CNW Daybook for Wednesday, October 29, 2008



    TORONTO, Oct. 28 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA - MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT
    CITY:      CHANNEL-PORT AUX BASQUES
    LOCATION:  Bruce II Sports Centre, 200 Hardys-Arterial
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9291.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 26 - October 30
    EVENT:     COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY AND PAPERWORKERS UNION NATIONAL
               CONVENTION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès
    CONTACT:   or a copy of the convention agenda, contact: Michelle Walsh,
               CEP  Communications Director, (613) 230-5800, ext. 222,
               mobile: (613) 858-9144
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8006.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 14:00
    EVENT:     SME SEMINAR, SOLIDARITY FUND QFL AND HEC MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  HEC - Amphitheatre IBM
    NOTES:     Interviews: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. with Yvon Bolduc and Jean-Marc
               Léger
    CONTACT:   Josée Lagacé, Senior Advisor, Press Relations and
               Communications, Fonds de solidarité FTQ, (514) 850-4835
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8826.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL ANNUAL MEETING OF
               MEMBERS - APPOINTMENT OF THE NEW CHAIRMAN
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre d'archives de Montréal, Gilles-Hocquart Building,
               535, avenue Viger Est
    CONTACT:   RSVP with Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations,
               (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/28/c9988.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL 2008 TRIBUTE TO
               GREAT MONTREALERS RECEPTION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre d'archives de Montréal, Gilles-Hocquart Building,
               535 Viger Avenue East
    CONTACT:   RSVP: Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, (514)
               871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/27/c9955.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE DRAFT LEASE AGREEMENT FOR THE SITE
               OF THE CBC BROADCASTING ANTENNA IN PARC DU MONT-ROYAL -
               SESSION FOR THE PRESENTATION OF BRIEFS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Basement of Saint-Kevin Church, located at 5590 Côte-des-
               Neiges, (métro Côte-des-Neiges)
    CONTACT:   Luc Doray, (514) 872-3568, Cell. (514) 977-8365
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/07/c3884.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 26 - October 29
    EVENT:     CANADIAN CARDIOVASCULAR CONGRESS 2008
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    NOTES:     FREE MEDIA REGISTRATION: at www.cardiocongress.org
    CONTACT:   Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada,
               (613) 569-4361 ext 273; To book interviews, please contact:
               Diane Hargrave, Public Relations, (416) 467-9954
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/07/c3905.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c5490.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 12:30
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF PROFESSIONAL ACCESS AND INTEGRATION ENHANCEMENT
               (PAIE) PROGRAM FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Black Creek Pioneer Village (Theatre), 1000 Murray Ross
               Parkway
    CONTACT:   Brown & Cohen Communications and Public Affairs Inc., at (416)
               484-1132, Rowena Calpito, ext 4; or Wendy Kauffman, ext 3
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/28/c2227.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     MEDIA CONFERENCE REGARDING THE MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT'S PLANS
               TO ERADICATE DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED HOSPITAL BOARDS,
               THOUSANDS OF COMMUNITY MEMBERSHIPS, AND VOTING RIGHTS IN
               LOCAL HOSPITALS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Media Studio
    CONTACT:   Natalie Mehra at (416) 230-6402 or (416) 441-2502
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/28/c2306.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY - HIGHER STANDARD FOR NATURAL HEALTH
               PRODUCTS UNVEILED BY JAMIESON LABORATORIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Jamie Kennedy Gardiner Museum - 111 Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   McEwan, Argyle Communications, (416) 968-7311, ext. 242;
               Brigitte Cote, Jamieson Laboratories, (416) 960-0052
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/28/c9987.html

    TIME:      12:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE DEB MATTHEWS, MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH
               SERVICES, PRESENTS 6TH ANNUAL STAND UP FOR KIDS AWARD
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Main Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Committee Room 230
    CONTACT:   RSVP: Argyle Communications: Kyla Thoms, (416) 968-7311 x237,
               Danielle Scheinman x239; On-site contact: Please see above or
               call Anne Rappé at (416) 558-2210
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/27/c9699.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     COALITION TO RELEASE 'GOOD JOBS FOR ALL' DECLARATION AT MEDIA
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto City Hall, Committee Room 4, 100 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Ken Marciniec, (416) 803-6066; John Cartwright, President,
               Toronto & York Region Labour Council, (416) 441-3663 ext. 226
               or (416) 999-5663 (cell); or Lorrie Wang, CCNC Toronto, (416)
               596-0833 X 2 or (647) 291-9073 (cell) (Chinese language
               media); or Winnie Ng at (647) 291-3511
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/28/c2153.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     TRICKS TO HELP TREAT THE ENVIRONMENT THIS HALLOWEEN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  99 Sudbury (Queen and Dovercourt)
    CONTACT:   Sherri Zielinski, Evangeline PR, (647) 999-2567
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/28/c2237.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 19:30
    EVENT:     GRAB A PLATE AND CELEBRATE ONTARIO'S GREENBELT!
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Queen's Park, Queen's Park
               Crescent, Committee Rooms 228 and 230
    CONTACT:   Danielle Pignataro, Communications Manager, Friends of the
               Greenbelt Foundation, (416) 960-0001 x301
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8850.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS "THE BIG MOVE" TRANSPORTATION
               PROPOSALS IN HALTON REGION
    CITY:      OAKVILLE
    LOCATION:  Halton Regional Centre Auditorium, 1151 Bronte Road
    CONTACT:   Jacquie Menezes, Senior Associate, Public Affairs and Media,
               Metrolinx, Phone: (416) 874-5923
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c7221.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:30
    EVENT:     GOLD MEDALIST CLARA HUGHES TO LEAD THE CALL FOR PRIVATE
               FUNDING FOR ATHLETES
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Canada Olympic Park in the Olympic Hall of Fame
    CONTACT:   Tyler Pinder, VP of Public Relations, Saw Communications,
               (403) 294-1700 ext. 226, (403) 619-2302 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/27/c9625.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     PHILIPS KICKS OFF CANADA'S SECOND-ANNUAL MOVEMBER FUNDRAISER
               WITH THE FIRST-EVER TRAVELLING MO-OFF
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  MacEwan Student Centre (2500 University Dr. NW)
    CONTACT:   Jessica Kasparian, 416) 847-1303, Mobile: (647) 688-0314
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/27/c9585.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      13:00 - 13:30
    EVENT:     ENDANGERED SPECIES CAMPAIGN LAUNCH
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Van Dusen Botanical Gardens (Floral Hall), 5251 Oak Street
    NOTES:     Interviews and B-roll will be available. Please see the URL
               below for more information.
    CONTACT:   Andrew Frank, ForestEthics, (778) 330-5397
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/27/c9839.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      07:30 Mountain
    EVENT:     SUNCOR ENERGY THIRD QUARTER 2008 TELECONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.suncor.com/webcasts
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-6179 or (416) 644-3420
    CONTACT:   Brad Bellows, (403) 269-8717; Investor inquiries: John Rogers,
               (403) 269-8670
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c7596.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     INMET MINING THIRD QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2426160
               or www.inmetmining.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417 or 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Nadine Morrison, Assistant Corporate Secretary, (416) 860-3968
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/07/c4043.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/28/c9683.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     OPTI CANADA Q3 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://phx.corporate-ir.net/playerlink.zhtml?c=178509&s=wm&e=1988895
    PHONE NO.: (800) 595-8550, (416) 644-3426
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705;
               OPTI Canada Inc.
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8534.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BELL ALIANT REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS INCOME FUND Q3 2008
               RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.bell.aliant.ca
    PHONE NO.: (866) 299-6657 or (416) 641-6121
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: Alyson Queen, (866) 696-6700; Investor
               Relations: Zeda Redden, (877) 487-5726
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5846.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     PARKLAND INCOME FUND THIRD QUARTER RESULTS WEBCAST AND
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2442880
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3425 or (800) 731-5319
    CONTACT:   Parkland Industries Ltd., Administrator of Parkland Income
               Fund: Red Deer: Mike W. Chorlton, President and CEO, (403)
               357-6400; John G. Schroeder, Vice President and CFO, (403)
               357-6400
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/27/c7522.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MAPLE LEAF FOODS' 2008 THIRD QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://investor.mapleleaf.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6111, (866) 696-5911
    CONTACT:   Jeanette Jones, (416) 926-2013
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c5384.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     AECON THIRD QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 620-2419 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/October2008/23/c8965.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/28/c2370.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PARKLAND INCOME FUND CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS THIRD
               QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2442880
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3425 or 1-800-731-5319, Passcode: 21285998 followed
               by the pound sign
    CONTACT:   Red Deer: Mike W. Chorlton, President and CEO, (403)
               357-6400; John G. Schroeder, Vice President and CFO, (403)
               357-6400
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/28/c9665.html

    TIME:      12:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     THE CASH STORE FINANCIAL SERVICES INC. HOLDS FIRST QUARTER
               RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:
    http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=124286&s=1&k=369496FE5248032D2ADD54BAEB60F109
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3428 or 1-800-594-3790
    CONTACT:   Gordon J. Reykdal, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, (780)
               408-5118; or Michael J.L. Thompson, Senior Vice President &
               Corporate Secretary, (780) 408-5595, Cell: (780) 934-4729
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8755.html

    TIME:      13:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     ICRON TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION. - Q3 2008 EARNINGS WEBCAST AND
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2456740
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3429 or 800-591-7531
    CONTACT:   Robert Eisses, President & CEO, Icron Technologies Corp.,
               (604) 638-3924
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9479.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL - ASTRAL MEDIA - FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS FOR
               FISCAL 2008
    INTERNET:  www.astralmedia.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-0232
    CONTACT:   Rachel Yates, Director, Corporate and Institutional
               Communications, (514) 939-5000, extension: 3077
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4388.html

    TIME:      14:15 Pacific
    EVENT:     ONCOLYTICS BIOTECH INC. PRESENTS AT BIO INVESTOR FORUM 2008
    INTERNET:
    www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/conflobby.zhtml?ticker=ONC.TO&item_id=1996001
               or www.oncolyticsbiotech.com
    CONTACT:   For Canada: Oncolytics Biotech Inc., Cathy Ward, Tel: (403)
               670-7377 For Canada: The Equicom Group, Nick Hurst, Tel: (403)
               538-4845; For United States: The Investor Relations Group,
               Erika Moran, Tel: (212) 825-3210
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8008.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TMX GROUP INC. FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2008 Q3
    INTERNET:  www.tsx.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 and 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Jean Charles Robillard, Director, Corporate Communications,
               TMX Group, (416) 947-4682 or (514) 871-3551; Paul Malcolmson,
               Director, Investor & Public Relations, TMX Group, (416)
               947-4317
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4460.html

    TIME:      17:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MDA'S THIRD QUARTER 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.mdacorporation.com/investor/events.shtml
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-789-9572, (416) 695-7806, Pass Code: 3269936
    CONTACT:   Wendy Keyzer, (604) 231-2743
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c6063.html

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