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:      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
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    <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:      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 - 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:      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
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    <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
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    <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
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    <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
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    <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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