CNW Daybook for Tuesday, October 2, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 1 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     LOTTOFAIRNESS.CA: PUBLIC BUSINESS IS THE PUBLIC'S BUSINESS!
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  World Trade and Convention Centre, Suite 305, Level 3,
               1800 Argyle Street
    CONTACT:   Michael Dunn, (902) 229-5378
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7150.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADA-NOVA SCOTIA OFFSHORE PETROLEUM BOARD (CNSOPB)
               OFFICIALLY OPENS ITS GEOSCIENCE RESEARCH CENTRE (GRC) AND DATA
               MANAGEMENT CENTRE (DMC)
    CITY:      DARTMOUTH
    LOCATION:  CNSOPB Geoscience Research Centre, 201 Brownlow Ave, Suite 27
    CONTACT:   Tim Church, Communications & Government Affairs, Canada-Nova
               Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board,  (902) 496-0750
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/30/c6816.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      September 30 - October 3
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION (CANWEA) HOSTS ITS 23RD
               ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Québec City Convention Centre: 1100 boul. René-Lévesque Est
    CONTACT:   Ulrike Kucera, Media Relations Officer
               (613) 234-8716 ext. 228, Cellular (613) 867-4433
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/14/c8402.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/27/c4690.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6317.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6381.html

    DATE:      October 1 - 3
    EVENT:     THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION OF CANADA HOSTS ITS 46TH
               ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Montreal Bonaventure, 900 de la Gauchetière W.
    CONTACT:   Eric Alexander, director, communications, bus. (613) 760-4562,
               cel. (613) 355-6297
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6298.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6103.html

    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

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     RECENTLY RETURNED AFGHANISTAN VETERANS COMING TO YOUR AREA
    CITY:      VALCARTIER
    LOCATION:  Valcartier Garrison
    NOTES:     Members of the media interested in meeting these soldiers
               are asked to contact Captain Michel Arsenault at the numbers
               below. They are then invited to the main gate of the
               Valcartier Garrison on October 2, at 8:45 A.M., to take part
               in the meeting.
    CONTACT:   Captain Michel Arsenault, Assistant Public Affairs Officer,
               5 CMBG, (418) 844-5000, ext 6637, Pager: (418) 260-3082
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7111.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     HEARINGS OF THE BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION HELD IN RIMOUSKI
    CITY:      RIMOUSKI
    LOCATION:  Hotel Rimouski, 225, blvd. René-Lepage East
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, CCAPRCD, Cell.: (514)
               730-3446, (514) 873-0912
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6992.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES THE PARTICIPATION OF
               CANADA'S NEW GOVERNMENT IN THE FIRM IMPRIMERIE HARRICANA'S
               EQUIPMENT MODERNIZATION PROJECT
    CITY:      AMOS
    LOCATION:  Imprimerie Harricana, 361 1st Ave. E.
    CONTACT:   François Bélisle, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (819) 825-5260 ext. 235; Yan Plante, Press Secretary, Office
               of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic
               Development, (819) 953-5646
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6147.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE MONTREAL COMPASSION CENTER, A MEDICAL CANNABIS DISPENSARY,
               OPENS IT'S NEW EXPANDED, WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE LOCATION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  The Montreal compassion center, 72 Rachel East
    CONTACT:   Marc-Boris St-Maurice, (514) 521-8764 or (514) 808-8682
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6834.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL OPENING OF ROSEMARY-BROWN PARK: THE CDN-NDG BOROUGH
               HONOURS A PIONEER
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Rosemary-Brown Park (next to the park chalet), Avenue McLynn,
               at Vézina
    CONTACT:   Josianne Wilson, (514) 868-3235, Jocelyne Bouchard, (514)
               868-5288, Communications Co-ordinators, CDN-NDG borough
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6502.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

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

    TIME:      October 2 - 3
    EVENT:     CLASS ACTION FORUM: PRE-EMPTIVE BUSINESS AND LEGAL STRATEGIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  InterContinental Toronto Centre, 225 Front St. W
    NOTES:     For more information, visit:
               http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/oct07/merger/default.asp
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6964.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     UNICEF CANADA LAUNCHES ITS 2007 TRICK-OR-TREAT FOR UNICEF
               CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Institute of Child Study, Gymnasium, 45 Walmer Road (North of
               Bloor., west of Spadina)
    CONTACT:   Kathleen Powderley, on behalf of UNICEF Canada, Tel.
               (416) 699-5665 and (cell) (416) 803-5597
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7057.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     MORE THAN 100 KPMG TORONTO EMPLOYEES HELP FIGHT HUNGER -
               FOODSHARE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  FoodShare - 90 Croatia Street, (south of Bloor St. W. at
               Dufferin)
    CONTACT:   Erin O'Reilly, Media Profile, (416) 342-1811; Shilpa Kotecha,
               Manager Media Relations, KPMG, (416) 777-8918
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6518.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES - ONTARIO REGIONAL OFFICE
               - PRESS CONFERENCES ON A NEW STUDY ABOUT EDUCATIONAL
               ASSISTANTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity St. (at King St.)
    CONTACT:   Valerie Dugale, CUPE Communications, (647) 225-3685
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7145.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     STAND UP FOR KIDS AWARD AND USE YOUR VOICE CHALLENGE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Trinity Square, Eaton Centre (by Dundas entrance)
    CONTACT:   Kyla Thoms, (416) 968-7311 x237, Ashley Ballantyne x231; Event
               day contact: Kyla Thoms, (416) 317-2659
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/27/c5455.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     SURESH JOACHIM ATTEMPTS TO SET A WORLD RECORD FOR THE 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

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     FIVE MEDICAL LAUREATES HONOURED AT HALL OF FAME'S 10TH
               INDUCTION CEREMONY
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Hilton London (2nd Floor)
    CONTACT:   Janet Tufts, Executive Director, (519) 488-2003, Cell: (519)
               630-1490
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6958.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO ELECTRICITY COALITION - DEBATE ON ONTARIO'S
               ELECTRICITY FUTURE AT A PUBLIC MEETING
    CITY:      THUNDER BAY
    LOCATION:  Prince Arthur Hotel, 17 North Cumberland St.
    CONTACT:   Paul Kahnert, (416) 407-0077
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6080.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS 2008 BUDGET
               AND POTENTIAL SERVICE REDUCTIONS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge Street
    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 - PARKDALE HIGH PARK
    LOCATION:  Bishop Marocco School - 1515 Bloor St W (at Dundas St W)
    CONTACT:   Irene Atkinson, (416) 533-0487
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6650.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     WATERFRONT TORONTO ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Design Exchange, 234 Bay Street (Toronto Dominion Centre)
    CONTACT:   Kristin Jenkins, (416) 214-1479; Tanya Bevington, (416)
               214-9042 ext. 239
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/26/c5161.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS ANNOUNCES 3RD NATIONAL YOUTH SUMMIT
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  260 St. Mary Avenue
    CONTACT:   Nancy Pine, Communications Advisor - Office of the National
               Chief, (613) 241-6789 ext 243, cell (613) 298-6382; Karyn
               Pugliese, Heath Communications, (613) 241-6789 ext 210, cell
               (613) 292-1877
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6913.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      October 2
    EVENT:     ALBERTA WATER COUNCIL SEEKS INPUT ON IMPROVING CONSERVATION
               OF ALBERTA'S WETLANDS
    CITY:      FORT MCMURRAY
    LOCATION:  Sawridge Hotel
    NOTES:     To register for the workshops, Albertans can 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:      10:00 - 11:30
    EVENT:     CALGARIANS GRADE THE CITY IN CALGARY'S FIRST VITAL SIGNS
               REPORT CARD
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  1111 Memorial Drive NW (at the southwest corner of Memorial
               Drive and 10th Street NW)
    CONTACT:   The Calgary Foundation Media Contact: Jennifer Gray, Research,
               Engagement & Communications, Tel: (403) 802-7700 ext. 7757,
               Cell: (403) 891-6562
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7062.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     BCSC - MEDIA INVITED TO RELEASE OF NATIONAL FRAUD IMPACT
               STUDY
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Pacific Centre Mall - Atrium, West Georgia Street entry access
    CONTACT:   Ken Gracey, (604) 899-6577
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7070.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      02:25 Mountain
    EVENT:     WINSTAR RE

SOURCES LTD. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE GLOBAL ENERGY CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://firstenergy.com/conf/GEC_LON07/WIX.html CONTACT: Winstar Resources Ltd., David Monachello, President, Ph: (403) 205-3722 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/25/c2814.html TIME: 02:50 Mountain EVENT: PAN ORIENT ENERGY CORP. AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE GLOBAL ENERGY CONFERENCE WEBCAST INTERNET: http://firstenergy.com/conf/GEC_LON07/POE.html CONTACT: Pan Orient Energy Corp., Jeff Chisholm, President & CEO, Ph: (403) 294-1770 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/27/c5691.html TIME: 09:30 - 16:30 Eastern EVENT: COPIC ENERGY FALL CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/webcast/pages/copic20071002/ CONTACT: Jamie Sellers, President, Rapport Investor Relations, (416) 366-9264 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/27/c5517.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: AETERNA ZENTARIS ANNOUNCES OUTCOME OF MANAGEMENT'S STRATEGIC REVIEW INTERNET: www.aeternazentaris.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414, (514) 807-8791 or 1-800-733-757 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/September2007/27/c5621.html TIME: 12:50 Eastern EVENT: ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE PRESENTS AT JEFFERIES TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.jefferies.com/cositemgr.pl/html/OurFirm/ ConferencesEvents/index.shtml CONTACT: Public Relations: Courtney Chauvin, Affect Strategies (212) 398-9680; Investor Relations: Dave Mason, CFA, The Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x237 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/24/c4102.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>USA</B> TIME: 11:30 - 19:00 Mountain EVENT: TSX GROUP INFORMATION SESSION KEYNOTE LUNCHEON, GOING PUBLIC WORKSHOP AND NETWORKING RECEPTION CITY: PHOENIX, AZ LOCATION: Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, 2400 East Missouri Avenue CONTACT: Esther Koo, Southard Communications, (212) 777-2220 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/21/c3542.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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