CNW Daybook for Friday, October 3, 2008



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

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      September 29 - October 3
    EVENT:     POINTE-A-CALLIERE, MONTREAL MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND
               HISTORY - INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN MONTREAL - CULTURAL
               TOURISM: TRENDS AND STRATEGIES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montréal Science Centre
    CONTACT:   Claude-Sylvie Lemery, (450) 653-0051, Cellular: (438) 274-3874
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/09/c2662.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/26/c8736.html

    DATE:      October 1 - October 3
    EVENT:     FIFTEENTH EDITION OF BIOCONTACT QUEBEC
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Château Frontenac
    NOTES:     Journalists must send an accreditation request to:
               media@biocontact.qc.ca
    CONTACT:   Hélène Turcotte, Press-room Co-ordinator, BioContact Quebec
               2008, (418) 694-6268
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/09/c2650.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     DRAGON PHARMACEUTICAL INC. PRESENTS AT BIOCONTACT QUEBEC 2008
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  the Chateau Frontenac hotel
    CONTACT:   Maggie Deng, Chief Operating Officer or Karen Huang, Manager,
               Business Research & Development, Telephone: (604) 669-8817 or
               North America Toll Free: 1-877-388-3784
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/25/c8561.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     BIOMS MEDICAL PRESENTS AT BIOCONTACT 2008
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Château Frontenac
    CONTACT:   Tony Hesby, Ryan Giese, Corporate Communications, BioMS
               Medical Corp. (780) 413-7152; James Smith, Investor Relations,
               (416) 815-0700 ext. 229
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/30/c9510.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL AND THE JEUNE
               CHAMBRE DE COMMERCE DE MONTREAL WELCOME THE HONOURABLE
               STEPHANE DION, LEADER OF THE LIBERAL PARTY OF CANADA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Marriott Château Champlain, 1 Place du Canada
    CONTACT:   RSVP with Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations by
               phone, (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/02/c2616.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     LES AMIS DE LA MONTAGNE INAUGURATE THEIR NEW INTERNET
               PLATFORM AND LAUNCH THE INTERACTIVE MAP, "MOUNT ROYAL, A
               TERRITORY TO DISCOVER"
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Laika, 4040, St-Laurent Boulevard (corner Duluth)
    CONTACT:   Gabrielle Korn, Director of Communications, Les amis de la
               montagne, (514) 843-8240 ext. 237
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/02/c2062.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 1 - October 3
    EVENT:     ONTARIO'S DIGITAL ECONOMY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      HUNTSVILLE
    LOCATION:  Deerhurst Resort and Conference Centre
    NOTES:     To get the full program, or to register for the conference,
               visit www.thedigitaleconomy.ca
    CONTACT:   Alison Withey, Blue Whale Communications Inc., (705) 788-0080
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5252.html

    DATE:      October 2 - October 3
    EVENT:     HEARING DATES SET FOR STANDING BEFORE OLIPHANT COMMISSION
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Bytown Pavilion, 111 Sussex Drive
    CONTACT:   Media Inquiries: Barry McLoughlin, (613) 230-9235, (613)
               688-7153 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4710.html

    DATE:      October 3
    EVENT:     CANTABILE, THE LONDON QUARTET LAUNCHES SIXTH ARTISTIC SEASON
               AT CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Christ Church Cathedral
    CONTACT:   John Dennison, (613) 567-1787
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/04/c8549.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3172.html

    TIME:      07:00 - 08:00
    EVENT:     CHILD ABUSE AWARENES MEDIA EVENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Place D'Orleans, Rideau Centre at MacKenzie Bridge,
               Baseline, Billings Bridge, and Tunneys Pasture
    CONTACT:   France Clost, Communications, The Children's Aid Society of
               Ottawa, (613) 747-7800 ext. 2033
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/29/c8891.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN MANAGEMENT CENTRE LAUNCHES NATIONAL THOUGHT
               LEADERSHIP SPEAKER SERIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Canadian Management, Centre, 150 York St, 5th floor
    CONTACT:   To attend, arrange an interview with a speaker or for more
               information contact: Maximilian Nchama, Anthony Westenberg,
               Palette Public Relations, (416) 703-9859 x 17,25; Ashley
               Weinhandl, Canadian Management Centre, (416) 847-3657
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/02/c2504.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 11:30
    EVENT:     OTTAWA-VANIER ALL-CANDIDATE DEBATE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  University of Ottawa, Desmarais Building, 55, Laurier Ave
               East, Room 4101
    CONTACT:   Lucie Boileau, (613) 731-8610 ext. 1266, Cell.: (613) 447-0866
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/01/c2437.html

    TIME:      09:50
    EVENT:     ADDAX PETROLEUM PRESENTS AT THE FIRST ENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE
               GLOBAL ENERGY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  First Energy/Société Générale Global Energy Conference
    CONTACT:   Mr. Nick Cowling, Press Relations,Tel.: (416) 934-8011
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/25/c8299.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS ASSOCIATION (OPFFA) -
               PRESS CONFERENCE ABOUT VANDALISM ON FALLEN FIRE FIGHTER
               MEMORIAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial on the grounds of the Ontario
               Legislature
    CONTACT:   Fred LeBlanc, President, Ontario Professional Fire Fighters
               Association, (613) 328-2195
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/02/c2749.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     INFO-PICKETS AGAINST OUTSOURCING CLEANING JOBS AT ST JOE'S
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Three locations at St Joseph's Hospital: Charlton Site, 50
               Charlton Avenue East, Mountain Site, 100 West 5th Street,
               Stoney Creek Site, 2757 King Street East
    CONTACT:   David Robbins, CUPE Communications, cell (613) 878-1431
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/26/c8837.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/29/c9279.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     EXCLUSIVE GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY FOR BCIMC'S NEW
               SUSTAINABLE OFFICE DEVELOPMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  18 York Street, Corner of York and Bremner Streets
    CONTACT:   GWL Realty Advisors, Michele Walkau, Tel (416) 552-5143;
               PricewaterhouseCoopers, Carolyn Forest, Tel (416) 814-5730
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/01/c2026.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     ED BROADBENT RALLY FOR MIKE SHIELDS
    CITY:      OSHAWA
    LOCATION:  312 Bloor Street West
    CONTACT:   Gia Lim, Oshawa NDP Campaign, Tel: (905) 576-2462
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/02/c2703.html

    TIME:      20:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO LAWYERS HOLD ROCK & ROLL FUNDRAISER FOR THE CANADIAN
               FOUNDATION FOR AIDS RESEARCH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Koolhaus, 132 Queen's Quay East
    CONTACT:   Irene Darra, Communications and Marketing Manager, CANFAR,
               (416) 361-6281 x 27
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/25/c8135.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES - POST-DEBATE CAMPAIGN
               REPORT CARD ON CRIME
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Shaw Conference Centre, Salon 5
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/02/c2583.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:50 Eastern
    EVENT:     ADDAX PETROLEUM PRESENTS AT THE FIRST ENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE
               GLOBAL ENERGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/15089
    CONTACT:   Mr. Craig Kelly, Investor Relations, Tel.: +41 (0) 22 702 95
               68; Mr. Chad O'Hare, Investor Relations, Tel.: +41 (0) 22 702
               94 10; Ms. Marie-Gabrielle Cajoly, Press Relations, Tel.: +41
               (0) 22 702 94 44; Mr. Nick Cowling, Press Relations,
               Tel.: (416) 934-8011; Mr. James Henderson, Press Relations,
               Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7743 6673; Mr. Alisdair Haythornthwaite,
               Press Relations, Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7743 6676
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/25/c8299.html

    TIME:      10:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES - POST-DEBATE CAMPAIGN
               REPORT CARD ON CRIME
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-250-5144, (416) 849-6163
    NOTES:     Reporters should advise the operator they wish to be connected
               to the FCM teleconference. For assistance, dial Star 0
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/02/c2583.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     PETROMINERALES LTD. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE
               GENERALE GLOBAL ENERGY CONFERENCE IN TORONTO
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/15107
    CONTACT:   Petrominerales Ltd., Corey Ruttan, Vice President Finance &
               CFO, Ph: (403) 750-4400
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/29/c9172.html

    TIME:      11:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     PAN ORIENT ENERGY CORP. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE
               GENERALE GLOBAL ENERGY CONFERENCE IN TORONTO
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/15149
    CONTACT:   Pan Orient Energy Corp., Jeff Chisholm, President & CEO, Ph:
               (403) 294-1770
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/29/c9170.html

    TIME:      13:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     VERENEX ENERGY INC. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE
               GENERALE GLOBAL ENERGY CONFERENCE IN TORONTO
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/15125
    CONTACT:   Jim McFarland, President & CEO, Verenex Energy Inc.,
               Telephone: (403) 536-8009; or Ken Hillier, Chief Financial
               Officer, Verenex Energy Inc., Telephone: (403) 536-8005
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/29/c5722.html

    TIME:      14:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     BOW VALLEY ENERGY LTD. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE
               GENERALE GLOBAL ENERGY CONFERENCE IN TORONTO
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/15143
    CONTACT:   Rob Moffat, President & CEO, (403) 232-0292
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/29/c9167.html

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