CNW Daybook for Tuesday, January 27, 2009



    TORONTO, Jan. 26 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      January 27
    EVENT:     RANDSTAD OPENS ITS DOORS WITH MORE THAN 1,580 POSITIONS TO BE
               FILLED IN CANADA, FROM ALL DIVISIONS OF THE RANDSTAD GROUP
    CITY:      44 BRANCH OFFICES FROM COAST TO COAST
    LOCATION:  44 branch offices from coast to coast
    CONTACT:   Valérie Gonzalo, (514) 626-6976; Laurie Hall, (416) 696-5554
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c9926.html
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      12:05
    EVENT:     SPEECH BY MARK CARNEY, GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Commonwealth Room, Westin Nova Scotian, 1181 Hollis Street
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2009/23/c2281.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      16:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AGENCY - PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE
               CONCERNING THE BUTE INLET HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT
    CITY:      POWELL RIVER
    LOCATION:  Powell River Town Centre, 4660 Joyce Avenue
    CONTACT:   Lucille Jamault, Senior Communications Advisor, Canadian
               Environmental Assessment Agency, (613) 957-0434
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2009/19/c8642.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      January 26 - January 30
    EVENT:     ASSOCIATION DES AGENCES DE PUBLICITE DU QUEBEC (AAPQ) - THE
               FIRST ADVERTISING WEEK IN CANADA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal Science Centre
    CONTACT:   Johanne Lépine and François Légaré, Media Relations, Torchia
               Communications, (514) 288-8290, ext. 234 and 222; Marie-Luce
               Ouellet, Communications Director, Association des agences de
               publicité du Québec (AAPQ), (514) 848-1732, ext. 201
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/06/c5353.html

    DATE:      January 27
    EVENT:     OPTION CONSOMMATEURS COMMENT ON THE FEDERAL BUDGET
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Room 253D in Centre Block
    CONTACT:   Anu Bose, Ph.D, Head of Ottawa Office, Option Consommateurs,
               cell.: (613) 293-6828
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2698.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS, METRO INC.
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre Mont-Royal, Auditorium, 2200 Mansfield Street
    CONTACT:   Marie-Claude Bacon, Director, Corporate Affairs Department,
               Metro inc., (514) 643-1086
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/21/c9208.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CGI GROUP - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS AND RELEASE
               OF FISCAL 2009 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
    CONTACT:   Colin Brown, Specialist, Communications and Investor
               Relations, (514) 841-3634
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/13/c7046.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/21/c9449.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     OFFICE DE CONSULTATION PUBLIQUE DE MONTREAL - HEARING OF
               OPINIONS ON PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OF CANADIAN NATIONAL
               SHOPS
    CITY:      POINTE SAINT-CHARLES
    LOCATION:  basement of Eglise Saint-Charles, at 2115 Centre Street
    CONTACT:   Luc Doray, (514) 872-3568, Cell: (514) 977-8365
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/15/c7791.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/25/c2329.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

    DATE:      January 25 - January 29
    EVENT:     SPRING 2009 CGTA GIFT SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  International Centre, 6900 Airport Road; Congress Centre South
               and new North Building, 650 Dixon Road
    CONTACT:   Chantal Richard, Idea Workshop, (416) 504-3977 ext. 23
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/23/c9822.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/25/c9837.html

    DATE:      January 26 - January 27
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA - CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGIES FOR A
               CHANGING ENVIRONMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metropolitan Hotel Toronto, 108 Chestnut Street
    NOTES:     Media must register in advance
    CONTACT:   or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Marketing
               and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/22/c9895.html

    DATE:      January 27
    EVENT:     AVRIM LAZAR, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE FOREST PRODUCTS
               ASSOCIATION OF CANADA AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT ON BUDGET DAY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliament Hill, 253-D Railway Committee Room, Centre Block
    CONTACT:   Ottawa: Monica Bailey, Manager, External Relations, Forest
               Products Association of Canada, (613) 563-1441 ext: 323,
               On-site cell: (613) 878-4144; Vancouver: Laura Ballance,
               Laura Ballance Media Group, (604) 871-4451, (604) 726-8350
               (cell); Montréal: Julie Lepsetz, Communications MECA,
               Director, Client Services, (514) 288-8500 est : 233
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2829.html

    DATE:      January 27
    EVENT:     JAMES TURK, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION
               OF UNIVERSITY TEACHERS (CAUT), AVAILABLE TO SPEAK WITH THE
               MEDIA FOLLOWING THE RELEASE OF THE BUDGET
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliament Hill in the Railway Committee Room
    CONTACT:   to arrange an interview, please contact Kerry Pither, CAUT
               communications, (613) 726-7186; For interviews on Tuesday,
               January 27, please contact: James Turk, CAUT's executive
               director, mobile (613) 277-0488; Michael Conlon, government
               relations, mobile (613) 601-2616
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2367.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CUPE 3903 MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS RALLY AGAINST BACK-TO-WORK
               BILL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ontario Ministry of Labour offices, 400 University Avenue
    NOTES:     The gathering will march up University Avenue to Queen's
               Park to hear speakers beginning at 11:30 a.m.
    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/January2009/26/c2838.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ROBERT MUNSCH MAKES SPECIAL FAMILY LITERACY DAY VISIT TO
               SICKKIDS® HOSPITAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Enter
               at Elizabeth Street Doors, Go to the Information Desk in the
               Atrium on the first floor to be escorted to the location
    CONTACT:   Karen Benner, Manager of Corporate Communications, ABC CANADA
               Literacy Foundation, Phone: 1-800-303-1004 ext. 122, Mobile:
               (647) 588-7277; Ashley Tilley, Communications Coordinator, ABC
               CANADA Literacy Foundation, Phone: 1-800-303-1004 ext. 127,
               Mobile: (905) 767-4225
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2647.html

    TIME:      15:45
    EVENT:     ONTARIO COALITION FOR BETTER CHILD CARE - FEDERAL BUDGET WATCH
    CITY:      ONTARIO
    LOCATION:  Withrow Child Care @ Withrow Public School, 25 Bain
               Avenue (east of Broadview, 6 blocks north of Gerrard)
    CONTACT:   Jenny Robinson, Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care,
               (416) 938-2625; Andrea Calver, Ontario Coalition for Better
               Child Care, (416) 434-8031
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2843.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES COMMENTS ON FEDERAL
               BUDGET
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliament Hill, 253-D, Centre Block (Railway Room)
    CONTACT:   To arrange interviews, contact Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/20/c9131.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN ALLIANCE OF STUDENT ASSOCIATIONS AVAILABLE FOR
               BUDGET RESPONSE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Railway Committee Room, (253-D), Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   or to arrange an interview, contact: Jillian Flake, Public
               Relations and Communications Officer, Canadian Alliance of
               Student Associations, (613) 236-3457 ext. 224, c (613)868-6605
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2721.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JIM FLAHERTY, MINISTER OF FINANCE, TABLES THE
               GOVERNMENT'S FOURTH BUDGET
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  House of Commons
    CONTACT:   Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Finance, (613) 996-7861; Jack Aubry, Media Relations,
               Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/November2008/30/c5549.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     THE RETAIL COUNCIL OF CANADA COMMENTS ON THE FEDERAL BUDGET
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliament Hill (253-D, Centre Block, Railway Room)
    CONTACT:   Mark Beazley, Director, Communications, Retail Council of
               Canada, (416) 922-0553 ext. 228, toll free at 1-888-373-8245
               ext. 228
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2765.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT ASSOCIATION'S PRESIDENT AND CEO
               COMMENTS ON ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE AND/OR TRANSIT
               INFRASTRUCTURE COMPONENTS IN THE FEDERAL BUDGET
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliament Hill in 253D, Railway Committee Room, Centre Block
    NOTES:     He is also available upon request on Wednesday 28 January
               2009 until 10:00 am in Ottawa
    CONTACT:   Maureen Shuell, Director of Communications, (416) 898-5600
               (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2814.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JIM FLAHERTY, MINISTER OF FINANCE, TABLES THE
               GOVERNMENT'S FOURTH BUDGET
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  House of Commons
    CONTACT:   Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Finance, (613) 996-7861; Jack Aubry, Media Relations,
               Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/November2008/30/c5549.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     CUPE NATIONAL PRESIDENT PAUL MOIST COMMENTS ON THE 2009
               FEDERAL BUDGET
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Room 253-D, Centre Block, Parliament Hill,
    CONTACT:   CUPE Media Relations, (613) 794-7867
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2666.html

    TIME:      16:30 - 18:30
    EVENT:     MICHAEL HALE OF THE CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF ACTUARIES (CIA)
               AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT ON PARLIAMENT HILL FOLLOWING THE
               PRESENTATION OF THE FEDERAL BUDGET
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Railroad Room, (253-D), Centre Block, Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Josée Racette, Project Manager, Communications, (613)
               236-8196 ext. 107
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2823.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     THE CHAIR OF THE SOUTHWEST ECONOMIC ALLIANCE (SWEA) RESPONDS
               TO FEDERAL BUDGET
    CITY:      STRATFORD
    LOCATION:  Stratford City Hall Auditorium, One Wellington Street
    CONTACT:   Massimo Bergamini, InterChange Public Affairs, (613)
               290-5317 (c)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2811.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:30
    EVENT:     CLEAN AIR STRATEGIC ALLIANCE HOSTS PUBLIC CONSULTATION TO
               REVIEW THE 2003 EMISSIONS MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK FOR THE ALBERTA
               ELECTRICITY SECTOR
    CITY:      HANNA
    LOCATION:  Hanna Community Centre, 503 - 4th Street West
    CONTACT:   Sharon Hawrelak, APR, Communications Manager, Clean Air
               Strategic Alliance, Direct phone: (780) 644-5203, Mobile
               phone: (780) 720-4668
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/21/c8841.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      January 25 - January 27
    EVENT:     CANADIAN CORPORATE COUNSEL ASSOCIATION (CCCA) WORLD SUMMIT
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Fairmount Waterfront, 900 Canada Place Way
    NOTES:     A full schedule is available at www.cancorpcounsel.org.
    CONTACT:   Silvie Kuppek, Executive Director, CCCA,  (647) 203-2117
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2592.html

    DATE:      January 27 - January 29
    EVENT:     NATIONAL FIRST NATIONS HEALTH MANAGERS FORUM
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Wall Centre
    CONTACT:   Karyn Pugliese, Health and Social Communications, Cell (613)
               292-1877
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2580.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - UVIC CELEBRATES ARRIVAL OF 60 NEW STEINWAY PIANOS
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  Philip T. Young Recital Hall, MacLaurin Building, music wing,
               University of Victoria
    NOTES:     See the URL below for a detailed itinerary.
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: Simon Phillips (Tom Lee Music) at (office)
               (250) 383-5222 or (cell) (250) 812-7493; Maria Lironi (UVic
               Communications) at (250) 721-6139
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2783.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL - CGI GROUP RELEASE OF FISCAL 2009 FIRST
               QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.cgi.com
    PHONE NO.: (866) 225-0198
    CONTACT:   Colin Brown, Specialist, Communications and Investor
               Relations, (514) 841-3634
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/21/c9449.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BALLARD POWER SYSTEMS DISCUSSES ITS 2008 OPERATING
               ACHIEVEMENTS AND PROVIDES AN OUTLOOK FOR 2009
    INTERNET:  http://services.choruscall.com/links/ballard090127.html
    PHONE NO.: (604) 638-5340
    CONTACT:   Amy Harada Bradley, (604) 412-7913
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/21/c9588.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PACIFIC FOURTH-QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR 2008 RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.cpr.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Media, Mike LoVecchio, Tel.: (778) 772-9636; Investment
               Community, Janet Weiss, Assistant Vice-President Investor
               Relations, Tel.: (403) 319-3591
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/06/c5217.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CGI GROUP - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    INTERNET:  www.cgi.com
    CONTACT:   Colin Brown, Specialist, Communications and Investor
               Relations, (514) 841-3634
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/13/c7046.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS, METRO INC.
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   Marie-Claude Bacon, Director, Corporate Affairs Department,
               Metro inc., (514) 643-1086
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/21/c9208.html

    TIME:      12:05 Atlantic
    EVENT:     SPEECH BY MARK CARNEY, GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA
    INTERNET:  www.bankofcanada.ca/en/real
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2009/23/c2281.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CW MEDIA HOLDINGS INC. FISCAL 2009 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS
               TELECONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.canwest.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or (800) 731-6941
    CONTACT:   Michael French, Chief Financial Officer, CW Media Holdings
               Inc., Tel No: (416) 934-6920
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/21/c9444.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     METRO INC. - 2009 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  http://www.metro.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or (514) 807-8791
    CONTACT:   Roberto Sbrugnera, Senior Director, Treasury, Risks and
               Investor Relations, METRO INC., (514) 643-1245
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/14/c7153.html

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