CNW Daybook for Tuesday, February 24, 2009



    TORONTO, Feb. 24 /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 19 - March 1
    EVENT:     BMO BANK OF MONTREAL CELEBRATION OF LIGHT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal's historic district, formed by Old Montreal and the
               Quays of the Old Port
    CONTACT:   Lucie Gosselin, BMO Bank of Montreal, (514) 877-8224 or
               (514) 877-1101
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c6874.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     THE COMMISSION RESUMES THE PUBLIC HEARING IN GATINEAU,
               QUEBEC, TO CONSIDER CANADIAN BROADCASTING IN NEW MEDIA
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Conference Centre, Portage IV, Outaouais Room, 140 Promenade
               du Portage
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: (819) 997-9403; General Inquiries:
               (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Toll-free
               1-877-249-2782, TDD - Toll-free 1-877-909-2782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2451.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE CITY OF KIRKLAND PARTNERS WITH SCHERING-PLOUGH CANADA TO
               PROVIDE ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM TO SCHOOLS
    CITY:      KIRKLAND
    LOCATION:  Emile Nelligan School, 101 Charlevoix
    CONTACT:   Mathieu Filion, GGA Communications, (514) 393-9500 #240,
               (514) 808-9156
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/23/c2570.html

    TIME:      11:15 - 14:00
    EVENT:     DELOITTE WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LUNCHEON SERIES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hotel Omni Mont-Royal, 1050 rue Sherbrooke
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Lawrence, President of Women of Influence Inc., W:
               (416) 923-1688
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2545.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 20 - March 1
    EVENT:     NATIONAL HOME SHOW OFFERS EXPERT ADVICE, SOLUTIONS AND
               INSPIRATION FOR DECORATING, RENOVATING AND LANDSCAPING YOUR
               HOME
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes'
               Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Gabrielle Totesau, GCI Group, (416) 486-2563, (416) 543-0699
               (cell); Christina Herancourt, GCI Group, (416) 489-7219,
               (416) 816-4826 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2291.html

    DATE:      February 22 - February 25
    EVENT:     2009 OGRA/ROMA COMBINED CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel
    CONTACT:   Colette Caruso, Communications and Marketing Coordinator,
               Ontario Good Roads Association, (905) 795-2555 (b),
               (905) 541-7988 c
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2478.html

    DATE:      February 22 - February 24
    EVENT:     THE OUTDOOR ADVENTURE SHOW
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  International Centre, Hall 5, 6900 Airport Road
    CONTACT:   Tanya Williams, Public Relations, 1-800-891-4859 x239
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/19/c9860.html

    DATE:      February 23 - February 24
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA - GHG REDUCTION INITIATIVES FORUM
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Arts Centre, 53 Elgin Street
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2350.html

    DATE:      February 24
    EVENT:     VIOLENCE IN HOCKEY SYMPOSIUM 2009
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  London Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Dan Flaherty, Communications Manager, Middlesex-London
               Health Unit, (519) 663-5317 ext. 2469 or (519) 617-0570
               (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2424.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     RELEASE OF THE CANADIAN HEART HEALTH STRATEGY AND ACTION
               PLAN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive; Breakfast - Confederation
               I Ballroom; Press Conference - Provinces II Ballroom
    CONTACT:   or to register for the conference call and/or webcast (for
               reporters outside Ottawa), please contact: Marie-France
               MacKinnon, Bluesky Strategy Group, (613) 241-3512 ext. 229,
               Cell: (613) 853-3940; Lisa Crawford, Bluesky Strategy Group,
               (613) 241-3512 x224, cell: (613) 218-2481
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2330.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE'S SEVENTH ANNUAL CHEFS IN THE CITY
               COMPETITION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  George Brown Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts, 300
               Adelaide St. East, Toronto (parking available upon request)
    CONTACT:   Paul Zanettos, George Brown College, Mobile: (416) 893-5435
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/23/c2770.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS AND HOUSING JIM WATSON
               ADDRESSES THE COMBINED CONFERENCE OF THE ONTARIO GOOD ROADS
               ASSOCIATION AND THE RURAL ONTARIO MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Canadian Room, Fairmont Royal York
    CONTACT:   Adam Grachnik, Press Secretary, Ministry of Municipal
               Affairs and Housing, (416) 585-6492
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/23/c2819.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 11:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN POLICE ASSOCIATION - POLICE TO RELEASE NATIONAL
               POSITION ON CONDUCTED ENERGY WEAPONS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Room (Room 130-S), Centre Block, Parliament of
               Canada
    CONTACT:   Pierre Collin, CPA Communications Officer, (613) 231-4168,
               Cell: (613) 299-6516; Chief Thomas J. Kaye, O.O.M., Owen
               Sound, Police Service, Vice-President, Canadian Association
               of Chiefs of Police, (519) 376-9812 ext 215
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2384.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     THE 36TH CANADIAN SPORT AWARDS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Water Court Gallery, National Gallery of Canada, Ground
               Floor, 380 Sussex Drive
    CONTACT:   Christine Mulkins, Publicist, (416) 652-2544,
               Cell: (647) 242-3686; Robin Turnbull, Program Director, CSA,
               (416) 604-0310, Cell: (416) 805-4221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/23/c2714.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CMEC SUMMIT ON ABORIGINAL EDUCATION
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  Delta Bessborough Hotel
    CONTACT:   Tamara Davis, Coordinator, Communications, Tel.: (416)
               962-8100, ext. 241
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8382.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2416.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      February 24 - February 26
    EVENT:     THE ABORIGINAL FINANCIAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF CANADA IS
               HOLDING ITS 9TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Hotel
    CONTACT:   Suzanne Seebach, Director, Programs, Services &
               Communications, AFOA Canada, AFOA Conference Office, Hyatt
               Regency Calgary, (403) 537-6825, Cell: (613) 371-6836
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/23/c9793.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE EDMONTON OILERS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION MAKES WISHES COME
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Edmonton Oilers' Morning Practice, Rexall Place
    CONTACT:   Stacey Johnson, Sub-chapter Coordinator, The Children's Wish
               Foundation of Canada - Alberta & NWT, (780) 340-9039; George
               James, Director, Communications, The Children's Wish
               Foundation of Canada, (905) 839-4566 ext. 240,
               (416) 402-3783; Patricia Poohachoff, Communications & Special
               Projects, Children's Ability Fund, (780) 719-0056
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/23/c3047.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      February 23 - February 24
    EVENT:     AFN BC SPECIAL ASSEMBLY - "REBUILDING OUR ECONOMIES AND
               REPAIRING OUR ENVIRONMENT"
    CITY:      NANAIMO/SNUNEYMUXW TRADITIONAL TERRITORY
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Island Conference Centre, 101 Gordon Street
    CONTACT:   Ryneld Starr, Communications Officer, Cell: (604) 837-6908,
               Office: (604) 922-7733
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/19/c2125.html

    DATE:      February 24
    EVENT:     GRAND & TOY'S KEVIN EDWARDS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE NEW
               BUSINESS CENTRE AT GRANVILLE STREET TO DISCUSS THE COMPANY'S
               PLANS FOR PROVIDING BIG BUSINESS SERVICES TO SMALL BUSINESS
               CUSTOMERS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Grand & Toy Granville - 550 Granville Street
    CONTACT:   Matt Duffin, APEX Public Relations, T: (416) 924-4442 ext.
               237
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2661.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    DATE:      February 24
    EVENT:     INTERTEK AGEUS SOLUTIONS - FREE ONE-HOUR ONLINE WEBINAR
    INTERNET:  http://www.ageussolutions.com/seminar-2009-02-19b.php
    CONTACT:   Jonathan Hughes, Manager, Business Development (REACH),
               Intertek Ageus Solutions, (613) 599-3166 ext. 2222
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/11/c7174.html

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC. - CONFERENCE CALL FOR FOURTH
               QUARTER AND YEAR END 2008 RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-892-9785 or (212) 231-2910
    CONTACT:   Louis Tonelli at (905) 726-7035; For teleconferencing
               questions, please call Karin Kaminski at (905) 726-7103
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8588.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     EGI FINANCIAL Q4 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.egi.ca or
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2529340
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Douglas E. McIntyre, Chief Executive Officer, EGI Financial
               Holdings Inc., (905) 214-7880
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2791.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GEORGE WESTON LIMITED FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
               AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.weston.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414
    CONTACT:   Geoff Wilson, Senior Vice President, Shared Services,
               (416) 922-2500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/16/c8368.html

    TIME:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MAPLE LEAF FOODS' 2008 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://investor.mapleleaf.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6111 or (866) 696-5911
    CONTACT:   Jeanette Jones, (416) 926-2013
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/12/c7934.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CI FINANCIAL ANNOUNCES EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.ci.com/q4
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3424 or 1-800-591-7539
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations, CI Financial Corp., (416) 364-1145
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9259.html

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