CNW Daybook for Wednesday, September 12, 2007



    TORONTO, Sept. 11 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE 2007 TD GREAT CANADIAN SHORELINE
               CLEANUP KICKS-OFF
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Alderney Landing (just north of the Ferry Terminal)
    CONTACT:   Michael Dunn, Dunn Associates, (902) 422-6014 (office)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7195.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED FISCAL 2007 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF
               SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      NEW GLASGOW
    LOCATION:  Empire Theatres (Studio 7), Aberdeen Mall, 610 East River Road
    CONTACT:   Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial
               Officer, (902) 755-4440
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3397.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - THE 2007 TD GREAT CANADIAN SHORELINE
               CLEANUP KICKS-OFF
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Environment Canada's Biosphère, 160 Chemin Tour-de-l'Isle,
               Sainte-Hélène Island
    CONTACT:   Melissa Jacot, MAVERICK for TD Great Canadian Shoreline
               Cleanup, (416) 640-5525 ext. 228 (o)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7227.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      09:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     GOING TO NEW HEIGHTS FOR UNITED WAY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, Ottawa Office, Main
               Boardroom, Suite 2600, 160 Elgin St.
    CONTACT:   Danielle Fielder, Media Profile, 1-888-504-8464
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/05/c5558.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     SUN LIFE FINANCIAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER SPEAKS AT 2007
               SCOTIA CAPITAL FINANCIALS SUMMIT CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel
    CONTACT:   Media Relations Contact: Susan Jantzi, Senior Manager,
               External Communications & Corporate Affairs, Tel: (519)
               888-3160; Investor Relations Contact: Paul Petrelli,
               Assistant Vice-President, Investor Relations, Tel: (416)
               204-8163
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/06/c5620.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CAA AND ONTARIO ROAD BUILDERS' ASSOCIATION MEMBERS TALK ABOUT
               THE COST OF BAD ROADS TO MOTORISTS, SAFETY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
    CITY:      BURLINGTON
    LOCATION:  Fairview Tire, 2345 Fairview Street
    CONTACT:   Karen Gordon, Squeaky Wheel Communications, (416) 997-9478
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7692.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     PROVINCE-WIDE CAMPAIGN TO MAKE POVERTY REDUCTION A PRIORITY
               ELECTION ISSUE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Community Social Planning Council of Toronto, 2 Carlton
               Street, 10th Floor, Suite 1001
    CONTACT:   Peter Clutterbuck, Tel: (416) 653-7947, Cell: (416) 738-3228
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7551.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE ONTARIO ELECTRICITY COALITION MESSAGE AGAINST THE LIBERAL
               ELECTRICITY DEREGULATION PLAN
    CITY:      ORILLIA
    LOCATION:  The hydro substation at the S/W/C of West St. and Market St.
    CONTACT:   Paul Kahnert, (416) 407-0077
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/10/c6858.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:30
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL UNVEILING AND DEMO OF LARGEST, MOST POWERFUL
               THERMAL ENERGY SYSTEM INSTALLATION IN ONTARIO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  1070 Queen St. East
    CONTACT:   Kate Halpenny, WoodGreen Community Services, (416) 572-0000
               ext. 4004 or (416) 276-3605 (cell); Wendy Low, Mondial Energy,
               (647) 880-9573; Natalie Bomberry, Pilot PMR, (416) 462-0199
               ext. 35 or (647) 880-9769 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/10/c6883.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:30
    EVENT:     THINK PINK WEEK CELEBRATION: A BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR'S STORY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Near the fountain in the Commerce Court Courtyard, 199 Bay St.
    CONTACT:   Doug Maybee, Director, CIBC External Communications & Media
               Relations, (416) 980-7458
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/06/c1108.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     MEMBERS OF THE CARLETON UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC STAFF ASSOCIATION
               (CUASA) JOIN THE CUPE 2424 PICKET LINE IN SOLIDARITY AND
               PRESENT A CHEQUE FOR $10,000
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Bronson entrance to Carleton
    CONTACT:   Pat Finn, CUASA, (613) 292-7347; Susan Arab, CUPE National
               Representative, (613) 237-0115, (613) 769-7553 (cell); Pat
               Daley, CUPE Communications, (416) 616-6142
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7802.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC SERVICE ALLIANCE OF CANADA - DEMONSTRATION AND
               INFORMATION PICKET LINE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  24 Colonnade Rd North, 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/September2007/11/c7565.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     CUPE ONTARIO BUS ELECTION CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      PETERBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn, 150 George Street North
    CONTACT:   Valerie Dugale, CUPE Communications, (647) 225-3685; Candace
               Rennick, CUPE Ontario, 2nd Vice-President, (705) 768-2288
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7686.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     CUPE ONTARIO BUS ELECTION CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      PETERBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  Olivia Chow meeting/fundraiser, Baker Hill Reception Hall,
               555 Parkhill Road East
    CONTACT:   Valerie Dugale, CUPE Communications, (647) 225-3685; Candace
               Rennick, CUPE Ontario, 2nd Vice-President, (705) 768-2288
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7686.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     JOIN M.A.S.H STAR ALAN ALDA IN PERSON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Indigo Manulife (Bay/Bloor), 55 Bloor Street West
    CONTACT:   Suzanne Rappaport or Sandra D'Ambrosio, Edelman Public
               Relations, (416) 979-1120 ext 285, 307
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/07/c6000.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO ELECTRICITY COALITION PUBLIC MEETING
    CITY:      ORILLIA
    LOCATION:  The Best Western Mariposa Inn, 400 Memorial Ave. (at Hwy 12)
    CONTACT:   Paul Kahnert, (416) 407-0077
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/10/c6858.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      08:30 - 16:00
    EVENT:     CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION (CMHC) HOSTS THE 2007
               RESEARCH CONFERENCE - "TRUE BALANCE: SUSTAINABILITY IN ACTION"
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre, 1316-33 Street NE,
               Plaza 4 & 5
    CONTACT:   Carol Mulley, CMHC, Office: (403) 515-2997, Cell: (403)
               585-9317
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/10/c6717.html
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    <B>BRITHIS-COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF THE PORT OF PRINCE RUPERT'S FAIRVIEW
               CONTAINER TERMINAL
    CITY:      PRINCE RUPERT
    LOCATION:  Fairview Container Terminal
    CONTACT:   Barry Bartlett, Prince Rupert Port Authority, (250) 627-9693;
               Naina Sloan, Government of Canada, (604) 561-2013; Mike
               Morton, Province of British Columbia, (250) 213-8218; Kelli
               Svendsen, CN Rail, (604) 240-7037; Ivo Olieveira, Maher
               Terminals, (908) 230-9627
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7766.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      07:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     CELTIC EXPLORATION LTD. - PETERS & CO. 2007 NORTH AMERICAN
               OIL & GAS CONFERENCE WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/webcast/pages/peters20070912
    CONTACT:   David J. Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer, (403)
               201-5340; Sadiq H. Lalani, Vice President, Finance and Chief
               Financial Officer, (403) 215-5310
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/07/c5762.html

    TIME:      07:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     PETERS & CO. LIMITED WEBCAST AT PETERS & CO. LIMITED 2007
               NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/webcast/pages/peters20070912/
    CONTACT:   Louise Lemire, (403) 261-2200
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/10/c4420.html

    TIME:      08:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     DUVERNAY OIL CORP. - PETERS & CO. 2007 NORTH AMERICAN OIL &
               GAS CONFERENCE WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/webcast/pages/peters20070912/
    CONTACT:   Duvernay Oil Corp., Michael Rose, President and C.E.O.,
               (403) 571-3600; Brian Robinson, Vice-President, Finance and
               C.F.O., (403) 571-3609; Scott Kirker, Manager - Corporate
               Affairs, (403) 571-3683;
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/10/c6747.html

    TIME:      08:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     NUVISTA ENERGY LTD. - PETERS & CO. 2007 NORTH AMERICAN OIL &
               GAS CONFERENCE
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/webcast/pages/peters20070912/
    CONTACT:   Alex G. Verge, President and CEO, (403) 538-8501; Robert F.
               Froese, Vice President Finance and CFO, (403) 538-8530
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/06/c5744.html

    DATE:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SCOTIA CAPITAL'S FINANCIALS SUMMIT CONFERENCE BROADCAST ON
               WEB
    INTERNET:  www.scotiacapital.com
    CONTACT:   Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-1093
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/10/c6736.html

    TIME:      09:25 Eastern
    EVENT:     PARAMOUNT RE

SOURCES LTD. - PETERS & CO. 2007 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE WEBCAST INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/webcast/pages/peters20070912/ or http://www.paramountres.com CONTACT: Paramount Resources Ltd., Jim Riddell, President & COO, Phone: (403) 290-3600 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/10/c6325.html TIME: 09:30 Eastern EVENT: BIONICHE - SPECIAL PROTOCOL ASSESSMENT AGREEMENT CONFERENCE CALL AND AUDIO WEBCAST INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2009260 or www.Bioniche.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3423 or 1-800-595-8550 CONTACT: Jennifer Shea, Manager of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations, Bioniche Life Sciences Inc., Telephone: (613) 966-8058 ext. 1250, Cell: (613) 391-2097 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/10/c6576.html TIME: 09:55 Eastern EVENT: COMPTON PRESENTS AT THE PETERS & CO. 2007 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: www.comptonpetroleum.com CONTACT: E.G. Sapieha, President & CEO, N.G. Knecht, VP Finance & CFO, Lorna Klose, Manager, Investor Relations, Telephone: (403) 237-9400 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/06/c5813.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: VIRTEK VISION CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST FOR ANALYSTS AND INVESTORS INTERNET: www.newswire.ca or www.virtek.ca PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or (800) 731-6941 CONTACT: Peter Monsberger, Vice-President, Finance and CFO, (519) 746-7190; Bob Sandness, President and Chief Executive Officer, (519) 746-7190; Richard Wertheim, Managing Partner, Wertheim + Company Inc., (416) 594-1600 (Bus.), (416) 518-8479 (Cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7755.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/06/c6164.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: WEBCAST - MANULIFE FINANCIAL HEAD OF INDIVIDUAL WEALTH MANAGEMENT PRESENTS AT SCOTIA CAPITAL'S FINANCIALS SUMMIT INTERNET: www.manulife.com/presentations CONTACT: Media inquiries: Patti Vernon, (416) 852-8248; Investor Relations: Patricia Kelly, 1-800-795-9767 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/07/c6511.html TIME: 11:00 Atlantic EVENT: EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING INTERNET: www.empireco.ca CONTACT: Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, (902) 755-4440 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3397.html TIME: 11:05 Eastern EVENT: HIGHPINE OIL & GAS LIMITED - PETERS & CO. 2007 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE WEBCAST INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/webcast/pages/peters20070912 CONTACT: A. Gordon Stollery, President and Chief Executive Officer; Bob Rosine, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development; Harry Cupric, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (403) 265-3333; Media Contact: Shauna MacDonald, (403) 538-5645 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7649.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/06/c5753.html TIME: 13:30 - 14:00 Eastern EVENT: TSX GROUP CEO SPEAKS AT SCOTIA CAPITAL FINANCIALS SUMMIT 2007 INTERNET: tsx.com CONTACT: Steve Kee, Director, Media & Marketing, TSX Group Inc., Toronto Office (416) 947-4682, Toll Free 1-888-873-8392, Cellular (416) 358-3714, Vancouver Office (604) 602-6902, Calgary Office (403) 218-2892 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7624.html TIME: 14:40 Eastern EVENT: ITERATION ENERGY LTD. (ITX) PRESENTS AT THE PETERS & CO. LIMITED 2007 NORTH AMERICAN OIL AND GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/pages/en/peters20070912/ CONTACT: Iteration Energy Ltd., Brian L. Illing, President & CEO, Ph: (403) 261-6883 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7417.html TIME: 15:00 Atlantic EVENT: EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED RELEASE OF FIRST QUARTER FISCAL 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS AND ANALYST CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.empireco.ca PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or (800) 732-9303 CONTACT: Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, (902) 755-4440 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3397.html TIME: 15:10 Eastern EVENT: MGM ENERGY CORP. - PETERS & CO. 2007 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE WEBCAST INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/webcast/pages/peters20070912/ CONTACT: MGM Energy Corp., H.W. (Henry) Sykes, President, (403) 290-3600; Rick Miller, Chief Financial Officer, (403) 290-3600 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7172.html TIME: 15:30 Eastern EVENT: PROSPEX RE

SOURCES LTD. 2007 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE WEBCAST INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1979120 CONTACT: John Rossall, President & CEO, (403)268-3941; George Yee, Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer, (403) 268-3942 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/05/c4917.html TIME: 15:50 Eastern EVENT: CORDERO ENERGY INC. - PETERS & CO. 2007 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE WEBCAST INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/webcast/pages/peters20070912/ CONTACT: David Elgie or Dean Setoguchi at (403) 265-7006 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/10/c5757.html TIME: 16:40 Eastern EVENT: YOHO RE

SOURCES INC. - PETERS & CO. 2007 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE WEBCAST - SEPTEMBER 12, 2007 INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1993420 CONTACT: Wendy S. Woolsey, Vice President, Finance and CFO, Yoho Resources Inc., Phone: (403) 537-1771 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7723.html TIME: 17:00 Eastern EVENT: CHC HELICOPTER CORPORATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING INTERNET: www.chc.ca CONTACT: Rick Davis, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, (604) 279-2471 or (778) 999-0314 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7786.html TIME: 17:00 Eastern EVENT: TWIN BUTTE ENERGY LTD. - PETERS & CO. 2007 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE WEBCAST INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/webcast/pages/peters20070912/ CONTACT: Ron Cawston, President and Chief Executive Officer, Twin Butte Energy Ltd., Telephone: (403) 215-2040 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7403.html TIME: 17:40 Eastern EVENT: EXALTA ENERGY INC. - PETERS & CO. 2007 NORTH AMERICAN OIL & GAS CONFERENCE WEBCAST INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/webcast/pages/peters20070912/ CONTACT: ExAlta Energy Inc., James S. Blair, Chairman & CEO, Ph: (403) 206-2400; Ian R. Robinson, Vice President & CFO, Ph: (403) 206-2410 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/10/c6755.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>INTERNATIONAL</B> TIME: 08:00 Eastern EVENT: SPEECH BY DAVID DODGE, GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA CITY: LONDON LOCATION: Drapers' Hall - Throgmorton Avenue CONTACT: Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/07/c6428.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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