CNW Daybook for Wednesday, June 25, 2008



    TORONTO, June 24 /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>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     ATLANTIC CANADA'S CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN A PINCH TO FIND
               NEEDED WORKERS - NEWS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      ST. JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  Battery Hotel, 100 Signal Hill Road
    CONTACT:   Bob Collins, Construction Sector Council, (416) 399-0413;
               Scott Brownrigg, Sussex Strategy Group, (416) 277-8847
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6885.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      June 23 - June 26
    EVENT:     MEDIA ACTIVITIES RELATED TO PUBLIC AUCTIONS PRESENTED BY THE
               RITZ-CARLTON MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Ritz-Carlton Montréal, Palm Court, ground floor, 1228
               Sherbrooke St. West
    CONTACT:   Robitaille, (514) 843-2354, Cell: (514) 220-4979
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/20/c6596.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2278.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     SERVICE CANADA - ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUNDING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN
               THE ROBERVAL AREA
    CITY:      DOLBEAU-MISTASSINI
    LOCATION:  Dolbeau-Mistassini City Hall, 1100 Wallberg Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Pascal Doucet, Media Relations Coordinator, Service Canada
               Communications, (514) 982-2384, ext. 2209
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c6943.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA TOUR AND CONFERENCE: BEHIND THE SCENES, BEHIND THE
               SONGS, BEHIND THE MIND
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  BRAMS - Université de Montréal, 1430 du Mont-Royal Blvd.,
               Outremont
    CONTACT:   Sylvain-Jacques Desjardins, International press attaché,
               Université de Montréal, (514) 343-7593; Sandra McPherson,
               PhD, Communications Officer, Montreal Neurological Institute
               and Hospital, (514) 398-1902
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/20/c6293.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:15
    EVENT:     CLAUDE LAMOUREUX BRIEFS THE MEDIA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Centre-Ville, Room Verrière A, 777, rue University
    CONTACT:   Josée Racette, Project Manager, Communications,
               (613) 236-8196, ext. 107
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c7043.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     BEAUCE CONSTITUENCY OFFICE - SPEECH BY MR. MAXIME BERNIER,
               MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR BEAUCE
    CITY:      SAINT-GEORGES
    LOCATION:  Centre de congrès Le Georgesville, 300 - 118th street
    CONTACT:   Renée Farrell, (613) 992-8053, Mobile: (613) 302-1124
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/20/c6430.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    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

    DATE:      June 22 - June 26
    EVENT:     METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE HOSTS THE MILLION DOLLAR
               ROUND TABLE'S (MDRT) ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Christine Chiu, Marketing Manager, MTCC, (416) 585-8106;
               Jessica Butera, Communications Manager, Million Dollar Round
               Table, (847) 692-6378, (416) 585-3551
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5375.html

    DATE:      June 25
    EVENT:     FIRE SAFETY AWARDS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sutton Place Hotel
    CONTACT:   Gina Pontikas, Office of the Fire Marshal, (416) 325-3138;
               Janice Johnstone, Office of the Fire Marshal, (416) 325-3151
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7341.html

    TIME:      08:50
    EVENT:     FIFTEENTH REGULAR SESSION OF THE CEC COUNCIL AND NORTH
               AMERICA 2030: AN ENVIRONMENTAL OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Government Conference Centre, 2 Rideau Street
    CONTACT:   CEC Media Officer Eduardo Viadas, (514) 350-4331
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/20/c6517.html

    TIME:      10:15
    EVENT:     CANADA'S FIRST "CERTIFIED RENTAL BUILDING PROGRAM" LAUNCHES
               IN TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Minto's High Park Village, 65 High Park Avenue (at Bloor St.
               W.)
    CONTACT:   David Eisenstadt/Beth Merrick/Gea Koleva, The Communications
               Group Inc., (416) 696-9900 ext 36/40/26
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7244.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING EVENT FOR THE NEW ALLSTATE INSURANCE AGENCY
    CITY:      THUNDER BAY
    LOCATION:  1186 Memorial Avenue, Unit 2A
    CONTACT:   Derek Tupling, Corporate Relations, (905) 475-4589
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7359.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     FIRE SAFETY AWARDS RECOGNIZE OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO
               MAKING ONTARIO SAFE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Stop 33, Sutton Place Hotel,  955 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Gina Pontikas, Office of the Fire Marshal, (416) 325-3138;
               Janice Johnstone, Office of the Fire Marshal, (416) 325-3151
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6977.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     METIS LEADERS SIGN HISTORIC PROTOCOL - CROWN'S DUTY
               TO CONSULT AND ACCOMMODATE METIS RIGHTS
    CITY:      TIMMINS
    LOCATION:  347 Spruce St. South
    CONTACT:   Chelsey Quirk, MNO Communications Branch, (613) 798-1488,
               TF: (800) 263-4889
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5316.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     WHITEROCK REIT ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF UNITHOLDERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  655 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Jason Underwood, (416) 907-4861; Paul Simcox, (416)
               907-4862; Frank Bucys, CFO, (416) 907-4864
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/02/c7496.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:00
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF THE JEAN AUGUSTINE CHAIR IN EDUCATION IN THE NEW
               URBAN ENVIRONMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Foyer of the Technology Enhanced Learning building at York's
               Keele campus (number 39 on the York U map).
               For link to map visit:
               http://www.yorku.ca/web/futurestudents/map/keele_map.html
    CONTACT:   Killeen Kelly, Media Relations, York University, (416)
               736-2100 x 22938, killeenk@yorku.ca
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6976.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     ETC GROUP, THE NATIONAL FARMERS UNION, GREENPEACE CANADA,
               AND OXFAM CANADA HOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE TO EXPRESS
               GRAVE CONCERNS WITH BILL C-33
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Room, 130S, Centre Block, House of Commons
    CONTACT:   Pat Mooney, Executive Director, ETC Group, cell: (613)
               261-0688, office: (613) 241-2267; Eric Darier, Agriculture
               Campaigner, Greenpeace Canada, cell: (514) 605-6497; Mark
               Fried, Public Policy Coordinator, Oxfam Canada, cell: (613)
               668-4801
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7338.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     PARLIAMENTARY PARTIES, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL CALL ON PRIME
               MINISTER TO STOP JULY 10 DEPORTATION PROCEEDINGS AGAINST U.S.
               IRAQ WAR RESISTER
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor Street West
    CONTACT:   Michelle Robidoux, (416) 856-5008; Lee Zaslofsky, (416)
               598-1222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c7113.html

    TIME:      13:50
    EVENT:     REZA MORIDI MAKES IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT CREATING
               OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN RESEARCH
               INTERNSHIPS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  IBM Toronto Software Lab, Module C1 - The IBM Centre for
               Advanced Studies (CAS), 8200 Warden Avenue, Markham Warden
               Avenue & Highway 7
    CONTACT:   Annette Phillips, Minister's Office, (416) 326-5748; Greg
               Flood, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2746
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7248.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     CIBC AND YMCA LAUNCH ACCESS TO OPPORTUNITY™
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  3rd floor, YMCA Newcomer Centre, 42 Charles Street East
               (Yonge & Bloor)
    CONTACT:   Celecia Partap, Manager, Public Relations, YMCA of Greater
               Toronto, (416) 413-1020, ext. 2350; Doug Maybee, Director,
               External Communications and Media Relations, (416) 980-7458
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6904.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     MEET MEMBERS OF THE CANADIAN NATIONAL ROWING TEAM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Westin Harbour Castle, 1 Harbour Square (Bay Room)
    CONTACT:   Jackie Skender, Mobile: (519) 200-1835
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7284.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     CAW INFORMATION PICKET AND DEMONSTRATION
    CITY:      WOODSTOCK
    LOCATION:  Outside the New County building - 415 Hunter Street
    CONTACT:   Robert Buchanan, CAW national staff representative, (cell)
               (519) 673-7276, or Angelo DiCaro, CAW communications, (cell)
               (416) 606-6311
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7298.html

    TIME:      19:15
    EVENT:     CELEBRATING THE MANY SUCCESSES OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN CARE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Hellenic Banquet Hall, 1315 Prince of Wales Drive
    CONTACT:   France Clost, Communications Officer, (613) 747-7800 x 2033
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c7081.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      08:00 - 16:30
    EVENT:     NATIONAL ENERGY BOARD AND WESTERN PROVINCIAL REGULATORS HOST
               INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Hearing Room (4th floor), MPUB office - 330 Portage Ave
    CONTACT:   Lauren Hopkins, Communications Officer, National Energy
               Board, Telephone: (403) 299-3712; Lee Shanks, Manager,
               External Relations and Communications, B.C. Oil and Gas
               Commission, Telephone: (250) 261-2097; Bob Ellis, Director,
               Public Affairs, Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and
               Resources, Telephone: (306) 787-1691; Gerry Barron,
               Associate Secretary, Manitoba Public Utilities Board,
               Telephone: (204) 945-2639
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/13/c8117.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    DATE:      June 25 - June 29
    EVENT:     THE CIRQUE DU SOLEIL SALTIMBANCO) ARENA TOUR STOPS IN
               SASKATOON
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  Credit Union Centre
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Brunetta, National PR Contact, Brunetta Etc!
               Communications, (450) 628-4014
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c2990.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7352.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/29/c5079.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF MAJOR INVESTMENTS BY LEADING AEROSPACE AND
               DEFENCE COMPANIES IN CRITICALLY-NEEDED AVIATION TRADES
               TRAINING PROGRAM FOR SASKATCHEWAN AND CANADA
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  Saskatoon Aerocentre, Hangar # 10, Saskatoon International
               Airport
    CONTACT:   Kathie Lynas, (613) 526-3259, (613) 850-7859 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6797.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      08:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     OVER 700 WOMEN'S HEALTH EXPERTS MEET IN CALGARY
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, 120 Ninth Avenue SE
    CONTACT:   Mike Haymes, Media Relations Officer, SOGC, (403) 671-5613;
               Natalie Wright, Director of Communications and Public
               Education, SOGC, (613) 240-0169
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6846.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      June 24 - June 28
    EVENT:     PAEDIATRICIANS GATHER TO DISCUSS HOT TOPICS IN CHILD AND
               YOUTH HEALTH
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Empress and the Victoria Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Emma Wadland, Communications Coordinator, Canadian
               Paediatric Society, (613) 526-9397 ext. 247; On-site in
               Victoria (June 24 - 28): Christine LaRocque, Senior Writer,
               Public Education, (613) 850-4868
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/23/c6886.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AGF MANAGEMENT LIMITED SECOND QUARTER 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.agf.com or
               http://webcast.streamlogics.com/audience/index.asp?event
               id=99660
    CONTACT:   AGF Management Limited shareholders and analysts, please
               contact: Greg Henderson, CA, Senior Vice-President and Chief
               Financial Officer, (416) 865-4156; Media, please contact:
               Lucy Becker, Vice-President, Corporate Communications, (416)
               865-4284
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/16/c4398.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MDS PRESENTS AT JEFFERIES 2ND ANNUAL HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  Interested parties may access the live webcast of the
               presentation through the "Upcoming Events" section of the
               MDS home page at www.mdsinc.com and clicking on the
               conference link
    CONTACT:   Kim Lee, (416) 213-4721
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5131.html

    DATE:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WORLD ENERGY AND POINT CARBON HOST WEBINAR: "CLIMATE CHANGE
               POLICY AND THE 2008 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION"
    INTERNET:  http://www.worldenergy.com/knowledge_center/webinars/default.c
               fm?id=7
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations: Phil Adams, World Energy Solutions Inc.,
               (508) 459-8100; or Craig Armitage, The Equicom Group, (416)
               815-0700 x278; Media Relations: Jason Brown, Horn Group, Inc.,
              (646) 202-9759
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5340.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      15:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     BIOMS MEDICAL PRESENTS AT JEFFERIES HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  Mandarin Oriental
    CONTACT:   Tony Hesby, Ryan Giese, Corporate Communications, BioMS
               Medical Corp., (780) 413-7152; James Smith, Investor
               Relations, (416) 815-0700 ext. 229
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/18/c5165.html

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