CNW Daybook for Thursday, December 10, 2009

TORONTO, Dec. 10 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    QUEBEC

    TIME:      06:00 - 10:00
               15:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     ASTRAL MEDIA INC. TAKES PART IN THE MEDIA'S BIG FOOD DRIVE
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Several locations (see release for details)
    CONTACT:   Hugues Mousseau, Senior Adviser, Internal and Corporate
               Communications, Astral Media Inc. (514) 939-5000, ext. 3240
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7395.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CASCADES - DELIVERY OF PRODUCTS FOR THE GRANDE GUIGNOLÉE DES
               MÉDIAS
    CITY:      SHERBROOKE
    LOCATION:  Expo-Sherbrooke building, 300 Cégep St.
    CONTACT:   Marie-Eve Chapdelaine, Cascades Inc., Communications
               Department, (819) 363-5160, Cell.: (819) 350-3819
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9527.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CASCADES - DELIVERY OF PRODUCTS FOR THE GRANDE GUIGNOLÉE DES
               MÉDIAS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Moisson Montréal, 6880 Côte de Liesse St
    CONTACT:   Marie-Eve Chapdelaine, Cascades Inc., Communications
               Department, (819) 363-5160, Cell.: (819) 350-3819
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9527.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE REGARDING THE UN DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF
               INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive, Nova Scotia Room (4th
               floor)
    CONTACT:   Éric Cardinal, (450) 638-5159, (514) 258-2315
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/08/c9269.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     NOVEKO INTERNATIONAL INC. - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF
               SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Omni Mont-Royal, Salon Pierre de Coubertin, 1050, rue
               Sherbrooke Ouest
    CONTACT:   Chantal Vennat, directrice, relations avec les investisseurs
               et communications d'entreprise Noveko International inc.,
               (514) 875-0606
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7477.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 14:00
    EVENT:     CONSEIL DU PATRONAT DU QUÉBEC'S 40TH ANNIVERSARY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Picasso Room, Sofitel Montréal Hotel, 1155 Sherbrooke St. W.
    CONTACT:   Patrick Leblanc, Vice-President, Communications, Cell.: (514)
               571-6400
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/08/c9227.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CASCADES - DELIVERY OF PRODUCTS FOR THE GRANDE GUIGNOLÉE DES
               MÉDIAS
    CITY:      VICTORIAVILLE
    LOCATION:  SARA warehouse, 220 Bonaventure Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Marie-Eve Chapdelaine, Cascades Inc., Communications
               Department, (819) 363-5160, Cell.: (819) 350-3819
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9527.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     CASCADES - DELIVERY OF PRODUCTS FOR THE GRANDE GUIGNOLÉE DES
               MÉDIAS
    CITY:      DRUMMONDVILLE
    LOCATION:  Parc St-Frédérique, 255 Brock St.
    CONTACT:   Marie-Eve Chapdelaine, Cascades Inc., Communications
               Department, (819) 363-5160, Cell.: (819) 350-3819
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9527.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     CASCADES - DELIVERY OF PRODUCTS FOR THE GRANDE GUIGNOLÉE DES
               MÉDIAS
    CITY:      ST. HUBERT
    LOCATION:  Outils Pierre Berger warehouse: 2060 F.X. Sabourin St.
    CONTACT:   Marie-Eve Chapdelaine, Cascades Inc., Communications
               Department, (819) 363-5160, Cell.: (819) 350-3819
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9527.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     HULK HOGAN SIGNS COPIES OF MY LIFE OUTSIDE THE RING.
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Indigo Place Montreal Trust, 1500 McGill College Avenue
    CONTACT:   Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, (416) 646-8926
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/26/c5470.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 18:30
    EVENT:     OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY CELEBRATION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Westmount City Hall, 4333 Sherbrooke Street
    NOTES:     Tentative arrival of the Olympic Torch: 5:47 p.m.
    CONTACT:   Brigitte Stock, Head of Communications, City of Westmount,
               (514) 989-5371, (514) 913-3813 (cellular)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9849.html

    TIME:      16:36
    EVENT:     RBC ROYAL BANK - SARAH COOK BEARS THE 2010 OLYMPIC TORCH
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  on Saint-Denis Street, starting at Mont-Royal Avenue, south
               bound
    NOTES:     Interviews and photo opportunities
    CONTACT:   Myriam Crevier, (416) 435-0734; Raymond Chouinard, (514)
               874-6556
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8639.html

    TIME:      18:25
    EVENT:     RBC ROYAL BANK - DR. YVES LAMONTAGNE BEARS THE 2010 OLYMPIC
               TORCH
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  until he reaches the RBC Royal Bank Branch at 360,
               Saint-Jacques Street
    CONTACT:   Myriam Crevier, (416) 435-0734; Raymond Chouinard, (514)
               874-6556
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8639.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8796.html
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    ONTARIO

    DATE:      December 8 - December 10
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS SPECIAL CHIEFS ASSEMBLY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Westin Hotel
    CONTACT:   Karyn Pugliese, Acting Director of Communications, (613)
               241-6789 ext 210 or (613) 292-1877
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7647.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     CANADA'S LARGEST CONFERENCE ON "ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Shannon Skinner, Media Relations, (416) 576-8809
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8727.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 16:30
    EVENT:     U.S. ASTRONAUT AMONG SPEAKERS AT ABORIGINAL SYMPOSIUM AT
               CENTENNIAL COLLEGE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Centennial College Residence and Conference Centre, 940
               Progress Avenue
    CONTACT:   Mark Toljagic, Communications Officer, Centennial College,
               (416) 289-5000, ext. 7142
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/26/c5237.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     THE BANK OF CANADA RELEASES THE DECEMBER ISSUE OF THE
               FINANCIAL SYSTEM REVIEW
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Bank of Canada, Head Office, East Tower, 245 Sparks Street
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison at (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8669.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA CONFERENCE - CANADIANS CONCERNED ABOUT SRI LANKA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  427 Bloor St. West - Trinity St. Paul's United Church
    CONTACT:   Dhimo Sornalingam, (416) 505-3639; John Cartwright, (416)
               999-5663
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9709.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     NEWS CONFERENCE - OFFICE OF THE FIRE MARSHAL AND TORONTO FIRE
               SERVICES OFFER TIPS TO KEEP THE PUBLIC AND THEIR HOMES SAFE
               FROM FIRE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Fire Station #333, 207 Front Street East
    CONTACT:   Gina Pontikas, Office of the Fire Marshal, (416) 325-3155;
               Bev Gilbert, Office of the Fire Marshal, (416) 325-3178
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8784.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     STRIKING WORKERS FROM THE CANADIAN MUSEUM OF CIVILIZATION AND
               WAR MUSEUM PICKET IN FRONT OF THE OFFICES OF THE CATHERINE AND
               FREDRIK EATON CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  55 St. Clair West
    CONTACT:   Holmann Richard, (613) 298-3154 (cell)/
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9817.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WINDSOR-ESSEX CELEBRATES NEW HOME FOR
               FIRST NATIONS FAMILY
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Corner of Ford Boulevard and Reginald Street
    CONTACT:   Laura Gould, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity
               Windsor-Essex, (519) 969-3762 ext. 25; Nicole Burgers,
               Consultant, Communications and Marketing, Canada Mortgage
               and Housing Corporation, (416) 250-2760; Margaret Messenger,
               Executive Director, Can-Am Urban Native Non-Profit Homes,
               (519) 977-7782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9689.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     DEMONSTRATION IN FRONT OF THE CATHERINE AND FREDRIK EATON
               CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  55 St. Clair West
    CONTACT:   Holmann Richard, (613) 298-3154 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9817.html

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     SUN LIFE FINANCIAL CANADA PRESIDENT, DEAN CONNOR, ADDRESSES
               THE ECONOMIC CLUB OF CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The InterContinental Hotel (225 Front Street West)
    CONTACT:   Frank Switzer, Vice-President, Corporate Communications,
               Tel: (416) 979-4086
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/08/c9140.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     FOREST UNION TO DEFEND PENSIONERS IN BANKRUPTCY COURT - DAVE
               COLES, COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY AND PAPERWORKERS UNION,
               AVAILABLE FOR MEDIA INTERVIEWS AT THE ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  8th Floor - 330 University Avenue, Toronto
    NOTES:     Availability for interviews will be 12 Noon or adjournment,
               whichever comes first
    CONTACT:   Dave Coles, (613) 299-5628
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9581.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     OLYMPIC FLAME CELEBRATED IN CANADA'S PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  House of Commons
    CONTACT:   Katie Green, VANOC Communications, (604) 404-6273; Torch
               Relay Communications, Tel: (604) 403-9328, Terry Guillon,
               (613) 992-4511
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9643.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     THE ACTUARIAL STANDARDS OVERSIGHT COUNCIL'S THIRD ANNUAL
               PUBLIC MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Caledon Room of the InterContinental Toronto Centre, 225 Front
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Erin Waldegger, (613) 236-8196 ext. 113
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9567.html

    TIME:      16:30 - 10:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN MOMS LOOK TO PRIME MINISTER HARPER FOR LEADERSHIP IN
               COPENHAGEN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  See URL below for more information
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (416) 323-9521 ext.
               232, (647) 280-9521 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/08/c8954.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK GILLER LIGHT BASH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Berkeley Church, 315 Queen Street East
    CONTACT:   Olivia Yu, Environics Communications, (416) 969-2718; Frontier
               College Foundation, Kendra Tedford Devine, (416) 923-3591,
               ext. 335
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/29/c3521.html
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    ALBERTA

    DATE:      December 6 - December 13
    EVENT:     KIDS HELP PHONE CURLING AMBASSADOR WAYNE MIDDAUGH AND HIS
               TEAM ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE CANADIAN TRIALS FOR THE 2010
               OLYMPICS
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Rexall Centre, 7424 118 Ave. N.W, North
    CONTACT:   Virginia Middleton, Kids Help Phone, 1-800-268-3062 x8345
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8624.html
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    BRITISH COLUMBIA

    TIME:      16:30 - 10:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN MOMS LOOK TO PRIME MINISTER HARPER FOR LEADERSHIP IN
               COPENHAGEN
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  See URL below for more information
    CONTACT:   Vancouver: Merran Smith, ForestEthics, (604) 816-5636
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/08/c8954.html
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    WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ADF GROUP INC RESULTS AND HIGHLIGHTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  WWW.ADFGROUP.COM
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-231-8191
    CONTACT:   Kathleen Ryffrank, ADF Group Inc., (450) 965-1911; Lefebvre
               Financial Communications Inc., (514) 845-1224
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9823.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GROUPE AEROPLAN INC. - INVESTOR DAY
    INTERNET:  www.meetview.com/GroupeAeroplan_Investor_Day_English
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-575-5160, (416) 764-8633
    CONTACT:   Michèle Meier, (514) 205-7028; JoAnne Hayes, (416) 352-3706
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8803.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     DOLLARAMA INC. - CONFERENCE CALL - THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL
               RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (514) 392-9193 or (866) 226-1792
    CONTACT:   Paul de la Plante, NATIONAL Public Relations, (514) 843-2332
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/02/c7435.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     VALE STRIKERS HOLD 'VIRTUAL MEDIA SCRUM' FROM BRAZIL
    PHONE NO.: To get the codes to join the virtual scrum by phone: Call
               (416) 544-5990, (416) 544-5991, or (416) 544-5966
    CONTACT:   CANADA: Bob Gallagher, (416) 544-5966, (416) 434-2221;
               U.S.A.: Doug Niehouse, (412) 652-2503; BRAZIL: Carolyn
               Kazdin, 011- 55-11- 3032- 2480
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9814.html

    TIME:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED Q2 FISCAL 2010 RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.empireco.ca
    PHONE NO.: (647) 427-7450, (888) 231-8191
    CONTACT:   Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial
               Officer,  (902) 755-4440
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/26/c5186.html

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