CNW Daybook for Wednesday, September 17, 2008



    TORONTO, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      September 3 - September 28
    EVENT:     CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY - PHOTOSENSITIVE - TRAVELLING PHOTO
               EXHIBITION SHOWCASING THE BROAD RANGE OF HOW CANCER AFFECTS
               PEOPLE'S LIVES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Place des Arts' Esplanade
    CONTACT:   and interviews: PhotoSensitive Cancer Connections: Valerie
               Gonzalo, (514) 626-6976; Johanne Carrier, (514) 591-0502,
               (514) 751 9983 (pager); Jennifer Lynn, (416) 759-9863;
               Canadian Cancer Society, Quebec Division: André Beaulieu,
               Senior Consultant, Public Relations, (514) 393-3444
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/03/c8083.html

    DATE:      September 16 - September 17
    EVENT:     THE FIFTH EDITION OF THE TREMBLANT FORUM ON CORPORATE
               RESPONSIBILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY
    CITY:      MONT TREMBLANT
    LOCATION:  Mont Tremblant
    CONTACT:   Cristelle Basmaji, NATIONAL Public Relations, (514) 843-1907;
               Emilie Dutil-Bruneau, NATIONAL Public Relations,
               (514) 843-2370
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4296.html

    DATE:      September 16 - September 17
    EVENT:     OPEN TEXT  CANADIAN PUBLIC SECTOR DAYS EXPLORE ENTERPRISE
               CONTENT MANAGEMENT, WEB 2.0 IN GOVERNMENT
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès
    CONTACT:   Richard Maganini, Director, Corporate Communications, Open
               Text Corporation, (847) 267-9330 ext.4266; Stephanie Dodge
               Fazio, Open Text Corporation, (519) 888-7111, x2429; Brian
               Edwards, McKenzie Worldwide, (503) 577-4583
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4450.html

    DATE:      September 16 - September 20
    EVENT:     MONTREAL TO BE THE EPICENTER OF RESEARCH & TREATMENT NEWS IN
               MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès de Montréal, 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
               or 201 Viger Ave. West
    CONTACT:   Arney Rosenblat, Associate, vp public affairs, National MS
               Society, Mobile: (917) 613-5711 (from 9/15 - 9/26)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5051.html

    DATE:      September 17
    EVENT:     NATIONAL OPTICAL INSTITUTE (INO) - AN IMPORTANT TECHNOLOGY
               MEETING
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Château Bonne Entente
    CONTACT:   Line-Sylvie Perron, NATIONAL Public Relations, (418) 648-1233
               ext. 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5275.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 16:30
    EVENT:     ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY - INO WILL HOST AN
               IMPORTANT TECHNOLOGICAL MEETING
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Château Bonne Entente - Bal room, 3400, chemin Sainte-Foy
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Patry, National Public Relations, (418) 648-1233
               extension 232, Cell: (418) 454-1088
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4648.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     FABGROUPS - PRESENTATION - AN INNOVATIVE SLUDGE PROCESSING
               TECHNOLOGY!
    CITY:      SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD
    LOCATION:  Town Hall SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD, (Second Floor)
               61 SAINTE-CECILE Street
    CONTACT:   Alexia Laplante, Tomlinson & Associates, (514) 285-1150
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5188.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      September 2 - September 17
    EVENT:     CANADIAN JUDICIAL COUNCIL - INQUIRY HEARING ABOUT MR JUSTICE
               PAUL COSGROVE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Courtroom 7-B at the Federal Court, 180 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Norman Sabourin, Executive Director and Senior General
               Counsel, (613)-288-1566, extension 301
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c5981.html

    DATE:      September 16 - September 17
    EVENT:     THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION OF CANADA WILL HOLD ITS
               47TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Westin, 11 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   Media registration or arrange interviews please contact:
               Maryse Harvey, Vice-President Public Affairs, Aerospace
               Industries Association of Canada, (613) 232-4297
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/11/c3656.html

    DATE:      September 17 - September 19
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: SCOTIABANK SMALL BUSINESS RV
               ROLLS INTO TORONTO FOR THE "GET GROWING TO A MILLION" CROSS-
               COUNTRY TOUR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Scotiabank Theatre
               259 Richmond Street West
    CONTACT:   Deborah Clark, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-3631
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4485.html

    DATE:      September 17 - September 20
    EVENT:     5TH INTERNATIONAL NURSE PRACTITIONER/ADVANCED PRACTICE
               NURSING NETWORK CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Westin Harbour Castle Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Tina Grznar-Ozga, Canadian Nurses Association, (613) 237-2159
               ext. 283, Cell: (613) 266-0306
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/11/c3496.html

    DATE:      September 17 - September 21
    EVENT:     MANIFESTO - FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ART
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nathan Phillips Square, Royal Ontario Museum, Scarborough
               Town Centre, and others
    CONTACT:   Cat Fawcett, CatPR, www.catpr.ca, (647) 895-4310; For more
               info contact: Che Kothari, Manifesto Community Projects,
               Executive Director, (647) 436-8404
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/04/c9425.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     JOB FAIR 2008
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  Centennial College's Student Residence and Conference
               Centre, 940 Progress Ave. (401 & Markham Rd.)
    CONTACT:   NAPP Canada, Rita Persaud, Director, (647) 203-8759; Mila
               Gould, Manager, (647) 203-8759; Centennial College, Gina
               Marshall, Advisor, (416) 289-5000 ext. 2531
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/03/c9036.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     NAPP CANADA JOB FAIR 2008
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  Centennial College Student Residence and Conference Centre,
               940 Progress Ave.
    CONTACT:   NAPP Canada, Rita Persaud, Director, (647) 203-8759; Mila
               Gould, Manager, (647) 203-8759; Centennial College, Linda
               Lugli, Advisor, (416) 289-5000 ext. 2045; Gina Marshall,
               Advisor, (416) 289-5000 ext. 2531
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/31/c8891.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CAA AND ONTARIO ROAD BUILDERS' ASSOCIATION MEMBERS WILL BE
               AT A CAA-APPROVED REPAIR SHOP TO TALK ABOUT THE PRICE OF
               DAMAGES
    CITY:      SARNIA
    LOCATION:  LaSalle Auto Center, 214 LaSalle Road
    CONTACT:   Martha Watson, MW Communications, (416) 578-1063
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5058.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CARP PRESENTS "IT'S THE ZOOMERS, STUPID" PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  CARP National Headquarters, 27 Queen Street East (@
               Victoria), 13th Floor
    CONTACT:   Leanne Wright, (416) 886-6873, (416) 367-5353, Ext 200
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4428.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO HEALTH COALITION - KINGSTON HOSTS MAJOR PROTEST
    CITY:      KINGSTON
    LOCATION:  John Counter Room, City Hall
    CONTACT:   Michelle Dorey, (613) 542-5643; Natalie Mehra, (416) 441-2502
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5125.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     FERRARI AND MASERATI DRIVERS OFFER SICKKIDS PATIENTS SNEAK
               PEEK AT LUXURY CARS - ANNOUNCEMENT TO KICK-OFF 10TH ANNUAL
               CAR RALLY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Hospital for Sick Children
               555 University Ave.
               Front lawn
    CONTACT:   Caroline De Silva, SickKids Foundation, Public Affairs, p:
               (416) 529-8380; Sandra Chiovitti, SickKids Foundation, Public
               Affairs, p: (416) 813-8292
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4639.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 14:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN SECURITIES: SINGLE REGULATOR OR THE PASSPORT SYSTEM?
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Marjorie Wallens, MJW Communications, (416) 961-5924, Cell:
               (416) 708-3783; André Valiquette, M.A., APR, Director of
               Communications, Montreal Economic Institute, (514) 273-0969
               # 2225, Cell: (514) 574-0969
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3186.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     ASTRAL MEDIA RADIO NEWSTALK NETWORK ANNOUNCES THE JACK
               LAYTON SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  CFRB Studios at 2 St. Clair Avenue West, second floor
    CONTACT:   Steve Kowch, Operations Manager, Newstalk 1010 CFRB,
               National Director of News/Talk Programming, Astral Media
               Radio, Phone: (416) 323-6847
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4825.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     DR. ANNE GOLDEN TO SPEAK TO AEROSPACE ASSOCIATION OF CANADA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Aerospace Association of Canada AGM and Conference, The
               Westin Hotel, Confederation Room, 4th Floor
    CONTACT:   Brent Dowdall, Media Relations, (613) 526-3090 ext. 448
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5008.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     ETFO BRIEFING ON STATUS OF ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' CONTRACT
               NEGOTIATIONS
    CITY:      NEPEAN
    LOCATION:  Nepean Sportsplex, Spectators' Meeting Room (entrance #4
               at back of building),
               1701 Woodroffe Ave. (Woodroffe /Hunt Club Rd.)
    CONTACT:   Larry Skory, ETFO Communications, (416) 962-3836, (Office),
               (416) 948-0195 (Cell); On-site contact: Susan Ansara,
               (416) 986-3380
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5161.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     CRAIB DESIGN & COMMUNICATIONS LAUNCHES AR AND CSR TRENDS
               2008 AT TSX
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Media Centre
    CONTACT:   Fiorella Medina
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c2945.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:15
    EVENT:     15TH ANNUAL TD GREAT CANADIAN SHORELINE CLEANUP
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Calgary Zoo, 1300 Zoo Rd NE
    CONTACT:   Hailey Miles, MAVERICK Public Relations for TD Great
               Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, (416) 640-5525 ext. 238,
               (416) 317-0033 (mobile)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c4958.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     HOCKEY HEROES JAROME IGINLA AND HAYLEY WICKENHEISER TEAM UP
               WITH SAMSUNG FOR A SPECIAL CANADIAN HOCKEY ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Pengrowth Saddledome
               TELUS Conference Room
    CONTACT:   Dave Haggith, IMG Canada, Tel: (416) 960-5312 ext. 120,
               Cell: (416) 629-6474; Scott MacFadyen, APEX PR, Tel:
               (416) 924-4442 x243, Cell: (416) 876-9198
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/12/c4118.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      09:00 - 16:30
    EVENT:     ABSOLUTE PROMOTES COMPUTER SECURITY TECHNOLOGY AT ASIS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Booth 2425
    CONTACT:   Public Relations: Leslie Campisi, Affect Strategies,
               (212) 398-9680 x144; Investor Relations: Dave Mason, CFA, The
               Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x237
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/11/c3509.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND
               PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES RELEASES NEW TICKETING INFORMATION
               AND UNVEILS VANCOUVER 2010 PICTOGRAMS, SPORT ILLUSTRATIONS
               AND GRAPHIC IDENTITY
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre, Parkview
               Terrace, 200-999 Canada Place
    CONTACT:   Katie Green, VANOC Communications, (778) 328-6473
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4821.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     CUPE COMOX VALLEY AREA OFFICE GRAND OPENING
    CITY:      COURTENAY
    LOCATION:  # 6 - 204 North Island Highway
    CONTACT:   Dan Gawthrop, CUPE Communications: (604) 999-6132; Trish
               Mack, CUPE National Representative: (250) 898-7708
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4600.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL ADVISORY TO DISCUSS UPDATED COST INFORMATION
               FOR THE FORT HILLS PROJECT
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2421540
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3421 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Dr. William J. F. Roach, President and Chief Executive
               Officer, or Wayne I. Bobye, Vice President and Chief
               Financial Officer at (403) 538-7030
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5321.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     UTS ENERGY CORPORATION CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.uts.ca or
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2421540
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3421 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   For UTS: Dr. William J.F. Roach, President and Chief
               Executive Officer, or Wayne I. Bobye, Vice President and
               Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (403) 538-7030; Media and
               general inquiries: Peter Symons, Corporate Communications,
               Petro-Canada (Calgary), Tel: (403) 296-4270; Investor and
               analyst inquiries: Ken Hall, Investor Relations,
               Petro-Canada (Calgary), Tel: (403) 296-7859
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5326.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WORLD ENERGY TO HOST WEBINAR: "MANAGING RISK IN VOLATILE
               COMMODITIES MARKETS"
    INTERNET:
    http://www.worldenergy.com/knowledge_center/webinars/default.cfm?id=8
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations, Phil Adams, World Energy Solutions Inc.,
               (508) 459-8100; Craig Armitage, The Equicom Group,
               (416) 815-0700 x 278; Media Relations, Dan Mees,
               (508) 459-8156
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4303.html

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