CNW Daybook for Tuesday, August 12, 2008



    TORONTO, Aug. 11 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 9 - August 17
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FESTIVAL OF SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    CITY:      SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    LOCATION:  Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Lussier, Communications Coordinator, (450) 346-6000
               ext. 239
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/16/c6157.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2384.html

    DATE:      August 10 - August 14
    EVENT:     2008 WORLD LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CONGRESS- IFLA
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Quebec City Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Jonathan Gendron, HKDP Communications and Public Affairs,
               (418) 929-2318
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2646.html

    DATE:      August 12 - August 16
    EVENT:     FIFTH EDITION OF THE INSTITUT DU NOUVEAU MONDE'S SUMMER
               SCHOOL
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Université Laval and Espace 400e
    CONTACT:   Roch Bilodeau, 1-866-618-7537
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9670.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE - FEEL THE RUSH QUEBEC TOUR
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Lucie Bruneau Rehabilitation Center, 2275 Laurier Avenue East
    CONTACT:   Norma Reveler, Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613) 569-4333
               ext. 227; On-site: Maude Painchaud-Benoit, Coordinator, Feel
               The Rush Quebec Tour, (514) 699-1637
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3174.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF THE FESTIVITIES AND PROGRAMME OF THE MONTREAL
               PRIDE CELEBRATIONS 2008
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Complexe SKY (Pub), 1478, Sainte-Catherine Street East
    CONTACT:   David Lesage, Project Manager - Marketing, Célébrations de la
               Fierté Montréal 08, (514) 750-4491 ext. 24, Cell.: (514)
               928-4960
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3129.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE LAWRENCE CANNON ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR YOUNG
               PEOPLE IN THE MASKINONGE REGIONAL COUNTY MUNICIPALITY
    CITY:      LOUISEVILLE
    LOCATION:  SADC de la MRC de Maskinongé, Room 300, 651 Saint-Laurent
               Boulevard East
    CONTACT:   Pascal Doucet, Media Relations, Coordinator, Service Canada
               Communications, (514) 982-2384, ext. 2209
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c2977.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     POINTE-A-CALLIERE MUSEUM INVITES YOU TO TAKE "A TASTE OF
               HISTORY!" - JACQUES LACOURSIERE PRESENTS A SHORT LECTURE
               ON VARIOUS FACETS OF THE HISTORY OF FOOD IN NEW FRANCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  L'Arrivage restaurant, on the 2nd floor of the
               Pointe-à-Callière Museum, 350 Place Royale, Old Montréal
    CONTACT:   Claude-Sylvie Lemery, (450) 653-0051
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c2807.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     THE OSM GET TOGETHER WITH MONTREALERS: ESSENTIAL SUMMERTIME
               RENDEZ-VOUS
    CITY:      TERREBONNE
    LOCATION:  Ile des Moulins Park
    CONTACT:   Lucie Paquin, Head of Media Relations, (514) 840-7414, cell:
               (514) 608-7414
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c2050.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 11 - August 14
    EVENT:     POLICE ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
               IN PEEL
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Delta Meadowvale Resort & Conference Centre, 6750 Mississauga
               Road. Meeting Room: Graydon Hall
    NOTES:     opening ceremonies are open to the media and include a
               send-off for the "Kids, Cops & Canadian Tire" fishing day
    CONTACT:   Ron Middel, Chief Administrative Officer, Bus: (905)
               670-9770, Cell: (416) 206-4026
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2643.html

    DATE:      August 11 - August 14
    EVENT:     ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' FEDERATION OF ONTARIO ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Westin Harbour Castle, 1 Harbour Square, Toronto
    CONTACT:   Larry Skory, (416) 948-0195 (cell); Johanna Brand, (416)
               948-2554 (cell); Mary Morison, (416) 948-3406 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3068.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2357.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     TOYOTA HYBRID TOUR
    CITY:      VAUGHAN
    LOCATION:  Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre - Discovery Court, 1 Bass Pro
               Mills Drive
    CONTACT:   Bryon Stremler - Toyota Canada Inc. Manager, Advanced
               Technology and Powertrain
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2670.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE: CAW NEGOTIATES MONIES FOR PLASTECH
               WORKERS' SEVERANCE
    CITY:      LEAMINGTON
    LOCATION:  CAW Plastech Job Action Centre, County Fair Mall, 250 Erie
               Street South
    CONTACT:   CAW Communications: Shannon Devine, (cell) (416) 302-1699;
               CAW Local 1769 President Jeff Powell, (cell) (519) 322-9564
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3270.html

    TIME:      11:15
    EVENT:     MINISTER WYNNE SPEAKS AT ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' FEDERATION OF
               ONTARIO MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Metro Ballroom, 1 Harbour Square
    CONTACT:   Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747;
               Patricia MacNeil, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2676;
               Public Inquiries, (416) 325-2929 or 1-800-387-5514, TTY
               1-800-263-2892
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3291.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     GUY LAUZON MAKES AN IMPORTANT INFRASTRUCTURE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR
               KAPUSKASING
    CITY:      KAPUSKASING
    LOCATION:  Council Chambers, Civic Centre, 88 Riverside Drive
    CONTACT:   Laryssa Waler, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Tony
               Clement, (613) 957-0200
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3255.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 20:00
    EVENT:     RCMP CAREER OPEN HOUSE OFFERS PUBLIC A BEHIND-THE-SCENES PEEK
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  6080 Riverside Drive East
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: Sgt. John Nuvoloni, (905) 953-7300 ext. 222;
               Cpl. Annette Bernardon, (519) 948-5284
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2722.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     PEBBLE CREEK MINING LTD. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Suite 1900, 885 West Georgia Street
    CONTACT:   Gyan Singhai, Executive Chairman, Telephone: (604) 696-6101;
               Mike Romanik, Investor Relations, Verenex Capital Corp.,
               Telephone: (204) 724-0613
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2566.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ROTHMANS INC. FIRST QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.rothmansinc.ca
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-766-6630 or (416) 695-6120
    CONTACT:   Investor contact: Michael Frater, (416) 442-3659; Media
               contact: Barry Joslin, (416) 442-3634
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2761.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SINO-FOREST SECOND QUARTER 2008 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.sinoforest.com/earningsreleases.asp
    PHONE NO.: (416) 695-9761 or (877) 461-2816
    CONTACT:   Hong Kong, Louisa Wong, Senior Manager, Investor
               Communications & Relations, Tel: +852-2514-2109
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/10/c2375.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/10/c2375.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ARISE TECHNOLOGIES SECOND-QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca or www.arisetech.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3420 or 1-800-732-1073
    CONTACT:   Dave Chornaby, Chief Financial Officer, (519) 772-5732
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9657.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3335.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ANVIL MINING RESCHEDULES SECOND QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2302300
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-0232, (416) 644-3419
    CONTACT:   Craig Munro, Senior Vice President Corporate & CFO, +61 (8)
               9481 4700; Robert La Vallière, Vice President Investor
               Relations, (514) 448-6664, (Cell) (514) 944-9036
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3057.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FIRST URANIUM FIRST QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://services.choruscall.com/links/firsturanium080812.html
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-319-4610 or 0800 981 705 or (604) 638-5340
    CONTACT:   Bob Tait, VP Investor Relations, (416) 342-5639 (office),
               (416) 558-3858 (mobile)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3041.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HOLLOWAY LODGING REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST SECOND QUARTER
               RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-365-1119 or (416) 849-7329
    CONTACT:   Mr. Glenn Squires, Chief Executive Officer of the REIT; Mr.
               Michael Jackson, President and Chief Operating Officer of
               the REIT; Tracy Sherren, Chief Financial Officer of the
               REIT, (902) 404-3499
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/17/c5473.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     JAGUAR MINING Q2 2008 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.jaguarmining.com
    PHONE NO.: (866) 900-4867 or (213) 416-2196
    CONTACT:   Investors and analysts: Bob Zwerneman, Vice President
               Corporate Development and Director of Investor Relations,
               (603) 224-4800; Media inquiries: Valéria Rezende DioDato,
               Director of Communication, (603) 224-4800
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/01/c9185.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE HOSTS CONFERENCE CALL FOR FISCAL 2008
               YEAR-END AND FOURTH QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.absolute.com and www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3427 or 1-800-796-7558
    CONTACT:   Rob Chase, Chief Financial Officer, Absolute Software, (604)
               628-5119; Dave Mason, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group
               Inc., (416) 815-0700 x 237
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/29/c8219.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SOFTCHOICE SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://events.snwebcastcenter.com/softchoice/20080812/
    PHONE NO.: (416) 849-6185 or 1-866-443-4183
    CONTACT:   Anne Brace, Chief Financial Officer, Softchoice Corporation,
               (416) 588-9986; Eric Gardiner, Softchoice Corporation,
               (416) 588-9002 x 2358
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9609.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     5N PLUS INC. FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.5nplus.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9307 or (416) 644-3416 or (514) 807-8791
    CONTACT:   Jacques L'Ecuyer, President and Chief Executive Officer,
               (514) 856-0644
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9837.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     RESIN SYSTEMS INC. TELECONFERENCE AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.grouprsi.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-334-4934 or (416) 849-4293
    CONTACT:   Dimitrios (Jim) Leonidas, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (403)
               219-8000; Laurien Abel, Investor and Public Relations
               Coordinator, Tel: (403) 219-8000
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c2083.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PHONETIME SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.phonetime.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 915-5648 or 1-800-814-4853
    CONTACT:   Wayne Silver, Phonetime, President & C.E.O., (905) 361-8304;
               Rodney Franklin, Phonetime, Chairman & CFO, (905) 361-8305;
               Joe Racanelli, Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2804.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ENERCHEM INTERNATIONAL INC. SECOND QUARTER 2008 RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-814-4861 or (416) 915-5650
    CONTACT:   Mr. Kenneth Bagan, President and CEO, Telephone: (403)
               269-1500; Mr. Brian Zubach, Chief Financial Officer,
               Telephone: (780) 980-1682
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c2188.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ATRIUM INNOVATIONS PRESENTS AT THE 28TH ANNUAL CANACCORD ADAMS
               GLOBAL GROWTH CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.atrium-innov.com in the Investors section
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations: Mario Paradis, Vice President and Chief
               Financial Officer, (418) 652-1116 ext. 334; Media Relations:
               Frédéric Tremblay, HKDP, (514) 395-0375 ext. 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9664.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     COAST WHOLESALE APPLIANCES INCOME FUND SECOND QUARTER 2008
               FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.investorcalendar.com/IC/CEPage.asp?ID=132314
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-591-7539 or (416) 644-3424
    CONTACT:   Jack Peck, Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (604) 301-3400
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9722.html

    TIME:      13:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ONDINE PRESENTS AT THE 28TH ANNUAL CANACCORD ADAMS GLOBAL
               GROWTH CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.ondinebiopharma.com
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Cross, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ondine
               Biopharma Corporation, (604) 669-0555; Adam Peeler, Investor
               Relations, The Equicom Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 ext. 225;
               Canaccord Adams Ltd, Nominated Adviser & Broker, Neil
               Johnson/Ryan Gaffney, +4420 7050 6500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c9785.html

    TIME:      13:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     CARDIOME PHARMA CORP. SECOND QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.cardiome.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6117 or (866) 299-6655
    CONTACT:   Peter K. Hofman, Senior Director, Investor Relations, (604)
               676-6993 or Toll Free: 1-800-330-9928
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3296.html

    TIME:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CARGOJET INCOME FUND SECOND QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 695-9761 or 1-888-789-0089
    CONTACT:   P. Dhillon, Vice President Marketing, Public & Government
               Relations, Tel: (905) 501-7373
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/29/c8108.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FINNING Q2 2008 RESULTS AND INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.finning.com/investors/investors.aspx
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-898-9626 or (416) 340-2216
    CONTACT:   Tom Merinsky, VP, Investor Relations, Phone: (604) 331-4950
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/29/c7891.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WESTERN FINANCIAL GROUP SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
               WEBCAST AND CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2362800
    CONTACT:   Arlene Beggs, (403) 652-2663
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2769.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     AETERNA ZENTARIS SECOND QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL AND OPERATING
               RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.aezsinc.com in the "Investors" section
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3430, (514) 807-8791 or (800) 814-4862
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations: Dennis Turpin, CA, Senior Vice President
               and Chief Financial Officer, (908) 626-5503; Media
               Relations: Paul Burroughs, Director of Communications, (418)
               652-8525 ext. 406
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c9611.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TUCOWS SECOND QUARTER INVESTMENT COMMUNITY CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://tucowsinc.com/investors
    CONTACT:   Leona Hobbs, (416) 538-5450
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/31/c8584.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ESPIAL. GROUP INC. - Q2 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3422 or (800) 814-4860
    CONTACT:   Carl Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Espial Group Inc.,
               (613) 230-4770; Kirk Edwardson, Director, Marketing, Espial
               Group Inc., (613) 230-4770 x 1145
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2819.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      August 12
    EVENT:     KABOOSE PRESENTS AT THE 28TH ANNUAL CANACCORD ADAMS GLOBAL
               GROWTH CONFERENCE
    CITY:      BOSTON
    LOCATION:  InterContinental Boston Hotel
    CONTACT:   Jonathan Pollack, Chief Financial Officer, TEL: (416)
               593-3000
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2439.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ATRIUM INNOVATIONS PRESENTS AT THE 28TH ANNUAL CANACCORD ADAMS
               GLOBAL GROWTH CONFERENCE
    CITY:      BOSTON
    LOCATION:  InterContinental Boston Hotel, San Francisco Room
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations: Mario Paradis, Vice President and Chief
               Financial Officer, (418) 652-1116 ext. 334; Media Relations:
               Frédéric Tremblay, HKDP, (514) 395-0375 ext. 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9664.html

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