CNW Daybook for Wednesday, February 20, 2008



    TORONTO, Feb. 19 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    W E D N E S D A Y,   F E B R U A R Y   2 0
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 20 - February 21
    EVENT:     THE MINISTER OF INDIAN AND NORTHERN AFFAIRS CANADA, CHUCK
               STRAHL AND GRAND CHIEF MATTHEW MUKASH SIGN CANADA-CREE NEW
               RELATIONSHIP AGREEMENT
    CITY:      MISTISSINI, EEYOU ISTCHEE
    LOCATION:  Neoskweskau Complex
    CONTACT:   Darlene Wapachee, Executive Assistant to the Grand Chief,
               (514) 861-5837, ext. # 234; Judy Cooper, Executive Assistant
               to the Deputy Grand Chief, (819) 673-2600, ext. # 224
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9246.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - AWARDING OF FUNDING TO
               INSTRUMENTS TERRASCOPE, A NEW FIRM OPERATING IN THE MINING
               SECTOR
    CITY:      VAL-D'OR
    LOCATION:  Instruments Terrascope, 1746 Sullivan Rd
    CONTACT:   François Bélisle, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (819) 825-5260, ext. 235; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press
               Secretary, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646, Cell.: (613)
               808-8309
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3098.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3144.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     OSM CONCERT: HOCKEY LEGENDS DRESS REHEARSAL OPEN TO
               JOURNALISTS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts
    CONTACT:   Lucie Paquin, Head of Media Relations, (514) 608-7414 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3819.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     JACQUES VILLENEUVE DISCUSSES CAREER PLANS AND RELATED TOPICS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  NEWTOWN (Club Level), 1476 Crescent Street
    CONTACT:   RSVP: Johanne Lépine, Torchia Communications, (514) 288-8290,
               ext. 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3244.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     PRESENTATION OF THE FINDINGS OF A STUDY ON THE COMPENSATION
               OF BOARD MEMBERS OF QUEBEC'S MEDIUM-SIZED AND LARGE
               ORGANIZATIONS AND CURRENT BOARD PRACTICES AND TRENDS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Mount Royal Centre (Room: Mansfield 2), 2200 Mansfield Street
    CONTACT:   RSVP: Ms. Majida Lamnini, (514) 340-6000, extension 2126
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3158.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     TRANSCONTINENTAL ANNUAL SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING PRESS LUNCHEON
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Omni Mont-Royal, Salon des Saisons, 1050 Sherbrooke
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Philipe Tomlinson, AGC Communications, Office: (514) 849-7000,
               ext. 221, Cell.: (514) 941-7445
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3195.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     CLAUDE CASTONGUAY, PRESIDENT OF GROUPE DE TRAVAIL SUR LE
               FINANCEMENT DE LA SANTE, IS THE GUEST SPEAKER OF THE
               BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Centre-Ville, 777, rue University
    CONTACT:   Registration: Julie Gosselin, Coordinator, Communications,
               Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext.
               4047
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3475.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUNDING TO THE
               FIRM CANDOCK INC. FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AN INTERNATIONAL
               MARKETING STRATEGY
    CITY:      SHERBROOKE
    LOCATION:  Candock Inc., 9441 Bourque Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Marie-Claude Lemire, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 525-5250, Cell.: (514) 895-6237;
               Jean-Philippe Payment, Press Secretary, Office of the
               Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic Development,
               (819) 953-5646, Cell.: (613) 808-8309
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3085.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CONTRIBUTION TO THE FIRM
               ALIMENTS LEBEL INC
    CITY:      LACHUTE
    LOCATION:  Argenteuil RCM, Salle du Conseil, 430 Grace St.
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Jutras, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 283-2800; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press
               Secretary, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2622.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 19 - February 22
    EVENT:     PUTTING A SPIN ON INCLUSIVENESS: COMMUNITY LIVING TORONTO
               CELEBRATES INCLUSIVE EDUCATION WEEK WITH THE TORONTO DISTRICT
               SCHOOL BOARD
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Karen Bell, Manager of Public Relations, (416) 568-5010;
               Karolina Kluska, Communications Coordinator, (647) 444-4077
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2311.html

    DATE:      February 20 - February 21
    EVENT:     PUBLIC SECTOR HUMAN RE

SOURCES 2008: BUILDING AN EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SERVICE THROUGH TALENT MANAGEMENT CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Crowne Plaza Ottawa Hotel, 101 Lyon St. CONTACT: Media accreditation: Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221. URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3500.html DATE: February 20 - February 22 EVENT: CAW SKILLED TRADES COLLECTIVE BARGAINING CONFERENCE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street West CONTACT: Register: CAW Communications, Shannon Devine, cell, (416) 302-1699 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2802.html TIME: 08:20 EVENT: MINISTER OF FINANCE ADDRESSES THE CANADIAN FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Concert Hall of the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street West CONTACT: Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Finance, (613) 996-7861; David Gamble, Media Relations, Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3630.html TIME: 09:00 - 09:30 EVENT: NEW BRUNSWICK PREMIER SHAWN GRAHAM TO OPEN TRADING AT TSX CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: TSX Broadcast Centre, 130 King Street West CONTACT: Steve Kee, Director, Corporate Communications, TSX Group Inc., Toronto Office, (416) 947-4682, Toll Free 1-888-873-8392, Cellular (416) 358-3714, Vancouver Office (604) 602-6902, Calgary Office (403) 218-2892 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2656.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: CANADIAN CHAMBER AND U.S. CHAMBER URGENTLY CALL FOR ACTION TO REDUCE BORDER COSTS CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Port of Vancouver Boardroom, 360 Albert St., Suite 420 CONTACT: Katie Anderson, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, (613) 797-1860; Jason Conley, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, (202) 463-5789 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2820.html TIME: 11:00 - 12:00 EVENT: THE INAUGURAL ROGERS PHONES-FOR-FOOD HIGH SCHOOL CHALLENGE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Daily Bread Food Bank, 191 New Toronto St. CONTACT: Andrew Sherbin, Rogers Communications Inc., (416) 935-7304, Cell: (647) 201-5612 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c9962.html TIME: 13:00 EVENT: PHOTO OP - TRANSPORT CANADA - IMPORTANT TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE CITY OF MISSISSAUGA CITY: MISSISSAUGA LOCATION: The Mississauga Transit Garage, 975 Central Parkway West CONTACT: Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700; Bob Nichols, Communications Branch, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, (416) 327-1158; Ivana Di Millo, Director, Communications, City of Mississauga, (905) 615-3200 ext. 5047; Edmund Shea, GO Transit, (416) 869-3600 ext. 5328 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3774.html TIME: 14:45 EVENT: EDUCATION MINISTER VISITS CITY: GUELPH LOCATION: Bishop Macdonell Catholic High School, 200 Clair Road West CONTACT: Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747; Patricia MacNeil, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2676 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3658.html TIME: 16:00 EVENT: MEMORIAL SERVICE IN HONOUR OF SIR EDMUND HILLARY KG, ONZ, KBE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: St. James Cathedral, 65 Church Street, (corner of King Street E.) CONTACT: Mary Mulligan, The Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation of Canada, (416) 240-8869 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3826.html TIME: 18:30 - 20:30 EVENT: LIVING WITH A COMMITMENT TO GREEN CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: CMHC Eco Pods, 285 Manitoba Drive, Exhibition Place CONTACT: Beth Bailey, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Tel: (416) 218-3355 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3765.html TIME: 19:00 EVENT: TOWN HALL MEETINGS TO SUPPORT OUR LOCAL HOSPITAL SERVICES CITY: NIAGARA FALLS LOCATION: British Canadian Veterans Association, 5060 Magdalen St. 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 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 06:00 - 09:00 EVENT: BREAKFAST CLUBS OF CANADA (BCC) AND WAL-MART CANADA TAKE PART IN UNIQUE CAMPAIGN TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS FOR THOUSANDS OF BREAKFAST PROGRAMS CITY: EDMONTON LOCATION: Finesse Furnishings (4210 Gateway blvd NW) CONTACT: The PR department at (416) 535-3939 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2088.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> DATE: February 20 - February 24 EVENT: THE CANADA PAVILION AT THE BC HOME AND GARDEN SHOW CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: The BC Home and Garden Show CONTACT: Media Relations, Public Works and Government Services Canada, (819) 956-2315 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3823.html TIME: 07:30 - 13:30 EVENT: LEADING CIBC WORLD MARKETS CLEAN ENERGY CONFERENCE DISCUSSES OPTIONS FOR ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE CITY: VANCOUVER, LOCATION: Pan Pacific Vancouver, 300-999 Canada Place CONTACT: Register: Kevin Dove, Communications and Public Affairs at (416) 980-8835, URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/13/c9648.html TIME: 09:00 - 17:00 EVENT: FIRST NATIONS IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UN DECLARATION ON RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES CITY: NORTH VANCOUVER LOCATION: Chief Joe Mathias Centre, 100 Capilano Road CONTACT: Karyn Pugliese, AFN Communications, cell: (613) 293-6106; Colin Braker, Communications Director, First Nations Summit, cell: (604) 328-4094 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3375.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: ING CANADA FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR RESULTS PHONE NO.: 416-644-3415 or 1-800-733-7560 CONTACT: Media enquiries: Gilles Gratton - Vice President, Corporate Communications, (416) 217-7206; Investor enquiries: Michelle Dodokin - Vice President, Investor Relations, (416) 344-8044 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/13/c9521.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: CANADIAN CHAMBER AND U.S. CHAMBER URGENTLY CALL FOR ACTION TO REDUCE BORDER COSTS INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2174040 PHONE NO.: 613-287-8002 or 1-800-595-8550 CONTACT: Katie Anderson, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, (613) 797-1860; Jason Conley, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, (202) 463-5789 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2820.html TIME: 10:30 Eastern EVENT: TIM HORTONS INC. Q4 AND YEAR-END RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.timhortons-invest.com PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6712 or (800) 354-6885. No access code is required. CONTACT: INVESTORS: Scott Bonikowsky: (905) 339-6186; MEDIA: Rachel Douglas: (905) 339-6277 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/29/c4851.html TIME: 14:00 Eastern EVENT: CI FINANCIAL INCOME FUND CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST INTERNET: www.ci.com/q4 PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-732-9307 CONTACT: Stephen A. MacPhail, President, Tel.: (416) 364-1145 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2268.html TIME: 16:00 Eastern EVENT: TRANSCONTINENTAL INC. ANNUAL SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING INTERNET: www.transcontinental.com CONTACT: Philipe Tomlinson, AGC Communications, Office: (514) 849-7000, ext. 221, Cell.: (514) 941-7445 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3195.html TIME: 16:00 Pacific EVENT: AETERNA ZENTARIS PRESENTS AT ROTH CAPITAL PARTNERS 20TH ANNUAL OC GROWTH STOCK CONFERENCE IN DANA POINT INTERNET: www.aezsinc.com CONTACT: Jenene Thomas, Senior Director, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, (908) 626-5509; Paul Burroughs, Media Relations, (418) 652-8525, ext. 406 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3358.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

For further information:

For further information: CNW Group, (416) 863-2130, 1-866-805-9530


Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890