CNW Daybook for Wednesday, September 19, 2007



    TORONTO, Sept. 18 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      September 15 - 19
    EVENT:     THE 14TH WORLD CONGRESS ON IN VITRO FERTILIZATION (IVF) AND
               THE 3RD WORLD CONGRESS ON IN VITRO MATURATION (IVM)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Kling, Communications Coordinator (research), MUHC
               Public Relations and Communications, T (514) 934-1934
               # 36419, C (514) 702-8117; Denise Duhaime, T (514) 731-9002,
               C (514) 979-4876; Kathleen Keefler, C (514) 212-4950
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/13/c8462.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/12/c7406.html

    DATE:      September 19 - 20
    EVENT:     FOURTH EDITION OF TREMBLANT FORUM: RESPONSIBLE COMMUNICATIONS
               FOR A SUSTAINABLE REPUTATION
    CITY:      MONT-TREMBLANT
    LOCATION:  Westin Resort & Spa, 100 chemin Kandahar
    NOTES:     Wednesday September 19 - 17:30 -19:30
               Thursday September 20 - 07:30 - 19:00
    CONTACT:   Cristelle Basmaji, NATIONAL Public Relations, (514) 843-1907,
               Cellular: (514) 267-9081
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9398.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT NETWORK WORKSHOP AT THE
               CARREFOUR CONFERENCE ON FORESTRY RESEARCH
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Room 206 B, Québec Congress Centre
    NOTES:     Media are invited to attend the workshop and book pre-launch.
               Interview and photo opportunities will be available
    CONTACT:   Anne Godbout, SFM Network, (514) 398-8697; Dr. Sylvie
               Gauthier, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service,
               (418) 648-5829
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/September2007/18/c2175.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     MILITARY RADIOCOMMUNICATION EXERCISE IN SAGUENAY-LAC-SAINT-
               JEAN REGION
    CITY:      JONQUIERE
    LOCATION:  2578 Chemin de la Réserve
    NOTES:     Journalists who are interested in attending are asked to
               contact Lieutenant Alexandre Zambon at one of the numbers
               provided below.
    CONTACT:   Lieutenant Alexandre Zambon, Troop Commander, HQ and Sig Sqn,
               (418) 844-5000, ext 3400 (Quebec Region), Cellular: (418)
               590-5468 (Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean Region)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/14/c8858.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MEDIAGRIF - 2007 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS &
               PRESS MEETING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Complexe Ex-Centris, 3530 St-Laurent Blvd. - Fellini room
    CONTACT:   Kathy Roberge, (450) 677-8797, ext. 3014
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7744.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     QUEBEC ENGLISH SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION (QESBA) TO UNVEIL
               SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS PLAN
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  At the offices of QESBA, 1410 Stanley St., on the 8th floor in
               Salle # 8
    CONTACT:   Kimberley Hamilton, Communications and Special Projects
               Coordinator, (514) 849-5900 ext.: (225), Cell.: (514) 919-3894
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9596.html

    TIME:      10:45
    EVENT:     MONTREAL GOLF TOURNAMENT IN SUPPORT OF THE CANADIAN
               OLYMPIC FOUNDATION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Golf Saint-Raphael, 1111, rue de l'Eglise, Ile-Bizard
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Bigras, Mobile: (613) 298-1625
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9609.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     PREMIERE UNVEILING OF TEAM MONTREAL'S SOLAR HOUSE
    CITY:      LAVAL
    LOCATION:  3103, Joseph-Armand Bombardier
    NOTES:     RSVP before September 18th 2007
    CONTACT:   Lise Gallant, cellular phone: (514) 265-4590
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/13/c8364.html

    TIME:      15:30 - 16:30
    EVENT:     THE HENRY G. FRIESEN INTERNATIONAL PRIZE IN HEALTH RESEARCH
               HOLDS SECOND ANNUAL PUBLIC FORUM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hall d'honneur, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Université de Montréal,
               2900 boul Edouard-Montpetit
    NOTES:     See URL for available Interview and Photo opportunities
    CONTACT:   Kathryn Hendrick, (416) 277-6281; Marilyn Williams, (204)
               770-6912; Cristina Castellvi, (416) 506-1597
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9545.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     INDIGO LOVE OF READING FOUNDATION LAUNCHES POWERFUL
               DOCUMENTARY, WRITING ON THE WALL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Varsity Theatre (Bay/Bloor), 55 Bloor Street
    CONTACT:   Michelle Easton/Suzanne Rappaport, 416-979-1120
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/18/c9971.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     WATERFRONT CELEBRATION FOR GTA - CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Palais Royale
    CONTACT:   Edye Rome, Edye Rome Communication Services, Tel: (416)
               785-6213, Cell: (416) 993-6213
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/18/c9982.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     JOHN TORY ADDRESSES AN ELECTION PRIORITY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park, Main Legislative Building, South Lawn, (In front
               of John S. Macdonald statue)
    CONTACT:   Andrew C. Miller, (647) 722-1759
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/18/c2349.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     RELEASE OF THE STREET HEALTH REPORT 2007
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square
    CONTACT:   Erika Khandor, (416) 921-8668 x237; Jennifer Humphries,
               (416) 952-8960
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9441.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 10:45
    EVENT:     QUEENS PARK NEWS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Media Centre, First Floor, Main Legislative
               Building
    CONTACT:   Elections Ontario Media Relations: (416) 212-6186,
               1-866-252-2152
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9668.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE ONTARIO WASTE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (OWMA) PRESENTS A NEW
               STUDY THAT IDENTIFIES SIGNIFICANT COST SAVINGS FOR TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto City Hall, Members' Lounge, 100 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Rachel Sa, PR POST, (416) 777-0368
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/18/c2235.html

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     CANADIAN SONGSTRESS DIANA KRALL PERFORMS AND SIGNS COPIES OF
               LATEST CD, THE VERY BEST OF DIANA KRALL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Indigo Manulife (Bay/Bloor), 55 Bloor Street West
    CONTACT:   Michelle Easton, (416) 979-1120
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9514.html

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     TED ROGERS ADDRESSES CANADIAN CLUB OF OTTAWA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ballroom
    CONTACT:   Derek Johnston, Media Relations, Canadian Club of Ottawa,
               (613) 837-3377; Jan Innes, Vice President, Communications,
               Rogers Communications Inc., (416) 935-3525; Ticket
               Information: Greta Poole, Administrator, Canadian Club of
               Ottawa, (819) 682-2877
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/September2007/18/c2253.html

    TIME:      12:45
    EVENT:     THE BALVENIE SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY - PREVIEW OF RARE
               VINTAGE AND SCOTCH TASTING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  LCBO at Summerhill, 10 Scrivener Square
    CONTACT:   Quyen Ha, Jesson Artmont Communications, Tel: (416) 323-7828
               ext. 22
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c8718.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     IMPORTANT DEMONSTRATION OF FIRST NATIONS LEADERS IN FRONT OF
               THE CANADIAN PARLIAMENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  In front of the Trebla Building, 473 Albert Street
    NOTES:     Photo shoot at 13:30 - Speeches, followed by signature
               ceremony at 14:30
    CONTACT:   Eric Cardinal, Cardinal Communication, (514) 258-2315 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9718.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     CHIEF ENERGY CONSERVATION OFFICER - PETER LOVE SHOWS ONTARIANS
               HOW TO SAFELY REMOVE OLD MERCURY THERMOSTATS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  15 Briarcroft Road
    CONTACT:   Susanne Gossage, Tonique Harry, Media Relations, (416)
               504-8464
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/18/c9921.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     TRIEC'S IMMIGRANT SUCCESS (IS) AWARDS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  RBC Financial Group, Royal Bank Plaza, 200 Bay Street, South
               Tower, 40th Floor
    CONTACT:   Emily Mills, (416) 944-1946 ext. 282; Stephen Wilson, (416)
               944-1946 ext. 239; Norma Tombari, (416) 955-5814
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9524.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     THE ONTARIO PARAMEDIC ASSOCIATION ANNUAL AWARDS GALA &
               CELEBRITY GUEST KEYNOTE ADDRESS
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Hilton Niagara Falls, Fallsview Hotel at 6361 Fallsview
               Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Glen Gillies - PR & Media - (905) 442-0388 (cell), (416)
               330-2683 (pgr)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9331.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     FIRST NATIONS UNIVERSITY OF CANADA HOSTS BDC'S NATIONAL
               ABORIGINAL YOUTH BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION IN 2008
    CITY:      REGINA
    LOCATION:  First Nations University of Canada, Regina Campus, Student
               Common Area
    NOTES:     For media not able to attend the news conference, Mr. Neapew
               and Mr. Pratt will be available for telephone interviews
               following the news conference.
    CONTACT:   Tina Pelletier, Communications Officer, First Nations
               University of Canada, (306) 790-5950 x 2600; Denise Arab,
               Director of Communications, BDC, (514) 283-3054
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/14/c8792.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      September 19
    EVENT:     ALBERTA WATER COUNCIL SEEKS INPUT ON IMPROVING CONSERVATION
               OF ALBERTA'S WETLANDS
    CITY:      BONNYVILLE
    LOCATION:  Chamber of Commerce
    NOTES:     To register for the workshops, Albertans can call
               1-866-420-6116 (in Edmonton 420-1646) or e-mail
               info@imistrategies.ca.
    CONTACT:   Ian Rudland, Alberta Environment, (780) 427-9457; Jonathan
               Thompson, Alberta Water Council, (780) 489-2002
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/12/c7671.html

    DATE:      September 19
    EVENT:     ALBERTA LIFE TECHNOLOGIES INVESTOR FORUM (ALTIF) 2007
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  The Westin Edmonton
    CONTACT:   Dr. Richard Perry (President & Chair Administration
               Committee), (780) 438-5911
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7358.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY PRESENTS ITS NINETEENTH ANNUAL
               JAIL-N-BAIL FUNDRAISER
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Bow Valley Square
    CONTACT:   JULENE WARREN, Phone: (403) 461-2243, Revenue Development
               Coordinator, Canadian Cancer Society - Calgary
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9719.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     SYNENCO ENERGY PRESENTS AT BMO CAPITAL MARKETS 2007 CANADIAN
               ENERGY INVESTOR TOUR
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Hotel Arts (119 - 12 Avenue SW)
    CONTACT:   Media: Scott Ranson, General Manager, Public Affairs, Synenco
               Energy Inc., Telephone: (403) 451-5212, Cellular: (403)
               619-5038; Kelli Stevens, Public Affairs Coordinator, Synenco
               Energy Inc., Telephone: (403) 451-5240, Cellular: (403)
               470-5567; Investment Community: Idar Eikrem, Executive Vice
               President and Chief Financial Officer, Synenco Energy Inc.,
               Telephone: (403) 451-4612
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/18/c9781.html

    TIME:      16:30 - 18:00
    EVENT:     CREDIT COUNSELLING SERVICES OF ALBERTA - "SAVE THE SLOT-BACK
               PIG" RALLY
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Suite 440, Sun Life Place, 10123 - 99 St
    CONTACT:   Tracy Watson, Communications Manager, (403) 234-6189
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9581.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA BRIEFING FOLLOWING SEPTEMBER 19 MEETING OF VANOC'S BOARD
               OF DIRECTORS
    CITY:      WHISTLER
    LOCATION:  The Westin Resort and Spa, 4090 Whistler Way
    CONTACT:   Chris Brumwell, (778) 328-6269; Mary Fraser, (778) 328-3667
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9671.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      10:00-10:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM ON TEA & HUMAN HEALTH
    CO-ORDS:   Galaxy 26, Transponder 17 (C-Band)
               Downlink Frequency: 4040 (V)
               Audio: 6.2 & 6.8 MHz
    CONTACT:   Michelle Noble, MADMAN Communications, Tel: (905) 895-0643,
               Cell: (416) 577-8773
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9544.html

    TIME:      13:00- 13:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM ON TEA & HUMAN HEALTH
    CO-ORDS:   Galaxy 26, Transponder 17 (C-Band)
               Downlink Frequency: 4040 (V)
               Audio: 6.2 & 6.8 MHz
    CONTACT:   Michelle Noble, MADMAN Communications, Tel: (905) 895-0643,
               Cell: (416) 577-8773
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9544.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 - 12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     IMPERIAL OIL LIMITED - INVESTOR RELATIONS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.imperialoil.ca
    CONTACT:   Gordon Wong, Public Affairs, (403) 237-2710
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/12/c8148.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LORUS THERAPEUTICS INC. - 2007 ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF
               SHAREHOLDERS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2010140
    CONTACT:   Dr. Saeid Babaei, (416) 798-1200 ext. 490
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/18/c9740.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CARDIOME PRESENTS AT THINKEQUITY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.cardiome.com
    CONTACT:   Peter K. Hofman, (604) 676-6993
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9725.html

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     OPTI CANADA PRESENTS AT BMO CAPITAL MARKETS 2007 CANADIAN
               ENERGY INVESTOR TOUR
    INTERNET:  http://audability.com/AudabilityAdmin/Clients/BMO/10546_
               917200780000AM/lobby_opti.aspx
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9216.html

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