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



    TORONTO, April 24 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      April 24
    EVENT:     CUPE NOVA SCOTIA TO HOLD 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:     THE MPA WILL REVIEW THE PORT OF MONTREAL'S ACTIVITIES FOR
               2006 AND PRESENT ITS AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE
               PERIOD ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2006, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
               CANADA MARINE ACT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Port of Montreal Building
               2100 Pierre-Dupuy Avenue
               Wing 1
    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
               (Followed by a march to the Place du Canada)
    CONTACT:   Bill Surkis, (514) 233-2976
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/20/c7267.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES ROBERT
               BROWN, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF CAE INC. - "AEROSPACE: A VITAL
               PART OF THE QUEBEC AND CANADIAN ECONOMY"
    CITY:      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:      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, (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
               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:     THE ONTARIO PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION ASSOCIATION WILL
               BE HOSTING A PROVINCIAL LIVING SCHOOL FORUM AND WILL
               FORMALLY RECOGNIZE THE ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION FOR A
               GRANT THAT THEY RECEIVED FROM THE FOUNDATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Toronto Don Valley
               1250 Eglinton Ave. E.
    CONTACT:   Shannon Boyd, Ophea, (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:      09:00
    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:      09:30
    EVENT:     RACING AGAINST DRUGS PROVIDES AWARENESS TO STUDENTS AND
               TEACHERS ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF DRUG, ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO USE
    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:      10:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES TO MAKE 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 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 TO RELEASE 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/April2007/20/c7226.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN COALITION FOR ACTION ON TOBACCO PRESS
               CONFERENCE FOR THE LAUNCH OF A NEW CAMPAIGN URGING FEDERAL
               AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTS TO TAKE ACTION ON 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
    EVENT:     READER'S DIGEST CANADA INVITES YOU TO START SPRING WITH A
               SMILE AND A BELLY LAUGH WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE SMILE CAMPAIGN.
               JOIN READER'S DIGEST, DR. MADAN KATARIA AND MEMBERS OF THE
               HIGH PARK LAUGHTER CLUB FOR A HALF-HOUR SESSION OF HASYA YOGA
               ("LAUGHTER WISDOM")
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Eaton Centre
               Trinity Way
               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:      18:00 - 22:00
    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

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN BAND SHAYE WITH SPECIAL GUEST TOM COCHRANE WILL
               JOIN TRILLIUM GIFT OF LIFE NETWORK TO PLAY "A VERY SPECIAL
               CONCERT" FOR PATIENTS ON THE WAITING LIST AND LAUNCH THEIR
               CELEBRITY CAMPAIGN POSTER TUESDAY NIGHT
    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 WILL HOLD 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:     CHILDREN FIRST: SCHOOL CHOICE TRUST GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT EVENT
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Lycee Louis Pasteur School
               4099 Garrison Boulevard S.W., Calgary
    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:     ORCA BAY'S NEW CEO CHRIS ZIMMERMAN DISCUSSES HIS EXPERIENCE
               BUILDING NIKE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Hotel
               655 Burrard Street
    CONTACT:   BCAMA office, (604) 983-6262
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/18/c6286.html

    TIME:      12:00
    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
    EVENT:     FRASER INSTITUTE COCKTAIL SERIES AT OPUS HOTEL
    CITY:      YALETOWN
    LOCATION:  The OPUS lounge
               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:      08:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     WEST FRASER TIMBER CO. LTD. WILL HOLD AN ANALYST CONFERENCE
               CALL TO DISCUSS FIRST QUARTER 2007 FINANCIAL AND OPERATING
               RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.westfraser.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-575-8232 Toll-free
    CONTACT:   Mr. Martti Solin, (604) 895-2700
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2489.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ALCAN INC. TO PRESENT ITS 2007 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.alcan.com
    PHONE NO.: (706) 643-7783 Local, 1-877-652-1294 North America
    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 (Toronto) or 1-800-731-5774 (Toll Free)
    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/April2007/219/c7256.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PACIFIC FIRST-QUARTER 2007 RESULTS:
               MEETING/CONFERENCE CALL/WEBCAST WITH ANALYSTS AND MEDIA
    INTERNET:  www.cpr.ca.
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7560
    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
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      April 24
    EVENT:     THERMAL ENERGY TO PRESENT 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 TO PRESENT AT THE CORPORATE FORUM
    CITY:      BOSTON
    LOCATION:  Langham Hotel
               250 Franklin Street
    CONTACT:   Haemacure Corporation: Joseph Galli, Chairman and CEO,
               (514) 990-7074
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/April2007/04/c2443.html
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