CNW Daybook for Friday, August 17, 2007



    TORONTO, Aug. 16 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 11 - 17
    EVENT:     37TH ANNUAL CANADIAN JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT CONFERENCE (CANJAC)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  John Abbott College
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Perlberg, Junior Achievement of Canada, (613)
               282-0889, Onsite, (613) 282-0889; or Matthew Sardina, Junior
               Achievement of Canada, (416) 622-4602 ext. 222, Onsite,
               (416) 937-3252
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/10/c5708.html

    DATE:      August 11 - 19
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FESTIVAL OF SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    CITY:      SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    LOCATION:  Haut-Richelieu
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Messier, Communications Agent, (450) 346-6000, ext.
               238
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/June2007/26/c9291.html

    DATE:      August 16 - 26
    EVENT:     VISIT OF THE CANADA PAVILION AT EXPO QUEBEC 2007
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  ExpoCité located at 250, Wilfrid-Hamel Boulevard, Centre
               des Foires Hall D, lot 600
    CONTACT:   To request an interview: Melissa Maloul, (514) 845-2257
               ext. 228, Cell: (514) 554-2487
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/13/c6272.html

    TIME:      August 17
    EVENT:     OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION CALLED RESPECT: IN THE HEART
               OF THE BOREAL FOREST
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Along the path that connects the Biosphère to the Metro
               station
    CONTACT:   Suzanne Blais, Senior Communications Advisor, Environment
               Canada, (514) 496 8285
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/16/c7650.html

    TIME:      07:00
    EVENT:     FIVE CANADIAN WARSHIPS VISIT
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Jetty 22 of the Port of Quebec
    CONTACT:   Captain Jocelyn Laroche, (418) 575-0567
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/15/c7161.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     NFB PRESS SCREENINGS AT THE MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Cinéma ONF, 1564, rue Saint-Denis, Berri-UQAM
    NOTES:     RSVP: Marie-Claude Lamoureux, NFB publicist, 514-283-9607,
               m.c.lamoureux@nfb.ca
    CONTACT:   Pat Dillon-Moore, Publicist, NFB, (514) 283-9411; Alia Quart
               Khan, Publicist, NFB, (514) 283-9433
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/15/c6936.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4617.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 13 - 17
    EVENT:     SUMMER OF FUN: KIDS KICK IT OLD SCHOOL AT BREAKDANCE DAY CAMP
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Spadina at Queen, 160 Spadina Avenue
    CONTACT:   Eva Nikitova, Street Dance Academy, (416) 840-4934
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2007/24/c4417.html

    DATE:      August 14 - 17
    EVENT:     FIRST ANNUAL "CRAVEFEST" INTERNATIONAL MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
               FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details
    CONTACT:   Danielle Iversen, Publicist, or Ashley Elliott, Assistant,
               (416) 923-6566
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/08/c4773.html

    DATE:      August 17 - 20
    EVENT:     LEGO GOES FOR WORLD RECORD
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Tower site at the west side of the Food Building at the CNE
    CONTACT:   Carol McDonald, (905) 875-1795
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/13/c6356.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Canada One Factory Outlet Mall, 7500 Lundy's Lane
    CONTACT:   Louis Rodrigues, Health care worker & tour driver, (613)
               531-1319 (c); David Robbins, CUPE Communications, (613)
               878-1431 (c)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/16/c7543.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES MAKES AN IMPORTANT
               ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING SERVICES AND SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN
               WITH AUTISM AND THEIR FAMILIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Surrey Place Centre, 2 Surrey Place (across from Women's
               College Hospital, west of Bay St., north of College St.)
    CONTACT:   Tricia Edgar, Minister's Office, 416-212-7161
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/16/c7577.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:30
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Farmers' Market - 55 York Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Louis Rodrigues, Health care worker & tour driver, (613)
               531-1319; David Robbins, CUPE Communications, (613) 878-1431
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/August2007/16/c7545.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - GUINESS KISSING WORLD RECORD CONTEST
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Mexx, 364 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Carrie Sanders, GA & Associates, Toronto: (416) 348-0091,
               Montreal: (514) 933-2736
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c6574.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AT BARNUM HOUSE
    CITY:      GRAFTON
    LOCATION:  Barnum House, 10568 County Road 2 (Highway 2)
    CONTACT:   Gordon Pim, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               Ontario Heritage Trust, Telephone: (416) 325-1484
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/11/c4556.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR
    CITY:      BURLINGTON
    LOCATION:  Burlington Mall Farmers' Market - located on the  Prospect
               Street side of the Burlington Mall
    CONTACT:   Louis Rodrigues, Health care worker & tour driver, (613)
               531-1319 (c); David Robbins, CUPE Communications, (613)
               878-1431 (c)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/16/c7553.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     POLARIS MINERALS CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS SECOND QUARTER
               RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1951180
    PHONE NO.: 800-595-8550 or 416-644-3420 or 00 800 0000 2288
    CONTACT:   Marco Romero, President & CEO, or Mike Westerlund, Director,
               Corporate Development, Polaris Minerals Corporation, Tel:
               (604) 915-5000
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/15/c7394.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     OPG TELECONFERENCE - 2007 SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6126 OR 1-866-542-4238
    CONTACT:   Ontario Power Generation, Media Relations, 1-877-592-4008 or
               (416) 592-4008
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/16/c7533.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WESTERN FINANCIAL GROUP INC. SECOND QUARTER 2007 EARNINGS
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1968560
    CONTACT:   Arlene Beggs, Assistant to the President, Western Financial
               Group, (403) 652-2663
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c6966.html

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