CNW Daybook for Friday, August 24, 2007



    TORONTO, Aug. 24 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 24
    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:   Melissa Maloul, (514) 845-2257 ext. 228, Cell: (514) 554-2487
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/13/c6272.html

    DATE:      August 24
    EVENT:     THE MAKIVIK CORPORATION AND THE KATIVIK REGIONAL GOVERNMENT
               ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE UPCOMING KATIMAJIIT
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      KUUJJUAQ
    LOCATION:  Katittavik Centre
    CONTACT:   Robert Mackey, (819) 964-2925
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/24/c8964.html

    DATE:      August 24
    EVENT:     CANADIAN POLICE ASSOCIATION 2007 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Loews Le Concorde
               Suzor-Coté Room
               1225 cours du Général-De Montcalm
    CONTACT:   Pierre Collin, Communications Officer, (613) 231-4168, Cell:
               (613) 299-6516
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/15/c7262.html

    DATE:      August 24
    EVENT:     SPECIAL GATHERING OF THE MIGRANT JUSTICE NETWORK AT THE
               QUEBEC SOCIAL FORUM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Université du Québec à Montréal
               Pavillon R (Gestion)
               Corner of Ste-Catherine and St-Denis St.
               Room R-M160 (Métro Level)
    CONTACT:   Victor Piché, Honorary Professor (Université de Montréal),
               ACPD, Cell.: (514) 261-9648; Alfredo Barahon, KAIROS,
               (416) 463-5312, poste 251; Johanne Fillion, ACPD, Cell.,
               Blackberry: (613) 852-8382
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/21/c8877.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     FASHION FREEDOM PROTEST HITS TORONTO'S UNION AND BLOOR/YONGE
               STATIONS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge & Front
               (Union station)
    CONTACT:   Katherine Raso, Hbc Public Relations, (416) 861-6691
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9690.html

    TIME:      20:00
    EVENT:     LES CULTURES DU MONDE AU PARC JEAN-DRAPEAU
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Parc Jean-Drapeau
    CONTACT:   Nicole Desmarais/Caroline Carbonneau, Agence Sonia Gagnon,
               (514) 768-6743
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9798.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 24
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS, ANISHINABEK NATIONS HOSTS
               HISTORIC THREE FIRES CONFEDERACY GATHERING
    CITY:      GARDEN RIVER
    LOCATION:  On the traditional lands in Garden River
               just east of Sault Ste. Marie
    CONTACT:   Nancy Pine, Communications Advisor, Office of the National
               Chief, Assembly of First Nations, (613) 298-6382 cell; Donna
               Woldanski, Divisional Director of External Relations, Algoma
               University College, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, (705)949-2301
               ext. 4120
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2007/18/c2855.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/20/c8417.html

    DATE:      August 24
    EVENT:     2007 WORLD CYBER GAMES CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fan Expo
               Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Shannon Morton, APEX Public Relations, (416) 924-4442 ext. 253
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9113.html

    DATE:      August 24
    EVENT:     THE SCOTIABANK BUSKERFEST IN SUPPORT OF EPILEPSY TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood
    CONTACT:   Dianne Weinrib, Amy Stewart, DW Communications,
               (416) 703-5479; Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs,
               (416) 866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c8734.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/23/c8261.html

    DATE:      August 24
    EVENT:     THE FIRST EDITION OF THE FASHION AND DESIGN FESTIVAL
               TORONTO, THE LARGEST OUTDOOR FASHION CELEBRATION IN NORTH
               AMERICA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge-Dundas Square
    CONTACT:   The PR Department. Tel.: (416) 535-3939
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/21/c8664.html

    DATE:      August 24
    EVENT:     PRO GAMERS BATTLE IT OUT AT THE WORLD SERIES OF VIDEO GAMES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
               255 Front Street West
    CONTACT:   Mary Warner, Hill & Knowlton for Intel, (p) (416) 413-1218
               ext. 4510; Suzanne Hicks, Hill & Knowlton for Intel, (p)
               (416) 413-4647
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9643.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 09:00
    EVENT:     FASHION FREEDOM PROTEST HITS OTTAWA'S RIDEAU CENTRE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Rideau Centre
               Rideau & Sussex
    CONTACT:   Katherine Raso, Hbc Public Relations, (416) 861-6691
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9694.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR COMES TO CARLETON
               PLACE
    CITY:      CARLETON PLACE
    LOCATION:  Canadian Tire Store
               548 McNeely Street at Hwy 7
    CONTACT:   Louis Rodrigues, Health care worker & tour driver, C:
               (613) 531-1319; David Robbins, CUPE Communications, C:
               (613) 878-1431
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9625.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER TO ANNOUNCE NEW INITIATIVES IN SUPPORT OF
               WOMEN'S HEALTH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Women's College Hospital
               Main Lobby
               76 Grenville Street
    CONTACT:   David Spencer, Minister's Office, (416) 327-4320; A.G. Klei,
               Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9729.html

    TIME:      09:40
    EVENT:     FUTURE SHOP OPENS GUELPH STORE ON FRIDAY
    CITY:      GUELPH
    LOCATION:  151 Stone Road West
    CONTACT:   Cheryl Grant, Communications Specialist, (604) 412-1008
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/21/c8914.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     NEW OPP RECRUITS GRADUATION CEREMONY
    CITY:      ORILLIA
    LOCATION:  ODAS Park
               4500 Fairgrounds Road
               North of Highway 12
               West of Orillia
    CONTACT:   S/Sgt. Greg St-Aubin, (705) 329-7431
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9786.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO HEALTH COALITION - GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH
               CARE TOUR COMES TO ALMONTE
    CITY:      ALMONTE
    LOCATION:  Patrice's Independent Grocer
               401 Ottawa Street
    CONTACT:   Louis Rodrigues, Health care worker & tour driver,
               (613) 531-1319 ); David Robbins, CUPE Communications,
               (613) 878-1431 )
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9624.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     BREAKDANCERS AND MUSICIANS GET SET TO OFFICIALLY LAUNCH THE
               8TH ANNUAL SCOTIABANK BUSKERFEST
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Scotiabank Tent at Market Lane Park
               (North corner at Front and Market Streets)
               St. Lawrence Market district
    CONTACT:   Dianne Weinrib, Amy Stewart, (416) 703-5479; Livy Feldgajer,
               Scotiabank Public Affairs, Bus: (416) 866-6203, Cell:
               (416) 888-4695
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9173.html

    TIME:      12:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     GREATER TORONTO TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY MEETING
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Royal Bank Theatre
               Living Arts Centre
               4141 Living Arts Drive
    CONTACT:   Fran Agnew, Executive Assistant to the GTTA Chair,
               (416) 874-5902; Rita Scagnetti, Director of Public Affairs and
               Communications, (416) 874-5910
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/21/c8368.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES CONGRATULATES
               SUCCESSFUL 2007 YOUTH IN POLICING SUMMER JOB PARTICIPANTS IN
               OTTAWA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Police Service
               474 Elgin Street
    CONTACT:   Tricia Edgar, (416) 212-7161
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9801.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     THE ROYAL CANADIAN MINT'S 100-KG, 99.999% PURE GOLD COIN
               WITH A $1 MILLION FACE VALUE ROLLS INTO WINNIPEG
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Royal Canadian Mint
               520 Lagimodière Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Christine Aquino, Director, Communications, (613) 993-9999,
               Cell: (613) 797-9125
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c9239.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER VIC TOEWS TO MAKE IMPORTANT FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT
               FOR CANCER RESEARCH
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  675 McDermot Avenue
               Arnold Greenberg Lecture Theatre
               2nd floor
               CancerCare Manitoba
    CONTACT:   Angela Peloquin, CancerCare Manitoba, (204) 787-1878;
               Isabelle Faustin, CIHR Communications, (613) 952-5746; Kyle
               Turner, Cancer Care Nova Scotia, (902) 473-2630
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9904.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     THE BAY LAUNCHES FALL CAMPAIGN WITH STAGED PROTEST
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Scotia Centre
               (7th Avenue & 2nd Street entrance)
    CONTACT:   Katherine Raso, Hbc Public Relations, (416) 861-6691
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9810.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      08:00 - 9:00
    EVENT:     PROTEST FEATURING MODELS AND ACTORS WEARING THE LATEST IN
               FALL FASHIONS FROM THE BAY
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Granville Skytrain station
               Dunsmuir and Granville exits
    CONTACT:   Katherine Raso, Hbc Public Relations, (416) 861-6691
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9685.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      13:30 - 14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ROYAL BANK OF CANADA ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.rbc.com/investorrelations/conference.html
    PHONE NO.: (416) 340-2216 or 1-866-898-9626
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Beja Rodeck, Director, Media Relations,
               (416) 974-5506, toll-free 1-888-880-2173; Investor contacts:
               Bill Anderson, Director, Investor Relations, (416) 955-7804;
               Amy Cairncross, Director, Investor Relations, (416) 955-7809
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/08/c4752.html

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