CNW Daybook for Friday, October 2, 2009

TORONTO, Oct. 2 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    NOVA SCOTIA

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     READ TO ME! CELEBRATES MI'KMAQ HISTORY MONTH WITH A SPECIAL
               LAUNCH OF THE MI'KMAQ EDITION OF THE READ TO ME! BAG,
               CONTAINING BOOKS AND READING RESOURCES FOR MI'KMAQ FAMILIES
    CITY:      INDIAN BROOK
    LOCATION:  L'nu sipuk Kina'muokuom (Indian Brook House of Learning),
               579 Church Street
    CONTACT:   Shanda LaRamee, Jones, Provincial Coordinator, Read To Me!
               Program, (902) 470-7763
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/28/c9214.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     READ TO ME! LAUNCHES FIRST MI'KMAQ BOARD BOOK FOR BABIES
    CITY:      INDIAN BROOK
    LOCATION:  L'nu sipuk Kina'muokuom (Indian Brook House of Learning),
               579 Church Street
    CONTACT:   Shanda LaRamee-Jones, Provincial Coordinator, Read To Me!
               Program, (902) 470-7763
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/01/c2485.html
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    QUEBEC

    DATE:      September 29 - October 2
    EVENT:     NATIONAL FORUM ON MANAGEMENT AT HEC MONTRÉAL
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  HEC Montréal
    NOTES:     To consult the complete program for this event, please visit
               http://expertise.hec.ca/forum2009/event/program/
    CONTACT:   To attend the forum or for any interview requests, with the
               forum spokesperson or the guest speakers: Valérie Gonzalo,
               (514) 626-6976
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/30/c9753.html

    DATE:      September 30 - October 2
    EVENT:     THE ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL GENERIC PHARMACEUTICAL ALLIANCE
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Westin Montreal Hotel
    CONTACT:   Patricia Archambault, (514) 251-1044, Mobile: (514)
               710-1044; Diane Jeannotte, (514) 284-2860 ext. 2, Mobile:
               (514) 772-8019
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/28/c9206.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN, MINISTER OF NATIONAL
               REVENUE AND MINISTER OF STATE (AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD),
               VISITS THE JONQUIÈRE TAX CENTER TO ANNOUNCE "MY PAYMENT" A
               NEW ELECTRONIC PAYMENT SERVICE FOR BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS
    CITY:      JONQUIÈRE
    LOCATION:  Jonquière Tax Centre, Main entrance, 2251 René-Lévesque blvd.
    CONTACT:   Noël Carisse, Media Relations, Canada Revenue Agency, (613)
               952-9184; Sophie Doucet, Press Secretary, Office of the
               Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State
               (Agriculture and Agri-Food), (613) 608-3252
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2009/01/c3005.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     VANDOOS MILITARY VEHICLE AND EQUIPMENT EXHIBITION
    CITY:      DURHAM-SUD
    LOCATION:  old fire hall, 205, de la Caserne St.
    CONTACT:   Captain Lyne Poirier, 5 CMBG Public Affairs Officer, (418)
               844-5000, extension 4688, Pager: (418) 260-3082
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2009/30/c2384.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 17:30
    EVENT:     THE 11TH PRESENTATION OF LE MOIS DE LA PHOTO A MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  CCA, 1920, Baile St.
    CONTACT:   Marie-Catherine Leroux, Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal,
               (514) 390-0383, Cell: (514) 239-2750
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/03/c2021.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     CFTPA PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, KEVIN TIERNEY PAYS IT FORWARD IN
               A VISIT TO CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Loyola Campus - Room CJ 1.114, Communication Studies and
               Journalism building, 7141 Sherbrooke St. W.
    CONTACT:   Fiona Downey, Media Relations Advisor, Concordia University,
               (514) 848-2424, Ext. 2518, Mobile: (514) 518-3336
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/29/c2056.html
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    ONTARIO

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     ROYAL CANADIAN MINT'S VANCOUVER 2010 COMMEMORATIVE
               CIRCULATION COIN PROGRAM CONTINUES WITH 25-CENT COIN
               CELEBRATING MEN'S HOCKEY GOLD AT SALT LAKE CITY IN 2002
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Boutique of the Royal Canadian Mint, 320 Sussex Drive
    CONTACT:   Christine Aquino, (613) 993-9999
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2009/01/c2769.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF STATE GOODYEAR ANNOUNCES NEW ECONOMIC
               DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Small Business Centre, 316 Rectory Street, 3rd Floor,
               London, ON
    CONTACT:   Gary Toft, Director of Communications, Office of the
               Honourable Gary Goodyear, (613) 943-7599
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/01/c2960.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     TECHNICAL BRIEFING ON THE ACTION PLAN FOR TRENT-SEVERN
               WATERWAY RENEWAL
    CITY:      PETERBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  PETERBOROUGH Lift Lock, Visitor Centre, 353 Hunter Street
    CONTACT:   Sara Atkins, External Relations & Communications Manager,
               TSW, Central Ontario Field Unit, Parks Canada, (705) 750-4900
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2009/30/c2373.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     ALGONQUIN COLLEGE PART-TIME SUPPORT STAFF TO PASS JUDGMENT
               ON UNFAIR TREATMENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Support Staff Room, Room B111, B Building, Algonquin
               College, 1385 Woodroffe Ave.
    CONTACT:   Valerie Dugale (647) 225-3685 (cell); Candy Lindsay, (705)
               875-2761 (cell); Devon Ford (613) 762-3013 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/01/c2869.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL GALLERY WORKERS TO SHOW SOLIDARITY FOR WORKERS ON
               STRIKE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Starting under the giant spider at the NGC, Ottawa, and
               meeting at the Museum of Civilization in Gatineau
    CONTACT:   Alain Cossette, PSAC Communications, (613) 293-9210/
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/29/c2026.html

    TIME:      12:30 - 15:00
    EVENT:     PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES PROTEST BILL C-384
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Mr. Passmore will be available for media interviews near the
               front steps of Parliament hill
    CONTACT:   Steve Passmore at: (289) 339-0718; Alex Schadenberg,
               executive director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition
               at: 1-877-439-3348
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/01/c2964.html
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    MANITOBA

    TIME:      09:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     ROYAL CANADIAN MINT BOUTIQUE HOSTS LOCAL COIN EXCHANGE FOR
               25-CENT COIN CELEBRATING MEN'S HOCKEY GOLD AT SALT LAKE CITY
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Boutique of the Royal Canadian Mint
               520 Lagimodière Boulevard
    CONTACT:   For media inquiries, please contact Christine Aquino,
               Director, Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, (613) 993-9999
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2009/01/c2766.html
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    ALBERTA

    TIME:      08:30 - 12:00
    EVENT:     OPEN HOUSE AND "HOUSE WARMING" CELEBRATION FOR ALBERTA'S
               FIRST HOSPICE FOR CHILDREN
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Alberta Children's Hospital site - northeast corner, 2888
               Shaganappi Trail N.W.
    CONTACT:   Belinda Lamb, VP Communications, Alberta Children's
               Hospital Foundation, (403) 955-8821; Bruce Conway, Media
               Relations, Alberta Health Services, (403) 943-1212
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/30/c2723.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ON-RESERVE SOCIAL HOUSING ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      BROCKET
    LOCATION:  1605 7th Ave S, Piikani Nation
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Press Secretary, Office of Minister Finley,
               (819) 994-2482; Charles Sauriol, CMHC Media Relations, (613)
               748-2799; CMHC Region contact: Kimberlee Jones, Senior
               Communications Consultant, Canada Mortgage and Housing
               Corporation, (403) 515-3048
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2009/01/c2937.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     WESTJET MAKES NEW SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Heritage Room, Main Floor, Edmonton City Hall, 1 Sir Winston
               Churchill Square
    CONTACT:   Robert Palmer, Media Relations, telephone: 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS
               (1-888-954-6397)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/01/c3185.html
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    BRITISH COLUMBIA

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE: JODY WILSON-RAYBOULD ELECTED NEW BC
               REGIONAL CHIEF FOR THE BC ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Westin Bayshore Hotel Vancouver
    CONTACT:   Anna Celesta, Cell: 604-378-5611
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/01/c3206.html
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    WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ONCOLYTICS BIOTECH® INC. PHASE 3 UPDATE CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2828320
               or www.oncolyticsbiotech.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3426 or 1-800-732-1073
    CONTACT:   Oncolytics Biotech Inc., Cathy Ward, Tel: (403) 670-7377;
               The Equicom Group, Nick Hurst, Tel: (403) 218-2835; The
               Investor Relations Group, Erika Moran, Tel: (212) 825-3210
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/01/c3068.html

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