CNW Daybook for Thursday, November 29, 2007



    TORONTO, Nov. 28 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      November 28 - November 30
    EVENT:     SYMPOSIUM PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES: BUILDING ON A
               SUCCESSFUL PAST
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Delta Halifax
    NOTES:     Interested persons can register online, space permitting, by
               visiting www.nselc.ednet.ns.ca
    CONTACT:   Sharon Findlay-MacPhee, communications manager, NSSBA, (902)
               491-2856 (w), (902) 221-6881 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/23/c3705.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4836.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      November 26 - November 30
    EVENT:     HEARINGS OF THE  BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès (Montreal convention Centre), 1001 Place
               Jean-Paul Riopelle
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, CCAPRCD, Cell.: (514)
               730-3446, (514) 873-0912
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/23/c3627.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 16:30
    EVENT:     LEAN PLASTICS AND COMPOSITES QUEBEC FORUM ON COMPANY AND
               INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE
    CITY:      ST-HYACINTHE
    LOCATION:  Hôtel des Seigneurs, 1200, rue Johnson
    CONTACT:   Nadia Paquet, (514) 843-2351, (514) 713-1350
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4719.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     UNVEILING OF THE NEW GONDOLA OF MONT TREMBLANT RESORT
    CITY:      MONT-TREMBLANT
    LOCATION:  Mont Tremblant Resort, Sommet des Neiges
    CONTACT:   Annick Marseille, (819) 681-3000, ext. 46694
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c3823.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     PRESS MEETING ORGANIZED BY THE MONTREAL ECONOMIC INSTITUTE -
               BUILDING A LOCAL GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE INDEX
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  University Club of Montreal, 2047 Mansfield Street (corner
               President-Kennedy)
    CONTACT:   André Valiquette, Director of Communications, Montreal
               Economic Institute, (514) 273-0969, Mobile: (514) 574-0969
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c5004.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     LULU HUGHES, SINGER AND SPOKESPERSON FOR CHEZ DORIS, INVITES
               YOU TO THE MUSEUM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Cultural Passage (Level S1),
               1380 Sherbrooke Street West
    CONTACT:   Myriam Fehmiu, (514) 574-7195
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4787.html

    TIME:      19:30 - 21:45
    EVENT:     CONSULTATION COMMISSION ON ACCOMMODATION PRACTICES RELATED
               TO CULTURAL DIFFERENCES (CCPARDC) - CITIZENS' FORUMS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès (Montréal Convention Centre, 1001, Place
               Jean-Paul Riopelle )
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, CCPARDC, (514) 873-0912, Cell
               phone: (514) 730-3446
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/12/c7043.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      November 28 - November 29
    EVENT:     CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION SECURITY AND TECHNOLOGY FORUM
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Ottawa Hotel, 101 Lyon St.
    NOTES:     Media must register in advance
    CONTACT:   or media accreditation: Yvonne Squires, Marketing and
               Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4380.html

    DATE:      November 28 - December 1
    EVENT:     WORLD AIDS DAY IN TORONTO - CANADIAN MD JANE PHILPOTT LEADS
               EFFORTS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR AIDS TREATMENT IN AFRICA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto
    CONTACT:   Claire M. Tallarico, Give a Day 2007, (416) 690-0316
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5090.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     HOW MUCH TAX DO CANADIAN COMPANIES REALLY PAY? FIND OUT AT
               NORTH AMERICAN LAUNCH OF PAYING TAXES 2008
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Andrew's Club & Conference Centre, The Conservatory on
               Sixteen, 16th Floor, 150 King Street West (at University)
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Forest, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, (416) 814-5730
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c3876.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 09:30
    EVENT:     BMO CAPITAL MARKETS KICKS OFF UNITED WAY EMPLOYEE CAMPAIGN
               WITH CELEBRITY PANCAKE BREAKFAST
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  First Canadian Place, Trading Floor, 3rd Floor Podium,
               100 King Street W.
    CONTACT:   Kim Hanson, (416) 867-3996
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5176.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     CMHC HOSTS GREEN HOLIDAY CHALLENGE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  CMHC Eco Pods Exhibition Place, 285 Manitoba Drive
    CONTACT:   Lorena Magee, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Tel:
               (416) 250-2769
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/November2007/23/c3824.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     PREMIER DALTON MCGUINTY JOINS WORLD VISION FOR 6,000 REASONS
               TO ACT GLOBAL VIGIL (CANADIAN LEG) AND GLOBAL KICK-OFF
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Horizons Café, CN Tower (Look Out Level)
    CONTACT:   Tiffany Baggetta, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2485
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5003.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/20/c9789.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 11:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH INFORMATION - HOSPITAL
               STANDARDIZED MORTALITY RATIOS PUBLISHED FOR THE FIRST TIME
               IN CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto General Hospital, Degaspiris Conservatory (Level 4),
               585 University Avenue
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: Veronique Perron, (613) 241-7860 ext. 4143,
               Cell: (613) 725-4097; Jennie Hoeckstra, (613) 241-7860 ext.
               4331
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4249.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     OHA RESPONDS TO RELEASE OF HOSPITAL STANDARDIZED MORTALITY
               RATIO RESULTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto General Hospital, Degaspiris Conservatory (Level 4),
               585 University Avenue
    CONTACT:   Cara Francis, OHA Public Affairs at (416) 205-1371
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5192.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 12:30
    EVENT:     PRO BONO LAW ONTARIO LAUNCHES RE

SOURCE CENTRE FOR UNREPRESENTED LITIGANTS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Law Help Ontario, 393 University Ave., Main Floor (Suite 110), Just south of Dundas on the east side CONTACT: Lynn Burns, Executive Director, PBLO, (416) 977-4448 x 225; Jessica Rutledge, Media Profile, (416) 342-1820 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5154.html TIME: 11:30 EVENT: HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION OF ONTARIO CEO, ROCCO ROSSI, KICKS OFF THE 7 SUMMITS & THE EVEREST CHALLENGE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Lobby of First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West (North West corner of King and Bay) - right next to Bank of Montreal CONTACT: Elissa Freeman, Heart and Stroke Foundation, (416) 489-7111 ext. 316, (416) 565-5605; Sharon Edwards, Heart and Stroke Foundation, (416) 489-7111 x482, (416) 937-5307 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4910.html TIME: 13:00 EVENT: NOBEL PEACE PRIZE RECIPIENT JODY WILLIAMS MAKES HIGH-LEVEL VISIT TO OTTAWA CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: 130S Charles Lynch Room, Centre Block NOTES: Photo Opportunity: 11:30 AM, Rm 230, West Block CONTACT: Steven Staples, Rideau Institute, (613) 565-9449, c. (613) 290-2695 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5325.html TIME: 13:15 EVENT: THE LAW SOCIETY OF UPPER CANADA AND THE ONTARIO BAR ASSOCIATION INVITE YOU TO A GATHERING CALLING FOR THE RETURN OF THE RULE OF LAW IN PAKISTAN CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Law Society of Upper Canada, Front steps of Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West CONTACT: Roy Thomas, The Law Society of Upper Canada at (416) 947-7619 or Louise Harris, Ontario Bar Association at (416) 869-0513 ext. 317 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5240.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> DATE: November 26 - November 30 EVENT: NEB SETS HEARING LOCATIONS FOR ALBERTA CLIPPER EXPANSION PROJECT CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: NEB Hearing Room, 444 7 Avenue S.W. CONTACT: Kristen Higgins, Communications Officer, Telephone: (403) 299-3371 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/30/c9781.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> DATE: November 24 - December 1 EVENT: RBC CANADIAN PAINTING COMPETITION EXHIBITION CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design CONTACT: Carmen Stossel, RBC, (604) 665-6910 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/23/c3267.html TIME: 08:30 EVENT: FINAL REPORT ON CHAIR-INITIATED COMPLAINT INTO SHOOTING DEATH OF IAN BUSH CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre, Room 1400, 515 West Hastings Street CONTACT: Nelson Kalil, Manager, Communications, (613) 952-2452; James Lévêque, Media Relations, (613) 797-5706 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4691.html TIME: 11:00 EVENT: STEELWORKERS TO TEST CHILDREN'S TOYS FOR LEAD CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: 1954 William Street, drive to intersection of East 1st Avenue and Victoria Drive - proceed five blocks north on Victoria Drive - turn right on William Street) CONTACT: Lee Edwards: (604) 683-1117; Scott Lunny: (604) 329-5308 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5241.html TIME: 13:00 - 14:45 EVENT: VANOC ANNOUNCES CULTURAL OLYMPIAD 2008 PROGRAM, INCLUDING A MAJOR CONCERT EVENT CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville Street CONTACT: Suzanne Walters, VANOC Communications, Tel: (778) 328-6386 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4298.html TIME: 20:00 EVENT: MOVEMBER GALA PARTE - MOVEMBER WRAPS UP WITH A 70S THEMED PARTY WHERE THE MAN OF MOVEMBER WILL BE CROWNED CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: The Caprice, 967 Granville Street CONTACT: Vanessa Grahame, (604) 677-1851 (office), (604) 341-4550 (mobile) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5227.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: MARCH NETWORKS DISCUSSES ITS SECOND QUARTER FISCAL YEAR 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2087580 PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9303 or 00 800 2288 3501 CONTACT: Peter Wilenius, March Networks Corporation, (613) 591-8181 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4697.html TIME: 13:00 Eastern EVENT: ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE PRESENTS AT THE CREDIT SUISSE 2007 ANNUAL TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE INTERNET: www.absolute.com CONTACT: Leslie Campisi, (212) 398-9680 x144 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4136.html TIME: 15:00 Eastern EVENT: TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP FOURTH QUARTER AND FISCAL 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.td.com/investor/earnings.jsp PHONE NO.: (416) 640 1907, 1-800-733-7571 CONTACT: Simon Townsend, Corporate Communications, TD Bank Financial Group, (416) 944-7161 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/14/c6616.html TIME: 17:00 Eastern EVENT: TUNDRA SEMICONDUCTOR SECOND QUARTER FISCAL 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID(equal sign)2090220 PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 CONTACT: Christa-Lee Munro, Marketing Communications, Tundra Semiconductor, (613) 882-2626 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c9011.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>USA</B> TIME: 12:00 - 19:00 Pacific EVENT: TSX GROUP INFORMATION SESSION KEYNOTE LUNCHEON, GOING PUBLIC WORKSHOP AND NETWORKING RECEPTION CITY: LA JOLLA, CA LOCATION: 11480 North Torrey Pines Road NOTES: Press: RSVPs may be directed to esther@southardinc.com Registration: General attendees are asked to register online at www.tsx.com/usa/events.html or at the event. The event is free of charge. CONTACT: Esther Koo, Southard Communications, (212) 777-2220 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/16/c9149.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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