CNW Daybook for Thursday, June 26, 2008



    TORONTO, June 25 /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:      June 23 - June 26
    EVENT:     MEDIA ACTIVITIES RELATED TO PUBLIC AUCTIONS PRESENTED BY THE
               RITZ-CARLTON MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Ritz-Carlton Montréal, Palm Court, ground floor, 1228
               Sherbrooke St. West
    CONTACT:   Robitaille, (514) 843-2354, Cell: (514) 220-4979
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/20/c6596.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2278.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - MILITARY DUATHLON AT SAINT-GABRIEL-DE-
               VALCARTIER
    CITY:      SAINT-GABRIEL-DE-VALCARTIER
    LOCATION:  Valcartier Garrison
    CONTACT:   Captain Dan Nault, Assistant Adjutant of 12 RBC, (418)
               844-5000, ext 5144, Cell.: (418) 559-8695
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7807.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN, MINISTER OF LABOUR AND MINISTER OF
               CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES FUNDING TO GRANICOR INC.
    CITY:      SAINT-GEDEON
    LOCATION:  Granicor Inc., 450, Rang 10, (at Route du Lac junction)
    CONTACT:   Nadia Marceau, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (418) 668-4602; Pierre Miquelon, Office of the Honourable
               Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic Development, (514)
               496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c6754.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     OLD PORT OF MONTREAL CORPORATION INC. - LAUNCH OF THE SUMMER
               CULTURAL PROGRAM FOR THE QUAYS OF THE OLD PORT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Bistro Vû - Yacht-Club de Montréal, south end of Berry Street,
               corner de la Commune Street East (Avenue du Port) Clock Tower
               Basin
    CONTACT:   and RSVP: Clarah Germain, Media Relations Co-ordinator,
               Quays of the Old Port, (514) 283-8085
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c5911.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7571.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA TOUR AND CONFERENCE: BEHIND THE SCENES, BEHIND THE
               SONGS, BEHIND THE MIND
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  BRAMS - Université de Montréal, 1430 du Mont-Royal Blvd.,
               Outremont
    NOTES:     Music scientists in cutting edge labs featuring a self-playing
               piano. Light lunch included. Please click on the URL to see
               the full schedule.
    CONTACT:   Sylvain-Jacques Desjardins, International press attaché,
               Université de Montréal, (514) 343-7593; Sandra McPherson, PhD,
               Communications Officer, Montreal Neurological Institute and
               Hospital, (514) 398-1902
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/20/c6293.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      June 16 - June 27
    EVENT:     20 JOURNEYS PHOTO EXHIBIT AT TORONTO REFERENCE LIBRARY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Reference Library. 789 Yonge Street, Main Floor
    CONTACT:   Lillian Manea, Communications Manager, TRIEC, (416) 944-1946
               x 240; Blaine McKenzie, Communications Officer, Toronto
               Public Library, (416) 393-7219
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c5486.html

    DATE:      June 22 - June 26
    EVENT:     METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE HOSTS THE MILLION DOLLAR ROUND
               TABLE'S (MDRT) ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Christine Chiu, Marketing Manager, MTCC, (416) 585-8106;
               Jessica Butera, Communications Manager, Million Dollar Round
               Table, (847) 692-6378, (416) 585-3551
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5375.html

    DATE:      June 26 - June 27
    EVENT:     DR. LAURA CLARK IS AVAILABLE TO DISCUSS PROPER TREATMENT FOR
               MINOR WOUNDS AS WELL AS INFECTION PREVENTION TIPS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TORONTO
    CONTACT:   To schedule an interview, please contact: Julienne Spence,
               Alex McLellan, Environics Communications, (416) 969-2765,
               (416) 969-2774
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c5752.html

    DATE:      June 26 - June 29
    EVENT:     THE AMP YOUR GAME NATIONAL GAMING TOUR
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Kanata Centrum
    CONTACT:   Liz Luzza, Lauren McConnell, PraxisPR, (905) 949-8255 ext.
               222, 227
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/03/c7412.html

    TIME:      08:50
    EVENT:     FIFTEENTH REGULAR SESSION OF THE CEC COUNCIL AND NORTH
               AMERICA 2030: AN ENVIRONMENTAL OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Government Conference Centre, 2 Rideau Street
    NOTES:     Both events will be webcast live.
    CONTACT:   CEC Media Officer Eduardo Viadas, (514) 350-4331
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/20/c6517.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     PLANNING FOR INCLUSIVE NEIGHBOURHOODS: LESSONS FROM U.S.
               MUNICIPALITIES; STRATEGIES FOR CANADIAN COMMUNITIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen Victoria Ballroom, Sutton Place Hotel, 955 Bay Street
               (at Wellesley)
    CONTACT:   Michael Shapcott, The Wellesley Institute, (416) 972-1010,
               x231, mobile (416) 605-8316
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7692.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     CELEBRITY CHEF JASON ROBERTS AND (YELLOW TAIL) WINES MAKE A
               SPLASH FOR SIMPLICITY IN TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Union Station, 140 Bay Street, - within the Go Station
    CONTACT:   Carly Suppa, Hill & Knowlton Canada, Tel: (416) 413-4635,
               Mobile: (647) 339-5185; Erica Faltous, Hill & Knowlton Canada,
               Tel: (416) 413-4695, Mobile: (416) 400-0171
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7607.html

    TIME:      10:40
    EVENT:     MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT WEST PARK HEALTHCARE CENTRE'S CAMPUS
               REDEVELOPMET
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Main Auditorium, West Park Healthcare Centre, 82 Buttonwood
               Ave (near intersection on Eglinton and Jane)
    CONTACT:   Vince Rice, Director, Public Relations, West Park Healthcare
               Centre, Phone: (416) 243-3730
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7349.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO'S FOOD BANKS RELEASE REPORT ON RISING PRICES OF FOOD,
               GASOLINE, ENERGY, & ECONOMIC CONDITIONS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Media Studio
    CONTACT:   Adam Spence, Executive Director, Ontario Association of Food
               Banks (OAFB), Work: (416) 656-4100
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7644.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF THE FIRST BUILDINGS OF CAMH'S BOLD
               REDEVELOPMENT AND 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Western edge of the CAMH site at 1001 Queen Street West
               between Ossington Ave. and Dovercourt Road
    CONTACT:   Michael Torres, Media Relations, CAMH at (416) 595-6015
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7681.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c4783.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5187.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING EVENT FOR THE NEW ALLSTATE INSURANCE AGENCY
    CITY:      SAULT STE. MARIE
    LOCATION:  Allstate Insurance Agency, Sault Ste. Marie, 683 Great
               Northern Road, Unit 6
    CONTACT:   Derek Tupling, Corporate Relations, (905) 475-4589
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7857.html

    TIME:      11:15
    EVENT:     WORLD VISION'S G8 NEWS BRIEFING AND THE LAUNCH OF THE ONE LIFE
               EXPERIENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Harbourfront Centre (on the lawn directly east of Harbourfront
               Centre) 235 Queens Quay West
    CONTACT:   Tiffany Baggetta, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2485, (416) 305-9612
               (mobile); Yoko Kobayashi, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2151, (416)
               671-0086 (mobile)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7433.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:30
    EVENT:     SCHOOL BOARD WORKERS RALLY TO FIGHT DISCRIMINATION
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  in front of the Board office; 7515 Forest Glade drive
    CONTACT:   Anthony Cutrone, President, CUPE Local 4299, (519) 979-2047;
               Jean-Marc Bézaire, CUPE Representative, (613) 237-1590; Luc
               Tittley, CUPE Communications, (416) 910-2389
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7344.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:30
    EVENT:     WORKERS AT SCARBOROUGH SENIORS' RESIDENCE PICKET ANNUAL BBQ TO
               PROTEST CUTS TO CARE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sts. Peter and Paul Residence, 221 Milner Avenue (west off
               Markham Road, north of Hwy 401)
    CONTACT:   Jim Morrison, CUPE National Representative, (416) 292-3999,
               cell (905) 243-1483; Pat Daley, CUPE Communications, (416)
               616-6142
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7784.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL NEEDS FUNDING, NOT REPRISALS -
               RALLY AGAINST CEO'S DISMISSAL
    CITY:      KINGSTON
    LOCATION:  Outside the old front entrance, KGH, 76 Stuart St.
    CONTACT:   Louis Rodrigues, President, CUPE 1974, (613) 531-1319 C;
               David Robbins, CUPE Communications, (613) 878-1431 C
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7699.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     NORTH BAY CAREGIVERS HOLD 12-HOUR ROCK-A-THON FOR STANDARD OF
               CARE IN NURSING HOMES
    CITY:      NORTH BAY
    LOCATION:  400 Olive Street corner of Olive and Cassells)
    CONTACT:   Valerie Dugale, CUPE Communications, (647) 225-3685; Henri
               Giroux, President, CUPE 146, (705) 494-9302
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7721.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     CHIPPEWAS OF RAMA HOST GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR NEW
               DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING HEALTH EDUCATION TRAINING FACILITY
    CITY:      RAMA
    LOCATION:  5979 Rama Road, (located just past Casino Rama on Rama Road at
               Benson Sideroad)
    CONTACT:   Julie Holroyde, Hill & Knowlton, Tel: (416) 413-4625, Cell:
               (416) 805-7942; Cathy Edney, Communications Manager, Rama
               First Nation, Tel.: (705) 325-3611 ext. 1241
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7789.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     COLLEGE OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE HOLDS ITS FIRST
               MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sutton Place Hotel, Grand Sutton Ballroom, 955 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Mark Nesbitt, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416)
               314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7754.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     2008 AL PALLADINI ENDOWMENT FUND ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Weston Golf & Country Club 50 St. Phillips Rd.
    CONTACT:   Daniela Campoli, Annual Giving & Communications Assistant,
               Humber River Regional Hospital Foundation, (T) 416-744-2500
               ext. 2913
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7230.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES - COMMUNITY MEETING ON
               PROPOSED LAB SERVICES RESTRUCTURING
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Knights of Columbus Hall, 260 McArthur Ave.
    CONTACT:   David Robbins, CUPE Communications, (613) 878-1431 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c7045.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7670.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     THE CITIES CENTRE AND THE WELLESLEY INSTITUTE CO-SPONSOR A
               PUBLIC FORUM ABOUT INCLUSIONARY PLANNING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Medical Sciences Auditorium, University of Toronto, 1 King's
               College Circle (northwest corner of College Street and
               University Avenue)
    CONTACT:   Michael Shapcott, The Wellesley Institute, (416) 972-1010,
               x231, mobile (416) 605-8316
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7692.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    DATE:      June 25 - June 29
    EVENT:     SALTIMBANCO FOR THE FIRST TIME AT THE CREDIT UNION CENTER
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  Credit Union Center
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Brunetta, National PR Contact Brunetta, Etc!
               Communications, (450) 628-4014
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7352.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/29/c5079.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c2990.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      08:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     OVER 700 WOMEN'S HEALTH EXPERTS MEET
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, 120 Ninth Avenue SE
    CONTACT:   Mike Haymes, Media Relations Officer, SOGC, (403) 671-5613;
               Natalie Wright, Director of Communications and Public
               Education, SOGC, (613) 240-0169
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6846.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      June 24 - June 28
    EVENT:     PAEDIATRICIANS GATHER TO DISCUSS HOT TOPICS IN CHILD AND
               YOUTH HEALTH
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Empress and the Victoria Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Emma Wadland, Communications Coordinator, Canadian Paediatric
               Society, (613) 526-9397 ext. 247; On-site in Victoria (June 24
               - 28): Christine LaRocque, Senior Writer, Public Education,
               (613) 850-4868
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6886.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PAEDIATRIC SOCIETY - DEMONSTRATION ON THE PROPER
               INSTALLATION OF CAR AND BOOSTER SEATS
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  Parking layby, Victoria Conference Centre
    NOTES:     Additional media materials: CPS position statement:
               Transportation of infants and children in motor vehicles,
               Fact sheet, Speaker biographies
    CONTACT:   Media inquiries: Emma Wadland, Communications Coordinator,
               Canadian Paediatric Society, (613) 526-9397 ext. 247; On-site
               in Victoria (June 24 - 28): Christine LaRocque, Senior Writer,
               Public Education, (613) 850-4868
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/25/c7567.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      13:20 Mountain
    EVENT:     CONNACHER OIL AND GAS LIMITED PRESENTS AT THE GENUITY CAPITAL
               MARKETS: IN-SITU OIL SANDS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.connacheroil.com
    CONTACT:   Richard A. Gusella, President and Chief Executive Officer; OR
               Grant D. Ukrainetz, Vice President, Corporate Development,
               Phone: (403) 538-6201, Fax: (403) 538-6225
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7371.html

    TIME:      16:00 Atlantic
    EVENT:     EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED Q4 FISCAL 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.empireco.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414, (800) 733-7571
    CONTACT:   Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial
               Officer, (902) 755-4440
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/12/c3343.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     EXFO ELECTRO-OPTICAL ENGINEERING INC. THIRD-QUARTER FINANCIAL
               RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.EXFO.com/investors
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6652
    CONTACT:   For further information: Vance Oliver, Manager, Investor
               Relations, (418) 683-0913, Ext. 3733
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c5700.html

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