CNW Daybook for Friday, June 27, 2008



    TORONTO, June 26 /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>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      09:45
    EVENT:     MEGA BRANDS ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  OMNI Hotel, 1050 Sherbrooke Street West
    NOTES:     PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: 9:45 - 10:30/ANNUAL MEETING: 10:30 -
               11:30/PRESS CONFERENCE - approx. 11:45 a.m.
    CONTACT:   Harold Chizick, Director, Corporate Communications, MEGA
               Brands, (514) 333-5555 Ext. 2338
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c5694.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA TOUR AND CONFERENCE: BEHIND THE SCENES, BEHIND THE
               SONGS, BEHIND THE MIND
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  BRAMS - Université de Montréal, 1430 du Mont-Royal Blvd.,
               Outremont
    NOTES:     Please see URL for full schedule.
    CONTACT:   Sylvain-Jacques Desjardins, International press attaché,
               Université de Montréal, (514) 343-7593; Sandra McPherson,
               PhD, Communications Officer, Montreal Neurological Institute
               and Hospital, (514) 398-1902
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/20/c6293.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     THE "FEEL THE RUSH" QUEBEC TOUR STOPS IN GATINEAU THIS FRIDAY
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  135 St-Raymond Blvd
    CONTACT:   Gabrielle Payette, Public Relations Coordinator, Canadian
               Paralympic Committee, (613) 569-4333 ext. 225, C. (613)
               795-5169
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/26/c8128.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 12:45
    EVENT:     STEVEN MITHEN LECTURES - WHICH CAME FIRST: SONGS OR SPEECH?
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  McGill University, Leacock Building (855 Sherbrooke St. W)
    CONTACT:   Sylvain-Jacques Desjardins, International press attaché,
               Université de Montréal, (514) 343-7593,  Leacock Building
               (855 Sherbrooke St. W.)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/20/c6293.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 26 - June 27
    EVENT:     DR. LAURA CLARK IS AVAILABLE TO DISCUSS PROPER TREATMENT FOR
               MINOR WOUNDS AS WELL AS INFECTION PREVENTION TIPS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TORONTO
    CONTACT:   To schedule an interview, please contact: Julienne Spence,
               Alex McLellan, Environics Communications, (416) 969-2765,
               (416) 969-2774
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c5752.html

    DATE:      June 26 - June 29
    EVENT:     THE AMP YOUR GAME NATIONAL GAMING TOUR
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Kanata Centrum
    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 27 - June 29
    EVENT:     GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS FOR QUEERS: WHAT OUT IS ABOUT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  519 Church Street Centre, East South Room
    CONTACT:   Planet3 Communications, Marli Bennett or Joanne Smale,
               t: (647) 346-4101
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4368.html

    DATE:      June 27 - June 29
    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 27 - June 29
    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:      09:00
    EVENT:     BIKE TRAIN CELEBRATES THE START OF ITS 2008 SUMMER SEASON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Union Station (Great Hall), 65 Front Street West
    CONTACT:   Justin Lafontaine, Project Lead, (416) 392-1556 (office),
               (416) 712-8819 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2873.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     BELL CANADA EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES PRESENT DONATIONS OF MORE
               THAN $527,000 TO 56 ORGANIZATIONS AND CHARITIES IN GREATER
               TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Bell Canada, 483 Bay Street, North Tower, Special Events
               Room (Main Level)
    CONTACT:   Jason Laszlo, Bell Canada, Media Relations, (416) 353-4135
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/26/c8075.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     TMX GROUP CELEBRATES THE KICK OFF OF THE 2008 TORONTO
               ARGONAUTS SEASON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Broadcast Centre, 130 King Street West, Toronto (Main
               Floor)
    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/June2008/25/c7575.html

    TIME:      11:15
    EVENT:     SICKKIDS CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF STATE-OF-THE-ART
               MOVIE THEATRE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Hollywood at SickKids, The Hospital for Sick Children,
               555 University Avenue
    CONTACT:   Sandra Chiovitti, SickKids Foundation - Public Affairs,
               p: (416) 813-8292
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7089.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     THE TYPICALLY CANADIAN CROSS CANADA CYCLE TOUR SCHEDULES
               OTTAWA VISIT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Lamoureux Building, 145 Jean-Jacques Lussier (University of
               Ottawa Campus)
    CONTACT:   Allison Caverly, (613) 562-5800 x 4674, (613) 816-3105
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7214.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     49TH INTERNATIONAL MATHEMATICAL OLYMPIAD TEAM - IMO TEAM
               SEND-OFF LUNCHEON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fields Institute, 222 College Street
    NOTES:     The media can meet the team from 11:00 a.m. onwards
    CONTACT:   Dr. Graham P. Wright, Executive Director, Canadian
               Mathematical Society, (613) 562-5702, Cell: (613) 290-3046;
               Dr. Neal Madras, Chair - MCC Committee, Department of
               Mathematics, York University, (416) 736-5250
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6261.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     GUJO ODORI PERFORMS AS PART OF THE JAPANESE CANADIAN
               CULTURAL CENTRE'S 2008 SUMMER FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  in the small square in front of Metro Hall at King and John
               Streets
    CONTACT:   Victoria Ollers, (416) 822-2288; Paul Tyler, (905) 235-7285
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/13/c3704.html

    TIME:      19:15
    EVENT:     CANADIAN ETHNIC MEDIA ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY
               WITH GALA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Velma Rogers Graham Theatre, 333 Bloor St. E.
    CONTACT:   Ben Viccari, (416) 944-8175; Madeline Ziniak, (416) 260-3625
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/26/c7106.html

    TIME:      20:00
    EVENT:     CELEBRITIES ROLL UP THEIR SLEEVES TO SERVE DRINKS AT PRIDE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Cawthra Square Park
    CONTACT:   Eric Berndt, Manager, Resource Development and
               Communications, The 519 Church Street Community Centre,
               Tel: (416) 355-6777
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9061.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    DATE:      June 25 - June 29
    EVENT:     THE CIRQUE DU SOLEIL SALTIMBANCO ARENA TOUR STOPS IN
               SASKATOON
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  Credit Union Centre
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Brunetta, National PR Contact, Brunetta Etc!
               Communications, (450) 628-4014
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c2990.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7352.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/29/c5079.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      08:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     OVER 700 WOMEN'S HEALTH EXPERTS MEET IN CALGARY
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, 120 Ninth Avenue SE
    CONTACT:   Mike Haymes, Media Relations Officer, SOGC, (403) 671-5613;
               Natalie Wright, Director of Communications and Public
               Education, SOGC, (613) 240-0169
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6846.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     ADVANTAGE ENERGY INCOME FUND ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  The Alberta Room, The Fairmont Palliser, 133 - 9th Avenue SW
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations, Toll free: 1-866-393-0393
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/04/c8331.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      June 24 - June 28
    EVENT:     PAEDIATRICIANS GATHER TO DISCUSS HOT TOPICS IN CHILD AND
               YOUTH HEALTH
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Empress and the Victoria Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Emma Wadland, Communications Coordinator, Canadian
               Paediatric Society, (613) 526-9397 ext. 247; On-site in
               Victoria (June 24 - 28): Christine LaRocque, Senior Writer,
               Public Education, (613) 850-4868
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6886.html

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