CNW Daybook for Wednesday, January 23, 2008



    TORONTO, Jan. 22 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      January 18 - January 27
    EVENT:     2008 MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès
    CONTACT:   Sandrine Leroy, Director of Communications, Montréal
               International Auto Show, (514) 789-3442
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9675.html

    DATE:      January 21 - January 25
    EVENT:     MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW'S ANNUAL BLOOD DONOR CLINIC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Grande-Place of Complexe Desjardins
    NOTES:     In exchange for their precious gift of life, each donor will
               receive a free admission ticket to visit the 2008 MIAS
    CONTACT:   Sandrine Leroy, Director of Communications, Montréal
               International Auto Show, (514) 331-6571 extension 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8516.html

    DATE:      January 23
    EVENT:     LUNCHEON ON INVESTMENT IN THE WIND ENERGY SECTOR IN QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Montréal
    NOTES:     For further information about this event and the sign-up
               form, please visit
               http://www.germanchamber.ca/EventCalendar.aspx?city(equal
               sign)Montreal
    CONTACT:   Eva Lotta Schmidt, Business Consultant, (514) 844-3051
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9650.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     INFRASTRUCTURE CANADA - ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE TRANSFER OF THE
               FEDERAL GAS TAX TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF NOTRE-DAME-DU-SACRE-
               COEUR-D'ISSOUDUN
    CITY:      ISSOUDUN
    LOCATION:  City Hall, 268, Main Street
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700;
               Office of the Mayor, Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur-d'Issoudun,
               (418) 728-3890; Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c3167.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY HOSTS THE 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/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2655.html

    TIME:      21:00
    EVENT:     RED BULL CRASHED ICE FINALS
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Historic District of Old Quebec
    CONTACT:   Emilie Verret, Edelman, (514) 844-6665 x 228
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c3098.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      January 21 - January 23
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA - NATCON 2008: NATIONAL CAREER
               DEVELOPMENT AND WORKFORCE LEARNING EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Doubletree International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road
    NOTES:     Media must register in advance
    CONTACT:   or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Marketing and
               Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9953.html

    DATE:      January 22 - January 23
    EVENT:     ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE: BUSINESS PLANNING, RISK
               MANAGEMENT, EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Ottawa Hotel, 101 Lyon St.
    CONTACT:   or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Marketing
               and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2524.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     WEEDLESS WEDNESDAY: HEALTH PROMOTION MINISTER ANNOUNCES
               SUPPORT TO HELP SMOKERS QUIT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Meeting Centre,
               2nd Floor, Room 2029, 33 Russell Street
    CONTACT:   Rick Byun, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8497; Julie Rosenberg,
               Communications Branch, (416) 326-4833
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c3092.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     BULLFROG POWER™ AND SKY GENERATION LAUNCH NEW ECOLOGO(M)-
               CERTIFIED WIND FARM IN RAVENSWOOD
    CITY:      FOREST
    LOCATION:  Forest Optimist Hall, 6276 Townsend Line
    CONTACT:   Rob McEwan, Veritas Communications, Tel: (416) 482-2248,
               Mobile: (416) 318-1936
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c3003.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      16:00 - 20:30
    EVENT:     NATURAL HEALTH DEMONSTRATIONS HELD ACROSS CANADA
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Centre Club, 10120 - 103 Ave
    CONTACT:   Claire Ashton, Communications Manager, p. 1-888-711-7701, c.
               (780) 716-4310
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9895.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     DR. ROB TREMBLAY PRESENTS VERY CURRENT AND APPLICABLE
               INFORMATION ON BVD
    CITY:      LLOYMINSTER
    LOCATION:  Best Western
    CONTACT:   Milt LeBaron, 1-800-263-5103 EXT 4421
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/18/c2234.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      09:15 - 10:45
    EVENT:     FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES RELEASES NATIONAL ACTION
               PLAN ON HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Shaughnessy I Room, Mariott Pinnacle Hotel
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/18/c2115.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     VANOC NEWS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE A NEW OFFICIAL SUPPLIER
               SPONSORSHIP AND A SPECIAL PRODUCT TASTING EXPERIENCE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Campus 2010, 3585 Graveley Street
    CONTACT:   Katie Green, VANOC Communications, Tel: (778) 328-6473
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2740.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     VIDEO B-ROLL VIA ON-DEMAND AND SATELLITE - PROVINCE-WIDE
               ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAM ACHIEVES MAJOR MILESTONE
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C, Transponder 1B, Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8,
               Downlink frequency 3740 vertical
    CONTACT:   CNW BROADCAST, TORONTO, (416) 863-9350
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2796.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     OPA'S GREAT REFRIGERATOR ROUNDUP B-ROLL
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C, Transponder 1B, Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8,
               Downlink frequency 3740 vertical, TOC CFA TX 1
    CONTACT:   Ontario Power Authority, (416) 969-6307, Toll Free:
               1-800-797-9604
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2592.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     OPTI CANADA HOSTS Q4 2007 CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (800) 733-7571, (416) 644-3414
    NOTES:     Please reference the OPTI Canada conference call with Sid
               Dykstra when speaking with the Operator.
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/14/c8297.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     PATRICK PRIESTNER, CEO OF AUTOCANADA INCOME FUND, PARTICIPATES
               IN PANEL DISCUSSION AT THE RBC CAPITAL MARKETS INCOME TRUST
               INVESTOR SYMPOSIUM
    INTERNET:  www.autocan.ca/investors/presentations/
    CONTACT:   Tom Orysiuk, CA Executive VP and CFO, Phone: (780) 732-3139
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c2905.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      January 20 - January 25
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE - CANADIAN WOMEN'S WHEELCHAIR
               BASKETBALL TEAM HEADS TO CHINA AS PREPARATIONS RAMP UP FOR
               BEIJING PARALYMPIC GAMES
    CITY:      BEIJING
    LOCATION:  National Indoor Stadium
    CONTACT:   Jeff Dunbrack, Canadian team high performance coordinator,
               (613) 260-1296, ext. 202; Norma Reveler, Canadian Paralympic
               Committee media relations, (613) 569-4333, ext. 227
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/16/c9493.html

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