CNW Daybook for Tuesday, February 19, 2008



    TORONTO, Feb. 19 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      07:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE GORDON O'CONNOR, MINISTER OF NATIONAL
               REVENUE, ON BEHALF OF THE HONOURABLE LAWRENCE CANNON,
               MINISTER OF TRANSPORT, INFRASTRUCTURE AND COMMUNITIES, WILL
               MAKE AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON INFRASTRUCTURE AT THE TOWN
               OF MISSISSIPPI MILLS COUNCIL MEETING
    CITY:      MISSISSIPPI MILLS
    LOCATION:  3131 Old Perth Road
    CONTACT:   Frances Ryan, Director of Communications for the Hon. Gordon
               O'Connor, PC, MP, Minister of National Revenue,
               (613) 995-2960
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c3009.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE SADC
               CENTRE-DE-LA-MAURICIE ARE PLEASED TO INVITE REPRESENTATIVES
               OF THE MEDIA TO BUSINESS CONTACT
    CITY:      SHAWINIGAN
    LOCATION:  Espace Shawinigan
               1882 Cascades St.
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Jutras, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 283-2800; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press
               Secretary; Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2969.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     THE ORDRE DES CRHA ET CRIA DU QUEBEC (ORHRI) IS PLEASED TO
               INVITE MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES TO ITS MEETING ON INDUSTRIAL
               RELATIONS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency (Complexe Desjardins)
               1255 Jeanne-Mance
    CONTACT:   and media relations: Caroline Benarrous, (514) 879-1636,
               ext. 224
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2683.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - JACQUES GOURDE WILL ANNOUNCE
               FUNDING TO THE FIRM SYRI LTD. FOR THE ACQUISITION OF
               EQUIPMENT
    CITY:      SAINT-FELIX-DE-VALOIS
    LOCATION:  Syri Ltd.
               70 Joliette Rd.
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Jutras, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 283-2800; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press
               Secretary, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2682.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION - 48 NEW COMMUNITY
               HOUSING UNITS IN TROIS-RIVIERES
    CITY:      TROIS-RIVIERES
    LOCATION:  Les Berges du Saint-Laurent, 10 Jean-Noel-Trudel Street
    CONTACT:   Jonathan Trudeau, Press Assistant, Office of the Deputy
               Premier and Minister of Municipal Affairs and the Regions
               (418) 691-2050, (514) 873-2622
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3293.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN, MINISTER OF LABOUR AND
               MINISTER OF CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WILL TAKE THE
               OPPORTUNITY WHILE ADDRESSING MEMBERS AND GUESTS OF THE
               CHAMBRE DE COMMERCE ET D'INDUSTRIE DE DRUMMOND TO REPORT ON
               THE RECENT RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CENTRE-DU-QUEBEC ADVISORY
               COMMITTEE
    CITY:      DRUMMONDVILLE
    LOCATION:  Club de Golf de Drummondville
               400 du Golf Rd.
    CONTACT:   Marie-Claude Lemire, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 283-2199, Cell.: (514) 895-6237;
               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/February2008/18/c3303.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES MARC P.
               TELLIER, PRESIDENT AND CEO, YELLOW PAGES GROUP
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Centre-Ville
               777 University Street
    CONTACT:   and registration: Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media
               relations, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal,
               (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3201.html

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     FIRST NATIONS CHILDREN AND YOUTH FORUM - ANNOUNCEMENT OF
               CONCRETE ACTION FOR THE FUTURE OF FIRST NATIONS CHILDREN
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Château Frontenac
               Salle Laval
    CONTACT:   Alain Garon, Communications Officer, AFNQL, (418) 842-5020;
               Chantal Cleary, Communications Officer, FNQLHSSC, (418)
               842-1540, (418) 558-5008
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2696.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 14:30
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - DEPLOYMENT OF ARMOURED SQUADRON TO
               AFGHANISTAN
    CITY:      VALCARTIER GARRISON
    LOCATION:  Valcartier Garrison
    CONTACT:   5 CMBG Public Affairs Office, (418) 844-5000, ext 4688,
               Pager: (418) 260-3082
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3247.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CONFERENCE: FUNDING TO THE
               FIRM MAETTA SCIENCES
    CITY:      BOUCHERVILLE
    LOCATION:  Maetta Sciences
               NRC Industrial Materials Institute
               75 de Mortagne Blvd.
    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/February2008/18/c3108.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 19
    EVENT:     SPINCLUSION WORKSHOPS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Karen Bell, Manager of Public Relations, (416) 568-5010;
               Karolina Kluska, Communications Coordinator, (647) 444-4077
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2311.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     RICK DYKSTRA, MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT ON INFRASTRUCTURE AT THE
               ST. CATHARINES DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      ST. CATHARINES
    LOCATION:  Mills Room
               St. Catharines Public Library
               54 Church St.
    CONTACT:   Karen Moncur, Executive Assistant; Rick Dykstra, M.P., St.
               Catharines, (905) 934-6767
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3272.html

    TIME:      08:45
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTER KATHLEEN WYNNE WILL VISIT WITH STUDENTS,
               TEACHERS AND EDUCATORS PARTICIPATING IN THE BE THE CHANGE
               YOUTH CHARACTER CONFERENCE.
    CITY:      ORLEANS
    LOCATION:  Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School
               1515 Tenth Line Road
    CONTACT:   Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c3062.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     HAND-DELIVERY OF PETITION BY WORKERS TO THE CEO OF
               COMMISSIONAIRES OTTAWA
    CITY:      NEPEAN
    LOCATION:  24 Colonnade Road
    CONTACT:   Ed Cashman, PSAC Regional Executive Vice-President,
               (National Capital Region), (613) 297-1924 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2908.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON INFRASTRUCTURE
    CITY:      LASALLE
    LOCATION:  LaSalle Town Hall
               5950 Malden Road
    CONTACT:   Nancy Jahn, (519) 776-4700
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3271.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     HAROLD ALBRECHT, MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR
               KITCHENER-CONESTOGA, ON BEHALF OF THE HONOURABLE LAWRENCE
               CANNON, MINISTER OF TRANSPORT, INFRASTRUCTURE AND
               COMMUNITIES, AND WILLIAM L. STRAUSS, MAYOR OF WOOLWICH, WILL
               MAKE AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON INFRASTRUCTURE
    CITY:      ELMIRA
    LOCATION:  Council Chambers
               69 Arthur Street
    CONTACT:   Jeff Chatterton  Office of Harold Albrecht, Member of
               Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga, (226) 220-0600
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3273.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      06:00 - 09:00
    EVENT:     BREAKFAST CLUBS OF CANADA (BCC) AND WAL-MART CANADA TAKE
               PART IN A UNIQUE CAMPAIGN TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS FOR
               THOUSANDS OF BREAKFAST PROGRAMS
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Polo Park Wal-Mart,
               1225 St. Mary's Rd
    CONTACT:   The PR department at (416) 535-3939
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2088.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      February 19
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY WITH ROSALIND PROBER OF BEYOND BORDERS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  please contact Rosalind for more information
    CONTACT:   Rosalind Prober, (204) 793-7080
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2548.html

    DATE:      February 19
    EVENT:     RETAIL COUNCIL OF CANADA AVAILABLE FOR POST-BUDGET COMMENT
               AND ANALYSIS
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  Victoria Budget Lock-up
    NOTES:     Mr. Logan will be inside the Victoria Budget Lock-up and can
               provide comment to media at the event. Mr. Logan can also be
               reached for comment by phone following the lock-up at
               approximately 3 pm (PST)
    CONTACT:   Max Logan, Director, B.C. Government Relations and
               Membership Services, Retail Council of Canada, (604)
               601-5619 (desk), (604) 787-7966 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2382.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     FIRST NATIONS IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UN DECLARATION ON RIGHTS
               OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
    CITY:      NORTH VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Chief Joe Mathias Centre
               100 Capilano Road
    CONTACT:   Karyn Pugliese, AFN Communications, cell: (613) 293-6106;
               Colin Braker, Communications Director, First Nations Summit,
               cell: (604) 328-4094
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3375.html
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    <B>YUKON</B>

    TIME:      09:15
    EVENT:     GREEN MUNICIPAL FUND ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUNDING FOR AN
               INNOVATIVE MUNICIPAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT
    CITY:      WHITEHORSE
    LOCATION:  Whitehorse City Hall
               2121 Second Avenue
    CONTACT:   Raymond Sullivan, (613) 907-6294; Sabine Schweiger, (867)
               668-8312
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2924.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 - 13:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LOBLAW COMPANIES LIMITED INVESTOR MEETING
    INTERNET:  www.loblaw.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 915-5762
    CONTACT:   Inge van den Berg, Vice-President, Investor Relations, (905)
               459-2500
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2775.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NORANDA INCOME FUND FOURTH QUARTER 2007 CONFERENCE
               CALL/WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.norandaincomefund.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3415 , 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Michael Boone, tel: (416) 775-1561
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/25/c4237.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     HIGH LINER FOODS TO HOST CONFERENCE CALL TUESDAY, FEBRUARY
               19, 2008 AT 10:30 A.M. (ET)
    INTERNET:  www.highlinerfoods.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3414 or 1-800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   Claire Milton, Corporate Counsel, Secretary & Treasurer,
               High Liner Foods Incorporated, Tel: (902) 634-8811,
               investor@highlinerfoods.com; Lawrence Chamberlain,
               Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc., Tel: (416)
               815-0700 ext.257, lchamber@equicomgroup.com
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8788.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FIRST URANIUM THIRD QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://services.choruscall.com/links/firsturanium080212.html
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-319-4610
    CONTACT:   Bob Tait, (416) 558-3858
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/16/c3120.html

    TIME:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     FINNING Q4 AND ANNUAL 2007 RESULTS 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, (604) 331-4950
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/05/c6835.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      February 19
    EVENT:     IMAX CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL ROTH
               CAPITAL PARTNERS
               GROWTH STOCK CONFERENCE
    CITY:      LAGUNA NIGUEL
    LOCATION:  Ritz Carlton
    CONTACT:   Media: IMAX Corporation, New York, Sarah Gormley, (212)
               821-0155; Entertainment Media: Newman & Company, Los
               Angeles, Al Newman, (310) 278-1560; Investors: Integrated
               Corporate Relations, Amanda Mullin, (203) 682-8243; Business
               Media: Sloane & Company, New York, Whit Clay, (212) 446-1864
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9012.html

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