CNW Daybook for Tuesday, March 30, 2010

TORONTO, March 30 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    QUEBEC

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     PROTEST BY STUDENTS BELONGING TO THE FAÉCUM AND AGEEFEP TO
               DRAW ATTENTION TO THE FACT THAT THE LECTURERS' STRIKE HAS
               LASTED MORE THAN A MONTH NOW AND TO CALL FOR AN IMMEDIATE
               SETTLEMENT OF THE DISPUTE IN ORDER TO SAVE THE TERM FOR
               THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Roger-Gaudry Building (main building), 2900, boulevard
               Édouard-Montpetit
    CONTACT:   Alexandre Ducharme, press agent, FAÉCUM, (514) 497-2602;
               Claude Garon, AGEEFEP, (514) 343-6111, ext. 5127
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/29/c6183.html

    TIME:      13:20
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADA -  LAURENTIAN BANK'S PRESIDENT AND
               CEO RÉJEAN ROBITAILLE TO PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL BANK
               FINANCIAL'S CANADIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre Mont Royal, 2200 Mansfield Street
    NOTES:     During the course of his address, Mr. Robitaille will talk
               about the combination of the Bank's strength and agility
               with which it put its strategies into effect, and will also
               be reviewing Laurentian Bank's recent results. A link to the
               presentation and to the live webcast will be available on
               March 30 on the Laurentian Bank's website in the Investor
               Relations section at:
    http://www.laurentianbank.ca
    CONTACT:   Gladys Caron, Vice-President, Public Affairs, Communications
               and Investor Relations, (514) 284-4500, extension 7511
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/29/c5763.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     REACTION OF THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL TO
               THE 2010-2011 PROVINCIAL BUDGET
    CITY:      QUÉBEC
    LOCATION:  N/A
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, cellular:
               (514) 704-0668, when the lock-up is over.
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/29/c5981.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 19:30
    EVENT:     NOMINEES OF THE 30TH ANNUAL GENIE AWARDS TO BE HONOURED AT
               EVENTS ACROSS CANADA
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Café Fleury, Hôtel Hyatt Regency, 1255, rue Jeanne-Mance
    NOTES:     RSVP by email to judith.dubeau@ixioncommunications.com by
               Friday March 26
    CONTACT:   Judy Lung, Communications Manager, Academy of Canadian
               Cinema & Television, Ph: (416) 366-2227 ext. 238, E-mail:
               judy@academy.ca; Judith Dubeau, Ixion Communications, Ph:
               (514) 495-8176, E-mail:
               judith.dubeau@ixioncommunications.com
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/16/c2342.html

    TIME:      17:30 - 19:30
    EVENT:     NOMINEES OF THE 30TH ANNUAL GENIE AWARDS HONOURED AT EVENT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Café Fleury, Hôtel Hyatt Regency, 1255, rue Jeanne-Mance
    CONTACT:   Judy Lung, Communications Manager, Academy of Canadian
               Cinema & Television, Ph: (416) 366-2227 ext. 238; Judith
               Dubeau, Ixion Communications, Ph: (514) 495-8176
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/24/c4588.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     AUTOPOETIC IDEAS FESTIVAL - AN EVENING WITH DEEPAK CHOPRA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  La Place des Arts
    CONTACT:   Anne Thibeault-Berube, Founder of AIF, (902) 449-7856
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2010/15/c8540.html
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    ONTARIO

    TIME:      09:00 - 10:15
    EVENT:     ONTARIO ELECTRONIC STEWARDSHIP (OES) LAUNCHES NEXT PHASE OF
               ONTARIO ELECTRONICS RECYCLING PROGRAM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  City of Toronto Reuse Centre, 242 Cherry Street
               (intersection of Cherry and The Donway, S. of Lakeshore)
    NOTES:     Media registration: 9:00-9:20 a.m.
               Explanation of program details & unveiling of ads: 9:30-10
               a.m. Media Photo Ops and Interviews: 10 - 10:15 a.m.
    CONTACT:   On site Media Contact: Laura Modesto, Veritas
               Communications, Phone: O: (416) 955-4579, C: (416) 571-0140;
               Program Media Contact: Susan Logan, OES, Phone:
               O: (647) 777-3362, C: (416) 795-1089
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/26/c5493.html

    TIME:      09:10
    EVENT:     NAN LEADERSHIP TO GATHER FOR WINTER CHIEFS ASSEMBLY
    CITY:      THUNDER BAY
    LOCATION:  Airlane Travel Lodge, 698 West Arthur Street
    CONTACT:   Amy Harris, Media Relations Officer, Nishnawbe Aski Nation,
               Direct: (807) 625-4906, BB: (807) 252-2806
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/29/c6110.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 16:00
    EVENT:     SUGARBUSH MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL
    CITY:      VAUGHAN
    LOCATION:  Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Dr
    NOTES:     Kortright open daily
    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
    NOTES:     Bruce's Mill open Wednesday thru Sunday, March Break and
               Easter Monday
    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:      10:30 - 12:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA ONLY EVENT ANNOUNCING CANADIAN DISCOVERY IN LIGHT
               THERAPY FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT AND MOBILITY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hotel St. Germain - Chez Victor, 30 Mercer Street
    CONTACT:   Simon Hancock, Evangeline PR, (416) 320-7370
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/29/c5917.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDALIST, WORLD SILVER MEDALIST AND SIX TIME
               CANADIAN CHAMPION JOANNIE ROCHETTE, VISITS SEARS TORONTO
               EATON CENTRE STORE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sears Toronto Eaton Centre Store, Attitude Shop located on
               the 2nd Floor at Sears Yonge and Dundas, 290 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Eliana Cugini, Sears Canada, (416) 942-4426
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/29/c5880.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA BRIEFING: CANADA'S TOP AID AGENCIES IN HAITI COME
               TOGETHER TO SPEAK ABOUT THE WORK THAT'S BEEN DONE AND THE
               RECONSTRUCTION AHEAD
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Metro
               1 Room
    CONTACT:   Graeme Burk, (905) 565-4200 ext. 2251
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/26/c5389.html

    TIME:      17:15 - 18:30
    EVENT:     DIVERSECITY VOICES MEET AND GREET EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TRANE Studio, 964 Bathurst Street
    CONTACT:   RSVP to Tina Edan, Maytree, (416) 944-2627 x245
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/25/c5020.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     THE CAMPUS ZEN -WELLNESS SYMPOSIUM KEYNOTE WORKSHOP
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ryerson University
    CONTACT:   Yvette Murray, (416) 966-2626
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/02/c5864.html
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    WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CIBC PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER TO SPEAK AT
               NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL CANADIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.cibc.com
    CONTACT:   Jason Patchett, Director, Investor Relations, (416) 980-8691
               or Mary Lou Frazer, Senior Director, Investor and Financial
               Communications of Corporate Communications, (416) 980-4111
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/22/c3758.html

    TIME:      08:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     HARDWOODS DISTRIBUTION INCOME FUND 2009 FOURTH QUARTER AND
               YEAR-END RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-231-8191 or 647-427-7450 conference call number
               61033289
    CONTACT:   Rob Brown, Chief Financial Officer, Phone: (604) 607-3862,
               Fax: (604) 856-8889
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/25/c5095.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/22/c4004.html

    TIME:      08:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     POLARIS ANNOUNCES 2009 YEAR END RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=3001680
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-231-8191 or (647) 427-7450
    CONTACT:   Herb Wilson, President and CEO, Lisa Dea, Vice President,
               Finance and CFO, Polaris Minerals Corporation,
               Tel: (604) 915-5000
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/29/c6257.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     BMO CEO BILL DOWNE SPEAKS AT THE NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL
               CANADIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.bmo.com/investorrelations
    CONTACT:   Ralph Marranca, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Ronald Monet,
               Montreal,  (514) 877-1101; For Investor Relations Enquiries:
               Viki Lazaris, Toronto, (416) 867-6656; Steven Bonin,
               Toronto, (416) 867-5452
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/25/c5134.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     ENTERRA HOSTS A CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST TO DISCUSS THE
               TRUST'S 2009 RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.enterraenergy.com or
              http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2993980
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-231-8191 or (647) 427-7450 in Toronto
    CONTACT:   Blaine Boerchers, Chief Financial Officer, (403) 263-0262 or
               (877) 263-0262
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/29/c5636.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/29/c3217.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     WEBCAST BRIEFING ON KPMG'S 2010 COMPETITIVE ALTERNATIVES
               STUDY: A GUIDE
               TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COSTS
    INTERNET:
    http://webcast.streamlogics.com/audience/index.asp?eventid=52749269
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Julie Bannerjea, Head of Media Relations,
               KPMG, (416) 777-3243
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/16/c9584.html

    TIME:      09:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     GEORGE LEWIS SPEAKS AT NATIONAL BANK CANADIAN FINANCIAL
               SERVICES CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html
    CONTACT:   Investor contacts: James Colburn, Investor Relations,
               (416) 955-7808; Media contact: Matt Gierasimczuk, Media
               Relations, (416) 974-2124
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/24/c4287.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GAMMON GOLD TO DISCUSS ITS 2009 YEAR END FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2975940
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-231-8191 or (647) 427-7450
    CONTACT:   Scott Perry, Chief Financial Officer, Gammon Gold Inc.,
               (902) 468-0614; Anne Day, Director of Investor Relations,
               Gammon Gold Inc., (902) 468-0614
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2010/23/c3940.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/22/c3886.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     IDC 2009 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END FINANCIAL RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 647.427.7450 or 888.231.8191
    CONTACT:   Swapan Kakumanu, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial
               Officer, (866) 975-6737
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/25/c5146.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK'S GROUP HEAD, RISK AND TREASURY SPEAKS AT
               NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL'S CANADIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.scotiabank.com
    CONTACT:   Karen Heath, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-7238
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/29/c5937.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP CEO PRESENTS AT THE NATIONAL BANK
               FINANCIAL CANADIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.td.com/investor
    CONTACT:   Samson Yuen, Media Relations, TDBFG, (416) 308-8905; Tim
               Thompson, Investor Relations, TDBFG, (416) 308-9030
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/16/c9941.html

    TIME:      13:50 Eastern
    EVENT:     MANULIFE FINANCIAL PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER TO
               PRESENT AT THE NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL CANADIAN FINANCIAL
               SERVICES CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.manulife.com
    CONTACT:   Amir Gorgi, (416) 852-8311; David Paterson, (416) 852-8899;
               Laurie Lupton, (416) 852-7792
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/22/c4003.html

    TIME:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     SUN LIFE FINANCIAL CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, DEAN CONNOR
               SPEAKS AT 2010 NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL CANADIAN FINANCIAL
               SERVICES CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.sunlife.com/NBFConference
    CONTACT:   Media Relations Contact: Frank Switzer,
               Vice-President, Corporate Communications, Tel: (416)
               979-4086; Investor Relations Contact: Phil Malek,
               Vice-President, Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 979-4159
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/26/c5432.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     EXFO - SECOND-QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2010
    INTERNET:  www.EXFO.com/investors
    PHONE NO.: (416) 359-1270
    CONTACT:   Vance Oliver, Manager, Investor Relations, (418) 683-0913,
               Ext. 3733
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/08/c7861.html
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    INTERNATIONAL

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     RITCHIE BROS. CO-FOUNDER SELLS 220-FT LUXURY MEGAYACHT IN
               RITCHIE BROS. UNRESERVED AUCTION
    CITY:      GRAND CAYMAN
    LOCATION:  Ritz-Carlton Hotel
    CONTACT:   Kim Schulz, Manager, Corporate Communications, Ritchie Bros.
               Auctioneers, Mobile: (604) 788-5379; Or - Stephen Branch,
               Vice President, Ritchie Bros.
               Auctioneers, Mobile: (604) 377-2030; Or - Ellen Engelsbel,
               Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Mobile: (604) 790-6678
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/25/c4933.html

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