CNW Daybook for Friday, February 1, 2008


    F R I D A Y,   F E B R U A R Y   1

    DATE:      January 31 - February 2
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Delta Halifax
    CONTACT:   Sharon Findlay-MacPhee, communications manager, NSSBA,
               (902) 491-2856 (w), (902) 221-6881 (cell)

    TIME:      11:00

SOURCES AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT CANADA - ANNOUNCEMENT FOR SENIORS CITY: LES SAULES LOCATION: Fondation de l'hôpital Sainte-Monique, 4805 Hamel Boulevard CONTACT: (media only): Pema Lhalungpa, Press Secretary, Office of Minister Solberg, (819) 994-2482; Pascal Doucet, Media Relations Coordinator, Service Canada Communications, (514) 982-2384, ext. 2209 URL: TIME: 11:30 - 12:30 EVENT: THE 8TH COPS FOR CANCER SHAVE-O-THON CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: in the Grande-Place at Complexe Desjardins 150 St. Catherine St. West CONTACT: André Beaulieu, Spokesperson and Public Relations Consultant, Canadian Cancer Society, Quebec Division, (514) 393-3444 URL: ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ONTARIO</B> DATE: January 30 - February 1 EVENT: THE HRPAO 2008 ANNUAL CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW - INNOVATE '08 CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 222 Bremner Boulevard CONTACT: Kieran Lawler, Direct: (416) 342-1823, Cell: (416) 303-0799 URL: DATE: February 1 - February 2 EVENT: WINTERLISCIOUS EVENT - "ART SENSE-ATIONAL: THE NEUROSCIENCE OF MOLECULAR GASTRONOMY" - ARIEL GARTEN AND VIVIAN REISS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Reiss Gallery, 500 College St CONTACT: Ariel Garten, (416) 839-9943 URL: DATE: February 1 - February 2 EVENT: BETTER BREATHING CONFERENCE 2008 CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Toronto Marriot Downtown Eaton Centre NOTES: Conference sessions are open to media and presenters are available for media interviews. Please visit for a complete listing of speakers and sessions and call ahead to arrange an interview. CONTACT: Karen Petcoff, (416) 864-9911 ext. 283, Cellular: (416) 275-6844 URL: TIME: 10:00 EVENT: INFRASTRUCTURE CANADA - IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON INFRASTRUCTURE CITY: CAMBRIDGE LOCATION: Cambridge Chamber of Commerce, Main Lobby, 750 Hespeler Road CONTACT: Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700; Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148; Steven Karcher, Director of Marketing & Development, Drayton Entertainment, (519) 638-5511 ext.234 URL: TIME: 10:30 - 11:30 EVENT: DETAILS AND DESIGN ELEMENTS REVEALED OF GENERAL MOTORS OF CANADA AUTOMOTIVE CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE CITY: OSHAWA LOCATION: UOIT, Business and Information Technology Building atrium, 2000 Simcoe Street North CONTACT: Michelle Good, Communications and Marketing, (905) 721-8668 ext. 2197, (905) 213-2735 (mobile during the event); Patty Faith, General Motors of Canada Limited, (905) 644-2728 URL: TIME: 11:00 EVENT: PRIME MINISTER RECOGNIZES 14 NURSES ACROSS CANADA FOR EXCEPTIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE HEALTH OF CANADIANS AND THE HEALTH SYSTEM CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: 1250, Black Wing, First floor, Hospital for Sick Children (555 University Avenue) CONTACT: Tina Grznar, (613) 237-2159, ext. 283, Cell: (613) 240-7830; Kathryn Hendrick, (416) 277-6281; Susan King, (613) 744-8282, Cell: (613) 725-5901 URL: TIME: 12:00 EVENT: FARLEY FOUNDATION AWARDS CEREMONY CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Westin Harbour Castle Hotel CONTACT: Nadia Vercillo, Manager of Communications and Public Relations, T. 1-888-262-9811, ext. 4, C. (416) 838-3925 URL: TIME: 14:00 EVENT: WATERFRONT TORONTO ANNOUNCES JARVIS SLIP DESIGN COMPETITION WINNER CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Westin Harbour Castle (Dockside 5), 1 Harbour Square CONTACT: Marisa Piattelli, Waterfront Toronto, (416) 214-1476; Eric Richer, Office of the Minister, Environment Canada, (819) 997-1441; Don Wanagas, City of Toronto, Mayor's Office, (416) 338-7134 URL: TIME: 19:00 EVENT: NATIONAL WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION (NWBA) DIVISION I TOURNAMENT CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: University of Toronto Mississauga Campus CONTACT: Jeff Dunbrack, Canadian team high performance coordinator, (613) 260-1296, ext. 202; Norma Reveler, Canadian Paralympic Committee media relations, (613) 569-4333, ext. 227 URL: ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 10:00 EVENT: MEDIA ROUNDTABLE WITH DR. SHERRY COOPER TO DISCUSS HER LATEST BOOK, THE NEW RETIREMENT CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: The Westin Calgary Hotel, 320 4th Avenue SW CONTACT: Media Contacts: BMO Financial Group: Laurie Grant, (604) 665-7596; Penguin Group (Canada): Debbie Gaudet, (416) 928-2410 URL: TIME: 12:00 EVENT: HABITAT FOR HUMANITY CHEQUE PRESENTATION CEREMONY CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: The multi-family build site of Sheftel Court: 1803 17th Avenue NW CONTACT: Sherri Leclair, (905) 287-5408 URL: ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> DATE: January 28 - February 1 EVENT: CUPE BC "INVESTING IN OUR COMMUNITIES" PUBLIC PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION CITY: VARIOUS LOCATION: Various CONTACT: Dan Gawthrop, CUPE Communications, (604) 999-6132 URL: ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: CE FRANKLIN FINANCIAL ANALYST CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS EARNINGS REPORT FOR FOURTH QUARTER INTERNET: PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7571 CONTACT: Investor Relations, (800) 345-2858, (403) 531-5604 URL: -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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