CNW Daybook for Thursday, November 19, 2009

TORONTO, Nov. 18 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY MEDIA TECHNICAL BRIEFING
    CITY:      CHARLOTTETOWN
    LOCATION:  Charlottetown City Hall, 199 Queen St. Parkdale Room
    CONTACT:   Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/17/c9828.html
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    QUEBEC

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE DURING WHICH A NEW BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
               INVOLVING TWO FORMER STANLEY CUP WINNING MEMBERS OF THE
               MONTREAL CANADIENS AND LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS IS REVEALED
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Cage aux sports restaurant, Bell Centre, Avenue des
               Candiens-de-Montréal
    CONTACT:   Julie Tremblay/Caroline Langis, Torchia Communications, (514)
               288-8290, ext. 214 and 216
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/16/c9462.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     FIRST NATIONS EDUCATION COUNCIL - DEPARTMENT OF INDIAN AND
               NORTHERN AFFAIRS CANADA'S MANAGEMENT OF THE ISSUE OF FIRST
               NATIONS EDUCATION
    CITY:      LISTUGUJ
    LOCATION:  Gymnasium of Listuguj Elementary School, Alaqsite'w Gitpu
               School, 22 Caplan Rd.
    CONTACT:   Eric Cardinal, 1-877-638-5159, (514) 258-2315
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/13/c9027.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     GALA HIGHLIGHTING THE 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JUVENILE
               DIABETES RESEARCH FOUNDATION (JDRF)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le Windsor, 1170 Peel Street
    CONTACT:   Dominique Quirion, Communication Agent, JDRF, Office: (514)
               744-5537 ext. 231, Cell: (514) 531-5752
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/17/c9841.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     CHALLENGE YOUR WORLD - STUDENTS, INNOVATORS AND YOUNG
               ENTREPRENEURS INVITED TO ATTEND "RENDEZ-VOUS 09"
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Théâtre Impérial (Impérial, Centre Sandra & Leo Kolber, Salle
               Lucie et André Chagnon) located on 1432 Bleury
    CONTACT:   Chris Roth, Managing Director, Challenge Your World, (514)
               578-6750
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/09/c7366.html
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    ONTARIO

    DATE:      November 18 - November 21
    EVENT:     FCM NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent Street
    NOTES:     FCM Board and committee meetings are in-camera. Interviews
               can be coordinated with FCM's President, Members of FCM's
               executive, Chair of FCM's Big City Mayors' Caucus and by issue
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/17/c2115.html

    DATE:      November 19
    EVENT:     PRESENTATION OF ONE HUMANITY AWARD TO MEXICAN JOURNALIST
               LYDIA CACHO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Glenn Gould Studio/CBC
    CONTACT:   Marian Botsford Fraser, (416) 938-4204
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/16/c9566.html

    DATE:      November 19
    EVENT:     SUPERIOR PLUS 2009 ANNUAL INVESTOR DAY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York
    CONTACT:   Wayne Bingham, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial
               Officer, Tel: (403) 218-2951; A. Scott Daniel, Vice-President,
               Treasurer and Investor Relations, Tel: (403) 218-2953; Free:
               1-866-490-PLUS (7587)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/04/c5420.html

    DATE:      November 19
    EVENT:     SIMON & SCHUSTER CANADA IS PLEASED TO WELCOME INTERNATIONAL
               BESTSELLING AUTHOR STEPHEN KING TO TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Canon Theatre
    CONTACT:   Director of Publicity, Amy Cormier, (905) 943-9942
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/02/c3422.html

    DATE:      November 19 - November 21
    EVENT:     TRUDEAU FOUNDATION CONFERENCE ON LIFE IN CANADIAN CITIES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Chateau Laurier Fairmont Hotel
    CONTACT:   Media Pre-registration or Inquiries: Sheryl So, (English),
               Environics Communications, (416) 969-2725; Alida Alepian
               (French), Capital-Image, (514) 739-1188 ext. 225; On site
               Nov. 19-21: Elise Comtois, The Pierre Elliott Trudeau
               Foundation, (514) 466-1575 (Mobile)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/09/c7036.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/18/c2297.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     JAMIESON LABORATORIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE VICTORIAN ORDER
               OF NURSES (VON) IS HOLDING A ONE DAY BLOOD PRESSURE BLITZ IN
               TORONTO'S FINANCIAL DISTRICT PATH SYSTEM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West - next to the LCBO
               in the PATH
    CONTACT:   Argyle Communications, Emily Hanft, (416) 968-7311 x228, Laura
               LaMontagne x226; Event day contact: Emily Hanft, (416)
               409-7905
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/18/c2391.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     OTTAWA HOUSING OUTLOOK CONFERENCE "THE ROAD TO RECOVERY"
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Hampton Inn, 100 Coventry Rd
    CONTACT:   Nicole Burgers, Consultant, Communications and Marketing,
               Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Tel: (416) 629-6511
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/November2009/17/c2249.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE FROM ACROSS ONTARIO RAISE THEIR
               VOICES ABOUT CHILDREN'S RIGHTS AND ISSUES OF IMPORTANCE TO
               THEM DURING A PRESS CONFERENCE AND RECEPTION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Laura Arndt by phone, (416) 325-5669
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/18/c2707.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF RAISING THE ROOF'S ANNUAL NATIONAL TOQUE CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Dundas Square, 2 Carlton Street
    CONTACT:   Susanna Smith: (416) 259-1423 (office), (416) 888-2074 (cell),
               or Maureen Deery: (416) 489-9531 (office), (416) 346-4910
               (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/12/c8673.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 13:30
    EVENT:     CIHI RELEASES LATEST HEALTH SPENDING FIGURES AT ECONOMIC
               CLUB OF CANADA EVENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Westin, Confederation Room III, 111 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   Angela Baker, Office: (416) 549-5402, Cell: (416) 459-6855;
               Tonya Johnson, Office: (613) 694-6610, Cell: (613) 296-2580
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/16/c9785.html

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF THE SALVATION ARMY'S 2009 CHRISTMAS KETTLE CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  St. Laurent Centre, Centre Court, 1200 St. Laurent Blvd.
               (Just below food court, adjacent to Santa Clause display)
    CONTACT:   Or to schedule an interview: Michael Maidment, Public
               Relations Director, Telephone, (613) 233-8428 or
               1-800-780-7691, Mobile, (613) 795-8898
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/18/c2778.html

    TIME:      12:30 - 14:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL FEARLESS CHAMPIONSHIPS: SIR RICHARD BRANSON, ACTOR
               CORY MONTEITH AND COMEDIAN NICOLE ARBOUR SELECT CANADA'S MOST
               FEARLESS PERSON IN HONOUR OF NATIONAL FEARLESS DAY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Circa, 126 John Street
    CONTACT:   Erica Faltous, Hill & Knowlton Canada, (416) 413-4695; Media
               RSVP: Kayla Rochkin, Hill & Knowlton Canada, (416) 413-4767
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/17/c9857.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     RENOWNED INTERNATIONAL SECURITY EXPERT SIR ADAM ROBERTS
               DELIVERS A LECTURE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  IDRC, 150 Kent (corner of Albert), 8th Floor, W. David Hopper
               Room
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé, (613) 696-2343
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/17/c2134.html

    TIME:      16:45 - 17:45
    EVENT:     CANADIAN TENORS PERFORM AS THE SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL WISH TREE
               IS UNVEILED
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Eaton Centre, Level 2 Albert's Way (outside the
               Swarovski Store), 220 Yonge Street
    NOTES:     Please call in advance to schedule interviews and photo
               opportunities
    CONTACT:   Melissa Gambino, MAVERICK (for Toronto Eaton Centre), (416)
               640-5525 ext. 244; Kelly Olive, MAVERICK (for Toronto Eaton
               Centre), (416) 640-5525 ext. 230; Alicia Storey, Edelman (for
               Swarovski), (416) 979-1120 ext.292
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/13/c9000.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 23:00
    EVENT:     15-YEAR OLD SINGING SENSATION NIKKI YANOFSKY HEADLINES
               TERESA GROUP'S ANNUAL HOLIDAY AUCTION
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Mississauga Convention Centre, 75 Derry Road West
    CONTACT:   Wendy Firth, The Teresa Group, (416) 596-7703 ext. 316
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/12/c8471.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN CHILDREN'S BOOK CENTRE (CCBC) AND TD BANK
               FINANCIAL GROUP ANNOUNCE THE WINNER OF THE 2009 TD CANADIAN
               CHILDREN'S LITERATURE AWARD FOR THE MOST DISTINGUISHED
               ENGLISH-LANGUAGE BOOK OF THE YEAR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Carlu, 444 Yonge Street, 7th Floor
    CONTACT:   To RSVP and for more information please contact: Matthew Cram,
               TD Bank Financial Group, (416) 983-1514; Julia Perreira, GCI
               Group for TD, (416) 486-7223
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/17/c2005.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     AMERICAN EXPRESS ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET FOR EXCLUSIVE GALA
               SCREENING OF THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Historic Winter Garden Theatre
    CONTACT:   Killeen Kelly, For American Express, Phone: (416) 644-2273;
               Jolene Price, American Express, Phone: (905) 474-8746; For
               more information on the film please contact: Charlene Coy,
               E1 Entertainment Canada, Phone: (416) 646-4980
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/11/c8025.html

    TIME:      18:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     AN EVENING OF WONDER, THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FOR
               CHILD DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street
    CONTACT:   Nancy Bennett, Director of Development & Communications, (416)
               603-1827 x 2276
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/12/c8440.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     BOOK SIGNINGS WITH RENOWNED CANADIAN SONGBIRD ANNE MURRAY
    CITY:      SAULT STE MARIE
    LOCATION:  Coles Station Mall, 293 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, (416) 646-8926
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/27/c3083.html
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    ALBERTA

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     MARY GORDON, FOUNDER/PRESIDENT, ROOTS OF EMPATHY SPEAKS ON
               "WEAVING EMPATHY THROUGH COMMUNITIES"
    CITY:      SYLVAN LAKE
    LOCATION:  Sylvan Lake Family and Community Centre, 4725 43 Street
    CONTACT:   Sandy Vigrass, Program Manager, Alberta, tel. (403) 410-3808
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/18/c2635.html
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    BRITISH COLUMBIA

    DATE:      November 12 - November 22
    EVENT:     STARS OF THE HIT REALITY TV SHOW THE AMAZING RACE TAKE PART
               IN THE BC POKER CHAMPIONSHIPS
    CITY:      RICHMOND
    LOCATION:  River Rock Casino Resort, 8811 River Road
    CONTACT:   Sonja Mandic, Manager, Media and Responsible Gaming, Great
               Canadian Gaming Corporation, (604) 889-7114
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/30/c4382.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     JERGENS SKIN HYDRATION STATION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Guinness Tower, 1055 W Hastings St
    CONTACT:   Cathy Mitchell, APEX Public Relations, T: (416) 924-4442
               ext. 236
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/17/c2047.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     EXCLUSIVE MEDIA TOUR OF RIVER ROCK CASINO RESORT
    CITY:      RICHMOND
    LOCATION:  River Rock Casino Resort - 8811 River Road
    CONTACT:   Sonja Mandic, Manager, Media and Responsible Gaming, Great
               Canadian Gaming Corporation, (604) 889-7114
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/09/c7413.html
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    WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL

    TIME:      08:30 - 12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SUN LIFE FINANCIAL HOSTS INVESTOR DAY FOCUSING ON U.S.
               OPERATIONS
    INTERNET:  www.sunlife.com/investorday
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416, 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Julie DiCarlo, Assistant Vice-President, Communications,
               (781) 446-1667
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2009/14/c5976.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:30 Atlantic
    EVENT:     DEMYSTIFYING BIPOLAR DISORDER IN NOVA SCOTIA: INTEGRATING IT
               INTO EVERYDAY LIVES - A FACT-BASED MEDIA BRIEFING
    INTERNET:
    http://dal.wimba.com/launcher.cgi?room=_dalplce6_s_16509276031_117032
    PHONE NO.: 1-877-991-9494, PIN 02827728
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Ouellette, Thornley Fallis Communications, (416)
               515-7517 x 386
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/18/c2387.html
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    USA

    DATE:      November 17 - November 19
    EVENT:     DEQ SYSTEMS CORP. SHOWCASES THE G3, REAL LINK, EZ BACCARAT,
               EZ TRAK AND 7 NEW TABLE GAMES
    CITY:      LAS VEGAS
    LOCATION:  Booth 3218, G2E Las Vegas
    CONTACT:   Earle G. Hall, President & CEO, DEQ Systems Corp., (418)
               839-3012; Francois Proulx, Chief Financial Officer, DEQ
               Systems Corp., (418) 839-3012
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/12/c8690.html

    TIME:      18:05 Eastern
    EVENT:     SPEECH BY MARK CARNEY, GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, 300 Madison Avenue (at 42nd
               Street)
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, Tel. (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/November2009/13/c9134.html

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