CNW Daybook for Thursday, November 1, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 31 /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:      NEW GLASGOW
    LOCATION:  Heather Hotel, Allan/McBean Room
    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.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8776.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     OPENING OF AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT FOR SENIORS
    CITY:      SACKVILLE
    LOCATION:  342 Main Street
    CONTACT:   Robert Duguay, Communications, Family and Community Services,
               (506) 444-3684; Giselle Thibault, Communications and
               Marketing, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, (902)
               426-8320
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2007/31/c2206.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 29 - November 10
    EVENT:     QUEBEC CITY WELCOMES IGF TRAMPOLINE, TUMBLING AND DOUBLE
               MINI-TRAMPOLINE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  At the Pavillon de la Jeunesse d'ExpoCité
    NOTES:     To see the detailed schedule of the different events each
               day, please click on the URL link
    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

    DATE:      November 1
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA WAGE INCREASE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth, 900, boul. René-Lévesque Ouest
    NOTES:     Media must register in advance
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/31/c2300.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     KPMG INVESTS IN CONCORDIA'S NEW JOHN MOLSON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
               BUILDING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  11th floor, Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts
               Integrated Complex, 1515 St. Catherine St. West (Mackay St.
               Entrance)
    CONTACT:   Lucy Niro, (514) 848-2424 ext 4977
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9231.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL - MR. DEPATIE EXPLAINS
               THE CHALLENGES FACING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Montréal, 1255 Jeanne-Mance Street
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, Board of
               Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/31/c2234.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     SEARS INVITES CANADIANS TO SIGN GIANT CHRISTMAS CARD THAT
               WILL BE UNVEILED DURING THE CANADIAN FORCES PERSONNEL
               SUPPORT AGENCY ENTERTAINMENT SHOW
    CITY:      SAINTE-FOY
    LOCATION:  Place Laurier Sears store, 2700, boulevard Laurier
    CONTACT:   Mike McGrath, (514) 234-1908, (514) 425-0789; Eliana Cugini,
               Sears Canada, (416) 941-4426
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9281.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      November 1 - November 3
    EVENT:     31ST ANNUAL CANADIAN CONGRESS ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE CO-HOSTED
               BY THE CANADIAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE ASSOCIATION AND THE ONTARIO
               ASSOCIATION OF CORRECTIONS AND CRIMINOLOGY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street West., at Sheppard
    CONTACT:   Irving Kulik, (613) 301-6611 or Hugh Osler, (416) 304-1974,
               ext. 111
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/31/c2450.html

    DATE:      November 1 - November 4
    EVENT:     THE HEART & STROKE PUT YOUR HEART INTO IT! TOUR IS MAKING A
               STOP AT PICKERING TOWN CENTRE!
    CITY:      PICKERING
    LOCATION:  Pickering Town Centre
    CONTACT:   Sharon Edwards, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario,
               (416) 937-5307
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8186.html

    DATE:      November 1 - November 4
    EVENT:     THE HEART & STROKE PUT YOUR HEART INTO IT! TOUR IS MAKING A
               STOP AT SQUARE ONE!
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Square One
    CONTACT:   Sharon Edwards, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario,
               (416) 937-5307
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8189.html

    TIME:      07:00 - 08:15
    EVENT:     MORNINGSTAR CANADA HOLDS A BREAKFAST PRESENTATION AND Q&A
               SESSION ON THE NEWLY LAUNCHED MORNINGSTAR FUND ANALYST PICKS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Knightsbridge Room, Royal Meridian King Edward Hotel
    CONTACT:   Isabell Grygianiec, Communications Manager, (416) 484-7868
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9035.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 09:45
    EVENT:     BREAKFAST AND LEARN SESSION: A PANEL OF MEDICAL EXPERTS IS
               MEETING TO REVIEW AND DISCUSS RECENT RESEARCH INTO THE
               BENEFITS AND DOSING RECOMMENDATIONS OF VITAMIN D
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Veritas Communications, 370 King Street West, 8th floor, (at
               Peter St. in the Holiday Inn West office tower)
    NOTES:     Medical panel session - 8 to 9 a.m. - media interviews 9 to
               9:45 a.m.
    CONTACT:   Robert McEwan, Veritas Communications, (416) 318-1936
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/31/c2163.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     PRESIDENT OF THE CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF ACTUARIES ADDRESSES THE
               ONTARIO EXPERT COMMISSION ON PENSIONS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street (MacDonald Room)
    NOTES:     Mr. Murta will be available for interviews on November 1st.
    CONTACT:   Josée Racette, (613) 236-8196, Ext. 107
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/30/c9853.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     PIG ON TREADMILL CHALLENGES MEDIA AT THE PREVIEW BREAKFAST FOR
               THE 85TH ROYAL AGRICULTURAL WINTER FAIR 2007
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, Enter at ENTRANCE
               A - free parking in the main lot - park across from HALL A
               Entrance
    CONTACT:   (416) 599-0024, cell (416) 605-4421
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/31/c2047.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     TODAY'S PARENT REVEALS ANNUAL LIST OF THE TOP TOYS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Trinity Ballroom
               # 1 and # 2, 525 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Lisa Dunn Wedmann, (416) 764-2069
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/30/c9554.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     HOT TOYS FOR THE HOLIDAYS MEDIA EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Convention Centre - North Building, 255 Front St. West,
               Room 104
    CONTACT:   Carol McDonald, (905) 875-1795
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/22/c6604.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     PRODUCT DEVELOPERS HOST AN EXCLUSIVE MEDIA PREVIEW, SHARING
               THE RICH STORIES BEHIND SOME OF THE 140 INNOVATIVE NEW FOODS
               LAUNCHING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Lawrence Market, South Market, Mezzanine Level (Enter
               via private door on Front Street); valet parking available
    CONTACT:   Nadia Beale, Manning Selvage & Lee, (416) 847-1333; Diane
               Sidik, Manning Selvage & Lee, (416) 847-1316
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/31/c9999.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     THE BAY CELEBRATES BY BRINGING HOLIDAY TO LIFE WITH ANIMATED
               WINDOWS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Bay, Queen Street, 176 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Victoria Zigelman, Hbc, Public Relations, (416) 216-7622
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/30/c9903.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     CJFE HOSTS 10TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PRESS FREEDOM AWARDS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Arcadian Court, 401 Bay Street (SE corner of Bay & Queen
               Sts.)
    CONTACT:   Lisa Mills, Jeannie Tsang, Media Profile, (416) 504-8464,
               (onsite cell (647) 400-8464)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/24/c7666.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION CELEBRATES ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY
               WITH 25 GREAT GRANTS AWARDS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  MaRS Centre, South Tower, Elizabeth Street Entrance, 101
               College Street
    CONTACT:   Renée Ouellet, Senior Communications Officer, Ontario
               Trillium Foundation, (416) 963-7965
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8295.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 19:30
    EVENT:     TRIDEL LAUNCHES JAMES COOPER MANSION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  James Cooper Mansion, 582 Sherbourne Street (One block south
               of Bloor Street at Linden)
    CONTACT:   Megan Winkler or Liz Hendriksen, Lewis Carroll Communications,
               (416) 968-3845
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9207.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    DATE:      October 30 - November 1
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS HOSTS 3RD NATIONAL YOUTH SUMMIT,
               DEVELOPS 5 YEAR ACTION PLAN
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave.
    CONTACT:   Karyn Pugliese, Heath Communications, (613) 241-6789 ext
               210, cell (613) 292-1877; Nancy Pine, Communications Advisor
               - Office of the National Chief, (613) 241-6789 ext 243, cell
               (613) 298-6382
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7137.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/31/c2301.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     SIGNING OF NEW PARTNERSHIP TO IMPROVE POLICE SERVICES IN
               FIRST NATIONS COMMUNITIES
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Winnipeg Convention Centre, VIP Salon, 2nd Level
    CONTACT:   On-site: Nancy Pine, Communications Advisor, Office of the
               National Chief, (613) 241-6789 ext. 243 or cell (613)
               298-6382; Josee Bellemare, Bilingual Communications Officer,
               (613) 241-6789 ext. 336 or cell (613) 327-6331
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/31/c2342.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     CMHC HOSTS 14TH ANNUAL HOUSING OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  The Westin Hotel, 10135, 100th Street
    CONTACT:   Courtney Peers, Marketing Consultant, CMHC, (403) 515-2986,
               (403) 801-2496 - Cell
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9328.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     ECONOMIST STEPHEN POLOZ IN CALGARY TO DISCUSS GLOBAL EXPORT
               FORECAST AND ALBERTAN OUTLOOK
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Palliser Hotel, 133 9th Avenue SW
    CONTACT:   Phil Taylor, Public Affairs, (613) 291-1276
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2007/30/c9817.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     DREAM BIG AUDITIONS - PETRO-CANADA INVITES CANADIANS TO
               DREAM UP THE NEXT OLYMPIC GAMES SPORT
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Stephen Avenue Walk (Across from The Bay)
    CONTACT:   Melissa Graham, Edelman Public Relations, Tel: (416) 979-1120
               ext. 350; Veronica Curtis, Corporate Communications, Petro-
               Canada (Calgary), Tel: (403) 296-3031; Jackie DeSouza,
               Canadian Olympic Committee, Tel: (416) 324-4122
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c6986.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MISSION STS-118 CREW VISITS MDA
    CITY:      RICHMOND
    LOCATION:  13800 Commerce Parkway
    CONTACT:   Wendy Keyzer, MDA External Relations, (604) 231-2743; Media
               relations, Canadian Space Agency, Tel.: (450) 926-4370
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7015.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT CLINTON SPEAKS TO VANCOUVER BOARD OF
               TRADE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts, 777 Homer Street
    CONTACT:   Terry Hadley Director, Communications, The Vancouver Board
               of Trade, (604) 641-1271, (604) 644-4793 (cell); Anna Grimes,
               Assistant Manager, Communications, The Vancouver Board of
               Trade, (604) 641-1222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/08/c9526.html

    TIME:      15:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER EMBRACES PEARFECT NEW FLAVOUR FOR FALL FROM
               ABSOLUT VODKA
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  39th and Cambie BC Liquor Store
    CONTACT:   Sherry Lawlor, LexPR Canada, (416) 574-0405
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/31/c2345.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED RESEARCH NEXT BIG
               QUESTION NATIONAL TOUR
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Public Library
    CONTACT:   Nicole Bell Davies, Media Profile, (416) 342-1833; Rachel
               Thexton, Media Profile, (604) 609-6153
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c9026.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     EQUITABLE GROUP REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2007 RESULTS ON
               THURSDAY NOVEMBER 1ST
    INTERNET:  www.equitablegroupinc.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419
    CONTACT:   Andrew Moor, (416) 513-3519
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c4224.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANAM GROUP INC. - WEBCAST OF CONFERENCE CALL WITH FINANCIAL
               ANALYSTS AND THE MEDIA
    INTERNET:  www.canamgroup.ws
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-542-4262
    CONTACT:   Jasmin Gosselin, Vice President, Communications, Canam Group
               Inc., (450) 641-4000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5488.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HEROUX-DEVTEK HOLDS A CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS SECOND
               QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.herouxdevtek.com, www.newswire.ca or www.q1234.com
    PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791 or 1-800-732-1073
    CONTACT:   Martin Goulet, MaisonBrison, (514) 731-0000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8039.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DRAXIS REPORTS THIRD QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.draxis.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-819-9193
    CONTACT:   DRAXIS Health Inc., Jerry Ormiston, Executive Director,
               Investor Relations, Phone: 1-877-441-1984
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c6799.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ARMTEC INFRASTRUCTURE INCOME FUND HOLDS THIRD QUARTER 2007
               RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.armtecincomefund.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 849-9305 or 1-866-838-4337
    CONTACT:   Charles M. Phillips, President & Chief Executive Officer,
               Armtec Limited Partnership, Tel: (519) 822-0210; Carrie
               Boutcher, VP, Finance & Interim Chief Financial Officer,
               Armtec Limited Partnership, Tel: (519) 822-0210
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8137.html

    TIME:      08:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     ANGIOTECH - UPCOMING THIRD QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL INFORMATION
    INTERNET:  www.angiotech.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-901-5213 or (617) 786-2962
    CONTACT:   Media: Jodi Regts, Senior Manager, Corporate Communications,
               Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (604) 221-7930; Analyst and
               Investors: Deirdre Neary, Manager, Investor Relations,
               Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (604) 222-7056
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5946.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8463.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     SYNENCO HOLDS CONFERENCE CALL ON THIRD QUARTER RESULTS AND
               CORPORATE UPDATE
    INTERNET:  www.synenco.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-595-8550
    CONTACT:   Media: Kelli Stevens, Public Affairs Coordinator, Telephone:
               (403) 451-5240; Investment community: Idar Eikrem, Executive
               Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (403)
               451-4612
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8250.html

    TIME:      12:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     SAXON ENERGY SERVICES INC. - 2007 THIRD QUARTER RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.saxonservices.com
    PHONE NO.: (403) 398-9531 or 1-800-731-6941
    CONTACT:   Dale E. Tremblay, President and CEO, Tel: (403) 716-4150;
               Michael J. McNulty, Senior VP, Finance and CFO, Tel: (403)
               716-4150
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5842.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MTS ALLSTREAM INC. - Q3 EARNINGS ANNOUNCEMENT WEBCAST
    INTERNET:
    http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=95509&s=1&k=4E4E7369D5E8F2ADBD001AA67CD8F1DB or
www.mtsallstream.com
    CONTACT:   Ian Chadsey, Vice-President Investor Relations, Manitoba
               Telecom Services Inc., (204) 941-8283; Media: Greg Burch,
               Manager, Corporate Communications, Manitoba Telecom Services
               Inc., (204) 941-8576
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/31/c2446.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8310.html

    TIME:      15:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     AXIA NETMEDIA CORPORATION: WEBCAST OF 2007 ANNUAL AND
               SPECIAL MEETING
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID(equalsign)2068000
    CONTACT:   Dawn Tinling, VP, Investor Relations and Communications,
               Axia NetMedia Corporation, (403) 538-4074
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9484.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     OPEN TEXT REPORTS FIRST QUARTER FISCAL YEAR 2008 FINANCIAL
               RESULTS
    INTERNET:  http://www.opentext.com/investor/investor_events/index.html
    PHONE NO.: (416) 640-1907
    CONTACT:   Paul McFeeters, Chief Financial Officer, Open Text
               Corporation, (905) 762-6121; Greg Secord, Director, Investor
               Relations, Open Text Corporation, (519) 888-7111 ext.2408
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/04/c8647.html
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