CNW Daybook for Thursday, December 13, 2007



    TORONTO, Dec. 12 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    T H U R S D A Y,   D E C E M B E R   1 3
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 18
    EVENT:     CPR 2007 HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Breanne Feigel, (403) 319-3932, (403) 589-6949 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8670.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c6552.html
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      13:45
    EVENT:     NOVA SCOTIA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY VOTING ON BILL 6, WHICH
               WOULD BAN SMOKING IN VEHICLES WITH KIDS UNDER 19
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly Chamber, Province House,
               1726 Hollis Street
    CONTACT:   Meg McCallum, (902) 423-6183, ext 227
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/12/c2390.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 23
    EVENT:     MUSEE MARGUERITE-BOURGEOYS - LES CHORALIES OF
               NOTRE-DAME-DE-BON-SECOURS CHAPEL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, 400 Saint Paul Street East,
               Old Montreal (Champs-de-Mars Métro)
    CONTACT:   Diane Gadoua, Assistant to the director,
               Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum - Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours
               Chapel, (514) 282-8670 extension 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4291.html

    DATE:      December 10 - December 14
    EVENT:     THE CONSULTATION COMMISSION ON ACCOMMODATION PRACTICES
               RELATED TO CULTURAL DIFFERENCES HOLDS PROVINCE-WIDE HEARINGS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montréal Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, (514) 873-0912, Cell phone:
               (514) 730-3446
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/17/c5279.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 11:30
    EVENT:     CHRISTMAS TOYS HAND-OVER TO THE MONTREAL FIRE FIGHTERS
               ASSOCIATION FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNDERPRIVILEGED FAMILIES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  202 Workshop Depot of National Defence, 6769, Notre-Dame East,
               Building 11
    CONTACT:   Valérie Deschênes, Unit public affairs representative, (514)
               252-2777, poste 2116, Cell phone: (514) 917-7147
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/11/c9990.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CJC, QR PRESENTS JEWISH COMMUNITY BRIEF BEFORE BOUCHARD
               TAYLOR COMISSION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Bouchard Taylor Commission
    CONTACT:   Eta Yudin, Director of Communications, (514) 345-6411 x 3165,
               (514) 833-7441
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/12/c2101.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES MONIQUE
               F. LEROUX, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, DESJARDINS GROUP
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Centre-Ville, 777 University Street
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, Board of
               Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/12/c2168.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      December 11 - December 13
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS HOLDS A SPECIAL CHIEFS ASSEMBLY TO
               DISCUSS SIGNIFICANT INITIATIVES FOR FIRST NATIONS COMMUNITIES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Westin Hotel
    CONTACT:   Joan McEwen, Director of Communications, (613) 241-6789 ext
               242, cell: (613) 324-3329; Nancy Pine, Communications Advisor
               - Office of the National Chief, (613) 241-6789 ext 243, cell:
               (613) 298-6382; Josee Bellemare, Bilingual Communications
               Officer, (613) 241-6789 ext. 336, cell: (613) 327-6331
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c9401.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THISTLE MINING INC. ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Offices of Heenan Blaikie LLP, Suite 2600, 200 Bay Street,
               South Tower, Royal Bank Plaza
    CONTACT:   Anton Kakavelakis, Group Financial Controller, + 27 57 391
               9026; Gerry Beaney, Maureen Tai or Troy MacDonald, Grant
               Thornton Corporate Finance at +44 (0) 207 383 5100
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/16/c9162.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 10:30
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW OP - CANADIAN ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE AND
               CANADIAN POLICE RESEARCH CENTRE RELEASE MAJOR STUDY OF FIRST
               RESPONDERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  National Club, 303 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   RSVP: Suzanne Hicks, Hill & Knowlton, (416) 413-4647
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/11/c9932.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 11:30
    EVENT:     YMCA AND THE CANADA MILLENNIUM SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION LAUNCH
               PROGRAM TO INCREASE POST-SECONDARY PARTICIPATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Central YMCA, 20 Grosvenor, Toronto, The Auditorium
    CONTACT:   Jamie Slater, YMCA of Greater Toronto, (416) 413-1020 ext.
               2362; Janet Sandor, The Impact Group, (416) 481-7070 ext. 25
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/11/c9579.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS AND ROYAL BANK OF CANADA SIGN
               HISTORIC MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Main Ball Room, Westin Hotel, Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   Bryan Hendry, Policy Analyst, Assembly of First Nations,
               (613) 293-6106 cell, bhendry@afn.ca; Nancy Pine, Office
               of the National Chief, Assembly of First Nations, (613)
               298-6382 cell, RBC, (416) 974-5506
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/12/c2197.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     RITCHIE BROS. AUCTIONS THOMSON LAKE REGIONAL PARK HOME SITES
               - LIVE AUCTION SIMULCAST
    CITY:      GRAVELBOURG
    LOCATION:  Parrish Hall, # 114 1st Ave. West
    CONTACT:   Brian Glenn, Regional Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers,
               Edmonton Sale Site, Tel: (780) 955-2486 or Kim Schulz,
               Corporate Communications Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers,
               Cell: (604) 788-5379
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/11/c8681.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      December 12 - December 13
    EVENT:     2007 CANADIAN PACIFIC HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  See URL for details
    CONTACT:   Canadian Holiday Train, Breanne Feigel, (403) 319-3932,
               (403) 589-6949 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/12/c6557.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     RITCHIE BROS. HOSTS EDMONTON AUCTION OF LATE-MODEL EQUIPMENT
               AND REAL ESTATE
    CITY:      NISKU
    LOCATION:  1500 Sparrow Drive
    CONTACT:   Brian Glenn, Regional Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers,
               Sale Site, Tel: (780) 955-2486 or Kim Schulz, Corporate
               Communications Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Cell:
               (604) 788-5379
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c8680.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW OP - HEALTH COUNCIL OF CANADA RELEASES REPORT ON
               CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITIONS AND EXPERIENCES WITH CARE
    CITY:      RICHMOND
    LOCATION:  The Garratt Wellness Centre, 7504 Chelsea Place
    CONTACT:   Marta Marychuk, Health Council of Canada, Phone (416)480-7085,
               Cell (416) 428-8423; Nazia Khan, Temple Scott Associates,
               Phone (416) 360-6183, ext. 229
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c9474.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/12/c2462.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      13:00 - 13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     B-ROLL ON HEALTH COUNCIL OF CANADA'S REPORT ON CHRONIC HEALTH
               CONDITIONS AND EXPERIENCES WITH CARE
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C
               Transponder 7B
               Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8
               Downlink frequency 3980 vertical
    CONTACT:   Marta Marychuk, Health Council of Canada, Phone (416)480-7085,
               Cell (416) 428-8423; Nazia Khan, Temple Scott Associates,
               Phone (416) 360-6183, ext. 229
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c9474.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/12/c2462.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/12/c2265.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 - 09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BRADMER PARTICIPATES IN PANEL PRESENTATION AT RBC CAPITAL
               MARKETS HEALTHCARE
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.bradmerpharma.com
    CONTACT:   Bradmer Pharmaceuticals Inc., Mr. Brian Brohman, Chief
               Business Officer, Phone: (416) 361-6058 (Ext. 804); Investor
               Relations, Ross Marshall, The Equicom Group Inc., Phone:
               (416) 815-0700 (Ext. 238), Fax: (416) 815-0080
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c9412.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HARRY WINSTON DIAMOND CORPORATION'S FISCAL 2008 THIRD
               QUARTER RESULTS WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  http:investor.harrywinston.com
    CONTACT:   Kelley Stamm, Investor Relations Coordinator - (416) 362-2237
               ext 223 or kstamm@harrywinston.com
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c6019.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     IMRIS INC. PRESENTS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS HEALTHCARE
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.imris.com
    CONTACT:   Ron Sabourin, (204) 480-7090
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/11/c2001.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CRYOCATH PRESENTS AT THE 2007 RBC HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.cryocath.com
    CONTACT:   Michael Moore, Investor Relations, Phone: (416) 815-0700
               ext. 241, Fax: (416) 815-0080
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8096.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ANGIOTECH PARTICIPATES IN RBC 2007 HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.angiotech.com
    CONTACT:   Deirdre Neary, Manager, (604) 222-7056
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8409.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MDS FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.mdsinc.com
    CONTACT:   Investors: Sharon Mathers, Senior Vice-President, Investor
               Relations and External Communications, MDS Inc., (416)
               675-6777 x 34721; Media: Catherine Melville, Director,
               External Communications, MDS Inc., (416) 675-6777 x 32265
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c7988.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MIGENIX SECOND FISCAL QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL & WEBCAST NOTIFICATION
    INTERNET:  www.migenix.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3418 or 1-800-732-1073
    CONTACT:   Art Ayres, MIGENIX Inc., Tel: (604) 221-9666 Ext. 233; Dian
               Griesel, Ph.D., Investor Relations Group, Tel: (212) 825-3210
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/30/c6179.html

    TIME:      12:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     AEROPLAN PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, RUPERT
               DUCHESNE, HOST INVESTOR MEETING IN TORONTO
    INTERNET:  http://www.wsw.com/webcast/cc/rbc4/
    PHONE NO.: 416-641-6701 or 800-633-8704
    CONTACT:   Media: Gillian Hewitt, (416) 352-3706; Analysts: Trish Moran,
               (416) 352-3728
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/12/c2341.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DISCOVERY AIR INC. THIRD QUARTER 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3414 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Wade MacBain, Director of Investor Relations, Phone: (519)
               951-3580, Toll-free: (866) 903-3247, ext. 3580
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/30/c6355.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED Q2 FISCAL 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.empireco.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416, (800) 732-9307
    CONTACT:   Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial
               Officer, (902) 755-4440
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c5648.html

    TIME:      16:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRANSCONTINENTAL FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.transcontinental.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1 800 732-6179
    CONTACT:   Jennifer F. McCaughey, Director, Investor Relations, (514)
               954-4000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/30/c5996.html

    TIME:      17:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     COM DEV ANNOUNCES COMPLETE RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2007
    INTERNET:  www.comdev.ca or www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3417 or 1-800-731-6941
    CONTACT:   Gary Calhoun, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (519) 622-2300,
               ext. 2826; Jeff Codispodi, The Equicom Group, Tel: (416)
               815-0700, ext. 261
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c5567.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      08:00 - 09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BRADMER PARTICIPATES IN PANEL PRESENTATION AT RBC CAPITAL
               MARKETS HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  Westin Times Square Hotel
    CONTACT:   Bradmer Pharmaceuticals Inc., Mr. Brian Brohman, Chief
               Business Officer, Phone: (416) 361-6058 (Ext. 804); Investor
               Relations, Ross Marshall, The Equicom Group Inc., Phone:
               (416) 815-0700 (Ext. 238)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c9412.html

    TIME:      12:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     AETERNA ZENTARIS PRESENTS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS HEALTHCARE
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK CITY
    LOCATION:  New York Westin Hotel at Times Square
    CONTACT:   Jenene Thomas, Senior Director, Investor Relations &
               Corporate Communications, (908) 938-1475; Paul Burroughs,
               Media Relations, (418) 652-8525 ext. 406
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7029.html

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