CNW Group Daybook for Friday, April 13, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



    TORONTO, April 12 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      05:30
    EVENT:     THE 4TH ANNUAL CARING FOR KIDS RADIOTHON
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300, Tupper Street, 3rd floor
               cafeteria
    CONTACT:   Danielle Gabrielle Roy, Director of Communications, The
               Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation, (514) 934-1934,
               Ext. 45058
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/April2007/10/c3628.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     FOR AN EFFECTIVE PARTNERSHIP: CREATION OF THE ADVISORY
               COMMITTEE FOR THE ESTRIE REGION
    CITY:      SHERBROOKE
    LOCATION:  Delta Sherbrooke, Lac Memphrémagog Room, 2685 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Lyne Montpellier, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               1-800-567-8637; Roxane Marchand, Press Secretary, Office of
               the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic
               Development, (819) 953-5646, Cell.: (613) 816-5094
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c3772.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL PROCEEDS WITH LAUNCH OF THE INFORMATION
               AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY CLUSTER
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Ex-Centris, Cassavetes room,  3536 Saint-Laurent Blvd
    CONTACT:   Céline Clément, Communication Advisor, Montréal International,
               (514) 987-9390, Cell: (514) 892-4030
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/05/c2837.html

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE LAWRENCE CANNON MAKES AN ANNOUNCEMENT
               REGARDING DIVESTITURE NEGOTIATIONS
    CITY:      TROIS-PISTOLES
    LOCATION:  Trois-Pistoles City Hall, 5, Notre-Dame East street
    CONTACT:   François-Nicolas Asselin, Transport Canada, Communications,
               (514) 633-2714
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/12/c4577.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      Please see URL below for details
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER MAKES ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING IMPROVED ACCESS
               TO HEALTH SERVICES
    CITY:      Please see URL below for details
    LOCATION:  Please see URL below for details
    CONTACT:   Jeff Rohrer, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8016; David Jensen,
               Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/12/c4511.html

    DATE:      APRIL 13
    EVENT:     MEET "WORD LADY" KATHERINE BARBER AS PART OF THE CANWEST
               CANSPELL NATIONAL SPELLING BEE EVENTS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Lord Elgin Hotel
    CONTACT:   Bruce Leslie, VP, Community and Public Relations, CanWest
               Global Communications Corp., Tel: (204) 953-7713 or (204)
               229-5601
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c4064.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     REAL CANADIAN ANTHEM SEARCH CHOIR WINNERS SET TO SING THE
               NATIONAL ANTHEM AT AIR CANADA CENTRE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Air Canada Centre, Media enter at Gate 2.5, 40 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Debra Goldblatt for rock-it promotions at (416) 656-0707
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/12/c4654.html

    TIME:      09:15
    EVENT:     CAW PRESIDENT BUZZ HARGROVE AND ONTARIO PREMIER DALTON
               MCGUINTY SPEAK AT CAW COUNCIL
    CITY:      PORT ELGIN
    LOCATION:  CAW Family Education Centre
    CONTACT:   Jim Paré, cell (416) 723-2224; John McClyment, cell (416)
               315-3202
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/12/c4545.html

    TIME:      09:30-15:30
    EVENT:     VITA HOSTS SERIES OF LECTURES WITH EXPERTS IN SPECIAL NEEDS
               CARE
    CITY:      VAUGHAN
    LOCATION:  AMC Theatres, Interchange 30, 30 Interchange Way (Hwy 400 & 7)
    CONTACT:   Cristina Dalimonte, MAVERICK Public Relations, (416) 640-5525
               Ext. 244; Stephanie Engel, MAVERICK Public Relations, (416)
               640-5525 Ext. 241
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/09/c2884.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     2007 NATIONAL HOME SHOW OPENS WITH PERFORMANCE BY REGENT PARK
               SCHOOL OF MUSIC
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Dream Gardens at the 2007 National Home Show in the Direct
               Energy Centre, Exhibition Place. Enter via main entrance,
               Hall B
    CONTACT:   Chris McDowall, (416) 628-5648
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c4058.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     TORONTO WATERFRONT REVITALIZATION CORPORATION LOWER DON LANDS
               DESIGN COMPETITION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TWRC, 20 Bay Street, Suite 1310
    CONTACT:   Kristin Jenkins, (416) 214-1479; Tanya Bevington, (416) 214-
               1344 ext. 239
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2238.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES MAKES IMPORTANT
               ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT NEW INVESTMENTS IN THE OTTAWA REGION
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Association pour l'intégration sociale d'Ottawa (AISO), 355
               Montreal Road, Suite 102
    CONTACT:   Marc Despatie, Minister's Office, (416) 433-8584; John
               Letherby, Ministry of Community and Social Services, (416)
               325-5187; Dan Remington, On-site contact, (416) 432-2824
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/12/c4535.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     ANDREW ROBB OF THE HAMILTON SLEDGE HAMMERS DROPS THE FIRST
               PUCK AT THE 25TH ANNUAL DOCS ON ICE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Mohawk 4 Ice Centre
    CONTACT:   Maryann Vasic at (905) 528-1640
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/12/c4661.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     MISSISSAUGA BOARD OF TRADE (MBOT) HOSTS HAZEL MCCALLION:
               INTERNATIONAL TRIBUTE TO LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT GALA
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Mississauga Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Sheryl M. McKean, President & CEO, Mississauga Board of Trade,
               (905) 273-6151
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/10/c3349.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     U.S. HUMAN RIGHTS CHAMPION LORETTA ROSS KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Stella Yeadon, CUPE Communications, (416) 578-8774
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c4034.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MATRIKON INC. - Q2 EARNINGS ANNOUNCEMENT WEBCAST - APRIL 13,
               2007
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID(equal
               sign)1789260
    CONTACT:   Nicole Sayler, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations,
               (780) 945-4010
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c3805.html

    TIME:      13:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANWEST CANSPELL WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.canspell.com
    CONTACT:   Bruce Leslie, Vice President, Community and Public Relations,
               CanWest Global Communications Corp., (204 956-2025
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/26/c6762.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANWEST GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP. - 2007 Q2 RESULTS
               TELECONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.canwestglobal.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Deb Hutton, Senior Vice President, Communications, Tel: (416)
               383-2442
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/23/c5078.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF THE ENVIRONMENT TO VISIT WASHINGTON, D.C.:
               CANADIAN MEDIA CALL-BACK
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-265-0903; (613) 954-9003; Passcode: 416239
    CONTACT:   Eric Richer, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of the
               Environment, (819) 997-1441; Environment Canada Media
               Relations, (819) 934-8008, 1-888-908-8008
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c4038.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF THE ENVIRONMENT TO VISIT WASHINGTON, D.C.:
               CANADIAN MEDIA CALL-BACK
    CITY:      WASHINGTON
    LOCATION:  Canadian Embassy, Press Briefing Centre, 501 Pennsylvania
               Avenue, N.W.
    CONTACT:   Eric Richer, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of the
               Environment, (819) 997-1441; Environment Canada Media
               Relations, (819) 934-8008, 1-888-908-8008
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c4038.html
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