CNW Daybook for Wednesday, June 10, 2009



    TORONTO, June 10 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      June 8 - June 12
    EVENT:     TWO GROUPS OF SAILORS FROM HMCS HALIFAX RUN ACROSS NOVA
               SCOTIA
               TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS FOR CHILDREN'S WISH
    CITY:      MULTIPLE CITIES, PLEASE SEE RELEASE
    LOCATION:  Multiple locations, please see release
    CONTACT:   Cheryl Matthews, Chapter Director - Nova Scotia, The
               Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, o: (902) 492-0025, c:
               (902) 229-9474
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/08/c4011.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      June 8 - June 10
    EVENT:     ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE DE MONTREAL - 2009 CANEUS
               "FLY-BY-WIRELESS" (FBW) WORKSHOP
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, 2900, Boulevard
               Edouard-Montpetit, Amphithéâtre C-631, Galerie Rolland
    CONTACT:   or to register: Milind Pimprikar, CANEUS International, 2009
               FBW Workshop Chair, (514) 499-3959; Isabel Valenta,
               Communications Assistant, 2009 FBW Workshop, (514) 499-3959
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/08/c3859.html

    DATE:      June 8 - June 11
    EVENT:     15TH EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM OF THE
               AMERICAS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Bonaventure Hilton Hotel
    NOTES:     To attend the event, journalists, photographers and media
               technical staff must obtain accreditation by contacting
               André Bouthillier at (514) 732-4114 or (514) 895-0127
    CONTACT:   André Bouthillier, Media Relations Director, (514) 732-4114,
               (514) 895-0127 (cell),
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/18/c9787.html

    DATE:      June 8 - June 11
    EVENT:     15TH INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM OF THE AMERICAS -
               CONFERENCE OF MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Bonaventure Hotel
    CONTACT:   André Bouthillier, Media Relations Director, (514) 895-0127
               (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/07/c3881.html

    DATE:      June 8 - June 11
    EVENT:     MADELEINE ALBRIGHT AND BERNARD KOUCHNER CONFIRM ATTENDANCE
               AT THE 15TH INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM OF THE AMERICAS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Bonaventure Hilton Hotel
    CONTACT:   André Bouthillier, Media Relations Director, (514) 732-4114,
               (514) 895-0127 (cell),
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/28/c5825.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     LES HABITATIONS DU QUARTIER BOISBRIAND INC - THE FIRST
               QUEBEC HOMEBUILDER TO BE GIVEN LEED FOR HOMES GREEN HOME
               CERTIFICATION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Press room at the Palais des Congrès de Montreal (159
               St-Antoine, West, Montreal, H2Z 1H2), as part of the Canada
               Green Building Council National Summit
    NOTES:     Please confirm your attendance to receive you accreditation
               in advance.
    CONTACT:   Chantal Blanchet - Coordinator, Les Habitations du Quartier
               Boisbriand inc., (450) 419-1001
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/08/c4045.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC CONSULTATION OF THE 2008 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE VILLE
               DE MONTREAL GENERAL AUDITOR
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Council chamber of Montréal city hall
    CONTACT:   Patricia Lowe, Relations avec les médias, (514) 872-5467
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/26/c7619.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      June 6 - August 2
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK CARIBANA FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Various - see URL for details
    CONTACT:   Stephen Weir, Scotiabank Caribana Publicist, (416) 391-5608;
               Alicia Sealey, Scotiabank Caribana Publicist, (416)
               599-0664; Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank
               Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/21/c3407.html

    DATE:      June 8 - June 11
    EVENT:     TEAMSTERS CANADA 10TH CONVENTION
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Château Laurier
    NOTES:     Journalists who wish to be accredited must contact Mr.
               Stéphane Lacroix, director of communications for Teamsters
               Canada, at 514-609-5101 or via email at
               slacroix@teamsters.ca.
    CONTACT:   Stéphane Lacroix, Director of Communications, Teamsters
               Canada, (514) 609-5101
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/09/c2964.html

    DATE:      June 10
    EVENT:     FRANK MCKENNA AND PATRICK DILLON RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS EASTER
               SEALS TORONTO'S
               TRIBUTE AWARD
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Four Seasons Hotel
    CONTACT:   Barb Saunders, Communications, Easter Seals Ontario, (416)
               421-8377 ext. 326
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/21/c3625.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     HISTORICAL CANADIAN CENSUSES, 1851-1916 WORLD-FIRST LAUNCH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Gallery Room, Ontario Heritage Centre, 8 Adelaide Street East
    CONTACT:   Erin O'Reilly/Jeri Brown, Media Profile, (416) 504-8464
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c2936.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     RED BULL AIR RACE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PREPARES FOR TAKE-OFF
               IN WINDSOR JUNE 13 AND 14
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Riverside Drive across from Caesars. Red Bull Air Race
               Airport is located at 3200 County Road 42
    CONTACT:   Legaspi, Alana Lipton, Edelman, (416) 979-1120 x 272, 222;
               Sonia Klinger, Josée Laperrière, Red Bull Canada, (416)
               542-7493, (416) 542-7485
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/03/c2781.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     ROLAND CANADA LTD. UNVEILS ITS GROUNDBREAKING NEW V-PIANO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Room: Regency D, Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370 King Street West
    NOTES:     Media briefing on the ground-breaking Roland V-Piano
    CONTACT:   Doug McGarry, Executive Marketing Manager, Roland Canada
               Music Ltd., (604)
               307-7557
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/08/c4007.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CAW RALLY WEDNESDAY AT NIAGARA FALLS MPP'S OFFICE OVER
               EDSCHA WORKERS SEVERANCE
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Outside the office of Niagara Falls MPP Kim Craitor at 3930
               Montrose Road,
               Suite 8
    CONTACT:   CAW Local 199 President Wayne Gates, cell (905) 328-9532 or
               Jerry Dias, assistant to the CAW president, cell, (416)
               315-1576
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/09/c4736.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     BMO DISCUSSION ON REAL ESTATE MARKET AND IMPLICATIONS FOR
               LONDON: EXCLUSIVE INSIDE LOOK FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  BMO Bank of Montreal Southdale & Wonderland Branch
               377 Southdale Road. West
    CONTACT:   Kasia Lech, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/09/c4514.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     RCCAO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ANDY MANAHAN AND UNIVERSITY OF
               TORONTO PROFESSOR TAMER EL-DIRABY WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR
               INTERVIEWS REGARDING THEIR WATER INFRASTRUCTURE STUDY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  A downtown watermain construction site on the southeast
               corner of St. George Street and Lowther Ave. in Toronto
    CONTACT:   Rachel Sa, PR POST, office: (416) 777-0368, cell: (416)
               454-7713
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/09/c4742.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL OPENING OF RED BULL AIR RACE AIRPORT AND PRESS
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Red Bull Air Race Airport (Windsor International Airport),
               3200 County Road 42
    CONTACT:   Alana Lipton, Melissa Legaspi, (416) 979-1120 x 222
               or 272, (416) 716-1552 or (416) 786-8527, Edelman; Sonia
               Klinger,
               Josée Laperrière, Red Bull Canada, (647) 283-7211, (647)
               680-2855
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/09/c4725.html

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     STATUS OF WOMEN CANADA TO ANNOUNCE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
               SUPPORT TO BUSINESS WOMEN ACROSS THE COUNTRY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Press Building, Press Theater, 150 Wellington Street
    NOTES:     Webcast:
    http://www.maxdigital.ca/statusofwomen
    CONTACT:   Sherine Mansour, Director of Communications, Office of the
               Minister of State (Status of Women), (819) 956-4000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2009/09/c4809.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     SHELL ANNOUNCEMENT AT OTTAWA RETAIL SITE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  1548 Merivale Road retail station
    CONTACT:   Shell Canada Products, Media Line, (403) 691-3198
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/09/c4623.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF HEALTH AND LONG-TERM CARE TO HELP YORK CENTRAL
               HOSPITAL CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF PHASE ONE OF MAJOR
               EXPANSION PROJECT
    CITY:      RICHMOND HILL
    LOCATION:  The Berwick Family Auditorium (Level #1, Langstaff Wing),
               York Central Hospital, 10 Trench St., Richmond Hill, ON
    NOTES:     1:30 p.m. Ceremony
               2:15 to 2:30 p.m. Media tour of new Emergency Fast Track
               Clinic, Diagnostic Imaging Suite and Fracture and Plastics
               Clinics with Health Minister.
    CONTACT:   Stefanie Kreibe, External Relations Officer, Public Affairs,
               York Central Hospital, Tel. (905) 883-1212 ext. 7484,
               skreibe@yorkcentral.on.ca
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/08/c4217.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:30
    EVENT:     IDRC - GLOBAL DOWNTURN AND G-20: DOES INDIA MATTER?
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  150 Kent (corner of Albert), 8th Floor
    NOTES:     French and English simultaneous interpretation is available.
               Spaces are limited and journalists are encouraged to
               register by calling Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé 613-696-2343.
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé, (613) 696-2343
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/09/c4597.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     IVEY WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS CONNECT (INCLUDING COCKTAIL
               RECEPTION & NETWORKING)
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Verity Club, 111-D Queen Street East
    CONTACT:   Dawn Milne, Richard Ivey School of Business, (519) 850-2536
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3116.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     BOTHWELL CHEESE IS OPENING ITS FIRST WINNIPEG STORE AT
               WINNIPEG JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Bothwell Cheese Store, Airport
    CONTACT:   Jason Wortzman, Bothwell Cheese, 1-800-361-9542, ext 219
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/08/c4316.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      June 9 - June 11
    EVENT:     GO-EXPO: GAS AND OIL EXPOSITION
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Stampede Park
    CONTACT:   Hilary Faktor, Brookline Public Relations for GO-EXPO 2009,
               W: (403) 538-5641 ext. 107, C: (403) 969-6983
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/08/c4041.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     UNITED PROTECTION SECURITY GROUP INC. - ANNUAL AND SPECIAL
               MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Four Points by Sheraton Edmonton South Hotel, 7230 Argyll
               Road
    CONTACT:   Fredy Ramsoondar, CFO, (780) 465-8101; Curtis Long, (780)
               465-1708
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/26/c7497.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      June 6 - June 10
    EVENT:     CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      WHISTLER
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, 4599 Chateau Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Maureen Shuell, Director of Communications, Media Relations,
               CUTA, Cell: (416) 898-5600, Tel: (416) 365-9800 ext. 105;
               Joanna Morton, Media Relations, BC Transit, Tel: (250)
               995-5720; Julia Waring, Communications Officer, Resort
               Municipality of Whistler, Tel: (604) 935-8138, Cell: (778)
               928-7943
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/05/c2935.html

    DATE:      June 8 - June 12
    EVENT:     ONTARIO NURSES DISCUSS WORKPLACE VIOLENCE, PANDEMIC
               PREPAREDNESS AND MORE
               AT NATIONAL NURSES' UNION CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver
    CONTACT:   Ontario Nurses' Association, Sheree Bond, (416) 964-8833,
               ext. 2430, Cellular: (416) 986-8240; Melanie Levenson, (416)
               964-8833, ext. 2369
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c9975.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN PAYROLL ASSOCIATION - 27TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
               AND TRADE SHOW
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Empress Hotel & Victoria Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Wendy McLean-Cobban, CMP, The Canadian Payroll Association,
               Tel: (416) 487-3380 ext. 111, Toll Free: 1-800-387-4693,
               Email: wendy@payroll.ca
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/02/c2158.html

    TIME:      16:30 - 19:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AGENCY - OPEN HOUSES -
               FAIRVIEW TERMINAL PHASE II EXPANSION PROJECT
    CITY:      TERRACE
    LOCATION:  Coast Hotel, 4620 Lakelse Avenue
    CONTACT:   Lucille Jamault, Senior Communications Advisor, Canadian
               Environmental Assessment Agency, (613) 957-0434
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/25/c7181.html

    TIME:      16:30 - 19:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AGENCY - OPEN HOUSES -
               FAIRVIEW TERMINAL PHASE II EXPANSION PROJECT
    CITY:      TERRACE
    LOCATION:  Coast Hotel, 4620 Lakelse Avenue
    CONTACT:   Lucille Jamault, Senior Communications Advisor, Canadian
               Environmental Assessment Agency, (613) 957-0434
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/26/c7181.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      11:00 - 11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION - ANNUAL REPORT ON STROKE
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2C, Transponder 3B, Downlink Frequency: 3820 Vertical,
               Audio Subcarrier: 6.8 & 6.2
    NOTES:     Video download link
             http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?packageid=181
               June 10 at 11:00 ET
    CONTACT:   Sharon Edwards, Heart and Stroke Foundation, (416) 489-7111
               ext. 482, (416) 937-5307; Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and
               Stroke Foundation, (613) 569-4361 ext. 273
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/05/c3231.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     VIDEO B-ROLL AVAILABLE VIA CNW - HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION
               2009 REPORT ON STROKE
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2C, Transponder 3B, Downlink Frequency: 3820 Vertical,
               Audio Subcarrier: 6.8 & 6.2
    CONTACT:   CNW BROADCAST, TORONTO (416) 863-2115
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/09/c4531.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ATS AUTOMATION TOOLING SYSTEMS INC. FOURTH QUARTER
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.atsautomation.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3414
    CONTACT:   Maria Perrella, Chief Financial Officer; Carl Galloway,
               Vice-President, Treasurer, (519) 653-6500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/27/c8230.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CGI TO PRESENT AT 2009 UBS GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY AND SERVICES
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.cgi.com/investors
    NOTES:     Conference to be held at The Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers
    CONTACT:   Colin Brown, Specialist, Communications and Investor
               Relations, (514) 841-3634
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/08/c3917.html

    TIME:      12:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     STATUS OF WOMEN CANADA TO ANNOUNCE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
               SUPPORT TO BUSINESS WOMEN ACROSS THE COUNTRY
    INTERNET:  http://www.maxdigital.ca/statusofwomen
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-646-2080
               Code: 9491658
    CONTACT:   Sherine Mansour, Director of Communications, Office of the
               Minister of State (Status of Women), (819) 956-4000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2009/09/c4809.html

    TIME:      13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     GROUPE AEROPLAN CEO TO PRESENT AT CREDIT SUISSE CONFERENCE IN
               CALIFORNIA
    INTERNET:  http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=149859&s(equal
               sign)1&k=A62D22D0D782405E3841D652B2B49AEA
    NOTES:     The webcast and presentation will be archived at:
               http://www.groupeaeroplan.com/pages/invEvents.php
    CONTACT:   Media: JoAnne Hayes, (416) 352-3706; Analysts: Trish Moran,
               (416) 352-3728
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/09/c4659.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      11:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     SIERRA WIRELESS TO PARTICIPATE IN RBC CAPITAL MARKETS' 2009
               TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA, AND COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      SAN FRANCISCO
    LOCATION:  Four Seasons Hotel
    CONTACT:   Sharlene Myers, Sierra Wireless, Phone: (604) 232-1445
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/08/c4299.html

    TIME:      15:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE PRESENTS AT THE RBC CAPITAL MARKETS 2009
               TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      SAN FRANCISCO
    LOCATION:  Four Seasons Hotel
    CONTACT:   Leslie Campisi, Affect Strategies, (212) 398-9680 x144;
               Investor Relations:
               Dave Mason, CFA, The Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x237
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/05/c3349.html

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