CNW Daybook for Tuesday, September 23, 2008



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

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>
    TIME:      07:00
    EVENT:     STEELWORKERS' ECONOMIST AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT ON CONSUMER
               PRICE INDEX
    CITY:      NATIONAL
    LOCATION:  National
    CONTACT:   Erin Weir, Research Department, (613) 730-2272; Peter D.
               Birt, Communications Department, (416) 544-5966
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7047.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTERS MEET IN FREDERICTON
    CITY:      FREDERICTON
    LOCATION:  Delta Fredericton, 225 Woodstock Road
    CONTACT:   Jean-Gilles Pelletier, Cell : (647) 328-3063; Colin Bailey,
               Cell: (416) 300-2380
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5965.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      September 3 - September 28
    EVENT:     CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY - PHOTOSENSITIVE - TRAVELLING PHOTO
               EXHIBITION SHOWCASING THE BROAD RANGE OF HOW CANCER AFFECTS
               PEOPLE'S LIVES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Place des Arts' Esplanade
    CONTACT:   and interviews: PhotoSensitive Cancer Connections: Valerie
               Gonzalo, (514) 626-6976; Johanne Carrier, (514) 591-0502,
               (514) 751 9983 (pager); Jennifer Lynn, (416) 759-9863;
               Canadian Cancer Society, Quebec Division: André Beaulieu,
               Senior Consultant, Public Relations, (514) 393-3444
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/03/c8083.html

    DATE:      September 19 - September 29
    EVENT:     MONTREAL SCIENCE CENTRE - THE SOLARTAXI WILL BE PASSING
               THROUGH QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL AND TROIS-RIVIERES
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Louis Palmer, Cell: +41 79 343 88 01; Lorraine Hébert,
               President, CEO, Association des Véhicules Electriques et
               Ecologiques du Québec, (450) 657-4760
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5607.html

    DATE:      September 22 - September 26
    EVENT:     THIRD EDITION OF //ADAPT (ADVANCED DIGITAL ART PRODUCTION
               TECHNIQUES)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Pepsi Forum
    CONTACT:   and interviews: Huguette Marcotte, Huguette Marcotte
               Communications, (514) 951-0288; Pierre Chaurest, Huguette
               Marcotte Communications, (514) 290-3148, (450) 434-2352
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c6855.html

    DATE:      September 23 - September 25
    EVENT:     ESOMAR'S 61ST ANNUAL CONGRESS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès
    CONTACT:   or to confirm your attendance at the Congress: Amy Gregus,
               Edelman Public Relations, (514) 844-6665, Cell: (514)
               730-5496; Ischa Ropert, ESOMAR, Cell: +31 (0) 625 015 419
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c6981.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CQCD REVEALS THE RESULTS OF A SURVEY CONDUCTED BY ALTUS
               GEOCOM, ON  BEHALF OF CQCD, ON CONSUMER TRENDS IN QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Montréal, 475 President-Kennedy Street, Salon
               Tchaikovski (Mezzanine level)
    CONTACT:   Céline Ducharme, Conseil québécois du commerce de détail,
               (514) 842-6681 ext. 200, 1-800-364-6766
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c6113.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING EVENT FOR THE NEW ALLSTATE INSURANCE AGENCY IN
               SHERBROOKE, QUEBEC
    CITY:      SHERBROOKE
    LOCATION:  Les Tourelles, Allstate Insurance Agency, 3025 Rue King Ouest,
               (Les Tourelles) Unité 44
    CONTACT:   Derek Tupling, Corporate Relations, (905) 475-4589
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7152.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     FEDERAL ELECTIONS 2008 - BIG CITIES' EXPECTATIONS FOR THIS
               ELECTION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hall of Honour, Montreal's City Hall, 275 Notre Dame East
    CONTACT:   Renée Sauriol, Press Secretary, City of Montreal, Mayor's
               Office, (514) 872-4894; Don Wanagas, Director of
               Communications, City of Toronto, Mayor's Office, (416)
               206-4333; Michael May, Director of Communications and
               Marketing, City of Kitchener, Mayor's Office, (519) 741-2935;
               Maurice Gingues, Media Officer, Federation of Canadian
               Municipalities, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7068.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     LIBERAL CANDIDATES' ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING PUBLIC
               TRANSPORTATION SOUTH OF MONTREAL
    CITY:      FARNHAM
    LOCATION:  191 rue Victoria
    CONTACT:   Campaign Office: Ingrid Marini, (514) 617-6854
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7229.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      September 20 - September 28
    EVENT:     DALTON MCGUINTY KICKS OFF FIRST-EVER TOUR DE GREENBELT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Zoo
    CONTACT:   Danielle Pignataro, Communications Director, Greenbelt
               Foundation at (416) 559-3934 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/20/c6711.html

    DATE:      September 21 - September 23
    EVENT:     HOME HARDWARE DEALERS LEARN, BUY AND CELEBRATE AT FALL
               DEALER MARKET
    CITY:      ST. JACOBS
    LOCATION:  St. Jacobs and Kitchener-Waterloo
    CONTACT:   Claire Trainor, Home Hardware Stores Limited, (519) 664-2252
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/19/c6416.html

    DATE:      September 22 - September 23
    EVENT:     HR 2008: TRANSFORMING TALENT WITH INFLUENTIAL LEADERSHIP
               HOSTED BY THE CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St. W.
    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/September2008/19/c6381.html

    TIME:      07:45 - 09:00
    EVENT:     CANADA'S LARGEST BUSINESS ASSOCIATION SETS OUT ELECTION
               PLATFORM: PERRIN BEATTY ADDRESSES ECONOMIC CLUB OF TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York, Tudor Room, 100 Front St West,
    CONTACT:   Katie Anderson, Director, Communications, (613) 238-4000
               ext. 231, Cell: (613) 797-1860
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7039.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 10:30
    EVENT:     PAT QUINN AND DR. PERVEZ ALI TALK FROM THE HIP ABOUT VENOUS
               THROMOEMBOLIC EVENTS (VTE)
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hockey Hall of Fame, Esso Theatre, Brookfield Place, 30 Yonge
               Street
    CONTACT:   Ethan Pigott, Hill & Knowlton Canada, (416) 413-4744; Leigha
               Cotton, Hill & Knowlton Canada, (416) 413-4757
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7100.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     INVESTING IN SKILLS COALITION - COALITION OF LEADING BUSINESS,
               EDUCATION AND LABOUR REPRESENTATIVES WANTS ISSUE DEBATED
               DURING THE FEDERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Room 130-S, Charles Lynch Press Room, Centre Block, Parliament
               Hill
    CONTACT:   and to arrange an interview, contact: Massimo Bergamini,
               InterChange Public Affairs, (613) 230-0183, cell: (613)
               290-5317
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/19/c6642.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PREVIEW AND BRIEFING FOR METROLINX'S DRAFT REGIONAL
               TRANSPORTATION PLAN AND INVESTMENT STRATEGY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Delta Chelsea Hotel, Churchill B, 33 Gerrard Street West
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Jacquie Menezes, Senior Associate, Public
               Affairs and Media, Metrolinx, Phone: (416) 874-5923, Mobile:
               (647) 289-4523
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/19/c6687.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CAA AND ONTARIO ROAD BUILDERS' ASSOCIATION MEMBERS AT A
               CAA-APPROVED REPAIR SHOP TO TALK ABOUT THE PRICE OF DAMAGES IN
               LONDON
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Hanford Tire, 444 Warncliffe Rd.
    CONTACT:   Martha Watson, MW Communications, (416) 578-1063
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7118.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     SIDEWALK CIRCUS TO SUPPORT PUBLIC HEALTH CARE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  On the sidewalk along University Avenue near College Street
    CONTACT:   Barry Smith, Communications, SEIU Local 1 Canada, (416)
               528-9116
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7233.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE HOMELESSNESS RESPONSE ALLIANCE (HRA) HOSTS A PUBLIC
               FEDERAL ELECTION HOUSING FORUM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Woodgreen Community Centre, 835 Queen Street East (east of
               Broadview Ave)
    CONTACT:   Sandy Birnie, Executive Director of Youthlink: (416)
               967-1733 x 214; Holly Kramer, Coordinator: Toronto Harm
               Reduction Task Force: (647)-222-4420
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7170.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     TOPPING-OFF CEREMONY OF BAY ADELAIDE CENTRE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TEMPERANCE STREET - USE BAY STREET ENTRANCE
    CONTACT:   Tiffany Fisher, Whetstone Communications Inc., Office: (416)
               595-9776 x 222, Cell: (416) 456-7650
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/19/c6372.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     MIDLAND GROUP PROTEST AGAINST HEALTH CARE REFORMS
    CITY:      PENETANGUISHENE
    LOCATION:  Penetanguishene Public Library, 24 Simcoe Street
    CONTACT:   Natalie Mehra at (416) 441-2502; Vern Edwards at (705)
               538-0833
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7190.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     CENTRE FOR ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH (CAMH) AND THE
               SHERBOURNE HEALTH CENTRE PRESENT RESEARCH RESULTS ON THE
               MENTAL HEALTH OF BISEXUAL PEOPLE IN ONTARIO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sherbourne Health Centre, 333 Sherbourne Street
    CONTACT:   Michael Torres, Media Relations, CAMH, (416) 595-6015; Anna
               Travers, Director, Rainbow Health Ontario, Sherbourne Health
               Centre, (416) 324-4168
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5181.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      September 22 - September 27
    EVENT:     THE FIRST MALL IN CALGARY - CELEBRATES 50 YEARS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  North Hill Centre
    CONTACT:   Paula Neuhold, Marketing Director, Bentall Retail, North
               Hill Centre, Phone: (403) 289-2518, Cell: (403) 710-2439
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5683.html

    DATE:      September 23 - September 24
    EVENT:     OIL SANDS TRADE SHOW & CONFERENCE
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Northlands
    CONTACT:   Shauna MacDonald, Brookline Public Relations, Inc., (P)
               (403) 538-5645, ) (403) 585-4570; Arlene Worsley,
               Brookline Public Relations, Inc., (P) (403) 538-5641, ext.
               106, ) (403) 650-7086
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7156.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 - 11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CCL INDUSTRIES INVESTORS' DAY MEETING
    INTERNET:  www.cclind.com
    CONTACT:   Janis Wade, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and
               Corporate Communications, (416) 756-8509; Steve Lancaster,
               Executive Vice President and Acting CFO, (416) 756-8517
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5997.html

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CIBC PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER ADDRESSES CIBC
               WORLD MARKETS 7TH ANNUAL EASTERN INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.cibc.com
    CONTACT:   Jason Patchett, Director of Investor Relations, (416) 980-8691
               or Mary Lou Frazer, Senior Director of Investor and Financial
               Communications, (416) 980-4111
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5905.html

    TIME:      09:10 Eastern
    EVENT:     REJEAN ROBITAILLE, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF LAURENTIAN BANK,
               PRESENTS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS ANNUAL EASTERN CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
   
https://www.banquelaurentienne.ca/en/about_lbc/my_investment/presentations.htm
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    CONTACT:   Gladys Caron, Vice-President Public Affairs, Communications
               and Investor Relations, (514) 284-4500, extension 7511
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7218.html

    TIME:      10:35 Eastern
    EVENT:     LABOPHARM PRESENTS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS 7TH ANNUAL EASTERN
               INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.labopharm.com
    CONTACT:   At Labopharm: Mark D'Souza, Senior Vice-President and Chief
               Financial Officer, Tel: (450) 686-0207; At The Equicom
               Group: Jason Hogan, Media and Investor Relations, Tel: (416)
               815-0700
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c4830.html

    TIME:      10:35 Eastern
    EVENT:     GEORGE LEWIS PRESENTS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS' INSTITUTIONAL
               INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.rbc.com/investorrelations/conference.html
    CONTACT:   Investor contacts: Amy Cairncross, Director, Investor
               Relations, (416) 955-7809; Media contact: Jackie Braden,
               Manager, Media Relations, (416) 974-2124
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c2984.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DOREL INDUSTRIES INC. PARTICIPATES IN THE CIBC 7TH ANNUAL
               EASTERN INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.dorel.com
    CONTACT:   MaisonBrison: Rick Leckner, (514) 731-0000; Dorel Industries
               Inc.: Jeffrey Schwartz, (514) 934-3034
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c6736.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     STUDENT TRANSPORTATION FISCAL 2008 FOURTH QUARTER AND
               YEAR-END RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.rideSTA.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 883-7132 or 1-888-205-4499
    CONTACT:   Denis J. Gallagher, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
               Phone: (732) 280-4200, Fax: (732) 280-4213
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/11/c3881.html

    TIME:      11:10 - 11:40 Eastern
    EVENT:     VECIMA NETWORKS PRESENTS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS' 7TH ANNUAL
               EASTERN INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.vecima.com
    CONTACT:   Vecima Networks, Alan Brick, Investor Relations Officer,
               (250) 881-1982
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/19/c6247.html

    TIME:      11:30 Atlantic
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTERS MEET IN FREDERICTON
    INTERNET:
    http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=120872&s=1&k=F9FC5F40A3CF398B8223FFA4C611A9BA
    CONTACT:   Jean-Gilles Pelletier, Cell : (647) 328-3063; Colin Bailey,
               Cell: (416) 300-2380
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5965.html

    TIME:      13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     EXFO ELECTRO-OPTICAL ENGINEERING PRESENT EXFO'S MARKET
               OPPORTUNITIES, COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES AND VALUE PROPOSITION TO
               INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS ON-SITE
    INTERNET:  www.EXFO.com/investors
    CONTACT:   Vance Oliver, Manager, Investor Relations, (418) 683-0913,
               Ext. 3733
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5245.html

    TIME:      14:05 Eastern
    EVENT:     SIERRA WIRELESS PRESENTS AT THE CIBC WORLD MARKETS 7TH
               ANNUAL EASTERN INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://events.startcast.com/events/118/institutional2008
    CONTACT:   Sharlene Myers, Sierra Wireless, Phone: (604) 232-1445
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7057.html

    TIME:      14:05 - 14:35 Eastern
    EVENT:     TMX GROUP CFO MICHAEL PTASZNIK SPEAKS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS
               7TH ANNUAL EASTERN INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  in the Investor Relations section of www.tsx.com
    CONTACT:   Jean Charles Robillard, Director, Corporate
               Communications, TMX Group, (416) 947-4682 or (514) 871-3551
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7250.html

    TIME:      14:50 Eastern
    EVENT:     CGI PRESENTS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS 7TH ANNUAL EASTERN
               INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.cgi.com/web/en/investors.htm
    CONTACT:   Colin Brown, Specialist, Communications and Investor
               Relations, (514) 841-3634
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5567.html

    TIME:      15:25 Eastern
    EVENT:     AETERNA ZENTARIS PRESENTS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS 7TH ANNUAL
               EASTERN INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.aezsinc.com
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations: Ginette Vallières, Investor Relations
               Coordinator, (418) 652-8525 ext. 265; Media Relations: Paul
               Burroughs, Director of Communications, (418) 652-8525 ext.
               406
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5031.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRANSITION THERAPEUTICS PRESENTS AT 2008 UBS GLOBAL LIFE
               SCIENCES CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  Grand Hyatt New York
    CONTACT:   Dr. Tony Cruz, Phone: (416) 260-7770, x.223; Elie Farah,
               Phone: (416) 260-7770, x.203
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5871.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      September 22 - September 24
    EVENT:     4TH INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON DISABILITY MANAGEMENT (IFDM)
    CITY:      BERLIN
    LOCATION:  Berlin Congress Centre
    CONTACT:   Stefan Boltz, Tel: +49-30-288763-768, Fax: +49-30-288763-771
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/04/c7637.html

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