CNW Daybook for Friday, October 12, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 11 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      October 10 - 13
    EVENT:     FAMILY DOCTOR WEEK IN CANADA ACTIVITIES
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Jayne Johnston, Communications Manager, The College of
               Family Physicians of Canada, 1-800-387-6197 ext.303
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/04/c8209.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    DATE:      October 11 - 12
    EVENT:     2007 HEALTH SUMMIT
    CITY:      SAINT JOHN
    LOCATION:  Saint John Trade and Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Johanne Le Blanc, communications, Health, (506)457-3513; Brian
               Cormier, conference logistics and speakers, (506) 381-2840
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/05/c9017.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 11 - 12
    EVENT:     UNIVERSITE DE MONTREAL HOSTS INAUGURAL COLLOQUIUM OF THE
               INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Allard Hervieu Communication: Véronique Gabrysz, (514)
               499-3030, extension 3
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7022.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS OF QUEBEC AND LABRADOR PRESS
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VIEUX MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Musée de la Pointe-à-Callières (salle Polyvalente), 350,
               Place Royale
    CONTACT:   Alain Garon, Communication Officer, AFNQL, (418) 842-5020,
               Cell.: (418) 956-5720
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2824.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON INFRASTRUCTURE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Erskine and American Church,
               1339 Sherbrooke Street West
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press secretery, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700;
               Danielle Champagne, Director of Coomunications, Montreal
               Fine Arts Museum, (514) 285-1600, ext. 194, Mobile: (514)
               996-5072; Infrastructures Canada, (613) 948-1148
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c3140.html

    TIME:      13:35
    EVENT:     DECORATED GRAND CHIEFS ARRIVE ON AIR TRANSAT FLIGHT #TS 411
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport
    CONTACT:   Mireille St-Jean, Confederation of Aboriginal People, (819)
               661-5054
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2925.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 20:30
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF NANA, WHAT DO YOU SAY? BOOK ONE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Jean-Talon Market, 7070 Henri-Julien, Mandoline Room, 2nd
               floor
    CONTACT:   Florence Bolté, Pirouli, (450) 467-8909
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/05/c8986.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 10 - 13
    EVENT:     THE POTTERY + GLASS SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Barbara Frum Atrium of the Canadian Broadcasting Centre, 250
               Front St. West
    CONTACT:   Iris Dorton, Show Coordinator for FUSION: The Ontario Clay
               and Glass Association, Phone (705) 743-0330
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c7744.html

    DATE:      October 10 - 13
    EVENT:     CARO-COMP JOINT CONFERENCE "IMAGE GUIDED AND ADAPTIVE
               RADIATION THERAPY"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
    CONTACT:   Nina Budman, Gabrielle Totesau, Budman and Associates, (416)
               515-7667
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2304.html

    DATE:      October 12 - 13
    EVENT:     TORONTO WALDORF SCHOOL CONFERENCE ON ADOLESCENTS AND
               "EFFICIENCY EDUCATION"
    CITY:      THORNHILL
    LOCATION:  Toronto Waldorf School, 9100 Bathurst St
    CONTACT:   Todd Royer, Faculty Chair, Phone (905) 881-1611 x 308
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/09/c9803.html

    DATE:      October 12 - 15
    EVENT:     LCBO VINTAGES FINE WINE AUCTION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ritchies New Galleries, 380 King Street East
    CONTACT:   Chris Layton, LCBO Media Relations Co-ordinator, Tel. (416)
               864-6772, Cell. (416) 587-3729; Barry O'Brien, Director,
               Corporate Affairs, Tel. (416) 864-6821, Cell: (647) 290-3448
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2946.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2334.html

    TIME:      07:00 - 08:00
    EVENT:     CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION DAY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Place D'Orleans, Blair Station, Rideau Centre at MacKenzie
               King Bridge, Tunney's Pasture and Billings Bridge
    CONTACT:   France Clost, Communications, Children's Aid Society of
               Ottawa, (613) 747-7800 ext 2033, Cell: (613) 323-7151
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2703.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF ONTARIO SPEAKS AT LAUNCH OF BUSINESS
               TAKES ACTION: EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Centre for Health and Safety Innovation, IAPA offices, 5110
               Creekbank Road
    CONTACT:   Jo Walks, Project Manager, (905) 672-3466 ext.3255
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2182.html

    TIME:      09:45
    EVENT:     PHOTO-OP - GOVERNMENT OF CANADA MAKES ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING
               BRANTFORD BROWNFIELDS AND LAKE SIMCOE
    CITY:      BRANTFORD
    LOCATION:  66 Mohawk Street
    CONTACT:   Eric Richer, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of the
               Environment, (819) 997-1441; Environment Canada, Media
               Relations, (819) 934-8008, 1-888-908-8008
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c3069.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANADA'S ENVIRONMENT MINISTER JOHN BAIRD, ON BEHALF OF JIM
               PRENTICE, MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY, MAKES AN ANNOUNCEMENT
               CONCERNING BROWNFIELDS IN BRANTFORD
    CITY:      BRANTFORD
    LOCATION:  City Hall, 100 Wellington Square
    CONTACT:   Eric Richer, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of the
               Environment, (819) 997-1441; Environment Canada, Media
               Relations, (819) 934-8008, 1-888-908-8008
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c3069.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     THE ROGERS PUMPKIN PATROL KEEPS STREETS SAFE AND KIDS
               INFORMED ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF HALLOWEEN SAFETY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Police Headquarters, 40 College Street, Lobby
    CONTACT:   Wendy Cooper, Rogers Cable, (416) 442-2863, Cell: (416)
               262-5395
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/09/c9737.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 13:30
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS NATIONAL CHIEF DELIVERS MAJOR
               SPEECH TO CANADA'S MINERAL INDUSTRY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Arcadian Court, Simpson Tower, 401 Bay Street, 8th Floor
    CONTACT:   ON-SITE: Bryan Hendry, Senior Policy Advisor, (613) 241-6789
               ext. 229, cell (613) 293-6106; Joan McEwen, AFN
               Communications Director, (613) 241-6789 ext. 242, cell (613)
               324-3329; Nancy Pine, Communications Advisor, Office of the
               National Chief, (613) 241-6789 ext. 243, cell (613) 298-6382
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2784.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 12:15
    EVENT:     OHA "YOUR HEALTH CARE - BE INVOLVED" CAMPAIGN RE-LAUNCH
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  British Columbia Room, Westin Hotel
    CONTACT:   Cara Francis, OHA Public Affairs, (416) 205-1371
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2910.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 12:30
    EVENT:     NURSES AND HEALTH-CARE ADVOCATES OFFER SOLUTIONS TO
               HEALTH-CARE'S CHALLENGES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front St. West, 19th Floor,
               Salon 3
    CONTACT:   Marion Zych,  Director of Communications, Registered Nurses'
               Association of Ontario (RNAO), (647) 406-5605 (cellular),
               (416) 408-5605 (office)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2274.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL GROUNDBREAKING FOR TRUMP INTERNATIONAL HOTEL & TOWER
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  325 Bay St. (SE corner of Bay and Adelaide)
    CONTACT:   Christine Mulkins, Counsel Public Relations, (416) 961-5898
               x 234, (647) 242-3686 - cell
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2215.html

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW OP - DR. DAY, CMA PRESIDENT, SPEAKS AT THE EMPIRE
               CLUB OF CANADA LUNCHEON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ontario Room (Change), Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Please register in advance with: Lucie Boileau, (613)
               731-8610, 1-800-663-7336 ext. 1266, Cell.: (613) 447-0866
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2779.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7589.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER BAIRD AND GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER PETER VAN LOAN
               MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING LAKE SIMCOE
    CITY:      JACKSON'S POINT
    LOCATION:  Salvation Army Conference Centre, 1890 Metro Road North
    CONTACT:   Eric Richer, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of the
               Environment, (819) 997-1441; Environment Canada, Media
               Relations, (819) 934-8008 or 1-888-908-8008
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c3069.html

    TIME:      14:30 - 15:45
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - HRH THE PRINCE EDWARD, EARL OF WESSEX MEETS WITH
               DUKE OF EDINBURGH'S AWARD PARTICIPANTS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa, 2825 Dumaurier Avenue
    CONTACT:   Melissa Wood, NATIONAL Public Relations, (613) 233-1699 X 229
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/09/c9742.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     TWO WINES EACH VALUED AT $20,000 UP FOR BIDS AT LCBO FINE
               WINE AUCTION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ritchies New Gallery, 380 King Street East
    CONTACT:   Chris Layton, LCBO Media Relations Co-ordinator, Tel. (416)
               864-6772, Cell. (416) 587-3729; Barry O'Brien, Director,
               LCBO Corporate Affairs, Tel. (416) 864-6821, Cell: (647)
               290-3448
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2334.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2946.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     BRIAN MULRONEY PRESENTS HIS BRIAN MULRONEY: MEMOIRS
    CITY:      BURLINGTON
    LOCATION:  Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West
    CONTACT:   Josh Glover, Publicity Manager, McClelland & Stewart Ltd.,
               (416) 598-1114 x319
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/09/c2015.html

    TIME:      20:00
    EVENT:     CANFAR'S AIDSBEAT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Capitol Event Theatre, 2492 Yonge Street (north of Eglinton)
    CONTACT:   Amanda O'Reilly, CANFAR, (416) 361-6281 x35
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/04/c8799.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      October 11 - 14
    EVENT:     THE HERITAGE CANADA FOUNDATION WELCOMES CONFERENCE DELEGATES
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Hotel MacDonald
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Quinn, Director of Communications, Heritage Canada
               Foundation, Cell: (613) 797-7206
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/09/c9637.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      22:30 - 23:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FOOTAGE OF THE CFL ON TSN HALFTIME SHOW
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2/3B c-band (111 0 west), Downlink frequency:
               3820 Vertical, Audio: 6.2/6.8 mhz, Local Toronto
               broadcasters can access this feed at Toronto TOC. Pegad has
               been left to connect to CFTO Tx11, Uplink: Dome Distribution
               416-332-7066
    CONTACT:   Andrea Goldstein, (w) (416) 332-7575, (c) (647) 224-8800;
               Josh Cogan, (w) (416) 332-7599, (c) (416) 859-4738; Chobi
               Liang, (w) (416) 332-7584
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c3106.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      October 12
    EVENT:     STEVE NASH CELEBRITY ROAST FEATURING A PERFORMANCE BY JOHN
               LEGEND
    CITY:      SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
    LOCATION:  Hotel Valley Ho
    NOTES:     For reservations and ticket package information contact
               1-877-341-NASH (6247) x230 or mikep@visioncompanies.com
    CONTACT:   Kendra States or Teri Schramm, The Lavidge Company, (480)
               998-2600
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/25/c4621.html

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