CNW Daybook for Friday, October 16, 2009

TORONTO, Oct. 16 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    ONTARIO

    DATE:      October 15 - October 18
    EVENT:     THE 2009 TORONTO SKI, SNOWBOARD & TRAVEL SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place
    CONTACT:   Danna Barak, (647) 240-0644
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/14/c6451.html

    DATE:      October 16
    EVENT:     OWA'S POWER OF WATER CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Fairmount Chateau Laurier
    CONTACT:   Paul Norris, OWA President, (705) 743-1500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/06/c2950.html

    DATE:      October 16 - October 18
    EVENT:     RAREST WINES FEATURED AT VINTAGES FINE WINE AUCTION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Waddington's Auction House, 111 Bathurst Street
    CONTACT:   Barry O'Brien, Director, LCBO Corporate Affairs, Tel. (416)
               864-6821, Cell: (416) 627-7055
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7146.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     NBA CANADA INVITES BASKETBALL FANS TO A CELEBRATION OF THE
               UPCOMING SEASON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge-Dundas Square
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Abbass, Paradigm Public Relations, (416) 203-2223
               ext. 221; Jonathan Chang, NBA Canada, (416) 364-4529,
               jchang@nba.com
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/14/c6448.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CONSTRUCTION SET TO BEGIN FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN VAUGHAN
    CITY:      VAUGHAN
    LOCATION:  9100 Bathurst Street
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Office of Minister Finley, (819) 994-2482;
               Adam Grachnik, Minister Jim Watson's Office, (416) 585-6492;
               Jennifer Mitchell-Emmerson, The Regional Municipality of
               York, (905) 830-4444 ext. 4016; Shawn Griffiths, Canada
               Mortgage and Housing Corporation, (416) 218-3448
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7085.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CELEBRATION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN LONDON
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  570 Nelson Street
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Office of Minister Finley, (819) 994-2482;
               Adam Grachnik, Minister Jim Watson's Office, (416) 585-6492;
               Neil Watson, City of London, (519) 434-0181; Beth Bailey,
               Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, (416) 218-3355
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7073.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL OPENING OF RESIDENCE IN WASAUKSING FIRST NATION
               COMMUNITY
    CITY:      WASAUKSING FIRST NATION
    LOCATION:  Band Council Office, Lane G, Geewadin Rd.
    CONTACT:   Nicole Burgers, Consultant, Communications & Marketing, Canada
               Mortgage and Housing Corporation, (416) 250-2760; Robert
               Tababodung, Director of Operations, Wasauksing First Nation,
               (705) 746-2531 ext. 2239
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7272.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     RENOVATION FUNDING FOR ONTARIO BENEFITS WINDSOR SHELTER
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  250 Louis Avenue
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Office of Minister Finley, (819) 994-2482;
               Nicole Burgers, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation,
               (416) 250-2760
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7165.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     IMPORTANT FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FOR EXPANDED HOSPITAL
               SERVICES IN SOUTHWEST YORK REGION
    CITY:      VAUGHAN
    LOCATION:  9401 Jane Street, building A, suite 328
    CONTACT:   Stefanie Kreibe, External Relations Officer, Communications
               and Public Affairs, York Central Hospital, Tel. (905)
               883-1212 ext. 7484
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7161.html

    TIME:      12:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     PANEL OF SPORTS AND COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVES TO DISCUSS
               WHAT A SUCCESSFUL 2015 PAN AM BID WILL MEAN FOR ONTARIO
               ATHLETES, THE ECONOMY AND LOCAL RESIDENTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel - Ballroom (C Level), 100 Front
               Street W
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Sayer, (416) 500-1656
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7116.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     CELEBRATION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN PETERBOROUGH
    CITY:      LAKEFIELD
    LOCATION:  40 Rabbit Street
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Office of Minister Finley, (819) 994-2482;
               Stephen Derksen, Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation,
               (416) 218-3443; Adam Grachnik, Minister Jim Watson's Office,
               (416) 585-6492; Susan Bacque, Manager Housing Division, City
               of Peterborough, (705) 742-7777 ext.1492
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7316.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     STAR ENSEMBLE GATHERS AT THE EXQUISITE PALAIS ROYALE
               BALLROOM - "CULINARY CRAVINGS"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Palais Royale, 1601 Lakeshore Blvd. West
    NOTES:     Tickets: $250 excl. GST. The tickets include a six-course
               menu prepared by the master chefs as well as wine paired
               with each course.
    CONTACT:   Christiane Doersam, (416) 598-7083
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/24/c8588.html
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    MANITOBA

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     NEW SENIORS HOUSING COMPLEX GROUNDBREAKING
    CITY:      GRUNTHAL
    LOCATION:  235 Park Street
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Press Secretary, Office of Minister Finley,
               (819) 994-2482; Glen Cassie, Manitoba Housing, Communication
               Services MB, (204) 945-0750; Kimberlee Jones, Senior
               Communications Consultant, Prairie & Territories-
               Communications & Marketing, Canada Mortgage and Housing
               Corporation (CMHC), (403) 515-3048
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7169.html
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    BRITISH COLUMBIA

    DATE:      October 16 - October 18
    EVENT:     BEST BUY CANADA CELEBRATES THE GRAND OPENING OF ITS FIRST
               VICTORIA STORE IN LANGFORD
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  # 109 - 2955 Phipps Road at the Westshore Town Centre)
    CONTACT:   For more information regarding Best Buy or the grand opening
               weekend festivities please contact: Danielle Jang,
               Communications Manager, Best Buy Canada Office: (604)
               412-1880, Mobile: (604) 562-5631
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/13/c6106.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     MEDIA PREVIEW OF VANCOUVER 2010 ABORIGINAL ART AUCTION AND
               EXHIBITION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention Centre, Hall A, 999 Canada Place
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Snider, VANOC Communications, Tel: (604) 403-1817;
               Alex Rose, FHFN Communications, Tel: (604) 346-7720
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7242.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     GENERAL ELECTRIC AND VANCOUVER 2010 UNVEIL GE MOBILE MEDICAL
               UNIT
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver General Hospital, Energy Centre Park, 280 W.12th
               Avenue (Between 12th and 13th avenues, at Willow Street)
    CONTACT:   Greg Alexis, VANOC Communications, Tel: (604) 403-1627;
               Arvind Gopalratnam, General Electric, Tel: (262) 501-0777
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7219.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 22:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 ABORIGINAL VENUE ARTISTS ABORIGINAL ART
               AUCTION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Pan Pacific
    CONTACT:   Sebastien Theberge, VANOC Communications, Tel: (604)
               403-2261; Alex Rose, Four Host First Nations Communications,
               Tel: (604) 346-7720
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/08/c5393.html
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    SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL

    TIME:      14:00 - 14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     GARTH BROOKS COMES OUT OF RETIREMENT
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C, Transponder 3B, Downlink Frequency 3820 vertical,
               Audio subcarriers 6.2 and 6.8
    CONTACT:   CNW BROADCAST, TORONTO, (416) 863-2115
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7313.html

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