CNW Daybook for Wednesday, March 26, 2008



    TORONTO, March 25 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     VIA RAIL HONOURS CANADIAN FORCES AND NATIONAL DEFENCE
               EMPLOYEES
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Halifax VIA Station, 1161 Hollis Street
    CONTACT:   Sarah Moses, NATIONAL, (902) 425-1860; VIA contact: Martin
               Roy, Corporate Communications, (514) 887-6119; Minister
               MacKay's Office: Jay Paxton, Press Secretary, Office of the
               Honorable Peter MacKay, (613) 992-9210
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/24/c6367.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUNDING FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA TO
               MULTINA INC.
    CITY:      SAINT-NICEPHORE
    LOCATION:  Multina Inc., 2255 Highway 139
    CONTACT:   Marie-Claude Lemire, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 283-2199; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press
               Secretary, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/25/c6383.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     VIA RAIL HONOURS CANADIAN FORCES AND NATIONAL DEFENCE
               EMPLOYEES
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Gare du Palais, 450, rue de la Gare-du-Palais
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Patry, NATIONAL Public Relations, (418) 648-1233,
               ext. 226, Cell (418) 955-7980; VIA contact: Malcolm Andrews,
               Corporate Communications, (514) 946-4160; Minister Cannon's
               office: Catherine Loubier, Director of Communications,
               Office of the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and
               Communities, Ottawa, (613) 991-0700
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/24/c6354.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES GILLES
               DUCEPPE, LEADER, BLOC QUEBECOIS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le Centre Sheraton, 1201 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, Board of Trade
               of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/25/c6771.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     JACQUES GOURDE ANNOUNCES FUNDING TO THE FIRM CALDWELL BIO
               FERMENTATION CANADA INC.
    CITY:      SAINTE-EDWIDGE-DE-CLIFTON
    LOCATION:  Caldwell Bio Fermentation Canada Inc., 582 Cournoyer Rd.
    CONTACT:   Marie-Claude Lemire, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (514) 283-2199, Cell: (514) 895-6237;
               Jean-Philippe Payment, Press Secretary, Office of the
               Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic Development,
               (819) 953-5646, Cell: (613) 808-8309
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/March2008/25/c6396.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      06:00 - 09:00
    EVENT:     MAXWELL HOUSE BREWS SOME GOOD WITH FREE SUBWAY RIDES &
               COFFEE: CHANTAL KREVIAZUK BUSKS FOR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
               CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Eglinton Subway Station, North-West corner of Yonge Street &
               Eglinton Avenue
    CONTACT:   CNW BROADCAST, TORONTO, (416) 863-9350
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/25/c6761.html

    TIME:      07:00 - 09:00
    EVENT:     LWIC WORLD WATER DAY EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  CNIB Conference Hall, 1929 Bayview Ave., Toronto, ON, M4G 3E8
    CONTACT:   Media Manager, Living Water Canada, Phone (647) 202-3445
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/24/c6616.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     7TH ANNUAL TECH IN THE CITY AT GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  George Brown College, Casa Loma Campus, Main Entrance, 146
               Kendal Avenue (south of Davenport Rd. west of Spadina Ave.)
    CONTACT:   Alison Crocker, (416) 342-1802
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/25/c6572.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF ONTARIO ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, Ryerson
               University, 245 Church Street
    CONTACT:   Debbie Boukydis, Enbridge Gas Distribution, (416) 495-5682;
               Cindy Bromley, City of Toronto, (416) 392-4993; Media Desk,
               Ontario Power Authority, (416) 969-6307
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/20/c6108.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:      09:45
    EVENT:     YORK UNIVERSITY'S 49TH BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS,
               FEATURING 50 TO THE POWER OF 50 INTERACTIVE 'SPEED
               MENTORING' EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  CIBC Lobby, Accolade East Building, Keele campus, York
               University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto (near Keele and Steeles)
    CONTACT:   Keith Marnoch, Media Relations, York University,
               (416) 736-2100 ext. 22091
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/24/c6517.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE NORTH-SOUTH PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN HOLDS PRESS
               CONFERENCE TO OPPOSE RECENT INCARCERATIONS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Delta Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard West, Rosetti Room
    CONTACT:   Alana Kapell, Southern Coordinator, Office: (905) 944-7087,
               Cell: (416) 986-6772; Linda Nothing Chaplin, Northern
               Coordinator, Office: (807) 737-3466, Cell: (807) 737-0674,
               Linda.Nothing-Chaplin@northsouthpartnership.com
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/24/c6546.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:30
               16:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     GLENFIDDICH SINGLE MALT WHISKY SAMPLING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  LCBO store, First Canadian Place
    CONTACT:   Anne Cousineau, (905) 875-0606
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/18/c4754.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     BMO BANK OF MONTREAL CHEQUE PRESENTATION TO JOHN MCGIVNEY
               CHILDREN'S CENTRE
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  John McGivney Children's Centre, 3945 Matchette Road
    CONTACT:   Kasia Lech, BMO Financial Group, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/25/c6578.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     ALL MAJOR ONTARIO SENIORS' GROUPS MEET AT QUEEN'S PARK:
               HEALTH COALITION REGARDING MORATORIUM ON HOMECARE'S
               COMPETITIVE BIDDING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Committee Room 2,  Main Legislative Building, Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Ontario Health Coalition, (416) 441-2502
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/25/c6734.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     BEST HEALTH MAGAZINE LAUNCH PARTY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Muzik, Exhibition Place (Dufferin Gates), 15 Saskatchewan
               Road
    CONTACT:   Marilou Hamer, Reader's Digest Canada, (514) 940-7328; Scott
               MacDonald, MAVERICK Public Relations, (416) 640-5525 ext. 244
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/24/c6549.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 22:00
    EVENT:     BENEFIT EVENT IN SUPPORT OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Steamwhistle Brewery, John St. Roundhouse, 255 Bremner Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (416) 323-9521 ext.
               232, (647) 280-9521 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/24/c6261.html

    TIME:      20:00
    EVENT:     GLENFIDDICH "STRAIGHT UP" FREE PUB GIG, FEATURING THE FINLAY
               MACDONALD BAND
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Mill Street Brew Pub, 55 Mill Street, Building 63
    CONTACT:   Anne Cousineau, (905) 875-0606
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/18/c4754.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      13:00 - 16:30
               09:00 - 15:30
    EVENT:     SASKATCHEWAN WORKFORCE CONNEX - SELL OUT FORUM CONNECTS
               SASKATCHEWAN EMPLOYERS TO THE ABORIGINAL WORKFORCE
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  Delta Bessborough, 601 Spadina Crescent East
    CONTACT:   Peggy Berndt, Director, Communications and Marketing,
               Aboriginal Human Resource Council, (780) 720-1118
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/24/c6659.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     LOCAL LIBRARY WORKERS SPONSOR TOWN HALL MEETINGS
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  Fairfield Community Centre, 1335 Thurlow Street, the Garry Oak
               room
    CONTACT:   Ed Seedhouse, CUPE Local 410 President, (250) 588-9565;
               Justin Schmid, CUPE Representative, (250) 889-5709; Janet
               Szliske, CUPE Communications, (604) 454-7293
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/20/c6141.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      11:00 - 11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MAXWELL HOUSE - VIDEO B-ROLL VIA ON-DEMAND AND SATELLITE
    CO-ORDS:   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/March2008/25/c6761.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CYBERPLEX INC. FISCAL YEAR-END RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-892-3255
    CONTACT:   Susie Ibbotson, Media Relations, Cyberplex, (416) 260-4763,
               1-888-597-8889 ext. 4763
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/20/c5942.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     UTS ENERGY CORPORATION - YEAR-END RESULTS AND CORPORATE
               UPDATE WEBCAST AND CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?event
               ID=2196920
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-732-0232
    CONTACT:   Dr. William J.F. Roach, President and Chief Executive Officer
               or Wayne I. Bobye, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,
               Tel: (403) 538-7030
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/24/c5391.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     RAILPOWER TECHNOLOGIES CORP.'S FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END
               2007 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.railpower.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3421 or 1-800-595-8550
    CONTACT:   Kamila Wirpszo, Vice-President, General Counsel & Corporate
               Secretary, Railpower Technologies Corp., (450) 678-5277,
               ext. 518, Toll free: 1-866-678-5277
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5798.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     UTS ENERGY CORPORATION YEAR-END FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.uts.ca or
               http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?event
               ID=2196920
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-732-0232
    CONTACT:   Peter Block, NATIONAL Public Relations, (403) 531-0331
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5889.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BMO CEO BILL DOWNE SPEAKS AT NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL
               CANADIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.bmo.com/investorrelations
    CONTACT:   Media Enquiries: Ralph Marranca, Toronto, (416) 867-3996;
               Lucie Gosselin, Montreal, (514) 877-1101; Investor Relations
               Enquiries: Viki Lazaris, Toronto, (416) 867-6656; Steven
               Bonin, Toronto, (416) 867-5452
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/24/c6588.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CARDIOME PHARMA CORP. TELECONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
               DISCUSSING YEAR-END 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.cardiome.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6117 or (866) 299-6655
    CONTACT:   Peter K. Hofman, Senior Director, Investor Relations,
               (604) 676-6993 or Toll Free: 1-800-330-9928
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/24/c6570.html

    TIME:      09:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     GORDON M. NIXON SPEAKS AT NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL CANADIAN
               FINANCIAL SERVICES CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html
    CONTACT:   Beja Rodeck, Director, Media Relations, (416) 974-5506;
               Investor contact: Bill Anderson, Director, Investor Relations,
               (416) 955-7804
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5280.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SEMAFO INC. - CONFERENCE CALL REGARDING FINANCIAL RESULTS
               FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2007
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3420 or 1-800-731-5319
    CONTACT:   SEMAFO: Benoit La Salle, President & CEO, (514) 744-4408;
               Renmark: Maurice Dagenais and Eric St-Pierre, (514) 939-3989
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/20/c6138.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BOYD GROUP INCOME FUND 2007 YEAR END RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.boydgroup.com
    CONTACT:   Terry Smith, CEO, Tel: (204) 895-1244 (ext. 222); Bruce
               Wigle, Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 815-0700, or toll free
               1-800-385-5451 (ext. 228)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/19/c5598.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONNORS BROS. INCOME FUND HOLDS YEAR END RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.connors.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 1-800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   Kent McNeil, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
               Officer, (858) 715-4076
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/05/c9194.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AGF MANAGEMENT LIMITED FIRST QUARTER 2008 RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.agf.com or
               http://webcast.streamlogics.com/audience/index.asp?event
               id=78485
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-825-9691
    CONTACT:   Greg Henderson, CA, Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial
               Officer, (416) 865-4156
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/17/c4222.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TD BANK CEO PRESENTS AT NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.td.com/investor
    CONTACT:   Tim Thompson, Investor Relations, (416) 308-9030;
               Simon Townsend, Corporate Communications, (416) 944-7161
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/20/c6151.html

    TIME:      13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ICRON TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION YEAR END 2007 EARNINGS WEBCAST
               AND CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?event
               ID=2207700
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3422 or (800) 594-3790
    CONTACT:   Robert Eisses, President & CEO, Icron Technologies Corp.,
               (604) 638-3924
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/20/c6249.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MADACY ENTERTAINMENT FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END CONFERENCE
               CALL NOTICE
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-5774
    CONTACT:   Madacy Entertainment Income Fund, Hillel Frankel, President
               (514) 341-5600 x333
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/24/c6472.html

    TIME:      14:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE LAURENTIAN BANK PRESENTS AT THE
               CANADIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES CONFERENCE OF NATIONAL BANK
               FINANCIAL
    INTERNET:  www.laurentianbank.ca, in the corporate section
    CONTACT:   Gladys Caron, Vice-president, Public Affairs, Communications
               and Investor Relations, Laurentian Bank, Office: (514)
               284-4500, extension 7511, Mobile: (514) 893-3963
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/20/c6093.html

    TIME:      18:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CV TECHNOLOGIES INC. - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?event
               ID=2199340
    CONTACT:   CV Technologies Inc., Warren Michaels, Vice President,
               Communications, (780) 577-3710
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/24/c6494.html

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