CNW Daybook for Tuesday, July 8, 2008



    TORONTO, July 7 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    T U E S D A Y,   J U L Y   8
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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>PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA OFFICIALS REVIEW PASSPORT APPLICATIONS AND
               ACCEPT COMPLETED PASSPORT APPLICATIONS FOR PROCESSING
    CITY:      CHARLOTTETOWN
    LOCATION:  Rodd Royalty Inn & Suites, 14 Capital Dr. (formerly
               Trans-Canada Highway), Intersection of Highway 1 and 2
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/02/c9422.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      July 3 - July 13
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK JOINS ONCE AGAIN IN THE RHYTHM OF THE
               MONDIAL DES CULTURES DE DRUMMONDVILLE
    CITY:      DRUMMONDVILLE
    LOCATION:  Drummondville branch or at its Info Mondial Banque
               Laurentienne stand
    CONTACT:   Manon Stébenne, Senior Manager, Medias and public relations,
               (514) 284-4500, extension 8232
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9508.html

    DATE:      July 4 - July 13
    EVENT:     TREMBLANT INTERNATIONAL BLUES FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 15 YEARS
               OF PURE BLUES
    CITY:      MONT-TREMBLANT
    LOCATION:  Tremblant
    CONTACT:   Annick Marseille, Station Mont Tremblant, (819) 681-3000
               ext. 46694
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/05/c8877.html

    DATE:      July 7 - 10
    EVENT:     THE TOUR CIBC CHARLES-BRUNEAU
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES
    LOCATION:  See the link below for itinerary
    CONTACT:   Véronique Arsenault, Morin Public Relations, (514) 289-8688
               extension 227, Cell.: (514) 923-9371
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c5861.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     UBISOFT - IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING UBISOFT IN
               MONTREAL AND IN QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Salle Fellini, Ex-Centris, 3536 Saint-Laurent Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Josiane Betit, (514) 831-0276
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2629.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES THE 2008 CANADIAN
               PARALYMPIC TEAM IN MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn Select (Hibiscus AB Room), 99, Viger Ouest av.
    CONTACT:   Gabrielle Payette, Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613)
               795-5169; Mathieu Laberge, (514) 825-2815
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9914.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/fr/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2449.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      July 4 - July 11
    EVENT:     OTTAWA WOMAN CYCLES TO TORONTO TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THE
               CRISIS IN DARFUR, SUDAN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Stopping in Merrickville, Athens, Kingston, Picton,
               Brighton, Port Hope and Oshawa, and arriving in Toronto July
               11th
    CONTACT:   Tara Tavender, (514) 923-8368; Lee Carty, (819) 921-9802
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9959.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER MARGARETT BEST MAKES ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT HEALTHY
               LIVING FOR KIDS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Boys and Girls Club of East Scarborough, 100 Galloway Road,
               Scarborough
    CONTACT:   Andrew Campbell, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8500; Julie
               Rosenberg, Communications, (416) 326-4833
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2569.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     BILD AND TRCA SHOWCASE SUSTAINABLE OPTIONS TO SUPPORT A
               VIBRANT, LIVING FUTURE
    CITY:      VAUGHAN
    LOCATION:  The Kortright Centre, 9550 Pine Valley Drive
    CONTACT:   Cynthia Malagerio, Manager of Communications, BILD,
               (416) 391-3450; Rowena Calpito, Brown & Cohen Communications,
               (416) 484-1132
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2570.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     "OPP BOUND" IS UNDERWAY
    CITY:      ORILLIA
    LOCATION:  Ontario Provincial Police, General Headquarters,
               777 Memorial Avenue
    CONTACT:   Sgt. Kristine Rae, (613) 285-5479 Cell, (800) 279-8660 Pager
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2455.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     UNIONS REPRESENTING LONG-TERM CARE WORKERS HOLD PRESS
               CONFERENCE ON LONG-TERM SOLUTIONS FOR LONG-TERM CARE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Media Studio, Ontario Legislature
    CONTACT:   David Robbins, CUPE Communications, (613) 878-1431 cell;
               Sheree Bond, ONA, (416) 964-8833 ext. 2430; David Cox, OPSEU
               Communications, (416) 788-9197 cell; Jacob Leibovitch, SEIU,
               (905) 695-1203
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2484.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     CAW PRESIDENT BUZZ HARGROVE ANNOUNCES ENDORSEMENT FOR
               PRESIDENTIAL AND SECRETARY-TREASURER SUCCESSOR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Kenora Room, 2nd floor, Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen Street
               West
    CONTACT:   CAW Communications, Shannon Devine, (cell) (416) 302-1699;
               Angelo DiCaro, (cell) (416) 606-6311
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2549.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      July 5 - July 8
    EVENT:     "RURAL MATTERS!" CONFERENCE FOCUSES ON CHALLENGES FACING
               RURAL CANADA
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Shaw Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Gerald Rhodes, AAMDC, (780) 893-3783
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/02/c9547.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     IAMS SUPERDOGS STRUT THEIR STUFF AT THE CALGARY STAMPEDE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  The Stampede Corral Indoors
    CONTACT:   Larissa Best, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 428-8294;
               Ana Francisco, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 934-8425
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/02/c8697.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES THE 2008 CANADIAN
               PARALYMPIC TEAM
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Gardens (Hall of One Hundred
               Rivers), 578 Carrall St.
    CONTACT:   Lindsay Thom, Canadian Team Beijing 2008 Media Attaché,
               (604) 551-9068; Darren Stolz, Canadian Paralympic Team
               Coordinator, (778) 231-7069
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9908.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2454.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL - BANRO DISCUSSES THE RESULTS OF THE
               TWANGIZA PRE-FEASIBILITY STUDY
    PHONE NO.: (416) 695-6310 or 1-800-565-0813
    CONTACT:   Martin Jones, Vice-President, Corporate Development, (416)
               366-2221 or 1-800-714-7938
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2321.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES THE 2008 CANADIAN
               PARALYMPIC TEAM IN VANCOUVER
    INTERNET:
    http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=114085&s=1&k=98AEC92B2C36128E5B771C9A03EE5D49
    CONTACT:   Lindsay Thom, Canadian Team Beijing 2008 Media Attaché,
               (604) 551-9068; Darren Stolz, Canadian Paralympic Team
               Coordinator, (778) 231-7069
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9908.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2454.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES THE 2008 CANADIAN
               PARALYMPIC TEAM IN MONTREAL
    INTERNET:
    http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=114086&s=1&k=D56F572472F63B8DD5A8DDE8C62687B5
    CONTACT:   Gabrielle Payette, Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613)
               795-5169; Mathieu Laberge, (514) 825-2815
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9914.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/fr/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2449.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SHARON ENERGY LTD. - WEBCAST OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2325620
    CONTACT:   H.C. (Kip) Ferguson, III, President, Houston, Texas, SHARON
               ENERGY LTD., Telephone: (713) 789-5395; Robert W. Lamond,
               Chairman, Calgary, Alberta, Telephone: (403) 269-9889
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2361.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MATRIKON INC. THIRD QUARTER RESULTS WEBCAST AND CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2298780
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or (800) 733-7560
    CONTACT:   Nicole Sayler, Corporate Communications & Investor
               Relations, (780) 945-4010
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c6492.html

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