CNW Daybook for Tuesday, August 28, 2007



    TORONTO, Aug. 27 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR 13 MUNICIPALITIES
    CITY:      PLASTER ROCK
    LOCATION:  Welcome Center, 157 Main Street
    NOTES:     MP Allen and Minister Boudreau are available to respond
               to questions from the media following the announcement
    CONTACT:   Natalie Sarafian, Office of the Minister of Transport,
               Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700; Daniel
               Lessard, Communications Officer, Department of Local
               Government, Province of New Brunswick, (506) 444-4693;
               Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/27/c2423.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 27 - 29
    EVENT:     THE MONTREAL PORT AUTHORITY HOSTS ACPA'S 49TH ANNUAL GENERAL
               MEETING AND CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
    NOTES:     Media should contact the MPA's Communications Department at
               (514) 283-1489 to receive accreditation, or consult the
               program at www.acpa-ports.net
    CONTACT:   France Poulin, Director of Communications, (514) 283-7050;
               Gary LeRoux, Association of Canadian Port Authorities, (613)
               232-2036
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/27/c2277.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     EXELTECH AEROSPACE - ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hotel Delta, 475 President Kennedy Avenue
    CONTACT:   Elisabeth Preston, Vice President Corporate Affairs, (613)
               614-4884; Derek Nice, President and Chief Executive Officer,
               (514) 631-3884
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/fr/releases/archive/July2007/18/c7390.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF A MAJOR FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION TO MAISON
               USINEX INC.
    CITY:      MILAN
    LOCATION:  Maison Usinex Inc., 114 Highway 214
    CONTACT:   Lyne Montpellier, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (819) 371-5182, 1-800-567-8637; Mark Quinlan, Director of
               Communications, Office of the Honourable Christian Paradis,
               (613) 759-1107
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/24/c9927.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     THE LAST GROUP OF CANADIAN TROOPS DEPART FOR AFGHANISTAN
    LOCATION:  VALCARTIER GARRISON
    NOTES:     Media representatives will not be able to access secured
               zones and the strip of Jean Lesage International Airport. They
               will be able to film or photograph soldiers from a sector
               located near the boarding zone. Cameramen and photographers
               should show up at 700, rue de l'Aéroport to cover the takeoff.
    CONTACT:   Captain Mathieu Dufour, Valcartier Public Affairs Officer,
               (418) 844-5000, ext 5880, Pager: (418) 260-2548
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2007/27/c2638.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 27 - 29
    EVENT:     THE UNITED SENIOR CITIZENS OF ONTARIO INC. HOLDS 49TH ANNUAL
               CONVENTION
    CITY:      COBOURG
    LOCATION:  Best Western Inn & Conference Centre, 930 Burnham St.
    CONTACT:   Marie M. Smith, President, Ken Cunningham, 1st Vice-President,
               THE UNITED SENIOR CITIZENS OF ONTARIO, Telephone: (416)
               252-2021, Toll Free: 1-888-320-2222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/30/c7202.html

    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:      10:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER MAKES MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT INCREASING
               COMMUNITY SUPPORTS FOR SENIORS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Don Mills Foundation for Seniors, E.P. Taylor Place/Overland
               Club, 1 Overland Drive
    CONTACT:   David Spencer, Minister's Office, (416) 327-4320; David
               Jensen, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/27/c2630.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CAA AND ONTARIO ROAD BUILDERS' ASSOCIATION TALK ABOUT THE
               COST OF BAD ROADS
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Allchin Brake and Steering Service, 621 Tecumseh Road
    CONTACT:   Karen Gordon, Squeaky Wheel Communications, (416) 997-9478
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/24/c2130.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEWLY FORMED NETWORK TO ADDRESS FUNDING FOR
               FAITH-BASED SCHOOLS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Sutton Place Hotel, The Wellesley Room, ground floor,
               955 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Wendy Lampert, National Director of Communications, Canadian
               Jewish Congress, Tel: (416) 631-5844, Cell: (416) 845-4674;
               Sally Szuster, Public and Media Relations, UJA Federation of
               Greater Toronto, Phone: (416) 840-2988
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/24/c9973.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 12:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO CYCLIST PETER OYLER PRESENTS $50,000 CHEQUE TO KIDS
               HELP PHONE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Kids Help Phone, 439 University Avenue, Suite 300
    CONTACT:   Jen Falzon at (416) 585-7834 x222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/27/c2430.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     MPP BRUCE CROZIER MAKES HIGHWAY 3 ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      ESSEX
    LOCATION:  SE corner of Highway 3 and Essex Road 23
    CONTACT:   Jamie Rilett, Minister's Office, (416) 327-9134; Bob Nichols,
               Communications Branch, (416) 327-1158
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/27/c2691.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER MAKES MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT INCREASING
               COMMUNITY SUPPORTS FOR SENIORS IN THE MARKHAM AREA
    CITY:      MARKHAM
    LOCATION:  Markham Seniors Activity Centre, 22 Water Street
    CONTACT:   David Spencer, Minister's Office, (416) 327-4320; David
               Jensen, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/27/c2635.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER MAKES MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT INCREASING
               COMMUNITY SUPPORTS FOR SENIORS IN THE BRAMPTON AREA
    CITY:      BRAMPTON
    LOCATION:  Flower City Seniors Recreation Centre, 8870 McLaughlin Road
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: David Spencer, Minister's Office, (416)
               327-4320; David Jensen, Ministry of Health and Long Term
               Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/27/c2666.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR
    CITY:      OAKVILLE
    LOCATION:  Oakville Place Shopping Centre, 240 Leighland Avenue (Sears
               Entrance)
    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/August2007/27/c2439.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT CONGRATULATES SUCCESSFUL 2007 YOUTH IN
               POLICING SUMMER JOB PARTICIPANTS
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  London Police Services Headquarters (Classrooms A & B)
               601 Dundas 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/August2007/27/c2595.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER MAKES MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT INCREASING
               COMMUNITY SUPPORTS FOR SENIORS IN THE MISSISSAUGA AREA
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  India Rainbow Community Services of Peel, Rainbow Adult Day
               Centre For Long Term Care, 415 Matheson Blvd. East
    CONTACT:   David Spencer, Minister's Office, (416) 327-4320; David
               Jensen, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/27/c2670.html

    TIME:      15:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Erin Mills Town Centre, 5100 Erin Mills Parkway (The Bay
               Entrance; also near the Zellers Entrance)
    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/August2007/27/c2444.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     BELL EXPRESSVU FULL HD TOUR BRINGS THE MISSION TO CALGARY
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Stephen Avenue Walk, 200 block,  Stephen Avenue (8th Ave)
               S.W., (C-Jazz)
    CONTACT:   Dana Sissons, Optimum Public Relations, (778) 229-9108
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/27/c2354.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON INFRASTRUCTURE BY THE GOVERNMENT
               OF CANADA
    CITY:      QUESNEL
    LOCATION:  Quesnel Municipal Landfill, # 5 Carson Pit Road
    CONTACT:   Natalie Sarafian, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700;
               Matt Wood, Communications Supervisor, City of Quesnel, (250)
               991-7475; Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2007/27/c2461.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS FROM ENVIRONMENT CANADA AND THE U.S.
               ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS GIVE A BACKGROUND MEDIA BRIEFING ON
               GREAT LAKES WATER LEVELS
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-818-1758, Pass code: 893450#
    CONTACT:   Jack Saunders, Communications Advisor/Media Relations,
               Environment Canada - Ontario, (416) 739-4785; Environment
               Canada, Media Relations, (819) 934-8008, 1-888-908-8008
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2007/27/c2682.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     FRANCHISE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA INC. WEBCAST
    INTERNET:
    English: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1989020
    French:  http://www.cnw.ca/fr/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1989020
    CONTACT:   Alison Tullis, Account Manager, CHF Investor Relations,
               (416) 868-1079 x 233; Robert M. Barton, Chief Operating
               Officer, FSNA, (601) 713-4333 x 116
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/24/c9970.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BMO FINANCIAL GROUP CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.bmo.com/investorrelations
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-789-0089 or (416) 695-9753
    NOTES:     Presentation material: www.bmo.com/investorrelations
    CONTACT:   Media Relations, Ralph Marranca, Toronto, (416) 867-3996;
               Ronald Monet, Montreal, (514) 877-1101; Investor Relations,
               Viki Lazaris, Toronto, (416) 867-6656; Steven Bonin, Toronto,
               (416) 867-5452; Krista White, Toronto, (416) 867-7019
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/20/c7919.html

    TIME:      15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK THIRD QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.scotiabank.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-1093
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/20/c7946.html

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