CNW Group Daybook for Friday, March 02, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



    TORONTO, March 2 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>ACROSS CANADA</B>

    DATE:      March 2
    EVENT:     NATIONAL ENGINEERING WEEK 2007
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  See URL for details
    CONTACT:   Marc Bourgeois, Director, Communications, Canadian Council
               of Professional Engineers, (613) 232-2474, ext. 238
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/23/c3840.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     DIVERSITE CULTURELLE ET TRANSCULTURE OU VICEVERSA -
               QU'EST-CE QUE LA TRANSCULTURE AUJOURD'HUI?
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Concordia University's Henry F. Hall Building
               1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. West
               Room H-765
    CONTACT:   Lamberto Tassinari, Former Director of ViceVersa Magazine,
               (514) 932-8385; Daniel Salée, Director of Concordia/UQAM Chair
               in Ethnic Studies (Concordia chapter), (514) 848-2424
               ext. 2578
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/February2007/22/c3361.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MISSION STS-118 - UNVEILING OF THE WINNING PATCH
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  McGill University
               Lorne Trottier Building
               Mezzannine
               3630 University Street
    CONTACT:   Media Relations, CSA: Julie Simard, (450) 926-4370; Media
               Relations, McGill University: Allison J. Flynn, (514) 398-7698
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/fgov/fr/releases/archive/March2007/02/c6226.html

    TIME:      10:45
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADA - ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS -
               PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Imperial Centre
               Sandra & Leo Kolber
               Salle Lucie et André Chagnon
               1430 Bleury Street
    CONTACT:   Manon Stébenne, Senior Manager, Médias an Public Relations,
               (514) 284-4500, extension 8232
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/27/c3420.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      March 2
    EVENT:     FCM NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETS IN LONDON, ONT.
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Hilton Hotel London
               300 King Street
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395; Robert Ross, (613) 292-5403
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c5089.html

    DATE:      March 2
    EVENT:     CANADIAN RED CROSS - AFRICA SERIES ON PARLIAMENT HILL
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  See URL
    CONTACT:   To arrange interviews or obtain images or b-roll footage
               from the Campaign against Malaria, Canadian Red Cross media
               line, (613) 740-1994
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/27/c5068.html

    TIME:      06:50
    EVENT:     FCM BOARD MEMBERS MEET THE WOMEN OF THE CANADIAN NATIONAL
               ROWING TEAM
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  199 Wonderland Road
               South of Oxford Ave
               By the Guy Lombardo Bridge and museum
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395, Robert Ross (613) 292-5403
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/01/c5680.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     SPECIAL FORUM TO RELEASE NEW HOUSING PLAN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto City Hall
               100 Queen Street West
               Committee Room # 1
               Second floor
    CONTACT:   Michael Shapcott, Wellesley Institute, (416) 972-1010, x 231,
               cell: (416) 605-8316
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/01/c5916.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT AND PRESS CONFERENCE: CANADIAN FILM ABOUT IRIS
               CHANG AND THE RAPE OF NANKING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Spoke Club
               600 King St. West
               4th floor
    CONTACT:   Flora Chong, ALPHA, (416) 567-2210, florachong</B>rogers.com;
               Andrea Hazard, Real to Reel Productions, (416) 763-0001
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c4842.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     COMRIF INTAKE THREE REGIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      PEMBROKE
    LOCATION:  County of Renfrew municipal offices
               9 International Drive
    CONTACT:   Erik Waddell, Office of the Honourable Tony Clement,
               (613) 957-0200; Kelly Synnott, Office of the Honourable Leona
               Dombrowsky, (416) 326-6439
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/01/c5840.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      March 2
    EVENT:     2ND ANNUAL ALBERTA BC COMMUNICATIONS FORUM
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  See URL
    CONTACT:   SummersDirect Conference and Events, 1-866-869-7969
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2007/17/c6376.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2006/19/c8434.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     THE MINISTER OF INDIAN AFFAIRS AND NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT WILL
               BE SPEAKING AT THE ARCTIC
               GAS SYMPOSIUM
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Telus Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Deirdra McCracken, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable
               Jim Prentice, (819) 997-0002
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/02/c6142.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      March 2
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER VALUATION SUMMIT
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Wesin Bayshore Hotel & Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Dunn, Curve Communications Group, (604) 684-3170
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/01/c3236.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF ENERGY MINISTERS
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  Westin Bear Mountain
               1999 Country Club Way
    CONTACT:   Kathleen Olson, Acting Director of Communications, Office of
               the Minister, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa,
               (613) 996-2007; Jake Jacobs, Public Affairs Officer, British
               Columbia Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources,
               (250) 952-0628, (250) 213-6934 (cell); Media Relations,
               Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, (613) 992-4447
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/02/c5918.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ROYAL BANK OF CANADA'S ANNUAL MEETING OF COMMON SHAREHOLDERS
    INTERNET:  www.rbc.com/investorrelations/conference.html
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Beja Rodeck, Director, Media Relations,
               (416) 974-5506, toll-free 1-888-880-2173; Investor contacts:
               Marcia Moffat, Head, Investor Relations, (416) 955-7803;
               Dave Mun, Senior Manager, Investor Relations, (416) 955-7808
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/08/c6321.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NORTHGATE MINERALS CORPORATION LIVE CONFERENCE CALL AND
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.northgateminerals.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Ms. Keren R. Yun, Manager, Investor Relations, (416) 216-2781
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/01/c6200.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/07/c5606.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AMTELECOM INCOME FUND WILL HOLD A CONFERENCE CALL TO PRESENT
               AND DISCUSS ITS QUARTERLY RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6105, or 1-866-542-4236
    CONTACT:   Michael J. Andrews, President and Chief Executive Officer,
               Amtelecom Communications Inc., (519) 773-1237; David
               Bronicheski, Chief Financial Officer, Amtelecom Communications
               Inc., (519) 773-1282
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c5597.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     NAL OIL & GAS TRUST NAL OIL & GAS TRUST WILL HOLD A
               CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1725680
    PHONE NO.: (403) 398-9531, or 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Gord Currie, Manager, Investor Relations, Telephone:
               (403) 294-3620, Toll Free: (888) 223-8792, Fax: (403) 515-3407
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c3181.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/21/c3041.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MTI GLOBAL INC. FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END FISCAL 2006
               RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1754720
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9303, or (416) 644-3414
    CONTACT:   Joanne Kearney, Fleishman-Hillard Canada, (416) 214-0701
               ext. 280
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/27/c4800.html

    TIME:      13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ROYAL BANK OF CANADA FIRST QUARTER 2007 RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.rbc.com/investorrelations/conference.html
    PHONE NO.: (416) 340-2216, or 1-866-898-9626
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Beja Rodeck, Director, Media Relations,
               (416) 974-5506, toll-free 1-888-880-2173; Investor contacts:
               Marcia Moffat, Head, Investor Relations, (416) 955-7803; Dave
               Mun, Senior Manager, Investor Relations, (416) 955-7808
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/08/c6321.html

    TIME:      14:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF ENERGY MINISTERS
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-596-5277
    CONTACT:   Kathleen Olson, Acting Director of Communications, Office of
               the Minister, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa,
               (613) 996-2007; Jake Jacobs, Public Affairs Officer, British
               Columbia Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources,
               (250) 952-0628, (250) 213-6934 (cell); Media Relations,
               Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, (613) 992-4447
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/01/c5918.html
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