CNW Daybook for Thursday, February 4, 2010

TORONTO, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    T H U R S D A Y,   F E B R U A R Y   4
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    NOVA SCOTIA

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESIDENT KEN LEWENZA SPEAKS AT RALLY TO SAVE YARMOUTH FERRY
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  1 Government Place (Granville Street)
    CONTACT:   CAW Atlantic Area Director Les Holloway, (902) 455-9327,
               (800) 565-1272
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c6498.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     INDIGO CEO HEATHER REISMAN IN CONVERSATION WITH GRETCHEN RUBIN
    CITY:      DARTMOUTH
    LOCATION:  Chapters Dartmouth, 41 Mic Mac Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, (416) 646-8926
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/28/c4800.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    NEW BRUNSWICK

    DATE:      February 4
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN AGRICULTURAL HUMAN RESOURCE COUNCIL'S FIRST
               REGIONAL FORUM IN MONCTON
    CITY:      MONCTION
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Hotel
    CONTACT:   Noëlla LeBlanc, Communications Coordinator, Tel: (613)
               745-7457 Ext. 229
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/29/c5029.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    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 3 - February 7
    EVENT:     CANADA PAVILION COMING TO THE SALON RÉNOVATION ET MAISON
               NEUVE IN LAVAL
    CITY:      LAVAL
    LOCATION:  Place Forzani
    CONTACT:   Media Relations, Public Works and Government, Services
               Canada, (819) 956-2315
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c6719.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL INVITES DENIS
               BRIÈRE, RECTOR OF UNIVERSITÉ LAVAL, TO SPEAK
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Sofitel Montréal, 1155 Sherbrooke Street West
    NOTES:     RSVP with Sylvie Paquette
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, (514) 871-4000,
               ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c6383.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CHAMPIONS TOUR MONTREAL - MAJOR GOLF ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE
               CITY OF MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, Salon Marquette (1st floor), 900
               boul. René-Levesque W.
    CONTACT:   Mélany Savard, Media Relations, Synchro Sports, Office:
               (514) 842-5621, Cell.: (514) 743-7023
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c6351.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ONTARIO

    DATE:      January 31- February 4
    EVENT:     SPRING 2010 CGTA GIFT SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  International Centre, 6900 Airport Road; Congress Centre
               South and new North Building, 650 Dixon Road; Media Lounge -
               International Centre, Hall 1
    CONTACT:   Chantal Richard, Idea Workshop, (416) 504-3977 ext. 23
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/29/c4143.html

    DATE:      February 4 - February 5
    EVENT:     AFRICA'S NEW FRONTIER: INNOVATION. TECHNOLOGY. PROSPERITY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Château Laurier, 1 Rideau Street
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé, (613) 696-2343; Foreign Affairs
               Media Relations Office, Foreign Affairs and International
               Trade Canada, (613) 995-1874
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/01/c5706.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     WINTERLUDE SUPPORTS CANADIAN RED CROSS HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Rideau Canal Skateway - Colonel By Drive side of the Canal,
               at the Concord level - Rest Area
    CONTACT:   Canadian Red Cross media line - (613) 740-1994; Kathryn
               Keyes, Director of Communications, NCC, Directrice des
               communications, CCN, (613) 239-5636
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c6369.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     THIRD ANNUAL DIVERSITY IN GOVERNANCE AWARDS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Currie Hall, Canada's National Ballet School, 105 Maitland
               Street
    CONTACT:   Maytree: Markus Stadelmann-Elder, Communications Manager,
               p: (416) 944-2627 x 284, c: (416) 271-5654; United Way
               Toronto: Caitlin Stidwill, Communications Officer, p: (416)
               777-1444 ext. 396, c: (416) 525-5632; Women's College
               Hospital: Jodi Salem, Media & Internal Relations, Strategic
               Communications, p: (416) 323-6400 ext. 4054
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c6311.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     HUMANITY FIRST  FUNDRAISING EVENT FOR HAITI EARTHQUAKE
               RELIEF
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Woodbine Banquet Hall, Rexdale
    CONTACT:   Nadia Ahmed, Media Relations Coordinator, Humanity First
               Canada, Tel: (416) 440-0346; Dr. Aslam Daud, Chairman,
               Humanity First Canada, Tel: (416) 560-7933
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/22/c3456.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     INDIGO CEO HEATHER REISMAN IN CONVERSATION WITH GRETCHEN
               RUBIN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Indigo Yonge & Eglinton, 2300 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, (416) 646-8926
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/28/c4800.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    MANITOBA

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     GOVERNMENT OF CANADA SUPPORT FOR WOMEN IN MANITOBA ANNOUCEMENT
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba, 207 Donald Street,
               Suite 100
    CONTACT:   Emily Goucher, Senior Special Assistant, Communications,
               Office of the Minister of State (Status of Women), (819)
               956-4000
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c6444.html

    TIME:      12:45
    EVENT:     SPEECH BY MARK CARNEY, GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Canad Inns Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Avenue
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison at (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2010/01/c5733.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ALBERTA

    DATE:      February 1 - 5
    EVENT:     DR. ARMANDO ZAMORA, DIRECTOR OF THE ANH AND HIS TEAM FROM
               COLOMBIA PROMOTE FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN THE COLOMBIAN
               HYDROCARBONS SECTOR
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Telus Convention Centre, 120 - 9 Avenue SE, Glen Room 206,
               South Building
    CONTACT:   Andrea Farnell, Porter Novelli, (647) 883-3654
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/27/c4207.html

    TIME:      06:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     7TH ANNUAL CARING FOR KIDS RADIOTHON FEBRUARY 3 - 5
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Main Gathering Space, Alberta Children's Hospital, 2888
               Shaganappi Trail NW
    CONTACT:   Justine Clay, Associate Communications Manager, Ph. (403)
               955-8824
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/01/c5841.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    BRITISH COLUMBIA

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     TOUR OF VICTORIA, B.C. COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE RETROFITTED
               AGAINST EARTHQUAKE
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  James Bay Community Project Board Room,  547 Michigan Street
    CONTACT:   Penny Coates, Manager of Family and Community Services, James
               Bay Community Project, phone (250) 388-7856 ext 311; Sonja
               Ruthe, Community Emergency Preparedness Coordinator & ESS
               Director, The Corporation of the District of Oak Bay Emergency
               Program, cell (250) 514-5249 (event day) or (250) 592-9121
               (FireHall); Glenn McGillivray, Managing Director, ICLR, use
               cell (416) 277-5827 (event day), tel. (416) 364-8677, ext.
               3216
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c5898.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     MEDIA AVAILABILITY WITH RAE HULL, CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF CODE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  CODE Live 1, Great Northern Way Campus, 577 Great Northern
               Way
    CONTACT:   Janet Miller, VANOC Communications, Tel: (604) 404-3998
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c6696.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY MEDIA TECHNICAL BRIEFING
    CITY:      LILLOOET
    LOCATION:  Council Chambers, District of Lillooet Municipal Hall, 615
               Main Street
    CONTACT:   Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/02/c5834.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY MEDIA TECHNICAL BRIEFING
    CITY:      MERRITT
    LOCATION:  Merritt Civic Centre, 1950 Mamette Avenue
    CONTACT:   Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/02/c5834.html

    TIME:      14:45
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 CULTURAL OLYMPIAD HOLDS NEWS CONFERENCE TO
               DISCUSS FIVE ARTISTIC PROJECTS FROM CHINESE TAIPEI
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Hamilton Street at West Georgia
    CONTACT:   Janet Miller, VANOC Communications, Tel: (604) 404-3998
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c6710.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA AVAILABILITY WITH BURKE TAYLOR, VANOC'S VICE-PRESIDENT
               OF CULTURE AND CELEBRATIONS, RAE HULL, CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF
               CODE AND RON BURNETT, PRESIDENT OF EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY OF
               ART AND DESIGN.
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  CODE Live 2, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, 1399
               Johnston St., Granville Island
    CONTACT:   Janet Miller, VANOC Communications, Tel: (604) 404-3998
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c6696.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA AVAILABILITY WITH RAFAEL LOZANO-HEMMER/CEREMONIAL
               THROWING OF SWITCH TO LAUNCH VECTORIAL ELEVATION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut St., Vancouver (Vanier
               Park parking lot between the Museum and English Bay)
    CONTACT:   Janet Miller, VANOC Communications, Tel: (604) 404-3998
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c6696.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL

    TIME:      08:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     BALLARD 2009 ACHIEVEMENTS AND 2010 OUTLOOK CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.ballard.com
    PHONE NO.: (604) 638-5340
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations: Lori Rozali, (604) 412-3195; Public
               Relations: Guy McAree, (604) 412-7919
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/14/c8655.html

    TIME:      08:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     CANACCORD FINANCIAL INC. THIRD QUARTER FISCAL 2010 EARNINGS
    INTERNET:  www.canaccordfinancial.com/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/Events.aspx
    PHONE NO.: (647) 427-7450, 1-888-231-8191, 0-800-051-7107
    CONTACT:   North America Media: Scott Davidson, Managing Director,
               Global Head of Marketing & Communications, Phone: (416)
               869-3875
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/21/c3020.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DOMTAR CORPORATION FOURTH QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.domtar.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-339-3507 or (719) 325-2424
    CONTACT:   Pascal Bossé, Vice-President, Corporate Communications and
               Investor Relations, (514) 848-5938
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/15/c9020.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BMO'S TINA DI VITO ADDRESSES POPULAR THEORIES ON FINANCING
               RETIREMENT AND PRESENTS NEW REPORT
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-2144, 1-866-696-5910
    CONTACT:   Kasia Lech, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Sarah Bensadoun,
               Montreal,  (514) 877-1101
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/02/c5943.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SONOMAX CONFERENCE CALL - CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW AND 2010
               OUTLOOK
    INTERNET:  www.sonomax.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-365-1119 or (416) 849-7329
    CONTACT:   Nick Laperle, (514) 932-2674, ext 2229
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/18/c9417.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/22/c3125.html

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CHAMPIONS TOUR MONTREAL - MAJOR GOLF ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE
               CITY OF MONTREAL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2955700
    CONTACT:   Mélany Savard, Media Relations, Synchro Sports, Office:
               (514) 842-5621, Cell.: (514) 743-7023
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/03/c6351.html

    TIME:      14:05 Eastern
    EVENT:     WESTJET PRESENTS AT RAYMOND JAMES GROWTH AIRLINE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.wsw.com/webcast/rj53/wja.to/
    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/February2010/02/c5995.html

    TIME:      15:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP CEO PRESENTS AT TD AMERITRADE
               INSTITUTIONAL 2010 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.td.com/investor
    CONTACT:   Samson Yuen, Media Relations, TDBFG, (416) 308-8905; Tim
               Thompson, Investor Relations, TDBFG, (416) 308-9030
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/28/c4678.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MANITOBA TELECOM SERVICES INC. FOURTH QUARTER 2009 RESULTS
               AND 2010 OUTLOOK CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:
    http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=186799&s=1&k=8DF24FA58B8134EFA36A02DDF45E7AD9
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-231-8191
    CONTACT:   Paul Peters, Vice-President, Tax and Investor Relations,
               Manitoba Telecom Services Inc., (204) 941-6178; Media: Greg
               Burch, Director, Corporate and Employee Communications,
               Manitoba Telecom Services Inc., (416) 345-3576 or (204)
               941-8576
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/02/c5819.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    USA

    TIME:      14:05 Eastern
    EVENT:     WESTJET PRESENTS AT RAYMOND JAMES GROWTH AIRLINE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central
               Terminal
    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/February2010/02/c5995.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    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

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    


For further information: For further information: CNW Group, (416) 863-2130, 1-866-805-9530


Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890