CNW Daybook for Thursday, August 23, 2007



    TORONTO, Aug. 23 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    TIME:      13:00 - 16:30
    EVENT:     WITNESS REHEARSAL PERFORMANCE AND BEHIND-THE-SCENE
               PREPARATIONS OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL SALTIMBANCO
    CITY:      ST.JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  Mile One Centre
               Media Entrance
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Brunetta, Brunetta Etc! Communications, (450) 628-4014
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/fr/releases/archive/August2007/16/c7250.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     PHOTOGRAPHERS & TV CAMERAS TO CIRQUE DU SOLEIL SALTIMBANCO
               OPENING NIGHT
    CITY:      ST.JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  Mile One Centre
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Sylvie Brunetta, Brunetta Etc! Communications,
               (450) 628-4014
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/20/c8587.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 23
    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 23
    EVENT:     MEET CHANTAL CHAMANDY, GERARD PULLICINO AND QUEBEC TECHNICAL
               TEAM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Ninemuse Entertainment
               3424 Simpson
               suite 11
    CONTACT:   Nadia Paquet, (514) 843-2351, Cell: (514) 713-1350; Clarah
               Germain, (514) 843-2316, Cell: (514) 839-1256; Marie-Annick
               L'Allier, (514) 843-2310, Cell: (514) 983-8236
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/15/c7208.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/20/c8315.html

    DATE:      August 23
    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 23
    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

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     THE INM'S SUMMER SCHOOL PRESENTS, A LECTURE BY STEPHEN LEWIS,
               FORMER UN SPECIAL ENVOY FOR HIV/AIDS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  UQAM
               Pavillon Sherbrooke
               SH-2800
               200 Sherbrooke St. W.
    CONTACT:   Roch Bilodeau, 1-866-618-7537
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c9416.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT BY MINISTER RAYMOND BACHAND ON THE
               OCCASION OF CRIAQ'S FIFTH ANNIVERSARY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization
               999 University Street
    CONTACT:   Media Contact CRIAQ: Nathalie Dansereau, Colibri Stratégie
               Press Relations, Cell.: (514) 512-9610
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c9102.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE INM'S SUMMER SCHOOL PRESENTS, THE WORLD CAN'T WAIT:
               MAKING POVERTY HISTORY THROUGH GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP - A
               LECTURE BY KUMI NAIDOO, SECRETARY GENERAL OF CIVICUS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Club Soda
               1225 Saint-Laurent Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Roch Bilodeau, 1-866-618-7537
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c9417.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 23
    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:   Media 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 23
    EVENT:     THE SCOTIABANK BUSKERFEST IN SUPPORT OF EPILEPSY TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood
    CONTACT:   Dianne Weinrib, (416) 703-5479
    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 23
    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

    TIME:      08:30 - 15:00
    EVENT:     ELEMENTARY PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS ATTEND SUMMER SCHOOL FOR
               PROFESSIONAL LEARNING
    CITY:      MINDEN
    LOCATION:  Archie Stouffer Elementary School
               9 Donald Street
    CONTACT:   Chris Lynd, Location Manager, (705) 457-1690; 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/August2007/17/c7907.html

    TIME:      08:45
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER AND LABOUR MINISTER ANNOUNCE IMPROVEMENTS
               TO WORKPLACE SAFETY FOR HEALTH CARE WORKERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  North York General Hospital
               4001 Leslie Street (Leslie & Sheppard)
               Main Entrance - Atrium
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: Jeff Rohrer, Minister's Office,
               (416) 326-8016; A.G. Klei, Ministry of Health and Long Term
               Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c9288.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES CONGRATULATES
               SUCCESSFUL 2007 YOUTH IN POLICING SUMMER JOB PARTICIPANTS IN
               TORONTO AND DURHAM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park
               900 Bay Street
               Macdonald Block
               2nd Floor
               Ontario North Room
    CONTACT:   Tricia Edgar, (416) 212-7161, (416) 571-7247 (Cell); Anne
               Machowski-Smith, (416) 325-5156
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c9285.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR COMES TO KEMPTVILLE
    CITY:      KEMPTVILLE
    LOCATION:  McDonald's Restaurant
               2600 Highway
               43 Kemptville
    CONTACT:   Louis Rodrigues, Health care worker & tour driver,
               (613) 531-1319 ); David Robbins, CUPE Communications,
               (613) 878-1431 )
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c9172.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CAA AND ONTARIO ROAD BUILDERS' ASSOCIATION MEMBERS TALK
               ABOUT THE COST OF BAD ROADS TO MOTORISTS, SAFETY AND THE
               ENVIRONMENT
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Goodturn Ride Centres
               2345 Barton Street East
    CONTACT:   Karen Gordon, Squeaky Wheel Communications, (416) 997-9478
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c9235.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     A NEWS CONFERENCE TO UNVEIL A GLOBAL FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE
               BY THE TERRY FOX FOUNDATION IN COMMEMORATION OF THE MARATHON
               OF HOPE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Rogers Centre
               One Blue Jays Way
               400 Summit Suite
               (Enter through Gate 13 on Blue Jays Way)
    CONTACT:   Megan Spoore or Charlie Robson, (416) 586-0180
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/21/c8755.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR COMES TO WINCHESTER
    CITY:      WINCHESTER
    LOCATION:  Mike Dean's Super Food Store
               12015 Main Street
    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/August2007/22/c9170.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     FREE LUNCH FOR FIRST 250 PEOPLE! - VISIT THE D.U.M.B. CAR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nathan Phillips Square
    CONTACT:   Ellen Woodger, (416) 483-2358 or James Geuzebroek
               (416) 362-2031
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/20/c8332.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:00
    EVENT:     CITY OF TORONTO AND NATURE VALLEY ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO
               HELP SPRUCE UP THE GATEWAY TO TORONTO ISLAND
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Union Station
               Front Street Entrance
    CONTACT:   City of Toronto, Parks, Forestry and Recreation Media
               Hotline, (416) 560-872; Sylvia Kavanagh, Optimum Public
               Relations, Cell: (416) 432-94326
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/21/c8909.html

    TIME:      11:45 and 13:30
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER TO ANNOUNCE GREATER ACCESS TO LONG TERM CARE
    CITY:      LONDON AND SOUTHWOLD
    LOCATION:  Huron Heights Plaza
               1355 Huron Street
               Unit 7
               Oneida Community Centre
               2017 Ballpark Road
    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/August2007/22/c9343.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR COMES TO OTTAWA -
               TOUR WARNING ONTARIANS OF DANGERS OF HEALTH CARE PRIVATIZATION
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  ByWard Market
               outside A-Channel
               87 George 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/August2007/22/c9385.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION DONNA CANSFIELD AND BRAMPTON-CENTRE
               MPP LINDA JEFFREY TO MAKE AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT
               HIGHWAY 410
    CITY:      BRAMPTON
    LOCATION:  Highway 410
               just south of Mayfield Road
    CONTACT:   Jamie Rilett, Minister's Office, (416) 327-9134; Bob Nichols,
               Communications Branch, (416) 327-1158
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c9443.html

    TIME:      16:15
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER TO ANNOUNCE GREATER ACCESS TO LONG-TERM CARE
               FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS
    CITY:      GUELPH
    LOCATION:  St. Joseph's Health Centre
               100 Westmount Road
    CONTACT:   Jeff Rohrer, Minister's Office,
               (416) 326-8016; A.G. Klei, Ministry of Health and Long Term
               Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c9290.html

    TIME:      16:45
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTER KATHLEEN WYNNE WILL ADDRESS MEMBERS OF
               THE ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOLS TEACHERS' FEDERATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel
               Grand York Ballroom
               600 Highway 7 East
               (at Highways 404 & 7)
    CONTACT:   Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9252.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     FRONTIER COLLEGE SHOWCASES LITERACY WORK FROM ACROSS CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Hall
               Rooms 308 and 309
               55 John Street
    CONTACT:   Sandi Kiverago, Director of Communications, Frontier
               College, (416) 923-3591 x318 OR cell: (416) 841-1212
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/21/c8763.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES
               CONGRATULATESSUCCESSFUL 2007 SUMMER JOB PARTICIPANTS OF
               YOUTH PROGRAM IN EAST TORONTO
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  Tropicana Community Services
               670 Progress Road
    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/August2007/22/c9277.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER DAY TO MAKE NEXUS ANNOUNCEMENT AT WINNIPEG
               INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
               International Arrivals Area
               lower level
               Adjacent to the NEXUS Enrolment Centre
    CONTACT:   Mélisa Leclerc, Director of Communications, Office of the
               Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of Public Safety,
               (613) 991-2863; Loretta Nyhus, Canada Border Services Agency,
               Media Relations, (403) 998-3566/
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c9381.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      14:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     ENCANA TO PRESENT AT THE ENERCOM OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.encana.com or
               http://www.investorcalendar.com/CEPage.asp?ID=119186
    CONTACT:   EnCana Corporate Communications, Investor contact: Susan
               Grey, Manager, Investor Relations, (403) 645-4751; Media
               contact: Leanne Deighton, Advisor, Media Relations,
               (403) 645-4629
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/20/c7574.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CORBY DISTILLERIES LIMITED (TSX: CDL.A, CDL.B) WILL REPORT
               ITS EARNINGS FOR THE TWELVE MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2007
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or toll free 1-866-249-1964
    CONTACT:   CORBY DISTILLERIES LIMITED, Tel.: (416) 479-2400
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9459.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or toll-free at 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Nicholas Petter, Corporate Communications, TD Bank Financial
               Group, (416) 308-1861
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/02/c3375.html

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