CNW Daybook for Thursday, February 11, 2010

TORONTO, Feb. 11 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    QUEBEC

    DATE:      January 29 - February 14
    EVENT:     56TH EDITION OF THE THE QUÉBEC WINTER CARNIVAL
    CITY:      QUÉBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Please click on the link for more information
    CONTACT:   Andrée-Anne Stewart, Media Relation Officer, Carnaval de
               Québec, (418) 626-3716 ext. 259, C.: (418) 880-0382; Max
               Oliveras, Communications Officer, Netrokid, 1-800-901-9543
               ext.34
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/18/c4378.html

    DATE:      February 11
    EVENT:     DESTINATIONFLORIDA.CA OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES ITS REAL ESTATE
               SITE AND FLY & BUY PROGRAM
    CITY:      VAL D'OR
    LOCATION:  Hotel Le Continental, 932, 3rd avenue
    CONTACT:   Mario Letendre or Françoise Rainville, Development and
               Marketing, (819) 663-4567; Tony Leal, Director of business
               development, USA Head Office; Ginette Cousineau, Public
               Relations; Jean Pierre Poulin, President, Canadian Head
               Office, (819) 663-7777
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/27/c4453.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION - ANNOUNCEMENT OF
               INVESTMENTS FOR SOCIAL HOUSING RENOVATION AND RETROFIT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Maison Jean-Brillant, 3055 Delisle St.
    CONTACT:   Charles Sauriol, CMHC, Media Relations, (613) 748-2799;
               Marie-Chantale Lortie, CHMC, Media Relations (Quebec), (514)
               496-4025; Michelle Bakos, Office of Minister Finley,
               (819) 994-2482
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2010/09/c8139.html
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    ONTARIO

    DATE:      Feb 10-12
    EVENT:     FCM'S 2010 SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Westin Hotel
    CONTACT:   Interviews: For more information or to arrange an interview:
               Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/29/c5187.html

    TIME:      06:00 - 09:00
    EVENT:     BREAKFAST CLUBS OF CANADA AND LOCAL KIDS DISTRIBUTE
               BREAKFASTS AND INCITE A 'TASTE FOR LEARNING'
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Banks and Spark Street intersection
    CONTACT:   The PR department: (416) 535-3939; Onsite: (416)-894-2380
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/09/c8319.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     AUTOMOTIVE STUDENTS DEMONSTRATE THEIR TECHNICAL KNOW-HOW AT
               THE CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL AUTOSHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Canadian International Auto Show, Metro Toronto Convention
               Centre, 600 Level, South Building (near escalators)
    CONTACT:   Mark Toljagic, Communications Officer, Centennial College,
               (416) 289-5000, ext. 7142 or (416) 605-6012
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/09/c8041.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     'LITTLE HOUSE' IS BUILDING HOMES IN THE BIG CITY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  71 Hainford Street (near Kingston Road & Lawrence Avenue
               East)
    CONTACT:   Neil Hetherington, Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for
               Humanity Toronto, office: (416) 755-7353 ext 223, cell:
               (416) 436-4190; Joanna M. Dwyer, Marketing and
               Communications Associate, Habitat for Humanity Toronto,
               office: (416) 755-7353, ext. 228
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/08/c7730.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     HAIHAITO FUNDRAISING PARTY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  the Courthouse, 57 Adelaide Street East
    CONTACT:   Elena Yunusov, (416) 817-4296
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/05/c7282.html
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    ALBERTA

    TIME:      08:30 - 11:35
    EVENT:     WORLD VISION YOUTH EMPOWERED LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Best Western Westwood Inn, 18035 Stony Plain Road
    CONTACT:   Graeme Burk, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2251, (647) 302-7833
               (cell), Karen Flores, (905) 565-6200 ext. 3497,
               (416) 277-5563 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/10/c8115.html
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    BRITISH COLUMBIA

    TIME:      08:30 - 12:00
    EVENT:     BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BANK OF CANADA - PRODUCTIVITY AND
               COMPETITIVENESS ENHANCEMENT SEMINAR FOR BUSINESSES
    CITY:      CASTELGAR
    LOCATION:  Fireside Inn, 1810 8th Avenue
    NOTES:     TO RSVP: Castelgar and District Chamber of Commerce,
               (250) 365-6313
    CONTACT:   Johanne Bissonnette, Media Relations Manager, BDC,
               (514) 283-7929
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/04/c6084.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 11:30
    EVENT:     GG'S 2010 OLYMPIC TRUCE YOUTH DIALOGUE: PROMOTING MUTUAL
               UNDERSTANDING
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Public Library's Central Branch, 350 West Georgia
               Street
    CONTACT:   VANOC Media Relations, Tel: (604) 403-1611; For information
               about the Governor General's Youth Dialogue, please contact:
               Marie-Ève Létourneau, Rideau Hall Press Office, (613)
               998-0287, (613) 302-0219 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/11/c8815.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     BC ALL CHIEFS' PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  On the steps of The British Columbia Legislature, 501
               Belleville Street
    CONTACT:   Chief Lisa Shaver, (250) 246-2321
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/10/c8633.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 13:00
    EVENT:     LUCKY LOONIE TAKES FLIGHT IN VANCOUVER
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Royal Canadian Mint Pavilion, 500 Granville Street (at West
               Pender)
    CONTACT:   Christine Aquino, Director, Communications, Royal Canadian
               Mint, Mobile: (613) 797-9125
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2010/10/c8570.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 13:00
    EVENT:     TO CELEBRATE THE RELEASE OF THE 2010 LUCKY LOONIE, THE ROYAL
               CANADIAN MINT WILL HOST A PUBLIC HOCKEY SHOOT-OUT
               COMPETITION IN FRONT OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN MINT PAVILION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Royal Canadian Mint Pavilion, 500 Granville Street (at West
               Pender)
    CONTACT:   Christine Aquino, Director, Communications, Royal Canadian
               Mint, Mobile: (613) 797-9125, aquino@mint.ca
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2010/09/c7979.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     SQUAMISH NATION A HOST FIRST NATION WILL HOST A TRADITIONAL
               WELCOME CEREMONY FOR THE NEW ZEALAND OLYMPIC TEAM
    CITY:      SQUAMISH
    LOCATION:  Totem Hall, 1380 Stawamus Road, Squamish, BC
    CONTACT:   Pete Natrall, 2010 Olympic Coordinator, Squamish Nation,
               Communications Department, Phone: (604) 982-8653 or
               (604) 346-8934
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/10/c8608.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER LAWYER DAVID KLEIN MEDIA INTERVIEWS - OLYMPIC
               TORCH RELAY
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Trout Lake Community Center, 3350 Victoria Drive
    CONTACT:   Andrea Potter, Klein Lyons, (604) 813-6022; David Klein,
               Klein Lyons, (604) 874-7171
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/09/c8321.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM WILL HOLD ITS 2010 OLYMPIC WINTER
               GAMES OPENING PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Main Press Centre, Vancouver: Gabriola Room
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Bigras, Press Chief, Canadian Olympic Team, Phone:
               (604) 345-0337
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/10/c8773.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     YUKON GOLD MINING ALLIANCE TO HOLD AN INVESTMENT COMMUNITY
               LAUNCH
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  The Metropolitan Hotel
    CONTACT:   Golden Predator Royalty & Development Corp., Investor
               Relations, (604) 648-GOLD (4653)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/10/c8355.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA BRIEFING - 24-HOUR COUNTDOWN TO THE 2010 WINTER GAMES
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Main Press Centre (MPC) at 999 Canada Place in downtown
               Vancouver
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: VANOC Media Relations, Tel: (604) 403-1611
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/06/c7493.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     LE COMPTE À REBOURS AVANT L'OUVERTURE DES JEUX D'HIVER 2010
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Centre principal de presse (CPP), situé au 999, Place du
               Canada, au centre-ville de Vancouver
    CONTACT:   Relations avec les médias du COVAN, Tél.: (604) 403-1611
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/06/c7494.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF THE NIKE N7 PROGRAM AND COLLECTION THAT AIMS TO
               INCREASE ACCESS TO SPORT IN ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES ACROSS
               CANADA
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Sutton Place Hotel, Lautrec Room, 845 Burrard Street
    CONTACT:   To confirm attendance and/or for more information, please
               contact: Melanie Dulos, Cathy Mitchell, APEX Public
               Relations Inc., Office: (416) 924-4442 (254/236), Mobile:
               (647) 201-8994, (416) 271-9226
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/10/c8464.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     NIKE LAUNCHES N7 IN CANADA WITH FOUR HOST FIRST NATIONS CEO
               TEWANEE JOSEPH AND ABORIGINAL ATHLETES
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Sutton Place Hotel, Lautrec Room, 845 Burrard Street
    CONTACT:   Melanie Dulos, Cathy Mitchell, APEX Public Relations Inc.,
               Office: (416) 924-4442 (254/236), Mobile: (647) 201-8994,
               (416) 271-9226
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/09/c8100.html

    TIME:      19:30 - 19:45
    EVENT:     BELL - BELL ICE CUBE: LAUNCH OF BELL ICE CUBE WITH HOST
               STEVE NASH AND SPECIAL GUESTS - PHOTO OPPORTUNITY WITH STEVE
               NASH
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Bell Ice Cube, 818 Beatty Street, at Robson
    NOTES:     ADVANCE MEDIA TOURS: Thursday, February 11; 10:00 - 11:00 am
               PT
    CONTACT:   Jeff Meerman, Bell Media Relations, (604) 678-7377
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/08/c7537.html
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    WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL

    TIME:      07:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     REDKNEE REPORTS FIRST QUARTER FISCAL 2010 FINANCIAL RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2941620
    PHONE NO.: (647) 427-7450 or 1-888-231-8191
    CONTACT:   Redknee Solutions Inc., Lucas Skoczkowski, Chief Executive
               Officer; David Charron, Chief Financial Officer; Isabel
               Fernandes-Cunha, Compliance Specialist, Tel: (905) 625-2622
               Fax: (905) 625-2773
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/18/c9774.html
        http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/10/c8698.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     RUGGEDCOM Q3 FISCAL 2010 CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.RuggedCom.com
    PHONE NO.: 647-427-7450 or 1-888-231-8191
    CONTACT:   Roy Dalton, Chief Financial Officer, RuggedCom Inc., Tel:
               (905) 856-5288
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/10/c8690.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/14/c8760.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SUN LIFE FINANCIAL HOSTS FOURTH QUARTER 2009 EARNINGS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.sunlife.com/QuarterlyReports
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3414 or 1-800-814-4859
    CONTACT:   Media Relations Contact: Frank Switzer, Vice-President,
               Corporate Communications, Tel: (416) 979-4086; Investor
               Relations Contact: Paul Petrelli, Vice-President, Investor
               Relations, Tel: (416) 204-8163
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/27/c4373.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ENDEAVOUR FINANCIAL CORPORATION'S DISCUSSION OF THE
               FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.endeavourfinancial.com
    PHONE NO.: 201-689-8049 or 1-877-407-9210
    CONTACT:   Eyre, Director Marketing & Business Development, (604)
               609-6129; or Vanguard Shareholder Solutions, 1-866-341-4111
               or (604) 608-0824
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/27/c4220.html

    TIME:      11:35 Eastern
    EVENT:     CN'S EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT AND CFO ADDRESSES THE STIFEL
               NICOLAUS TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.cn.ca/investors
    CONTACT:   Bryan Tucker, Senior Manager, Public Affairs and Media
               Relations, (514) 399-6450
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/02/c5975.html

    TIME:      13:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SILVER WHEATON ACQUIRES LIFE OF MINE SILVER AND GOLD
               PRODUCTION FROM AUGUSTA'S ROSEMONT PROJECT - CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.silverwheaton.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-231-8191 or (647) 427-7450
    CONTACT:   Brad Kopp, Vice President, Investor Relations, Silver
               Wheaton Corp., Tel: 1-800-380-8687
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/11/c8796.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MANULIFE FINANCIAL Q4 TELEPHONE CONFERENCE CALL WITH ANALYSTS
    INTERNET:  www.manulife.com/quarterlyreports
    PHONE NO.: (416) 340-2216 or 1-866-898-9626
    CONTACT:   Media inquiries: David Paterson, (416) 852-8899; Laurie
               Lupton, (416) 852-7792; Investor Relations: Amir Gorgi,
               (416) 852-8311,
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/28/c4651.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GLV - CONFERENCE CALL WITH INVESTORS ON RESULTS FOR THE
               THIRD QUARTER OF FISCAL 2010
    INTERNET:  www.glv.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-231-8191
    CONTACT:   Marc Barbeau, CA, Executive Vice-President and Chief
               Financial Officer, (514) 284-2224
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/28/c4618.html

    TIME:      14:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     WESTPORT ANNOUNCES FISCAL 2010 THIRD QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-226-1793 or 416-340-2218
    NOTES:     www.westport.com
    CONTACT:   Darren Seed, Vice President, Investor Relations &
               Communications, Westport Innovations Inc., Phone:
               (604) 718-2046
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/04/c6930.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GAZ MÉTRO ANNOUNCES ITS 2010 Q1 RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.gazmetro.com/investors
    PHONE NO.: (647) 427-7450, 1-888-231-8191
    CONTACT:   Investors and analysts: Caroline Warren, Investor Relations,
               (514) 598-3324; Media: Marie-Noëlle Cano, Media and Public
               Relations, (514) 598-3449
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/21/c2885.html

    TIME:      15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SHOPPERS DRUG MART CORPORATION ANALYST CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.shoppersdrugmart.ca
    PHONE NO.: 416-695-7848 or 1-800-355-4959
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Tammy Smitham, Director, Communications &
               Corporate Affairs, (416) 490-2892 or (416) 493-1220, ext.
               5500; Investor Relations: (416) 493-1220, ext. 5678
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/12/c7731.html

    TIME:      15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     GREAT-WEST LIFECO RELEASES FOURTH QUARTER 2009 RESULTS
    INTERNET:
    http://www.greatwestlifeco.com/008/home/eventsandpresentations/index.htm
    PHONE NO.: (416) 340-8018, 1-866-223-7781 or 1-800-6578-9898
    CONTACT:   Marlene Klassen, APR, Assistant Vice-President,
               Communication Services (204) 946-7705
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/13/c7994.html

    TIME:      16:30 - 18:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN TIRE CORPORATION, LIMITED 2009 FOURTH QUARTER AND
               YEAR-END RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://corp.canadiantire.ca/EN/Investors
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-241-0394 or (647) 427-3413
    CONTACT:   Amy Cole, (416) 544-7655
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/10/c8630.html

    TIME:      17:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     PEER 1 HOSTING HOLDS FISCAL 2010 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2960320
    PHONE NO.: (647) 427-7450 or 1-888-231-8191
    CONTACT:   Marcela Peake at PEER 1, (604) 909-6428
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/08/c7519.html
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    USA

    TIME:      09:50 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PACIFIC TO ADDRESS STIFEL NICOLAUS TRANSPORTATION
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MIAMI
    LOCATION:  The Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne
    CONTACT:   Mike LoVecchio, Senior Manager - Media Relations, Canadian
               Pacific, (778) 772-9636 Tel, (416) 814-0948 - 24/7 Media
               Pager
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/02/c6107.html

    TIME:      11:25 Eastern
    EVENT:     VITRAN CORPORATION PRESENT AT THE BB&T CAPITAL MARKETS
               TRANSPORTATION SERVICES CONFERENCE
    CITY:      CORAL GABLES
    LOCATION:  Biltmore Hotel
    CONTACT:   Richard Gaetz, President/CEO; Sean Washchuk, VP Finance/CFO,
               Vitran Corporation Inc., (416) 596-7664
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/27/c4256.html
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    INTERNATIONAL

    TIME:      11:00 - 20:00 Tokyo
    EVENT:     IKUO TATSUMI PHOTO EXHIBITION: "RUN! SHOOT! IN THE WORLD'S
               MARATHONS"
    CITY:      TOKYO
    LOCATION:  RING CUBE Gallery Zone, San-ai Dream Center 8F/9F, 5-7-2
               Ginza, Chuo-ku
    CONTACT:   Nishimura, PR Department, Ricoh Co., Ltd.,
               Tel: +81-3-6278-5228
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c6282.html

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