; or Paul Tyler, (905) 235-PAUL
               (7285)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/21/c6200.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     KINSMEN PARK HOSTS WORLD VISION'S ONE LIFE EXPERIENCE EXHIBIT
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  Kinsmen Park, 945 Spadina Cresent East
    CONTACT:   Tiffany Baggetta, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2485, (416) 305-9612
               (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3395.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      August 8 - August 14
    EVENT:     FUTURE SHOP LAUNCHES $100 LAPTOP TRADE-IN PROMOTION FOR
               BACK-TO-SCHOOL
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES, SEE URL FOR DETAILS
    LOCATION:  Future Shop stores in Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie,
               Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Red Deer
    CONTACT:   Cheryl Grant, Communications Specialist, Future Shop, (604)
               412-1008; Susan Kirk, Communications Manager, Future Shop,
               (604) 412-1226
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3684.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      August 8 - August 14
    EVENT:     FUTURE SHOP LAUNCHES $100 LAPTOP TRADE-IN PROMOTION FOR
               BACK-TO-SCHOOL
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES, SEE URL FOR DETAILS
    LOCATION:  All Future Shop stores in: Abbotsford, Burnaby, Chilliwack,
               Coquitlam, Courtney, Kamloops, Kelowna, Langley, Nanaimo,
               North Vancouver, Prince George, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver,
               Vernon, Victoria, and West Vancouver
    CONTACT:   Cheryl Grant, Communications Specialist, Future Shop, (604)
               412-1008; Susan Kirk, Communications Manager, Future Shop,
               (604) 412-1226
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3680.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      07:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     SUN GRO HORTICULTURE INCOME FUND SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL
               RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:
    http://www.investorcalendar.com/IC/CEPage.asp?ID=132313 or
               www.sungro.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-249-2157; (416) 915-5767
    CONTACT:   Bradley A. Wiens, Vice-President, Finance and C.F.O., Sun Gro
               Horticulture Income Fund, Phone: (425) 373-3603
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3777.html

    TIME:      07:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     WESTERN CANADIAN COAL FIRST QUARTER 2009 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.westerncoal.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3426 or 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   David Jan, Manager, Investor Relations & Corporate
               Development, Phone: (604) 608-2692
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/30/c8501.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     PROSEP INC. SECOND QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.prosepinc.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3423 or 1-800-595-8550
    CONTACT:   ProSep Inc., Jacques L. Drouin, President & CEO, (514)
               522-5550 ext. 226; The Equicom Group Inc., Joe Racanelli,
               (416) 815-0700 ext. 243
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c9919.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     PEER 1 PRESENTS AT THE CANACCORD ADAMS ANNUAL GLOBAL GROWTH
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/conflobby.zhtml?ticker=PIX.TO&item_id=1887823
    CONTACT:   For media inquiries please contact Abigail Faylor, Weber
               Shandwick, (425) 452-5497; For investor inquiries please
               contact Thomas McMillan, Equicom Group, (403) 536-5903; or
               Gary Sherlock, Executive Vice President and CFO (604) 683-7747
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2552.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MEGA BRANDS REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2008 RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (800) 814-4862
    CONTACT:   Eric Phaneuf, Vice President, Corporate Development, (514)
               333-3339 ext. 2538
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/01/c9199.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     IMRIS SECOND QUARTER 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 1-800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations Contact: Derek Reimer, Executive Vice
               President Finance & Administration and Chief Financial
               Officer, IMRIS Inc., Tel: (204) 480-7692; Media Contact:
               Susan McLeod, Manager, Marketing Communications, IMRIS Inc.,
               Tel: (204) 480-7094
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2330.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     EUROPEAN GOLDFIELDS LTD. Q2 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2361260
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3425 or 1-800-732-9307; 00-800-2288-3501
    CONTACT:   European Goldfields: David Reading, Chief Executive Officer,
               +44 (0)20 7408 9534; Buchanan Communications: Bobby Morse;
               Ben Willey, +44 (0)20 7466 5000; Renmark Financial
               Communication: Henri Perron; John Boidman; Media: Eva Jura,
               (514) 939-3989; RBC Capital Markets: Andrew K Smith; Johanna
               Virtanen, +44 (0)20 7029 7882
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2376.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BOYD GROUP INCOME FUND 2008 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.boydgroup.com
    CONTACT:   Terry Smith, CEO, Tel: (204) 895-1244 (ext. 222); Bruce Wigle,
               Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 815-0700 or toll free
               1-800-385-5451 (ext. 228)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2495.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HSE INTEGRATED LTD. - SECOND QUARTER RESULTS WEBCAST AND
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2368520
    PHONE NO.: (416) 915-5761 or (800) 587-1893
    CONTACT:   HSE Integrated Ltd., David Yager, Chairman & CEO, Telephone:
               (403) 266-1833; James M. Hill, President, COO and Acting CFO,
               Telephone: (519) 429-0080
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/13/c3855.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2957.html

    TIME:      10:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     OPTI CANADA PRESENTS AT ENERCOM 2008
    INTERNET:  http://www.theoilandgasconference.com/index.html
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, OPTI Canada Inc., Investor Relations Manager,
               (403) 218-4705
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c2221.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GLOBAL RAILWAY Q2 INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-594-3790, (416) 644-3424
    CONTACT:   Company Contact: Terry McManaman, Chairman, President & CEO,
               Tel: (585) 419-9720; Investor Relations: Gerry Wimmer,
               INVESTORFILE.com, Tel: (416) 360-8895, Toll Free:
               1-888-894-8222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3220.html

    TIME:      13:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ARTIS REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.artisreit.ca/areit_investor.php
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6135 or 1-866-542-4262
    CONTACT:   Mr. Armin Martens, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr.
               Jim Green, Chief Financial Officer or Ms. Kirsty Stevens,
               Senior VP - Investor Relations, (204) 947-1250
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2551.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HANWEI CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS THE FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR
               THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2008
    INTERNET:  http://events.onlinebroadcasting.com/hanwei/081408/index.php
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-261-3038 or (416) 915-9040
    CONTACT:   Kim Oishi, (416) 804-9228
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2856.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GROUPE AEROPLAN PRESENTS 2008 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS -
               ANALYST CONFERENCE CALL/AUDIO WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  http://events.startcast.com/events/20/B0064
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-540-8136 or (416) 641-6112
    CONTACT:   Media: Michèle Meier, (514) 205-7028; JoAnne Hayes, (416)
               352-3706; Analysts: Trish Moran, (416) 352-3728
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2242.html

    TIME:      14:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     ENCANA PRESENTS AT ENERCOM'S 2008 OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:      http://www.investorcalendar.com/CEPage.asp?ID=132231
    CONTACT:   EnCana Corporate Communications, Investor contact: Susan Grey,
               Manager, Investor Relations, (403) 645-4751; Media contact:
               Carol Howes, Media Relations Advisor, (403) 645-4799
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/13/c3757.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WHITEROCK REIT SECOND QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-373-5705 passcode '880341' followed by the number sign
    CONTACT:   Jason Underwood, (416) 907-4861
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/17/c5666.html

    TIME:      15:45 Mountain
    EVENT:     ENHANCED OIL RE

SOURCES PRESENTS AT THE OIL & GAS CONFERENCE™ HOSTED BY ENERCOM, INC. INTERNET: http:/www.theoilandgasconference.com/index.html CONTACT: Don Currie on 1-888-990-3551 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3302.html TIME: 16:00 Eastern EVENT: CONFERENCE CALL - LOREX TECHNOLOGY INC. PHONE NO.: 1-800-594-3615 CONTACT: Jordan Schwartz, Chief Financial Officer, LOREX Technology Inc., Phone: (905) 946-8589 ext. 168 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c2115.html TIME: 18:00 Eastern EVENT: ENERPLUS PRESENTS AT THE ENERCOM 2008 OIL & GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.investorcalendar.com/CEPage.asp?ID=132237 CONTACT: Investor Relations at 1-800-319-6462 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/30/c8597.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>USA</B> TIME: 10:45 Eastern EVENT: MEDICAGO PARTICIPATES AT PROMINENT U.S. VACCINE DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE CITY: CAMBRIDGE, MA LOCATION: Royal Sonesta Hotel CONTACT: Medicago, Inc., Andy Sheldon, President and CEO, (418) 658-9393; Investor relations, The Equicom Group Inc., Arianna Vanin, (514) 844-4680 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/13/c3554.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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