CNW Daybook for Thursday, October 9, 2008



    TORONTO, Oct. 9 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      October 9
    EVENT:     ERNST & YOUNG ATLANTIC ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARDS
               BANQUET
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
    CONTACT:   Amanda Olliver, (416) 943-7121; Julie Fournier,
               (514) 874-4308
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/04/c9274.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 9 - October 11
    EVENT:     NHL CELEBRATES LAUNCH OF 2008-2009 SEASON WITH BUD LIGHT
               HOCKEY CHALLENGE IN MONTREAL - NEW HOCKEY FESTIVAL ON
               CRESCENT STREET
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  On Crescent Street in downtown
    CONTACT:   Johanne Lépine, Torchia Communications, (514) 288-8290,
               ext. 234; Julie Tremblay, Torchia Communications,
               (514) 288-8290, ext. 214
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/02/c2531.html

    DATE:      October 9 - January 11
    EVENT:     SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL: ART AND ROCK AND ROLL SINCE 1967
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (www.macm.org)
    CONTACT:   To schedule an interview with a Tourisme Montréal
               spokesperson, kindly contact: Véronique Gabrysz, Allard
               Hervieu Communication, (514) 499-3030, extension 773
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/22/c7268.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c7803.html

    TIME:      06:30
    EVENT:     COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY AND PAPERWORKERS UNION OF CANADA -
               FOREST WORKERS GREETING CONSERVATIVE MP LAWRENCE CANNON
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Masson paper mill, 2 Montreal Road West
    CONTACT:   Michelle Walsh, CEP Communications Director, (613) 230-5200
               ext. 222; Marie-Andrée L`Heureux, CEP National
               Representative, (514) 916-7373
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4394.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     THE CONSEIL DU PATRONAT DU QUEBEC (CPQ) IS OFFERING THE
               EXPERTISE OF QUEBEC'S TOP REMUNERATION EXPERTS AT A
               BREAKFAST CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Salon Pierre de Coubertin, Hôtel Omni Mont-Royal, 1050
               Sherbrooke West
    CONTACT:   Patrick Leblanc, Director of Communications, (514) 288-5161,
               ext. 226, Cell.: 514-571-6400
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/07/c3839.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE: EIGHT GOOD REASONS TO VOTE AGAINST STEPHEN
               HARPER'S CONSERVATIVES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Civic Ballroom of the Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen St. W.
    CONTACT:   Shannon Devine (CAW) at (416) 302-1699; Kristen Ostling
               (Avaaz) (613) 222-2573; or Michael Wheeler (Department of
               Culture) at (416) 939-2173
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4631.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     DEMONSTRATION OF SOLIDARITY FOR THE LOCKED-OUT SECURITY
               AGENTS AT THE CASINO DE MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  On the Chemin des Floralies outside the casino on Ile
               Notre-Dame
    CONTACT:   Lyle Stewart, CSN Communications Service, (514) 796-2066
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4531.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     OPENING CEREMONIES AND LAUNCH OF THE NHL 2008-2009 SEASON
               WITH BUD LIGHT HOCKEY CHALLENGE ON CRESCENT STREET
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Bud Light stage, Crescent Street (corner of de Maisonneuve)
    CONTACT:   RSVP: François Légaré, Torchia Communications,
               (514) 288-8290 ext. 222; Julie Tremblay, Torchia
               Communications, (514) 288-8290 ext. 214
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/09/c4687.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     2008 BMO DREAM HOME DRAW
    CITY:      SAINTE-DOROTHEE, LAVAL
    LOCATION:  2008 BMO Dream Home, 248 Des Alimas St.
    CONTACT:   Lucie Gosselin, BMO Bank of Montreal, (514) 877-8224 or cell
               (514) 240-5361
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/07/c3948.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/26/c4277.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF FINANCE TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Room, 130-S, Centre Block, House of Commons
    CONTACT:   David Gamble, (613) 996-8080
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4740.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     RELEASE OF INDEPENDENT PARLIAMENTARY BUDGET OFFICER'S REPORT
               ON THE FISCAL IMPACT OF THE CANADIAN MISSION IN AFGHANISTAN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Government Conference Centre, 2 Rideau Street
    CONTACT:   Marie-France MacKinnon, Bluesky Strategy Group,
               (613) 241-3512 ext. 229
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/07/c4182.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN FEDERATION OF STUDENTS' SUSTAINABILITY CAMPUS TOUR
               - JEAN LEMIRE TO SPEAK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Couches Lounge, University Centre, University of Ottawa
    CONTACT:   or to arrange an interview: Katherine Giroux-Bougard,
               National Chairperson, (613) 261-7528; Peter Scheifke,
               Environmental Tour Coordinator, (514) 913-0413
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4571.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     FORMER CAW PRESIDENT BUZZ HARGROVE ENDORSES LIBERAL
               CANDIDATE FOR PETERBOROUGH
    CITY:      PETERBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  CAW Local 524 Hall, 203 Park St. N
    CONTACT:   CAW Communications, Angelo DiCaro, (cell) (416) 606-6311; or
               Assistant to CAW National President Jerry Dias, (cell)
               (416) 315-1576
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4626.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO DIVISIONAL COURT HEARS BLOOR STREET TRANSFORMATION
               APPLICATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Tyler Fleming, (416) 642-6122
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4656.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     VINELAND INVITES MEDIA TO MEET THE HONOURABLE RORY MCEWEN
    CITY:      VINELAND
    LOCATION:  Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, 4890 Victoria
               Avenue North, Vineland Station
    CONTACT:   Darlene Brown, Director, Public Relations and Communications,
               (905) 562-0320 x766
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/07/c3960.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     CENTRE FOR LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES' EMOTI-CHAIR BRINGS
               VIBRATIONS OF MUSIC TO THE DEAF
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road (at the corner of
               Eglinton Ave. East), Please sign-in at the main entrance
    CONTACT:   Sarah Hayward, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson
               University, Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 7709
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/06/c3137.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     BMO CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF ITS SIXTH BRANCH IN BARRIE
    CITY:      BARRIE
    LOCATION:  BMO Bank of Montreal, 44 Mapleview Drive West
    CONTACT:   Kasia Lech, Toronto, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4389.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 20:30
    EVENT:     NORTH AMERICA'S LARGEST ECO-BUSINESS ZONE LAUNCHES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Infield Terminal, Toronto Pearson International Airport
    CONTACT:   Brown & Cohen Communications and Public Affairs Inc., at
               (416) 484-1132; Rowena Calpito, ext. 4; Kendra Dubyk, ext. 5
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/30/c9471.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     BELL E-LEARNING CENTRE AT THE COMMUNITY LEARNING CAMPUS AT
               OLDS COLLEGE: OFFICIAL OPENING
    CITY:      OLDS
    LOCATION:  Bell e-Learning Centre at Olds College
    CONTACT:   Kerry Moynihan, Event Manager, Olds College, Phone
               (403) 507-7717, Cell (403) 507-3178
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/06/c3202.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     LATE MODEL, UNUSED MADILL EQUIPMENT TO BE SOLD AT UNRESERVED
               AUCTION IN PRINCE GEORGE
    CITY:      PRINCE GEORGE
    LOCATION:  1434 Old Cariboo Hwy
    CONTACT:   Kim Schulz, Corporate Communications Manager,
               Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Head office, tel: (604) 304-3830
               or mobile: (604) 788-5379 Or George Willows, Regional
               Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Prince George auction
               site, tel: (250) 963-8491
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/01/c9821.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     BC CHILD CARE PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Kiwassa Harbour View Daycare Centre; 540 Penticton Street
               North
    CONTACT:   Teresa Marshall, communications, (604) 473-5454 or
               (604) 313-6103
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4620.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     VIDEO B-ROLL VIA ON-DEMAND AND SATELLITE - ALBERTA CREDIT
               UNIONS SPREAD THE LOVE
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C
               Transponder 3B
               Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8
               Downlink frequency 3820 vertical
               or
              http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?packageid=94
    CONTACT:   CNW BROADCAST, TORONTO, (416) 863-9350
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4032.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     LOCKERBIE & HOLE DISCUSSES THE SECOND QUARTER 2009 RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.lockerbiehole.com
    PHONE NO.: (800) 733-7571 or (416) 644-3414
    CONTACT:   Gordon L. Panas, President & Chief Executive Officer,
               Michael G. Slapman, Chief Financial Officer, Telephone:
               (780) 452-1250
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/03/c3034.html

    TIME:      16:05 Eastern
    EVENT:     ADDAX PETROLEUM PRESENTS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS OIL AND GAS
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.wsw.com/webcast/rbc98/axc.to
    CONTACT:   Mr. Nick Cowling, Tel.: (416) 934-8011
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/07/c3855.html

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