CNW Daybook for Thursday, August 20, 2009



    TORONTO, Aug. 20 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      August 20 - August 21
    EVENT:     NOVA SCOTIA EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONSORTIUM (NSELC) - 2009
               ASSESSMENT SUMMIT
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  World Trade and Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Media: Sandi Carmichael, NSELC, (902) 422-4558, Cell (902)
               478-1430; Angela Murray, NSTU, (902) 479-4708, Cell (902)
               497-0194
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/14/c5171.html
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    <B>PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND</B>

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CANADA POKER TOURNAMENT LEAGUE - OFFICIAL LAUNCH TOUR OF THE
               PROVINCIAL LEAGUES IN THE MARITIMES
    CITY:      CHARLOTTETOWN
    LOCATION:  Best Western, 238 Grafton St.
    NOTES:     For the launch, Pierre Martel, France Lajoie and André Boyer
               offer you the opportunity to come and meet them. They will
               be more than happy to answer any questions.
    CONTACT:   And to confirm your presence: Pierre Martel, President,
               Gestion Poker Tour, (514) 757-6537; France Lajoie,
               Communications, Public Relations, Gestion Poker Tour, (514)
               269-0044
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/12/c4229.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 18 - August 20
    EVENT:     CAW ELECTS TOP UNION OFFICERS AT CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Centre de Congres
    CONTACT:   CAW Communications, Shannon Devine, (cell) (416) 302-1699;
               Angelo DiCaro, (cell) (416) 606-6311 or John McClyment,
               (cell) (416) 315-3202
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/17/c5551.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     MONTREALERS COOL OFF IN A POOL FULL OF...GUM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Terrasse MAGNETIC, Hôtel de la Montagne, 1430, rue de la
               Montagne, 20th floor
    CONTACT:   Alison Neill, Optimum Public Relations, (514) 776-5529
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/19/c6153.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 17 - August 20
    EVENT:     2009 ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' FEDERATION OF ONTARIO ANNUAL
               MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West
    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/August2009/11/c4191.html

    DATE:      August 19 - August 23
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL FITNESS AND CLUB BUSINESS CONFERENCE AND TRADE
               SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   (416) 493-3515 x222, (800) 667-5622
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/19/c6185.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT IN KINGSTON
    CITY:      KINGSTON
    LOCATION:  INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Road
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2009/10/c3746.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     ATTAWAPISKAT FIRST NATION CALLS ON CANADA TO RESPECT FIRST
               NATION RIGHTS & ENTITLEMENTS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Chief Theresa Hall, Attawapiskat First Nation, (705)
               997-2166, (705) 365-8507 cell; Deputy Chief Theresa Spence,
               (807) 629-6704 cell; Joyce Hunter, Attawapiskat First
               Nation, A/Director Communications, Nishnawbe Aski Nation,
               (807) 472-5638 cell
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/19/c6187.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/17/c5690.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     PHOTO AND FOOD TASTING OPPORTUNITY: DELICIOUS, NUTRITIOUS
               HOSPITAL FOOD? IT'S ON THE MENU AT NORTH YORK GENERAL
               HOSPITAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Academic Centre, North York General Hospital, 4001 Leslie
               Street
    CONTACT:   Courtney Sorger: (416) 756-6725 or media line (416) 756-6127
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/19/c6015.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     NIKE CANADA LTD. - LAUNCH OF THE NIKE+ HUMAN RACE 10K
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nike Toronto, 110 Bloor Street West, (North Side, Cumberland
               Entrance)
    CONTACT:   Melanie Dulos, Cathy Mitchell, APEX Public Relations, T:
               (416) 924-4442 ext. 254, 236, C: (647) 201-8994, (416)
               873-3973
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/18/c5722.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA INVITED TO TOUR NEARLY COMPLETED OLYMPIC AND
               PARALYMPIC VILLAGE WHISTLER
    CITY:      WHISTLER
    LOCATION:  Legends Whistler (media registration and bus transport to
               village), 2036 London Lane
    CONTACT:   Erin Mikaluk, VANOC Communications, Tel.: (604) 403-2471
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/14/c5283.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT IN POWELL RIVER
    CITY:      POWELL RIVER
    LOCATION:  Powell River Town Centre Hotel, 4660 Joyce Avenue
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2009/10/c3745.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     AVIS AUX MEDIAS - LE MINISTRE VAN LOAN FERA UNE ANNONCE
               IMPORTANTE AU POSTE
               FRONTALIER DE DOUGLAS
    CITY:      SURREY
    LOCATION:  Poste frontalier de Douglas 220, route 99
    CONTACT:   Pennie Libby, (604) 666-6050
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2009/19/c6127.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE PETER VAN LOAN, MINISTER OF PUBLIC SAFETY,
               TO MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND
               PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Pacific Central Station, 1150 Station Street
    NOTES:     Members of the media who are planning to attend the event
               are asked to RSVP Pennie Libby by 4:00 p.m. on August 19,
               2009.
    CONTACT:   Pennie Libby, Communications Manager, Pacific Region, Canada
               Border Services Agency, (604) 666-6050
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2009/19/c6261.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     THE TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD OF CANADA LAUNCHES AN
               IN-DEPTH INVESTIGATION INTO THE SAFETY OF SMALL FISHING
               VESSELS
    PHONE NO.: (819) 994-8053
    NOTES:     Members of the investigation team will be available to
               answer questions and provide interviews by telephone.
    CONTACT:   Transportation Safety Board of Canada, Media Relations,
               (819) 994-8053
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2009/19/c6089.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     UNION DELEGATION FROM VALE/INCO STRIKE AVAILABLE FOR LIVE
               PHONE CONFERENCE MEDIA INTERVIEW FROM BRAZIL
    PHONE NO.: Contact USW for access code. (Access is open to all Canadian
               journalists)
    CONTACT:   Bob Gallagher, (416) 544-5966/(416) 434-2221
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/19/c6231.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 18:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     OPEN TEXT HOSTS A CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS Q4 AND
               FISCAL YEAR-END 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  http://www.opentext.com/2/investors/ir-events.htm
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3415
               800-733-7571 (Toll Free)
    CONTACT:   Paul McFeeters, Chief Financial Officer, Open Text
               Corporation, (519) 888-7111 ext. 2982; Greg Secord, Vice
               President, Investor Relations, Open Text Corporation, (519)
               888-7111 ext. 2408
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2009/10/c5357.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 19:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS FOR THE "RECYCLE MY CELL" STEWARDSHIP
               PLAN
    INTERNET:  https://cwta.webex.com/cwta/j.php?ED=491642&RG=1&UID=2004752
    CONTACT:   Media information: Marc Choma, CWTA, (613) 233-4888 ext. 207
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/13/c4852.html

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