CNW Daybook for Thursday, July 17, 2008



    TORONTO, July 16 /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

    DATE:      July 14 - July 17
    EVENT:     IN-STORE COOKING DEMO WITH PANAGO EXECUTIVE CHEF JASON
               SYMINGTON AND PANAGO CEO SEAN DEGREGORIO
    CITY:      VARIOUS, PLEASE SEE URL FOR DETAILS
    LOCATION:  Panago location near you! To be confirmed upon RSVP.
    CONTACT:   Timothy Chan, Strategic Objectives, Tel: (416) 366-7735
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/26/c8062.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      July 15 - July 17
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Hall 2000 AB, Quebec City Convention Centre (QCCC)
    CONTACT:   Joan McEwen, AFN Communications Director, (613) 241-6789
               ext. 242, cell (613) 324-3329; Alain Garon, Information and
               Communications Officer, AFNQL, (418) 842-5020, cell (418)
               956-5720
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/11/c4044.html

    DATE:      July 16 - July 18
    EVENT:     2008 SUMMER MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
    NOTES:     Click on link to get all the information about media
               accreditation
    CONTACT:   Hugo D'Amours, Press Secretary, Office of the Premier of
               Québec, (418) 643-5321; Catherine Poulin, Media Relations, COF
               Summer Meeting, (418) 528-7401, (418) 953-2958 (cell); Loretta
               O'Connor, Executive Director, Council of the Federation
               Secretariat, (613) 563-4066
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9418.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/11/c3948.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4473.html

    TIME:      06:00
    EVENT:     RELEASE OF THE MONSTER EMPLOYMENT INDEX FINDINGS FOR THE
               SECOND QUARTER 2008
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details
    NOTES:     To obtain a full copy of the Monster Employment Index Canada
               report for Q2 of 2008, including all charts and tables,
               please visit: http://eIndex.monsterworldwide.com
    CONTACT:   Robert Waghorn, Monster Canada, (514) 350-0702; Sylvie
               Piché, Porter Novelli Canada, Montreal office, (514)
               846-5608; Louise Heggie, Porter Novelli Canada, Toronto
               office, (416) 422-7209
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4072.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA RELEASES MONETARY POLICY REPORT UPDATE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  1501 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2030
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4306.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     GREENPEACE PRESSES PREMIERS TO COMMIT TO KYOTOPLUS TARGET
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Activists will have a banner outside the Chateau Frontenac
               highlighting the campaign
    CONTACT:   Brian Blomme, Media and Public Relations Officer, (416)
               930-9055; Arthur Sandborn, Climate and Energy Campaigner,
               (514) 235-5955 (on site in Quebec City); Dave Martin,
               Climate and Energy Coordinator, (416) 627-5004
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4852.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MCDONALD'S RESTAURANTS OF CANADA LIMITED - INTERVIEW
               OPPORTUNITY WITH ALEXANDRE DESPATIE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  McDonald's restaurant, 7570 Décarie Blvd (between Paré and
               Jean Talon West)
    CONTACT:   Marie-Annick L'Allier, (514) 843-2310, Cell: (514) 983-8236;
               Emilie Dutil-Bruneau, (5140 843-2370, Cellulaire:
               (514) 237-9076
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4641.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     U.S.-BASED SCHOONER LOIS MCCLURE ARRIVES IN THE PORT OF
               MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  on board the canal schooner Lois McClure at the Jacques
               Cartier Basin in the Vieux Port
    NOTES:     Free of charge public boarding between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00
               p.m. from July 17 to July 22, 2008
    CONTACT:   Chris McClain, (802) 475-2022
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5097.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5159.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE
               BLACKBURN ANNOUNCES FUNDING TO PRECISION S.F. TECH
    CITY:      LACHENAIE
    LOCATION:  1400 Nationale St.
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Lévesque, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development,  (514)283-0306, Cell.: (514) 966-0661; Pierre
               Miquelon, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development,  (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4383.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CANADA'S KEY UNION LEADERS REACT TO COUNCIL OF THE
               FEDERATION'S MEETING
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Hotel Manoir Victoria, Saint-Louis conference room
    CONTACT:   Louis Cauchy, (514) 235-3996
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5341.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS AND INDIGENOUS PHYSICIANS
               ASSOCIATION OF CANADA SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  AFN Annual General Assembly Quebec City Convention Centre,
               1000 boulevard Rene-Levesque Est
    CONTACT:   Karyn Pugliese, Health Communications, (613) 292-1877
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c4183.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE
               BLACKBURN ANNOUNCES FUNDING TO MOTION COMPOSITES
    CITY:      SAINT-ROCH-DE-L'ACHIGAN
    LOCATION:  519 J-Oswald-Forest St., Suite 101
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Lévesque, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 283-0306, Cell.: (514) 966-0661; Pierre
               Miquelon, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4341.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      July 16 - July 23
    EVENT:     RBC CANADIAN OPEN MILLION DOLLAR SHOOTOUT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Polson Pier (formerly the Docks)
    NOTES:     Please see URL for a detailed schedule
    CONTACT:   Jackie Braden, RBC, (416) 974-2124
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5098.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4020.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     SEIU CANADA WORKERS PROTEST THE BUYOUT INDUSTRY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge and Eglinton Square
    CONTACT:   Christine Miller, National Representative - Communications:
               (416) 756-5041
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4854.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA RELEASES MONETARY POLICY REPORT UPDATE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  150 King Street West, Suite 2000
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4306.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA RELEASES MONETARY POLICY REPORT UPDATE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Bank's head office in Ottawa
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4306.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     OPP EVENT FEATURING A CANINE DEMONSTRATION, MEMBERS OF THE
               EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM AND A DISPLAY OF OPP VEHICLES AND
               EQUIPMENT
    CITY:      ORILLIA
    LOCATION:  OPP General Headquarters in Orillia
    CONTACT:   Superintendant Angie Howe, (705) 329-6860
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5131.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     SECOND HARVEST CROSS-CANADA BBQ CELEBRATES SUMMER FEEDING
               PROGRAM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Riverdale Park (just west of Riverdale Farm)
    CONTACT:   Abby Robins, Communications Manager, Second Harvest, (416)
               408-2594 (office), (416) 315-5280 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c4897.html

    TIME:      14:30 - 15:30
    EVENT:     TORONTO FC KICKS OFF ALL-STAR SOCCER MANIA IN FINANCIAL
               DISTRICT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  BMO Bank of Montreal branch at First Canadian Place, Corner
               of King and Bay (Northwest Corner, Outside)
    CONTACT:   Kasia Lech, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5228.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     INSITE PUBLIC FORUM ON INJECTIONS SITES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. West
    CONTACT:   Nathan Allen, (604) 833-0748; Emma Wolchok, (604) 614-0597
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4285.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      July 17 - July 20
    EVENT:     THE AMP YOUR GAME NATIONAL GAMING TOUR
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  West Edmonton Mall
    CONTACT:   Liz Luzza, Lauren McConnell, PraxisPR, (905) 949-8255 ext.
               222, 227
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/03/c7412.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC STORE GRAND OPENING AT YVR
    CITY:      RICHMOND
    LOCATION:  YVR, International Terminal: Departures Level 3 (beside food
               court), 3211 Grant Mcconachie Way
    CONTACT:   VANOC, Jason Macnaughton, (778) 328-6734
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5321.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS RELEASES INVESTIGATION RESULTS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Wall Centre, North Tower, 1088 Burrard Street
    CONTACT:   Doug Henderson, (604) 982-1332
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5295.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      06:30 Mountain
    EVENT:     OPTI CANADA Q2 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2330020
    PHONE NO.: (800) 732-9303 or (416) 644-3416
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/10/c3708.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     RUTTER INC. QUARTERLY RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7571 or (416) 644-3414
    CONTACT:   Dan Herder, Corporate Secretary, Rutter Inc., (709) 368-3174
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/09/c2932.html

    TIME:      11:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA RELEASES MONETARY POLICY REPORT UPDATE
    INTERNET:  http://www.bankofcanada.ca/en/real/index.html
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-265-0464, conference ID number 54975645
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4306.html

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