CNW Daybook for Wednesday, February 18, 2009



    TORONTO, Feb. 17 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 17 - February 28
    EVENT:     THE NATIONAL CIRCUS SCHOOL HEADLINES THE 30TH FESTIVAL
               MONDIAL DU CIRQUE DE DEMAIN IN PARIS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  TOHU
    CONTACT:   Jean-Benoit Houde, Casacom, (514) 286 2145, ext. 224
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5751.html

    DATE:      February 17 - February 19
    EVENT:     THE OCPM STARTS TWO NEW PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  in the basement of the Imani Family & Full Gospel Church,
               540 Richmond Street
    CONTACT:   Luc Doray, (514) 872-3568, Cell: (514) 977-8365
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8371.html

    DATE:      February 18 - February 19
    EVENT:     A PRESTIGIOUS FORUM ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  the Hotel Nelligan in Old Montréal
    CONTACT:   Ms. Véronique Hébert, (418) 871-1587
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/14/c7428.html

    DATE:      February 18
    EVENT:     CNA AND CMA MEDIA AWARDS FOR HEALTH REPORTING GALA EVENT
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Museum of Civilization
    CONTACT:   Tina Grznar, Canadian Nurses Association, (613) 237-2159
               ext. 283; Lesly Bauer, Canadian Medical Association, (613)
               731-8610 ext. 2288
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/03/c2981.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CRTC HOLDS A PUBLIC HEARING IN GATINEAU
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Conference Centre, Portage IV, Outaouais Room, 140 Promenade
               du Portage
    NOTES:     Click on link below for details about the schedule
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: (819) 997-9403; General Inquiries:
               (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Toll-free 1-877-249-2782,
               TDD - Toll-free 1-877-909-2782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2009/16/c8862.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF A NEW ALLSTATE INSURANCE AGENCY IN SAINT
               HUBERT
    CITY:      SAINT-HUBERT
    LOCATION:  Rive-Sud Saint-Hubert Allstate Insurance Agency, 6250, boul.
               Cousineau
    CONTACT:   Darcy Bonner, Relations générales, (905) 513-4016
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9298.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CHOKO BOXING HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE FIRST WORLD
               CHAMPIONSHIP UNIFICATION BOUT IN MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Bell Centre, 9-4-10 Restaurant, 1260, de la Gauchetière
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Michal Wielgus, (514) 925-2005
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/16/c8936.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE NATIONAL BANK FUTURES IS BACK IN GATINEAU FOR A THIRD
               YEAR IN A ROW
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  La Sporthèque 72 rue Jean-Proulx
    CONTACT:   Larry Greene, general manager, la Sporthèque, (819) 777-5656
               ext.215
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8277.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     TRANSCONTINENTAL - PRESS LUNCHEON TO MARK ANNUAL
               SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Omni Mont-Royal, Salon des Saisons A, 1050 Sherbrooke
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Serge Vallières, AGC Communications, (514) 849-7000, ext. 223,
               Cell.: (514) 892-7205
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/16/c8495.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT FOR 1500 OTTAWA
               STREET, LES BASSINS DU NOUVEAU HAVRE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Basement of the Imani Family & Full Gospel Church, 540
               Richmond Street
    CONTACT:   Luc Doray, (514) 872-3568, Cell: (514) 977-8365
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5061.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 18 - February 19
    EVENT:     CANADIAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION (CANWEA) HOSTS FIRST-EVER
               SUPPLY/VALUE CHAINS SEMINAR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Ulrike Kucera, Media Relations Officer, (613) 234-8716 ext.
               228, (613) 867-4433
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/16/c7122.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     RELIGIOUS LEADERS STAND TOGETHER TO SUPPORT ORGAN AND TISSUE
               DONATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Dining Room, Legislative Assembly of Ontario,
               Legislative Building
    CONTACT:   Carrie Hoto, (416) 619-2299
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9187.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN FEDERATION OF STUDENTS-ONTARIO LAUNCHES TASK FORCE
               TO STUDY RACISM ON ONTARIO CAMPUSES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Student Centre, George Brown College - Casa Loma Campus Room,
               E114, 142 Kendal Avenue
    CONTACT:   Hildah Otieno, Ontario National Executive Representative:
               (416) 925-3825 or (416) 702-2967; Shelley Melanson,
               Chairperson: (416) 925-3825 or (416) 882-9927
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9230.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     TORONTO 2015 PAN AM GAMES BID RELEASES VENUE PLAN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hot Stove Restaurant, Air Canada Centre (Gate 2), 40 Bay
               Street
    CONTACT:   Liz Borowiec, Toronto 2015, (416) 326-4982
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9220.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     500 MAINSTREAM, ABORIGINAL BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS
               GATHER IN TORONTO, DAYTIME PANEL, EVENING GALA - NEW RESEARCH
               ON 38 CANADIAN COMPANIES WORKING WITH ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmount Royal York, 100 Front Street West
    CONTACT:   Claire M. Tallarico, (416) 616-9940, Canadian Council for
               Aboriginal Business
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/16/c8882.html

    TIME:      13:15
    EVENT:     MUSEUM OF INUIT ART DIRECTOR DAVID HARRIS MEETS TORONTO
               MAYOR DAVID MILLER TO CELEBRATE REACHING HALFWAY MARK IN BID
               TO CYCLE EQUIVALENT DISTANCE FROM TORONTO TO IQALUIT, NT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  At an appointed major intersection in downtown Toronto
    CONTACT:   Jane Schmidt, Assistant to the Director, (416) 640-1571;
               David Harris, Director, (416) 603-7591
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c8483.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE HELENA GUERGIS ANNOUNCES GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
               SUPPORT THAT WILL HELP WOMEN AND GIRLS IN THE NIAGARA REGION
    CITY:      WELLAND
    LOCATION:  26 Main Street East, Community Room
    NOTES:     (905) 732-0212
    CONTACT:   Elyse Newbert, Special Assistant, Communications, Office of
               the Minister of State (Status of Women), (819) 956-4000
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9340.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     CAMH IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CIHR PRESENTS CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE:
               IS WORK MORE THAN MAKING A LIVING?
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Bymark, 66 Wellington Street West
    CONTACT:   Michael Torres, Media Relations, CAMH, (416) 595-6015
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/11/c7385.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      06:00 - 09:00
    EVENT:     BREAKFAST CLUBS OF CANADA HITS THE ROAD TO HELP GIVE KIDS A
               "TASTE FOR LEARNING"
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  1110 Centre St NE
    CONTACT:   The PR Department at (416) 535-3939
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/11/c7324.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 20:00
    EVENT:     LOCAL KIDS PLAY POND HOCKEY WITH THE EDMONTON OIL KINGS
    CITY:      LEDUC
    LOCATION:  Kinsmen Community Centre, 50 Corinthia Drive
    CONTACT:   Jacqueline Broverman, Sponsorship and Community Investment,
               ENMAX Energy Corporation, Phone: (780) 408-2013, Cell: (780)
               938-3230
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/17/c9236.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ROGERS' 2009 GUIDANCE AND ANALYST TELECONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.rogers.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 915-5762
    CONTACT:   Bruce M. Mann, (416) 935-3532
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2008/19/c3510.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LOBLAW COMPANIES LIMITED FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.loblaw.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419
    CONTACT:   Inge van den Berg, Vice President, Public Affairs & Investor
               Relations, (905) 459-2500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/19/c8732.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     BALLARD PRESENTS AT THE CIBC WORLD MARKETS CLEAN ENERGY
               INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.ballard.com
    CONTACT:   Amy Harada Bradley, (604) 412-7913
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/05/c5991.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CIPHER PHARMACEUTICALS INC. FISCAL 2008 FOURTH QUARTER AND
               YEAR END CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.cipherpharma.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3414 or 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Craig Armitage, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group, (416)
               815-0700 ext 278; Larry Andrews, President and CEO, Cipher
               Pharmaceuticals, (905) 602-5840 ext 324
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6794.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     OTELCO INC. DISCUSSES FOURTH QUARTER AND ANNUAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.OtelcoInc.com or www.earnings.com
    PHONE NO.: (913) 312-6691
    CONTACT:   Curtis Garner, Chief Financial Officer, Otelco Inc., (205)
               625-3571
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/20/c8918.html

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN ONCOLOGY SOCIETIES AND THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION
               OF MEDICAL ONCOLOGISTS HOUR-LONG WEBINAR ON TRENDS IN GI
               CANCER THERAPY
    INTERNET:  http://cos.ca/en/webcasts.asp
    CONTACT:   Charles Pitts, COS, (877) 990-9044
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8411.html

    TIME:      13:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     INTERTEK PRESENTS FREE WEBINAR ON PROPOSED REVISIONS TO THE
               ROHS AND WEEE DIRECTIVES
    INTERNET:  To register for this webinar, please visit
               http://www.ageussolutions.com/registration-2009-02-18.php
    CONTACT:   Michael Fry, Global Operations & Business Development
               Manager, Intertek Ageus Solutions, 1-905-678-7820 ext. 4270
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/28/c3455.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SUPERIOR PLUS CORP. HOLDS A CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.superiorplus.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   A. Scott Daniel, Vice-President, Treasurer and Investor
               Relations, Tel: (403) 218-2953, Toll Free: 1-866-490-PLUS
               (7587)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/05/c6174.html

    TIME:      15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     FINNING Q4 AND ANNUAL 2008 RESULTS INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.finning.com/investors/investors.aspx
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-898-9626 or (416) 340-2216
    CONTACT:   Tom Merinsky, VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs,
               Phone: (604) 331-4950
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/04/c5160.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     AGNICO-EAGLE MINES LIMITED FOURTH QUARTER 2008 RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.agnico-eagle.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3418 or 800-731-6941
    CONTACT:   David Smith, Vice-President, Investor Relations, (416)
               947-1212
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/19/c8653.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      February 16 - February 19
    EVENT:     BRIDGEWATER SYSTEMS SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON MOBILE PERSONALIZATION
               AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS
    CITY:      BARCELONA
    LOCATION:  Mobile World Congress
    NOTES:     See URL for full listing of events
    CONTACT:   Joanne Steinberg, Bridgewater Systems, (613) 591-9104
               extension 2032, (613) 884-8831; Sam Harrisingh, MS&L EMEA, +44
               (0)20 7878 3137
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6319.html
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