CNW Daybook for Friday, June 27, 2008


    F R I D A Y,   J U N E   2 7

    DATE:      May 1 - July 28
    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)

    TIME:      09:45
    LOCATION:  OMNI Hotel, 1050 Sherbrooke Street West
    CONTACT:   Harold Chizick, Director, Corporate Communications, MEGA
               Brands, (514) 333-5555 Ext. 2338

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
               SONGS, BEHIND THE MIND
    LOCATION:  BRAMS - Université de Montréal, 1430 du Mont-Royal Blvd.,
    NOTES:     Music scientists in cutting edge labs featuring a self-playing
               piano. Light lunch included. Please click on the URL to see
               the full schedule.
    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

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:30
               QUEBEC TOUR AT THE "LA RES

SOURCE" REHABILITATION CENTER CITY: GATINEAU LOCATION: 135 St-Raymond Blvd CONTACT: Gabrielle Payette, Public Relations Coordinator, Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613) 569-4333 ext. 225, C. (613) 795-5169 URL: TIME: 11:45 - 12:45 EVENT: WHICH CAME FIRST: SONGS OR SPEECH? CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: McGill University, Leacock Building (855 Sherbrooke St. W) NOTES: A keynote lecture, delivered by Steven Mithen, will examine how humans evolved musically. Lunch will follow lecture. Please click on the URL in order to see the complete schedule. CONTACT: Sylvain-Jacques Desjardins, International press attaché, Université de Montréal, (514) 343-7593, Leacock Building (855 Sherbrooke St. W.) URL: ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <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: DATE: June 26 - June 27 EVENT: DR. LAURA CLARK IS AVAILABLE TO DISCUSS PROPER TREATMENT FOR MINOR WOUNDS AS WELL AS INFECTION PREVENTION TIPS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: TORONTO CONTACT: To schedule an interview, please contact: Julienne Spence, Alex McLellan, Environics Communications, (416) 969-2765, (416) 969-2774 URL: DATE: June 26 - June 29 EVENT: THE AMP YOUR GAME NATIONAL GAMING TOUR CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Kanata Centrum CONTACT: Liz Luzza, Lauren McConnell, PraxisPR, (905) 949-8255 ext. 222, 227 URL: DATE: June 27 - June 29 EVENT: EXHIBIT - GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS FOR QUEERS: WHAT OUT IS ABOUT CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: 519 Church Street Centre, East South Room CONTACT: Planet3 Communications, Marli Bennett/Joanne Smale, t: (647) 346-4101 URL: DATE: June 27 - June 29 EVENT: CALYPSO TENTS MUSIC SERIES CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Calypso City, 25 Cecil Street CONTACT: Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank public affairs, (416) 866-6203 URL: DATE: June 27 - June 29 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: TIME: 09:00 EVENT: LAUNCH OF 2008 BIKE TRAIN SUMMER SEASON CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Union Station (Great Hall), 65 Front Street West CONTACT: Justin Lafontaine, Project Lead, (416) 392-1556 (office), (416) 712-8819 (cell) URL: TIME: 09:30 EVENT: TMX GROUP CELEBRATES THE KICK OFF OF THE 2008 TORONTO ARGONAUTS SEASON CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: TSX Broadcast Centre, 130 King Street West (Main Floor) CONTACT: Steve Kee, Director, Corporate Communications, TMX 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: TIME: 09:30 EVENT: BELL CANADA - BCE COMMUNITY INVESTMENT & SPONSORSHIPS - 2007 EMPLOYEE GIVING CAMPAIGN CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Bell Canada, 483 Bay Street, North Tower, Special Events Room (Main Level) CONTACT: Jason Laszlo, Bell Canada, Media Relations, (416) 353-4135 URL: TIME: 11:15 EVENT: SICKKIDS CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF STATE-OF-THE-ART MOVIE THEATRE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: The Hollywood at SickKids, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue CONTACT: Sandra Chiovitti, SickKids Foundation - Public Affairs, p: (416) 813-8292 URL: TIME: 11:30 - 13:30 EVENT: TELFER SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT - THE TYPICALLY CANADIAN FUNDRAISER BARBECUE CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Lamoureux Building, 145 Jean-Jacques Lussier, (University of Ottawa Campus) CONTACT: Allison Caverly, (613) 562-5800 x 4674, (613) 816-3105 URL: TIME: 12:00 EVENT: 49TH INTERNATIONAL MATHEMATICAL OLYMPIAD TEAM - IMO TEAM SEND-OFF LUNCHEON CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Fields Institute, 222 College Street NOTES: The media can meet the team from 11:00 a.m. CONTACT: Dr. Graham P. Wright, Executive Director, Canadian Mathematical Society, (613) 562-5702, Cel: (613) 290-3046; Dr. Neal Madras, Chair - MCC Committee, Department of Mathematics, York University, (416) 736-5250 URL: TIME: 13:30 EVENT: MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT JIM KARYGIANNIS AND FAMILY LAWYER COURTNEY BETTY WILL BRIEF THE MEDIA ON IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENT IN THE CHEN CASE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: RevivalTime Tabernacle, 4340 Dufferin St. CONTACT: Mark Tishman, (416) 968-1181 URL: TIME: 17:00 - 20:00 EVENT: GUJO ODORI PERFORMS AS PART OF THE JAPANESE CANADIAN CULTURAL CENTRE'S 2008 SUMMER FESTIVAL CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: in the small square in front of Metro Hall at King and John Streets CONTACT: Victoria Ollers, (416) 822-2288 or Paul Tyler, (905) 235-7285 URL: TIME: 19:15 EVENT: THE CANADIAN ETHNIC MEDIA ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY WITH GALA CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Velma Rogers Graham Theatre, 333 Bloor St. E. CONTACT: Ben Viccari, (416) 944-8175; Madeline Ziniak, (416) 260-3625 URL: TIME: 20:00 EVENT: CELEBRITIES ROLL UP THEIR SLEEVES TO SERVE DRINKS AT PRIDE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Cawthra Square Park CONTACT: Eric Berndt, Manager, Resource Development and Communications, The 519 Church Street Community Centre, Tel: (416) 355-6777 URL: ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B> DATE: June 25 - June 29 EVENT: SALTIMBANCO FOR THE FIRST TIME AT THE CREDIT UNION CENTER CITY: SASKATOON LOCATION: Credit Union Center CONTACT: Sylvie Brunetta, National PR Contact Brunetta, Etc! Communications, (450) 628-4014 URL: ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 08:00 - 18:00 EVENT: OVER 700 WOMEN'S HEALTH EXPERTS MEET 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: TIME: 15:00 EVENT: ADVANTAGE ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: The Alberta Room, The Fairmont Palliser, 133 - 9th Avenue SW CONTACT: Investor Relations, Toll free: 1-866-393-0393 URL: ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <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: -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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