CNW Group Daybook for Thursday, June 21, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



    TORONTO, June 21 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS TO BE ANNOUNCED FOR NEWFOUNDLAND
               AND LABRADOR
    CITY:      HOLYROOD
    LOCATION:  Hawco Estates
               Phase 1
               36 Salmonier Line
               (next to RCMP Detachment)
    CONTACT:   Jenny Bowring, Manager, Communications, Newfoundland
               Labrador Housing, (709) 724-3055, Dawn Ring, Communications
               and Marketing Consultant, Canada Mortgage and Housing
               Corporation, (709) 772-5973, (709) 687-2194
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/June2007/20/c6958.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      June 21
    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:      08:00
    EVENT:     OPEN HOUSE ON FIRST NATIONS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal Science Centre
               Room Perspective 235
               333, rue de la Commune West
    CONTACT:   Alain Garon, Communication and Information Officer, AFNQL,
               (418) 842-5020, Cell phone (418) 956-5720
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/20/c7076.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CASCADES TO PRESENT TO A GROUP OF INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    CONTACT:   Mr. Marc Jasmin, Director, Investor Relations, Cascades,
               (514) 282-2681
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/20/c7338.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE EVOLUTION OF THE SITUATION IN AFGHANISTAN AND NATO'S
               ROLE IN MAINTAINING PEACE AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY -
               INVITATION TO A PRESS CONFERENCE WITH THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
               OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION (NATO)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Bonaventure Montreal
               900 La Gauchetière
    CONTACT:   Richard Vigneault, Media Relations Director, Conference
               Press Room: (514) 878-2931, Portable: (514) 497-1385
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/20/c6937.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/June2007/19/c6323.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/15/c5142.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     VAPERMA: LAUNCHING OF A NEW RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY CENTRE
               IN CLEANTECH ENERGIES
    CITY:      SAINT-ROMUALD
    LOCATION:  2111, 4e rue
    CONTACT:   Claude Potvin, Optimum Public Relations, (418) 521-3762
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/18/c6017.html

    TIME:      11:10
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - DEPARTURE OF THE VALCARTIER BASED TROOPS
               TO MONTREAL
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Valcartier Garrison
               Main Gate
    CONTACT:   2nd Lieut. Alexandre Munoz, (418) 844-5000 ext. 4688,
               (514) 236-5125; Sub-Lieut. Jean-Pierre Coulombe,
               (514) 252-2777 ext. 4291, (514) 860-0076
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/21/c7243.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CHRISTENING OF A NEW TUGBOAT AT THE PORT OF  MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Iberville Passenger Terminal
               Hangar 5
               Alexandra Pier
               de la Commune Street
               Old Montreal
    CONTACT:   France Poulin, Director of  communications, Montreal Port
               Authority, (514) 283-7050; Régis Cauchon, Vice-President,
               Legal and Corporate Affairs, Ocean Group Inc., (418) 694-1414
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/19/c6436.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     PAINTING AT OMEGA DAY CENTRE - ON SITE INTERVIEWS
    CITY:      PIERREFONDS
    LOCATION:  Omega Day Centre
               5043, Labrosse
               Corner of Pierrefonds Boulevard
    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:      14:00
    EVENT:     GOVERNMENT OF CANADA - OPENING OF A NEW WATER TREATMENT
               PLANT IN THE INNU COMMUNITY OF MASHTEUIATSH
    CITY:      MASHTEUIATSH
    LOCATION:  1584, rue Ouiatchouan
    CONTACT:   Deirdra McCracken, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable
               Jim Prentice, (819) 997-0002; Indian and Northern Affairs
               Canada, Media Relations, (819) 953-1160
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/June2007/20/c7450.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - QUEBEC TROOPS ATTEND MONTREAL ALOUETTE'S
               GAME - "TAILGATE PARTY"
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Parc Jeanne Mance
               (East of Percival Molson stadium next to Avenue Du Parc.)
    CONTACT:   2nd Lieut. Alexandre Munoz, (418) 844-5000 ext. 4688,
               (514) 236-5125; Sub-Lieut. Jean-Pierre Coulombe,
               (514) 252-2777 ext. 4291, (514) 860-0076
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/June2007/20/c7243.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      June 21
    EVENT:     HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN (SICKKIDS) IN THIS YEAR'S 20TH
               ANNUAL RBC SICKKIDS WALKATHON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    CONTACT:   Alexis Mantell, Communications Manager, Greater Toronto
               Region, (416) 974-4796
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/13/c3932.html

    TIME:      05:30
    EVENT:     SUNRISE CEREMONY AND FLAG-RAISING FOR NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Podium Roof
               City Hall
               100 Queen St. W.
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: Mae Maracle, Strategic and Corporate Policy
               Division, City Manager's Office, (416) 392-5583; Councillor
               Paula Fletcher, Chair, Aboriginal Affairs Advisory Committee,
               (416) 392-4060; Idalina Lima Matias, Protocol Services,
               (416) 392-6745
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/20/c6389.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     THE 63RD ANNUAL CLINICAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF
               OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNAECOLOGISTS OF CANADA (SOGC)
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Westin Ottawa Hotel
               11 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   Lisa Robertson, (613) 739-7032; Susan Wright, (613) 730-2020
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/June2007/18/c5752.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/20/c6990.html

    TIME:      08:45
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER TO ADDRESS FAMILY HEALTH TEAM CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Royal York Hotel
               Canadian Room
    CONTACT:   David Spencer, Minister's Office, (416) 327-4320; David
               Jensen, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/20/c7380.html

    TIME:      08:45 - 10:00
    EVENT:     TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE OFFICIALS AND SELECTED TSX VENTURE 50
               ISSUERS WILL OPEN TRADING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Broadcast Centre
               130 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Steve Kee, Director, Corporate Communications, TSX Group
               Inc., Toronto Office, (416) 947-4682, Toll Free
               1-888-873-8392, Cellular (416) 358-3714, Vancouver Office
               (604) 602-6902, Calgary Office (403) 218-2892
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/20/c6929.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     BMO BANK OF MONTREAL CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW TORONTO
               BRANCH WITH DONATION TO SUNNYBROOK HOSPITAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  BMO Bank of Montreal
               763 Bay Street
               College Park complex
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Shivani Ahluwalia, Toronto, (416) 867-3996
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/19/c6230.html

    TIME:      10:45
    EVENT:     TRILLIUM HEALTH CENTRE - WEST TORONTO CELEBRATES OFFICIAL
               START OF CONSTRUCTION ON REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Trillium Health Centre
               West Toronto
               150 Sherway Drive
               Cafeteria
    CONTACT:   Trillium Health Centre, Larry Roberts, (905) 848-7580 ext.
               3832; Infrastructure Ontario, Jennifer Sclisizzi,
               (416) 325-7409
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/20/c7262.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 11:40
    EVENT:     THE COMMUNITY SOCIAL PLANNING COUNCIL OF TORONTO AND THE
               SPACE COALITION MEDIA CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Kipling Collegiate Institute Library
               390 The Westway
               Main Door Entrance
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Alissa Von Bargen, Community Social Planning
               Council of Toronto, (416) 351-0095 x 214; Susan Fletcher,
               SPACE Coalition, (416) 461-8143
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/20/c7269.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     TD CHALLENGE BBQ TO SERVE MORE THAN 6,000 LUNCHES IN SUPPORT
               OF ONTARIO MARCH OF DIMES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TD Centre Courtyard
               (immediately west of Bay and King Streets)
    CONTACT:   Ruth Kapelus, Ontario March of Dimes, P: (416) 425-3463 ext.
               254; Matthew Cram, TD Bank Financial Group, P: (416) 983-1514
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/19/c6424.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE LAUNCHING YORK CENTRAL HOSPITAL'S
               PARTNERSHIP WITH SODEXHO
    CITY:      RICHMOND HILL
    LOCATION:  York Central Hospital Atrium
               Centre for Continuing Care and Rehabilitation
               10 Trench Street
               (northwest corner of Trench and Major Mackenzie)
    CONTACT:   Melina Cormier, Director, Public Affairs, York Central
               Hospital, Tel. (905) 883-1212 ext. 7492; Jon Kristjanson
               CFE, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Sodexho
               Canada, (905) 632-8592 ext. 250
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/19/c6318.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     ROCCO ROSSI SPEAKS AT THE EMPIRE CLUB OF CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel
               Imperial Room
    CONTACT:   The Empire Club of Canada, (416) 364-2878
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/20/c7362.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES TO MAKE IMPORTANT
               ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH A DEVELOPMENTAL
               DISABILITY
    CITY:      CAMPBELLFORD
    LOCATION:  Community Living Campbellford-Brighton
               6266 County Road 50
    CONTACT:   Marc Despatie, (416) 325-5219
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/20/c7063.html

    TIME:      13:25
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTER TO MAKE AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Rick Hansen Public School
               70 Ponderosa Crescent
    CONTACT:   Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747; Patricia
               MacNeil, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2676
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/21/c7415.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     CITY OF TORONTO AND IRELAND PARK FOUNDATION TO OPEN NEW
               WATERFRONT PARK HONOURING IRISH FAMINE VICTIMS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ireland Park
               (intersection of Queen's Quay and Bathurst St.)
    CONTACT:   Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Media Hotline,
               (416) 560-8726
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/19/c6669.html

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     20TH ANNUAL RBC SICKKIDS WALKATHON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Royal Bank Plaza
               200 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Alexis Mantell, Communications Manager, Greater Toronto
               Region, (416) 974-4796
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/19/c6236.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     CAMPAIGN FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION PRESS RELEASE ON TDSB FUNDING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  5050 Yonge St.
    CONTACT:   Trustee Irene Atkinson, (416) 533-0487
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/20/c7365.html

    TIME:      22:00
    EVENT:     VOODOO RECORDS RECORDING ARTIST FLATLINED CD RELEASE SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Horseshoe Tavern
    CONTACT:   Mike Dmitrovic, 124 Crockford Blvd., (416) 751-3675
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2007/30/c6818.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     SPEECH BY DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  The Fairmont Winnipeg
               2 Lombard Place
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/18/c5844.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     MERLOT FOR MENTORSHIP: WIRED WOMAN'S ANNUAL WINE TASTING
               SURE TO BE A "SPLASH"!
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Subeez Café
               891 Homer St.
    CONTACT:   Vicky Ryan, (778) 837-4658
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/11/c3408.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      11:50 Central
    EVENT:     SXC HEALTH SOLUTIONS TO PRESENT AT THE WILLIAM BLAIR 27TH
               ANNUAL GROWTH STOCK
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.wsw.com/webcast/blair8/sxc.to/
    CONTACT:   Jeff Park, SXC Health Solutions, Inc., Tel: (630) 577-3206;
               Dave Mason, The Equicom Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 ext. 237;
               Judith Sylk-Siegel, Rx Communications Group, (917) 322-2164
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/18/c5693.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE WILL ANNOUNCE CANADA'S FLAG
               BEARER FOR THE 2007 PAN AMERICAN GAMES
    PHONE NO.: (416) 340-2216 ou le 1-866-898-9626
    CONTACT:   Eric Michalkom, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Olympic
               Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4146
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/19/c6773.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      June 21
    EVENT:     OPEN TEXT SHOWCASES LEADING LIFE SCIENCES SOLUTIONS AT THE
               DRUG INFORMATION ASSOCIATION (DIA) MEETING
    CITY:      ATLANTA
    LOCATION:  Georgia World Congress Center
               Booth # 115
    CONTACT:   Michele Stevenson, Open Text Corporation, (519) 888-7111
               ext. 2594; Richard Maganini, Open Text Corporation,
               (847) 267-9330 ext.4266; Brian Edwards, McKenzie Worldwide,
               (503) 577-4583
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2007/11/c3029.html
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