CNW Group Daybook for Friday, April 27, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



    TORONTO, April 27 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     NEW AFFORDABLE RENTAL UNITS FOR WOMEN
    CITY:      ST. JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  St. John's Status of Women Council
               150 LeMarchant Road
    CONTACT:   Jenny Bowring, Manager, Communications,  Newfoundland
               Labrador Housing, (709) 724-3055; Dawn Ring, Communications
               and Marketing Consultant, Canada Mortgage and Housing
               Corporation, (709) 772-5973
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/26/c9681.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      April 27
    EVENT:     9TH EDITION OF THE BLUE METROPOLIS MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL
               LITERARY FESTIVAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Centre-Ville Hotel
    CONTACT:   Media relations: Christopher DiRaddo, (514) 842-5087,
               mobile: (514) 806-5087
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c4828.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/02/c8890.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      April 27
    EVENT:     TORONTO GREEN LIVING SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Exhibition Place
    CONTACT:   Shaun Markey, (613) 728-9951
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/24/c8149.html

    DATE:      April 27
    EVENT:     2007 ULTIMATE JET SET EXPERIENCE TO BENEFIT THE 800,000
               CANADIAN CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Mercedes Benz
               849 Eglinton Ave. East
    CONTACT:   Paul Barter, (416) 462-4211
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/22/c5343.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     SEVENTH ANNUAL CHILD CARE COOKS' CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  George Brown College
               Ryerson Campus
               Sally Horsefall Eaton Centre
               99 Gerrard St. East
    CONTACT:   Paul Zanettos, George Brown College, (416) 415-5000 ext. 3428
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/26/c9638.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO FC OPENS TSX TRADING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Broadcast Centre
               130 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Steve Kee, Director, (416) 947-4682, Toll Free 1-888-873-8392
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/26/c9639.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     RACING AGAINST DRUGS PROVIDES AWARENESS TO STUDENTS AND
               TEACHERS ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF DRUG, ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO USE
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Optimist Recreation Park Hall
               4751 Dorchester Road at Morrison Street
    CONTACT:   Constable Allen A. Rodgers, Royal Canadian Mounted Police,
               (905) 961-0174; Sgt. Michele PARADIS, RCMP Corporate
               Communications & Media Relations, (416) 952-4619 office,
               (416) 715-2375 pager, (416) 992-4409 mobile
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/18/c6407.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     WWF-CANADA, THE CONSERVATION ORGANIZATION, WILL HOST AT A NEWS
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queens Park Media Studio
    CONTACT:   Maggie MacDonald, WWF-Canada, (416) 484-7728 in Toronto;
               Andrew Dumbrille, WWF-Canada, (613) 862-1852 in Ottawa
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/26/c9759.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     ENVIRONMENT MINISTER JOHN BAIRD WILL BE GIVING OPENING REMARKS
               AT THE GREEN LIVING SHOW, TAKING A TOUR OF THE SITE GROUNDS
               AND MAKING AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Direct Energy Centre
               Exhibition Place
               100 Princes Blvd
    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/en/releases/archive/April2007/26/c9900.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF VILLA COLOMBO VAUGHAN
    CITY:      VAUGHAN (KLEINBURG)
    LOCATION:  Villa Colombo Vaughan
    CONTACT:   Cristina Dalimonte, MAVERICK Public Relations, (416) 640-5525
               Ext. 244; Oliviana Mingarelli, Communications, Villa
               Charities, (416) 789-7011 Ext. 304
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/20/c7368.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     DISCUSSION FORUM: GREEN 101 - CARS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  THE GREEN LIVING SHOW
               The Main Stage
               Direct Energy Centre
               100 Princes' Blvd.
               Exhibition Place
    CONTACT:   Toyota Canada Inc., Kathryn Ruhland, Manager, Public
               Relations, (416) 431-8333; Toyota Canada Inc., Melanie
               Testani, Consultant, Public Relations, (416) 431-8432;
               Toyota Canada Inc., Nicole Grant, Consultant, Public
               Relations, (416) 438-6320 ext. 2725
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/24/c8613.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JIM FLAHERTY, MINISTER OF FINANCE, VISITS THE
               FUTURE SITE OF NATURAL RE

SOURCE CANADA'S CANMET MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY CITY: HAMILTON LOCATION: McMaster Innovation Park 175 Longwood Road South CONTACT: Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Finance, (613) 996-7861; David Gamble, Media Relations, Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/26/c9802.html TIME: 11:00 EVENT: CWF TO LAUNCH NEW CLIMATE CHANGE MAGAZINE AT GREEN LIVING SHOW CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Green Living Show Direct Energy Centre Hall A Exhibition Place CONTACT: Jennifer James, Communication officer, (613) 599-9594 ext. 219 Sandy Baumgartner, Executive Director, Programs and Communications, (613) 293-8016 (cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/27/c9674.html TIME: 11:30 EVENT: MINISTER TO ADDRESS EDUCATION ISSUES AT CATHOLIC SCHOOL BOARD CONFERENCE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Fairmont Royal York Hotel 100 Front St. West CONTACT: Sharon McMillan, OCSTA Communications, (416) 932-9460, ext. 32, or cell (416) 460-79 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9295.html TIME: 11:30 EVENT: THE CITY OF PICKERING RECOGNIZES NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING CITY: PICKERING LOCATION: City Hall Pickering One The Esplanade CONTACT: Mark Guinto, Executive Assistant to the Mayor, City of Pickering, (905) 420-4660 ext. 2013, (416) 409-0559 (cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9359.html TIME: 13:00 - 15:00 EVENT: GREATER TORONTO TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING CITY: MARKHAM LOCATION: Markham Town Centre Canada Roo 101 Town Centre Boulevard CONTACT: Fran Agnew, Executive Assistant to the GTTA Chair, (416) 874-5902; Rita Scagnetti, Director of Public Affairs and Communications, (416) 874-5910 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9164.html TIME: 13:30 EVENT: HEALTH MINISTER TO MAKE IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT REDUCING WAIT TIMES CITY: MARKHAM LOCATION: Markham Stouffville Hospital Auditorium 381 Church Street CONTACT: David Spencer, Minister's Office, (416) 327-4320; David Jensen, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, (416) 314-6197 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/26/c9800.html TIME: 14:30 EVENT: ENVIRONMENT MINISTER JOHN BAIRD TO VISIT CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF EASTERN ONTARIO (CHEO) - PHOTO OPPORTUNITY CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: CHEO 5th floor Playroom of the main hospital 401 Smyth Road 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/April2007/26/c9896.html TIME: 15:30 EVENT: ENVIRONMENT MINISTER JOHN BAIRD TO GIVE CLOSING REMARKS AT THE NATIONAL LUNG HEALTH FRAMEWORK: PLAN FOR ACTION CONFERENCE CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Marriott Hotel 100 Kent Street 2nd Floor Victoria Ballroom 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/April2007/26/c9896.html TIME: 17:30 EVENT: MCGUINTY ADDRESSES THE BROADCAST NEWS CENTRAL CANADA REGIONAL MEETING CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Novotel Hotel 45 The Esplanade CONTACT: Sherry Denesha, (416) 756-2213 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/26/c9692.html TIME: 18:00 EVENT: ON STAGE SERIES: TORONTO'S FABULOUS FILMMAKERS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Toronto Reference Library 789 Yonge Street CONTACT: Ana-Maria Critchley, (416) 393-7201 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/18/c6520.html TIME: 18:00 - 22:00 EVENT: PEARLS OF WISDOM ART SHOW CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: System 4 Gallery CONTACT: Clint Ross, Donohue Mansfield, P: (416) 591-1606 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/16/c5499.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 09:30 EVENT: STATOIL ASA ANNOUNCES AQUISITION OF NORTH AMERICAN OIL SANDS CORPORATION LTD. CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: TELUS Convention Centre Room 101/102 Main floor North Building CONTACT: Kai Nielsen, Senior Media Advisor, Statoil ASA, 011 44 7824326893; Jaclyn Buchanan, (403) 294-9592 ext 5, mobile (403) 461-8781; Felicia Shiu, (416) 716-2312, mobile; Barbara Conkie, (403) 294-9592 ext 2, mobile (403) 993-5866; Kerry Harris, (416) 642-7963 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/27/c2044.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO THE WAY CHILD WELFARE IS DELIVERED ON FIRST NATIONS IN ALBERTA WILL BE ANNOUNCED CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Garden Patio Room Delta Bow Valley Hotel 209-4th Avenue SE CONTACT: Deirdra McCracken, Office of the Honourable Jim Prentice, (819) 997-0002; Glenn Luff, INAC Communications, (780) 495-6638 (office), (780) 940-9880 (cell); Lisa Nisbet, Communications, Alberta Children's Services, (780) 686-6455 (cell); Katie Rabbit Young Pine, Treaty 7 First Nations Chiefs' Association, (403) 669-9285 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/April2007/26/c9886.html TIME: 13:30 EVENT: COUNTER-MEETING IN CALGARY PREPARES CITIZENS TO OPPOSE BULK WATER EXPORTS CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Azul Room Hotel Arts 119 -12th Avenue SW CONTACT: Meera Karunananthan, Media Officer, Council of Canadians, (613) 233-4487 ext. 234, cell: (613) 795-8685 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9039.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> DATE: April 27 EVENT: TOP WORLD SPINE & CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM RESEARCHERS MEET CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Hotel 1128 West Hastings Street CONTACT: Shirley Stocker (media relations), (604) 929-3329, cell (604) 644-7604; Dr. Don Nixdorf, Executive Director, BC Chiropractic Association, Phone: (604) 270-1332 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/26/c9404.html TIME: 12:15 EVENT: AUTHOR ANDREA MANDEL-CAMPBELL TO DISCUSS POOR PERFORMANCE OF CANADIAN BUSINESSES IN INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT FRASER INSTITUTE LUNCHEON CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Fraser Institute Boardroom 4th Floor 1770 Burrard Street CONTACT: Raeann Co, Media Relations Co-ordinator, The Fraser Institute, Tel. (604) 688-0221 ext. 568 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c8792.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 08:00 Pacific EVENT: TIMBERWEST ANNOUNCES 2007 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS INTERNET: http://www.timberwest.com PHONE NO.: 1-800-298-3006 CONTACT: TimberWest Forest Corp., Suite 2300, 1055 West Georgia Street, Telephone: (604) 654-4600, Facsimile: (604) 654-4571, Investor Relations Contact: Bev Park, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (604) 654-4600, Facsimile: (604) 654-4662 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/26/c9861.html TIME: 09:00 Eastern EVENT: STATOIL ASA CONFERENCE CALL WITH CEO HELGE LUND AND CFO ELDAR SAETRE PHONE NO.: International +44 (0) 1452 552 510, North America 1-866-966-9444 CONTACT: Kai Nielsen, Senior Media Advisor, Statoil ASA, 011 44 7824326893; Jaclyn Buchanan, (403) 294-9592, ext 5, mobile (403) 461-8781; Felicia Shiu, (416) 716-2312 mobile; Barbara Conkie, (403) 294-9592, ext 2, mobile (403) 993-5866; Kerry Harris, (416) 642-7963 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/27/c2044.html TIME: 09:00 Eastern EVENT: RDM CORPORATION Q2 CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.rdmcorp.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 1-800-731-6941 CONTACT: Jeff Codispodi, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 ext. 261 phone, (416) 815-0080 fax; James Merwin, Chief Financial Officer, RDM Corporation, (519) 746-8483 ext. 284 phone, (519) 746-3317 fax URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/23/c8326.html TIME: 10:10 Mountain EVENT: OPTI CANADA GENERAL CORPORATE UPDATE INTERNET: www.opticanada.com CONTACT: Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/17/c5696.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: EXCO TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED - SECOND QUARTER ENDED MARCH 31, 2007 QUARTERLY CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.excocorp.com, www.q1234.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or toll free 1-800-732-9307 CONTACT: Paul Riganelli, (905) 477-3065 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/26/c9783.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: AGNICO-EAGLE ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS WEBCAST INTERNET: www.agnico-eagle.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414, (800) 733-7571 CONTACT: David Smith, (416) 947-1212 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/26/c9753.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/09/c3199.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: HSE INTEGRATED LTD. ANNUAL FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1832600 PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-5774 or (416) 644-3418 CONTACT: David Yager, Chairman & CEO, Telephone: (403) 266-1833; Tony Hidalgo, Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (403) 650-6481 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9425.html TIME: 15:00 Atlantic EVENT: EMERA Q1 EARNINGS RELEASE CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.emera.com PHONE NO.: 1-888-575-8232, or in Toronto (416) 406-6419 CONTACT: Judy Steele, FCA, Director, Investor and External Relations, (902) 428-6999 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/13/c5006.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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