CNW Daybook for Wednesday, August 19, 2009



    TORONTO, Aug. 18 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CANADA POKER TOURNAMENT LEAGUE - OFFICIAL LAUNCH TOUR OF THE
               PROVINCIAL LEAGUES IN THE MARITIMES
    CITY:      MONCTON
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Downtown, 1005 Main St.
    NOTES:     For the launch, Pierre Martel, France Lajoie and André Boyer
               offer you the opportunity to come and meet them. They will be
               more than happy to answer any questions.
    CONTACT:   And to confirm your presence: Pierre Martel, President,
               Gestion Poker Tour, (514) 757-6537; France Lajoie,
               Communications, Public Relations, Gestion Poker Tour, (514)
               269-0044
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/12/c4229.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 18 - August 20
    EVENT:     CAW ELECTS TOP UNION OFFICERS AT CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Centre de Congres
    CONTACT:   CAW Communications, Shannon Devine, (cell) (416) 302-1699;
               Angelo DiCaro, (cell) (416) 606-6311 or John McClyment, (cell)
               (416) 315-3202
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/17/c5551.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT
    CITY:      CAP-AUX-MEULES
    LOCATION:  Centre civique, 460, chemin Principal
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2009/10/c3743.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 17 - August 19
    EVENT:     ASSOCIATION OF MUNICIPALITIES OF ONTARIO'S 2009 AMO CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   Brian Lambie, AMO Media Contact, (416) 729-5425
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/13/c4829.html

    DATE:      August 17 - August 20
    EVENT:     2009 ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' FEDERATION OF ONTARIO ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West
    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/August2009/11/c4191.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     TOUR A HOME RETROFITTED TO PREVENT BASEMENT FLOODING
    CITY:      NORTH YORK
    LOCATION:  53 Parkview Ave., North York (the home is located one block
               east of Yonge Street and eight blocks south of Finch Avenue
               East)
    CONTACT:   Cheryl San Juan, Senior Communications Coordinator, City of
               Toronto, cell (event day) (416) 994-3575, tel. (416) 392-8259;
               Glenn McGillivray, Managing Director, ICLR, use cell (416)
               277-5827, tel. (416) 364-8677, ext. 3216
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/18/c5630.html

    TIME:      09:50
    EVENT:     ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ASSOCIATION OF MUNICIPALITIES OF
               ONTARIO (AMO) - "COUNT ME IN! COMMUNITY CHALLENGE DAY"
               ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNING COMMUNITIES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Confederation Ballroom, Westin Ottawa Hotel, 11 Colonel By
               Drive
    CONTACT:   Ontario Power Authority, (416) 969-6307
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/14/c5032.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ATTAWAPISKAT FIRST NATION PRESS CONFERENCES BRINGS AWARENESS
               TO CRITICAL HOUSING AND INFRASTRUCTURE ISSUES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  DeBeers, 300-65 Overlea Blvd
    CONTACT:   Penny Jacko-Copenace, Chiefs of Ontario, (416) 452-2474
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/17/c5690.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     SEVENTH ANNUAL WORST ROADS CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Active Green + Ross, 3430 Tecumseh Road East
    CONTACT:   Edyta Zdancewicz, Media and PR Specialist, Office: (905)
               771-3194, Cell: (416) 209-4930
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/17/c5074.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 10:30
    EVENT:     NEWS CONFERENCE TO RELEASE FINDINGS OF NEW DAVID SUZUKI
               FOUNDATION REPORT, CLIMATE CHANGE AND CANADIAN MINING:
               OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADAPTATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Stock Exchange, TMX Broadcast Centre, Studio, The
               Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Kristen Ostling, Communications Specialist, Climate Change and
               Clean Energy, (778) 987-9907
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/17/c5427.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION RELEASES ITS 2008-2009 ANNUAL
               REPORT - CHIEF COMMISSIONER BARBARA HALL AVAILABLE FOR
               INTERVIEWS
    CITY:      PLEASE SEE URL FOR DETAILS
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details
    NOTES:     The report will be available online as of 8:00 a.m. on
               Wednesday, August 19.
    CONTACT:   To arrange for an interview, please call Afroze Edwards at
               (416) 314-4528
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/18/c5850.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PROCTER & GAMBLE'S TIDE LAUNCHES ITS TWO LATEST PRODUCTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge-Dundas Square, South-East corner of Yonge and Dundas
               Streets
    CONTACT:   Fashion Show: Tamar Nersesian, Optimum PR, (416) 969-1291;
               Charlene Lo, Optimum PR; (416) 934-8409; Stay Cool: Michelle
               Yeh, Palette PR, (416) 703-9859 ext. 22; Louise Armstrong,
               Palette PR, (416) 703-9859 ext. 12
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/13/c4681.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     HYUNDAI AUTO CANADA CORP. LAUNCHES AN IMPORTANT ENVIRONMENTAL
               INCENTIVE PROGRAM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hollywood North Auto Parts and Recycling Facility, 842 Eastern
               Avenue (Lakeshore and Leslie)
    CONTACT:   Barb Pitblado: Office: (905) 948-6712, Cell: (416) 559-9640;
               Micha Goddard: Office: (416) 644-4122 ext. 3277, Cell: (905)
               999-2856
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/17/c5522.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT
    CITY:      KINGSTON
    LOCATION:  INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Road
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2009/10/c3746.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     NEW FIRST NATIONS HOME BREAKS GROUND MARKING 50TH BUILD FOR
               HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WINDSOR-ESSEX
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Corner of Ford Boulevard and Reginald Street
    CONTACT:   Laura Gould, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity Windsor-
               Essex, (519) 969-3762 ext. 25; Nicole Burgers, Consultant,
               Communications and Marketing, Canada Mortgage and Housing
               Corporation, (416) 250-2760; Margaret Messenger, Executive
               Director, Can-Am Urban Native Non-Profit Homes, (519) 977-7782
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/17/c5651.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    DATE:      August 16 - August 19
    EVENT:     CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION - 142ND ANNUAL MEETING - HEALTH
               CARE TRANSFORMATION, WE CAN ALL DO BETTER
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  TCU Place
    CONTACT:   Lucie Boileau, 1-800-663-7336, (613) 731-8610 ext. 1266,
               Cell.: (613) 447-0866
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/25/c2128.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT
    CITY:      COMOX
    LOCATION:  Royal Canadian Legion Branch 160, 1825 Comox Avenue
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2009/10/c3745.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      17:00 - 19:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS FOR THE "RECYCLE MY CELL" STEWARDSHIP
               PLAN
    INTERNET:
    https://cwta.webex.com/cwta/j.php?ED=491902&RG=1&UID=2004257
    CONTACT:   Marc Choma, CWTA, (613) 233-4888 ext. 207
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/13/c4852.html

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