CNW Daybook for Thursday, January 8, 2009



    TORONTO, Jan. 7 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      January 5 - January 10
    EVENT:     CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY - 28TH JOHN MOLSON MBA INTERNATIONAL
               CASE COMPETITION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de la Gauchetière St. West
    CONTACT:   Rina Maarit Albala, Organizer, 2009 John Molson MBA
               International Case Competition, John Molson School of
               Business, (514) 667-5891
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2008/30/c3992.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     ALGONQUIN NATION SECRETARIAT - RALLY FOR ALGONQUIN CHIEF
               JAILED FOR ASSERTING LAND RIGHTS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Corner of McGill College & Sherbrooke in front of Jean
               Charest's office
    CONTACT:   Courtney Kirkby, (514) 893-8283; Luc Tailleur, National
               aboriginal equal opportunities committee representative for
               PSAC, (514) 917-8946
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5630.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     TRANSPORT CANADA - ANNOUNCEMENT ON MARINE SECURITY
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Québec Ferry Terminal, 10 rue des Traversiers, Old Québec
    CONTACT:   Chris Day, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Ottawa, (613)
               991-0700
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5669.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 8
    EVENT:     JEWISH COMMUNITY RALLIES FOR PEOPLE OF ISRAEL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Beth Tzedec Synagogue (1700 Bathurst St.)
    CONTACT:   Sally Szuster, Public and Media Relations, UJA Federation of
               Greater Toronto, Phone: (416) 840-2988, Cell: (647) 280-6017
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/02/c4958.html

    TIME:      06:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     CANADA INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BOARD - VOTE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Civic Centre, Salon E (Lansdowne Park), 1015 Bank Street
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Riverin, Communications Manager, 1-800-575-9696
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/05/c5079.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     GIANT ING DIRECT TFSA THANK YOU CARD STOPS IN TORONTO ON THE
               WAY TO PARLIAMENT HILL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Dundas Square, southeast corner of Yonge & Dundas
    NOTES:     10:30 am - 11:00 am - ING DIRECT President & CEO Peter Aceto
               available for interviews
    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/January2009/06/c5343.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     OLIPHANT COMMISSION HEARING ON STANDARDS OF CONDUCT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Victoria Room at the Bytown Pavilion, 111 Sussex Drive
    CONTACT:   Barry McLoughlin, Communications, (613) 230-9235
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/05/c5036.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     OPP 100TH ANNIVERSARY KICK-OFF EVENT
    CITY:      ORILLIA
    LOCATION:  Ontario Provincial Police General Headquarters, 777 Memorial
               Avenue
    CONTACT:   Angie Howe, Superintendent, Bureau Commander, Corporate
               Communications Bureau, Phone: (705) 329-6860
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5689.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE CANADA SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MUSEUM HOSTS THE LAUNCH OF
               THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF ASTRONOMY 2009 (IYA2009)
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Canada Science and Technology Museum, 1867 St. Laurent Blvd.,
               Canada in Space exhibition
    CONTACT:   Kelly Ray, (613) 949-5732
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/06/c5311.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT ON ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario Provincial Office,
               480 University Ave., 12th Floor
    CONTACT:   Larry Skory, ETFO Communications, (416) 948-0195
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5642.html

    TIME:      12:50
    EVENT:     SPEECH BY PIERRE DUGUAY, DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Board of Trade, 4th Floor, First Canadian Place, 77
               Adelaide Street West
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2009/05/c5197.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     AQUACULTURE INNOVATION PROJECTS RECEIVE FEDERAL FUNDING
    CITY:      CAMPBELL RIVER
    LOCATION:  BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences, 871A Island Highway
    CONTACT:   Michelle Imbeau, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, (604) 666-2872;
               Leri Davies, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, C: (778) 228-8942
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5712.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:35 - 09:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     GORDON M. NIXON SPEAKS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS' CANADIAN BANK
               CEO CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html
    CONTACT:   Jackie Braden, Manager, Media Relations, (416) 974-2124;
               Investor contacts: Josie Merenda, Director, Investor
               Relations, (416) 974-2044
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/05/c4963.html

    TIME:      09:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     BMO CEO BILL DOWNE SPEAKS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS' CANADIAN
               BANK CEO CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.bmo.com/investorrelations
    CONTACT:   For News Media Enquiries: Ralph Marranca, Toronto, (416)
               867-3996; Ronald Monet, Montreal,  (514) 877-1101; For
               Investor Relations Enquiries: Viki Lazaris, Toronto, (416)
               867-6656; Steven Bonin, Toronto, (416) 867-5452
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/05/c5191.html

    TIME:      10:15 - 10:55 Eastern
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK'S GROUP HEAD OF CANADIAN BANKING SPEAKS AT RBC
               CAPITAL MARKETS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.scotiabank.com
    CONTACT:   Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-1093
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5639.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP CEO PRESENTS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.td.com/investor
    CONTACT:   Nick Petter, Media Relations, TDBFG, (416) 308-1861; Tim
               Thompson, Investor Relations, TDBFG, (416) 308-9030
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2008/19/c3419.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CIBC PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER SPEAKS AT RBC
               CAPITAL MARKETS CANADIAN BANK CEO CONFERENCE
    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/January2009/02/c4936.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      January 6 - January 9
    EVENT:     MEET ABSOLUTE AT MACWORLD EXPO
    CITY:      SAN FRANCISCO
    LOCATION:  Moscone Center, Booth: 325
    CONTACT:   Public Relations: Leslie Campisi, Affect Strategies, (212)
               398-9680 x144; Investor Relations: Dave Mason, CFA, The
               Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x237
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/06/c5057.html

    DATE:      January 8 - January 11
    EVENT:     MEET ABSOLUTE AT CES
    CITY:      LAS VEGAS
    LOCATION:  Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth: 36808, South Hall
    CONTACT:   Public Relations: Leslie Campisi, Affect Strategies, (212)
               398-9680 x144; Investor Relations: Dave Mason, CFA, The
               Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x237
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/06/c5057.html

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