CNW Daybook for Thursday, February 26, 2009



    TORONTO, Feb. 25 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 17 - February 28
    EVENT:     NATIONAL CIRCUS SCHOOL - THE TOHU PRESENTS THE 30TH
               ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL MONDIAL DU CIRQUE DE DEMAIN
    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 19 - March 1
    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:      09:00
    EVENT:     THE COMMISSION RESUMES THE PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER CANADIAN
               BROADCASTING IN NEW MEDIA
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Conference Centre, Portage IV, Outaouais Room, 140 Promenade
               du Portage
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: (819) 997-9403; General Inquiries: (819)
               997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Toll-free 1-877-249-2782, TDD -
               Toll-free 1-877-909-2782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2451.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 20 - March 1
    EVENT:     NATIONAL HOME SHOW OFFERS EXPERT ADVICE, SOLUTIONS AND
               INSPIRATION FOR DECORATING, RENOVATING AND LANDSCAPING YOUR
               HOME
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes' Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Gabrielle Totesau, GCI Group, (416) 486-2563, (416) 543-0699
               (cell); Christina Herancourt, GCI Group, (416) 489-7219,
               (416) 816-4826 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2291.html

    DATE:      February 25 - February 27
    EVENT:     2009 CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW OF THE CANADIAN NUCLEAR
               ASSOCIATION (CNA)
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   To book interviews or to confirm attendance: Olivia Nixon,
               (613) 724-1767; Claudia Lemieux, Director of Communications
               and Media Relations, Canadian Nuclear Association, (613)
               237-4262
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/24/c3340.html

    DATE:      February 26 - February 27
    EVENT:     BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Leena Sharma, Country Manager, UCSI Blue Ocean Strategy
               Regional Centre, Canada Office Inc, (289) 291-3849
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/04/c5435.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/20/c9118.html

    TIME:      February 26 - March 1
    EVENT:     OTTAWA BOAT AND SPORTSMEN'S SHOW
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Civic Centre, Aberdeen Pavilion and Coliseum at
               Lansdowne Park
    CONTACT:   Andrea Lukac, M: (647) 801-8707; Sarah Thompson,
               M: (416) 457-4461
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3640.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 15:30
    EVENT:     WORLD VISION YOUTH EMPOWERED LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  World Vision Canada Head Office, 1 World Drive
    CONTACT:   or to arrange an interview contact: Karen Flores, (905)
               565-6200 ext. 3497, (416) 277-5563 (cell); Corina Chevalier,
               (905) 565-6200 ext. 3899
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3344.html

    TIME:      09:20 - 10:00
    EVENT:     FIRST NATIONS LEAD INITIATIVE TO IMPROVE ORGAN AND TISSUE
               DONATION RATES IN ONTARIO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Media Studio, Legislative Assembly of Ontario,
               Media Room, Rm. 148, 1st Floor, West Wing, Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Carrie Hoto, Trillium Gift of Life Network, (p) (416)
               619-2299, (m) (416) 735-0099; Joyce Hunter, Nishnawbe Aski
               Nation, (m) (807) 472-5638
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3768.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 10:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS - LAUNCH OF
               THE NATIONAL BLUEPRINT FOR INJURY PREVENTION IN OLDER DRIVERS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Lady Elgin Room, Lord Elgin Hotel, 100 Elgin Street
    CONTACT:   Karen Bennett, Senior Consultant, Delta Media, (613) 233-9191
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3350.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION COMMISSIONER TECHNICAL BRIEFING
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington St.
    CONTACT:   Thérèse Boisclair, Director of Communications, Office of the
               Information Commissioner, (613) 943-4368
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3808.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION COMMISSIONER NEWS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington St.
    CONTACT:   Thérèse Boisclair, Director of Communications, Office of the
               Information Commissioner, (613) 943-4368
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3808.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN FEDERATION OF JEWISH STUDENTS HOLDS MEDIA BRIEFING
               ON ANTI-SEMITISM AND INTIMIDATION OF JEWISH STUDENTS ON
               UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Delta Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard St. W., in the Carlyle Room
               on the 3rd floor
    CONTACT:   Noah Kochman, Chair, Israel Affairs, CFJS, Cell: (514)
               909-8378
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3855.html

    TIME:      15:30 - 17:30
    EVENT:     QUALITY URBAN ENERGY SYSTEMS OF TOMORROW - COMMONS COMMITTEE
               ON NATURAL RE

SOURCES STARTS LEADING EDGE STUDY ON ENERGY IN CANADIAN COMMUNITIES CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Standing Committee on Natural Resources, Room 371, West Block CONTACT: Tonja Leach, Coordinator, Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow, (613) 748-0057 x322, Cell: (613) 797-6008 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3859.html TIME: 21:00 EVENT: PIE-EATING CONTEST AT THE DUKE OF YORK! CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: 39 Prince Arthur Avenue, near St. George station CONTACT: Cindy Simpson, Imago Restaurants Inc., (416) 593-4477 ext. 222 or Amanda B. Haupt, Imago Restaurants Inc., (416) 593-4477 ext. 237 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/23/c2497.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> DATE: February 24 - February 26 EVENT: THE ABORIGINAL FINANCIAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF CANADA 9TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Hotel CONTACT: Suzanne Seebach, Director, Programs, Services & Communications, AFOA Canada, AFOA Conference Office, Hyatt Regency Calgary, (403) 537-6825, Cell: (613) 371-6836 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/23/c9793.html DATE: February 26 EVENT: CALGARY'S YUK YUK'S REOPENS CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Sam Switzer's Elbow River Casino CONTACT: Rosemarie Enslin, Enslin Group, Tel: (403) 245-8321, Toll free: (866) 545-6206; OR: Jeff Silverman, Pres. Yuk Yuk's & Funny Business, Tel: (416) 967-6431 ext 230 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/19/c9918.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> DATE: February 26 EVENT: CIBC ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Fairmont Waterfront, The Waterfront Ballroom, 900 Canada Place Way CONTACT: Valentina Wong, Director of Investor Relations, (416) 980-8306, or Mary Lou Frazer, Senior Director of Investor and Financial Communications, (416) 980-4111 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c6805.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE CELEBRATES LOUIS BRAILLE'S BIRTHDAY CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: VCC's Broadway campus, 1155 East Broadway CONTACT: Karen Wilson, Communications Officer, Tel: (604) 871-7429 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3575.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 07:00 Mountain EVENT: OPTI CANADA INC. YEAR END 2008 FINANCIAL AND OPERATING RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol-eventDetails&c=178509&eventID =2079761 PHONE NO.: (800) 732-6179, (416) 644-3417 CONTACT: Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3568.html TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: BRIDGEWATER SYSTEMS FISCAL 2008 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.bridgewatersystems.com or www.newswire.ca PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3426 or 1-800-590-1817 CONTACT: Investor Relations, Kim Butler, Chief Financial Officer, Bridgewater Systems, (613)591-9104 extension 6023; Vanessa Beresford, The Equicom Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 extension 227 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/19/c9637.html TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: MARCH NETWORKS THIRD QUARTER FISCAL YEAR 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2550680 PHONE NO.: 1-800-594-3615 or 00 800 2288 3501 CONTACT: Peter Wilenius, March Networks Corporation, (613) 591-8181 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9306.html TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: LABOPHARM FOURTH QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.labopharm.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-732-9307 CONTACT: At Labopharm: Mark D'Souza, Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (450) 686-0207; At The Equicom Group: Jason Hogan, Media and Investor Relations, Tel: (416)815-0700; French: Joe Racanelli, Tel: (514) 844-7997 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c7637.html TIME: 09:00 Eastern EVENT: CANAM GROUP INC. - FOURTH-QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS INTERNET: www.canamgroup.ws PHONE NO.: 1-866-542-4262 CONTACT: Jasmin Gosselin, Vice President, Communications, Canam Group Inc., (450) 641-4000 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c7988.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: EQUITABLE GROUP FOURTH QUARTER 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST INTERNET: www.equitablegroupinc.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 CONTACT: John Ayanoglou, (416) 513-3535 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9057.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: SFK PULP FUND - FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END RESULTS PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3428, 1-800-587-1893 CONTACT: Rick Leckner, MaisonBrison, (514) 731-0000 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/19/c9585.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: ATRIUM INNOVATIONS FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST INTERNET: www.atrium-innov.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3424, (514) 807-8791 or (800) 591-7539 CONTACT: Investor Relations: Mario Paradis, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, (418) 652-1116; Media Relations: Frédéric Tremblay, Tremblay Communications Stratégiques, (514) 658-803 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6018.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: CONFERENCE CALL - BORALEX - RELEASE OF THE 2008 FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS INTERNET: www.boralex.com PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791 or 1-800-595-8550 CONTACT: Ms. Patricia Lemaire, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, Boralex Inc., (514) 985-1353 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/05/c5834.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: RBC CONFERENCE CALL FOR FIRST QUARTER RESULTS INTERNET: www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html PHONE NO.: (416) 340-2216 or 1-866-898-9626 CONTACT: Investor contacts: Bill Anderson, Director, Investor Relations, (416) 955-7804; Josie Merenda, Director, Investor Relations, (416) 955-7809; Media contact: Stephanie Lu, Head, Media and Public Relations, (416) 974-5506, toll-free 1-888-880-2173 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/23/c2916.html TIME: 12:00 Eastern EVENT: RBC'S ANNUAL MEETING INTERNET: www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html CONTACT: Investor contacts: Bill Anderson, Director, Investor Relations, (416) 955-7804; Josie Merenda, Director, Investor Relations, (416) 955-7809; Media contact: Stephanie Lu, Head, Media and Public Relations, (416) 974-5506, toll-free 1-888-880-2173 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/05/c6009.html TIME: 12:00 Eastern EVENT: MULLEN GROUP INCOME FUND FOURTH QUARTER EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST INTERNET: www.mullen-group.com PHONE NO.: 1-800-590-1508, (416) 644-3427 CONTACT: Mr. Murray Mullen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Mr. Stephen Lockwood, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer; Mr. David Olson, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (403) 995-5200 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c8264.html TIME: 13:00 Eastern EVENT: CIBC ANNUAL MEETING INTERNET: www.cibc.com CONTACT: Valentina Wong, Director of Investor Relations, (416)980-8306, or Mary Lou Frazer, Senior Director of Investor and Financial Communications, (416) 980-4111 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c6805.html TIME: 14:30 Eastern EVENT: HIGH LINER FOODS CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS INTERNET: www.highlinerfoods.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417 or 1-800-732-9303 CONTACT: Kelly Nelson, Vice President Corporate Services & Chief Financial Officer, High Liner Foods Incorporated, Tel: (902) 634-8811; Trevor Heisler, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc., Tel: (416) 815-0700 ext. 270 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3700.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c7623.html TIME: 14:30 Eastern EVENT: BMO'S DR. SHERRY COOPER DISCUSSES REPORT ON RRSPS PHONE NO.: (416 )695-7806 or 1 (888) 789-9572, passcode 1223132 CONTACT: Deborah Rowe, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Lucie Gosselin, Montreal, (514) 877-8224; Laurie Grant, Vancouver, (604) 665-7596 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3727.html TIME: 16:30 Eastern EVENT: MDA'S FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://www.mdacorporation.com/investor/events.shtml CONTACT: 1-877-323-2010 or (416) 695-6320 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c8165.html TIME: 17:00 Eastern EVENT: ESPIAL GROUP - Q4 2008 AND FISCAL 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS CALL PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3418, (800) 814-4890 CONTACT: Inquiries from financial press or analysts: Carl Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Espial Group Inc., (613) 230-4770; Kirk Edwardson, Director, Marketing, Espial Group Inc., (613) 230-4770 x1145 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/23/c2862.html TIME: 17:30 Eastern EVENT: CIBC FISCAL 2009 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST INTERNET: www.cibc.com PHONE NO.: (416) 340-8010 or 1-866-540-8136 CONTACT: Valentina Wong, Director of Investor Relations, (416)980-8306, or Mary Lou Frazer, Senior Director of Investor and Financial Communications, (416) 980-4111 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c6805.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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