CNW Daybook for Wednesday, August 13, 2008



    TORONTO, Aug. 12 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 9 - August 17
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FESTIVAL OF SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    CITY:      SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    LOCATION:  Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Lussier, Communications Coordinator, (450) 346-6000
               ext. 239
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/16/c6157.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2384.html

    DATE:      August 10 - August 14
    EVENT:     2008 WORLD LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CONGRESS - IFLA
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Quebec City Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Jonathan Gendron, HKDP Communications and Public Affairs,
               (418) 929-2318
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2646.html

    DATE:      August 12 - August 16
    EVENT:     FIFTH EDITION OF THE INSTITUT DU NOUVEAU MONDE'S SUMMER
               SCHOOL
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Université Laval and Espace 400e
    CONTACT:   Roch Bilodeau, 1-866-618-7537
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9670.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUNDING TO DEMTEC INC.
    CITY:      PRINCEVILLE
    LOCATION:  Demtec Inc., 50 Industrial Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Karina Gagnon, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (418) 368-6048 or 1-866-368-0044; Nadia Marceau, Office of
               the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c2610.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 22:00
    EVENT:     LOCAL SUBWAY. RESTAURANTS TO FEATURE NO. 09 SHOW CAR PROGRAM
               DRIVEN BY PATRICK CARPENTIER
    CITY:      TROIS RIVIERES
    LOCATION:  1270 Des Recollets
    CONTACT:   Dina Vieira, National Communications Manager, SUBWAY (Subway
               Franchisee Advertising Trust Fund), Telephone: (416) 702-6124
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c2579.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 11 - August 14
    EVENT:     POLICE ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
               IN PEEL
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Delta Meadowvale Resort & Conference Centre, 6750 Mississauga
               Road. Meeting Room: Graydon Hall
    NOTES:     opening ceremonies are open to the media and will include a
               send-off for the "Kids, Cops & Canadian Tire" fishing day
    CONTACT:   Ron Middel, Chief Administrative Officer, Bus: (905)
               670-9770, Cell: (416) 206-4026
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2643.html

    DATE:      August 11 - August 14
    EVENT:     ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' FEDERATION OF ONTARIO ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Westin Harbour Castle, 1 Harbour Square, Toronto
    CONTACT:   Larry Skory, (416) 948-0195 (cell); Johanna Brand, (416)
               948-2554 (cell); Mary Morison, (416) 948-3406 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3068.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2357.html

    TIME:      06:00
    EVENT:     CITYTV ROCKS DUNDAS SQUARE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Dundas Square
    CONTACT:   Veronica Logue, Citytv, (416) 764-3195
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/31/c8931.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTER VISITS YOUTH SUMMER PROGRAM
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Cathy Wever Public School, 160 Wentworth St. North
    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/August2008/12/c3602.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CONCERNED ABOUT BLOOR COALITION MAKES AN IMPORTANT
               ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE BLOOR STREET TRANSFORMATION
               PROJECT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  175 Bloor Street East (South side of Bloor Street at Church
               Street)
    CONTACT:   Tyler Fleming, (416) 642-6122
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3507.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE TO RELEASE REPORT "UNLEASHING ATTENDANT
               SERVICES"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Media Studio, Queen's Park Main Legislature Building
    CONTACT:   Lori Payne, Manager, Communications, OCSA, (416) 256-3010
               Ext 242
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3175.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     JOVIAN CAPITAL CORPORATION HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF
               SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Albany Club, 91 King Street East
    CONTACT:   Don Sangster, Investor Relations, Jovian Capital
               Corporation, (416) 933-5744; Mark Arthur, President, Jovian
               Capital Corporation, (416) 933-5754
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c2075.html

    TIME:      14:15 - 15:15
    EVENT:     HOME INSTEAD SENIOR CARE HOSTS "HOW TO MAKE THE HOMES OF
               SENIORS SAFE"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fellowship Towers Retirement Community, 877 Yonge St.
               (Yonge St., north of Bloor St.), Lower Level
    CONTACT:   Mary Ann Freedman, Tel: (416) 868-1500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3206.html

    TIME:      14:15
    EVENT:     ONTARIO FAIRNESS COMMISSIONER JEAN AUGUSTINE SPEAKS AT ETFO
               ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Westin Harbour Castle, Metro Ballroom, 1 Harbour Square
    CONTACT:   Larry Skory, (416) 948-0195 (cell); Johanna Brand, (416)
               948-2554 (cell); Mary Morison, (416) 948-3406 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3371.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA IN PRINCE RUPERT
    CITY:      PRINCE RUPERT
    LOCATION:  Coast Prince Rupert Hotel,  118 6th Street
    CONTACT:   Media inquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c9974.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     KEYERA FACILITIES INCOME FUND SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.keyera.com
    PHONE NO.: (800) 731-5319 or (416) 644-3421
    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/August2008/05/c9836.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CIPHER PHARMACEUTICALS INC. FISCAL 2008 SECOND QUARTER
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.cipherpharma.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3431 or 1-800-814-4860
    CONTACT:   Craig Armitage, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group, (416)
               815-0700 ext 278; Larry Andrews, President and CEO, Cipher
               Pharmaceuticals, (905) 602-5840 ext 324
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2487.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONNORS BROS. INCOME FUND HOLDS SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.connors.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 1-800-731-5774
    CONTACT:   Kent McNeil, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
               Officer, (858) 715-4076
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4353.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SMTC CORPORATION SECOND QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.smtc.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3429 or (800) 814-4941
    CONTACT:   Jane Todd, Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial
               Officer, (905) 413-1300
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2919.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NUCRYST PHARMACEUTICALS SECOND QUARTER 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.nucryst.com
    PHONE NO.: (877) 419-6593, (719) 325-4916
    CONTACT:   David B. Holtz, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,
               NUCRYST Pharmaceuticals, (781) 224-1444; Gregory W. Gin,
               Lazar Partners, (212) 867-1762
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9729.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MECACHROME INTERNATIONAL HOLDS CONFERENCE CALL ON SECOND
               QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.mecachrome.com or www.cnw.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3425
    CONTACT:   Elina Tea, Director Investor Relations/Corporate Finance,
               (514) 373-2009
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/31/c8737.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3591.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     RAILPOWER'S SECOND QUARTER 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.railpower.com or www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3427 or 1-800-588-4942 (toll free)
    CONTACT:   Kamila Wirpszo, Vice-President, General Counsel & Corporate
               Secretary, Railpower Technologies Corp., (450) 678-5277,
               ext. 518, Toll free: 1-866-678-5277; Lorraine Potvin,
               Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer, Railpower
               Technologies Corp., (450) 678-5277, ext. 516, Toll Free:
               1-866-678-5277
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9727.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c8778.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRIMAC INCOME FUND SECOND QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-300-0053 or (647) 427-3420
    CONTACT:   Jeffrey J. McCaig, Chairman, President and Chief Executive
               Officer, Trimac Transportation Services Inc. or Edward V.
               Malysa, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer,
               Trimac Transportation Services Inc., Telephone: (403) 298-5100
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9628.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NEO MATERIAL TECHNOLOGIES INC. SECOND QUARTER 2008 EARNINGS
               RELEASE & CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/webcast
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3423 or (800) 591-7539
    CONTACT:   Ali Mahdavi, Genoa Management at (416) 962-3300, ext. 225
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c2051.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ATS HOSTS FIRST QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.atsautomation.com
    PHONE NO.: Maria Perrella, Chief Financial Officer; Carl Galloway, Vice-
               President and Treasurer, (519) 653-6500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/31/c8681.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NORTHCORE Q2 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.northcore.com
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 640-0400 ext. 273
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9819.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3627.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     URANIUM ONE SECOND QUARTER 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca/webcast
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-587-1893 or (416) 915-5763
    CONTACT:   Jean Nortier, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Tel: + 27 11
               482 3605; Chris Sattler, Senior Vice President, Corporate
               Development and Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 350-3657
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c2153.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ING CANADA 2ND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3424 or 1-800-594-3615
    CONTACT:   Media: Gilles Gratton, Vice President, Corporate
               Communications, ING Canada, (416) 217-7206; Investors:
               Michelle Dodokin, Vice President, Investor Relations, ING
               Canada, (416) 344-8044
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2335.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SEMAFO SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 915-5761 or 1-800-590-1817
    CONTACT:   Benoit La Salle, President & CEO, (514) 744-4408; Renmark:
               Maurice Dagenais or Jason Roy, (514) 939-3989
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/23/c6917.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3643.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WATERFURNACE RENEWABLE ENERGY, INC. SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2334640
               or www.waterfurnace.com
    CONTACT:   Bruce Ritchey, President and CEO, (260) 479-3224
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3457.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3100.html

    TIME:      10:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     MULLEN GROUP INCOME FUND SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS WEBCAST
               AND CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2350480
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3422 or (800) 594-3790
    CONTACT:   Mr. Murray K. Mullen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer;
               Mr. Stephen H. Lockwood, President and Co-Chief Executive
               Officer; Mr. David E. Olson, Vice President, Finance and
               Chief Financial Officer; Tel: (403) 652-8888
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c2619.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c2836.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/25/c7555.html

    TIME:      10:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     PRISTINE POWER SECOND QUARTER 2008 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-796-7558 or (416) 644-3428
    CONTACT:   Jeffry M. Myers, President & Chief Executive Officer,
               Telephone: (403) 444-5571; Geoffrey D. Krause, Chief
               Financial Officer, Telephone: (403) 444-6405
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3203.html

    TIME:      10:05 Mountain
    EVENT:     PROGRESS ENERGY PRESENTS AT ENERCOM'S 2008 OIL & GAS
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.progressenergy.com or
               http://www.theoilandgasconference.com/index.html
    CONTACT:   Greg Kist, Vice President, Investor Relations and Marketing,
               Phone: (403) 539-1809
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3140.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DR. BRIAN DAY, CMA PRESIDENT, UNVEILS NEW DATA ON THE
               NATIONAL COSTS OF AIR POLLUTION
    PHONE NO.: (416) 695-7806 or (888) 789-9572, Access code 3268545 followed
               by the number sign
    CONTACT:   Lucie Boileau, (613) 731-8610, 1-800-663-7336 ext. 1266,
               Cell.: (613) 447-0866
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3183.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ALBERTA CLIPPER ENERGY INC. SECOND QUARTER 2008 RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.albertaclipperenergy.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-877-407-8031
    CONTACT:   Kel Johnston, President & C.E.O., Alberta Clipper Energy
               Inc., Telephone: (403) 440-3474
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c2168.html

    TIME:      14:30 Mountain
    EVENT:     CONNACHER OIL AND GAS LIMITED QUARTERLY AND HALF-YEARLY
               RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3420 or (800) 595-8550
    CONTACT:   Richard A. Gusella, President and Chief Executive Officer; or
               Grant D. Ukrainetz, Vice President, Corporate Development,
               Phone: (403) 538-6201
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3274.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     THE WESTAIM CORPORATION WEBCAST OF CONFERENCE CALL TO
               DISCUSS 2008 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.westaim.com
    CONTACT:   Gillian McArdle, (416) 504-8464
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3266.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AETERNA ZENTARIS PRESENTS AT 28TH ANNUAL CANACCORD ADAMS
               GLOBAL GROWTH CONFERENCE
    CITY:      BOSTON
    LOCATION:  In Room 3 of the Millennium Broadway Hotel
    CONTACT:   Investor relations: Dennis Turpin, CA, Senior Vice President
               and Chief Financial Officer, (908) 626-5503;  Media relations:
               Paul Burroughs, Director of Communications, (418) 652-8525
               ext. 406
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/31/c8643.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GUESTLOGIX INC. PRESENTS AT CANACCORD ADAMS 28TH ANNUAL GLOBAL
               GROWTH CONFERENCE
    CITY:      BOSTON
    LOCATION:  InterContinental Hotel
    CONTACT:   Media/Analyst: Josef Zankowicz, VP Marketing & Communications,
               GuestLogix, (647) 500-1563; Investor: Kristen Dickson, Equicom
               Group, (416) 476-7814
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/30/c8298.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WORLD ENERGY SOLUTIONS PRESENTS AT THE CANACCORD ADAMS 28TH
               ANNUAL GLOBAL GROWTH CONFERENCE
    CITY:      BOSTON
    LOCATION:  InterContinental Hotel
    CONTACT:   Jim Parslow, World Energy Solutions, Inc., (508) 459-8100;
               Craig Armitage, The Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x 278
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c2903.html

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