CNW Daybook for Wednesday, October 17, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 16 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      October 15 - 18
    EVENT:     CROSS-CANADA NUTRITION SYMPOSIUM
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Laurie Weir, TRILLIUM Corporate Communications Inc., (416)
               322-3030 ext. 239, Cell: (416) 277-2453
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2563.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 15 - 17
    EVENT:     NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON KEY PAEDIATRIC HEALTH ISSUES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de La Gauchetiere West
    CONTACT:   Shelley Callaghan, (613) 324-1798
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2674.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 15:30
    EVENT:     300 CORPORATE VOLUNTEERS HELP THE DAWSON BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
               IN AN EXTREME MAKEOVER
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Dawson Boys and Girls Club, 666 Woodland Avenue, Verdun
    CONTACT:   Elizabeth Gray-Smith, Manager of Communications, Volunteer
               Canada, (613) 231-4371, ext. 226, (613) 266-9427
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c3837.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 12:15
    EVENT:     LEADING EXPERTS CONVERGE AT CROSS-CANADA NUTRITION SYMPOSIUM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre Mont-Royal, 2200 Mansfield Street
    CONTACT:   Laurie Weir, TRILLIUM Corporate Communications Inc., (416)
               322-3030 ext. 239, Cell: (416) 277-2453
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2563.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     HEARINGS OF THE BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION
    CITY:      LONGUEUIL
    LOCATION:  Place Desaulniers, 1023 Taschereau boulevard
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, CCAPRCD, (514) 873-0912,
               Cell.: (514) 730-3446
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c4267.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE - THE SPENDING HABITS OF QUEBECERS - RETAIL
               COUNCIL OF QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Reine Elizabeth, Matapedia Room (Convention floor),
               900 René-Lévesque West Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Céline Ducharme, Conseil québécois du commerce de détail,
               (514) 842-6681 ext. 200, 1-800-364-6766
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4471.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:00
    EVENT:     STAR ATHLETES TAKE UP THE CHALLENGE FOR THE NEEDIEST, ATTEMPT
               TO RACE UP THE 41 FLIGHTS OF PLACE VILLE-MARIE IN RECORD TIME
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  1 Place Ville Marie (Main entrance on University Street.
               Assembly point on the main floor, south side, opposite
               René-Lévesque Blvd.)
    CONTACT:   Annick Gagnon, Centraide of Greater Montreal, (514)
               288-1261, ext. 242, Cell phone: (514) 705-7350
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c4093.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     FREE PUBLIC INFORMATION EVENING ON HEREDITARY BREAST AND
               OVARIAN CANCER
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hotel Delta Montréal, 475 President Kennedy West (McGill
               Metro)
    CONTACT:   April O'Donoughue, O'Donoughue & Associates Event Management
               Ltd., (450) 292-3456, (514) 481-7408 ext. 228, Cellular:
               (514) 817-2323
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2637.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 15 - 19
    EVENT:     NATIONAL CONVENTION, CUPE'S BIENNIAL, DEMOCRATIC FORUM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Sébastien Goulet, CUPE Communications, (613) 808-0675
               (cell); Wendy Forbes, CUPE Communications, (416) 892-8716
               (cell); Catherine Louli, CUPE Communications, (613) 237-1590
               (office), (613) 851-0547 (cell) until October 16
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2045.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/05/c9266.html

    DATE:      October 15 - 21
    EVENT:     COMPUTATION'S FREE WASTE REDUCTION WEEK COMPUTER RECYCLING
               EVENTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  2444 Bloor St. West (entrance at rear)
    CONTACT:   (416) 910-4358
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7578.html

    DATE:      October 17
    EVENT:     JOHN WHITE SPEAKS AT THE BRIDGES TO BETTER BUSINESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      LONDON
    CONTACT:   John White, GDSourcing, Stats Link Canada: Tel: (416) 994-1095
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7251.html

    DATE:      October 17
    EVENT:     GOVERNOR GENERAL'S AWARDS PRESENTATION
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Rideau Hall
    CONTACT:   Richard Walker, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Canadian Heritage, Status of Women and Official Languages,
               (819) 994-5978; Nanci-Jean Waugh, Director, Communications,
               Status of Women Canada, (613) 995-7839
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c4355.html

    DATE:      October 17
    EVENT:     CANADA'S LEADING AUTHORITY ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING AVAILABLE
               FOR COMMENT ON THRONE SPEECH
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   To arrange an interview: Joan Weinman, (613) 294-5679
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4450.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     BULLY2U: VOICING VIEWS OF VIOLENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  2300 Yonge St., Yonge & Eglinton Centre (Eglinton Subway)
    CONTACT:   Raine Liliefeldt, (416) 961-8101 ext.326
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/11/c2873.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     BMO'S 150TH ANNIVERSARY IN CORNWALL
    CITY:      CORNWALL
    LOCATION:  BMO Bank of Montreal, 159 Pitt St.
    CONTACT:   Shivani Ahluwalia, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4641.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     PRESCHOOLERS MOVE & GROOVE AS DOODLEBOPS PERFORM LIVE IN
               THEIR HOMETOWN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  CHILDREN'S GARDEN NURSERY SCHOOL, Lower Level Gymnasium, 1847
               Bayview Avenue (just north of Broadway)
    CONTACT:   Beth Merrick, ZAZOU Communications,   (416) 654-9881
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c3936.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE UOIT CRIME SCENE HOUSE
    CITY:      OSHAWA
    LOCATION:  UOIT Crime Scene House, Camp Samac, 275 Conlin Road East
    CONTACT:   Melissa Levy, Communications and Marketing, (905) 721-8668
               ext. 2513
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/16/c3637.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     LOCKED OUT JOURNALISTS FROM JOURNAL DE QUEBEC ADDRESS 2007
               CUPE NATIONAL CONVENTION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, south building
    CONTACT:   Wendy Forbes, CUPE Communications, (416) 892-8716; Sébastien
               Goulet, CUPE Communications, (613) 808- 0675; Hélène Bélanger,
               CUPE Communications, (416) 893-7458; Robert Bellerose, CUPE
               Communications, (514) 247-9266
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c4001.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 13:30
    EVENT:     CELEBRATING THE SPIRIT OF THE FAMOUS 5
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Arts Centre, Panorama Room, 53 Elgin Street
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Powell, (613) 290-1497; Rosemary Thompson, (613)
               762-4118
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/12/c3407.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CAPITAL ONE ASSOCIATES PUT THE "DRIVE" IN FOOD DRIVE WITH
               DONATION OF REFRIGERATED TRUCK
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Capital One, located at 5140 Yonge Street, loading docks on
               the Park Home Avenue side of the building
    CONTACT:   Abby Robins, Communications Manager - Second Harvest, Office:
               (416) 408-2594, Cell: (416) 315-5280
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4254.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ANTI-POVERTY MARCH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Bremner Ave. to Navy Wharf Crt. to Blue Jay's Way to John
               St. to King St. W. right turn to Metro Hall Square
    CONTACT:   Wendy Forbes, CUPE Communications, (416) 892-8716; Sébastien
               Goulet, CUPE Communications, (613) 808-0675; Hélène
               Bélanger, CUPE Communications, (416) 893-7458
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4604.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c4255.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     WOMEN ARE PERSONS! MONUMENT PHOTO OP
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Women are Persons! monument - Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Powell, (613) 290-1497; Rosemary Thompson, (613)
               762-4118
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/12/c3407.html

    TIME:      16:30 - 17:00
    EVENT:     RBC CANADIAN PAINTING COMPETITION EXHIBITION
    CITY:      BARRIE
    LOCATION:  MacLaren Art Centre, 37 Mulcaster Street
    CONTACT:   Dano Spooner, RBC, (416) 974-0347; Darlene Marks, RBC, (416)
               974-2727
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/09/c9413.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION 2007 GREAT GRANTS AWARDS
               SIMCOE-YORK
    CITY:      SHARON
    LOCATION:  Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum, 18974
               Leslie Street
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Bennett, Communications Officer, Writer, Great Grant
               Awards, Ontario Trillium Foundation, 1-800-263-2887 ext. 293
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4328.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     PANEL DISCUSSION: THE CHARITABLE SECTOR AND THE MEDIA:
               ACCOUNTABILITY AND REPORTING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  East Common Room, Hart House, University of Toronto, 7 Hart
               House Circle, 3rd floor
    CONTACT:   Lisa Hartford, ABC Manager, Media Relations & Communications,
               Imagine Canada, (416) 597-2293 x 225, 1-800-263-1178 x 225
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4549.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES - WORKERS SEEK HELP FROM
               FOSTER PARENTS AT INFORMATION PICKET
    CITY:      STRATFORD
    LOCATION:  Army Navy and Air Force Hall, 151 Lorne Avenue East
    CONTACT:   Laurel LeBeau, President CUPE 1427, (519) 891-0057; Jennifer
               Kaufmann, CUPE National Representative, (519) 433-1753;
               James Chai, CUPE Communications, (416) 292-3999
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4516.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      October 17
    EVENT:     WORLD TOUR OF "A MYSTICAL JOURNEY" PREMIERS IN CANADA
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Winspear Centre
    CONTACT:   Dr. Iqbal Ahmed, (604) 218-7864; Sheherazade Hirji, (416)
               560-2447; Amir Karim, (514) 574-3754
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/11/c3086.html

    TIME:      October 17 - 18
    EVENT:     2007 BANFF SUMMIT FOR URBAN ANIMAL STRATEGIES
    CITY:      BANFF
    LOCATION:  Banff Centre - Tunnel Mountain Road
    CONTACT:   Charlene Lo, Optimum Public Relations - (416) 436-8651
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c3982.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     RALLY TO TELL PREMIER STELMACH THE "FAIR SHARE" REPORT'S
               RECOMMENDATIONS WILL HURT OUR JOBS AND FAMILIES
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Front Steps of the Alberta Legislature, 10800 - 97 Ave.
    CONTACT:   Derrick Jacobson, (403) 828-7242
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/12/c3557.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     RBC OLYMPIAN HELPS CELEBRATE PRESTIGIOUS RBC AFTER-SCHOOL
               GRANT TO THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
    CITY:      SHERWOOD PARK
    LOCATION:  Boys and Girls Club, 922 Ash Street
    CONTACT:   Diana Ward, Public Affairs, RBC Financial Group, Tel: (403)
               292-3372
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/15/c3735.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 19:00
    EVENT:     ALBERTA MENTAL HEALTH BOARD & VENTURE PUBLISHING ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  The Devonian Room, Westin Hotel
    CONTACT:   Josephine Lamy, Coordinator, Communications, (780) 969-0511
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4563.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:45
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER JOHN FURLONG PREVIEWS
               EXCITING YEAR AHEAD AT ANNUAL STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS TO
               THE VANCOUVER BOARD OF TRADE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, BC Ballroom, 900 West Georgia Street
    CONTACT:   Katie Green, VANOC Communications, (778) 328-6473; Chris
               Brumwell, VANOC Communications, (778)328-6269
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4689.html

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