CNW Daybook for Wednesday, June 18, 2008



    TORONTO, June 17 /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>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      13:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING EVENT FOR THE NEW ALLSTATE INSURANCE AGENCY
    CITY:      FREDERICTON
    LOCATION:  Allstate Insurance Agency, Prospect Centre, 1223 Prospect
               Street
    CONTACT:   Derek Tupling, Corporate Relations, (905) 475-4589
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c4807.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      June 15 - June 22
    EVENT:     THOUSANDS OF CATHOLICS GATHER AT EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Eucharistic Congress
    CONTACT:   Patrick McCaully, Salt + Light Television Media Relations,
               (416) 855-9427
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2823.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:00
    EVENT:     ALAIN DUBUC SPEAKS AT THE TRENDS BUSINESS BREAKFAST OF THE
               BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Centre-Ville, 777 University Street
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, Board of Trade
               of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c4810.html

    TIME:      09:50
    EVENT:     CAA-QUEBEC CROWNS ITS SCHOOL SAFETY PATROLLER OF THE YEAR
    CITY:      SAINT-LAMBERT-DE-LEVIS
    LOCATION:  Ecole du Bac, 1285, rue des Erables
    CONTACT:   Montreal: Roxanne Héroux, (514) 861-7111, ext. 3210; Quebec:
               Philippe St-Pierre, (418) 624-2424, ext. 2418
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c5135.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     QUEBEC COALITION FOR UNIVERSAL NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING
               (UNHS) - SUPPORT FOR A UNIVERSAL NEWBORN HEARING-SCREENING
               PROGRAM IN QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Office of l'Association des pédiatres du Québec 2, complexe
               Desjardins, 32e étage, salle Raymond Robillard
    CONTACT:   Lisa Dutton, (514) 412-4307
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/13/c3279.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     HABITAT FOR HUMANITY MONTREAL PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  St-Victor Church, 2505 Hector Street, corner of Hochelaga
    CONTACT:   Welker Claude, Agence JR, Société québécoise des
               professionnels en relations publiques, (514) 804-8761
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/12/c3143.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     LIGUE DES DROITS ET LIBERTES - LAUNCH OF A NEW INITIATIVE
               AIMED AT DOCUMENTING THE GROWING SURVEILLANCE OF TRAVELLERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  1212 Panet, room 101
    CONTACT:   Nicole Filion, (514) 715-7727
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4388.html

    TIME:      13:45
    EVENT:     CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION CANADA - CEREMONY - 275 NEW
               CANADIANS FROM 19 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES TAKE THE OATH OF
               CITIZENSHIP
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Marriott Château Champlain Montréal, Salon Cartier, 1 Place
               du Canada
    CONTACT:   Jacqueline Roby, spokesperson, Regional Communications
               Directorate, Citizenship and Immigration Canada,
               (514) 283-4800
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c5092.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      June 15 - June 18
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN CENTRE FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PRESENTS THE
               WORLD CONFERENCE ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Barbara Jamieson, Canadian Centre for Emergency
               Preparedness, Phone (905) 966-0120
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/28/c9298.html

    DATE:      June 15 - June 19
    EVENT:     ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE HOSTS THE FIFTH SCIENCE CENTRE WORLD
               CONGRESS (5SCWC)
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Anna Relyea, Associate Director, Strategic Communications,
               (416) 696-3273; Christine Crosbie, Media Relations Officer,
               (416) 696-3191
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/14/c8306.html

    DATE:      June 15 - June 18
    EVENT:     ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE'S 57TH ANNUAL
               CONFERENCE AND TRADESHOW
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Sheraton on the Falls
    CONTACT:   Joe Couto, OACP Director of Government Relations and
               Communications, T. (416) 926-0424 ext. 22, C. (416)
               575-1731, Evenings (416) 695-7096; Cst. Jacqueline Forgeron,
               Niagara Regional Police Service, T. (905) 329-7021
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4677.html

    DATE:      June 16 - June 18
    EVENT:     CANADIAN NURSES ASSOCIATION CENTENNIAL YEAR CONVENTION
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Congress Centre
    NOTES:     Please see URL for a detailed schedule
    CONTACT:   Tina Grznar, Communications Coordinator, (613) 237-2133
               ext. 283, Cell: (613) 266-0306
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/12/c2930.html

    DATE:      June 16 - June 27
    EVENT:     20 JOURNEYS PHOTO EXHIBIT AT TORONTO REFERENCE LIBRARY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Main Floor
    CONTACT:   Lillian Manea, Communications Manager, TRIEC, (416) 944-1946
               x 240; Blaine McKenzie, Communications Officer, Toronto
               Public Library, (416) 393-7219
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c5486.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00
    EVENT:     ROYAL OTTAWA HEALTH CARE GROUP - DANIEL ALFREDSSON TALKS ABOUT
               HIS PERSONAL INTEREST IN AND COMMITMENT TO MENTAL HEALTH
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
    CONTACT:   Alvin Cader, (613) 231-2929 (Office), (613) 862-5119 (Cell);
               Ian Sadinsky, (613) 232-7818 (Office), (613) 614-6110 (Cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c4782.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     FCM RELEASES REPORT ON THE COST TO LOCAL TAXPAYERS OF
               CANADA'S OUTDATED TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  News conference: Members' Lounge, adjacent to Council
               Chambers, Toronto City Hall; Technical briefing: Large
               boardroom, 14th Floor, East Tower, Toronto City Hall,
               100 Queen St. W.
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c4694.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MUTUAL FUND DEALERS ASSOCIATION OF CANADA - DISCIPLINARY
               PROCEEDING IN RESPECT OF CALOGERO ARCURI
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  121 King Street West, Suite 1000
    CONTACT:   Yvette MacDougall, Hearings Coordinator, (416) 943-4606
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/01/c9376.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 11:30
    EVENT:     2008 CN TOWER COMMUNITIES IN BLOOM GARDENS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  CN Tower grounds, Bremner entrance (south side)
    CONTACT:   Irene Knight, Manager of Public Relations, (416) 601-4729
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c3887.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     NEWS CONFERENCE ON RESEARCH PROJECT TO DOCUMENT IMPACTS OF
               NO-FLY LISTS AND OTHER WATCH LISTS ON CIVIL LIBERTIES,
               PRIVACY RIGHTS AND MOBILITY RIGHTS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Room (130S) Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Patricia Poirier, (514) 295-9364
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4402.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     COMMISSION FOR PUBLIC COMPLAINTS AGAINST THE RCMP - CPC TO
               ISSUE FINAL REPORT CONCERNING RCMP USE OF THE CONDUCTED
               ENERGY WEAPON
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington, St.
    CONTACT:   Nelson Kalil, Manager, Communications, (613) 952-2452;
               Melanie Rushworth, Manager, Outreach, (613) 952-3738
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/09/c9898.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     JUNEFEST 2008
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge Street @ North York Centre
               subway
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Robbins, Rotary Cheshire Homes, Tel: (416) 730-9501
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2326.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     SUNCOR ENERGY HOSTS JOB-RELATED OPEN HOUSE
    CITY:      TIMMINS
    LOCATION:  Howard Johnson Timmins, 1800 Riverside Drive
    CONTACT:   Shawn Davis, (403) 920-8379
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c3046.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     FULL RELEASE OF VIDEO DOCUMENTING VIOLATIONS AT NATURAL
               VALLEY FARMS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ruby & Edwardh, 11 Prince Arthur Ave (Bloor St. and Avenue
               Rd.)
    CONTACT:   Rob Sinclair, (416) 890-5616
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c5106.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 14:00
    EVENT:     RECYCLING COUNCIL OF ONTARIO LAUNCHES TAKE BACK THE LIGHT
               PROGRAM WITH ONTARIO GOVERNMENT SUPPORT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park, Media Studio
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Nadalin, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 306-6561
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c4647.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     CARGOJET INCOME FUND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Gallery, the Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West
    CONTACT:   P. Dhillon, Vice President Marketing, Public & Government
               Relations, Tel: (905) 501-7373
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/03/c7787.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     CRANBERRY RESORT IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE CRANBERRY HARBOUR
               CASTLE AND COUNTRY CLUB GRAND OPENING!
    CITY:      COLLINGWOOD
    LOCATION:  9 Harbour Street
    CONTACT:   Angie Law, (705) 445-6600 ext. 257
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4427.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     BRAD WALL AND CHRISTINE TELL ANNOUNCE SASKATCHEWAN'S
               PARTICIPATION IN THE 2010 WINTER GAMES
    CITY:      REGINA
    LOCATION:  Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, 2205 Victoria
               Avenue
    CONTACT:   Janice Wilby, Tourism, Parks, Culture and Sport, Regina,
               (306) 787-5781; Katie Green, VANOC Media Relations,
               Vancouver, (778) 328-6473
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c5142.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      June 18
    EVENT:     FINAL WEEK OF BRIDGES THAT UNITE EXHIBITION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre
    NOTES:     See the URL for more details
    CONTACT:   or to request reserved media passes for the Homayun Saki
               performances on June 18th and June 19th, please contact:
               Cori Howard, Mobile: (778) 987-1345
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c4791.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN CENTRE FOR POLICY ALTERNATIVES (BC) NEWS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  SFU Harbour Centre, Room 1425
    CONTACT:   Terra Poirier, (604) 801-5121 x 229; Media outside Vancouver:
               Call to pre-book a phone interview
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c3982.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     BC CIVIL LIBERTIES ASSOCIATION - LAUNCH OF A NEW INITIATIVE
               AIMED AT DOCUMENTING THE GROWING SURVEILLANCE OF TRAVELLERS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  # 550 - 1188 West Georgia Street
    CONTACT:   Micheal Vonn, Policy Director, BC Civil Liberties
               Association, (604) 630-9753
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4376.html

    TIME:      18:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN PARALYMPIC DREAMS EVENT
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  British Columbia's Museum of Anthropology
    CONTACT:   Sharon McGrath, (613) 542-7873; Claire Pelletier, (613)
               547-3928
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4530.html

    TIME:      18:30 - 21:00
    EVENT:     VANOC GAME PLAN 2008 - RICHMOND OVAL
    CITY:      RICHMOND
    LOCATION:  Richmond City Hall, 6911 # 3 Road
    CONTACT:   vancouver2010.com
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c5116.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:50 Eastern
    EVENT:     VITRAN CORPORATION INC. PRESENTS AT MERRILL LYNCH 2008
               GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  'Investor Relations' section of www.vitran.com
    CONTACT:   Richard Gaetz, President/CEO, Sean Washchuk, VP Finance/CFO,
               Vitran Corporation Inc., (416) 596-7664; Robert Rinderman,
               Steven Hecht, Jaffoni & Collins Incorporated, (212) 835-8500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4297.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ATS HOSTS FOURTH QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.atsautomation.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 640-1917
    CONTACT:   Anthony Caputo, Chief Executive Officer; Maria Perrella, Chief
               Financial Officer; Carl Galloway, Vice President and
               Treasurer, (519) 653-6500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9271.html

    TIME:      11:05 Eastern
    EVENT:     AIR CANADA PRESENTATION TO INVESTORS AT THE MERRILL LYNCH
               GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/ml/transportation08/01213184.cfm
    CONTACT:   N/A
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/13/c3394.html

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANCER: NEW TREATMENT FRONTIERS - POST-ASCO - COS WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.cos.ca
    CONTACT:   Charles Pitts, Oromedia, (514) 984-5614,  877-990-9044
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2912.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c5081.html

    TIME:      15:10 Central
    EVENT:     MDC PARTNERS PRESENT AT THE WILLIAM BLAIR & COMPANY 28TH
               ANNUAL GROWTH STOCK CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.mdc-partners.com/investors
    CONTACT:   Donna Granato, Director, Finance & Investor Relations,
               (646) 429-1809
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/11/c2894.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GOBIMIN INC. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WEBCAST
    INTERNET:
    www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2316380
    CONTACT:   James Xiang, Chief Financial Officer, GobiMin Inc.,
               Tel: (416) 915-0133
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4692.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TG WORLD ENERGY CORP. - ANNUAL GENERAL AND SPECIAL MEETING
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=112009&s=1&
               k=724B5FB9AAF158E47DAFADA411EE100A
    CONTACT:   Investor relations, (403) 265-4506
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4068.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      11:05 Eastern
    EVENT:     AIR CANADA PRESENTATION TO INVESTORS AT THE MERRILL LYNCH
               GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  Merrill Lynch Headquarters, 4 World Financial Center,
               250 Vesey Street
    CONTACT:   N/A
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/13/c3394.html

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