CNW Daybook for Thursday, March 13, 2008



    TORONTO, March 12 /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 DIANE
               GIARD, SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT, QUEBEC AND EASTERN ONTARIO
               REGION, SCOTIABANK
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  OMNI Mont-Royal, 1050 Sherbrooke Street West
    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/March2008/12/c3253.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
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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

    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:     NEW TREATMENT AVAILABLE FOR ONTARIO'S VISUALLY IMPAIRED
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  CNIB, Conference Centre, Room 126, 1929 Bayview Avenue
    CONTACT:   Laurel Ostfield, Minister's Office, (416) 212-4048; Joanne
               Woodward Fraser, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care,
               (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3442.html

    TIME:      13:10
    EVENT:     MARK CARNEY, THE GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA, SPEAKS BEFORE
               THE TORONTO BOARD OF TRADE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Downtown Centre, 1 First Canadian Place, Adelaide St. Entrance
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c2517.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      March 13
    EVENT:     CUPE NATIONAL PRESIDENT CHALLENGES UNDERFUNDING, PRIVATIZATION
               OF PUBLIC SERVICES AT ALBERTA DIVISION CONVENTION
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Coast Plaza Hotel
    CONTACT:   Audra Williams, Alberta Communications Representative, (780)
               504-2837 (cell); Louise Leclair, Director, CUPE
               Communications, (613) 314-7199 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3481.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      06:45 - 08:30
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - VANCOUVER CANUCKS MASCOT FIN JOINS CANADIAN CANCER
               SOCIETY VOLUNTEERS AT A ROADSIDE DAFFODIL DAYS BLITZ
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Marcelo Dominguez, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Cancer
               Society, BC & Yukon Division, T: (604) 675-7340, C: (778)
               686-1300
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c2329.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3282.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     UNRESERVED PUBLIC AUCTION
    CITY:      SURREY
    LOCATION:  Ritchie Bros. auction site (12021 Musqueam Drive)
    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:      08:30
    EVENT:     FOREST PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION OF CANADA PRESIDENT PRESENTS AT
               GLOBE 2008 CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Meeting Room 1, Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre,
               999 Canada Place
    CONTACT:   Pre-accreditation: Paul Vieira, Director of Communications,
               Forest Products Association of Canada, (613) 563-1441 x: 323,
               (613) 884-3312 (cell); Jeremy Dunn, Curve Communications,
               (604) 684-3170, (604) 726-8350 (cell); Laura Ballance, Curve
               Communications, (604) 684-3170, (604) 771-5176 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/11/c2888.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 SPONSORSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      RICHMOND
    LOCATION:  Vancouver International Airport
    CONTACT:   VANOC, Katie Green, (778) 328-6473
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3302.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     NORTH AMERICAN RELEASE OF TWO-YEAR STUDY AND REPORT: GREEN
               BUILDING IN NORTH AMERICA
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Booth 1501, GLOBE 2008 Trade Fair at Vancouver Trade and
               Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Jeff Stoub, Cel: (514) 466-5333; Eduardo Viadas, (514)
               350-4331,; Jeremy Dunn, Curve Communications Group, (604)
               684-3170, Cel: (604) 684-3171
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/11/c2574.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     2ND ANNUAL SCIENCE EXPO
    CITY:      RICHMOND
    LOCATION:  Aberdeen Centre, 4151 Hazelbridge Way
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Leung, Communications Coordinator, BC Innovation
               Council, (604) 602-5249, 1-800-665-7222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/11/c3081.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     COMPTON PETROLEUM CORPORATION PRESENTS AT FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE
               GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK
    INTERNET:  http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14591
    CONTACT:   Compton Petroleum Corporation, Lorna Klose, Manager,
               Investor Relations, Ph: (403) 237-9400
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c8444.html

    TIME:      08:22 Eastern
    EVENT:     PARAMOUNT RE

SOURCES LTD. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK INTERNET: http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14597 CONTACT: Paramount Resources Ltd., James H. T. Riddell, President & COO, Ph: (403) 290-3600 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c8451.html TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: TORR CANADA 2008 SECOND QUARTER AND YEAR END RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: 1-416-644-3421 or 1-800-594-3790 CONTACT: TORR Canada Inc., Jacques L. Drouin, President & CEO, (514) 522-5550, ext. 226; The Equicom Group Inc., Danielle Ste-Marie, (514) 844-6064 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/06/c9395.html TIME: 08:44 Eastern EVENT: PROEX ENERGY LTD. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK INTERNET: http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14603 CONTACT: ProEx Energy Ltd., Greg Kist, Vice President, Investor Relations & Marketing, Ph: (403) 216-2510 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c7482.html TIME: 09:00 Mountain EVENT: RESIN SYSTEMS BUSINESS UPDATE TELECONFERENCE AND WEBCAST INTERNET: www.grouprsi.com PHONE NO.: 1-866-334-4934 or (416) 849-4293 CONTACT: Resin Systems Inc., Laurien Abel, Investor and Public Relations Coordinator, Tel: (403) 219-8000 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/07/c9856.html TIME: 09:43 Eastern EVENT: VERO ENERGY INC. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK INTERNET: http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14615 CONTACT: Vero Energy Inc., Douglas J. Bartole, President & CEO, Ph: (403)218-2063 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c8452.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: WORLD ENERGY SOLUTIONS Q4 2007 AND YEAR END CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.worldenergy.com and www.newswire.ca PHONE NO.: 416-644-3420 or 1-800-731-5319 CONTACT: Jim Parslow, World Energy Solutions, Inc., (508) 459-8100; Craig Armitage, The Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x278 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/04/c8556.html TIME: 10:45 Eastern EVENT: GALLEON ENERGY INC. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK INTERNET: http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14627 CONTACT: Galleon Energy Inc., Steve Sugianto, President & CEO, Ph: (403) 261-6012 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c8461.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: MIGENIX THIRD FISCAL QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL & WEBCAST INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2175800 and www.migenix.com PHONE NO.: 416-644-3417 or 1-800-732-0232 CONTACT: Art Ayres, MIGENIX Inc., Tel: (604) 221-9666, Ext. 233; Dian Griesel, Ph.D., Investor Relations Group, Tel: (212) 825-3210 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/11/c3111.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3114.html TIME: 11:07 Eastern EVENT: ARC ENERGY TRUST PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK INTERNET: http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14633 CONTACT: ARC Energy Trust, Raina Vitanov, Senior Analyst, Investor Relations, Ph: (403) 509-6408 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c7474.html TIME: 11:30 Eastern EVENT: COMINAR REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST 2007 FISCAL YEAR RESULTS INTERNET: http://www.cominar.com/ PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9307 CONTACT: Michel Dallaire, P.Eng., President and Chief Executive Officer, (418) 681-8151; Michel Berthelot, CA, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, (418) 681-8151 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9382.html TIME: 11:32 Eastern EVENT: ENERPLUS RE

SOURCES FUND PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK INTERNET: http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14639 CONTACT: Enerplus Investor Relations at 1-800-319-6462 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c7476.html TIME: 12:00 Eastern EVENT: ADDAX PETROLEUM 2007 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419, 1-800-731-5774 or 00 800 2288 3501 CONTACT: Mr. Patrick Spollen, Investor Relations, Tel.: +41 (0) 22 702 95 47; Mr. Nick Cowling, Press Relations, Tel.: (416) 934-8011; Mr. Craig Kelly, Investor Relations, Tel.: +41 (0) 22 702 95 68; Mr. James Henderson, Press Relations, Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7743 6673; Ms. Marie-Gabrielle Cajoly, Press Relations, Tel.: +41(0) 22 702 94 44; Mr. Alisdair Haythornthwaite, Press Relations, Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7743 6676 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/06/c9441.html TIME: 14:00 Eastern EVENT: DISCUSSION ON THE SFK PULP FUND 2007 YEAR-END AND FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS PHONE NO.: 514-861-1531 or 1-877-667-7766 CONTACT: Mr. Mathieu Claise, Optimum Public Relations, (418) 521-3770 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/25/c4096.html TIME: 14:14 Eastern EVENT: CANADIAN HYDRO DEVELOPERS, INC. PRESENT AT FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK INTERNET: http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14657 CONTACT: Canadian Hydro Developers, Inc., John Keating, Chief Executive Officer, Ph: (403) 269-9379 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c7365.html TIME: 14:36 Eastern EVENT: CALFRAC WELL SERVICES LTD. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK INTERNET: http://remotecontrol.jetstreammedia.com/14663 CONTACT: Calfrac Well Services Ltd., Douglas R. Ramsay, President & CEO, Ph: (403) 266-6000 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c7485.html TIME: 16:03 Eastern EVENT: SUNCOR ENERGY INC. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK INTERNET: www.suncor.com/webcasts CONTACT: Brad Bellows, (403) 269-8717 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/06/c9652.html TIME: 16:15 Eastern EVENT: TRANSCONTINENTAL INC. FIRST QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.transcontinental.com PHONE NO.: 416 644-3414 or 1 800 733-7571 CONTACT: Jennifer F. McCaughey, Director, Investor Relations, (514) 954-4000 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/03/c8033.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>INTERNATIONAL</B> DATE: March 13 EVENT: DR. BRAD THOMPSON, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF ONCOLYTICS BIOTECH INC. PRESENTS A CORPORATE OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY AT THE BIOSQUARE 2008 CONFERENCE CITY: BASEL, SWITZERLAND LOCATION: Congress Center CONTACT: For Canada: Oncolytics Biotech Inc., Cathy Ward, Tel: (403) 670-7377; For Canada: The Equicom Group, Nick Hurst, (403) 538-4845; For United States: The Investor Relations Group, Erika Moran, Tel: (212) 825-3210 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c2463.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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