CNW Daybook for Tuesday, December 18, 2007



    TORONTO, Dec. 17 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 18
    EVENT:     CPR 2007 HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Breanne Feigel, (403) 319-3932, (403) 589-6949 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8670.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c6552.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 23
    EVENT:     MUSEE MARGUERITE-BOURGEOYS - LES CHORALIES OF
               NOTRE-DAME-DE-BON-SECOURS CHAPEL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, 400 Saint Paul Street East,
               Old Montreal (Champs-de-Mars Métro)
    CONTACT:   Diane Gadoua, Assistant to the director, Marguerite-Bourgeoys
               Museum - Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, (514) 282-8670
               extension 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4291.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     HEMA-QUEBEC AND GENOME QUEBEC ANNOUNCE A MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  CHU Sainte-Justine, Salle Marcelle-Lacoste, 9th floor, 3175
               Chemin de la Côte Sainte-Catherine
    CONTACT:   And Interviews: Huguette Marcotte Communications: Pierre
               Chaurest, (514) 290-3148, (450) 434-2352; Huguette Marcotte,
               (514) 951-0288
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/14/c2994.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     SPECIAL SHAREHOLDER MEETING TO VOTE ON TEACHERS' $35 MILLION
               INVESTMENT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, 900 René-Lévesque Blvd.
               West, meeting room Hochelaga
    NOTES:     Questions after the meeting only.
    CONTACT:   To RSVP: Carol Sharpe, (514) 843-2368
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/14/c3133.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - MEETING WITH MEMBERS OF THE
               GASPESIE-ET-ILES-DE-LA-MADELEINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
    CITY:      BONAVENTURE
    LOCATION:  Centre Bonne Aventure (Room C), 105 Grand-Pré
    CONTACT:   Catherine Vallée, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (514) 283-0368; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press Secretary, Office
               of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic
               Development, (819) 953-5646, Cell.: (613) 808-8309
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/17/c3915.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      December 17 - December 18
    EVENT:     2007 CANADIAN PACIFIC HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Canadian Holiday Train, Breanne Feigel,
               (403) 319-3932, (403) 589-6949 (cell); U.S Holiday Train,
               Jeff Johnson, (612) 851-5616, (612) 723-6422 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/17/c6554.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL HOTEL IN PRINCE GEORGE SOLD TO HIGHEST BIDDER AT
               UNRESERVED RITCHIE BROS. AUCTION
    CITY:      PRINCE GEORGE
    LOCATION:  1434 Old Cariboo Highway
    CONTACT:   Kim Schulz, Corporate Communications Manager, Ritchie Bros.
               Auctioneers, Head Office, Tel: 1-800-663-8457; George Willows,
               Regional Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Prince George
               Sale Site, Tel: (250) 963-8491
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c9078.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     BIOMS MEDICAL CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.biomsmedical.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3420 or toll-free at 1-800-731-6941
    CONTACT:   Ryan Giese, (780) 448-9587
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/17/c3858.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HY-DRIVE COMPANY UPDATE CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.hy-drive.com
    PHONE NO.: 617-213-8842 or 866-202-1971, passcode 53944397
    CONTACT:   Submit questions by email to Shannon Brander, Vice President
               of Administration and Corporate Secretary at
               sbrander@hy-drive.com.
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/13/c2624.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRANSCONTINENTAL FOURTH QUARTER AND 2007 YEAR END RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.transcontinental.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 1 800 732-6179
    CONTACT:   Jennifer F. McCaughey, Director, Investor Relations, (514)
               954-4000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/14/c3183.html

    TIME:      10:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     VANTAGEPOINT SYSTEMS INC. UPDATE ON TAKEOVER BID BY SOLARSOFT
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2125640
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416, or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Michael Rusch, Chief Financial Officer, (604) 685-4209 x252
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/13/c2903.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      December 15 - December 19
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW OP - CANADA'S 2008 NATIONAL JUNIOR (UNDER-20) TEAM
               ON- AND OFF-ICE PRE-WORLD JUNIOR TRAINING
    CITY:      SALZBURG, AUSTRIA
    NOTES:     Contact Team Canada's Andre Brin at abrin@hockeycanada.ca
               to schedule interviews and re-confirm times.
    CONTACT:   Melissa Graham, Edelman, (416) 979-1120 x 350; Lubor Keliar,
               Keith Degrace, Red Bull Canada, (416) 348-0389 x 225, (416)
               348-0389 x 227
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c9148.html

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