CNW Daybook for Thursday, September 25, 2008



    TORONTO, Sept. 24 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     COMMUNITY-BASED ANTI-SPEEDING INITIATIVE LAUNCHES AT HRM
               SCHOOL
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Grosvenor-Wentworth Park Elementary, in the library, 4 Downing
               Street, Clayton Park
    CONTACT:   Communications Assistant, Community & Stakeholder Relations,
               Insurance Bureau of Canada - Atlantic Region, Erin Esiyok
               (902) 429-2730 ext. 228, Corinne MacLellan, (902) 209-3234
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c7167.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c7179.html
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    <B>PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL TRANSIT LEADERS CELEBRATE CHARLOTTETOWN TRANSIT'S
               THIRD ANNIVERSARY
    CITY:      CHARLOTTETOWN
    LOCATION:  In front of the Great George Hotel, 58 Great George Street
    CONTACT:   Maureen Shuell, Director of Communications, (416) 365-9800
               ext. 105 (office), (416) 898-5600 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c7291.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 19 - September 29
    EVENT:     MONTREAL SCIENCE CENTRE - THE SOLARTAXI PASSES THROUGH QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL AND TROIS-RIVIERES
    LOCATION:  See the link below for the complete list of activities.
    CONTACT:   Louis Palmer, Cell: ++41 79 343 88 01; Lorraine Hébert,
               President, CEO, Association des Véhicules Electriques et
               Ecologiques du Québec, (450) 657-4760
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5607.html

    DATE:      September 22 - September 26
    EVENT:     THIRD EDITION OF //ADAPT (ADVANCED DIGITAL ART PRODUCTION
               TECHNIQUES)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Pepsi Forum
    CONTACT:   and interviews: Huguette Marcotte, Huguette Marcotte
               Communications, (514) 951-0288; Pierre Chaurest, Huguette
               Marcotte Communications, (514) 290-3148, (450) 434-2352
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c6855.html

    DATE:      September 23 - September 25
    EVENT:     ESOMAR'S 61ST ANNUAL CONGRESS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès
    CONTACT:   or to confirm your attendance at the Congress: Amy Gregus,
               Edelman Public Relations, (514) 844-6665, Cell: (514)
               730-5496; Ischa Ropert, ESOMAR, Cell: +31 (0) 625 015 419
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c6981.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c6994.html

    DATE:      September 25 - September 26
    EVENT:     MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL MEDIA CONFERENCE 2008
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre des Sciences de Montréal, Quai King Edward, 333, De la
               Commune St. West
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Julien, Excydium Communications, (450) 674-1874,
               Cell : (514) 971-0017
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3406.html

    TIME:      13:15
    EVENT:     SPEECH BY MARK CARNEY, GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Grand Salon, Level 4, Hyatt Regency Montreal,
               1255 Jeanne-Mance
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7085.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL ORGAN COMPETITION LAUNCHES THIS FALL
               WITH A STELLAR PROGRAMME HONOURING THE 'KING OF INSTRUMENTS'
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Notre-Dame Basilica, 110 Notre-Dame West
    CONTACT:   Dina Barghout, Canadian International Organ Competition
               (CIOC), (514) 510-5678; Roch Landriault, NATIONAL Public
               Relations, (514) 843-2345, Cell.: (514) 249-4537
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7038.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     QUAYS OF THE OLD PORT - COCKTAILS AND PREMIERE PRESENTATION
               OF THE EPHEMERAL LIGHTHOUSE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  VIP tent across from the Conveyor Pier Tower, between
               Alexandra and King Edward quays.
    NOTES:     The projection starts at 8 p.m. ans lasts 15 minutes.
               Free parking on Alexandra Quay for media representatives.
    CONTACT:   RSVP and interview requests: Clarah Germain, Media Relations
               Co-ordinator, Quays of the Old Port, (514) 283-8085, C.
               (514) 839-1256
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c6089.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     HUMANITARIAN ADVOCATE AND PAST PRESIDENT OF MEDECINS SANS
               FRONTIERES (MSF), DR. JAMES ORBINSKI, SPEAKS AT CONCORDIA
               UNIVERSITY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Henry Hall Building, Room H-110, 1455, boul. De Maisonneuve
               West, Concordia University
    CONTACT:   Lucy Niro, Communications Director, Advancement and Alumni
               Relations, (514) 848-2424, ext. 4977, Cell: (514) 467-4955
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c8016.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      September 20 - September 28
    EVENT:     DALTON MCGUINTY KICKS OFF FIRST-EVER TOUR DE GREENBELT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Zoo
    CONTACT:   Danielle Pignataro, Communications Director, Greenbelt
               Foundation at (416) 559-3934 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/20/c6711.html

    DATE:      September 24 - September 25
    EVENT:     2ND ANNUAL MULTICULTURAL MARKETING CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Old Mill Inn
    CONTACT:   (416) 526-4578 (phone)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/04/c9532.html

    DATE:      September 24 - September 26
    EVENT:     "TAKING IT TO THE STREETS": ONTARIO'S EMS LEADERS MEET TO
               IMPROVE PRE-HOSPITAL CARE AND TRANSPORTATION - INTERVIEW OPS
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  London Convention Centre - 300 York St.
    CONTACT:   Larysa Andrusiak - (519) 857-2991 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/19/c6512.html

    DATE:      September 24 - September 26
    EVENT:     THE ASSOCIATION OF MUNICIPAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES OF
               ONTARIO (AMEMSO) AND THE ONTARIO BASE HOSPITAL GROUP (OBHG)
               CONFERENCE FEATURING THE GOVERNOR GENERAL'S EMS EXEMPLARY
               SERVICE AWARDS
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  London Convention Centre - 300 York St.
    CONTACT:   Larysa Andrusiak, (519) 857-2991 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c6568.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     HONEYWELL CELEBRATES THE GRAND OPENING OF THEIR NEW OFFICE
               COMPLEX
    CITY:      MARKHAM
    LOCATION:  Honeywell office parking lot, 85 Enterprise Blvd., Warden &
               Highway 7,(east side of Warden, two lights south of Highway 7)
    CONTACT:   Aaron Parker, Honeywell, (763) 954-4257; Anne-Marie Monroe,
               MAVERICK PR for Honeywell, (416) 640-5525, ext. 243, Onsite:
               (416) 580-2687
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c6932.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     THE TD GREAT CANADIAN SHORELINE CLEANUP
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Fanshawe Park Dam, Fanshawe Park Main Entrance 1424 Clarke
               Road
    CONTACT:   Yvette Scrivener, TD Friends of the Environment, Foundation,
               (519) 663-1750
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7024.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     REGISTERED NURSES' ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO - MEDIA CONFERENCE
               ON WHY HEALTH AND POVERTY MATTER IN THE FEDERAL ELECTION
               CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario office, 158 Pearl
               Street (corner of Pearl and Duncan), Main Floor
    CONTACT:   Marion Zych, Director of Communications, Registered Nurses'
               Association of Ontario, Office: (416) 408-5605, Mobile:
               (647) 406-5605
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c7858.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     TECHNICAL BRIEFING ON THE PUBLIC REPORTING OF C. DIFFICILE
               INCLUDING A PREVIEW OF THE PATIENT SAFETY INDICATORS WEBSITE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, 6th Floor,
               Room 6-702
    CONTACT:   Steve Erwin, Minister's Office, (416) 326-3986; Mark Nesbitt,
               Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c7552.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     HONDA OF CANADA MFG. ENGINE PLANT OPENING CEREMONY
    CITY:      ALLISTON
    LOCATION:  HCM Engine Plant, 4700 Tottenham Road (Simcoe Road 10)
    CONTACT:   Richard Jacobs, (416) 543-6593
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c7978.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     NEW SWEA PRESIDENT MEETS NEWS MEDIA TO DISCUSS CHALLENGES
               FACING THE REGION AND WHAT FEDERAL PARTY LEADERS CAN DO
    CITY:      POINT EDWARD
    LOCATION:  Sarnia/Point Edward Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Massimo Bergamini, (613) 290-5341 ).
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c8014.html

    TIME:      12:50
    EVENT:     AWARD PRESENTATION OF INAUGURAL HEALTH INNOVATION PATIENT
               ADVOCACY AWARD WINNERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  BTI/BIOFinance Leadership Luncheon, at Le Meridian King Edward
               Hotel, Windsor Ballroom, 37 King Street East
    CONTACT:   Kasia Majewski, Director of Communications, Tel: (613)
               230-5585 x 257, Cell: (613) 219-2770; UCB Pharma Contact:
               Chrome Communications, (905) 567-1406, Alon Barmapov ext. 223,
               (647) 405-1352; or Ashley Jennison ext. 222
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c6944.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     CUPE MEDIA CONFERENCE - PRIVATIZATION, CONTRACTING OUT ARE
               THREATENING PUBLIC SERVICES, JOBS IN THE KAWARTHAS
    CITY:      LINDSAY
    LOCATION:  Lindsay Fairgrounds, 354 Angeline Street South
    CONTACT:   Valerie Dugale, CUPE Communications, (647) 225-3685
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c7942.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     ANNA POLLOCK SPEAKS AT SIXTH ANNUAL WORLD TOURISM DAY EVENT
               AT THE TED ROGERS SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM
               MANAGEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  575 Bay Street (Entrance at 55 Dundas Street West), Cara
               Demonstration Kitchen and Common Room 1-148, 7th Floor
    CONTACT:   Sarah Hayward, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson
               University, Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 7709
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c8058.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO NURSES CELEBRATE 35TH ANNIVERSARY
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  Howard Johnson's Hotel, 50 Brady Street
    CONTACT:   Sheree Bond, ONA, (416) 964-8833, ext. 2430
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c5693.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     ASSOCIATION OF MUNICIPAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES OF ONTARIO
               (AMEMSO) CONFERENCE GALA AWARDS BANQUET
               BANQUET
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  London Convention Centre - 300 York St.
    CONTACT:   Larysa Andrusiak - (519) 857-2991 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c6576.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:30
    EVENT:     THE SECOND ANNUAL ROLAND V-ACCORDION FESTIVAL
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  6650 Hurontario Street
    CONTACT:   Doug McGarry, Executive Marketing Manager, Roland Canada Music
               Ltd., (604) 307-7557
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c7638.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     BROWNS SHOES - "SHINE IN THE SHADOW", AN EXCLUSIVE DANCE AND
               FASHION SPECTACLE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hazelton Lanes' Rotunda, lower level, in front of Browns'
               boutique
    CONTACT:   Iain Christiansen, Director of Communications & Unit
               Publicist, Degrassi: The Next Generation and Instant Star,
               Epitome Pictures Inc., (416) 752-7627 (o), (647) 338-4590 (m)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c9987.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      September 22 - September 27
    EVENT:     THE FIRST MALL IN CALGARY - CELEBRATES 50 YEARS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  North Hill Centre
    CONTACT:   Paula Neuhold, Marketing Director, Bentall Retail, North
                    Hill Centre, Phone: (403) 289-2518, Cell: (403) 710-2439
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5683.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     THE FIFTH ANNUAL CIRI ALBERTA AWARDS GALA
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Metropolitan Centre, 333 Fourth Avenue SW
    CONTACT:   Sheldon Bailey, CIRI AB Gala Committee, Media and Publicity,
               (403) 269-7925; Andrew McIntyre, CIRI AB Gala Committee, Media
               and Publicity, (403) 269-4793
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5704.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5439.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     NEWS CONFERENCE LAUNCHES THE LIVING WAGE CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  SFU Harbour Centre, Room
    CONTACT:   Interviews available with authors, low-wage and living-wage
               workers, and other community representatives. Call Terra
               Poirier at (604) 801-5121 x229 or Sarah Leavitt at (604)
               801-5121 x233 to arrange
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c7800.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN PATIENT SAFETY INSTITUTE LAUNCHES ITS FOURTH
               ANNUAL CANADIAN PATIENT SAFETY WEEK (CPSW)
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  St. Paul's Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Conference Room
               # 7, Providence Building, Level 1, across from the New
               Lecture Theatre
    NOTES:     Media are asked to meet by 9:45 a.m. at Burrard entrance
               Information Desk and will be escorted to the news conference
               by Providence Health Care Communications representatives
    CONTACT:   Kelly Bowman, Communications Officer, Canadian Patient
               Safety Institute, T: 1-866-421-6933, C: (780) 288-3847; Alex
               Vondette, Communications Specialist, Providence Health Care,
               Tel: (604) 806-9857, Media Pager: (604) 252-4261
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c7899.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     LAUNCH AND FIRST NEWS CONFERENCE OF THE NEWLY-FORMED BRITISH
               COLUMBIA POLICE ASSOCIATION (BCPA)
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Seasons Room, Main Lobby Floor, Four Seasons Hotel, 791 West
               Georgia Street
    CONTACT:   Tom Stamatakis, (604) 312-7737
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c6775.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ATRIUM INNOVATIONS PRESENTS AT UPCOMING UBS 2008 GLOBAL
               LIFE SCIENCES CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.atrium-innov.com
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations: Mario Paradis, Vice President and Chief
               Financial Officer, (418) 652-1116; Media Relations: Frédéric
               Tremblay, HKDP, (514) 395-0375 ext. 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5836.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     VECIMA FISCAL 2008 EARNINGS CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.vecima.com/events_ir.php
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-510-0710 or 1-617-597-5378 and enter the code 68281238
    CONTACT:   Alan Brick, Investor Relations Officer, (250) 881-1982
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5790.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NEOVASC PRESENTS AT THE UBS GLOBAL LIFE SCIENCES CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.neovasc.com
    CONTACT:   Corporate contact: Neovasc Inc., Chris Clark, (604) 248-4138;
               U.S. media & investor contact: GendeLLindheim BioCom Partners,
               Barbara Lindheim, (212) 918-4650
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5780.html

    TIME:      17:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     PEER 1 HOSTS YEAR-END CONFERENCE CALL FOR SECURITIES ANALYSTS
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2405700
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Abigail Faylor, Weber Shandwick, (425) 452-5497; Thomas
               McMillan, Equicom Group, (403) 536-5903; Gary Sherlock,
               Executive Vice President and CFO, (604) 683-7747
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c6215.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ATRIUM INNOVATIONS PRESENTS AT UPCOMING UBS 2008 GLOBAL LIFE
               SCIENCES CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK CITY
    LOCATION:  Ballroom D of the Grand Hyatt Hotel
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations: Mario Paradis, Vice President and Chief
               Financial Officer, (418) 652-1116; Media Relations: Frédéric
               Tremblay, HKDP, (514) 395-0375 ext. 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5836.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WORLD ENERGY ADMINISTERS FIRST RGGI AUCTION
    CITY:      REGIONAL
    LOCATION:  Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New
               Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont
    CONTACT:   Sarah Ellis, Greenough Communications, (617) 275-6545; Dan
               Mees, World Energy Media Relations, (617) 201-9131
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c7805.html

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