CNW Daybook for Friday, June 19, 2009



    TORONTO, June 19 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      June 17 - June 21
    EVENT:     THE 65TH ANNUAL CLINICAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF
               OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNAECOLOGISTS OF CANADA (SOGC)
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  World Trade and Convention Centre, 1800 Argyle Street,
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Mike Haymes, Media Relations Officer, SOGC,
               (902) 440-3263; Natalie Wright, Director of Communications
               and Public Education, SOGC, (613) 240-0169
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/15/c6270.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      June 18 - June 21
    EVENT:     DESJARDINS PRESENTS AN ALL-NEW PHOTO EXHIBIT CELEBRATING THE
               25TH ANNIVERSARY OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
    CITY:      ST-BRUNO-DE-MONTARVILLE
    LOCATION:  Promenades St-Bruno
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Genest, Advisor, Information and Media Relations,
               Desjardins Group, (514) 281-7275, 1-866-866-7000, ext. 7275
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3032.html

    DATE:      June 19 - June 20
    EVENT:     PRIVATE PELOQUIN' MILITARY FUNERAL
    CITY:      LACHUTE
    LOCATION:  Mozart Desforges & fils Funeral Home, located at 232,
               Hamford Avenue
    NOTES:     Members of Private Péloquin' family want to go through their
               mourning in privacy. They wish that media representatives
               respect their choice of not according interviews. Media will
               therefore not be granted access to the church or funeral
               home.
    CONTACT:   5 CMBG Public Affairs Office, (418) 844-5000 extension 4688,
               Pager: (418) 260-3082
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2009/15/c6598.html

    DATE:      June 19 - June 21
    EVENT:     FOURTH EDITION OF THE SALON NATIONAL DE L'ENVIRONNEMENT (SNE)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Place des Vestiges on the Quays of the Old Port of Montreal
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: BICOM Communications, (514) 223-6770
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/11/c5374.html

    DATE:      June 19 - June 22
    EVENT:     UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR) -
               WORLD REFUGEE DAY: "UNDER THE BLUE SKY" MULTI-MEDIA EXHIBIT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Dawson Hall, St James United Church (436 St. Catherine
               Street West, Place-des-Arts or McGill metro)
    CONTACT:   Sylvain Thibault, (514) 844-9128
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/18/c8012.html

    TIME:      00:00
    EVENT:     SALON NATIONAL DE L'EVIRONNEMENT - THE FEDERATION DES
               PRODUCTEURS DE PORCS DU QUEBEC GOES GREEN
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Place des Vestiges on the Quays of the Old Port in
               Montréal
    CONTACT:   Stéphanie Fortin, Fédération des producteurs de porcs du
               Québec, Public Affairs Advisor, (450) 679-0540, extension
               8542
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/15/c6656.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     OPEN HOUSE EVENT ON THE FIRST NATIONS OF QUEBEC AND LABRADOR
    CITY:      TROIS-RIVIERES
    LOCATION:  Musée québécois de culture populaire 200 Laviolette
    NOTES:     8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Open House Event)
               12:15 p.m. (press conference)
    CONTACT:   Alain Garon, Communications Officer, AFNQL, (418) 842-5020,
               Cellular: (418) 956-5720
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/17/c7590.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     UNITED STEELWORKERS (USW) SOLIDARITY CONVOY ON THE AUTOROUTE
               DE L'ACIER
    CITY:      CONTRECOEUR
    LOCATION:  600 Charron Street
    CONTACT:   André Laplante, USW/Syndicat des Métallos (FTQ), (514)
               258-4798; Daniel Mallette, USW/Syndicat des Métallos (FTQ),
               (450) 567-0170; Jean Laverdière, FTQ, (514) 893-7809
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/18/c8212.html

    TIME:      11:15
    EVENT:     THE MAYOR OF MONTREAL WELCOMES MULTIPLE OLYMPIC CHAMPION
               MICHAEL PHELPS TO CITY HALL TO SIGN GUESTBOOK
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hall d'honneur at Montreal City Hall, 275, Notre-Dame St.
               East
    CONTACT:   Lucie-Anne Fabien, (514) 868-1125
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/18/c8303.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     PRESS SCRUM OF PERRY BELLEGARDE IN MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  First Peoples' Festival, Emilie-Gamelin Park, (Corner of
               Berri and Ste-Catherine), In front of the Shaputuan (Big
               tent)
    CONTACT:   Valerie Galley, (613) 293-4806; Eric Cardinal, President,
               Cardinal Communication, (514) 258-2315
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/18/c7892.html

    TIME:      12:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL BATTLE STRIKERS KICK-OFF AND UNVEILING OF MEGA
               BRANDS' NORTH AMERICAN PROMOTIONAL TOUR
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  MEGA Brands head office, 4505 Hickmore
    CONTACT:   or to RSVP: Amy Gregus, Public Relations Coordinator, (514)
               333-5555 x 2507
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c6903.html

    TIME:      20:00
    EVENT:     ARTS BUREAU FOR THE CONTINENTS - TWO OUTSTANDING MALE CHOIRS
               CONCERT
    CITY:      POINTE CLAIRE
    LOCATION:  St. Johns United Church. 98 Avenue Aurora
    CONTACT:   Don Harper, (613) 234-3360
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/17/c7641.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      June 6 - August 2
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK CARIBANA FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Various - see URL for details
    CONTACT:   Stephen Weir, Scotiabank Caribana Publicist, (416) 391-5608;
               Alicia Sealey, Scotiabank Caribana Publicist, (416)
               599-0664; Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416)
               866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/21/c3407.html

    DATE:      June 17 - June 19
    EVENT:     CUPW HOSTS INTERNATIONAL POSTAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  June 17th & 18th: Victoria Room, Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent
               Street; June 19th: Ballroom AB, Crown plaza Hotel 101 Lyon
               Street
    CONTACT:   Richard McGrath, CUPW, (613) 222-3952 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/17/c7347.html

    DATE:      June 18 - June 19
    EVENT:     CICBV (CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED BUSINESS VALUATORS)
               EASTERN CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Sheraton on the Falls Hotel
    NOTES:     Passes are available to Journalists who register in advance
    CONTACT:   Interview's can be arranged through: CICBV: Public Relations
               & Communications Coordinator - Natasha Carr, (416) 977-1117
               ext. 225; RICK HALL PR: Media Relations - Rick Hall - (416)
               967-6773
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/09/c4457.html

    DATE:      June 18 - June 19
    EVENT:     FCM HOSTS CANADIAN AND AFRICAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
               DURING FCM'S MPP AFRICA PARTNERS' FORUM
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent Street
    NOTES:     Interviews can be arranged with African and Canadian
               partners on Thursday, June 18, or Friday, June 19.
    CONTACT:   Elena Harder, (613) 907-6252
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/18/c7936.html

    DATE:      June 19 - June 21
    EVENT:     30TH ANNUAL PACE POLO FOR HEART
    CITY:      RICHMOND HILL
    LOCATION:  Gormley Polo Centre
    CONTACT:   Jackie Cousins, (416) 543-7700
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c7336.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ECOENERGY FOR BIOFUELS AND ECOABC PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENTS
    CITY:      PRESCOTT
    LOCATION:  GreenField Ethanol Johnstown, 141 Commerce Drive, R.R. 3
    CONTACT:   Megan Johnson, Communications, GreenField Ethanol, Cell:
               (647) 501-6556
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/18/c7963.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     SEEDS OF EMPATHY MEDIA OPPORTUNITY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Jasper Place Child and Family Resource Centre, 157 King St.
               East
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Parkes, Seeds of Empathy, Tel. (780) 862-6833
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c7248.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     BMO BANK OF MONTREAL REAL ESTATE PANEL DISCUSSES OTTAWA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Capital Centre Branch, 269 Laurier Avenue West
    CONTACT:   Kasia Lech, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/17/c7443.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     CANADIANS OF THE YEAR AWARD
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall
    CONTACT:   Lynn Chou: (416) 364-5591
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/18/c8207.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL ABORIGINAL HEALTH ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCES THE 12 NEW
               ABORIGINAL ROLE MODELS FOR 2009-2010 AS PAR OF THE NATIONAL
               ABORIGINAL ROLE MODEL PROGRAM
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  220 Laurier Avenue West, 14th Floor
    NOTES:     Media are also welcome to attend this year's celebration on
               Saturday, June 20 at the Grand Hall at the Museum of
               Civilization in Gatineau, Quebec
    CONTACT:   Colleen Patterson, Communications Officer, (613) 237-9462
               ext. 559, 1-877-602-4445 ext. 559, Cell: (613) 863-9001
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/18/c8145.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:30
    EVENT:     THE INDIA LECTURES ORGANIZED BY CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL
               DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CENTRE (IDRC) - SHASHI UBAN TRIPATHI
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  150 Kent (corner of Albert), 8th Floor
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé, (613) 696-2343
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/18/c8078.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR) -
               WORLD REFUGEE DAY: EXPERIENTIAL EVENT (DIFFERENT PHASES OF A
               REFUGEE'S FLIGHT)
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Library Square, 350 West Georgia St.
    CONTACT:   Lesley Stalker, (604) 666-2151
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/18/c8012.html

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