CANADA DAYBOOK: CRTC Media-Assets Hearings; Central Bank Report

June 22 (Bloomberg) -- The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission continues hearings into media ownership. The Bank of Canada publishes its Financial System Review.

ECONOMY: *The Bank of Canada publishes its semi-annual Financial System Review at 10:30 a.m. in Ottawa. Besides an assessment of risks to stability, the report will have articles on market-based financing in Canada, high-frequency trading and central clearinghouses for over-the-counter derivatives.

EVENTS: *Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission hearings continue in Gatineau, Quebec, into so-called vertical integration of media ownership with testimony from Shaw Communications Inc. and MTS Allstream Inc. executives. *TransCanada Corp. Chief Executive Officer Russ Girling and Enbridge Inc. Chief Financial Officer Richard Bird are among executives scheduled to speak at the BMO Capital Markets North American Pipelines & Utilities Conference in Toronto. *Teck Resources Ltd. and HudBay Minerals Inc. are among the companies presenting on the second day of the RBC Capital Markets Global Mining & Materials conference in Toronto. *Resolution Ltd. founder Clive Cowdery speaks at the final day of the International Insurance Society’s 47th annual seminar at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. *The Canada 2020/Canadian Electricity Association Symposium is held in Ottawa from 2 to 4 p.m. Speakers include Toronto-Dominion Bank Chief Economist Craig Alexander and Canadian Council of Chief Executives CEO John Manley. *Research In Motion Ltd. holds an event in Mumbai, hosted by Frenny Bawa, the head of the BlackBerry smartphone maker’s Indian business. RIM said on June 10 that it will begin selling its PlayBook tablet in 16 new markets including India in the coming 30 days.

MARKETS: *The S&P/TSX climbed 1.6 percent to 13,063.32 yesterday. *Yields on two-year Government of Canada bonds gained 1 basis point to 1.52 percent yesterday. *The Canadian dollar strengthened 0.1 percent to 97.23 cents per U.S. dollar yesterday.

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