CNW Daybook for Thursday, August 21, 2008



    TORONTO, Aug. 21 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     THE PETER GZOWSKI INVITATIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR LITERACY
               NEW BRUNSWICK (PGI)
    CITY:      MONCTON
    LOCATION:  Royal Oaks Estates and Golf Club
    CONTACT:   Tracy Kenney, Atlantic Lottery Corporation, (o) (506)
               867-5943, (c) (506) 863-5198
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c4910.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 21 - August 24
    EVENT:     MAIN MADNESS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Saint-Laurent Boulevard, between Sherbrooke Street and
               Mont-Royal Avenue
    CONTACT:   Noelle Gonzalvez, Event Coordinator, Société de
               développement du boulevard Saint-Laurent, (514) 286-0334
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5280.html

    DATE:      August 21 - August 24
    EVENT:     THE 2008 NISSAN CANADA SHIFT_INTO GEAR EXPERIENCE
    CITY:      POINTE-CLAIRE
    LOCATION:  Fairview Pointe-Claire Mall, 6801 Trans-Canada Hwy
    NOTES:     Members of the public can easily register online at
               www.shiftintogear.ca
    CONTACT:   Marie-Michelle Crevier, Cohn & Wolfe,  (514) 845-2257 x.
               4236, (514) 554-2473
               (cell); Mark James, Cohn & Wolfe, (647) 259-3269
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c4306.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     REPORT ON THE SUPPORT INITIATIVE FOR INTERNATIONAL CRUISE
               DEVELOPMENT ALONG THE ST. LAWRENCE AND SAGUENAY RIVERS.
    CITY:      SEPT-ILES
    LOCATION:  Club nautique, 385 Arnaud St.
    CONTACT:   Claudie Lamontagne, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (418) 722-3282 or 1-800-463-9073; Nadia
               Marceau, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4672.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     REPORT ON THE SUPPORT INITIATIVE FOR INTERNATIONAL CRUISE
               DEVELOPMENT ALONG THE ST. LAWRENCE AND SAGUENAY RIVERS.
    CITY:      BAIE-COMEAU
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Le Manoir, Bar Terrasse, 8 Cabot Ave.
    CONTACT:   Claudie Lamontagne, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (418) 722-3282 or 1-800-463-9073; Nadia
               Marceau, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4672.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     POINT SUR L'INITIATIVE QUI VISE A APPUYER LE DEVELOPPEMENT
               DE CROISIERES INTERNATIONALES LE LONG DU FLEUVE
               SAINT-LAURENT ET DE LA RIVIERE SAGUENAY.
    CITY:      BAIE-COMEAU
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Le Manoir, Bar Terrasse, 8, avenue Cabot
    CONTACT:   Claudie Lamontagne, Communications, Développement économique
               Canada, (418) 722-3282 ou 1-800-463-9073; Nadia Marceau,
               Cabinet de l'honorable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Développement
               économique Canada, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/fr/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4680.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     SUNRISE SENIOR LIVING OPENS ITS THIRD COMMUNITY IN QUEBEC
    CITY:      BEACONSFIELD
    LOCATION:  505 Elm Avenue
    CONTACT:   Caroline Couillard, Morin Public Relations, (514) 289-8688
               ext. 233, Cell: (514) 755-5729
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5620.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     UNIVERSITE LAVAL - HONORARY DOCTORATE AND OTHER HONORS FOR
               CELINE DION
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Palais Montcalm, 995 place d'Youville
    NOTES:     To attend the ceremony and press conference, you are
               required to complete and submit the accreditation
               application form before Wednesday, August 20, 2008, at 10
               a.m. This form can be found at
               www.quebecregion.com/media/monquebec2008/form.html
    CONTACT:   Jean-François Huppé, Media Relations, Université Laval,
               (418) 656-7785
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c5122.html

    TIME:      21:00 - 22:00
    EVENT:     THE SAUZA. CANADA DJ MIX OFF CONTEST - DJ SHREDDER MC'S
               LIVE SET
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Rouge Nightclub, 7 Prince Arthur
    CONTACT:   Aimée Savard, W: (416) 542-9140 x3364, C: (416) 788-6719
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5378.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 17 - August 24
    EVENT:     FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT - WORLD ROCK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
    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

    DATE:      August 21 - August 24
    EVENT:     TORONTO'S 9TH ANNUAL SCOTIABANK BUSKERFEST RETURNS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Throughout Toronto's historic St. Lawrence Market
               Neighbourhood - Along Front Street from Jarvis to Yonge and
               adjacent side streets
    CONTACT:   Media Refer: Dianne Weinrib/Savi Pannu, DW Communications,
               (416) 703-5479; Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs,
               Livy_Feldgajer@scotiacapital.com, (416) 866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6502.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF BLACK'S PRO
    CITY:      WOODBRIDGE
    LOCATION:  Black's Pro, Colossus Center (Unit 142, 16 Famous Avenue,
               Highways 400 and 7)
    CONTACT:   (416) 924-5700 ext. 4020
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5479.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 12:00
    EVENT:     JAYS CARE FOUNDATION ROOKIE LEAGUE WRAP-UP EVENT - INTERVIEW
               AND PHOTO OPS AVAILABLE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Rogers Centre ~ Gate 9
               Activities taking place on field
    NOTES:     Select players, representatives and participants available
               to media from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    CONTACT:   Media interested in attending the event must contact Toronto
               Blue Jays Communications Department at (416) 341-1302/03 to
               request credential and receive specific event guidelines
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5685.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
               09:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     TOYOTA HYBRID TOUR
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Byward Market - Pedestrian Mall at George Street and William
               Street, 55 ByWard Market Square
    CONTACT:   Nicole Grant, Consultant, Public Relations, Toyota Canada
               Inc., (416) 438-6320 x2725; Melanie Testani, Consultant,
               Public Relations, Toyota Canada Inc., (416) 431-8432
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c4474.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES (CUPE) ONTARIO - MEDIA
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      THOROLD
    LOCATION:  CUPE 1287 Office, 133 Front Street North
    CONTACT:   Luc Tittley, CUPE Communications, (416) 910-2389; Valerie
               Dugale, CUPE Communications, (647) 225-3685
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5641.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     ONTARIO'S BUY LOCAL, SHARE LOCAL CAMPAIGN LAUNCH IN KINGSTON
    CITY:      KINGSTON
    LOCATION:  Kingston Public Market
    CONTACT:   Adam Spence, Executive Director, Ontario Association
               of Food Banks (OAFB), Work: (416) 656-4100, Cell: (416)
               543-0897; Sandy Singers, Executive Director, Partners in
               Mission Food Bank, Work: (613) 544-4534, Cell: (613) 539-4044
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5596.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 19:30
    EVENT:     THE SCOTIABANK ONE DAY INTERNATIONAL CRICKET TRI-SERIES
    CITY:      KING CITY
    LOCATION:  Maple Leaf Cricket Club, 13811 Dufferin Road
    CONTACT:   Jane Shannon, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-3056;
               Atul Ahuja, Cricket Canada, (416) 898-7989
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4557.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     KIJIJI AND KARL LOHNES UNVEILING OF STUDENT DORM-STYLE ROOM
               MAKEOVER
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge and Bloor
    CONTACT:   Amy Clark or Nicole Tuschak, Environics Communications,
               (416) 969-2758 or (416) 969-2712
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c4770.html

    TIME:      21:00 - 22:00
    EVENT:     THE SAUZA. CANADA DJ MIX OFF CONTEST - DJ TIGERBEAT'S LIVE
               SET
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Republik Nightclub, 261 Richmond Street West
    CONTACT:   Paul-Mark Rendon, W: (416) 542-9140 x3365, C: (416) 301-2391
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5449.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      07:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     PEAK OF THE MARKET - 11TH ANNUAL FAMILY FUN DAY
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  1200 King Edward Street, at Dublin just north of the
               Winnipeg Airport
    CONTACT:   Larry McIntosh, President & CEO, Peak of the Market, (204)
               793-PEAK (7325)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5502.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      13:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     BANFF LIVE - A FREE ALL-DAY, ALL-AGES PARTY TO CELEBRATE
               BANFF'S MAJOR DOWNTOWN MAKEOVER
    CITY:      BANFF
    LOCATION:  Banff Avenue and Wolf Street Intersection
    CONTACT:   Michelle Gurney, Marketing and Communications Manager, Town
               of Banff, (403) 762-1207 or cell at (403) 431-0759
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c4976.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      19:00 - 20:30
    EVENT:     2008 YOUTH SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE URBAN TRANSPORTATION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Room 182, University of
               British Columbia
    CONTACT:   Martin Lajoie, Public Affairs Coordinator, CUTA, on-site in
               Vancouver, (613) 601-3563 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5390.html

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