CNW Daybook for Wednesday, September 24, 2008



    TORONTO, Sept. 23 /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 19 - September 29
    EVENT:     MONTREAL SCIENCE CENTRE - THE SOLARTAXI WILL BE PASSING
               THROUGH QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL AND TROIS-RIVIERES
    LOCATION:  See the link below for the complete list of activities.
    CONTACT:   Louis Palmer, Cell: ++41 79 343 88 01; Lorraine Hébert,
               President, CEO, Association des Véhicules Electriques et
               Ecologiques du Québec, (450) 657-4760
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5607.html

    DATE:      September 22 - September 26
    EVENT:     THIRD EDITION OF //ADAPT (ADVANCED DIGITAL ART PRODUCTION
               TECHNIQUES)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Pepsi Forum
    CONTACT:   and interviews: Huguette Marcotte, Huguette Marcotte
               Communications, (514) 951-0288; Pierre Chaurest, Huguette
               Marcotte Communications, (514) 290-3148, (450) 434-2352
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c6855.html

    DATE:      September 23 - September 25
    EVENT:     ESOMAR'S 61ST ANNUAL CONGRESS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès
    CONTACT:   or to confirm your attendance at the Congress: Amy Gregus,
               Edelman Public Relations, (514) 844-6665, Cell: (514)730-5496;
               Ischa Ropert, ESOMAR, Cell: +31 (0) 625 015 419
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c6981.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c6997.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     AIR CANADA PRESENTATION TO INVESTORS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS
               7TH ANNUAL EASTERN INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le Centre Sheraton Hotel
    CONTACT:   N/A
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7059.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - 5E BATAILLON DES SERVICES - TRAINING IN
               CHARLEVOIX REGION
    CITY:      VALCARTIER GARRISON
    LOCATION:  Departure from Valcartier Garrison towards the Massif in the
               Charlevoix
    CONTACT:   Captain Lyne Poirier, 5 ASG Public Affairs Officer, Valcartier
               Garrison, (418) 844-5000 ext. 5880
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7214.html

    TIME:      10:35
    EVENT:     WESTJET PRESENTS AT CIBC 7TH ANNUAL EASTERN INSTITUTIONAL
               INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le Centre Sheraton Hotel, 1201 Rene-Levesque Boulevard West
    CONTACT:   Gillian Bentley, Media Relations, telephone: 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS
               (1-888-954-6397)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7053.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES GILLES
               DUCEPPE, LEADER OF THE BLOC QUEBECOIS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le Centre Sheraton, 1201 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, (514) 871-4000,
               ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c7427.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS IS LAUNCHING A MAJOR
               FUND-RAISING CAMPAIGN TO COINCIDE WITH 150TH ANNIVERSARY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hall of Mirrors, Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion, Michal
               and Renata Hornstein Pavilion, 1379 Sherbrooke Street West
    CONTACT:   Kristin Gable, (514) 282-4841
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7001.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     DANS LA RUE - FROM THE STREETS TO THE STARS - MONTREAL CHEFS
               JOIN FORCES TO HELP STREET KIDS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Société des Arts technologiques (SAT), 1195 St. Laurent
               (between St.Catherine and René-Lévesque)
    CONTACT:   Clarah Germain, (514) 839-1256
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c6979.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     CLUB TISSUS OPENS THE LARGEST FABRIC AND DECORATION CENTRE
               IN CANADA
    CITY:      LONGUEUIL
    LOCATION:  1651, boulevard des Promenades, Borough of Saint-Hubert,
               (Corner of Chemin-de-Chambly and Autoroute 30 Est)
    CONTACT:   Marie Claude Bernard, AGC Communications, (514) 849-7000
               ext. 222, Cell: (514) 267-6274
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c7457.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      September 20 - September 28
    EVENT:     DALTON MCGUINTY KICKS OFF FIRST-EVER TOUR DE GREENBELT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Zoo
    CONTACT:   Danielle Pignataro, Communications Director, Greenbelt
               Foundation at (416) 559-3934 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/20/c6711.html

    DATE:      September 24 - September 25
    EVENT:     2ND ANNUAL MULTICULTURAL MARKETING CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Old Mill Inn
    CONTACT:   (416) 526-4578 (phone)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/04/c9532.html

    DATE:      September 24 - September 26
    EVENT:     "TAKING IT TO THE STREETS": ONTARIO'S EMS LEADERS MEET TO
               IMPROVE PRE-HOSPITAL CARE AND TRANSPORTATION
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  London Convention Centre - 300 York St.
    CONTACT:   Larysa Andrusiak - (519) 857-2991 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/19/c6512.html

    DATE:      September 24 - September 26
    EVENT:     THE ASSOCIATION OF MUNICIPAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES OF
               ONTARIO (AMEMSO) AND THE ONTARIO BASE HOSPITAL GROUP (OBHG)
               CONFERENCE FEATURING THE GOVERNOR GENERAL'S EMS EXEMPLARY
               SERVICE AWARDS
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  London Convention Centre - 300 York St.
    CONTACT:   Larysa Andrusiak, (519) 857-2991 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c6568.html

    TIME:      07:45
    EVENT:     NADINE SABY, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION
               OF CHAIN DRUG STORES, ADDRESSES FUTURE OF CANADA'S COMMUNITY
               PHARMACY INDUSTRY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The National Club, 303 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Katie Gates, Cohn & Wolfe, (416) 924-5700 ext. 4059
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7183.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CIVIL LIBERTIES GROUP BRINGS LIFE-SIZE JAIL CELL TO QUEEN'S
               PARK TO PROTEST CONDITIONS OF DETENTION FOR "TORONTO 18"
               SUSPECTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  South Entrance, Main Legislative Building, Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   James Clark, spokesperson, (416) 795-5863 (cellular);
               Chantal Sundaram, spokesperson, (647) 223-3902 (cellular)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c7481.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CERTICOM HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Broadcast and Conference Centre, The Gallery, The Exchange
               Tower, 130 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Investors and Financial Analysts: Hervé Séguin, Chief
               Financial Officer, Certicom Corp., (905) 501-3827; Media: John
               Callahan, Director, Public Relations & Marketing
               Communications, Certicom Corp., (703) 234-2357
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5147.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CAA AND ONTARIO ROAD BUILDERS' ASSOCIATION MEMBERS SPEAK ABOUT
               THE PRICE OF DAMAGES TO VEHICLES DUE TO CRUMBLING
               INFRASTRUCTURE
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Bill's Automotive, 2850 Jefferson Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Martha Watson, MW Communications, (416) 578-1063
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c7561.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN INTERNET PROJECT RELEASES THE RESULTS FROM
               ITS COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY, EXAMINING USE OF THE INTERNET,
               CONVENTIONAL MEDIA, AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Heaslip House - Ryerson University, 297 Victoria Street, 7th
               Floor, Peter Bronfman Learning Centre
    CONTACT:   Tina Quelch, Calador Communications, (416) 925-6034; Patrick
               McCaully, Calador Communications, (416) 855-9427
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c7318.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     YORK U AND TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP UNVEIL NEW CENTRE FOR
               LEARNING AND RESEARCH IN BLACK CREEK COMMUNITY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yorkgate Mall, corner of Finch Avenue and Jane Street Second
               floor, use north mall entrance
    CONTACT:   Keith Marnoch, York University, Media Relations, (416)736-2100
               ext. 22091; Matthew Cram, TD Bank Financial Group,
               (416) 983-1514
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c6946.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON HOLDS THE CITY'S
               COOLEST WARM-UP PARTY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street
               West
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203,
               cell (416) 888-4695
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7130.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 15:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN REGULATORS HOST XBRL PANEL DISCUSSION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building (222 Bremner
               Blvd), Room 714
    CONTACT:   Joanne Platsis at the Ontario Securities Commission at
               416-593-8222
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c9920.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     DR. NADINE LEVICK PRESENTS HER FINDINGS ON AMBULANCE
               COLLISIONS AND THE IMPACT ON THE PEOPLE INSIDE
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  London Convention Centre - 300 York St.
    CONTACT:   Larysa Andrusiak, (519) 857-2991 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c6544.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      September 22 - September 27
    EVENT:     THE FIRST MALL IN CALGARY - CELEBRATES 50 YEARS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  North Hill Centre
    CONTACT:   Paula Neuhold, Marketing Director, Bentall Retail, North
               Hill Centre, Phone: (403) 289-2518, Cell: (403) 710-2439
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5683.html

    DATE:      September 23 - September 24
    EVENT:     OIL SANDS TRADE SHOW & CONFERENCE
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Northlands
    CONTACT:   Shauna MacDonald, Brookline Public Relations, Inc., (P) (403)
               538-5645, C (403) 585-4570; Arlene Worsley, Brookline Public
               Relations, Inc., (P) (403) 538-5641, ext. 106, C (403)650-7086
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7156.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     GROUP OF CONCERNED CANADIAN CITIZENS COME TOGETHER TO SPEAK
               OUT AGAINST KARL ROVE'S ADDRESS THIS WEEK IN CALGARY
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Memorial Park, West Side, 11th Avenue and 4th Street SW
    CONTACT:   Andy McIntyre, (403) 998-8217; Mike Soron, (403) 923-8806
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7094.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AGF MANAGEMENT LIMITED RELEASES THIRD QUARTER 2008 RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.agf.com or http://events.startcast.com/events/233/B0011
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-300-4047
    CONTACT:   AGF Management Limited shareholders and analysts, please
               contact: Greg Henderson, CA, Senior Vice-President and Chief
               Financial Officer, (416) 865-4156; Media, please contact: Lucy
               Becker, Vice-President, Corporate Communications, (416)
               865-4284
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4488.html

    TIME:      09:10 Eastern
    EVENT:     TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP EXECUTIVE PRESENTS AT CIBC WORLD
               MARKETS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.td.com/investor
    CONTACT:   Nick Petter, Corporate Communications, TDBFG, (416) 308-1861;
               Tim Thompson, Investor Relations, TDBFG, (416) 308-9030
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c9218.html

    TIME:      10:00 UK Time
    EVENT:     ADDAX PETROLEUM ANNOUNCES LONDON CAPITAL MARKETS DAY
    INTERNET: 
http://www.axisto.com/webcasting/investis/addax-petroleum/addax-petroleum-capi
tal-markets-day/index.htm
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-629-2713; Toll-free (U.S): 1-866-629-2704; Toll-free
               (U.K.): 0800 634 5205; Local UK: 0208 817 9301; Toll-free
               (Switzerland): 0800 000 720; International: +44 208 817 9301
    CONTACT:   Mr. Patrick Spollen, Investor Relations, Tel.: +41 (0) 22
               702 95 47; Mr. Craig Kelly, Investor Relations, Tel.: +41 (0)
               22 702 95 68; Ms. Marie-Gabrielle Cajoly, Press Relations,
               Tel.: +41(0) 22 702 94 44; Mr. Nick Cowling, Press Relations,
               Tel.: (416) 934-8011; Mr. James Henderson, Press Relations,
               Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7743 6673; Mr. Alisdair Haythornthwaite,
               Press Relations, Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7743 6676
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/19/c6406.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CERTICOM HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    INTERNET:  www.certicom.com
    CONTACT:   Investors and Financial Analysts: Hervé Séguin, Chief
               Financial Officer, Certicom Corp., (905) 501-3827; Media: John
               Callahan, Director, Public Relations & Marketing
               Communications, Certicom Corp., (703) 234-2357
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5147.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AIR CANADA PRESENTATION TO INVESTORS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS
               7TH ANNUAL EASTERN INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://events.startcast.com/events/118/institutional2008/
    CONTACT:   N/A
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7059.html

    TIME:      10:35 Eastern
    EVENT:     WESTJET PRESENTS AT CIBC 7TH ANNUAL EASTERN INSTITUTIONAL
               INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  westjet.com or http://www.wsw.com/webcast/rbc96/wja.to/
    CONTACT:   Gillian Bentley, Media Relations, telephone: 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS
               (1-888-954-6397)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7053.html

    TIME:      10:35 Eastern
    EVENT:     BMO CHIEF RISK OFFICER TOM FLYNN SPEAKS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS
               INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.bmo.com/investorrelations
    CONTACT:   For News Media Enquiries: Ralph Marranca, Toronto, (416)
               867-3996; Ronald Monet, Montreal, (514) 877-1873; For Investor
               Relations Enquiries: Viki Lazaris, Toronto, (416) 867-6656;
               Steven Bonin, Toronto, (416) 867-5452
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c7444.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN REGULATORS HOST XBRL PANEL DISCUSSION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    INTERNET:  www.csa-acvm.ca/html_CSA/xbrl.html
    CONTACT:   Joanne Platsis at the Ontario Securities Commission at
               416-593-8222
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c9920.html

    TIME:      14:05 Eastern
    EVENT:     CN'S EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
               ADDRESSES THE CIBC WORLD MARKETS 7TH ANNUAL EASTERN
               INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.cn.ca/investors
    CONTACT:   Media: Bryan Tucker, Senior Manager, Public Affairs and Media
               Relations, (514) 399-6450; Investment Community: Robert
               Noorigian, Vice-President, Investor Relations, (514) 399-0052
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/19/c6419.html

    TIME:      19:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CENTRE FOR AFFORDABLE WATER SANITATION AND TECHNOLOGY (CAWST)
               ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WEBCAST
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2328700
    CONTACT:   Alison Pidskalny, Director, Public Engagement, Resource
               Development & Business Services, Ph: (403) 243-3285 (x 223)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7251.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      September 22 - September 24
    EVENT:     4TH INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON DISABILITY MANAGEMENT (IFDM)
    CITY:      BERLIN
    LOCATION:  Berlin Congress Centre
    CONTACT:   Stefan Boltz, Tel: +49-30-288763-768, Fax: +49-30-288763-771
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/04/c7637.html

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