CNW Daybook for Wednesday, August 13, 2008



    TORONTO, Aug. 13 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 9 - August 17
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK ONCE AGAIN RISES TO THE OCCASION OF THE
               INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FESTIVAL OF SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    CITY:      SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    LOCATION:  Municipal Airport
    CONTACT:   Gladys Caron, Vice-President, Public Affairs, Communications
               and Investor Relations, Office: (514) 284-4500, extension
               7511
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2384.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/16/c6157.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 8 - August 14
    EVENT:     FUTURE SHOP LAUNCHES $100 LAPTOP TRADE-IN PROMOTION FOR
               BACK-TO-SCHOOL
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES, SEE URL FOR DETAILS
    LOCATION:  Future Shop stores in Ajax, Brampton, East York, Markham,
               Mississauga, Vaughan, Oakville, Newmarket, North York,
               Orangeville, Oshawa, Richmond Hill, Scarborough, Toronto and
               Whitby
    CONTACT:   Cheryl Grant, Communications Specialist, Future Shop,
               (604) 412-1008; Susan Kirk, Communications Manager, Future
               Shop, (p) (604) 412-1226
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3682.html

    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
    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), lskory@etfo.org;
               Johanna Brand, (416) 948-2554 (cell), jbrand@etfo.org;
               Mary Morison, (416) 948-3406 (cell), mmorison@etfo.org;
               August 11-14 ETFO Media Centre, Queens Quay 1, Concourse
               Level, The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Phone:
               (416) 957-7180
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3068.html

    TIME:      00:00
    EVENT:     ELEMENTARY TEACHERS ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Westin Harbour Castle, 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/August2008/07/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:     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:      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:      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; or Mark Arthur, President,
               Jovian Capital Corporation, (416) 933-5754
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c2075.html

    TIME:      14:15
    EVENT:     COMMENTS BY JEAN AUGUSTINE, ONTARIO FAIRNESS COMMISSIONER
               FOLLOWED BY CHEQUE PRESENTATION TO YORK UNIVERSITY
    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);
               August 11-14, ETFO Media Centre, Queens Quay 1, Concourse
               Level, The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Phone:
               (416) 957-7181, Fax: (416) 957-7180
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3371.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
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      August 8 - August 14
    EVENT:     FUTURE SHOP LAUNCHES $100 LAPTOP TRADE-IN PROMOTION FOR
               BACK-TO-SCHOOL
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES, SEE URL FOR DETAILS
    LOCATION:  Future Shop stores in Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie,
               Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Red Deer
    CONTACT:   Cheryl Grant, Communications Specialist, Future Shop,
               (604) 412-1008; Susan Kirk, Communications Manager, Future
               Shop, (604) 412-1226
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3684.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      August 8 - August 14
    EVENT:     FUTURE SHOP LAUNCHES $100 LAPTOP TRADE-IN PROMOTION FOR
               BACK-TO-SCHOOL
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES, SEE URL FOR DETAILS
    LOCATION:  All Future Shop stores in British Columbia
    CONTACT:   Cheryl Grant, Communications Specialist, Future Shop,
               (604) 412-1008; Susan Kirk, Communications Manager, Future
               Shop, (p) (604) 412-1226
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3680.html

    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>

    DATE:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TELECONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/webcast
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3423 (local) or (800) 591-7539 (toll free long
               distance)
    CONTACT:   (416) 644-3423 (local) or (800) 591-7539 (toll free long
               distance) or by visiting http://www.newswire.ca/webcast
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3399.html

    TIME:      07:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     POLARIS MINERALS CORPORATION HOLDS ITS SECOND QUARTER
               RESULTS WEBCAST AND CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2382160
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3430, 1-800-814-4853 or 00 800 2288 3501
    CONTACT:   Marco Romero, President & CEO, Polaris Minerals Corporation,
               Tel: (604) 915-5000
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3740.html

    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 TO HOLD 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 SCHEDULES SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
    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 (Investor Relations section)
    PHONE NO.: 877-419-6593 (U.S.), 719-325-4916 (International)
    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
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3555.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MECACHROME INTERNATIONAL TO HOLD 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:     CONFERENCE CALL - RAILPOWER'S SECOND QUARTER 2008 RESULTS
    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 1-647-427-3420
    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
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3393.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NORTHCORE Q2 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  Followers of Northcore are invited to listen to the call
               live over the Internet on the Investor Relations section of
               the Company's website, www.northcore.com.
    CONTACT:   At Northcore Technologies Inc., Investor Relations, Tel:
               (416) 640-0400 ext. 273
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9819.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 (local) or (800) 591-7539 (toll free long
               distance)
    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.: (416) 644-3416
    CONTACT:   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:     CONFERENCE CALL - URANIUM ONE INC.
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca/webcast
    PHONE NO.: North American callers please dial: 1-800-587-1893
               Local and international callers please dial: 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 CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 416 644-3424 or 1-800-594-3615 (toll-free in North America).
    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 TO RELEASE SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: Tel. local & overseas: 1-416-915-5761, Tel. North America:
               1-800-590-1817
    CONTACT:   Benoit La Salle, President & CEO, (514) 744-4408; Renmark:
               Maurice Dagenais; Jason Roy, (514) 939-3989, Fax: (514)
               939-3717
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/23/c6917.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ING CANADA Q2 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.ingcanada.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3424 or 1-800-594-3615
    CONTACT:   Media Enquiries: Gilles Gratton, Vice President -Corporate
               Communications, (416) 217-7206; Investor Enquiries: Michelle
               Dodokin, Vice President - Investor Relations, (416) 344-8044
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/13/c3025.html

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

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NORTHCORE TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.northcore.com
    CONTACT:   Northcore Technologies Inc., Investor Relations, Tel:
               (416) 640-0400 ext. 273
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3627.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SEMAFO'S QUARTERLY RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: Details to access the call can be found on the home page of
               the Company's website at www.semafo.com.
    CONTACT:   SEMAFO: Benoit La Salle, President & CEO, (514) 744-4408;
               Renmark: (514) 939-3989
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3643.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MANAGEMENT IS CONDUCTING A WEB CAST COVERING THE RESULTS OF
               THE QUARTER
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2334640
               or at the Company's website at www.waterfurnace.com
    CONTACT:   WaterFurnace Renewable Energy, Inc. (formerly WFI Industries
               Ltd.), Bruce Ritchey, President and CEO, 9000 Conservation
               Way, Fort Wayne, IN, 46809-9794, (260) 479-3224
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3457.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) 995-5200
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c2836.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/25/c7555.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c2619.html

    TIME:      10:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     PRISTINE POWER SECOND QUARTER 2008 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-796-7558 or 1-416-644-3428
    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, TO UNVEIL NEW DATA ON THE
               NATIONAL COSTS OF AIR POLLUTION
    PHONE NO.: (416) 695-7806, 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. (ACN - TSX) NOTIFICATION OF
               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:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PRISTINE SECOND QUARTER 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-796-7558 or (416) 644-3428
    CONTACT:   Jeffry M. Myers, President & Chief Executive Officer,
               Telephone: (403) 444-5571
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3752.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 TO PRESENT AT UPCOMING BMO CAPITAL MARKETS
               2008 FOCUS ON HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE AND 28TH ANNUAL CANACCORD
               ADAMS GLOBAL GROWTH CONFERENCE
    CITY:      BOSTON
    LOCATION:  In Room 3 of the Millennium Broadway Hotel
    INTERNET:  www.aezsinc.com
    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/July2008/30/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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