CNW Daybook for Thursday, October 4, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 3 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 2 - 4
    EVENT:     ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ORDRE DES CRHA ET CRIA DU QUEBEC
               (ORHRI)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès de Montréal, 1001 Place Jean-Riopelle
    CONTACT:   Caroline Benarrous, Coordinator, Events organization and
               communications, (514) 879-1636, ext. 224, before the
               conference, (514) 941-1989, October 2 through October 4
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/25/c4962.html

    DATE:      October 3 - 5
    EVENT:     BIOCONTACT QUEBEC 2007
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Château Frontenac
    CONTACT:   Hélène Turcotte, media room co-ordinator, BioContact Québec
               2007, (418) 694-6268
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/September2007/10/c7102.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7368.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     MICHEL LAGUEUX, SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT OF HEALTH SCIENCES AT
               THE SOLIDARITY FUND QFL, GIVES A SPEECH TO BIOPHARMACEUTICAL
               PROFESSIONALS
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Château Frontenac
    CONTACT:   Exclusively for journalists and other media representatives:
               Josée Lagacé, Senior Press Relations and Communications
               Advisor, Solidarity Fund QFL, (514) 850-4835
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7509.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 10:45
    EVENT:     THE CONSULTATION COMMISSION ON ACCOMMODATION PRACTICES RELATED
               TO CULTURAL DIFFERENCES (CCPARDC) HOLDS HEARINGS
    CITY:      BONAVENTURE
    LOCATION:  Centre Bonne Aventure, 105 Grand-Pré Ave
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, CCAPRCD, (514) 873-0912,
               Cell.: (514) 730-3446
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c7925.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     AETERNA ZENTARIS PRESENTS AT BIOCONTACT
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Place d'Armes Room, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac Hotel
    CONTACT:   Jenene Thomas, Senior Director, Investor Relations &
               Corporate Communications, (908) 938-1475; Paul Burroughs,
               Media Relations, (418) 652-8525 ext. 406
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/26/c5096.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF A MAJOR CONTRIBUTION TO THE PARC REGIONAL
               PETITE-CASCAPEDIA
    CITY:      NEW RICHMOND, GASPESIE
    LOCATION:  Parc régional Petite-Cascapédia
    CONTACT:   Catherine Vallée, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 283-0368; Yan Plante, Press Secretary,
               Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada
               Economic Development, (819) 953-5646
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c7811.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     HEROUX-DEVTEK PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE A SIGNIFICANT
               FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION BY THE QUEBEC GOVERNEMENT
    CITY:      LONGUEUIL
    LOCATION:  Héroux-Devtek's Landing Gear division main plant 755 Thurber
    CONTACT:   Héroux-Devtek Inc.: Gilles Labbé, President and CEO, (450)
               679-3330; Gilbert Guérin, Corporate Director, Human Resources,
               (450) 679-3330; MaisonBrison: Martin Goulet, CFA,(514)731-0000
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7675.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     LUC MAINVILLE, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF LAB RESEARCH INC. GIVES A
               CORPORATE PRESENTATION AT BIOCONTACT QUEBEC 2007
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  room Petit Frontenac, at the Chateau Frontenac
    CONTACT:   Luc Mainville, Chief Executive Officer, LAB Research Inc.,
               (450) 973-2240, Ext.: 1206; Media and Investor: Dominic
               Sicotte, Echoes Financial Network Inc., (866) 633-9551,
               (514) 842-9551
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c7637.html

    TIME:      10:45
    EVENT:     DAWSON COLLEGE AND THE UNIVERSITE DE SHERBROOKE LAUNCH FIRST
               CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE IN QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  2000 Atwater Ave. New Theatre, Dawson College
    CONTACT:   Donna Varrica, Director, communications, Dawson College, (514)
               931-8731 ext 1352; Caroline Dubois, Conseillère en relations
               médias, Université de Sherbrooke, (819) 821-8000 poste 63395,
               (819) 560-2373
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c8291.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 19:30
    EVENT:     BELL EXPRESSVU FULL HD TOUR ARRIVES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Parking lot directly in front of the Bell Centre, at De la
               Gauchetière and De la Montagne
    CONTACT:   Jacques Bouchard, Bell, Media Relations, (514) 391-2007,
               1-877-391-2007
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7793.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     THE VILLE DE MONTREAL HAS ITS FIRST COUNTRY LANE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Lane in the Mont-Royal Plateau, between Henri-Julien and
               Drolet, south of des Pins
    CONTACT:   Darren Becker, Attaché de Presse, (514) 872-6412; Patricia
               Guilbard, City of Montreal, Corporate Communications, (514)
               868-5932; Alison Neill, Optimum Public Relations, (514)
               985-8309, Cell: (514) 909-8085
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c8170.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     NANCY HUGHES ANTHONY SPEECH TO ADDRESS KEY CHALLENGES AND
               OPPORTUNITIES IN ENSURING A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE FOR CANADA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Mount Stephen Club, 1440 Drummond Street
    CONTACT:   Christelle Chesneau, Canadian Bankers Association, Tel:
               (514) 840-8722
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7006.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN ANNOUNCES FUNDING FROM
               CANADA'S NEW GOVERNMENT TO THE FIRM LES FABRICATIONS TJD
    CITY:      RIVIERE-DU-LOUP
    LOCATION:  Les Fabrications TJD, 147 des Raymond Rd.
    CONTACT:   Claudie Lamontagne, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (418) 722-3282, 1-888-463-9073; Yan Plante,
               Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre
               Blackburn, Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/enr/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7844.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 1 - 4
    EVENT:     TORONTO WALK 21 2007
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Steve Johnston, Sr. Communications Co-ordinator, (416)
               392-4391
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2006/06/c9095.html

    TIME:      October 1 - 8
    EVENT:     SURESH JOACHIM ATTEMPTS TO SET WORLD RECORD FOR LONGEST
               TREADMILL MARATHON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Dunwynn Centre, 1590 Dundas Street East
    CONTACT:   Markus, (905) 276-0040; Suresh (416) 666-8476
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6779.html

    DATE:      October 3 - 5
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL COATINGS INDUSTRY CONVENTION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Christine Chiu, Marketing Manager, MTCC, (416) 585-8106; Joe
               Pontoski, Executive Director, FSCT, (610) 940-0777 (X4949) or
               (416) 585-3783
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6953.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 21:45
    EVENT:     JOHN TORY'S CAMPAIGN ITINERARY
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Lindsay Wallace, (647) 722-1759
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c8409.html

    TIME:      09:15
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA - 2007 BUSINESS OUTLOOK BRIEFING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St. W
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7585.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 16:30
    EVENT:     BMO CELEBRATES 150 YEARS IN BOWMANVILLE
    CITY:      BOWMANVILLE
    LOCATION:  BMO Bank of Montreal, 2 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Shivani Ahluwalia, Toronto, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7718.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CHILD CARE SERVICE PROVIDERS PUT ON NOTICE: CITY NEEDS
               PROVINCIAL FUNDS TO PLUG HOLES IN FACE OF DEMAND
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Glebe Parents Day Care, 10 Fifth Avenue - Resource Program
    CONTACT:   Shellie Bird, President, Ontario Coalition For Better Child
               Care (OCBCC), (613) 233-0228
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c8176.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     OLYMPIC ATHLETES ATTEND LAUNCH OF NEW ORGANIZATION FOSTERING
               YOUTH LEADERSHIP
    CITY:      ETOBICOKE
    LOCATION:  Michael Power/St. Joseph High School, 105 Eringate Drive
    CONTACT:   Christine Bujold, Ornge Communications Officer, (416) 531-7577
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c8247.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE REGARDING THE PLANS TO CLOSE THE THREE
               EXISTING SITES OF HUMBER RIVER REGIONAL HOSPITAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Oakdale Professional Medical Building, 2065 Finch Ave. W.,
               meet in lobby (corner of Finch Ave. West and Oakdale)
    CONTACT:   Natalie Mehra, Director, Ontario Health Coalition, (416)
               230-6402 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c8275.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CHILD CARE ADVOCATES RELEASE A COMPARISON OF PROVINCIAL PARTY
               PLATFORMS ON EARLY LEARNING AND CHILD CARE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Orde Day Care, 18 Orde Street, 1 street south of College,
               West of University Ave
    CONTACT:   Elizabeth Ablett, Executive Director, OCBCC, (416) 538-0628
               ext. 3, (647) 291-7557 (mobile); Councillor Janet Davis,
               (416) 392-4035
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/03/c8404.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     MARC GARNEAU AND RIDEAU INSTITUTE MARK SPUTNIK'S 50TH
               ANNIVERSARY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Room 130S, Charles Lynch Room, Centre Block, Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Anthony Salloum, Rideau Institute, o. (613) 565-7832, c.
               (613) 724-1070
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c8336.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ELECTRICITY COALITION CAMPAIGN TO STOP HYDRO PRIVATIZATION
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Sir Adam Beck 2 Generating Station on the Niagara Parkway
    CONTACT:   Paul Kahnert, (416) 407-0077
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c7810.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     2007 SHAPE OF THE NATIONS "GROUP HOOP" MASS HULA HOOPING CLASS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge and Dundas Square
    CONTACT:   Rachel Manna, MS&L, (416) 847-1320
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c7934.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     MEDIA CONFERENCE ON JASON HILL V. HAMILTON WENTWORTH POLICE
               SUPREME COURT RULING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sack Goldblatt Mitchell, 11th Floor, 20 Dundas Street West
    CONTACT:   Sean Dewart, (416) 979-6970
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c8043.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     THE JOHN TORY CAMPAIGN HOLDS A TECHNICAL WALK-THROUGH AT ITS
               ELECTION NIGHT HEADQUARTERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  CNIB Centre, 1929 Bayview Avenue, Room 118, Main Floor
    CONTACT:   Scott Brownrigg, (647) 722-1749
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7333.html

    TIME:      18:45
    EVENT:     230TH PROVINCIAL FIRE SERVICES LONG SERVICE MEDAL INVESTITURE
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Hamilton Convention Centre: Chedoke "C", 1 Summers Lane,
    CONTACT:   Heather Wadden, (416) 325-3106
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c7832.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS 2008 BUDGET
               AND POTENTIAL SERVICE REDUCTIONS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Albion Branch, 1515 Albion Road
    CONTACT:   Ana-Maria Critchley, (416) 393-7201
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9579.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE CITY CHALLENGE CANDIDATES TO EXPLAIN
               JUST HOW THEY PLAN TO "FIX" PUBLIC EDUCATION IF ELECTED
    CITY:      TORONTO - BEACHES EAST YORK
    LOCATION:  East York Collegiate Institute - 650 Cosburn Ave.
    CONTACT:   Cindy Beman, bemanc@hotmail.com
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6650.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 22:00
    EVENT:     BRIGHTSTAR CORPORATION ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF CRATES LANDING ON
               LAKE SIMCOE
    CITY:      KESWICK
    LOCATION:  306 The Queensway South
    CONTACT:   Jane Holland or Liz Hendriksen, Lewis Carroll Communications,
               (416) 968-3845
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7556.html

    TIME:      19:30 - 22:30
    EVENT:     ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE CELEBRATES SPUTNIK 50 FROM RUSSIA
               WITH LOVE: SPACE PARTY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road (Don Mills Road
               South of Eglinton Avenue East)
    CONTACT:   Stephen Weir, Publicist, (416) 801-3101; Anna Relyea,
               Associate Director, Strategic Communications, Tel: (416)
               696-3273
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c7845.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      October 4
    EVENT:     ALBERTA WATER COUNCIL SEEKS INPUT ON IMPROVING CONSERVATION
               OF ALBERTA'S WETLANDS
    CITY:      GRANDE PRAIRIE
    LOCATION:  Sandman Hotel
    NOTES:     To register, Albertans call 1-866-420-6116 (in Edmonton 420-
               1646) or e-mail info@imistrategies.ca
    CONTACT:   Ian Rudland, Alberta Environment, (780) 427-9457; Jonathan
               Thompson, Alberta Water Council, (780) 489-2002
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/12/c7671.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     HAMILTON HOUSE OPENING CEREMONY
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Hamilton House, 347 - 33 Avenue NE
    CONTACT:   McCol Befus, Resource Development Manager, Horizon Housing
               Society, (403) 297-1741; Robert Storrier, Municipal Affairs
               and Housing, (780) 427-8862, Dial 310-0000 for toll free
               access outside Edmonton; Kimberlee Jones, CMHC, Calgary, AB,
               (403) 515-3048
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c8359.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS NATIONAL CHIEF CONFIRMS
               THE FIRST  RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SURVIVOR TO RECEIVE A COMMON
               EXPERIENCE PAYMENT
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe, Salon A, Main Level,
               10111 Bellamy Hill
    CONTACT:   Joan McEwen, AFN Communications Director, (613) 241-6789
               ext. 242, cell: (613) 324-3329; Nancy Pine, Communications
               Advisor, Office of the National Chief, (613) 241-6789 ext.
               243, cell: (613) 298-6382; Josee Bellemare, Bilingual
               Communications Officer, (613) 241-6789 ext. 336, cell:
               (613) 327-6331
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c8353.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      09:00 - 09:50
    EVENT:     OPENING CEREMONIES: 19TH ANNUAL WORLD BURN CONGRESS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Westin Bayshore Vancouver, 1601 Bayshore Drive
    CONTACT:   Margo Bates, Publicity, Telephone: (604) 536-9501
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7576.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AEROMECHANICAL SERVICES LTD. - THIRD QUARTER REVIEW WEBCAST
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1996500
    CONTACT:   Bob Beaty, or Grant Howard, The Howard Group, (888) 221-0915
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7310.html

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