CNW Daybook for Wednesday, October 3, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 3 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    TIME:      12:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     WALKOLUTION LAUNCHED - A WORLD RECORD WALK
    CITY:      OVER 1,000 VENUES ACROSS CANADA
    LOCATION:  over 1,000 venues across Canada
    CONTACT:   Mandy Walker, (647) 448-6659; Harry Sawchuk, (519) 755-1117;
               Caitlin Blundell, (647) 637-5970
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6654.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     LOTTOFAIRNESS.CA: PUBLIC BUSINESS IS THE PUBLIC'S BUSINESS!
    CITY:      FREDERICTON
    LOCATION:  The Fredericton Playhouse
               Main Level Gallery
               686 Queen Street
    CONTACT:   RSVP: Michael Dunn, (902) 229-5378
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7745.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     9TH ANNUAL RBC CANADIAN PAINTING COMPETITION VISITS MONCTON
    CITY:      MONCTON
    LOCATION:  Galerie d'art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen
               Université de Moncton
               Pavillon Clement-Cormier
    CONTACT:   Trish Vardy, RBC, (902) 421-4105
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/26/c5061.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 3
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION (CANWEA) HOSTS ITS 23RD
               ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Québec City Convention Centre: 1100 boul. René-Lévesque Est
    CONTACT:   Ulrike Kucera, Media Relations Officer
               (613) 234-8716 ext. 228, Cellular (613) 867-4433
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/14/c8402.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/27/c4690.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6317.html

    DATE:      October 3
    EVENT:     THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION OF CANADA HOSTS ITS 46TH
               ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Montreal Bonaventure
               900 de la Gauchetière W.
    CONTACT:   Eric Alexander, director, communications, bus. (613) 760-4562,
               cel. (613) 355-6297
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6298.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6103.html

    DATE:      October 3
    EVENT:     ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ORDRE DES CRHA ET CRIA DU QUEBEC
               (ORHRI)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès de Montréal
               1001 Place Jean-Riopelle
    CONTACT:   Caroline Benarrous, Coordinator, Events organization and
               communications, (514) 879-1636, ext. 224, before the
               conference, (514) 941-1989, October 2 through October 4
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/25/c4962.html

    DATE:      October 3
    EVENT:     BIOCONTACT QUEBEC 2007
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Château Frontenac
    CONTACT:   Hélène Turcotte, media room co-ordinator, BioContact Québec
               2007, (418) 694-6268
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/September2007/10/c7102.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7368.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     TRENDS BUSINESS BREAKFAST OF THE BOARD OF TRADE OF
               METROPOLITAN MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency
               1255 Jeanne-Mance Street
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, Board of Trade
               of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7473.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER DAY ANNOUNCES DEPLOYMENT OF ARMED CBSA OFFICERS IN
               QUEBEC
    CITY:      ST-BERNARD-DE-LACOLLE
    LOCATION:  St-Bernard-de-Lacolle border crossing
               Secondary Examination Hall
               Highway 15
    CONTACT:   Mélisa Leclerc, Director of Communications, Office of the
               Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of Public Safety,
               (613) 991-2863
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7709.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 19:30
    EVENT:     BELL EXPRESSVU FULL HD TOUR ARRIVES AT THE BELL CENTRE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Parking lot directly in front of the Bell Centre
               at De la Gauchetière and De la Montagne
    CONTACT:   Jacques Bouchard, Bell, Media Relations, (514) 391-2007,
               1-877-391-2007
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7793.html

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     ADDRESSING THE IMPENDING CRISIS OF OUR RETIREMENT YEARS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  St. James Club
               1145 Union Street
    CONTACT:   Diane Jeannotte, (514) 284-2860, (514) 772-8019 (cell.)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7123.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     DHC/ART FOUNDATION FOR CONTEMPORARY ART ANNOUNCES ITS
               INAUGURAL EXHIBITION - MARC QUINN
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  DHC/ART
               451 St-Jean Street
    NOTES:     RSVP mandatory: (514) 779-8868
    CONTACT:   Myriam Achard, Communications and Marketing Director,
               (514) 779-8868
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7534.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     BIOMS MEDICAL PRESENTS AT BIOCONTACT 2007
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Château Frontenac
    CONTACT:   Tony Hesby, Ryan Giese, Corporate Communications, BioMS
               Medical Corp., (780) 413-7152; James Smith, Investor
               Relations, Toronto and U.S., (416) 815-0700 ext. 229; Mr.
               Barry Mire, Investor Relations, Quebec, Phone: (514) 939-3989
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6124.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF HAEMACURE CORPORATION PRESENTS AT
               BIOCONTACT QUEBEC 2007
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  In the Bellevue Room
               Chateau Frontenac
    CONTACT:   Joseph Galli, Chairman and CEO, Haemacure Corporation,
               (514) 990-7074; IR Contact: Gilles Lemieux, Haemacure
               Corporation, (514) 282-3350 ext. 22
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7546.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 3
    EVENT:     TORONTO WALK 21 2007
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for more information
    CONTACT:   Steve Johnston, Sr. Communications Co-ordinator,
               (416) 392-4391
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2006/06/c9095.html

    DATE:      October 3
    EVENT:     2007 INDUCTION CEREMONY - CANADIAN MANUFACTURING HALL OF FAME
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  St. Clair Centre for the Arts
    CONTACT:   Fred Sorrell, (519) 972-2746
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/26/c8896.html

    DATE:      October 3
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL COATINGS INDUSTRY CONVENTION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Christine Chiu, Marketing Manager, MTCC, (416) 585-8106; Joe
               Pontoski, Executive Director, FSCT, (610) 940-0777 (X4949) or
               (416) 585-3783
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6953.html

    TIME:      October 3
    EVENT:     CLASS ACTION FORUM: PRE-EMPTIVE BUSINESS AND LEGAL STRATEGIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  InterContinental Toronto Centre
               225 Front St. W
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6964.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO REHABILITATION INSTITUTE LAUNCHES IDAPT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Auditorium
               Main Floor
               University Centre
               550 University Avenue, Toronto
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Lovas, Media Relations Specialist, Marketing &
               Communications, Toronto Rehab, (416) 597-3422 ext. 3837
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7075.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE RESULTS OF PUBLIC FORUMS ON THE FORESTRY CRISIS IN
               NORTHERN ONTARIO
    CITY:      THUNDER BAY
    LOCATION:  Valhalla Inn
    CONTACT:   Cec Makowski, CEP Ontario Region
               Vice-President, (905) 371-6297
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7055.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANVASSING BLITZ - STUDENTS TO TAKE MESSAGE TO VOTERS' DOORS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  University of Toronto Students' Union Office
               St. George Campus
               12 Hart House Circle
    CONTACT:   Jen Hassum, Chairperson: (416) 925-3825 or (416) 832-9073
               (cell); Joel Duff, Ontario Organiser: (416) 925-3825 or
               (416) 707-0349 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7659.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES (CUPE) ONTARIO'S ELECTION
               BUS ARRIVES IN ST. CATHARINES TO CALL ON VOTERS TO PUT
               PEOPLE FIRST WHEN THEY VOTE IN THE COMING PROVINCIAL ELECTION
    CITY:      ST. CATHARINES
    LOCATION:  Henry Bosch campaign office
               6 Elderwood Drive
    CONTACT:   Valerie Dugale, CUPE Communications, (647) 225-3685; Fred
               Hahn, CUPE Ontario Secretary-Treasurer, (416) 540-3979
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7913.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     RELEASE OF 'DIGITAL TERRORISM AND HATE 2007', A NEW CD-ROM
               COMPILATION OF INTERNET TERRORISM AND HATE-RELATED SITES
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Staybridge Suites
               Wilshire South
               118 Market Street
    CONTACT:   David Eisenstadt, Lydia De Santis, The Communications Group
               Inc., 1-800-267-4476 x36
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6356.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     FIND OUT WHY YAHOO! IS THE PERFECT ONLINE HOME FOR THE
               HOLIDAYS!
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Church at Berkeley
               315 Queen Street East
               (between Sherbourne and Parliament)
    CONTACT:   Julia Stein, Fleishman-Hillard, (416) 645-3683
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6171.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     MORE THAN 100 KPMG TORONTO EMPLOYEES HELP FIGHT HUNGER -
               SECOND HARVEST
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Second Harvest
               Unit 18
               1450 Lodestar Rd.
               (one block west of Allen Rd. two blocks north of Sheppard
               Ave)
    CONTACT:   Erin O'Reilly, Media Profile, (416) 342-1811; Shilpa Kotecha,
               Manager Media Relations, KPMG, (416) 777-8918
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6518.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     RBC DONATES $50,000 TO PETAWAWA CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH
               PROGRAMS
    CITY:      PETAWAWA
    LOCATION:  CFB Petawawa on Menin Road
    CONTACT:   Dano Spooner, Communications Manager, RBC, Tel:
               (416) 974-0347; Greg Lubimiv, Executive Director, Phoenix
               Centre, Tel: (613) 735-2374, ext. 231, Cell: (613) 633-1627
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/27/c5774.html

    TIME:      October 3
    EVENT:     SURESH JOACHIM ATTEMPTS TO SET A WORLD RECORD FOR THE
               LONGEST TREADMILL MARATHON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Dunwynn Centre
               1590 Dundas Street East
    CONTACT:   Markus, (905) 276-0040; Suresh (416) 666-8476
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6779.html

    TIME:      17:45
    EVENT:     COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE CITY CHALLENGE CANDIDATES TO EXPLAIN
               JUST HOW THEY PLAN TO "FIX" PUBLIC EDUCATION IF ELECTED
    CITY:      TORONTO - NORTH ETOBICOKE
    LOCATION:  North Albion Collegiate
               2580 Kipling Ave. (north of Finch)
    CONTACT:   (416) 979-5922, community.organizing@hotmail.com
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6650.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     IVEY BUSINESS LEADER DINNER AWARD
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Four Seasons Hotel
               21 Avenue Rd.
    CONTACT:   Mary Weil, Richard Ivey School of Business, (416) 203-0664;
               Marisa Kanas, Richard Ivey School of Business, (519) 850-2536
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/07/c8008.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN JOURNALISM FOUNDATION HOSTS PANEL DISCUSSION:
               REPORTING MEDICAL ERRORS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  George Ignatieff Theatre
               University of Toronto 15
               Devonshire Place
    CONTACT:   Heather McCall, Program Manager, The Canadian Journalism
               Foundation, (416) 955-0630
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/25/c4710.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE CITY CHALLENGE CANDIDATES TO EXPLAIN
               JUST HOW THEY PLAN TO "FIX" PUBLIC EDUCATION IF ELECTED
    CITY:      TORONTO - TORONTO CENTRE-ROSEDALE
    LOCATION:  Jarvis Collegiate Institute
               495 Jarvis
               (TTC: Wellesley subway & bus)
    CONTACT:   Rolland Kacsoh, (416) 670-2555, rolland.kacsoh@gmail.com
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6650.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 20:30
    EVENT:     ONTARIO ELECTION DEBATE EXAMINES PROVINCE'S ENVIRONMENTAL
               PRIORITIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Isabel Bader Theatre
               93 Charles St. W.
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (416) 323-9521 ext.
               232, (647) 280-9521 (cell); Brad Cundiff, Green Living
               Communications, (416) 535-0205, (647) 298-5125 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7089.html

    TIME:      19:00e
    EVENT:     COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE CITY CHALLENGE CANDIDATES TO EXPLAIN
               JUST HOW THEY PLAN TO "FIX" PUBLIC EDUCATION
    CITY:      TORONTO - DON VALLEY WEST
    LOCATION:  Thorncliffe Public School
               80 Thorncliffe Park Drive
               Main entrance to main gym
    CONTACT:   Michelle, (416) 531-4250, Parveen, (416) 421-3054,
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6650.html

    TIME:      20:00
    EVENT:     SPEECH BY DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The National Club
               303 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/28/c6367.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      October 3
    EVENT:     MINDING THE WORKPLACE, THE ALBERTA MENTAL HEALTH BOARD'S
               ONE-DAY WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  The Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel
               10155 - 105 Street
    CONTACT:   Lori Weltz, Alberta Mental Health Board, (780) 917-4112 or
               (780) 934-4667 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c7581.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      8:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN TIRE CORPORATION'S 2007 INVESTOR CONFERENCE WEBCAST
               LIVE
    INTERNET:  http://investor.relations.canadiantire.ca under the
               "Webcasts" tab
    CONTACT:   Caroline Casselman, (416) 480-8159
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c7303.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     COPIC ENERGY FALL CONFERENCE
    CONTACT:   Jamie Sellers, President, Rapport Investor Relations,
               (416) 366-9264, rapport@rapport.ca
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/02/c5542.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     COPIC ENERGY FALL CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/webcast/pages/copic20071002/
    CONTACT:   Jamie Sellers, President, Rapport Investor Relations,
               (416) 366-9264
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/27/c5517.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     COPIC ENERGY FALL CONFERENCE - OCTOBER 2-3, 2007
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/webcast/pages/copic20071002/
    CONTACT:   Jamie Sellers, President, Rapport Investor Relations, (416)
               366-9264
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/27/c5517.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PATCH INTERNATIONAL PRESENTING AT COPIC ENERGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2016080
    CONTACT:   Jason Dagenais, Chief Operating Officer, OR Cathy Forsyth,
               Investor Relations Manager, Patch International Inc.,
               1-888-864-7372
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6204.html

    TIME:      10:40 Eastern
    EVENT:     AETERNA ZENTARIS PRESENTS AT WILLIAM BLAIR & COMPANY
               SMALL-CAP GROWTH STOCK CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.aeternazentaris.com
    CONTACT:   Jenene Thomas, Senior Director, Investor Relations &
               Corporate Communications, (908) 938-1475; Paul Burroughs,
               Media Relations, (418) 652-8525 ext. 406
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/26/c5096.html

    TIME:      11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     UPS CANADA WEBINAR ON EFFECTS OF ECONOMIC PROSPERITY ON
               CANADA'S GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS
    INTERNET:
   
www119.livemeeting.com/cc/bellconfpro/join?id=KN9CTN&role=attend&pw=dXj-2%5DG
    CONTACT:   Shannon
               Morton or Tanya Elliott-Briden, APEX Public Relations,
               (416) 924-4442 ext. 253, 238
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/01/c6893.html

    TIME:      12:40 Eastern
    EVENT:     180 CONNECT INC. PRESENTS AT THE WILLIAM BLAIR & COMPANY
               SMALL-CAP GROWTH STOCK CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.180connect.net
    CONTACT:   Claudia A. Di Maio, Director Investor Relations, TEL:
               (866) 995-8888, DIRECT LINE: (416) 930-7710; Devlin Lander,
               Integrated Corporate Relations, TEL.: (415) 292-6855
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/25/c4874.html

    TIME:      13:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     MDC PARTNERS PRESENTS AT WILLIAM BLAIR SMALL-CAP GROWTH
               STOCK CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.mdc-partners.com/investors.html
    CONTACT:   Donna Granato, Director, Finance & Investor Relations,
               (646) 429-1809
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/26/c5381.html

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