CNW Daybook for Tuesday, April 1, 2008



    TORONTO, March 31 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    T U E S D A Y,   A P R I L   1
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      March 31 - April 2
    EVENT:     PAN-CANADIAN ABCP COMMITTEE DETAILS OF INVESTOR MEETINGS
    CITY:      PLEASE SEE URL FOR VARIOUS CITIES
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for various locations
    CONTACT:   MEDIA: NATIONAL Public Relations, Toronto, David Weiner,
               Tel. (416) 848-1633,  Cell: (416) 931-4633; Montreal, Roch
               Landriault, Tel. (514) 843-2345, Cell: (514) 249-4537;
               INVESTORS: Ernst & Young Inc., Pierre Laporte, (514) 874-4383
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/26/c7410.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      April 1 - April 14
    EVENT:     HISTORIC CITIES PROGRAMME LAUNCHES CANADIAN TOUR
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  McCord Museum
    CONTACT:   Dr. Iqbal Ahmed, (604) 218-7864; Amir Karim, (514) 574-3754;
               Sheherazade Hirji, (416) 560-2447
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/31/c8645.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE COLLEGE DES MEDECINS DU QUEBEC ADDRESSES ITS MEMBERS AND
               THE GOVERNMENT CONCERNING PRIVATE MEDICAL SERVICES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Collège des médecins du Québec, 2170 René-Lévesque Boulevard
               West
    CONTACT:   Anne Roy, Communications Department, Collège des médecins du
               Québec, (514) 915-2170
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/27/c7134.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     LEUCAN LAUNCHES ITS 2008 SHAVED HEAD CHALLENGE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  salon Continental Coiffure located at 800 Victoria Square
               (Tour de la Bourse, metro level)
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Giguère, Leucan, (514) 731-3696, ext. 208, (514)
               835-4464
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/26/c7166.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     RICHARD HOMBURG GIVES OVERVIEW OF HIS REAL ESTATE
               INVESTMENTS IN MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Suite 902, 333 Sherbrooke St. East
    CONTACT:   Roch Landriault, (514) 843-2345
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/28/c8114.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      April 1 - April 7
    EVENT:     HASBRO CANADA - SCRABBLE CELEBRATES ITS DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for more information
    CONTACT:   Marisa Pedatella, HASBRO CANADA CORPORATION, (905) 238-3374
               ext. 282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/28/c8226.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
               12:00
               14:00
    EVENT:     PANASONIC AND JOHANNA BURKHARD DEBUNK MICROWAVE MYTHS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Calphalon Culinary Centre, 425 King St. West
    CONTACT:   Frances Manlucu, Environics Communications, (416) 969-2715;
               On-site contacts April 1: Frances Manlucu, Adrienne Vaughan,
               (647) 231-1809, (416) 561-3747
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/27/c7465.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CUPE RELEASES THE SHRYBMAN TRADE OPINION ON CHILD CARE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  130-S (Charles Lynch Room), Centre Block, Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Pam Kapoor, CUPE Communications, (613) 853-8089 (cell.)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/31/c8733.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     FCM PRESIDENT MEETS NEWS MEDIA TO DISCUSS AFFORDABLE HOUSING
               AND MUNICIPAL EXPECTATIONS AND PRIORITIES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Press Theatre, Room 130-S, Centre Block, House
               of Commons
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/31/c8417.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 20:00
    EVENT:     LEGACY OF ASHES AUTHOR AND PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING JOURNALIST
               TIM WEINER LEADS DISCUSSION: "THE MEDIA AND NATIONAL SECURITY
               AND INTELLIGENCE: MUTUAL DEPENDENCE, MUTUAL DISTRUST"
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Rideau Room at the Sheraton Ottawa Hotel
    CONTACT:   Heather McCall, Programs Manager, CJF, (416) 955-0630; In
               Ottawa: Tony Campbell, CASIS, (613) 526-1680
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/20/c5844.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:15 - 14:00
    EVENT:     CMA PRESIDENT ADDRESSES VANCOUVER BOARD OF TRADE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel, Crystal Pavilion, 999 Canada
               Place
    CONTACT:   Lucie Boileau, 1-800-663-7336, (613) 731-8610 ext. 1266
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/25/c6827.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MECACHROME INTERNATIONAL HOLDS CONFERENCE CALL ON FOURTH
               QUARTER & YEAR END RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.mecachrome.com or www.cnw.ca
    PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791
    CONTACT:   Elina Tea, Director, Investor Relations, Corporate Finance,
               (514) 373-2009
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/11/c2831.html

    TIME:      08:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     HSE INTEGRATED LTD. YEAR END RESULTS WEBCAST AND CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2214520
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-731-5319
    CONTACT:   David Yager, Chairman & CEO, Telephone: (403) 266-1833; Tony
               Hidalgo, Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (403) 650-6481
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/31/c8595.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/26/c7390.html

    TIME:      08:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     POLARIS MINERALS CORPORATION - YEAR END RESULTS WEBCAST AND
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2208140
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417, 1-800-732-0232 or 00 800 2288 3501
    CONTACT:   Marco Romero, President & CEO or Mike Westerlund, Director,
               Corporate Development, Polaris Minerals Corporation, Tel:
               (604) 915-5000
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/31/c8424.html

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MIKE WEIR, CANADIAN GOLF LEGEND, MAKES RETURN TO EVENT THAT
               HELPED IGNITE HIS PROFESSIONAL CAREER
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-458-1598
    CONTACT:   Dave Haggith, IMG Canada, Tel: (416) 960-5312 ext. 120; Chris
               Gerritsen, TELUS Media Relations, Tel: (403) 530-4919;
               Jennifer Strachan, Predator Ridge Resort, Tel: (250) 503-3553
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/31/c8173.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/31/c8608.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HANWEI 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://events.onlinebroadcasting.com/hanwei/040108/index.php
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-458-1598 or (416) 883-0139
    CONTACT:   Kim Oishi, Senior Vice President, Finance and Business
               Development, Tel: (416) 804-9228; Kevin O'Connor, Investor
               Relations, Tel: (416) 962-3300
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/26/c7083.html

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