CNW Daybook for Wednesday, December 12, 2007



    TORONTO, Dec. 11 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 18
    EVENT:     CPR 2007 HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Breanne Feigel, (403) 319-3932, (403) 589-6949 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8670.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c6552.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 23
    EVENT:     MUSEE MARGUERITE-BOURGEOYS - LES CHORALIES OF NOTRE-DAME-DE-
               BON-SECOURS CHAPEL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, 400 Saint Paul Street East,
               Old Montreal (Champs-de-Mars Métro)
    CONTACT:   Diane Gadoua, Assistant to the director, Marguerite-Bourgeoys
               Museum - Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, (514) 282-8670
               extension 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4291.html

    DATE:      December 10 - December 14
    EVENT:     THE CONSULTATION COMMISSION ON ACCOMMODATION PRACTICES RELATED
               TO CULTURAL DIFFERENCES HOLDS PROVINCE-WIDE HEARINGS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montréal Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, (514) 873-0912, Cell phone:
               (514) 730-3446
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/17/c5279.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MAESTRO KENT NAGANO AND MUSICIANS FROM THE OSM VISIT THE YOUNG
               PATIENTS AT THE MONTREAL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300 Tupper
    CONTACT:   RSVP and information: Lucie Paquin, Head of Media Relations,
               (514) 840-7414
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/11/c9746.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     NOVEKO INTERNATIONAL INC. HOLDS ITS ANNUAL GENERAL AND SPECIAL
               MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Omni Mont-Royal Hotel, Pierre de Coubertin Room,
               1050 Sherbrooke Street West
    CONTACT:   Lefebvre Financial Communications Inc.: (514) 845-1224; Morin
               Public Relations: Marie-Claude Leroux, (514) 289-8688,
               ext. 224
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/11/c9827.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:30
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK'S LEADING EXPERTS DISCUSS WHAT 2008 WILL BRING FOR
               GLOBAL ECONOMIES AND MARKETS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Tour Scotia, 1002 Sherbrooke St. West, 8th Floor
    CONTACT:   Bernard Boileau, Scotiabank Public Affairs, Phone: (450)
               420-4595
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c8820.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      December 11 - December 13
    EVENT:     THE ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS HOLDS A SPECIAL CHIEFS ASSEMBLY
               TO DISCUSS SIGNIFICANT INITIATIVES FOR FIRST NATIONS
               COMMUNITIES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Westin Hotel
    NOTES:     Please visit www.afn.ca for a full agenda of the meeting and
               an opportunity to see a live feed of the Special Chiefs
               Assembly.
    CONTACT:   Joan McEwen, Director of Communications, (613) 241-6789 ext
               242, cell: (613) 324-3329; Nancy Pine, Communications Advisor
               - Office of the National Chief, (613) 241-6789 ext 243, cell:
               (613) 298-6382; Josee Bellemare, Bilingual Communications
               Officer, (613) 241-6789 ext. 336, cell: (613) 327-6331
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c9401.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:30
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS DEMONSTRATE TO STOP PROPOSED
               TUITION FEE INCREASES
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  Paris Street Bridge
    CONTACT:   Eric Blondin, Vice-President, political affairs, Association
               des étudiantes et étudiants francophones (AEF), Local 88 of
               the Canadian Federation of Students, (705) 675-1151 ext. 2408;
               Kayla Turpin, Vice-President Issues, Students General
               Association (SGA), Local 30 of the Canadian Federation of
               Students, (705) 675-1151 ext. 1083
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/11/c9677.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RITCHIE BROS. BOLTON AUCTION FEATURES
               COMPLETE DISPERSALS FOR LOCAL EARTHMOVING COMPANIES
    CITY:      BOLTON
    LOCATION:  Ritchie Bros. auction site, 3 Manchester Court
    CONTACT:   Kim Schulz, Corporate Communications Manager, Ritchie Bros.
               Auctioneers, Head Office, Tel: (604) 304-3830 or
               1-800-663-8457; Brian Dykstra, Area Manager, Ritchie Bros.
               Auctioneers, Auction Site Tel: (905) 857-2422
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c8629.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     COALITION TO PROTECT ETHNIC, COMMUNITY AND CAMPUS NEWSPAPERS:
               CAMPAIGN LAUNCH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Media Studio, Main Legislative Building,
               111 Wellesley Street West
    CONTACT:   Jeff Graham, (416) 865-5442
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/11/c9761.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ARRIVAL OF THE RECORD-BREAKING, 10-MILLIONTH CASE OF ABSOLUT
               VODKA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  LCBO Summerhill store, 10 Scrivener Square, Yonge Street
               South of Summerhill Avenue
    CONTACT:   Laura Cochrane, LexPR Canada, (416) 542-9140 x3361; Sherry
               Lawlor, LexPR Canada, (416) 542-9140 x3366
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/11/c9654.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     KIDS' HEALTH LINKS FOUNDATION, MCMASTER CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
               AND TELUS MAKE FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND KID'S HEALTH CARE
               ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  McMaster Children's Hospital, 1200 Main Street West
    CONTACT:   Basile Papaevangelou, Kids' Health Links Foundation, (905)
               469-1819; Krista Maling, Senior Public Relations Specialist,
               McMaster Children's Hospital, (905) 521-2100, ext. 76589;
               Allison Vale, TELUS Media Relations, (416) 629-6425
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/11/c9636.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     POINTS INTERNATIONAL PROVIDES BUSINESS OUTLOOK FOR 2008 AND
               DISCUSSES BETA LAUNCH OF GPX
    INTERNET: https://www.points.com/static/corporate/investor_overview.html
    PHONE NO.: (800) 219-6110 or (303) 262-2130
    CONTACT:   Anthony Lam, Chief Financial Officer, Points International
               Ltd., (416) 596-6382; Alex Wellins or Brinlea Johnson, The
               Blueshirt Group, (415) 217-7722
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c9158.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     ENCANA WEBCASTS 2008 OUTLOOK MEETING
    INTERNET:  http://events.onlinebroadcasting.com/encana/121207/index.php
    CONTACT:   EnCana Corporate Communications, Investor contact: Paul Gagne,
               Vice-President, Investor Relations, (403) 645-4737; Ryder
               McRitchie, Manager, Investor Relations, (403) 645-2007; Susan
               Grey, Manager, Investor Relations, (403) 645-4751; Media
               contact: Alan Boras, Manager, Media Relations, (403) 645-4747
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8130.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANGENE FIRST QUARTER FISCAL 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.cangene.com and www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3416 or 1-800-731-5774
    CONTACT:   Ms. Jean Compton at (905) 405-2900
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c9580.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LABOPHARM PRESENTS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS 2007 HEALTHCARE
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.labopharm.com
    CONTACT:   Labopharm: Mark A. D'Souza, Chief Financial Officer, Tel:
               (450) 686-0207
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c8926.html

    TIME:      12:30 - 13:25 Eastern
    EVENT:     MEDICAL FACILITIES CORPORATION PRESENTS AT RBC HEALTHCARE
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.medicalfacilitiescorp.ca
    CONTACT:   Michael Salter, (416) 848-7980 or 1-877-402-7162; Bruce Wigle,
               (416) 815-0700 ext. 228 or 1-800-385-5451 ext.228
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/11/c9737.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     NOVADAQ PRESENTS AT RBC HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.novadaq.com
    CONTACT:   Arun Menawat, President & CEO, Novadaq Technologies Inc.,
               (905) 629-3822 x 202; Michael Moore, The Equicom Group, (416)
               815-0700 x 241
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c8117.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LABOPHARM PRESENTS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS 2007 HEALTHCARE
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  Westin Times Square Hotel
    CONTACT:   Labopharm: Mark A. D'Souza, Chief Financial Officer, Tel:
               (450) 686-0207
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c8926.html

    TIME:      12:30 - 13:25 Eastern
    EVENT:     MEDICAL FACILITIES CORPORATION PRESENTS AT RBC HEALTHCARE
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  Westin New York at Times Square
    CONTACT:   Michael Salter, (416) 848-7980 or 1-877-402-7162; Bruce Wigle,
               (416) 815-0700 ext. 228 or 1-800-385-5451 ext.228
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/11/c9737.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     NOVADAQ PRESENTS AT RBC HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK CITY
    LOCATION:  The Westin New York at Times Square
    CONTACT:   Arun Menawat, President & CEO, Novadaq Technologies Inc.,
               (905) 629-3822 x 202; Michael Moore, The Equicom Group, (416)
               815-0700 x 241
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c8117.html

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