CNW Daybook for Wednesday, August 8, 2007



    TORONTO, Aug. 7 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      August 7 - 12
    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 - 10
    EVENT:     COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION SUMMER MEETING
    CITY:      MONCTON
    LOCATION:  See URL for details
    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.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4421.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/06/c4214.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
    NOTES:     Media representatives will not be able to access secured zones
               and the strip of Jean Lesage International Airport. However,
               they will be able to film or take pictures of soldiers from a
               sector located near the boarding zone. Cameramen and
               photographers are therefore invited to show up at 700, rue
               de l'Aéroport to cover the takeoff.
    CONTACT:   Alex Maillé at (418) 844-5000 ext 4224; 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:     PHOTO OP - 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; Bob Nichols,
               Communications Branch, (416) 327-1158
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4686.html

    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:      10:30
    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
    NOTES:     Media must RSVP before August 7.
    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 ATTENDS THE FUNERAL SERVICE FOR
               CONSTABLE ROBERT PLUNKETT
    CITY:      NEWMARKET
    LOCATION:  Ray Twinney Recreation Complex 100 Eagle Street West
    CONTACT:   Nanda Casucci-Byrne, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Tel.
               (416) 909-7552
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4682.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:00
    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 (c); David Robbins, CUPE Communications, (613)
               878-1431 (c)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4573.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - 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 - JAZZ DIVAS SHOWCASE
    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
    NOTES:     All media must RSVP at sbrunetta@brunettaetc.com before
               Tuesday, August 7
    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
    NOTES:     From Highway 97, turn onto Kalamalka Lakeview Drive.
               Viewpoint is 200 meters on the left.
    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:      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=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:     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:      10:00 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, 1-800-589-8577, 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:     COSSETTE COMMUNICATION GROUP DISCUSSES 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:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     AECON RECORD SECOND QUARTER AND FIRST HALF EARNINGS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 416-641-6451 or 1-800-215-0816
    CONTACT:   Mitch Patten, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Aecon Group
               Inc., (416) 293-7004
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/07/c4713.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/03/c3940.html

    TIME:      11:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     CGI PRESENTS AT THE RBC CAPITAL MARKETS NORTH AMERICAN
               TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
    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:     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 AND
               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 DISCUSSES
               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:      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
    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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