CNW Daybook for Friday, October 24, 2008



    TORONTO, Oct. 23 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      October 20 - October 26
    EVENT:     SAFE KIDS CANADA AND CN INVITE MEDIA TO COVER SAFE CROSSING
               WEEK 2008
    CITY:      NATIONAL
    LOCATION:  locations across Canada
    CONTACT:   Denyse Boxell, Project Leader, Safe Kids Canada, (416)
               813-5118
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c5350.html
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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    DATE:      October 23 - October 26
    EVENT:     CUPE'S 10TH NATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      ST. JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  Fairmont NL, Delta St. John's and St. John's Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   John McCracken, CUPE Communications, (902) 880-8057 (Cell or
               Text)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c6828.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8658.html
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    <B>PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CUPE NATIONAL PRESIDENT JOINS RALLY IN SUPPORT OF STRIKING
               LOCAL 501 WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT EMPLOYEES
    CITY:      CHARLOTTETOWN
    LOCATION:  Charlottetown City Hall (corner of Queen & Kent streets)
    CONTACT:   For interviews with Paul Moist: Allison Gifford, CUPE
               Communications, (613) 484-2571; For interviews with Local
               501: Bill McKinnon, CUPE National Representative, (902)
               439-1055
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8655.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE 2008 CAPITAL ONE JUST FOR LAUGHS COMEDY TOUR
    CITY:      CHARLOTTETOWN
    LOCATION:  Confederation Centre
    CONTACT:   Corrine Leon, National Tour Publicist, Corrine Leon
               Communications, (514) 603-6962
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/04/c9478.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF NBAOT
    CITY:      FREDERICTON
    LOCATION:  Wu Conference Centre University of New Brunswick, 767 Kings
               College Road
    CONTACT:   Graeme Burk, Communications Coordinator, Canadian
               Association of Occupational Therapists, (800) 434-2268, ext.
               225; Lilli Lin, President, New Brunswick Association of
               Occupational Therapists, Cel: (506) 461-0979, (506) 650-6119
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8636.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 22 - October 25
    EVENT:     7TH MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  UQAM's Salle Marie-Guérin-Lajoie
    CONTACT:   Anne-Marie Braconnier, (514) 277-3477 ext. 25
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/25/c6326.html

    DATE:      October 23 - November 30
    EVENT:     CABINE C EXHIBITION - STARTING OCTOBER 23 AT LOTO-QUEBEC'S
               ESPACE CREATION - PHOTOGRAPHER JEAN-FRANCOIS GRATTON'S TAKE
               ON 50 QUEBEC ARTISTS INTERVIEWED BY CHRISTIANE CHARETTE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  At Espace Création
               Ground floor of Loto-Québec's head office
               500 Sherbrooke Street West
               Montreal - McGill Metro Station
    CONTACT:   Julie Delorme, Communications Papineau-Couture,  (514)
               842-3851
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8605.html

    DATE:      October 24
    EVENT:     HEC MONTREAL - ANNUAL ALUMNI HOMECOMING WITH THE THEME
               "PASSEPORT POUR LE SAVOIR" (PASSPORT FOR KNOWLEDGE).
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  HEC
    CONTACT:   Kristel Glockner, Activity Coordinator, Alumni Office, Réseau
               HEC Montréal, (514) 340-6706
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c5828.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     THE 24 HOURS OF TREMBLANT IS COUNTING ON A NEW LAUNCH
               FORMULA TO HIGHLIGHT THE MILLION DOLLARS RAISED BY ITS EVENT
               LAST YEAR!
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Théâtre TELUS, at 1280 rue St-Denis (corner of Ste-Catherine)
    NOTES:     Press briefing (5:30 to 6 p.m.) / Celebration (from 6 p.m.)
    CONTACT:   Carla Beauvais, (514) 843-4160, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6490.html

    TIME:      23:00
    EVENT:     4TH ANNUAL WHO'S HUNGRY BBOY COMPETITION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Reebok store, 1482 St. Catherine St.
    CONTACT:   Jessica Starkey, Public Relations, Reebok Canada, (514)
               461-8478
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8726.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 22 - October 25
    EVENT:     TOSCANO GOURMET PIZZA UNVEILS THE "ART OF FOOD" - LATEST 3D
               CHALK MASTERPIECE BY WORLD RENOWNED ARTIST - JULIAN BEEVER -
               THE PAVEMENT PICASSO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge Eglinton Square
    CONTACT:   Danny Roth, Brandon Communications Inc., T. (416) 850-0614,
               M. (416) 414-9064
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7444.html

    DATE:      October 24
    EVENT:     15TH NATIONAL CONVENTION DEMONSTRATION TO SUPPORT OUR
               BARGAINING TEAMS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Marriott Hotel (100 Kent Street)
    CONTACT:   Ron Moran, National President; Jean-Pierre Fortin, 1st
               National Vice-President; Jonathan Choquette, Communications
               and Political Coordination Officer, Customs Excise Union
               Douanes Accise, (613) 723-8008
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7760.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     THE SME CONFERENCE WITH HON. HARINDER TAKHAR, MINISTER OF
               SMALL BUSINESS AND CONSUMER SERVICES
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Mississauga Convention Centre 75 Derry Rd.
    CONTACT:   Caroline Spivak, Profile Communications, (417) 371-9740
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c7857.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     THE "ULTIMATE CAREER TALK" BRINGS THE WORLD'S TOP SCIENTISTS
               TO EXPLAIN THEIR DISCOVERIES TO TORONTO'S BRIGHTEST HIGH
               SCHOOL SCIENCE STUDENTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hart House Theatre, U of T
    CONTACT:   Bob Ramsay, (4l6) 598-3970
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6541.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     COMPUTATION'S WASTE REDUCTION WEEK COMPUTER RECYCLING EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  280 Jane St.
    CONTACT:   Dennis Maslo at (416) 629-5667 or 1-866-910-4358
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c5598.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF FINANCE TO ADDRESS THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NIAGARA
               FALLS
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Oakes Ballroom of the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel and Conference
               Centre, 6755 Fallsview Boulevard
    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/October2008/23/c8877.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     PALENTOLOGY WORKSHOPS AND CLIMATE CHANGE TALK
    CITY:      PRINCE GEORGE
    LOCATION:  The Exploration Place, 333 Becott Place
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Leung, Communications Coordinator, British
               Columbia Innovation Council, (604) 602-5249, 1-800-665-7222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c7147.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     OSTEOPOROSIS CANADA HOSTS FOODIE EXTRAVAGANZA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Steam Whistle Brewery
    CONTACT:   Gillian Fedchak, Manager, Resource Development - Osteoporosis
               Canada, Tel: (416) 696-2663
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c3686.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA INVITATION TO THE TTC ROCK'N RAIL RIDE FOR THE UNITED
               WAY!
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TTC streetcar will depart from Russell Street Car house
               located at 1433 Queen St. East
    CONTACT:   Louie Bettio at (416) 727-0790
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7521.html

    TIME:      21:30
    EVENT:     SPECIAL SCREENING OF MIKE MCKEOWN'S AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY
               ON THE SPORT 'ROCK PAPER SCISSORS: A GEEK TRAGEDY'
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Bloor Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
    CONTACT:   Jessica Davidson, (416) 969-2735
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c7357.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE 2008 YAHOO! ROCK PAPER SCISSORS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Steam Whistle Brewery, The Roundhouse, 255 Bremner Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Jessica Davidson, (416) 969-2735
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c7357.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     YOUTH CRIMINAL DEFENCE OFFICE CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF SERVICE
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Devonshire Room of the Union Bank Inn ,10053 Jasper Avenue NW
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Fowler, Direct: (780) 427-8742, Cell: (780) 233-6521
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8949.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      October 24 - 25
    EVENT:     CO2 SOLUTION TO EXHIBIT AND PRESENT AT PREMIERE CLEANTECH
               INVESTMENT CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Center
    CONTACT:   Annie Chiasson, Director, Corporate Affairs, (418) 842-3456
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8633.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 14:30
    EVENT:     FUELLING THE ECONOMY OF THE FUTURE
    CITY:      KELOWNA
    LOCATION:  1040 Hollywood Road
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Leung, Communications Coordinator, British Columbia
               Innovation Council, (604) 602-5249, 1-800-665-7222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c7150.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF SCIENCE SCRUM AT THE BRIGHOUSE SCIENCE BASH
    CITY:      RICHMOND
    LOCATION:  Brighouse Library, 100-7700 Minoru Gate
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Leung, Communications Coordinator, British
               Columbia Innovation Council, (604) 602-5249, 1-800-665-7222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8771.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ADVANTEX Q1 F2009 ANALYST/INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Mukesh Sabharwal, CFO and Vice-President, Tel: (905) 470-9558
               ext. 249
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8200.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PRIMARY ENERGY RECYCLING CORPORATION THIRD QUARTER 2008
               RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or (800) 733-7571
    CONTACT:   V. Michael Alverson, Chief Financial Officer, Primary
               Energy, (630) 371-0639
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/01/c2461.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      12:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     RECEPTION FOR WOMEN ARRIVING IN NEW YORK CITY AFTER RUNNING
               FROM MILTON, ONTARIO FOR COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  See URL below for details
    CONTACT:   Julie Wajcman at 1-877-50COLON (26566)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c6010.html

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