CNW Daybook for Thursday, February 21, 2008



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

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      07:45
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - ATLANTIC SUPERSTORE IN HALIFAX BECOMES LOBLAW
               COMPANIES FIRST BAGLESS STORE IN NOVA SCOTIA
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Atlantic Superstore, 6139 Quinpool Road
    CONTACT:   David Primorac, Director PR Formats, Loblaw Companies
               Limited, Office: (905) 459-2500 ext. 3634
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3566.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      08:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     DON KETCHUM, THE 2007 PRESIDENT OF NBREA, IS AVAILABLE FOR
               MEDIA INTERVIEWS
    CITY:      SAINT JOHN
    LOCATION:  Delta Hotel
    CONTACT:   To arrange an interview: NBREA Executive Officer Jamie Ryan at
               506-440-2861
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4242.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4248.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     DWAYNE HAYES, THE 2007-08 PRESIDENT OF NBREA, IS AVAILABLE FOR
               MEDIA INTERVIEWS
    CITY:      SAINT JOHN
    LOCATION:  Delta Hotel
    CONTACT:   To arrange an interview: NBREA Executive Officer Jamie Ryan at
               (506) 440-2861
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4240.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 20 - February 21
    EVENT:     THE MINISTER OF INDIAN AND NORTHERN AFFAIRS CANADA, CHUCK
               STRAHL AND GRAND CHIEF MATTHEW MUKASH SIGN CANADA-CREE NEW
               RELATIONSHIP AGREEMENT
    CITY:      MISTISSINI, EEYOU ISTCHEE
    LOCATION:  Neoskweskau Complex
    CONTACT:   Darlene Wapachee, Executive Assistant to the Grand Chief,
               (514) 861-5837, extension # 234; Judy Cooper, Executive
               Assistant to the Deputy Grand Chief, (819) 673-2600, extension
               # 224
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9246.html

    DATE:      February 21 - March 2
    EVENT:     HYDRO-QUEBEC PRESENTS THE MONTREAL HIGH LIGHTS FESTIVAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Old Montreal and on the Quays of the Old Port
    CONTACT:   Guyane Perron, Press Officer, Hydro-Québec, Media and
               Emergency Communication Team, (514) 289-6699
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2653.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8739.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CONSEIL CENTRAL DU MONTREAL METROPOLITAIN (CCMM-CSN)- MR.
               CHARKAOUI AND SEVERAL QUEBEC ORGANIZATIONS REACT TO THE
               PASSAGE OF NEW SECURITY CERTIFICATE LEGISLATION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  1710 Beaudry, room 3.5 (metro Beaudry)
    CONTACT:   Mary Foster, cell: (514) 222-0205
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4305.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE
               FIRM BESTAR INC.
    CITY:      LAC-MEGANTIC
    LOCATION:  Bestar Inc., 4220 Villeneuve St.
    CONTACT:   Marie-Claude Lemire, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 283-2199, Cell.: (514) 895-6237;
               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/February2008/20/c3902.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN REPORTS ON THE RECENT
               RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COTE-NORD ADVISORY COMMITTEE
    CITY:      SEPT-ILES
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Gouverneur Sept-Iles, Salle Avaugour, 666 Laure
               Sept-Iles Blvd.
    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, Cell.: (613) 808-8309
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c3916.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     UNVEILING OF THE CAISSE DE DEPOT ET PLACEMENT DU QUEBEC'S
               2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, 1000 Place
               Jean-Paul-Riopelle, (across from the Palais des Congrès),
               Room B-01, Parquet Level
    CONTACT:   Gilles des Roberts, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec,
               (514) 847-2175; Interview log: 514-847-5196
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4148.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT TO ATKINS
               ET FRERES INC.
    CITY:      SAINT-MAXIME-DU-MONT-LOUIS
    LOCATION:  Atkins et Frères inc., 1 Chanoine-Richard 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,  Cell.: (613) 808-8309
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3391.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     CELEBRATION OF SCIENCE 2008: LE THE : SCIENCE INFUSE - THE
               MONTREAL SCIENCE CENTRE FOUNDATION BENEFIT GALA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montréal Science Centre
    CONTACT:   André Lussier, (514) 496-1960
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4298.html

    TIME:      19:30 - 22:30
    EVENT:     5TH GROUP OF CANADIAN FORCES RETURNS FROM AFGHANISTAN
    CITY:      VALCARTIER
    LOCATION:  Valcartier Garrison
    CONTACT:   Information on return flights: (418) 844-5000, ext 4429
               (updated daily at 8:30 a.m.); General information: 5 CMBG
               Public Affairs Office, (418) 844-5000, ext 4688, Pager:
               (418) 260-3082
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4325.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 19 - February 22
    EVENT:     PUTTING A SPIN ON INCLUSIVENESS: COMMUNITY LIVING TORONTO
               CELEBRATES INCLUSIVE EDUCATION WEEK WITH THE TORONTO DISTRICT
               SCHOOL BOARD
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Karen Bell, Manager of Public Relations, (416) 568-5010;
               Karolina Kluska, Communications Coordinator, (647) 444-4077
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2311.html

    DATE:      February 20 - February 21
    EVENT:     PUBLIC SECTOR HUMAN RE

SOURCES 2008: BUILDING AN EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SERVICE THROUGH TALENT MANAGEMENT CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Crowne Plaza Ottawa Hotel, 101 Lyon St. CONTACT: Media accreditation: Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221. URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3500.html DATE: February 20 - February 21 EVENT: ONTARIO FRUIT AND VEGETABLE CONVENTION CITY: ST. CATHARINES LOCATION: Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue CONTACT: Steve Watt, (416) 804-7795 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c3706.html DATE: February 20 - February 22 EVENT: CAW SKILLED TRADES COLLECTIVE BARGAINING CONFERENCE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street West CONTACT: Register: CAW Communications, Shannon Devine, cell, (416) 302-1699 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2802.html DATE: February 21 EVENT: LABOUR RESPONSE TO MAYOR DAVID MILLER'S INDEPENDENT FISCAL REVIEW PANEL CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Royal York Hotel CONTACT: Pat Daley, CUPE Communications, (416) 616-6142 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4385.html DATE: February 21 - February 22 EVENT: WORLD-FIRST, MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PANEL ADDRESSES PATIENT SAFETY AT THE INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS (IEEE) WORKSHOP ON ADVERSE RESPONSE MONITORING CITY: OTTAWA CONTACT: Voicu Groza, IEEE WARM 2008 Steering Committee, Phone: (613) 562-5800 extension 2159; Media Inquiries: Don Hogarth, Hogarth Communications, Phone: (416) 565-8920 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c7854.html DATE: February 21 EVENT: WORLD VISION'S INTERACTIVE AFRICAN VILLAGE; SPECIAL PREVIEW FOR MEDIA AND VIPS CITY: ST. CATHARINES LOCATION: The Pen Centre (in the Sears Court), 221 Glendale Avenue CONTACT: Tiffany Baggetta, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2485, (416) 677-4450 (cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2063.html TIME: 06:30 - 09:00 EVENT: SECOND HARVEST LUNCH MONEY DAY CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Downtown subway stations. See URL for details. CONTACT: Abby Robins, Communications Manager, Second Harvest, (416) 408-2594 (work), (416) 315-5280 (cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c8976.html TIME: 07:30 - 09:00 EVENT: 2008 CNW GROUP BREAKFAST WITH THE MEDIA WITH DAVID AKIN CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: National Arts Centre CONTACT: Steve Stojanovski, Manager, Events & Sponsorships, CNW Group, Tel., (416) 863-5601, Cell, (416) 274-1481 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/18/c2024.html TIME: 09:00 EVENT: EDUCATION MINISTER MAKES SAFE SCHOOLS ANNOUNCEMENT CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: International Ballroom, Doubletree International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road CONTACT: Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747; Patricia MacNeil, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2676 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4341.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: MAYOR DAVID MILLER'S INDEPENDENT FISCAL REVIEW PANEL RELEASES FINAL REPORT CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Manitoba Room, Royal York Hotel, 100 Front St. W., Mezzanine Floor CONTACT: Bob Harper, Harper & Harper Public Relations Ltd., Cell: (416) 818-6513 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4121.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: ONTARIO MAKE IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF GREENBELT CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Gallery Grill, Second Floor, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto CONTACT: Adam Grachnik, Minister Watson's Office, (416) 585-6492; Audrey Bennett, Provincial Planning Policy Branch, (416) 585-6072 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4183.html TIME: 11:00 EVENT: MICHELLE WRIGHT, LEN STACK LAUNCH AIDS EXHIBIT CITY: ST. CATHARINES LOCATION: The Pen Centre (in the Sears Court), 221 Glendale Avenue CONTACT: Tiffany Baggetta, (905) 565-6200 ext.2485, (416) 677-4450 cell URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4055.html TIME: 14:00 EVENT: EVENT CELEBRATING TWO NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS IN THE REGION OF PEEL CITY: BRAMPTON LOCATION: The Canadian Legion, 1133 Queen Street East CONTACT: Sally Ritchie, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, (416) 250-2760; Adam Grachnik, Office of Minister Watson, (416) 585-6492; Joan Endersby, Region of Peel, Tel.: (905) 791-7800 Ext. 4655 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4266.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>MANITOBA</B> TIME: 10:00 EVENT: MANITOBA AGRICULTURE MINISTER, MP'S, PRODUCERS COMMENT ON ORDERLY MARKETING DEVELOPMENTS AND IMPACT ON PROVINCE CITY: WINNIPEG LOCATION: Room 236 Legislative Building CONTACT: Peter Bleyer, (613) 292-6929 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4226.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B> DATE: February 21 EVENT: SHELL COFFEE AND CAR WASH BENEFIT SASKATCHEWAN TELEMIRACLE CITY: VARIOUS LOCATION: See URL for details. CONTACT: Jana Masters, Communications Representative, Shell Canada, (403) 691-2646 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3560.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> DATE: February 21 - February 22 EVENT: 3RD ANNUAL ALBERTA COMMUNICATIONS FORUM CITY: EDMONTON LOCATION: EDMONTON CONTACT: SummersDirect Conference and Events at 1-866-869-7969 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7313.html TIME: 06:00 - 09:00 EVENT: BREAKFAST CLUBS OF CANADA (BCC) AND WAL-MART CANADA TAKE PART IN A UNIQUE CAMPAIGN TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS FOR THOUSANDS OF BREAKFAST PROGRAMS CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: 1100 Centre Street NE CONTACT: The PR department at (416) 535-3939 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2088.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> DATE: February 20 - February 24 EVENT: THE CANADA PAVILION AT THE BC HOME AND GARDEN SHOW CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: The BC Home and Garden Show CONTACT: Media Relations, Public Works and Government Services Canada, (819) 956-2315 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3823.html TIME: 14:40 EVENT: HIGHPINE OIL & GAS LIMITED PRESENTS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE CITY: WHISTLER LOCATION: Westin Resort & Spa CONTACT: Jonathan Lexier, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tel: (403) 508-9550; Corelie Cormier, Investor Relations, Tel: (403) 508-9501 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2610.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 08:00 Eastern EVENT: ANVIL MINING LIMITED - GOVERNMENT REVIEW OF DIKULUSHI MINING CONVENTION CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2174920 PHONE NO.: 1-866-250-4877 or 1-416-644-3433 CONTACT: Craig Munro, Vice President Corporate & Finance and CFO, Tel: +61 (8) 9481 4700; Robert La Vallière, Vice President Investor Relations, Tel: (Office) (514) 448-6664, (Cell) (514) 944-9036 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3468.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3984.html TIME: 08:00 Pacific EVENT: SUNCOR ENERGY PRESENTS AT THE CIBC WHISTLER INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE INTERNET: www.suncor.com/webcasts CONTACT: Brad Bellows, (403) 269-8717 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c8287.html TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: LABOPHARM HOSTS CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS FOURTH QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS INTERNET: www.labopharm.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3418 or 1-800-732-0232 CONTACT: At Labopharm: Mark D'Souza, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (450) 686-0207; At The Equicom Group: Jason Hogan, Media and Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 815-0700; French: Eric Bouchard, Tel: (514) 844-7997 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9208.html TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: THE CERTIFIED GENERAL ACCOUNTANTS OF ONTARIO PRESENTS A FREE WEBCAST PRESENTATION OF THE CANADIAN ECONOMY IN 2008 INTERNET: http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=102846&s=1&k=540DACF093C63D4CDA082324CC5C4A4A CONTACT: Judy Gombita, (416) 544-4765 or 1-800-668-1454, ext. 244 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6414.html TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: QLT ANNOUNCES VISUDYNE. SALES FOR FOURTH QUARTER AND FISCAL YEAR 2007 INTERNET: www.qltinc.com PHONE NO.: 1-800-319-4610 or 604-638-5340 CONTACT: QLT Inc., Tamara Hicks or Therese Hayes, Telephone: (604) 707-7000 or 1-800-663-5486 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9227.html TIME: 08:35 Pacific EVENT: CANADIAN PACIFIC ADDRESSES CIBC WORLD MARKETS INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.cpr.ca, Investor section CONTACT: Media, Leslie Pidcock, Tel.: (403) 319-6878 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9289.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: INMET MINING PRESENTS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS 11TH ANNUAL INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://events.startcast.com/events/118/whistler2008/ CONTACT: Lynda Beesley, (416) 860-3968 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/08/c8508.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: AGNICO-EAGLE MINES LIMITED Q4 2007 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.agnico-eagle.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or Toll-free 1-800 -732-9307 CONTACT: David Smith, Vice-President, Investor Relations, (416)947-1212 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2644.html TIME: 14:15 Eastern EVENT: CGI PRESENTS AT THE TD NEWCREST TECH-MEDIA-TELECOM CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.cgi.com/web/en/investors.htm CONTACT: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global Communications and Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4260.html TIME: 14:30 Eastern EVENT: MAPLE LEAF FOODS' 2007 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://investor.mapleleaf.ca PHONE NO.: 416-641-6113, 866-226-1792 CONTACT: Jeanette Jones, Director of Communications at (416) 926-2013 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c6720.html TIME: 16:05 Pacific EVENT: MR. MICHAEL EBSARY, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF ADDAX PETROLEUM CORPORATION, PRESENTS AT THE 11TH ANNUAL CIBC WHISTLER INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://events.startcast.com/events/118/whistler2008/ CONTACT: Mr. Patrick Spollen, Investor Relations, Tel.: +41 (0) 22 702 95 47; Mr. Craig Kelly, Investor Relations, Tel.: +41 (0) 22 702 95 68; Ms. Marie-Gabrielle Cajoly, Press Relations, Tel.: +41 (0) 22 702 94 44; Mr. Nick Cowling, Press Relations, Tel.: (416) 934-8011; Mr. James Henderson, Press Relations, Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7743 6673; Mr. Alisdair Haythornthwaite, Press Relations, Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7743 6676 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2232.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>USA</B> TIME: 09:30 Pacific EVENT: POINTS INTERNATIONAL LTD. PRESENTS AT ROTH CAPITAL PARTNERS 2008 OC CONFERENCE CITY: LAGUNA NIGEL LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel CONTACT: Anthony Lam, CA, CFO, Points International Ltd., (416) 596-6382; Alex Wellins or Brinlea Johnson, The Blueshirt Group, (415) 217-7722 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/29/c4818.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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