CNW Daybook for Tuesday, October 16, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      October 15 - 18
    EVENT:     CROSS-CANADA NUTRITION SYMPOSIUM
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Laurie Weir, TRILLIUM Corporate Communications Inc., (416)
               322-3030 ext. 239, Cell: (416) 277-2453
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2563.html
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH CARE UNIONS HOLD REGIONAL MEETINGS ON STRIKE BAN
               LEGISLATION
    CITY:      YARMOUTH
    LOCATION:  Rodd Colony Harbour Inn, Maple Room
    CONTACT:   Rick Clarke, (NSFL), (902) 454-6735; Danny Cavanagh, CUPE,
               (902) 957-0822; Joan Jessome, NSGEU, (902) 471-4566; Janet
               Hazelton, NSNU, (902) 456-2084; Shauna Wilcox, CAW,
               1-800-591-7523; Gerard Higgins, SEIU, (902) 455-1095; Dwayne
               Fitzgerald, IUOE, (902) 539-5438; Fred Furlong, CUPW, (902)
               454-5812
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/05/c9269.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 15 - 17
    EVENT:     NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON KEY PAEDIATRIC HEALTH ISSUES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de La Gauchetiere West
    CONTACT:   Shelley Callaghan, (613) 324-1798
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2674.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     HEARINGS OF THE BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION
    CITY:      LONGUEUIL
    LOCATION:  Place Desaulniers, 1023 Taschereau boulevard
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, CCAPRCD, (514) 873-0912,
               Cell.: (514) 730-3446
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c4267.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE RELAXING THE RULES REGARDING RESTRICTIVE
               PERMITS FOR PHYSICIANS TRAINED ABROAD
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Collège des médecins du Québec, 2170 René-Lévesque Boulevard
               West
    CONTACT:   Anne Roy, Communications Department, Collège des médecins du
               Québec, (514) 795-4441
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/12/c3628.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     SPEECH AT MONTREAL ECONOMIC INSTITUTE - MARKET-BASED
               ALTERNATIVES TO THE PROVISION OF ROADS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Montréal, room Opus II , 475, Président-Kennedy
    CONTACT:   André Valiquette, Director of Communications, Montreal
               Economic Institute, (514) 273-0969, Cell: (514) 574-0969
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/15/c4033.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED RESEARCH NEXT BIG
               QUESTION NATIONAL TOUR
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal Science Centre
    CONTACT:   Nicole Bell Davies, Media Profile, (416) 342-1833; Rachel
               Thexton, Media Profile, (604) 609-6153
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/22/c9026.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK INAUGURATES ITS NEW KIRKLAND FINANCIAL
               SERVICES BOUTIQUE
    CITY:      PIERREFONDS
    LOCATION:  Laurentian Bank - Kirkland branch, 3876 St. Charles Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Gladys Caron, Vice-President, Public Affairs, Communications
               and Investor Relations, (514) 284-4500, extension 7511,
               Cellular: (514) 893-3963
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/12/c3313.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     PRESIDENT OF THE MONTREAL ALOUETTES LARRY SMITH SPEAKS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  1455 De Maisonneuve Ouest, Alumni Auditorium, room H-110
    CONTACT:   or to schedule an interview: Noah Stewart, (514) 562-6791
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c4037.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 14 - 16
    EVENT:     UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO 2017: THE WORKPLACE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      WATERLOO
    LOCATION:  University of Waterloo
    CONTACT:   Karalee Clerk, Marketing Coordinator, Co-operative Education
               and Career Services, (519) 888-4567, ext. 32286; Vicki
               Nash-Moore, 2017: The Workplace conference, (519) 880-0287
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/26/c5345.html

    DATE:      October 15 - 16
    EVENT:     HR 2007: THE BATTLE FOR TALENT, HOSTED BY THE CONFERENCE
               BOARD OF CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St. W.
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/12/c3347.html

    DATE:      October 15 - 19
    EVENT:     NATIONAL CONVENTION, CUPE'S BIENNIAL, DEMOCRATIC FORUM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Sébastien Goulet, CUPE Communications, (613) 808-0675 (cell);
               Wendy Forbes, CUPE Communications, (416) 892-8716 (cell);
               Catherine Louli, CUPE Communications, (613) 237-1590 (office),
               (613) 851-0547 (cell) until October 16
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2045.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/05/c9266.html

    DATE:      October 15 - 21
    EVENT:     COMPUTATION'S FREE WASTE REDUCTION WEEK COMPUTER RECYCLING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  2444 Bloor St. West (entrance at rear)
    CONTACT:   (416) 910-4358
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7578.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA INTEREST RATE ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Bank's head office (East Tower entrance at 234 Wellington
               Street and proceed to the reception desk. Be sure to have
               your press card with you.)
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2916.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 12:15
    EVENT:     LEADING EXPERTS CONVERGE AT CROSS-CANADA NUTRITION SYMPOSIUM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Le Royal Meridien King Edward Hotel, 37 King Street East
    CONTACT:   Laurie Weir, TRILLIUM Corporate Communications Inc., (416)
               322-3030 ext. 239, Cell: (416) 277-2453
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2563.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THERMA BLADE & WAYNE GRETZKY LAUNCH HEATED SKATE BLADE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hockey Hall of Fame Brookfield Place (formerly BCE Place),
               30 Yonge Street(Enter via Shopping Level Concourse of
               Brookfield Place at southeast corner of building.)
    CONTACT:   Porter Novelli Canada, Mark Nusca, (416) 422-7179
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/03/c8160.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c3962.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     "STAND UP AND SPEAK OUT" TO MAKE POVERTY HISTORY EVENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Peter Puxley, Media Relations, Make Poverty History, (613)
               241-7007 ext. 311
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c3068.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     RCMP CAREER PRESENTATION
    CITY:      KESWICK
    LOCATION:  Georgina Ice Palace, Multi-Purpose Room, 90 Wexford Drive
    CONTACT:   Nathalie TESSIER, Central Region Recruiting, 1-877-888-0433
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2318.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     KEEPING IT SHARP: SENIOR MIND GAMES EVENT HOSTED BY HOME
               INSTEAD SENIOR CARE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Briton House Retirement Residence, 2nd Floor Recital
               Hall,
               720 Mount Pleasant Road
    CONTACT:   Mary Ann Freedman, Freedman & Associates, Tel: (416) 868-1500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2960.html

    TIME:      13:45 - 14:30
    EVENT:     GTEC 2007 - CO-AUTHOR OF BESTSELLER WIKINOMICS DON TAPSCOTT
               KEYNOTES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Confederation Ballroom I of the Westin Hotel
    CONTACT:   Kathryn Schwab, Media and Analyst Relations, GTEC 2007,
               (613) 858-4407
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/June2007/27/c9616.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     DR. BRIAN DAY, CMA PRESIDENT, COMMENTS ON THE THRONE SPEECH
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliament Hill, Centre Block
    CONTACT:   Lucie Boileau, (613) 731-8610, 1-800-663-7336, ext. 1266,
               Cell.: (613) 447-0866
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c4099.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      09:00 - 15:30
    EVENT:     AN ABORIGINAL SOLUTION TO MANITOBA'S IMMINENT SKILLS
               SHORTAGE - AN INTERACTIVE AND RESULTS-DRIVEN FORUM
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Avenue
    CONTACT:   PEGGY BERNDT, Director of Communications and Marketing,
               Aboriginal Human Resource Council, tf: (866) 711-5091, p:
               (780) 968-6728, c: (780) 720-1118
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/12/c3173.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     BDC YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS CEREMONY
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Ballroom, The Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, 2 Lombard Place
    CONTACT:   Johanne Bissonnette, BDC Media Relations Manager, (514)
               283-7929; On October 16: BDC Media Room: (204) 985-6251,
               1-866-515-6033
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2527.html
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    <B>NUNAVUT</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - CAMBRIDGE BAY MAYOR MICHELLE GILLIS AND COMMUNITY
               MARK OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF T-MAX™, THE NEXT GENERATION OF
THERMAL
               INSULATION FOR OUTERWEAR BY MARK'S WORK WEARHOUSE
    CITY:      CAMBRIDGE BAY
    CONTACT:   elevator communications inc., (416) 363-6444, Lori Cooper x221
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/12/c3359.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LOCKERBIE & HOLE SECOND QUARTER FISCAL 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.lockerbiehole.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7571 or (416) 644-3414
    CONTACT:   Gordon L. Panas, President & Chief Executive Officer, or
               Michael G. Slapman, Chief Financial Officer, Telephone:
               (780) 452-1250, Fax: (780) 452-1284
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c4138.html

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CIC ENERGY CORP. PROJECT UPDATE CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2048860
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-1073 or (416) 644-3418
    CONTACT:   Erica Belling, Tau Capital Corp., T: (416) 361-9636
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c4013.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK'S INTERNATIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE WEB BROADCAST
    INTERNET:  www.scotiabank.com/peruconference
    CONTACT:   Frank Switzer, (416) 866-7238
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/12/c3156.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    TIME:      October 15 - 16
    EVENT:     ANTWERP WORLD DIAMOND CENTRE HOSTS GROUNDBREAKING DIAMOND
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      ANTWERP, BELGIUM
    LOCATION:  Flanders Congress & Concert Centre
    CONTACT:   Philip Claes, Tel: +32-(0)3-222-05-05, Gsm: +32-(0)496-455-680
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/04/c8254.html

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