CNW Weekly Look-Ahead Calendar from Saturday, July 12 to Friday, July 18, 2008



    TORONTO, July 11 /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>

    DATE:      July 10 - July 12
    EVENT:     TEACHER LEADERS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO DISCUSS
               CYBERBULLYING POLICY AT ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      MONCTON
    LOCATION:  Please click on the URL below for a list of activities.
    CONTACT:   Contact: Francine Filion, Director of Communications, (613)
               688-4314 until July 9 and (613) 899-4247 (cell); Comments:
               Emily Noble, CTF President, (613) 899-4209 (cell)/
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9696.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      July 3 - July 13
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK JOINS ONCE AGAIN IN THE RHYTHM OF THE MONDIAL
               DES CULTURES DE DRUMMONDVILLE
    CITY:      DRUMMONDVILLE
    LOCATION:  Drummondville branch or at its Info Mondial Banque
               Laurentienne stand
    CONTACT:   Manon Stébenne, Senior Manager, Medias and public relations,
               (514) 284-4500, extension 8232
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9508.html

    DATE:      July 4 - July 13
    EVENT:     TREMBLANT INTERNATIONAL BLUES FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 15 YEARS
               OF PURE BLUES
    CITY:      MONT-TREMBLANT
    LOCATION:  Tremblant
    CONTACT:   Annick Marseille, Station Mont Tremblant, (819) 681-3000
               ext. 46694
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/05/c8877.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      July 11 - July 13
    EVENT:     CALYPSO TENTS MUSIC SERIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Calypso City, 25 Cecil Street
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank public affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/21/c7286.html

    DATE:      July 11 - July 13
    EVENT:     CALYPSO TENTS MUSIC SERIES
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  De Great Iron Pot, 55 Nugget Avenue
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank public affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/21/c7286.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     BOOK LAUNCH FOR TORONTO OUTDOOR ART EXHIBITION HISTORY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nathan Phillips Square
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: Hilda Wilson, (416) 489-3131; Dea Cappelli
               Clark, (905) 318-5336
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/24/c7213.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    DATE:      July 10 - July 13
    EVENT:     THE AMP YOUR GAME NATIONAL GAMING TOUR
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  The Forks
    CONTACT:   Liz Luzza, Lauren McConnell, PraxisPR, (905) 949-8255 ext.
               222, 227
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/03/c7412.html

    DATE:      July 12
    EVENT:     ROMAN DANYLO LIVE TOUR
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Gas Station Theatre
    CONTACT:   Marnie Wilson, at (604) 685-5575
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/30/c3446.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     WAR AMPS "CHAMPS" SHOW HOW THEY REACHED DREAMS AT SASKATOON
               SEMINAR
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  Canadian Room of the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, 612 Spadina
               Crescent
    CONTACT:   Danita Chisholm, (613) 797-1654 (cell), (613) 731-3821,
               1-877-60MEDIA
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/11/c3270.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      10:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     IAMS SUPERDOGS STRUT THEIR STUFF AT THE CALGARY STAMPEDE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  The Stampede Corral Indoors
    CONTACT:   Larissa Best, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 428-8294; or
               Ana Francisco, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 934-8425
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/02/c8697.html

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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>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      July 3 - July 13
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK JOINS ONCE AGAIN IN THE RHYTHM OF THE
               MONDIAL DES CULTURES DE DRUMMONDVILLE
    CITY:      DRUMMONDVILLE
    LOCATION:  Drummondville branch or at its Info Mondial Banque
               Laurentienne stand
    CONTACT:   Manon Stébenne, Senior Manager, Medias and public relations,
               (514) 284-4500, extension 8232
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9508.html

    DATE:      July 4 - July 13
    EVENT:     TREMBLANT INTERNATIONAL BLUES FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 15 YEARS
               OF PURE BLUES
    CITY:      MONT-TREMBLANT
    LOCATION:  Tremblant
    CONTACT:   Annick Marseille, Station Mont Tremblant, (819) 681-3000
               ext. 46694
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/05/c8877.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      July 11 - July 13
    EVENT:     CALYPSO TENTS MUSIC SERIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Calypso City, 25 Cecil Street
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank public affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/21/c7286.html

    DATE:      July 11 - July 13
    EVENT:     CALYPSO TENTS MUSIC SERIES
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  De Great Iron Pot, 55 Nugget Avenue
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank public affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/21/c7286.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    DATE:      July 10 - July 13
    EVENT:     THE AMP YOUR GAME NATIONAL GAMING TOUR
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  The Forks
    CONTACT:   Liz Luzza, Lauren McConnell, PraxisPR, (905) 949-8255 ext.
               222, 227
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/03/c7412.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     WAR AMPS "CHAMPS" SHOW HOW THEY REACHED DREAMS AT SASKATOON
               SEMINAR
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  Canadian Room of the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, 612 Spadina
               Crescent
    CONTACT:   Danita Chisholm, (613) 797-1654 (cell), (613) 731-3821,
               1-877-60MEDIA
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/11/c3270.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      10:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     IAMS SUPERDOGS STRUT THEIR STUFF AT THE CALGARY STAMPEDE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  The Stampede Corral Indoors
    CONTACT:   Larissa Best, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 428-8294; or
               Ana Francisco, Optimum Public Relations, (416) 934-8425
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/02/c8697.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     BEST BUY CELEBRATES FIRST VANCOUVER ISLAND STORE WITH FREE
               JULLY BLACK PERFORMANCE
    CITY:      NANAIMO
    LOCATION:  Best Buy store
    CONTACT:   Erin Hochstein, NATIONAL Public Relations for Best Buy,
               (604) 638-7452
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/04/c9627.html

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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

    DATE:      July 14 - July 17
    EVENT:     PANAGO EXECUTIVE CHEF, JASON SYMINGTON AND PANAGO CEO, SEAN
               DEGREGORIO - IN-STORE COOKING DEMO
    CITY:      Various, please see URL for details
    LOCATION:  Panago location near you! To be confirmed upon RSVP.
    CONTACT:   Timothy Chan at Strategic Objectives, Tel: (416) 366-7735
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/26/c8062.html
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA IN TRURO TO REVIEW
               PASSPORT APPLICATIONS AND ACCEPT COMPLETED PASSPORT
               APPLICATIONS
    CITY:      TRURO
    LOCATION:  Best Western Glengarry, 150 Willow Street
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/08/c2770.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - FUNDING TO PORTES BEGINOIS INC.
    CITY:      BEGIN
    LOCATION:  Les Portes Béginois Inc., 595 Highway Principale
    CONTACT:   Nadia Marceau, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (418) 668-4602 or 1-800-463-9808, Cell.: (418) 321-0295;
               Pierre Miquelon, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre
               Blackburn, Canada Economic Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/10/c3408.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN, MINISTER OF LABOUR AND
               MINISTER OF CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANNOUNCES MAJOR
               FUNDING
    CITY:      SAINT-MAGLOIRE
    LOCATION:  Les Moulures Modernes inc, 149 Hwy 281 S., Saint-Magloire
    CONTACT:   Catherine Vallée, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 283-0368, Cell.: (514) 702-3360; Pierre
               Miquelon, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/10/c3714.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     SAINT ELIZABETH HEALTH CARE RINGS OPENING BELL AT THE
               TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX - Toronto Stock Exchange, The Exchange Tower, 130 King
               Street West
    NOTES:     Photo and interview opportunities available
    CONTACT:   Andria Louca, (905) 968-6538
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/11/c3828.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     FORMAL OPENING OF MERRILL LYNCH CANADA SERVICES INC.
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Merrill Lynch, 250 Yonge Street (at Dundas), 34th Floor
    CONTACT:   Brian Smith, (416) 822-3130
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/10/c3543.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      07:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     TIMBERWEST FOREST CORP. HOSTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.timberwest.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-920-4317
    CONTACT:   Bev Park, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
               Officer, Telephone: (604) 654-4600
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/10/c3699.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     GUESTLOGIX HOSTS CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS FISCAL 2008
               SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.guestlogix.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Media: Josef Zankowicz, VP Marketing & Communications,
               GuestLogix, (647) 500-1563; Investors: Kristen Dickson, The
               Equicom Group, (416) 476-7814
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/07/c2498.html

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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

    DATE:      July 14 - July 17
    EVENT:     PANAGO EXECUTIVE CHEF, JASON SYMINGTON AND PANAGO CEO, SEAN
               DEGREGORIO - IN-STORE COOKING DEMO
    CITY:      Various, please see URL for details
    LOCATION:  Panago location near you! To be confirmed upon RSVP.
    CONTACT:   Timothy Chan at Strategic Objectives, Tel: (416) 366-7735
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/26/c8062.html
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA REVIEWS PASSPORT
               APPLICATIONS AND ACCEPT COMPLETED PASSPORT APPLICATIONS
    CITY:      ANTIGONISH
    LOCATION:  Keating Millenium Centre, St. Francis Xavier University,
               Bloomfield Centre, Council Chambers, 4th floor
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/08/c2770.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     INVESTMENTS IN THE WIND POWER INDUSTRY - ANNOUNCEMENT OF
               FUNDING TO EOCYCLE TECHNOLOGIES INC.
    CITY:      GASPE
    LOCATION:  City Hall, Council chambers, 25 de l'Hôtel-de-Ville St.
    CONTACT:   Karina Gagnon, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (418) 368-6048, 1-866-368-0044; Pierre Miquelon, Office of
               the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/11/c3841.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA INTEREST RATE ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Bank's head office. (Please use the East Tower entrance at
               234 Wellington Street and proceed to the reception desk. Be
               sure to have your press card with you.)
    NOTES:     For security reasons, those wishing to attend must confirm by
               calling Nathalie Smith at 613 782-7382 before noon on Monday,
               14 July.
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/July2008/10/c3515.html

    TIME:      11:45 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE LAUNCH OF THE SCOTIABANK CARIBANA™ FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street
               West
    CONTACT:   Stephen Weir, Publicist, Toronto Office: (416) 489-5868, Cell:
               (416) 801-3101; Alicia Sealey, Publicist, Tel: (416) 599-0664,
               Cell: (416) 500-4349
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/11/c3800.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/21/c7286.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     EXCLUSIVE GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY FOR FOUR SEASONS HOTEL AND
               PRIVATE RESIDENCES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  50 Scollard Street (East of Bay, North of Yorkville)
    CONTACT:   Wendy Petcoff, (416) 696-9900 ext 29
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/09/c3110.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      10:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     WINNIPEG'S ALISON GERETA RAISES MONEY FOR THE HEART AND STROKE
               FOUNDATION. WITH A HAND FROM SUNKIST'S "TAKE A STAND."
               PROGRAM
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Sobeys Rivergrove, 2575 Main Street
    CONTACT:   Sara O'Reilly, Manning Selvage & Lee, (416) 847-1334; Diane
               Sidik, Manning Selvage & Lee, (416) 847-1316
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/08/c2848.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:30
    EVENT:     VANOC GAME PLAN 2008 - DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER 1; BC PLACE STADIUM,
               GENERAL MOTORS PLACE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
    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:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     COUCHE-TARD RELEASES ITS RESULTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Richard Fortin, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial
               Officer, (450) 662-3272
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/08/c2924.html

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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

    DATE:      July 14 - July 17
    EVENT:     PANAGO EXECUTIVE CHEF, JASON SYMINGTON AND PANAGO CEO, SEAN
               DEGREGORIO - IN-STORE COOKING DEMO
    CITY:      Various, please see URL for details
    LOCATION:  Panago location near you! To be confirmed upon RSVP.
    CONTACT:   Timothy Chan at Strategic Objectives, Tel: (416) 366-7735
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/26/c8062.html
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     THE MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT OF PASSPORT CANADA REVIEWS PASSPORT
               APPLICATIONS AND ACCEPT COMPLETED PASSPORT APPLICATIONS
    CITY:      SYDNEY
    LOCATION:  Centre 200, 481 George Street
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/08/c2770.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      July 16 - July 18
    EVENT:     2008 SUMMER MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
    NOTES:     Click on link to get all the information about media
               accreditation
    CONTACT:   Hugo D'Amours, Press Secretary, Office of the Premier of
               Québec, (418) 643-5321; Catherine Poulin, Media Relations,
               COF Summer Meeting, (418) 528-7401, (418) 953-2958 (cell);
               Loretta O'Connor, Executive Director, Council of the
               Federation Secretariat, (613) 563-4066
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9418.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      08:30 - 12:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC FORUM ON ONTARIO'S PROPOSED ENHANCED DRIVER'S LICENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto, Claude
               T. Bissell Building, Room 205, 140 St. George Street
    CONTACT:   Bob Spence, Communications Co-ordinator, Information and
               Privacy Commissioner/Ontario, Direct line: (416) 326-3939,
               Toll free: 800-387-0073, Cell: (416) 873-9746
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/26/c8222.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:30
    EVENT:     A PROFESSIONAL MOTORSPORTS PRODUCTIONS & MOSPORT MEDIA
               CONFERENCE: THE PARTS CANADA SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP COMES TO
               THE TORONTO-AREA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hard Rock Café, Upstairs Lounge, 279 Yonge Street (next to
               Yonge-Dundas Square)
    CONTACT:   Lee Bailie, Mosport International Raceway, 1-800-866-1072
               (ext 306), (905) 261-8134 (cell.)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/09/c3314.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ESPIAL GROUP - CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS THE ACQUISITION OF
               KASENNA
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417 or (800) 732-6179
    CONTACT:   from financial press or analysts: Carl Smith, Chief Financial
               Officer, Espial Group Inc., (613) 230-4770; Kirk Edwardson,
               Director, Marketing, Espial Group Inc., (613) 230-4770 x1145
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/10/c3773.html

    TIME:      15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL - SHOPPERS DRUG MART CORPORATION
    INTERNET:  www.shoppersdrugmart.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6114 or 1-866-696-5895
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Tammy Smitham, Director, Communications &
               Corporate Affairs (416) 490-2892; Investor Relations: (416)
               493-1220, ext. 5678
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/17/c4865.html

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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

    DATE:      July 14 - July 17
    EVENT:     PANAGO EXECUTIVE CHEF, JASON SYMINGTON AND PANAGO CEO, SEAN
               DEGREGORIO - IN-STORE COOKING DEMO
    CITY:      Various, please see URL for details
    LOCATION:  Panago location near you! To be confirmed upon RSVP.
    CONTACT:   Timothy Chan at Strategic Objectives, Tel: (416) 366-7735
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/26/c8062.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      July 16 - July 18
    EVENT:     2008 SUMMER MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
    NOTES:     Click on link to get all the information about media
               accreditation
    CONTACT:   Hugo D'Amours, Press Secretary, Office of the Premier of
               Québec, (418) 643-5321; Catherine Poulin, Media Relations,
               COF Summer Meeting, (418) 528-7401, (418) 953-2958 (cell);
               Loretta O'Connor, Executive Director, Council of the
               Federation Secretariat, (613) 563-4066
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9418.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      July 17 - July 20
    EVENT:     THE AMP YOUR GAME NATIONAL GAMING TOUR
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  West Edmonton Mall
    CONTACT:   Liz Luzza, Lauren McConnell, PraxisPR, (905) 949-8255 ext.
               222, 227
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/03/c7412.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      06:30 Mountain
    EVENT:     OPTI CANADA Q2 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2330020
    PHONE NO.: (800) 732-9303 or (416) 644-3416
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/10/c3708.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     RUTTER INC. - QUARTERLY RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7571; (416) 644-3414
    CONTACT:   Dan Herder, Corporate Secretary, Rutter Inc. (709) 368 3174
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/09/c2932.html

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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>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      July 16 - July 18
    EVENT:     2008 SUMMER MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
    NOTES:     Click on link to get all the information about media
               accreditation
    CONTACT:   Hugo D'Amours, Press Secretary, Office of the Premier of
               Québec, (418) 643-5321; Catherine Poulin, Media Relations,
               COF Summer Meeting, (418) 528-7401, (418) 953-2958 (cell);
               Loretta O'Connor, Executive Director, Council of the
               Federation Secretariat, (613) 563-4066
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/06/c9418.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    DATE:      July 18
    EVENT:     ROMAN DANYLO LIVE TOUR
    CITY:      REGINA
    LOCATION:  Conexus Arts Centre: Jacqui Shumiatcher Room
    CONTACT:   Marnie Wilson, at (604) 685-5575
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/30/c3446.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      July 17 - July 20
    EVENT:     THE AMP YOUR GAME NATIONAL GAMING TOUR
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  West Edmonton Mall
    CONTACT:   Liz Luzza, Lauren McConnell, PraxisPR, (905) 949-8255 ext.
               222, 227
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/03/c7412.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     RIBBON CUTTING AND $20,000 CHEQUE PRESENTATION TO BIG BROTHERS
               BIG SISTERS OF CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND - BEST BUY
    CITY:      NANAIMO
    LOCATION:  Best Buy store
    CONTACT:   Erin Hochstein, NATIONAL Public Relations for Best Buy,
               (604) 638-7452
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/04/c9627.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     SAFE KIDS CANADA AND PARTNERS PROVIDE BOOSTER SEAT SAFETY
               CHECK-UPS FOR FAMILIES IN THE GREATER VANCOUVER AREA
    CITY:      DELTA
    LOCATION:  Zellers, Scottsdale Mall, 7155 120th Street
    CONTACT:   Sharon Burkhart (Toronto), Manager of Communications and
               Marketing, Safe Kids Canada, Tel: (416) 813-6164, Cell:
               (416) 843-1190; Shawna DiFilippo (in Vancouver: July 18, 19),
               Coordinator, Child Passenger Safety Program, Safe Kids Canada,
               Cell: (416) 624-7797
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/10/c3313.html

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