CNW Daybook for Friday, March 14, 2008



    TORONTO, March 13 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      March 13 - March 14
    EVENT:     2008 AITS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre Mont-Royal
    CONTACT:   To obtain media accreditation: Valérie Molenaar, Enigma
               communications, (514) 982-0308, ext. 211, Cell: (514) 825-0308
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c9974.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES MONIQUE
               JEROME-FORGET, QUEBEC'S MINISTER OF FINANCES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Centre-Ville, 777 University Street
    CONTACT:   Registration: Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations,
               Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext.
               4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/13/c3620.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL CADET BIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2008
    CITY:      VALCARTIER
    LOCATION:  Myriam Bédard Biathlon Centre at Canadian Forces Base
    CONTACT:   Captain Normand Gonthier, (418) 670-6746
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/07/c2001.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JOSEE VERNER, MINISTER OF CANADIAN HERITAGE,
               STATUS OF WOMEN AND OFFICIAL LANGUAGES, MAKES AN IMPORTANT
               FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FOR HOMELESS PEOPLE
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Mères et Mondes, 727, 8th Avenue
    CONTACT:   (media only): Pascal Doucet, Media Relations Coordinator,
               Service Canada Communications, (514) 982-2384, ext. 2209;
               Media Relations Office, Service Canada, (819) 994-5559
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/March2008/13/c3845.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES PIERRE
               MARC JOHNSON, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, TECHNOPOLE
               VILLE-MARIE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès, 1001 place Jean-Paul Riopelle
    CONTACT:   Registration: Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations,
               Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext.
               4015; Guy Versailles, ARP, Versailles communication, (514)
               386-9774
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/13/c3632.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      March 10 - March 14
    EVENT:     MARCH BREAK - EXCITING ACTIVITIES FOR THE FAMILY
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Devonshire Mall, 3100 Howard Ave.
    CONTACT:   Anna Ng, The Idea Workshop Limited, (416) 504-3977 ext. 29
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c9642.html

    DATE:      March 14 - March 16
    EVENT:     HOLISTIC WORLD EXPO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  North Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   For pre-book Interview, Sponsorship opportunities and media
               accreditation: Holistic World Expo, Yvette Murray, (416)
               966-2626
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7177.html

    DATE:      March 14 - March 16
    EVENT:     "ROUTES TO FREEDOM" CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Fauteux Hall, 57 Louis
               Pasteur Street, Gowlings Moot Court Rooms
    CONTACT:   Susan Tonkin, Communications, Advisor, Law Society of Upper
               Canada, (416) 947-7605; Amanda Leslie, Communications Officer,
               University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, (613) 562-5800 ext. 2832
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2410.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - CONTEST TO 'BUILD STANLEY' - SCOTIABANK CALLS ON
               HOCKEY FANS TO BUILD CREATIVE REPLICAS OF THE CUP
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Dundas Square, corner of Yonge and Dundas Streets
    CONTACT:   Lindsay Mattick, Narrative Advocacy, (416) 644-4123 (cell);
               Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203 or
               (416) 888-4695 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/07/c9972.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 16:00
    EVENT:     'TAP INTO SPRING' AT THE ANNUAL SUGARBUSH MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL
    CITY:      WOODBRIDGE
    LOCATION:  Kortright Centre for Conservation: 9550 Pine Valley Drive,
               south of Major Mackenzie Drive, west of Highway 400
    CONTACT:   Brown & Cohen Communications & Public Affairs Inc., (416)
               484-1132; Rowena Calpito, ext. 4; Wendy Kauffman, ext 3
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/13/c9742.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 16:00
    EVENT:     'TAP INTO SPRING' AT THE ANNUAL SUGARBUSH MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL
    CITY:      STOUFFVILLE
    LOCATION:  Bruce's Mill Conservation Park: south side of Stouffville
               Road, east of Warden Avenue
    CONTACT:   Brown & Cohen Communications & Public Affairs Inc., (416)
               484-1132; Rowena Calpito ext. 4; Wendy Kauffman ext 3
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/13/c9742.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     GEORGE SMITHERMAN, DEPUTY PREMIER AND MINISTER OF HEALTH AND
               LONG-TERM CARE, LAUNCHES ONTARIO'S COLORECTAL CANCER
               SCREENING PUBLIC AWARENESS AND EDUCATION CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Gerrard Square Shopping Centre, Centre Court, Lower Level,
               1000 Gerrard Street East
    CONTACT:   Laurel Ostfield, Minister's Office, (416) 212-4048; David
               Jensen, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/13/c3782.html

    TIME:      18:30 - 20:30
    EVENT:     LEGAL PROFESSION COMMEMORATES 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF ABOLITION
               OF SLAVE TRADE AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Court House Atrium, 161 Elgin Street
    CONTACT:   Susan Tonkin, Communications Advisor, Law Society of Upper
               Canada, (416) 947-7605; RSVP: 1-800-668-7380, ext. 3413,
               (416) 947-3413
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2410.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     HEARINGS FOR PROPOSED ENCANA SHALLOW GAS INFILL DEVELOPMENT
               PROJECT
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Energy Resources Conservation Board, Govier Hall, 640 - 5th
               Avenue SW
    CONTACT:   Media may contact: Lucille Jamault, Senior Communications
               Advisor, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, (613)
               957-0434
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9942.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CALGARY REAL ESTATE BOARD COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT SPEAKER SERIES
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Greenwood Inn & Conference Centre, 3515-26th Street NE,
               Evergreen Room
    CONTACT:   Stacey Hatcher, Manager of Communications, Calgary Real
               Estate Board, (o) (403) 781-1345, (c) (403) 461-7504
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3364.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      March 13 - March 15
    EVENT:     SITTING VOLLEYBALL CLINICS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Phil Allen, Volleyball Canada technical coordinator, (613)
               748-5681 ext. 230, (613) 296-5558; Travis Dodds, Optimum
               Volleyball co-founder and coach, (778) 329-7040; or Norma
               Reveler, Canadian Paralympic Committee media relations,
               (613) 569-4333, ext. 227
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/13/c3684.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     RITCHIE BROS. INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT AUCTIONS
    CITY:      LANGLEY
    LOCATION:  Leavitt Machinery (24389 Fraser Highway)
    CONTACT:   Kim Schulz, Corporate Communications Manager, Ritchie Bros.
               Auctioneers, Mob: (604) 788-5379; Or Jake Lawson, Regional
               Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Surrey auction site tel:
               (604) 580-0166
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/11/c2693.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 10:30
    EVENT:     OFFICIALS FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, ENCANA AND SDTC
               ANNOUNCE SUPPORT FOR A PROJECT DEMONSTRATING A DIESEL EMISSION
               REDUCTION SYSTEM DEVELOPED BY NXTGEN EMISSION CONTROLS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Meeting Room 18, Conference Level, Vancouver Convention and
               Exhibition Centre
    CONTACT:   EnCana: Rhona DelFrari, Media Relations Advisor, Cell (403)
               472-8828; SDTC: Patrice Breton, Director of Communications,
               (613) 234-6313 ext. 295, Cell (613) 292-5029; NxtGen: Brian
               Kahnert, VP, Marketing and Government Relations, (604)
               688-7841 ext 105
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3063.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     IMAGING DYNAMICS COMPANY LTD. 2007 YEAR END CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417 or (800) 732-6179
    CONTACT:   Swapan Kakumanu, Chief Financial Officer, Imaging Dynamics
               Company, 1-866-975-6737
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3264.html

    TIME:      08:25 Eastern
    EVENT:     OPTI PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST
               CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14699
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/11/c3065.html

    TIME:      09:25 Eastern
    EVENT:     BONAVISTA ENERGY TRUST PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE
               GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14705
    CONTACT:   Bonavista Energy Trust, Keith MacPhail, President & CEO, Ph:
               (403) 213-4300
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c7356.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WFI INDUSTRIES LTD. FOURTH QUARTER WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.waterfurnace.com or www.newswire.ca
    CONTACT:   Bruce Ritchey, President, (260) 479-3224
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/06/c7888.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     THOMPSON CREEK 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL/WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca and www.thompsoncreekmetals.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Wayne Cheveldayoff, Director of Investor Relations, Thompson
               Creek Metals Company Inc., Tel: (416) 860-1438, Toll free:
               1-800-827-0992; Dan Symons, Renmark Financial Communications
               Inc., Tel.: (514) 939-3989
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/11/c2799.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANGENE HOSTS ITS SECOND QUARTER FISCAL 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.cangene.com and www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3418 or 1-800-731-6941
    CONTACT:   Jean Compton, (416) 675-8280
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3391.html

    TIME:      10:04 Eastern
    EVENT:     HIGHPINE OIL & GAS LIMITED PRESENT AT FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE
               GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14711
    CONTACT:   Jonathan Lexier, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tel:
               (403) 508-9550; Harry Cupric, Vice President, Finance & CFO,
               Tel: (403) 508-9595
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c2195.html

    TIME:      10:46 Eastern
    EVENT:     BOW VALLEY ENERGY LTD. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE
               GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14723
    CONTACT:   Bow Valley Energy Ltd., Matthew L. Janisch, Vice President,
               Finance and CFO, Ph: (403) 232-0292
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c8457.html

    TIME:      11:55 Eastern
    EVENT:     PETROBANK ENERGY AND RE

SOURCES LTD. (TSX/OSLO: PBG) LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION INTERNET: http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14741 CONTACT: Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd., John D. Wright, President & CEO, Ph: (403) 750-4400 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c7383.html TIME: 12:30 Pacific EVENT: THE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES (VANOC) MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: (604) 638-4924 or 1-877-667-7774 CONTACT: Margaret Nevin, VANOC Communications, (778) 328-6475 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3316.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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