CNW Daybook for Tuesday, October 21, 2008



    TORONTO, Oct. 21 /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 TO RELEASE AN
               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 BEING HELD
               IN NIAGARA FALLS
    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:     CHEESE FOR CHARITY DAY, A FUNDRAISER TO HELP SUPPORT
               CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK
    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

    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

    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:      07:30
    EVENT:     DR. HARALD ZUR HAUSEN, 2008 GAIRDNER AND NOBEL PRIZE LAUREATE,
               SPEAKS AT PUBLIC LECTURE IN TORONTO: 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:      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 TO HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING
    CITY:      CAMBRIDGE
    LOCATION:  Future Inns Cambridge, 700 Hespeler Road
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Fax:
               (819) 994-0218, 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

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CUPE - MEDIA CONFERENCE TO ASK WHY HOSPITALS ARE OUTSOURCING
               CLEANING JOBS AS INFECTIONS GROW?
    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/October2008/20/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 - 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:      11:30 - 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:      11:45 - 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:   Media: Lucie Boileau, Media relations manager, (613) 731-8610,
               1 (800) 663-7336 ext. 1266, Cell.: (613) 447-0866
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c6882.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/October2008/20/c7074.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     THE RELEASE OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSIONERS REPORT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Hayley Easto, Communications and Outreach Coordinator
               Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Phone: (416) 325-3371
               - with interview requests and related inquiries
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7459.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE IN ANTICIPATION OF THE RELEASE BY THE
               GOVERNMENT OF THE PUBLIC REPORT OF THE INTERNAL INQUIRY INTO
               THE ACTIONS OF CANADIAN OFFICIALS IN RELATION TO ABDULLAH
               ALMALKI, AHMAD ABOU-ELMAATI AND MUAYYED NUREDDIN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington St.
    CONTACT:   Francine Bastien, Communications and Media Relations, (613)
               947-7606, Cell.: (613) 299-6554
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c7874.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:      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 WELCOMES YOUTH TO ANNUAL
               CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre
    CONTACT:   Lara Gerrits, Media Relations, Laura Ballance Media Group
               (LBMG), (604) 252-3613 (office), (604) 805-9545 (cell);
               Ulrike Kucera, CanWEA Media Relations Officer, (613)
               234-8716 ext. 228 (office), (613) 867-4433 (cell); Margret
               Brady Nankivell, British Council Climate Change
               Communications Officer, (613) 364-6237 (office), (613)
               301-5922 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/10/c5094.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/02/c2356.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, Fax:
               (514) 844-1473
    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

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF A NEW INITIATIVE THAT WILL LEAVE AN
               IMPORTANT OLYMPIC LEGACY FOR BRITISH COLUMBIANS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  VANOC Offices - Main Entrance
               3585 Graveley Street
    CONTACT:   Paula Webber, Vancouver 2010, (778) 328-3385
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7825.html

    TIME:      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
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SUN LIFE FINANCIAL INC. ANALYSTS' CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.sunlife.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414, 1-800-732-1073
    CONTACT:   Media Relations Contact: Susan Jantzi, Public & Corporate
               Affairs, Tel: (416) 979-6470; Investor Relations Contact:
               Paul Petrelli, Vice-President, Investor Relations, Tel:
               (416) 204-8163
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7833.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CN ISSUES ITS THIRD-QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL AND OPERATING
               RESULTS
    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
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      October 19 - October 22
    EVENT:     30TH ANNUAL CGI FORUM BRINGS STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AMS
               ADVANTAGE ERP COMMUNITY TOGETHER
    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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