CNW Daybook for Tuesday, February 5, 2008



    TORONTO, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 4 - February 8
    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 - February 7
    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 - February 18
    EVENT:     L'EMBARQUEMENT POUR L'AMOUR FOU: A COLLECTIVE WORK OF ART
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  the main entrance 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 HOLDS A PRESS CONFERENCE ON
               THE OCCASION OF DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER MEHRNOUSHE SOLOUKI'S
               RETURN TO MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hubert-Aquin Pavillion (Local A-M204) of the University of
               Québec, 400, rue Sainte-Catherine Est
    CONTACT:   Katherine Borlongan, (514) 521-4111, Cell: (514) 258-4188
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6381.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CGI GROUP INC. HOSTS ITS 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:   Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global Communications and
               Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9772.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
    NOTES:     Seating is reserved for Concordia students with a very
               limited number of seats available on a first come first
               served basis to the general public.
    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 4 - February 10
    EVENT:     CANADIAN MEN'S WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL HOSTS "FRIENDLY"
               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
    NOTES:     Available for interviews. Also available via remote/phone.
    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
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for various locations
    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:      12:00
    EVENT:     RIDEAU INSTITUTE PANEL: AFGHANISTAN - CANADA AT THE CROSSROADS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  131 Queen Street, Suite 08-53
    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

    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 - 09:00
               11:00 - 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>

    TIME:      06:30 - 09:30
               11:30 - 13:30
               15:00 - 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; Maureen Deery, Director of
               National Campaigns, Raising the Roof, Cell: (416) 346-4910
    URL:http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6172.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
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      08:20 - 09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     2008 JUNO AWARDS MEDIA CONFERENCE 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 HOLDS ITS FISCAL 2008 FIRST QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.cgi.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-225-0198
    CONTACT:   Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global Communications and
               Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355
    URL: 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
    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 RELEASES FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS
               AND HOLDS 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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