CNW Daybook for Wednesday, December 9, 2009

TORONTO, Dec. 9 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    NOVA SCOTIA

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE TOMORROW - UNION ACTION ON ACA LAY-OFFS
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  63 Otter Lake Court
    CONTACT:   Chad Johnston at (416) 270-7479 or Dean Tupper (902) 582-7405
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/08/c9212.html
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    QUEBEC

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CITY OF SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD - RESIDUAL MATERIALS
               MANAGEMENT PROJECT - FIRST OF ITS KIND IN CANADA
    CITY:      SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD
    LOCATION:  City Hall, Council Chamber (2nd floor), 61 Sainte-Cécile
               Street
    CONTACT:   Ginette Hébert, (450) 370-4875
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/08/c9207.html

    TIME:      17:45
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL AND THE CONSEIL
               DES ARTS DE MONTRÉAL ANNOUNCE THE WINNERS OF THE PRIX
               ARTS-AFFAIRES DE MONTRÉAL
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Gesù - Centre de créativité, 1200 de Bleury Street
    CONTACT:   RSVP: Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, (514)
               871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8571.html
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    ONTARIO

    DATE:      December 8 - December 10
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS SPECIAL CHIEFS ASSEMBLY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Westin Hotel
    CONTACT:   Karyn Pugliese, Acting Director of Communications, (613)
               241-6789 ext 210 or (613) 292-1877
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7647.html

    DATE:      December 9
    EVENT:     12TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PRESS FREEDOM AWARDS GALA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York
    CONTACT:   Julie Payne, CJFE, (416) 515-9622 x. 226; Gillian McArdle,
               Media Profile, (416) 504-8464
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/22/c9500.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     SICKKIDS LAUNCHES FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND SOCIAL NETWORK FOR KIDS
               IN CARE JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), 555 University
               Avenue (Elizabeth St. entrance)
    CONTACT:   For media inquiries, please contact: Matet Nebres, SickKids
               Media Relations, (416) 813-6380; Megan Fielding, TELUS Media
               Relations, (416) 894-0817; Basile Papaevangelou, Kids'
               Health Links Foundation, (905) 817-1717 (KHLF office)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8566.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD OF CANADA - MEDIA AVAILABILITY
               TO RELEASE ITS FINAL INVESTIGATION REPORT INTO A TRUCK/TRAIN
               COLLISION IN MALLORYTOWN, ONTARIO
    CITY:      BROCKVILLE
    LOCATION:  Quality Inn Royal Brock Hotel, Brock "B", 100 Stewart
               Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Transportation Safety Board of Canada, Media Relations,
               Telephone: (819) 994-8053
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2009/08/c9148.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     STUDENTS DELIVER MORE THAN 90,000 POSTCARDS TO QUEEN'S PARK
               CALLING FOR LOWER FEES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park mail drop off, off Wellesley St. at the back of
               the Legislative Assembly
    CONTACT:   Shelley Melanson, Chairperson, (416) 882-9927 (cell); Joel
               Duff, Ontario Organiser, (416) 301-5747 (cell); Nadine
               Tkatchevskaia
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/08/c9206.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF NEW LCBO SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AD CAMPAIGN, "DEFLATE
               THE ELEPHANT", AT THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE NEW LCBO KING
               STREET WEST STORE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  LCBO King Street West Store, 415 King Street West (at Spadina)
    CONTACT:   Chris Layton, LCBO Media Relations Co-ordinator, Tel. (416)
               864-6772, Cell. (416) 587-3729
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/04/c8074.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     FIRST NATIONS EDUCATION: THE GOVERNOR GENERAL CALLED UPON BY
               A FIRST NATIONS DELEGATION OF CHIEFS, EDUCATORS, PARENTS AND
               CHILDREN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Rideau Hall, 1 Sussex Drive
    CONTACT:   Éric Cardinal, 1-877-638-5159, (514) 258-2315
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8738.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     BMO TFSA PANEL DISCUSSION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  First Canadian Place, 22nd Floor (Innovation Room), 100 King
               Street West
    CONTACT:   To confirm your attendance or for more information, please
               contact: Kasia Lech, (416) 867-3996
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8338.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     ASTRAL MEDIA INC. - ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TMX Broadcast Center, Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Hugues Mousseau, Senior Advisor, Internal and Corporate
               Communications, Astral Media Inc., (514) 939-5000, ext 3240
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/02/c6857.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     CJFE HONOURS JOURNALISTS AT INTERNATIONAL PRESS FREEDOM
               AWARDS GALA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street West
    CONTACT:   Charmaine Khan, Allison Stokes, Media Profile, (416) 504-8464
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/03/c7702.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/22/c9500.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     HULK HOGAN SIGNS COPIES OF MY LIFE OUTSIDE THE RING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Chapters Festival Hall, 142 John Street
    CONTACT:   Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, (416) 646-8926
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/26/c5470.html

    TIME:      20:00 - 22:00
    EVENT:     OPENING RECEPTION FOR JOCK STURGES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Stephen Bulger Gallery, 1026 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Stephen Bulger Gallery, (416) 504-0575
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/23/c3430.html
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    SASKATCHEWAN

    DATE:      December 9
    EVENT:     2009 CP HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES IN SASKATCHEWAN
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details
    CONTACT:   Kevin Hrysak, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Pacific,
               (403) 836-3874 or Mike LoVecchio, Senior Manager, Media
               Relations, Canadian Pacific, (778) 772-9636
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c4338.html

    TIME:      15:30 - 16:00
    EVENT:     MICROSOFT CANADA PRESENTS PRIZE AND CHEQUE TO THE WINNER OF
               THEIR NATIONAL HOLIDAY GREETING CARD CONTEST
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  Confederation Park Clubhouse, 24 Pearson Place
    CONTACT:   Sherline Joe, Media Profile, (416) 342-1852
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8607.html
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    ALBERTA

    DATE:      December 6 - December 13
    EVENT:     KIDS HELP PHONE CURLING AMBASSADOR WAYNE MIDDAUGH AND HIS
               TEAM ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE CANADIAN TRIALS FOR THE 2010
               OLYMPICS
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Rexall Centre, 7424 118 Ave. N.W, North
    CONTACT:   Virginia Middleton, Kids Help Phone, 1-800-268-3062 x8345
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8624.html

    DATE:      December 9
    EVENT:     2009 CP HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES IN ALBERTA
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details
    CONTACT:   Kevin Hrysak, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Pacific,
               (403) 836-3874 or Mike LoVecchio, Senior Manager, Media
               Relations, Canadian Pacific, (778) 772-9636
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c4338.html
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    WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL

    DATE:      December 9
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY TECHNICAL BRIEFINGS
    PHONE NO.: Conference ID: 2315464, (604) 678-9970, 1-866-792-1316
    CONTACT:   Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8744.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MDC PARTNERS PRESENTS AT THE 37TH ANNUAL UBS GLOBAL MEDIA AND
               COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK
    INTERNET:  www.mdc-partners.com/investors
    CONTACT:   Donna Granato, Vice President, Finance & Corporate
               Development, (646) 429-1809
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8659.html

    TIME:      10:35 Eastern
    EVENT:     DOMTAR AT THE BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.domtar.com
    CONTACT:   Media and Investor Relations: Pascal Bossé, Vice-President,
               Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, (514)
               848-5938
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8788.html

    TIME:      11:35 Eastern
    EVENT:     TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP CFO PRESENTS AT GOLDMAN SACHS
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.td.com/investor
    CONTACT:   Samson Yuen, Media Relations, TDBFG, (416) 308-8905
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/25/c4809.html

    TIME:      13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     BMO TFSA PANEL DISCUSSION
    PHONE NO.: (416) 340-2217, 1-866-696-5910, Participant pass code:
               1047077
    CONTACT:   To confirm your attendance or for more information, please
               contact: Kasia Lech, (416) 867-3996
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8338.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK'S 4TH QUARTER RESULTS 2009
    INTERNET:
          
https://www.banquelaurentienne.ca/en/about_lbc/my_investment/quartely_results.
html
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-223-7781
    CONTACT:   Gladys Caron, Vice-President, Public Affairs, Communications
               and Investor Relations, (514) 284-4500, extension 7511,
               Cellular: (514) 893-3963
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/26/c5050.html

    TIME:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ASTRAL MEDIA INC. - ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF
               SHAREHOLDERS
    INTERNET:  astralmedia.com
    CONTACT:   Hugues Mousseau, Senior Advisor, Internal and Corporate
               Communications, Astral Media Inc., (514) 939-5000, ext 3240
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/02/c6857.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HARRY WINSTON DIAMOND CORPORATION RELEASES FISCAL 2010 THIRD
               QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  http://investor.harrywinston.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-259-0251 or (617) 614-3671, passcode 56737625
    CONTACT:   Kelley Stamm, Manager, Investor Relations - (416) 362-2237
               ext 223
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/25/c5052.html

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