CNW Daybook for Thursday, January 15, 2009



    TORONTO, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     NSSBA - EDUCATION PARTNERS CALL FOR A CONTINUED INVESTMENT
               IN PUBLIC EDUCATION
    CITY:      BEDFORD
    LOCATION:  Ecole Beaubassin, 54 Larry Uteck Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Sharon Findlay-MacPhee, communications manager, NSSBA,
               (902) 491-2856 (w), (902) 221-6881 (c); Angela Murray, staff
               officer, public relations & communications, (902) 479-4708
               (w), (902) 497-0194 (c)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6636.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF THE 2009 MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Media registration in Hall Viger at Palais des congrès de
               Montréal, 201 Viger St. West
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Fafard, Press Center: (514) 789-3442, Cell phone:
               (514) 865-8157; Karine Gélinas, Project manager,
               Communications, Montréal International Auto Show, Press
               Center: (514) 789-3442
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/13/c6761.html

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     THE ALL-NEW 2009 TOYOTA VENZA MAKES ITS CANADIAN AUTO SHOW
               DEBUT AT THE MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal International Auto Show, Palais Des Congrès, Level 2
    CONTACT:   Onsite: Melanie Testani, Consultant, Public Relations,
               Toyota Canada Inc., (416) 571-5894; In the office: Nicole
               Grant, Consultant, Public Relations, Toyota Canada Inc.,
               (416) 438-6320 ext 2725
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/14/c7410.html

    TIME:      12:25
    EVENT:     STREET-SMART SCION FUSE SPORTS COUPE CONCEPT MAKES CANADIAN
               AUTO SHOW DEBUT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal International Auto Show, Palais Des Congrès, Level 7
    CONTACT:   Onsite: Melanie Testani, Consultant, Public Relations,
               Toyota Canada Inc., (416) 571-5894; In the office: Nicole
               Grant, Consultant, Public Relations, Toyota Canada Inc.,
               (416) 438-6320 ext 2725
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/14/c7497.html

    TIME:      13:35
    EVENT:     THREE ADVANCED AND INTUITIVE LEXUS MODELS MAKE CANADIAN
               DEBUT AT MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal International Auto Show, Palais Des Congrès, Level 2
    CONTACT:   Melanie Testani, (416) 571-5894
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/14/c7493.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW (MIAS) CHARITY PREVIEW
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès
    CONTACT:   Renée Cardinal, Communications Manager, Montreal
               International Auto Show, (514) 331-6571, ext. 234; Karine
               Gélinas, Project Manager/Communications, Montreal
               International Auto Show, (514) 331-6571, ext. 324
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2008/16/c2056.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      December 6 - January 31
    EVENT:     EXHIBITION: MIKE DISFARMER - VINTAGE PRINTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Stephen Bulger Gallery, 1026 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Stephen Bulger Gallery, (416) 504-0575
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2008/09/c4742.html

    DATE:      January 15 - January 17
    EVENT:     CO2 SOLUTION TO EXHIBIT AT FINANCIAL FORUM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre - (Exhibit Hall C, North
               Building) - booth, # 501
    CONTACT:   Annie Chiasson, Director, Corporate Affairs, (418) 842-3456
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/13/c6948.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 13:45
    EVENT:     BIG CITY MAYORS' CAUCUS (BCMC) PHOTO OPPORTUNITY AND NEWS
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Photo opportunity (no sound): 9:00 a.m. EST: Canadian Room
               (Lower Level), Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa; News
               conference 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. EST: Quebec Suite (1st Floor),
               Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/15/c7697.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/13/c7209.html

    TIME:      January 15 - January 18 - from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    EVENT:     COIN EXCHANGE - ROYAL CANADIAN MINT'S VANCOUVER 2010
               COMMEMORATIVE CIRCULATION COIN PROGRAM
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Boutique of the Royal Canadian Mint, 320 Sussex Drive
    CONTACT:   Christine Aquino, Director, Communications, Royal Canadian
               Mint, (613) 993-9999
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2009/14/c7354.html

    TIME:      13:15 - 14:15
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA - RELEASE OF THE CONFERENCE BOARD
               REPORT, THE TRUST IMPERATIVE: TAKING GOVERNANCE TO THE NEXT
               LEVEL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front Street W.
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/13/c7064.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION MEETS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel, 1 Rideau Street
    CONTACT:   Hugo D'Amours, Office of the Premier of Québec,
               (418) 643-5321; Gisèle Robert, Council of the Federation
               Secretariat, (613) 563-4066, (613) 851-5978 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/13/c7062.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      09:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     COIN EXCHANGE - ROYAL CANADIAN MINT'S VANCOUVER 2010
               COMMEMORATIVE CIRCULATION COIN PROGRAM
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Boutique of the Royal Canadian Mint, 520 Lagimodière
               Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Christine Aquino, Director, Communications, Royal Canadian
               Mint, (613) 993-9999
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2009/14/c7355.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      10:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - GIANT ING DIRECT TFSA THANK YOU CARD
               STOPS IN CALGARY ON THE WAY TO PARLIAMENT HILL
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  ING DIRECT Calgary Café, 600 6th Avenue SW, Calgary
               (6th Avenue and 5th Street)
    CONTACT:   Magda Jarota, MAVERICK Public Relations, (416) 640-5525 ext.
               230; Lisa Naccarato, ING DIRECT, (416) 721-3080
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6652.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      08:30 - 16:00
    EVENT:     THE KNOWLEDGE BUREAU'S LINE BY LINE TAX UPDATE AND DEBT
               MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings Street
    CONTACT:   Marion Trapp at The Knowledge Bureau, 1-866-953-4769
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/08/c5722.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN SATELLITE RADIO HOLDINGS INC. HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL
               MEETING AND ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS
               OF XM CANADA
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2485560
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-250-4892 or 416-644-3434
    CONTACT:   Morlan Reddock, (416) 408-6899; Lorena Cordoba,
               (416) 924-5700 ext. 4089
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/06/c5213.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ROCKWELL DIAMONDS INC. HOSTS CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS
               FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED NOVEMBER 30, 2008
    INTERNET:  www.rockwelldiamonds.com
    PHONE NO.: (877) 857-6173, or (719) 325-4788
    CONTACT:   Investor Services at (604) 684-6365 or within North America
               at 1-800-667-2114
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6490.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/08/c6070.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/14/c7645.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     XCEED MORTGAGE CORPORATION WILL HOLD A CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca and www.xceedmortgage.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3415 or 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Investor and Media Relations: Richard Wertheim, Wertheim +
               Company Inc., (416) 594-1600 (bus.), or (416) 518-8479 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/15/c7688.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5653.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LOCKERBIE & HOLE Q3 2009 CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (800) 733-7560 or (416) 644-3428
    CONTACT:   Gordon L. Panas, President & Chief Executive Officer,
               Michael G. Slapman, Chief Financial Officer, Telephone:
               (780) 452-1250, Fax: (780) 452-1284
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c4349.html

    TIME:      12:25 Pacific
    EVENT:     ROCKY MOUNTAIN DEALERSHIPS PRESENTS AT 11TH ANNUAL ICR
               XCHANGE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.rockymtn.com
    CONTACT:   M.C. (Matt) Campbell, Chairman and CEO; Brian Taschuk, COO;
               or Garrett Ganden, CFO, Telephone: (403) 243-8600; or ICR,
               Inc., John Mills, (310) 954-1100
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/08/c6209.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 13:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     BIG CITY MAYORS' CAUCUS OF THE FEDERATION OF CANADIAN
               MUNICIPALITIES - NEWS CONFERENCE
    PHONE NO.: Listen only: 1-866-250-5144; 416-849-6163
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/13/c7209.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     UNITED FINANCIAL HOLDS "THE GAME PLAN" WEBCAST PROVIDING
               ECONOMIC AND MARKET OUTLOOK FOR 2009
    INTERNET:  www.unitedfinancial.ca or www.assante.com
    CONTACT:   Murray Oxby, Director, Communications, (416) 681-3254
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6619.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      12:25 Pacific
    EVENT:     THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN DEALERSHIPS INVESTOR PRESENTATION AT THE
               11TH ANNUAL ICR XCHANGE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      DANA POINT, CA
    LOCATION:  St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort
    CONTACT:   M.C. (Matt) Campbell, Chairman and CEO; Brian Taschuk, COO;
               or Garrett Ganden, CFO, Telephone: (403) 243-8600; or ICR,
               Inc., John Mills, (310) 954-1100
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/08/c6209.html

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