CNW Daybook for Tuesday, March 16, 2010

TORONTO, March 15 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    NATIONAL

    TIME:      00:01
    EVENT:     BEST BUY CANADA LAUNCHES GOD OF WAR III AT MIDNIGHT OPENINGS
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details
    CONTACT:   Danielle Jang, Communications Manager, Best Buy Canada,
               Office: (604) 412-1880, Cell: (604) 562-5631
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/09/c8185.html
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    QUEBEC

    DATE:      March 14 - March 20
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - 23RD NATIONAL CADET BIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIP
    CITY:      VALCARTIER
    LOCATION:  Biathlon Centre
    CONTACT:   Captain Sheryl Major, (438) 881-0520
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/11/c9230.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     SPECIAL MEETINGS OF MEGA BRANDS
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Hotel Omni Mont-Royal, Salon Printemps, 1050 Sherbrooke Street
               West
    CONTACT:   Peter Ferrante, Chief Financial Officer, (514) 333-5555, ext.
               2283; Eric Laniel, Manager, Treasury & Investor Relations,
               (514) 333-5555, ext. 2620
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/12/c9594.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK HOLDS ITS ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Ludger-Duvernay theatre, Monument-National, 1182,
               Saint-Laurent boulevard
    CONTACT:   Manon Stébenne, Senior Manager, Medias and Public Relations,
               (514) 284-4500, extension 8232
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/04/c6483.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/18/c4590.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     PRESS MEETING FOLLOWING Annual Meeting of Shareholders of
               Laurentian Bank of Canada
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Salle La Balustrade, Monument-National, 1182, Saint-Laurent
               boulevard
    CONTACT:   Manon Stébenne, Senior Manager, Medias and Public Relations,
               (514) 284-4500, extension 8232
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/04/c6483.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES PIERRE
               DUHAIME, PRESIDENT AND CEO, SNC-LAVALIN GROUP INC.
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Montreal Bonaventure, 900 de La Gauchetière Street
               West
    NOTES:     RSVP with Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, by
               phone at 514 871-4000, ext. 4015, or by email at
               sylvie.paquette@ccmm.qc.ca
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, (514) 871-4000,
               ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/15/c9813.html
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    ONTARIO

    DATE:      March 13 - March 16
    EVENT:     AEFO 2010 POLICY CONVENTION
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Hotel, 101 Lyon St.
    CONTACT:   Marie-Élisabeth Brunet, Communications Officer, (613)
               244-2336, (613) 850-6410 (cellular)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/08/c7841.html

    DATE:      March 13 - March 19
    EVENT:     PICKERING TOWN CENTRE'S RAISE THE WOOF! CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      PICKERING
    LOCATION:  Pickering Town Centre
    CONTACT:   Brenda Maynard-Richardson, Xen Communications, t: (416)
               450-9647; Lorna Murphy, Marketing Director, Pickering Town
               Centre, t: (905) 831-6066, ext. 227
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/11/c9087.html

    DATE:      March 15 - March 19
    EVENT:     PROMENADE SHOPPING CENTRE - MARCH MADNESS AT PROMENADE
    CITY:      THORNHILL
    LOCATION:  1 Promenade Circle on Bathurst just south of Hwy 7 and Hwy 407
    CONTACT:   Lauren Genz, Zenergy Communications, (416) 591-5461
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/12/c9380.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 16:00
    EVENT:     SUGARBUSH MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL
    CITY:      VAUGHAN
    LOCATION:  Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Dr
    CONTACT:   Rowena Calpito, Supervisor, Media Management, Toronto and
               Region Conservation, T: (416) 661-6600 ext 5632, C: (416)
               358-3446
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/01/c5632.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 16:00
    EVENT:     SUGARBUSH MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL
    CITY:      STOUFFVILLE
    LOCATION:  Bruce's Mill Conservation Area, 3291 Stouffville Rd
    CONTACT:   Rowena Calpito, Supervisor, Media Management, Toronto and
               Region Conservation, T: (416) 661-6600 ext 5632, C: (416)
               358-3446
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/01/c5632.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD OF CANADA (TSB) HOLDS A NEWS
               CONFERENCE TO LAUNCH ITS SAFETY ISSUES WATCHLIST
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Sussex Room, Government Conference Centre, 2 Rideau Street
    CONTACT:   or to schedule an interview: Transportation Safety Board of
               Canada, Media Relations, (819) 994-8053
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/March2010/15/c9801.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     CJF FORUM - STORIES FROM HAITI: A ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION WITH
               REPORTERS WHO WERE THERE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave.
    CONTACT:   The Canadian Journalism Foundation, Tel: (416) 955-0630
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/09/c8303.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/03/c6478.html
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    MANITOBA

    TIME:      13:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF NATIONAL EXPANSION OF GREEN COMMUNITIES
               CANADA'S SCHOOL TRAVEL PLANNING PROGRAM
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Carpathia School, 300 Carpathia Road
    CONTACT:   Tamara Bodi, Communications Manager, McKim Cringan George,
               t: (204) 284-2221 ext. 349
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/15/c9893.html
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    WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SINO-FOREST  FOURTH QUARTER & YEAR-END 2009 EARNINGS CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.sinoforest.com/earningsreleases.asp
    PHONE NO.: (647) 427-7450, 1-888-231-8191
    CONTACT:   Sino-Forest: Hong Kong, Louisa Wong, Senior Manager, Investor
               Communications & Relations, Tel: +852 2514-2109
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/10/c8464.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TOYOTA CANADA INC. EXECUTIVES APPEAR BEFORE THE HOUSE OF
               COMMONS STANDING COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE
               AND COMMUNITIES AND RESPOND TO ANY AND ALL QUESTIONS RELATED
               TO TOYOTA RECALLS
    INTERNET:
   
http://parlvu.parl.gc.ca/ParlVu/ContentEntityDetailView.aspx?ContentEntityId=5695
    CONTACT:   www.media.toyota.ca
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/15/c2013.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MDS'S FIRST-QUARTER 2010 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.mdsinc.com/investors/webcasts_presentations.asp
    CONTACT:   Tamra Benjamin, (613) 591-6917
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/04/c6786.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NORTHSTAR HEALTHCARE Q4/2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2993540
    PHONE NO.: (647) 427-7450 or 1-888-231-8191
    CONTACT:   Philip Koven, Tel: (416) 447-4740 Ext. 235
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/11/c9185.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PACIFIC RUBIALES YEAR END FINANCIAL RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (647) 427-7450 or (888) 231-8191
    CONTACT:   Mr. Ronald Pantin, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Mr.
               Jose Francisco Arata, President and Director, (416) 362-7735;
               Ms. Belinda Labatte, (647) 428-7035
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/15/c9758.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD OF CANADA (TSB) HOLDS A NEWS
               CONFERENCE TO LAUNCH ITS SAFETY ISSUES WATCHLIST
    PHONE NO.: (819) 994-8053
    CONTACT:   or to schedule an interview: Transportation Safety Board of
               Canada, Media Relations, (819) 994-8053
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/15/c9801.html

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PULSE SEISMIC INC. 2009 YEAR END RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2984740
    PHONE NO.: (647) 427-7450 or 1-888 231-8191
    CONTACT:   Douglas Cutts, Tel.: (403) 237-5559, Toll-free: 1-877-460-5559
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/09/c8451.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/12/c7608.html

    TIME:      12:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CASH STORE FINANCIAL PRESENTION AT 2010 ROTH OC GROWTH STOCK
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.wsw.com/webcast/roth23/csf.tse
    CONTACT:   Gordon J. Reykdal, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
               (780) 408-5118; or Nancy Bland, Chief Financial Officer,
               (780)732-5683
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/10/c8761.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     20-20 TECHNOLOGIES FIRST QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://tinyurl.com/Q1-2020Technologies
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-231-8191; (647) 427-7450; (514) 807-9895
    CONTACT:   MaisonBrison: Rick Leckner, (514) 731-0000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/10/c8585.html

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