CNW Daybook for Monday, June 2, 2008



    TORONTO, June 2 /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>

    DATE:      May 30 - June 2
    EVENT:     FCM'S 71ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND MUNCIPAL EXPO™
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Room 203, Quebec City Convention Centre
    NOTES:     Reporters are required to register there to receive their
               conference badge. Professional identification or an
               assignment letter will be required.
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/23/c3543.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     TODAY AT THE FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES CONFERENCE
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Quebec City Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c6971.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     HUMAN RE

SOURCES AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT CANADA - ANNOUNCEMENT FOR SENIORS CITY: VAUDREUIL-DORION LOCATION: Parrainage civique de Vaudreuil-Soulanges, 26 Allen Street NOTES: All details are subject to change. All times are local CONTACT: (media only): Frédéric Baril, Press Secretary, Office of Minister Fortier, (613) 868-1128; Pascal Doucet, Media Relations Coordinator, Service Canada Communications, (514) 982-2384, ext. 2209 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c5778.html TIME: 09:00 EVENT: CRTC HOLDS A PUBLIC HEARING CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Montreal Hotel, 1255 Jeanne Mance Street CONTACT: Media Relations: MediaRelations, (819) 997-9403, Fax: (819) 997-4245; General Inquiries: (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Toll-free # 1-877-249-2782, TDD - Toll-free # 1-877-909-2782 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6531.html TIME: 11:00 EVENT: QUEBEC ENGLISH SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION - PRESENTATION OF THE REPORT ON THE IMPACT OF THE INTERNET AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES ON ENGLISH PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN QUEBEC CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: 1410 Stanley, 8th Floor, Salle 5 CONTACT: Kim Hamilton, Communications and Special Projects Coordinator, (514) 849-5900, ext.: 225, (514) 919-3894, Cell. URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c6140.html TIME: 11:45 EVENT: THE HON. LAWRENCE CANNON, MINISTER OF TRANSPORT, INFRASTRUCTURE AND COMMUNITIES, WILL ADDRESS MUNICIPAL LEADERS AT THE FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES' ANNUAL CONFERENCE. CITY: QUEBEC CITY LOCATION: Quebec City Convention Centre, Room 200 C CONTACT: Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/01/c6963.html TIME: 12:00 - 14:00 EVENT: LOUIS VACHON, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL GROUP, AT THE CANADIAN CLUB OF MONTREAL'S PODIUM CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Centre Sheraton Montreal, Ballroom, 1201, René-Lévesque Boulevard West CONTACT: and Media Contact: Ginette Bergogne, Executive Director, Canadian Club of Montreal, (514) 398-0457 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c5688.html TIME: 12:30 EVENT: LISTING OF ATRIPLA™ ON QUEBEC FORMULARIES CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Salle d'Auteuil du Gesù, 1200 Bleury Street, (south of St.Catherine Street) CONTACT: Marie-Hélène Chrétien, Des Ruisseaux Communications, (514) 272-3072 ext. 203, (514) 815-0522 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/01/c6817.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ONTARIO</B> DATE: May 29 - June 2 EVENT: CANADIAN PHYSIOTHERAPY ASSOCIATION - NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS, PHYSIO08 CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Westin Hotel NOTES: Media are welcome to pre-register by calling Virginia Bawlf at 647-379-4145 before May 28 or visiting the onsite congress Media Room for access to any/all programming at the Westin Hotel CONTACT: Virginia Bawlf, National Media Relations Liaison, Canadian Physiotherapy Association, (647) 379-4145, Ottawa, (416) 932-1888 (222), Toronto; Natalie Bovair, Director, Communications, Canadian Physiotherapy Association, (416) 436-8999, Ottawa, (416) 932-1888 (223), Toronto URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/23/c3527.html DATE: May 31 - June 2 EVENT: THE 2008 FEDERATION OF CANADIAN ARCHERS (FCA) TEAM TRIALS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Woodlands Park CONTACT: Joan McDonald, 2008 Olympic Coach, Home: (905) 508-9532, Cell: (416) 986-8438; Kathy Millar, Executive Director, Federation of Canadian Archers, (613) 260-2113 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/27/c5048.html DATE: June 2 - June 3 EVENT: STORE 2008 - MEET INDUSTRY EXPERTS AND LEARN "WHY LOYALTY MATTERS" CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Road CONTACT: Meredith Roberts, Account Manager, Pipeline Communications, (416) 694-2777, ext. 223 or cell: (416) 816-7175 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c5547.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/08/c6301.html DATE: June 2 - June 4 EVENT: INTERVIEW/PHOTO OP - CONFERENCE ON COLLABORATIVE SERVICES TO CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Doubletree by Hilton, 655 Dixon Road CONTACT: Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies, Marcelo Gomez-Wiuckstern, (416) 987-9648; Children's Mental Health Ontario, Drew Collins, (416) 921-2109, ext. 30 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/21/c2911.html DATE: June 2 - June 4 EVENT: CANADA'S AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH COMMUNITY GATHERS IN LONDON FOR AUTO21 2008 CONFERENCE CITY: LONDON LOCATION: London Convention Centre, 300 York Street CONTACT: Stephanie Campeau, Communications Manager, AUTO21 Network of Centres of Excellence, Tel: (519) 253-3000, ext. 4129 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6170.html DATE: June 2 - June 4 EVENT: CONFERENCE ON COLLABORATIVE SERVICES TO CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Doubletree by Hilton, 655 Dixon Road CONTACT: Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies, Marcelo Gomez-Wiuckstern, (416) 987-9648; Children's Mental Health Ontario, Drew Collins, (416) 921-2109, ext. 30 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c6009.html TIME: 08:00 EVENT: RETAIL COUNCIL OF CANADA LAUNCHING INDEPENDENT RETAILER PROJECT. CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Road CONTACT: Sarah Ryeland, Independent Retail Project Coordinator, (416) 922-6678 ext. 224, Toll Free: (888) 373-8245 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/28/c5422.html TIME: 08:40 - 09:10 EVENT: GRADE 4 STUDENTS FROM THE BISHOP STRACHAN SCHOOL CUT THEIR HAIR FOR CANCER CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: The Bishop Strachan School, 298 Lonsdale Road CONTACT: Claire Slocombe, The Bishop Strachan School, (416) 483-4325 ext. 5668 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/16/c9345.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: CONSTRUCTION SECTOR COUNCIL NEWS CONFERENCE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga, 100 Queensway West, at Hurontario CONTACT: Rosemary Sparks, Construction Sector Council, (416) 271-2633; Scott Brownrigg, Sussex Strategy Group, (416) 277-8847 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6200.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES - TO PRESENT BRIEF ON P3S TO PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY CITY: PICTON LOCATION: County of Prince Edward Shire Hall, 332 Main Street NOTES: Gordon will be available for media interviews following her presentation to the committee CONTACT: Shelly Gordon, CUPE Researcher, (416) 988-1586; Helen Gibb-Gavel, CUPE National Representative, (905) 242-4207; James Chai, CUPE Communications, (416) 292-3999 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c5926.html TIME: 17:30 - 21:00 EVENT: CANADIAN ENVIRONMENT AWARDS GALA 2008 CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: The Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, North Entrance, Exhibition Grounds CONTACT: Diane Chaperon-Lor, Telephone: (416) 653-0849, Cell phone: (416) 788-8271 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6235.html TIME: 19:00 - 22:00 EVENT: GALA AWARDS PRESENTATION, STORE 2008 - CANADA'S RETAIL CONFERENCE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: The Toronto Congress Centre CONTACT: Meredith Roberts, Account Manager, Pipeline Communications, (416) 694-2777, ext. 223 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/15/c8865.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> TIME: June 1 - June 4 EVENT: THE NATIONAL CONGRESS OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE CITY: KELOWNA LOCATION: Grand Okanagan Lakefront Resort & Conference Centre Kelowna CONTACT: Alison McLennan, Director, Communication CSMLS, Telephone: 1-800-263-8277 ext. 15 (before May 29), 1-800-465-4651 (after May 29); Ann Brown, Publicity Chair, Congress 2008, (250) 488-0070 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/27/c4882.html TIME: 08:30 - 16:30 EVENT: ACTION CANADA TO CELEBRATE THE FIRST FIVE YEARS OF ITS LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Quebec Room, 100 Front St. West and The Design Exchange, Trading Floor, 234 Bay St. CONTACT: Janet Webber, Program and Conference Manager, Action Canada, (604) 268-7961 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6138.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 10:00 EVENT: HEROUX-DEVTEK HOLDS A CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS INTERNET: Interested parties may also listen live at www.herouxdevtek.com, www.newswire.ca or at www.q1234.com. PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7560 (FOR ALL NORTH AMERICAN CALLS); 416-644-3414 (FOR ALL TORONTO AND OVERSEAS PARTICIPANTS) CONTACT: Martin Goulet, MaisonBrison, (514) 731-0000 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/26/c3620.html http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6245.html TIME: 16:30 Eastern EVENT: IVANHOE ENERGY CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.newswire.ca/webcast PHONE NO.: 416-340-8010 or 1-866-540-8136 CONTACT: Ian Barnett, (647) 203-6588 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/12/c7314.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>USA</B> DATE: May 30 - June 3 EVENT: ONCOLYTICS BIOTECH INC. COLLABORATORS PRESENT PHASE II SARCOMA TRIAL RESULTS AT ASCO ANNUAL MEETING CITY: CHICAGO LOCATION: 44th ASCO annual meeting CONTACT: Oncolytics Biotech Inc., Cathy Ward, Tel: (403) 670-7377; The Equicom Group, Nick Hurst, Tel: (403) 538-4845; The Investor Relations Group, Erika Moran, Tel: (212) 825-3210 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/16/c9351.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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