CNW Daybook for Wednesday, August 27, 2008



    TORONTO, Aug. 26 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - LUC HARVEY ANNOUNCES MAJOR
               FUNDING TO BIOTANIKA
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Biotanika, 360 Franquet Street, Suite 40
    CONTACT:   Guylaine Beaudoin, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (418) 648-4679, Cell: (418) 580-8215; Pierre
               Miquelon, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2008/25/c6682.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CITIZENS AND ARTISTS GATHER TO PROTEST THE FEDERAL CUTS IN
               ARTS AND CULTURE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  SOCIETE DES ARTS TECHNOLOGIQUES (SAT), 1195, Saint-Laurent
               Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Sandra O'Connor, Communications Director, Culture Montréal,
               b (514) 845-0303, ext. 21, c (514) 962-5827; Christian
               O'Leary, Communications and Development Director, Conseil
               des arts de Montréal, b (514) 280-3991, c (514) 941-3994
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/26/c6905.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     OPENING FESTIVITIES OF THE 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LANGUAGE
               ASSISTANT PROGRAM
    CITY:      SAINTE-FOY
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Gouverneur, 3030, boulevard Laurier
    CONTACT:   Tamara Davis, Coordinator, Communications, CMEC, Tel.: (416)
               804-6548
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/26/c6844.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 25 - August 27
    EVENT:     2008 AMO CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Congress Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   Brian Lambie, AMO Media Contact, (416) 729-5425
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5734.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     STEVE "THE CANADIAN KID" MOLITOR MEETS WITH MEDIA TO DISCUSS
               FRIDAY'S TITLE FIGHT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Monarch's, Lobby Level, Delta Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Allan Tremblay, President, Orion Sports Management: (905)
               454-0899; Lesley Robinson, Casino Rama Media Relations
               Manager: (705) 329-5179; Jason Abelson, Communications
               Coordinator, Orion Sports Management: (416) 778-9280
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/25/c6359.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      17:00 - 20:30
    EVENT:     MEET TED READER IN CALGARY AT MELROSE CAFE & BAR
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Melrose Café & Bar - 730 17th Avenue S.W.
    CONTACT:   Robert Plant, (905) 682-7203 x 28
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5658.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     "GRAND CLOSING": STEELWORKERS MARK PERMANENT SHUTDOWN OF
               INTERFOR QUEENSBORO SAWMILL
    CITY:      NEW WESTMINSTER
    LOCATION:  Interfor Queensboro Sawmill, Outside Plant Gates - 501 Boyd
               Street
    CONTACT:   Bob Matters, (604) 996-4476
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/26/c7069.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA REVIEWS PASSPORT
               APPLICATIONS AND ACCEPTS COMPLETED PASSPORT APPLICATIONS
    CITY:      GRAND FORKS
    LOCATION:  Grand Forks Slavonic Senior Citizens, 686 72nd Avenue
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c5009.html
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    <B>YUKON</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS AND CAW CELEBRATE CLEAN WELL WATER
    CITY:      LITTLE SALMON CARMACKS FIRST NATION
    LOCATION:  Council Chambers
    CONTACT:   Shannon Devine, CAW Communications Director, (416) 302-1699
               (cell); Joan McEwen, AFN Communications Director, (613)
               241-6789 ext. 242, cell (613) 324-3329
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/25/c6541.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CIBC THIRD QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.cibc.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 340-8010 or 1-866-540-8136
    CONTACT:   Valentina Wong, Director of Investor Relations, (416)
               980-8306
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/13/c3521.html

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