CNW Daybook for Wednesday, January 16, 2008



    TORONTO, Jan. 16 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      January 16
    EVENT:     7TH ANNUAL EWB NATIONAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hotel Hilton Bonaventure
    CONTACT:   Sadia Arshad, Communications Coordinator, Engineers Without
               Borders National Conference 2008, (514) 467-9816
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c8953.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN WILL MEET WITH MEMBERS
               OF THE NORD-DU-QUEBEC ADVISORY COMMITTEE
    CITY:      CHIBOUGAMAU
    LOCATION:  SADC Chibougamau - Chapais, 600 3rd Street
    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/January2008/15/c8981.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     RIO TINTO ALCAN - PRESS BRIEFING REGARDING THE MNI'S THINKING
               AHEAD CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Culver Atrium, Maison Alcan, 1188 Sherbrooke Street West
    CONTACT:   Carole Roberts, Rio Tinto Alcan, (514) 848-1466
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8588.html

    TIME:      13:45
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - FUNERAL OF CORPORAL ERIC LABBE
    CITY:      RIMOUSKI
    LOCATION:  Bas-Saint-Laurent Funeral Home, 286 Saint-Jean-Baptiste
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Public Affairs of 5 CMBG, (418) 844-5000 ext. 4224, Pager:
               (418) 260-3082
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c9130.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUNDING FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA TO THE
               FIRM LES PRODUCTIONS VIC PELLETIER INC. OF MATANE
    CITY:      MATANE
    LOCATION:  Les Productions Vic Pelletier Inc., 296 Saint-Pierre St.
    CONTACT:   Claudie Lamontagne, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (418) 722-3282, 1-800-463-9073; 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/January2008/14/c8712.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     FUNERAL OF WARRANT OFFICER HANI MASSOUH
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Lépine-Cloutier Funeral Home, 975, Marguerite-Bourgeois
               Avenue
    CONTACT:   Public Affairs of 5 CMBG, (418) 844-5000 ext 4224, Pager:
               (418) 260-3082
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c9167.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN MEETS WITH MEMBERS OF
               THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR LAVAL, LAURENTIDES AND LANAUDIERE
    CITY:      SAINT-JEROME
    LOCATION:  Best Western Saint-Jérôme, Salle Saint-Antoine, 420
               Mgr-Dubois Street
    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, Cell.: (613) 808-8309
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8713.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     SOLIDARITY BBQ FOR STRIKING COMMISSIONAIRES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  24 Colonnade Rd South, in front of the Corps of
               Commissionaires Headquarters
    CONTACT:   Alain Cossette, PSAC Communications, (613) 560-4317,
               (613) 293-9210 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c9151.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      14:15
    EVENT:     MEDIA ROUNDTABLE WITH DR. SHERRY COOPER TO DISCUSS HER LATEST
               BOOK, THE NEW RETIREMENT
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Fort Garry hotel, Salon C.
               222 Broadway Ave.
    CONTACT:   BMO Financial Group: Ronald Monet, Montreal, (204) 985-2386,
               cell: (514) 594-2501; Penguin Group (Canada): Debbie Gaudet,
               Toronto, (416) 928-2410
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c9007.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      January 15 - January 18
    EVENT:     VALUING COASTAL FORESTS. ONE BIG PUZZLE - MANY SMALL PIECES,
               65TH ANNUAL TLA CONVENTION & EXPO
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre, Pan Pacific Hotel,
               Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
    CONTACT:   Sandy McKellar, Director of Communications, TLA,
               (604) 916-9117
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c8067.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA BRIEFING TO FOLLOW MEETING OF VANOC BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  VANOC offices, 400-3585 Graveley Street
    CONTACT:   Chris Brumwell, (778) 328-6269; Margaret Nevin, (778) 328-6475
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/15/c9085.html

    TIME:      12:30 - 13:00
    EVENT:     OLYMPIC SKATING LEGENDS SHAE-LYNN BOURNE, VICTOR KRAATZ AND
               FORMER WORLD'S CHAMPION BRIAN ORSER VISIT SENIOR'S FACILITY
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Yaletown House Society, Main Lobby, 1099 Cambie Street
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Laurie Grant, (604) 665-7596, mobile:
               (604) 317-0735; Lucie Gosselin, mobile (514) 240-5361
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8593.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     RUTTER INC. SCHEDULE FOR QUARTERLY RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7560 or (416) 644-3415
    CONTACT:   Paul Snow, Director of Communications & Investor Relations,
               Rutter Inc., (709) 368-3174
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8663.html

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FCM TO RELEASE QUALITY OF LIFE REPORT ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING
               AND HOMELESSNESS
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-219-7782 or (416) 507-1717
    NOTES:     Enter access code 313264 plus the pound key, and follow the
               prompts. For assistance, dial star 0. Media briefing via
               conference call: 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. ET
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c8096.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC. 2008 OUTLOOK
    INTERNET:  www.magna.com
    CONTACT:   Louis Tonelli, (905) 726-7035
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7775.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     VASOGEN YEAR-END 2007 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.vasogen.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6142 or 1-866-542-4241
    CONTACT:   Glenn Neumann, Investor Relations, tel: (905) 817-2004
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c8133.html

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