CNW Daybook for Tuesday, December 8, 2009

TORONTO, Dec. 8 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    NATIONAL

    DATE:      December 8
    EVENT:     ANGELS IN THE NIGHT TEAMS DELIVER GOODS TO 65 HOMELESS
               SHELTERS IN 12 CITIES ACROSS CANADA
    CITY:      12 DIFFERENT CITIES - SEE NOTES
    LOCATION:  Locations will be released via Canada NewsWire
    NOTES:     Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Kelowna, Vernon, Cranbrook,
               Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto and Halifax.
    CONTACT:   Jessica Davidson or Meredith Adolph, Environics
               Communications, (416) 969-2735 or (416) 969-2667
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/02/c6978.html
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    NEW BRUNSWICK

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     N.B. FORESTRY PENSIONERS TO RALLY AT LEGISLATURE
    CITY:      FREDERICTON
    LOCATION:  N.B. legislative assembly
    CONTACT:   Ervan Cronk, CEP Atlantic Region Vice-President, (506)
               857-8647 or (506) 434-3488
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8526.html
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    QUEBEC

    TIME:      06:30 - 08:30
    EVENT:     PERSONS DESIGNATED BY RBC BEAR THE 2010 OLYMPIC TORCH
    CITY:      BEACONSFIELD
    LOCATION:  Centennial Park
    CONTACT:   Myriam Crevier, (416) 435-0734; Raymond Chouinard, (514)
               874-6556
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8648.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND
               PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES (VANOC) HOLDS A MEDIA TECHNICAL
               BRIEFING
    CITY:      LAVAL
    LOCATION:  Laval City Hall
    CONTACT:   Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/04/c8280.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF A NEW INTERNATIONAL STRUCTURE FOR CRIME PREVENTION
               IN MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Centre Mont-Royal, Foyer Cartier, 2200, Mansfield street
    CONTACT:   Mélissa Goupil-Landry, Communication Officer at ICPC,
               (514)288-6731, extension 226, Cell: (514) 977-5593
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8723.html

    TIME:      11:19
    EVENT:     RBC ROYAL BANK - RAYMOND GARNEAU BEARS THE 2010 OLYMPIC TORCH
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  between 17, Champlain Blvd and Place Gabriel, in Candiac, on
               the South Shore
    CONTACT:   Myriam Crevier, (416) 435-0734; Raymond Chouinard, (514)
               874-6556
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8639.html
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    ONTARIO

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA INTEREST RATE ANNOUNCEMENT - LOCK-UP
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Bank of Canada Head Office
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison at (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7648.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE - WHAT IS THE STATE OF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP IN
               CANADA, TODAY ... AND TOMORROW?
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sutton Place Hotel, 955 Bay St., Toronto
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Tel.: (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/04/c8078.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     KAIROS COMES TO PARLIAMENT HILL
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Room, Centre Block, Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Adiat Junaid, Communications Program Coordinator, KAIROS,
               Cell: (647) 377-4576, Office: (416) 463-5312, ext. 223
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8766.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS SPECIAL CHIEFS ASSEMBLY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Westin Hotel
    NOTES:     12:30 pm -12:50 pm. Media availability with National Chief
               Shawn Atleo, Nova Scotia Room
    CONTACT:   Karyn Pugliese, Acting Director of Communications, (613)
               241-6789 ext 210 or (613) 292-1877
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7647.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE ANNOUNCES CANADIAN PREMIERE OF MAJOR
               INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Great Hall, Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road
    CONTACT:   Ellen Flowers, Media Relations Officer, (416) 696-3154, Cell
               day of: (416) 771-2614; Christine Crosbie, Media Relations
               Officer, (416) 696-3191, Cell day of: (416) 895-5482
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8588.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     MINERS COME TO PARLIAMENT HILL AS FOREIGN INVESTMENT BILL
               INTRODUCED
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  MEDIA CONFERENCE: Parliament Centre Block, 130-S; Bill
               Introduction: House of Commons
    CONTACT:   Bob Gallagher, Steelworkers, (416) 434-2221, (416) 544-5966;
               MP Claude Gravelle, (613) 290-3246
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8506.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE CORPORATE REPORTING AWARDS PRESENTED BY THE CHARTERED
               ACCOUNTANTS OF CANADA AT A SPECIAL CEREMONY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Carlu, 444 Yonge St. (SW corner of Yonge and College),
               7th floor
    CONTACT:   Tobin Lambie, Manager, Media, with the Canadian Institute of
               Chartered Accountants at (416) 204-3228
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7684.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     REX MURPHY BOOK SIGNING
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Chapters Rideau, 47 Rideau street
    CONTACT:   For more details and media pre-registration, please contact:
               Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, (416) 646-8926
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/26/c5470.html
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    MANITOBA

    TIME:      08:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     SHELL KICKS OFF ITS PARTICIPATION IN THE CHRISTMAS CHEER BOARD
               TOY AND FOOD DRIVE.
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Shell Station at the intersection of Portage Avenue and
               Raquette St., 3480 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg
    CONTACT:   Kai Madsen, Winnipeg Cheer Board, Tel: (204) 989-5680; Jeff
               Gabert, Shell Canada Limited, Tel: (403) 691-2646
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/04/c8321.html
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    SASKATCHEWAN

    DATE:      December 7 - December 8
    EVENT:     2009 CP HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES IN SASKATCHEWAN
    LOCATION:  Various
    NOTES:     Please see release for details
    CONTACT:   Kevin Hrysak, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Pacific,
               (403) 836-3874 or Mike LoVecchio, Senior Manager, Media
               Relations, Canadian Pacific, (778) 772-9636
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/04/c4332.html
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    ALBERTA

    DATE:      December 6 - December 13
    EVENT:     KIDS HELP PHONE CURLING AMBASSADOR WAYNE MIDDAUGH AND HIS
               TEAM PARTICIPATE IN THE CANADIAN TRIALS FOR THE 2010 OLYMPICS
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Rexall Centre, 7424 118 Ave. N.W, North
    CONTACT:   Virginia Middleton, Kids Help Phone, 1-800-268-3062 x8345
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8624.html
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    BRITISH COLUMBIA

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     COMPLAINTS COMMISSION RELEASES REPORT INTO RCMP IN-CUSTODY
               DEATH OF ROBERT DZIEKANSKI
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Simon Fraser University,
               580 West Hastings Street
    NOTES:     Media representatives who wish to listen to the press
               conference should contact the Commission representatives
               listed below for call-in instructions
    CONTACT:   Nelson Kalil, Manager, Communications, (613) 952-2452,
               nelson.kalil@cpc-cpp.gc.ca
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7777.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     VANOC MAKES SPONSORSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Address and event location will be released at 8:00 am on
               Tuesday, December 8
    CONTACT:   VANOC Communications, (604) 404-1611
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8838.html
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    WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MAJOR DRILLING GROUP INTERNATIONAL INC. - SECOND QUARTER
               RESULTS WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.majordrilling.com
    PHONE NO.: (647) 427-7450 conference ID 43176255
    CONTACT:   Chantal Melanson, (506) 857-8636
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/01/c6634.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FCM RELEASES REPORT ON MUNICIPAL ROLE IN FIGHTING CLIMATE
               CHANGE
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-250-5144, (416) 849-6163
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/04/c8146.html

    TIME:      10:15 - 11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     RBC CEO GORDON M. NIXON SPEAKS AT GOLDMAN SACHS U.S. FINANCIAL
               SERVICES CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html
    CONTACT:   Matt Gierasimczuk, Media Relations, (416) 974-2124
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/20/c3302.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     STORM EXPLORATION INC. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIÉTÉ
               GÉNÉRALE MONTREAL ENERGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/16727
    CONTACT:   Storm Exploration Inc., Brian P. Lavergne, President & C.E.O.;
               Donald G. McLean, Vice President Finance & C.F.O., Ph: (403)
               264-3520
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7821.html

    TIME:      10:55 Eastern
    EVENT:     PROGRESS ENERGY RESOURCES CORP. PRESENTS AT THE
               FIRSTENERGY/SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE MONTREAL ENERGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/16739
    CONTACT:   Progress Energy Resources Corp., Greg Kist, Vice President,
               Investor Relations & Marketing, Ph: (403) 216-2510
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7817.html

    TIME:      11:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     FAIRBORNE ENERGY LTD. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIÉTÉ
               GÉNÉRALE MONTREAL ENERGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/16697
    CONTACT:   Fairborne Energy Ltd., Steven VanSickle, President & C.E.O.,
               Ph: (403) 290-7750
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7805.html

    TIME:      11:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     NUVISTA ENERGY LTD. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIÉTÉ
               GÉNÉRALE MONTREAL ENERGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/16709
    CONTACT:   NuVista Energy Ltd., Alex G. Verge, President & C.E.O., Robert
               F. Froese, Vice President Finance & C.F.O., Ph: (403) 538-8500
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7812.html

    TIME:      13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN A
               NATION-WIDE TELECONFERENCE WITH THE RESEARCHERS AND LOTTERY
               REPRESENTATIVES TO DISCUSS THE "PARENTS AS PARTNERS"
               RESEARCH STUDY
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-946-6716
    CONTACT:   OLG Media Relations: 1-888-946-6716
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/04/c8189.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.scotiabank.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-814-4859
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/24/c4219.html

    TIME:      14:05 Eastern
    EVENT:     CATHEDRAL ENERGY SERVICES INCOME TRUST PRESENTS AT THE
               FIRSTENERGY/SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE MONTREAL ENERGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/16745
    CONTACT:   Cathedral Energy Services Income Trust, Mark L. Bentsen,
               President & C.E.O., Ph: (403) 265-2560
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7806.html

    TIME:      15:10 Eastern
    EVENT:     LEGACY OIL + GAS INC. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIÉTÉ
               GÉNÉRALE MONTREAL ENERGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/16703
    CONTACT:   Trent J. Yanko, P.Eng., President + CEO, Legacy Oil + Gas
               Inc., Telephone: (403) 441-2300; Matt Janisch, P.Eng.,
               Vice-President, Finance + CFO, Legacy Oil + Gas Inc.,
               Telephone: (403) 441-2300
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7811.html

    TIME:      15:35 Eastern
    EVENT:     PETROBAKKEN ENERGY LTD. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIÉTÉ
               GÉNÉRALE MONTREAL ENERGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/16715
    CONTACT:   R. Gregg Smith,, President & C.O.O., Ph: (403) 268-7800
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7814.html

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