CNW Group Daybook for Thursday, June 14, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



    TORONTO, June 13 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      June 11 - 30
    EVENT:     EQUITAS - INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS TRAINING PROGRAM
    CITY:      STE. ANNE DE BELLEVUE
    LOCATION:  John Abbott College, 21,275 Lakeshore Rd.
    CONTACT:   Ian Hamilton, Executive director, Equitas, (514) 808-4671
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/08/c2445.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     LANDSCAPING OF THE LAWN AT THE WEST ISLAND ASSOCIATION FOR
               THE INTELLECTUALLY HANDICAPPED - ON SITE INTERVIEWS
    CITY:      POINTE-CLAIRE
    LOCATION:  West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped,
               2, Prince Edward, corner of Donegani
    CONTACT:   Mathieu Filion, GGA Communications, (514) 393-9500 ext. 240,
               (514) 808-9156; Nathalie Monette, Schering-Plough Canada
               Inc., (514) 426-7932, (514) 265-3941
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/12/c3712.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     FUNDING UNDER THE CANADA SUMMER JOBS INITIATIVE ANNOUNCED
    CITY:      BUCKINGHAM
    LOCATION:  Buckingham Service Canada Centre for Youth, 101 MacLaren
               Street East
    CONTACT:   Diane Viau, Service Canada Communications, (514) 982-2384,
               ext. 2498; Media Relations Office, Service Canada, (819)
               994-5559
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2007/13/c4374.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      June 11 - 15
    EVENT:     THE WEEK AT TORONTO CITY HALL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Francine Antonio, Strategic
               Communications, (416) 397-5318, (cell) (647) 224-8022
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/08/c2752.html

    DATE:      June 13 - 15
    EVENT:     SURESH JOACHIM ATTEMPTS TO BREAK THE LONGEST PUNCH-BAG
               MARATHON
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  PREMIER FITNESS, 6460 MILLCREEK DRIVE, MISSISSAUGA
    CONTACT:   Christa (416) 666-8476
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/12/c3014.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 09:30
    EVENT:     JAYESH GANDHI, PORTFOLIO MANAGER FROM MUMBAI, INDIA COMES TO
               TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Andrew's Club & Conference Centre, 150 King Street West
    CONTACT:   RSVP by phone at (888) 813-9813
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/12/c3924.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     GO TRANSIT DEBUTS NEW LOCOMOTIVE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Willowbrook, GO Transit's rail maintenance facility
               125 Judson St.
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Sorensen, (416) 869-3600
               ext. 5231; or Edmund Shea, (416) 869-3600 ext. 5328
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/13/c4327.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     DR. GAIL J. DONNER RECEIVES HONORARY DEGREE FROM RYERSON
               UNIVERSITY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ryerson Theatre, 43 Gerrard St. E.
    CONTACT:   Suelan Toye, Public Affairs, (416) 979-5000 x7161
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2007/31/c7230.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     FRALEX THERAPEUTICS INC. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The offices of Lang Michener LLP, BCE Place, Suite 2500, 181
               Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Avi Grewal, President and Chief Executive Officer, Fralex
               Therapeutics Inc., (416) 213-8118 ext. 210; Christina
               Bessant, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc., (416)
               815-0700 ext. 269
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2007/10/c7081.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF ACTUARIES RELEASES STUDY ON RETIREMENT
               READINESS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  InterContinental Toronto Centre Hotel, Ontario Room, 225
               Front Street West
    CONTACT:   Josée Racette, Communications Assistant, (613) 236-8196 ext.
               107
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/June2007/12/c3795.html

    TIME:      10:15
    EVENT:     CORNWALL PUBLIC INQUIRY'S POLICY DIRECTOR PROVIDES PHASE 2
               UPDATE DURING MEDIA BRIEFING
    CITY:      CORNWALL
    LOCATION:  Cornwall Public Inquiry Boardroom, (beyond media room, last
               door at end of the hall on the left), 709 Cotton Mill Street
    CONTACT:   Joan Weinman, (613) 294-5679
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/11/c3044.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY - SAFE BLOOD FOR SAFE MOTHERHOOD
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Major's Hill Park
    CONTACT:   Anne Trueman, Media Relations Manager, Canadian Blood
               Services, (613) 739 2538, cell: (613) 295 5622; Michel
               Thisdel, Information Officer (Héma-Québec), (514) 832-0871,
               cell: (514) 234-1071
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/12/c3897.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     FIDO PRESENTS THE SPIEGELTENT'N TAVERN AT HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Fido store in First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West
               at the Concourse Level (location E6)
    CONTACT:   Diane Fabi, Manager, Corporate Communications, FIDO, (514)
               965-1426
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/14/c4241.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 16:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN FORCES OFFICER AWARDED RYERSON UNIVERSITY'S HIGHEST
               HONOUR OF ACHIEVEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Heaslip House, 7th Floor, 297 Victoria Street
    CONTACT:   BlueSky Communications - Sarah Hall, (416) 929-7740; or Julie
               O'Brien, (416) 929-8253
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/12/c3542.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 20:30
    EVENT:     ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' FEDERATION OF ONTARIO (ETFO)'S FIRST
               INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON TEACHER WORKING CONDITIONS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Larry Skory, ETFO Communications, (416) 962-3836 (office),
               (416) 948-0195 (cell); On-site media contact: Johanna Brand,
               ETFO Communications, (416) 948-2554
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/12/c3503.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     RIHANNA AUTOGRAPH SESSION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Best Buy, Bay & Dundas (Downtown Toronto), Toronto Eaton
               Centre, 65 Dundas Street West
    CONTACT:   Heather Seabrook, Best Buy, (604) 412-1011
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/07/c9892.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 22:00
    EVENT:     BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS SOCIETY SURVIVOR CELEBRATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nathan Philips Square
    CONTACT:   Brown & Cohen Communications & Public Affairs Inc., (416)
               484-1132; Natasha Bolotina ext. 5, or Wendy Kauffman ext. 3
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/04/c8344.html

    TIME:      18:30 - 19:30
    EVENT:     NHL AWARDS RED CARPET
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Brace, (416) 550-5985
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/13/c4314.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     JAYESH GANDHI, PORTFOLIO MANAGER FROM MUMBAI, INDIA COMES TO
               TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Congress Centre, Pierre Berton Room, 650 Dixon Road
    CONTACT:   RSVP by phone at (888) 813-9813
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/12/c3924.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS SOME OF THE MAIN ISSUES RELATED TO
               DISCRIMINATION IN RENTAL HOUSING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Matty Eckler Community Recreation Centre, 953 Gerrard St. East
    CONTACT:   Jeff Poirier, Manager, Communications, Policy and Education
               Branch, (416) 314-4539
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/12/c3958.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    DATE:      08:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     THE NATIONAL ENERGY BOARD (NEB) HEARING ON THE TRANSCANADA
               KEYSTONE PIPELINE GP LTD.
    CITY:      REGINA
    LOCATION:  Delta Regina, 1919 Saskatchewan Drive
    CONTACT:   Kristen Higgins, Communications Officer, National Energy
               Board, Telephone: (403) 299-3371, Toll free: 1-800-899-1265
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/11/c3178.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c8772.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      June 9 - 14
    EVENT:     COMMUNITY AND HOSPITAL INFECTION CONTROL ASSOCIATION -
               CANADA (CHICA-CANADA) 2007 NATIONAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Shaw Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Gerry Hansen, Cell: 1-204-228-8429
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/04/c8166.html

    DATE:      June 12 - 14
    EVENT:     GAS AND OIL EXPOSITION (GO-EXPO) 2007
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Calgary's Stampede Park
    CONTACT:   Karen Potter, SRC Communications, Saskatoon, SK, (306)933-7089
               Jennifer Peters, Brookline Public Relations for GO-EXPO 2007,
               W: (403) 538-5641 ext. 102, C: (403) 542-6751
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/11/c3012.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/07/c2360.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/30/c2517.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     TOYOTA HYBRID TOUR - MEDIA ARE INVITED TO TEST DRIVE,
               INTERVIEW A TOYOTA CANADA SPOKESPERSON AND VIEW TOUR DISPLAYS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Sunridge Mall (Centre Court), 2525 - 36th Street NE
    CONTACT:   Kathryn Ruhland, Manager, Public Relations, Toyota Canada
               Inc., (416) 431-8333
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/11/c2912.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     PRIVATE BRIEFING AND TOUR OF Q9'S NEW HIGH-SECURITY DATA
               CENTRE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Q9'S new high-security data centre
    CONTACT:   Kevin Spikes, Director of Corporate & Investor Relations, Q9
               Networks, Toronto: (416) 848-3311, Toll Free: 1-888-696-2266;
               In Calgary: Judi Gunter, (403) 263-0216, (403) 660-6972
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/08/c2281.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     BMO AND CALGARY HITMEN DAVE LAWRY AND KELLY KISIO TAKE OVER
               SUNRIDGE MALL TO DETERMINE THE CITY'S SMARTEST SHOPPER
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Sunridge Mall (Centre Court), 2525 - 36th Street NE
    CONTACT:   Laurie Grant, Vancouver, (604) 665-7596, Mobile: (604)318-0735
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/11/c3064.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     SPECIAL DEDICATION TO METIS VETERANS
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Inglewood Building on the corner of 111 Ave and 12308 St.
    CONTACT:   Monique Devlin, (780) 453-0283
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/13/c4280.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     BMO & FORMER WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPION VICTOR KRAATZ TAKE
               OVER METROPOLIS MALL TO DETERMINE THE CITY'S SMARTEST SHOPPER
    CITY:      BURNABY
    LOCATION:  Metropolis Mall (Grand Court), 4720 Kingsway
    CONTACT:   Laurie Grant, Vancouver, (604) 665-7596, cell (604) 318-0735
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/11/c3114.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     RALLY LAUNCHES 2007 COPS FOR CANCER FUNDRAISER
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Outdoor Turntable Plaza at the Roundhouse Community Arts and
               Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, across from the
               Urban Fare in Vancouver's Yaletown district.
    CONTACT:   Marcelo Dominguez, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Cancer
               Society, BC & Yukon Division, T: (604) 675-7340,
               C: (778) 686-1300
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/12/c3593.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/08/c2396.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     MDS INC, DR. DONALD RIX, BC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
               AND BC CANCER FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE BOOST FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH
               IN B.C.
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  BC Cancer Agency's Research Centre, 675 W. 10th Ave
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: Penny Noble, APR, Senior Director Public
               Affairs, BC Cancer Foundation, Tel (604) 707-5902, cell
               (604) 805-5637; Stephen Forgacs, Director of Communications,
               BC Children's Hospital Foundation, Tel (604) 875-2338, cell
               (604) 719-4381; Catherine Melville, Director External
               Communications, MDS Inc, Tel (416) 675-6777 ext. 32265
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/11/c3336.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED</B>

    TIME:      15:00 - 15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ARTISTS UNITE TO CELEBRATE WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C Band
               Transponder 1B
               Downlink Frequency 3740 vertical
               Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8
    CONTACT:   Jacqueline Parker at (416) 963-4297 or for technical
               information DURING the feed, please call: CNW BROADCAST,
               TORONTO, (416) 863-9350
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/13/c4335.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SEMAFO INC. CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-514-807-8791 or 1-800-595-8550
    CONTACT:   SEMAFO: Benoit La Salle, President & CEO, (514) 744-4408;
               RENMARK: Tina Cameron; Christopher Wells;  (514) 939-3989
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/13/c4118.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     XCEED MORTGAGE FISCAL SECOND-QUARTER 2007 RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca and www.xceedmortgage.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3417 or 1-800-731-6941
    CONTACT:   Investor and Media Relations: Richard Wertheim, Wertheim +
               Company Inc., (416) 594-1600 or (416) 518-8479 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/08/c2699.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SHERMAG INC. HOLDS A CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS ANNUAL
               RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.viavid.net or www.shermag.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 340-2216 OR 1-866-898-9626
    CONTACT:   Denyse Berthold, Shermag Inc., (819) 566-1515
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/June2007/07/c2324.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SEMBIOSYS PRESENTS AT THE NEEDHAM & COMPANY BIOTECHNOLOGY AND
               MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.sembiosys.com
    CONTACT:   SemBioSys Genetics Inc., Mr. Andrew Baum, President and
               Chief Executive Officer, Phone: (403) 717-8767; Investor
               Relations, Ross Marshall, The Equicom Group Inc., Phone: (416)
               815-0700 (Ext. 238)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/11/c3386.html

    TIME:      11:10 Eastern
    EVENT:     MIKE LAMBERT, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, ADDRESSES MERRILL LYNCH
               GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.cpr.ca
    CONTACT:   Leslie Pidcock, Tel.: (403) 319-6878; Janet Weiss, Tel.:
               (403) 319-3591
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/08/c2683.html

    TIME:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ONDINE BIOPHARMA PRESENTS AT THE NEEDHAM & COMPANY
               BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.ondinebiopharma.com
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Cross, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ondine
               Biopharma Corporation, (604) 669-0555; Christina Bessant,
               Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc., (416) 815-0700
               ext. 269
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/13/c4046.html

    TIME:      16:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRANSCONTINENTAL ANNOUNCES THE DETAILS OF ITS SECOND QUARTER
               AND HOSTS A CONFERENCE CALL FOR THE FINANCIAL COMMUNITY
    INTERNET:  www.transcontinental.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1 800 732-6179
    CONTACT:   Jennifer F. McCaughey, Director, Investor Relations, (514)
               954-4000
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2007/31/c7046.html
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