CNW Daybook for Tuesday, February 3, 2009


    T U E S D A Y,   F E B R U A R Y   3

    TIME:      09:00 - 17:00

SOURCES HUMAINES AGREES - SEMINAR ON THE ECONOMIC CRISIS AND THE KEY ROLE HR PROFESSIONALS CAN PLAY CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1255, rue Jeanne-Mance Montréal - Grand Salon ABC CONTACT: and accreditation: Caroline Soulas, Coordinator, Event organization and communications, (514) 879-1636, ext. 224, Cell phone: (514) 941-1989, February 3 only URL: TIME: 12:00 - 14:00 EVENT: MONTREAL ECONOMIC INSTITUTE - THE PRIVATIZATION OF HYDRO-QUEBEC: A

SOURCE OF WEALTH FOR QUEBEC'S POPULATION CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Omni Mont-Royal Hotel (Salon Printemps), 1050 Sherbrooke Street West CONTACT: André Valiquette, Director of communications, Montreal Economic Institute, (514) 273-0969 (office), (514) 574-0969 (cell) URL: ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ONTARIO</B> DATE: February 2 - February 14 EVENT: THE HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION TAKES OVER THE TORONTO EATON CENTRE DURING FEBRUARY, HEART MONTH CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Toronto Eaton Centre - at Trinity Way (upper level, North end), Albert's Way (middle Level, middle of the mall), and Gap Court (lower level, North end) CONTACT: Stacy O'Rourke, Heart and Stroke Foundation, (416) 937-5307 URL: DATE: February 3 - February 4 EVENT: 2009 PUBLIC SECTOR HUMAN RE

SOURCES: TALENT, LEADERSHIP, AND PERFORMANCE, HOSTED BY THE CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Crowne Plaza Ottawa Hotel, 101 Lyon Street CONTACT: or media accreditation: Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221 URL: TIME: 07:00 - 09:00 16:00 - 19:00 EVENT: RAISING THE ROOF'S ANNUAL TOQUE TUESDAY FUNDRAISING - AND HOMELESSNESS AWARENESS RAISING - CAMPAIGN CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: In the subway stations and in the office towers of downtown Toronto. Locations include: Finch Station, Sheppard Station, Eglinton Station, St.Clair Station, North York Civic Centre Station, Yonge & Bloor Station, City Hall, Metro Hall and the Oshawa Go Station CONTACT: or to arrange an interview: Maureen Deery, (416) 346-4910; Susanna Smith, (416) 888-2074 URL: TIME: 08:30 EVENT: CANADIAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COUNCIL TO RELEASE RESEARCH PAPER ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY REFORM CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Toronto Board of Trade, 1 First Canadian Place CONTACT: Kathryn Anderson, Director, Communications, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, (613) 238-4000, ext.231, Cell: (613) 797-1860 URL: TIME: 10:45 EVENT: WILLIAM E. HAY YOUTH CENTRE RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Gymnasium, 3000 Hawthorne Road CONTACT: Laura Dougan, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3394; Anne Machowski-Smith, Ministry of Children and Youth Services, (416) 325-5156 URL: TIME: 10:50 EVENT: HEALTH MINISTER MAKES WILLIAM OSLER HEALTH CENTRE ANNOUNCEMENT CITY: BRAMPTON LOCATION: William Osler Health Centre, Brampton Civic Hospital Site, Main Lobby, 2100 Bovaird Drive East CONTACT: Steven Erwin, Minister's Office, (416) 326-3986; Andrew Morrison, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197 URL: TIME: 11:00 EVENT: ANISHINABEK NATION GRAND COUNCIL CHIEF JOHN BEAUCAGE ANNOUNCES CHANGE TO THE ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington Street CONTACT: Marci Becking, Communications Officer, Union of Ontario Indians, (705) 497-9127 (Ext. 2290); Bob Goulais, Chief of Staff & Executive Assistant to the Grand Council Chief, Cell: (705) 498-5250 URL: TIME: 14:30 EVENT: HEALTH AND LONG-TERM CARE MINISTER DAVID CAPLAN VISITS THE VILLAGE OF WINSTON PARK CITY: KITCHENER LOCATION: The Village of Winston Park Retirement Home, Sweeney Room, Main Floor, 695 Block Line Road CONTACT: Andrew Morrison, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197 URL: ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 07:00 - 09:00 11:00 - 13:00 EVENT: RAISING THE ROOF'S ANNUAL TOQUE TUESDAY FUNDRAISING - AND HOMELESSNESS AWARENESS RAISING - CAMPAIGN CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Outside Opportunities: Calgary's downtown core between 5th and 9th Avenue, from 1st street to 6th street and Olympic Plaza. Inside Opportunities: 5th Avenue Place, Petro Canada building, Bankers Hall and Bankers Hall Plus 15 CONTACT: or to arrange an interview: Darlene Petrie, (403) 508-7752 URL: ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> TIME: 06:30 - 09:30 11:30 - 13:30 15:00 - 18:00 EVENT: RAISING THE ROOF'S ANNUAL TOQUE TUESDAY FUNDRAISING - AND HOMELESSNESS AWARENESS RAISING - EVENT CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: 13 Skytrain stations including: Burrard Station, Waterfront Station, Granville St. Station, Vancouver Art Gallery, Robson St @ Thurlow, Georgia St. @ Burrard, Main Street/Science World Station, New Westminster Station, Columbia St. Station, 22nd St. Station, Royal City Centre and New Westminster Metrotown Mall, Burnaby CONTACT: Brice Evans, Raising the Roof Campaign Manager, Tel: (604) 338-1658 URL: TIME: 10:30 - 11:40 EVENT: WORLD VISION VANCOUVER CAMPAIGN FOR CHILDREN LAUNCH EVENT CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Vancouver Technical Secondary School, 2600 East Broadway, Vancouver CONTACT: Jessica Parker, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2152, (416) 881-0732 (cell) URL: ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE WILL HOLD A CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS THE CONTENTS OF ITS SECOND QUARTER FISCAL 2009 RESULTS INTERNET: or PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7560, reservation code 21295689 CONTACT: John Livingston, Chief Executive Officer, Phone: (604) 730-9851 URL: TIME: 09:30 Eastern EVENT: BELL ALIANT REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS INCOME FUND - CONFERENCE CALL - FOURTH QUARTER 2008 RESULTS INTERNET: PHONE NO.: (866) 299-6657 or (416) 641-6121 CONTACT: Media Relations: Kelly Gallant, (866) 762-6540; Investor Relations: Zeda Redden, (877) 487-5726 URL: TIME: 14:30 - 16:00 Eastern EVENT: TEELCONFERENCE - IMPROVING ACCESS TO FAMILY HEALTH CARE AND EMERGENCY ROOM PERFORMANCE TECHNICAL BRIEFING PHONE NO.: 1-866-440-8941 Passcode: 7369254 followed by the number sign CONTACT: Media Contact: Andrew Morrison, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197 URL: TIME: 16:00 Eastern EVENT: A&W FOURTH QUARTER 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-6941 or (416) 644-3415 CONTACT: Don Leslie, Chief Financial Officer, A&W Food Services of Canada Inc., (604) 988-2141 URL: -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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