CNW Daybook for Wednesday, February 4, 2009



    TORONTO, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    W E D N E S D A Y,   F E B R U A R Y   4
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      February 4
    EVENT:     CANADA-WIDE DAY OF MOURNING FOR TAMILS IN SRI LANKA
    CITY:      OTTAWA, MONTREAL, TORONTO, WINNIPEG, VANCOUVER, EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Various
    CONTACT:   Canadian Tamil Congress: Toronto - (416) 240-0078; Ottawa -
               (613) 816-6173; Montreal - (514) 978-2282; Winnipeg -
               (204) 290-4686; Vancouver - (778) 231-0074; Edmonton -
               (780) 798-1070
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5082.html
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    <B>PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND</B>

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     CAMPAIGN TO CONTROL CANCER LAUNCHES NEW TOOL TO CONTROL
               CANCER ON WORLD CANCER DAY
    CITY:      CHARLOTTETOWN
    LOCATION:  W.A. Student Centre, McMillan Hall, 1st Floor, 550
               University Avenue
    CONTACT:   Ron Ross, Pathway Group, (416) 807-9061; Matt Morison,
               Executive Vice President, UPEI Student Union, (902) 940-3390
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5213.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      18:30 - 20:00
    EVENT:     CAMPAIGN TO CONTROL CANCER LAUNCHES NEW TOOL TO CONTROL
               CANCER ON WORLD CANCER DAY
    CITY:      SAINT JOHN
    LOCATION:  Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre, University of New Brunswick
    CONTACT:   Ron Ross, Pathway Group, (416) 807-9061; Stacie Yates,
               (506) 214-0133
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5210.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 4
    EVENT:     INAUGURATION OF "NOMADE, LA COLLECTION LOTO-QUEBEC IN
               MOTION" EXHIBIT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Espace Création Loto-Québec, Main floor, Loto-Québec head
               offices, 500 Sherbrooke Street West, Métro McGill
    CONTACT:   Julie Delorme, Communications Papineau-Couture (514) 842-3851
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5190.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 3 - February 4
    EVENT:     2009 PUBLIC SECTOR HUMAN RE

SOURCES: TALENT, LEADERSHIP, AND PERFORMANCE, HOSTED BY THE CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Crowne Plaza Ottawa Hotel, 101 Lyon Street CONTACT: or media accreditation: Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/30/c4237.html TIME: 07:30 EVENT: MEDIA INVITED TO ATTEND THE LAUNCH OF MASTER YOUR TAXES BY EVELYN JACKS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: The Albany Club, 91 King Street East CONTACT: Kerry Breeze at (416) 829-1727 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5056.html TIME: 10:00 - 12:00 EVENT: MISSISSAUGA HALTON LOCAL HEALTH INTEGRATION NETWORK TECHNICAL BRIEFING ON THE ONTARIO GOVERNMENT'S PLAN TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO FAMILY HEALTH CARE AND EMERGENCY ROOM PERFORMANCE CITY: OAKVILLE LOCATION: Mississauga Halton LHIN, 700 Dorval Drive, Suite 500, Oakville, Main Boardroom CONTACT: Andrew Morrison, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/30/c4133.html TIME: 10:15 - 11:00 EVENT: MINISTER SMITHERMAN AND CLEAN AIR FOUNDATION JOIN FORCES IN SUPPORT OF A GREEN HABITAT FOR HUMANITY BUILD CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Clean Air Foundation/Summerhill Group Offices, 1216 Yonge Street, Suite 201 CONTACT: Aly Pecoskie, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 306-6784, Josie Haynes, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 934-8012 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/02/c4955.html TIME: 10:45 EVENT: COUNCIL OF CANADIANS - MESSAGE TO BE DELIVERED TO MPS: GET YOUR HEAD OUT OF THE TAR SANDS CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill CONTACT: or to arrange an interview contact: Dylan Penner, Council of Canadians, (613) 795-8685 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/02/c4799.html http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5320.html TIME: 11:00 - 12:00 EVENT: THE GRAND OPENING OF A NEW ALLSTATE INSURANCE AGENCY CITY: WINDSOR LOCATION: Windsor LaSalle Allstate Insurance Agency 3920 Dougall Avenue, Unit 121 CONTACT: Darcy Bonner, Corporate Relations, (905) 513-4016 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5260.html TIME: 13:00 EVENT: SOUTH EAST LOCAL HEALTH INTEGRATION NETWORK - IMPROVING ACCESS TO FAMILY HEALTH CARE AND EMERGENCY ROOM PERFORMANCE TECHNICAL BRIEFING CITY: KINGSTON LOCATION: TJ Plunkett Boardroom, SE Community Care Access Centre, 1471 John Counter Boulevard CONTACT: Andrew Morrison, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/30/c4130.html TIME: 14:00 - 15:00 EVENT: THE GRAND OPENING OF A NEW ALLSTATE INSURANCE AGENCY CITY: WINDSOR LOCATION: Windsor East Riverside Allstate Insurance Agency, Re/Max Business Centre # 300 & # 400, 6505 Tecumseh Road East CONTACT: Darcy Bonner, Corporate Relations, (905) 513-4016 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5260.html TIME: 15:30 EVENT: OTTAWA REGIONAL CANCER FOUNDATION AND THE CAMPAIGN TO CONTROL CANCER COMMUNITY CONVERSATION ON CANCER CONTROL CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Westin Hotel, British Columbia room 2nd Floor CONTACT: Lianne Wand, Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, (613) 247-3527 office, (613) 219-7259 cell; Ron Ross, Pathway Group, (416) 807-9061 cell URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5248.html TIME: 17:15 EVENT: STATUS OF WOMEN CANADA - ANNOUNCEMENT OF A PARTNERSHIP THAT WILL INCREASE THE DEMOCRATIC PARTICIPATION OF GIRLS ACROSS CANADA CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Métropolitain Brasserie Restaurant, 700 Sussex Drive 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/February2009/03/c5313.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B> TIME: 10:15 - 10:45 EVENT: CAMPAIGN TO CONTROL CANCER LAUNCHES NEW TOOL TO CONTROL CANCER ON WORLD CANCER DAY CITY: REGINA LOCATION: Luther College High School, 1500 Royal Street CONTACT: Ron Ross, (416) 807-9061 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5212.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 10:00 EVENT: EARTHRENEW CELEBRATES THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF ITS FIRST COMMERCIAL FACILITY WITH A CEREMONY AND TOUR CITY: STRATHMORE LOCATION: Heritage Room, Strathmore Travelodge, 350 Ridge Road CONTACT: Judi Gunter, APR, Public Relations Consultant, (403) 263-0216 (land) or (403) 660-6972 (cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/21/c9222.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/28/c3402.html TIME: 19:00 - 21:00 EVENT: CAMPAIGN TO CONTROL CANCER LAUNCHES NEW TOOL TO CONTROL CANCER ON WORLD CANCER DAY CITY: EDMONTON LOCATION: Edmonton Public Library - Strathcona Branch, 8331 - 104 Street CONTACT: Ron Ross, Pathway Group, (416) 807-9061; Erin Rayner, (780) 887-8386 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5219.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> TIME: 14:30 - 16:00 EVENT: CAMPAIGN TO CONTROL CANCER LAUNCHES NEW TOOL TO CONTROL CANCER ON WORLD CANCER DAY CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia Street CONTACT: Ron Ross, Pathway Group, (416) 807-9061; Jayne Akizuki, (604) 377-1153 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5211.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 10:00 - 12:00 Eastern EVENT: MISSISSAUGA HALTON LOCAL HEALTH INTEGRATION NETWORK TECHNICAL BRIEFING ON THE ONTARIO GOVERNMENT'S PLAN TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO FAMILY HEALTH CARE AND EMERGENCY ROOM PERFORMANCE PHONE NO.: (416) 343-4997 or 1-866-440-4486, Passcode: 3788753 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/January2009/29/c4133.html TIME: 13:00 Eastern EVENT: SOUTH EAST LOCAL HEALTH INTEGRATION NETWORK - IMPROVING ACCESS TO FAMILY HEALTH CARE AND EMERGENCY ROOM PERFORMANCE TECHNICAL BRIEFING PHONE NO.: 1-866-440-8941, Passcode: 1261933 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/January2009/29/c4130.html TIME: 16:00 Eastern EVENT: GAZ METRO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP - RELEASE OF 2009 Q1 RESULTS INTERNET: www.gazmetro.com/investors PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7560 CONTACT: Investors and analysts: Caroline Warren, Investor Relations, (514) 598-3324; Media: Marie-Noelle Cano, Media & Public Relations, (514) 598-3449 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/20/c9086.html http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5274.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>USA</B> DATE: February 2 - February 4 EVENT: VISIT NETXUSA AT THE INTERNET TELEPHONY CONFERENCE AND EXPO CITY: MIAMI LOCATION: Miami Convention Centre, Booth 303 CONTACT: Kim Dixon, TalkSwitch, (613) 725-2980 x124, 888-332-9322 x124 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c4791.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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