CNW Daybook for Tuesday, October 23, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 22 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 20 - 27
    EVENT:     UNESCO URBAN DESIGN WORKSHOP
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for various locations
    CONTACT:   Stéphanie Jecrois, Design Montréal, (514) 872-5388; Colette
               Proulx, Ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la
               Condition féminine, (514) 873-2979
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5823.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7565.html

    DATE:      October 21 - 24
    EVENT:     CANADIAN CARDIOVASCULAR CONGRESS 2007
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Québec City Convention Centre
    NOTES:     Free media registration: www.cardiocongress.org
    CONTACT:   Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada,
               (613) 569-4361 ext 273
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7199.html

    DATE:      October 22 - 23
    EVENT:     CYCLE 2007: TOWARDS A LIFE CYCLE ECONOMY - MODERN SOCIETY'S
               ECONOMIC MODEL IS OUTDATED!
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn Midtown, 420 Sherbrooke West
    CONTACT:   Emmanuelle Géhin, OZONE Public Relations, (514) 286-3930
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/22/c5258.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     RETAIL COUNCIL OF QUEBEC - LAUNCH OF THE "SHOPLIFTING IS
               STEALING" AWARENESS CAMPAIGN AND RELEASE OF THE RESULTS OF
               THE 2007 SURVEY ON RETAIL LOSSES
    CITY:      DORVAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Montréal Airport, Valois Room (Convention Level),
               12505 Côte-de-Liesse
    CONTACT:   Céline Ducharme, Conseil québécois du commerce de
               détail/Retail Council of Quebec, (514) 842-6681, ext. 200,
               1-800-364-6766
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/22/c6705.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE ST. LAWRENCE AND GREAT LAKES MARINE INDUSTRY UNVEILS ITS
               ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Port of Quebec Cruise Ship Terminal, 84 Dalhousie street
    NOTES:     Parking will be reserved for media members near the entrance
               and media representatives are required to register at the
               security post
    CONTACT:   POINTCOMM: Jean-Sébastien Brousseau, (418) 529-8270, (418)
               953-4749
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5395.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE TRANSFER OF THE FEDERAL GAS TAX TO THE
               CITY OF VARENNES
    CITY:      VARENNES
    LOCATION:  Council Chamber, City Hall, 175, Sainte-Anne Street
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary to the Honourable Lawrence
               Cannon, (613) 991-0700; Pierre-Guy Dallaire, Communications
               Advisor, City of Varennes, (450) 652-9888; Communications
               Directorate, Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/22/c6806.html

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     BIOQUEBEC CELEBRATES THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF AXCAN PHARMA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Omni Mont-Royal Hotel, Pierre-de-Coubertin Salon,
               1050 Sherbrooke Street West
    CONTACT:   Mathieu Vidal, Communications and Events Director, BIOQuébec,
               (514) 733-8411, ext. 204; Isabelle Adjahi, Senior Director
               Investor Relations and Communications, Axcan Pharma inc.,
               (450) 467-2600/
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5628.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     TOP BUSINESS THINKER PRESENTS TO TORONTO LEADERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  National Club
    CONTACT:   Lynn Johnston, President, CSTD, Phone (416) 367-5900, ext. 25
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5630.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE FUTURE OF PC BOND'S CANADIAN FIXED INCOME
               INDICES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Broadcast Centre, 130 King Street West, Main Floor
    CONTACT:   PC-Bond, (416) 862-5800
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c6133.html

    TIME:      09:45
    EVENT:     TORONTO AND REGION CONSERVATION PROGRAM COUNTERS 'NATURE
               DEFICIENT DISORDER'
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Tommy Thompson Park, at the foot of Leslie Street
    CONTACT:   Brown & Cohen Communications and Public Affairs Inc., (416)
               484-1132, Rowena Calpito at ext. 4 or Wendy Kauffman at ext.3
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5472.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     SEIU NEWS CONFERENCE RE: ALLEGED ESA VIOLATIONS BY HALLMARK
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Outside of Rogers Building, 333 Bloor St. East, Just east of
               Jarvis St.
    CONTACT:   Christine Miller, (416) 576-5041
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c6306.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE RUMBLE AT RAMA II
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Second City Toronto, 99 Blue Jays Way
    CONTACT:   Jenna Hunter, Media Relations Manager, Casino Rama,
               Administrative Building, (705) 329-5179, direct (705) 323-0092
               cell
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2382.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     J.K. ROWLING MAKES A CANADIAN APPEARANCE - READING, Q&A AND
               COMPLIMENTARY BOOK SIGNING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Winter Garden Theatre
    CONTACT:   Jamie Broadhurst, Vice President of Marketing, Raincoast
               Books, Phone: (604) 323-7124
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9577.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CASH FOR GUNS" CAMPAIGN RETURNS TO TORONTO - TORONTO CRIME
               STOPPERS UNVEILS NEW CAMPAIGN THAT'S HITTING THE STREETS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Police Headquarters, 40 College St.,  Main Lobby
    CONTACT:   Shari Balga, Direct: (416) 972-5832, Cell: (416) 727-4101;
               Robert Maclean,  (416) 972-5831; Lorne Simon, (416) 785-5037
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/22/c6769.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     THE CAMPAIGN FOR TORONTO REHAB ANNOUNCES A LANDMARK GIFT
               TO THE TORONTO REHAB FOUNDATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Auditorium, Main Floor, University Centre, 550 University
               Avenue
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Lovas, 416) 597-3422 ext. 3837
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/22/c6704.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     CAMH - VOICES FROM THE WALL: A PHOTO EXHIBIT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Lennox Gallery, 12 Ossington Avenue
    NOTES:     This session is reserved for members of the media
    CONTACT:   Michael Torres, Media Relations, CAMH at (416) 595-6015
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2240.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 15:00
    EVENT:     JEAN-CHARLES BOISSET INVITES JOURNALISTS TO A WINE TASTING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Spoke Club, 600 King St. West
    CONTACT:   Daniele Gauvin, Mansfield Communications Inc., (416) 599-0024,
               cell (416) 452-4748
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5680.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     RBC AFTER SCHOOL GRANT DONATION TO TRI-COUNTY LITERACY COUNCIL
    CITY:      CORNWALL
    LOCATION:  Soup Kitchen, 40 Fifth Street West
    CONTACT:   Dano Spooner, Communications manager, RBC, Tel: (416) 974-0347
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5825.html

    TIME:      18:45 - 22:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Constitution Hall
    CONTACT:   Amy Terrill, (416) 482-5222, ext. 241
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c6078.html

    TIME:      19:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     7TH ANNUAL GAIRDNER PUBLIC LECTURE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Main auditorium at MaRS, 101 College Street
    CONTACT:   Bob Ramsay, (4l6) 598-3970
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/04/c8762.html

    TIME:      22:00
    EVENT:     "PLAYBOY SWIM" RUNWAY SHOW - TO LAUNCH 2008 PLAYBOY SWIMWEAR
               COLLECTION DURING TORONTO FASHION WEEK
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ultra Supper Club, 314 Queen Street W.
    CONTACT:   Christina Vlahos, (416) 869-9444
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5566.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     ARC ENERGY TRUST LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION AT THE
               FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE TRUST CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://firstenergy.com/conf/TC_Oct_07/AET_UN.html
    CONTACT:   ARC Energy Trust, John P. Dielwart, President & CEO, Ph: (403)
               503-8600
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5286.html

    TIME:      09:10 Eastern
    EVENT:     VERMILION ENERGY TRUST PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE
               GENERALE TRUST CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://firstenergy.com/conf/TC_Oct_07/VET_UN.html
    CONTACT:   Vermilion Energy Trust, Paul Beique, Director Investor
               Relations, Phone: (403) 269-4884, IR Toll Free: 1-866-895-8101
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5280.html

    TIME:      10:10 Eastern
    EVENT:     PROGRESS ENERGY TRUST PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE
               GENERALE TRUST CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://firstenergy.com/conf/TC_Oct_07/PGX_UN.html
    CONTACT:   Progress Energy Trust, Michael Culbert, President & CEO, Ph:
               (403) 216-2510
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5344.html

    TIME:      10:35 Eastern
    EVENT:     FOCUS ENERGY TRUST PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE
               GENERALE TRUST CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14099
    CONTACT:   Derek W. Evans, President & CEO, Bill Ostlund, Senior Vice
               President & CFO, Carol Knudsen, Manager, Investor Relations,
               Ph:  (403) 781-8409
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5602.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BRITANNIA BULK PLC. CONFERENCE CALL ANNOUNCEMENT
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-950-1454 or (212) 231-2901
    CONTACT:   Fariyal Khanbabi, Chief Financial Officer, +44 (0)20 7264 4900
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5716.html

    TIME:      11:10 Eastern
    EVENT:     PROVIDENT ENERGY TRUST LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION AT THE
               FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE TRUST CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14105
    CONTACT:   Provident Energy Trust, Thomas W. Buchanan, President & CEO,
               (403) 296-2233
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5328.html

    TIME:      11:35 Eastern
    EVENT:     ADVANTAGE ENERGY INCOME FUND PRESENTS AT THE
               FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE TRUST CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14111
    CONTACT:   Advantage Energy Income Fund, Andy J. Mah, President & COO,
               Ph: (403) 781-8600
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5349.html

    TIME:      13:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     STONEHAM DRILLING TRUST PRESENTS AT THE  FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE
               GENERALE TRUST CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14129
    CONTACT:   Stoneham Drilling Trust, Bruce W. Jones, President & CEO,
               Ph: (403) 264-7777
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5325.html

    TIME:      13:40 Eastern
    EVENT:     CATHEDRAL ENERGY SERVICES INCOME TRUST PRESENTS AT THE
               FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE TRUST CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14123
    CONTACT:   Cathedral Energy Services Income Trust, Mark L. Bentsen,
               President & CEO, Ph: (403) 265-2560
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5333.html

    TIME:      14:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANETIC RE

SOURCES TRUST PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE TRUST CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14135 CONTACT: Canetic Resources Trust, Investor Relations, (403) 539-6300, Toll Free 1-877-539-6300 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5327.html TIME: 14:45 Eastern EVENT: PENN WEST ENERGY TRUST PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE TRUST CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14141 CONTACT: Penn West Energy Trust, William E. Andrew, President & CEO, Ph: (403) 777-2500 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c5343.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>USA</B> DATE: October 22 - 26 EVENT: OPEN TEXT LIVELINKUP 2007 CONFERENCE CITY: ORLANDO, FLORIDA LOCATION: Please see URL for more information NOTES: For more information on LiveLinkUp 2007, go to: http://livelinkup.opentext.com/orlando/2007/ CONTACT: Rich Maganini, Open Text Corporation, (847) 267-9330, ext. 4266; Michele Stevenson, Open Text Corporation, (519) 888-7111, x2594; Brian Edwards, McKenzie Worldwide, (503) 577-4583 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c3821.html DATE: October 23 - 24 EVENT: ASTEX DRUG CANDIDATES FEATURED AT THE 2007 AACR-NCI-EORTC INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MOLECULAR TARGETS AND CANCER THERAPEUTICS CITY: SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA LOCATION: Exhibit Hall, First Floor, Moscone Convention Center West CONTACT: Astex Therapeutics Limited, Jeremy Carmichael, Director of Business Development, Tel: +44-(0)1223-226-200 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5620.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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