CNW Daybook for Wednesday, December 5, 2007



    TORONTO, Dec. 5 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    W E D N E S D A Y,   D E C E M B E R   5
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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 TO HOLD 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 TO BE 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:     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:      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:      12:00 - 13:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER BAIRD ADDRESSES THE ECONOMIC CLUB OF TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  National Club, 303 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Eric Richer, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of the
               Environment, (819) 997-1441; Environment Canada, Media
               Relations, (819) 934-8008, 1-888-908-8008
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7586.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:      15:30
    EVENT:     PUBLIC SERVICE ALLIANCE OF CANADA, MEETING, REAL ESTATE
               REVIEW
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Room 308 West Block
    CONTACT:   Mark Rogers, PSAC Communications, (613) 323-1728
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7607.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

    MEDIA
    PLEASE NOTE: An Ottawa event "CONSUMER ADVOCARE NETWORK - THE REVIEW OF
                 THE CDR" for 16:30 was listed in Daybook, but has been
                 postponed until further notice.
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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:      08:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     JOIN VANOC'S PRE-GAMES VOLUNTEERS FOR AN APPRECIATION
               BREAKFAST
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  VANOC offices
               3585 Graveley St.
               Media entrance: High-Rise (main entrance)
               Accredited media only
    CONTACT:   Katie Green, Vancouver 2010, (778) 328-6473; Chris Brumwell,
               Vancouver 2010, (778) 328-6269
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7436.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     JOIN WHISTLER'S PRE-GAMES VOLUNTEERS AT THE VANCOUVER 2010
               INFORMATION CENTRE FOR A PIECE OF CAKE AND HOT CHOCOLATE
    CITY:      WHISTLER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver 2010 Information Centre
               4365 Blackcomb Way
    CONTACT:   Katie Green, Vancouver 2010, (778) 328-6473; Chris Brumwell,
               Vancouver 2010, (778) 328-6269
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7436.html

    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 TO PRESENT 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:      08:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     GERDAU AMERISTEEL TO PRESENT AT THE GOLDMAN SACHS THIRD
               ANNUAL GLOBAL STEEL CEO FORUM
    INTERNET:  http://cc.talkpoint.com/GOLD006/120507a_rc/?entity=gerdau
    CONTACT:   Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Barbara
               R. Smith, (813) 319-4324
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7505.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     COSSETTE COMMUNICATION GROUP - FISCAL YEAR 2007 RESULTS -
               GROSS INCOME UP 8.7%, NET EARNINGS UP 26.9%
    PHONE NO.: (514) 861-2909 or 888-789-9572 US) or 00-800-6578-9818
    CONTACT:   Jean Royer, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial
               Officer, (418) 521-3784
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7474.html

    TIME:      10:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE TO PRESENT AT LEHMAN BROTHERS GLOBAL
               TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://cc.talkpoint.com/LEHM002/120507a_jw/register.asp
    CONTACT:   Public Relations: Leslie Campisi, Affect Strategies,
               leslie@affectstrategies.com, or (212) 398-9680 x144;
               Investor Relations: Dave Mason, CFA, The Equicom Group,
               dmason@equicomgroup.com, 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 TO HOLD 2007 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    INTERNET:  www.westerncoal.com
    CONTACT:   David Jan, Manager, Investor Relations and Corporate
               Development
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/03/c7017.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 TO PRESENT AT BMO CAPITAL MARKETS FOCUS ON
               HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.aeternazentaris.com
    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:      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:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     JAN KELTJENS, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF CRYOCATH, WILL PRESENT AT
               THE BMO FOCUS ON 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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