CNW Daybook for Tuesday, September 9, 2008



    TORONTO, Sept. 8 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     NOVA SCOTIA ASSOCIATION OF HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS (NSAHO) -
               5TH ANNUAL NSAHO CONTINUING CARE MONTH CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF
    CITY:      SYDNEY
    LOCATION:  MacGillivray Guest Home, 25 Xavier Drive
    CONTACT:   Mary Baldwin, Director, Communications, NSAHO, (902)
               832-8513, (902) 292-2761
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2401.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     SENATOR PEARSE DOHERTY OF SINN FEIN VISITS NOVA SCOTIA,
               NEWFOUNDLAND AND PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND ON A MAJOR SPEAKING
               TOUR
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  The Old Triangle, 5136 Prince St.
    CONTACT:   (902) 471-4889, (709) 687-9554, or (416) 402-3729
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2331.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      September 3 - September 28
    EVENT:     PHOTOSENSITIVE'S "CANCER CONNECTIONS" PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Place des Arts' Esplanade
    CONTACT:   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

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRIME  - LAUNCH
               OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL REPORT ON CRIME PREVENTION AND
               COMMUNITY SAFETY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Montreal, Salon 1, 1201, boul. René-Lévesque
               west
    CONTACT:   Melissa Goupil-Landry, Communication Officer at ICPC, (514)
               288-6731, extension 226
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c9891.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN FOUNDATION ON FETAL ALCOHOL RESEARCH (CFFAR)
               ANNOUNCES ITS INAUGURAL GRANT RECIPIENTS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Ambassadeur Room, Holiday Inn - Midtown, 420, Sherbrooke St.
               West
    CONTACT:   André Fortin, Brewers Association of Canada, (613) 232-9092
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c2063.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     A VISIT OF CONCORDIA'S NEW LARGE-SCALE COMPOSTING SYSTEM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  7141 Sherbrooke St. West, Loyola Campus. The composter is
               located in the parking lot next to the PS building. Parking
               can be reached via the West Broadway St. entrance, just
               north of Sherbrooke St. West.
    CONTACT:   Tanya Churchmuch, Senior Media Relations Advisor, Concordia
               University, (514) 848-2424 ext. 2518, Cell: (514) 518-3336
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c9869.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      September 2 - September 17
    EVENT:     CANADIAN JUDICIAL COUNCIL - INQUIRY HEARING REGARDING
               MR JUSTICE PAUL COSGROVE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Courtroom 7-B at the Federal Court, 180 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Norman Sabourin, Executive Director and Senior General
               Counsel, (613)-288-1566, extension 301
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c5981.html

    DATE:      September 9 - September 11
    EVENT:     4TH ANNUAL CANADIAN MUSIC CAFE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hard Rock Cafe, 279 Yonge St.
    NOTES:     See URL below for a more detailed schedule.
    CONTACT:   Planet3 Communications Ltd, Marli Bennett or Joanne Smale,
               T: (647) 346-4101
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c4727.html

    DATE:      September 9
    EVENT:     SUDBURY NATIVE SAMMIE RICHARDS COMES HOME TO KICK BOOTY BY
               ADDING FOR THE FIRST TIME A SUDBURY BOOTY CAMP LOCATION
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  Kipling Park
    NOTES:     For more information visit: http://www.BootyCampFitness.com
    CONTACT:   JP Richards, P: (416) 821-3200
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/27/c7169.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK PRESENTS HIV/AIDS AWARENESS AT SCOTIA PLAZA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Scotia Plaza - Concourse, 40 King Street West (Enter King St.
               or Adelaide St. between Yonge St. and Bay St.)
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, (416) 866-6203
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2541.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION UNVEILS REPORT ON VALUE OF ONTARIO
               GREENBELT'S ECO-SERVICES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park, 1st floor media studio
    CONTACT:   Dominic Ali, Senior Communications Specialist, David Suzuki
               Foundation, Cell: (647) 203-4701; Danielle Pignataro,
               Communications Director, Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation,
               Tel: (416) 960-0001 x301
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c9945.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     ONTARIO'S WORST MUNICIPAL ROADS CAMPAIGN LAUNCH
    CITY:      NORTH YORK
    LOCATION:  Firestone Tire and Automotive Centre, Tune Ups to Tires
               Inc., 2749 Dufferin St.
    CONTACT:   Martha Watson, (416) 578-1063
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c9809.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MAJOR DRILLING GROUP INTERNATIONAL INC. ANNUAL GENERAL
               MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Broadcast Centre, in the TSX Gallery, The Exchange
               Tower, 130 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Chantal Melanson, (506) 857-8636,
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/02/c8537.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ANNUAL CEREMONY TO MARK THE OPENING OF THE COURTS OF ONTARIO
               FOR 2008
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Osgoode Hall (130 Queen Street West) and Court House (361
               University Avenue)
    NOTES:     Please see the URL below for a more detailed schedule.
    CONTACT:   Charlene Attardo, A/Judicial Administrative Coordinator,
               Court of Appeal for Ontario, Tel. (416) 327-2922
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c9599.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     KITT ROARS INTO TORONTO! SUPER-CHARGED STUNT PERFORMANCES BY
               THE STAR OF ONE OF TV'S HOTTEST NEW SHOWS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Corner of Front and Simcoe
    CONTACT:   Nicole Starker, E!, (403) 235-7743
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c9673.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE INNOVATION PARTNERSHIP - LAUNCH OF REPORT BY
               INTERNATIONAL EXPERT GROUP ON BIOTECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND
               INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Le Salon, National Arts Centre, 53 Elgin Street
    CONTACT:   Mireille Bonhomme, Alain Labonté Communications, (514)
               523-9922, Cell: (514) 435-2925
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/02/c8631.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN MUSIC CAFE AND THE 33RD TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM
               FESTIVAL. LIVE AT THE HARD ROCK CAFE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hard Rock Cafe, 279 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Marli Bennett, Joanne Smale, T: (647) 346-4101
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4499.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     OPENING OF THE ONTARIO COURTS CELEBRATED WITH THE PRESENTATION
               OF THE OJEN CHIEF JUSTICES' AWARD TO COMMUNITY ACTIVIST
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Court of Appeal for Ontario, Osgoode hall, 130 Queen Street
               West
    CONTACT:   Sarah Pole, OJEN Provincial Programs Director, (416) 947-5275
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2538.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PETERSON FIELD GUIDE TO BIRDS IN NORTH AMERICA EVENT WITH LEE
               ALLEN PETERSON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  27 Front Street East
    CONTACT:   Larissa Chalmers, (416) 361-0233 ext 5
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c9447.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     THE ELECTRONIC RECYCLING ASSOCIATION DONATES MUCH NEEDED
               COMPUTER EQUIPMENT TO LOCAL CHARITIES
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Electronic Recycling Association, 1301 34th Avenue SE
    CONTACT:   Adrian McGill, (403) 262-4488 ext. 3
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/04/c9677.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     MAXIMUS CANADA HONOURS EMPLOYEES IMPACTED BY CANCER WITH
               DONATION TO BC CANCER FOUNDATION IN SUPPORT OF "FIRST IN
               CANADA" PROGRAM
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  BC Cancer Agency's Trev & Joyce Deeley Research Centre, 3rd
               floor of BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Centre, 2410 Lee
               Avenue
    CONTACT:   Penny Noble, APR senior director public affairs BC Cancer
               Foundation, (604) 707-5902, cell (604) 805-5637; Laura Walsh,
               CFRE, senior director development BC Cancer Foundation,
               Vancouver Island, (250) 519-5554
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c2001.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    DATE:      September 8 - September 9
    EVENT:     LIVE AUDIO FEED OF MANULIFE FINANCIAL'S ASIA INVESTOR
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.manulife.com/Presentations
    CONTACT:   Media inquiries: Laurie Lupton, (416) 852-7792; Investor
               Relations: Amir Gorgi, 1-800-795-9767
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/02/c7798.html

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PETERS & CO. LIMITED WEBCAST AT PETERS & CO. LIMITED 2008
               NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/pages/en/peters20080909/
    CONTACT:   Cora Penner, (403) 261-2200
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2457.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MAJOR DRILLING GROUP INTERNATIONAL INC. FIRST QUARTER RESULTS
               WEB CAST/CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.majordrilling.com or www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417
    CONTACT:   Chantal Melanson, (506) 857-8636
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/02/c8537.html

    TIME:      08:40 Eastern
    EVENT:     WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL - BMO CAPITAL MARKETS HOSTS 2008
               ANNUAL MEDIA & TELECOM INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    http://www.bmocm.com/conferences/mediatelecom2008/default.aspx
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-2140 or (866) 559-6828
    NOTES:     Conference call commences upon webcast completion at 4:00pm
               EDT.
    CONTACT:   Orli Namian, Toronto, (416) 867-4914; Holly Holt, New York,
               (212) 885-4153
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2227.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SCOTIA CAPITAL'S FINANCIALS SUMMIT
    INTERNET:  www.scotiacapital.com
    CONTACT:   Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-1093
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c8677.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NEXEN INC. WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH AMERICAN
               OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2401740
    CONTACT:   Tim Chatten, P.Eng Analyst, Investor Relations, (403) 699-4244
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2246.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     GORDON M. NIXON SPEAKS AT SCOTIA CAPITAL FINANCIALS SUMMIT
               2008
    INTERNET:  www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html
    CONTACT:   Jackie Braden, Manager, Media Relations, (416) 974-2124;
               Bill Anderson, Director, Investor Relations, (416) 955-7804
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5559.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     BMO CEO BILL DOWNE SPEAKS AT SCOTIA CAPITAL'S FINANCIALS
               SUMMIT
    INTERNET:  www.bmo.com/investorrelations
    CONTACT:   For News Media Enquiries: Ralph Marranca, Toronto, (416)
               867-3996; Ronald Monet, Montreal, (514) 877-1873; For
               Investor Relations Enquiries: Viki Lazaris, Toronto,
               (416) 867-6656; Steven Bonin, Toronto, (416) 867-5452
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/03/c9154.html

    TIME:      09:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     TALISMAN ENERGY INC. WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH
               AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2384800
    CONTACT:   Shareholder and Investor Inquiries, Christopher J. LeGallais,
               Senior Manager, Investor Relations, (403) 237-1957
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2249.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CIBC PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER SPEAKS AT SCOTIA
               CAPITAL FINANCIALS SUMMIT 2008 CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.cibc.com
    CONTACT:   Jason Patchett, Director of Investor Relations, (416)
               980-8691; Mary Lou Frazer, Senior Director of Investor and
               Financial Communications, (416) 980-4111
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/03/c9165.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DIAGNOCURE HOSTS Q3 2008 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.diagnocure.com, through Presentations and Conferences link
               on the Investors page
    PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791, (416) 644-3416, or (800) 732-6179
    CONTACT:   Investors: DiagnoCure Inc.: J. F. Bureau, CFA, Sr. Vice
               President and CFO, (418) 527-6100; Media: Jean-Pierre Trudel
               & Associates: Jean-Pierre Trudel, (514) 347-6111
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/28/c7527.html

    TIME:      10:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     DEVON ENERGY CORPORATION WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008
               NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2400200
    CONTACT:   Investors: Zack Hager, (405) 552-4526; Media: Chip Minty,
               (405) 228-8647
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2245.html

    TIME:      10:40 Eastern
    EVENT:     TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP CEO PRESENTS AT SCOTIA CAPITAL
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.td.com/investor
    CONTACT:   Nick Petter, Corporate Communications, TDBFG, (416) 308-1861
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/02/c5370.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ARC ENERGY TRUST WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH
               AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2388760
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations, Telephone: (403) 503-8600, Toll Free
               1-888-272-4900
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2250.html

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ENERPLUS RE

SOURCES FUND WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2392060 CONTACT: Investor Relations, 1-800-319-6462 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2252.html TIME: 13:20 Eastern EVENT: PRESIDENT AND CEO OF LAURENTIAN BANK SPEAKS AT THE 9TH ANNUAL SCOTIA CAPITAL FINANCIALS SUMMIT INTERNET: http://webcast.streamlogics.com/audience/index.asp?eventid=59634 CONTACT: Gladys Caron, Vice-President, Public Affairs, Communications and Investor Relations, (514) 284-4500, extension 7511 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/02/c8199.html TIME: 13:20 Pacific EVENT: ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE CORPORATION - JOHN LIVINGSTON, CHAIRMAN AND CEO, AND ROB CHASE, CFO, PRESENT AT THE DEUTSCHE BANK 2008 TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/conflobby.zhtml?ticker=ABT.TO&item_id=192044 4 CONTACT: Public Relations: Leslie Campisi, Affect Strategies, (212) 398-9680 x144; Investor Relations: Dave Mason, CFA, The Equicom Group (416) 815-0700 x237 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/04/c9486.html TIME: 14:00 Eastern EVENT: CANADIAN NATURAL RE

SOURCES LIMITED WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2401080 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2248.html TIME: 14:30 Eastern EVENT: BONAVISTA ENERGY TRUST WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2401520 CONTACT: Keith A. MacPhail, President & CEO, (403) 213-4300; Ronald J. Poelzer, Executive Vice President, (403) 213-4300; Glenn A. Hamilton, Senior Vice President & CFO, (403) 213-4300 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2251.html TIME: 15:45 Eastern EVENT: PENGROWTH ENERGY TRUST WEBCAST FROM THE PETERS & CO. 2008 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2401960 CONTACT: (403) 233-0224, or 1-888-744-1111 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2247.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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