CNW Daybook for Monday, October 29, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 29 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH CARE UNIONS HOLD REGIONAL MEETINGS ON STRIKE BAN
               LEGISLATION
    CITY:      HALIFAX/DARTMOUTH
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn Harbourview, Dartmouth, Lake City Ballroom
    CONTACT:   Rick Clarke, (NSFL), (902) 454-6735; Danny Cavanagh, CUPE,
               (902) 957-0822; Joan Jessome, NSGEU, (902) 471-4566; Janet
               Hazelton, NSNU, (902) 456-2084; Shauna Wilcox, CAW,
               1-800-591-7523; Gerard Higgins, SEIU, (902) 455-1095; Dwayne
               Fitzgerald, IUOE, (902) 539-5438; Fred Furlong, CUPW,
               (902) 454-5812
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/05/c9269.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 29
    EVENT:     4TH ANNUAL NORTH AMERICAN VENTURE CAPITAL SUMMIT
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for more information
    CONTACT:   Marie-Josée Gagné, L'Impresario Communications, (418) 682-2402
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8558.html

    DATE:      October 29
    EVENT:     BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION - A REGIONAL CITIZENS' FORUM AND
               AN ADDITIONAL HALF-DAY OF HEARINGS SCHEDULED IN QUEBEC CITY
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for more information
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, CCPARDC, (514) 873-0912,
               Cell phone: (514) 730-3446
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7226.html

    DATE:      October 29
    EVENT:     QUEBEC CITY WELCOMES IGF TRAMPOLINE, TUMBLING AND DOUBLE
               MINI-TRAMPOLINE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Pavillon de la Jeunesse d'ExpoCité
    CONTACT:   Marie-Claire D'Aoust, Media Relations, (418) 353-3465, Cell:
               (418) 802-6275
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/05/c9346.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     FOUNDER OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL GUY LALIBERTE LAUNCHES ONE DROP
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Cirque du Soleil International Headquarters
               8400 2nd Avenue (corner of Jarry)
               7th Floor
               Employee entrance (not main entrance)
               ACCESS: 2nd Avenue is accessible by Jarry Street, near
               d'Iberville.
    CONTACT:   Frédérique Gagnier, Public Relations, Cirque du Soleil,
               (514) 723-7646, extension 7496
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8230.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     HEARINGS OF THE BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Delta Hotel
               690 Blvd. René-Lévesque East
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, CCAPRCD, Cell.:
               (514) 730-3446, (514) 873-0912
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8910.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 29
    EVENT:     AGRI-FOOD INNOVATION FORUM
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Congress Centre
    CONTACT:   Cate McCready, BIOTECanada, (613) 230-8691 ext 230
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8538.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     TERRY FOX FOUNDATION TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING CANCER
               RESEARCH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  MaRS Centre Auditorium
               101 College Street
    CONTACT:   Rhea Cohen, (416) 673-6642
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8867.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN AND U.S. CIOS FROM BMO HARRIS PRIVATE BANKING AND
               HARRIS PRIVATE BANK SHARE THEIR POSITIVE OUTLOOK FOR NORTH
               AMERICAN EQUITY MARKETS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  BMO Harris Private Banking offices
               First Canadian Place
               10th floor
    CONTACT:   JoAnne Hayes, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Lucie Gosselin,
               Montreal, (514) 877-8224; Laurie Grant, Vancouver,
               (604) 665-7596; Laura Hunter, Chicago, (312) 461-6970
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/24/c7278.html

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     CITY OF PICKERING CELEBRATES COMMUNITIES IN BLOOM VICTORY
    CITY:      PICKERING
    LOCATION:  Pickering Town Centre
               Centre Court
               1355 Kingston Road
    CONTACT:   Mark Guinto, Executive Assistant to the Mayor, (905) 420-4660
               ext. 2013, (416) 409-0559 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8148.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK RALLIES COMMUNITY IN SUPPORT OF HOSPICE SIMCOE
    CITY:      BARRIE
    LOCATION:  Southshore Community Centre
               205 Lakeshore Drive
    CONTACT:   Joe Konecny, Scotiabank, (416) 933-1795
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8843.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     BAZIS INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES DRAMATIC NEW 1 BLOOR TOWER
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  33 Bloor Street East
    CONTACT:   Vicki Griffiths, Vicbar Marketing Limited, (416) 510-0073;
               Parmjit Parmar, Montana Ridge, (416) 750-0966
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8572.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     COUNCIL OF CANADIANS CHAIRPERSON MAUDE BARLOW PRESENTS HER
               NEW BOOK BLUE COVENANT: THE GLOBAL WATER CRISIS AND THE
               COMING BATTLE FOR THE RIGHT TO WATER TO STUDENTS, STAFF AND
               TEACHERS
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  Oak Bay High School
               2151 Cranmore Road
               (East Building)
    CONTACT:   Kim Manton, CUPE 1978, coordinator, (250) 888-0270
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8978.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     WELICHEM BIOTECH INC. ANNUAL AND SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  The Simon Fraser University
               Diamond Alumni Centre
               Room 2065
               515 West Hastings Street
    CONTACT:   York Yingping Guo, Tel.: (604) 432-1703; Yan Chen, Business
               Development Manager, Tel.: (604) 432-1703
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/27/c6187.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 20:30
    EVENT:     DR. DANIEL CRISAFI OFFERS PRACTICAL STRATEGIES TO HELP KEEP
               FREE OF THE BIG FIVE
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn
               Blandshard Room
               3020 Blandshard St.
    CONTACT:   Gord Walker, Marcovitch Public Relations, (416) 963-3222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/17/c4802.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     OPTI CANADA HOSTS Q3 2007 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://phx.corporate-ir.net/playerlink.zhtml?c=178509&s=wm&e=1671869
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-249-1964 or (416) 644-3414
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/22/c6326.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c8963.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL/WEBCAST - NORTHGATE MINERALS DISCUSSES THE
               ACQUISITION OF PERSEVERANCE CORPORATION LIMITED
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2068660
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Keren Yun, Manager, (416) 216-2781
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/28/c9069.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     HOME CAPITAL GROUP INC. ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.homecapital.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-866-249-2165
    CONTACT:   Gerald M. Soloway, President & CEO, or Nick Kyprianou, Sr.
               Vice President & COO, (416) 360-4663
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2288.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     HOME CAPITAL THIRD QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.homecapital.com (listen-only mode)
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415, 1-866-249-2165
    NOTES:     (Participants are asked to call 5 to 15 minutes in advance)
    CONTACT:   Gerald M. Soloway, President & CEO, or Nick Kyprianou, Sr.
               Vice President & COO, (416) 360-4663
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c8960.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN AND U.S. CIOS FROM BMO HARRIS PRIVATE BANKING AND
               HARRIS PRIVATE BANK TO SHARE OUTLOOK FOR NORTH AMERICAN
               EQUITY MARKETS
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-299-6657
    CONTACT:   JoAnne Hayes, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Lucie Gosselin,
               Montreal, (514) 877-8224; Laurie Grant, Vancouver,
               (604) 665-7596; Laura Hunter, Chicago, (312) 461-6970
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/24/c7278.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MORGUARD REIT 2007 THIRD QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417 or 1-866-249-5221
    CONTACT:   Sharan Kaur of Morguard REIT at (905) 281-5946
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/17/c5143.html

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