CNW Daybook for Wednesday, February 27, 2008



    TORONTO, Feb. 27 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      February 27
    EVENT:     ERNST & YOUNG PARTNER JOYCE HOEVEN PRESENTS AT THE ATLANTIC
               PROVINCES ECONOMIC
               COUNCIL POST-FEDERAL BUDGET BREAKFAST
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Halifax Prince George Hotel
    CONTACT:   Julie Fournier, (514) 874-4308
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c5521.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 21 - March 2
    EVENT:     HYDRO-QUEBEC PRESENTS THE 9TH MONTREAL HIGH LIGHTS FESTIVAL:
               A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE THE MOST OF WINTER!
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Old Montreal and on the Quays of the Old Port
    CONTACT:   Hydro-Québec - Media and Emergency Communication Team:
               Guyane Perron, Press Officer, (514) 289-6699
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8739.html

    DATE:      February 21 - March 2
    EVENT:     HYDRO-QUEBEC IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE MONTREAL HIGH LIGHTS
               FESTIVAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Old Montreal and on the Quays of the Old Port
    CONTACT:   Guyane Perron, Press Officer, Hydro-Québec, Media and
               Emergency Communication Team, (514) 289-6699
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2653.html

    DATE:      February 26 - February 27
    EVENT:     CRIM'S 2008 CRYSTAL BALL CONFERENCE - 5TH EDITION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal's Palais des Congrès
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: Marie-Noel Pichelin, Director of
               Communications, (514) 840-1239, Cell.: (514) 912-2278; Suzanne
               Lapicerella, Communications Coordinator, (514) 840-1296,
               Cell.: (514) 622-6139; During the conference, (February 26 &
               27, 2008): Suzanne Lapicerella, Communications Coordinator,
               Cell.: (514) 622-6139
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c5495.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, DEFIANT IMAGINATION SERIES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Concordia's D.B. Clarke Theatre in the Henry F. Hall
               Building, 1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. West
    NOTES:     Free and open to the public
    CONTACT:   Ann Tanner-McDonald, Communications Advisor, Faculty of Fine
               Arts, Concordia University, (514) 848-2424 ext. 2867
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2655.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     THE 9TH GROUP OF CANADIAN FORCES (CF) MEMBERS BASED IN THE
               PROVINCE OF QUEBEC ARE SET TO ARRIVE HOME
    CITY:      VALCARTIER GARRISON
    LOCATION:  Valcartier Garrison's main entrance.
    CONTACT:   Information on return flights: (418) 844-5000, ext 4429
               (updated daily at 8:30 a.m.); General information: 5 CMBG
               Public Affairs Office, (418) 844-5000, ext 4688, Pager:
               (418) 260-3082
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/26/c6170.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 26 - February 28
    EVENT:     EARTH'S BEST SESAME STREET AT SHERWAY GARDENS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Centre Court, Sherway Gardens, 25 The West Mall
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Janda, The Idea Workshop Limited, (416) 504-3977
               ext. 27, Cell: (905) 460-4814; Anna Ng, The Idea Workshop
               Limited, (416) 504-3977 ext. 29, Cell: (416) 895-5536
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/26/c5708.html

    DATE:      February 27 - 29
    EVENT:     ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE CANADIAN NUCLEAR ASSOCIATION (CNA)
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   to book interviews, or to confirm your attendance: Olivia
               Nixon, (613) 724-1767; Claudia Lemieux, Director of
               communications and media relations, Canadian Nuclear
               Association, (613) 237-4262
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/26/c6139.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 10:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN CENTRE FOR DIVERSITY LAUNCHES ITS DIVERSITY IS
               GOOD BUSINESS PROGRAM 2008
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  89 Chestnut Conference Centre, South of Dundas Street on the
               east side of Chestnut Street, west of University Avenue
    CONTACT:   (416) 597-9693, ext. 27
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2534.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF FINANCE TO ADDRESS THE EMPIRE CLUB OF CANADA AND
               THE CANADIAN CLUB OF TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  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/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/26/c5965.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     9TH ANNUAL GEORGE BROWN MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE IN
               PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CENTRE FOR ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH
               (CAMH)
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  George Brown College, Financial Services Building, 290
               Adelaide St. East, Room 406, only accessible through 300
               Adelaide St. East
    CONTACT:   Michael Torres, Media Relations, CAMH, (416) 595-6015; Paul
               Zanettos, Media Relations, George Brown College, (416)
               893-5435
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c5557.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     USC EDUCATION SAVINGS PLANS INC. SPECIAL MEETING
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  USC Education Savings Plans Inc., 50 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.,
               Suite 1000
    CONTACT:   Paul Renaud, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, USC
               Education Savings Plans Inc., (905) 281-4973
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c5662.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA CONFERENCE: IT'S TIME TO ESTABLISH CARE STANDARDS IN
               NURSING HOMES
    CITY:      QUEEN'S PARK
    LOCATION:  Media Studio
    CONTACT:   Sid Ryan, President, CUPE Ontario, (416) 209-0066; Wayne
               Samuelson, President, OFL, (416) 571-7408; Stella Yeadon,
               CUPE Communications, (416) 578-8774
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/26/c6154.html

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     WAL-MART LAUNCHES BOLLYWOOD SIGNATURE, A NEW LINE OF
               AUTHENTIC SOUTH ASIAN WOMEN'S CLOTHING
    CITY:      BRAMPTON
    LOCATION:  Brampton East Wal-Mart Canada store
               30 Coventry Rd. (Highway 7 and Airport Rd.)
    CONTACT:   Karin Campbell, corporate affairs, Wal-Mart Canada,
               (905) 821-2111 x 4042
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4449.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     GISELE'S TVOKIDS LIBRARY TOUR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Gerrard/Ashdale Library, 1432 Gerrard Street East
    CONTACT:   TVO Communications: Anne Rubenstein, tel: (416) 484-2881 or
               Angela Garde, tel: (416) 484-2600, ext. 2305
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/03/c6533.html

    TIME:      13:45 - 15:00
    EVENT:     OPPORTUNITY TO MEET ATHLETES PRIOR TO THE CANADIAN BOCCIA
               CHAMPIONSHIPS
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  London Convention Centre, Ballroom, 300 York St.
    NOTES:     Photo and Interview opportunities will be made available.
    CONTACT:   Dominique Tremblay, CCPSA, (613) 748-1430, (819) 360-6333
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c5866.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     TOWN HALL MEETINGS TO SUPPORT OUR LOCAL HOSPITAL SERVICES
    CITY:      THOROLD
    LOCATION:  Niagara Regional Headquarters, 2201 St. David's Road
    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

    TIME:      20:30
    EVENT:     CAMH FOUNDATION PRESENTS QUEEN STREET UNMASKED
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Drake Hotel
    NOTES:     Tickets to The Party cost $150.
    CONTACT:   to arrange interviews please contact Jean Geary, Director of
               Communications, CAMH Foundation, at (416) 535-8501 ext. 4395
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9361.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     TOYOTA FEATURES THE HYBRID X CONCEPT AT THE 2008 EDMONTON
               MOTOR SHOW
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Northlands Agricom, 7300 - 116 Avenue
    CONTACT:   Toyota Canada Inc., Melanie Testani, Consultant, Public
               Relations, (416) 431-8432, Cell (416) 571-5894; Toyota
               Canada Inc., Kathryn Ruhland, Manager, Public Relations,
               (416) 431-8333
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/26/c6152.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:00
    EVENT:     SOBEYS WEST WILL HOST A SPECIAL OPEN HOUSE FOR INVITED
               GUESTS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  #112, 151 Dr. Carpenter Circle NW
    CONTACT:   Mike Lupien, Director, Communications, Sobeys West, Bus:
               (780) 486-8576, Cell: (780) 902-8947; Heidi Sparks, SAIT
               Corporate Communications, Bus: (403) 284-8473; Cell:
               (403) 512-3291
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c5717.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      February 27 - March 1
    EVENT:     AMMI CANADA - CACMID ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2008
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel
    CONTACT:   Grace Elasmar, AMMI Canada, Tel. (905) 820-4922, Cell.
               (416) 452-4624
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9106.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      15:30 - 16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     VIDEO B-ROLL VIA ON-DEMAND AND SATELLITE - ONTARIO PREMIER
               DALTON MCGUINTY JOINS RICK HANSEN, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE
               RICK HANSEN FOUNDATION FOR AN
               ANNOUNCEMENT IN TORONTO AT THE KREMBIL SCIENCE CENTRE
    CO-ORDS:   Live Satellite Coordinates:
               DATE OF FEED: Wednesday, February, 27, 2008
               TIME OF FEED: 3:30 - 4:00 pm ET
               CO-ORDINATES: Anik F2 C, Transponder 7B,  Audio subcarrier
               6.2 and 6.8, Downlink frequency 3980 vertical
               TOC CFA TX 1
    http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?packageid=43
    CONTACT:   CNW BROADCAST, TORONTO, (416) 863-9350
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/26/c6272.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    DATE:      February 27
    EVENT:     CIPHER PHARMACEUTICALS INC. FISCAL 2007 FOURTH QUARTER AND
               YEAR END CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.cipherpharma.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3421 or 1-800-731-5774
    CONTACT:   Craig Armitage, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group,
               (416) 815-0700 ext 278, (416) 815-0080 fax; Larry Andrews,
               President and CEO, Cipher Pharmaceuticals, (905) 602-5840
               ext 324, (905) 602-0628 fax
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4123.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/27/c6390.html

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC.'S YEAR END CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-940-0570. or (212) 231-2900.
    CONTACT:   Louis Tonelli at (905) 726-7035. For teleconferencing
               questions, please call Karin Kaminski at (905) 726-7103
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4380.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     RELEASE OF CASCADES' FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END FINANCIAL
               RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.cascades.com
    PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791, (416) 644-3415
    CONTACT:   Marc Jasmin, CMA, Director, Investor Relations,
               (514) 282-2681; Christine Beaulieu, Director of
               Communications, (819) 363-5161
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c6219.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DAVIS + HENDERSON INCOME FUND Q4 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.dhltd.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-731-6941
    CONTACT:   Bob Cronin, Chief Executive Officer, Davis + Henderson,
               Limited Partnership, (416) 696-7700, extension 5301;
               Catherine Martin, Chief Financial Officer, Davis +
               Henderson, Limited Partnership, (416) 696-7700, extension
               5265
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/26/c2072.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8706.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     EQUITABLE GROUP TO REPORT FOURTH QUARTER 2007 RESULTS ON
               WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY
               27TH AT 10 AM EASTERN
    INTERNET:  www.equitablegroupinc.com
    PHONE NO.: To participate by phone, call 416 644 3419
    CONTACT:   Andrew Moor, (416) 513-3519; Randy Nanek, (416) 513-3535
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c9117.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     KEYERA FACILITIES INCOME FUND 2007 YEAR END RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2145660
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417 or 800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Keyera's Investor Relations Department at (403) 205-7670,
               toll free at (888) 699-4853
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c4554.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4360.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BRIDGEWATER SYSTEMS REVISED TIME FOR CONFERENCE CALL TO
               DISCUSS FISCAL 2007 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END FINANCIAL
               RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.bridgewatersystems.com and www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3420 or 1-800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT: Vanessa Beresford, The Equicom
               Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 ext. 227
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/22/c5249.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PASON SYSTEMS INC. - FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END 2007
               RESULTS WEBCAST
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2118160
    PHONE NO.: 800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Pason Systems Inc., Jim Hill, President and CEO, Phone:
               (403) 301-3401; Jim Glasspoole, Chief Financial Officer,
               Phone: (403) 692-3840
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c4524.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DONALD COXE, GLOBAL PORTFOLIO STRATEGIST, BMO CAPITAL
               MARKETS, CONFERENCE CALL FOR HIS OUTLOOK FOR THE GLOBAL
               METALS AND MINING SECTOR
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-789-9572 or (416) 695-7806
    NOTES:     Passcode: 3253461 followed by the number sign
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Kim Hanson, Toronto, (416) 867-3996 or
               (416) 624-8905; Holly Holt, New York, (212) 885-4153
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c5627.html

    TIME:      12:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     INDY RACING LEAGUE FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER TONY
               GEORGE AND CHAMP CAR CO-OWNER KEVIN KALKHOVEN WILL HOLD A
               PRESS CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS THE DETAILS OF THE OPEN-WHEEL
               RACING UNIFICATION AGREEMENT.
    INTERNET:  www.indycar.com/media. Username: media, password: indycar
    PHONE NO.: (866) 475-2663 or (847) 413-3137 Confirmation: 6674241
    CONTACT:   Rachelle Khalaf, Public Relations Specialist, Torchia
               Communications, P: (616) 433-6786, C: (616) 540-2984;
               Lawrence Stevenson, Senior Account Director, Torchia
               Communications, P: (416) 341-9929 x 222, C: (416) 554-4545
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/26/c6423.html

    TIME:      13:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE PRESIDENT DR. JACQUES ROGGE
               WILL SPEAK AT THE RBC 2010 LEGACIES NOW SPEAKER SERIES
               LUNCHEON
    INTERNET:  www.2010LegaciesNow.com
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Nicole Mezzarobba, Coordinator,
               Communications, 2010 Legacies Now, (778) 327-5139; Christie
               Smith, Advisor, Communications, RBC, (604) 665-4031;
               International Olympic Committee, Communications Department,
               +41 21 621 6000
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c5479.html

    TIME:      14:00 Heure normale de l'Est
    EVENT:     PUBLICATION OF LAURENTIAN BANK'S RESULTS FOR THE FIRST
               QUARTER 2008
    INTERNET:  Live audio webcast: www.laurentianbank.ca -  (listen only):
               Investor section
    PHONE NO.: 514-868-2590 or 1-866-225-0198
    CONTACT:   Gladys Caron, Vice-president, Public Affairs, Communications
               and Investor Relations, Laurentian Bank, (514) 284-4500,
               extension 7511, Mobile: (514) 893-3963
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2193.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      February 25 - February 28
    EVENT:     ELSEVIER DEMONSTRATES PEDIATRIC NURSING SKILLS
    CITY:      ORLANDO, FL
    LOCATION:  booth #2841 at the Healthcare Information and Management
               Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference
    CONTACT:   Tom Reller, Director, Corporate Relations, (212) 462-1912
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/06/c7238.html

    TIME:      10:45 Mountain
    EVENT:     GEMCOM REPRESENTATIVES SPEAK AT 2008 SME ANNUAL MEETING AND
               EXHIBIT
    CITY:      SALT LAKE CITY
    LOCATION:  Salt Palace Convention Center
    CONTACT:   Gemcom Investor Communications, Garth Albright, Chief
               Financial Officer, (604) 684-6550; Nick Hurst, Vice
               President, The Equicom Group, (403) 538-4845; Gemcom
               Corporate Communications, Mark Bese, Marketing
               Communications Manager, (604) 684-6550 ext. 4481
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3830.html

    TIME:      12:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     INDY RACING LEAGUE FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER TONY
               GEORGE AND CHAMP CAR CO-OWNER KEVIN KALKHOVEN WILL HOLD A
               PRESS CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS THE DETAILS OF THE OPEN-WHEEL
               RACING UNIFICATION AGREEMENT.
    CITY:      MIAMI
    LOCATION:  Homestead-Miami Speedway Press Conference Room
    NOTES:     Media will be able to listen live to the press conference
               and ask questions following the announcement through a
               dial-in teleconference. A transcript will be available at
               www.indycar.com/media. Username: media, password: indycar.
    CONTACT:   Rachelle Khalaf, Public Relations Specialist, Torchia
               Communications, P: (616) 433-6786, C: (616) 540-2984;
               Lawrence Stevenson, Senior Account Director, Torchia
               Communications, P: (416) 341-9929 x 222, C: (416) 554-4545
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/27/c6423.html

    TIME:      16:15 - 17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE AND HOSPITAL NETWORK TO DISCUSS DATA
               BREACH PREVENTION AT 2008 HIMSS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      ORLANDO, FL
    LOCATION:  Orange County Convention Center, HIMSS Product Pavilion
    CONTACT:   Public Relations: Leslie Campisi, Affect Strategies, (212)
               398-9680 x144; Investor Relations: Dave Mason, CFA, The
               Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x237
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3447.html

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