CNW Daybook for Tuesday, March 11, 2008



    TORONTO, March 10 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      March 11 - March 12
    EVENT:     THE IRCM (INSTITUT DE RECHERCHES CLINIQUES DE MONTREAL) HAS
               ORGANIZED ITS SECOND MEETING ON SYSTEMS BIOLOGY AND THE
               MOLECULAR NETWORKS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Auditorium Jacques Genes, IRCM, 110, avenue des Pins Ouest
    CONTACT:   Johanne Langevin, Special Projects - Specialist, IRCM, (514)
               987-5529; Lucette Thériault, Communications Director, IRCM,
               (514) 987-5535
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c2453.html

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

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS OF LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Monument-National, 1182, boul. Saint-Laurent, Salle La
               Balustrade
    NOTES:     Press meeting around 11:30 a.m
    CONTACT:   Manon Stébenne, Senior Manager, Médias and Public Relations,
               (514) 284-4500, extension 8232
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c8841.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK - ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Monument-National, Salle Ludger-Duvernay, 1182 St. Laurent
               Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Gladys Caron, Vice-President, Public Affairs, Communications
               and Investor Relations, (514) 284-4500, extension 7511,
               Cellular: (514) 893-3963
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/30/c5530.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE UNITED IRISH SOCIETIES OF MONTREAL INC. - PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal City Hall, 275 Notre Dame St. East
    CONTACT:   Jolyon Ditton,  (514) 815-2180, Vice President Advertising
               and Public Relations
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c2378.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      March 9 - March 11
    EVENT:     AEFO 2008 POLICY CONVENTION
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ballroom, Main Floor, Château Laurier, 1 Rideau St.
    NOTES:     Please see URL for detailed schedules
    CONTACT:   Marie-Elisabeth Brunet, Communications Officer, (613)
               244-2336, (613) 850-6410 (cellular)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c8870.html

    DATE:      March 10 - March 14
    EVENT:     MARCH BREAK AT DEVONSHIRE MALL - EXCITING ACTIVITIES FOR THE
               FAMILY
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Devonshire Mall, 3100 Howard Ave.
    NOTES:     Please see URL for daily activity details
    CONTACT:   Media 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:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF HOME CARE 1-888 HOTLINE - VISION FOR PUBLIC,
               NOT-FOR-PROFIT HOME CARE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Media Studio
    CONTACT:   Michael Hurley, Vice-President, CUPE Ontario, (416) 844-0770;
               Patricia Pitt-Anderson, President, CUPE 3808, (416) 970-5443;
               Natalie Mehra, Director, Ontario Health Coalition, (416)
               230-6402; Stella Yeadon, CUPE Communications, (416) 578-8774
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c2486.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     HEARINGS HELD FOR PROPOSED ENCANA SHALLOW GAS INFILL
               DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Energy Resources Conservation Board, Govier Hall, 640 - 5th
               Avenue SW
    NOTES:     Please see URL for further details
    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:      11:30 - 13:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND SEPAC'S SPEAKER SERIES LUNCHEON
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  The Sheraton Centre Calgary Eau Claire, Wildrose Ballroom
               (South & Centre)
    CONTACT:   Mr. Gary Leach, Executive Director, SEPAC, Phone: (403)
               269-3454
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/06/c9340.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      March 10 - March 12
    EVENT:     CUPE BC "INVESTING IN OUR COMMUNITIES" PUBLIC PRESENTATION AND
               DISCUSSION
    CITY:      VARIOUS LOCATIONS; SEE URL FOR DETAILS.
    LOCATION:  Various locations; see URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Dan Gawthrop, CUPE Communications, (604) 999-6132
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/07/c2114.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     FREE PUBLIC TALK - STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART: YOUR GUIDE TO THE
               LATEST IN CARDIAC RESEARCH, CARE AND PREVENTION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver General Hospital, Jim Pattison Pavilion, 899 West
               12th Ave, Cordula & Gunter Paetzold Health Education Centre
               (Main Level)
    CONTACT:   Justin Karasick, Providence Health Care, Tel. (604) 806-8460;
               Lisa Carver, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Tel.
               (604) 875-4111 x 61777
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c9071.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NORTHSTAR AEROSPACE, INC. CONFERENCE CALL TO ANNOUNCE FOURTH
               QUARTER 2007 RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-300-0053 or (647) 427-3420
    CONTACT:   Craig Yuen, Chief Financial Officer, (708) 728-2121
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/04/c8604.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MDC PARTNERS PRESENTS AT THE BEAR STEARNS 21ST ANNUAL MEDIA
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.mdc-partners.com/investors.html
    CONTACT:   Donna Granato, Director, Finance & Investor Relations, (646)
               429-1809
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/26/c5980.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HEMISPHERE YEAR-END CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.hemispheregps.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Cory Pala, Investor Relations, E.vestor Communications Inc.,
               (416) 657-2400
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/04/c8484.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SLEEP COUNTRY ANNOUNCES 2007 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END
               RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416, (800) 732-6179
    CONTACT:   Investor Inquiries: Stephen Gunn, Chairman and Chief Executive
               Officer; Vicki Jones, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate
               Secretary, Tel: (416)242-4774, Fax: (416)242-9644
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/29/c5000.html

    TIME:      13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     DOREL INDUSTRIES HOLDS A CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS FOURTH
               QUARTER AND YEAR END RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.dorel.com, www.newswire.ca or at www.q1234.com.
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7560
    NOTES:     MEDIA WISHING TO QUOTE AN ANALYST SHOULD CONTACT THE ANALYST
               PERSONALLY FOR PERMISSION. NOTE TO FIRST-TIME ANALYSTS: Please
               contact MaisonBrison at (514) 731-0000 prior to the day of the
               conference call.
    CONTACT:   Rick Leckner, MaisonBrison, (514) 731-0000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/04/c8455.html

    TIME:      15:00 Atlantic
    EVENT:     EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED Q3 FISCAL 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.empireco.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414, (800) 733-7571
    CONTACT:   Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial
               Officer, (902) 755-4440
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/26/c6175.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS - EXCLUSIVE ACCOUNT ABOUT THE YOUNG
               JOURNALIST SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR BLASPHEMY
    CITY:      PARIS
    LOCATION:  Reporters Without Borders headquarters, 47 rue Vivienne,
               75002, Metro: Grands Boulevards, Bourse
    CONTACT:   Katherine Borlongan, secretary general, Reporters Without
               Borders, (514) 521-4111, Cell: (514) 258-4208
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c2369.html

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