CNW Daybook for Thursday, August 30, 2007



    TORONTO, Aug. 29 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      13:00 - 16:30
    EVENT:     WITNESS REHEARSAL PERFORMANCE AND BEHIND-THE-SCENE
               PREPARATIONS OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL SALTIMBANCO
    CITY:      SAINT JOHN
    LOCATION:  Harbour Station - Media Entrance
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Brunetta, Brunetta Etc! Communications, (450) 628-4014
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/23/c9257.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     CIRQUE DU SOLEIL SALTIMBANCO OPENING
               NIGHT
    CITY:      SAINT JOHN
    LOCATION:  Harbour Station
    NOTES:     Media RSVP at sbrunetta@brunettaetc.com before August 29
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Brunetta, Brunetta Etc! Communications, (450) 628-4014
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/27/c2535.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      16:00 - 17:30
    EVENT:     TERRORISM AND NATURAL DISASTERS: THE SURGICAL RESPONSE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Room 517 D of the Palais des congrès de Montréal
    CONTACT:   Béatrice Laham, (514) 575-9478
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3092.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      08:30 - 15:00
    EVENT:     THE ABCS OF CREATING A POSITIVE CLASSROOM, AUGUST 28 - 30
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  Howard Johnson Hotel, 50 Brady Street
    CONTACT:   Sara Pidgen, Location Manager, (705) 674-4918; 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/August2007/23/c7914.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR
    CITY:      TRENTON
    LOCATION:  Walmart, Hwy 2 and Wooler Road
    CONTACT:   Louis Rodrigues, Health care worker & tour driver, (613)
               531-1319 (c); James Chai, CUPE Communications, (416) 292-3999
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3296.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER GEORGE SMITHERMAN MAKES AN ANNOUNCEMENT
               REGARDING ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE SERVICES
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  St. Joseph's Villa, 1250 South Bay Road
    CONTACT:   David Spencer, Minister's Office, (416) 327-4320
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3595.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER GEORGE SMITHERMAN ATTENDS OPENING OF THE
               SUDBURY NURSE PRACTITIONER CLINIC
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  Sudbury District Nurse Practitioner Clinic, 359 Riverside
               Drive, Suite 107
    CONTACT:   David Spencer, Minister's Office, (416) 327-4320
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3595.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CAA AND ONTARIO ROAD BUILDERS' ASSOCIATION TALK ABOUT THE
               COST OF BAD ROADS
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Hanford's Tire and Service, 444 Wharncliffe Road South
    CONTACT:   Karen Gordon, Squeaky Wheel Communications, (416) 997-9478
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3322.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     RELEASE OF MAJOR STUDY ON BORDER CONGESTION AND COMPREHENSIVE
               RECOMMENDATIONS
    CITY:      SARNIA/POINT EDWARD
    LOCATION:  Blue Water Bridge, Alexandra Ave. at Venetian Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Amy Terrill, (416) 482-5222, ext. 241, cell (416) 605-8205
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/28/c2845.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     OPP PROVINCIAL ROLL-OUT OF AUTO THEFT PREVENTION INITIATIVE
    CITY:      ORILLIA
    LOCATION:  OPP General Headquarters Auditorium, 777 Memorial Avenue
    CONTACT:   Sgt. Robert (Bob) Paterson, OPP Corporate Communications
               Bureau, Phone: (705) 329-6878
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/28/c3043.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3388.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF CAW LOCAL 112 & 673 CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT
               BOMBARDIER AEROSPACE JOBS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  875 Wilson Avenue (in the "Pro-Bowl" parking lot) just East
               of the Bombardier Downsview facility
    CONTACT:   Roland Kiehne, President CAW Local 112, (416) 801-1120 or
               CAW Communications, Angelo DiCaro, (416) 606-6311
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3387.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     PROVINCE MAKES IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON ADULT EDUCATION IN
               LAMBTON KENT
    CITY:      SARNIA
    LOCATION:  Esso YMCA Learning and Career Centre, 660 Oakdale Ave, The
               Computer Lab
    CONTACT:   Sheamus Murphy, Minister's Office, (416) 325-7215; Tanya
               Blazina, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2746; Public
               Inquiries: (416) 325-2929 or 1-800-387-5514, TTY:
               1-800-263-2892
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3526.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR
    CITY:      BELLEVILLE
    LOCATION:  Quinte Mall, 390 North Front Street (Sears Entrance)
    CONTACT:   Louis Rodrigues, Health care worker & tour driver, (613)
               531-1319 (c); James Chai, CUPE Communications, (416) 292-3999
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3297.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTER ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FOR ADULT
               LEARNERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Orientation Centre, 783 Bathurst St
    CONTACT:   Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747; Patricia
               MacNeil, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2676
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3608.html

    TIME:      12:10
    EVENT:     RALLY IN SUPPORT OF PROFESSIONAL, OFFICE, TECHNICAL AND
               SUPPORT STAFF AT CARLETON UNIVERSITY, WHO FACE A POTENTIAL
               STRIKE OR LOCKOUT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Tory Quad courtyard, outside the Tory Building Carleton
               University Campus
    CONTACT:   Susan Arab, CUPE National Representative, (613) 237-0115,
               (613) 769-7553 (cell); Robert Lamoureux, CUPE
               Communications, (416) 292-3999
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3547.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR
    CITY:      PICTON
    LOCATION:  73 Main Street
    CONTACT:   Louis Rodrigues, Health care worker & tour driver, (613)
               531-1319 (c); James Chai, CUPE Communications, (416) 292-3999
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3303.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     ALGOMA MANOR TOUR & MEDIA AVAILABILITY
    CITY:      THESSALON
    LOCATION:  Algoma Manor, 135 Dawson
    CONTACT:   Jeff Rohrer, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8016; David Jensen,
               Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://ogov.newswire.ca/ontario/GPOE/2007/08/29/c3513.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT CONGRATULATES SUCCESSFUL 2007 YOUTH IN
               POLICING SUMMER JOB PARTICIPANTS
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Windsor Police Headquarters, 150 Goyeau Street
    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/August2007/29/c3459.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT TO CONGRATULATE SUCCESSFUL 2007 SUMMER
               JOB PARTICIPANTS IN HAMILTON
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington, 79 James St. South
    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/August2007/29/c3473.html

    TIME:      15:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR COMES TO NAPANEE
    CITY:      NAPANEE
    LOCATION:  Walmart, 89 Jim Kimmett Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Louis Rodrigues, Health care worker & tour driver, (613)
               531-1319 ); James Chai, CUPE Communications, (416) 292-3999
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3309.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER MAKES ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE ALGOMA
               PUBLIC HEALTH UNIT
    CITY:      SAULT ST. MARIE
    LOCATION:  Algoma Public Health, Civic Centre, 99 Foster Drive, 6th Floor
               Boardroom
    CONTACT:   Jeff Rohrer, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8016; David Jensen,
               Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://ogov.newswire.ca/ontario/GPOE/2007/08/29/c3513.htmll

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES CONGRATULATES
               SUCCESSFUL 2007 SUMMER JOB PARTICIPANTS OF YOUTH PROGRAM
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  Delta Toronto East, 2035 Kennedy 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/August2007/29/c3460.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      09:30 - 15:30
    EVENT:     UNION LEADERS MEET TO DISCUSS RECENT GROUNDBREAKING SUPREME
               COURT DECISION
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Salon C, Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe (10111 Bellamy Hill)
    CONTACT:   Gil McGowan, AFL President, (780) 218-9888
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3412.html

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF FINANCE ADDRESSES THE CANADA WEST FOUNDATION
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Stephen Room A & B of the Hyatt Regency Calgary, 700 Centre
               Street SE
    NOTES:     Media must pre-register by contacting Gary Slywchuk at
               403-835-8192 or gary.slywchuk@troymedia.com
    CONTACT:   Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Finance, (613) 996-7861; Nathalie Gauthier, Media Relations,
               Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/fr/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3392.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     PETER GOLDRING, MP FOR EDMONTON EAST, TAKES PART IN A
               SPECIAL GRAND OPENING CEREMONY
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  9503-108 Avenue, North Building
    CONTACT:   Robert Storrier, (780) 415-9950, Dial 310-0000 for toll free
               access outside Edmonton
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3472.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SKYE HOSTS A CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS FENIX PROJECT UPDATE
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3416 or 1-800-732-0232
    CONTACT:   Andrew Grant, Vice President, Public Relations, Tel: (604)
               602-9500; Martti Kangas, Investor Relations, The Equicom
               Group, Tel: (416) 815-0700 x 243; David Feick, Investor
               Relations, The Equicom Group, Tel: (403) 538-4787
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/29/c3604.html

    TIME:      15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CIBC THIRD QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.cibc.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 340-2216 or 1-866-898-9626
    CONTACT:   John Ferren, Vice-President of Investor Relations, (416)
               980-2088; Mary Lou Frazer, Senior Director of Investor and
               Financial Communications, (416) 980-4111
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c0938.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.mosaid.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-633-8692
    CONTACT:   Michael Salter, Director, Investor Relations and Corporate
               Communications, (613) 599-9539, ext 1205; Colleen McGuire,
               Communications Specialist, (613) 599-9539, ext 1228
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/21/c8828.html

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