CNW Daybook for Friday, June 5, 2009



    TORONTO, June 4 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      June 3 - June 5
    EVENT:     84TH ANNUAL PURCHASING MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION OF CANADA (PMAC)
               NATIONAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details
    CONTACT:   Sharon Ferriss, vice-president of public affairs and
               communications, PMAC, (416) 542-9129
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/12/c2985.html

    DATE:      June 3 - June 7
    EVENT:     THE MONDIAL DE LA BIERE 2009
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Windsor Station and Courtyard (interior and exterior setting)
               1160, de la Gauchetière St. West
    CONTACT:   Katia Bouchard, Communications Director, Cell.: (514) 912-1838
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/02/c9694.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - ABOUT 250 SOLDIERS OF 12E REGIMENT BLINDE
               DU CANADA (12 RBC) WILL PERFORM A 32 KM BIKE RUN
    CITY:      SAINT-GABRIEL-DE-VALCARTIER
    LOCATION:  The cyclists will complete a loop shaped course by following
               Route 371, Redmond Road and 5th Avenue
    CONTACT:   Captain Lyne Poirier, Public Affairs Officer, (418) 844-5000,
               ext 4688, Pager: (418) 260-3082
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3129.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA AND THE NATIONAL SENIORS COUNCIL
               CONDUCT A ROUNDTABLE ON VOLUNTEERING AMONG SENIORS AND
               POSITIVE AND ACTIVE AGING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Concordia University, SGW Campus, Henry F. Hall Building, 1455
               De Maisonneuve Blvd. West, 7th floor, Room H-762
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Press Secretary, Office of Minister Finley,
               (819) 994-2482; Rebecca Murphy, Office of Minister LeBreton,
               (613) 943-0756; Media Relations Office, Human Resources and
               Skills Development Canada, (819) 994-5559
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3205.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      June 5 - June 6
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR MEG DALEY OLMERT SHARES THE
               LATEST SCIENTIFIC FINDINGS ON THE BOND BETWEEN HUMANS AND
               ANIMALS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  PawsWay Pet Discovery Centre, 245 Queens Quay, North Building
    NOTES:     Interviews:  Friday June 5th, 2009
               Seminar: Saturday June 6th, 2009, 4:30 pm to 6 pm
    CONTACT:   Aly Ruiz or Lorna Freeman, Environics Communications, (416)
               969-2763, (416) 969-2711
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/01/c9661.html

    DATE:      June 5 - June 7
    EVENT:     3RD ANNUAL WALTER GRETZKY STREET HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
    CITY:      BRANTFORD
    LOCATION:  Ball Hockey International (BHI) venue located at the Steve
               Brown Sports Complex/Lions Park Arena
    CONTACT:   Kip Eideberg, Edelman, (416) 979-1120 Ext. 265; Robert Hogan,
               Edelman, (416) 979-1120 Ext. 320
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/07/c8996.html

    TIME:      07:00
    EVENT:     STEELWORKERS' ECONOMIST AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT ON LABOUR FORCE
               SURVEY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Erin Weir, Research Department, (416) 544-6005
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3038.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER AGLUKKAQ MAKES IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING
               RESEARCH ON H1N1 FLU VIRUS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Mount Sinai Hospital, Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Health Complex,
               18th Floor, Foyer, 600 University Avenue
    CONTACT:   David Coulombe, CIHR Media Relations, (613) 941-4563; Nikki
               Luscombe, Mount Sinai Hospital Communications, (416) 586-4800
               ext. 2046; Josee Bellemare, Press Secretary to the Hon. Leona
               Aglukkaq, (613) 957-0200
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3077.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF A VISION FOR NEW NHL EXPANSION FRANCHISE IN
               TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Rosewater Supper Club, 19 Toronto Street
    CONTACT:   Susan Emond, (647) 292-0677
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c2942.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     FREE, PUBLIC SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nathan Phillips Square
    CONTACT:   Sue Sherlock, Communications Officer, Sun Awareness Program,
               Canadian Dermatology Association, Office: (604) 985-9184,
               Cell: (604) 551-2597 or Camille Beaubien, Senior Coordinator,
               Communications, Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division,
               Office: (416) 488-5402 ext. 2021
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/02/c2114.html

    TIME:      11:15
    EVENT:     OPP COMMISSIONER JULIAN FANTINO PRESENTED WITH THE ONTARIO
               PROVINCIAL POLICE TARTAN BY HER ROYAL HIGHNESS, THE COUNTESS
               OF WESSEX
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Legislature Building (South door) at Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Sgt. Dave Woodford, Phone: (416) 578-5081
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/03/c2767.html

    TIME:      11:50 - 12:10
    EVENT:     AUSTRALIANS LAUNCH UNIQUE MBA PROGRAM IN CANADA
    CITY:      BURLINGTON
    LOCATION:  Burlington Convention Centre, main ballroom, centre stage,
               1120 Burloak Drive
    CONTACT:   Mark Gregory, CSU, Communications Advisor, Phone: (289)
               337-1233, Mobile (416) 788-0248
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/03/c2845.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3173.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     A BENEFIT PERFORMANCE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE SEARS NATIONAL
               KIDS CANCER RIDE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sears Department store, Toronto Eaton Centre, Main Floor,
               Mall Entrance adjacent to Cosmetics department
    CONTACT:   Vincent Power, Sears Corporate Communications, (416) 941-4422
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3050.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:30
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL SECURITY EXPERT BRUCE JONES DELIVERS A LECTURE
               ON MANAGING GLOBAL SECURITY IN THE ERA OF US PRESIDENT BARACK
               OBAMA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  150, Kent Street (corner of Albert), 8th floor
    NOTES:     Spaces are limited and journalists are encouraged to register
               by calling Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé at 613-696-2343
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé, (613) 696-2343, (613) 816-7620
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/03/c2788.html

    TIME:      15:30 - 17:00
    EVENT:     COMMUNITY SAFARI! EVENT LAUNCHES MOBILE EARLY LEARNING CENTRE
    CITY:      BRAMPTON
    LOCATION:  St. Lucy's Catholic Elementary School, 25 Kanata Rd.
    CONTACT:   Beth Williams, Success By 6, (905) 602-3631
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/01/c9072.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     SPOTLIGHT FESTIVAL LAUNCH
    CITY:      WATERLOO
    LOCATION:  Waterloo Public Square (corner of King Street South and
               Willis Way)
    CONTACT:   Hamal Docter, Communications Coordinator, Ontario Arts
               Council, (416) 969-7434, 1-800-387-0058, ext. 7434, Mobile:
               (647) 831-4295
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/03/c2797.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     EAGLE ROCK EXPLORATION ANNUAL SHAREHOLDER MEETING
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  the Company's Boardroom at 300, 340 12th Avenue S.W.
    CONTACT:   Jim Silye, President and Chief Executive Officer, Steven J.
               Glover, Vice-President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer,
               TEL: (403) 269-4040
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4758.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      June 5 - June 8
    EVENT:     FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES' (FCM) 72ND ANNUAL
               CONFERENCE AND MUNICIPAL EXPO™
    CITY:      WHISTLER
    LOCATION:  TELUS Whistler Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/20/c5765.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER MOORE ANNOUNCES FEDERAL FUNDING FOR SMALL CRAFT
               HARBOURS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  False Creek Harbour Authority (Fishermen's Wharf), 1501 West
               1st Avenue, (Foot of West 1st Avenue, between the Burrard and
               Granville bridges)
    CONTACT:   Carrie Mishima, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, (604) 666-0392;
               Leri Davies, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, C: (778) 228-8942
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3162.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC GAMES LOCAL SKIER ASHLEIGH MCIVOR JOINS
               LOCAL BOOT CAMP INSTRUCTOR CRYSTAL ECKENSWILLER AND THE WOMEN
               OF BOOTY CAMP FITNESS INC. TO BREAK THE GUINNESS WORLD RECORD
               FOR THE WORLD'S LONGEST MARATHON FITNESS CLASS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  location TBA
    CONTACT:   Lisa Richards, PR Coordinator, O: (866) 285-3223 x 708, C:
               (647) 268-4406
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/02/c2019.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     TMX GROUP CEO TOM KLOET SPEAKS AT THE SANDLER O'NEILL GLOBAL
               EXCHANGE AND ELECTRONIC TRADING CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.tmx.com
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Quick, Director, Corporate Communications, TMX Group,
               (416) 947-4597
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3127.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      June 3 - June 5
    EVENT:     TECNON ORBICHEM PRESENTS THE 2009 POLYESTER & INTERMEDIATES
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      FRANKFURT
    LOCATION:  Marriott Hotel
    CONTACT:   Tamsin Fryer, Tecnon OrbiChem, Tel: +44-207-924-3955
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c3952.html

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