CNW Daybook for Tuesday, November 20, 2007



    TORONTO, Nov. 19 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     OPERATION RED NOSE SYDNEY LAUNCH
    CITY:      SYDNEY
    LOCATION:  CBU Great Hall, Multi-Purpose Room (CE241)
    CONTACT:   ORN SYDNEY, CBU STUDENTS' UNION, Stephanie Bagnell, Jill
               McPherson, (902) 563-1192; IBC Atlantic, Amanda Dean, (902)
               402-1028; Ellen Woodger, (416) 483-2358; ORN NS, Lindsey
               Smith, (902) 219-3884; Corinne MacLellan, (902) 209-3234
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/16/c8963.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN COUNCIL ON LEARNING AND ITS ABORIGINAL LEARNING
               KNOWLEDGE CENTRE - LAUNCH REDEFINING HOW SUCCESS IS MEASURED
               IN FIRST NATIONS, INUIT AND METIS LEARNING
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Canadian Museum of Civilization, Southern Salon, 100 Laurier
               Street
    CONTACT:   or to schedule an interview: Kelly Ouimet, (613) 786-3230 x242
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9853.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     HABITAT FOR HUMANITY MONTREAL GIVES THE KEYS TO TWO NEW HOMES
               TO FAMILIES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  2505, Hector Street, corner of Hochelaga, Borough of
               Mercier/Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
    CONTACT:   Marie-Claude Leroux, Morin Public Relations, (514) 289-8688,
               ext. 224, Mobile: (514) 705-5897
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9706.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     PIERRE DUGUAY, DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA, SPEAKS
               BEFORE CFA QUEBEC
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Hotel Palace Royal de la place d'Youville, 775 avenue Honoré-
               Mercier
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8822.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     THE CONSULTATION COMMISSION ON ACCOMMODATION PRACTICES RELATED
               TO CULTURAL DIFFERENCES (CCPARDC) HOLDS A CITIZEN'S FORUM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  The Intercultural Library at 6767, chemin de la Côte-des-
               Neiges
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, (514) 873-0912, Cell phone:
               (514) 730-3446
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/07/c5370.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/12/c7043.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      November 18 - November 20
    EVENT:     19TH ANNUAL ONTARIO NON-PROFIT HOUSING ASSOCIATION (ONPHA)
               CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Dorenda McNeil, Counsel Public Relations, Tel: (416) 961-5898
               x 21
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8769.html

    DATE:      November 19 - November 21
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN SOLAR INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION HOLDS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn on King Street
    CONTACT:   and to obtain a form to register as media: Sylvie Powell,
               MédiaLane Communications Inc., (613) 290-1497
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8194.html

    DATE:      November 19 - November 24
    EVENT:     YMCA of Greater Toronto celebrates local peacemakers during
               YMCA World Peace Week 2007
    CITY:      PLEASE SEE URL FOR VARIOUS CITIES
    LOCATION:  Please see url for various locations
    CONTACT:   Jamie Slater, Manager, Association Communications, YMCA of
               Greater Toronto, Tel: (416) 413-1020 ext. 2362
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9842.html

    DATE:      November 20
    EVENT:     KIDS BELIEVE IN SICKKIDS GIVING GALA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Hospital for Sick Children, University Ave. entrance
    NOTES:     Media check-in through the University Ave. doors
    CONTACT:   Lori Gilis, w: (416) 813-6166, press 1 x2040, m: (416)
               414-5808
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8551.html

    TIME:      07:45
    EVENT:     DR. BRAD THOMPSON PRESENTS A CORPORATE OVERVIEW OF ONCOLYTICS
               BIOTECH INC. AT TORONTO CFA SOCIETY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  National Club, 303 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   For Canada: Oncolytics Biotech Inc., Cathy Ward, Tel: (403)
               670-7377; For Canada: The Equicom Group, Nick Hurst, Tel:
               (403) 538-4845; For United States: The Investor Relations
               Group, Erika Moran, (212) 825-3210
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8479.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 10:30
    EVENT:     FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES RELEASES A NEW ESTIMATE
               OF CANADA'S MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE DEFICIT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Technical briefing: L'Orangerie Room, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
               Hotel, News conference: Charles Lynch Press Theatre,
               Room 130-S, Centre Block, House of Commons
    NOTES:     Technical briefing 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.; News conference 10:00 -
               10:30 a.m.
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/16/c9420.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9715.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 20:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO HOSTS HIV/AIDS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hilton Toronto, 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto
    CONTACT:   Jessica Harris, Manager, Knowledge Transfer and Exchange, at
               (416) 642-6486 ex. 302
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8877.html

    TIME:      08:45 - 09:45
    EVENT:     HELP STOP BULLYING IN OUR SCHOOLS! - ATTEND AND INTERVIEW
               CANADIAN ACTOR AND MOTIVATOR SPEAKING OUT AGAINST BULLYING
               DURING NATIONAL ANTI-BULLYING WEEK
    CITY:      MARKHAM
    LOCATION:  Father McGivney School, 5300 14th Avenue
    CONTACT:   To interview or book Kerry for your radio or television
               program please contact him directly at: (306) 262-7122
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9412.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     2007 ONTARIO STUDENT DRUG USE AND HEALTH SURVEY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Meeting Centre - room 2029 (2nd Floor), CAMH, 33 Russell
               Street (Spadina, one block North of College)
    NOTES:     For those outside of Toronto, attendance by teleconference
               available. Please call (416) 695-6120 or 1 877-323-2010 by
               9:50 a.m.
    CONTACT:   Michael Torres, Media Relations, CAMH, (416) 595-6015
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/14/c7861.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRE-HEARING CONFERENCE OF THE CANADIAN JUDICIAL COUNCIL ABOUT
               THE INQUIRY COMMITTEE IN THE CASE OF MR JUSTICE P.T. MATLOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Mediation Place, 390 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Norman Sabourin, Executive Director and General Counsel,
               (613) 288-1566 ext. 301
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/09/c9810.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     A FAMILY FUN RALLY AT QUEEN'S PARK WITH BABIES AND THEIR
               PARENTS TO BAN TOXICS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park, front lawn, (nearest intersection: College and
               University, just north of the Queen's Park subway station)
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (416) 323-9521 ext.
               232, (647) 280-9521 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/09/c6522.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8697.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     EARTH'S BEST HOSTS UPPER CANADA MALL'S BABY'S FIRST CHRISTMAS
               WITH SESAME STREET CHARACTER APPEARANCES BY ELMO AND COOKIE
               MONSTER
    CITY:      NEWMARKET
    LOCATION:  Upper Canada Mall, 17600 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Janda, The Idea Workshop Limited, (416) 504-3977
               ext. 26
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9575.html

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     AFN NATIONAL CHIEF ADDRESSES MINING DAY ON PARLIAMENT HILL
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Rideau Club, 99 Bank Street
    NOTES:     The Rideau Club dress code requires men to wear a jacket and
               tie. Jeans are not permitted.
    CONTACT:   AFN: Joan McEwen, Communications Director, (613) 241-6789
               ext. 242, Cell: (613) 324-3329; Nancy Pine, Communications
               Advisor, (613) 241-6789 ext 243, Cell: (613) 298-6382; Josee
               Bellemare, Communications Officer, (613) 241-6789 ext. 336,
               Cell: (613) 327-6331; Mining Association of Canada: Pierre
               Gratton, Vice President, (613) 233-9392, ext. 319
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9692.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     FRAPRU PUTS UP TENTS IN FRONT OF THE FRENCH EMBASSY, AND
               THEN IN FRONT OF PRIME MINISTER HARPER'S RESIDENCE IN OTTAWA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  French Embassy, at 42 Sussex Drive; Official residence, at
               24 Sussex Drive
    NOTES:     Followed by an outdoor soup kitchen
    CONTACT:   François Saillant, FRAPRU, (514) 522-1010, (514) 919-2843
               (cell); François Roy, Logemen'occupe de l'Outaouais, (819)
               778-1325; (613) 277-6507 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c8966.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DRUG PLAN HEARINGS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street
    CONTACT:   Ontario Health Coalition, (416) 441-2502
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9724.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 19:30
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - CANADA'S MOST POWERFUL WOMEN: TOP 100™
RECEPTION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sandra Ainsley Gallery, 55 Mill Street, Distillery District
    CONTACT:   Cindy Goldrick, (416) 361-1475, ext. 235, Senior Events
               Director
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9731.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     JOIN DONALD ZIRALDO AT A SPECIAL BOOK SIGNING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Indigo Books and Music, 2300 Yonge Street, Yonge & Eglinton
    NOTES:     RSVP to Jennifer Fox at jennifer.fox@keyporter.com
    CONTACT:   or to request a review copy, contact Jennifer Fox at (416)
               862-7777 ext 232
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/16/c9415.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     EXPERT WITNESSES APPEAR FOR CANADIAN PAYDAY LOAN ASSOCIATION
               AT PUBLIC HEARINGS ON REGULATING INDUSTRY
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  330 Portage Avenue, 4th Floor Hearing Room.
    CONTACT:   Duncan Fulton, Mobile: (613) 852-5902
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9647.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    DATE:      November 19 - November 22
    EVENT:     NEB SETS HEARING LOCATIONS FOR ALBERTA CLIPPER EXPANSION
               PROJECT
    CITY:      REGINA
    LOCATION:  Delta Regina, 1919 Saskatchewan Drive
    CONTACT:   Kristen Higgins, Communications Officer, Telephone: (403)
               299-3371
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/30/c9781.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/13/c7583.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      15:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE CALGARY LISTING CEREMONY
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire, 255 Barclay Parade S.W.,
               Wildrose North
    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/November2007/19/c9888.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      November 20
    EVENT:     SOCIAL NETWORK MARKETING - LEARN FROM LOCAL EXPERTS BLAST
               RADIUS AND ELECTRONIC ARTS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Hotel, 655 Burrard Street
    CONTACT:   BCAMA office at (604)983-6262
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8576.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      13:00 - 13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     LUNG ASSOCIATION RELEASES A MAJOR NEW REPORT ON CHRONIC
               OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C
               Transponder 7B
               Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8
               Downlink frequency 3980 vertical
               TOC CFA TX 1
    CONTACT:   CNW BROADCAST, TORONTO, (416) 863-9350
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/16/c9330.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SCOTIA CAPITAL'S TELECOM & TECH CONFERENCE BROADCAST ON WEB
    INTERNET:  www.scotiacapital.com
    NOTES:     For a list of scheduled presenters please see URL below.
    CONTACT:   Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-1093
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9897.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GEORGE WESTON LIMITED THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS RELEASE
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416
    CONTACT:   Geoff Wilson, Senior Vice President, Shared Services, (416)
               922-8500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/30/c9946.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ARC ENERGY TRUST INVESTOR DAY EVENT
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2100120
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations, Telephone: (403) 503-8600
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9377.html

    TIME:      13:10 Eastern
    EVENT:     SIERRA WIRELESS PRESENTS AT SCOTIA CAPITAL TELECOM & TECH
               CONFERENCE 2008
    INTERNET: http://events.streamlogics.net/scotiacapital/nov20-07/index.asp
    CONTACT:   Sharlene Myers, Sierra Wireless, Phone: (604) 232-1445
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/19/c9926.html

    TIME:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD INC. - SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Richard Fortin, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial
               Officer, (450) 662-3272
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/13/c7577.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ZAIO CORPORATION HOSTS THIRD QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID(equal
               sign)2099240
    PHONE NO.: 800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   Thomas J. Inserra, President and CEO, (480) 575-5111
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/17/c9595.html

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