CNW Daybook for Wednesday, February 11, 2009



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

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 8 - February 11
    EVENT:     16TH CONFERENCE ON RETROVIRUSES AND OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès
    CONTACT:   Pierre Bellerose, Vice President, Public Relations, Product
               Research and Development, Tourisme Montréal, (514) 844-2404
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/06/c6480.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     70TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF AGROPUR COOPERATIVE
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Centre des congrès de Québec, Room 200 AB, 1000,
               René-Lévesque Est
    CONTACT:   Renée-Claude Boivin, Senior Advisor, Communications and
               Public Relations, (450) 928-5454, ext. 4564, Cell phone:
               (514) 239-7637
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/05/c5840.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     LESTER B. PEARSON SCHOOL BOARD LAUNCHES COMMUNITY MESSAGING
               SYSTEM FOR TIME-SENSITIVE COMMUNICATION AND RESPONSE
    CITY:      DORVAL
    LOCATION:  School Board Room, 1925 Brookdale Ave
    CONTACT:   Emilie Verret, (514) 844-6665 ext. 225
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6666.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 2 - February 14
    EVENT:     THE HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION TAKES OVER THE TORONTO EATON
               CENTRE DURING FEBRUARY, HEART MONTH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Eaton Centre - at Trinity Way (upper level, North
               end), Albert's Way (middle Level, middle of the mall), and
               Gap Court (lower level, North end)
    CONTACT:   Stacy O'Rourke, Heart and Stroke Foundation, (416) 937-5307
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/29/c3777.html

    DATE:      February 7 - February 15
    EVENT:     CANADA'S WONDERLAND AUDITION TOUR
    CITY:      VAUGHAN
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for further details
    CONTACT:   Dineen Beaven, (905) 832-7482; Russ Montague, (905) 832-7486
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/04/c5193.html

    TIME:      06:00 - 09:00
    EVENT:     BREAKFAST CLUBS OF CANADA "TASTE FOR LEARNING" CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Banks and Spark Street Intersection
    CONTACT:   The PR Department at (416) 535-3939
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/11/c7324.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS DISPLAY THEIR TECHNICAL SKILLS AT THE
               CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL AUTOSHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Canadian International Auto Show, Metro Toronto Convention
               Centre, 600 Level, South Building (near escalators)
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Mark Toljagic, Communications Officer,
               Centennial College, (416) 289-5000, ext. 7142 or
               (416) 605-6012
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c7113.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5177.html

    TIME:      09:50
    EVENT:     TOYOTA DEBUTS TWO NEW INNOVATIVE ADVANCED-TECHNOLOGY HYBRID
               VEHICLES AT THE 2009 CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  2009 Canadian International Auto Show
    CONTACT:   At the Canadian International Auto Show, Melanie Testani,
               Consultant, Public Relations, (416) 571-5894; In the Office:
               Toyota Canada Inc., Nicole Grant, Consultant, Public
               Relations, (416) 438-6320 ext. 2725
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c7166.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CHAMPLAIN LHIN - IMPROVING ACCESS TO FAMILY HEALTH CARE AND
               EMERGENCY ROOM PERFORMANCE - TECHNICAL BRIEFING
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Champlain LHIN Office, 1900 City Park Drive, Suite 204
    CONTACT:   Andrew Morrison, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care,
               (416) 314-6197
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/06/c6104.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     LAWYER, COMMUNITY LEADERS ANNOUNCE PLAN FOR OMAR KHADR'S
               REPATRIATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor Street West (west of
               Spadina, south side of Bloor)
    CONTACT:   James Clark, Coalition for the Repatriation of Omar Khadr,
               (416) 795-5863 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c7294.html

    TIME:      15:15
    EVENT:     MITSUBISHI UNVEILS ELECTRIC VEHICLE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Mitsubishi Exhibit, Rogers Centre, One Blue Jays Way
    CONTACT:   News Media Contacts: Susan Elliott, Manager, Corporate &
               Product Communications, Phone: (905) 833-0826; Jacquie
               Adams, Corporate & Product Communications, Phone:
               (416) 995-0308
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6533.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     TEAM NORTH HOLDS RECEPTIONS TO PROMOTE INNOVATIVE
               SOLAR-POWERED HOME
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Bulthaup Showroom, 280 King St. E.
    CONTACT:   Maun Demchenko, Director of Public Relations, Team North,
               (519) 841-0965; John Morris, UW media relations,
               (519) 888-4435
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c7236.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     PEN CANADA SPONSORS THE CHINA RIGHT'S NETWORK PANEL
               DISCUSSION ON CHARTER 08, A MANIFESTO FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND
               DEMOCRATIC REFORM IN CHINA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  170 St. George Street (at Bloor), first floor
    CONTACT:   Josh Bloch, Outreach and Events Coordinator, PEN Canada,
               (416) 562-0982
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6916.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      16:45 - 17:15
    EVENT:     VANOC ANNOUNCES ONE-YEAR COUNTDOWN CELEBRATION PLANS -
               INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) NEWS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      WHISTLER
    LOCATION:  The Westin Resort & Spa, 4090 Whistler Way, Ballroom Emerald
               C
    CONTACT:   VANOC Media Relations, (604) 403-1611
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c7027.html

    TIME:      17:45 - 18:15
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL BOBSLED PRESENTATION AT THE WHISTLER SLIDING CENTRE
               WITH OMEGA CLOCK
    CITY:      WHISTLER
    LOCATION:  The Whistler Sliding Centre, 4910 Glacier Lane, CORNER 16
    CONTACT:   VANOC Media Relations, (604) 403-1611
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c7027.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     INMET FOURTH QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2515700 or
               www.inmetmining.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1 (800) 731-6941
    CONTACT:   Richard Ross, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
               (416) 860-3974; Jochen Tilk, President and Chief Operating
               Officer, (416) 860-3972
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c6614.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/16/c8218.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     JAZZ AIR INCOME FUND TO PRESENT Q4 AND YEAR-END 2008
               FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2524500
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-595-8550 or (416) 644-3416
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Manon Stuart, (902) 873-5054; Debra
               Williams, London, Ontario, (519) 457-8071; Analyst contact:
               Nathalie Megann, (902) 873-5094
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/20/c8881.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c7311.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     WESTJET ANALYSTS' CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS FOURTH QUARTER
               AND YEAR-END FINANCIAL RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-5319
    CONTACT:   WestJet Media Relations, 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS (1-888-954-6397);
               WestJet Investor Relations, 1-877-493-7853
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5149.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     LAB RESEARCH PRESENTS AT UBS 2009 GLOBAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.labresearch.com
    CONTACT:   Luc Mainville, Chief Executive Officer, (450) 973-2240 (ext.
               1206); Frédéric Dumais, Jasmin-Dumais, Financial
               Communications, (514) 862-1251
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6622.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CHAMPLAIN LHIN - IMPROVING ACCESS TO FAMILY HEALTH CARE AND
               EMERGENCY ROOM PERFORMANCE - TECHNICAL BRIEFING
    PHONE NO.: (613) 787-5142, 1-866-797-9099, Passcode: 5754454 followed by
               the number sign
    CONTACT:   Andrew Morrison, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care,
               (416) 314-6197
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/06/c6104.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ATS AUTOMATION TOOLING SYSTEMS INC. WILL HOST A CONFERENCE
               CALL AND WEBCAST OF MANAGEMENT'S QUARTERLY REMARKS AND
               FOLLOW UP QUESTION AND ANSWER PERIOD WITH ANALYSTS
    INTERNET:  www.atsautomation.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3423
    CONTACT:   Maria Perrella, Chief Financial Officer; Carl Galloway,
               Vice-President, Treasurer, (519) 653-6500
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/11/c7425.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SOFTCHOICE FOURTH QUARTER EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  To view the Web presentation:
    http://events.snwebcastcenter.com/softchoice/20090211/
    PHONE NO.: Conference ID: 7548147, (416) 849-6186 or 866-443-4184
    CONTACT:   Anne Brace, Chief Financial Officer, Softchoice Corporation,
               (416) 588-9986
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/02/c4638.html

    TIME:      13:55 Eastern
    EVENT:     PRESENTATION BY GERMAIN LAMONDE, CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO
               OF EXFO AT THE THOMAS WEISEL PARTNERS TECHNOLOGY & TELECOM
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.EXFO.com/investors
    CONTACT:   Vance Oliver, Manager, Investor Relations, (418) 683-0913,
               Ext. 3733
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/04/c5404.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WINTER ATHLETE ROUNDTABLE TELECONFERENCE
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6103 - Conference ID: 3282724
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Hodge, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Olympic
               Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4122, Cell: (416) 806-4342;
               Sylvie Bigras, Press Chief, Canadian Olympic Committee,
               Cell: (613) 298-1625
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/04/c5655.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRANSITION THERAPEUTICS HOLDS CONFERENCE CALL ON SECOND
               QUARTER FISCAL 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS.
    PHONE NO.: 1(800) 771-6781 or 1(212) 231-2901
    CONTACT:   Dr. Tony Cruz, Chief Executive Officer, Transition
               Therapeutics Inc, Phone: (416) 260-7770, x.223; Mr. Elie
               Farah, President and CFO, Transition Therapeutics Inc.,
               Phone: (416) 260-7770, x.203
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6865.html

    TIME:      17:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     PEER 1 NETWORK ENTERPRISES, INC. FISCAL 2009 SECOND QUARTER
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2511080
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Abigail Faylor, Weber Shandwick, (425) 452-5497; Thomas
               McMillan, Equicom Group, (403) 536-5903
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/04/c5362.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     LUC MAINVILLE, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF LAB RESEARCH INC,
               WILL BE PRESENTING AT THE UBS 2009 GLOBAL HEALTHCARE
               SERVICES CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  Waldorf Astoria Hotel
    CONTACT:   Luc Mainville, Chief Executive Officer, (450) 973-2240 (ext.
               1206); Frédéric Dumais, Jasmin-Dumais Financial
               Communications, (514) 862-1251
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6622.html

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