CNW Daybook for Tuesday, February 17, 2009



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

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 17 - February 28
    EVENT:     NATIONAL CIRCUS SCHOOL - THE TOHU WILL PRESENT THE 30TH
               ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL MONDIAL DU CIRQUE DE DEMAIN
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  TOHU
    CONTACT:   Jean-Benoit Houde, Casacom, (514) 286 2145, ext. 224
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5751.html

    DATE:      February 17 - February 19
    EVENT:     THE OFFICE DE CONSULTATION PUBLIQUE DE MONTREAL - PUBLIC
               CONSULTATION - PROJECT INVOLVING THE REDEVELOPMENT OF THE SITE
               LOCATED AT 1500 OTTAWA STREET IN THE SUD-OUEST BOROUGH
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  in the basement of the Imani Family & Full Gospel Church,
               540 Richmond Street
    CONTACT:   Luc Doray, (514) 872-3568, Cell: (514) 977-8365
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8371.html

    TIME:      February 17
    EVENT:     CRTC TO HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING IN GATINEAU
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Conference Centre, Portage IV, Outaouais Room, 140 Promenade
               du Portage
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: (819) 997-9403, Fax: (819) 997-4245;
               General Inquiries: (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Fax:
               (819) 994-0218, Toll-free # 1-877-249-2782, TDD - Toll-free
               # 1-877-909-2782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2009/16/c8862.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE MONTREAL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL LAUNCHES A BRAND NEW TRAUMA
               WEBSITE TO HELP NEWBORNS, CHILDREN AND TEENS BE ACTIVE AND
               PLAY SAFE - WWW.THECHILDREN.COM/TRAUMA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  The Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300 Tupper Street,
               Amphitheatre (D-182)
    CONTACT:   Lisa Dutton, Manager, Public Relations and Communications,
               The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC, (514) 412-4307
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c7727.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     RESULTS OF THE VENTURE CAPITAL INDUSTRY'S ACTIVITY IN QUEBEC
               FOR 2008
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre Mont-Royal, Salon Mansfield #2, Main entrance level,
               2200, Mansfield street
    CONTACT:   Robert Pierre Venne, Public Relations for Reseau Capital,
               (514) 993-6260
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c8159.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     NATIONAL BATTLEFIELDS COMMISSION - PRESENTATION OF THE
               BATTLES' 250TH ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  DISCOVERY PAVILION OF THE PLAINS OF ABRAHAM, 835
               Wilfrid-Laurier Avenue, level 0, Quebec City, (east of Drill
               Hall)
    CONTACT:   R.S.V.P.: Joanne Laurin, Communication Officer, National
               Battlefields Commission, (418) 649-6251
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c8235.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT FOR 1500 OTTAWA
               STREET, LES BASSINS DU NOUVEAU HAVRE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Basement of the Imani Family & Full Gospel Church, 540
               Richmond Street
    CONTACT:   Luc Doray, (514) 872-3568, Cell: (514) 977-8365
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5061.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE HELENA GUERGIS, MINISTER OF STATE (STATUS OF
               WOMEN) ANNOUNCES GOVERNMENT OF CANADA SUPPORT FOR IMMIGRANT
               AND REFUGEE WOMEN
    CITY:      KITCHENER
    LOCATION:  K-W Counseling Services, 480 Charles Street East
    CONTACT:   Elyse Newbert, Special Assistant, Communications, Office of
               the Minister of State (Status of Women), (819) 956-4000
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2009/16/c8949.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     20 JOURNEYS EXHIBIT LAUNCH AT MISSISSAUGA CIVIC CENTRE
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Mississauga Civic Centre, Great Hall, 300 City Centre Drive
    CONTACT:   Lillian Manea, Communications Manager, Toronto Region
               Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), (416) 944-1946 x 240;
               Sonja Banic, BAA, ABC, Manager, Public Affairs City of
               Mississauga, (905) 615-3200, ext. 5052
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c7577.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 23:00
    EVENT:     THE "SECOND SHOT AT LOVE" PARTY IS GIVING SINGLE
               TORONTONIANS A CHANCE TO MINGLE UP A STORM IN SUPPORT OF
               HABITAT FOR HUMANITY TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Joanna Matthews, Events & Communications, (416) 755-7353 x
               228, or cell (416) 277-3064
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6978.html

    TIME:      18:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN JOURNALISM FOUNDATION EVENT: TONY BURMAN ON AL
               JAZEERA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto, 2 Sussex Ave.
    CONTACT:   Heather McCall, Programs Manager, CJF, (416) 955-0630
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8525.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    DATE:      February 14 - February 17
    EVENT:     FRENCH FOR THE FUTURE - THE NATIONAL AMBASSADOR YOUTH FORUM
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Collège universitaire Saint-Boniface campus
    CONTACT:   Elise  Newman, Communications Coordinator, tel.
               (416) 203-9900 ext 221, fax. (416) 203-1369
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c7781.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 15:30
    EVENT:     WINNIPEG YOUTH MEET PEERS FROM TANZANIA TO DISCUSS GLOBAL
               FOOD CRISIS
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Canad Inns - Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Avenue
    CONTACT:   Karen Flores, (905) 565-6200 ext. 3497, (416) 277-5563
               (cell); Corina Chevalier, (905) 565-6200 ext. 3899
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/16/c8028.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      06:00 - 09:00
    EVENT:     BREAKFAST CLUBS OF CANADA "TASTE FOR LEARNING" CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      REGINA
    LOCATION:  Wal-Mart, Southland Shopping Mall
    CONTACT:   The PR Department at (416) 535-3939
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c7324.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM MAKES A FORMAL ANNOUNCEMENT
               REGARDING CANADA'S ASSISTANT CHEFS DE MISSION FOR THE 2010
               OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Westin Bayshore, Salon 1, 1601 Bayshore Drive
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Hodge, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Olympic
               Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4122, Cell: (416) 806-4342;
               Sylvie Bigras, Press Chief, Canadian Olympic Committee,
               Cell: (613) 298-1625
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8455.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HEART HEALTHY MAKEOVER WITH LESLIE BECK, RD
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C, Transponder 3B, Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8,
               Downlink frequency 3820 vertical
    CONTACT:   CNW BROADCAST, TORONTO, (416) 863-5615
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8475.html

    TIME:      16:10 Eastern
               16:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     THE CERTIFIED GENERAL ACCOUNTANTS' ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH
               COLUMBIA OFFERS REACTION TO THE B.C. PROVINCIAL BUDGET
    CO-ORDS:   BN Channel 6
    CONTACT:   CNW BROADCAST, TORONTO, (416) 863-9350
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/16/c8688.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ALLEN-VANGUARD CORPORATION - INVESTOR AND ANALYST CONFERENCE
               CALL - FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF FISCAL 2009
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2551120
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-5774 or (416) 644-3416
    CONTACT:   Robin Sundstrom, Allen-Vanguard Corporation, (647) 822-8111
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8697.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NUCRYST PHARMACEUTICALS CORP. CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS
               2008 FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR RESULTS
    INTERNET:  http://www.nucryst.com/web_casts.htm
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   David Wills, Gillian McArdle, Investor Relations, NUCRYST
               Pharmaceuticals Corp., (416) 504-8464
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6855.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     HOME CAPITAL GROUP INC. FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.homecapital.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Gerald M. Soloway, (416) 360-4663
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/20/c8972.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c8778.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     STUDENT TRANSPORTATION OF AMERICA CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.rideSTA.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-205-4499 or (416) 883-7132, passcode 37614 followed by
               the number sign
    CONTACT:   Investor Contacts: Student Transportation of America Ltd.:
               Denis J. Gallagher, Chairman and CEO, (732) 280-4200;
               Patrick J. Walker, Executive VP and CFO, (732) 280-4200;
               Keith P. Engelbert, Director of Investor Relations,
               (732) 280-4200, (732) 280-4213 (FAX); Media Contact: Lynette
               Viviani, (973) 968-7929, (973) 534-1004 mobile
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/16/c8804.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6725.html

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DHX MEDIA ANALYST CONFERENCE CALL DISCUSSING STRATEGY AND
               OPERATING RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 800-732-0232 or (416) 644-3421
    CONTACT:   David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR, DHX Media
               Ltd., (902) 423-0260; AIM Nominated Advisors: Grant Thornton
               UK LLP: Gerry Beaney; Troy MacDonald, +44 (0) 20 7383 5100
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c6991.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     QUESTIONS ABOUT RRSPS? COME CHAT WITH OUR EXPERTS! - JUST IN
               TIME FOR RRSP SEASON, DESJARDINS IS ORGANIZING TWO ONLINE CHAT
               SESSIONS WITH ITS EXPERTS
    INTERNET:  www.desjardins.com/rrspchat
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Genest, Advisor, Information and Media Relations,
               (514) 281-7275, 1 866 866-7000, ext. 7275
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/11/c7258.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      13:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     GREG FOSTER, CHAIRMAN & PRESIDENT, FILMED ENTERTAINMENT, OF
               IMAX CORPORATION, WILL PRESENT AT THE ROTH 2009 OC GROWTH
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      DANA POINT
    LOCATION:  The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, California
    CONTACT:   Heather Anthony, Vice President, Investor Relations, IMAX
               Corporation, (212) 821-0100
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c7332.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      February 16 - February 17
    EVENT:     BLUESTREAK TECHNOLOGY AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS
    CITY:      BARCELONA, SPAIN
    LOCATION:  N/A
    CONTACT:   Dominique Jodoin or Marc Bélanger, (514) 448-7662
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/21/c9240.html

    TIME:      February 16 - February 19
    EVENT:     BRIDGEWATER SYSTEMS SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON MOBILE
               PERSONALIZATION AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS
    CITY:      BARCELONA, SPAIN
    LOCATION:  Mobile World Congress
    CONTACT:   Joanne Steinberg, Bridgewater Systems, (613) 591-9104
               extension 2032, (613) 884-8831; Sam Harrisingh, MS&L EMEA,
               +44 (0)20 7878 3137
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6319.html

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