CNW Daybook for Thursday, December 17, 2009

TORONTO, Dec. 16 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    QUEBEC

    TIME:      07:30 - 08:30
    EVENT:     SOCIÉTÉ DE DÉVELOPPEMENT COMMERCIAL DU VIEUX-MONTRÉAL -
               DONATION DRIVE TO HELP THE ACCUEIL BONNEAU
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Victoria Square metro exit, corner of McGill & St-Jacques
    CONTACT:   Paule Genest, PGPR, public relations, (514) 845-7477 ext. 23,
               C.: (514) 703-4317
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/16/c3815.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     CHILDREN'S WISH YOUNGSTERS SEARCH FOR SANTA AT 8,000 METRES
               WITH AIR TRANSAT
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Montréal-Trudeau airport, Air Transat check-in counter
               (departures level). Easily accessible, free parking for the
               media in the ExpressParc lot.
    CONTACT:   Guillaume Audy, Optimum relations publiques, (514) 282-4697
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8700.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES ALAIN
               MIQUELON, PRESIDENT AND CEO, MONTRÉAL EXCHANGE
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Le Centre Sheraton, 1201 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
    CONTACT:   RSVP: Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, (514)
               871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/16/c3694.html
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    ONTARIO

    DATE:      December 17
    EVENT:     2010 OLYMPIC TORCHBEARERS SELECTED BY RBC BRING THE OLYMPIC
               SPIRIT TO TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details
    CONTACT:   RBC Media Relations, Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay, (416)
               435-0734; Judy Dobbs, Communications Director, RBC, (416)
               974-3178
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/15/c3147.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY MEDIA TECHNICAL BRIEFING
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Mississauga Civic Centre, Auditorium, 300 City Centre Drive
    CONTACT:   Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/15/c3197.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     HOLIDAY SEASON CONCERTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Lawrence Lounge, 900 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Nanda Casucci-Byrne, Office of the Lieutenant Governor,
               (416) 325-7780
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/11/c2557.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY MEDIA TECHNICAL BRIEFING
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Dundurn National Historic Site 610 York Blvd
    CONTACT:   Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team,  (604) 403-9328
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/15/c3197.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     BOLLYWOOD STAR AKSHAY KUMAR CARRIES THE OLYMPIC FLAME AND
               MEETS WITH MEDIA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Royal York, Tudor 7 et 8, 100, rue Front Ouest
    CONTACT:   Jitka Licenik, Corporate Communications Advisor, Canadian
               Tourism Commission, Tel: (604) 638-2482, Cell: (604) 377-4574
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/16/c3627.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/15/c3206.html

    TIME:      17:15
    EVENT:     RBC BRINGS VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY TO SICKKIDS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) - Atrium
    CONTACT:   Judy Dobbs, Director of Communications, RBC, (416) 974-3178;
               Lori Hacker, Public Affairs, SickKids Foundation, (416)
               813-6166 x2040, c: (416) 529-8321
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/10/c2286.html
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    BRITISH COLUMBIA

    DATE:      December 17
    EVENT:     THE CHILDREN'S WISH FOUNDATION OF CANADA AND BEST BUY GRANT AN
               ENTERTAINMENT WISH TO TWO LOCAL BROTHERS
    CITY:      ABBOTSFORD
    LOCATION:  Best Buy at 32900 South Fraser Way
    CONTACT:   BC/Yukon Contact, Michaela Morantz, Wish Coordinator, (604)
               299-2241 ext228; BC/Yukon Contact, Amber Dyce, Chapter
               Director, (604) 299-2241 ext 229
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/16/c3680.html

    DATE:      December 17
    EVENT:     2009 CP HOLIDAY TRAIN STOPS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details
    CONTACT:   Kevin Hrysak, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Pacific,
               (403) 836-3874; or Mike LoVecchio, Senior Manager, Media
               Relations, Canadian Pacific, (778) 772-9636
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/15/c4344.html
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    SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL

    TIME:      22:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     BOLLYWOOD STAR AKSHAY KUMAR'S OLYMPIC FLAME TORCH RUN AND
               TORONTO TOURISM EXPERIENCES
    CO-ORDS:   Please refer to the press release url for satellite feed
               information
    CONTACT:   Jitka Licenik, Corporate Communications Advisor, Canadian
               Tourism Commission, Tel: (604) 638-2482, Cell: (604) 377-4574
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/16/c3627.html
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    WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRANSAT A.T. INC. FOURTH QUARTER AND FISCAL 2009 RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.transat.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-877-461-2815 or (514) 392-1478
    CONTACT:   Jacques Bouchard, (514) 987-1616, extension 4662
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/10/c9973.html
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    INTERNATIONAL

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BLUE GREEN CANADA HOSTS A LABOUR-ENVIRONMENT RECEPTION IN
               COPENHAGEN
    CITY:      COPENHAGEN
    LOCATION:  Mogens Dahl Koncertsal, Snorresgade 22, DF-2300
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (416) 323-9521 ext.
               232; (647) 280-9521 (cell); Bob Gallagher, United Steelworker
               Union, (416) 544-5966
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/14/c2960.html

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