CNW Daybook for Thursday, September 11, 2008



    TORONTO, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF
               SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      NEW GLASGOW
    LOCATION:  Empire Theatres (Studio 7), Aberdeen Mall, 610 East River Road
    NOTES:     Cameras will only be allowed in the main meeting room for
               the first five minutes. Paul Sobey, President & Chief
               Executive Officer, Empire Company Limited will be available
               to the media immediately following the meeting (approximately
               12:00 p.m.).
    CONTACT:   Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial
               Officer, (902) 755-4440
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/28/c7574.html
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    <B>PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND</B>

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     SINN FEIN'S PEARSE DOHERTY SPEAKING TOUR
    CITY:      CHARLOTTETOWN
    LOCATION:  582 North River Road
    CONTACT:   (902) 471-4889; (709) 687-9554; or (416) 402-3729
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2331.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      September 3 - September 28
    EVENT:     CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY - PHOTOSENSITIVE - TRAVELLING PHOTO
               EXHIBITION SHOWCASING THE BROAD RANGE OF HOW CANCER AFFECTS
               PEOPLE'S LIVES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Place des Arts' Esplanade
    CONTACT:   and interviews: PhotoSensitive Cancer Connections: Valerie
               Gonzalo, (514) 626-6976; Johanne Carrier, (514) 591-0502,
               (514) 751 9983 (pager); Jennifer Lynn, (416) 759-9863;
               Canadian Cancer Society, Quebec Division: André Beaulieu,
               Senior Consultant, Public Relations, (514) 393-3444
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/03/c8083.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE STILLS AND TALIB KWELI PERFORM AN OUTDOOR CONCERT FOR
               CONCORDIA STUDENTS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Mackay Street (between Sherbrooke and Maisonneuve)
    CONTACT:   Elie Chivi, Vice-President Communications, (514) 562-6791
               (English);  Colin Goldfinch, Vice-President External, (514)
               562-5214 (French)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3300.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      September 2 - September 17
    EVENT:     CANADIAN JUDICIAL COUNCIL - INQUIRY HEARING ABOUT MR JUSTICE
               PAUL COSGROVE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Courtroom 7-B at the Federal Court, 180 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Norman Sabourin, Executive Director and Senior General
               Counsel, (613)-288-1566, extension 301
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c5981.html

    DATE:      September 9 - September 11
    EVENT:     4TH ANNUAL CANADIAN MUSIC CAFE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hard Rock Cafe, 279 Yonge St.
    CONTACT:   Planet3 Communications Ltd, Marli Bennett/Joanne Smale, T:
               (647) 346-4101
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c4727.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4499.html

    DATE:      September 10 - September 12
    EVENT:     CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF CANADA HOSTING TWO MAJOR FINANCIAL
               REPORTING CONFERENCES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 222 Bremner
               Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Tobin Lambie, Manager, Media, with the CICA at (416) 204-3228
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/27/c7400.html

    DATE:      September 11 - September 12
    EVENT:     WIND AND ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES SEMINAR TO EXPLORE
               OPPORTUNITIES IN GROWING WIND ENERGY INDUSTRY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Hotel, 101 Lyon Street
    CONTACT:   To register, please contact: Ulrike Kucera, Media Relations
               Officer, (613) 234-8716 ext. 228, Mobile: (613) 867 4433
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5050.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     KITT ROARS INTO HAMILTON! SUPER-CHARGED STUNT PERFORMANCES BY
               THE STAR OF ONE OF TV'S HOTTEST NEW SHOWS
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  CHCH News Studio - 163 Jackson Street West
    CONTACT:   Nicole Starker, E!, (403) 235-7743
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c9673.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     AIR CANADA CENTRE UNVEILS NEW HI-DEF VIDEOBOARD AND EXPANSION
               DETAILS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Pat Park, Toronto Maple Leafs, (416) 815-5761; Rajani J.
               Kamath, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, (416) 815-5790
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3202.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      13:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY ON THE SITE OF THE FUTURE CALGARY
               DOWNTOWN DISTRICT ENERGY CENTRE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Future site of the Calgary Downtown District Energy Centre,
               south side of the 9th Avenue and 4th Street SE intersection
    CONTACT:   The ENMAX Media Line, (403) 689-6150
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/09/c2896.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      09:15 - 09:45
    EVENT:     FUTURE SHOP UNVEIL $85K FUTURE LEADERS TECH LAB AT SURREY
               SCHOOL
    CITY:      SURREY
    LOCATION:  Future Leaders Tech Lab, Queen Elizabeth Secondary School,
               9457 - 136th Street
    CONTACT:   Cheryl Grant, (604) 412-1008; Ayesha Khan, (604) 647-6266
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/09/c2723.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      07:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     PRECISION DRILLING TRUST - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO.
               2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2405260
    CONTACT:   Precision Drilling Corporation, Kevin Neveu, Chief Executive
               Officer, (403) 716-4500, (403) 264-0251 (FAX); or Precision
               Drilling Corporation, Doug Strong, Chief Financial Officer,
               (403) 716-4500
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3201.html

    TIME:      07:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     PETERS & CO. LIMITED - WEBCAST AT PETERS & CO. LIMITED 2008
               NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/pages/en/peters20080911/
    CONTACT:   Cora Penner, (403) 261-2200
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2457.html

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN OIL SANDS TRUST - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO.
               2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2383700
    CONTACT:   Siren Fisekci, Director, Investor Relations, (403) 218-6228
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3153.html

    TIME:      08:10 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRINIDAD DRILLING LTD. - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008
               NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2393160
    CONTACT:   Lyle Whitmarsh, President & Chief Executive Officer, (403)
               265-6525; Brent Conway, Chief Financial Officer, (403)
               265-6525; Lisa Ciulka, Director of Investor Relations, (403)
               294-4401
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3196.html

    TIME:      08:40 Mountain
    EVENT:     WEBCAST - SUNCOR ENERGY PRESENTS AT THE UBS BEST OF AMERICAS
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.suncor.com/webcasts
    CONTACT:   Not available
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c9915.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE PRESENTS AT THE JEFFERIES 2ND ANNUAL
               TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.wsw.com/webcast/jeff28/abt.to
    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/September2008/04/c9486.html

    TIME:      09:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     UTS ENERGY CORPORATION - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008
               NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2402620
    CONTACT:   Dr. William J. F. Roach, President and Chief Executive
               Officer; or Wayne I. Bobye, Vice President and Chief Financial
               Officer, at (403) 538-7030
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3190.html

    TIME:      09:40 Eastern
    EVENT:     XTREME COIL DRILLING CORP. - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO.
               2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2399760
    CONTACT:   Xtreme Coil Drilling Corp., Tom Wood, Chairman and Chief
               Executive Officer, (403) 450-1190
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3188.html

    TIME:      09:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     OPTI CANADA INC. - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH
               AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2402400
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3203.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     XCEED MORTGAGE CORPORATION THIRD QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca and www.xceedmortgage.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3420 or 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Investor and Media Relations: Richard Wertheim, Wertheim +
               Company Inc., (416) 594-1600 or (416) 518-8479 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/04/c9431.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     LARICINA ENERGY LTD. - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008
               NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2397340
    CONTACT:   Not available
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3181.html

    TIME:      10:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     CATHEDRAL ENERGY SERVICES INCOME FUND - WEBCAST FROM THE
               PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2393820
    CONTACT:   P. Scott MacFarlane, Chief Financial Officer, Cathedral Energy
               Services Ltd., Telephone: (403) 265-2560
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3163.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONNACHER OIL AND GAS LTD. - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO.
               2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2399100
    CONTACT:   Richard A. Gusella, President and Chief Executive Officer; OR
               Grant D. Ukrainetz, Vice President, Corporate Development,
               Phone: (403) 538-6201
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3167.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/09/c2887.html

    TIME:      11:25 Eastern
    EVENT:     MULLEN GROUP INCOME FUND - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008
               NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2390740
    CONTACT:   Murray K. Mullen, Chairman & CEO, Tel: (403) 995-5200
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3204.html

    TIME:      11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ATHABASCA OIL SANDS CORPORATION - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS &
               CO. 2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2400640
    CONTACT:   Bill Gallacher, Chairman, Athabasca Oil Sands Corp., Phone:
               (403) 237-9949
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3130.html

    TIME:      11:50 Eastern
    EVENT:     HORIZON NORTH LOGISTICS INC. PRESENTS AT THE PETERS & CO.
               LIMITED NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.horizonnorth.ca
    CONTACT:   Ric Peterson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Telephone:
               (403) 517-4654
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/09/c3091.html

    TIME:      13:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BERENS ENERGY LTD. - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH
               AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2384360
    CONTACT:   Dell P. Chapman, V.P. Finance & CFO, Ph: (403) 303-3267;
               Daniel F. Botterill, President & Chief Executive Officer,
               Ph: (403) 303-3262
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3139.html

    TIME:      13:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     TWIN BUTTE ENERGY LTD. - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008
               NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2403720
    CONTACT:   Ron Cawston, President and Chief Executive Officer, Telephone:
               (403) 215-2040, Fax:(403) 215-2055; or R. Alan Steele, Vice
               President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Telephone:
               (403) 215-2692
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3195.html

    TIME:      13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     FLINT ENERGY SERVICES LTD. - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO.
               2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2385680
    CONTACT:   W.J. (Bill) Lingard, President & Chief Executive Officer; Paul
               M. Boechler, Chief Financial Officer; or Guy Cocquyt, Director
               of Investor Relations; Telephone: (403) 218-7100
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3177.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BOARDWALK REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST PRESENTS AT THE BMO
               CAPITAL MARKETS NORTH AMERICAN REIT CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.bmocm.com/conferences/NARealEstate2008/webcast/
    CONTACT:   Boardwalk REIT: Sam Kolias, CEO, (403) 531-9255; Roberto
               Geremia, President, (403) 531-9255
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/09/c3003.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     20-20 TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS THIRD
               QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.2020technologies.com
    PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791, 1-800-731-5774
    CONTACT:   MaisonBrison: Rick Leckner, (514) 731-0000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/04/c9196.html

    TIME:      14:10 Eastern
    EVENT:     YOHO RE

SOURCES INC. - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2397780 CONTACT: Yoho Resources Inc., Wendy S. Woolsey, Vice President Finance and CFO, (403) 537-1771 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3191.html TIME: 14:20 Eastern EVENT: CALFRAC WELL SERVICES LTD. - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2396680 CONTACT: Douglas R. Ramsay, President and Chief Executive Officer, Telephone: (403) 266 6000, Fax: (403) 266-7381; Tom J. Medvedic, Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (403) 266-6000 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3147.html TIME: 14:50 Eastern EVENT: STORM EXPLORATION - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2403060 CONTACT: Storm Exploration Inc., Donald G. McLean, Vice President, Finance & CFO, Ph: (403) 264-3520 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3199.html TIME: 15:20 Eastern EVENT: MONTEREY EXPLORATION LTD. - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2399980 CONTACT: Monterey Exploration Ltd., Patrick D. Manuel, P.Eng., President and CEO, (403) 691-7725 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3205.html TIME: 15:30 Atlantic EVENT: EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED - Q1 FISCAL 2009 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.empireco.ca PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415, (800) 733-7560 CONTACT: Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, (902) 755-4440 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/28/c7574.html TIME: 16:00 Eastern EVENT: EMBER RE

SOURCES INC. - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2393380 CONTACT: Ember Resources Inc., Mr. Douglas A. Dafoe, President & CEO, (403) 270-0803 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3170.html TIME: 16:15 Eastern EVENT: TRANSCONTINENTAL - RELEASE OF THIRD QUARTER RESULTS INTERNET: www.transcontinental.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1 800 733-7571 CONTACT: Jennifer F. McCaughey, Director, Investor Relations, (514) 954-4000 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/02/c8580.html TIME: 16:30 Eastern EVENT: ENERFLEX SYSTEMS INCOME FUND - WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2388980 CONTACT: D. James Harbilas, Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (403) 236-6857; or Berk Sumen, Manager, Investor Relations & Communications, Tel: (403) 720-4308 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3175.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>USA</B> DATE: September 10 - September 12 EVENT: BMO CAPITAL MARKETS ANNUAL NORTH AMERICAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST CONFERENCE CITY: CHICAGO LOCATION: James Hotel CONTACT: Orli Namian, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Holly Holt, New York, (212) 885-4153 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2548.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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