CNW Daybook for Wednesday, December 5, 2007



    TORONTO, Dec. 4 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 18
    EVENT:     CPR 2007 HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      NATIONALLY
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: 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

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CRTC HOLDS A PUBLIC HEARING
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Conference Centre, Portage IV, Outaouais Room, 140 Promenade
               du Portage
    CONTACT:   Media Relations (819) 997-9403, Fax: (819) 997-4245; General
               Inquiries: (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Fax: (819)
               994-0218, Toll-free 1-877-249-CRTC, (2782), TDD - Toll-free
               1-877-909-CRTC, (2782)
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7312.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     INAUGURATION OF NEW ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS HEAD OFFICE
    CITY:      LAVAL
    LOCATION:  Roche Diagnostics, 201, boul. Armand-Frappier
    CONTACT:   Cristine Tessier, (514) 985-8204
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/03/c6802.html

    TIME:      19:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     HEALTHY FOOD CAN MAKE YOU ILL! - FREE CONFERENCE WITH DANIEL
               CRISAFI
    CITY:      DORVAL
    LOCATION:  Hampton Inn & Suites, 1900 Transcanadienne Highway (exit Des
               Sources)
    CONTACT:   Amel Mahieddine, (514) 336-2777 ext. 229, Toll free:
               1-877-585-3116
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c8929.html

    TIME:      20:00
    EVENT:     THE JUVENILE DIABETES RESEARCH FOUNDATION (JDRF) ANNUAL RAFFLE
               AND SHOW IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès
    CONTACT:   Dominique Quirion, (514) 744-5537, poste 231
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/04/c8478.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      08:00 - 09:30
    EVENT:     BRIDGEPOINT HEALTH PRESENTS LIVEWELL! LECTURES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Bridgepoint Health Auditorium, 14 St. Matthews Road (Broadview
               & Gerrard)
    CONTACT:   For media inquiries and registration: Bernadette Seward,
               Communications Manager, Bridgepoint Health, (416) 461-8251
               x2177
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7346.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 11:00
    EVENT:     DONOVAN BAILEY AND OTHER CELEBRITIES ON THE TRADING FLOOR FOR
               CIBC WORLD MARKETS MIRACLE DAY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Trading Floor, 5th floor, Brookfield Place Canada Trust Tower,
               161 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Doug Maybee, Director, External Communications and Media
               Relations, CIBC, Tel: (416) 980-7458, Cell: (416) 312-3825
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7378.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c5843.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 16:30
    EVENT:     STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION CONFERENCE ON FARM STRAY VOLTAGE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Doubletree International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road
    CONTACT:   Paul Crawford, (416) 440-7607
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4422.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     CORPORATE REPORTING AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, North
               Building
               Trends and Best Practices Session - Summit Room
               Luncheon and Awards - Constitution Hall 106
    CONTACT:   Tobin Lambie, Manager, Media, (416) 204-3228
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/30/c6257.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     INTERVIEWS IN THE SCOTT MISSION'S TOY STORE WITH SHOPPERS AND
               EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DAVID SMITH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Scott Mission, 502 Spadina Avenue, (northwest corner of
               College and Spadina)
    CONTACT:   to confirm your attendance, please contact Avril Henry,
               Director, Public Relations, The Scott Mission, Tel: (416)
               923-8872 ext. 322 or Melissa Yue, Communications Coordinator,
               The Scott Mission, Tel: (416) 923-8872 ext. 443
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/03/c6310.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     ETFO IS HOLDING A NEWS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE THE AGGRESSIVE
               CAMPAIGN IT IS LAUNCHING TO ADDRESS THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF THE
               BOARD'S PROPOSAL ON YOUNG ADOLESCENTS
    CITY:      BROCKVILLE
    LOCATION:  Quality Hotel Royal Brock, 100 Stewart Boulevard, Brock 'C'
               (main floor)
    CONTACT:   Larry Skory, ETFO Communications, (416) 962-3836 (Office),
               (416) 948-0195 (Cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c5758.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     ASTRAL MEDIA INC. - ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Design Exchange, 234 Bay Street, Toronto Dominion Center
    CONTACT:   Alain Bergeron, Vice-president, Brand Management and Corporate
               Communications, Astral Media Inc., (514) 939-5000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5115.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     PARLIAMENTARY APPEARANCE BY MARK CARNEY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliament, Centre Block, Room 253-D
    NOTES:     An audio webcast of the appearance will be available at
               www.bankofcanada.ca/en/real/index.html
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/November2007/30/c6156.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     CONSUMER ADVOCARE NETWORK - THE REVIEW OF THE CDR
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington
    CONTACT:   Steven Lott, Director, Communications - Ward Health
               Strategies, (905) 928-5688 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7305.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE PHYSICS OF INFORMATION: FROM ENTANGLEMENT TO BLACK HOLES
    CITY:      WATERLOO
    LOCATION:  Waterloo Collegiate Institute, 300 Hazel Street
    CONTACT:   Julie Taylor, (519) 569-7600
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/03/c7091.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     RELEASE OF A HARRIS/DECIMA SURVEY EXPLORING CANADIANS' VIEWS
               TOWARD FOREIGN OWNERSHIP OF CANADIAN MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS
               COMPANIES
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  The Art Gallery of Calgary, 117-8th Avenue SW
    NOTES:     Spokespersons will be available to discuss the poll results
               following the campaign launch at approx. 1:45 pm MST.
    CONTACT:   Peter Murdoch, CEP, (905) 516-5720 cell; Susan Ponting, ACTRA,
               (416) 644-1519, cell: (416) 897-7028; Jim Thompson, Friends of
               Canadian Broadcasting, (613) 447-9592
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/03/c6734.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      15:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     BC HYDRO LIGHT DRIVE AND INSTALLATION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Burrard Courtyard at Burrard and Dunsmuir
    CONTACT:   Gillian Robinson, Media Relations, BC Hydro, Phone: (604)
               623-4022
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7388.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MDC PARTNERS PRESENTS AT THE UBS 35TH ANNUAL GLOBAL MEDIA &
               COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.mdc-partners.com/investors.html
    CONTACT:   Donna Granato, (646) 429-1809
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5280.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CERTICOM SECOND QUARTER FISCAL 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Investors and Financial Analysts: Hervé Séguin, Chief
               Financial Officer, Certicom Corp., (905) 501-3827; Media: John
               Callahan, Director, Public Relations & Marketing
               Communications, Certicom Corp., (703) 234-2357
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5509.html

    TIME:      11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     AETERNA ZENTARIS PRESENTS AT BMO CAPITAL MARKETS FOCUS ON
               HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.aeternazentaris.com in the Investors section
    CONTACT:   Jenene Thomas, Senior Director, Investor Relations & Corporate
               Communications, (908) 938-1475; Paul Burroughs, Media
               Relations, (418) 652-8525 ext. 406
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7029.html

    TIME:      10:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE PRESENTS AT LEHMAN BROTHERS GLOBAL
               TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://cc.talkpoint.com/LEHM002/120507a_jw/register.asp
    CONTACT:   Public Relations: Leslie Campisi, Affect Strategies or (212)
               398-9680 x144; Investor Relations: Dave Mason, CFA, The
               Equicom Group or (416) 815-0700 x237
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c5475.html

    TIME:      10:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     WESTERN CANADIAN COAL HOLDS 2007 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    INTERNET:  www.westerncoal.com
    CONTACT:   David Jan, Manager, Investor Relations and Corporate
               Development, djan@westerncoal.com
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/03/c7017.html

    TIME:      13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     NOVADAQ PRESENTS AT BMO HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.novadaq.com
    CONTACT:   Arun Menawat, PhD, MBA, President & CEO, Novadaq Technologies
               Inc., (905) 629-3822 x 202; Michael Moore, Investor Relations,
               The Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x 241
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c4419.html

    TIME:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ASTRAL MEDIA INC. - ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    INTERNET:  www.astralmedia.com
    CONTACT:   Alain Bergeron, Vice-president, Brand Management and Corporate
               Communications, Astral Media Inc., (514) 939-5000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5115.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      December 4 - December 5
    EVENT:     BMO CAPITAL MARKETS HOSTS ITS ANNUAL FOCUS ON HEALTHCARE
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK CITY
    LOCATION:  Millennium Broadway Hotel
    CONTACT:   Media Relations Contacts: Kim Hanson, Toronto, (416) 867-3996;
               Kevin Windorf, New York, (212) 885-4111; Chris Nardella,
               Chicago, (312) 461-6625
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c5814.html

    TIME:      08:30 Central
    EVENT:     TESCO CORPORATION PRESENTS AT THE CAPITAL ONE SOUTHCOAST 2007
               ENERGY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW ORLEANS
    LOCATION:  New Orleans
    CONTACT:   Anthony Tripodo, (713) 359-7000
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/03/c6976.html

    TIME:      11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     AETERNA ZENTARIS PRESENTS AT BMO CAPITAL MARKETS FOCUS ON
               HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK CITY
    LOCATION:  Millennium Broadway Hotel
    CONTACT:   Jenene Thomas, Senior Director, Investor Relations & Corporate
               Communications, (908) 938-1475; Paul Burroughs, Media
               Relations, (418) 652-8525 ext. 406
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7029.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CRYOCATH TO PRESENT AT BMO HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK CITY
    LOCATION:  Millenium Broadway Hotel
    CONTACT:   Michael Moore, Investor Relations, Phone: (416) 815-0700
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4396.html
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