CNW Daybook for Wednesday, February 13, 2008



    TORONTO, Feb. 13 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 5 - February 18
    EVENT:     L'EMBARQUEMENT POUR L'AMOUR FOU: A COLLECTIVE WORK OF ART
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Main entrance hall of Place des Arts
    CONTACT:   Flavie Boucher, Les Impatients, (514) 842-1043
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/29/c5198.html

    DATE:      February 13 - February 14
    EVENT:     ABORIGINAL FINANCIAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (AFOA)'S 8TH
               NATIONAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Queen Elizabeth Hotel
    CONTACT:   Suzanne Seebach, Director,Programs & Services, AFOA Canada,
               Toll free 1-866-722-2362 ext. 114, Local (613) 722-5543
               ext. 114
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8436.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     69TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF AGROPUR COOPERATIVE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès de Montréal, Room 517 c-d, 201 Viger West
               Avenue
    CONTACT:   Julie Boursiquot, Senior Advisor, Public Relations and
               Communications, (450) 928-5454, ext. 4564, Cell phone:
               (514) 349-6144
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/07/c8217.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CONSUMER SPENDING AND RETAIL SALES: RETAIL TRADE: 2007
               RESULTS AND 2008 OUTLOOK
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Centre-Ville, Les Courants Room, 777, University Street
    NOTES:     Please confirm your attendance
    CONTACT:   Céline Ducharme, Conseillère aux communications,
               (514) 842-6681, extension 200, 1-800-364-6766
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8927.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MONTREAL EXCHANGE SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Ritz-Carlton Montréal Hotel,  Oval Room, 1228 Sherbrooke
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Jean Charles Robillard, (514) 871-3551
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/08/c8582.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     2008 BEIJING SWIMMING TRIALS PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hall Touristique Mezzanine, Olympic Park Pool. 3200 Viau
               street, Parking B2, Hall Touristique entrance
    CONTACT:   Martin Richard, Communications Director, Swimming Canada, t.
               (613) 260-1348 x 2002, c. (613) 725-4339
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8940.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL OPENING OF PASSPORT CANADA'S NEW PROCESSING FACILITY
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  22 de Varennes
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9524.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 13
    EVENT:     THE THREE WINNERS OF THE CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA/SPENCER
               STUART 2008 NATIONAL AWARDS WILL SHOWCASE THEIR GOVERNANCE
               INNOVATIONS AT THE 2008 NATIONAL GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  At The Carlu hotel
    CONTACT:   Brent Dowdall, Media Relations, (613) 526-3090 ext. 448
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9559.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     2008 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Carlu, 7th Floor, 444 Younge St.
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8862.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     2008 CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW - OPENING CEREMONIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre - North Building 2008,
               Canadian International Auto Show
    CONTACT:   Toyota Canada Inc., Kathryn Ruhland, Manager, Public
               Relations, (416) 529-3913; Toyota Canada Inc., Melanie
               Testani, Consultant, Public Relations, (416) 571-5894;
               Toyota Canada Inc., Nicole Grant, Consultant, Public
               Relations, (416) 930-8354
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9103.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     ENVIRONMENTAL NGO'S LAUNCH 'COUNTDOWN TO OCEANS DAY 2008'
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Room, 130S Centre Block, Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Ottawa: Anthony Salloum, Program Director, Rideau Institute,
               (613) 565-9449, (613) 724-1070 (cell); Vancouver: Ian
               Harrington, Communications Coordinator, David Suzuki
               Foundation, (604) 732-4228
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9268.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     COMMUNITY SAFETY AND CORRECTIONAL SERVICES MINISTER RICK
               BARTOLUCCI AND ATTORNEY GENERAL CHRIS BENTLEY WILL HIGHLIGHT
               ONTARIO'S CYBER SAFETY INITIATIVES AND PROMOTE INTERNET
               SAFETY FOR CHILDREN.
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Lord Lansdowne Junior and Senior Public School
               33 Robert Street
    CONTACT:   Laura Blondeau, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional
               Services, Minister Bartolucci's Office, (416) 325-4973,
               (416) 938-9757 (cell); Sheamus Murphy, Ministry of the
               Attorney General, Minister Bentley's Office, (416) 326-1785;
               Anthony Brown, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional
               Services, Communications Branch, (416) 314-7772; Brendan
               Crawley, Ministry of the Attorney General, Communications
               Branch, (416) 326-2210
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9350.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES - SUSTAINABLE
               COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW 2008
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street;  Government
               Conference Centre, 2 Rideau Street
    NOTES:     All media are asked to report to the Media Support Room
               (Champlain Room, Fairmont Chateau Laurier) to collect a
               conference pass. For security reasons, identification or
               proof of assignment will be requested.
    CONTACT:   Raymond Sullivan, (613) 907-6294
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/06/c7646.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     LOREX TECHNOLOGY INC.'S ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Board of Trade, First Canadian Place,  Third Floor
               in the Ketchum/Osgoode room
    CONTACT:   Jordan Schwartz, Chief Financial Officer, LOREX Technology
               Inc., Phone: (905) 946-8589 ext 168
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8845.html

    TIME:      17:15
    EVENT:     FRAPRU LOUDLY WELCOMES STEPHANE DION IN OTTAWA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  In front of the Ottawa Congress Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   François Saillant, FRAPRU, (514) 522-1010, (514) 919-2843
               (cell); François Roy, Logemen'occupe of Outaouais,
               (819) 778-1325, (613) 277-6507 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8881.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     WOODSTOCK'S P3 HOSPITAL : WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
    CITY:      WOODSTOCK
    LOCATION:  Royal Canadian Legion, 576 Brant Street
    CONTACT:   Natalie Mehra, (416) 441-2502, or Shawn Rouse, co-chair of
               the Oxford Health Coalition, (519) 502-4300
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9389.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     TOWN HALL MEETINGS TO SUPPORT OUR LOCAL HOSPITAL SERVICES
    CITY:      WELLAND
    LOCATION:  Welland City Hall, Room 108, 60 Main Street East
    CONTACT:   Natalie Mehra at (416) 441-2502 or Sue Hotte at (905) 932-1646
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9442.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     TRIPLE FIVE ANNOUNCES DETAILS REGARDING MAJOR ECONOMIC
               DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENTS
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  TCU PLACE - Saskatoon's Arts & Convention Centre, 35 - 22nd
               Street East
    CONTACT:   Sheryl Smith, Executive Assistant, Triple Five Worldwide
               Organization of Canada, Cell: (780) 934-5220, Office:
               (780) 444-8100
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c9009.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     XENOS WILL HOLD A CONFERENCE CALL FOR SHAREHOLDERS, ANALYSTS
               AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE INVESTMENT COMMUNITY
    INTERNET:  www.xenos.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3422 or 1-800-594-3790
    CONTACT:   Cory Pala, Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 657-2400;  George
               Kypreos, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (905) 709-1020
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9468.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/08/c8306.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MEDIAGRIF - ONLINE EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL NOTIFICATION
    INTERNET:  http://www.cnw.ca/fr/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2160180
    PHONE NO.: (514) 861-1531, 1-866-223-7781
    CONTACT:   Kathy Roberge, (450) 677-8797 ext.: 3014
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/31/c5924.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c7906.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GREAT LAKES HYDRO INCOME FUND'S CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
               FOR INVESTORS AND ANALYSTS - 2007 YEAR-END FINANCIAL RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7571 toll free
    NOTES:     Please dial at 09:50 a.m
    CONTACT:   Grace Pollock, Director, Investor Relations, (819) 561-8072
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/18/c2138.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ATS AUTOMATION TOOLING SYSTEMS INC. TO HOST THIRD QUARTER
               CONFERENCE CALL.
    INTERNET:  www.atsautomation.com.
    PHONE NO.: (416)-644-3420
    CONTACT:   Carl Galloway, Vice President and Treasurer, (519) 653-6500
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/06/c7528.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SOFTCHOICE ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://events.onlinebroadcasting.com/softchoice/021908/index.php
    PHONE NO.: (416) 849-6185 or 1-866-443-4183
    CONTACT:   Anne Brace, Chief Financial Officer, Softchoice Corporation,
               (416) 588-9986
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c6895.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NEUROCHEM TO PRESENT AT 2008 BIO CEO & INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/conflobby.zhtml?ticker=NRMX&item_id=17
    CONTACT:   Lise Hébert, PhD, Vice President, Corporate Communications,
               (450) 680-4572
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8750.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     INMET MINING FOURTH QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2143900
               or
               www.inmetmining.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Lynda Beesley, (416) 860-3968
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/23/c3173.html

    TIME:      13:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     ONCOTHYREON PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER PRESENTS
               AT THE BIO CEO & INVESTOR CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK
    INTERNET:  www.oncothyreon.com
    CONTACT:   Investor and Media Relations, Contact: Julie Rathbun,
               Rathbun Communications, (206) 769-9219
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c6625.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     INDUSTRIAL ALLIANCE INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES INC. -
               DISCLOSURE OF THE FOURTH QUARTER 2007 EARNING RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-951-1214 (toll free - 10 minutes before the conference
               begins)
    CONTACT:   Jacques Carrière, Vice-President, Investor Relations,
               Office: (418) 684-5275, cellular: (418) 576-3624
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c9003.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GERDAU AMERISTEEL 2007 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.gerdauameristeel.com or www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Barbara Smith, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,
               Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation, (813) 319-4324
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c3028.html
        http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/13/c9604.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CORBY DISTILLERIES LIMITED SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417 or 1-800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   CORBY DISTILLERIES LIMITED, Tel.: (416) 479-2400
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/06/c7712.html

    TIME:      15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SEMBIOSYS PRESENTS AT THE 10TH ANNUAL BIO CEO & INVESTOR
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.sembiosys.com
    CONTACT:   SemBioSys Genetics Inc., Mr. Andrew Baum, President and Chief
               Executive Officer, Phone: (403) 717-8767, Fax: (403) 250-3886;
               Investor Relations, Ross Marshall, The Equicom Group Inc.,
               Phone: (416) 815-0700 (Ext. 238), Fax: (416) 815-0080
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8748.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LAB RESEARCH INC. TO PRESENT AT THE UBS GLOBAL HEALTHCARE
               SERVICES CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  Grand Hyatt Hotel
    CONTACT:   Luc Mainville, Chief Executive Officer, LAB Research Inc.,
               (450) 973-2240, Ext.: 1206; Media and Investor: Dominic
               Sicotte, Echoes Financial Network Inc., 1-866-633-9551,
               (514)-842-9551
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9183.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NEUROCHEM TO PRESENT AT 2008 BIO CEO & INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  Waldorf-Astoria, West Foyer room
    CONTACT:   Lise Hébert, PhD, Vice President, Corporate Communications,
               (450) 680-4572
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8750.html

    TIME:      15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SEMBIOSYS PRESENTS AT THE 10TH ANNUAL BIO CEO & INVESTOR
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK CITY
    LOCATION:  Jade Room, Waldorf Astoria Hotel
    CONTACT:   SemBioSys Genetics Inc., Mr. Andrew Baum, President and
               Chief Executive Officer, Phone: (403) 717-8767, Fax:
               (403) 250-3886; Investor Relations, Ross Marshall, The Equicom
               Group Inc., Phone: (416) 815-0700 (Ext. 238), Fax:
               (416) 815-0080
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8748.html

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