CNW Daybook for Thursday, January 17, 2008



    TORONTO, Jan. 17 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      January 16 - January 20
    EVENT:     7TH ANNUAL EWB NATIONAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hotel Hilton Bonaventure
    CONTACT:   Sadia Arshad, Communications Coordinator, Engineers Without
               Borders National Conference 2008, (514) 467-9816
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c8953.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND A PRESS
               BRIEFING WITH MINISTER JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN
    CITY:      TROIS-RIVIERES
    LOCATION:  Delta Trois-Rivières, Salon Des Chenaux, 1620 Notre-Dame St.
    CONTACT:   Lyne Montpellier, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, 1-800-567-8637; 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/January2008/15/c9025.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     HOCKEY DOCUMENTARY JUNIOR - PRESS SCREENING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Cinéma Parallèle (Ex-Centris), 3536 St. Laurent Blvd.
    CONTACT:   N/A
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7424.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN WILL MEET WITH MEMBERS
               OF THE QUEBEC-CHAUDIERE-APPALACHES ADVISORY COMMITTEE
    CITY:      LEVIS
    LOCATION:  Hôtel l'Oiselière, Salle Colibri, 165A Président-Kennedy
               Boulevard
    NOTES:     Representatives of the media are invited to attend a press
               briefing with the Minister, at which time he will take their
               questions
    CONTACT:   Guylaine Beaudoin, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (418) 648-4679, Cell.: (514) 777-7464;
               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/January2008/15/c8864.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     MINISTERS DAY AND NICHOLSON TO MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING
               THE NATIONAL ANTI-DRUG STRATEGY
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Rainbow Bridge - Scenic Promenade, 5660 Falls Avenue
    CONTACT:   Mélisa Leclerc, Director of Communications, Office of the
               Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of Public Safety, (613)
               991-2863
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2008/16/c9587.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN NURSES ASSOCIATION RELEASES SOLUTIONS FOR NEW
               HEALTH SYSTEM
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington St.
    CONTACT:   Tina Grznar, (613) 237-2159, ext. 283, Cell (613) 240-7830;
               Kathryn Hendrick, (416) 277-6281; Susan King, (613)
               744-8282, Cell (613) 725-5901
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c9162.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     GREEN MUNICIPAL FUND ANNOUNCEMENTS OF FUNDING FOR FOUR
               INNOVATIVE MUNICIPAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS
    CITY:      KINGSTON
    LOCATION:  Kingston Police Headquarters Boardroom, 705 Division Street
    CONTACT:   Raymond Sullivan, (613) 907-6294; Cindie Ashton, (613)
               329-3462 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/16/c9464.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO'S FIRE CHIEFS TO STAGE LIVE DEMONSTRATION OF A
               RESIDENTIAL FIRE TO SHOW HOW SPRINKLER SYSTEMS CAN SAVE LIVES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Fire Academy, 895 Eastern Avenue, Toronto
    CONTACT:   Dena Fehir, PR POST, (416) 777-0368; Sean Pearce,
               Executive Officer, Toronto Fire Services, (416) 435-5950
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c9076.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 20:30
    EVENT:     IABC TORONTO - "THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE POTENTIALLY
               (UN?) ETHICAL"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ontario Bar Association at 20 Toronto St., Suite 200 in
               Conference Room A&B
    CONTACT:   Jessica Hatheway, IABC/Toronto, (647) 886-5434
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7454.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     SHAFTESBURY FILMS CELEBRATES THE LAUNCH OF MURDOCH MYSTERIES
               WITH A COCKTAIL PARTY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Windsor Arms Hotel, 18 St. Thomas Street
    CONTACT:   Sue Baldaro, (416) 363-1411 X 154, or (416) 573-8481 mobile
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c9204.html

    TIME:      18:15
    EVENT:     CORNWALL PUBLIC INQUIRY PHASE II RESEARCH INITIATIVE: A TIME
               FOR APOLOGIES: LEGAL AND ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS OF APOLOGIES
    CITY:      CORNWALL
    LOCATION:  Best Western Parkway Inn, 1515 promenade Vincent Massey
    NOTES:     To ensure there is adequate space and refreshments, those
               interested in attending are asked to contact Lori Loseth by
               phone at (613) 938-7102 or by e-mail at lori.loseth@ontario.ca
    CONTACT:   Joan Weinman, (613) 294-5679
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8687.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     MEDIA ROUNDTABLE WITH DR. SHERRY COOPER TO DISCUSS HER
               LATEST BOOK, THE NEW RETIREMENT
    CITY:      REGINA
    LOCATION:  Hotel Saskatchewan, 2125 Victoria Ave.
    CONTACT:   BMO Financial Group: Ronald Monet, cell: (514) 594-2501;
               Penguin Group (Canada): Debbie Gaudet, (416) 928-2410
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/16/c9459.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      January 15 - January 18
    EVENT:     VALUING COASTAL FORESTS. ONE BIG PUZZLE - MANY SMALL PIECES,
               65TH ANNUAL TLA CONVENTION & EXPO
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre, Pan Pacific Hotel,
               Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
    CONTACT:   Sandy McKellar, Director of Communications, TLA, (604)
               916-9117
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c8067.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     VANOC NEWS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE A NEW CONTRACT AND
               OFFICIAL SUPPLIER SPONSORSHIP
    CITY:      LANGLEY
    LOCATION:  Exact address and location of the event will be released at
               6 am on January 17th
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Andrew Riley, VANOC Communications,
               (778) 328-6721, andrew_riley@vancouver2010.com
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c9283.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     CME PRESIDENT MYERS TO UNVEIL ECONOMIC FORECAST FOR BC
               ECONOMY JANUARY 17
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Hyatt-Regency Vancouver Hotel, 655 Burrard Street
    CONTACT:   Marie Morden, (613) 238-8888 ext. 4222; Zena Caul, (604)
               713-7803
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8634.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     XCEED MORTGAGE CORPORATION FISCAL YEAR-END 2007 RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca and www.xceedmortgage.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Richard Wertheim, Wertheim + Company Inc., (416) 594-1600 or
               (416) 518-8479 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c8328.html
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9699.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ISOTECHNIKA INC. PROVIDES A STRATEGIC UPDATE VIA A LIVE
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.isotechnika.com
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Gillis-Paulgaard, Director, Corporate
               Communications, Isotechnika Inc., Phone: (780) 487-1600 (x243)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/16/c9408.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NXP AND SIRIT TO HOST WEBCAST ON EPC GEN 2 ENHANCEMENTS
    INTERNET:  Registration for the free Webcast is available at
               www.sirit.com
    CONTACT:   Lorelei Luchkiw, Sirit Inc., (416) 367-1897 x249
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7566.html

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AEROMECHANICAL SERVICES LTD. FOURTH QUARTER REVIEW WEBCAST &
               TELECONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2135320
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416, or (403) 398-9531, or (800) 732-9303
    CONTACT:   Tom French, CFO, AeroMechanical Services Ltd., (403)
               291-7427; Bob Beaty, The Howard Group Inc., Toll Free:
               1-888-221-0915
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c8857.html

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