CNW Daybook for Tuesday, June 17, 2008



    TORONTO, June 17 /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 15 - June 22
    EVENT:     THOUSANDS OF CATHOLICS TO GATHER AT EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Eucharistic Congress
    CONTACT:   Patrick McCaully, Salt + Light Television Media Relations,
               (416) 855-9427
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2823.html

    TIME:      09:45
    EVENT:     COLLEGE DES MEDECINS DU QUEBEC - SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON
               INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL GRADUATES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Collège des médecins du Québec, 2170 René-Lévesque Boulevard
               West
    CONTACT:   RSVP: Anne Roy, Communications Department, Collège des
               médecins du Québec, (514) 915-2170
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4610.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     GREENPEACE REPORT ON SUPERMARKETS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Delta Centre-Ville, 777 University, Verrière B Meeting
               Room, Ground Floor
    CONTACT:   Jocelyn Desjardins, Communications/Public Relations,
               Greenpeace, (514) 212-5749; Brian Blomme,
               Communications/Public Relations, (416) 930-9055
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9748.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2216.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     WORLD VISION CANADA - THE WORLD FOOD CRISIS: WHAT IS THE
               ROLE OF NGOS?
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Room 300, 3575 Saint-Laurent Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Brigitte Filiatrault, Porter Novelli Montréal, (514) 846-5605,
               cell.: (514) 702-2744; Sylvie Piché, Porter Novelli Montréal,
               (514) 846-5608, cell.: (514) 232-5519
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9824.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     SOLIDARITY FUND QFL INVITES THE MEDIA TO THE LAUNCH OF A
               MAJOR INVESTMENT IN SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY HOUSING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  3950 Bellechasse Street
    NOTES:     Please confirm your presence
    CONTACT:   Josée Lagacé, Senior Advisor, Press Relations and
               Communications, Fonds de solidarité FTQ, (514) 850-4835
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/12/c3308.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF THE ALIVE INTERNATIONAL PHOTOS EXHIBITION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Botanical Garden Reception Centre, 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
    CONTACT:   Karine Jalbert, Communications Co-ordinator, (514) 872-1453,
               Cell: (514) 917-7251
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c3923.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      June 15 - June 18
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN CENTRE FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS  PRESENTS THE
               WORLD CONFERENCE ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Barbara Jamieson, Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness,
               Phone (905) 966-0120
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/28/c9298.html

    DATE:      June 15 - June 19
    EVENT:     ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE HOSTS THE FIFTH SCIENCE CENTRE WORLD
               CONGRESS (5SCWC)
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Anna Relyea, Associate Director, Strategic Communications,
               (416) 696-3273; Christine Crosbie, Media Relations Officer,
               (416) 696-3191
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/14/c8306.html

    DATE:      June 15 - June 18
    EVENT:     ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE'S 57TH ANNUAL
               CONFERENCE AND TRADESHOW
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Sheraton on the Falls
    CONTACT:   Joe Couto, OACP Director of Government Relations and
               Communications, T. (416) 926-0424 ext. 22, C. (416) 575-1731,
               Evenings (416) 695-7096; Cst. Jacqueline Forgeron, Niagara
               Regional Police Service, T. (905) 329-7021
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4677.html

    DATE:      June 16 - June 18
    EVENT:     CANADIAN NURSES ASSOCIATION CENTENNIAL YEAR CONVENTION
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Congress Centre
    CONTACT:   or to pre-register as media: Tina Grznar, Communications
               Coordinator, (613) 237-2133 ext. 283, Cell: (613) 266-0306
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/12/c2930.html

    DATE:      June 17
    EVENT:     JAYNIE SMITH IS A KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR PROFIT MAGAZINE'S
               PROFIT 100 CEO SUMMIT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TORONTO
    CONTACT:   Angel Wasserman, Smart Advantage, Inc., (954) 763-5757
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/08/c9491.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 19:30
    EVENT:     LEADERS IN THE GLBT COMMUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN ROUNDTABLE
               DISCUSSION ON ISSUES IN THE WORKPLACE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  First Canadian Place, 68th Floor
    CONTACT:   Kasia Lech, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/13/c3872.html

    TIME:      07:00
    EVENT:     LET IT SNOW PROGRAM LAUNCH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  7:00 a.m. - Union Station; 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Tour of
               downtown Toronto; 12:00 p.m. - Dundas Square
    CONTACT:   Romona Roy, (416) 322-3034
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2708.html

    TIME:      07:45 - 20:50
    EVENT:     HMV CANADA CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH UNVEILING OF NEW
               'STORE OF THE FUTURE' DESIGN CONCEPT AT BLOOR STREET LOCATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  50 Bloor Street West
    CONTACT:   Holly Cybulski at Strut Entertainment: W (416) 861-0387,
               C (647) 405-1715
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/12/c3160.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 09:30
    EVENT:     JOIN KICKS-OFF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP NETWORK AND BREAKFAST
               SERIES ON HIRING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  York Room, BMO Financial Group, First Canadian Place,
               100 King Street West, 68th Floor
    CONTACT:   Jane Enright, JOIN, (416) 220-1890
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/12/c3350.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 12:30
    EVENT:     INDUSTRIAL ALLIANCE INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES INC.
               HOLDS AN INVESTOR DAY FOR THE INSTITUTIONAL INVESTMENT
               COMMUNITY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  MaRS Collaboration Centre, 101 College Street
    CONTACT:   Jacques Carrière, Vice-President, Investor Relations,
               (418) 684-5275; cell: (418) 576-3624
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/12/c3190.html

    TIME:      09:00
    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

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     VESPA CANADA ANNOUNCEMENT OF NATIONAL PROGRAM TO TARGET
               CLIMATE CHANGE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Terroni Restaurant, 57a Adelaide Street East (just west of
               Church Street)
    CONTACT:   Sue Kuruvilla, Vespa Canada, (416) 537-3001 ext. 235;
               Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (416) 323-9521 ext.
               232, (647) 280-9521 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c9999.html

    TIME:      10:15
    EVENT:     EXCLUSIVE MEDIA UNVEILING OF CANADA'S FIRST PET DISCOVERY
               CENTRE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  PawsWay Pet Discovery Centre, 245 Queen's Quay West
    CONTACT:   Nicole Paara, (416) 522-1677; Ryan Lockhart, (416) 969-2749
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4169.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     SUNCOR ENERGY JOB-RELATED OPEN HOUSE
    CITY:      SAULT STE. MARIE
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn Waterfront, 208 Saint Marys River Drive
    CONTACT:   Shawn Davis, (403) 920-8379
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c3046.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (PG:TSX) ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
               OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Toronto Board of Trade, 1 First Canadian Place, Adelaide
               Street Entrance, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    CONTACT:   Ewan Downie, President & CEO, Phone: (807) 346-1390,
               Fax: (807) 346-0100; John Seaman, CFO/Director, Phone:
               (807) 474-9898, Fax: (807) 346-0100
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c8984.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      RICHMOND
    LOCATION:  Exact address and event location will be released at 6:00 am
               on June 17
    CONTACT:   VANOC: Jason Macnaughton, (778) 328-6734
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4580.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     VANOC AND PARTNERS HOST FIRST INFORMATION SESSION
    CITY:      WHISTLER
    LOCATION:  Maurice Young Millennium Place
    CONTACT:   Katie Green, VANOC Media Relations, (778) 328-6473
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2402.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 - 12:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     INDUSTRIAL ALLIANCE INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES INC.
               HOLDS AN INVESTOR DAY FOR THE INSTITUTIONAL INVESTMENT
               COMMUNITY
    INTERNET:  www.inalco.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-901-1807
    CONTACT:   Jacques Carrière, Vice-President, Investor Relations,
               (418) 684-5275; cell: (418) 576-3624
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/12/c3190.html

    TIME:      11:15 Mountain
    EVENT:     PROEX ENERGY PRESENTS AT CAPP OIL & GAS INVESTMENT SYMPOSIUM
    INTERNET:
    http://events.onlinebroadcasting.com/capp/061608/index.php?page=launch
               or www.proexenergy.com
    CONTACT:   Mr. David Johnson, President & CEO, Mr. Steven Allaire, Vice
               President Finance & CFO, Phone: (403) 216-2510
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/13/c2399.html

    TIME:      12:05 Mountain
    EVENT:     CONNACHER PRESENTS AT CAPP 2008 OIL AND GAS SYMPOSIUM
    INTERNET:
    http://events.onlinebroadcasting.com/capp/061608/index.php?page=launch
    CONTACT:   Richard A. Gusella, President and Chief Executive Officer;
               OR Grant D. Ukrainetz, Vice President, Corporate
               Development, Phone: (403) 538-6201
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/12/c3444.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     INTERTEK TO HOST WEBINAR ON OFTEN OVERLOOKED MATERIALS
               RESTRICTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PRODUCT PACKAGING AND
               BATTERIES
    INTERNET:  www.ageussolutions.com
    CONTACT:   Nicole Cooper, Corporate Communications Director, Intertek
               Ageus Solutions, (613) 599-4321
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c8946.html

    TIME:      14:10 Mountain
    EVENT:     CIRRUS ENERGY CORPORATION PRESENTS AT THE CAPP OIL & GAS
               INVESTMENT SYMPOSIUM IN CALGARY, ALBERTA
    INTERNET:
    http://events.onlinebroadcasting.com/capp/061608/index.php?page=launch
    CONTACT:   David Taylor, President and Chief Executive Officer or
               Pamela Orr, Vice President Finance and Chief Financial
               Officer, Cirrus Energy Corporation, Telephone: (403) 216-5030
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c3070.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED HOSTS WEBCAST AT AGM
    INTERNET:  www.premiergoldmines.com; www.InvestorCalendar.com
    CONTACT:   Ewan Downie, President & CEO, Phone: (807) 346-1390; John
               Seaman, CFO/Director, Phone: (807) 474-9898
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4404.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     GOLD RESERVE CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS 2008 FIRST QUARTER
               RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-322-5044 or (617) 614-4927
    CONTACT:   Investor Information: Rubenstein Investor Relations, Tim
               Clemensen, (212) 843-9337; Company Contact: A. Douglas
               Belanger, President, Tel. (509) 623-1500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/12/c3462.html

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