CNW Daybook for Tuesday, January 15, 2008



    TORONTO, Jan. 14 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE TRANSFER OF THE FEDERAL GAS TAX TO THE
               MUNICIPALITY OF SAINTE-CLAIRE
    CITY:      SAINTE-CLAIRE
    LOCATION:  Council Chamber, City Hall, 135, Main Street
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700;
               Marielle Gosselin, Executive Secretary, Municipality of
               Sainte-Claire, (418) 883-3314; Infrastructure Canada, (613)
               948-1148
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8563.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE UNDERGROUND STORY OF KANESATAKE; JAMES GABRIEL TELLS HIS
               STORY. A PRESS CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD TO ANNOUNCE THE RELEASE
               OF HIS BOOK.
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre St-Pierre, 1212, Panet Street
    NOTES:     In bookstores on January 16, 2008
    CONTACT:   Judith Landry, (514) 303-7108
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7767.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - NEWS CONFERENCE - AWARDING OF
               FEDERAL FUNDING TO THE SADC DE LA VALLEE DE LA BATISCAN
    CITY:      SAINT-LUC-DE-VINCENNES
    LOCATION:  MRC des Chenaux, 630 Principale St.
    CONTACT:   Lyne Montpellier, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               1-800-567-8637; 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/January2008/14/c8423.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     SPORTS-CELEBRITY BARBER MENICK AT THE OPERA DE MONTREAL!
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  "Hall des Pas Perdus" at Place des Arts
    CONTACT:   Media: Marie Marais, Press Officer, (514) 845-2821
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7763.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUNDING UNDER THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA'S YOUTH
               EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY
    CITY:      LEVIS
    LOCATION:  Service d'appui régional en immigration, 13 Saint-Louis Street
               Suite 102
    CONTACT:   Pascal Doucet, Media Relations, Coordinator Service Canada
               Communications (514) 982-2384, ext. 2209
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8622.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE FIRM
               LES LABORATOIRES DU SAINT-LAURENT E. H. LTEE
    CITY:      LA POCATIERE
    LOCATION:  Centre de développement bioalimentaire du Québec, 1642 de la
               Ferme St.
    CONTACT:   Guylaine Beaudoin, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (418) 648-4679, Cell: (418) 580-8215; 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/January2008/11/c8307.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     PRESS BRIEFING WITH THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN,
               MINISTER OF LABOUR AND MINISTER OF CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
    CITY:      SHERBROOKE
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Delta Sherbrooke, Salle Lac Fraser, 2685 King St. W
    CONTACT:   Lyne Montpellier, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, 1-800-567-8637; 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/January2008/11/c8078.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO BOAT SHOW ANNOUNCES THAT RECREATIONAL BOATING
               CONTRIBUTES BILLIONS TO CANADIAN ECONOMY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Direct Energy Centre (100 Princes' Blvd. Exhibition Place),
               East Galleria outside Hall D
    CONTACT:   David T. Holmes, (416) 628-5605, (416) 970-6327 cell
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8649.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 10:00
    EVENT:     TOYOTA CANADA INC. HANDS OVER THE KEYS TO A 2009 COROLLA CE TO
               THE UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  University of Windsor, Centre for Automotive Research and
               Engineering (CARE) Building - AUTO21 entrance (North
               entrance); 754 California Avenue
    CONTACT:   Nicole Grant, Consultant, Public Relations, Toyota Canada
               Inc., (416) 930-8354; Amanda Ferguson, Consultant, Public
               Relations, Toyota Canada Inc., (416) 726-8614
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8497.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE TO CALL ON THE MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT TO BAN
               COSMETIC PESTICIDES IN ONTARIO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Media Studio, Ontario Legislature, West Wing,
               Ground Floor
    CONTACT:   Jill Scarrow, Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, Ph:
               416-408-5604
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c8188.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 13:30
    EVENT:     DR. BRIAN DAY, CMA PRESIDENT, UNVEILS NEW DATA ON THE COSTS OF
               WAIT TIMES AT THE ECONOMIC CLUB OF CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The National Club, 303 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Lucie Boileau, (613) 731-8610, 1 (800) 663-7336 ext. 1266,
               Cell.: (613) 447-0866
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7239.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8629.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE RUMBLE AT RAMA III FEATURING I.B.F. WORLD
               JUNIOR FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE MATCH AND FOUR HIGHLY ANTICIPATED
               UNDERCARD BOUTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Monarch's, Lobby Level, Delta Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard Street
               West
    CONTACT:   Jenna Hunter, Media Relations Manager, Casino Rama, (705)
               329-5179 direct, (705) 323-0092 cell
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7701.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF FINANCE HOLDS MEDIA AVAILABILITY IN CALGARY
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  The Ranche Restaurant, 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE
    CONTACT:   Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Finance, (613) 996-7861; David Gamble, Media Relations,
               Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8639.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      January 15 - January 18
    EVENT:     VALUING COASTAL FORESTS. ONE BIG PUZZLE - MANY SMALL PIECES,
               65TH ANNUAL TLA CONVENTION & EXPO
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre, Pan Pacific Hotel,
               Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
    CONTACT:   Sandy McKellar, Director of Communications, TLA, (604)916-9117
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c8067.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 10:30
    EVENT:     OLYMPIC SKATING LEGENDS SHAE-LYNN BOURNE, VICTOR KRAATZ AND
               FORMER WORLD'S CHAMPION BRIAN ORSER VISIT BC CHILDREN'S
               HOSPITAL
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  BC Children's Hospital, Play/School Room, 4480 Oak Street
    CONTACT:   Laurie Grant, (604) 665-7596, mobile: (604) 317-0735; Lucie
               Gosselin, mobile (514) 240-5361
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8593.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     RITCHIE BROS AUCTIONEERS ANALYST MEETING
    INTERNET:  www.rbauction.com - click on 'About Ritchie Bros.' then
               click on 'Investor Information'
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Black, Director of Business Development, Corporate
               Secretary, Phone: (604) 273-7564
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c8299.html

    TIME:      09:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     GORDON NIXON PRESENTS AT THE RBC CAPITAL MARKETS' CANADIAN
               BANK CEO CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html
    CONTACT:   Beja Rodeck, Director, Media Relations, (416) 974-5506;
               Investor contact: Bill Anderson, Director, Investor Relations,
               (416) 955-7804
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7105.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN SATELLITE RADIO HOLDINGS INC. DISCUSSES ITS FINANCIAL
               RESULTS FOR THE FIRST QUARTER ENDED NOVEMBER 30, 2007
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2112880
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7571 or (416) 644-3414
    CONTACT:   Analysts and Investors, (416) 408-6899; Media, (416) 203-6666
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/07/c6941.html

    TIME:      10:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     LIVE AUDIO WEBCAST OF Q&A SESSION WITH PRESIDENT AND CEO OF
               SCOTIABANK AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS CANADIAN BANK CEO CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.scotiabank.com
    CONTACT:   Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-1093
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c8192.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     DR. BRIAN DAY, CMA PRESIDENT, TO UNVEIL NEW DATA ON THE COSTS
               OF WAIT TIMES
    PHONE NO.: 866-898-9626 or 416-340-2216
    CONTACT:   Lucie Boileau, (613) 731-8610, 1 (800) 663-7336 ext. 1266,
               Cell.: (613) 447-0866
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7239.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BMO CEO BILL DOWNE SPEAKS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS' CANADIAN
               BANK CEO
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.bmo.com/investorrelations
    CONTACT:   News Media Enquiries: Ralph Marranca, Toronto, (416) 867-3996;
               Ronald Monet, Montreal, (514) 877-1873
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c8283.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LOCKERBIE & HOLE Q3 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-6179 or (416) 644-3417
    CONTACT:   Gordon L. Panas, President & Chief Executive Officer or
               Michael G. Slapman, Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (780)
               452-1250
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7420.html

    TIME:      13:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP CEO PRESENTS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.td.com/investor
    CONTACT:   Tim Thompson, Investor Relations, (416) 982-6346; Simon
               Townsend, Corporate Communications, (416) 944-7161
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7351.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     TIM HORTONS INC. PRESENTING AT THE COWEN AND COMPANY 6TH
               ANNUAL CONSUMER CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK CITY
    LOCATION:  Westin New York at Times Square
    NOTES:     An audio webcast and copy of the presentation will be
               available at www.timhortons.com in the Investor section under
               the Presentations tab.
    CONTACT:   INVESTORS: Scott Bonikowsky: (905) 339-6186; MEDIA: Rachel
               Douglas: (905) 339-6277
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c8009.html

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