CNW Daybook for Monday, October 20, 2008



    TORONTO, Oct. 20 /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>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE 2008 CAPITAL ONE JUST FOR LAUGHS COMEDY TOUR
    CITY:      SAINT JOHN
    LOCATION:  Imperial Theatre
    CONTACT:   Corrine Leon, National Tour Publicist, Corrine Leon
               Communications, (514) 603-6962
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/04/c9478.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 20 - October 21
    EVENT:     EXPOPLAST 08 IN MONTREAL! - SPOTLIGHT ON QUEBEC'S PLASTICS
               AND COMPOSITES INDUSTRY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès
    CONTACT:   Dean Dussault, (514) 843-2309; Roch Landriault, (514)
               843-2345
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c6028.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION - CANADA'S ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL
               SITUATION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec / Centre CDP Capital,
               1000, place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
    CONTACT:   Hugo D'Amours, Press Secretary, Office of the Premier of
               Québec, (418) 643-5321; Sigrid Claasen, Council of the
               Federation Secretariat, (613) 563-4066
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6482.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     NORWAY LAUNCHES FIRST CANADIAN TRANSATLANTIC SCIENCE WEEK
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Canadian Museum of Civilization, 100 Laurier Street
    CONTACT:   Kevin Putnam, (w.) (613) 238-6571, (m.) (416) 417-1893
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6476.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     GILLES LEFRANCOIS - GUEST SPEAKER AT THE CANADIAN CLUB OF
               MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Saint James Club
    CONTACT:   Mr. Jean Trudel, MBA, Vice President - Finance and Investors
               Relations, Innergex Renewable Energy Inc., (450) 928-2550
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6655.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 20
    EVENT:     NATIONAL QUALITY INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS FOR
               EXCELLENCE IN 2008
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Kevin Dougherty, Board Chairman of the National
               Quality Institute, c/o Yvonne D'Souza - Sun Life Global
               Investments, (416) 979-6260; Allan Ebedes, President and
               CEO, National Quality Institute, (416) 251-7600, ext. 233
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/09/c2710.html

    DATE:      October 20 - October 21
    EVENT:     INVESTIGATIVE AND FORENSIC ACCOUNTING CONFERENCE BEING HELD
               IN NIAGARA FALLS
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Sheraton on the Falls Hotel
    CONTACT:   Tobin Lambie, Manager, Media, with the CICA at (416) 204-3228
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4428.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 09:30
    EVENT:     FEI CANADA NATIONAL BREAKFAST SEMINAR SPONSORED BY GRANT
               THORNTON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York, Canadian Room, 100 Front Street West
    CONTACT:   Caroline Spivak, Profile Communications, (417) 371-9740
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6672.html

    TIME:      08:15 - 16:30
    EVENT:     LOOK GLOBALLY - ACT LOCALLY: INTEGRATING CARE IN THE
               COMMUNITY FOR VULNERABLE POPULATIONS SYMPOSIUM
    CITY:      RICHMOND HILL
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Parkway Hotel
    CONTACT:   Lori Payne, Manager, Communications & Development, OCSA,
               (416) 459-9224
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c6874.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 17:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO SMALL BUSINESS FORUM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Delta Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard Street West
    CONTACT:   Mark Toljagic, Communications Officer, Centennial College,
               (416) 289-5000, ext. 7142 or (416) 605-6012
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4409.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CRTC TO HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING
    CITY:      CAMBRIDGE
    LOCATION:  Future Inns Cambridge, 700 Hespeler Road
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: (819) 997-9403, Fax: (819) 997-4245; General
               Inquiries: (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Fax: (819)
               994-0218, 1-877-249-2782, TDD - Toll-free 1-877-909-2782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c6817.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:      11:00 - 13:30
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF 8TH ANNUAL WASTE REDUCTION WEEK
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Arcadian Court, 401 Bay Street, Simpson Tower, 8th Floor
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Nadalin, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 306-6561;
               Josie Haynes, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 934-8012
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c5915.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     COUNCIL OF CANADIANS - THE 400 KM SUNSHINE WALK FOR CLIMATE
               JUSTICE ARRIVES IN OTTAWA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Outside the Prime Minister's Office, corner of Elgin Street
               and Wellington Street
    CONTACT:   Stuart Trew, (647) 222-9782; Kim Kerridge, (647) 221-9169
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c7185.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - FUNERALS AND INTERNMENT OF COLONEL KAREN
               RITCHIE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Christ Church Cathedral, 439 Queen St.; The internment will
               immediately follow the religious service at Beechwood
               Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Blvd (corner St-Laurent) in Ottawa
    CONTACT:   The Medias who wish to attend the ceremony must contact
               Captain Marie-Noelle Blanchet, (514) 330-8493 (pager)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c7030.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:30
    EVENT:     GROUPS TO CHALLENGE ONTARIO'S PHOTO CARD ACT AND "ENHANCED
               DRIVER'S LICENCES" AT PUBLIC HEARING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park, Committee Room 228
    CONTACT:   Stuart Trew, Ontario-Quebec Regional Organizer, The Council
               of Canadians, (647) 222-9782; Bill Huzar, President,
               Consumers Council of Canada, (250) 995-3154, (416) 483-2696;
               Andrew Clement, Professor, Faculty of Information,
               University of Toronto, (416) 922-0251; Graeme Norton,
               Director of the Public Safety Project, Canadian Civil
               Liberties Association, (416) 363-0321
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c7089.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS "THE BIG MOVE" TRANSPORTATION
               PROPOSALS IN YORK REGION OCTOBER 20
    CITY:      YORK
    LOCATION:  9019 Leslie Street
    CONTACT:   Jacquie Menezes, Senior Associate, Public Affairs and Media,
               Metrolinx, Phone: (416) 874-5923
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c7225.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     BUSINESS FOR THE ARTS AWARDS GALA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  the Carlu, 444 Yonge Street, 7th Floor
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Gordon, Media and Public Relations Manager,
               Business for the Arts, (647) 342-5822
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c5892.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     RESULTS OF ENSIGHT CANADA NATIONWIDE SERIES OF FOCUS GROUPS
               ON FEDERAL ELECTION RESULTS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Eau Claire, 255 Barclay Parade SW
    CONTACT:   Tyler Fleming, (416) 642-6122, (416) 899-5793 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c7008.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      October 19 - October 22
    EVENT:     CANADIAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION - 24TH ANNUAL CANWEA
               CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Convention and Exhibition Centre
    CONTACT:   CanWEA Ottawa office: Ulrike Kucera, Media Relations Officer,
               (613) 234-8716 ext. 228 (office), (613) 867-4433 (mobile),
               Vancouver: Lara Gerrits, Media Relations, Laura Ballance
               Media Group (LBMG), (604) 252-3613 (office), (604) 805-9545
               (mobile)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/02/c2356.html

    DATE:      October 19 - October 22
    EVENT:     CANADIAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION WELCOMES YOUTH TO ANNUAL
               CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre
    CONTACT:   Lara Gerrits, Media Relations, Laura Ballance Media Group
               (LBMG), (604) 252-3613 (office), (604) 805-9545 (cell);
               Ulrike Kucera, CanWEA Media Relations Officer, (613)
               234-8716 ext. 228 (office), (613) 867-4433 (cell); Margret
               Brady Nankivell, British Council Climate Change
               Communications Officer, (613) 364-6237 (office), (613)
               301-5922 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/10/c5094.html

    DATE:      October 19 - October 22
    EVENT:     MEET WITH GERMAN WIND ENERGY COMPANIES AT THE CANWEA TRADE
               SHOW AND CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Exhibition and Convention Center (Canada Place),
               German pavilion, booth 515 and 600 to 615
    CONTACT:   Eva Lotta Schmidt, Business Consultant, (514) 844-3051, Fax:
               (514) 844-1473
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c5910.html

    TIME:      October 20
    EVENT:     CELEBRATE NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY WEEK
    CITY:      VARIOUS, SEE URL
    LOCATION:  Various, see URL
    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:      09:00 - 10:30
    EVENT:     CANWEA TO UNVEIL STRATEGIC VISION FOR WIND ENERGY IN CANADA
               AT 2008 ANNUAL CONFERENCE: FAST FORWARD TO WIND
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre - 999 Canada Place
    CONTACT:   Ulrike Kucera, Media Relations Officer, (613) 234-8716 ext.
               228, Mobile: (613) 867-4433
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5857.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     CNIB INDUSTRIAL EYE SAFETY PROGRAM BC WORKSHOP
    CITY:      BURNABY
    LOCATION:  Construction Safety Association BC, 203 - 5489 Byrne Rd.
    CONTACT:   Deborah Churchill, Manager Communications, Western Canada,
               (604) 431-2174 (work), (604) 340-6385 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c5866.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 - 10:30 Eastern
               14:00 - 14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SAFE KIDS CANADA AND CN - SAFE CROSSING WEEK 2008
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2, C-Band, Transponder 3B @111.1 West; Vertical
               Polarization, D/L Freq. 3820MHz.; Audio subcarriers 6.8
               left, 6.2 right
    CONTACT:   To schedule an interview with Pamela Fuselli, executive
               director, Safe Kids Canada, please contact: Media contact:
               Denyse Boxell, Project Leader, Safe Kids Canada, (416)
               813-5118
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c5360.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      October 19 - October 22
    EVENT:     30TH ANNUAL CGI FORUM BRINGS STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AMS
               ADVANTAGE ERP COMMUNITY TOGETHER
    CITY:      HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA
    LOCATION:  See URL for details
    CONTACT:   Investors: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global
               Communications and Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355;
               Media: Linda Odorisio, Vice-President, US Communications,
               (703) 267-8118
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6393.html

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