CNW Daybook for Tuesday, June 3, 2008



    TORONTO, June 3 /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>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CRTC HOLDS A PUBLIC HEARING
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Château Laurier Hotel, 1220 Place George-V West
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: MediaRelations, (819) 997-9403, Fax:
               (819) 997-4245; General Inquiries: (819) 997-0313, TDD:
               (819) 994-0423, Toll-free # 1-877-249-2782, TDD -
               Toll-free # 1-877-909-2782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6531.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CANCER RESEARCH SOCIETY - PRESENTATION OF THE GUZZO
               ENVIRONMENT-CANCER RESEARCH CHAIR  OF THE UNIVERSITE DE
               MONTREAL AND LAUNCHING OF THE NOTTE IN BIANCO BENEFIT ON
               BEHALF OF THE CHAIR
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Maisonneuve Room of the InterContinental Montréal,
               360 Saint-Antoine West
    CONTACT:   to schedule an interview: Elyse Bélanger, Communications
               Advisor, The Cancer Research Society, (514) 861-9227 ext. 233
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6529.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE PROGRAM OF THE SECOND EDITION OF THE
               EUREKA! FESTIVAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  In the Panoramic Hall of the Montréal Science Centre, at the
               foot of Saint-Laurent Boulevard, at de la Commune
    CONTACT:   and interviews: Evelyn Dubois, (514) 527-3983, cell:
               (514) 770-3983; Lyne Pelletier, (514) 529-9797, cell:
               (514) 831-0991
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c5734.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      June 2 - June 3
    EVENT:     STORE 2008 - MEET INDUSTRY EXPERTS AND LEARN "WHY LOYALTY
               MATTERS"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Road
    CONTACT:   Meredith Roberts, Account Manager, Pipeline Communications,
               (416) 694-2777, ext. 223 or cell: (416) 816-7175
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c5547.html

    DATE:      June 2 - June 4
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE ON COLLABORATIVE SERVICES TO CHILDREN, YOUTH AND
               FAMILIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Doubletree by Hilton, 655 Dixon Road
    CONTACT:   Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies, Marcelo
               Gomez-Wiuckstern, (416) 987-9648; Children's Mental Health
               Ontario, Drew Collins, (416) 921-2109, ext. 30
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c6009.html

    DATE:      June 2 - June 4
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW/PHOTO OP - CONFERENCE ON COLLABORATIVE SERVICES TO
               CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Doubletree by Hilton, 655 Dixon Road
    CONTACT:   Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies, Marcelo
               Gomez-Wiuckstern, (416) 987-9648; Children's Mental Health
               Ontario, Drew Collins, (416) 921-2109, ext. 30
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/21/c2911.html

    DATE:      June 2 - June 4
    EVENT:     CANADA'S AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH COMMUNITY GATHERS IN LONDON FOR
               AUTO21 2008 CONFERENCE
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  London Convention Centre, 300 York Street
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Campeau, Communications Manager, AUTO21 Network of
               Centres of Excellence, Tel: (519) 253-3000, ext. 4129
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6170.html

    DATE:      June 2 - June 4
    EVENT:     CANADIAN STANDARDS ASSOCIATION AND IAPA HOST WAREHOUSE SAFETY
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hilton Toronto Airport
    CONTACT:   Anthony Toderian, Senior Media Relations Officer, CSA Group,
               (416) 747-2620
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c7115.html

    TIME:      00:00
    EVENT:     RETAIL COUNCIL OF CANADA PRESENTS STORE 2008, CANADA'S
               RETAIL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Road
    CONTACT:   Meredith Roberts, (416) 694-2777, ext. 223
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/08/c6301.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     RELEASE THE REAL NUMBERS ON ENER

SOURCE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Heartland B Room, Holiday Inn Toronto - West, 100 Britannia Road East (south of Hwy 401, off Hurontario) CONTACT: Paul Kahnert, (416) 407-0077 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c7180.html TIME: 11:30 - 13:30 EVENT: 5TH ANNUAL QUEEN'S PARK BARBECUE AND LOBBY DAY CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: South Lawn of Main Legislative Building, Queen's Park CONTACT: Lianne Appleby, OCA Communications Manager: (519) 767-8634 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/27/c4973.html TIME: 11:45 EVENT: CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF ACTUARIES - CLAUDE LAMOUREUX TO ADDRESS THE ECONOMIC CLUB OF TORONTO CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: InterContinental Toronto Centre Hotel, 225 Front Street West CONTACT: and media interviews: Josée Racette, Project Manager, Communications, (613) 236-8196, ext.107 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6456.html TIME: 12:00 EVENT: RALLY AND MARCH AGAINST THE CRIMINALIZATION OF DISSENT ON CAMPUS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Simcoe Hall, University of Toronto, 27 King's College Circle marching down University Ave. to Old City Hall Courts (60 Queen St. W.) CONTACT: Gabi Rodriguez, (416) 529-8755; Aminah Hanif, (416) 902-3330 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c7095.html TIME: 12:00 EVENT: STUDENTS PLANT TREES AT TOYOTA TO CELEBRATE ENVIRONMENT WEEK CITY: SCARBOROUGH LOCATION: Toyota Canada Inc., 1 Toyota Place CONTACT: Amanda Ferguson, Consultant, Public Relations, Toyota Canada Inc., (416) 438-6320 ext. 2725 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c7359.html TIME: 12:15 EVENT: THE 2008 DRIVE TO SURVIVE TOUR LAUNCH CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Metro Square, 55 John Street behind Metro Hall in the Entertainment District (can also be accessed at north end off King Street or south end off Wellington Street.) CONTACT: Ellen Woodger at (416) 483-2358; or James Geuzebroek, IBC, at (416) 362-2031 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6094.html TIME: 13:30 EVENT: CANADIAN RETAIL HALL OF FAME LUNCHEON, STORE 2008 - CANADA'S RETAIL CONFERENCE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: The Toronto Congress Centre CONTACT: Meredith Roberts, Account Manager, Pipeline Communications, (416) 694-2777, ext. 223 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/15/c8862.html TIME: 16:50 EVENT: ISOTECHNIKA ORAL PRESENTATION AT THE 2008 AMERICAN TRANSPLANT CONGRESS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Please see URL for more information CONTACT: Dr. Robert Foster, Chairman & CEO, Isotechnika Inc., Phone: (780) 487-1600 Ext. 272; Stephanie Gillis-Paulgaard, Director, Corporate Communications, Isotechnika Inc., Phone: (780) 909-4661 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/28/c5095.html TIME: 17:00 - 19:00 EVENT: GRAND OPENING OF TORONTO CENTRAL, CANADIAN LINEN AND UNIFORM SERVICE'S NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART PRODUCTION FACILITY CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Canadian Linen and Uniform Service 75 Norfinch Drive (Finch and HWY 400) CONTACT: Andrew Leopold, (416) 642-7949; Ashleigh Cartier, (416) 642-7899 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/27/c4711.html TIME: 19:00 EVENT: CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES - TOWN HALL MEETING IN CORNWALL ON HOSPITAL LABORATORY CENTRALIZATION CITY: CORNWALL LOCATION: RCAF hall, 240 Water St. West CONTACT: Benoit Renaud, CUPE Communications, Cell: (613) 818-0077; Michael Hurley, President, OCHU, (416) 599-0770 x 21, Cell: (416) 884-0770 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c7349.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>MANITOBA</B> TIME: 09:30 EVENT: CRTC TO HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING CITY: WINNIPEG LOCATION: Fort Garry Hotel, 222 Broadway Avenue CONTACT: Media Relations: MediaRelations, (819) 997-9403, Fax: (819) 997-4245; General Inquiries: (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Fax: (819) 994-0218, Toll-free # 1-877-249-2782, TDD - Toll-free # 1-877-909-2782 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c7121.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 09:00 EVENT: ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF THE SHAREHOLDERS OF BURMIS ENERGY INC. CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Viking Room, Calgary Petroleum Club, 319 - 5th Avenue S.W. CONTACT: Mr. Aidan M. Walsh, P. Eng., MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer, Phone - (403) 781-7284, Fax - (403) 261-9028; Mr. Scott R. Dyck, CA, Chief Financial Officer, Phone - (403) 781-7217, Fax - (403) 261-9028 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/07/c6176.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> TIME: 00:00 EVENT: THE NATIONAL CONGRESS OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE CITY: KELOWNA LOCATION: Grand Okanagan Lakefront Resort & Conference Centre Kelowna CONTACT: Alison McLennan, Director, Communication CSMLS, Telephone: 1-800-263-8277 ext. 15 (before May 29), 1-800-465-4651 (after May 29); Ann Brown, Publicity Chair, Congress 2008, (250) 488-0070 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/27/c4882.html TIME: 09:00 EVENT: RITCHIE BROS.' 50TH ANNIVERSARY KELOWNA AUCTION CITY: KELOWNA LOCATION: The Eldorado Ranch CONTACT: Kim Schulz, Corporate Communications Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Head office tel: (604) 273-7564 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/05/c4606.html TIME: 09:00 EVENT: RITCHIE BROS. RETURNING TO KELOWNA FOR 50TH ANNIVERSARY AUCTION IN FOUNDING CITY CITY: KELOWNA LOCATION: The Eldorado Ranch (6741 Highway 97 N, Kelowna, B.C. - entrance via Old Vernon Road, north of the Kelowna International Airport). CONTACT: Site phone: 250-491-7515 Kim Schulz, Corporate Communications Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Head office, tel: (604) 273-7564, or 1-800-663-8457; Or Jake Lawson, Regional Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Kelowna auction site, tel: (250) 491-7515 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6527.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: SCOTIABANK SMALL BUSINESS RV ROLLS INTO VANCOUVER TO LAUNCH THE "GET GROWING TO A MILLION" CROSS-COUNTRY TOUR CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver, 900 Burrard Street CONTACT: Deborah Spence, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (403) 254-6830 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/30/c6218.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c6724.html TIME: 10:30 EVENT: THRIFTY FOODS TO ANNOUNCE NEW FUND TO EXPAND BC CANCER FOUNDATION PROGRAM CITY: VICTORIA LOCATION: BC Cancer Agency's Trev & Joyce Deeley Research Centre 3rd floor, BC Cancer Agency's Vancouver Island Centre 2410 Lee Avenue CONTACT: Penny Noble, BC Cancer Foundation, Senior Director Public Affairs, (604) 707-5902, cell (604) 805-5637; Laura Walsh, BC Cancer Foundation, Senior Director of Development, Vancouver Island, (250) 519-5554, (250) 480-9617 cell URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c6272.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B> TIME: 14:00 - 14:30 Eastern EVENT: INSURANCE BUREAU OF CANADA "ROAD SAFETY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TO HIGHLIGHT THE 2008 DRIVE TO SURVIVE TOUR" CO-ORDS: Playout on DOME Tx1 down SAT5 to the Teleport and uplink to Anik F2 C-Band Transponder 3B; Downlink Freq: 3820 (V); Audio Freq: 6.2/6.8; Pgad on DOME Tx1 @ Toronto TOC CONTACT: Ellen Woodger at (416) 483-2358 or James Geuzebroek at (416) 362-2031 x 4364; Technical Contact number - Satellite Feed: Jerry Curnew, Dome Productions, (416) 490-2556; The Gabor Group Inc., Kenneth Clarke, (416) 961-1757 x 3, (416) 587-9092 (cell) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c6808.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 09:10 Eastern EVENT: SIERRA WIRELESS PRESENTS AT THE OPPENHEIMER ANNUAL COMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/opco/tech08/67303185.cfm CONTACT: Sharlene Myers, Sierra Wireless, Phone: (604) 232-1445 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c7166.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: REDLINE ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS INTERNET: To access the webcast go to: www.redlinecommunications.com or http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2299880 CONTACT: Redline Communications, Tom Hearne, Carolyn Anderson, Tel: (905) 479-8344; Equicom Group, Craig Armitage, Vanessa Beresford, (416) 815-0700; Canaccord Adams, Andrew Chubb, Tel: +44 (0)20 7050 6500 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/27/c4543.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: IVANHOE ENERGY INC. ANNOUNCES Q1 EARNINGS IN A WEBCAST INTERNET: http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=109566&s=1&k=9FA618E9B7F8B41DFC94A3CE2A0EBBCD CONTACT: Investors Contact: Ian Barnett, (647) 203-6588; Media Contact: Bob Williamson, (604) 608-8323 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c6716.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS IVANHOE ENERGY'S ACQUISITION OF ATHABASCA OIL SANDS ASSETS FROM TALISMAN ENERGY INTERNET: www.ivanhoeenergy.com or www.newswire.ca/webcast PHONE NO.: 1-866-540-8136 or (416) 340-8010 CONTACT: Investors Contact: Ian Barnett, (647) 203-6588; Bill Trenaman, (604) 688-8323; Media Contact: Bob Williamson, (604) 688-8323 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c6806.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>USA</B> DATE: May 30 - June 3 EVENT: ONCOLYTICS BIOTECH INC. COLLABORATORS PRESENT PHASE II SARCOMA TRIAL RESULTS AT ASCO ANNUAL MEETING CITY: CHICAGO LOCATION: 44th ASCO annual meeting CONTACT: Oncolytics Biotech Inc., Cathy Ward, Tel: (403) 670-7377; The Equicom Group, Nick Hurst, Tel: (403) 538-4845; The Investor Relations Group, Erika Moran, Tel: (212) 825-3210 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/16/c9351.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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