CNW Media Daybook for Wednesday, May 18, 2016

TORONTO, May 18, 2016 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18

QUEBEC

TIME:

11:00

EVENT:

Nomination of the new spokesperson for The Quebec Society for Disabled Children

CITY:

SHERBROOKE

LOCATION:

Delta Sherbrooke Hotel, 2685 King Street West

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/invitation---press-conference---nomination-of-the-new-spokesperson-for-the-quebec-society-for-disabled-children-579855701.html



ONTARIO

TIME:

9:00

EVENT:

Governor General to Participate in Syrian Refugee Volunteer Recognition Event

CITY:

TORONTO

LOCATION:

Berkeley Church and Field House, 315 Queen Street East

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-advisory---governor-general-to-participate-in-events-in-waterloo-and-toronto-579649641.html



TIME:

9:00

EVENT:

Ontario's Financial Accountability Officer, Stephen LeClair, releases "Economic and Fiscal Outlook – Assessing Ontario's Medium-Term Prospects" – Media Briefing

CITY:

TORONTO

LOCATION:

Room 230, Ontario Legislature

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-advisory---release-of-report-from-the-financial-accountability-officer-579630461.html



TIME:

9:00

EVENT:

The Working Group for Responsible Alcohol Retailing - Experts add up real cost of alcohol

CITY:

TORONTO

LOCATION:

Oakham House (Ryerson University), Tecumseh Auditorium, 63 Gould Street

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/experts-add-up-real-cost-of-alcohol-579758701.html



TIME:

10:00

EVENT:

Ontario's Financial Accountability Officer, Stephen LeClair, releases "Economic and Fiscal Outlook – Assessing Ontario's Medium-Term Prospects" – News Conference

CITY:

TORONTO

LOCATION:

Media Studio, Ontario Legislature

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-advisory---release-of-report-from-the-financial-accountability-officer-579630461.html



TIME:

10:00

EVENT:

arrive alive DRIVE SOBER 28th summer campaign launch; Canada Road Safety Week

CITY:

TORONTO

LOCATION:

1387 Bayview Avenue, Suite 106

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-alert-arrivealive-drivesober-turns-28-579390641.html



TIME:

10:00-12:00

EVENT:

New SWARM: Nature By Numbers preview

CITY:

TORONTO

LOCATION:

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, 288 Bremner Blvd.

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-alert---crowding-around-at-canadas-largest-indoor-aquarium-579848781.html



TIME:

10:45

EVENT:

Presentation of 2016 province-wide results of the Cancer System Quality Index

CITY:

TORONTO

LOCATION:

525 University Avenue, 8th floor

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-advisory---cancer-quality-council-of-ontario-releases-2016-cancer-system-quality-index-579620211.html



TIME:

11:45

EVENT:

Economic Club of Canada - Fires and Floods: Disaster Proofing Canada

CITY:

OTTAWA

LOCATION:

The Fairmont Château Laurier, Laurier Ballroom, 1 Rideau Street

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-advisory-fires-and-floods-disaster-proofing-canada-579663021.html



TIME:

12:00, 14:00

EVENT:

IKEA Canada introduces Pop-Up Experience in the heart of downtown Toronto – Food sampling

CITY:

TORONTO

LOCATION:

363 King St. West

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/ikea-pop-up-in-downtown-toronto-578613941.html



TIME:

12:30

EVENT:

Photo Opportunity: The Prime Minister to meet with the President of the European Parliament, His Excellency Martin Schulz

CITY:

OTTAWA

LOCATION:

Centre Block, Office of the Prime Minister, Parliament Hill

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-advisory---itinerary-for-wednesday-may-18-2016-579843251.html



TIME:

13:30

EVENT:

Canada‑U.S. ‑Mexico Trilateral Committee for Wildlife and Ecosystem Conservation Management

CITY:

OTTAWA

LOCATION:

Canadian Museum of Nature, Barrick Salon – 3rd floor, 240 McLeod Street

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-advisory---minister-of-environment-and-climate-change-catherine-mckenna-to-release-first-state-of-north-americas-birds-report-at-canada-us--mexico-trilateral-committee-for-wildlife-and-ecosystem-conservation-579791451.html



TIME:

15:15

EVENT:

The Prime Minister to make a formal apology in the House of Commons for the Komagata Maru incident.

CITY:

OTTAWA

LOCATION:

House of Commons, Parliament Hill

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-advisory---itinerary-for-wednesday-may-18-2016-579843251.html



TIME:

17:30

EVENT:

Communications professionals gather to celebrate industry excellence at IABC/Toronto's 2016 OVATION Awards Gala

CITY:

TORONTO

LOCATION:

Sheraton Centre Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 123 Queen St W

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-advisory---communications-professionals-gather-to-celebrate-industry-excellence-at-iabctorontos-2016-ovation-awards-gala-579809861.html



TIME:

18:00

EVENT:

The Prime Minister to meet with the Premier of British Columbia, Christy Clark.

CITY:

OTTAWA

LOCATION:

Centre Block, Office of the Prime Minister, Parliament Hill

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-advisory---itinerary-for-wednesday-may-18-2016-579843251.html



TIME:

18:30

EVENT:

The Prime Minister to deliver brief remarks at the Komagata Maru Apology Reception.

CITY:

OTTAWA

LOCATION:

Sir John A. Macdonald Building, 144 Wellington Street

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-advisory---itinerary-for-wednesday-may-18-2016-579843251.html



ALBERTA

TIME:

17:30

EVENT:

Calgary roundtable to explore the promises and challenges of diversity, inclusion and race relations

CITY:

CALGARY

LOCATION:

Bow Valley College (South Campus) – 345 6th Avenue SE, Room number: S2009, 2nd floor

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/calgary-roundtable-to-explore-the-promises-and-challenges-of-diversity-inclusion-and-race-relations-579811851.html



BRITISH COLUMBIA

TIME:

10:00

EVENT:

Conference Board of Canada President and CEO, Daniel Muzyka presents Greater Vancouver economic  scorecard

CITY:

VANCOUVER

LOCATION:

Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver–Oceanview Room 7 (Level R, 4th Floor), 999 Canada Place

URL:

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/media-advisory---conference-board-of-canada-president-and-ceo-daniel-muzyka-to-present-greater-vancouver-economic-scorecard-579810691.html



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