CNW Daybook for Thursday, June 12, 2008



    TORONTO, June 11 /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>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      June 12 - June 15
    EVENT:     THE AMP YOUR GAME NATIONAL GAMING TOUR
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Halifax Commons
    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>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      June 9 - June 12
    EVENT:     14TH INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM OF THE AMERICAS/CONFERENCE
               OF MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Bonaventure Hotel
    CONTACT:   André Bouthillier, Media Relations Director, (514) 732-4114,
               (514) 895-0127 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/27/c4654.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/09/c3837.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2030.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA - BRIEFING SESSION FOR THE MEDIA TO DISCUSS
               THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM REVIEW
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  1501 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2030
    NOTES:     The briefing session will take place during the lock-up. For
               security reasons, those wishing to attend must confirm by
               calling Nathalie Smith at (613) 782-7382 before noon on
               Wednesday, 11 June
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9713.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CRTC HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Conference Centre, Portage IV, Outaouais Room, 140 Promenade
               du Portage,
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: MediaRelations, (819 997-9403; 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/June2008/10/c2457.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     HART STORES INC. ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Ruby Foo's Hotel, 7655 Decarie Blvd.,
    CONTACT:   Sarah Junique, Optimum Public Relations, (514) 282-4885
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2880.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     THE COALITION AGAINST MORBID OBESITY CALLS UPON MINISTER
               COUILLARD AS ITS PETITION IS BEING SUBMITTED
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  WOMEN'S Y OF MONTREAL, Holden Fisher Room, 1355
               René-Lévesque West, Metro: Lucien-L'Allier and Guy-Concordia
    CONTACT:   To call in your questions or request an interview: Hélène
               Hains, (514) 982-0308, ext. 221, Cell.: (514) 825-0308
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2813.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     VVC EXPLORATION CORPORATION - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF
               SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Montreal-Aeroport in Dorval
    CONTACT:   Charles Descary, Manager, Investor Relations,
               (514) 631-2727, 1-877-558-2727 ext 222
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2747.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      June 10 - June 12
    EVENT:     CAW COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND POLITICAL ACTION CONVENTION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   CAW Communications, Shannon Devine, (416) 302-1699; John
               McClyment, (416) 315-3202; Angelo DiCaro, (416) 606-6311
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/05/c9002.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:00
    EVENT:     MERV HILLIER, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE CERTIFIED MANAGEMENT
               ACCOUNTANTS OF ONTARIO, ADDRESSES TORONTO'S BUSINESS LEADERS
               ON IMPORTANCE OF CREATIVITY TO BUSINESS PROFITABILITY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Board of Trade's downtown centre
    CONTACT:   Sharon Armstrong, Vice President, Marketing and
               Communications, CMA Ontario, Direct: (416) 204-3118, Cell:
               (416) 567-8773
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9927.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA - BRIEFING SESSION FOR THE MEDIA TO DISCUSS
               THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM REVIEW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  150 King Street West, Suite 2000
    NOTES:     The briefing session will take place during the lock-up. For
               security reasons, those wishing to attend must confirm by
               calling Nathalie Smith at 613 782-7382 before noon on
               Wednesday, 11 June
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9713.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     UNION GAS PRESIDENT JULIE DILL ANNOUNCES THE DETAILS OF THE
               COMPANY'S NEW BURLINGTON-DISTRICT FACILITY
    CITY:      BURLINGTON
    LOCATION:  4475 Mainway, (Corner of Mainway and Artisan Court, 1 block
               west of Appleby Line)
    CONTACT:   Andrea Stass, Phone: (519) 436-5490
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2568.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION BALL HOCKEY TOURNAMENT TO
               CELEBRATE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF NHL AWARDS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge-Dundas Square (south east corner of Yonge and Dundas)
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Brace, Manager, National Media Relations, Canadian
               Diabetes Association, Office: (416) 408-7071, Onsite:
               (416) 988-8327
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/05/c8816.html

    TIME:      09:05
    EVENT:     WATERFRONT TORONTO'S BOARD OF DIRECTOR'S MEET TO DISCUSS
               THE PROPOSAL FOR THE GARDINER EXPRESSWAY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Waterfront Toronto, 20 Bay Street - Suite 1310, Main
               Boardroom
    CONTACT:   Marisa Piattelli, Waterfront Toronto, (416) 214-1476
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2707.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     MODWOMEN PRESENTS INTERNATIONAL BEST SELLING AUTHOR CANDACE
               BUSHNELL AT A 'LIPSTICK JUNGLE' LUNCHEON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Design Exchange
    CONTACT:   Esther Garnick, (647) 221-7874
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/03/c7779.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CORNWALL PUBLIC INQUIRY'S POLICY DIRECTOR OUTLINES PLANS
               FOR 'INFORMAL TESTIMONY'
    CITY:      CORNWALL
    LOCATION:  Cornwall Public Inquiry Boardroom, (beyond media room, last
               door at end of the hall on the left), 709 Cotton Mill Street
    CONTACT:   Joan Weinman, (613) 294-5679
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2165.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CPC ISSUES FINAL REPORT CONCERNING RCMP USE OF THE CONDUCTED
               ENERGY WEAPON
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington, St.
    CONTACT:   Nelson Kalil, Manager, Communications, (613) 952-2452;
               Melanie Rushworth, Manager, Outreach, (613) 952-3738
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9898.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     THE NEW HEALTH PROFESSIONALS NETWORK PRESENTS THE 4TH ANNUAL
               TOMMY DOUGLAS CELEBRATION OF MEDICARE AWARDS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   Rhonda Trowell, (416) 597-3631
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2837.html

    TIME:      15:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     EMINENT PANELISTS HEAR FROM LOCAL STAKEHOLDERS AT HOMECARE
               REFORM HEARINGS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent Street
    CONTACT:   Natalie Mehra, (416) 441-2502
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2856.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9349.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     NEW REPORT BY THE CHANGE FOUNDATION PUTS HUMAN FACE ON
               NAVIGATING ONTARIO HEALTH SYSTEM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  MaRS Centre, 101 College Street, Toronto , AGM - Auditorium
               B & C
    CONTACT:   Anila Sunnak, The Change Foundation, (416) 205-1325, cell:
               (647) 242-6772
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9973.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - TORONTO FC PLAYERS TEAM
               UP WITH BMO TO CELEBRATE THE BANK'S COMMITMENT IN BRAMPTON
    CITY:      BRAMPTON
    LOCATION:  BMO Bank of Montreal, 9990 Airport Road, Brampton
    CONTACT:   Kasia Lech, Toronto, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2583.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 20:00
    EVENT:     40TH CANADIAN MATHEMATICAL OLYMPIAD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
    CITY:      WATERLOO
    LOCATION:  Festival Ballroom, South Campus Hall, University of Waterloo
    CONTACT:   Dr. Graham P. Wright, Canadian Mathematical Society
               Executive Director, (613) 562-5702; Dr. Edward Barbeau,
               Chair, CMS Canadian Mathematical Olympiad Committee,
               Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto, (416)
               653-1961
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/26/c3858.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    DATE:      June 12
    EVENT:     THE DIETITIANS OF CANADA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  WINNIPEG
    CONTACT:   Fiona Robinson, Hill & Knowlton, (416) 413-4737
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2604.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      June 10 - June 12
    EVENT:     GLOBAL PETROLEUM SHOW (GPS) 2008
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Stampede Park
    CONTACT:   Shauna MacDonald, Brookline Public Relations for GPS 2008,
               W: (403) 538-5645; Hilary Pettersen, Brookline Public
               Relations for GPS 2008, W: (403) 538-5641, ext. 107
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/28/c9845.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9640.html

    DATE:      June 11 - June 12
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA - WESTERN WORKPLACE HEALTH 2008:
               MENTAL HEALTH PRODUCTIVITY AND PERFORMANCE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  The Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre, 1316 33 Street NE
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9855.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     CIHR CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE ON MEN'S MENTAL HEALTH AND ILLNESS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Steamworks, 375, Water St.
    CONTACT:   David Coulombe, CIHR Media Relations, (613) 941-4563
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9577.html
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    <B>YUKON</B>

    DATE:      June 12 - June 14
    EVENT:     CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS' ANNUAL
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      WHITEHORSE
    LOCATION:  Yukon College, 500 College Drive
    NOTES:     Join conference delegates at the Yukon Arts Centre, 300
               College Drive at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 12 for the
               official opening of the conference
    CONTACT:   Wade Scoffin, Association of Yukon Occupational Therapists,
               (867) 334-1553
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/26/c4068.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     THE CHANGE FOUNDATION RELEASES A NEW REPORT, WHO IS THE
               PUZZLE MAKER? - PATIENT/CAREGIVER PERSPECTIVES ON NAVIGATING
               HEALTH SERVICES IN ONTARIO
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C, Transponder 3B
    CONTACT:   Anila Sunnak, The Change Foundation, (416) 205-1325, cell:
               (647) 242-6772
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9973.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     NEW CHANGE FOUNDATION REPORT PUTS HUMAN FACE ON NAVIGATING
               ONTARIO HEALTH SYSTEM
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C, Transponder 3B, Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8,
               Downlink frequency 3820 vertical
    NOTES:     http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?package
               id=72
    CONTACT:   CNW BROADCAST, TORONTO, (416) 863-9350
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2577.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     B-ROLL - HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION UNVEILS ITS REPORT ON
               STROKE
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C, Transponder 3B, Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8,
               Downlink frequency 3820 vertical
    CONTACT:   Stacy O'Rourke, Heart and Stroke Foundation, (416) 489-7111
               ext. 482 or (416) 937-5307; Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and
               Stroke Foundation, (613) 569-4361 ext. 273
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2130.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MARCH NETWORKS RELEASES ITS FOURTH QUARTER AND FISCAL YEAR
               2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?event
               ID=2284920
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-0232 or 00 800 2288 3501
    CONTACT:   Peter Wilenius, VP Corporate Development, March Networks
               Corporation, (613) 591-8181
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/26/c4605.html

    TIME:      08:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     CANACCORD CAPITAL INC. - FOURTH QUARTER FISCAL 2008 RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.canaccord.com/investor/webcast
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415, 1-800-732-6179 or 00-800-2288-3501
    CONTACT:   North America media: Scott Davidson, Managing Director,
               Global Head of Marketing & Communications, Phone: (416)
               869-3875; For investor relations inquiries contact:
               Katherine Young, Vice President, Investor Relations, Phone:
               (604) 643-7013; London media: Bobby Morse or Ben Wiley,
               Buchanan Communications (London), Phone: +44-0-207-466-5000;
               Nominated Adviser: Simon Bridges or Tom Hulme, Landsbanki
               Securities (UK) Limited, Phone: +44-0-207-426-9000
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c5440.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ATLANTIS ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    INTERNET:  www.atlantissi.com or
               http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?event
               ID=2230360
    CONTACT:   George Chiarucci, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (905)
               792-1981; Craig Armitage, The Equicom Group, Tel: (416)
               815-0700 x 278
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/05/c8712.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     ALBERTA ELECTRIC SYSTEM OPERATOR - AESO WIND POWER
               FORECASTING PILOT PROJECT FINAL WORKSHOP WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=111848&s=1&
               k=50260CEEA6B19F18DA924DD8AA1A612D
    CONTACT:   Darren McCrank, P. Eng; Alberta Electric System Operator,
               Ph: (403) 539-2623
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9358.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRANSAT A.T. INC. - SECOND QUARTER 2008 RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.transat.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-862-3912 or (514) 868-2590
    CONTACT:   Jean-Michel Laberge, (514) 987-1660, ext. 4662
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/05/c8529.html

    TIME:      13:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SEAVIEW ENERGY INC. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?event
               ID=2312420
    CONTACT:   Seaview Energy Inc., (403) 450-3713
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2036.html

    TIME:      14:00 Central
    EVENT:     2008 CWB WEATHER AND CROP BRIEFING
    INTERNET:  www.cwb.ca
    NOTES:     To register for the teleconference please contact the CWB
               before the end of the day on Wednesday, June 11 (media only)
    CONTACT:   Maureen Fitzhenry, at (204) 983-3101, or (cell) 227-6927
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c9986.html

    TIME:      16:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRANSCONTINENTAL INC. - RELEASE OF SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
               AND CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.transcontinental.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Jennifer F. McCaughey, Director, Investor Relations, (514)
               954-4000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c6576.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     Q9 NETWORKS INC. CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS SECOND
               QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.Q9.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3418 or 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Kevin Spikes, Director of Corporate & Investor Relations, Q9
               Networks, Toronto: (416) 848-3311, Toll Free: 1-888-696-2266
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/15/c8501.html

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