CNW Daybook for Wednesday, June 17, 2009



    TORONTO, June 17 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      June 17 - June 21
    EVENT:     THE 65TH ANNUAL CLINICAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF
               OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNAECOLOGISTS OF CANADA (SOGC)
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  World Trade and Convention Centre , 1800 Argyle Street,
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Mike Haymes, Media Relations Officer, SOGC,
               (902) 440-3263; Natalie Wright, Director of Communications
               and Public Education, SOGC, (613) 240-0169
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/15/c6270.html

    TIME:      10:15
    EVENT:     ETHIOPIAN HEALTH EXPERT TO DISCUSS INVISIBLE TRAGEDY OF
               FISTULA
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  World Trade and Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Dr. Muleta, Dr. Farrell, and other keynote
               speakers are available for comment by contacting: Mike
               Haymes, Media Relations Officer, SOGC, (902) 440-3263;
               Natalie Wright, Director of Communications and Public
               Education, SOGC, (613) 240-0169
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c6278.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     275 FORESTERS MEMBERS AND COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS TEAM UP TO
               CONSTRUCT A PLAYGROUND FOR KIDS IN ONE DAY
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Ecole John W. MacLeod Fleming Tower School - Playground, 159
               Purcell's Cove Road
    CONTACT:   Jeannie Tsang, Kieran Lawler, Media Profile, (416) 504-8464
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/10/c4798.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      June 17
    EVENT:     LE CHATEAU INC. - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  8300 Decarie Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Emilia Di Raddo, CA, President, (514) 738-7000; Johnny Del
               Ciancio, CA, Vice-President, Finance, (514) 738-7000; Maison
               Brison: Rick Leckner, (514) 731-0000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/11/c5509.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS (ALS) SOCIETY OF QUEBEC
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  La Cage Aux Sports, Bell Centre, 1212 de la Gauchetière O.
    NOTES:     Food platters and drinks will be served
    CONTACT:   Claudine Cook, ALS Society of Québec, (514) 298-0540
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c6863.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     VOICES OF ENGLISH QUEBEC JOIN THE FIGHT TO DEFEND
               CBC/RADIO-CANADA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Boardroom of the Quebec Community Groups Network, 1255
               University Ave, Suite 1000
    CONTACT:   RSVP: Rita Legault, Director of Communications, (514) 868-9044
               Ext. 223, Mobile (514) 912-6555
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c7298.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     VILLE DE MONTREAL - CARIFETE FESTIVAL, 2009
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Terrasse Bonsecours
    CONTACT:   or to schedule an interview with The Montreal Carnival
               Foundation, or Clovys TV: Jean-Claude Duliepre, (514) 686-1286
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/15/c6492.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     DR. GILLES JULIEN TO ACT AS GUEST SPEAKER DURING A CELEBRATION
               OF THE EXCELLENCE AWARD LAUREATES, HOSTED BY THE CANADA
               MILLENNIUM SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montréal Science Centre, The Belvedere Hall, 333 de la
               Commune Street West, Old Montréal (on-site parking
               available); (The Belvedere Hall is located near the river,
               accessible via the outside staircase located at the back of
               the Centre)
    CONTACT:   Schedule an interview: Marie-Michelle Crevier, (514) 845-2257
               ext. 236
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/15/c6640.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

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     TWO TIME HEART TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT AND PROFESSIONAL GOLFER
               ERIK COMPTON SHOWCASES NEW 3-D ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY SYSTEM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Echocardiology Lab, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre
    CONTACT:   Jason Graham, Argyle Communications, (416) 968-7311, ext. 229
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/15/c6165.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     SPECIAL MEDIA PREVIEW OF THE EXHIBITION LIZARDS & SNAKES:
               ALIVE!
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto
    CONTACT:   Ellen Flowers, Media Relations Officer, (416) 696-3154, Cell
               day of: (416) 771-2614; Christine Crosbie, Media Relations
               Officer, (416) 696-3191, Cell day of: (416) 895-5482
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/15/c6538.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR COUNCIL RELEASES A KEY HIGHLIGHTS
               REPORT ON CANADA'S ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  PCL Construction Site, East parking lot of the Canadian
               Museum of Nature, 240 McLeod Street
    CONTACT:   Scott Brownrigg, Sussex Strategy Group, (416) 277-8847;
               Rosemary Sparks, Construction Sector Council, (416) 271-2633
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c6610.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     BOOM OR BUST: THE FUTURE OF THE CONDO MARKET - EXPERTS JOIN
               BMO REAL ESTATE PANEL TO DISCUSS INSIGHT ON THE MARKET AND
               IMPLICATIONS FOR THE BUYER
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Tridel Store (Carlton & Yonge Northeast Corner),
               2 Carlton St.
    CONTACT:   Kasia Lech, kasia.lech@bmo.com, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c6995.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     BMO HOSTS THE CONDO EXPO 2009
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  First Canadian Place - street level
    CONTACT:   Kasia Lech, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c6995.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ADEPTRON ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Offices of Fogler, Rubinoff LLP at the 12th Floor,
               95 Wellington Street West
    CONTACT:   Adeptron Company Contact: F. Michael Marti, President &
               Chief Executive Officer, Tel: (416) 705-6534; Adeptron
               Company Contact: Francis K. Lindayen, Chief
               Financial Officer, Tel: (905) 470-0109 x2223; Adeptron
               Investor Relations: Gerry Wimmer, INVESTORFILE.com, Tel:
               (416) 360-8895, Toll Free: 1-888-894-8222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/14/c4223.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     A CELEBRATION HONOURING THE TDSB'S ROOTS OF EMPATHY BABIES,
               THE WORLD'S YOUNGEST TEACHERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Lawrence Hall - Great Hall, 157 King St. East
    CONTACT:   Penny Dickie, Roots of Empathy, Tel.: (416) 849-4690 ext. 25
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c7036.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     CITY OF TORONTO TO ANNOUNCE LABOUR DISRUPTION CONTINGENCY
               PLANS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Committee Room 3, 2nd floor, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.
    CONTACT:   Leisa Tjoeng, Communications Advisor, City of Toronto,
               (416) 338-5637 (office), (416) 888-7967 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c7078.html

    TIME:      14:15
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE - DOG "GINGER" UNDER DEATH SENTENCE -
               RELEASED ON BAIL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Clayton Ruby's office at 11 Prince Arthur Avenue
    CONTACT:   Mandy Machin, (416) 964-9664
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c7043.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     RESEARCH FUNDING ANNOUNCED TO COMBAT CHILDHOOD OBESITY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  MacDonald Room, Lord Elgin Hotel, 100 Elgin Street
    NOTES:     (photo and media availability following event)
    CONTACT:   David Coulombe, CIHR Media Relations, (613) 941-4563;
               Jane-Diane Fraser, Communications Coordinator, Heart and
               Stroke Foundation of Canada, (613) 569-4361 ext 273;
               François Lessard, Communications, Rx&D, (613) 236-0455
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c6896.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      June 15 - June 17
    EVENT:     2009 CAPP OIL & GAS INVESTMENT SYMPOSIUM
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Hotel, 700 Centre Street South
    CONTACT:   Travis Davies, CAPP Media Contact, Telephone: (403) 267-1151,
               Cell: (403) 542-4115
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/11/c5768.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     WISH CHILD CHARLES HARGREAVES RECEIVES A $10,000 DONATION
               FROM THE EMPLOYEES OF CP - MEDICINE HAT TO THE CHILDREN'S
               WISH FOUNDATION OF CANADA
    CITY:      MEDICINE HAT
    LOCATION:  Historic CP Station, 402 North Railway St SE
    CONTACT:   Jason Evanson, Chapter Director, Alberta and NWT, The
               Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, o: (403) 265-9039,
               c: (403) 669-8174
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c7321.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     CEO OF EDC TO DELIVER REMARKS ABOUT THE STATE OF GLOBAL
               TRADE AND CANADA'S GLOBAL POSITION IN THE CREDIT CRISIS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Waterfront - MacKenzie Ballroom, 900 Canada
               Place Way
    CONTACT:   Phil Taylor, Public Affairs, (613) 598-2904
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2009/16/c7102.html

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