CNW Group Daybook for Tuesday, April 24, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



    TORONTO, April 23 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      April 22-25
    EVENT:     CUPE NOVA SCOTIA HOLDS 2007 CONVENTION
    CITY:      YARMOUTH
    LOCATION:  Rodd Grand Hotel
    CONTACT:   Danny Cavanagh, President, CUPE Nova Scotia, (902) 957-0822
               (Cell); John McCracken, CUPE Communications Rep., (902)
               455-4180 (o), (902) 222-8457 (Cell); Louise Leclair, CUPE
               Communications Director, (For interviews with Paul Moist),
               (613) 237-1590 (o)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/20/c7491.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     HMCS HALIFAX VISITS MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Pier 12 (Alexandra Basin), Old Port
    CONTACT:   Acting Sub-Lieutenant Stephan Boivin, (418) 694-5560, ext.
               5670; Capitain Jocelyn Laroche, (418) 575-0567
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/18/c6746.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MONTREAL PORT AUTHORITY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Port of Montreal Building, 2100 Pierre-Dupuy Avenue, Wing 1,
               Montreal
    CONTACT:   France Poulin, Director of Communications, (514) 283-7050
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/19/c6879.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     SOLIDARITY RALLY WITH THE STATE OF ISRAEL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Phillips Square
    CONTACT:   Bill Surkis, (514) 233-2976
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/20/c7267.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     BUSINESS LUNCHEON OF THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN
               MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, 900 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, Board of Trade
               of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/23/c8090.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      April 16-April 30
    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

    DATE:      April 24-27
    EVENT:     RACING AGAINST DRUGS COMES TO NIAGARA
    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:      Please see URL for various times
    EVENT:     THE FITC DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hilton Toronto, 145 Richmond Street West, (lower convention
               area)
    CONTACT:   Cyrus Mavalwala, Advantis Communications, T: (905) 477-5535;
               Joan Patch, Advantis Communications, T: (905) 635-2510
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2044.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     NEWSMAKER BREAKFAST: THE CDR AND RARE DISEASES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The National Press Club of Canada, 150 Wellington, South
               Entrance: 165 rue Sparks Street
    CONTACT:   The National Press Club at (613) 233-5641; Steven Lott,
               Communications Director, Ward Health Strategies, (905)
               577-6200 ext. 424, (905) 928-5688 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/17/c5746.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA INTEREST RATE ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  East Tower entrance at 234 Wellington Street
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/19/c7037.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     PROVINCIAL LIVING SCHOOL FORUM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Toronto Don Valley, 1250 Eglinton Ave. E.
    CONTACT:   Shannon Boyd, Ophea, T: (416) 426-7297
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/20/c7706.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CSMLS ANNOUNCES HOW EFFECTIVE LAB TEST PREPARATION COULD
               HELP REDUCE PATIENT WAIT TIMES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Hospital General Campus, Biochemistry and Hematology
               Lab, 3rd Floor, Eye Institute Building, 501 Smyth Road
    CONTACT:   Alana Fontaine, (613) 233-8906, Cell: (613) 299-4017
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/23/c8152.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES MAKES AN ANNOUNCEMENT
               ABOUT THE NEW ONTARIO CHILD BENEFIT
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  East Scarborough Boys and Girls Club, Ontario Early Years
               Centre, 4218 Lawrence Ave. East. (East of Morningside Ave.),
               (East of Shoppers Drug Mart in the shopping plaza)
    CONTACT:   Tricia Edgar, Minister's Office, (416) 212-7161, (416)
               571-7247 (Cell); Anne Machowski-Smith, Ministry of Children
               and Youth Services, (416) 325-5156
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/23/c8284.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSIONER OF ONTARIO RELEASES SPECIAL REPORT
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  Cambrian College, 1400 Barrydowne Road
    CONTACT:   Jonathan Laderoute, Environmental Communication Options,
               (416) 972-7401; Hayley Easto, Office of the Environmental
               Commissioner of Ontario, (416) 325-3371
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/19/c7226.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN COALITION FOR ACTION ON TOBACCO CALLS FOR
               SOLUTIONS TO CONTROL TOBACCO CONTRABAND
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Room, C-130 Center Block, House of Commons
    CONTACT:   Neil Collishaw, Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada, (613)
               233-4878; Rob Cunningham, Canadian Cancer Society, (613)
               565-2522, ext. 305; François Damphousse, Non-Smokers' Rights
               Association, (514) 843-3250; Louis Gauvin, Coalition
               québécoise pour le contrôle du tabac, (514) 598-5533; Michael
               Perley, Ontario Campaign for Action on Tobacco, (416)
               340-2992; Francis Thompson, Non-Smokers' Rights Association,
               (613) 230-4211
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/23/c7883.html

    TIME:      12:00-13:00
    EVENT:     READER'S DIGEST LAUNCHES THEIR SMILE CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Eaton Centre, Trinity Way (mall entrance to Sears,
               main floor), 220 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Sherry Naylor, Meisner Publicity, (416) 368-8253; Manon
               Sylvain, Communications Manager, Reader's Digest Canada,
               (514) 940-7328
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/19/c6818.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN BAND SHAYE PLAYS "A VERY SPECIAL CONCERT" FOR
               PATIENTS ON ORGAN TRANSPLANT WAITING LIST
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street West
    CONTACT:   Kari Cuss, Trillium Gift of Life Network, (p) (416)
               619-2300, (m) (416) 526-0564; Jill Spitz, Publicist,
               Breakthrough Films & Television, (p) (416) 482-1370, (m) (416)
               669-5404
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/23/c8016.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     TRANSFORCE INCOME FUND HOLDS ITS ANNUAL MEETING OF UNITHOLDERS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Calgary, 700 Centre Street SE
    CONTACT:   Investors: Alain Bédard, Chairman, President and CEO,
               TransForce Income Fund, (514) 331-4200; Media: John Lute, Lute
               & Company, (416) 929-5883
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/18/c6386.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE FRASER INSTITUTE PROVIDES CHOICE OF CALGARY PRIVATE
               SCHOOLS TO 100 STUDENTS FROM LOW-INCOME FAMILIES
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Lycee Louis Pasteur School, 4099 Garrison Boulevard S.W.
    CONTACT:   Michael Thomas, Program Director, Children First School
               Trust, Tel. (416) 363-6575, ext. 223
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/23/c8269.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     CELTIC EXPLORATION LTD. ANNUAL & SPECIAL MEETING OF
               SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Metropolitan Centre, 333 Fourth Avenue S.W.
    CONTACT:   David J. Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer, (403)
               201-5340, or Sadiq H. Lalani, Vice President, Finance and
               Chief Financial Officer, (403) 215-5310
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/14/c2118.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      07:00-09:00
    EVENT:     INSIDE LOOK AT THE NIKE STORY
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Hotel, 655 Burrard Street
    CONTACT:   BCAMA office at (604) 983-6262
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/18/c6286.html

    TIME:      12:00-13:00
    EVENT:     READER'S DIGEST LAUNCHES THEIR SMILE CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  The Sinclair Centre Atrium, 757 West Hastings Street
    CONTACT:   Anita Webster, Media Relations, (604) 732-7035, Cell: (604)
               313-6568; Manon Sylvain, Communications Manager, Reader's
               Digest Canada, (514) 940-7328
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/20/c7764.html

    TIME:      17:30-19:30
    EVENT:     FRASER INSTITUTE COCKTAIL SERIES AT OPUS HOTEL
    CITY:      YALETOWN
    LOCATION:  The OPUS lounge at the OPUS hotel, 322 Davie 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/April2007/20/c7431.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      07:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PACIFIC FIRST-QUARTER 2007 RESULTS:
               MEETING/CONFERENCE CALL/WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.cpr.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or (800) 733-7560
    CONTACT:   Media, Leslie Pidcock, Tel.: (403) 319-6878; Investment
               Community, Janet Weiss, Assistant Vice-President Investor
               Relations, Tel.: (403) 319-3591
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/23/c8157.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ALCAN INC. PRESENTS ITS 2007 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.alcan.com
    PHONE NO.: (706) 643-7783; (877) 652-1294
    CONTACT:   Patricia Keuroglian, Alcan Inc., (514) 848-8151
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/19/c7046.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SCOTT'S REIT ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF UNITHOLDERS
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1810380
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3432, or 1-800-731-5774
    CONTACT:   For investor information, Trish Moran, (416) 624-5133; For
               media information, Wilcox Group, (416) 203-6666
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/19/c7256.html

    TIME:      08:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     WEST FRASER TIMBER CO. LTD. HOLDS AN ANALYST CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.westfraser.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-575-8232
    CONTACT:   Mr. Martti Solin, (604) 895-2700
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2489.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      April 24
    EVENT:     THERMAL ENERGY PRESENTS AT FRIEDLAND INVESTMENT EVENTS
               2007 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  DoubleTree Hotel
    CONTACT:   Stuart McCarthy, Thermal Energy International Inc., Investor
               Relations and Communications, (613) 723-6776 x 220, (613)
               762-4321
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/20/c7448.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     HAEMACURE CEO PRESENTS AT THE CORPORATE FORUM
    CITY:      BOSTON
    LOCATION:  Langham Hotel, 250 Franklin Street
    CONTACT:   Joseph Galli, Chairman and CEO, (514) 990-7074
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2443.html
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