CNW Daybook for Tuesday, October 2, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 2 /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)
               WILL OFFICIALLY OPEN 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:      October 2
    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

    DATE:      October 2
    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
    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:      October 2
    EVENT:     DISCUSSIONS AT CANWEA'S 23RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND TRADE
               SHOW
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  To see the detailed schedule of the different events each
               day, please click on the URL link
    CONTACT:   Media Enquires and Registration: Ulrike Kucera, Media
               Relations Officer, (613) 234-8716 ext. 228, Cellular:
               (613) 867-4433
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/27/c4690.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     HEARINGS OF THE BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION TO BE HELD IN
               RIMOUSKI: LIST OF INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS THAT WILL PRESENT
               BRIEFS OR TESTIMONIES
    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:      09:00
    EVENT:     RECENTLY RETURNED AFGHANISTAN VETERANS COMING TO YOUR AREA
    CITY:      VALCARTIER
    LOCATION:  Valcartier Garrison
    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:      09:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION - 23RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE
               AND TRADE SHOW - WEBCAST
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Québec City Convention Centre: 1100 boul. René-Lévesque Est.
    CONTACT:   Ulrike Kucera, (613) 234-8716, ext.228
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6381.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
               3611st 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 2
    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
    EVENT:     CLASS ACTION FORUM: PRE-EMPTIVE BUSINESS AND LEGAL STRATEGIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  InterContinental Toronto Centre
               225 Front St. W
    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:      08:20
    EVENT:     ONTARIO PC PARTY LEADER JOHN TORY'S ITINERARY FOR TUESDAY,
               OCTOBER 2ND
    CITY:      Various (see URL for details)
    LOCATION:  Various (see URL for details)
    CONTACT:   Lindsay Wallace, (647) 722-1759
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7393.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 MPLOYEES 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:     MEDIA INVITATION TO ATTEND 2007 WORLD SIGHT DAY 2007
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  University of Ottawa Eye Institute
               Ottawa Hospital
               General Campus
               501 Smyth Rd
               3rd floor of the Critical Care Wing
               Room 3204 Conference Room
    CONTACT:   Lindsay O'Connor, Chair, World Sight Day, (647) 202-3445
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7341.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:     COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE CITY CHALLENGE CANDIDATES TO EXPLAIN
               JUST HOW THEY PLAN TO "FIX" PUBLIC EDUCATION IF ELECTED
               OCTOBER 10TH
    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
    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 - 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 TO ANNOUNCE 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
    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: 12:00 Eastern EVENT: HORIZON NORTH LOGISTICS INC. CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-1073 CONTACT: Ric Peterson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, or Bob German, Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Telephone 403) 517-4654, Fax (403) 517-4678 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7247.html TIME: 12:50 Eastern EVENT: ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE PRESENTS AT JEFFERIES TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE INTERNET: 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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