CNW Daybook for Wednesday, November 28, 2007



    TORONTO, Nov. 28 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      November 28 - November 30
    EVENT:     SYMPOSIUM PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES: BUILDING ON A
               SUCCESSFUL PAST
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Delta Halifax
    CONTACT:   Sharon Findlay-MacPhee, communications manager, NSSBA,
               (902) 491-2856 (w), (902) 221-6881 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/23/c3705.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4836.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      November 26 - November 30
    EVENT:     HEARINGS OF THE  BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès (Montreal convention Centre), 1001 Place
               Jean-Paul Riopelle
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, CCAPRCD, Cell.:
               (514) 730-3446, (514) 873-0912
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/23/c3627.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE MONTREAL SCIENCE CENTRE IS REBORN: ANNOUNCING AN ALL-NEW
               SERIES OF EXPERIENCES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montréal Science Centre, MISSION GAIA exhibition space, Foot
               of Saint-Laurent Blvd., corner de la Commune
    CONTACT:   Catherine Giroux, Press Relations Coordinator, Old Port of
               Montréal Corporation, (514) 283-8085
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/22/c3111.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES CLAUDE
               MONGEAU, EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT AND CHIEF FINANCIAL
               OFFICER, CN
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le Centre Sheraton, 1201 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, Board of Trade
               of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4699.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 14:15
    EVENT:     THE COLLECTIVE FOR A POVERTY-FREE QUEBEC LAUNCHES A
               SIGNATURE-GATHERING CAMPAIGN - COMMON MISSION: BUILDING A
               POVERTY-FREE QUEBEC
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  St-Pierre United Church, 78 St-Ursule Street
    CONTACT:   Solène Tanguay, Communications, Cell: (418) 254-7238
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/22/c3401.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      November 28 - December 1
    EVENT:     WORLD AIDS DAY IN TORONTO - MEDIA AVAILABILITY
               NOV 28-DEC 1, 2007; CANADIAN MD JANE PHILPOTT LEADS EFFORTS
               TO RAISE FUNDS FOR AIDS TREATMENT IN AFRICA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto
    CONTACT:   Claire M. Tallarico, Give a Day 2007, (416) 690-0316

    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5090.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     FAITH LEADERS GATHER TO BLESS THE BEECHWOOD NATIONAL
               MEMORIAL CENTRE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Beechwood National Memorial Centre, Beechwood Cemetery,
               280 Beechwood Avenue, To the south of the Beechwood
               Reception Centre
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: Lisa Robertson, (613) 739-7032; Susan
               Wright, (613) 730-2020
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4332.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     CUPE RAISES QUESTIONS ON SEWAGE TREATMENT AT CAPITAL
               REGIONAL DISTRICT MEETING
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  Board Room, 6th Floor, 625 Fisgard Street, Victoria CRD
    CONTACT:   Roseanne Moran, CUPE Communications, (778) 835-7537
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c5042.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION SECURITY AND TECHNOLOGY FORUM
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Ottawa Hotel, 101 Lyon St.
    CONTACT:   or media accreditation: Yvonne Squires, Marketing and
               Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4380.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CORNWALL PUBLIC INQUIRY ENTERS FINAL PHASE OF EVIDENCE;
               COMMISSIONER TO COMMENT ON PROGRESS, UP-COMING SCHEDULE AND
               EXPENDITURES TO DATE
    CITY:      CORNWALL
    LOCATION:  Cornwall
    CONTACT:   Joan Weinman, (613) 294-5679
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4407.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE WORLD VISION ONE LIFE EXPERIENCE INTERACTIVE AFRICAN
               VILLAGE, SPECIAL PREVIEW FOR MEDIA AND VIPS
    CITY:      KITCHENER
    LOCATION:  Your Kitchener Market, 300 King St. E., 2nd Fl.
    CONTACT:   Tiffany Baggetta, (905) 565-6200, ext. 2485, (416) 677-4450
               (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4588.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     LORD PETER LEVENE, CHAIRMAN, LLOYD'S OF LONDON - "TERRORISM
               AND POLITICAL RISK - A KEY CHALLENGE FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS?"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street West, Imperial
               Room
    CONTACT:   The Empire Club of Canada - (416) 364-2878
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4854.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     EQUILIBRIUM HOUSING SEMINARS PRESENTED BY CANADA MORTGAGE
               AND HOUSING CORPORATION (CMHC)
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Construct Canada
               Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building
    CONTACT:   Beth Bailey, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Tel:
               (416) 218-3355
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4975.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     ONTARIO NURSES' ASSOCIATION HOLDS MEDIA CONFERENCE TO
               DISCUSS WORKPLACE ATTACKS ON FRONT-LINE REGISTERED NURSES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Kent Room,
               Second Floor
    CONTACT:   Ontario Nurses' Association, Sheree Bond (on site),
               cellular: (416) 986-8240; Melanie Levenson, ONA:
               (416) 964-8833, ext. 2369
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4868.html

    TIME:      15:30 - 17:00
    EVENT:     KEVIN DANCEY APPEARS BEFORE THE HOUSE OF COMMONS STANDING
               COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Room 253-D, Centre Block
    NOTES:     Any media outlet wishing to book an interview with Mr.
               Dancey following his committee appearance can contact Tobin
               Lambie
    CONTACT:   Tobin Lambie, Manager, Media, at (416) 204-3228
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4498.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     YM BIOSCIENCES ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Gallery of the TSX Broadcast & Conference Centre, The
               Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Thomas Fechtner, the Trout Group LLC, Tel. (212) 477-9007
               x31; James Smith, the Equicom Group Inc., Tel. (416) 815-0700
               x 229; Nominated Advisor, Canaccord Adams Ltd., Ryan Gaffney,
               Tel. +44(0)20 7050 6500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2937.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION - THE GREAT GRANTS AWARDS
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Bennett, Communications Officer/Writer, Great Grant
               Awards, Ontario Trillium Foundation, 1-800-263-2887 ext. 293
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c3997.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     RICHARD MONK APPEARS BEFORE THE HOUSE OF COMMONS STANDING
               COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  House of Commons, Room 253-D, Centre Block
    CONTACT:   Media wishing to arrange to speak with Mr. Monk, may
               contact: Stuart McCarthy, Bluesky Strategy Group, (For CMA
               Canada), (613) 241-3512, ext 229, (613) 762-4321, (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4740.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 20:00
    EVENT:     NEW NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR EDUCATORS
               CELEBRATES
               ONTARIO LAUNCH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Albany Club, Sir John A. MacDonald Room, 91 King Street
               East
    CONTACT:   Beverley Else, MA, APR, Director of Marketing and
               Communications, CAPE Canada, (705) 431-4480
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4989.html

    TIME:      18:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION ON THE TOMMY THOMPSON PARK MASTER
               PLAN IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Council Chambers, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   For media information, contact: Brown & Cohen Communications &
               Public Affairs Inc., (416) 484-1132, Wendy Kauffman, ext. 3,
               or Rowena Calpito, ext. 4
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/21/c2832.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     INFORMATION SESSION ON BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES
               IN ECO-EFFICIENCY
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Crystal Ballroom, The Fort Garry, 222 Broadway
    CONTACT:   Pat Breton, Director, Communications, Sustainable
               Development Technology Canada, (613) 234-6313 x295
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c4765.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      November 25 - November 28
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN CENTRE ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE (CCSA) WILL HOLD ITS
               BIENNIAL ISSUES OF SUBSTANCE (IOS 2007) CONFERENCE
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Shaw Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Heather Wilcox, CCSA, (613) 235-4048, ext. 243, Cell:
               (613) 291-9165
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/14/c8055.html

    DATE:      November 26 - November 30
    EVENT:     NEB SETS HEARING LOCATIONS FOR ALBERTA CLIPPER EXPANSION
               PROJECT
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  NEB Hearing Room, 444 7 Avenue S.W.
    CONTACT:   Kristen Higgins, Communications Officer, Telephone:
               (403) 299-3371
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/30/c9781.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      November 24 - December 1
    EVENT:     RBC CANADIAN PAINTING COMPETITION EXHIBITION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design
    CONTACT:   Carmen Stossel, RBC, (604) 665-6910
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/23/c3267.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     NEW VANCOUVER 2010 MASCOTS VISIT BOARD OF TRADE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver - Pacific Ballroom, 900 West
               Georgia Street
    CONTACT:   Terry Hadley, Communications Director, The Vancouver Board
               of Trade, at (604) 641-1271
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/27/c5066.html

    TIME:      16:30 - 17:00
    EVENT:     RBC CANADIAN PAINTING COMPETITION EXHIBITION - ARTIST
               INTERVIEWS
    CITY:      GRANVILLE ISLAND
    LOCATION:  Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design, 1399 Johnston Street,
               Granville Island
    CONTACT:   Carmen Stossel, RBC, (604) 665-6910; Darlene Marks, RBC,
               (416) 974-2727
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/21/c2568.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WEB BROADCAST OF SCOTIA CAPITAL'S PRECIOUS METALS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.scotiacapital.com
    NOTES:     For a detailed schedule of presenters, please see URL below.
    CONTACT:   Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-1093
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c3965.html

    TIME:      10:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     PEAK GOLD HOLDS A CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-789-9572 or 1-416-695-7806
    CONTACT:   Mélanie Hennessey, Vice President, Investor Relations, Peak
               Gold Ltd., Telephone: (604) 696-4100, Fax: (604) 696-4110;
               Vanguard Shareholder Solutions, Telephone: (604) 608-0824,
               Toll Free: (866) 398-1088
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/09/c6756.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TESCO CORPORATION CFO PRESENTS AT FBR CAPITAL MARKETS
               INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.tescocorp.com
    CONTACT:   Anthony Tripodo, (713) 359-7000, Tesco Corporation
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4524.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MATRIKON FOURTH QUARTER 2007 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2091760
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Nicole Sayler, Corporate Communications & Investor
               Relations, (780) 945-4010
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/08/c6033.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ZONGSHEN PEM POWER SYSTEMS INC. HOSTS CONFERENCE CALL TO
               DISCUSS THIRD QUARTER 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  http://viavid.net/dce.aspx?sid=0000493A
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-936-9754 or (973) 935-2048
    CONTACT:   Ali Mahdavi, (416) 962-3300, 1-877-775-8734
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4115.html

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