CNW Daybook for Wednesday, August 15, 2007



    TORONTO, Aug. 15 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      13:00 - 16:30
    EVENT:     WITNESS REHEARSAL PERFORMANCE AND BEHIND-THE-SCENE
               PREPARATIONS OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL SALTIMBANCO
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Halifax Metro Centre - Media Entrance
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Brunetta, Brunetta Etc! Communications, (450) 628-4014
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/08/c4907.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     PHOTOGRAPHERS & TV CAMERAS TO CIRQUE DU SOLEIL SALTIMBANCO
               OPENING NIGHT
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Halifax Metro Centre
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Brunetta, Brunetta Etc! Communications, (450) 628-4014
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/09/c5554.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 15
    EVENT:     37TH ANNUAL CANADIAN JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT CONFERENCE (CANJAC)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  John Abbott College
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Perlberg, Junior Achievement of Canada, (613)
               282-0889, Onsite, (613) 282-0889; or Matthew Sardina, Junior
               Achievement of Canada, (416) 622-4602 ext. 222, Onsite,
               (416) 937-3252
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/10/c5708.html

    DATE:      August 15
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FESTIVAL OF SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    CITY:      SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    LOCATION:  Haut-Richelieu
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Messier, Communications Agent, (450) 346-6000 ext.238
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/June2007/26/c9291.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 15
    EVENT:     ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' FEDERATION OF ONTARIO ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Westin Harbour Castle
               1 Harbour Square
    CONTACT:   Larry Skory, (416) 948-0195 (cell); Johanna Brand, (416)
               948-2554 (cell); Mary Morison, (416) 948-3406 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/09/c5414.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/13/c6204.html

    DATE:      August 15
    EVENT:     SUMMER OF FUN: KIDS KICK IT UP OLD SCHOOL AT BREAKDANCE DAY
               CAMP
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Spadina at Queen
               160 Spadina Avenue
    CONTACT:   Eva Nikitova, Street Dance Academy, (416) 840-4934
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2007/24/c4417.html

    DATE:      August 15
    EVENT:     STAPLES BUSINESS DEPOT HANDOUT 20,000 EASY BUTTONS TO
               COMMUTERS TO PROMOTE THE LAUNCH OF THEIR NEW CITI STAPLES
               EASYREWARDS MASTERCARD
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Union Station
               Main Concourse Level and Front Street
               Entrance Outside
    CONTACT:   Melissa Prince, Cohn & Wolfe, Account Executive,
               (416) 924-5700 x 4086; Alessandra Saccal, STAPLES Business
               Depot, Public Relations Manager, (905) 737-1147 x 2363, Cell:
               (416) 570-9978
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/10/c5937.html

    DATE:      August 15
    EVENT:     FIRST ANNUAL "CRAVEFEST" INTERNATIONAL MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
               FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Various, please see URL
    CONTACT:   Danielle Iversen, Publicist, or Ashley Elliott, Assistant,
               (416) 923-6566
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/08/c4773.html

    DATE:      August 15
    EVENT:     ETFO - SUCCESSFUL SPECIAL EDUCATION STRATEGIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Elementary Teacher's Federation of Ontario
               12th Floor
               480 University Ave.
    CONTACT:   Janet Millar Grant, Location Manager, (416) 962-3836, ext.
               2331 (office) or (416) 948-2669 (cell), 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/August2007/09/c5711.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     JULIE DILL ANNOUNCES THE DETAILS OF NEW UNION GAS WINDSOR-
               DISTRICT FACILITY
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  3840 Rhodes Drive
               Windsor, Ontario
               (Between Wesco Distribution and Centreline Equipment Rentals)
    CONTACT:   Andrea Stass, Phone: (519) 436 5490, Cell: (519) 365 1010
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c6655.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR COMES TO SARNIA
    CITY:      SARNIA
    LOCATION:  Bayside Mall
               150 Christina Street North
    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/August2007/14/c6659.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     FALL 2007 CGTA GIFT SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto International Centre
               6900 Airport Road,
               Toronto Congress Centre
               650 Dixon Road
    CONTACT:   Nicolee Tattersall/Stephanie Janda, The Idea Workshop
               Limited, Office: (416) 504-3977 x26/27
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/12/c6008.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR COMES TO WINDSOR
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Devonshire Mall
               3100 Howard Avenue
    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/August2007/14/c6669.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     CBC THEATRE CRITIC - STAGE STRUCK: 100 YEARS AT THE ROYAL ALEX
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Reference Library
               789 Yonge Street
               Beeton Auditorium
    CONTACT:   Sally Muscat, Communications Officer, (416) 397-5971
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/13/c6341.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     GIANT "TROJAN HORSE" ON HEALTH CARE TOUR COMES TO CHATHAM
    CITY:      CHATHAM
    LOCATION:  The Downtown Chatham Mall
               100 King Street West
    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/August2007/14/c6668.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     CMHC WINNIPEG HOUSING MARKET REPORT PRESENTATION
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  CMHC Boardroom
               600 - 175 Hargrave Street
    CONTACT:   Kimberlee Jones, Communications, CMHC Calgary, Cell:
               (403) 585-9324
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/13/c6285.html
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    <B>NORTHWEST TERRITORIES</B>

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     DEMONSTRATION OF SOLIDARITY FOR THE WORKERS OF THE BOSCO
               HOMES TRAILCROSS CENTER FROM FORT SMITH
    CITY:      YELLOWKNIFE
    LOCATION:  In front of the Legislative Assembly in Yellowknife
    CONTACT:   Barbara Wyness, Union of Northern Workers, (867) 873-5668,
               ext. 225
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c6922.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      15:30 - 16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRIDENT SPLASH NATIONAL CANNONBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C, Transponder 1B
               Downlink frequency 3740 vertical
               Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8
    CONTACT:   David Weinstein or Sara Beckford at Strategic Objectives,
               Tel: (866) 366-7733, Tel: (416) 366-7735
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/15/c6876.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SEMAFO CONFERENCE CALL DISCUSSES THE COMPANY'S 2007 FIRST
               QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3425 or 1-800-732-0232
    CONTACT:   SEMAFO: Benoit La Salle, President & CEO, (514) 744-4408;
               RENMARK: Tina Cameron: Christopher Wells: (514) 939-3989
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/09/c5546.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONNORS BROS. INCOME FUND HOLDS SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.connors.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 1-800-731-5319
    CONTACT:   Kent McNeil, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
               Officer, (858) 715-4076
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/August2007/01/c3221.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     KANGAROO TV SECOND QUARTER 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-594-3615
    CONTACT:   Claude Michaud, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial
               Officer, (450) 595-2004
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/13/c6299.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONNORS BROS. INCOME FUND WILL HOST A CONFERENCE CALL TO
               REVIEW ITS FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  The call will be webcast live and archived on the Fund's web
               site
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 1-800-731-5319
    CONTACT:   Kent McNeil, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial
               Officer, Connors Bros., Ltd., (858) 715-4076
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c6974.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     BIRCH MOUNTAIN RE

SOURCES LTD. - Q2 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: 1-866-514-1894 CONTACT: Joel Jarding, President and COO or Derrick Kershaw, Tel (403) 262-1838 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c6747.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/09/c5674.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: CONFERENCE CALL AND WEB CAST FOR SIR ROYALTY INCOME FUND SECOND QUARTER RESULTS PHONE NO.: 1-877-289-8525 or (416) 640-1917 CONTACT: Peter Fowler, President & CEO, SIR Corp., Tel: (905) 681-2997; Bruce Wigle, Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 815-0700 ext. 228 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c6890.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/08/c4894.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: EGI FINANCIAL REPORTS SECOND QUARTER RESULTS INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1951400 PHONE NO.: )416) 644-3423 or 800-594-3790 CONTACT: Douglas E. McIntyre, Chief Executive Officer, EGI Financial Holdings Inc., Telephone: (905) 564-9215 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c6633.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/27/c9949.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: WHITEROCK REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST Q2 2007 CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.whiterockreit.ca PHONE NO.: 1-888-373-5705 CONTACT: Jason Underwood, (416) 907-4861; Paul Simcox, (416) 907-4862; Frank Bucys, CFO, (416) 907-4864 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c6775.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: NORTHCORE SECOND QUARTER 2007 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.northcore.com CONTACT: At Northcore Technologies Inc., Joe Racanelli, Tel: (416) 640-0400 ext. 273, Fax: (416) 640-0412 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c6835.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/09/c5664.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: ADVANTAGE 2ND QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL & WEBCAST INTERNET: www.advantageincome.com PHONE NO.: 1-866-334-3876 CONTACT: 1-866-393-0393 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/16/c6976.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: PETROWEST ENERGY SERVICES TRUST Q2 EARNINGS ANNOUNCEMENT WEBCAST & CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1973400 PHONE NO.: (403) 398-9531 or (800) 590-1508 CONTACT: Kenneth N. Drysdale, President and Chief Executive Officer, or John B. Paul, Chief Financial Officer, at (780) 830-0881 or info@petro-west.com URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c6718.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL FOR RETROCOM MID-MARKET REIT Q2 RESULTS PHONE NO.: (416) 915-9608 or 1-866-214-7077 CONTACT: David Fiume, Chief Executive Officer, Tel: (416) 741-7999, Fax: (416) 741-7993 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c6931.html TIME: 11:00 Mountain EVENT: CONFERENCE CALL - NORTHERN PROPERTY SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-866-249-2157 CONTACT: Mr. B. James Britton, President and Chief Executive Officer or Mr. Todd Cook, Chief Financial Officer, (403) 531-0720 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/03/c3439.html TIME: 11:00 Mountain EVENT: HIGH ARCTIC ENERGY SERVICES 2ND QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.higharcticenergyservices.com or http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=92269&s=1&k=01E9A7B7672A0E389620EA94251E9AD8 PHONE NO.: 1-866-250-4665 or 00 800 2288 3501 CONTACT: Ashley Stewart, Executive Assistant to President and CEO, (403) 309-5657; Jed Wood, President and Chief Executive Officer, High Arctic Energy Services Inc., Tel: (403) 340-9825 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/13/c6305.html TIME: 11:30 Eastern EVENT: PACIFIC STRATUS HOSTS A CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS THE QUARTERLY RESULTS, AS WELL AS THE DRILLING RESULTS AND THE COMPANY'S OUTLOOK FOR THE REMAINDER OF 2007 PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3432 or (800) 595-8550 CONTACT: Manfred Kruger, Vice President Investor Relations, (416) 362-7735 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/14/c7001.html TIME: 17:00 Eastern EVENT: POINTS INTERNATIONAL LTD. ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER 2007 RESULTS DURING A CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: https://www.points.com/static/corporate/investor_overview.html PHONE NO.: (866) 904-6908 or (416) 915-8329 CONTACT: Anthony Lam, Chief Financial Officer, Points International Ltd., (416) 596-6382; Alex Wellins or Brinlea Johnson, The Blueshirt Group, (415) 217-7722, URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/08/c5073.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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