CNW Weekly Look-Ahead Calendar from Saturday, August 23 to Friday, August 29, 2008



    TORONTO, Aug. 22 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      August 22 - August 23
    EVENT:     MAKING WAVES FOR CHANGE - CMHA NATIONAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      DARTMOUTH
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn Harbourview
    CONTACT:   Carol Tooton, (902) 222-1622
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5880.html

    DATE:      August 23
    EVENT:     NUTS4RIBS - RIBFEST TO RAISE AWARENESS AROUND TESTICULAR
               CANCER AND MEN'S HEALTH ISSUES
    CITY:      BEDFORD
    LOCATION:  DeWolfe Park (Off Convoy Run)
    NOTES:     Ron Foxcroft will be available for interviews after his
               presentation. See link below for a schedule of the day's
               events.
    CONTACT:   Michael Kydd, Executive Director, Nuts4Ribs, (902) 478-4973
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5527.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5525.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 21 - August 24
    EVENT:     MAIN MADNESS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Saint-Laurent Boulevard, between Sherbrooke Street and
               Mont-Royal Avenue
    CONTACT:   Noelle Gonzalvez, Event Coordinator, Société de développement
               du boulevard Saint-Laurent, (514) 286-0334
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5280.html

    DATE:      August 21 - August 24
    EVENT:     THE 2008 NISSAN CANADA SHIFT_INTO GEAR EXPERIENCE
    CITY:      POINTE-CLAIRE
    LOCATION:  Fairview Pointe-Claire Mall, 6801 Trans-Canada Hwy
    CONTACT:   Marie-Michelle Crevier, Cohn & Wolfe,  (514) 845-2257 x.4236,
               (514) 554-2473 (cell); Mark James, Cohn & Wolfe, (647)
               259-3269
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c4306.html

    DATE:      August 23-24
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK LITTLE HEROES CLUB™ JOINS IN THE
               FESTIVITIES CLOSING OUT THE SOCCER SEASON
    CITY:      RIVIERE-DES-PRAIRIES
    LOCATION:  Samuel Morse Park
    CONTACT:   Gladys Caron, Vice-President, Public Affairs, Communications
               and Investor Relations, Office: (514) 284-4500, extension
               7511, Cellular: (514) 893-3963
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/22/c6134.html

    DATE:      August 23 - August 24
    EVENT:     POINTE-A-CALLIERE'S 18TH-CENTURY PUBLIC MARKET
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  On place Royale and in the area around the Museum
    CONTACT:   Catherine Roberge, Communications Coordinator, (514) 872-7858,
               Cellular: (514) 916-0744
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/22/c5769.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     EVOLUTION VIDEO ET TELEVISION - "THE JILL & TONY CURTIS
               STORY" - NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Quartier Latin (Cineplex)
    CONTACT:   Jocelyne Côté, (450) 782-2101
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5926.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 17 - August 24
    EVENT:     FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT - WORLD ROCK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Fallsview Casino Resort
    CONTACT:   Greg Medulun, Director of Communications, Direct: (905)
               371-7630, Toll-Free: 1-888-FALLSVU, ext. 17630
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/05/c4842.html

    DATE:      August 19 - August 24
    EVENT:     TOYOTA HYBRID TOUR
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Byward Market - Pedestrian Mall at George Street and William
               Street, 55 ByWard Market Square
    CONTACT:   Nicole Grant, Consultant, Public Relations, Toyota Canada
               Inc., (416) 438-6320 x2725; Melanie Testani, Consultant,
               Public Relations, Toyota Canada Inc., (416) 431-8432
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4445.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c4474.html

    DATE:      August 21 - August 24
    EVENT:     9TH ANNUAL SCOTIABANK BUSKERFEST
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood Along Front Street from
               Jarvis to Yonge and adjacent side streets
    CONTACT:   Media Refer: Dianne Weinrib or Savi Pannu, DW Communications,
               (416) 703-5479 For Scotiabank: Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank
               Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4768.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6502.html

    DATE:      August 22 - August 24
    EVENT:     FAN EXPO CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  South Building, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   For media accreditation: Chris Dabrowski, OEB Enterprise,
               (905) 682-7203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5278.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     ASHLEE SIMPSON HEADS TO ZELLERS SQUARE ONE TO PROMOTE REQUEST
               BACK TO SCHOOL
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Zellers, Square One, Mississauga Square One (Second Floor),
               100 City Centre Drive, (Highway #10 & Burnhamthrope Road
               West)
    CONTACT:   Nicole Plener, Hbc Public Relations, Phone: (416) 861-4432
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5587.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO COMMUNITY HOUSING, TENANTS WORK TOGETHER TO RECLAIM
               OUTDOOR SPACE - NEIGHBOURS NIGHT OUT IN FLEMINGDON PARK
               COMMUNITY BBQ
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hydro Field East (beside basketball courts) 150 Grenoble Drive
    CONTACT:   Jeffrey Ferrier, (416) 981-4252
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/22/c6189.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     BATTLE OF THE YEAR: CANADA - BREAKDANCE CHAMPIONSHIP
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queens Park (South of the ROM, UofT
               Campus)
    CONTACT:   Eva Nikitova, Street Dance Academy, (416) 840-4934
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2519.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 23:00
    EVENT:     TD CANADA TRUST FESTIVAL OF SOUTH ASIA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Gerrard Street East between Greenwood and Coxwell Avenue
    CONTACT:   Gregory Harrison, TD Bank Financial Group, (416) 308-8597;
               Sue Graham-Nutter, Affinity Marketing and Public Affairs,
               (416) 698-9053 (office) or (416) 407-4007 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5855.html

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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 21 - August 24
    EVENT:     MAIN MADNESS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Saint-Laurent Boulevard, between Sherbrooke Street and
               Mont-Royal Avenue
    CONTACT:   Noelle Gonzalvez, Event Coordinator, Société de
               développement du boulevard Saint-Laurent, (514) 286-0334
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5280.html

    DATE:      August 21 - August 24
    EVENT:     THE 2008 NISSAN CANADA SHIFT_INTO GEAR EXPERIENCE
    CITY:      POINTE-CLAIRE
    LOCATION:  Fairview Pointe-Claire Mall, 6801 Trans-Canada Hwy
    CONTACT:   Marie-Michelle Crevier, Cohn & Wolfe,  (514) 845-2257 x.4236,
               (514) 554-2473 (cell); Mark James, Cohn & Wolfe, (647)
               259-3269
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c4306.html

    DATE:      August 23-24
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK LITTLE HEROES CLUB™ JOINS IN THE
               FESTIVITIES CLOSING OUT THE SOCCER SEASON
    CITY:      RIVIERE-DES-PRAIRIES
    LOCATION:  Samuel Morse Park
    CONTACT:   Gladys Caron, Vice-President, Public Affairs, Communications
               and Investor Relations, Office: (514) 284-4500, extension
               7511, Cellular: (514) 893-3963
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/22/c6134.html

    DATE:      August 23 - August 24
    EVENT:     POINTE-A-CALLIERE'S 18TH-CENTURY PUBLIC MARKET
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  On place Royale and in the area around the Museum
    CONTACT:   Catherine Roberge, Communications Coordinator, (514) 872-7858,
               Cellular: (514) 916-0744
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/22/c5769.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 17 - August 24
    EVENT:     FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT - WORLD ROCK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Fallsview Casino Resort
    CONTACT:   Greg Medulun, Director of Communications, Direct: (905)
               371-7630, Toll-Free: 1-888-FALLSVU, ext. 17630
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/05/c4842.html

    DATE:      August 19 - August 24
    EVENT:     TOYOTA HYBRID TOUR
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Byward Market - Pedestrian Mall at George Street and William
               Street, 55 ByWard Market Square
    CONTACT:   Nicole Grant, Consultant, Public Relations, Toyota Canada
               Inc., (416) 438-6320 x2725; Melanie Testani, Consultant,
               Public Relations, Toyota Canada Inc., (416) 431-8432
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4445.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c4474.html

    DATE:      August 21 - August 24
    EVENT:     9TH ANNUAL SCOTIABANK BUSKERFEST
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood Along Front Street from
               Jarvis to Yonge and adjacent side streets
    CONTACT:   Media Refer: Dianne Weinrib or Savi Pannu, DW
               Communications, (416) 703-5479 For Scotiabank: Livy
               Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4768.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6502.html

    DATE:      August 22 - August 24
    EVENT:     FAN EXPO CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  South Building, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   For media accreditation: Chris Dabrowski, OEB Enterprise,
               (905) 682-7203, cdabrowski@oebenterprise.com
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5278.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 19:30
    EVENT:     THE SCOTIABANK ONE DAY INTERNATIONAL CRICKET TRI-SERIES
    CITY:      KING CITY
    LOCATION:  Maple Leaf Cricket Club, 13811 Dufferin Road
    CONTACT:   Jane Shannon, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-3056;
               Atul Ahuja, Cricket Canada, (416) 898-7989
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4557.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     UNION AND POLITICAL LEADERS TO DEMAND GOV'T ACTION ON FOREST
               INDUSTRY AT COMMUNITY PICNIC
    CITY:      THUNDER BAY
    LOCATION:  Chippawa Park
    CONTACT:   Marvin Pupeza, CEP National Representative, (807) 624-7711
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5832.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/22/c6181.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     CELEBRATION OF JUANA TEJADA'S RIGHT TO PERMANENT RESIDENCY IN
               CANADA, LAUNCH OF CAMPAIGN TO CHANGE LAW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Trinity St. Paul United Church, 427 Bloor St. West
    CONTACT:   Peter Leibovitch (USW District 6), (416) 243-8792; Marco
               Luciano (Migrante Ontario), (647) 205-5908; Connie Sorio
               (Home Workers Section), (647) 200-2839
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5983.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 23:00
    EVENT:     TD CANADA TRUST FESTIVAL OF SOUTH ASIA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Gerrard Street East between Greenwood and Coxwell Avenue
    CONTACT:   Gregory Harrison, TD Bank Financial Group, (416) 308-8597;
               Sue Graham-Nutter, Affinity Marketing and Public Affairs,
               (416) 698-9053 (office) or (416) 407-4007 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5855.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      11:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     LOCAL SUBWAY. RESTAURANTS TO FEATURE NO. 09 SHOW CAR PROGRAM
               DRIVEN BY PATRICK CARPENTIER
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  3653 Portage Avenue - Unit 104A
    CONTACT:   Louise Jasmin, Brand Manager, SUBWAY (Subway Franchisee
               Advertising Trust Fund), Telephone: (514) 774-6013
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/22/c6075.html

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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES MAJOR FUNDING TO THE
               ORGANIZATION TOURISME CHAUDIERE-APPALACHES
    CITY:      LEVIS (SAINT-NICOLAS)
    LOCATION:  Maison Régionale du Tourisme, (Highway 20 roadside stop),
               800 Autoroute Jean-Lesage
    CONTACT:   Guylaine Beaudoin, Communications Canada Economic Development,
               (418) 648-4679, Cell.: (418) 580-8215; Pierre Miquelon, Office
               of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c6043.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     PORT OF MONTREAL - INAUGURATION OF AN ISLAND OF GREENERY TO
               OFFSET THE CARBON THAT WILL BE EMITTED DURING ITS OPEN HOUSE
               DAY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Terrain des Soeurs, located at the intersection of Notre-Dame
               Street East and Hector-Barsalou Street
    CONTACT:   Jean-Paul Lejeune, Acting Director of Communications, (514)
               283-7050, Cellular: (514) 891-0224
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5849.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - ANNOUNCEMENT OF MAJOR FUNDING
               TO PULTRALL INC.
    CITY:      THETFORD MINES
    LOCATION:  Pultrall Inc., 700, 9th Street North
    CONTACT:   Guylaine Beaudoin, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (418) 648-4679, Cell.: (418) 580-8215; Pierre
               Miquelon, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5977.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 25 - August 27
    EVENT:     2008 AMO CONFERENCE DRAWS MORE THAN 1600 MUNICIPAL LEADERS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Congress Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   Brian Lambie, AMO Media Contact, (416) 729-5425
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5734.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     INFORMATION MEETING REGARDING THE STATUS OF MADONNA CATHOLIC
               SECONDARY SCHOOL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ancaster Community Centre, 41 Ancaster - North York, Community
               Centre Gym
    CONTACT:   Mary Jo Deighan, Co-ordinator,  Communications, Public and
               Media Relations
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5468.html

    TIME:      19:50
    EVENT:     ALEXANDRE DESPATIE'S RETURN TO CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Pearson International Airport
    NOTES:     Visit the URL below for a more detailed schedule.
    CONTACT:   Chantal Benoit, (514) 843-2306, Cell: (514) 893-7247; Emilie
               Dutil-Bruneau, (514) 843-2370, Cell: (514) 234-3180
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/22/c6156.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA IN BRITISH
               COLUMBIA
    CITY:      PENTICTON
    LOCATION:  Sandman Hotel, 939 Burnaby Avenue West
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c5009.html
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    <B>YUKON</B>

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL ENERGY BOARD PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION ON THE
               ABANDONMENT OF THE YUKON PIPELINE
    CITY:      WHITEHORSE
    LOCATION:  High Country Inn
    CONTACT:   Tara O'Donovan, Communications Officer, Telephone: (403)
               299-3371, TTY (teletype): 1-800-632-1663
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/04/c7881.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ASIA BIO-CHEM GROUP CORP. RELEASE OF SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
               AND CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7571 or (416) 644-3416
    CONTACT:   Robert Wilson, Tel: (416) 603-7500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3480.html

    TIME:      11:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     RESVERLOGIX CONFERENCE CALL & WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  http://services.choruscall.com/links/resverlogix080825.html
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-319-4610 or (604) 638-5340
    CONTACT:   Theresa Kennedy, VP, Corporate Communications, Resverlogix
               Corp., Phone: (604) 538-7072; Sarah Zapotichny, Manager,
               Investor Relations, Resverlogix Corp., Phone: (403) 254-9252
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c6059.html

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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SHAREHOLDERS OF EXELTECH AEROSPACE
    CITY:      VILLE SAINT-LAURENT
    LOCATION:  1200 Pitfield Boulevard, Ville Saint-Laurent
    CONTACT:   Derek Nice, Chairman & CEO, ExelTech Aerospace Inc., (514)
               631-3884
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9608.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     ALEXANDRE DESPATIE'S RETURN TO CANADA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International Airport
    CONTACT:   Chantal Benoit, (514) 843-2306, Cell: (514) 893-7247; Emilie
               Dutil-Bruneau, (514) 843-2370, Cell: (514) 234-3180
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/fr/releases/archive/August2008/22/c6156.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 25 - August 27
    EVENT:     2008 AMO CONFERENCE DRAWS MORE THAN 1600 MUNICIPAL LEADERS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Congress Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   Brian Lambie, AMO Media Contact, (416) 729-5425
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5734.html

    TIME:      07:00
    EVENT:     CJFE, HOT DOCS AND THE WALRUS PRESENT THE NORTH AMERICAN
               PREMIERE OF REX BLOOMSTEIN'S "AN INDEPENDENT MIND"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue (one block south of Bloor
               along St. George)
    CONTACT:   Max Rothschild at (416) 515-9622 x.231
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3221.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     TOYOTA HYBRID TOUR ARRIVES AT SQUARE ONE SHOPPING CENTRE
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA, ON
    LOCATION:  Square One Shopping Centre - Centre Court 100 City Centre
               Drive
    NOTES:     media are invited to join a test drive, interview a Toyota
               Canada spokesperson and view the tour displays
    CONTACT:   Nicole Grant, Consultant, Public Relations, Toyota Canada Inc.
               (416) 438-6320 x2725
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/22/c6076.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     SPEECH BY DAVID LONGWORTH, DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF
               CANADA
    CITY:      KINGSTON
    LOCATION:  Radisson Hotel Kingston Harbourfront, 1 Johnson Street
    NOTES:     Distribution: The Deputy Governor's text will be available at
               12:15 (Eastern Time): - on site - on the Bank's website at
               www.bankofcanada.ca
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5852.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO CATHOLIC DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD HAS A MEETING REGARDING
               THE STATUS OF ST. NORBERT CATHOLIC SCHOOL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Norbert Catholic School in the Gym
    CONTACT:   Mary Jo Deighan, Co-ordinator Communications, Public and
               Media Relations
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5466.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA IN BRITISH
               COLUMBIA
    CITY:      OLIVER
    LOCATION:  Oliver Community Centre 36003 79th Street
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c5009.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.scotiabank.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-1093
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c3690.html

    TIME:      15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     BMO FINANCIAL GROUP THIRD QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.bmo.com/investorrelations
    PHONE NO.: (888) 789-0089 or (416) 695-9753
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: Ralph Marranca, Toronto, (416) 867-3996;
               Ronald Monet, Montreal, (514) 877-1101; Investor Relations:
               Viki Lazaris, Senior Vice-President, (416) 867-6656; Steven
               Bonin, Director, (416) 867-5452; Krista White, Senior Manager,
               (416) 867-7019
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5635.html

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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF MAJOR FUNDING TO BIOTANIKA
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Biotanika, 360 Franquet Street, Suite 40
    CONTACT:   Guylaine Beaudoin, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (418) 648-4679, Cell.: (418) 580-8215; Pierre
               Miquelon, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2008/22/c6187.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 25 - August 27
    EVENT:     2008 AMO CONFERENCE DRAWS MORE THAN 1600 MUNICIPAL LEADERS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Congress Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   Brian Lambie, AMO Media Contact, (416) 729-5425
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5734.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      17:00 - 20:30
    EVENT:     MEET TED READER IN CALGARY AT MELROSE CAFE & BAR
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Melrose Café & Bar - 730 17th Avenue S.W.
    CONTACT:   Robert Plant, (905) 682-7203 x 28
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5658.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA IN BRITISH
               COLUMBIA
    CITY:      GRAND FORKS
    LOCATION:  Grand Forks Slavonic Senior Citizens  686 72nd Avenue
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c5009.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CIBC THIRD QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL/WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.cibc.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 340-8010 or 1-866-540-8136
    CONTACT:   Valentina Wong, Director of Investor Relations, (416) 980-8306
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/13/c3521.html

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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    DATE:      August 28 - August 30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN POLICE ASSOCIATION - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      ST. JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Newfoundland, 115 Cavendish Square
    CONTACT:   Pierre Collin, Communications Officer, (613) 231-4168, Cell:
               (613) 299-6516
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/22/c6180.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     YORK REGION ARTS COMMUNITY JUDICIAL REVIEW APPLICATION TO
               SAVE THE PROGRAM
    CITY:      NEWMARKET
    LOCATION:  Ontario Superior Court of Justice, 50 Eagle Street West
    CONTACT:   Dave Ruuskanen at (905) 841-1731
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5127.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     THE OTTAWA MISSION CELEBRATES THE CONTINUED SUCCESS OF ITS
               FOOD SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Ottawa Mission Chapel, 35 Waller St.
    CONTACT:   Shirley Roy, Media Relations Officer, (613) 234-1144 ext. 305
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5191.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     WORLD VISION'S INTERACTIVE AFRICAN VILLAGE
    CITY:      REGINA
    LOCATION:  Victoria Square Shopping Centre (located in the north parking
               lot), 2223 Victoria Avenue East
    CONTACT:   Tiffany Baggetta, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2485, (416) 305-9612
               (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/22/c6135.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA IN BRITISH
               COLUMBIA
    CITY:      TRAIL
    LOCATION:  Trail Memorial Centre McIntyre Room 1051 Victoria Street
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c5009.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     MEET TED READER AT THE VANCOUVER ROWING CLUB IN STANLEY PARK
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Rowing Club in Stanley Park - 450 Stanley Park Drive
    CONTACT:   Robert Plant, (905) 682-7203 x 28; Kristy Quagliariello,
               (905) 682-7203 x 31
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5656.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST - MARCH NETWORKS - FIRST QUARTER
               FISCAL YEAR 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2386120
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9303 or 00 800 2288 3501
    CONTACT:   Peter Wilenius, March Networks Corporation, (613) 591-8181
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c4813.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     STRATIC ENERGY CORPORATION SECOND QUARTER RESULTS WEBCAST AND
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2367420
    PHONE NO.: (416) 646-3095, 1-800-732-0232, 00-800-2288-3501
    CONTACT:   Kevin Watts, Chief Executive, +44 20 7766 7900; Patrick
               d'Ancona, M: Communications, +44 20 7153 1547; Canadian
               Investor Relations, Roger Fullerton, (952) 929-7243
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5950.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     THE CASH STORE FINANCIAL SERVICES INC. HOLDS CONFERENCE CALL
               TO DISCUSS ITS FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END RESULTS
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2392500
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-731-5774
    CONTACT:   Gordon J. Reykdal, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
               (780) 408-5118; or Michael J.L. Thompson, Senior Vice
               President & Corporate Secretary, (780) 408-5595, Cell: (780)
               934-4729
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c6070.html

    TIME:      12:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     RBC CONFERENCE CALL FOLLOWED BY A QUESTION AND ANSWER PERIOD
               WITH ANALYSTS
    INTERNET:  www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html
    PHONE NO.: (416) 340-2216 or 1-866-898-9626
    CONTACT:   Investor contacts: Bill Anderson, Director, Investor
               Relations, (416) 955-7804; Amy Cairncross, Director, Investor
               Relations, (416) 955-7809; Media contact: Jackie Braden,
               Manager, Media Relations, (416) 974-2124
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3105.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP THIRD-QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 915-5762 or 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Nicholas Petter, Corporate Communications, TD Bank Financial
               Group, (416) 308-1861
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c8476.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ZONGSHEN PEM POWER SYSTEMS INC. - CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS
               THE SECOND QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.zongshenpem.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-500-7713 or (416) 849-2692
    CONTACT:   Ali Mahdavi, Zongshen PEM Power Systems Inc., Vice President,
               Corporate Finance & Investor Relations, (416) 962-3300,
               1-877-775-8734
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5763.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TUNDRA SEMICONDUCTOR FIRST QUARTER FISCAL 2009 FINANCIAL
               RESULTS
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID(equalsign)2389420
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414
    CONTACT:   Christa-Lee Munro, Marketing Communications, Tundra
               Semiconductor, (613) 882-2626
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5237.html

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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    DATE:      August 28 - August 30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN POLICE ASSOCIATION - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      ST. JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Newfoundland, 115 Cavendish Square
    CONTACT:   Pierre Collin, Communications Officer, (613) 231-4168, Cell:
               (613) 299-6516
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/22/c6180.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      17:00 - 23:00
    EVENT:     THE NEXT BIG THING BBOY FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Hall Square
    CONTACT:   Jon Reid, (647) 891-0787
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5558.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA IN BRITISH
               COLUMBIA
    CITY:      NELSON
    LOCATION:  Nelson Municipal Library  602 Stanley Street  (Entrance on
               Victoria Street)
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c5009.html

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