CNW Daybook for Thursday, August 16, 2007



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

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 16
    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 16
    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
    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

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     THE BOOK "NOTES FROM HOME" WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING AND
               SIGNING SMALL GREETINGS TO OUR CANADIAN SOLDIERS AND
               CIVILIANS SERVING ABROAD
    CITY:      SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    LOCATION:  On the site of the International Balloon Festival of
               Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu at the Canadian Forces kiosk
    CONTACT:   Lieutenant (N) Michèle Tremblay, Public affairs Officer 5
               ASG, Saint-Jean Garrison, (450) 358-7099 ext 6163, Cell
               phone: (514) 232-1704
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/15/c7227.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 16
    EVENT:     ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' FEDERATION OF ONTARIO ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Westin Harbour Castle
               1 Harbour Square
    CONTACT:   Larry Skory, (416) 948-0195 (cell); Johanna Brand,
               (416) 948-2554 (cell); Mary Morison, (416) 948-3406 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/09/c5414.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/13/c6204.html

    DATE:      August 16
    EVENT:     SUMMER OF FUN: KIDS KICK IT UP 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 16
    EVENT:     FIRST ANNUAL "CRAVEFEST" INTERNATIONAL MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
               FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Various, please see URL
    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 16
    EVENT:     ETFO - SUCCESSFUL SPECIAL EDUCATION STRATEGIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Elementary Teacher's Federation of Ontario
               12th Floor
               480 University Ave.
    CONTACT:   Janet Millar Grant, Location Manager, (416) 962-3836, ext.
               2331 (office) or (416) 948-2669 (cell), Larry Skory, ETFO
               Communications, (416) 962-3836, toll-free 1-888-838-3836,
               ext. 2331, (416) 948-0195 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/09/c5711.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR COMES TO WOODSTOCK
    CITY:      WOODSTOCK
    LOCATION:  Springbank Shopping Centre
               218 Springbank Avenue
    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/August2007/15/c7137.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF CAMPAIGN LAUNCH FROM INCOMING ETFO PRESIDENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Westin Harbour Castle
               Metro Ballroom
               1 Harbour Square
    CONTACT:   Larry Skory, (416) 948-0195 (cell); Johanna Brand, (416)
               948-2554 (cell); Mary Morison, (416) 948-3406 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/15/c7083.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING IMPROVED
               ACCESS TO CARE AT HAMILTON HEALTH SCIENCES
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Hamilton Health Sciences
               Hamilton General Hospital campus
               Main entrance
               237 Barton Street East
    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/August2007/15/c7229.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     PREMIER MCGUINTY SPEAKS AT THE POLICE ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO
               ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      RICHMOND HILL
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Toronto Parkway North
               600 Highway 7 East
               Grand York Ballroom
    CONTACT:   Bruce Miller, Chief Administrative Officer, Bus:
               (905) 670-9770, Cell: (416) 707-3923
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/15/c6837.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR COMES TO BRANTFORD
    CITY:      BRANTFORD
    LOCATION:  Brantford Mall
               300 King George Road
    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/August2007/15/c7128.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE LAUNCH OF THE SHOCK ABSORBER AT THE BAY QUEEN STREET
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Bay Queen Street
               Shock Absorber Boutique
               4th Floor
               401 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Victoria Zigelman, Corporate Communications Assistant,
               (416) 216-7622
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/13/c6267.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     REGISTERED NURSES' ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO (RNAO) SICKO
               MATINEE AND ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON HEALTH CARE WITH
               FEDERAL OPPOSITION LEADER STEPHANE DION AND ONTARIO'S
               MINISTER OF HEALTH AND LONG-TERM CARE GEORGE SMITHERMAN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Cumberland Four Theatre
               159 Cumberland Street
               (Avenue Road and Bloor)
    CONTACT:   Jill-Marie Burke, Media Relations Coordinator, Registered
               Nurses' Association of Ontario, Work phone: (416) 408-5606,
               Mobile phone: (647) 504-4008, Toll-free: 1-800-268-7199
               ext.250
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/16/c7428.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 16:00 and 19:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC MEETING ON THE FORESTRY CRISIS
    CITY:      KAPUSKASING
    LOCATION:  Le Centre des Loisirs
    CONTACT:   Cec Makowski, (905) 371-6297; Jack Ostroski (USW Area
               Coordinator), (705) 759-4945
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/29/c2690.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES TO CONGRATULATE
               SUCCESSFUL PARTICIPANTS OF YOUTH PROGRAMS
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  Centennial HP Science & Technology Centre
               755 Morningside Avenue
    CONTACT:   Tricia Edgar, Minister's Office, (416) 212-7161,
               (416) 571-7247 (Cell); Anne Machowski-Smith, Ministry of
               Children and Youth Services, (416) 325-5156
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/15/c7314.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 15:30
    EVENT:     CENTENNIAL COLLEGE HOLDS HYPE (HELPING YOUTH PURSUE EDUCATION)
               PROGRAM GRADUATION CEREMONY
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  Centennial HP Science and Technology Centre*
               755 Morningside Ave. (at Ellesmere)
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Mark Toljagic, Communications Officer,
               (416) 289-5000, ext. 7142, cell (416) 605-6012,
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/15/c7133.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR COMES TO
               ST. CATHARINES
    CITY:      ST. CATHARINES
    LOCATION:  Farmers' Market - Behind the municipal building, bordered by
               James & King Streets
    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/August2007/15/c7134.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE DOWNTOWN CALGARY ASSOCIATION AND NATURE VALLEY ANNOUNCE
               AN EXCITING INITIATIVE TO FURTHER BEAUTIFY STEPHEN AVENUE
               WALK
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  100W Stephen Avenue Walk
    CONTACT:   Caralyn Macdonald, (403) 215-1567; Juan Herrera,
               (778) 229-9561
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/15/c7241.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     NIGHTINGALE HOSTS CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS 2008 FIRST
               QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.nightingale.md or www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Dave Mason, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group, Tel:
               (416) 815-0700 x237; Crystal Quast, Media Relations, The
               Equicom Group, Tel: (416) 815-0700 x240
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/09/c5384.html

    TIME:      13:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL ROYALTY CORPORATION HOSTS ITS SECOND QUARTER
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 642-5212 or 1-866-321-6651
    CONTACT:   Jack Perkins, Investor Relations, (303) 991-9500; Douglas B.
               Silver, Chairman and CEO, (303) 799-9020; Renmark Financial
               Communications Inc.: Tina Cameron; Neil Murray-Lyon,
               (514) 939-3989
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/08/c4510.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL OF GROUPE LAPERRIERE & VERREAULT INC. WITH
               INVESTORS ON RESULTS FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF FISCAL 2008
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Investors: Marc Barbeau, CA, Vice-President and Chief
               Financial Officer, (514) 284-2224; Media: Amély Tremblay,
               Morin Relations Publiques, (514) 289-8688, ext. 226
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/10/c5677.html

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