CNW Weekly Look-Ahead Calendar from Saturday, January 12 to Friday, January 18, 2008



    TORONTO, Jan. 11 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      January 7 - January 12
    EVENT:     27TH JOHN MOLSON MBA INTERNATIONAL CASE COMPETITION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Bonaventure Hotel (900 de la Gauchetière St. West)
    CONTACT:   Ana Marinescu, Organizer, 2008 John Molson MBA International
               Case Competition, (514) 501-0262
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/03/c5106.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - FUNERAL OF GUNNER JONATHAN DION
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Jean XXIII Church, 1194 blvd. St-René West
    NOTES:     At the family's request, the media is asked to please
               respect their privacy during this time of grief. Media will
               not be allowed inside the church.
    CONTACT:   Captain Marie-Noelle Blanchet, Public Affairs Officer, (514)
               252-2777 extension 4280, pager: (514) 423-4044
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c7700.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      January 9 - January 12
    EVENT:     35TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR
               JAZZ EDUCATION (IAJE)
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Christine Chiu, Marketing Manager, MTCC, (416) 585-8106;
               Diana Nazareth, DL Media, (416) 815-8883
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/07/c6929.html

    DATE:      January 12 - January 13
    EVENT:     THE FRANCHISE AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, Hall A, 225
               Front Street West
    CONTACT:   Nicole Cox, (905) 477-2677 x231; Tanya Williams, (905)
               477-2677 x239
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7450.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CUPE ONTARIO PRESIDENT LEADS A "PROTECT PUBLIC SERVICES" RALLY
    CITY:      LINDSAY
    LOCATION:  Victoria Park (corner of Victoria Avenue and Kent Street)
    CONTACT:   Lyn Edwards, CUPE 855 President, (705) 878-2152; Alison
               Davidson, CUPE National Rep., (705) 760-5113; James Chai,
               CUPE Communications, (416) 292-3999
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c7961.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     ETFO HOLDS A COMMUNITY FORUM
    CITY:      KEMPTVILLE
    LOCATION:  Kemptville College, WB George Centre
    CONTACT:   Larry Skory, ETFO Communications, (416) 962-3836 (Office),
               (416) 948-0195 (Cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7267.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c8197.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     OSCAR PETERSON - SIMPLY THE BEST TRIBUTE CONCERT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Roy Thomson Hall
    CONTACT:   Maureen O'Donnell, Maureen O'Donnell Communications, (416)
               929-1106
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7404.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/02/c6320.html

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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      January 12 - January 13
    EVENT:     THE FRANCHISE AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, Hall A, 225
               Front Street West
    CONTACT:   Nicole Cox, (905) 477-2677 x231; Tanya Williams, (905)
               477-2677 x239
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7450.html

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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN, MINISTER OF LABOUR AND
               MINISTER OF CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WILL BE IN THE
               REGION TO MEET WITH MEMBERS OF THE ABITIBI-TEMISCAMINGUE
               ADVISORY COMMITTEE
    CITY:      VAL-D'OR
    LOCATION:  L'Escale Hôtel Motel Suite, Room Lemoyne, 1100, L'Escale
               Street
    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, Cell.:
               (613) 808-8309
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c7919.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE KEN DRYDEN IS IN MONTREAL AS PART OF THE
               FRAMEWORK OF HIS ANTI-POVERTY TOUR
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Sun Youth, 4251, St. Urbain Street
    CONTACT:   Normand Houde, LPC(Q), (514) 381-8888 ext. 247, 1-800-361-8839
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c8050.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE
               BLACKBURN IS IN THE REGION TO MEET WITH MEMBERS OF THE
               OUTAOUAIS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Maison du Citoyen, Vidéotron Press Room, 25, Laurier Street
    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, Cell.:
               (613) 808-8309
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c7928.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA ROUNDTABLE WITH DR. SHERRY COOPER TO DISCUSS HER
               LATEST BOOK, THE NEW RETIREMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  One First Canadian Place, 68th Floor, 100 King St. West
    CONTACT:   BMO Financial Group: Peter Scott, (416) 867-3996; JoAnne
               Hayes, (416) 867-3996; Ronald Monet, (514) 877-1101; Laurie
               Grant, (604) 665-7596; Penguin Group (Canada): Debbie Gaudet,
               Toronto, (416) 928-2410
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c7987.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     RCMP CAREER PRESENTATION
    CITY:      WOODBRIDGE
    LOCATION:  Woodbridge Library, 150 Woodbridge Avenue
    CONTACT:   Sgt. John Nuvoloni, RCMP, (905) 953-7300 ext. 222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7603.html
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    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ASTRAL MEDIA INC. FIRST QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL FOR
               THE QUARTER ENDING NOVEMBER 30, 2007
    INTERNET:  www.astralmedia.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Hugues Mousseau, Advisor, Internal and Corporate
               Communications, (514) 939-3000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/03/c5371.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONSTELLATION COPPER CORPORATION - THIRD QUARTER CONFERENCE
               CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   Pat James, Chairman & CEO; Michelle Hebert, Manager, Corporate
               Affairs, (720) 228-0055, 1-877-370-5400; Renmark Financial
               Communications Inc.: Neil Murray-Lyon,
               nmurraylyon@renmarkfinancial.com; Barbara Komorowski,
               bkomorowski@renmarkfinancial.com; Media - Vanessa Napoli,
               (514) 939-3989
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c7766.html

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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     JAMES GABRIEL PRESS CONFERENCE IS HELD TO ANNOUNCE THE
               RELEASE OF HIS BOOK
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre St-Pierre, 1212, Panet Street
    NOTES:     In bookstores on January 16, 2008
    CONTACT:   Judith Landry, (514) 303-7108
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7767.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     SPORTS-CELEBRITY BARBER MENICK AT THE OPERA DE MONTREAL!
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  "Hall des Pas Perdus" at Place des Arts
    CONTACT:   Marie Marais, Press Officer, (514) 845-2821
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7763.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     PRESS BRIEFING WITH THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN,
               MINISTER OF LABOUR AND MINISTER OF CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
    CITY:      SHERBROOKE
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Delta Sherbrooke, Salle Lac Fraser, 2685 King St. W
    CONTACT:   Lyne Montpellier, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               1-800-567-8637; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press Secretary, Office
               of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic
               Development, (819) 953-5646, Cell.: (613) 808-8309
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c8078.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE CALLS ON THE MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT TO BAN
               COSMETIC PESTICIDES IN ONTARIO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Media Studio, Ontario Legislature, West Wing,
               Ground Floor
    CONTACT:   Jill Scarrow, Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, Ph:
               (416) 408-5604
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c8188.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 13:30
    EVENT:     DR. BRIAN DAY, CMA PRESIDENT, UNVEILS NEW DATA ON THE COSTS OF
               WAIT TIMES AT THE ECONOMIC CLUB OF CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The National Club, 303 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Lucie Boileau, (613) 731-8610, 1-800-663-7336 ext. 1266,
               Cell.: (613) 447-0866
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7239.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE RUMBLE AT RAMA III FEATURING I.B.F.
               WORLD JUNIOR FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE MATCH AND FOUR HIGHLY
               ANTICIPATED UNDERCARD BOUTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Monarch's, Lobby Level, Delta Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Jenna Hunter, Media Relations Manager, Casino Rama,
               Administrative Building, (705) 329-5179 direct, (705) 323-0092
               cell
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7701.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      January 15 - January 18
    EVENT:     65TH ANNUAL TRUCK LOGGERS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION & EXPO
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre, Pan Pacific Hotel,
               Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
    CONTACT:   Sandy McKellar, Director of Communications, TLA, (604)
               916-9117
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c8067.html
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    TIME:      09:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     GORDON NIXON PRESENTS AT THE RBC CAPITAL MARKETS' CANADIAN
               BANK CEO CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Beja Rodeck, Director, Media Relations, (416)
               974-5506; Investor contact: Bill Anderson, Director, Investor
               Relations, (416) 955-7804
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7105.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN SATELLITE RADIO HOLDINGS INC. DISCUSSES ITS
               FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE FIRST QUARTER ENDED NOVEMBER 30,
               2007
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2112880.
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7571 or (416) 644-3414
    CONTACT:   Analysts and Investors, (416) 408-6899; Media, (416) 203-6666
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/07/c6941.html

    TIME:      10:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     LIVE AUDIO WEBCAST OF Q&A SESSION WITH PRESIDENT AND CEO OF
               SCOTIABANK AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS CANADIAN BANK CEO
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.scotiabank.com
    CONTACT:   Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-1093
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c8192.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CMA PRESIDENT UNVEILS NEW DATA ON THE COSTS OF WAIT TIMES
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-898-9626 or (416) 340-2216
    CONTACT:   Lucie Boileau, (613) 731-8610, 1-800-663-7336 ext. 1266,
               Cell.: (613) 447-0866
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7239.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     LOCKERBIE & HOLE Q3 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-6179 or (416) 644-3417
    CONTACT:   Gordon L. Panas, President & Chief Executive Officer, or
               Michael G. Slapman, Chief Financial Officer, Telephone:
               (780) 452-1250
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7420.html

    TIME:      13:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP CEO PRESENTS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.td.com/investor
    CONTACT:   Tim Thompson, Investor Relations, (416) 982-6346; Simon
               Townsend, Corporate Communications, (416) 944-7161
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7351.html
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    TIME:      13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     TIM HORTONS INC. PRESENTS AT THE COWEN AND COMPANY 6TH ANNUAL
               CONSUMER CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK CITY
    LOCATION:  Westin New York at Times Square
    NOTES:     An audio webcast and copy of the presentation will be
               available at www.timhortons.com.
    CONTACT:   INVESTORS: Scott Bonikowsky: (905) 339-6186; MEDIA: Rachel
               Douglas: (905) 339-6277
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c8009.html

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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      January 15 - January 18
    EVENT:     65TH ANNUAL TRUCK LOGGERS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION & EXPO
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre, Pan Pacific Hotel,
               Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
    CONTACT:   Sandy McKellar, Director of Communications, TLA, (604)
               916-9117
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c8067.html
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    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FCM RELEASES QUALITY OF LIFE REPORT ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING
               AND HOMELESSNESS
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-219-7782 or (416) 507-1717
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c8096.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     VASOGEN YEAR-END 2007 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.vasogen.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6142 or Toll-free 1-866-542-4241
    CONTACT:   Glenn Neumann, Investor Relations, tel: (905) 817-2004
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/11/c8133.html

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    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     HOCKEY DOCUMENTARY JUNIOR - PRESS SCREENING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Cinéma Parallèle (Ex-Centris), 3536 St. Laurent Blvd.
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7424.html
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    TIME:      17:30 - 20:30
    EVENT:     IABC TORONTO - "THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE POTENTIALLY (UN?)
               ETHICAL" SEMINAR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  130 West Event Centre, 130 Dundas Street West
    CONTACT:   Mark Nusca, Marketing Communications Director, IABC Toronto,
               (416) 422-7179
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7454.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      January 15 - January 18
    EVENT:     65TH ANNUAL TRUCK LOGGERS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION & EXPO
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre, Pan Pacific Hotel,
               Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
    CONTACT:   Sandy McKellar, Director of Communications, TLA, (604)
               916-9117
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c8067.html
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    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NXP AND SIRIT HOST WEBCAST ON EPC GEN 2 ENHANCEMENTS
    INTERNET:  www.sirit.com
    CONTACT:   Bill Allen, Sirit Inc., (972) 243-7208 x2134; Lorelei Luchkiw,
               Sirit Inc., (416) 367-1897 x249
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7566.html

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    DATE:      January 15 - January 18
    EVENT:     65TH ANNUAL TRUCK LOGGERS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION & EXPO
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre, Pan Pacific Hotel,
               Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
    CONTACT:   Sandy McKellar, Director of Communications, TLA, (604)
               916-9117
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c8067.html

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