CNW Daybook for Thursday, October 1, 2009

TORONTO, Oct. 1 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    QUEBEC

    DATE:      September 29 - October 2
    EVENT:     NATIONAL FORUM ON MANAGEMENT AT HEC MONTRÉAL
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  HEC Montréal
    NOTES:     To consult the complete program for this event, please visit
               http://expertise.hec.ca/forum2009/event/program/
    CONTACT:   To attend the forum or for any interview requests, with the
               forum spokesperson or the guest speakers:  Valérie Gonzalo,
               (514) 626-6976
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/30/c9753.html

    DATE:      September 30 - October 1
    EVENT:     FIRST MONTRÉAL INTERNATIONAL PRINT AND E-BOOK FORUM -
               E-PAPER WORLD 2009
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Salle Marie-Gérin-Lajoie, Université du Québec à Montréal
               (UQAM) (JM-400), 405, rue Ste-Catherine Est
    CONTACT:   Éric LeRay, Ph.D, Founding President of EPC@Partners,
               (514) 383-6868, (514) 605-0392
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/08/c3100.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/24/c8579.html

    DATE:      September 30 - October 2
    EVENT:     THE ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL GENERIC PHARMACEUTICAL ALLIANCE
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Westin Montreal Hotel
    CONTACT:   Patricia Archambault, (514) 251-1044, Mobile: (514)
               710-1044; Diane Jeannotte, (514) 284-2860 ext. 2, Mobile:
               (514) 772-8019
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/28/c9206.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     CONSEIL DU PATRONAT DU QUÉBEC BREAKFAST CONFERENCE - 2010
               SALARY FORECASTS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Salon Pierre de Coubertin, Hôtel Omni Mont-Royal, 1050
               Sherbrooke West
    CONTACT:   Patrick Lemieux, Events and Communications Coordinator,
               (514) 288-5161, ext. 235, Cell.: (514) 805-5107
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/29/c9828.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA ADVISORY - CRTC TO HOLD A HEARING IN GATINEAU, QUEBEC
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  CRTC Headquarters, Les Terrasses de la Chaudière, Central
               Building, 1 Promenade du Portage, 7th Floor - Salon Réal
               Therrien
    CONTACT:   MediaRelations, Tel: (819) 997-9403
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2009/30/c2295.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - MILITARY FUNERAL FOR CORPORAL JONATHAN
               COUTURIER - VISITATION
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Lépine-Cloutier Funeral Home, 9255, l'Ormière Blvd
    NOTES:     Open to public
    CONTACT:   Captain Lyne Poirier, Public Affairs Officer 5 CMBG, (418)
               844-5000 extension 4688, Pager: (418) 260-3082
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2009/29/c9910.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 11:30
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL GENERIC PHARMACEUTICAL ALLIANCE - BEN SASSE
               WEIGHS IN ON US HEALTH CARE REFORM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le Westin Montréal - Montréal Room 11th floor, 270 St.
               Antoine Street West
    CONTACT:   Patricia Archambault, (514) 251-1044, C (514) 710-1044;
               Diane Jeannotte, (514) 284-2860 ext. 2, C (514) 772-8019
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/29/c9750.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - MILITARY FUNERAL FOR CORPORAL JONATHAN
               COUTURIER
    CITY:      VALCARTIER
    LOCATION:  Sainte-Jeanne d'Arc Chapel, on the Valcartier Garrison
    NOTES:     Latecomers will be denied access.
    CONTACT:   Captain Lyne Poirier, Public Affairs Officer 5 CMBG,
               (418) 844-5000 extension 4688, Pager: (418) 260-3082
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2009/29/c9910.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     CENTRAIDE'S MARCH OF 1,000 UMBRELLAS TO LAUNCH CENTRAIDE OF
               GREATER MONTREAL'S 2009 CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Participants will begin assembling on McGill College Avenue
               (at the corner of Ste. Catherine)
    CONTACT:   Annick Gagnon, Centraide of Greater Montreal, (514) 288-1261,
               ext. 242, cell. (438) 868-7703
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/29/c9752.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/28/c9509.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     ITALIAN FASHION WEEK 2009
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Ogilvy Tudor Hall, 5th floor, 1307 Ste-Catherine Street Ouest
    CONTACT:   Toronto: Lauren Genz, Zenergy Communications, (416) 591-5461;
               Montreal: Catherine Angehrn, Zenergy Communications,
               (514) 286-4034
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/10/c3907.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES MONIQUE
               JÉRÔME-FORGET, PHIL O'BRIEN AND GILBERT ROZON
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Le Centre Sheraton, 1201 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
    NOTES:     Reservation required.
    CONTACT:   RSVP with Sylvie Paquette, coordinator, Media relations,
               (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/29/c9853.html
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    ONTARIO

    TIME:      06:30 - 08:30
    EVENT:     "PRE-NUIT" EVENT - SCOTIABANK WELCOMES ARTISTS AND SUPPORTERS
               OF SCOTIABANK NUIT BLANCHE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/30/c2099.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE HELENA GUERGIS HONOURS RECIPIENTS AND SPEAKS
               AT THE GOVERNOR GENERAL'S AWARDS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Rideau Hall, 1 Sussex Drive
    CONTACT:   Semhar Tekeste, Special Assistant, Communications, Office of
               the Minister of State (Status of Women), (819) 956-4000
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2009/30/c2591.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL PANEL OF WORLD-RENOWNED EXPERTS ASSESSES
               GLOBAL FREEDOM OF INFORMATION IN CELEBRATION OF THE RIGHT TO
               KNOW WEEK
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  University of Ottawa
               550 Cumberland Street
               Tabaret Hall, Room 112
    CONTACT:   Thérèse Boisclair, Director of Communications, Office of the
               Information Commissioner, (613) 943-4368
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/30/c9924.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 22:00
    EVENT:     SMIRNOFF ICE CELEBRATES THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS SEASON OPENER
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge Street at Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas Street East
    CONTACT:   Erika Molnar-Rioux, (416) 644-2234; Alanna Stone,
               (416) 626-2000 ext. 6662
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/30/c9994.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     UNVEILING OF A PROVINCIAL PLAQUE COMMEMORATING THE FOUNDING
               OF IROQUOIS FALLS
    CITY:      IROQUOIS FALLS
    LOCATION:  Iroquois Falls Curling Club, 729 Synagogue Street
    CONTACT:   Catrina Colme, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               Ontario Heritage Trust, Telephone: (416) 325-5074
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/28/c9578.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 17:00
    EVENT:     SEMINAR HOSTED BY THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION AND THE
               CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA DISCUSSES OPPORTUNITIES FOR
               FINANCING A LOW-CARBON ECONOMY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Metropolitan Hotel, 108 Chestnut Street
    CONTACT:   for media accreditation, contact Yvonne Squires, Marketing
               and Communications Coordinator, Tel.: (613) 526-3090, ext.
               221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/29/c9885.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     PAULA BEGOUN AT INDIGO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Indigo Yorkdale, 3401 Dufferin Street
    CONTACT:   Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, (416) 646-8926
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/29/c9637.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     DAVID CROSS AT INDIGO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Indigo Toronto Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, (416) 646-8926
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/29/c9637.html

    TIME:      20:00 - 22:00
    EVENT:     FUNDRAISING EVENT MAKES A SPLASH IN TORONTO, PAINTING THE
               TOWN RED
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Brant House, 522 King St. West
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Hodge, Canadian Olympic Committee, Phone: (416)
               324-4122, Email: ihodge@olympic.ca; Paul Etherington,
               Etherington Generations Inc., Phone: (416) 481-5630 x. 231,
               Email: petherington@teg.ca
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/29/c9882.html
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    ALBERTA

    TIME:      09:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA PREVIEW OF NEW CALGARY MURALE STORE - INTERVIEW OP
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Block in Fashion Central, 205 - 8th Avenue SW
    CONTACT:   RSVP Audrey Hyams Romoff, (647) 223-9970; Anne Cowans,
               (416) 919-1221
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/28/c8597.html
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    BRITISH COLUMBIA

    TIME:      08:30 - 19:30
    EVENT:     UNVEILING OF THE 2010 CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM RETAIL APPAREL
               AND GRAND OPENING OF THE OLYMPIC SUPERSTORE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  The Bay, Downtown Vancouver
    CONTACT:   Shari Burnett, Hudson's Bay Company, (778) 227-6917;
               Isabelle Hodge, Canadian Olympic Committee, (416) 324-4122;
               Erin Mikaluk, VANOC Communications, (604) 403-2471
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/30/c2152.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     BC ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS REGIONAL CHIEF ELECTION
    CITY:      NORTH VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Chief Joe Mathias Recreation Centre, 100 Capilano Rd.
    CONTACT:   Ardith Walkem, Chief Electoral Officer, (604) 264-7557
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/02/c9893.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF NEW RESOURCE TO HELP PARENTS OF CHILDREN AGED 6-12
               WHO LIVE IN FRANCOPHONE MINORITY SETTINGS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Hotel Sheraton Vancouver Airport
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Francine Filion, Director of Communications,
               (613) 688-4314 or (613) 899-4247 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/30/c2409.html
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    WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AFN WOMEN COUNCIL CHAIR KATHLEEN MCHUGH TO SPEAK TO
               REPORTERS ABOUT AFN FITNESS CHALLENGE
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-797-9098, Conference ID: 4138677
    CONTACT:   Karyn Pugliese, Health Communications at (613) 292-1877
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/28/c9511.html

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