CNW Daybook for Wednesday, September 3, 2008



    TORONTO, Sept. 2 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    W E D N E S D A Y,   S E P T E M B E R   3
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE WITH GIOVANNI BISIGNANI DG AND CEO OF THE
               INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION (IATA)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  IATA, 800 Place Victoria, 11th Floor - McCurthy meeting room
    CONTACT:   and RSVP: Martine Ohayon, (514) 874-0202 ext 3413
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/02/c8347.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ANNUAL SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING OF ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD INC.
    CITY:      LAVAL
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Laval Hotel Conference Centre, Laval III Room, 2440
               Laurentides Highway 15
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Fafard, Media relations, (514) 865-8157
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/02/c8439.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     QUEBEC LAUNCH OF PHOTOSENSITIVE'S "CANCER CONNECTIONS"
               PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CANADIAN CANCER
               SOCIETY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Place des Arts Esplanade
    CONTACT:   Media RSVP, Interview Requests & Additional Information,
               contact: PhotoSensitive Cancer Connections: Valérie Gonzalo,
               (514) 626-6976; Johanne Carrier, (514) 591-0502 or (514)
               751-9983 (pag); Jennifer Lynn, (416) 759-9863; Canadian Cancer
               Society, Quebec Division: André Beaulieu, Senior Consultant
               PR, (514) 393-3444
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/02/c7967.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA IN CHIBOUGAMAU
    CITY:      CHIBOUGAMAU
    LOCATION:  City Hall, 650 3rd Street
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2008/27/c7304.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    <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 3
    EVENT:     BRIAN GREENE, AUTHOR OF "THE ELEGANT UNIVERSE", TO LAUNCH
               PERIMETER INSTITUTE'S PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
    CITY:      WATERLOO
    LOCATION:  Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
    CONTACT:   Angela Robinson, (519) 569-7600 x5051
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/27/c6933.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     THE BANK OF CANADA ANNOUNCES ITS DECISION ON THE TARGET FOR
               THE OVERNIGHT RATE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Bank's head office in Ottawa (Use the East Tower entrance at
               234 Wellington Street)
    NOTES:     Visit the URL below for a more detailed schedule. Those
               wishing to attend must confirm by calling Nathalie Smith at
               (613) 782-7382 before noon on Tuesday, 2 September.
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2008/28/c7810.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     1-800 RID-OF-IT ANNUAL HUMBER RIVER CLEAN UP
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Parking lot, just south of gas station (North of Queensway -
               Off South Kingsway)
    CONTACT:   Patrick McCaully, Pointman Public Relations, (416) 855-9427
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5534.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     OPP SEEK PUBLIC'S HELP AND OFFER REWARD IN SOUSA MURDER
               INVESTIGATION
    CITY:      CUMBERLAND BEACH
    LOCATION:  Buena Vista Drive, Cumberland Beach, Ontario
    CONTACT:   Sgt. Pierre Chamberland, Media Relations Coordinator, OPP
               Corporate Communications Bureau, (705) 329-6878
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/02/c8611.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     CELEBRITIES JOIN CAMPAIGN FOR TORONTO TRIBUTE TO DR. JANE
               GOODALL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Roots Canada, 1400 Castlefield Avenue, Toronto
    CONTACT:   Marilyn Campbell Davis, Jane Goodall Institute of Canada, Tel:
               (416) 978-3633, Cell: (647) 290-8500; Hetty Shapiro, Canadian
               Friends of Haifa University, Tel: (416) 972-9400
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/29/c7983.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      September 3 - September 6
    EVENT:     MEETING OF THE NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE FEDERATION
               OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES (FCM)
    CITY:      JASPER
    LOCATION:  Jasper Park Lodge
    NOTES:     Board and committee meetings are in-camera - interviews can
               be coordinated.
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/02/c8394.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     RITCHIE BROS. AUCTIONEERS UNRESERVED REAL ESTATE AUCTION:
               OCEANFRONT AND OCEAN-VIEW ACREAGES IN PENDER HARBOUR, BC
    CITY:      RICHMOND
    LOCATION:  Fraser Room, River Rock Casino Resort Conference Centre -
               behind the main hotel building (8811 River Road)
    NOTES:     Live auction simulcast: Ritchie Bros. permanent auction site
               in Edmonton - 1500 Sparrow Drive, Nisku, AB
    CONTACT:   Kim Schulz, Corporate Communications Manager, Ritchie Bros.
               Auctioneers, Cell: (604) 788-5379; Or Kevin Tink, Senior Vice
               President, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Office: (780) 538-1100
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/27/c7174.html
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    DATE:      September 3
    EVENT:     ENDEAVOUR TO RELEASE FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR YEAR ENDED JUNE 30,
               2008
    INTERNET:  www.endeavourfinancial.com
    CONTACT:   Dr. Sally Eyre, Director Marketing & Business Development,
               (604) 609-6129 or Vanguard Shareholder Solutions,
               1-866-341-1111 or (604) 608-0824
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5739.html

    TIME:      11:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     OPTI CANADA PRESENTS AT LEHMAN BROTHERS CEO ENERGY/POWER
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    http://cc.talkpoint.com/LEHM002/090208a_jw/default.asp?entity=opti
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/27/c7510.html

    TIME:      14:40 Eastern
    EVENT:     SXC HEALTH SOLUTIONS PRESENTS AT THE 2008 THOMAS WEISEL
               PARTNERS HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/twp/healthcare08/79112295.cfm
    CONTACT:   Jeff Park, Chief Financial Officer, SXC Health Solutions,
               Inc., Tel: (630) 577-3206; Dave Mason, Investor Relations,
               The Equicom Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 ext. 237; Susan Noonan,
               Investor Relations - U.S., The SAN Group, LLC, (212) 966-3650
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5841.html

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    




For further information:

For further information: CNW Group, (416) 863-2130, 1-866-805-9530


Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890