CNW Daybook for Friday, August 31, 2007



    TORONTO, Aug. 31 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      13:45
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE TRANSFER OF THE FEDERAL GAS TAX TO THE
               CITY OF GATINEAU
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Drinking water treatment plant
               Aylmer Section
               1 Harvey Street
    CONTACT:   Natalie Sarafian Press Secretary to the Honourable Lawrence
               Cannon, (613) 991-0700
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/30/c3823.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER TO ANNOUNCE GREATER ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE
               SERVICES AND THE EXPANSION OF COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES
    CITY:      TIMMINS
    LOCATION:  Timmins and District Hospital
               700 Ross Ave East
               Lecture Theater
    CONTACT:   Jeff Rohrer, (416) 326-8016; David Jensen, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/31/c4027.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT TO ANNOUNCE NEW ANIMAL PROTECTION MEASURES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Zoo
               African Savanna
               (Simba Safari Lodge)
               361A Old Finch Avenue
    CONTACT:   Annette Phillips, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8265 or
               (647) 205-6598 (cellular); Anthony Brown, Communications
               Branch, (416) 314-7772
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/30/c4090.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING ARMED BORDER SERVICES OFFICERS AT THE
               PEACE BRIDGE BORDER CROSSING IN FORT ERIE, ONTARIO
    CITY:      FORT ERIE
    LOCATION:  Peace Bridge Travellers Operations Building
               2 Peace Bridge Plaza
    CONTACT:   media: Mélisa Leclerc, Director of Communications, Office
               of the Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of Public Safety,
               (613) 991-2863; Derek Mellon, CBSA Spokesperson, Media
               Relations, (613) 957-6500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/30/c3835.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     "HEROES WORLD TOUR" FAN EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge-Dundas Square
    CONTACT:   Grace Park, Global Television, (416) 446-5331; Lauren Dineen-
               Duarte, High Road Communications, (416) 644-2254; Alexis
               Rouse, NBC Universal, (818) 777-3233
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c6359.html

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     HEALTH AND LONG-TERM CARE MINISTER GEORGE SMITHERMAN WILL BE
               MAKING AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      THUNDER BAY
    LOCATION:  Hogarth Riverview Manor
               300 North Lillie Street
    CONTACT:   Jeff Rohrer, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8016
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/31/c4023.html

    TIME:      16:45
    EVENT:     HEALTH AND LONG-TERM CARE MINISTER PARTICIPATES IN THE SIGNING
               OF A JOINT AGREEMENT ON IMPROVEMENTS IN AREA HOSPITAL SERVICES
    CITY:      MOOSE FACTORY
    LOCATION:  Weeneebayko Hospital Ahtuskaywin, 19 Hospital Drive,
               3rd floor auditorium
    CONTACT:   Jeff Rohrer, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8016
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/30/c4125.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING
    CITY:      CITY OF KAMLOOPS
    LOCATION:  Public Works and Utilities Yard
               955 Concordia Way
               (off McGill Road)
    CONTACT:   Natalie Sarafian, Press Secretary to the Honourable Lawrence
               Cannon, (613) 991-0700; Jeff Putnam, CEO, Venture Kamloops,
               (250) 318-1725; Media inquiries may also be directed to:
               Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/30/c2568.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     DEPLOYMENT OF ARMED BORDER OFFICERS AT THE PACIFIC HIGHWAY
               BORDER CROSSING TO BE ANNOUNCED
    CITY:      SURREY
    LOCATION:  Pacific Highway CBSA facility
               (visitors parking lot)
               28 176th Street Surrey
    CONTACT:   Mélisa Leclerc, Office of the Honourable Stockwell Day,
               Minister of Public Safety, (613) 991-2863; Derek Mellon, CBSA
               Spokesperson, Media Relations, (613) 957-6500
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/30/c3842.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      06:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     OPTI TO DISCUSS THE PROJECT UPDATE.
    PHONE NO.: (403) 410-9170 Local, (866) 898-9626 North American Toll-Free,
               (800) 8989-6323 Global Toll-Free
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/30/c4192.html

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