CNW Daybook for Thursday, October 25, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 24 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 20 - October 27
    EVENT:     UNESCO URBAN DESIGN WORKSHOP
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for various locations
    CONTACT:   Stéphanie Jecrois, Design Montréal, (514) 872-5388; Colette
               Proulx, Ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la
               Condition féminine, (514) 873-2979
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5823.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7565.html

    DATE:      October 24 - October 25
    EVENT:     HEARINGS OF THE BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION
    CITY:      TROIS-RIVIERES
    LOCATION:  Hôtel du Roy, 3600 Blvd. Gene H. Kruger
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, CCAPRCD, (514) 873-0912,
               Cell.: (514) 730-3446
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7105.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c6323.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:00
    EVENT:     BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL - TRENDS BUSINESS
               BREAKFAST
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Ritz-Carlton Montréal, 1228 Sherbrooke Street West
    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/October2007/24/c7670.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     FRASER INSTITUTE AND MONTREAL ECONOMIC INSTITUTE HOST NEWS
               CONFERENCE FOR RELEASE OF REPORT CARD ON QUEBEC SECONDARY
               SCHOOLS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Four Points by Sheraton Montreal Centre-Ville, Mont Olympus
               room, 475, Sherbrooke St. W.
    CONTACT:   Julie Lajoye, Communications Officer, The Fraser Institute,
               (514) 281-9550 ext. 302, Cell: (514) 660-3727; André
               Valiquette, Director of Communications, Montreal Economic
               Institute, (514) 273-0969 ext. 2225, Cell: (514) 574-0969
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c6903.html

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     RIO TINTO AND ALCAN HOLD A MEDIA EVENT TO MARK THE FIRST DAY
               OF RIO TINTO ALCAN, AND ITS EMERGENCE AS THE WORLD'S NEW
               LEADER IN ALUMINIUM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Maison Alcan, 1188, Sherbrooke W.
    CONTACT:   Diane Lacombe, (514) 848-1054
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/24/c7746.html

    TIME:      18:30 - 20:30
    EVENT:     MCGILL CENTRE FOR STUDIES IN AGING - LECTURE ON HEALTHY
               AGING - BRAIN GYM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Jewish General Hospital
    NOTES:     Fee: $30 for the series, payable upon registration.
    CONTACT:   Laura Guerschanik, Coordinator - Educational Program,
               Alzheimer Society of Montreal, (514) 369-0800 ext.230;
               Silvana Aguzzi, Assistant, McGill Centre for Studies in
               Aging, (514) 766-1009
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6377.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 24 - October 26
    EVENT:     CLEANTECH FORUM XIV
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Westin Harbour Castle
    CONTACT:   Peter Zvanitajs, Senior Advisor - Media Relations, (416)
               216-1871; Caroline Emond, Senior Advisor - Media Relations,
               (514) 847-4723; Larysa Woloszanskyj, Weber Shandwick
               Worldwide, (416) 642-7978; Hazel Parilla, Weber Shandwick
               Worldwide, (416) 642-7893
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4433.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7395.html

    DATE:      October 25 - October 28
    EVENT:     THE HEART & STROKE PUT YOUR HEART INTO IT! TOUR IS MAKING A
               STOP AT BRAMALEA CITY CENTRE!
    CITY:      BRAMPTON
    LOCATION:  Bramalea City Centre
    CONTACT:   Sharon Edwards, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario,
               (416) 937-5307
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5735.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     ARIZONA GOVERNOR OPENS TRADING AT TSX
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Broadcast Centre, 130 King Street West, Main Floor
    CONTACT:   Steve Kee, Director, Corporate Communications, TSX Group
               Inc., Toronto Office, (416) 947-4682, Toll Free
               1-888-873-8392, Cellular (416) 358-3714, Vancouver Office
               (604) 602-6902, Calgary Office (403) 218-2892
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/22/c6573.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 10:30
    EVENT:     LCBO JOINS STUDENTS AND INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT TEAM IN
               STOCKING THE CREDIT RIVER WITH ATLANTIC SALMON FINGERLINGS
    CITY:      BELFOUNTAIN
    LOCATION:  Belfountain Conservation Area
    CONTACT:   OFFSITE MEDIA SUPPORT: Lezlie Goodwin, O.F.A.H. Communications
               Coordinator, (705) 748-6324 ext. 270
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7474.html

    TIME:      09:45 - 10:15
    EVENT:     CLEANTECH FORUM XIV
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Wellington Room, Westin Harbour Castle
    CONTACT:   Toby A.A. Heaps, Corporate Knights, (416) 274-1432; Melissa
               Shin, Corporate Knights, (416) 629-0329
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7522.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     SCOUTS CANADA AND GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE'S INSTITUTE WITHOUT
               BOUNDARIES LAUNCH GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT VILLAGE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Parc Downsview Park, 1-35 Carl Hall Road
    CONTACT:   Christina Friend, Scouts Canada, Communications Coordinator,
               (416) 490-6364, ext.232; Dan Nelson, Associate Director,
               Communications, Research & Operations, Institute Without
               Boundaries, George Brown College, (416) 943-0303, ext.113;
               Dave Schultz, Communications Coordinator, Parc Downsview Park
               Inc., (416) 952-2229
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7438.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS NATIONAL CHIEF PHIL FONTAINE AND
               CAW PRESIDENT BUZZ HARGROVE LAUNCH JOINT PROJECT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Native Canadian Centre, 16 Spadina Road
    CONTACT:   Shannon Devine, CAW Communications, (cell) (416) 302-1699;
               Karyn Pugliese, Health Communications Assembly of First
               Nations, (613) 241-6789 ext 210, (613) 292-1877
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/24/c7838.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     CAMH - VOICES FROM THE WALL: A PHOTO EXHIBIT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Lennox Gallery, 12 Ossington Avenue
    CONTACT:   Michael Torres, Media Relations, CAMH, (416) 595-6015
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2240.html

    TIME:      14:00; 18:00
    EVENT:     SCARBOROUGH SHINES AT 2ND ANNUAL WALK OF FAME
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for various locations
    CONTACT:   Suzanne Rappaport-Cho, Edelman Public Relations, (416)
               979-1120 ext. 285
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/22/c6089.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     EXPERTS ADVISE CONSUMERS ON THE POTENTIAL DANGERS OF
               COUNTERFEIT AND UNCERTIFIED PRODUCTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge Dundas Square, South East corner of Yonge St. and
               Dundas St.
    CONTACT:   Anthony Toderian, CSA Group, (416) 747-2620; Deborah Rowe,
               Environics Communications, (416) 969-2712
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7038.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     THE SOMERSET WEST COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE IS AWARDED AN
               AFTER-SCHOOL GRANT FROM RBC FINANCIAL GROUP
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Somerset West Community Health Centre, 300 Rochester Street
    CONTACT:   Dano Spooner, Communications Manager, RBC, Tel: (416) 974-0347
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7007.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK-SPONSORED VETERANS RECOGNITION PLAQUE IS UNVEILED
               BY THE NEPEAN MUSEUM AT ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 595
    CITY:      NEPEAN
    LOCATION:  Bells Corners Legion, 4026 Richmond Road
    CONTACT:   Jeff Darwin, Scotiabank, (613) 226-3722
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/24/c7623.html

    TIME:      16:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     PHOTO/INTERVIEW OP - RBC/SHAD ENTREPRENEURSHIP CUP AWARDS
    CITY:      KITCHENER
    LOCATION:  Bingemans Convention Centre, Grand Ballroom, 425 Bingemans
               Centre Drive
    CONTACT:   Mary Dever, Shad, P: (519) 884-8844 x 223
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/22/c6168.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     ST. THOMAS HOSTS ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION CELEBRATION
    CITY:      ST. THOMAS
    LOCATION:  North American Railway Hall of Fame, 750 Talbot Street
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Bennett, Communications Officer/Writer, Great Grant
               Awards, Ontario Trillium Foundation, 1-800-263-2887 ext. 293
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7025.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     AIR CANADA IS SHOWCASING THE BEST FILMS FROM ITS ENROUTE
               STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Scotiabank Theatre
    NOTES:     The public will be admitted to the screenings on a first-come-
               first-served basis, so arriving early is recommended
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c6269.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     YOU'RE INVITED TO SWING BACK TO 1937 AT STEPPIN' UP!
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Palais Royale, 1601 Lakeshore Blvd. W.
    CONTACT:   www.stjohnsrehab.com/steppinup
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7483.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    DATE:      October 24 - October 25
    EVENT:     THE ROYAL CANADIAN MINT ISSUES FIFTH CIRCULATION COIN TO
               COMMEMORATE THE VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER
               GAMES
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Boutique of the Royal Canadian Mint, 520 Lagimodière
               Boulevard
    CONTACT:   (204) 983-6429
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7396.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      October 24 - October 27
    EVENT:     11TH ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE CANADIAN DIABETES
               ASSOCIATION AND THE CANADIAN SOCIETY OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND
               METABOLISM
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre, 200-999 Canada
               Place
    NOTES:     View the full conference agenda at
               http://www.diabetes.ca/files/vancouver-reg-pkg.pdf
    CONTACT:   Whitney Binns, Julia Alter, Edelman, Tel: (416) 979-1120,
               ext. 257 and ext. 340; Onsite: Jeremy Brace, Canadian
               Diabetes Association, Tel: (416) 988-8327
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/24/c7553.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5326.html

    DATE:      October 25 - October 27
    EVENT:     19TH ANNUAL INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION IN CANADA (IBA) FALL
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Empress Hotel
    CONTACT:   Germaine Langan, IBA Administrator, Phone: (604) 951-8807
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/17/c4912.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     FIRST UNITED CHURCH MISSION DISTRIBUTES BRANDED TOAST TO
               RAISE AWARENESS AND DONATIONS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Southeast corner of Robson and Burrard Streets (in front of
               HMV Canada)
    CONTACT:   Paige Calvert, (604) 608-4421
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/24/c7598.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN CLUB LAUNCHES LIMITED EDITION COLLECTORS' BOTTLES
               WITH A PROHIBITION-THEMED MEDIA DINNER
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Capones Restaurant, Yaletown, The Vault, private dining room,
               1141 Hamilton Street (at Davie Street)
    CONTACT:   Paul-Mark Rendon, W: (416) 542-9140 x3365, C: (416) 301-2391
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7281.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     QLT INC. INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL DISCUSSES THIRD QUARTER
               2007 RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.qltinc.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-319-4610 or (604) 638-5340
    CONTACT:   Tamara Hicks or Therese Hayes, Telephone: (604) 707-7000,
               (800) 663-5486
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5183.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MONTREAL EXCHANGE - THIRD QUARTER 2007 RESULTS - ANALYST
               TELECONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.m-x.ca
    PHONE NO.: In English: (514) 868-1042 or 1-866-862-3927
               In French: (514) 861-0443 or 1-866-696-5911
    CONTACT:   Lise Tessier, (514) 871-2424, ext. 412; Jean Charles
               Robillard, (514) 871-3551 (after October 8, 2007)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/04/c8565.html

    TIME:      08:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     SUNCOR ENERGY THIRD QUARTER 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.suncor.com/webcasts
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-6179 or (416) 644-3416
    CONTACT:   Media inquiries: Darcie Park, (403) 269-8717; Investor
               inquiries: John Rogers, (403) 269-8670
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c3603.html

    TIME:      10:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     PROEX ENERGY PRESENTS AT CANACCORD ADAMS GLOBAL ENERGY
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2022020
    CONTACT:   Greg Kist, Vice President, Investor Relations and Marketing,
               Phone: (403) 539-1809
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/24/c7737.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HEMISPHERE THIRD QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.hemispheregps.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-6941
    CONTACT:   Cory Pala, Investor Relations, E.vestor Communications Inc.,
               (416) 657-2400
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5950.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AGNICO-EAGLE THIRD QUARTER 2007 WEBCAST AND CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.agnico-eagle.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   David Smith, Vice-President, Investor Relations, (416)
               947-1212
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6409.html

    TIME:      11:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     ENCANA CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.encana.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-215-9524 or (416) 915-9619
    CONTACT:   EnCana Corporate Communications, 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/October2007/11/c2384.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CORUS ENTERTAINMENT INC. SCHEDULED A CONFERENCE CALL WITH
               CORUS SENIOR MANAGEMENT
    INTERNET:
    http://www.corusent.com/corporate/investor_information/index.asp
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-904-6908 or (416) 915-8329
    NOTES:     PowerPoint slides for this call will be posted on the Corus
               Entertainment website under Investor Information at:
             http://www.corusent.com/corporate/investor_information/index.asp
    CONTACT:   Tracy Ewing, Vice President, Communications, Corus
               Entertainment Inc., (416) 642-3792
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c6207.html

    TIME:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MAPLE LEAF FOODS INC. THIRD QUARTER RESULTS LIVE ON THE WEB
    INTERNET:  http://investor.mapleleaf.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6113 or 1-866-226-1792
    CONTACT:   Jeanette Jones, Director of Communications, (416) 926-2013
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/17/c4944.html

    TIME:      15:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR ALBERTA'S ROYALTY STRUCTURE
    INTERNET:  www.alberta.ca
    PHONE NO.: (403) 232-6311 in Calgary; (780) 424-5694 in Edmonton; (604)
               899-1159 in Vancouver; (416) 883-0139 in Toronto; (613)
               212-4230 in Ottawa; (514) 395-2055 in Montreal;
               1-888-458-1598; (403) 232-6311
    CONTACT:   Jay O'Neill, Director of Communications, Alberta Finance,
               (780) 427-5364; To call toll-free within Alberta dial
               310-0000
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7487.html

    TIME:      17:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SIERRA WIRELESS THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:
    www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID(equal              
sign)1973620
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7560 or (416) 644-3414
    CONTACT:   Sharlene Myers, Sierra Wireless, Phone: (604) 232-1445
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/22/c6422.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      October 22 - October 26
    EVENT:     OPEN TEXT LIVELINKUP 2007 CONFERENCE
    CITY:      ORLANDO, FLORIDA
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for more information
    NOTES:     For more information on LiveLinkUp 2007, go to:
               http://livelinkup.opentext.com/orlando/2007/
    CONTACT:   Rich Maganini, Open Text Corporation, (847) 267-9330, ext.
               4266; Michele Stevenson, Open Text Corporation, (519)
               888-7111, x2594; Brian Edwards, McKenzie Worldwide, (503)
               577-4583
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c3821.html
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