CNW Daybook for Friday, October 17, 2008



    TORONTO, Oct. 17 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      October 15 - October 17
    EVENT:     NATIONAL ANGEL SUMMIT TO DISCUSS THE POWER OF INVESTING IN
               CANADIAN BUSINESS THROUGH ANGEL NETWORKS
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Jennifer Ayotte, (902) 209-4704
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/07/c3638.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 16 - October 18
    EVENT:     DIABETES CONFERENCE DRAWS INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS TO MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais Des Congrès du Montréal, 1001, place
               Jean-Paul-Riopelle
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Dolan, Marie-Anne Grondin, Edelman, (416) 979-1120
               ext. 257, (514) 844-6665 ext. 246, Jeremy Brace,
               Canadian Diabetes Association, (416) 671-2155,
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/10/c5226.html

    DATE:      October 17th - October 19th
    EVENT:     12TH CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT OF
               COUNTRIES USING FRENCH AS A COMMON LANGUAGE
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Click on the URL below for more information.
    CONTACT:   Martin Brie, Senior Manager - Press Centre and Relations
               with Host Broadcaster, (418) 649-3368, Fax: (418) 649-3254
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4735.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ADR INSTITUTE OF CANADA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Montreal, 1255 Jeanne-Mance
    CONTACT:   Dorenda McNeil, (416) 961-5898 ext. 216
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c6095.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     SECTION ROUGE MEDIA INC. - SHAREHOLDERS' ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      LONGUEUIL
    LOCATION:  In the Orléans room of the Hôtel Gouverneur île Charron,
               2405, île Charron
    CONTACT:   Me Jean-Pierre Rancourt, President and Chief Executive
               Officer, Section Rouge Média inc., (450) 677-2556 #222
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/29/c9439.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     ANTOINE LAOUN OPTICIEN WISHES TO INVITE YOU TO ITS THIRTIETH
               ANNIVERSARY EVENT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  700 Ste-Catherine West
    CONTACT:   Thomas Lipovac, Marketing Team, (514) 866-3635
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/10/c5124.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 14 - October 17
    EVENT:     CANADIAN HOUSING AND RENEWAL ASSOCIATION - INTERNATIONAL
               EXPERTS IN TORONTO TO LEARN FROM HOUSING PROJECTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Pantages Hotel, 200 Victoria St.
    CONTACT:   If you would like to attend sessions or study tours, arrange
               interviews, or obtain a complete program, please contact:
               Melodie Cardin, Communications Coordinator, Canadian Housing
               and Renewal Association, (613) 594-3007 ext. 19
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/13/c5434.html

    DATE:      October 14 - October 18
    EVENT:     NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY (NASS) ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Christine Chiu, MTCC, Marketing Manager, (416) 585-8106;
               Frank Kocich, NASS, Director of Marketing & Communications,
               (630) 230-3648, (773) 266-5063 CELL
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/09/c4807.html

    DATE:      October 17 - October 19
    EVENT:     ONTARIO NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION "GET CONNECTED" -
               LEADING INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES EXPLORE THE CONNECTIONS
               BETWEEN HOUSING, THE ECONOMY, HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT AT
               THE 2008 ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Marriot Hotel 100 Kent Street & Ottawa Crowne Plaza,
               101 Rue Lyon Street
    CONTACT:   Rhona Duncan, Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association, Tel:
               (416) 927-9144 x 126, Cell: (647) 828-8081
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/10/c5245.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     ENSIGHT CANADA PRESENTS CANADA'S FIRST-OUT-OF-THE-GATE
               QUALITATIVE STUDY ON WHY CANADIANS VOTED AS THEY DID AND
               WHAT IT MEANS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Chateau Laurier - Canadian Room, 1 Rideau Street
    CONTACT:   Tyler Fleming, (416) 642-6122, (416) 899-5793 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c6027.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     CAW MEETS WITH TOP ST. THOMAS POLITICIANS IN EFFORT TO SAVE
               STERLING TRUCK PLANT
    CITY:      ST. THOMAS
    LOCATION:  St. Thomas City Hall - 545 Talbot Street
    CONTACT:   CAW Communications Shannon Devine, (cell) 416-302-1699
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6738.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 16:30
    EVENT:     HIGH RISK HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS SHARE ANTI-VIOLENCE
               STRATEGIES AT FIRST EVER "COMMON GROUND" CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ryerson University, Oakham House, 63 Gould Street
    CONTACT:   Raine Liliefeldt, (416) 660-9483
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6529.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     FREE THE CHILDREN'S NATIONAL ME TO WE DAY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ricoh Coliseum, 100 Princes' Boulevard, CNE grounds
    CONTACT:   Caroline Houng, Communications Officer, Free The Children,
               T: (647) 259-3468, Cell: (416) 347-0836; Melissa Yaw,
               Communications Coordinator, Free The Children,
               T: (647) 259-3469
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4393.html
       http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/30/c9624.html
       http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c7759.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH AND LONG-TERM CARE MINISTER DAVID CAPLAN MAKES WAIT
               TIME STRATEGY ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Queensway Carleton Hospital, Innovation Room, 3045 Baseline
               Road
    CONTACT:   Steve Erwin, Minister's Office, (416) 326-3986; Andrew
               Morrison, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416)
               314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6511.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     STREET RENAMED AFTER HAKIM OPTICAL FOUNDER IN HONOUR OF HIS
               BUSINESS AND PHILANTHROPIC ACHIEVEMENTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hakim Optical Store located at 1900 Eglinton Avenue East
               (west of Warden)
    CONTACT:   John Worden, Hakim Optical, (416) 414-4011
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/10/c4972.html

    TIME:      12:30 - 14:00
    EVENT:     BEST BUY GAMING INVASION '08 MEDIA PREVIEW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge-Dundas Square
    CONTACT:   Sarah Coombs, D: (416) 848-1709, C: (416) 729-8550; Heather
               Seabrook, Best Buy Canada, D: (604) 412-1011, C: (778)
               999-1735
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/09/c4744.html

    TIME:      15:30 - 17:00
    EVENT:     FLICK OFF EXPRESS STOP
    CITY:      KINGSTON
    LOCATION:  Queen's University, Agnes Benedickson Field
    CONTACT:   David Holmes, (416) 628-5605; Chris McDowall, (416) 628-5648
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c6990.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC TRIBUTE FOR DR. SHEELA BASRUR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Convocation Hall, University of Toronto, Main campus, 31
               King's College Circle
    CONTACT:   Alanna Banks, Media Profile, (416) 342-1801
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4161.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      October 15 - October 17
    EVENT:     THE CONSENSUS DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE ON DEPRESSION IN
               ADULTS: HOW TO IMPROVE PREVENTION, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  The Westin
    CONTACT:   Rhonda Lothammer, Institute of Health Economics, Cell: (780)
               935-0382
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/13/c5482.html

    DATE:      October 17 - October 19
    EVENT:     CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY INSPIRING HOPE 2008 CONFERENCE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  The Westin Calgary
    CONTACT:   Deanna Kraus at (403) 541-5375, Media Relations Specialist,
               Canadian Cancer Society, Alberta/NWT Division
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c7971.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     WHERE CHALLENGE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Science World at TELUS World of Science, 1455 Quebec Street
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Lyall, WHERE Challenge Communications, Ph: (403)
               818-8984; Pamela Findling, Communications Coordinator,
               Science World, Ph: (604) 443-7470, Cell: (778) 998-6572
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c6145.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     RISZM INCOME FUND THIRD QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2115520
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-595-8550 or (416) 644-3417
    CONTACT:   Investors, Trish Moran, (416) 739-2906; Media, Wilcox Group,
               (416) 203-6666
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6665.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANGENE HOSTS YEAR-END FISCAL 2008 CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
               TO DISCUSS FISCAL YEAR 2008 RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.cangene.com and www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Ms. Jean Compton, Manager, Investor Relations, Cangene
               Corporation, at (416) 675-8280; Mike Graham at (204) 275-4040
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c6282.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6733.html

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