CNW Daybook for Thursday, December 20, 2007



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

    
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    DATE:      December 20
    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

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     PRESS BRIEFING WITH THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN,
               MINISTER OF LABOUR AND MINISTER OF CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
    CITY:      DRUMMONDVILLE
    LOCATION:  Best Western Hôtel Universel, 915 Hains St.
    CONTACT:   Lyne Montpellier, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, 1-800-567-8637; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press
               Secretary, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646, Cell.: (613)
               808-8309
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/18/c4276.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     SERGE MENARD DISCUSSES HIS "BILL TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS'
               

SOURCES" CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Canadian Newspaper Guild 1134 Ste. Catherine West, Suite 710 CONTACT: Robert Frank, CAJ Montreal, (514) 893-9221 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/18/c4076.html TIME: 14:30 EVENT: CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - MEETING WITH MEMBERS OF THE MONTEREGIE ADVISORY COMMITTEE CITY: SAINT-HYACINTHE LOCATION: Salle Bourgchemin-Douville, Hôtel des Seigneurs, 1200 Johnson St. CONTACT: Catherine Vallée, Communications, Canada Economic Development., (514) 283-0368; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646, (613) 808-8309 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/19/c4816.html TIME: 15:30 EVENT: INFRASTRUCTURE CANADA - IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON INFRASTRUCTURE CITY: QUEBEC CITY LOCATION: Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Parc des Champs-de-Bataille CONTACT: Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700; Marie-Hélène Paradis, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Culture, Communications and the Status of Women, (418) 380-2310; Katherine Noreau, Responsible for Public Relations, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, (418) 644-6460, extension 5538; Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/19/c4534.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ONTARIO</B> TIME: 09:00 - 17:00 EVENT: FORMER CANADIAN BROADCASTER PARTICIPATING IN RED CROSS DISTRIBUTION OF 1.8 MILLION MOSQUITO NETS IN MALI - NAMUGENYI KIWANUKA AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: 1623 Yonge Street CONTACT: or to arrange an interview, please contact: Canadian Red Cross Media Line, (613) 740-1994 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/12/c2102.html TIME: 10:00 - 16:00 EVENT: ONA PRESIDENT TO JOIN HOME CARE NURSES AT PROTEST OF COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESS CITY: HAMILTON LOCATION: Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 1224 Upper James Street CONTACT: Ontario Nurses' Association, Sheree Bond, (416) 964-8833, ext. 2430, cellular: (416) 986-8240 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/19/c4738.html TIME: 10:30 EVENT: CALGARY COUNSELLING CENTRE NEWS CONFERENCE & MEDIA BRIEFING CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Calgary Counselling Centre #200, 940 6th Avenue SW Calgary, T2P 3T1 CONTACT: Robbie Babins-Wagner, CEO, (403) 691-5908 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/19/c4760.html TIME: 15:00 EVENT: CITY OF PICKERING EMPLOYS STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY TO FIGHT SPEEDING CITY: PICKERING LOCATION: Valley Farm Road, north of Finch Avenue CONTACT: Mark Guinto, Executive Assistant to the Mayor, (905) 420-4660 ext. 2013, (416) 409-0559 (mobile); Mike Pelzowski, Traffic Operations, (905) 420-4660 ext. 2054, (905) 706-6777 (mobile) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/17/c3836.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B> TIME: 14:30 EVENT: LAUNCH OF WISER'S RESERVE CANADIAN WHISKY FEATURING A LIMITED EDITION LABEL COMMEMORATING THE SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS' 2007 GREY CUP WIN CITY: REGINA LOCATION: Broadway Avenue Liquor Store, 1359 Broadway Avenue CONTACT: Brian Rosevear, (416) 960-5100 x240 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/19/c4510.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 11:00 EVENT: PARALYMPIC GOLD MEDALLIST NORTON TO GIVE TALK, PRESENT PRIZES TO CPC'S CHRISTMAS CARD WINNER CITY: EDMONTON LOCATION: McKernan Elementary Junior High School CONTACT: Norma Reveler, Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613) 569-4333 ext. 227 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/19/c4704.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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