CNW Group Daybook for Thursday, April 12, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



    TORONTO, April 11 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER SOLBERG VISITS CONNECTIONS CLUBHOUSE
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  1221 Barrington Street
    CONTACT:   Lesley Harmer, Office of the Honourable Monte Solberg,
               Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, (819)
               994-2482; Mary-Jana Wege, Communications and Marketing, Canada
               Mortgage and Housing Corporation, (902) 426-6581
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/10/c3435.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS - ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      FREDERICTON
    LOCATION:  City Hall, 397 Queen Street
    CONTACT:   Robert Duguay, Communications, New Brunswick Family and
               Community Services, (506) 444-3684; Giselle Thibault,
               Communications and Marketing, Canada Mortgage and Housing
               Corporation, (902) 426-8320
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c3953.html
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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:     CANADA CONTRIBUTES WEATHER INSTRUMENTS TO THE NASA PHOENIX
               MISSION TO MARS
    CITY:      LONGUEUIL
    LOCATION:  John H. Chapman Space Centre, Canadian Space Agency,
               6767 Route de l'Aéroport
    CONTACT:   Julie Simard, Media Relations, Canadian Space Agency, (450)
               926-4370
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c4113.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     NEWS CONFERENCE - THE CREATION OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR
               BAS-SAINT-LAURENT
    CITY:      RIMOUSKI
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Rimouski, 125, René-Lepage Boulevard East, Mgr Blais
               Room
    CONTACT:   Claudie Lamontagne, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (418) 722-3282, 1-800-463-9073; 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/fr/releases/archive/April2007/10/c3075.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE SOCIETE DU HAVRE DE MONTREAL PRESENTS THE REDEVELOPMENT
               PLAN FOR THE BONAVENTURE EXPRESSWAY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  800 Wellington Street (Sales office for the M9 housing
               project at the corner of Duke and Wellington streets, facing
               the Bonaventure Expressway)
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, Board of Trade
               of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, local 4015
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/10/c3507.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE 2ND ANNUAL CELEBRITY SOFTBALL GAME IN SUPPORT OF THE
               AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS (ALS) SOCIETY OF QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  La Cage Aux Sports, Bell Centre, 1212 de la Gauchetière O.
    CONTACT:   Media Information & RSVP: Terry Diab, (514) 731-4111
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/10/c3373.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     HYDRO-QUEBEC MAKES DONATION TO CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  11th floor of the Engineering, Computer Science and Visual
               Arts Integrated Complex, 1515 Ste. Catherine St. West
    CONTACT:   Tanya Churchmuch, Senior Media Relations Advisor, (514)
               848-2424 ext. 2518, Cell: (514) 518-3336
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c3790.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     UNVEILING OF REDEVELOPED RETAIL GALLERY AT PLACE VILLE MARIE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Place Ville Marie, northeast wing of the retail gallery,
               across from Renaud-Bray (entrance at the corner of University
               and Cathcart)
    CONTACT:   Marie Caron, Advisor, Marketing Department, SITQ, (514)
               861-6878; Jacques-André Chartrand, Director, Communications
               and Public Affairs, SITQ, (514) 847-4180
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c3992.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     THE ORCHESTRE SYMPHONIQUE DE MONTREAL - ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE
               2007-2008 SEASON
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  On the ice rink at the Bell Center, Entrance: 1225 Saint-
               Antoine Street West, Outdoor parking space available in front
               of the Bell Centre
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Huiban, Head of Media Relations, Cell: (514) 608-7414
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c3863.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      April 11-12
    EVENT:     CANSEC 2007 - CANADA'S PREMIERE DEFENCE AND SECURITY
               INDUSTRIES TRADE SHOW
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Congress Centre and the Westin Hotel
    CONTACT:   Kathie Lynas, (613) 850-7859
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/05/c2752.html

    DATE:      April 11-12
    EVENT:     FIVE-TIME OLYMPIAN CHARMAINE CROOKS LAUNCHES CROSS-CANADA
               PUBLIC FORUMS ON COMMON FORM OF CHRONIC NEUROPATHIC PAIN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Leslie Dan Pharmacy Building at the University of Toronto
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Nebesky, Thornley Fallis Communications, (416)
               515-7517 ext. 240
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/10/c3553.html

    DATE:      April 11-12
    EVENT:     THE SOCIETE DU 400E ANNIVERSAIRE DE QUEBEC LAUNCHES OPERATION
               CHARM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Roy Thomson Hall
    CONTACT:   Roxanne Saint-Pierre, Coordinator - Tourist promotion and
               National Press Relations, (418) 648-2008, cellphone: (418)
               806-5357
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/10/c3709.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 20:00
    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:      08:30
    EVENT:     ABB ROBOTICS HOLDS TECHNOLOGY DAYS
    CITY:      BRAMPTON
    LOCATION:  ABB, Inc. - Robotics Division, 201 Westcreek Blvd
    CONTACT:   Robert Fan, (905) 460-3472
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/10/c3062.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CERES - ACCA 2006 NORTH AMERICAN AWARDS FOR SUSTAINABILITY
               REPORTING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Albany Club, 91 King Street East
    CONTACT:   Paul Costello, (416) 270-4004
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c4187.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     WHIRLPOOL. HOME APPLIANCES UNVEILS "DREAM LAUNDRY ROOMS" TO
               BENEFIT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  National Home Show, Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place,
               Booth Number 4325 (next to Centre Stage), Enter at main
               entrance of Hall B
    CONTACT:   Harbinger Communications, Maggie Waymark, (416) 960-5100
               x. 263; Megan Matthews, (416) 960-5100 x. 232
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c3930.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CAMECO AND UOIT ANNOUNCE SIGNIFICANT RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP
               IN SUPPORT OF SCHOOL OF ENERGY SYSTEMS AND NUCLEAR SCIENCE
    CITY:      OSHAWA
    LOCATION:  UOIT, Business and Information Technology building atrium,
               2000 Simcoe Street North
    CONTACT:   Tony Doyle, Communications and Marketing, (905) 721-3111
               ext. 2209
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c3963.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:30
    EVENT:     MAYOR DAVID MILLER AND 20-MINUTE MAKEOVER SPONSORS DO THE
               COUNTDOWN ON LITTER
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Members' Lounge, Council Chamber, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen
               St. W.
    CONTACT:   Pat Barrett, Sr. Communications Co-ordinator, (416) 392-4716
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c4032.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      April 12
    EVENT:     MEDIA AVAILABILITY WITH KATHY BARDSWICK, PRESIDENT AND CEO
               OF THE CO-OPERATORS GROUP LIMITED
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Westin Hotel
    CONTACT:   Leonard Sharman, Media Relations Specialist, The Co-operators,
               Cell: (519) 820-4133
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c3802.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      09:45
    EVENT:     BILATERAL MEETING - BRITISH COLUMBIA'S COMMITMENT TO A PATIENT
               WAIT TIMES GUARANTEE FOR BRITISH COLUMBIANS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  808 - 300 West Georgia Street, Library Square, Federal Tower,
               8th floor, Minister's Boardroom
    CONTACT:   Rita Smith, Office of the Federal Minister of Health, (613)
               957-0200
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c4230.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE - THE BC PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS' BURN
               FUND LAUNCHES NEW ADULT BURN SURVIVOR PROGRAM
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Port of Vancouver Room, Second Floor, Renaissance Vancouver
               Hotel Harbourside, 1133 West Hastings Street
    CONTACT:   (604) 315-9959
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/09/c3269.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    DATE:      April 11-12
    EVENT:     CIBC WORLD MARKETS ANNUAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND SPECIALTY
               PHARMACEUTICALS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://conferences.cibcwm.com/biotech07/ (enter code: april07)
    CONTACT:   Tom Wallis, Communications and Public Affairs, CIBC at (416)
               980-4048
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2283.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/03/c9114.html

    TIME:      09:00 Central
    EVENT:     POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. FIRST QUARTER 2007 EARNINGS
    INTERNET:  www.polarisindustries.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-374-6475 or (706) 679-2596, conference I.D. 4153976
    CONTACT:   Polaris Industries Inc., Richard Edwards, (763) 513-3477
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7438.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ASTRAL MEDIA - SECOND QUARTER RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2007
    INTERNET:  www.astralmedia.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Rachel Yates, Director, Corporate Communications,
               (514) 939-5000
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c7598.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     COGECO INC. AND COGECO CABLE INC. Q2 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.cogeco.ca/investors
    PHONE NO.: 1-877-704-5381 OR (913) 312-1295, Confirmation Code: 4397487
    CONTACT:   COGECO Inc. and Cogeco Cable Inc., Marie Carrier, Director,
               Corporate Communications, Tel.: (514) 874-2600
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8519.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF THE ENVIRONMENT VISITS WASHINGTON, D.C.:
               COALITION AGAINST WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING.
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-265-0903 OR (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

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ZAIO CORPORATION EARNINGS CONFERENCE AND CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1797620
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-1073
    CONTACT:   Thomas J. Inserra, (480) 575-5111; Rodney D. Mitton, (403)
               802-2033
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c4114.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2569.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c3742.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANWEST MEDIAWORKS INCOME FUND FISCAL 2007 SECOND QUARTER
               RESULTS TELECONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.cwmincomefund.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Deb Hutton, Tel: (416) 383-2442
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/23/c5083.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      13:20
    EVENT:     ASPREVA PHARMACEUTICALS PRESENTS AT THE CIBC WORLD MARKETS
               BIOTECHNOLOGY AND SPECIALTY PHARMACEUTICALS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  The Millennium Broadway Hotel
    CONTACT:   Sage Baker, VP, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications,
               Aspreva Pharmaceuticals, (250) 744-2488 ext. 84270
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2530.html
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