CNW Daybook for Friday, June 20, 2008



    TORONTO, June 20 /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>PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND</B>

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     EAST COAST DEBUT OF PHOTOSENSITIVE'S CANCER CONNECTIONS
               PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
    CITY:      CHARLOTTETOWN
    LOCATION:  Confederation Centre of the Arts, outdoor plaza area
    CONTACT:   Media RSVP, Interview Requests & Additional Information,
               contact LCI Associates Inc., (416) 759-9863, Jennifer Lynn;
               Talvi Kuld; Mark Carr-Rollitt Conference & Events Management
               Inc., Mark Carr-Rollitt, (902) 628-1870, (902) 629-5798
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/12/c3157.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     HUNDREDS OF PUBLIC SERVICE ALLIANCE OF CANADA (PSAC) MEMBERS
               WORKING FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL BE POUNDING THE
               PAVEMENT IN A WALK FOR RESPECT
    CITY:      MONCTON
    LOCATION:  The Walk starts at the Hotel Delta Beauséjour (in front of
               the Assumption building) and proceeds to Moncton's City Hall.
    CONTACT:   about the Walk for Respect and to arrange interviews:
               Monique Laplante, PSAC regional representative, (506) 381-7733
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5564.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      June 15 - June 22
    EVENT:     THOUSANDS OF CATHOLICS TO GATHER AT EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Eucharistic Congress
    CONTACT:   Patrick McCaully, Salt + Light Television Media Relations,
               (416) 855-9427
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2823.html

    DATE:      June 19 - June 21
    EVENT:     WORLD SUMMIT ON PEDIATRIC AND CONGENITAL HEART SURGERY
               SERVICES EDUCATION AND CARDIAC CARE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le Centre Sheraton, 1201 Boulevard Rene-Levesque West.
    CONTACT:   Lisa Dutton, Manager, Public Relations and Communications
               MCH, (514) 412-4307
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c4908.html

    DATE:      June 19 - June 22
    EVENT:     THE AMP YOUR GAME NATIONAL GAMING TOUR
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  St-Laurent Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Liz Luzza, Lauren McConnell, PraxisPR, (905) 949-8255 ext.
               222, 227
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/03/c7412.html

    DATE:      June 19 - June 22
    EVENT:     SOCIETE DE DEVELOPPEMENT DU BOULEVARD SAINT-LAURENT - MAIN
               MADNESS TAKES OVER SAINT-LAURENT BOULEVARD
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Saint-Laurent Boulevard between Sherbrooke Street and
               Mont-Royal Avenue
    CONTACT:   Gordon Bernstein, Chairman of the Board of Directors,
               (514) 286-0334
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5391.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     FIRST NATIONS OF QUEBEC OPEN HOUSE
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Hilton Hotel, 1100, René-Lévesque Blvd East
    CONTACT:   Alain Garon, Communications and Information Officer, AFNQL,
               (418) 842-5020, Cell.: (418) 956-5720
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4585.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     VILLE DE MONTREAL - ARRONDISSEMENT DE COTE-DES-NEIGES -
               NOTRE-DAME-DE-GRACE - INTERGENERATIONAL GET-TOGETHER IN KENT
               PARK
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Kent Park (near the corner of Kent and Côte-des-Neiges)
    CONTACT:   François Puchin, Communications Co-ordinator, CDN-NDG
               borough, (514) 868-3483; Josianne Wilson, (514) 868-3235,
               Communications Co-ordinator, CDN-NDG borough
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c6073.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     FILING OF A REQUEST FOR AN INQUIRY TO THE COMMISSION DES
               DROITS DE LA PERSONNE ET DES DROITS DE LA JEUNESSE DU
               QUEBEC, BY THE AFNQL
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Hilton de Québec, Salle Porte du Palais, 1100,
               Boulevard René-Lévesque Est
    CONTACT:   Alain Garon, Information and Communications Officer, APNQL,
               (418) 842-5020, Cell.: (418) 956-5720; Chantal Cleary,
               Information Officer, FNQLHSSC, (418) 842-1540, Cell.:
               (418) 558-5008
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c6277.html

    TIME:      15:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     WORLD REFUGEE DAY CELEBRATION - MUSIC AND DANCE
               ENTERTAINMENT, STAND-UP COMEDY BY BOUCAR DIOUF, "UNDER THE
               BLUE SKY" MULTI-MEDIA EXHIBIT AND INFORMATION BOOTHS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  St James United Church (436 St. Catherine Street West,
               Place-des-Arts or McGill metro)
    CONTACT:   Denise Otis, (514) 496-1637
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c5824.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC EVENTS TO MARK WORLD REFUGEE DAY 2008
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  St James United Church, 436 St. Catherine Street West
    CONTACT:   Denise Otis, (514) 496-1637; (Media enquiries): Gisèle
               Nyembwe, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,
               (613) 232-0909 ext 225
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5840.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      June 16 - June 27
    EVENT:     20 JOURNEYS PHOTO EXHIBIT AT TORONTO REFERENCE LIBRARY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Reference Library. 789 Yonge Street, Main Floor
    CONTACT:   Lillian Manea, Communications Manager, TRIEC, (416) 944-1946
               x 240; Blaine McKenzie, Communications Officer, Toronto
               Public Library, (416) 393-7219
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c5486.html

    DATE:      June 20
    EVENT:     FORMAL PRESENTATION OF THE RTNDA CANADA PRESIDENT'S AWARD TO
               ROBERT HURST AT THE 2008 RTNDA NATIONAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Westin Hotel
    CONTACT:   Sherry Denesha, Operations Manager, RTNDA Canada at
               (416) 756-2213
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/03/c8011.html

    DATE:      June 20 - June 22
    EVENT:     29TH ANNUAL PACE POLO FOR HEART
    CITY:      RICHMOND HILL
    LOCATION:  Gormley Polo Centre, 13401 Leslie Street, just south of
               Bloomington Road and west of Hwy 404
    CONTACT:   Jackie Cousins, (416) 543-7700
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c4885.html

    DATE:      June 20 - June 22
    EVENT:     29TH ANNUAL PACE POLO FOR HEART
    CITY:      RICHMOND HILL
    LOCATION:  Gormley Polo Centre located on the east side of Leslie
               Street just south of Bloomington Rd. off Hwy 404
    CONTACT:   Jackie Cousins, (416) 543-7700
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/13/c8171.html

    DATE:      June 20 - June 22
    EVENT:     TORONTO HUMANE SOCIETY ADOPT-A-THON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  11 River Street
    CONTACT:   Lee Oliver, Senior Communicator, The Toronto Humane Society,
               Tel: (416) 392-2273, ext 2149, Cell: (416) 984-3097
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5718.html

    DATE:      June 20 - June 22
    EVENT:     CALYPSO TENTS MUSIC SERIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Calypso City, 25 Cecil Street
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank public affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/21/c7286.html

    DATE:      June 20 - June 22
    EVENT:     CALYPSO TENTS MUSIC SERIES
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  De Great Iron Pot, 55 Nugget Avenue
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank public affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/21/c7286.html

    TIME:      08:45 - 10:00
    EVENT:     TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE OFFICIALS, ALONG WITH SELECTED TSX
               VENTURE 50 ISSUERS, OPEN TSX TRADING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Broadcast Centre, 130 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Steve Kee, Director, Corporate Communications, TMX Group
               Inc., Toronto Office, (416) 947-4682, Toll Free
               1-888-873-8392, Cellular (416) 358-3714, Vancouver Office
               (604) 602-6902, Calgary Office (403) 218-2892
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c5872.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 14:30
    EVENT:     LAW SOCIETY TO PRESENT HONORARY DOCTORATES AT TORONTO CALL
               TO THE BAR CEREMONIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Roy Thompson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street
    CONTACT:   Susan Tonkin, (416) 947-7605; Helen Stone, (416) 947-7625
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4360.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     SENIORS IN THE SOUTH WEST LHIN BENEFIT FROM LANDMARK AGING
               AT HOME STRATEGY
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Cherry Hill Village Mall, East court area, 301 Oxford St.
               W.,
    CONTACT:   Laurel Ostfield, Minister's Office, (416) 212-4048; Mark
               Nesbitt, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c6220.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     WORLD REFUGEE DAY PROCLAMATION, CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY, MUSIC
               AND DANCE ENTERTAINMENT FEATURING THE THAI DANCE TROUPE OF
               OTTAWA AND THE REMESHA DRUMS, INFORMATION BOOTHS AND REFUGEE
               TESTIMONIES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa City Hall, (110 Laurier Avenue West)
    CONTACT:   Gisèle Nyembwe, (613) 232-0909 ext 225
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c5824.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     PUBLIC EVENTS TO MARK WORLD REFUGEE DAY 2008
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West
    CONTACT:   Gisèle Nyembwe, (613) 232-0909 ext 225
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5840.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     NEWS CONFERENCE - PROJECT BLACKHAWK  - POLICE MAKE ARRESTS,
               WEAPONS AND DRUG SEIZURES IN ORGANIZED GUN SMUGGLING RING
    CITY:      ETOBICOKE
    LOCATION:  Eatonville Ballroom, Travelodge Hotel (Toronto Airport), 925
               Dixon Road
    CONTACT:   Sgt. Pierre Chamberland, Media Relations Coordinator, Phone:
               (cell) 705 329-7092; Mark Pugash, Public Information, Phone:
               (416) 808-7088
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c6124.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     TTC AND TORONTO FIRE SERVICES TO COMMENT ON ST. CLAIR AVENUE
               WEST STREETCAR RIGHT-OF-WAY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Clair Avenue West at Deer Park Crescent (southside of
               St. Clair W)
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Brad Ross, Director, Corporate Communications,
               TTC, (416) 206-3727; Kevin Sack, Director, Strategic
               Communications, City of Toronto, (416) 919-6500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/20/c6367.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING - ALLSTATE INSURANCE AGENCY IN WINDSOR, ONTARIO
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Allstate Insurance Agency
               Walker Road
               4115 Walker Road, Bldg 3, Unit 30
    CONTACT:   Derek Tupling, (905) 475-4589
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c5932.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     FUTURE SHOP CELEBRATES LAUNCH OF KITCHENAID. BRAND WITH
               CHEF MICHAEL BONACINI
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Future Shop, Erin Mills Power Centre, 3050 Vega Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Stefanie Niewada, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 934-8020
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c6055.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     SENIORS IN WATERLOO WELLINGTON LHIN BENEFIT FROM AGING AT
               HOME STRATEGY
    CITY:      KITCHENER
    LOCATION:  St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 49 Queen Street
               North
    CONTACT:   Laurel Ostfield, Minister's Office, (416) 212-4048; Mark
               Nesbitt, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c6204.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:30
    EVENT:     ST. JOHN AMBULANCE 125TH COMMEMORATIVE ENVELOPE UNVEILING
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Delta Hotel
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Lavoie, 1-888-840-5646 ext 228
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5310.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 16:30
    EVENT:     WORLD REFUGEE DAY CELEBRATIONS: FREE CONCERT FEATURING
               MEMBERS OF THE AFRICAN GUITAR SUMMIT, RUTH MATHIANG AND
               MARCELO PUENTE, PUBLIC CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY, PROMINENT
               REFUGEE SPEAKERS, WORLD REFUGEE DAY PROCLAMATION, NGO
               DISPLAYS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Hall Square (55 John Street)
    CONTACT:   Rana Khan, (416) 954-1002
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c5824.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC EVENTS TO MARK WORLD REFUGEE DAY 2008
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Hall Square, 55 John Street
    CONTACT:   Rana Khan, (416) 954-1002; (Media enquiries): Gisèle
               Nyembwe, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,
               (613) 232-0909 ext 225
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5840.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     SENIORS IN NORTH SIMCOE MUSKOKA LHIN BENEFIT FROM LANDMARK
               AGING AT HOME STRATEGY
    CITY:      BARRIE
    LOCATION:  Canadian Red Cross, 14 High Street
    CONTACT:   Laurel Ostfield, Minister's Office, (416) 212-4048; Mark
               Nesbitt, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c6203.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     FORUM TO FOCUS ON ROLE OF THE MEDIA IN ABORIGINAL IMAGE AND
               REALITIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Law Society of Upper Canada, Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street
               West, (Enter via east doors)
    CONTACT:   Susan Tonkin, Communications Advisor, Law Society of Upper
               Canada at (416) 947-7605
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c4899.html

    TIME:      17:15
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT - SENIORS IN THE NORTH EAST LHIN TO BENEFIT
               FROM LANDMARK AGING AT HOME STRATEGY
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  Canadian Red Cross, 866 Newgate Avenue
    CONTACT:   Laurel Ostfield, Minister's Office, (416) 212-4048; Mark
               Nesbitt, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c6219.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     ST.JOHN AMBULANCE - 125TH ANNIVERSARY BOOK LAUNCH
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Delta Hotel (Champlain)
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Lavoie,  1-888-840-5646 ext 228
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5310.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     MALIBU. RUM'S SPIRIT OF SUMMER CONCERT FEATURING BEDOUIN
               SOUNDCLASH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Island Paradise Restaurant on Toronto's Centre Island -
               Located adjacent to the ferry docks
    NOTES:     Media Preview at 3:00 p.m.
    CONTACT:   Andrea Burmaster, (416) 960-5100 ext. 251; Jennifer Spicer,
               (416) 960-5100 ext. 288
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5051.html

    TIME:      20:00
    EVENT:     SKEETS AND THE CLAY PIGEONS PLAY BENEFIT DANCE FOR PARKDALE
               READ
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Edward Day Gallery - 952 Queen St. West (at Shaw)
    CONTACT:   Peter Steven, (416) 536-2315, email: psteven@web.ca
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9997.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     WORLD REFUGEE DAY - "A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A REFUGEE CLAIMANT",
               AN EXPERIENTIAL EVENT TO ILLUSTRATE THE CHALLENGES FOR NEWLY
               ARRIVED CLAIMANTS, MUSIC, DISPLAYS OF ART
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Public Library Central Branch (300 West Georgia
               Street)
    CONTACT:   Lesley Stalker, (604) 666-2151
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c5824.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC EVENTS TO MARK WORLD REFUGEE DAY 2008
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, 300 West Georgia
               Street
    CONTACT:   Lesley Stalker,  (604) 666-2151; (Media enquiries): Gisèle
               Nyembwe, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,
               (613) 232-0909 ext 225
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c5840.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     NEW LUXURY PARKSVILLE CONDOS WILL SELL TO HIGHEST BIDDERS AT
               VANCOUVER AUCTION
    CITY:      PARKSVILLE
    LOCATION:  Onyx at Craig Bay, 1325 Cape Cod Drive
    CONTACT:   Ritchie Bros. Real Estate Auction Division at 1-877-675-LAND
               (5263) or visit the Ritchie Bros. web site at
               www.rbauction.com/property/2008198_vancouver_bc
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5223.html

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