CNW Daybook for Tuesday, October 30, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 29 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    Please note that the event entitled 'GO TRANSIT RAIL SAFETY CAMPAIGN
    LAUNCH' originally scheduled for 13:20 in Gilford, Ontario has been
    cancelled. Please disregard the entry.

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 29 - 30
    EVENT:     4TH ANNUAL NORTH AMERICAN VENTURE CAPITAL SUMMIT
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Marie-Josée Gagné, L'Impresario Communications, (418) 682-2402
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8558.html

    DATE:      October 29 - 31
    EVENT:     BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION - A REGIONAL CITIZENS' FORUM AND
               AN ADDITIONAL HALF-DAY OF HEARINGS
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Delta Hotel, 690 Blvd. René-Lévesque East
    NOTES:     Registration for the forum is closed.
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, CCPARDC, (514) 873-0912,
               Cell phone: (514) 730-3446
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7226.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8910.html

    DATE:      October 29 - November 10
    EVENT:     QUEBEC CITY WELCOMES IGF TRAMPOLINE, TUMBLING AND DOUBLE
               MINI-TRAMPOLINE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  The Pavillon de la Jeunesse d'ExpoCité
    CONTACT:   Marie-Claire D'Aoust, Media Relations, (418) 353-3465, Cell:
               (418) 802-6275
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/05/c9346.html

    DATE:      October 30
    EVENT:     MASTERWORKS ANNUAL GALA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Cinémathèque québécoise
    CONTACT:   Kim McKenzie Galvez, Galvez + associates, (416) 359-0380;
               Brigitte Chabot, Brigitte Chabot Communications, (514)861-7870
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8585.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     DREAM BIG AUDITIONS - PETRO-CANADA INVITES CANADIANS TO
               DREAM UP THE NEXT OLYMPIC GAMES SPORT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Complexe Desjardins
    CONTACT:   Melissa Graham, Edelman Public Relations, Tel: (416) 979-1120
               ext. 350; Veronica Curtis, Corporate Communications, Petro-
               Canada (Calgary), Tel: (403) 296-3031; Jackie DeSouza,
               Canadian Olympic Committee, Tel: (416) 324-4122
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c6986.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MONITORING QUEBEC'S BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES - HOW TO ASSESS
               THE STATUS OF OUR INFRASTRUCTURE IN REAL TIME
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Downtown Hotel, 777 University St., Les Courants Room
               (Mezzanine)
    CONTACT:   Jonathan Petit, Groupe 2000 neuf, (514) 868-2009, Ext. 33,
               Cell.: (514) 296-0694
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9333.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 29 - 30
    EVENT:     AGRI-FOOD INNOVATION FORUM
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Congress Centre
    CONTACT:   Cate McCready, BIOTECanada, (613) 230-8691 ext 230
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8538.html

    DATE:      October 30
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA REVEALS 2008 WAGE INCREASES THAT
               CANADIAN COMPANIES EXPECT TO PAY AT 2007 COMPENSATION OUTLOOK
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building), 222
               Bremner Blvd.
    NOTES:     Media must register in advance
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8306.html

    TIME:      07:00 - 08:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF A NEW RESEARCH FUND LINKING CANOLA OIL AND
               GOOD HEALTH
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliamentary Restaurant, Centre Block
    CONTACT:   Diane Wreford, cell (204) 293-3834
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8347.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     ACTOR DANNY GLOVER AND ONTARIO LABOUR LEADERS APPEAR ON
               TRESPASSING CHARGES
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Provincial Offences Courts, 4635 Queen Street
    CONTACT:   Wynne Hartviksen, UNITE HERE Director of Communications,
               (416) 510-0887, ext. 265, (416) 473-2632 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9277.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 15:00
    EVENT:     AWARD-WINNING BROADCASTER VALERIE PRINGLE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT
               WOMEN'S HEALTH AND WELLNESS DAY
    CITY:      KLEINBURG
    LOCATION:  Copper Creek Golf Club (Located at 11191 Highway 27: 10
               minutes north of Highway 407 on the east side of Highway 27)
    CONTACT:   Laura Berardo, Coordinator, Special Events, Humber River
               Regional Hospital Foundation, (416) 744-2500 ext 2747; Copper
               Creek Golf Club, Tel: (905) 893-3370
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9280.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA BRIEFING: EDC 2008 GLOBAL EXPORT FORECAST
    CITY:      Toronto
    LOCATION:  EDC Toronto Office, 150 York St., Suite 810, Boardroom
    CONTACT:   Phil Taylor, Public Affairs, (613) 598-2904
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8217.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ONE COLE CONDOMINIUMS GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  One Cole - On Oak Street, north of Dundas, east of Parliament
    CONTACT:   Laurie Hall, (416) 696-5554; Aline Bardakjian, (416) 508-7929
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9389.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     RCMP CAREER PRESENTATION
    CITY:      ACTON
    LOCATION:  Employment Centre, 45 Mill St.
    CONTACT:   Nathalie TESSIER, POSITION: Central Region Recruiting, PHONE
               NUMBER: 1-877-888-0433
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/24/c7864.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW OP - MR. AND MRS. GOTTLIEB HOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Room 130-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Susan Smith, Bluesky Strategy Group, C: (613) 371-0624
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9507.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 12:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA BRIEFING - "COMPLEX CHRONIC DISEASE: THE NEW FRONTIER
               OF HEALTHCARE"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Bridgepoint Health, 14 St. Matthews Road (Northwest of
               Broadview Ave. and Gerrard St. - parking and main entrance
               on west side of building)
    CONTACT:   Enez Perkins, (647) 292-6253; Bev Jenkins, (647) 204-1845
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7179.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8564.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9130.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANKERS HAVE A HOWLIN' GOOD TIME IN THE "AMAZING SCOTIA
               HALLOWEEN RACE" FOR UNITED WAY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  61 Front Street W, room 106 (starting point)
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9324.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     SWEARING-IN OF ONTARIO CABINET
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park, Legislative Chamber
    CONTACT:   Premier's Media Office, (416) 314-8975
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c4002.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     FACES OF FARMING CALENDAR LAUNCH
    CITY:      GUELPH
    LOCATION:  Agri-Centre, 106 Stone Road West
    CONTACT:   Kelly Daynard, Program Manager, Ontario Farm Animal Council,
               (519) 837-1326
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c8921.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    DATE:      October 30 - November 1
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS HOSTS 3RD NATIONAL YOUTH SUMMIT,
               DEVELOP 5 YEAR ACTION PLAN
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Winnipeg Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Karyn Pugliese, Heath Communications, (613) 241-6789 ext 210,
               cell (613) 292-1877; Nancy Pine, Communications Advisor -
               Office of the National Chief, (613) 241-6789 ext 243, cell
               (613) 298-6382
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7137.html

    TIME:      16:30 - 17:00
    EVENT:     9TH ANNUAL RBC CANADIAN PAINTING COMPETITION
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd
    CONTACT:   Liz Redston, RBC, (204) 988-3516, Darlene Marks, RBC, (416)
               974-2727
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7010.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     NANCY HUGHES ANTHONY, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF CANADIAN BANKERS
               ASSOCIATION, SPEAKS TO GREATER SASKATOON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  Delta Bessborough Hotel, 601 Spadina Crescent East
    CONTACT:   Melanie Minos, Canadian Bankers Association, Tel: (416)
               362-6093, ext. 220, Cell: (416) 587-7733
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8309.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CRTC PUBLIC HEARING
    CITY:      KELOWNA
    LOCATION:  Best Western Inn, South Ballroom, 2400 Highway 97 North
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: MediaRelations, (819) 997-9403; General
               Inquiries: (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Toll-free No
               1-877-249-CRTC (2782), TDD - Toll-free No 1-877-909-CRTC
               (2782)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9261.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS NATIONAL CHIEF PHIL FONTAINE IS A
               KEY-NOTE SPEAKER AT THE ONE NATION ECONOMIC FORUM
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Sutton Place Hotel, 845 Burrard Street, Conference Room, 2nd
               Floor
    CONTACT:   Joan McEwen, AFN Communications Director, (613) 241-6789,
               ext. 242, cell (613) 324-3329; Nancy Pine, Communications
               Advisor, Office of the National Chief, (613) 241-6789, ext.
               243, cell (613) 298-6382; Josee Bellemare, Bilingual
               Communications Officer, (613) 241-6789, ext. 336, cell (613)
               327-6331
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9531.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CRTC PUBLIC HEARING
    URL:       http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/broadcast.htm#NPH200712
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: MediaRelations, (819) 997-9403; General
               Inquiries: (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Toll-free No
               1-877-249-CRTC (2782), TDD - Toll-free No 1-877-909-CRTC(2782)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9261.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AECON SCHEDULES THIRD QUARTER 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 620-2415 or 1-800-215-0816
    CONTACT:   Mitch Patten, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Aecon Group
               Inc., (416) 297-2615
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7205.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MEDIA BRIEFING: EDC 2008 GLOBAL EXPORT FORECAST
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-0232, ID 21251678
    CONTACT:   Phil Taylor, Public Affairs, (613) 598-2904
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8217.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FIRSTSERVICE CORPORATION SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS CALL
    INTERNET:  www.firstservice.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-904-6251
    CONTACT:   FirstService Corporation, (416) 960-9500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7287.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SUN LIFE FINANCIAL THIRD QUARTER 2007 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.sunlife.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-814-3911
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: Susan Jantzi, Senior Manager, External
               Communications & Corporate Affairs, Tel: (519) 888-3160;
               Investor Relations: Paul Petrelli, Assistant Vice-President,
               Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 204-8163
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8168.html

    TIME:      11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PACIFIC THIRD-QUARTER 2007 RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL/WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.cpr.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-866-249-1964
    CONTACT:   Media: Leslie Pidcock, Tel.: (403) 319-6878; Investment
               Community: Janet Weiss, Assistant Vice-President Investor
               Relations, Tel.: (403) 319-3591
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/12/c3287.html

    TIME:      13:15 - 17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY 6TH ANNUAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.cpr.ca
    CONTACT:   Media, Leslie Pidcock, Tel.: (403) 319-6878; Investment
               Community, Janet Weiss, Assistant Vice President Investor
               Relations, Tel.: (403) 319-3591
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/29/c9162.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c6043.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DOREL INDUSTRIES HOLDS A CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS
               THIRD QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.dorel.com, www.newswire.ca or www.q1234.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7560
    NOTES:     FIRST-TIME ANALYSTS: Please contact MaisonBrison at
               514-731-0000 prior to the day of the conference call.
    CONTACT:   Rick Leckner, MaisonBrison, (514) 731-0000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c6860.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     INTREPID MINES LIMITED THIRD QUARTER 2007 RESULTS AND
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-300-0053 or (647) 427-3420
    CONTACT:   Ann Candelario, VP Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 368-4525
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/25/c8324.html

    TIME:      17:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MDA'S THIRD QUARTER 2007 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.mdacorporation.com/investor/events.shtml
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-575-8232 or (416) 406-6419
    CONTACT:   Wendy Keyzer, MDA External Relations, (604) 231-2743
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4231.html

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