CNW Daybook for Tuesday, February 5, 2008



    TORONTO, Feb. 5 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 5
    EVENT:     CRTC HOLDS A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE RECOMMENDATIONS
               MADE BY THE CRTC TASK FORCE ON THE CANADIAN TELEVISION FUND
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Conference Centre, Portage IV, Outaouais Room, 140 Promenade
               du Portage
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: MediaRelations, (819) 997-9403; General
               Inquiries: (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423; Toll-free:
               1-877-249-CRTC (2782); TDD - Toll-free: 1-877-909-CRTC (2782)
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6046.html

    DATE:      February 5
    EVENT:     MONTREAL WELCOMES PAPERWEEK INTERNATIONAL 2008
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès
    CONTACT:   Pierre Bellerose, Vice President, Public Relations, Product
               Research and Development, Tourisme Montréal, (514) 844-2404
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/24/c4010.html

    DATE:      February 5
    EVENT:     L'EMBARQUEMENT POUR L'AMOUR FOU: A COLLECTIVE WORK OF ART
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  hall of Place des Arts
    CONTACT:   Flavie Boucher, Les Impatients, (514) 842-1043
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/29/c5198.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS CANADA WILL BE HOLDING A PRESS
               CONFERENCE ON THE OCCASION OF THE DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER
               MEHRNOUSHE SOLOUKI'S RETURN TO MONTREAL AFTER 10 MONTHS OF
               BEING BANNED TO LEAVE IRAN
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hubert-Aquin Pavillion (Local A-M204) of the University of
               Québec in Montréal, 400, rue Sainte-Catherine Est
    CONTACT:   Please confirm your attendance by contacting Katherine
               Borlongan, (514) 521-4111, Cell.: (514) 258-4188
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6381.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c6825.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CGI GROUP INC. - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Omni Mont-Royal Hotel
    NOTES:     For those who are unable to attend in person, the Company
               will webcast the meeting live on its website at www.cgi.com
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global
               Communications and Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9772.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/25/c4199.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC SERVICE ALLIANCE OF CANADA (PSAC) - MEETING WITH NDP
               LEADER JACK LAYTON
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Bélanger-Thériault Room, FTQ-Outaouais, 259 St. Joseph
               Blvd., 3rd floor
    CONTACT:   Pierre Lebel, Regional Representative, PSAC, (819) 777-4647,
               (613) 293-4663
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c6883.html

    TIME:      18:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     QUEBEC BASED TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN: FIRST FLIGHT SET TO
               ARRIVE HOME
    CITY:      VALCARTIER
    LOCATION:  Valcartier Garrison
    CONTACT:   (418) 844-5000, ext 4429 (updated daily at 8:30 a.m.); General
               information: 5 CMBG Public Affairs Office, (418) 844-5000,
               ext 4688, Pager: (418) 260-3082
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c6891.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     ACCLAIMED ARTISTS CHRISTO AND JEANNE-CLAUDE SPEAK AT
               CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Henry F. Hall bldg., room H-110, 1455 De Maisonneuve West
    CONTACT:   Noah Stewart, Vice-President, Communications, (514) 848-7474
               ext.8900 Cell: (514) 562-6791
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c6651.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 5
    EVENT:     RIDEAU INSTITUTE EVENTS DISCUSS CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL
               STANDING, AFGHANISTAN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Click on the link below for details
    CONTACT:   Steven Staples, Rideau Institute, (613) 565-9449, c. (613)
               290-2695; Anthony Salloum, Rideau Institute, c. (613)
               724-1070; Jason Gratl, B.C. Civil Liberties Association, c.
               (604) 317-1919
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c6634.html

    DATE:      February 5
    EVENT:     WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT AT BROCK UNIVERSITY
    CITY:      ST. CATHARINES
    LOCATION:  Brock University
    CONTACT:   Jeff Dunbrack, Canadian team high performance
               coordinator, (613) 260-1296, ext. 202; Norma Reveler,
               Canadian Paralympic Committee media relations, (613) 569-4333,
               ext. 227
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/31/c5897.html

    DATE:      February 5
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY: THE CAYMAN BREAKAWAY HOCKEY TEAM EN
               ROUTE TO THE 2008 WORLD POND HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS IN PLASTER
               ROCK, NB
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto
    CONTACT:   Laura Johnston, Fathom Communications, P (905) 338-9348
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/29/c4716.html

    TIME:      06:45 - 18:00
    EVENT:     RAISING THE ROOF - TOQUE-SELLING VOLUNTEERS IN SUPPORT OF
               HOMELESSNESS FUNDRAISING (MAYOR MILLER APPEARANCE)
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Various (Nathan Phillips Square. Mayor Miller gives public
               thanks to volunteers.)
    CONTACT:   Maureen Deery, Cell: (416) 346-4910
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6116.html

    TIME:      08:15
    EVENT:     2008 JUNO AWARDS MEDIA CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St. W., Imperial Room
    CONTACT:   Holmes Creative Communications: Chris McDowall,
               (416) 628-5648; Tiffany Astle, (416) 628-5603
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c6857.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     HEALTH COUNCIL OF CANADA HOLDS PANEL DISCUSSION ON SUSTAINABLE
               HEALTH CARE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sutton Place Hotel, 995 Bay St.
    CONTACT:   Marta Marychuk, Health Council of Canada - Media Relations,
               Phone (416) 480-7085
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/30/c5603.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      07:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     RAISING THE ROOF - TOQUE-SELLING VOLUNTEERS IN SUPPORT OF
               HOMELESSNESS FUNDRAISER
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Outdoors: 8th Avenue to Bow River and Centre Street to
               6th Street SW, 8th Avenue Mall/Stephen Avenue Mall
               Indoors: Banker's Hall (main floor), Fifth Avenue Place
    CONTACT:   Marilyn Dyck, (403) 269-6658
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6136.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      February 5
    EVENT:     12TH ANNUAL BURN AWARENESS WEEK
    CITY:      PLEASE SEE URL FOR MORE INFORMATION
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for more information
    CONTACT:   Tammy Charles, Margo Bates Publicity Inc., Direct Tel:
               (604) 538-6757, Office Tel: (604) 536-9501
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/31/c5977.html

    TIME:      06:30 - 18:00
    EVENT:     RAISING THE ROOF - TOQUE-SELLING VOLUNTEERS IN SUPPORT OF
               HOMELESSNESS FUNDRAISING
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Burrard Street Station and select New Westminster Skytrain
               stations
    CONTACT:   Brice Evans, (604) 338-1658
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6172.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     PRIVACY COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS CONCERNS OVER ELECTRONIC
               DRIVER'S LICENSES
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour, 728 Humboldt Street
    CONTACT:   Colin McKay, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada,
               (613) 995-0103
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c6982.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 18:30
    EVENT:     GAMING STARTS AT FUTURE SHOP: TUROK LAUNCHES WITH LIVE
               NATIONAL ONLINE CHAT, AND EXCLUSIVE VANCOUVER EVENT WITH THE
               GAME'S CREATORS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Future Shop, Granville and Robson Street
    CONTACT:   Cheryl Grant, Communications Specialist, (604) 412-1008
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/30/c5490.html
        http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c7057.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      08:20 - 09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     2008 JUNO AWARDS MEDIA CONFERENCE AT THE FAIRMONT ROYAL YORK
               HOTEL IN TORONTO TRANSMITTED LIVE ACROSS CANADA BY SATELLITE
    CO-ORDS:   Satellite Coordinates: Anik F2C 1B (analogue), Downlink
               Freq: 3740 Mhz Vertical, Audio subcarriers 6.2 and 6.8
    CONTACT:   Katherine Holmes, (416) 628-5604; Tran Nguyen, (416)
               628-5607; For technical information DURING the feed, call:
               Dome Productions, (416) 332-7066
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/30/c5495.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CGI'S RESULTS FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF FISCAL 2008 ENDED
               DECEMBER 31, 2007
    INTERNET:  www.cgi.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-225-0198
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global
               Communications and Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9772.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/25/c4199.html

    TIME:      15:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     ANGIOTECH PRESIDENT PRESENTS AT MERRILL LYNCH GLOBAL
               PHARMACEUTICAL, BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MEDICAL DEVICE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.angiotech.com under the Investors section
    CONTACT:   Deirdre Neary, Manager, Investor Relations, Angiotech
               Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (604) 222-7056
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/29/c5140.html

    TIME:      15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SHOPPERS DRUG MART CORPORATION TO RELEASE FOURTH QUARTER
               RESULTS AND HOLD ANALYST CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.shoppersdrugmart.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6114 or 1-866-696-5895
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: (416) 493-1220, ext. # 5500; Investor
               Relations: (416) 493-1220, ext. # 5678
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7240.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MANITOBA TELECOM SERVICES INC. - 2007 FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET:
    http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=99848&s=1&k=9FA50F62DFB5873ECCBB73EEF8587CCD
    CONTACT:   Ian Chadsey, Vice-President Investor Relations, Manitoba
               Telecom Services Inc., (204) 941-8283; Media: Greg Burch,
               Manager, Corporate Communications, Manitoba Telecom Services
               Inc., (416) 345-3576 or (204) 941-8576
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c5511.html

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