CNW Daybook for Tuesday, May 5, 2009



    TORONTO, May 5 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      09:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     ALL ABOARD FOR SAFETY IN HALIFAX! - VIA STATION HOLDS
               SAFETY-THEMED OPEN HOUSE
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  VIA Station, 1161 Hollis St.
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: Sheila Duffy, (902) 494-7901; Ashley Doyle,
               (416) 956-7613
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/28/c6018.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT IN EDMUNDSTON
    CITY:      EDMUNDSTON
    LOCATION:  Château Edmundston, 100 Rice Street
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5362.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      April 23 - May 7
    EVENT:     THE CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PRESENTS THE PREVIEW PERFORMANCES FOR
               OVO
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Under the blue-and-yellow Grand Chapiteau on the Quays of
               the Old Port
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Longtin, Roy & Turner Communications, (514) 844-9678
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/07/c7961.html

    DATE:      May 5
    EVENT:     FIRST DAY OF THE GREAT BIKE TOUR EXHIBITION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  The Château Ramezay Museum
    NOTES:     The exhibition will take place from May 5th to September 7th
    CONTACT:   Marie-Hélène Vendette, (514) 861-3708 ext. 225
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/28/c5760.html

    TIME:      09:45
    EVENT:     IMPORTANT NATIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT RELATED TO AVIATION SECURITY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, International
               security screening area
    CONTACT:   Natalie Boileau, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               National Revenue and Minister of State (Agriculture), (613)
               992-1870, (613) 697-1845; Mathieu Larocque, Canadian Air
               Transport Security Authority, (613) 998-4527
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c8332.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 11:30
    EVENT:     DOUGLAS INSTITUTE LAUNCHES INFO-TRAUMA, AN INFORMATION AND
               REFERENCE SITE FOR POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER UNIQUE IN
               NORTH AMERICA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Monument National, Café du Monument, 1182 Saint-Laurent Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Anik Le Marquand, (514) 843-2342, Cell: (514) 502-0578
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c7189.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH WEEK LAUNCHES WITH STRESS CARDS FOR
               MONTREALERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Complexe Desjardins, Main Level in front of the Loto-Quebec
               stand
    CONTACT:   Rachel Sa, PR POST, (416) 777-0368; Isabelle Truchon,
               Desjardins Financial Security, (514) 350-8700 ext 8668
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7361.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC CONSULTATION BEGINS ON DEVELOPMENT PROJECT FOR OLD
               PHILOSOPHY COLLEGE SITE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Offices of the OCPM, 1550 Metcalfe Street, 14th Floor (Peel
               Metro)
    CONTACT:   Luc Doray,  (514) 872-3568, Cell:  (514) 977-8365
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c3773.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May/2009/03/c7571.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE OFFICE DE CONSULTATION PUBLIQUE DE MONTREAL (OCPM) -
               CONSULTATION ON THE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT FOR THE SITE OF THE
               OLD PHILOSOPHY COLLEGE IN THE BOROUGH OF VILLE-MARIE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  At the offices of the OCPM, 1550 Metcalfe Street, 14th Floor
               (Peel Metro)
    CONTACT:   Luc Doray, (514) 872-3568, Cell: (514) 977-8365
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c7974.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      May 3 - May 5
    EVENT:     THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO,
               CANADIAN OFFICE - ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Hotel (International Ballroom), 101 Lyon St
    NOTES:     Media Accreditation required
    CONTACT:   Christopher Smillie, Legislative and Regulatory
               Affairs,(613) 236-0653, Cell: (613) 219-1867
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7339.html

    DATE:      May 5
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA - PUBLIC SECTOR FINANCIAL
               LEADERSHIP: SUCCESSFUL STRATEGIES FOR MAJOR CHANGE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Château Laurier, 1 Rideau St
    CONTACT:   or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Media
               Relations, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7484.html

    DATE:      May 4 - May 6
    EVENT:     ONTARIO WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION (OWWA)/ONTARIO MUNICIPAL
               WATER ASSOCIATION (OMWA) JOINT ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND TRADE
               SHOW
    CITY:      ETOBICOKE
    LOCATION:  Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Road
    CONTACT:   Glenn Powell, Director of Communications, OWWA,
               (905) 827-4508, cell (905) 464-6200
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c2566.html

    DATE:      May 5
    EVENT:     CANADIAN COMMITTEE FOR WORLD PRESS FREEDOM - 11TH ANNUAL
               PRESS FREEDOM AWARD AT THE WORLD PRESS FREEDOM LUNCHEON
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Arts Centre
    NOTES:     For Luncheon Reservations, please call: (613) 237-3575
    CONTACT:   Bob Carty, (613) 730-1007; David Gollob, (613) 301-6162 (c)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/08/c8325.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION COUNCIL  - LANDMARK
               REPORT ON CANADA'S INNOVATIVE ECONOMY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington Street
    CONTACT:   David Rodier, NATIONAL Public Relations, (613) 233-1699 X 243
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c6952.html

    TIME:      09:45
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PACIFIC TO ADDRESS SCOTIA CAPITAL TRANSPORTATION &
               LOGISTICS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Le Meridien King Edward Hotel
    NOTES:     Live audio webcast: http://www.cpr.ca
    CONTACT:   Media, Mike LoVecchio, Senior Manager - Media Relations,
               Canadian Pacific, (778) 772-9636 cell, (416) 814-0948 24/7
               Media Pager; Investment Community, Janet Weiss, Assistant
               Vice President, Investor Relations, Canadian Pacific, Tel.:
               (403) 319-3591
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/24/c3500.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     TRANSPORT CANADA - IMPORTANT NATIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT RELATED
               TO AVIATION SECURITY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Pearson International Airport, Terminal 1, Proceed
               to Domestic Screening Area at the end of Check-in Aisle A
    CONTACT:   Chris Hilton, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               State (Transport), (613) 991-0700; Mathieu Larocque,
               Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, (613) 998-4527
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c8255.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     COMMUNITY LIVING TORONTO FLAG RAISING CEREMONY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Karen Bell, Community Living Toronto, (416) 908-8306;
               Karolina Kluska, Community Living Toronto, (647) 444-4077
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c8051.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN COMMITTEE FOR WORLD PRESS FREEDOM - PRESS FREEDOM
               AWARDS LUNCHEON
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Arts Centre, Panorama Room
    NOTES:     Luncheon Tickets: $40. Reserve by calling 613-237-3575
    CONTACT:   Bob Carty, (613) 730-1007; David Gollob, (613) 301-6162 (c)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/28/c5863.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c3936.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTER KATHLEEN WYNNE WILL PRESENT 20 EDUCATORS
               AND SUPPORT STAFF WITH EDUCATION AWARDS AT A SPECIAL CEREMONY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Atlantis, Ontario Place, 955 Lakeshore Boulevard West
    CONTACT:   Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747;
               Patricia MacNeil, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2676;
               Public Inquiries, (416) 325-2929 or 1-800-387-5514, TTY
               1-800-263-2892
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c8262.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     MARILEE ADAMS, PH.D., BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, PRESENTS: CHANGE
               YOUR QUESTIONS, CHANGE YOUR RESULTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Adler International Learning, 890 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Michael Crowley, Phone: (415) 743-6464
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c5984.html

    TIME:      18:30 - 21:30
    EVENT:     ART RALLY TO DISCUSS BEAUTIFULCITY.CA PROPOSAL: A TAX ON
               BILLBOARDS WITH THE FUNDS GOING TO PUBLIC ART
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto City Hall, Council Chambers
    CONTACT:   Julia Che, Agents of Change, julia@beautifulcity.ca,
               (416) 928-1978, http://www.beautifulcity.ca
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c8172.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     BEAUTIFULCITY.CA CAMPAIGN - HUNDREDS OF ARTISTS AND
               ACTIVISTS SET TO RALLY AT TORONTO CITY HALL ON MAY 5
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto City Hall, Committee Room 2 (second floor)
    CONTACT:   Julia Che, Agents of Change, julia@beautifulcity.ca,
               (416) 928-1978
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c4195.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     KYIV CHAMBER CHOIR RETURNS TO KITCHENER-WATERLOO
    CITY:      KITCHENER-WATERLOO
    LOCATION:  First United Church (16 William St. West, at King)
    CONTACT:   MEDIA CONTACT: Ernie McCullough, (416) 292-3407,
               ernie@platinumconcerts.com
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/08/c8364.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     ECONOMIST PETER HALL TO PRESENT GLOBAL EXPORT FORECAST AND
               ALBERTA OUTLOOK IN EDMONTON
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  The Sutton Place Hotel, "Angus Shaw Room", 10235-101 Street
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Phil Taylor, Export Development Canada, (613)
               598-2904
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c7820.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT IN GRANDE PRAIRIE
    CITY:      GRANDE PRAIRIE
    LOCATION:  Sandman Hotel Grande Prairie, 9805 100th Street
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5367.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      09:30 - 10:00
    EVENT:     BUSINESS LEADERS CAUTION VOTERS ABOUT COST OF NDP PLATFORM
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Room 470, WoskCentre for Dialogue, 580 West Hastings Street
    CONTACT:   Victor Vrsnik: T. (604) 682-8366
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c8258.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS RELEASES MINING INDUSTRY IN BRITISH
               COLUMBIA - 2008 REPORT
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Pan Pacific Hotel, Oceanview Room 3 ('R' level), 999 Canada
               Place
    CONTACT:   Jim Nelson, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, (604) 806-7047
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7335.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    DATE:      May 5
    EVENT:     SCOTIA CAPITAL'S TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.scotiacapital.com
    CONTACT:   Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-1093
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c6898.html

    TIME:      05:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE FISCAL 2009 THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL
               RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.absolute.com and www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3420 or 1-800-731-6941
    CONTACT:   Rob Chase, Chief Financial Officer, Absolute Software,
               (604) 628-5119; Dave Mason, Investor Relations, The Equicom
               Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 x237
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/14/c9255.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     PHOENIX COAL INC. DISCUSSES THE COMPANY'S FISCAL Q1 2009
               FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.phxcoal.com and www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3414 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Joanna Longo, The Equicom Group, Investor Relations,
               (416) 815-0700 ext. 233
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c8213.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/28/c5995.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     PRISTINE POWER INC. HOLDS A CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS
               FIRST QUARTER RESULTS AND PROVIDE AN UPDATE ON OPERATIONS
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-6179 or (416) 644-3416
    CONTACT:   Jeffry M. Myers, President & Chief Executive Officer,
               Telephone: (403) 444-5571
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c8372.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PASON SYSTEMS INC. - FIRST QUARTER RESULTS WEBCAST AND
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2593140
    PHONE NO.: (800) 732-9307
    CONTACT:   Jim Hill, President and CEO, Phone: (403) 301-3401; Jim
               Glasspoole, Chief Financial Officer, Phone: (403) 692-3840
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c5799.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WESTJET FIRST QUARTER 2009 ANALYSTS' CONFERENCE CALL AND AGM
    INTERNET:  Investor Relations section of www.westjet.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-5319
    CONTACT:   WestJet Media Relations: 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS (1-888-954-6397)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4595.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LOBLAW COMPANIES LIMITED FIRST QUARTER 2009 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.loblaw.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3418
    CONTACT:   Inge van den Berg, Vice President, Public Affairs & Investor
               Relations, (905) 459-2500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/07/c8227.html

    TIME:      11:25 Eastern
    EVENT:     JEAN-JACQUES RUEST, CN'S SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT, MARKETING,
               WILL ADDRESS THE SCOTIA CAPITAL TRANSPORTATION &
               INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.cn.ca/en/investors-webcasts-events.shtml
    NOTES:     slides supporting Ruest's remarks will be supplied via the
               Investors section of the company's website,
               www.cn.ca/investors
    CONTACT:   Media: Bryan Tucker, Senior Manager, Public Affairs and
               Media Relations, (514) 399-6450; Investors: Robert
               Noorigian, Vice-President, Investor Relations, (514) 399-0052
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c7048.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MACDONALD, DETTWILER AND ASSOCIATES LTD. STRATEGIC BUSINESS
               UPDATE INCLUDING FIRST QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL REVIEW
               CONFERENCE CALL/QUESTION AND ANSWER PERIOD
    INTERNET:  http://www.mdacorporation.com/corporate/investor/events.cfm
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-789-9572 or (416) 695-7806, Pass Code: 2560715
    CONTACT:   Wendy Keyzer, MDA External Relations, (604) 231-2743
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/21/c3774.html

    TIME:      14:45 Mountain
    EVENT:     ONCOLYTICS BIOTECH® INC. 2009 ANNUAL SHAREHOLDER MEETING
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2632960
               or www.oncolyticsbiotech.com
    CONTACT:   Oncolytics Biotech Inc., Cathy Ward, Tel: (403) 670-7377,
               Fax: (403) 283-0858; The Equicom Group, Nick Hurst, Tel:
               (403) 538-4845, Fax: (403) 237-6916; The Investor Relations
               Group, Erika Moran, Tel: (212) 825-3210, Fax: (212) 825-3229
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c6747.html

    TIME:      16:00 Atlantic
    EVENT:     EMERA Q1 EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.emera.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-575-8232 or in Toronto (416) 406-6419
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Nicholson, CA, Director Investor Relations and
               Strategic Development, (902) 428-6347
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/02/c7157.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WESTJET - ANNUAL SPECIAL MEETING WEBCAST
    INTERNET:
    http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=141956&s=1&k=4F1644EFF4F3CF0F62885E1387AB8DC9
    CONTACT:   WestJet Media Relations, 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS, WestJet Investor
               Relations, 1-877-493-7853
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c8155.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     KEYERA FACILITIES INCOME FUND - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2643520
    CONTACT:   John Cobb, Director, Investor Relations or Bradley White,
               Investor Relations Advisor, Telephone: (403) 205-7670, Toll
               Free: (888) 699-4853
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/28/c5173.html

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