CNW Daybook for Wednesday, July 9, 2008



    TORONTO, July 9 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    W E D N E S D A Y,   J U L Y   9
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      July 9
    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:      13:00
    EVENT:     GERALD KEDDY ANNOUNCES FUNDING TO SERVE THE NEEDS OF WOMEN IN
               NOVA SCOTIA
    CITY:      YARMOUTH
    LOCATION:  Board Room
               Tri-County Women's Centre
               238A Main Street
    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/July2008/08/c2806.html
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    <B>PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA
    CITY:      PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
    LOCATION:  The Loyalist Country Inn
               195 Harbour Drive
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: 819-934-3837
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/02/c9422.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      July 9
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK JOINS ONCE AGAIN IN THE RHYTHM OF THE
               MONDIAL DES CULTURES DE DRUMMONDVILLE
    CITY:      DRUMMONDVILLE
    LOCATION:  Drummondville branch or at its Info Mondial Banque
               Laurentienne stand
    CONTACT:   Manon Stébenne, Senior Manager, Medias and public relations,
               (514) 284-4500, extension 8232
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9508.html

    DATE:      July 9
    EVENT:     TREMBLANT INTERNATIONAL BLUES FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 15 YEARS
               OF PURE BLUES
    CITY:      MONT-TREMBLANT
    LOCATION:  Tremblant
    CONTACT:   Annick Marseille, Station Mont Tremblant, (819) 681-3000
               ext. 46694
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/04/c8276.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/05/c8877.html

    DATE:      July 9
    EVENT:     FONDATION CENTRE DE CANCEROLOGIE CHARLES-BRUNEAU - TOUR CIBC
               CHARLES-BRUNEAU
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES
    LOCATION:  See the link below for itinerary
    CONTACT:   Véronique Arsenault, Morin Public Relations, (514) 289-8688
               extension 227, Cell.: (514) 923-9371
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/19/c5861.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL CENTER RECEIVES ITS NEW DESIGNATION AS A
               UNIVERSITY-AFFILIATED HOSPITAL (CHAU)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL CENTER
               3830 Lacombe
               Cafeteria
               1st floor
    CONTACT:   Public Relations Department: Julie Plamondon, (514) 734-2665;
               Karine Desbiens, (514) 345-3511 # 3604
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9735.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - ANNOUNCEMENT - FUNDING TO
               VELIRIUM, THE INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL AND WORLD
               CUP
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Baie de Beauport
    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) 283-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/08/c2895.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE (CPC) - THE FEEL THE RUSH
               QUEBEC TOUR MAKES A STOP
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Marie-Enfant Rehabilitation Center
               5200, Bélanger Street
    CONTACT:   Gabrielle Payette, Public Relations Coordinator, Canadian
               Paralympic Committee, (613) 569-4333 ext. 225, C.
               (613) 795-5169
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/08/c2778.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      July 9
    EVENT:     OTTAWA WOMAN CYCLING TO TORONTO TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THE
               CRISIS IN DARFUR, SUDAN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Stopping in Merrickville, Athens, Kingston, Picton,
               Brighton, Port Hope and Oshawa, and arriving in Toronto July
               11th
    CONTACT:   Tara Tavender, (514) 923-8368 or Lee Carty, (819) 921-9802
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9959.html

    TIME:      10:15
    EVENT:     GREEN SHIFT™ TO NEWS CONFERENCE AND PHOTO-OP
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Room (130-S)
               Centre Block
               Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Michael Krauss, the hartwell group, (416) 409-9748
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2482.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     MR. CHEN DECISION - THE FAMILY, THEIR LAWYER COURTNEY BETTY,
               AND MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT JIM KARYGIANNIS PROVIDE AN UPDATE
               TO THE MEDIA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  RevivalTime Tabernacle
               4340 Dufferin St.
    CONTACT:   Mark Tishman, (416) 968-1181
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/08/c2864.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     14TH ANNUAL NIAGARA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL
    CITY:      GRIMSBY
    LOCATION:  Mountainview Christian Reformed Church
               290 Main St. E
    CONTACT:   Joan and John Dove (905) 945-6651; Donald Harper,
               1-800-267-8526, M - F, 9 - 5; Other Times: (613) 762-0865
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9784.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      06:00 - 09:00
    EVENT:     BMO KIDS' DAY AT THE STAMPEDE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Grandstand Courtyard
               Stampede Park
    CONTACT:   Doug Fraser, Media Relations Manager, Calgary Stampede, T
               (403) 261-0242, C (403) 585-3376, F (403) 261-0190; Laurie
               Grant, BMO Financial Group, T (604) 665-7596, C (604) 318-0735
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/04/c2083.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     IAMS SUPERDOGS STRUT THEIR STUFF AT THE CALGARY STAMPEDE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  The Stampede Corral Indoors
    CONTACT:   Larissa Best, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 428-8294; or
               Ana Francisco, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 934-8425
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/02/c8697.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      11:30 - 14:00
    EVENT:     SUNKIST'S "TAKE A STAND" EVENT
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  MarketPlace IGA
               909 Burrard Street
    CONTACT:   Sara O'Reilly, Manning Selvage & Lee, (416) 847-1334; Diane
               Sidik, Manning Selvage & Lee, (416) 847-1316
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9596.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 13:30
    EVENT:     GE ANNOUNCES LEGACY GIFT IN SEA TO SKY REGION
    CITY:      WHISTLER
    LOCATION:  Whistler Health Care Centre
               4380 Lorimer Road
               2nd Floor
               Multipurpose Room
    CONTACT:   Kim Warburton, Vice-President, Communications & Public
               Relations, GE Canada, (905) 858-5678, cell # (416) 561-8316
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/08/c2953.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CORUS ENTERTAINMENT'S THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: The dial-in number for the conference call is 1-866-321-6651
               (toll-free North America) or (416) 642-5212 (local or
               international)
    CONTACT:   Tracy Ewing, Vice President, Communications, Corus
               Entertainment Inc., (416) 642-3792
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9872.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     PACIFIC RUBIALES ANNOUNCES CONFERENCE CALL REGARDING
               AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE KAPPA ENERGY HOLDINGS LTD.
    PHONE NO.: Toronto & International: (416) 644 3415
               North America: (800) 732 9307
    CONTACT:   Mr. Ronald Pantin, Chief Executive Officer and Director or
               Mr. Jose Francisco Arata, President and Director,
               (416) 362-7735
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/08/c2946.html

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