CNW Weekly Look-Ahead Calendar from Saturday, October 25 to Friday, October 31, 2008



    TORONTO, Oct. 24 /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

    DATE:      October 25 - October 26
    EVENT:     BMO BOO-LA-THON IN SUPPORT OF KIDS HELP PHONE
    CITY:      Various locations. Please visit kidshelpphone.ca/boolathon for
               more information.
    LOCATION:  Various locations. Please visit kidshelpphone.ca/boolathon for
               more information.
    CONTACT:   Virginia Middleton, Kids Help Phone, (416) 586-5437 x 8345;
               Jodi Salem, BMO Bank of Montreal, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8022.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 23:59
    EVENT:     THE 2008 YAHOO! ROCK PAPER SCISSORS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Steam Whistle Brewery, The Roundhouse, 255 Bremner Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Laura Butcher, Environics, Communications, (416) 969-2766
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9181.html
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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    DATE:      October 23 - October 26
    EVENT:     CUPE'S 10TH NATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      ST. JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  Fairmont NL, Delta St. John's and St. John's Convention
               Centre
    NOTES:     Registration is on site
    CONTACT:   John McCracken, CUPE Communications, (902) 880-8057 (Cell or
               Text)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c6828.html

    DATE:      October 23 - October 26
    EVENT:     RECORD NUMBER OF ACTIVISTS MEET IN ST. JOHN'S FOR CUPE
               OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      ST JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  Delta St. John's and the Fairmont Newfoundland
    NOTES:     Agenda: cupe.ca/health-and-safety/Agenda---10th-Nation
    CONTACT:   Paul Moist, CUPE National President, (613) 558-2873; Wayne
               Lucas, CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador President, (709)
               727-2509; John McCracken, CUPE Communications, (902)
               880-8057 (Cell or Text)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8658.html
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      19:00 and 21:30
    EVENT:     THE 2008 CAPITAL ONE JUST FOR LAUGHS COMEDY TOUR
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Dalhousie Arts Centre
    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 23 - November 30
    EVENT:     CABINE C EXHIBITION - STARTING OCTOBER 23 AT LOTO-QUEBEC'S
               ESPACE CREATION - PHOTOGRAPHER JEAN-FRANCOIS GRATTON'S TAKE
               ON 50 QUEBEC ARTISTS INTERVIEWED BY CHRISTIANE CHARETTE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Espace Création, Ground floor of Loto-Québec's head office,
               500 Sherbrooke Street West, McGill Metro Station
    NOTES:     See URL below for exhibition hours.
    CONTACT:   Julie Delorme, Communications Papineau-Couture, (514)
               842-3851
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8605.html

    DATE:      October 24 - October 26
    EVENT:     THE WAR AMPS CHILD AMPUTEE (CHAMP) SEMINAR
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Plaza Québec, 3031, boulevard Laurier
    CONTACT:   Maxime Pelletier, Cellphone: (514) 943-0988
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9132.html

    DATE:      October 25 - October 30
    EVENT:     27TH EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL DU CINEMA INTERNATIONAL EN
               ABITIBI-TEMISCAMINGUE
    CITY:      ROUYN-NORANDA
    LOCATION:  Various locations. Please see URL for more information.
    CONTACT:   Anne-Marie Belzile or Louis Dallaire, (819) 762-6212
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5754.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 22 - October 25
    EVENT:     TOSCANO GOURMET PIZZA UNVEILS THE "ART OF FOOD"
    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

    DATE:      Oct. 24th - Oct. 26th
    EVENT:     RAISING HEALTHY KIDS WITH OPRAH WINFREY FAVORITE DR. OZ
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Direct Energy Centre
    CONTACT:   Yvette Murray, (416) 966-2626
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2073.html

    DATE:      October 24 - October 26
    EVENT:     COC HOSTS POST OLYMPIC EXCELLENCE SERIES
    CITY:      KING CITY
    LOCATION:  Kingbridge Centre, 12750 Jane Street
    CONTACT:   Steve Keogh, Director, Communications, Canadian Olympic
               Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4146, Cell: (416) 806-3949
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9277.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     WORLD'S BIGGEST WALK RAISES AWARENESS FOR ORGAN AND TISSUE
               DONATION GLOBALLY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto General Hospital, 585 University Ave.
    CONTACT:   Carrie Hoto, Trillium Gift of Life Network, (416) 619-2299
               (office), (416) 735-0099 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8629.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     THE AMAZING PACE HITS TORONTO STREETS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Howard Jr. Public School, 30 Marmaduke St. (Dundas and
               Roncesvalles)
    CONTACT:   Karen Petcoff, The Lung Association, (416) 864-9911 ext. 238
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8919.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     COMPUTATION'S WASTE REDUCTION WEEK COMPUTER RECYCLING EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  280 Jane St.
    CONTACT:   Dennis Maslo, (416) 629-5667 or 1-866-910-4358
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c5598.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE 2008 YAHOO! ROCK PAPER SCISSORS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Steam Whistle Brewery, The Roundhouse, 255 Bremner Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Laura Butcher, (416) 969-2766; Jessica Davidson, (416)
               969-2735
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c7357.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7433.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      10:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     CALGARY WOMAN'S SHOW HOSTS INTERACTIVE AFRICAN VILLAGE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Calgary Woman's Show, Roundup Centre, Stampede Park
    CONTACT:   Tiffany Baggetta, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2485, (416)
               305-9612 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8769.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      October 24 - 25
    EVENT:     CO2 SOLUTION EXHIBITS AT SUSTAINABILITY 2008: CANADA'S GREEN
               INVESTMENT CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Center
    CONTACT:   Annie Chiasson, Director, Corporate Affairs, (418) 842-3456
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8633.html

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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:  Various locations. Please see URL below for more information.
    CONTACT:   Denyse Boxell, Project Leader, Safe Kids Canada, (416)
               813-5118
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/15/c5350.html

    DATE:      October 25 - October 26
    EVENT:     BMO BOO-LA-THON IN SUPPORT OF KIDS HELP PHONE
    CITY:      Various locations. Please visit kidshelpphone.ca/boolathon for
               more information.
    LOCATION:  Various locations. Please visit kidshelpphone.ca/boolathon for
               more information.
    CONTACT:   Virginia Middleton, Kids Help Phone, (416) 586-5437 x 8345;
               Jodi Salem, BMO Bank of Montreal, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8022.html
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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    DATE:      October 23 - October 26
    EVENT:     RECORD NUMBER OF ACTIVISTS MEET IN ST. JOHN'S FOR CUPE
               OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      ST JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  Fairmont NL, Delta St. John's and St. John's Convention
               Centre
    NOTES:     Registration is on site.
               Agenda: cupe.ca/health-and-safety/Agenda---10th-Nation
    CONTACT:   Paul Moist, CUPE National President, (613) 558-2873; Wayne
               Lucas, CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador President, (709)
               727-2509; John McCracken, CUPE Communications, (902)
               880-8057 (Cell or Text)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8658.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c6828.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE 2008 CAPITAL ONE JUST FOR LAUGHS COMEDY TOUR
    CITY:      ST. JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  St. John's Arts and Culture Centre
    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>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     CUPE - CAPE BRETON ISLAND HOUSING AUTHORITY AGREEMENT
               RATIFICATION VOTE
    CITY:      SYDNEY
    LOCATION:  Grand Lake Rd. Fire Hall
    CONTACT:   John Evans, CUPE National Rep., (902) 727-2509 (Cell); John
               McCracken, CUPE Communications Rep., (902) 455-4180 (o)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6422.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 23 - November 30
    EVENT:     CABINE C EXHIBITION - PHOTOGRAPHER JEAN-FRANCOIS GRATTON'S
               TAKE ON 50 QUEBEC ARTISTS INTERVIEWED BY CHRISTIANE CHARETTE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Espace Création, Ground floor of Loto-Québec's head office,
               500 Sherbrooke Street West, McGill Metro Station
    NOTES:     Please see URL below for exhibition hours.
    CONTACT:   Julie Delorme, Communications Papineau-Couture,  (514)
               842-3851
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8605.html

    DATE:      October 24 - October 26
    EVENT:     THE WAR AMPS CHILD AMPUTEE (CHAMP) SEMINAR
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Plaza Québec, 3031, boulevard Laurier
    CONTACT:   Maxime Pelletier, Cellphone: (514) 943-0988
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9132.html

    DATE:      October 25 - October 30
    EVENT:     27TH EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL DU CINEMA INTERNATIONAL EN
               ABITIBI-TEMISCAMINGUE
    CITY:      ROUYN-NORANDA
    LOCATION:  Please see URL below for more information.
    CONTACT:   Anne-Marie Belzile or Louis Dallaire, (819) 762-6212
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5754.html

    TIME:      October 26 - October 30
    EVENT:     COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY AND PAPERWORKERS UNION NATIONAL
               CONVENTION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès
    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
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      Oct. 24th - Oct. 26th
    EVENT:     RAISING HEALTHY KIDS WITH OPRAH WINFREY FAVORITE DR. OZ
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Direct Energy Centre
    CONTACT:   Yvette Murray, (416) 966-2626
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2073.html

    DATE:      October 24 - October 26
    EVENT:     COC HOSTS POST OLYMPIC EXCELLENCE SERIES
    CITY:      KING CITY
    LOCATION:  Kingbridge Centre, 12750 Jane Street
    CONTACT:   Steve Keogh, Director, Communications, Canadian Olympic
               Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4146, Cell: (416) 806-3949
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9277.html

    DATE:      October 26 - October 27
    EVENT:     GROCERY INDUSTRY MEETS AT GROCERY INNOVATIONS CANADA 2008
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Congress Centre
    CONTACT:   Linda Crane, Crane Communications, Tel. (905) 257-6033, Cell
               (416) 727-0112; Meg Chari, Canadian Federation of Independent
               Grocers, Tel. (416) 492-2311 ext. 232, Cell (647) 888-7082
               (on-site)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9289.html

    DATE:      October 26 - October 29
    EVENT:     CANADIAN CARDIOVASCULAR CONGRESS 2008
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    NOTES:     register 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:      13:30 - 15:30
    EVENT:     LECTURE - GROWING POVERTY AND SOCIAL INEQUITY IN TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ryerson University, Room LIB 72, Library Building, 350
               Victoria Street
    CONTACT:   Leah Gaucher, (416) 929-2052
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9154.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     28TH WORLD RELIGIONS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      WATERLOO
    LOCATION:  University of Waterloo
    CONTACT:   Nabeel A. Rana, Toll Free: 1-877-INFO-WRC
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8366.html

    TIME:      15:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     BROCKVILLE CITY WORKERS LAUNCH CAMPAIGN AGAINST PRIVATIZATION
               - "WE WORK FOR YOU"
    CITY:      BROCKVILLE
    LOCATION:  Brockville Memorial Centre
    CONTACT:   Jason Barlow, President, CUPE 115, cell (613) 802-3719;
               Wendy Forbes, CUPE Communications, cell (416) 892-8716
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c9042.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      11:00 - 17:30
    EVENT:     CALGARY WOMAN'S SHOW HOSTS INTERACTIVE AFRICAN VILLAGE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Calgary Woman's Show, Roundup Centre, Stampede Park
    CONTACT:   Tiffany Baggetta, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2485, (416) 305-9612
               (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8769.html

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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE 2008 CAPITAL ONE JUST FOR LAUGHS COMEDY TOUR
    CITY:      ST. JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  St. John's Arts and Culture Centre
    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 23 - November 30
    EVENT:     CABINE C EXHIBITION - PHOTOGRAPHER JEAN-FRANCOIS GRATTON'S
               TAKE ON 50 QUEBEC ARTISTS INTERVIEWED BY CHRISTIANE CHARETTE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Espace Création, Ground floor of Loto-Québec's head office,
               500 Sherbrooke Street West, McGill Metro Station
    NOTES:     Please see the URL below for exhibition hours.
    CONTACT:   Julie Delorme, Communications Papineau-Couture, (514)
               842-3851
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8605.html

    DATE:      October 25 - October 30
    EVENT:     27TH EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL DU CINEMA INTERNATIONAL EN
               ABITIBI-TEMISCAMINGUE
    CITY:      ROUYN-NORANDA
    LOCATION:  Please see URL below for more information.
    CONTACT:   Anne-Marie Belzile or Louis Dallaire, (819) 762-6212
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5754.html

    TIME:      October 26 - October 30
    EVENT:     THE COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY AND PAPERWORKERS UNION NATIONAL
               CONVENTION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès
    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:      09:30
    EVENT:     RICCARDO PETRELLA SPEAKS TO TRADE UNIONISTS ABOUT THE
               FINANCIAL, CRISIS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès
    CONTACT:   Michelle Walsh, CEP Communications Director, (613) 230-5800
               ext. 222, (613) 858-9144
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8485.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     PROCURE PRESENTS ITS BIOBANK TO COMBAT PROSTATE CANCER
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  2001, McGill College, main lobby, former Al Dente Centro
    CONTACT:   Roch Landriault, NATIONAL Public Relations, (514) 843-2345,
               Cell: (514) 249-4537; Mark Bordeleau, PROCURE, (514) 985-1322
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c9057.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     KAREN RADFORD SPEAKS AT THE CANADIAN CLUB OF MONTREAL'S
               PODIUM - "TECHNOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH IN QUEBEC"
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel, Salon Outremont, 900, de
               la Gauchetière West
    NOTES:     Speech at 1:00 p.m.
    CONTACT:   Ginette Bergogne, Executive Director, Canadian Club of
               Montreal, (514) 398-0457
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8707.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     FIRST PART OF THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR HYDRO-QUEBEC'S ROMAINE
               HYDROELECTRIC COMPLEX PROJECT
    CITY:      HAVRE-SAINT-PIERRE
    LOCATION:  742, Escale Blvd.
    NOTES:     A live audio broadcast of the first part of the public
               hearing will be available on the BAPE Web site at
               www.bape.gouv.qc.ca
    CONTACT:   Nicholas Girard, (613) 957-0958; Danielle Hawey, (418)
               643-7447, 1-800-463-4732 ext.533
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4608.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 26 - October 27
    EVENT:     GROCERY INDUSTRY MEETS AT GROCERY INNOVATIONS CANADA 2008
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Congress Centre
    CONTACT:   Linda Crane, Crane Communications, Tel. (905) 257-6033, Cell
               (416) 727-0112; Meg Chari, Canadian Federation of Independent
               Grocers, Tel. (416) 492-2311 ext. 232, Cell (647) 888-7082
               (on-site)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9289.html

    DATE:      October 26 - October 29
    EVENT:     CANADIAN CARDIOVASCULAR CONGRESS 2008
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    NOTES:     register at www.cardiocongress.org
    CONTACT:   Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada,
               (613) 569-4361 ext 273; 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

    DATE:      October 27
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA - 2008 COMPENSATION OUTLOOK
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North Building), 255 Front
               St. W.
    NOTES:     For more information, visit the following URL:
    http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/oct08/compensation/default.asp
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9299.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     JAMES HEMERLING, CO-AUTHOR, "GLOBALITY: COMPETING WITH
               EVERYONE FROM EVERYWHERE FOR EVERYTHING"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ivey ING Leadership Centre, The Exchange Tower, 130 King
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Dawn Milne, Communications Specialist, Richard Ivey School
               of Business, (519) 850-2536
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6496.html

    TIME:      13:45
    EVENT:     PROVINCIAL PLAQUE COMMEMORATES FRENCH-CANADIAN SETTLEMENT AND
               THE CPR IN THE MATTAWA AREA
    CITY:      MATTAWA
    LOCATION:  Mattawa and District Museum, Explorer's Point, 285 First
               Street
    CONTACT:   Liane Nowosielski, Assistant Marketing and Communications
               Coordinator, Telephone: (416) 325-5032
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8590.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     AN AFRICAN SUCCESS STORY: PHOTO EXHIBIT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street
    NOTES:     call Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé at 613-236-6163, ext. 2343 to
               register
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé, (613) 236-6163, ext. 2343, (613)
               816-7620
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8829.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     FOUNDER OF STAPLES SPEAKS TO RYERSON UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, 575
               Bay Street (Entrance at 55 Dundas Street West), 7th Floor
    NOTES:     Reception at 6 pm
    CONTACT:   Sarah Hayward, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson
               University, Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 7709; Joyann
               Callendar, Public Affairs, Ryerson University, Office: (416)
               979-5000 ext. 7161
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9320.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      October 27 to October 28
    EVENT:     2ND MANITOBA COMMUNICATIONS FORUM
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  RADISSON HOTEL, WINNIPEG DOWNTOWN, 288 Portage Avenue
    CONTACT:   SummersDirect Conference and Events at 1-866-869-7969
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/09/c2534.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      14:35 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN CARDIOVASCULAR CONGRESS STUDY REVEALS THAT
               IMMIGRATION IS A POWERFUL INDEPENDENT RISK FACTOR FOR HEART
               DISEASE
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C, Transponder 3B, Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8,
               Downlink frequency 3820 vertical
    CONTACT:   CCC 2008 MEDIA OFFICE, (416) 585-3703 (Oct 26-29); Diane
               Hargrave, Public Relations, (416) 467-9954; after October 29,
               2008: Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and Stroke Foundation of
               Canada, (613) 569-4361 ext 273
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9124.html

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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA - MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT
    CITY:      STEPHENVILLE
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn Stephenville, Stephenville Plaza, 44 Queen Street
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9291.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 23 - November 30
    EVENT:     CABINE C EXHIBITION - STARTING OCTOBER 23 AT LOTO-QUEBEC'S
               ESPACE CREATION - PHOTOGRAPHER JEAN-FRANCOIS GRATTON'S TAKE
               ON 50 QUEBEC ARTISTS INTERVIEWED BY CHRISTIANE CHARETTE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Espace Création, Ground floor of Loto-Québec's head office,
               500 Sherbrooke Street West, McGill Metro Station
    NOTES:     See URL below for exhibition hours.
    CONTACT:   Julie Delorme, Communications Papineau-Couture, (514)
               842-3851
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8605.html

    DATE:      October 25 - October 30
    EVENT:     27TH EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL DU CINEMA INTERNATIONAL EN
               ABITIBI-TEMISCAMINGUE
    CITY:      ROUYN-NORANDA
    LOCATION:  Various locations. Please see URL for more information.
    CONTACT:   Anne-Marie Belzile or Louis Dallaire, (819) 762-6212
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5754.html

    TIME:      October 26 - October 30
    EVENT:     THE COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY AND PAPERWORKERS UNION NATIONAL
               CONVENTION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès
    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:      13:30
    EVENT:     ULTRA ELECTRONICS MEDIA BRIEFING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Ultra Electronics, 5990 Côte de Liesse
    NOTES:     Please see the URL below for an itinerary.
    CONTACT:   Roch Landriault, (514) 843-2345
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c9134.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:     register at www.cardiocongress.org
    CONTACT:   Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada,
               (613) 569-4361 ext 273; 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:      07:30 - 11:30
    EVENT:     THE SECOND-ANNUAL MOVEMBER FUNDRAISER KICK-OFF
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ryerson University Student Centre, 55 Gould Street (Church
               St. and Dundas St. E.)
    CONTACT:   ONSITE CONTACT: MS&L, Jessica Kasparian, Office:
               (416) 847-1303, Mobile: (647) 688-0314; OFFICE CONTACTS:
               MS&L, Natalie Little, Veronica Langvee, Office: (416)
               847-1318, (416) 847-1323
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8748.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL PEACE PROJECT
    CITY:      ETOBICOKE
    LOCATION:  Kipling Collegiate Institute, 380 The Westway
    CONTACT:   Raffaella Tardioli, (416) 384-0123 x 2003
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9196.html

    TIME:      11:15
    EVENT:     PHONETIME PRESENTS AT THE RBC CAPITAL MARKETS GROWTH
               CONFERENCE 5.0
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  MaRS Centre
    CONTACT:   Wayne Silver, Phonetime, (905) 361-8304; Rodney Franklin,
               Phonetime, (905) 361-8305; Joe Racanelli, Equicom Group,
               (416) 815-0700
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8265.html

    TIME:      13:05
    EVENT:     TUCOWS PRESENTS AT THE RBC CAPITAL MARKETS GROWTH CONFERENCE
               5.0
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  MaRS Centre, Toronto, ON
    CONTACT:   Leona Hobbs, Director of Communications, Tucows, Inc., (416)
               538-5450; Todd Kehrli or Mary Magnani, Investor Relations,
               MKR Group, Inc., (323) 468-2300
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c7635.html

    TIME:      14:15
    EVENT:     POINTS INTERNATIONAL LTD. PRESENTS AT THE RBC CAPITAL
               MARKETS GROWTH CONFERENCE 5.0
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  the MaRS Centre
    CONTACT:   Anthony Lam, CA, CFO Points International Ltd., (416)
               596-6382; Alex Wellins or Brinlea Johnson, The Blueshirt
               Group, (415) 217-7722
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8513.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      October 27 to October 28
    EVENT:     2ND MANITOBA COMMUNICATIONS FORUM
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Radisson Hotel, 288 Portage Avenue
    CONTACT:   SummersDirect Conference and Events, 1-866-869-7969
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/09/c2534.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:30
    EVENT:     DAVID APLIN RECRUITING PRESENTS GEN-Y EMPLOYMENT SEMINAR TO
               CALGARY BUSINESS LEADERS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Palliser Crystal Ballroom, 133 - 9th Avenue SW
    CONTACT:   Jeff Aplin, VP, David Aplin Recruiting, (403) 261-9000 ext.
               301
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8083.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      09:15
    EVENT:     VANOC ANNOUNCES FULL PROGRAM DETAILS FOR CULTURAL OLYMPIAD
               2009 INCLUDING A MAJOR CONCERT EVENT
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  VANOC Offices - Main Entrance, 3585 Graveley Street
    CONTACT:   Erin Mikaluk, VANOC Communications, Tel: (778) 328-3371
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8961.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ROGERS THIRD QUARTER 2008 EARNINGS ANALYST TELECONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.rogers.com/webcast
    PHONE NO.: (416) 915-5762
    CONTACT:   Deborah DeRoche, (416) 935-3551
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/09/c4887.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     QLT INC. HOLDS AN INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-319-4610 or 604-638-5340
    CONTACT:   QLT Inc. Media Contact: Karen Peterson, Telephone: (604)
               707-7000, or 1-800-663-5486; The Trout Group Investor
               Relations Contact: Christine Yang, Telephone: (646) 378-2929,
               Marcy Strickler, Telephone: (646) 378-2927
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7228.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     CE FRANKLIN LTD. THIRD QUARTER 2008 RESULTS WEBCAST AND
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.cefranklin.com or
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2427700
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or (800) 732-6179
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations, (800) 345-2858, (403) 531-5604
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c7613.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/29/c9518.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PACIFIC THIRD-QUARTER 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
               WITH ANALYSTS AND MEDIA
    INTERNET:  www.cpr.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 915-5763 or 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Leslie Pidcock, Tel.: (403) 319-6878; Investment Community:
               Janet Weiss, Assistant Vice-President Investor Relations,
               Tel.: (403) 319-3591
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/03/c3241.html

    TIME:      12:25 Eastern
    EVENT:     EXFO PRESENTS AT RBC CAPITAL MARKETS GROWTH CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.EXFO.com/investors
    CONTACT:   Vance Oliver, Manager, Investor Relations, (418) 683-0913,
               Ext. 3733
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9125.html

    TIME:      17:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SIERRA WIRELESS THIRD QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2381500
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7560 or (416) 644-3414
    CONTACT:   Sharlene Myers, Sierra Wireless, Phone: (604) 232-1445
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8057.html

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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:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9291.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 23 - November 30
    EVENT:     CABINE C EXHIBITION - PHOTOGRAPHER JEAN-FRANCOIS GRATTON'S
               TAKE ON 50 QUEBEC ARTISTS INTERVIEWED BY CHRISTIANE CHARETTE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Espace Création, Ground floor of Loto-Québec's head office,
               500 Sherbrooke Street West, McGill Metro Station
    NOTES:     Please see the URL below for exhibition hours.
    CONTACT:   Julie Delorme, Communications Papineau-Couture, (514)
               842-3851
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8605.html

    DATE:      October 25 - October 30
    EVENT:     27TH EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL DU CINEMA INTERNATIONAL EN
               ABITIBI-TEMISCAMINGUE
    CITY:      ROUYN-NORANDA
    LOCATION:  Please see URL below for more information.
    CONTACT:   Anne-Marie Belzile or Louis Dallaire, (819) 762-6212
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5754.html

    TIME:      October 26 - October 30
    EVENT:     THE COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY AND PAPERWORKERS UNION NATIONAL
               CONVENTION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès
    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 - Amphithéâtre IBM
    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:      19:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC CONSULTTION ON THE DRAFT LEASE AGREEMENT FOR THE SITE
               OF THE CBC BROADCASTING ANTENNA IN PARC DU MONT-ROYAL
    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:     register at www.cardiocongress.org
    CONTACT:   Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada,
               (613) 569-4361 ext 273; 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:      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 x 301
    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>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      07:30 Eastern
    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:     OPTI CANADA Q3 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (800) 595-8550 or (416) 644-3426
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8534.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     INMET MINING THIRD QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.inmetmining.com or
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2426160
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417 or toll-free 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

    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:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MAPLE LEAF FOODS' 2008 THIRD QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://investor.mapleleaf.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6111 or (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

    TIME:      12:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     THE CASH STORE FINANCIAL SERVICES INC. 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; 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:      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.oncolyticsbiotech.com or
    www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/conflobby.zhtml?ticker=ONC.TO&item_id=1996001
    CONTACT:   Oncolytics Biotech Inc., Cathy Ward, Tel: (403) 670-7377;
               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. Q3 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.tsx.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 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 or (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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    DATE:      October 23 - November 30
    EVENT:     CABINE C EXHIBITION - PHOTOGRAPHER JEAN-FRANCOIS GRATTON'S
               TAKE ON 50 QUEBEC ARTISTS INTERVIEWED BY CHRISTIANE CHARETTE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Espace Création, Ground floor of Loto-Québec's head office,
               500 Sherbrooke Street West, McGill Metro Station
    NOTES:     Please see the URL below for exhibition hours.
    CONTACT:   Julie Delorme, Communications Papineau-Couture, (514)
               842-3851
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8605.html

    DATE:      October 25 - October 30
    EVENT:     27TH EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL DU CINEMA INTERNATIONAL EN
               ABITIBI-TEMISCAMINGUE
    CITY:      ROUYN-NORANDA
    LOCATION:  Please see URL below for more information.
    CONTACT:   Anne-Marie Belzile or Louis Dallaire, (819) 762-6212
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5754.html

    TIME:      October 26 - October 30
    EVENT:     THE COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY AND PAPERWORKERS UNION NATIONAL
               CONVENTION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès
    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
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 30
    EVENT:     BMO BOO-LA-THON IN SUPPORT OF KIDS HELP PHONE (FUNERAL
               SERVICES CHALLENGE)
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  please visit kidshelpphone.ca/boolathon for more information
    CONTACT:   Virginia Middleton, Kids Help Phone, (416) 586-5437 x 8345;
               Jodi Salem, BMO Bank of Montreal, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c8022.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     JOVFUNDS MANAGEMENT INC. SPECIAL MEETINGS OF UNITHOLDERS
               AND PREFERRED SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  26 Wellington Street East, Suite 700
    NOTES:     Please see the URL below for an itinerary.
    CONTACT:   Steven Hawkins, Managing Partner, JovFunds Management Inc.,
               (416) 601-2442; Don Sangster, Investor Relations, Jovian
               Capital Corporation, (416) 933-5744
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7775.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     MUNICIPAL WORKERS HOST ALL-CANDIDATES MEETING FOR LANGLEY
               TOWNSHIP COUNCIL CANDIDATES
    CITY:      LANGSLEY TOWNSHIP
    LOCATION:  Murrayville Firehall # 6 - 22170 50 Avenue
    CONTACT:   Mike Morin, Ph: (604) 530-6185
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/20/c7700.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     BRIDGEWATER SYSTEMS HOSTS THIRD QUARTER 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Vanessa Beresford, The Equicom Group Inc., (416) 815-0700
               ext. 227
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8750.html

    TIME:      08:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     ANGIOTECH ANNOUNCES WEBCAST AND CALL-IN NUMBERS FOR ANNUAL
               AND SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    INTERNET:  http://www.angiotech.com
    PHONE NO.: (800) 573-4754 or (617) 224-4325, passcode 26359745
    CONTACT:   DeDe Sheel, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications,
               Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (415) 293-4412
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c9220.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRANSFORCE REPORTS THIRD QUARTER RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-896-0105
    CONTACT:   Investors: Alain Bedard, President and CEO, TransForce Inc.,
               (514) 331-4200; Media: John Lute, Lute & Company, (416)
               929-5883
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8391.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AGNICO-EAGLE THIRD QUARTER 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.agnico-eagle.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 640-1917 or (877) 289-8525, passcode 21259722 followed
               by the number sign
    CONTACT:   David Smith, Vice-President, Investor Relations, (416)
               947-1212
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/01/c9933.html

    TIME:      11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SPROTT INC. HOSTS THIRD QUARTER 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.sprottinc.com and www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3417 or 1-800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   Investor contact information: (416) 203-2310, 1-877-403-2310
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8619.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GREAT-WEST LIFECO RELEASES THIRD QUARTER 2008 RESULTS
    INTERNET:
    http://www.greatwestlifeco.com/english/presentations/30_10_08.html
    PHONE NO.: (416) 340-2220, 1-866-226-1798 or international access code
               first, then (800) 2787-2090
    CONTACT:   Marlene Klassen, APR, Assistant Vice-President, Communication
               Services, (204) 946-7705
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/17/c6158.html

    TIME:      16:30 Central
    EVENT:     GUESTLOGIX HOSTS CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS F2008 Q3 RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3433 or 1-800-814-4857
    CONTACT:   Josef Zankowicz, VP Marketing & Communications, GuestLogix,
               (647) 500-1563; Kristen Dickson, The Equicom Group, (416)
               815-0700 ext. 273
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/23/c8503.html

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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      October 23 - November 30
    EVENT:     CABINE C EXHIBITION - PHOTOGRAPHER JEAN-FRANCOIS GRATTON'S
               TAKE ON 50 QUEBEC ARTISTS INTERVIEWED BY CHRISTIANE CHARETTE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Espace Création, Ground floor of Loto-Québec's head office,
               500 Sherbrooke Street West, McGill Metro Station
    NOTES:     Please see the URL below for exhibition hours.
    CONTACT:   Julie Delorme, Communications Papineau-Couture, (514)
               842-3851
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/22/c8605.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      20:00
    EVENT:     IFOA'S NON-FICTION NIGHT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Brigantine Room, York Quay Centre
    CONTACT:   Stephen Weir, Publicist: (416) 489-5868; Linda Crane,
               Publicist, (905) 257-6033
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/09/c4734.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MIGENIX GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  102 - 2389 Health Sciences Mall
    CONTACT:   Art Ayres, MIGENIX Inc., Tel: (604) 221-9666 Ext. 233; Dian
               Griesel, Ph.D., Investor Relations Group, Tel: (212) 825-3210
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/24/c7458.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PIZZA PIZZA ROYALTY INCOME FUND HOLDS CONFERENCE CALL TO
               DISCUSS THIRD QUARTER RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (416) 640-3406 or 1-866-322-8032
    CONTACT:   Curtis Feltner, Chief Financial Officer, Pizza Pizza
               Limited, Telephone: (416) 967-1010; Christine D'Sylva,
               Investor Relations, Pizza Pizza Limited, Telephone: (416)
               967-1010
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/08/c4471.html

    TIME:      09:30 Atlantic
    EVENT:     SEAMARK ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD. - ANALYST CALL FOR THIRD
               QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  A link to the call will be available through the shareholder
               information section of: www.seamark.ca
    CONTACT:   Jill McKim, Corporate Secretary, SEAMARK Asset Management
               Ltd., (902) 423-9367
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/16/c6514.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HEROUX-DEVTEK HOLDS A CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS
               SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.herouxdevtek.com, www.newswire.ca or www.q1234.com.
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Martin Goulet, MaisonBrison, (514) 731-0000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/24/c8848.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TSO3: CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST - FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR Q3
               2008
    INTERNET:  www.tso3.com
    PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791, (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Marc Boisjoli, CFO, (418) 651-0003, ext. 228; Frédéric
               Tremblay, HKDP, (514) 395-0375, ext. 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/21/c7858.html

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