CNW Daybook for Wednesday, July 16, 2008



    TORONTO, July 16 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      July 16
    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

    DATE:      July 16
    EVENT:     PANAGO EXECUTIVE CHEF, JASON SYMINGTON AND PANAGO CEO, SEAN
               DEGREGORIO - IN-STORE COOKING DEMO
    CITY:      VARIOUS, PLEASE SEE URL FOR DETAILS
    LOCATION:  Panago location near you!
               To be confirmed upon RSVP
    CONTACT:   Timothy Chan at Strategic Objectives, Tel: (416) 366-7735
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/26/c8062.html
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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES - GREEN MUNICIPAL FUND
               ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE CITY OF CORNER BROOK
    CITY:      CORNER BROOK
    LOCATION:  Corner Brook City Hall
               Third Floor Anteroom
               Mount Bernard Avenue (at Main Street)
    CONTACT:   Raymond Sullivan, (613) 907-6294; Jim Warford, (709) 637-1626
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4683.html
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA TO REVIEW
               PASSPORT APPLICATIONS AND ACCEPT COMPLETED PASSPORT
               APPLICATIONS
    CITY:      SYDNEY
    LOCATION:  Centre 200
               481 George Street
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/08/c2770.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      July 16
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Hall 2000 AB
               Quebec City Convention Centre (QCCC)
    CONTACT:   Joan McEwen, AFN Communications Director, (613) 241-6789
               ext. 242, cell (613) 324-3329; Alain Garon, Information and
               Communications Officer, AFNQL, (418) 842-5020, cell
               (418) 956-5720
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/11/c4044.html

    DATE:      July 16
    EVENT:     COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION SUMMER MEETING
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Château Laurier and Château Frontenac
    CONTACT:   Hugo D'Amours, Press Secretary, Office of the Premier of
               Québec, (418) 643-5321; Catherine Poulin, Media Relations,
               COF Summer Meeting, (418) 953-2658 (cell); Loretta O'Connor,
               Executive Director, Council of the Federation Secretariat,
               (613) 863-8448 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4473.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/11/c3948.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9418.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS (AFN) NATIONAL CHIEF WILL HAVE
               BREAKFAST WITH CATHOLIC BISHOPS FROM QUEBEC
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Archbishop's residence
               2, rue Port Dauphin
    CONTACT:   Joan McEwen, AFN Communications Director, Assembly of First
               Nations, (613) 241-6789 ext. 242, cell (613) 324-3329; Susan
               C. Smith, Bluesky Strategy Group Inc. for the Assembly of
               First Nations, cell (613) 371-0624; Isabelle Théberge,
               Director of Communications, Diocèse de Québec, (418) 688-1211
               Ext. 208
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4957.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     FOREST PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION OF CANADA AND ASSEMBLY OF FIRST
               NATIONS: SIGNING OF MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Salle du Jardin, first floor
               Hotel Chateau Laurier
               1220, Place George-V Ouest
    CONTACT:   Monica Bailey, Manager, External Relations, Forest Products
               Association of Canada, (613) 563-1441 ext: 323, On-site
               cell: (613) 878-4144; Bryan Hendry, Senior Policy Advisor,
               Economic Partnerships, Assembly of First Nations, On-site
               cell: (613) 293-6106
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4199.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - ANNOUNCEMENT OF MAJOR FUNDING
               TO THE FIRM DK-SPEC INC.
    CITY:      SAINT-NICOLAS
    LOCATION:  DK-SPEC
               1060 Oliver Rd.
    CONTACT:   Catherine Vallée, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 283-0368, Cell: (514) 702-3360; Pierre
               Miquelon, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4250.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - FUNDING TO FILSPEC INC.
    CITY:      SHERBROOKE
    LOCATION:  Club de golf Sherbrooke
               Salon Leblanc
               1000, Musset St.
    CONTACT:   Catherine Vallée, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 283-0368, Cell.: (514) 702-3360; Pierre
               Miquelon, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4404.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      08:30 - 12:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC FORUM ON ONTARIO'S PROPOSED ENHANCED DRIVER'S LICENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Faculty of Information Studies
               University of Toronto
               Claude T. Bissell Building
               Room 205
               140 St. George Street
    CONTACT:   Bob Spence, Communications Co-ordinator, Information and
               Privacy Commissioner/Ontario, Direct line: (416) 326-3939,
               Toll free: 800-387-0073, Cell: (416) 873-9746
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/26/c8222.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CELEBRATION OF AN IMPORTANT GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INVESTMENT
               FOR ORO-MEDONTE
    CITY:      ORO
    LOCATION:  Council Chambers
               Administration Building
               148 Line 7 South
    CONTACT:   Laryssa Waler, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable
               Tony Clement, (613) 957-0200; Media Relations, Industry
               Canada, (613) 943-2502
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4434.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     MEDIA CONFERENCE - DISCUSSING THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT'S NEW
               ONTARIO CHILD BENEFIT
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Constituency Office of Deb Matthews
               242 Piccadilly Street
    CONTACT:   Valerie Dugale, CUPE Communications, (647) 225-3685
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4763.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS MAKE A MAJOR FAN-RELATED
               ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Air Canada Centre's Galleria (in front of Gate 1)
               40 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Rajani Kamath, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment,
               (416) 815-5790; Pat Park, Toronto Maple Leafs, (416) 815-5761
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4255.html

    TIME:      11:15
    EVENT:     CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PATHOLOGISTS RELEASE NATIONAL ACTION
               PLAN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Château Laurier
               MacDonald Room
    CONTACT:   Lucie Boileau, (613) 731-8610/(800) 663-7336 ext. 1266,
               (613) 447-0866 cell
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4357.html

    TIME:      12:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     PARTS CANADA SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP MEDIA CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hard Rock Café
               Upstairs Lounge
               279 Yonge Street (next to Yonge-Dundas Square)
    CONTACT:   Lee Bailie, Mosport International Raceway, 1-800-866-1072
               (ext 306)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4485.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK CARIBANA FUN STARTS AT THE AIRPORT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Pearson International Airport
               Terminal 1
               International Arrivals
    CONTACT:   GTAA Media Office, (416) 776-3709
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4311.html

    DATE:      16:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     RBC CANADIAN OPEN MILLION DOLLAR SHOOTOUT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Polson Pier (formerly the Docks)
               11 Polson Street
    CONTACT:   Jackie Braden, RBC, Media Relations, (416) 974-2124
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4020.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     FINANCE CANADA - MINISTER OF FINANCE TO ADDRESS THE CALGARY
               CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Grand Ballroom
               Conference Level of The Westin
    CONTACT:   Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Finance, (613) 996-7861; Jack Aubry, Media Relations,
               Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4819.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA BRIEFING FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THE VANOC BOARD
               OF DIRECTORS' MEETING
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  VANOC
               400-3585 Graveley Street
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Katie Green, Vancouver 2010, (778) 328-6473;
               Jason Macnaughton, Vancouver 2010, (778) 328-6734
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4517.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ESPIAL GROUP - CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS THE ACQUISITION OF
               KASENNA
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417 or (800) 732-6179
    CONTACT:   from financial press or analysts: Carl Smith, Chief
               Financial Officer, Espial Group Inc., (613) 230-4770; Kirk
               Edwardson, Director, Marketing, Espial Group Inc.,
               (613) 230-4770 x1145
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/10/c3773.html

    TIME:      11:30 Mountain
    EVENT:     ONCOLYTICS BIOTECH INC. HOSTS CONFERENCE CALL TO UPDATE
               INVESTORS ON THE COMPANY'S CURRENT AND FUTURE CLINICAL
               PROGRAM FOR REOLYSIN.
    INTERNET:  www.oncolyticsbiotech.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7571
    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/July2008/14/c4453.html

    TIME:      12:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     ZARLINK CONCERNED SHAREHOLDERS TO HOST INVESTOR CALL
    PHONE NO.: North American Dial-In Number: 1-866-234-7330, International
               Dial-In Number: 706-634-5011
    CONTACT:   The Concerned Shareholders of Zarlink Semiconductor Inc.,
               Scott Leckie, (416) 363-3399
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4961.html

    TIME:      15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL - SHOPPERS DRUG MART CORPORATION
    INTERNET:  www.shoppersdrugmart.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6114 from within the Toronto area, or 1-866-696-5895
               outside of Toronto
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Tammy Smitham, Director, Communications &
               Corporate Affairs (416) 490-2892; Investor Relations:
               (416) 493-1220, ext. 5678
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c4865.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 18:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     A TECHNICAL EXPLANATION TO THE FIFTH PROTOCOL TO THE
               CANADA-U.S. TAX CONVENTION
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca
    CONTACT:   Karen Oliveira, Communications Specialist, Aird & Berlis
               LLP, (416) 865-4634
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4276.html

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