CNW Daybook for Friday, June 5, 2009



    TORONTO, June 5 /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
    NOTES:     Visitors can access the site directly through the
               Bonaventure subway station.
    CONTACT:   Katia Bouchard, Communications Director, Cell.: (514)
               912-1838
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/02/c9694.html

    DATE:      June 4 - June 7
    EVENT:     SECOND EDITION OF THE INTER-SCHOOL GAMES FOR THE SCHOOLS OF
               THE FIRST NATIONS OF QUEBEC
    CITY:      SHAWINIGAN
    LOCATION:  Collège Shawinigan
    CONTACT:   Julie-Christine Lainey, FNEC, (418) 842-7672, Cell.: (418)
               561-7916
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3203.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
               WILL BE CONDUCTING 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:   (media only): 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

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     TRANSPORT CANADA - ANNOUNCEMENT RELATING TO CANADA'S
               ECONOMIC ACTION PLAN AND SUPPORT FOR FEDERAL LABORATORIES
               ACROSS THE COUNTRY
    CITY:      BLAINVILLE
    LOCATION:  Transport Canada Motor Vehicle Test Centre (PMG
               Technologies), 100 Landais Street
    NOTES:     A demonstration of a passenger car crashworthiness test will
               be performed
    CONTACT:   Chris Day, Press Secretary, Office of Transport and
               Infrastructure Minister John Baird, Ottawa, (613) 991-0700
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3357.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      June 5 - June 6
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW ALERT - PETS IN YOUR DAY MAY KEEP DOCTORS AT BAY!
               - INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR MEG DALEY OLMERT SHARES
               THE LATEST SCIENTIFIC FINDINGS ON THE BOND BETWEEN HUMANS
               AND ANIMALS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  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, Aruiz@environicspr.com,
               lfreeman@environicspr.com
    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:     INTERVIEW OP - STEELWORKERS' ECONOMIST AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT
               ON LABOUR FORCE
               SURVEY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  See contact below
    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 TO MAKE 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 - 14:00
    EVENT:     FREE, PUBLIC SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS AT NATHAN PHILLIPS SQUARE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nathan Phillips Square
    CONTACT:   Sue Sherlock, Communications Officer, Sun Awareness Program,
               Canadian Dermatology Association, Office: (604) 985-9184,
               Cell: (604) 551-2597or 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:      11:00
    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:      11:15
    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, Burlington, ON
    CONTACT:   Mark Gregory, CSU, Communications Advisor, Phone: (289)
               337-1233, Mobile (416) 788-0248, Email:
               mgregory@csu.edu.au
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/03/c2845.html

    TIME:      11:50 - 12:10
    EVENT:     CHARLES STURT UNIVERSITY - NEWS CONFERENCE: AUSTRALIANS TO
               LAUNCH UNIQUE MBA PROGRAM IN CANADA
    CITY:      BURLINGTON
    LOCATION:  Burlington Convention Centre, main ballroom, centre stage,
               1120 Burloak Drive
    NOTES:     NOTE TO THE MEDIA: CSU Academic staff will remain on hand
               for one-to-one interviews after the news conference
               concludes.
    CONTACT:   Mark Gregory, CSU, Communications Advisor, Canada, Phone:
               (289) 337-1233, Mobile (416) 788-0248, Email:
               mgregory@csu.edu.au
    URL: 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 WILL DELIVER 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 TO LAUNCH 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>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION - OFFICIAL AGREEMENT
               AND IMPORTANT INVESTMENTS IN HOUSING
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Manitoba Legislative Building, Room 200, 450 Broadway
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Press Secretary, Office of Minister Finley,
               (819) 994-2482; Glen Cassie, Communication Services MB,
               (204) 945-0750; Kristen Scheel, Senior Media Relations
               Officer, CMHC, (613) 748-2799
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3311.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     HELENA GUERGIS, MINISTER OF STATE (STATUS OF WOMEN)
               ANNOUNCES GOVERNMENT OF CANADA SUPPORT TO WOMEN IN THE RED
               DEER REGION
    CITY:      RED DEER
    LOCATION:  Red Deer Lodge, Rosedale Room, 4311 49th Avenue
    NOTES:     Tel. 403-346-8841
    CONTACT:   Sherine Mansour, Director of Communications, Office of the
               Minister of State (Status of Women), (819) 956-4000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3375.html

    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, Vancouver, (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:  Vancouver
    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 TOMORROW AT THE SANDLER
               O'NEILL GLOBAL
               EXCHANGE AND ELECTRONIC TRADING CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  A link to the audio webcast and slides will be available in
               the Investor
               Relations section of 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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