CNW Daybook for Tuesday, March 18, 2008



    TORONTO, March 18 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      March 17 - March 18
    EVENT:     MEDIA ADVISORY - INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON THE CREATIVE ECONOMY
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Hilton Lac-Leamy
    CONTACT:   or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Marketing
               and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/13/c3733.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     NEWS CONFERENCE DURING WHICH DETAILS OF A NEW PERFORMANCE
               HALL WILL BE REVEALED
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  1280 Saint-Denis Street
    CONTACT:   Please confirm your presence before March 17 by contacting:
               Nadia Potvin, (514) 844-8864
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4531.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES JAVIER
               SAN JUAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO, L'OREAL CANADA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency, 1255 Jeanne-Mance Street
    CONTACT:   and 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/March2008/17/c4550.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MR. JACQUES GOURDE WILL ANNOUNCE FUNDING TO THE FIRM MODUS FX
    CITY:      SAINTE-THERESE
    LOCATION:  120 Turgeon St.
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Lévesque, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 283-0306, Cell.: (514) 966-0661,
               Jean-Philippe Payment, Press Secretary, Office of the
               Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic Development,
               (819) 953-5646
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/March2008/14/c3751.html

    TIME:      16:15
    EVENT:     CONJUCHEM ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Loews Vogue Hotel, 1425, de la Montagne Street
    CONTACT:   Lennie Ryer, CA, Vice President, Finance & CFO, ConjuChem
               Biotechnologies Inc., (514) 844-5558, ext. 224; James Smith,
               Investor Relations, (416) 815-0700, ext. 229
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/13/c3766.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      March 17 - March 18
    EVENT:     THE CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA HOSTS HR TRANSFORMATION 2008:
               OPTIMIZING THE STRATEGIC CAPACITY OF HR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Sutton Place Hotel, 955 Bay St
    NOTES:     Media must register in advance - See press release for
               schedule details
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/13/c3611.html

    DATE:      March 18
    EVENT:     ANNUAL POLICY CONFERENCE OF THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF
               BUSINESS ECONOMISTS AND OTTAWA ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Chateau Laurier
    CONTACT:   Ken Slemko, Fleishman-Hillard Canada, (613) 238-2090
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4727.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     FIGHTING FRAUD ON THE FRONT LINES - A NEW ANTI-FRAUD
               TRAINING KIT FOR RETAILERS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  280 Beechwood Avenue, Reception Room, (Beechwood Cemetery)
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, Bank of Canada, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4643.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:      10:45
    EVENT:     AIR CANADA PRESENTATION TO INVESTORS AT THE NATIONAL BANK
               FINANCIAL INC. TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Four Seasons Hotel
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3240.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CPSI TO HOST LAUNCH OF CANADIAN DISCLOSURE GUIDELINES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ballroom B, InterContinental Toronto Centre, 225 Front
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Jim Durham, Director Communications, Cell (780) 862-8127,
               Toll-Free 1-866-421-6933; Kelly Bowman, Communications
               Officer, Cell (780) 288-3847, Toll-Free 1-866-421-6933
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3281.html

    TIME:      12:15 - 18:00
    EVENT:     MOBILE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE TRAVELS TO QUEEN'S PARK TO
               HIGHLIGHT BENEFITS OF INCREASING ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park, front driveway
    CONTACT:   Mary MacNutt, Association of Ontario Health Centres,
               (416) 294-2698
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4480.html

    TIME:      13:45
    EVENT:     THE FIRST CANADIAN CONFERENCE ON MALE SEXUAL VICTIMIZATION
               PRESENTED BY THE MEN'S PROJECT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St. W, in the
               Dominion Room
    CONTACT:   Rick Goodwin, MSW RSW Conference Manager, Cell (613) 277-7021
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/14/c4194.html

    TIME:      15:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     MARS EXPLORES IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON POLITICS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  MaRS Centre
               101 College St.
               Toronto, ON
    CONTACT:   Linda Quattrin at (416) 270-3113 or Peter Evans at
               (416) 624-3437
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c2612.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     DR. SHERRY COOPER DISCUSSES HER BESTSELLING BOOK, THE NEW
               RETIREMENT
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Boardroom IV, London Convention Centre, 300 York St.
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: BMO Financial Group: Paul Gammal,
               (416) 867-3996; Penguin Group (Canada): Debbie Gaudet,
               (416) 928-2410
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/14/c4306.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     TWO GREEN MUNICIPAL FUND ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE CITY OF
               REGINA
    CITY:      REGINA
    LOCATION:  Regina City Hall, 13th Floor Training Room, 2476 Victoria
               Avenue
    CONTACT:   Lorie Boucher, (613) 907-6298; Gillian (Jill) Hyndman,
               (306) 777-7498
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4761.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      19:15
    EVENT:     AWARD OF EXCELLENCE PRESENTED TO FIRST NATIONS HEALTH MANAGER
    CITY:      ENOCH
    LOCATION:  At the National Forum for First Nations Health Managers,
               Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort, 300 East Lapotac Blvd
    CONTACT:   Karyn Pugliese, Heath Communications, (613) 241-6789 ext
               210, (613) 292-1877
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4729.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      March 18
    EVENT:     VANOC NEWS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING A NEW OFFICIAL SUPPORTER
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Exact address and event location will be released at 6:00 am
               on March 18
    CONTACT:   VANOC, Chris Brumwell, (778) 328-6269
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4911.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      14:00 - 14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     VIDEO B-ROLL VIA ON-DEMAND AND SATELLITE - FALLS IN
               SENIORS - A GROWING CONCERN
    CO-ORDS:   CO-ORDINATES: Anik F2 C, Transponder 1B, Audio subcarrier
               6.2 and 6.8, Downlink frequency 3740 vertical, TOC: CFA TX 1
    CONTACT:   CNW BROADCAST, TORONTO (416) 863-9350
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4584.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    DATE:      Tuesday, March 18, 2008
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL FOR NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES INC.
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2179100
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Glenn Asham, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (204) 224-1251
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c5344.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FREE ONLINE WEBINAR ON THE "REGISTRATION, EVALUATION AND
               AUTHORISATION OF CHEMICALS" (REACH) OPTIONS FOR NON-EU
               PRODUCERS OF REGULATED CHEMICALS, SUBSTANCES, PREPARATIONS
               AND FINISHED ARTICLES
    INTERNET:  To register: www.ageussolutions.com/seminars.php
    CONTACT:   Nicole Cooper, Corporate Communications Director, Intertek
               Ageus Solutions, (613) 599-4321
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3365.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SINO-FOREST FOURTH QUARTER & YEAR-END 2007 EARNINGS CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.sinoforest.com/earningsreleases.asp
    PHONE NO.: (416) 695-9761 or 1-877-461-2816
    CONTACT:   Sino-Forest: Hong Kong, Louisa Wong, Senior Manager,
               Investor Communications & Relations, Tel: +852-2514-2109
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/11/c2766.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PET VALU, INC. FOURTH QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 642-5213 or 1-866-321-8231 (confirmation code 1294974)
    CONTACT:   Michael Fitzgerald, Secretary, (905) 946-1200, extension 3503
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3258.html

    TIME:      10:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANGENE PRESENTING AT COWEN AND COMPANY BOSTON HEALTHCARE
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/confLobby.zhtml?ticker=CNJ.TO&item_id=
    1790917
    CONTACT:   Jean Compton at (416) 675-8280
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4529.html

    TIME:      10:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     AIR CANADA PRESENTATION TO INVESTORS AT THE NATIONAL BANK
               FINANCIAL INC. TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.nbfinancial.com/webcast/transportation_en.htm
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3240.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONSTELLATION COPPER CORPORATION - CONFERENCE CALL TO
               DISCUSS THE COMPANY'S FISCAL 2007 RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3420 or (800) 595-8550
    CONTACT:   Pat James, Chairman & CEO; Michelle Hebert, Manager-Corporate
               Affairs, (720) 228-0055, Toll Free: 1-877-370-5400, Renmark
               Financial Communications Inc.: Neil Murray-Lyon; Barbara
               Komorowski, (514) 939-3989, Fax: (514) 939-3717
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/14/c4064.html

    TIME:      11:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PACIFIC ADDRESSES NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL
               TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  Investor section of CPR's website, http://www.cpr.ca
    CONTACT:   Leslie Pidcock, Tel.: (403) 319-6878; Investment Community,
               Janet Weiss, Assistant Vice President Investor Relations,
               Tel.: (403) 319-3591
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c2387.html

    TIME:      11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ZCL COMPOSITES INC. - FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END 2007
               INVESTOR WEBCAST AND CONFERENCE CALL - MARCH 18, 2008
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2197580
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419, (800) 731-5319.
    CONTACT:   Venence G. Côté, President & CEO, (780) 466-6648; Darin
               Coutu, CFO, (780) 466-6648
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4218.html

    TIME:      11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ZCL COMPOSITES REPORTS RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS AND INVESTOR
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 1-800-731-5319
    CONTACT:   Ven Côté, President & CEO, ZCL Composites Inc.,
               (780) 466-6648, ven.cote@zcl.com; Darin Coutu, CFO, ZCL
               Composites Inc., (780) 466-6648
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/18/c5018.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c2679.html

    TIME:      13:40 Eastern
    EVENT:     NOVADAQ PRESENTS AT COWEN HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.novadaq.com
    CONTACT:   Arun Menawat, PhD, MBA, President & CEO, Novadaq
               Technologies Inc., (905) 629-3822 x 202; Michael Moore,
               Investor Relations, The Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x 241
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/11/c2826.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES INC. - YEAR END RESULTS WEBCAST AND
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2179100
    PHONE NO.: (800) 732-9307
    CONTACT:   New Flyer Industries Inc., Glenn Asham, Chief, Financial
               Officer, Tel: (204) 224-1251
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4336.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      16:10 Pacific
    EVENT:     ONCOTHYREON INC. TO PRESENT AT INVEST NORTHWEST CEO AND
               INVESTOR FORUM
    CITY:      SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
    LOCATION:  Washington
    CONTACT:   Investor and Media Relations Contact: Julie Rathbun, Rathbun
               Communications, (206) 769-9219
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/12/c3137.html

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