CNW Daybook for Tuesday, January 22, 2008



    TORONTO, Jan. 22 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      January 18 - January 27
    EVENT:     2008 MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès
    CONTACT:   Sandrine Leroy, Director of Communications, Montréal
               International Auto Show, (514) 789-3442
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9675.html

    DATE:      January 21 - January 25
    EVENT:     MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW'S ANNUAL BLOOD DONOR CLINIC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Grande-Place of Complexe Desjardins
    CONTACT:   Sandrine Leroy, Director of Communications, Montréal
               International Auto Show, (514) 331-6571 extension 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8516.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - FUNDING TO THE CORPORATION DU
               PARC DES LOISIRS ET DES SPORTS DE PLEIN AIR DU MONT-VIDEO FOR
               THE RENOVATION OF ITS LODGING UNITS.
    CITY:      BARRAUTE
    LOCATION:  Mont-Vidéo, 43 Mont-Vidéo Rd.
    CONTACT:   François Bélisle, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (819) 825-5260, ext. 235; 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/January2008/21/c2713.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     IDENTIFYING THE MARINE TRANSPORT ISSUES ALONG THE GREAT
               LAKES/ST. LAWRENCE TRADE CORRIDOR
    CITY:      TROIS-RIVIERES
    LOCATION:  Centre d'exposition sur l'industrie des pâtes et papiers,
               800 Parc portuaire
    CONTACT:   Catherine Vallée, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (514) 283-0368; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press Secretary, Office
               of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic
               Development, (819) 953-5646
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2396.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     HOCKEY DOCUMENTARY JUNIOR - PRESS MEETING WITH THE
               FILMMAKERS AND SOME OF THE PEOPLE IN THE FILM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Champs Bar-Restaurant, 3956 St. Laurent Blvd.
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7424.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  - ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONTRIBUTIONS
               TO THREE PROJECTS IN THE VAL-D'OR AREA
    CITY:      VAL-D'OR
    LOCATION:  906 5th Ave.
    CONTACT:   François Bélisle, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (819) 825-5260, ext. 235; 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/January2008/21/c2723.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN ANNOUNCES THE UPCOMING
               ORGANIZATION OF A BUSINESS EVENT INTENDED TO FURTHER THE
               ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION OF THE MAURICIE REGION
    CITY:      SHAWINIGAN
    LOCATION:  Cité de l'Energie, Salon Desjardins, 1000 Melville Ave.
    CONTACT:   Lyne Montpellier, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (819) 371-5182, 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/January2008/18/c2317.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN WILL ANNOUNCE THE
               AWARDING OF MAJOR FUNDING TO THE FIRM DELASTEK INC.
    CITY:      SHAWINIGAN
    LOCATION:  Delastek Inc., 2699 5th Ave., Suite 14, Grand-Mère district
    CONTACT:   Lyne Montpellier, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (819) 371-5182, 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/January2008/18/c2311.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN INSTITUTES OF HEALTH RESEARCH - CANADA'S TOP HEALTH
               RESEARCHERS DISCUSS AND DEBATE INFECTIOUS DISEASES OVER
               COFFEE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Segafredo Zanetti café, 966, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
    CONTACT:   For an interview: David Coulombe, CIHR Media Relations,
               (613) 941-4563
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2008/18/c2152.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      January 21 - January 23
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA - NATCON 2008: NATIONAL CAREER
               DEVELOPMENT AND WORKFORCE LEARNING EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Doubletree International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road
    NOTES:     Media must register in advance
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9953.html

    DATE:      January 22 - January 23
    EVENT:     ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE: BUSINESS PLANNING, RISK
               MANAGEMENT, EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Ottawa Hotel, 101 Lyon St.
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2524.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA INTEREST RATE ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Bank's head office in Ottawa
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9735.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 16:30
    EVENT:     16TH ANNUAL FOODSERVICE INTERCHANGE
    CITY:      BRAMPTON
    LOCATION:  The Pearson Convention Center
               2638 Steeles Ave. E.
    NOTES:     (416) 510-8024 ext 2276 for a media pass
    CONTACT:   Catherine Baker, Food & Consumer Products of Canada, T:
               (416) 510-8024 ext 2276, C: (416) 726-0978
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2568.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 10:30
    EVENT:     THE CHARLES TAYLOR PRIZE FOR LITERARY NON-FICTION - 2008
               SHORTLIST PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  LE ROYAL MERIDIEN KING EDWARD HOTEL
               Consort Bar, Main Floor, 37 King St. East, Toronto
               (Park east of King Edward Hotel)
    CONTACT:   Media are requested to confirm their attendance through
               Stephen Weir & Associates, Stephen Weir, (416) 489-5868,
               cell: (416) 801-3101; Linda Crane: (905) 257-6033, cell:
               (416) 727-0112
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/18/c9687.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT - MINISTRY OF HEALTH PROMOTION, SPORT ALLIANCE
               OF ONTARIO, PARALYMPICS ONTARIO AND VARIETY VILLAGE
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  Variety Village, 3701 Danforth Ave. (just east of
               Birchmount Rd)
    CONTACT:   Lynda Elmy, (416) 367-2828 x 249
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9390.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     FOUR SEASONS STYLISH PRESENTATION GALLERY GETS HYDRAULIC
               LIFT NORTH IN YORKVILLE; 760,000 LB FACILITY TO BE MOVED
               ACROSS SCOLLARD ST.
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  1263 Bay Street, Parking Lot, (Northeast Corner, Bay and
               Yorkville)
    CONTACT:   Wendy Petcoff, David Eisenstadt, Rhoda Eisenstadt, Beth
               Merrick, The Communications Group Inc., (416) 696-9900 ext
               29, 36, 33, 40
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9752.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     DR. SHERRY COOPER SPEAKS AT CANADIAN CLUB OF OTTAWA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Château Laurier, 1 Rideau St.
    CONTACT:   Paul Gammal, (416) 867-3996, (647) 338-0763; James Lorimer,
               (613) 276-8947
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/18/c2266.html

    TIME:      18:30 - 20:30
    EVENT:     THE MEDCAN CLINIC'S NUTRITIONIST LESLIE BECK TO LAUNCH NEW
               BOOK AT THE HOLT'S CAFE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Holt Renfrew, 50 Bloor Street West
    CONTACT:   Bronwen Evans, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, The Medcan
               Clinic, (416) 350-8374, (416) 807-4796 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9520.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PREMIER ED STELMACH ANNOUNCES ALBERTA'S PLANS FOR THE 2010
               WINTER GAMES
    CITY:      CANMORE
    LOCATION:  Canmore Nordic Centre day lodge, 1988 Olympic Way
    CONTACT:   Chris Bourdeau, Communications, Alberta Tourism, Parks,
               Recreation and Culture, Phone: (780) 292-3752, To call
               toll-free within Alberta dial 310-0000; Chris Brumwell,
               Media Relations, VANOC, Phone: (778) 328-6269
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2643.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     DR. ROB TREMBLAY WILL BE PRESENTING VERY CURRENT AND
               APPLICABLE INFORMATION ON BVD
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Mayfield Inn
    CONTACT:   Milt LeBaron, 1-800-263-5103 EXT 4421
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/18/c2234.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     SASKATCHEWAN PREMIER BRAD WALL AND SASKATCHEWAN ENERGY AND
               RE

SOURCES MINISTER BILL BOYD ARE SPEAKING TO INVESTORS AND OIL AND GAS EXECUTIVES CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Westin Calgary Hotel, Belaire/Mayfair Room CONTACT: Bob Ellis, (306) 787-1691 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2629.html TIME: 19:00 - 20:30 EVENT: THE CANADIAN UNION OF POSTAL WORKERS (CUPW) IS HOSTING A PUBLIC FORUM ON THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC POSTAL SERVICES CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Centre 1320-5 Ave NW CONTACT: Robert Scobel, Calgary Local President (CUPW), (403) 819-2942; Richard McGrath, Communications Specialist (CUPW), (613) 236-7238 ext. 7914 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2617.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> TIME: 14:15 EVENT: HER EXCELLENCY THE RIGHT HONOURABLE MICHAELLE JEAN, GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA, TO VISIT NK'MIP RESORT AND THE OSOYOOS INDIAN BAND CITY: OSOYOOS LOCATION: Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre CONTACT: Please RSVP to Leeann Clemens, (604) 904-9793, cell (604) 603-9394 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2530.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 09:00 Eastern EVENT: AMBRILIA BIOPHARMA INC. - OCTREOTIDE PHASE III PRELIMINARY RESULTS INTERNET: www.ambrilia.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-733-7560 CONTACT: Julie M. Thibodeau, B.Sc., MBA, Director, Communications, Ambrilia Biopharma Inc., (514) 751-2003, ext 235 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2926.html TIME: 09:30 Eastern EVENT: SUNCOR ENERGY FOURTH QUARTER 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS TELECONFERENCE INTERNET: www.suncor.com/webcasts PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7571 or (416) 644-3414 CONTACT: Media inquiries: Brad Bellows, (403) 269-8717; Investor inquiries: John Rogers, (403) 269-8670 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c9018.html TIME: 15:20 - 16:20 Eastern EVENT: MEDICAL FACILITIES CORPORATION TO PRESENT AT RBC INCOME TRUST INVESTOR SYMPOSIUM INTERNET: www.medicalfacilitiescorp.ca CONTACT: Michael Salter, Chief Financial Officer, Medical Facilities Corp., (416) 848-7980 or 1-877-402-7162; Bruce Wigle, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 ext. 228 or 1-800-385-5451 ext.228 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2365.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>INTERNATIONAL</B> DATE: January 20 - January 25 EVENT: CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE - CANADIAN WOMEN'S WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TEAM HEADS TO CHINA AS PREPARATIONS RAMP UP FOR BEIJING PARALYMPIC GAMES CITY: BEIJING LOCATION: National Indoor Stadium 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/January2008/16/c9493.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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