CNW Daybook for Wednesday, March 5, 2008



    TORONTO, March 4 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      March 1 - March 9
    EVENT:     ROBOFOLLIES, THREE IMAX. FILMS, SIX INTERACTIVE
               ENVIRONMENTS... SPRING BREAK WILL BE A BLAST!
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Science Centre
    CONTACT:   Catherine Giroux, Media Relations Co-ordinator, Old Port of
               Montréal Corporation, (514) 283-8085
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/01/c7694.html

    DATE:      March 3 - March 9
    EVENT:     THE ELECTRIUM, HYDRO-QUEBEC'S ELECTRICITY INTERPRETATION
               CENTRE, IS OFFERING A SPECIAL PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES FOR THE
               MARCH BREAK
    CITY:      SAINTE-JULIE
    LOCATION:  Exit 128 off Highway 30
    CONTACT:   Guyane Perron, Press Officer, Hydro-Québec - Media and
               Emergency Communication Team, (514) 289-6699
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c5608.html

    DATE:      March 5 - March 6
    EVENT:     LEADING INTERNATIONAL SECURITY EXPERTS EXAMINE CURRENT AND
               FUTURE RISKS TO THE CANADIAN AVIATION INDUSTRY AT CASC 2008
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel
    CONTACT:   Michael Sznajdruk, High Road Communications, (613) 688-1189;
               Norm Kirkpatrick, Conference Director, Canadian Aviation
               Security Conference, (905) 952-0778
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/29/c4935.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE OF THE ETHICS COUNCIL OF THE ALCOHOLIC
               BEVERAGE INDUSTRY IN QUEBEC - RELEASE OF THE 2007 ANNUAL
               REPORT OF THE ETHICS COUNCIL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Montreal, 1255 Jeanne-Mance, Main level (6),
               Salon Eté des Indiens
    CONTACT:   Sarah-Emilie Bouchard, HKDP Communications and public affairs,
               (514) 395-0375, ext. 229, Mobile: (514) 250-7595
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/03/c8005.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      March 4 - March 5
    EVENT:     POLICY CONSENSUS FORUM ON OBESITY AND THE IMPACT OF MARKETING
               ON CHILDREN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent Street
    NOTES:     Panel members, key subject matter experts and other
               spokespeople will be available to the media from 10:45 a.m. to
               11:30 a.m. on March 5th.
    CONTACT:   Aurélie Walsh, Blueprint Public Relations, (613) 237-7400
               Ext. 23, cell (613) 797-4259
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7052.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     URBAN EXPERT TO SPEAK ON TORONTO'S "AGENDA FOR PROSPERITY"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Trinity Ballroom, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre
    CONTACT:   Toronto District Council Coordinator, at (647) 258-0017
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/03/c7978.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     INFORMATION PICKET PROTESTING THE SALE OF TORONTO HYDRO
               TELECOM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  14 Carlton Street
    CONTACT:   Pauline Niles, President, CUPE Local One, (416) 968-2549
               ext.23; Pat Daley, CUPE Communications, (416) 616-6142
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/04/c8626.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ASSOCIATION DES ENSEIGNANTES ET DES ENSEIGNANTS FRANCO-
               ONTARIENS - RELEASE OF FINDINGS FROM A LARGE-SCALE SURVEY ON
               THE QUALITY OF WORKLIFE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  La Nouvelle Scène, 333 King Edward Avenue - Parking nearby
    CONTACT:   Marie-Elisabeth Brunet, Communications Officer, (613)
               244-2336, (613) 850-6410
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7174.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     RAISING CAPITAL ON THE TSX AND AIM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Broadcast Centre, Gallery, 130 King Street West, (street
               level)
    CONTACT:   TSX, Steve Kee, Director, Corporate Communications, TSX Group
               Inc., Toronto, (416) 947-4682, Cell (416) 358-3714, Toll Free
               1-888-873-8392; RBC Capital Markets, Jackie Braden, Manager,
               Media Relations, Tel (416) 974-2124; Ogilvy Renault LLP, Peter
               Zvanitajs, Senior Advisor, Media Relations, Tel (416)
               216-1871, Cell (416) 553-5789; Deloitte & Touche LLP, Fabrice
               de Dongo, Media Relations Manager, Tel (416) 874-3249
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/03/c7816.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     NEWS CONFERENCE - IBC ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN TO HELP CONSUMERS
               BECOME MORE INSURANCE SAVVY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Westin Harbour Castle, Queen's Quay Room, 1 Harbour Square
    CONTACT:   To confirm your attendance, or to pre-book a telephone
               interview: Ellen Woodger at (416) 483-2358; or James
               Geuzebroek at (416) 362-2031 x 4364
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/03/c7866.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:30
    EVENT:     PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - SICKKIDS AND CELEBRITY CHEF MASSIMO CAPRA
               PROVIDE FAMILIES WITH HEALTHY MEAL IDEAS FOR NUTRITION MONTH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Garden Terrace, Main Floor, Atrium, near the Cafeteria, The
               Hospital for Sick Children, 170 Elizabeth Street entrance
    CONTACT:   Lisa Lipkin, Public Affairs, The Hospital for Sick Children,
               Tel: (416) 813-6380
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/03/c8158.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     CORNWALL PUBLIC INQUIRY PHASE 2 WORKSHOP SERIES: WORKSHOP TO
               EXAMINE ISSUE OF ONTARIO OMBUDSMAN FOR SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL
               VIOLENCE
    CITY:      CORNWALL
    LOCATION:  Best Western Parkway Inn, 1515 promenade Vincent Massey
    NOTES:     The workshop is open to all but to ensure there is adequate
               space and refreshments, those interested in attending are
               asked to contact Lori Loseth by phone at (613) 938-7102 or
               by e-mail at lori.loseth@ontario.ca
    CONTACT:   Joan Weinman, (613) 294-5679
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/03/c8105.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    DATE:      March 5 - March 8
    EVENT:     FCM NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETS
    CITY:      BRANDON
    LOCATION:  Victoria Inn, 3550 Victoria Ave.
    CONTACT:   or to arrange interviews: Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/04/c8589.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF FINANCE ADDRESSES THE VANCOUVER BOARD OF TRADE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Park Ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, 791 Georgia
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Finance, (613) 996-7861; David Gamble, Media Relations,
               Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/04/c8679.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     VIDEO NEWS RELEASE B-ROLL FROM INSURANCE BUREAU OF CANADA -
               IBC ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN TO HELP CONSUMERS BECOME MORE INSURANCE
               SAVVY
    CO-ORDS:   Playout from DOME Tx1 to the Toronto Teleport and uplink to
               ANIK F2C 7B PEGAD has been granted on Dome Transmit 1
    CONTACT:   Ellen Woodger, (416) 483-2358, James Geuzebroek, (416)
               362-2031 x 4364
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/03/c8195.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:15 - 09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LOBLAW COMPANIES LIMITED PARTICIPATES IN THE CIBC WORLD
               MARKETS 11TH ANNUAL RETAIL CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://conferences.cibcwm.com/retail2008/
    CONTACT:   Inge van den Berg, Vice President, Investor Relations, Tel.
               (905) 459-2500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/04/c8271.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANAM GROUP INC. - WEBCAST OF CONFERENCE CALL WITH FINANCIAL
               ANALYSTS AND THE MEDIA
    INTERNET:  www.canamgroup.ws
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-542-4262
    CONTACT:   Jasmin Gosselin, Vice President, Communications, Canam Group
               Inc., (450) 641-4000
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3558.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PIZZA PIZZA ROYALTY INCOME FUND CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 642-5212 or 1-866-321-6651
    CONTACT:   Curtis Feltner, Chief Financial Officer, Pizza Pizza Limited,
               Telephone: (416) 967-1010; Christine D'Sylva, Investor
               Relations, Pizza Pizza Limited, Telephone: (416) 967-1010
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9320.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SAXON FINANCIAL HOSTS ANALYST/SHAREHOLDER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.saxonfinancial.ca/Q4
    PHONE NO.: (416) 695-7806, 1-888-789-9572
    CONTACT:   Mel Gabel, Chief Financial Officer, 416-227-1617
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2188.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AETERNA ZENTARIS INC. DISCUSSES ITS FOURTH QUARTER AND
               FULL-YEAR 2007 FINANCIAL AND OPERATING RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.aezsinc.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3425, (514) 807-8791 or 1-800-595-8550
    CONTACT:   Jenene Thomas, Senior Director, Investor Relations & Corporate
               Communications, (908) 626-5509; Paul Burroughs, Media
               Relations, (418) 652-8525 ext. 406
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7363.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     AECON YEAR-END 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6682 or 1-800-354-6885
    CONTACT:   Mitch Patten, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Aecon Group
               Inc., (416) 297-2615
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7221.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MI DEVELOPMENTS INC. CONFERENCE CALL FOR FOURTH QUARTER AND
               YEAR-END 2007 RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.midevelopments.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-5774, (416) 644-3421
    CONTACT:   For teleconferencing questions, please call Angie Palmer at
               (905) 726-7508
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c4289.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NEWALTA FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END 2007 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.newalta.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3431 or 1-800-814-4861
    CONTACT:   Anne M. MacMicken, Director, Investor Relations, (403)
               806-7019, www.newalta.com
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7357.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TIM HORTONS INC. PRESENTS AT THE CIBC WORLD MARKETS 11TH
               ANNUAL RETAIL CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.timhortons.com
    CONTACT:   INVESTORS: Scott Bonikowsky: (905) 339-6186; MEDIA: Rachel
               Douglas: (905) 339-6277
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/27/c6024.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     KILLAM PROPERTIES INC. ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END
               2007 RESULTS AND CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.killamproperties.com/ or http://www.newswire.ca/
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417, 1-800-732-9303
    NOTES:     To register for the conference please RSVP to Investor
               Relations at 902-442-0388 or by email to
               dnoseworthy@killamproperties.com
    CONTACT:   Dale Noseworthy, Director, Investor and External Relations,
               Killam Properties Inc., (902) 442-0388
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/31/c5893.html

    TIME:      14:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     PURE INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE TRUST - CONFERENCE CALL REVIEWING
               FINANCIAL RESULTS AND CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS
    PHONE NO.: Vancouver                  (604) 899-1159
               Calgary or International   (403) 232-6311
               Edmonton                   (780) 424-5694
               Toronto                    (416) 883-0139
               Ottawa                     (613) 212-4230
               Montreal                   (514) 395-2055
               or Toll Free at            1-888-458-1598
               Conference ID #          610685
    CONTACT:   Darren Latoski, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Greig,
               Director of Investor Relations, Pure Industrial Real Estate
               Trust (PIRET), (604) 681-5959 or (888) 681-5959
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/29/c7487.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     Q9 NETWORKS - FIRST QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS
               ANNOUNCEMENT, CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST EVENT
    INTERNET:  www.Q9.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Kevin Spikes, (416) 848-3311
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/06/c6378.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     POINTS INTERNATIONAL REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER AND FISCAL YEAR
               2007 RESULTS
    INTERNET: https://www.points.com/static/corporate/investor_overview.html
    PHONE NO.: (800) 218-0204, (303) 262-2131
    CONTACT:   Anthony Lam, CA, CFO, Points International Ltd., (416)
               596-6382; Alex Wellins or Brinlea Johnson, The Blueshirt
               Group, (415) 217-7722
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c3852.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      March 3 - March 6
    EVENT:     XENOS FEATURES SOLUTIONS AT AIIM INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION &
               CONFERENCE 2008
    CITY:      BOSTON
    LOCATION:  Xenos Booth 2565 - Boston Convention & Exposition Center
    CONTACT:   Editorial Contact: Graham Barker, Xenos Group Inc., (905)
               763-5103; Investor Relations, Contact: Cory Pala, Xenos Group
               Inc., (416) 657-2400
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/22/c4986.html

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