CNW Daybook for Friday, November 23, 2007



    TORONTO, Nov. 22 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE TRANSFER OF THE FEDERAL GAS TAX FOR THE
               MUNICIPALITIES OF CLARENDON, L'ISLE-AUX-ALLUMETTES AND OTTER
               LAKE
    CITY:      CLARENDON
    LOCATION:  City Hall, Council Chamber C427, Road 148
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary to the Honourable Lawrence
               Cannon, (613) 991-0700; Ruth Potter Strutt, General
               Director, Municipality of Clarendon, (819) 647-3862;
               Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/22/c3268.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      November 19 - November 23
    EVENT:     THE YMCA OF GREATER TORONTO RECOGNIZES 13 YMCA PEACE MEDALLION
               RECIPIENTS
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  See url for details.
    CONTACT:   Jamie Slater, Manager, Association Communications, YMCA of
               Greater Toronto, Tel: (416) 413-1020 ext. 2362
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9842.html

    DATE:      November 22 - November 24
    EVENT:     35TH ANNUAL TESL ONTARIO CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn on King, 370 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Renate Tilson, Executive Director, TESL Ontario, (416)
               593-4243 ext. 4; Sharon Rajabi, President, TESL Ontario, (416)
               222-8282 ext. 2549
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/12/c7073.html

    DATE:      November 22 - November 25
    EVENT:     WEBER HOUSES THE WEBER GRILLING STATION AT GREY CUP FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Pepsi Front Street Festival
    CONTACT:   Theresa Stahl, (905) 336-5700; Beth Merrick, (416) 654-9881
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/01/c2832.html

    DATE:      November 23 - November 25
    EVENT:     BEST BUY KANATA STORE GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION
    CITY:      KANATA
    LOCATION:  745 Kanata Ave
    CONTACT:   Heather Seabrook - Best Buy, (604) 412-1011 (office), (778)
               999-1735 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/21/c9093.html

    TIME:      November 23 - November 25
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW OP - PUBLIC SERVICE ALLIANCE OF CANADA NATIONAL
               WOMEN'S CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Westin Harbour Castle Hotel
    CONTACT:   Alain Cossette, PSAC Communications, (613) 560-4317, no.
               cellulaire: (613) 293-9210
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8923.html

    DATE:      08:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF FINANCE ADDRESSES THE GREATER OSHAWA CHAMBER OF
               COMMERCE
    CITY:      OSHAWA
    LOCATION:  Guild Hall of the Holiday Inn of Oshawa, 1011 Bloor Street E.
    NOTES:     Media must pre-register: Michelle Graham at 905-728-1683
    CONTACT:   Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Finance, (613) 996-7861; David Gamble, Media Relations,
               Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/November2007/22/c3388.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 15:00
               16:00 - 22:00
    EVENT:     THE GREY CUP HABITAT FOR HUMANITY BUILD
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Via Rail Bremner Street Festival, outside the Rogers Centre
    CONTACT:   Neil Hetherington, CEO, Habitat for Humanity Toronto, (416)
               755-7353 x 223 or cell (416) 436-4190; Beth Waldman,
               Director, Communications, Toronto Argonauts Football Club &
               Grey Cup 2007, (416) 341-2720 or cell (416) 219-4410
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/21/c3031.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     ECO-EFFICIENCY IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS: A ROADMAP TO NEW
               BUSINESS, INVESTMENT AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Vanity Fair Ballroom, Le Royal Meridien King Edward Hotel, 37
               King Street East
    CONTACT:   Pat Breton, Director, Communications, Sustainable Development
               Technology Canada, (613) 234-6313 x 295
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/22/c3377.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     OTTAWA AIRPORT SCREENERS HOLD 'DAY OF ACTION'/NEWS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Airport, 2nd floor, in front of security check point
    CONTACT:   David Lipton, (613) 260-7205, ext.232, (613) 859-8403
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/22/c3444.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 10:45
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - SEARS CANADA INC. LAUNCHES CHEF AT HOME COOKWARE
               LINE - PERSONAL APPEARANCE AND COOKING DEMO WITH MICHAEL SMITH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sears, Yonge & Dundas (Eaton Centre), 4th floor, Cuisene
               kitchen
    CONTACT:   Katarina Kristanic, Sears Canada Inc., (416) 941-4424; Marie-
               France LeBlanc, Ocean Entertainment Limited, (902) 423-9056
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/22/c3324.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     GTTA BOARD MEETS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Westin Harbour Castle, One Harbour Square, Marine Room
    CONTACT:   Fran Agnew, Executive Assistant to the GTTA Chair, (416)
               874-5902; Jacquie Menezes, Senior Associate, Public Affairs
               and Media, (416) 874-5923
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/20/c2680.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     TECHNICAL BRIEFING FOR JOURNALISTS ON THE UN BALI MEETINGS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Canada Council for the Arts, 350 Albert Street, 12th Floor,
               Meeting Room 1
    CONTACT:   John Bennett, climateforchange.ca, (613) 291-6888; Matthew
               Bramley, Pembina Institute, (819) 210-6115; Emilie Moorhouse,
               Sierra Club of Canada, (613) 858-7021; Chris Henschel,
               Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, (613) 569-7226 ext 220;
               Graham Saul, Climate Action Network Canada-Réseau action
               climat Canada, (613) 558-3368; For logistical information:
               Ruth Edwards, Climate Action Network Canada-Réseau action
               climat Canada, (613) 241-1410
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/22/c3616.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     ONE-ON-ONE INTERVIEW WITH DIANE CLEMONS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Room 701A, 255 Front St. W.
    CONTACT:   Lindsay O'Connor, (647) 202-3445, (905) 640-6466 ex 246
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/21/c2604.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     IMMIGRANT-RIGHTS ACTIVIST UZMA SHAKIR IS AWARDED ATKINSON
               FELLOWSHIP
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W. (2 blocks east of Gladstone)
    CONTACT:   Pedro Barata, Atkinson Foundation, (416) 869-4800, (416)
               302-7524 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/22/c2813.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/20/c2071.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     WHOLE LIFE EXPO RETURNS: FIREMEN GET IN FREE!
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St. West
    CONTACT:   Leean Bowman, Brinsco Communications, (416) 588-9545 or
               Julia Woodford, Show Manager, (416) 964-0528, ext. 24
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c8163.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     DIANE CLEMONS & FRIENDS GOSPEL EXPLOSION - GREY CUP WEEK
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Lindsay O'Connor, (647) 202-3445, (905) 640-6466 ex 246
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/20/c6228.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/09/c6212.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      November 21 - November 23
    EVENT:     AMHB THIRD ANNUAL MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH SHOWCASE
    CITY:      BANFF
    CONTACT:   Leslie Beard, (780) 952-2033
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/20/c2426.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ADDRESSING CALGARY'S NEED FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING
    CITY:      ALBERTA
    LOCATION:  Kanas Shelter, 3824 Parkhill Place SW
    CONTACT:   Robert Storrier, Municipal Affairs and Housing, (780) 427-8862
               Dial 310-0000 for toll free access outside Edmonton; Kimberlee
               Jones, CMHC, Calgary, AB, (403) 515-3048
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/November2007/22/c3454.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     TECHNICAL BRIEFING FOR JOURNALISTS ON THE UN BALI MEETINGS
    PHONE:     1-866-368-6248, code 9088676 followed by the number sign
    CONTACT:   John Bennett, climateforchange.ca, (613) 291-6888; Matthew
               Bramley, Pembina Institute, (819) 210-6115; Emilie Moorhouse,
               Sierra Club of Canada, (613) 858-7021; Chris Henschel,
               Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, (613) 569-7226 ext 220;
               Graham Saul, Climate Action Network Canada-Réseau action
               climat Canada, (613) 558-3368; For logistical information:
               Ruth Edwards, Climate Action Network Canada-Réseau action
               climat Canada, (613) 241-1410
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/22/c3616.html

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