CNW Daybook for Thursday, March 20, 2008



    TORONTO, March 19 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      March 20
    EVENT:     BORALEX PRESENTS AT THE CERCLE FINANCE ET PLACEMENT DU QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  The Omni Hotel
    CONTACT:   Ticket reservation: Cercle finance et placement du Québec,
               (514)282-3835 #2011; Source: Mylène Masse,
               Director, Communications Boralex Inc., (514) 985-1353
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/18/c4992.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN, MINISTER OF LABOUR AND MINISTER OF
               CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ANNOUNCES FUNDING FROM THE
               GOVERNMENT OF CANADA TO AUBERGE CARCAJOU INC.
    CITY:      SAINT-DAVID-DE-FALARDEAU
    LOCATION:  Auberge Carcajou, 305, Lévesque Rd.
    CONTACT:   Nadia Marceau, Communications, Canada Economic Development,
               (418) 668-4602, 1-800-463-9808; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press
               Secretary, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/18/c5020.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES RAYMOND
               BACHAND, MINISTER OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INNOVATION AND
               EXPORT TRADE, AND MINISTER OF TOURISM
    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/March2008/19/c5567.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     LUNCH & DEBATE AT MONTREAL ECONOMIC INSTITUTE: CANADIAN
               SECURITIES REGULATION: SINGLE REGULATOR OR PASSPORT SYSTEM?
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hotel Omni Mont-Royal, room Printemps, 1050, Sherbrooke St W
    CONTACT:   Register: André Valiquette, M.A, APR, Director of
               Communications, Montreal Economic Institute, Cell: (514)
               574-0969
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5641.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 18:30
    EVENT:     BRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE CANADA - AWARDS PRESENTATION CEREMONY
               FOR THE 6TH EDITION OF THE BRIDGESTONE PHOTO CONTEST
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Dawson College, 4001 de Maisonneuve Boulevard, Conrod Hall
               (2F.4) (near the Atwater metro station)
    CONTACT:   Johanne Lépine, (514) 288-8290, extension 234; Hélène
               Lapointe, (514) 288-8290, extension 212
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4545.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     HEALTH PROMOTION MINISTER MARGARETT BEST LAUNCHES HEALTHY
               LIVING CONTEST FOR YOUTH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Henry Hudson Senior Public School, 350 Orton Park Road
    CONTACT:   Rick Byun, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8497; Julie Rosenberg,
               Communications Branch, (416) 326-4833
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5557.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:      10:00
    EVENT:     CROSS-ONTARIO HOSPITAL CUTS & DEFICIT "HOT SPOTS" MAP AND
               HEALTH CARE PRE-BUDGET ANALYSIS RELEASED - PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Media Studio
    CONTACT:   Natalie Mehra, (416) 230-6402 (cell), (416) 441-2502 (office)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5690.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     RIDEAU INSTITUTE AND CANADIAN AUTO WORKERS RELEASE LEGAL
               OPINION ON THE PLANNED SALE OF MACDONALD, DETTWILER AND
               ASSOCIATES (MDA) TO ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  130S, CENTRE BLOCK (Charles Lynch Room)
    CONTACT:   Steven Staples, Rideau Institute, (613) 565-9449 ext. 24,
               (613) 290-2695 (cell); Steven Shrybman, Sack Goldblatt and
               Mitchell, LLP, (613) 858-6842 (cell); Carol Phillips, Canadian
               Auto Workers, (416) 561-7427
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5791.html

    TIME:      12:40
    EVENT:     CANCER CARE ONTARIO RELEASES ACTION PLAN FOR IMPROVING
               PROVINCIAL CANCER SERVICES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue, 7th Floor
               Atrium
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Obeid, Sr. Manager of Media Relations, Cancer Care
               Ontario, t: (416) 971-9800 ext. 3383, c: (416) 917-9851
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5396.html

    DATE:      14:00
    EVENT:     HOMEGROWN ONTARIO - ONE OF A KIND SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place
    CONTACT:   Alan Jakovac, Anthony C. Tiburzi, Faye Clack Communications
               Inc., t. (905) 206-0577 ext. 222/234
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/18/c4896.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 19:30
    EVENT:     CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY VOICES FORUM AND WEB SITE,
               TORONTO'S ST. JAMES TOWN RESIDENTS' POWERFUL NEW VOICE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Rose Avenue Public School, 675 Ontario Street (in the heart
               of St. James Town)
    CONTACT:   Nasim Haque, Director, Community Health, St. James Town
               Initiative, Wellesley Institute - (416) 972-1010, x259;
               Michael Shapcott, Director of Community Engagement,
               Wellesley Institute, (416) 972-1010, x231; Margaret Coshan,
               Executive Director, Community Matters Toronto, (416) 944-9697
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/14/c4200.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     THE TRUE SPORT ROAD TRIP 2008 - TOP CANADIAN ATHLETES VISIT
               INNER-CITY SCHOOLS INSPIRING STUDENTS TO FOLLOW THEIR DREAMS
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Bus departs from The Marlborough Hotel, 331 Smith Street
    CONTACT:   Robin Turnbull, Program Director, CSA, (416) 604-0310, Cell:
               (416) 805-4221
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4646.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     BC GROUPS REPORT ON "LEARNING TOUR" OF THE ALBERTA TAR SANDS
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Park Plaza Building, 9th floor (board room) 10611 98th Avenue
    CONTACT:   Carleen Pickard, (604) 340-2455
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/18/c5123.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 12:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     VIDEO NEWS RELEASE - IBC CAUTIONS CANADIANS TO PLAY IT SAFE
               ON ICE THIS SPRING
    CO-ORDS:   DOME Tx1 to the Toronto Teleport and uplink to ANIK F2C 1B
               Downlink Frequency: 3740 (V)
               Audios: 6.2/6.8
               PEGAD has been granted via DOME Tx1
    CONTACT:   Ellen Woodger at (416) 483-2358, or James Geuzebroek at
               (416) 362-2031; For technical information: Production - The
               Gabor Group (Ken Clarke), (416) 961-1757 x 3, Technical:
               (416) 341-2052
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5753.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     OFI INCOME FUND 2007 YEAR-END CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    PHONE NO.: 613-688-0197, 416-644-3431 or 1-800-587-1893
    CONTACT:   Catherine Skarzenski, Executive Vice President and Chief
               Financial Officer, Tel. (613) 247-7116
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/18/c5075.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SXC HEALTH SOLUTIONS, CORP. PRESENTS AT THE LEHMAN BROTHERS
               ELEVENTH ANNUAL GLOBAL HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    http://cc.talkpoint.com/LEHM002/031808a_jw/default.asp?entity=SXCHealth
    CONTACT:   Jeff Park, Chief Financial Officer, SXC Health Solutions,
               Inc., Tel: (630) 577-3206; Dave Mason, Investor Relations,
               The Equicom Group Inc., (416) 815-0700, ext. 237; Susan
               Noonan, Investor Relations - U.S., The SAN Group, LLC, (212)
               966-3650
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/11/c2495.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     CONNACHER OIL AND GAS LIMITED REPORTS 2007 RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2185920
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or (800) 732-9303
    CONTACT:   Richard A. Gusella, President and Chief Executive Officer,
               Phone: (403) 538-6201
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5318.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     ENERCHEM INTERNATIONAL INC. CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS THE
               COMPANY'S RESULTS FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END 2007
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-6941 or 416-644-3423
    CONTACT:   Mr. Douglas F. Robinson, President and CEO, Telephone: (403)
               269-1500; Mr. Brian Zubach, Chief Financial Officer,
               Telephone: (780) 980-1682
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/13/c4031.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5435.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GLOBAL RAILWAY 2007 Q4 & ANNUAL FINANCIAL RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-589-8577 or (416) 644-3428
    CONTACT:   Company Contact: Terry McManaman, Chairman, President & CEO,
               Tel: (585) 419-9720; Investor Relations: Gerry Wimmer, Tel:
               (416) 360-8895, Toll Free: 1-888-894-8222
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/13/c3761.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5828.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FLINT ENERGY SERVICES LTD. FOURTH QUARTER AND ANNUAL EARNINGS
               WEBCAST AND CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2195160
               and www.flintenergy.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 1-800-732-0232
    CONTACT:   W.J. (Bill) Lingard, President & Chief Executive Officer,
               Paul Boechler, Chief Financial Officer or Guy Cocquyt,
               Director of Investor Relations, Telephone: (403) 218-7100
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/18/c4905.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5691.html

    TIME:      13:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PULSE DATA INC. 2007 YEAR END RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2187240
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 (Toronto) or 1 800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   Douglas Cutts, President and C.E.O, Tel: (403) 237-5559,
               Toll-free: 1-877-460-5559
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/13/c3803.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/18/c8474.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     POINTS INTERNATIONAL FOURTH QUARTER 2007 AND FULL YEAR 2007
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  https://www.points.com/static/corporate/investor_overview.html
    PHONE NO.: (800) 218-0204 or (303) 262-2131
    CONTACT:   Anthony Lam, (416) 596-6382
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/03/c7977.html

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