CNW Daybook for Tuesday, January 27, 2009



    TORONTO, Jan. 27 /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 WILL 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:     CGI GROUP - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS AND
               RELEASE OF FISCAL 2009 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Grand Salon, 900
               Rene-Levesque Boulevard West
    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:      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:      12:00
    EVENT:     CGI GROUP HOLDS A PRESS CONFERENCE FOLLOWING ITS ANNUAL
               GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Grand Salon, 900
               Rene-Levesque Boulevard West
    CONTACT:   Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global Communications and
               Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/27/c2926.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     OFFICE DE CONSULTATION PUBLIQUE DE MONTREAL - HEARING OF
               OPINIONS AND BRIEFS ON PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OF CANADIAN
               NATIONAL SHOPS SITE IN POINTE SAINT-CHARLES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Eglise Saint-Charles, 2115 Centre Street
    CONTACT:   Luc Doray, (514) 872-3568, Cell: (514) 977-8365
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/25/c2329.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/15/c7791.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/January2009/25/c9837.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/23/c9822.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

    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

    TIME:      January 27
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA - CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGIES FOR A
               CHANGING ENVIRONMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metropolitan Hotel Toronto, 108 Chestnut Street
    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

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CUPE 3903 MEMBERS, SUPPORTERS TO RALLY AGAINST BACK-TO-WORK
               BILL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ontario Ministry of Labour offices, 400 University Avenue
    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,
               Toronto, Ontario
    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 - PARENTS MAKE
               COMMENTS TO THE MEDIA ON THE FEDERAL BUDGET
    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
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT ASSOCIATION'S PRESIDENT AND CEO
               AVAILABLE FOR MEDIA COMMENT ON THE FEDERAL BUDGET
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliament Hill in 253D, Railway Committee Room, Centre Block
    CONTACT:   Maureen Shuell, Director of Communications, (416) 898-5600
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2814.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     CUPE NATIONAL PRESIDENT PAUL MOIST IS COMMENTING 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:      16:00 - 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:     RETAIL COUNCIL OF CANADA AVAILABLE TO COMMENT ON 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 - 18:00
    EVENT:     FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES TO COMMENT 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
    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:      16:30
    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

    TIME:      16:30 - 18:30
    EVENT:     MICHAEL HALE OF THE CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF ACTUARIES (CIA),
               WILL BE 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
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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
    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.
    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
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/13/c7046.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
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2907.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS, METRO INC.
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-6179 (media only)
    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 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PACIFIC FOURTH-QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR 2008 RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL WITH ANALYSTS AND MEDIA
    INTERNET:  www.cpr.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or toll free 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:      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:      14:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     THE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND
               PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES PROVIDES MEDIA WITH A TECHNICAL
               BRIEFING VIA TELECONFERENCE ON THE WHISTLER SLIDING CENTRE
               TRACK
    INTERNET:
   
http://www.vancouver2010.com/en/competition-schedules-and-venues/venues/-/5110
8/32528/cld=41236/1gptmoy/quick-facts.html
    PHONE NO.: (416) 695-9719, 1-866-507-1212, or 1-800-6578-9898
    CONTACT:   John Gibson, VANOC Media Relations, (604) 403-1585
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/26/c2901.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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