CNW Daybook for Thursday, August 23, 2007



    TORONTO, Aug. 22 /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
    NOTES:     TV camera crews requiring an audio feed must arrive by 6:45
               p.m. Photographers must arrive by 7 p.m. Use of flash and/or
               spotlight is strictly prohibited. All media must RSVP at
               sbrunetta@brunettaetc.com before Wednesday, August 22
    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 16 - 26
    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 22 - 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/August2007/20/c8315.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/15/c7208.html

    DATE:      August 23 - 24
    EVENT:     THE MAKIVIK CORPORATION AND THE KATIVIK REGIONAL GOVERNMENT
               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 - 25
    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:   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, 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 20 - 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/August2007/20/c8417.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2007/18/c2855.html

    DATE:      August 23 - August 26
    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 - 25
    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:   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
    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 - 10:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR
    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:     NEWS CONFERENCE TO UNVEIL 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 - 12:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR
    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:      11:30 - 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:      11:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     FREE LUNCH FOR FIRST 250 PEOPLE! - VISIT THE D.U.M.B. CAR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nathan Phillips Square
    NOTES:     Black and white D.U.M.B Struck trailer, west side of Nathan
               Phillip's 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:      11:45 - 13:30
    EVENT:     LONDON INTERCOMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE - OFFICIAL OPENING
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Huron Heights Plaza, 1355 Huron Street, Unit 7
    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:      13:30
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER ANNOUNCES GREATER ACCESS TO LONG TERM CARE
    CITY:      SOUTHWOLD
    LOCATION:  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
    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:      16:15
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER ANNOUNCES 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 ADDRESSES 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/August2007/22/c9252.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES CONGRATULATES
               SUCCESSFUL 2007 SUMMER JOB PARTICIPANTS OF YOUTH PROGRAM
    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

    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
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER DAY MAKES NEXUS ANNOUNCEMENT
    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 PRESENTS AT THE ENERCOM OIL & GAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.investorcalendar.com/CEPage.asp?ID=119186 OR
               www.encana.com
    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 REPORTS 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/August2007/22/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
    NOTES:     Presentation material available at
               www.td.com/investor/earnings.jsp
    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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