CNW Daybook for Wednesday, July 23, 2008



    TORONTO, July 22 /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>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     SPECIAL MEETING OF BUCHANS RIVER SHAREHOLDERS TO VOTE ON
               PLAN OF ARRANGEMENT WITH ROYAL ROADS
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  offices of McInnes Cooper, 1300-1969 Upper Water Street
    CONTACT:   Warren G. MacLeod, President & CEO, Buchans River; David
               Felderhof, Vice-President, Buchans River, (902) 444-3637
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/26/c8034.html
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    <B>PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND</B>

    TIME:      11:20
    EVENT:     STATUS OF WOMEN CANADA - ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUNDING TO SERVE
               THE NEEDS OF WOMEN IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
    CITY:      CHARLOTTETOWN
    LOCATION:  Community Room, Faith Bible Church, 392 St Peter's Road
    CONTACT:   Dominic Gosselin, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Canadian Heritage, Status of Women and Official Languages
               and Minister for La Francophonie, (819) 997-7788
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6515.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES CANADA'S 2008 FLAG
               BEARER, NAMES CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM FOR BEIJING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Olympic Stadium Auditorium Room, 3200 Viau Street, Montreal
               (loading dock entrance)
    CONTACT:   Steve Keogh, Director, Communications, Canadian Olympic
               Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4146, Cell: (416) 806-3949;
               Sylvie Bigras, Chef de presse, Comité olympique canadien,
               Cell.: (613) 298-1625
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/17/c5686.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6694.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     CHAIR OF THE INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS TRUTH AND
               RECONCILIATION COMMISSION (TRC) ADDRESSES DELEGATES AT THE
               37TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF
               FRIENDSHIP CENTRES
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Hotel Delta Québec, 690, boulevard Rene-Levesque Est
    CONTACT:   Nancy Pine, Truth and Reconciliation Commission,
               (613) 316-5654
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6738.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      July 16 - July 23
    EVENT:     RBC CANADIAN OPEN MILLION DOLLAR SHOOTOUT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Polson Pier (formerly the Docks), 11 Polson Street
    NOTES:     Please see URL for a detailed schedule
    CONTACT:   Jackie Braden, RBC, (416) 974-2124
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5098.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/14/c4020.html

    DATE:      July 22 - July 27
    EVENT:     LEACOCK SUMMER FESTIVAL 2008
    CITY:      ORILLIA
    LOCATION:  Leacock Museum National Historic Site, 50 Museum Drive
    CONTACT:   Fred Addis, Producer, (705) 329-1908 x803
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/17/c4858.html

    DATE:      July 23 - July 27
    EVENT:     RBC CANADIAN OPEN
    CITY:      OAKVILLE
    LOCATION:  Glen Abbey Golf Club
    CONTACT:   Jackie Braden, RBC, (416) 974-2124
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5098.html

    DATE:      July 23 - July 27
    EVENT:     FUTURE SHOP STAGE PRESENTS MORE FUN AND ENTERTAINMENT AT THE
               JUST FOR LAUGHS TORONTO FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge-Dundas Square
    CONTACT:   Susan Kirk, Senior Communications Manager, (604) 412-1226;
               Cheryl Grant, Communications Specialist, (604) 412-1008
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/27/c4561.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     SUBWAY. RESTAURANTS FEATURE NO. 09 SHOW CAR PROGRAM DRIVEN
               BY PATRICK CARPENTIER
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  St. Laurent Shopping Centre, 1200 St. Laurent Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Dina Vieira, National Communications Manager, SUBWAY (Subway
               Franchisee Advertising Trust Fund), Telephone: (416) 702-6124
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/21/c6437.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CANADA CYCLE FOR KIDS PARTICIPANTS ARRIVE IN PICKERING
    CITY:      PICKERING
    LOCATION:  1101 Kingston Road, Suite 301
    CONTACT:   George James, Communications Director, The Children's Wish
               Foundation of Canada, o: (905) 839-4566, ext. 240
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6637.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     LOCAL TWINS JOIN HUNDREDS OF CANADIAN KIDS TO TURN LEMONS
               INTO LEMONADE FOR CHARITY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Indigo, 55 Bloor Street West
    CONTACT:   Natalie Little, Manning Selvage & Lee, (416) 847-1318; Diane
               Sidik, Manning Selvage & Lee, (416) 847-1316
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/17/c5237.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     CIPS ACADEMIC FORUM - "ATTRACTING STUDENT DIVERSITY THROUGH
               INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS"
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Microsoft Office, 1950 Meadowvale Blvd.
    CONTACT:   RSVP to Mylene Sayo at CIPS by phone: (416) 931-0879
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6693.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES - ONTARIO REGIONAL OFFICE
               - KENORA ROCKS TO BRING HOME IMPORTANCE OF PUBLIC SERVICES
               AND PROBLEMS WITH PRIVATIZATION
    CITY:      KENORA
    LOCATION:  CUPE Kenora Area Office, 205-308 Second Street South
    CONTACT:   Valerie Dugale, CUPE Communications, (647) 225-3685
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6681.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES CANADA'S 2008 FLAG
               BEARER, NAMES CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM FOR BEIJING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Royal York Hotel Territories Room, Main Mezzanine, 100 Front
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Steve Keogh, Director, Communications, Canadian Olympic
               Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4146, Cell: (416) 806-3949;
               Sylvie Bigras, Chef de presse, Comité olympique canadien,
               Cell.: (613) 298-1625
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/17/c5686.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     RBC CANADIAN OPEN MILLION DOLLAR SHOOTOUT FINALS
    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/July2008/22/c6557.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     CULTURE MINISTER ANNOUNCES BOOST FOR LONDON ARTS
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Philip Aziz Gallery, 150 Philip Aziz Avenue
    CONTACT:   Alicia Johnston, Minister's Office, (416) 325-1676; Lisa
               Robart, Communications Branch, (416) 212-3928
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/21/c6301.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE PETER VAN LOAN MAKES AN IMPORTANT
               INFRASTRUCTURE ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      INNISFIL
    LOCATION:  Council Chambers, Innisfil Town Hall, 2101 Innisfil Beach
               Road
    CONTACT:   Darlene Stone, Office of the Honourable Peter Van Loan, MP
               for York-Simcoe, (613) 996-7752; Laryssa Waler, Press
               Secretary, Office of the Honourable Tony Clement, (613)
               957-0200
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6610.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     KLICKS FOR KIDS PEDALS FROM VICTORIA BEACH TO FORKS MARKET
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Forks Market
    CONTACT:   Nancy Yates, Manitoba/Nunavut Chapter, o: (204) 945-9474,
               c: (204) 799-3073
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6609.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - REXALL INDY CAR UNVEILING
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Edmonton
    CONTACT:   Rexall, Michelle Lee, (647) 338-4340; Newman/Haas/Lanigan
               Racing, Kathi Lauterbach, (847) 751-4209
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6571.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:15
    EVENT:     ENMAX GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY ON THE SITE OF THE FUTURE
               CROSSFIELD ENERGY CENTRE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Future site of the Crossfield Energy Centre, just south of
               Crossfield across from the PrimeWest gas plant on Highway 2A
    CONTACT:   The ENMAX Media Line, (403) 689-6150
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/18/c6006.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6760.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      July 15 - July 23
    EVENT:     5TH SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR NEW GLOBAL HEALTH RESEARCHERS
    CITY:      DUNCAN
    LOCATION:  Quw'utsun' Cultural and Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Roberta Lloyd, Manager, Canadian Coalition for Global Health
               Research (CCGHR), (613) 859-5115
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/18/c5825.html

    TIME:      18:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     VANOC GAME PLAN 2008 - DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER 2; MAIN MEDIA
               CENTRE, OLYMPIC FAMILY HOTEL INFORMATION SESSION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Coal Harbour Community Centre, 480 Broughton Street
    CONTACT:   vancouver2010.com
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c5116.html
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    <B>NORTHWEST TERRITORIES</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA REVIEWS PASSPORT
               APPLICATIONS AND ACCEPTS COMPLETED PASSPORT APPLICATIONS
    CITY:      YELLOWKNIFE
    LOCATION:  Coast Fraser Tower, 5303 52nd Street
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/16/c5238.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MECACHROME INTERNATIONAL HOLDS CONFERENCE CALL ON RECENT
               ANNOUNCEMENTS
    INTERNET:  www.mecachrome.com or www.cnw.ca
    PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791
    CONTACT:   Elina Tea, Director Investor Relations/Corporate Finance,
               (514) 373-2009
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/18/c6024.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     VITRAN CORPORATION INC. REPORTS 2008 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
               AND HOSTS INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.vitran.com, select "Investor Relations"
    PHONE NO.: (800) 205-6183
    CONTACT:   Robert Rinderman, Steve Hecht, Jaffoni & Collins Incorporated,
               (212) 835-8500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/11/c3847.html

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