CNW Daybook for Tuesday, January 13, 2009



    TORONTO, Jan. 13 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF A NEW ALLSTATE INSURANCE AGENCY
    CITY:      DARTMOUTH
    LOCATION:  59 Gale Terrace
               Dartmouth Crossing, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 0C5
    CONTACT:   Darcy Bonner, Corporate Relations, (905) 513-4016
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6746.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CRTC TO HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Conference Centre, Phase IV, 140 Promenade du Portage
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: MediaRelations, (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-CRTC (2782), TDD - Toll-free #
               1-877-909-CRTC (2782)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6668.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      December 6 - January 31
    EVENT:     EXHIBITION: MIKE DISFARMER - VINTAGE PRINTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Stephen Bulger Gallery, 1026 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Stephen Bulger Gallery, (416) 504-0575
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2008/09/c4742.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 16:00
    EVENT:     THE KNOWLEDGE BUREAU'S LINE BY LINE TAX UPDATE AND DEBT
               MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
    CITY:      TORONTO WEST
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Hotel, Toronto Airport, 33 Carlson Court
    CONTACT:   Marion Trapp at The Knowledge Bureau, 1-866-953-4769
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/08/c5722.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     ENERGY STAR® FOR NEW HOMES OUTREACH INITIATIVE LAUNCH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Crown Plaza Hotel, TORONTO-DON VALLEY 1250 Eglinton Ave. East
    CONTACT:   Stefanie Coleman-Dias, High-Performance Homes Partnership,
               Ph: (519) 633-7461
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/08/c5943.html

    TIME:      10:15
    EVENT:     NATIONAL ROUND TABLE ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE ECONOMY
               (NRTEE) AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGY CANADA -
               JOINT REPORT THAT OUTLINES POLICIES FOR INCREASING ENERGY
               EFFICIENCY IN CANADIAN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Lobby, 344 Slater Street
    NOTES:     Media are requested to present themselves at the Media
               Registration Desk located at Lobby, 344 Slater Street for a
               short workplace safety briefing following which they will be
               escorted to the site.
    CONTACT:   Ann Viau, (613) 851-1656; Helene Ouellet, (613) 850-5062
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6727.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     4,000 YOUTH UNITE FOR GLOBAL CHANGE AT LEADERSHIP NOW!
    CITY:      BRAMPTON
    LOCATION:  Powerade Centre, located at 7575 Kennedy Rd. S.
    CONTACT:   Sylvia Link, Partnership Support Services, (905) 890-1010
               (or 1-800-668-1146), ext. 2814; Janet McDougald, Peel
               District School Board, (905) 278-1402; For Marc Kielburger,
               contact Elysia Blake, elysia@freethechildren.com or (416)
               925-5894
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6670.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     MEET CANADIAN POORYA NAZARI, WINNER OF $3 MILLION AT
               POKERSTARS CARIBBEAN ADVENTURE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Roof Salon, Park Hyatt Hotel, 4 Avenue Road
    CONTACT:   Christine Newlands, Anne Locke, Paradigm Public Relations,
               (416) 203-2223, (416) 819-6016 (cellular)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/13/c6876.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     WORLD VISION PREPARES MEDICATIONS TO BE AIRLIFTED TO ZIMBABWE
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  HPIC Distribution Centre, 7045 Unit A Tomken Road
    CONTACT:   For more information on Zimbabwe relief activities or to
               interview World Vision staff, please contact: Yoko
               Kobayashi, (905)  565-6200 ext. 2151, (416) 671-0086 (cell);
               Alex Sancton, (905) 565-6200 ext. 3949, (416) 419-1321; For
               more information on medical shipments or to interview HPIC
               staff, please contact: Bill Kokesch, Associate Director,
               Media Relations, Health Partners International of Canada,
               (514) 717-4769 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6835.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES - "KILL THE RAT" RALLY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  York University, Sentinel Picket Line on Sentinel Road
               (North of Murray Rose Parkway)
    CONTACT:   Tyler Shipley, CUPE 3903 spokesperson, (647) 295-1674;
               Christina Rousseau, Chair, CUPE 3903, (416) 347-4502
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6828.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES - GREEN MUNICIPAL FUND
               ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE CITY OF VAUGHAN
    CITY:      VAUGHAN
    LOCATION:  Council Chambers, City of Vaughan Civic Centre, 2141 Major
               MacKenzie Drive (Maple)
    CONTACT:   Dave Weatherall, (613) 907-6294; Madeline Zito, (905)
               832-8585, extension 8027
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6704.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 13:45
    EVENT:     CANADA AND SCOTIABANK TO INTRODUCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CRICKET
               PROGRAM TO HELP CREATE A NEW GENERATION OF PLAYERS AND FANS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  North Kipling Junior Middle School - Gymnasium, 2 Rowntree
               Road, Toronto (just off Kipling Ave. between Finch and
               Steeles)
    CONTACT:   Patty Stathokostas, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416)
               866-3625, patty_stathokostas@scotiacapital.com; Atul
               Ahuja, Chief Executive Officer, Cricket Canada, (416)
               898-7989, atul.ahuja@telus.blackberry.net
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/09/c6321.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND THE 2010 OLYMPIC GAMES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Centre des Jeunes, 101 Parent Avenue
    CONTACT:   Louise Stafford, FSP, CRC Communications, (514) 259-0856,
               ext. 109, Cell: (514) 606-0856, (613) 241-7515 (Ottawa) - on
               January 13 starting at 11:00AM only; Bill Kokesch,
               Communications Associate, Cell: (514) 717-4769
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5537.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY TEACHERS REPRESENTATIVES
               AVAILABLE TO SPEAK WITH REGINA MEDIA ABOUT CENSURE OF FIRST
               NATIONS UNIVERSITY OF CANADA
    CITY:      REGINA
    LOCATION:  URFA boardroom, Campion College, room 122, University of
               Regina
    CONTACT:   James Turk, CAUT executive director, mobile (613) 277-0488;
               Kerry Pither, CAUT communications officer, (613) 726-5186,
               mobile (613) 294-2203
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6716.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP - CRICKET CANADA AND SCOTIABANK TO
               INTRODUCE
               ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CRICKET PROGRAM TO CREATE A NEW GENERATION
               OF PLAYERS AND
               FANS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Crossing Park School - Gymnasium, 500 Martindale Blvd N.E.
    CONTACT:   Deborah Spence,  (403) 254-6830
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/09/c6319.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      13:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     CRICKET CANADA AND SCOTIABANK TO INTRODUCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
               CRICKET PROGRAM
    CITY:      ABBOTSFORD
    LOCATION:  Eugene Reimer Middle School, 3433 Firhill Drive
    CONTACT:   Michelle Cobb, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (778) 668-2995;
               Vimal Hardat, President, Cricket BC, (778) 242-7653
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/09/c6308.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    DATE:      January 11 - January 13
    EVENT:     TVO'S YOUR VOICE INTERACTIVE WEBCAST DISCUSSION ON
               ALZHEIMER'S AND CHILDREN'S BRAINS
    INTERNET:  tvoparents.com
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Angela Garde, (416) 484-2600 ext. 2305
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2008/18/c2845.html

    DATE:      January 13
    EVENT:     BMO CAPITAL MARKETS HOST NORTH AMERICAN UNCONVENTIONAL GAS
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
             http://www.bmocm.com/conferences/UnconventionalGasConference2009
    CONTACT:   Orli Namian, Toronto, (416) 867-4914; Holly Holt, New York,
               (646) 919-8629
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/09/c6293.html

    DATE:      January 13
    EVENT:     OILSANDS QUEST PRESENTS A CORPORATE UPDATE AT INSIGHT
               CANADIAN OIL SANDS SUMMIT
    INTERNET:  www.oilsandsquest.com
    CONTACT:   Paul K. O'Donoghue, MBA, Vice President, Investor Relations
               and Corporate Planning, Investor Line: (403) 263-1623
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5756.html

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ENCANA PRESENTS AT THE BMO CAPITAL MARKETS 2009 NORTH
               AMERICAN
               UNCONVENTIONAL GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    http://www.bmocm.com/conferences/UnconventionalGasConference2009/webcast/
    default.aspx
    CONTACT:   EnCana Corporate Communications, Investor contact:
               Paul Gagne, Vice-President, Investor Relations,
               (403) 645-4737; Ryder McRitchie, Manager, Investor Relations,
               (403) 645-2007; Susan Grey, Manager, Investor Relations,
               (403) 645-4751; Media contact: Alan Boras, Manager, Media
               Relations, (403) 645-4747
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6363.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     PROGRESS ENERGY PRESENT AT BMO CAPITAL MARKETS 2009 NORTH
               AMERICAN UNCONVENTIONAL GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    www.bmocm.com/conferences/UnconventionalGasConference2009/webcast/
    default.aspx
    CONTACT:   Greg Kist, Vice President, Investor Relations and
               Marketing, Phone: (403) 539-1809, Fax: (403) 216-2514
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/12/c6423.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     EXFO'S FIRST-QUARTER RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2009
    INTERNET:  www.EXFO.com/investors
    PHONE NO.: (416) 620-2416
    CONTACT:   Vance Oliver, Manager, Investor Relations, (418) 683-0913,
               Ext. 3733
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2008/16/c2233.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      January 13
    EVENT:     BMO CAPITAL MARKETS HOST NORTH AMERICAN UNCONVENTIONAL GAS
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK CITY
    LOCATION:  Millennium Broadway Hotel
    CONTACT:   Orli Namian, Toronto, (416) 867-4914; Holly Holt, New York,
               (646) 919-8629
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/09/c6293.html

    DATE:      January 13 - January 14
    EVENT:     VICTHOM TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ONEMEDPLACE FINANCE FORUM -
    CITY:      SAN FRANCISCO
    LOCATION:  Sir Francis Drake Hotel at 450 Powell Street
    NOTES:     Nader Kameli, Chief Operating Officer of Victhom's
               Neurobionix division, will be presenting on Tuesday, January
               13 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time
    CONTACT:   Normand Rivard, Acting President & CFO, Victhom Human
               Bionics Inc., (418) 872-5665, Fax: (418) 872-6926
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5647.html

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