CNW Weekly Look-Ahead Calendar from Saturday, December 8 to Friday, December 14, 2007



    TORONTO, Dec. 7 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 18
    EVENT:     CPR 2007 HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      NATIONALLY
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for more information
    CONTACT:   Breanne Feigel, (403) 319-3932, (403) 589-6949 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8670.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c6552.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c6566.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 23
    EVENT:     MUSEE MARGUERITE-BOURGEOYS - LES CHORALIES OF
               NOTRE-DAME-DE-BON-SECOURS CHAPEL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, 400 Saint Paul Street East,
               Old Montreal (Champs-de-Mars Métro)
    CONTACT:   Diane Gadoua, Assistant to the director, Marguerite-Bourgeoys
               Museum - Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, (514) 282-8670
               extension 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4291.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      December 7 - December 8
    EVENT:     CAW COUNCIL DELEGATES CONVERGE IN TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre, Grand Ballroom on level 2 (123 Queen Street
               West)
    CONTACT:   Shannon Devine, (cell) (416) 302-1699
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7694.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     IN PERSON: THE RIGHT HONOURABLE JEAN CHRETIEN AT
               INDIGO/CHAPTERS FOR EXCLUSIVE BOOK SIGNINGS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Indigo Toronto Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, (416) 646-8926; Jeremy
               Cammy, Director, National Events, (416) 300-0799
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c5862.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE RALLY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge & Dundas Square
    CONTACT:   Kim Kerridge, Greenpeace Canada, (647) 221-9169
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/05/c7630.html

    TIME:      20:30
    EVENT:     MUZIK LAUNCHES THE STILA BEAUTY LOUNGE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Stila Beauty Lounge
    CONTACT:   Iain Christiansen, iainchristiansen@rogers.com
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c5676.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      15:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     BC HYDRO LIGHT DRIVE AND INSTALLATION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Burrard Courtyard at Burrard and Dunsmuir
    CONTACT:   Gillian Robinson, Media Relations, BC Hydro, Phone: (604)
               623-4022
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7388.html

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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 18
    EVENT:     CPR 2007 HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      NATIONALLY
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for more information
    CONTACT:   Breanne Feigel, (403) 319-3932, (403) 589-6949 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8670.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c6552.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c6566.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 23
    EVENT:     MUSEE MARGUERITE-BOURGEOYS - LES CHORALIES OF
               NOTRE-DAME-DE-BON-SECOURS CHAPEL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, 400 Saint Paul Street East,
               Old Montreal (Champs-de-Mars Métro)
    CONTACT:   Diane Gadoua, Assistant to the director, Marguerite-Bourgeoys
               Museum - Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, (514) 282-8670
               extension 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4291.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     28TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY SEASON CELEBRATION FOR FOSTER CHILDREN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel
    CONTACT:   Christine Smith, Children's Aid Foundation, (416) 923-0924 X
               230
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c8749.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     400 CALGARIANS PARTICIPATE IN THE CATCH THE ELVES 10K RUN AND
               3K WALK FOR MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY CANADA
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Eau Claire Market, near the Running Room, 200 Barclay
               Parade SW
    CONTACT:   Kelly Hyde, ABC, BA, Calgary Chapter President, Muscular
               Dystrophy Canada, Cell: (403) 829-8382
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8203.html

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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 18
    EVENT:     CPR 2007 HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      NATIONALLY
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for more information
    CONTACT:   Breanne Feigel, (403) 319-3932, (403) 589-6949 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8670.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c6552.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c6566.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 23
    EVENT:     MUSEE MARGUERITE-BOURGEOYS - LES CHORALIES OF
               NOTRE-DAME-DE-BON-SECOURS CHAPEL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, 400 Saint Paul Street East,
               Old Montreal (Champs-de-Mars Métro)
    CONTACT:   Diane Gadoua, Assistant to the director, Marguerite-Bourgeoys
               Museum - Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, (514) 282-8670
               extension 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4291.html

    DATE:      December 10 - December 14
    EVENT:     PROVINCE-WIDE HEARINGS OF THE BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montréal Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, (514) 873-0912, Cell phone:
               (514) 730-3446
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/17/c5279.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - INVITATION TO THE MEDIA
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Conférence régionale des élus de l'Outaouais, 394 Maloney
               Blvd. W, Suite 101
    CONTACT:   François Bélisle, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (819) 825-5260, ext. 235; Jean-Philippe, Payment Press
               Secretary, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8194.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     NOVEKO REVEALS CONCLUSIVE FINDINGS FROM A MAJOR STUDY OF
               ANTIMICROBIAL FILTERS FOR THE HOG INDUSTRY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Centre-Ville, St-Charles Room, 777 University Street
    CONTACT:   Morin Public Relations: Marie-Claude Leroux, (514) 289-8688,
               extension 224, Cell.: (514) 705-5897; Véronique Arsenault,
               (514) 289-8688, extension 227, Cell.: (514) 923-9371
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8379.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CRTC HOLDS A PUBLIC HEARING
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Delta Hotel London Armouries, 325 Dundas Street
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: (819) 997-9403; General Inquiries: (819)
               997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Toll-free # 1-877-249-2782,
               TDD - Toll-free # 1-877-909-2782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c8726.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     SECOND CANADIAN BANK IS NAMED IN MAJOR UNPAID OVERTIME CLASS
               ACTION LAWSUIT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Offices of Roy Elliott Kim O'Connor LLP, 200 Front St West,
               23rd floor, Workers Compensation Building
    CONTACT:   Allison Stokes, (416) 504-8464; Rachel Thexton, (604) 609-6153
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c8779.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     IN PERSON: THE RIGHT HONOURABLE JEAN CHRETIEN AT
               INDIGO/CHAPTERS FOR EXCLUSIVE BOOK SIGNINGS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Indigo Spirit First Canadian Place, 1 First Canadian Place,
               Unit SM18
    CONTACT:   Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, (416) 646-8926; Jeremy
               Cammy, Director, National Events, (416) 300-0799
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c5862.html

    TIME:      13:05
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA SPEECH - REFLECTIONS ON DEVELOPMENTS IN THE
               CANADIAN FINANCIAL SYSTEM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Canadian Room, Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street
               West
    NOTES:     Audio webcasts of the speech and the press conference will
               be accessible from this location: www.bankofcanada.ca/en/real
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8508.html

    TIME:      14:30 - 15:00
    EVENT:     COMMISSIONER FANTINO VISITS TRILLIUM GIFT OF LIFE NETWORK'S
               PROVINCIAL RE

SOURCE CENTRE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Trillium Gift of Life Network, 522 University Avenue, Suite 900 CONTACT: Carrie Hoto, Trillium Gift of Life Network, (p) (416) 619-2299, (c) (416) 735-0099 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8377.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> TIME: 10:00 EVENT: CANADIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES CHEF DE MISSION FOR VANCOUVER 2010 CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: GM Place, 800 Griffiths Way CONTACT: Steve Keogh, COC Communications, Cell: (416) 434-3618; Sylvie Bigras, COC Communications, Cell: (613) 298-1625 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8639.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> DATE: December 10 EVENT: THE CANADIAN AGENCY FOR DRUGS AND TECHNOLOGIES IN HEALTH (CADTH) INTRODUCES RX FOR CHANGE INTERNET: www.rxforchange.ca CONTACT: Janet Crain, Senior Communications Advisor, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, (613) 226-2553 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/01/c2945.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- T U E S D A Y, D E C E M B E R 1 1 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>NATIONAL</B> DATE: December 1 - December 18 EVENT: CPR 2007 HOLIDAY TRAIN CITY: NATIONALLY LOCATION: Please see URL for more information CONTACT: Breanne Feigel, (403) 319-3932, (403) 589-6949 (cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8670.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c6552.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c6566.html DATE: December 11 EVENT: 6TH ANNUAL ANGELS IN THE NIGHT PROGRAM CITY: NATIONALLY LOCATION: Please see URL for more information CONTACT: Jessica Davidson, Greg Vallentin, Environics Communications, (416) 969-2735, (416) 969-2728 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7120.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>QUEBEC</B> DATE: December 1 - December 23 EVENT: MUSEE MARGUERITE-BOURGEOYS - LES CHORALIES OF NOTRE-DAME-DE-BON-SECOURS CHAPEL CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, 400 Saint Paul Street East, Old Montreal (Champs-de-Mars Métro) CONTACT: Diane Gadoua, Assistant to the director, Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum - Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, (514) 282-8670 extension 234 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4291.html DATE: December 10 - December 14 EVENT: PROVINCE-WIDE HEARINGS OF THE BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Montréal Convention Centre CONTACT: Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, (514) 873-0912, Cell phone: (514) 730-3446 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/17/c5279.html TIME: 10:00 - 14:00 EVENT: MEGA BRANDS HOSTS INVESTOR AND ANALYST DAY CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: MEGA Brands headquarters, 4505 Hickmore CONTACT: Analysts and Investors: Isabelle Cousineau, (514) 333-5555, ext. 2403; Media: Harold Chizick, (514) 333-5555, x2338 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/03/c7106.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ONTARIO</B> DATE: December 11 - December 12 EVENT: MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RITCHIE BROS. BOLTON AUCTION FEATURES COMPLETE DISPERSALS FOR LOCAL EARTHMOVING COMPANIES CITY: BOLTON LOCATION: Ritchie Bros. auction site, 3 Manchester Court CONTACT: Kim Schulz, Corporate Communications Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Head Office, Tel: (604) 304-3830, 1-800-663-8457; Brian Dykstra, Area Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Auction Site Tel: (905) 857-2422 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c8629.html TIME: 12:15 EVENT: KEITH URBAN PERFORMS LIVE AT YONGE AND DUNDAS FUTURE SHOP CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Future Shop, Yonge and Dundas CONTACT: Charlotte Thompson, Manager, National Media & Artist Relations, EMI Music Canada, (905) 364-3127; Cheryl Grant, Communications, Future Shop, (604) 412-1008; Susan Kirk, Communications, Future Shop, (604) 412-1226 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/05/c7711.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 09:00 - 15:00 EVENT: VIA RAIL CANADA - EDMONTON STATION OPEN HOUSE CITY: EDMONTON LOCATION: VIA Edmonton Station, 2360 - 121st St. (Kingsway and Yellowhead Trail) CONTACT: Catherine Kaloutsky, Corporate Communications, (416) 956-7683; Megan Gibson, Sales, (604) 640-3747 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c5335.html http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7428.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> TIME: 10:00 EVENT: B.C. SECURITIES COMMISSION HEARING AGAINST ANWAR BADSHAH CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: 12th Floor Hearing Room, 701 West Georgia Street CONTACT: Ken Gracey, (604) 899-6577, (B.C. & Alberta) 1-800-373-6393 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c5575.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 09:00 Eastern EVENT: SECOND QUARTER RESULTS WEB CAST/CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.majordrilling.com or www.newswire.ca PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 CONTACT: Chantal Melanson, (506) 857-8636 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/05/c7852.html TIME: 09:00 - 13:00 Eastern EVENT: FINNING INVESTOR DAY - 2008 OUTLOOK INTERNET: http://www.finning.com/investors/investors.aspx CONTACT: Tom Merinsky, VP, Investor Relations, Phone: (604) 331-4950 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/28/c4834.html TIME: 10:00 - 14:00 Eastern EVENT: MEGA BRANDS TO HOST INVESTOR AND ANALYST DAY INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2112440 CONTACT: Analysts and Investors: Isabelle Cousineau, (514) 333-5555, ext. 2403; Media: Harold Chizick, (514) 333-5555, x2338 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/03/c7106.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: GGOF MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL - INVESTING IN 2008: TAMING INFLATIONARY PRESSURES PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6121 or 1-866-542-4241 CONTACT: JoAnne Hayes, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Laurie Grant, Vancouver, (604) 665-7596; Lucie Gosselin, Montreal, (514) 877-1101 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8292.html TIME: 17:00 Eastern EVENT: Q9 NETWORKS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST EVENT INTERNET: www.Q9.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7571 CONTACT: Kevin Spikes, Director of Corporate & Investor Relations, Q9 Networks, Toronto: (416) 848-3311, Toll Free: 1-888-696-2266 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/13/c7476.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- W E D N E S D A Y, D E C E M B E R 1 2 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>NATIONAL</B> DATE: December 1 - December 18 EVENT: CPR 2007 HOLIDAY TRAIN CITY: NATIONALLY LOCATION: Please see URL for more information CONTACT: Breanne Feigel, (403) 319-3932, (403) 589-6949 (cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8670.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c6552.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c6566.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>QUEBEC</B> DATE: December 1 - December 23 EVENT: MUSEE MARGUERITE-BOURGEOYS - LES CHORALIES OF NOTRE-DAME-DE-BON-SECOURS CHAPEL CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, 400 Saint Paul Street East, Old Montreal (Champs-de-Mars Métro) CONTACT: Diane Gadoua, Assistant to the director, Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum - Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, (514) 282-8670 extension 234 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4291.html DATE: December 10 - December 14 EVENT: PROVINCE-WIDE HEARINGS OF THE BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Montréal Convention Centre CONTACT: Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, (514) 873-0912, Cell phone: (514) 730-3446 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/17/c5279.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ONTARIO</B> DATE: December 11 - December 12 EVENT: MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RITCHIE BROS. BOLTON AUCTION FEATURES COMPLETE DISPERSALS FOR LOCAL EARTHMOVING COMPANIES CITY: BOLTON LOCATION: Ritchie Bros. auction site, 3 Manchester Court CONTACT: Kim Schulz, Corporate Communications Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Head Office, Tel: (604) 304-3830, 1-800-663-8457; Brian Dykstra, Area Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Auction Site Tel: (905) 857-2422 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c8629.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 10:00 - 12:15 Eastern EVENT: ENCANA WEBCASTS 2008 OUTLOOK MEETING INTERNET: http://events.onlinebroadcasting.com/encana/121207/index.php CONTACT: EnCana Corporate Communications, Investor contact: Paul Gagne, Vice-President, Investor Relations, (403) 645-4737; Ryder McRitchie, Manager, Investor Relations, (403) 645-2007; Susan Grey, Manager, Investor Relations, (403) 645-4751; Media contact: Alan Boras, Manager, Media Relations, (403) 645-4747 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8130.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- T H U R S D A Y, D E C E M B E R 1 3 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>NATIONAL</B> DATE: December 1 - December 18 EVENT: CPR 2007 HOLIDAY TRAIN CITY: NATIONALLY LOCATION: Please see URL for more information CONTACT: Breanne Feigel, (403) 319-3932, (403) 589-6949 (cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8670.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c6552.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c6566.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>QUEBEC</B> DATE: December 1 - December 23 EVENT: MUSEE MARGUERITE-BOURGEOYS - LES CHORALIES OF NOTRE-DAME-DE-BON-SECOURS CHAPEL CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, 400 Saint Paul Street East, Old Montreal (Champs-de-Mars Métro) CONTACT: Diane Gadoua, Assistant to the director, Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum - Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, (514) 282-8670 extension 234 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4291.html DATE: December 10 - December 14 EVENT: PROVINCE-WIDE HEARINGS OF THE BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Montréal Convention Centre CONTACT: Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, (514) 873-0912, Cell phone: (514) 730-3446 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/17/c5279.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ONTARIO</B> TIME: 10:00 EVENT: THISTLE MINING INC. ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Heenan Blaikie LLP, Suite 2600, 200 Bay Street, South Tower, Royal Bank Plaza CONTACT: Anton Kakavelakis, Group Financial Controller, + 27 57 391 9026; Gerry Beaney, Maureen Tai, Troy MacDonald, Grant Thornton Corporate Finance at +44 (0) 207 383 5100 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/16/c9162.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 09:00 Eastern EVENT: HARRY WINSTON DIAMOND CORPORATION'S FISCAL 2008 THIRD QUARTER RESULTS WEBCAST INTERNET: http:investor.harrywinston.com CONTACT: Kelley Stamm, Investor Relations Coordinator, (416) 362-2237 ext 223 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c6019.html TIME: 09:00 Eastern EVENT: CRYOCATH PRESENTS AT THE 2007 RBC HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE INTERNET: www.cryocath.com CONTACT: Michael Moore, Investor Relations, Phone: (416) 815-0700 ext. 241 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8096.html TIME: 09:00 Eastern EVENT: ANGIOTECH PARTICIPATES IN RBC 2007 HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE INTERNET: www.angiotech.com CONTACT: Deirdre Neary, Manager, Investor Relations, Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (604) 222-7056 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8409.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: MIGENIX SECOND FISCAL QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL & WEBCAST NOTIFICATION INTERNET: www.migenix.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3418 or 1-800-732-1073 CONTACT: Art Ayres, MIGENIX Inc., Tel: (604) 221-9666 Ext. 233; Dian Griesel, Ph.D., Investor Relations Group, Tel: (212) 825-3210 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/30/c6179.html TIME: 14:00 Eastern EVENT: DISCOVERY AIR INC. THIRD QUARTER 2008 RESULTS AND CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7560 CONTACT: Wade MacBain, Director of Investor Relations, Phone: (519) 951-3580, Toll-free: (866) 903-3247, ext. 3580 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/30/c6355.html TIME: 15:00 Eastern EVENT: EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED Q2 FISCAL 2008 CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.empireco.ca PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-732-9307 CONTACT: Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, (902) 755-4440 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c5648.html TIME: 16:15 Eastern EVENT: TRANSCONTINENTAL CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.transcontinental.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-732-6179 CONTACT: Jennifer F. McCaughey, Director, Investor Relations, (514) 954-4000 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/30/c5996.html TIME: 17:30 Eastern EVENT: COM DEV ANNOUNCES COMPLETE RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2007 INTERNET: www.comdev.ca or www.newswire.ca PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417 or 1-800-731-6941 CONTACT: Gary Calhoun, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (519) 622-2300, ext. 2826; Jeff Codispodi, The Equicom Group, Tel: (416) 815-0700, ext. 261 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c5567.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>USA</B> TIME: 12:30 Eastern EVENT: AETERNA ZENTARIS PRESENTS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE CITY: NEW YORK LOCATION: New York Westin Hotel at Times Square CONTACT: Jenene Thomas, Senior Director, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, (908) 938-1475; Paul Burroughs, Media Relations, (418) 652-8525 ext. 406 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7029.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- F R I D A Y, D E C E M B E R 1 4 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>NATIONAL</B> DATE: December 1 - December 18 EVENT: CPR 2007 HOLIDAY TRAIN CITY: NATIONALLY LOCATION: Please see URL for more information CONTACT: Breanne Feigel, (403) 319-3932, (403) 589-6949 (cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8670.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c6552.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/07/c6566.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>QUEBEC</B> DATE: December 1 - December 23 EVENT: MUSEE MARGUERITE-BOURGEOYS - LES CHORALIES OF NOTRE-DAME-DE-BON-SECOURS CHAPEL CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, 400 Saint Paul Street East, Old Montreal (Champs-de-Mars Métro) CONTACT: Diane Gadoua, Assistant to the director, Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum - Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, (514) 282-8670 extension 234 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4291.html DATE: December 10 - December 14 EVENT: PROVINCE-WIDE HEARINGS OF THE BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Montréal Convention Centre CONTACT: Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, (514) 873-0912, Cell phone: (514) 730-3446 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/17/c5279.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: PATHEON HOSTS Q4 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST INTERNET: www.patheon.com PHONE NO.: (416) 915-5761 or 1-800-732-6179 CONTACT: Mr. Riccardo Trecroce, Chief Executive Officer, Tel: (905) 812-6877; Mr. John Bell, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (905) 812-6812; Ms. Shelley Jourard, Director, Corporate Communications, Tel: (905) 812-6614 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/30/c0027.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: VIRTEK VISION INTERNATIONAL INC. 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