CNW Daybook for Thursday, February 19, 2009



    TORONTO, Feb. 18 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 17 - February 28
    EVENT:     THE NATIONAL CIRCUS SCHOOL HEADLINES THE 30TH FESTIVAL
               MONDIAL DU CIRQUE DE DEMAIN IN PARIS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  TOHU
    CONTACT:   Jean-Benoit Houde, Casacom, (514) 286 2145, ext. 224
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5751.html

    DATE:      February 17 - February 19
    EVENT:     THE OCPM STARTS TWO NEW PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  in the basement of the Imani Family & Full Gospel Church,
               540 Richmond Street
    CONTACT:   Luc Doray, (514) 872-3568, Cell: (514) 977-8365
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8371.html

    DATE:      February 18 - February 19
    EVENT:     PRESTIGIOUS FORUM ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  at the Hotel Nelligan in Old Montréal
    CONTACT:   Ms. Véronique Hébert, (418) 871-1587
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/14/c7428.html

    DATE:      February 19 - February 22
    EVENT:     COTTAGE & COUNTRY HOMES SHOW
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Olympic Stadium
    CONTACT:   BICOM, Communications, (514) 223-6770 ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/16/c8838.html

    DATE:      February 19 - February 22
    EVENT:     BMO BANK OF MONTREAL CELEBRATION OF LIGHT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal's historic district, formed by Old Montreal and the
               Quays of the Old Port
    CONTACT:   Lucie Gosselin, BMO Bank of Montreal, (514) 877-8224 or
               (514) 877-1101
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c6874.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES LUC
               BENOIT, PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, TECSULT INC.
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  OMNI Mont-Royal, 1050, Sherbrooke Street West
    NOTES:     Speech 7:45 a.m
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, (514) 871-4000,
               ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/18/c9544.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     NEW INITIATIVES TO SPEED UP SCREENING DURING SPRING BREAK AT
               QUEBEC CITY'S JEAN-LESAGE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Jean-Lesage International Airport, in front of the pre-board
               screening checkpoint (2nd floor)
    CONTACT:   Mathieu Larocque, CATSA Communications, (613) 998-4527
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9226.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT FOR 1500 OTTAWA
               STREET, LES BASSINS DU NOUVEAU HAVRE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Basement of the Imani Family & Full Gospel Church, 540
               Richmond Street.
    CONTACT:   Luc Doray, (514) 872-3568, Cell: (514) 977-8365
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5061.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 17 - February 20
    EVENT:     MARCH NETWORKS DEMONSTRATES ITS EXPANDED VIDEOSPHERE MOBILE
               SUITE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  the APTA TransITech Conference, Hilton Toronto, Booth 3
    CONTACT:   Wilenius, March Networks Corporation, (613) 591-8181
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/18/c9324.html

    DATE:      February 18 - February 19
    EVENT:     CANADIAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION (CANWEA) HOSTS FIRST-EVER
               SUPPLY/VALUE CHAINS SEMINAR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Ulrike Kucera, Media Relations Officer, (613) 234-8716 ext.
               228, (613) 867-4433
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/16/c7122.html

    DATE:      February 18 - February 19
    EVENT:     THE 2009 ONTARIO FRUIT & VEGETABLE CONVENTION
    CITY:      ST. CATHARINES
    LOCATION:  Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue
    CONTACT:   Steve Watt, (416) 804-7795
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/18/c9082.html

    DATE:      February 19
    EVENT:     HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS GALA, FUNDRAISER FOR HUMEWOOD HOUSE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Palais Royale, 1601 Lakeshore Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Yana Ermak, (416) 860-2957; Teresa Donia, iAMBIC
               Communications, (905) 508-5550
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2008/09/c8228.html

    DATE:      February 19
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN COUNCIL FOR TOBACCO CONTROL UNVEILS A 21-METRE
               LONG BANNER WHEN U.S. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA ARRIVES ON
               PARLIAMENT HILL
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Jocelyne Koepke, Operations Manager, Canadian
               Council for Tobacco Control, (613) 567-3050 ext. 105
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/18/c9560.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     DOWNTOWN PORSCHE AUTOSHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Downtown Porsche, 265 Front St. East.
    CONTACT:   Dan Maeda,  (416) 603-9988
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/18/c8768.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ELECTIONS ONTARIO DEMONSTRATION OF BALLOT MARKING DEVICES TO
               BE USED IN THE HALIBURTON-KAWARTHA LAKES-BROCK BY-ELECTION
    CITY:      LINDSAY
    LOCATION:  Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Returning Office, Town and
               Country Mall, 55 Angeline Street North
    CONTACT:   Elections Ontario Media Relations: (416) 212-6186,
               1-866-252-2152
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8555.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF PROGRAM
               INCREASING ACCESS TO ARTS AND CULTURE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Art Gallery of Ontario, 3rd Floor, Baillie Court
    CONTACT:   Edward Karek, Communications Officer, (416) 397-5925
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c8067.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 11:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN ELECTRICITY ASSOCIATION SUSTAINABLE ELECTRICITY
               PROGRAM LAUNCH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Manitoba Room, 100 Front
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Francis Bradley, Vice President, CEA, (613) 230-5027, Cell:
               (613) 218-6548; Elise Proulx, (450) 732-0788, Cell: (514)
               660-0850
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c8971.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF HEALTH AND LONG-TERM CARE DAVID CAPLAN MAKES AN
               IMPORTANT HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Michael's Hospital, Bond Street Lobby (enter through
               either Victoria Street or Queen Street)
    CONTACT:   Steve Erwin, Minister's Office, (416) 326-3986; Andrew
               Morrison, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416)
               314-6197
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/18/c9724.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     RCMP DIVERSITY RECRUITING EVENT
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  4141 Living Arts Drive, Living Arts Centre
    CONTACT:   Sgt. Marc LaPorte, RCMP Media Relations, Office: (519)
               640-7302, Cell.: (416) 992-4409
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9087.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     MEDCAN LAUNCHES UNIQUE OMEGA SCORE PROGRAM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Four Seasons Hotel, 21 Avenue Road
    CONTACT:   Sonya Singh, The Medcan Clinic, Manager, Public Relations
               and Communications, (647) 293-5539
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c8260.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE SOCIAL HOUSING SERVICES CORPORATION, GLOBE AND TORONTO
               HYDRO-ELECTRIC SYSTEM LAUNCH FILM ON YOUTH AND CONSERVATION IN
               SOCIAL HOUSING COMMUNITIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Atahualpa Housing Co-Operative, 3 Brimley Road
    CONTACT:   Toronto Hydro, Dayana Bonifaz, Phone: (416) 542-3366;
               SHSC/GLOBE, Louanne Keay, Phone: (416) 594-9325 ext. 239
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9098.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CANADA'S OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC ATHLETES KICK OFF NATIONAL
               FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN FOR OWN THE PODIUM 2010 PROGRAM
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Canada Olympic Park, Olympic Hall of Fame, 88 Canada
               Olympic Road SW
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Hodge, Canadian Olympic Committee, (416) 324-4122;
               Mary Fraser, VANOC Communications, (604) 403-2667; Chris
               Dornan, Own the Podium, (281) 703-4394; Anna Parisi, CPC
               Communications, (604) 828-2875
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/18/c9689.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      06:00 - 09:00
    EVENT:     BREAKFAST CLUBS OF CANADA HITS THE ROAD TO HELP GIVE KIDS A
               "TASTE FOR LEARNING"
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Robson and Hornby Intersection
    CONTACT:   The PR Department at (416) 535-3939
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/11/c7324.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT UNION HOLDS NEWS CONFERENCE
               DETAILING SERIOUS AIR SAFETY ISSUE FACING ALL YVR AIRPORT
               TRAVELERS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Public Library's Alma Van Dusen Room, Lower Level,
               350 West Georgia Street
    CONTACT:   Bill Tieleman, West Star Communications at (604) 844-7827 or
               cell (778) 896-0964
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/18/c9695.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     INMET MINING PRESENTATION AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS 12TH ANNUAL
               INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    CITY:      WHISTLER
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Chateau Whistler
    CONTACT:   Nadine Morrison, Assistant Corporate Secretary, (416)
               860-3968
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/11/c7650.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     B.C. LIONS' HEAD COACH JOINS LOCAL MPS FOR OPENING OF
               INTERACTIVE AFRICAN VILLAGE
    CITY:      BURNABY
    LOCATION:  Metropolis at Metrotown, Grand Court, 604 - 4720 Kingsway
    CONTACT:   Jessica Parker, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2152, (416) 881-0732
               (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c8066.html

    TIME:      14:40
    EVENT:     WESTJET PRESENTS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS 12TH ANNUAL
               INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    CITY:      WHISTLER
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, 4599 Chateau Boulevard
    CONTACT:   WestJet Media Relations, 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS (1-888-954-6397);
               WestJet Investor Relations, 1-877-493-7853
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9124.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    DATE:      February 19
    EVENT:     INTERTEK PRESENTS FREE WEBINAR ON REACH REGISTRATION
    INTERNET:  to register for this webinar:
               http://www.ageussolutions.com/seminars.php
    NOTES:     10 am EST (20:00 CET) or 2 pm EST (20:00 CET)
    CONTACT:   Jonathan Hughes, Manager, Business Development (REACH)
               Intertek Ageus Solutions, (613) 599-3166 ext. 2222
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/30/c4386.html

    DATE:      February 19
    EVENT:     WESTJET PRESENTS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS 12TH ANNUAL
               INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://events.startcast.com/events6/118/whistler2009/
    CONTACT:   WestJet Media Relations, 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS (1-888-954-6397);
               WestJet Investor Relations, 1-877-493-7853
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9124.html

    TIME:      08:05 Eastern
    EVENT:     ABITIBIBOWATER PRESENTS AT THE 2009 CREDIT SUISSE GLOBAL
               FOREST PRODUCTS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  Investors page of www.abitibibowater.com under "Webcasts &
               Presentations"
    CONTACT:   Investors: Duane Owens, Vice President, Finance, (864)
               282-9488
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c8158.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     QLT INC. HOLDS AN INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS FOURTH
               QUARTER AND YEAR END 2008 RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.qltinc.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-319-4610 and (604) 638-5340
    CONTACT:   QLT Inc. Media Contact: Vancouver, Canada, Karen Peterson,
               Telephone: (604) 707-7000, or 1-800-663-5486; The Trout Group
               Investor Relations Contact: New York, USA, Christine Yang,
               Telephone: (646) 378-2929, or Marcy Strickler, Telephone:
               (646) 378-2927
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6803.html

    TIME:      09:10 Pacific
    EVENT:     STACY KNULL PRESENTS AT THE CIBC WORLD MARKETS 2009
               INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://events.startcast.com/events6/118/whistler2009/
    CONTACT:   EnCana Corporate Communications - Investor contact: Susan
               Grey, Manager, Investor Relations, (403) 645-4751; Media
               contact: Carol Howes, Advisor, Media Relations, (403)
               645-4799
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/18/c9349.html

    TIME:      09:30 Atlantic
    EVENT:     SEAMARK ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD. 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS ANALYST
               CALL
    INTERNET:  A link to the call will be available through the shareholder
               information section of www.seamark.ca
    CONTACT:   Jill McKim, Corporate Secretary, SEAMARK Asset Management
               Ltd., (902) 423-9367
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/19/c8624.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     THE WESTAIM CORPORATION WEBCAST OF CONFERENCE CALL TO
               DISCUSS 2008 FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.westaim.com
    CONTACT:   Gillian McArdle, (416) 504-8464
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9022.html

    TIME:      13:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     ABITIBIBOWATER PRESENTS AT THE CIBC WORLD MARKETS 12TH ANNUAL
               WHISTLER INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.abitibibowater.com. Listen by using the link provided
               under "Webcasts & Presentations" on the Investors page
    CONTACT:   Investors: Duane Owens, Vice President, Finance, (864)
               282-9488
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c8168.html

    TIME:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     GERDAU AMERISTEEL 2008 YEAR END CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-732-6179, Reference number 21296114
               followed by the number sign
    CONTACT:   Barbara Smith, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,
               (813) 319-4324
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/16/c8905.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     UNITED FINANCIAL HOLDS "THE GAME PLAN" WEBCAST PROVIDING
               ECONOMIC AND MARKET UPDATE
    INTERNET:  The webcast is accessible by visiting www.unitedfinancial.ca
               or www.assante.com and clicking on The Game Plan
    CONTACT:   Murray Oxby, Director, Communications, (416) 681-3254
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8522.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES INC. Q4 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2542760
    PHONE NO.: 800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Glenn Asham, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (204) 224-1251
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5371.html

    TIME:      17:40 Eastern
    EVENT:     ENERPLUS PRESENTS AT THE CIBC WORLD MARKETS 2009 WHISTLER
               INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://events.startcast.com/events6/118/whistler2009/
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations at 1-800-319-6462
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9267.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      February 19
    EVENT:     "THE GREENING OF ELECTRONICS IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY" SYMPOSIUM
    CITY:      SACRAMENTO
    LOCATION:  Headquarters of the California Environmental Protection
               Agency
    CONTACT:   Caroline Leo, +44 20 7331 5424; Sarah Ogilvie, +44 20 7396
               3434
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/19/c8399.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      February 16 - February 19
    EVENT:     BRIDGEWATER SYSTEMS SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON MOBILE PERSONALIZATION
               AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS
    CITY:      BARCELONA
    LOCATION:  Mobile World Congress
    NOTES:     See URL for full listing of events
    CONTACT:   Joanne Steinberg, Bridgewater Systems, (613) 591-9104
               ext. 2032, (613) 884-8831; Sam Harrisingh, MS&L EMEA, +44
               (0)20 7878 3137
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6319.html
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