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



    TORONTO, April 4 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      06:30 - 19:00
    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/April2007/02/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:   RSVP: Karen Ocana, Air Canada Corporate Communications; (514)
               422-2869
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2408.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE LAWRENCE CANNON OF TRANSPORT, INFRASTRUCTURE
               AND COMMUNITIES, MAKES AN ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING DIVESTITURE
               NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE TROIS-PISTOLES AND LES ESCOUMINS'S WHARFS
    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.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2329.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      April 3 - 5
    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: 08:00 - 08:30 EVENT: LOCAL LIBERAL MPPS BRING PROVINCIAL BUDGET TO TORONTO'S DOORSTEP CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Various. See URL for details. 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: In the rotunda at 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: 09:00 - 19:30 EVENT: LIVE CREATION OF A MASSIVE WORK OF ART MADE OUT OF 41,184 ROUND PIECES OF MENTOS GUM CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Toronto Eaton Centre, Albert Way CONTACT: Marisa Bregman, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 934-8425 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: The Panorama Room on the top of the 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 GANG 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 CITY: LONDON LOCATION: Youth Opportunities Unlimited, 2nd Floor, 141 Dundas Street (at Richmond 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 NEW GO TRANSIT BUS TERMINAL CITY: HAMILTON LOCATION: GO Transit Bus Terminal at 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: 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 - 20:00 EVENT: MEDIA INVITATION - JAYS SHOP STADIUM EDITION OPENS DOORS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Rogers Centre - Gate 5 CONTACT: Please call the Communication Office at 416-341-1302/03 to confirm your attendance URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/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, Entrance is on St. George just north of College, west side of the street CONTACT: Heather McCall, Program Coordinator, The Canadian Journalism Foundation, Phone: (416) 955-0630 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c6978.html TIME: 19:00 EVENT: MEET THE TRAILER PARK BOYS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Chapters Festival Hall (John/Richmond), 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>SASKATCHEWAN</B> TIME: 09:00 EVENT: JOHN BAIRD AND JOHN NILSON MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING TRUST FUNDING FOR PROJECTS RELATED TO CLEAN AIR AND CLIMATE CHANGE CITY: REGINA LOCATION: International Test Centre for CO(2) Capture (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: 18:30 EVENT: TAKE A STAND AGAINST BULLYING AND VIOLENCE CITY: SURREY LOCATION: Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel (15269 104th Avenue) CONTACT: 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 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: ALLIANCE ATLANTIS COMMUNICATIONS INC. SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS CITY: TORONTO INTERNET: http://events.streamlogics.net/allianceatlantis/apr05-07/index.asp 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: 13:00 Eastern EVENT: GOLD RESERVE ANNOUNCES 2006 FINANCIAL RESULTS INTERNET: www.goldreserveinc.com PHONE NO.: 866-831-6243 or 617-213-8855 CONTACT: A. Douglas Belanger, President, Tel. (509) 623-1500 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/02/c9276.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>INTERNATIONAL</B> TIME: 10:30 - 11:30 Central European 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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