CNW Daybook for Thursday, October 23, 2008



    TORONTO, Oct. 23 /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>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    DATE:      October 23 - October 26
    EVENT:     CUPE'S 10TH NATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      ST. JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  Fairmont NL, Delta St. John's and St. John's Convention
               Centre
    CONTACT:   John McCracken, CUPE Communications, (902) 880-8057 (Cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c6828.html
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      October 23
    EVENT:     11TH CANADIAN PRACTICE FIRMS NETWORK TRADE FAIR
    CITY:      SYDNEY, CAPE BRETON
    LOCATION:  Joan Harris Cruise Pavilion
    CONTACT:   Annie Grenier, General Director, Canadian Practice Firms
               Network, (418) 529-1384
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c7883.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

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

    DATE:      October 22 - October 25
    EVENT:     7TH MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  UQAM's Salle Marie-Guérin-Lajoie
    CONTACT:   Anne-Marie Braconnier, (514) 277-3477 ext. 25
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/25/c6326.html

    DATE:      October 23 - November 30
    EVENT:     CABINE C EXHIBITION - STARTING OCTOBER 23 AT LOTO-QUEBEC'S
               ESPACE CREATION - PHOTOGRAPHER JEAN-FRANCOIS GRATTON'S TAKE
               ON 50 QUEBEC ARTISTS INTERVIEWED BY CHRISTIANE CHARETTE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  At Espace Création
               Ground floor of Loto-Québec's head office
               500 Sherbrooke Street West
               Montreal - McGill Metro Station
    CONTACT:   Julie Delorme, Communications Papineau-Couture, (514)
               842-3851
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8605.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:00
    EVENT:     BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL - TRENDS BUSINESS
               BREAKFAST - JOEL GAUTHIER, PRESIDENT AND CEO, AGENCE
               METROPOLITAINE DE TRANSPORT, IS GUEST SPEAKER
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  OMNI Mont-Royal, 1050 Sherbrooke Street West
    CONTACT:   RSVP: Sylvie Paquette, coordinator, Media relations, (514)
               871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8419.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA TO RELEASE MONETARY POLICY REPORT - LOCK-UP
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  1501 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2030
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7485.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE - LAUNCH OF THE NEW RANKING OF QUEBEC HIGH
               SCHOOLS 2008
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Four Points by Sheraton Montreal Centre-Ville Hotel, Mont
               Olympus Room, 475 Sherbrooke St. W.
    CONTACT:   André Valiquette, director of communications, Montreal
               Economic Institute, (514) 273-0969 ext. 2225, Cell:
               (514) 574-0969; Josée Fournier, director of marketing,
               L'actualité, (514) 843-2596, Cell: (514) 865-2596
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7619.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     TELUS AND QUEBEC CITY - NEWS CONFERENCE - AN IMPORTANT REAL
               ESTATE INITIATIVE
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  300 Saint-Paul St. West
    CONTACT:   Please confirm your presence by contacting: Jacinthe
               Beaulieu, TELUS Media Relations, (514) 730-9410
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8353.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:30
    EVENT:     MANULIFE FINANCIAL TO MAKE A MAJOR DONATION TO CONCORDIA
               UNIVERSITY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  11th floor of the Engineering, Computer Science and Visual
               Arts Integrated Complex, 1515 Ste. Catherine St. West,
               Concordia University
    CONTACT:   Lucy Niro, (514) 848-2424 ext. 4977
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8062.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA'S MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT IN STE-ANNE-DES-MONTS
    CITY:      STE-ANNE-DES-MONTS
    LOCATION:  Maison de la culture, 120 7e rue Ouest
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6432.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 22 - October 25
    EVENT:     TOSCANO GOURMET PIZZA UNVEILS THE "ART OF FOOD" - LATEST 3D
               CHALK MASTERPIECE BY WORLD RENOWNED ARTIST - JULIAN BEEVER -
               THE PAVEMENT PICASSO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge Eglinton Square
    CONTACT:   Danny Roth, Brandon Communications Inc., T. (416) 850-0614,
               M. (416) 414-9064
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7444.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA TO RELEASE MONETARY POLICY REPORT - LOCK-UP
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Bank's head office
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7485.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA TO RELEASE MONETARY POLICY REPORT - LOCK-UP
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  150 King Street West, Suite 2000
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7485.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     FORMER DIRECTOR OF BC HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION DETAILS
               CANADA'S AGGRESSIVE PROMOTION OF ASBESTOS TO DEVELOPING WORLD
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Room, Centre Block, Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Anthony Salloum, Rideau Institute, (613) 565-9449 ext. 23 (O),
               (613) 724-1070 (Cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8436.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, Toll-free 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 - 11:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF SUDBURY NORTH ALLSTATE INSURANCE AGENCY
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  800 Lasalle Boulevard, Montrose Mall
    CONTACT:   Derek Tupling, Corporate Relations, (905) 475-4589
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8499.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:      10:30
    EVENT:     UNION OF CANADIAN CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS TO RELEASE REPORT ON
               DEATH OF ASHLEY SMITH
    CITY:      KITCHENER
    LOCATION:  In the Elmira room of the Radisson Hotel, 2960 King St.
               East, Kitchener, Ontario
    CONTACT:   Lyle Stewart, CSN communications service, (514) 796-2066
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c7942.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ERICSSON'S MOBILE EXPERIENCE TOUR COMES TO TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Distillery Historic District: 55 Mill Street, Ericsson
               18-wheel trailer, south entrance
    CONTACT:   Chris Conrath, Environics Communications, (416) 969-2716
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8564.html

    TIME:      11:15
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE: MARK CARNEY, GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF
               CANADA, TO DISCUSS THE CONTENTS OF THE MONETARY POLICY REPORT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Press Theatre, National Press Building, 150 Wellington Street
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7485.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF SUDBURY SOUTH ALLSTATE INSURANCE AGENCY
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  1933 Regent Street, Southridge Mall
    CONTACT:   Derek Tupling, Corporate Relations, (905) 475-4589
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8499.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     3RD ANNUAL SCARBOROUGH WALK OF FAME
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Induction Ceremony and Unveiling of the Scarborough Walk of
               Fame, Scarborough Town Centre - Centre Court, Between
               Brimley and McCowan, south of Highway 401 - 2 p.m.
               Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony, Delta Toronto East Hotel,
               2035 Kennedy Road - 6 p.m.
    CONTACT:   To attend the event or arrange an interview, please contact:
               Monique Camenzuli, Edelman Public Relations, (416) 979-1120
               ext.352
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8165.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     A MEETING IS SCHEDULED WITH LABOUR MINISTER PETER FONSECA
               AND CATHERINE SWIFT, PRESIDENT OF THE CANADIAN FEDERATION OF
               INDEPENDENT BUSINESS (CFIB)
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Room 163 at Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Gisele Lumsden at (416) 222-8022
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8415.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8417.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     FRED VICTOR CENTRE HOSTS 13TH ANNUAL GALA FUNDRAISER
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Arcadian Court, The Bay, 401 Bay Street, Simpson Tower, 8th
               Floor
    CONTACT:   Mark Pusey, Director of Development and Communications,
               (416) 473-4909; Carol Watson, Communications and Fundraising
               Co-Ordinator, (416) 364-8228 ext. 305
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8072.html

    TIME:      22:00
    EVENT:     GSUS SINDUSTRIES AFTERPARTY FEATURING DJ ROXY COTTON TAIL &
               HOST OF MTV NEWS, JOHNNY HOCKIN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Cheval, 606 King Street West
    CONTACT:   For media accreditation: Esther Garnick at (647) 221-7874 (m)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7555.html

    TIME:      23:30
    EVENT:     SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE... FASHION WEEK: XS FASHION &
               DANCE PERFORMANCE BY TRE ARMSTRONG OF SO YOU THINK YOU CAN
               DANCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Maro Supper Club, 135 Liberty Street
    CONTACT:   For media accreditation: Esther Garnick at (647) 221-7874 (m)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7555.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      17:45
    EVENT:     TENTH SEASON PROGRAM LAUNCH WITH PHOTO AND INTERVIEW
               OPPORTUNITIES
    CITY:      LETHBRIDGE
    LOCATION:  ENMAX Centre, 2510 Scenic Drive South
    CONTACT:   Karla Wingate, Manager, Community Investment, ENMAX Energy
               Corporation, Direct: (403) 514-2069, Cell: (403) 689-6147;
               Ryan Ohashi, Communications and Events Coordinator,
               Lethbridge Hurricanes, Direct: (403) 380-7509, Cell: (403)
               317-9596
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8299.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      07:30 - 14:15
    EVENT:     EMPLOYERS, EMPLOYEES INVITED TO ATTEND TWO FREE STRESS
               MANAGEMENT SEMINARS HOSTED BY DR. STEVEN J. STEIN
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  multiple locations
    CONTACT:   Sarah Twomey, Desjardins Financial Security, (416) 926-2700
               ext. 2015; Krista Saleh, The Psychology Foundation of Canada,
               (416) 878-7004
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c7741.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANAM GROUP INC. - WEBCAST AND CONFERENCE CALL REGARDING ITS
               2008 THIRD-QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.canamgroup.ws and www.cnw.ca
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-542-4262
    CONTACT:   Jasmin Gosselin, Vice President, Communications,
               (450) 641-4000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8109.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/10/c5171.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SUNCOR ENERGY HOLDS CONFERENCE CALL ON OCTOBER 23 TO DISCUSS
               2009 CAPITAL SPENDING
    INTERNET:  www.suncor.com/webcasts
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-6941 or (416) 644-3418
    CONTACT:   Brad Bellows, (403) 269-8717; Investor inquiries: John
               Rogers, (403) 269-8670
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c7838.html

    TIME:      11:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     ENCANA HOLDA CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST ON THIRD QUARTER
               2008 RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.encana.com
    PHONE NO.: (888) 337-8259 access code 7433356
    CONTACT:   Investor contact: Paul Gagne, Vice-President, Investor
               Relations, (403) 645-4737; Ryder McRitchie, Manager,
               Investor Relations, (403) 645-2007; Susan Grey, Manager,
               Investor Relations, (403) 645-4751; Media contact: Alan
               Boras, Manager, Media Relations, (403) 645-4747
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4424.html

    TIME:      11:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE: MARK CARNEY, GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF
               CANADA, TO DISCUSS THE CONTENTS OF THE MONETARY POLICY REPORT
    INTERNET:  http://www.bankofcanada.ca/en/real/index.html
    PHONE NO.: 1 888 265-0464 conference ID 69359080
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7485.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CORUS ENTERTAINMENT'S FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END FINANCIAL
               RESULTS TO BE RELEASED OCTOBER 23, 2008
    INTERNET:
    http://www.corusent.com/corporate/investor_information/index.asp
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-322-1159 or (416) 640-3404, pass code 8145792
    CONTACT:   Tracy Ewing, Vice President, Communications, Corus
               Entertainment Inc., (416) 642-3792
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7676.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     POTASHCORP CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.potashcorp.com
    PHONE NO.: (412) 317-6040
    CONTACT:   Investors: Denita Stann, Director, Investor Relations,
               Phone: (847) 849-4277; Media: Rhonda Speiss, Manager, Public
               Relations, Phone: (306) 933-8544
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c7850.html

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