CNW Daybook for Thursday, October 22, 2009

TORONTO, Oct. 21 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    NOVA SCOTIA

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     IWK FOUNDATION AND THE QEII FOUNDATION - GROOVING, SHAKING,
               GUINNESS-RECORD BREAKING EVENT TAKES AIM AT BREAST CANCER
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Halifax Metro Centre - use Carmichael Street Box Office
               entrance
    CONTACT:   Steve Jennex, QEII Foundation, (902) 473-5591; Sara Napier,
               IWK Foundation, (902) 470-8994
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/20/c8113.html
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    NEW BRUNSWICK

    TIME:      15:45 - 17:00
    EVENT:     LET'S TALK SCIENCE VOLUNTEERS VISIT 68 SCIENCE CLUB STUDENTS
               TO DO HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES ABOUT EARTHQUAKES, PLATE TECTONICS
               AND QUICKSAND
    CITY:      FREDERICTON
    LOCATION:  Leo Hayes High School
    CONTACT:   Krista Habermehl, Communications Officer, Let's Talk Science,
               (519) 474-4081 ext. 239 or (877) 474-4081 ext 239
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/19/c7690.html
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    QUEBEC

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES
               JEAN-FRANÇOIS BOUCHARD, PRESIDENT AND CO-FOUNDER, SID LEE
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  OMNI Mont-Royal, 1050 Sherbrooke Street West
    CONTACT:   RSVP with Sylvie Paquette, coordinator, Media relations, (514)
               871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/20/c8541.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 11:15
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA RELEASES MONETARY POLICY REPORT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  1501 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2030
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison at (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/19/c8101.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     STRIKING TREASURES: THE EXHIBITION - AN OUTDOOR EXHIBIT
               FEATURING THE "REAL TREASURES" OF THE MUSEUM OF CIVILIZATION
               AND WAR MUSEUM
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  In front of the Museum of Civilization
    CONTACT:   Ariel Troster, PSAC Communications - (613) 292-8363 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/21/c9013.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     BODIES...THE EXHIBITION - THE SCIENCE INSIDE YOU
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal Exhibition Centre - Montreal Eaton Centre - 5th Floor
    NOTES:     RSVP before October 21
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Brunetta, Brunetta Etc! Communications, (450) 628-4014
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7197.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - RETURN FROM AFGHANISTAN OF COLONEL GREGORY
               D. BURT, COMMANDER OF THE OPERATIONAL MENTOR AND LIAISON TEAM
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Jean-Lesage International Airport
    NOTES:     Media representatives who would like to attend this returning
               flight on October 22 are requested to contact 5 CMBG Public
               Affairs at their earliest convenience.
    CONTACT:   Captain Lyne Poirier, 5 CMBG Public Affairs Officer, (418)
               844-5000, ext 4688, Pager: (418) 260-3082; Information about
               return flights: (418) 844-5000, ext 4429
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2009/21/c9149.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     ACTION AGAINST HUNGER (AAH) - INFORMATION SESSION ON
               HUMANITARIAN AID
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  UQAM, 200, rue Sherbrooke ouest, Room SH-3420, Metro Place des
               Arts
    CONTACT:   Emma Osborne, Human Resources Coordinator, (514)-279-4876
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/16/c7583.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE VANIER INSTITUTE OF THE FAMILY SPONSORS A PUBLIC LECTURE
               BY DR. DANIEL WEINTOCK
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Maxwell-Cummings Auditorium, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts,
               1379 Sherbrooke St, W
    CONTACT:   Sara at (613) 228-8500 (ext. 213), 1-800-331-4937
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c4992.html
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    ONTARIO

    TIME:      07:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     TVO'S DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, STEVE RAYMENT, ANNOUNCES FRESH
               NEW POLL INSIGHTS, GAUGING THE PULSE ON "WATER COOLER"
               CONVERSATIONS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West (King & York Sts.)
    CONTACT:   Liz Luzza, Lauren Grant, PraxisPR, (905) 949-8255 x 222, 227
               - (416) 951-0672, (416) 627-9416
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/20/c8310.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 11:15
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA RELEASES MONETARY POLICY REPORT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  150 King Street West, Suite 2000
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison at (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2009/19/c8101.html

    TIME:      09:45
    EVENT:     QUEBEC ENGLISH SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION - QESBA PRESIDENT
               DEBBIE HORROCKS AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT FOLLOWING THE PUBLIC
               RELEASE OF THE SUPREME COURT DECISION ON BILL 104
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Supreme Court building
    CONTACT:   Kim Hamilton, Director of Communications and Special
               Projects, (514) 919-3894, cell.
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/21/c9315.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     NAPP CANADA JOB FAIR AT CENTENNIAL COLLEGE
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  Centennial's Student Residence and Conference Centre, 940
               Progress Ave. (401 & Markham Rd.)
    CONTACT:   NAPP Canada, Rita Persaud, Director, (647) 203-8759; Mila
               Gould, Manager, (647) 203-8759; Centennial College, Indira
               Singh, Advisor, (416) 289-5000 ext. 2531; Adrianne Matthews,
               (416) 289-5000 ext. 3536
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/19/c8041.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     GREENPEACE - KYOTOPLUS COALITION TO CALL FOR CLIMATE ACTION
               FROM HARPER GOVERNMENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Centennial Flame, Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Catherine Vezina, Media Officer, Greenpeace, (514) 212-5749
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/21/c8955.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:30
    EVENT:     GENERIC DRUG INDUSTRY ADVISES SENATORS OF PROBLEMS WITH
               CANADA'S ACCESS TO MEDICINES REGIME
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Room 9, Victoria Building 140 Wellington Street
    CONTACT:   Jeff Connell, Director of Public Affairs, Canadian Generic
               Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA), Tel: (416) 223-2333,
               Cell: (647) 274-3379
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/21/c9097.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE RIGHT HONOURABLE PAUL MARTIN SPEAKS AT TORONTO FRENCH
               SCHOOL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto French School
    CONTACT:   Suzanne Tobin, Director of Marketing & Communications, Toronto
               French School, (416) 484-6980, ext. 4328
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/21/c8631.html

    TIME:      12:20
    EVENT:     SPECIAL OLYMPICS CANADA CELEBRATES THE LOVE OF THE GAME AS IT
               BRINGS TOGETHER FANS, BOTH OLD AND NEW, AT BOOK LAUNCH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Beverley Junior Public School, 64 Baldwin Street
    CONTACT:   Susana Petti, Director, Marketing and Public Relations,
               Special Olympics Canada, T: (416) 927-9050, ext. 237, C:
               (416) 455-8932; Kathryn Perry, Assistant, Marketing and Public
               Relations, Special Olympics Canada, T: (416) 927-9050, ext.
               229; T.J. Goertz, Communications Coordinator, Client Services,
               Communications and Public Affairs, Toronto District School
               Board, T: (416) 397-3314
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/16/c7649.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     HUNGERFORD SMALLPOX EPIDEMIC OF 1884 IS COMMEMORATED WITH
               PROVINCIAL PLAQUE
    CITY:      TWEED
    LOCATION:  Lions Hungerford Hall 65 Victoria Street North
    CONTACT:   Catrina Colme, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               Ontario Heritage Trust, Telephone: (416) 325-5074
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/19/c8234.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     CNW GROUP'S LAURIE SMITH PRESENTS AT THE IABC 2009 EMPLOYEE
               COMMUNICATION CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Le Méridien King Edward
    CONTACT:   Amanda Laird, Communications Coordinator, CNW Group, Tel.:
               (416) 863-5601
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/21/c8826.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     INK PRESENTS FEED YOUR SOUL, AN EXCLUSIVE DINNER IN BENEFIT
               OF PETA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ultra
    CONTACT:   For all media inquiries, contact Tara Hendela, Director of
               Public Relations, INK Entertainment, (416) 869-9444 x237
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/09/c5439.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     OTTAWA STUDENTS SPEND 24 HOURS ON THE STREET IN SUPPORT OF
               HOMELESSNESS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  DunDonald Park (Somerset and Lyon)
    CONTACT:   For La Cité collégiale: Danielle Paris, Coordinator - La
               Cité collégiale, Community and Justice Services Program,
               Phone: (613) 742-2483, ext. 2504, Cell: (613) 884-3906; For
               The Salvation Army: Michael Maidment, Area Director, Public
               Relations, Cell: (613) 795-8898
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/21/c9188.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     A DINNER ON CANADA-CHINA RELATIONS TO SHARE PERSPECTIVES ON
               INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION AND THE CHINESE LANGUAGE, EXPLORE
               LINKS WITH CHINESE SCHOOLS AND PROMOTE THE TEACHING OF THE
               CHINESE LANGUAGE IN ONTARIO SCHOOLS
    CITY:      MARKHAM
    LOCATION:  Casa Victoria, 8601 Warden Avenue, Unit 4-6
    CONTACT:   Xiaochuang Wu, Consul of Educational Affairs, Tel: (416)
               324-8536
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/19/c8149.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     FRED VICTOR CENTRE HOSTS 14TH ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Palais Royale, 1601 Lakeshore Blvd. West
    CONTACT:   Mark Pusey, Director, Financial Resources Development & Media
               Relations, (416) 364-8228 X 303 or 416-473-4909
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/21/c8933.html
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    ALBERTA

    TIME:      08:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     JERGENS POP-UP HYDRATION STATIONS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Bankers Court, Lobby
    CONTACT:   Cathy Mitchell, APEX Public Relations, T: (416) 924-4442
               ext. 236
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/14/c6555.html
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    BRITISH COLUMBIA

    DATE:      October 17 - October 23
    EVENT:     NATIONAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY WEEK EVENTS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA,
               INCLUDING LECTURE, FILM AND CONFERENCE EVENTS AND
               FAMILY-FRIENDLY EXHIBITS
    CITY:      VARIOUS - SEE RELEASE
    LOCATION:  Various - see release
    CONTACT:   Irene Phan, Marketing and Communications Specialist, BC
               Innovation Council, (604) 602-5238
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/16/c7814.html
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    WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANGENE HOSTS FISCAL 2009 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.cangene.com and www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3425 or 1-800-594-3790
    CONTACT:   Jean Compton, Manager Corporate Communications at (416)
               675-8280
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/20/c8687.html

    TIME:      11:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA RELEASES MONETARY POLICY REPORT - PRESS
               CONFERENCE WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  http://www.bank-banque-canada.ca/en/real/index.html
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison at (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/19/c8101.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     GENERIC DRUG INDUSTRY ADVISES SENATORS OF PROBLEMS WITH
               CANADA'S ACCESS TO MEDICINES REGIME
    INTERNET:  http://senparlvu.parl.gc.ca/ (BANK Meeting # 29)
    CONTACT:   Jeff Connell, Director of Public Affairs, Canadian Generic
               Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA), Tel: (416) 223-2333,
               Cell: (647) 274-3379
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/21/c9097.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL - CORUS ENTERTAINMENT'S FOURTH QUARTER AND
               YEAR-END FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.corusent.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-919-8049 or (416) 981-9000
    CONTACT:   Tracy Ewing, Vice President, Communications, Corus
               Entertainment Inc., (416) 642-3792
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/15/c7067.html

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