CNW Daybook for Wednesday, August 8, 2007



    TORONTO, Aug. 8 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      August 8
    EVENT:     TOYOTA HYBRID TOUR HITS HALIFAX
    CITY:      DARTMOUTH
    LOCATION:  Mic Mac Mall (Centre Court)
               21 MicMac Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Kathryn Ruhland, Manager, Public Relations, Toyota Canada
               Inc., (416) 431-8333
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/02/c3398.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    DATE:      August 8
    EVENT:     COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION SUMMER MEETING
    CITY:      MONCTON
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for various locations
    CONTACT:   Nicole Picot, Office of the Premier, (506) 453-2144; Howie
               Trainor, Media Relations, 2007 COF Summer Meeting, (506)
               635-7950; Loretta O'Connor, Council of the Federation
               Secretariat, (613) 563-4066; Loretta O'Connor, Council of
               the Federation Secretariat, (613) 563-4066
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/01/c3168.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/28/c2199.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/04/c8509.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 15:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN FEDERATION OF NURSES UNIONS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONCTON
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Hotel
               Westmorland/Carleton Room
               1005 Main Street
    CONTACT:   Linda Silas, CFNU President, (613) 859-4314 (cell); Teresa
               Neuman, Acting Director of Communications/Campaigns, CFNU,
               (613) 292-9106 (Cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/06/c4214.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4421.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MEETING BETWEEN PREMIERS AND NATIONAL ABORIGINAL LEADERS
    CITY:      MONCTON
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Hotel
               1005 Main St.
    CONTACT:   Howie Trainor, (506) 635-7950; Nicole Picot, Office of the
               Premier of New Brunswick, (506) 453-2144
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/04/c8495.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/04/c8509.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      15:00 - 17:30
    EVENT:     A FIFTEENTH GROUP OF CANADIAN TROOPS TAKES OFF FOR AFGHANISTAN
    CITY:      VALCARTIER GARRISON
    CONTACT:   Lieutenant (Navy) Bruno Tremblay, 5 CMBG Public Affairs
               Officer, (418) 844-5000 ext 4688
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4474.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     BIG BAY POINT RESORT ONTARIO MUNICIPAL BOARD (OMB) HEARING
    CITY:      ALLISTON
    LOCATION:  Nottawasaga Inn
               Room 41
               6015 Highway 89
    CONTACT:   Jim Maclean, (416) 236-6082
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4760.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES GREEN TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVES
    CITY:      ETOBICOKE
    LOCATION:  Purolator Courier Metro West Facility
               800 Kipling Avenue
    CONTACT:   Jamie Rilett, Minister's Office, (416) 327-9134
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4686.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     EUGENE MELNYK MAKES A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT WITH CANADIAN
               ATHLETES NOW FUND
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ballroom
               Convention Floor
               Royal York Hotel
    CONTACT:   Rob Landsmann, Fantail Communications Inc., (416) 363-4805
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4401.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PREPARES FOR SALTIMBANCO
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  ScotiaBank Place
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Brunetta, Brunetta Etc! Communications, (450) 628-4014
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/01/c3273.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE HON. JAMES K. BARTLEMAN WILL ATTEND THE FUNERAL SERVICE
               FOR CONSTABLE ROBERT PLUNKETT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ray Twinney Recreation Complex
               100 Eagle Street West
               Newmarket
    CONTACT:   Nanda Casucci-Byrne, Office of the Lieutenant Governor,
               Tel. (416) 909-7552
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/08/c4682.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     TROJAN HORSE WARNING OF PRIVATIZATION'S THREAT TO PUBLIC
               HEALTH CARE
    CITY:      UXBRIDGE
    LOCATION:  Zehr's parking lot
               323 Toronto Street South
    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/August2007/07/c4573.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES
               ATTENDS ABORIGINAL EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR PROGRAM CEREMONY
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  House of Ghesig
               Native Child and Family Services of Toronto
               156A Galloway Rd.
               (south of Lawrence Ave., north of Kingston Rd.)
    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/August2007/07/c4654.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     OSHAWA JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL
    CITY:      OSHAWA
    LOCATION:  The Jubilee Pavillion
               55 Lakeview Park Avenue
    CONTACT:   Kerri King, Producer, Oshawa Jazz and Blues Festival,
               Eclipse Concerts Inc., Phone: (905) 986-0666
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4348.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     PHOTOGRAPHERS AND TV CAMERAS TO CIRQUE DU SOLEIL SALTIMBANCO
               OPENING NIGHT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  ScotiaBank Place Theatre
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Brunetta, Brunetta Etc! Communications, (450) 628-4014
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4496.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     INFRASTRUCTURE CANADA ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      VERNON
    LOCATION:  Kalamalka Lake Lookout
               Kalamalka Lakeview Road
    CONTACT:   Natalie Sarafian, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700;
               Brian Reardon, Administrator, North Okanagan Regional
               District, (250) 550-3700; Infrastructure Canada,
               (613) 948-1148
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4542.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     GREENPEACE RELEASES SUBMISSION TO B.C.'S "CONVERSATION ON
               HEALTH"
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Segal Centre (rm. 1400)
               SFU Harbour Centre
               515 West Hastings Street
    CONTACT:   Spencer Tripp, Director of Communications, (416) 605-8408
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4665.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     VERMILION ENERGY TRUST SECOND QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
               AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1919280
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-588-4490 or (416) 644-3425
    CONTACT:   Curtis W. Hicks, C.A., Executive Vice President & Chief
               Financial Officer or Paul Beique, Director Investor Relations,
               Phone: (403) 698-8827, IR Toll Free: 1-866-895-8101
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c3678.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     LOCKERBIE & HOLE FIRST QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-250-4877 or (416) 915-5763
    CONTACT:   Gordon L. Panas, President & Chief Executive Officer, or
               Michael G. Slapman, Chief Financial Officer, Telephone:
               (780) 452-1250
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/02/c3849.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     COSSETTE COMMUNICATION GROUP WILL DISCUSS ITS 2007 THIRD
               QUARTER RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (514) 861-0443 or 1-866-696-5911
    CONTACT:   Jean Royer, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial
               Officer, (418) 521-3784
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4591.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BORALEX INC. 2007 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.boralex.com
    PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791 or 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Ms. Patricia Lemaire, Director, Communications, Boralex
               Power Inc., (514) 985-1353
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/16/c6535.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CINRAM INTERNATIONAL INCOME FUND SECOND QUARTER 2007 RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  http://investors.cinram.com/News.aspx or
               http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=80198&s(equal
               sign)1&k=923974C837D00823FABCE542FC41409E
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3424 or 1-800-591-7539
    CONTACT:   Lyne Beauregard Fisher, Tel: (416) 321-7930
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/24/c9101.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     XENOS F2007 THIRD QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL NOTICE
    INTERNET:  www.xenos.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3427 or 1-800-796-7558
    CONTACT:   Cory Pala, Investor Relations, Xenos, Tel: (416) 657-2400
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/01/c2870.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     EUROPEAN GOLDFIELDS HOSTS A CONFERENCE CALL TO UPDATE
               INVESTORS AND ANALYSTS ON ITS RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1947880
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3423 or 1-800-589-8577 or 00-800-0000-2288
               or 00-800-0022-8228
    CONTACT:   European Goldfields: David Reading, Chief Executive Officer,
               Office: +44 (0)20 7408 9534; RBC Capital Markets: Patrick
               Meier; Peter Barrett-Lennard, Office: +44 (0)20 7653 4093;
               Evolution Securities: Simon Edwards; Neil Elliot, Office:
               +44 (0)20 7071 4300; Buchanan Communications: Bobby Morse;
               Ben Willey, Office: +44 (0)20 7466 5000; Renmark Financial
               Communication: Neil G. Murray-Lyon; Barbara Komorowski;
               Media - Eva Jura: Office: (514) 939-3989
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/01/c3157.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ING CANADA SECOND QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.ingcanada.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3418 or 1-800-731-5319
    CONTACT:   Gilles Gratton - Vice President, Corporate Communications,
               (416) 217-7206; Investor enquiries: Michelle Dodokin - Vice
               President, Investor Relations, (416) 344-8044
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/01/c3294.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CML HEALTHCARE INCOME FUND FISCAL 2007 SECOND QUARTER
               FINANCIAL RESULTS WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.cmlhealthcare.com
    CONTACT:   Bruce Wigle, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc.,
               (416) 815-0700 ext. 228
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/01/c3078.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     AECON SECOND QUARTER 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6451 or 1-800-215-0816
    CONTACT:   Mitch Patten, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Aecon Group
               Inc., (416) 297-2615
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/03/c3940.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4713.html

    TIME:      11:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     CGI PRESENTS AT THE RBC CAPITAL MARKETS NORTH AMERICAN
               TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN SAN FRANCISCO
    INTERNET:  http://www.cgi.com/web/en/investors.htm
    CONTACT:   Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global Communications and
               Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/06/c4328.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN HELICOPTERS INCOME FUND REPORTS Q2 2007 RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3424 or 1-800-594-3615
    CONTACT:   Canadian Helicopters Limited: Jean-Pierre Blais, Président,
               (450) 452-3007; Don Wall, Senior Executive Vice President,
               (780) 429-6919
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4527.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/27/c9863.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TAHERA DIAMOND CORPORATION: ANNOUNCES 2007 SECOND QUARTER
               RESULTS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3426 or 1-800-587-1893
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 777-1998, Toll free:
               1-877-777-2004
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/01/c3141.html

    TIME:      11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ISOTECHNIKA PRESENTS AT CANACCORD ADAMS GLOBAL GROWTH
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.isotechnika.com
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Gillis-Paulgaard, Director, Corporate
               Communications, Isotechnika Inc., (780) 487-1600 (243)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4498.html

    TIME:      13:15 Pacific
    EVENT:     SIERRA WIRELESS PRESENTS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS NORTH AMERICAN
               TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.wsw.com/webcast/rbc75/swir
    CONTACT:   Sharlene Myers, Sierra Wireless, Phone: (604) 232-1445
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4600.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORPORATION QUARTERLY CONFERENCE CALL
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.manulife.com/QuarterlyReports
    CONTACT:   Media inquiries: Peter Fuchs, (416) 926-6103; Investor
               Relations: Patricia Kelly, 1-800-795-9767
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/01/c0726.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GERDAU AMERISTEEL 2007 SECOND QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.gerdauameristeel.com or www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3421 or 1-800-594-3790
    CONTACT:   Barbara Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Gerdau Ameristeel
               Corporation, (813) 319-4324
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/25/c9098.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GAZ METRO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.gazmetro.com/investors
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   Investors and Analysts: Caroline Warren, Investor Relations,
               (514) 598-3324; Media: Frédéric Krikorian, Public and
               Governmental Affairs, (514) 598-3656
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/18/c7473.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     NUCRYST PHARMACEUTICALS WEBCAST OF CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS
               2007 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.nucryst.com
    CONTACT:   Gillian McArdle, (416) 504-8464
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4518.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/01/c3181.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL/WEBCAST - CARDIOME TO RELEASE SECOND QUARTER
               RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.cardiome.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-340-8010 or 866-540-8136
    CONTACT:   Peter K. Hofman, (604) 676-6993
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4796.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRANSFORCE INCOME FUND MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-926-9793
    CONTACT:   Investors: Alain Bédard, Chairman of the Board, President
               and CEO, TransForce Income Fund, (514) 331-4200; Media: John
               Lute, Lute & Company, (416) 929-5883
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/01/c2830.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      August 8
    EVENT:     KABOOSE PRESENTS AT THE RBC CAPITAL MARKETS NORTH AMERICAN
               TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      SAN FRANCISCO
    LOCATION:  Four Seasons Hotel
    CONTACT:   Jonathan Pollack, Chief Financial Officer for Kaboose Inc.,
               (416) 593-3000 ext.290
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2007/30/c2207.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MIGENIX PRESENTS AT CANACCORD ADAMS' 27TH GLOBAL GROWTH
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      BOSTON
    LOCATION:  InterContinental Boston Hotel
    CONTACT:   Art Ayres, MIGENIX Inc., Tel: (604) 221-9666 Ext. 233, Dian
               Griesel, Ph.D., Investor Relations Group, Tel: (212) 825-3210
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4422.html

    TIME:      11:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     CGI PRESENTS AT THE RBC CAPITAL MARKETS NORTH AMERICAN
               TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN SAN FRANCISCO
    CITY:      SAN FRANCISCO
    LOCATION:  Four Seasons Hotel
    CONTACT:   Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global Communications and
               Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/06/c4328.html

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