CNW Daybook for Tuesday, October 21, 2008



    TORONTO, Oct. 20 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      October 20 - October 26
    EVENT:     SAFE KIDS CANADA AND CN INVITE MEDIA TO COVER SAFE CROSSING
               WEEK 2008
    CITY:      NATIONAL
    LOCATION:  locations across Canada
    CONTACT:   Denyse Boxell, Project Leader, Safe Kids Canada,
               (416) 813-5118
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c5350.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 20 - October 21
    EVENT:     EXPOPLAST 08 IN MONTREAL! - SPOTLIGHT ON QUEBEC'S PLASTICS
               AND COMPOSITES INDUSTRY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès
    CONTACT:   Dean Dussault, (514) 843-2309; Roch Landriault, (514) 843-2345
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c6028.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     NEWS CONFERENCE AND CELEBRATION - WORLD-CLASS CHARITY
               SPORTING EVENT TO BE HELD IN QUEBEC'S CAPITAL REGION IN 2009
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec's Centre
               mère-enfant, 2705, boulevard Laurier
    CONTACT:   Jacinthe Beaulieu, TELUS Media Relations, (514) 730-9410
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7614.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     L'ASSOCIATION QUEBECOISE DU TRANSPORT AERIEN RELEASES A
               STUDY ON MANPOWER IN THE QUEBEC AIR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hotel Gouverneur Place Dupuis, 1415 Saint-Hubert, Montreal -
               Salon Gouverneur 1
    CONTACT:   Serge Vallières, AGC Communications - MLC Consultants, (514)
               849-7000, ext. 223, or (514) 892-7205
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7318.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA'S MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT IN GASPE
    CITY:      GASPE
    LOCATION:  Hôtel des Commandants, 178, rue de la Reine
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6432.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 20 - October 21
    EVENT:     INVESTIGATIVE AND FORENSIC ACCOUNTING CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Sheraton on the Falls Hotel
    CONTACT:   Tobin Lambie, Manager, Media, with the CICA at (416) 204-3228
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4428.html

    DATE:      October 21
    EVENT:     OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST MICHAEL PHELPS AT POWER WITHIN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Mich Ahern, Office: 1-866-994-2555, Mobile: (416) 454-8060
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/01/c2179.html

    DATE:      October 21
    EVENT:     CHEESE FOR CHARITY DAY, A FUNDRAISER TO HELP SUPPORT
               CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK
    CITY:      PARTICIPATING TRADITIONAL PIZZA PIZZA RESTAURANTS IN ONTARIO
    LOCATION:  participating traditional Pizza Pizza restaurants in Ontario
    CONTACT:   Kristen Luszka, Torchia Communications, Tel.: (416) 341-9929
               Ext 228,; Jason Chapman, Torchia Communications, Tel.: (416)
               341-9929 Ext 224
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c6101.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:00
    EVENT:     HEAR FULL RESULTS OF HRPA 2008 WORKFORCE PLANNING SURVEY:
               'EMPLOYERS REMAIN UNPREPARED FOR EXODUS OF RETIRING BOOMERS'
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  CANOE RESTAURANT, 54th Floor, TD Tower
    CONTACT:   TO CONFIRM ATTENDANCE OR TO ARRANGE PHONE INTERVIEWS PLS.
               CONTACT: MARK NUSCA, Porter Novelli Canada, (416) 422-7179
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6542.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA INTEREST RATE ANNOUNCEMENT - LOCK-UP
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Bank's head office in Ottawa. (Please use the 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.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6468.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CRTC HOLDS A PUBLIC HEARING
    CITY:      CAMBRIDGE
    LOCATION:  Future Inns Cambridge, 700 Hespeler Road
    NOTES:     For more information or to listen to the hearing through
               live audio feed, please visit our website at the following
               address,
               http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/broadcast.htm#NPH200810
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: (819) 997-9403; General Inquiries: (819)
               997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423 Toll-free # 1-877-249-2782,
               TDD - Toll-free # 1-877-909-2782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c6817.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES (CUPE) - MEDIA CONFERENCE
               ON CLEANING JOBS AND HOSPITAL INFECTIONS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Media Studio, Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   David Robbins, CUPE Communications, cell (613) 878-1431
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c6986.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7452.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     CAW MAKES BUSINESS CASE FOR ST. THOMAS STERLING TRUCK PLANT
               TO DAIMLER AG
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Hilton Hotel, 277 Riverside Drive West, N9A 5K4
    CONTACT:   Shannon Devine (cell) (416) 302-1699 or Angelo DiCaro (cell)
               (416) 606-6311
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7808.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     COMPUTATION'S WASTE REDUCTION WEEK COMPUTER RECYCLING EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  280 Jane St.
    CONTACT:   Dennis Maslo at (416) 629-5667 or 1-866-910-4358
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c5598.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ONA/OPSEU MEDIA CONFERENCE ON WORKPLACE VIOLENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Front Entrance (Queen & Ossington, near emergency entrance
               driveway), Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 1001 Queen
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Ontario Nurses' Association, Sheree Bond, (416) 986-8240; Ruth
               Featherstone, (416) 964-8833, ext. 2267; OPSEU, Greg Hamara,
               (416) 443-8888
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7563.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE SMALL BUSINESS SUMMIT WITH SIR RICHARD BRANSON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Liberty Grand, 25 British Columbia Road
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Link or Thomas Sargent at (416) 979-1120 x235/250
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/14/c5746.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:30
    EVENT:     TRAVEL INDUSTRY COUNCIL OF ONTARIO'S CONSUMER AWARENESS
               CAMPAIGN LAUNCH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Exhibition Loop Streetcar Stop, Exhibition Place. Behind the
               Horse Palace on Manitoba Drive.
    CONTACT:   Jackie Cousins, Larter Advertising, (416) 543-7700
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c6872.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 13:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION - CMA PRESIDENT DR. ROBERT
               OUELLET SPEAKS AT THE CLUB CANADIEN IN TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Upper Canada Room, Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street
               West
    CONTACT:   Lucie Boileau, Media relations manager, (613) 731-8610, (800)
               663-7336 ext. 1266, Cell.: (613) 447-0866
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c6882.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     THE RELEASE OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSIONERS REPORT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park
    NOTES:     Please see URL for details regarding the web-based technical
               briefing
    CONTACT:   Hayley Easto, Communications and Outreach Coordinator
               Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Phone: (416) 325-3371
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7459.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     OHA AND MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND LONG-TERM CARE LAUNCH "CLEAN
               HANDS PROTECT LIVES" CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Main Entrance, Trillium Health Centre - West Toronto,
               150 Sherway Drive
    CONTACT:   Amy Ouellette, OHA Public Affairs at (416) 205-1433
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c7074.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     CHARLIE UNPLUGGED, AN EVENING WITH WELLINGTON WEST FOUNDER
               AND CEO
    CITY:      KITCHENER
    LOCATION:  Delta Kitchener-Waterloo, Trillium Suite, 105 King Street East
    CONTACT:   Amy Maraone, (416) 313-3061; Janine Waschuk, (416) 899-2617
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7620.html

    TIME:      19:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     DR. HARALD ZUR HAUSEN, 2008 GAIRDNER AND NOBEL PRIZE LAUREATE,
               SPEAKS AT PUBLIC LECTURE - HPV: VACCINATING AGAINST CANCER
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  MaRS Centre, 101 College Street
    CONTACT:   Bob Ramsay, (416) 598-3970
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/09/c4831.html

    TIME:      23:30
    EVENT:     BETSEY JOHNSON - SPRING/SUMMER 09 (RUNWAY SHOW)
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Brant House, 522 King St W
    CONTACT:   For media accreditation: Esther Garnick at (647) 221-7874 (m)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7555.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      October 19 - October 22
    EVENT:     CANADIAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION - 24TH ANNUAL CANWEA
               CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Convention and Exhibition Centre
    NOTES:     Members of the press may apply for accreditation at:
               http://www.canwea.ca/media/index_e.php
    CONTACT:   CanWEA Ottawa office: Ulrike Kucera, Media RelationsOfficer,
               (613) 234-8716 ext. 228 (office), (613) 867-4433 (mobile);
               Media contact in Vancouver: Lara Gerrits, Media Relations,
               Laura Ballance Media Group (LBMG), (604) 252-3613 (office),
               (604) 805-9545 (mobile)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/02/c2356.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/10/c5094.html

    DATE:      October 19 - October 22
    EVENT:     MEET WITH GERMAN WIND ENERGY COMPANIES AT THE CANWEA TRADE
               SHOW AND CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Exhibition and Convention Center (Canada Place),
               German pavilion, booth 515 and 600 to 615
    CONTACT:   Eva Lotta Schmidt, Business Consultant, (514) 844-3051
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c5910.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 12:30
    EVENT:     EXPERTS DISCUSS CHALLENGES FACING INVESTORS TODAY AND NEW
               NATIONAL INVESTOR RESEARCH AT BCSC CAPITAL IDEAS 2008
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Four Seasons Hotel, 791 W. Georgia Street
    CONTACT:   Ken Gracey, (604) 899-6577 or (B.C. & Alberta) 1-800-373-6393
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6558.html

    DATE:      13:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     Choose Your Future - Science and Technology Career Panels
    CITY:      PRINCE GEORGE
    LOCATION:  Wintergarden, University of Northern BC
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Leung, Communications Coordinator, British Columbia
               Innovation Council, (604) 602-5249, 1-800-665-7222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c7147.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BANK OF CANADA HOLDS ITS YOUNG
               ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel, Pavilion Ballroom,
               1088 Burrard Street
    CONTACT:   and to RSVP: Ann Gibbon, (604) 263-0634, (778) 999-0064
               (cell.); Johanne Bissonnette, BDC Media Relations Manager,
               (514) 283-7929; On October 21: BDC Media Room: 1-877-232-9321
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c6914.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6357.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CN THIRD-QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL AND OPERATING RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.cn.ca/en/investors-webcasts-events.shtml
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-542-4239 or (416) 641-6114
    CONTACT:   Media: Mark Hallman, Director, Communications, Media, (905)
               669-3384; Investment Community: Robert Noorigian,
               Vice-President, Investor Relations, (514) 399-0052
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7413.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/03/c2991.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      October 19 - October 22
    EVENT:     30TH ANNUAL CGI FORUM
    CITY:      HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA
    LOCATION:  See URL for details
    CONTACT:   Investors: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global Communications
               and Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355; Media: Linda Odorisio,
               Vice-President, US Communications, (703) 267-8118
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6393.html

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