CNW Daybook for Tuesday, June 24, 2008



    TORONTO, June 23 /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
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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

    TIME:      07:15
    EVENT:     COMMUNITY FORUM ON PATIENT SAFETY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Michener Institute auditorium, 222 St. Patrick Street
               (University and Dundas)
    CONTACT:   Iliana Arapis, (416) 596-3120, Senior Director, Communications
               and PR or Katie Schrank, Communications Associate,
               (416) 596-3101 ext. 3482
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c4982.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     COMMUNITY SAFETY AND CORRECTIONAL SERVICES MINISTER RICK
               BARTOLUCCI ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO TACKLE GUNS,
               GANGS AND ORGANIZED CRIME ON TORONTO'S STREETS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Police Headquarters, Main Lobby, 40 College Street
    CONTACT:   Laura Blondeau, Minister's Office, (416) 325-4973; Anthony
               Brown, Communications Branch, (416) 314-7772
    URL: http://ogov.newswire.ca/ontario/GONE/2008/06/23/c6879.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     VITAL TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  CBC Atrium, 250 - Front street West
    CONTACT:   Carole Boivin, VP Marketing, Communications and Donor
               Services, Toronto Community Foundation, Tel: (416) 921-2035
               ext. 212
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6895.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CENTENNIAL COLLEGE CHALLENGES STUDENTS TO JOIN THE HUMAN
               RACE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Field House at The Berkeley, 315 Queen Street East
    CONTACT:   Flex PR, Laurie Hall, (416) 696-5554; or Heather Ward, (416)
               909-4328
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c7098.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 11:30
    EVENT:     TORONTO CITY SUMMIT ALLIANCE UNVEILS GREENING GREATER TORONTO
               INITIATIVE TO HELP THE GTA BECOME THE GREENEST CITY REGION
               IN NORTH AMERICA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Steamwhistle Brewing Company,  The Roundhouse,
               255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto  (just south of the CN Tower)
    CONTACT:   Emma Jowett, Counsel Public Relations, Tel: (416)
               961-5898 x 217
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6827.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     DAILY BREAD RELEASES REPORT - WHO'S HUNGRY: 2008 PROFILE OF
               HUNGER
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Daily Bread Food Bank, 191 New Toronto Street (off Islington,
               North of Lake Shore)
    CONTACT:   Gabrielle Chackal, T: (416) 203-0050 ext. 238, M: (416)
               450-2196
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c6122.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     BBQ LUNCH AND SNEAK-PEEK OF THE DELTA CHELSEA'S NEWEST
               ATTRACTION ON TORONTO ISLAND PARK
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Island Park, Manitou Beach
    CONTACT:   Tracy Ford, Public Relations Manager, (416) 585-4396
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5363.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE DEMOLITION AND RE-DEVELOPMENT CEREMONY OF THE 500,000
               SQUARE FOOT FACILITY AT THE PHILLIPS CABLE PLANT IN BROCKVILLE
    CITY:      BROCKVILLE
    LOCATION:  Phillips Cable Plant
    CONTACT:   Don Bremner, 1-800-894-4924
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6921.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     ST. JOHN AMBULANCE CELEBRATES 125 YEARS OF SAVING LIVES AT
               WORK, HOME AND PLAY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  City Hall
    CONTACT:   Ann Ralph, CEO, St. John Ambulance, Federal District, (613)
               722-2002 ext. 210
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c6099.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      08:00 - 16:30
    EVENT:     NATIONAL ENERGY BOARD AND WESTERN PROVINCIAL REGULATORS HOST
               INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Hearing Room (4th floor), MPUB office - 330 Portage Ave
    CONTACT:   Lauren Hopkins, Communications Officer, National Energy
               Board, Telephone: (403) 299-3712; Lee Shanks, Manager,
               External Relations and Communications, B.C. Oil and Gas
               Commission, Telephone: (250) 261-2097; Bob Ellis, Director,
               Public Affairs, Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and
               Resources, Telephone: (306) 787-1691; Gerry Barron,
               Associate Secretary, Manitoba Public Utilities Board,
               Telephone: (204) 945-2639
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/13/c8117.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 - 16:00
    EVENT:     ROUNDTABLE CONFERENCE: NATURAL SUBSTANCES AND METHODS
               ADJUVANTS TO STANDARD TREATMENT FOR CANCER
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Liu Institute for Global Issues @ UBC, 6476 NW Marine
               Drive
    CONTACT:   Dr. Sunil Chacko, Telephone: (604) 689-9992
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c5044.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER HOSTS THE OLYMPIC ACADEMY OF CANADA JUNE 21 TO 27
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Ponderosa Centre, 2071 West Mall, University of British
               Columbia
    NOTES:     Another session is at 13:00
    CONTACT:   Steve Keogh, Director, Communications, Canadian Olympic
               Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4146, Cell: (416) 806-3949
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c6179.html

    TIME:      18:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     VANOC GAME PLAN 2008 - HILLCREST/RILEY PARK INFORMATION
               SESSION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Riley Park Community Centre, 50 East 30th Avenue
    CONTACT:   vancouver2010.com
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c5116.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TIO NETWORKS Q3-2008 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Derek Lai - Acting CFO - TIO Networks, Tel: (604) 298-4636,
               Ext. 269; John Lewis, Business Development - TIO Networks,
               Tel: (416) 364-2266
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4434.html

    TIME:      11:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     SXC HEALTH SOLUTIONS PRESENTS AT THE JEFFERIES 2ND ANNUAL
               HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.wsw.com/webcast/jeff26/sxci
    CONTACT:   Jeff Park, Chief Financial Officer, SXC Health Solutions,
               Inc., Tel: (630) 577-3206; Dave Mason, Investor Relations,
               The Equicom Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 ext. 237; Susan
               Noonan, Investor Relations - U.S., The SAN Group, LLC, (212)
               966-3650
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5442.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      June 24
    EVENT:     ICRON PRESIDENT & CEO SPEAKS AT CONNECTIONS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      SANTA CLARA
    LOCATION:  Santa Clara Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Brigitta Shore, Phone: (604) 729-9479
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/12/c3365.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 18:00 Central
    EVENT:     TMX GROUP HOLDS AN INFORMATION SESSION IN MINNEAPOLIS
    CITY:      MINNEAPOLIS
    LOCATION:  The Marquette Hotel, 7th & Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis,
               MN 55402
    NOTES:     RSVPs may be directed to esther@southardinc.com
    CONTACT:   Esther Koo, Southard Communications, (212) 777-2220
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/20/c6384.html

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