CNW Daybook for Thursday, September 18, 2008



    TORONTO, Sept. 18 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      09:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     TD GREAT CANADIAN SHORELINE CLEANUP
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Halifax Harbour, The Point Pleasant Park parking lot near
               the sea terminals
    CONTACT:   Hailey Miles, MAVERICK Public Relations for TD Great
               Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, (416) 640-5525 ext. 238,
               (416) 317-0033 (mobile)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5381.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

    DATE:      September 16 - September 20
    EVENT:     MONTREAL TO BE THE EPICENTER OF RESEARCH & TREATMENT NEWS IN
               MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès de Montréal, 1001 Place
               Jean-Paul-Riopelle or 201 Viger Ave. West
    CONTACT:   Arney Rosenblat, Associate, vp public affairs, National MS
               Society, Mobile: (917) 613-5711 (from 9/15 - 9/26)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5051.html

    DATE:      September 18
    EVENT:     THE STEWART MUSEUM CELEBRATES THE FOUNDING OF NOUVELLE
               FRANCE IN AMERICA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  in the historic courtyard of the Fort on Ile Sainte-Hélène
    CONTACT:   Nicole Carron, (438) 868-2040
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/29/c8229.html

    DATE:      September 18 - September 19
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE ON "GOVERNANCE AND FINANCIAL MARKETS IN NORTH
               AMERICA"
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre Mont-Royal
    CONTACT:   Sylvia Morin, Media relations for the 2008 Conference,
               (514) 240-3841
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/11/c3868.html

    DATE:      September 18 - September 20
    EVENT:     FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN CANADA ABOUT TRAUMA AND
               THE ARTS TO BE HELD IN MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le Nouvel Hôtel, 1740 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
    CONTACT:   Tanya Churchmuch, Senior Media Relations Advisor, Concordia
               University, (514) 848-2424 ext. 2518, Cell: (514) 518-3336
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4327.html

    DATE:      September 18 - September 19
    EVENT:     CANADA'S PARALYMPIANS RETURNING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Domestic Arrivals Terminal Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport
    CONTACT:   (English) Rachal Fleury, At-home Media Attaché, Canadian
               Paralympic Committee, (613) 296-4237; (French) Elise
               Bariteau, Public Relations  Coordinator, Canadian Paralympic
               Committee, Office: (613) 569-4333 x225, Cell phone:
               (514) 573-1546
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5138.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 22:00
    EVENT:     INSTITUTE OF CORPORATE DIRECTORS ("ICD") - 2008 CONFERENCE
               ON GOVERNANCE AND FINANCIAL MARKETS IN NORTH AMERICA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre Mont Royal, 2200, Mansfield Street
    CONTACT:   Media information: Sylvia Morin, Media relations for the
               2008 Conference, (514) 240-3841; Roch Landriault,
               (514) 843-2345
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5517.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     SOUTH SHORE'S LIBERAL CANDIDATES PRESENT THE LIBERAL
               INFRASTRUCTURE PLATFORM
    CITY:      LEMOYNE
    LOCATION:  Roxane Stanners campaign headquarters, 1104 Victoria
    CONTACT:   Louise Fleischmann, Roxane Stanners Campaign, (450) 671-5700
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5705.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     TRANSAT A.T. INC. - SPEECH BY JEAN-MARC EUSTACHE TO THE
               CERCLE FINANCE ET PLACEMENT DU QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Omni Mont-Royal, Saison A Room, 1050 Sherbrooke Street
               West
    NOTES:     The speech will be delivered in French. A written English
               translation will be available
    CONTACT:   Pierre Tessier, (514) 987-1660, ext. 4662
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5489.html

    TIME:      12:20, 21:13
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE (CPC) TO WELCOME HOME CANADA'S
               ATHLETES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport, Domestic
               Arrival Zone (at Monumental Staircase)
    CONTACT:   (Vancouver) Mary Beth Walker, At-home Media Attaché,
               Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613) 795-5169;
               (Montreal/English) Rachal Fleury, At-home Media Attaché,
               Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613) 296-4237;
               (Montreal/French) Elise Bariteau, Public Relations
               Coordinator, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Office:
               (613) 569-4333, x225, Cell phone: (514) 573-1546
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5585.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      September 17 - September 19
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK SMALL BUSINESS RV ROLLS INTO TORONTO FOR THE "GET
               GROWING TO A MILLION" CROSS-COUNTRY TOUR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Scotiabank Theatre
               259 Richmond Street West
    CONTACT:   Deborah Clark, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-3631
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4485.html

    DATE:      September 17 - September 20
    EVENT:     5TH INTERNATIONAL NURSE PRACTITIONER/ADVANCED PRACTICE
               NURSING NETWORK CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Westin Harbour Castle Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Tina Grznar-Ozga, Canadian Nurses Association, (613) 237-2159
               ext. 283, Cell: (613) 266-0306
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/11/c3496.html

    DATE:      September 17 - September 21
    EVENT:     MANIFESTO - FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ART
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nathan Phillips Square, Royal Ontario Museum, Scarborough
               Town Centre, and others
    CONTACT:   Cat Fawcett, CatPR, (647) 895-4310; Che Kothari, Manifesto
               Community Projects, Executive Director, (647) 436-8404
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/04/c9425.html

    DATE:      September 18 - September 21
    EVENT:     THE FALL HOME SHOW PRESENTED BY RE/MAX
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, 151 Princes
               Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Gabrielle Totesau, GCI Group, (416) 486-2563/(416) 662-1256
               (cell); Christina Herancourt, GCI Group, (416) 489-7219,
               (416) 816-4826 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5485.html

    TIME:      07:00
    EVENT:     ING DIRECT - NATIONAL SAVE YOUR MONEY DAY.
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Several locations across Ottawa
    CONTACT:   MEDIA CONTACTS: Jean-Paul Brasseur, Brasseur & Associates
               Inc., (613) 830-4766; Lisa Naccarato, ING DIRECT,
               (416) 758-5072
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5492.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     PRESENTATION BY MICHAEL RAYNOR, AUTHOR OF "THE STRATEGY
               PARADOX"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ivey ING Leadership Centre, The Exchange Tower, 130 King
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Dawn Milne, Communications Specialist, Richard Ivey School
               of Business, (519) 850-2536
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3258.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     PHOTO/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY - SEARS CANADA'S PRESIDENT AND
               CEO IN TOWN TO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF NEW HAMILTON
               DEPARTMENT STORE
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Sears Department Store
               Eastgate Shopping Centre
               75 Centennial Parkway North
               Kenora Entrance
    CONTACT:   Cathie Weadick, Store Manager Hamilton Eastgate,
               (905) 545-4741 ext 400; Eliana Cugini, Sears Canada,
               (416) 941-4426
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c4930.html

    TIME:      08:45
    EVENT:     LET ING DIRECT REFUND YOUR ABM FEES, PAY FOR YOUR COMMUTE
               AND KEEP A FEW EXTRA DOLLARS IN YOUR POCKET
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Financial District - Bloor St.W. and Bay St.,
               Toronto (south-east corner)
    CONTACT:   Colleen Uncao, MAVERICK Public Relations, (416) 640-5525
               ext. 248; Lisa Naccarato, ING DIRECT, (416) 758-5072
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5370.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     15TH ANNUAL TD GREAT CANADIAN SHORELINE CLEANUP, OTTAWA
               POLICE SERVICE MARINE PATROL UNIT DIVE AT THE BASE OF
               PARLIAMENT HILL TO RECOVER HARMFUL DEBRIS AND AQUATIC LITTER
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Base of Parliament Hill where the Rideau Canal meets the
               Ottawa River (near the Locks)
    CONTACT:   Hailey Miles, MAVERICK Public Relations for TD Great
               Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, (416) 640-5525 ext. 238,
               (416) 317-0033 (mobile)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5378.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     TD GREAT CANADIAN SHORELINE CLEANUP FINDS OUT WHAT TORONTO
               WATERS ARE HARBOURING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Little Norway Park - on Lake Ontario at the foot of Bathurst
               Street, Platform on the south-west end of the park by the
               water
    CONTACT:   Hailey Miles, MAVERICK Public Relations for TD Great
               Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, (416) 640-5525 ext. 238,
               (416) 317-0033 (mobile)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5377.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CRITICALL ONTARIO ANNOUNCES NEW CALL CENTRE AND STATE-OF-THE-
               ART TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPORT PHYSICIANS CARING FOR CRITICALLY ILL
               ONTARIANS
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  CritiCall Ontario, 1725 Upper James Street, Suite 200
    CONTACT:   Wendi MacKay, (905) 396-7000 Ext. 7555, (905) 870-5535 (M)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5053.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES (FCM) ANNOUNCES ITS
               ELECTION 2008 PLATFORM
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Room, 130-S Centre Block, Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5080.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     WINE COUNCIL OF ONTARIO TO UNVEIL KPMG STUDY ON ECONOMIC
               IMPACT OF INDUSTRY ON ONTARIO ECONOMY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Rosewater Supper Club (lower level), 19 Toronto Street
               (Toronto Street is located between King and Adelaide Streets)
    CONTACT:   Sherri Haigh, Director of Public Relations, Wine Council of
               Ontario, Phone: (905) 684-8070 ext. 228
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5274.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 13:30
    EVENT:     LLOYD MCCOOMB, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE
               GREATER TORONTO AIRPORTS AUTHORITY (GTAA), TO SPEAK AT THE
               ECONOMIC CLUB OF TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Hilton Hotel, 145 Richmond Street West
    CONTACT:   GTAA Media Office, (416) 776-3709
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5415.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     BOB RAE SPEAKS OUT ON IMMINENT DEPORTATION OF IRAQ WAR
               RESISTER JEREMY HINZMAN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor Street West
               (west of Spadina Avenue)
    CONTACT:   Fred Kuhr, Media Coordinator, Bob Rae Campaign,
               (416) 922-0401, (416) 580-5837 cell; Michelle Robidoux, War
               Resisters Support Campaign, (416) 856-5008
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5583.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     LIFECYCLES WELLNESS IS CELEBRATING ITS GRAND OPENING WITH
               FREE MINI SESSIONS AND EXPERT FERTILITY SPEAKERS FOR COUPLES
               INTENT ON MAKING THIS THEIR LAST PAINFUL BACK-TO-SCHOOL
               SEASON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  94 Cumberland Street, Suite 805
    CONTACT:   Tanya Smith, (647) 618-5430
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c4966.html

    TIME:      20:30
    EVENT:     SPEECH BY JOHN MURRAY, DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Renaissance Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre,
               801 Dixon Road
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4477.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     BUSINESS LEADERS TO BE EXILED ON THE ASSINIBOINE RIVER -
               EXILE ISLAND TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CHILDREN'S WISH
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Docks at The Forks Market Square
    CONTACT:   Nancy Yates, Fundraising Coordinator, Children's Wish
               Foundation of Canada, (204) 945-9474 or 782-0881; Maria
               Toscano, Director, Children's Wish Foundation of Canada,
               (204) 945-9474 or (204) 782-3736
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5636.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      September 18 - September 21
    EVENT:     FUTURE SHOP PRESENTS GET WIRED WITH CONNECTPRO, SHOWCASING
               THE ULTIMATE ELECTRONICS AND THE LATEST IN AUTOMATED
               ACCESSORIES
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Booth # 1022, Hall D, Calgary Home + Interior Design Show
    CONTACT:   Susan Kirk, Future Shop, (604) 412-1226
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5206.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      07:00
    EVENT:     SEPTEMBER 18TH IS NATIONAL SAVE YOUR MONEY DAY. AND ING
               DIRECT IS HITTING THE STREETS TO HELP 20,000 CANADIANS SAVE
               THEIR MONEY
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Several locations across the city
    CONTACT:   Andrea Bava, (778) 908-1764; Lisa Naccarato, (416) 758-5072
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5589.html

    TIME:      12:20
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE (CPC) - CANADA'S PARALYMPIANS
               RETURNING TO VANCOUVER
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  International Arrivals, Level 2 International Terminal
               Building, Vancouver International Airport
    CONTACT:   Mary Beth Walker, At-home Media Attaché, Canadian Paralympic
               Committee, (613) 795-5169
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5139.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES CELEBRATES THE LAUNCH OF
               ITS NEW CRANBROOK AREA OFFICE WITH A GRAND OPENING.
    CITY:      CRANBROOK
    LOCATION:  # 116 - 7th Avenue South
    CONTACT:   Dan Gawthrop, CUPE Communications: (604) 999-6132; Wayne
               Malone, CUPE National Representative: (250) 417-6553
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4611.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PLANET PREPARE, A REPORT THAT HIGHLIGHTS THE LATEST RESEARCH
               AROUND CLIMATE CHANGE
    PHONE NO.: 011 662 104 8100 access code: 230891 followed by the number
               sign
    CONTACT:   Britt Hamilton, (905) 565-6200 ext 3973, (416) 275-1057
               (cell); Alex Sancton, (905) 565-6200 ext 3949, (416) 419-1321
               (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5186.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES (FCM) ANNOUNCES ITS
               ELECTION 2008 PLATFORM
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-250-5144 or (416) 849-6163
    NOTES:     Reporters should advise the operator they wish to be
               connected to the FCM teleconference. For assistance, dial
               Star 0.
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5080.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AUGEN CAPITAL HOSTS SHAREHOLDER CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-440-8936, conference ID 2368408 followed by the number
               sign or 800-9011-2680, conference ID 2368408 followed by the
               number sign
    CONTACT:   J. David Mason, Chairman, President and Chief Executive
               Officer, Tel: (416) 479-3300, Toll-free: (888) 442-8436
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5214.html

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