CNW Daybook for Wednesday, October 24, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 23 /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 24 - 25
    EVENT:     HEARINGS OF THE BOUCHARD-TAYLOR COMMISSION
    CITY:      TROIS-RIVIERES
    LOCATION:  Hôtel du Roy, 3600 Blvd. Gene H. Kruger
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, CCAPRCD,  Cell.: (514)
               730-3446, (514) 873-0912
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7105.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/19/c6323.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     BMO EMPLOYEE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION DONATES MORE THAN $400,000
               TO QUEBEC-BASED CHARITIES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  BMO Bank of Montreal, 129 Saint Jacques Street, 14th Floor
    CONTACT:   Ronald Monet, (514) 877-1873, or Lise Lapointe, (514) 877-7251
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7242.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 24
    EVENT:     2007 PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE SUMMIT AND CANADA AWARDS FOR
               EXCELLENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Allan Ebedes, President and CEO, National Quality Institute,
               (416) 251-7600, ext 233; Bob Whitelaw, Coordinator Outreach
               and Awareness Office, (613) 565-9778, Cell (613) 799-2299;
               Katie Wattie, Communications Coordinator, Haskayne School of
               Business, (403) 220-6096, Cell (403) 701-5260
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/17/c5351.html

    DATE:      October 24
    EVENT:     OSSA RECEIVES CANADA-WIDE RECOGNITION FOR QUALITY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Heather West, Communications Specialist, OSSA, Phone (905)
               614-3034; Orencio Rodrigues, Communications Coordinator, OSSA,
               Phone (905) 614-3038
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/18/c2314.html

    DATE:      October 24 - 26
    EVENT:     CLEANTECH FORUM XIV
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Westin Harbour Castle
    CONTACT:   Peter Zvanitajs, Senior Advisor - Media Relations, (416)
               216-1871; Caroline Emond, Senior Advisor - Media Relations,
               (514) 847-4723
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4433.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:00
    EVENT:     MIND TO MARKET BREAKFAST SESSION 8 - FEATURING ALBERT LAI
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, 77 Adelaide
               Street West, 4th Floor
    CONTACT:   Ann Holtby, Marketing and Communications, Ontario Centres of
               Excellence, (416) 861-1092 Ext 1018
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7212.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 16:15
    EVENT:     ADVANCES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN CANCER PREVENTION: A CANCER
               PREVENTION FORUM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Main Auditorium, Department of Public Health Sciences,
               University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Room HS610 (6th
               floor)
    CONTACT:   Bob Ramsay, (416) 598-3970
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/05/c9371.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CHILD CARE WORKER AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR APPRECIATION
               DAY - PAY EQUITY MEDIA CONFERENCE
    CITY:      QUEEN'S PARK
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Media Studio
    NOTES:     Attention photo assignment editors/desks - Child Care Centre
               Photo Opportunity
    CONTACT:   Elizabeth Ablett, Executive Director, OCBCC, (416) 538-0628
               Ext. 3, cell: (647) 291-7557; Stella Yeadon, CUPE
               Communications, (416) 578-8774
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7273.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     ORGANIC RE

SOURCE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Suite 4400, BCE Place, Bay Wellington Tower, 181 Bay Street CONTACT: Charles H. Buehler, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2007/30/c3502.html TIME: 16:15 EVENT: RBC AFTER SCHOOL GRANT DONATION TO BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF KINGSTON CITY: KINGSTON LOCATION: The Boys and Girls Club of Kingston, 559 Bagot Street NOTES: RBC Olympian Jeff Bean, a 2006 freestyle skiing Olympian, will be at the event. CONTACT: Dano Spooner, Communications Manager, RBC, Tel: (416) 974-0347 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/22/c6361.html TIME: 17:30 - 20:30 EVENT: OSC, IDA, MFDA AND OBSI HOST INVESTOR FORUM CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, South Building, Level 700, Room 718 CONTACT: Wendy Dey, Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Ontario Securities Commission, (416) 593-8120; For Investor Inquiries: OSC Contact Centre, (416) 593-8314 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/17/c4997.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/19/c2515.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> DATE: October 24 - 27 EVENT: 11TH ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE CANADIAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION AND THE CANADIAN SOCIETY OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre, 200-999 Canada Place NOTES: View the full conference agenda at http://www.diabetes.ca/files/vancouver-reg-pkg.pdf CONTACT: Whitney Binns, Julia Alter, Edelman, Tel: (416) 979-1120; Onsite: Jeremy Brace, Canadian Diabetes Association, Tel: (416) 988-8327 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5326.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 09:00 Eastern EVENT: TRANSFORCE INCOME FUND THIRD QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: 1-800-952-1797 CONTACT: Investors: Alain Bédard, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, TransForce Income Fund, (514) 331-4200; Media: John Lute, Lute & Company, (416) 929-5883 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/18/c5654.html TIME: 09:30 Eastern EVENT: ADDAX PETROLEUM PRESENTS AT CANACCORD ADAMS GLOBAL ENERGY CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID(equal sign)2020260 NOTES: The presentation slides will be available on Addax Petroleum's website at www.addaxpetroleum.com. CONTACT: Mr. Patrick Spollen, Investor Relations, Tel.: +41 (0) 22 702 95 47; Mr. Craig Kelly, Investor Relations, Tel.: +41 (0) 22 702 95 68; Ms. Marie-Gabrielle Cajoly, Press Relations, Tel.: +41(0) 22 702 94 44; Mr. Nick Cowling, Press Relations, Tel.: (416) 934-8011; Mr. James Henderson, Press Relations, Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7743 6673; Mr. Alisdair Haythornthwaite, Press Relations, Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7743 6676 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/17/c4914.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: LABOPHARM HOSTS WEBCAST PRESENTATION ON ONCE-DAILY TRAZODONE INTERNET: www.labopharm.com CONTACT: At Labopharm: (English or French) Mark D'Souza, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (450) 686-0207; At The Equicom Group, Jason Hogan, Media and Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 815-0700; French: Eric Bouchard, Tel: (514) 844-7997 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/16/c4475.html TIME: 14:00 Eastern EVENT: ASTRAL MEDIA - FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2007 CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.astralmedia.com PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9303 NOTES: Please note that journalists will be able to ask questions after those of the analysts at the end of the call. CONTACT: Catherine Desbiens, Assistant, Corporate Communications, (514) 939-5000 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2335.html TIME: 17:00 Eastern EVENT: ZARLINK SEMICONDUCTOR INC. - FISCAL 2008 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS INTERNET: www.newswire.ca or www.zarlink.com PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9307 or (416) 644-3415 NOTES: Media are listen only CONTACT: Edward Goffin, Communications Manager, (613) 270-7112 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/10/c2423.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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