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



    TORONTO, April 12 /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 MAKING MIRACLES
               HAPPEN LIVE FROM THE MONTREAL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
    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 HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN WILL
               ANNOUNCE 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/gffr/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
    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, BETTER
               KNOWN AS LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE
    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 DONATION TO CONCORDIA ANNOUNCEMENT
    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:     GRAND REOPENING OF THE NEWLY RENOVATED RETAIL GALLERY AT
               PLACE VILLE MARIE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Place Ville Marie
               (Across from Renaud-Bray)
    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 IS PLEASED TO INVITE YOU
               TO THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 2007-2008 SEASON
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Bell Center
               Entrance: 1225,
               Saint-Antoine Street West
    CONTACT:   R.S.V.P.: 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 12
    EVENT:     CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF DEFENCE AND SECURITY INDUSTRIES
               PRESENTS 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/April2007/06/c2752.html

    DATE:      April 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
               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 12
    EVENT:     THE SOCIETE DU 400E ANNIVERSAIRE DE QUEBEC ACCOMPANIES THE
               ORCHESTRE SYMPHONIQUE DE QUEBEC FOR ITS CONCERT IN TORONTO
    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:  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:      08:30
    EVENT:     ABB ROBOTICS TO HOLD TECHNOLOGY DAYS - TECHNICAL
               INFORMATION, KEY ABB EXPERTS AND LIVE ROBOTIC AUTOMATION
               DEMONSTRATIONS UNDER ONE ROOF
    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)
    CONTACT:   Harbinger Communications, Maggie Waymark, (416) 960-5100
               ext. 263, OR Megan Matthews, (416) 960-5100 ext. 232
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c3930.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CAMECO AND UOIT TO 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:     MEDIA ADVISORY - PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - 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:     THE HONOURABLE TONY CLEMENT ALONG WITH THE HONOURABLE GEORGE
               ABBOTT WILL DISCUSS IN A 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 PRESENTS THE LAUNCH OF ITS NEW ADULT BURN SURVIVOR
               PROGRAM WITH KIM PHUC, VIETNAM WAR BURN SURVIVOR
    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 12
    EVENT:     CIBC WORLD MARKETS ANNUAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND SPECIALTY
               PHARMACEUTICALS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://conferences.cibcwm.com/biotech07/
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Tom Wallis, Communications and Public Affairs,
               CIBC at (416) 980-4048
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2283.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
    CONTACT:   Polaris Industries Inc. Richard Edwards, (763) 513-3477

    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7438.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     COGECO INC. AND COGECO CABLE INC. SCHEDULE RELEASE OF
               FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF FISCAL 2007 AND
               RELATED CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.cogeco.ca/investors
    PHONE NO.: Canada/USA: 1-877-704-5381, International: 1-913-312-1295,
    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 TO VISIT WASHINGTON, D.C.:
               COALITION AGAINST WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING.
    PHONE NO.: North America: 1-888-265-0903; International: (613) 954-9003
    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:      11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ASTRAL MEDIA - PRESS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.astralmedia.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-5319
    CONTACT:   Rachel Yates, Astral Media, (514) 939-5000 x3077
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c7598.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:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF THE ENVIRONMENT TO VISIT WASHINGTON, D.C.:
               COALITION AGAINST WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING.
    CITY:      WASHINGTON
    LOCATION:  Washington National Zoo
               (Sloth Bear Habitat)
               3001 Connecticut Avenue NW
    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:      13:20 Eastern
    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/April2007/05/c2530.html
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