CNW Daybook for Wednesday, October 22, 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>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      October 22 - October 23
    EVENT:     11TH CANADIAN PRACTICE FIRMS NETWORK TRADE FAIR
    CITY:      SYDNEY, CAPE BRETON
    LOCATION:  Joan Harris Cruise Pavilion
    CONTACT:   Annie Grenier, General Director, Canadian Practice Firms
               Network,(418) 529-1384
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c7883.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE 2008 CAPITAL ONE JUST FOR LAUGHS COMEDY TOUR
    CITY:      MONCTON
    LOCATION:  Capitol Theatre
    CONTACT:   Corrine Leon, National Tour Publicist, Corrine Leon
               Communications, (514) 603-6962
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/04/c9478.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 22 - October 25
    EVENT:     7TH MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  UQAM's Salle Marie-Guérin-Lajoie
    CONTACT:   Anne-Marie Braconnier, (514) 277-3477 ext. 25
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/25/c6326.html

    DATE:      October 22
    EVENT:     THE WEST MONTREAL READAPTATION CENTRE (WMRC) ANNUAL GENERAL
               ASSEMBLY
    CITY:      LACHINE
    LOCATION:  8000 Notre-Dame in Lachine
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Tremblay, Coordinator, Communications and Special
               Projects, (514) 363-3025
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/06/c4892.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE MENTAL ILLNESS FOUNDATION LAUNCHES A MAJOR FUNDRAISING
               CAMPAIGN ON THE THEME "IT'S URGENT TO ACT"
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  BMO Financial Group, 129 St-Jacques Street, 14th Floor
    CONTACT:   Lola Noel, Director, Tel.: (514) 529-5354 ext. 224
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7520.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE - ORGANIZERS OF STREET FESTIVALS JOIN FORCES
               TO SAVE THE CANADIAN GRAND PRIX
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Restaurant Alexandre et fils, 1454 Peel Street
    CONTACT:   RSVP: Mr. Alain Creton, Restaurant Alexandre, (514) 288-5105,
               Cell.: (514) 240-7831
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7649.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     QUEBEC COMPASSION CENTER - MARC-BORIS ST-MAURICE OPENS
               QUEBEC CITY'S FIRST MEDICINAL CANNABIS DISPENSARY
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  110 rue St-Jean
    CONTACT:   Marc-Boris St-Maurice, (514) 808-8682, (418) 522-8766
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8011.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     SAI MAA LAKSHMI DEVI PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le MERIDIEN VERSAILLES, 1808 rue Sherbrooke O
    CONTACT:   Alana Parmar, (819) 432-3243
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/18/c7287.html

    TIME:      15:45
    EVENT:     THE CHIEFS OF THE FIRST NATIONS OF QUEBEC PRESS BRIEFING AND
               PRESENTATION IN A PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSION ON THE EXPLOITATION
               OF NATURAL RE

SOURCES CITY: QUEBEC LOCATION: Hall de l'Hôtel du Parlement CONTACT: Alain Garon, Communication and Information Officer, AFNQL, (418) 842-5020, (418) 956-5720 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8188.html TIME: 16:00 - 20:00 EVENT: ELECTRONIC ARTS - LAUNCH OF BOOGIE SUPERSTAR FOR THE WII PLATFORM CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: EA Montréal, 3 Place Ville-Marie, 1st Floor CONTACT: Roch Landriault, (514) 843-2345, Cell: (514) 249-4537 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c5983.html TIME: 17:30 - 20:00 EVENT: OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE HOTEL BROSSARD CITY: BROSSARD LOCATION: Hôtel Brossard, 7365 boulevard Marie-Victorin CONTACT: RSVP: Serge Vallières, Public Relations Consultant, MLC Consultants - AGC Communications, (514) 849-7000, ext. 223, cell: (514) 892-7205 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c7919.html TIME: 19:00 EVENT: PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OF CANADIAN NATIONAL SHOPS SITE IN POINTE SAINT-CHARLES CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: basement of Eglise Saint-Charles at 2115 Centre Street CONTACT: Luc Doray, (514) 872-3568, Cell.: (514) 977-8365 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/09/c4956.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ONTARIO</B> DATE: October 22 - October 25 EVENT: TOSCANO GOURMET PIZZA UNVEILS THE "ART OF FOOD" - LATEST 3D CHALK MASTERPIECE BY WORLD RENOWNED ARTIST - JULIAN BEEVER - THE PAVEMENT PICASSO CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Yonge Eglinton Square CONTACT: Danny Roth, Brandon Communications Inc., T. (416)850-0614, M. (416) 414-9064 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7444.html TIME: 09:30 EVENT: CRTC HOLDS A PUBLIC HEARING CITY: CAMBRIDGE LOCATION: Future Inns Cambridge, 700 Hespeler Road NOTES: 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, 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: 09:30 EVENT: STUDENTS DELIVER OVER 50,000 PETITIONS TO GOVERNMENT CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: In front of Queen's Park CONTACT: Shelley Melanson, Chairperson, (416) 882-9927 (cell); Seamus Wolfe, Student Federation of the University of Ottawa, (613) 816-7483 (cell); Joel Duff, Organiser, Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario, (416) 707-0349 (cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8275.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: THE "ULTIMATE CAREER TALK" BRINGS THE WORLD'S TOP SCIENTISTS TO EXPLAIN THEIR DISCOVERIES TO TORONTO'S BRIGHTEST HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE STUDENTS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Tribute Concert Hall in the Accolade East Building, York University CONTACT: Bob Ramsay, (4l6) 598-3970 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6541.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: CANADA MILLENNIUM SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION - COMMENTS FROM THE CO-AUTHORS ON THE REPORT ENTITLED TEN THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR POST-SECONDARY STUDENTS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education Library, 252 Bloor Street West (Ground Floor), (St. George Subway) CONTACT: To receive an embargoed copy of the report, contact Jaime Frederick, communications advisor, (514) 284-7240 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8246.html TIME: 10:00 - 12:00 EVENT: THE LARGEST EVER SCREENING OF FILMMAKER ANDREW NISKER'S ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY GARBAGE: THE REVOLUTION STARTS AT HOME CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Silvercity Yonge and Eglinton CONTACT: Stephanie Nadalin, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 306-6561; Josie Haynes, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 934-8012 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7114.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: 10:30 EVENT: STUDENTS DELIVER OVER 50,000 PETITIONS TO GOVERNMENT CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Dalton McGuinty's constituency office, Ottawa-Centre, 1795 Kilborn Ave. Ottawa CONTACT: Shelley Melanson, Chairperson, (416) 882-9927 (cell); Seamus Wolfe, Student Federation of the University of Ottawa, (613) 816-7483 (cell); Joel Duff, Organiser, Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario, (416) 707-0349 (cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8275.html TIME: 14:00 - 16:00 EVENT: INDIA LECTURES - PRECOCIOUS INDIA: ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION AND POLITICAL CONFLICT CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: 150 Kent (corner of Albert), 8th Floor CONTACT: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé, (613) 236-6163, ext. 2343, (613) 816-7620 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7532.html TIME: 18:00 EVENT: PEN CANADA 25TH ANNIVERSARY CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Fleck Dance Theatre, Queen's Quay West CONTACT: Sarah Elton, (416) 995-2002 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6575.html TIME: 19:00 EVENT: ONTARIO COALITION FOR BETTER CHILD CARE - PAULINE MAROIS, LEADER OF THE PQ, HONOURED AS A CHAMPION FOR CHILD CARE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Library Building, Room 72, Gould and Victoria, Ryerson University CONTACT: Jenny Robinson, Executive Director, (416) 938-2625 (cell); Andrea Calver, Communications Director, (416) 434-8031 (cell) URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8036.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 07:30 - 09:30 EVENT: SEMINAR - MANAGING TO MANAGE WORKPLACE STRESS: MAKE YOUR WORKPLACE GREAT! CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Calgary Petroleum Club, 319-5 Avenue SW CONTACT: Sarah Twomey, Desjardins Financial Security, (416) 926-2700, ext. 2015; Krista Saleh, The Psychology Foundation of Canada, (416) 878-7004 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7727.html TIME: 16:00 - 18:00 EVENT: SEMINAR - THE STRUGGLE TO JUGGLE: TOP STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR WORK AND HOME! CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: The Calgary Chamber of Commerce (ENMAX Ballroom), 100-6 Avenue, S.W. CONTACT: Sarah Twomey, Desjardins Financial Security, (416) 926-2700, ext. 2015; Krista Saleh, The Psychology Foundation of Canada, (416) 878-7004 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7727.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <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 Relations Officer, (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 - 13:30 EVENT: METRO VANCOUVER LEADERS SUMMIT ON IMMIGRANT EMPLOYMENT CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Simon Fraser University, 515 West Hastings Street CONTACT: Carla S. Shore, C-Shore, Communications Inc., P: (604) 731-0975, C: (604) 329-0975 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/14/c5842.html TIME: 09:45 EVENT: THE HON. IAIN BLACK PRESENTS THE 2008 TIME TO READ EARLY LITERACY AWARD CITY: COQUITLAM LOCATION: Panorama Heights Elementary School, 1455 Johnson Street CONTACT: Nora Newlands, BC Achievement Foundation, (604) 618-6949 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8102.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: NEMI NORTHERN ENERGY & MINING INC. AND AVIVA CORPORATION HOLD CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: (416) 915-5763 or 1-800-595-8550 CONTACT: NEMI, Pat Devlin, President and CEO, (604) 684-1554; Aviva, Lindsay Reed, CEO; or Robert Kirtlan, Executive Director, +61 (0)8 9367 2344 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c7854.html TIME: 11:30 Eastern EVENT: LAUNCH OF KRAFT HOCKEYVILLE 2009 PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-6179 or (416) 644-3415 CONTACT: Jessica Hanick, Erin O'Reilly, On behalf of Kraft Canada, (416) 342-1819, (416) 342-1811; James Lamont, On behalf of CBC, (Office) (416) 342-1818, (Mobile) (416) 859-5870 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c6849.html TIME: 13:00 Eastern EVENT: VITRAN CORPORATION INC. INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST INTERNET: www.vitran.com PHONE NO.: (800) 738-1032 CONTACT: Robert Rinderman, Norberto Aja, Jaffoni & Collins Incorporated, (212) 835-8500 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4529.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>USA</B> DATE: October 19 - October 22 EVENT: 30TH ANNUAL CGI FORUM CITY: HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA LOCATION: Please 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 TIME: 16:00 Eastern EVENT: CO2 SOLUTION INC. PRESENTS AT CARBON CAPTURE STATUS & OUTLOOK 2008 AS PART OF THE CARBON CAPTURE TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE CITY: HOUSTON LOCATION: Crown Plaza Downtown hotel, Texas NOTES: Additional information on the conference and registration details can be found at http://www.infocastinc.com/index.php/conference/capture CONTACT: Annie Chiasson, Director, Corporate Affairs, (418) 842-3456 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7744.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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