CNW Group Daybook for Thursday, April 05, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



    TORONTO, April 5 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      06:30
    EVENT:     LIVE CREATION OF A MASSIVE WORK OF ART MADE OUT OF 41,184
               ROUND PIECES OF MENTOS GUM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Berri-UQAM metro station
               Angrignon platform
    CONTACT:   Anne-Marie Desautels, Optimum Public Relations, (514) 527-7727
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/03/c9521.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     QUEBEC REPRODUCTION SPECIALISTS ACHIEVE A WORLD FIRST IN THE
               FIELD OF IN VITRO FERTILIZATION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  OVO Fertility Clinic
               8000 Decarie Boulevard
               Suite 100
    CONTACT:   R.S.V.P.: Diane Jeannotte, (514) 284-2860 ext 2,
               (514) 772-8019 cell; Paule Genest, (514) 845-7477 ext 232,
               (514) 703-4317 cell
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/03/c9696.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND
               PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES (VANOC), AIR CANADA AND OLYMPIC
               AND PARALYMPIC ATHLETES ANNOUNCE AN EXCITING NEW PARTNERSHIP
    CITY:      VILLE ST. LAURENT
    LOCATION:  Air Canada Base
               End of Côte Vertu West
    CONTACT:   Karen Ocana, Air Canada Corporate Communications;
               (514) 422-2869
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2408.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     LOCAL LIBERAL MPPS TO BRING PROVINCIAL BUDGET TO TORONTO'S
               DOORSTEP
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Brad Duguid, MPP for Scarborough Centre,
               Lawrence East SRT Station;
               George Smitherman, MPP for Toronto Centre Rosedale,
               College Subway Station;
               Laurel Broten, MPP for Etobicoke-Lakeshore,
               Islington Subway Station
    CONTACT:   Azmi Haq, (416) 838-2535
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2439.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 16:30
    EVENT:     COORDINATED STREET FURNITURE RFP MODELS ON DISPLAY FOR
               PUBLIC VIEWING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Rotunda
               City Hall
    CONTACT:   Andy Koropeski, Transportation Services, (416) 392-7714;
               Cindy Bromley, Communications Manager, (416) 392-4993
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2402.html

    TIME:      08:45
    EVENT:     ABORIGINAL HUMAN RE

SOURCE DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF CANADA CONFERENCE CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Fairmont Château Laurier CONTACT: Peggy Berndt, c - (780) 720-1118 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c5615.html TIME: 09:00 EVENT: TORONTO ARTIST JEREMY WILSON CREATES AN ORIGINAL 20 FEET BY 12 FEET WORK OF ART OUT OF 41,184 PIECES OF MENTOS GUM. CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: TORONTO EATON CENTRE Albert Way CONTACT: Juan Herrera, Optimum Public Relations, work: (604) 647-2954, cell: (778) 229-9561 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2135.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/03/c9709.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: EVEN MORE ONTARIANS WILL GET HELP TO QUIT SMOKING IN NEW PHASE OF GROUNDBREAKING STUDY CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: 375 University Avenue Suite 800 CONTACT: Michael Torres, Media Relations, CAMH, (416) 595-6015; Mary- Anne Cedrone, Manager of Communications, OPA, (416) 441-0788 ext. 4266; Adam Grachnik, Minister Watson's Office, (416) 326-8497; Julie Rosenberg, Ministry of Health Promotion, (416) 326-4833 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/03/c9913.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION AND CITY OF TORONTO LAUNCH NEW REPORTS, DEMAND FEDERAL ACTION ON TRANS FATS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Toronto City Hall 100 Queen Street West Members' Lounge 2nd floor CONTACT: Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, (613) 569-4361, ext 273; Sharon Edwards, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, (416) 489-7111, ext 482 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/03/c2018.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: BAZIS INTERNATIONAL UNVEILING PLANS FOR 1 BLOOR CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Panorama Room Top of ManuLife Centre CONTACT: Vicki Griffiths, Vicbar Marketing Inc., Tel: (416) 510-0073; Parmjit Parmar, Montana Ridge, Tel: (416) 750-0966 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/22/c5243.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: ALLIANCE ATLANTIS COMMUNICATIONS INC. SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: The Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building 255 Front Street West CONTACT: Nicola McIsaac, Manager, Corporate Communications, Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc., Tel: (416) 969-4405 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/02/c9202.html TIME: 11:00 EVENT: ONTARIO JOINT FORCES NEWS CONFERENCE ON MOTORCYCLE GAND ROUNDUP CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Travelodge Hotel Toronto Airport Eatonville Ballroom 925 Dixon Road CONTACT: Sergeant Bob Paterson, OPP Corporate Communications Bureau, Tel: (416) 808-5533, (705) 329-9072; Constable Pam Higham, OPP Corporate Communications Bureau, Tel: (416) 808-5533, (705) 734-6878 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2295.html TIME: 11:30 EVENT: MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES ANNOUNCES YOUTH JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN LONDON CITY: LONDON LOCATION: Youth Opportunities Unlimited 2nd Floor 141 Dundas Street CONTACT: Tricia Edgar, Minister's Office, (416) 212-7161, (416) 573-7728 (Cell); Anne Machowski-Smith, Ministry of Children and Youth Services, (416) 325-5156 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2381.html TIME: 12:00 EVENT: TRANSPORTATION MINISTER OFFICIALLY OPENS THE NEW GO TRANSIT BUS TERMINAL ON MCMASTER UNIVERSITY CAMPUS CITY: HAMILTON LOCATION: GO Transit Bus Terminal McMaster University 1280 Main Street West Cootes Drive entrance CONTACT: Jamie Rilett, Minister's Office, (416) 327-9134; Bob Nichols, Communications Branch, (416) 327-1158 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2382.html TIME: 12:00 EVENT: UNVEILING OF AN ORIGINAL WORK OF ART MEASURING 20 FEET BY 12 FEET MADE OF 41,184 ROUND PIECES OF MENTOS GUM AT THE EATON CENTRE (ALBERT WAY) CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: The Eaton Centre Albert Way CONTACT: Marisa Bregman, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 934-8425 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/05/c2616.html TIME: 14:00 EVENT: PRESIDENT'S CHOICE CHILDREN'S CHARITY PRESENTS A $25,000 AUDITORY-VERBAL THERAPY GRANT CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Loblaws Bayview & Moore 301 Moore Avenue CONTACT: Danielle Rouleau, Loblaw Companies Ltd., Public Relations, (905) 459-2500 ext. 3639 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2189.html TIME: 18:00 EVENT: MEDIA INVITATION - JAYS SHOP STADIUM EDITION OPENS DOORS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Rogers Centre Gate 5 CONTACT: Communication Office, (416) 341-1302/03 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/05/c2395.html TIME: 18:30 - 20:00 EVENT: THE CANADIAN JOURNALISM FOUNDATION HOSTS A PANEL DISCUSSION CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Robert Gill Theatre University of Toronto 214 College St. 3rd floor CONTACT: Heather McCall, Program Coordinator, The Canadian Journalism Foundation, Phone: (416) 955-0630 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c6978.html TIME: 18:30 EVENT: BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF CANADA AND SEARS CANADA HELP EMPOWER PARENTS TO "TAKE A STAND AGAINST BULLYING AND VIOLENCE" CITY: Vancouver LOCATION: Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel 15269 104th Avenue CONTACT: Media Contacts: Karen Lorenowicz, (416) 243-0168; Carol Davies, Director, National Communications, BGCC, (905) 477-7272 ext. 234 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/15/c8502.html TIME: 19:00 EVENT: MEET THE TRAILER PARK BOYS AT CHAPTERS FESTIVAL HALL CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: 142 John Street CONTACT: Suzanne Rappaport, or Sandra D'Ambrosio, Edelman Public Relations, (416) 979-1120; OR: Jeremy Cammy, Indigo Books & Music Inc., (416) 300-0799 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/03/c9336.html TIME: 19:00 EVENT: FRANK DOBSON, A SITTING LABOUR MP AND FORMER HEALTH MINISTER, HAS A MESSAGE ABOUT PRIVATIZED HEALTH SYSTEM CITY: KINGSTON LOCATION: Kingston Public Library Wilson Room 130 Johnson Street CONTACT: Natalie Mehra, Ontario Health Coalition, (416) 230-6402; Stella Yeadon, CUPE Communications, (416) 578-8774; Michael Hurley President, OCHU/CUPE, (416) 884-0770 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2234.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>MANITOBA</B> TIME: 09:45 EVENT: PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY STEVEN FLETCHER TO MAKE IMPORTANT HEALTH CARE RESEARCH ANNOUNCEMENT CITY: WINNIPEG LOCATION: Brodie Centre Atrium University of Manitoba 727 McDermot Avenue CONTACT: Frank Nolan, University of Manitoba, (204) 474-7300; Adèle Blanchard, CIHR Communications, (613) 941-3409, cell: (613) 294-2685; James White, Constituency Office of Steven Fletcher Member of Parliament for Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia, (204) 984-6432 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2537.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B> TIME: 09:00 EVENT: JOHN BAIRD AND JOHN NILSON WILL MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING TRUST FUNDING FOR THE PROVINCE OF SASKATCHEWAN FOR PROJECTS RELATED TO CLEAN AIR AND CLIMATE CHANGE CITY: REGINA LOCATION: International Test Centre University of Regina 3737 Wascana Parkway 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; Paul Cowan, Government of Saskatchewan, (306) 787-0713 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2470.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 13:30 EVENT: ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE HONOURABLE JIM PRENTICE, MINISTER OF INDIAN AFFAIRS AND NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT AND FEDERAL INTERLOCUTOR FOR METIS AND NON-STATUS INDIANS, REGARDING SCHOOL EXPANSION AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Morley Community School on the Stoney Tribe CONTACT: Deirdra McCracken, Press Secretary, (819) 997-0002; Glenn Luff, Director, Communications, (780) 495-6638, (780) 940-9880 (cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2481.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> TIME: 12:00 EVENT: ICBC'S VEHICLE SAFETY AND RESEARCH MANAGER JOHN GANE WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS AND DEMONSTRATIONS ON GOOD HEAD REST DESIGN CITY: BURNABY LOCATION: ICBC Material Damage Research and Training facility CONTACT: John Gane, (604) 341-4127 or (604) 661-6504; Kate Pasieka, (604) 240-7404 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2072.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: GREAT LAKES CARBON INCOME FUND CONFERENCE CALL FOR THE YEAR AND QUARTER ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2006 PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7560 or (416) 644-3414 CONTACT: Ronald J. Statile, Chief Financial Officer, (212) 370-5770 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/02/c9567.html TIME: 13:00 Eastern EVENT: GOLD RESERVE ANNOUNCES 2006 FINANCIAL RESULTS INTERNET: www.goldreserveinc.com PHONE NO.: 1-866-831-6243, or (617) 213-8855 internationally CONTACT: A. Douglas Belanger, President, 926 W. Sprague Ave., Suite 200, Spokane, WA 99201 USA, Tel. (509) 623-1500 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/03/c9276.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>INTERNATIONAL</B> TIME: 10:30 - 11:30 EVENT: WWF HOLDS PRE-RELEASE BRIEFING REGARDING THE REPORT OF IPCC WORKING GROUP II ON CLIMATE CHANGE CITY: BRUSSELS LOCATION: Residence Palace CONTACT: Josh Laughren, WWF-Canada, (647) 400-9578; Brian Thomson, WWF-International, +41 79 477 3553; Martin Hiller, WWF Global Climate Change Programme, +41 79 347 2256 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2216.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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