CNW Daybook for Tuesday, June 10, 2008



    TORONTO, June 9 /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 8 - June 10
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIETY NATIONAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
    CONTACT:   Pat Brownlow, Media Relations, (902) 422-8611, (902) 430-7227
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9164.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c7202.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,
               cell: (514) 895-0127
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/09/c3837.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/27/c4654.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     ESOMAR'S FIRST NORTH AMERICAN ROUNDTABLE ON THE IMPACT OF
               TECHNOLOGY ON OPINION SURVEYS, VOTING TRENDS AND THE FUTURE
               OF DEMOCRACY
    CITY:      VIEUX-MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Place D'Armes, 55, rue St-Jacques Ouest
    CONTACT:   Charles Pitts, Oromedia, (514) 697-9111
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/03/c7860.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ANNUAL SHAREHOLDER MEETING FOR KANGAROO MEDIA INC.
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Crescent Room, Crystal Hotel, 1100 de la Montagne
    CONTACT:   Emilie Verret, (514) 844-6665, ext. 228
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/04/c8550.html

    TIME:      10:15 - 12:00
    EVENT:     PANEL DISCUSSION ORGANIZED BY CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL
               DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CENTRE (IDRC) - ADAPTING TO CLIMATE
               CHANGE: CANADA AND AFRICA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Montréal Bonaventure Hotel
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé, (613) 236-6163, ext. 2343, (613)
               816-7620
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9396.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      June 8 - June 11
    EVENT:     CANADIAN INSTITUTES OF HEALTH RESEARCH'S (CIHR) 1ST SUMMER
               INSTITUTE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Montpetit Hall, room 203, 125 University St., University of
               Ottawa
    NOTES:     The schedule is available on request
    CONTACT:   David Coulombe, CIHR Media Relations, (613) 941-4563, (613)
               808-7526 (mobile)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9155.html

    DATE:      June 9 - June 10
    EVENT:     CENTENNIAL COLLEGE SYMPOSIUM ON HERITAGE TOURISM STRATEGIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Centennial College Residence and Conference Centre,
               940 Progress Avenue
    CONTACT:   Kathleen Powderley, (416) 803-5597
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/04/c8138.html

    DATE:      June 10
    EVENT:     JOURNEY TO SUCCESS CONFERENCE FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS
    CITY:      OAKVILLE
    LOCATION:  Oakville Conference and Banquet Centre
    CONTACT:   Anne Day, (905) 338-1771
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c8472.html

    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:      08:00
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA INTEREST RATE ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Bank's head office in Ottawa. (Please use the East Tower
               entrance at 234 Wellington Street and proceed to the reception
               desk. Be sure to have your press card with you.)
    NOTES:     For security reasons, those wishing to attend must confirm
               by calling Nathalie Smith at (613) 782-7382 before noon on
               Monday, 9 June.
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2008/05/c8737.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     MEDIA DAY AND PLAYER AVAILABILITY FOR 2008 BRECONRIDGE
               CANADIAN PGA SENIORS' CHAMPIONSHIP
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Marshes Golf Club, 320 Terry Fox Drive
    CONTACT:   Erica Bury, Communications Coordinator, Canadian PGA: (519)
               853-5450 x234
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c6062.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN DOCTOR RECEIVES $2.3 MILLION OF MEDICINES AND
               SUPPLIES FOR HOSPITAL IN ZIMBABWE
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  HPIC Distribution Centre, 7045A Tomken Road
    NOTES:     Footage and photos from Howard Hospital will be available to
               media
    CONTACT:   Margaret Buchanan, Director, Media Relations, (514) 695-0007
               x 106, (514) 402-2270
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/05/c8796.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE ONTARIO NEUROTRAUMA FOUNDATION NEWS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Media Studio, Main Legislative Building, Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Rachel Sa, office: (416) 777-0368, cell: (416) 454-7713
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9554.html

    TIME:      10:45
    EVENT:     STUDENTS RAISE ONE MILLION PENNIES TO HELP GRANT A WISH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Bedford Park Public School, 81 Ranleigh Avenue
    CONTACT:   George James, Communications Director, The Children's Wish
               Foundation of Canada, o: (905) 839-4566, ext. 240, c: (416)
               402-3783
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9796.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:30
    EVENT:     THE NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES & GRAND-AM KONI CHALLENGE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Mill St. Brew Pub, The Distillery District, 55 Mill Street,
               Building 63
    CONTACT:   Lee Bailie, 1-800-866-1072 (ext 306), (905) 261-8134 (cell.)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/05/c8750.html

    TIME:      15:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     CROSS-ONTARIO HOMECARE HEARINGS: THREE EMINENT PANELISTS
               GATHER STAKEHOLDERS' INPUT
    CITY:      SARNIA
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd
    CONTACT:   Natalie Mehra at (416) 441-2502 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9349.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES - 'STOP THE CUTS' RALLY
               BY DURHAM DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD WORKERS
    CITY:      WHITBY
    LOCATION:  Durham District School Board, 400 Taunton Road East
    CONTACT:   Don Bryans, CUPE 218 President, (905) 571-7879; Marion Moore,
               EA and CUPE 218 Unit Chair, (905) 571-7879; Betty Sommers,
               CUPE National Representative, (905) 433-4760; James Chai, CUPE
               Communications, (416) 292-3999
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9818.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     PROVINCE-WIDE ACTION ON SCHIZOPHRENIA CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Training Rooms
               A & B, 1001 Queen St. West
    CONTACT:   Karl Baldauf, Veritas Communications, (416) 704-8733
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9388.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     NEWS CONFERENCE - SASKATCHEWAN'S CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY NEEDS
               MORE SKILLED WORKERS TO RETURN HOME
    CITY:      REGINA
    LOCATION:  Travelodge Hotel South, Cumberland East Room - 2nd Floor,
               4177 Albert St.
    CONTACT:   Michael Fougere, Saskatchewan Construction Association,
               (306) 525-0171; Sid Mathews, Construction Labour Relations
               Association of Saskatchewan, (306) 352-7909
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9788.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     PROFESSOR PETER DILLON SPEAKS ABOUT ACID RAIN
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  Frances Morrison Public Library, 311 - 23rd Street East
    CONTACT:   Peter Prebble, Saskatchewan Environmental Society, (306)
               665-0085; Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (416)
               323-9521 ext 232
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9520.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      June 8 - June 11
    EVENT:     THE BANFF WORLD TELEVISION FESTIVAL
    CITY:      BANFF
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Banff Springs Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Nuria Bronfman, (416) 434-7431
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/01/c3501.html

    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
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      June 8 - June 10
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN APPRENTICESHIP FORUM'S (CAF-FCA) CONFERENCE:
               APPRENTICESHIP, OUR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  Victoria Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Debbie Miller, Communications Manager, (613) 235-4004 ext. 207
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/08/c8306.html

    DATE:      June 10 - June 11
    EVENT:     NATIONAL ABORIGINAL HUMAN RE

SOURCE SYMPOSIUM; BUILDING A SKILLED AND UNTAPPED APPRENTICESHIP RE

SOURCE CITY: VICTORIA LOCATION: Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street, Carson Hall (Salon B/C, Level Two) NOTES: Visit aboriginalhr.ca to view symposium program details. CONTACT: PEGGY BERNDT, Director, Communications and Marketing, Aboriginal Human Resource Council, c: (780) 720-1118 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9650.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 09:00 Eastern EVENT: GEMCOM HOSTS YEAR-END FISCAL 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2310000 PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-732-9303 CONTACT: Investor Communications: Garth Albright, Chief Financial Officer, (604) 684-6550; Nick Hurst, Vice President, The Equicom Group, (403) 538-4845 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/03/c7973.html TIME: 09:00 Eastern EVENT: MAJOR DRILLING GROUP INTERNATIONAL INC.'S FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2008 INTERNET: www.majordrilling.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 CONTACT: Chantal Melanson, (506) 857-8636 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/03/c7665.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS HIGH INCOME PREFERRED SHARES CORPORATION PHONE NO.: (416) 695-7806 or 1-888-789-9572, Passcode: 3267826 CONTACT: Investor Relations, Catherine Stretch, (416) 362-6283 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9328.html TIME: 12:00 Eastern EVENT: EMPIRE INDUSTRIES LTD. HOSTS WEBCAST OF ITS ANNUAL & SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS INTERNET: www.empind.com CONTACT: Guy Nelson, Chairman & CEO, Empire Industries Ltd., Phone: (416) 366-7977; Trevor Heisler, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc., Phone: (416) 815-0700 x 270 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/04/c8488.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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