CNW Daybook for Friday, July 18, 2008



    TORONTO, July 17 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      May 1 - July 28
    EVENT:     SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION CANADA, INC. HORIZON. BLIMP TOUR
    CITY:      PLEASE SEE URL FOR VARIOUS CITIES
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for more information
    CONTACT:   Katie Gates, Cohn & Wolfe, (416) 924-5700 ext. 4059; Blair
               Burke, Horizon Blimp Flight Crew, (902) 221-2700 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/01/c3759.html
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     THE PEOPLE'S GOSPEL CHOIR OF MONTREAL PERFORMS WITH LOCAL
               HALIFAX SINGERS
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Neptune Theatre, 1593 Argyle Street
    CONTACT:   Katherine Cram, (514) 771-2250
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/12/c4181.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      July 16 - July 18
    EVENT:     COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION SUMMER MEETING WITH THE PREMIERS
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Chateau Frontenac Hotel
    CONTACT:   Hugo D'Amours, Press Secretary, Office of the Premier of
               Québec, (418) 643-5321; Catherine Poulin, Media Relations,
               COF Summer Meeting, (418) 528-7401; Loretta O'Connor,
               Council of the Federation, Secretariat, (613) 563-4066
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/11/c3948.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4473.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9418.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN ANNOUNCES FUNDING
               TO THE FIRM CHOCOLATS LULU
    CITY:      SAGUENAY (CHICOUTIMI BOROUGH)
    LOCATION:  1806 Saguenay West Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Nadia Marceau, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (418) 668-4602, 1-800-463-9808, Cell.: (418) 321-0295;
               Pierre Miquelon, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre
               Blackburn, Canada Economic Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c4856.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     U.S.-BASED SCHOONER LOIS MCCLURE ARRIVES IN THE PORT OF
               MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Vieux Port, Jacques Cartier Basin
    NOTES:     Free of charge public boarding between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00
               p.m. from July 17 to July 22, 2008
    CONTACT:   Chris McClain, (802) 475-2022
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5159.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CUPE PRESS CONFERENCE SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON TALKS WITH
               CITY
    CITY:      BELLEVILLE
    LOCATION:  Outside City Hall in the Market Square
    CONTACT:   David Robbins, CUPE Communications, (613) 878-1431
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/17/c5677.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      July 16 - July 23
    EVENT:     RBC CANADIAN OPEN MILLION DOLLAR SHOOTOUT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Polson Pier (formerly the Docks)
    NOTES:     Please see URL for a detailed schedule
    CONTACT:   Jackie Braden, RBC, (416) 974-2124
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5098.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4020.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     UNITED STEELWORKERS' PRESIDENT LEO W. GERARD ADDRESSES GREEN
               JOBS, INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY AT GREAT LAKES CITIES MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Dominion Ballroom at the Sheraton Centre
    CONTACT:   Peter D. Birt, USW Communications, (416) 544-5966
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5287.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/17/c5588.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     BRUCE STANTON CELEBRATES AN IMPORTANT GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
               INVESTMENT FOR PENETANGUISHENE
    CITY:      PENETANGUISHENE
    LOCATION:  Council Chambers, 10 Robert Street West
    CONTACT:   Laryssa Waler, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable
               Tony Clement, (613) 957-0200; Media Relations, Industry
               Canada, (613) 943-2502
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/17/c5483.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 10:30
    EVENT:     ONTARIO'S INDEPENDENT ELECTRICITY SYSTEM OPERATOR (IESO)
               PROVIDES A BRIEFING FOR BROADCAST METEOROLOGISTS AND WEATHER
               REPORTERS ABOUT THE SIGNIFICANT IMPACT WEATHER CAN HAVE ON
               ELECTRICITY USE
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Location to be provided with R.S.V.P.
    CONTACT:   Alexandra Campbell, (416) 452-2133
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5155.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN INSTITUTES OF HEALTH RESEARCH - MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT
               STEVEN FLETCHER ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  St. Boniface General Hospital Research Center Atrium 351,
               Taché Avenue
    CONTACT:   David Coulombe, CIHR Media Relations, (613) 941-4563; Janine
               Harasymchuk, University of Manitoba, (204) 474-7300; Mike
               Pietrus, Director of Communications, Mental Health Commission
               of Canada, (403) 620-6154
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/17/c5671.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    DATE:      July 18
    EVENT:     ROMAN DANYLO LIVE TOUR
    CITY:      REGINA
    LOCATION:  Conexus Arts Centre: Jacqui Shumiatcher Room
    CONTACT:   Marnie Wilson, (604) 685-5575
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/30/c3446.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      July 17 - July 20
    EVENT:     THE AMP YOUR GAME NATIONAL GAMING TOUR
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  West Edmonton Mall
    CONTACT:   Liz Luzza, Lauren McConnell, PraxisPR, (905) 949-8255 ext.
               222, 227
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/03/c7412.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     RIBBON CUTTING AND $20,000 CHEQUE PRESENTATION TO BIG
               BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND - BEST BUY
    CITY:      NANAIMO
    LOCATION:  Best Buy store
    CONTACT:   Erin Hochstein, NATIONAL Public Relations for Best Buy,
               (604) 638-7452
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/04/c9627.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     SAFE KIDS CANADA AND PARTNERS PROVIDE BOOSTER SEAT SAFETY
               CHECK-UPS FOR FAMILIES IN THE GREATER VANCOUVER AREA
    CITY:      DELTA
    LOCATION:  Zellers, Scottsdale Mall, 7155 120th Street
    CONTACT:   Sharon Burkhart (Toronto), Manager of Communications
               and Marketing, Safe Kids Canada, Tel: (416) 813-6164, Cell:
               (416) 843-1190; Shawna DiFilippo (in Vancouver: July 18, 19),
               Coordinator, Child Passenger Safety Program, Safe Kids Canada,
               Cell: (416) 624-7797
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/10/c3313.html

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