CNW Group Daybook for Friday, March 30, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



    TORONTO, March 29 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     DESJARDINS CAPITAL REGIONAL ET COOPERATIF ANNUAL GENERAL
               MEETING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès de Montréal (Montreal Convention Centre)
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Audet, Vice-President, Strategic Planning and
               Communications, Desjardins Venture Capital, 514-281-7799;
               Danièle Routhier, Manager, Public Affairs Desjardins Venture
               Capital, 514-281-2211
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/06/c5162.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF THE FILM MEETING OF NATIONS, A JOINT PROJECT OF
               THE ATLANTIC POLICY CONGRESS OF FIRST NATIONS CHIEFS AND
               INDIAN AND NORTHERN AFFAIRS CANADA
    CITY:      POINT-A-LA-CROIX
    LOCATION:  Cross Point Hall, 40 rue Lasalle
    CONTACT:   John Paul, Executive Director, Atlantic Policy Congress of
               First Nation Chiefs, 1-877-667-4007, (902) 830-5023; INAC
               Media Relations Line, (819) 953-1160
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8275.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      March 29 - 30
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS HOLDS YOUTH ELECTIONS FORUM
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Minto Suite Hotel, Salons A and B, 185 Lyon Street North
    CONTACT:   Bryan Hendry, A/Director of Communications, (613) 241-6789
               ext. 229, Cell: (613) 293-6106; Nancy Pine,Communications
               Advisor, National Chief's Office, (613) 241-6789 ext. 243,
               Cell: (613) 298-6382
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7597.html

    TIME:      08:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF THE "PROFESSIONALISM IN NURSING" HEALTHY WORK
               ENVIRONMENT BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINE AT THE NURSING
               LEADERSHIP NETWORK OF ONTARIO'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Westin Prince Hotel, 900 York Mills Road, Toronto
    CONTACT:   Jill-Marie Burke, Media Relations Coordinator, Registered
               Nurses' Association of Ontario, Phone: (416) 408-5606, Cell:
               (647) 504-4008, Toll-free: 1-800-268-7199 ext.250
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7635.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     LAWRENCE PAYOUT RATIO TRUST SPECIAL MEETING OF UNITHOLDERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  McCarthy Tétrault LLP, 47th Floor, Toronto Dominion Bank Tower
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations, Catherine Stretch, (416) 362-6283
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8146.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     CODE BLUE FOR CHILD CARE - GATHERING TO PROTEST $1 BILLION
               FEDERAL FUNDING CUT TO CHILD CARE
    CITY:      OTTAWA/GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Portage Bridge (linking Wellington Street in Ottawa with
               Boulevard Maisonneuve in Gatineau)
    CONTACT:   Morna Ballantyne, Code Blue coordinator, (613) 791-3411 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8231.html

    TIME:      09:15
    EVENT:     HEALTH PROMOTION MINISTER PARTICIPATES IN FIRST EVER
               ABORIGINAL YOUTH TOBACCO SUMMIT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Four Points Sheraton, Windsor Ballroom, 6257 Airport Road
    CONTACT:   Adam Grachnik, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8497; Julie
               Rosenberg, Communications Branch, (416) 326-4833
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8175.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH AND LONG-TERM CARE MINISTER GEORGE SMITHERMAN MAKES AN
               IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT THE NEW BRAMPTON CIVIC HOSPITAL
    CITY:      BRAMPTON
    LOCATION:  New Brampton Civic Hospital, Ambulatory Emergency Department
               Entrance, 2100 Bovaird Drive (northeast corner of Bovaird
               Drive and Bramalea Road - enter at Gate 2 on Bramalea Road)
    CONTACT:   David Spencer, Minister's Office, (416) 327-4320
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8265.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR FRANCOPHONE AFFAIRS MAKES IMPORTANT
               FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Collège catholique Samuel-Genest, 704 Carson Road
    CONTACT:   Marc Despatie, Minister's Office, (416) 433-8584
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8250.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN GROUPS CALL FOR URGENT RE-THINK OF CURRENT CANADA-
               U.S. POLICY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch room, Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Meera Karunananthan Media Officer, (613) 233-4487 ext. 234,
               cell : (613) 795-8685
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7693.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     DEMONSTRATION WHERE SWC OFFICES ARE SLATED TO CLOSE
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  55 Bay Street North (outside the federal government building)
    CONTACT:   Lorraine Diaper, PSAC regional representative, (416) 559-8709
               (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8177.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     GRAND CHIEF DENISE STONEFISH RESPONDS TO MINISTER PRENTICE'S
               REFUSAL TO APOLOGIZE FOR THE INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SYSTEM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Chiefs of Ontario office, 111 Peter St. Suite 804
    CONTACT:   Adriana Poulette, Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians,
               Senior Policy Analyst and Government Relations Advisor, (519)
               318-2305
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8315.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF LABOUR STEVE PETERS AND MPP FOR KITCHENER CENTRE
               JOHN MILLOY ANNOUNCE INCREASES TO ONTARIO'S MINIMUM WAGE
    CITY:      KITCHENER
    LOCATION:  The Working Centre, 58 Queen Street South
    CONTACT:   Susan McConnell, Minister's Office, (416) 326-7710; Belinda
               Sutton, Ministry of Labour, (416) 326-7405
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/goer/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8037.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     HOOPDOME BASKETBALL FACILITY OPENS - GLEN GRUNWALD TIPS OFF
               THE FIRST GAME
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  75 Carl Hall Road, Downsview Park
    CONTACT:   Lesley Robinson, Redbrick Communications, (416) 729-1145
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7160.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 14:00
    EVENT:     DEMONSTRATION WHERE SWC OFFICES ARE SLATED TO CLOSE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  4900 Yonge Street at Shepherd
    CONTACT:   Angela Fairweather, PSAC regional representative,
               (416) 485-3558, ext. 225 or (416) 931-6155 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8177.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION DONNA CANSFIELD AND PETERBOROUGH
               MPP JEFF LEAL MAKE AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT BENEFITING
               ONTARIO'S RURAL AND NORTHERN COMMUNITIES
    CITY:      HAVELOCK
    LOCATION:  Council Chamber, Havelock-Belmont-Methuen Township Office, 1
               Ottawa Street East (Highway 7)
    CONTACT:   Jamie Rilett, (416) 327-1158
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8220.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 21:30
    EVENT:     THE SPRING COTTAGE LIFE SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  International Centre, 6900 Airport Road (at Derry Road)
    CONTACT:   Stacie Smith, (416) 910-8112
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7039.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CAW LEADERSHIP MEETING ABOUT THE LOSS OF MANUFACTURING JOBS
               IN THE KITCHENER-WATERLOO, CAMBRIDGE, GUELPH, STRATFORD AREA
    CITY:      KITCHENER
    LOCATION:  CAW Local 1451 hall, 600 Wabanaki Drive
    CONTACT:   Shannon Devine, 416-302-1699
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8082.html

    TIME:      12:30 (award presentations at 13:15)
    EVENT:     TORONTO PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS' ASSOCIATION HONOUR
               TORONTO FIRE FIGHTERS FOR THEIR OFF-DUTY RESCUES AT THE
               ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL RECOGNITION LUNCHEON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre, Grand Ballroom West, 123 Queen St. W.
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: Kevin Ashfield, Toronto Professional Fire
               Fighters' Association, IAFF Local 3888, (cell) (416)
               605-3889; Captain Michael Strapko, Toronto Fire Services
               Media Line, (416) 338-0763
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7592.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     FRANCOEXPO, A NEW CONSUMER TRADE SHOW/CULTURAL EXPO -
               FRANCOSTAR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Syvlain Cossette: Productions Phaneuf,
               Marilou Hainault - (450) 651-1030 x 242; Konflit Dramatik:
               Christian Pellietier - (705) 222-1774; Audrey de Montigny:
               Productions DEM, Jean de Montigny - (514) 953-8920;
               Marie-Chantal Toupin: Jacques Terrault - (450) 657-9701;
               Kimber Management Inc: Gail: (416) 949-7886; Joseph Civitella,
               (416) 426-9638, (514) 388-4246,(613) 850-9306
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/13/c7466.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/09/c6553.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 16:00
    EVENT:     CENTRE FOR EDUCATION & TRAINING OPENS FIRST OF ITS KIND,
               ONE-STOP RE

SOURCE SITE FOR NEWCOMERS & JOB-SEEKERS HELPING PEEL'S GROWING NEWCOMER POPULATION CITY: BRAMPTON LOCATION: 263 Queen St. East, Unit 14 CONTACT: Robert Olson, Director, Communications, Centre for Education & Training: (905) 949-0049 x2288, (416) 708-2948 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/22/c5141.html TIME: 15:00 EVENT: HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR JAMAICA MEETS WITH LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Lieutenant Governor's Suite, Room 131, Legislative Building, Queen's Park CONTACT: Sandra Black, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, (416) 314-5755; May Nazar, Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs, (416) 212-4417 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8038.html TIME: 19:00 EVENT: HEAR FROM SOME OF ONTARIO'S MOST ACCLAIMED AUTHORS WHOSE WORK HAS BEEN INSPIRED AND INFORMED BY ARCHIVAL RECORDS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Atrium, City of Toronto Archives, 255 Spadina Rd. CONTACT: Karen Teeple, Manager, Archival Services, Corporate Records and Archives, City Clerk's Office, (416) 397-7393; Paul Sharkey, Exhibit and Outreach Technician, Corporate Records and Archives, (416) 392-0558 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8075.html TIME: 20:00 EVENT: FRANCOEXPO, A NEW CONSUMER TRADE SHOW/CULTURAL EXPO - AUDREY DE MONTIGNY (CD LAUNCH PARTY) CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Exhibition Place CONTACT: Media Contacts: Syvlain Cossette: Productions Phaneuf, Marilou Hainault - (450) 651-1030 x 242; Konflit Dramatik: Christian Pellietier - (705) 222-1774; Audrey de Montigny: Productions DEM, Jean de Montigny - (514) 953-8920; Marie-Chantal Toupin: Jacques Terrault - (450) 657-9701; Kimber Management Inc: Joseph: (613) 850-9306, (416) 426-9638; Gail: (416) 949-7886 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/09/c6553.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B> TIME: 19:00 EVENT: 4TH ANNUAL JUNO CUP CITY: PRINCE ALBERT LOCATION: Art Hauser Centre CONTACT: Sara McLaren, Holmes Creative Communications, (416) 628-5606 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/21/c2503.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> DATE: March 29 - 30 EVENT: INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY: DR. ROSS CHANG, EMERGING ALLERGY TRENDS CITY: VANCOUVER CONTACT: Elizabeth Goldenshtein, Ryan Lockhart, (416) 969-2717, (416) 969-2749 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/20/c4288.html TIME: 10:00 EVENT: AMBULANCE PARAMEDICS OF BC HOLD NEWS CONFERENCE DETAILING HOW BC AMBULANCE SERVICE IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION CITY: PRINCE GEORGE LOCATION: Coast Inn of the North, 770 Brunswick Street CONTACT: B.J. Chute at cell (604) 218-6169 or (604) 273-5722 or Bill Tieleman, West Star Communications at (604) 844-7827 or cell (778) 896-0964 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8168.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: MEGA BRANDS INC. REPORTS ITS FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR PHONE NO.: 1 (800) 732-0232, access code 21222125 # CONTACT: Alex Radmanovich, (514) 333-3339 ext. 745 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8352.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/12/c9500.html TIME: 09:00 Eastern EVENT: RAILPOWER'S FISCAL 2006 YEAR END FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-6179 or 416-644-3416 CONTACT: Jose Mathieu, Chief Executive Officer, Railpower Technologies Corp., Tel: 450-678-5277 ext.501, Toll Free: 1-866-678-5277; Eric Bouchard or Arianna Vanin, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc., Tel: 514-844-7997 or 416-815-0700 ext. 266 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/16/c3237.html TIME: 09:00 Eastern EVENT: ABER DIAMOND CORPORATION HOLDS A CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST TO REVIEW FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END RESULTS INTERNET: www.aber.ca PHONE NO.: 1-866-770-7146 or (617) 213-8068, Passcode 55163183 CONTACT: Robert A. Gannicott, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, (416) 362-2237 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/15/c3248.html TIME: 10:00 Pacific EVENT: WESTERN FOREST PRODUCTS INC. TELECONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: 1-800-591-7539 in Canada and the U.S. (toll free) PHONE NO.: 416-644-3423 CONTACT: Reynold Hert, President & CEO, (250) 715-2207; Paul Ireland, CFO, (250) 715-2209 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c7913.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: TERANET INCOME FUND 2006 HOSTS ANNUAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.teranet.ca PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417, 1-800-732-9307 CONTACT: Bonnie Foster, Vice President Corporate Communications, (416) 643-1095 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/16/c3122.html TIME: 10:30 Eastern EVENT: SIR ROYALTY INCOME FUND HOSTS A CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS THE FUND'S 2006 FINANCIAL RESULTS INTERNET: www.newswire.ca or www.sircorp.com CONTACT: Jeff Good, Chief Financial Officer, SIR Corp., Tel: (905) 681-2997; Peter Fowler, President & CEO, SIR Corp., Tel: (905) 681-2997; Bruce Wigle, Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 815-0700 ext. 228 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8335.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/22/c5689.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: CE FRANKLIN LTD. FIRST QUARTER 2007 RESULTS AND DISCUSSION INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1775620 PHONE NO.: 1-416-644-3414 in Toronto or 1-800-733-7571 CONTACT: Investor Relations, (800) 345-2858, (403) 531-5604 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/19/c4161.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: LIVINGSTON INTERNATIONAL INCOME FUND Q4 2006 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.livingstonintl.com PHONE NO.: 1-877-888-4605 or (416) 695-9706, confirmation number T642554L CONTACT: Dawneen MacKenzie, vice-president, public affairs, 1-800-387-7582 ext. 3109 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7757.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: TORONTO TAX EXPERTS HOLD CONFERENCE CALL ON FEDERAL BUDGET'S IMPACT ON CROSS-BORDER TRANSACTIONS AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CANADIAN INCOME TRUSTS AND REITS PHONE NO.: 416-849-7354 or 1-866-370-1119 CONTACT: to arrange an interview, Cathy Riches, Marketing Generalist, Aird & Berlis LLP, (416) 865-7789 ext. 4527 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8151.html TIME: 14:00 Eastern EVENT: NOTICE OF MEDISYS' 2006 FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: 416-644-3420 or 1-800-588-4942, REFERENCE NUMBER: 21224457 CONTACT: Stuart M. Elman, President & Chief Financial Officer, Medisys Health Group, Phone: (514) 499-2778 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/23/c6134.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>USA</B> TIME: 08:30 EVENT: BMO CAPITAL MARKETS HOSTS GLOBAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE ON OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN THE FERTILIZER SECTOR CITY: NEW YORK LOCATION: Westin New York Hotel, Times Square CONTACT: Kim Hanson, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Patrick O'Herlihy, Chicago, (312) 293-8905; Lucie Gosselin, Montreal, (514) 877-1101; Laurie Grant, Vancouver, (604) 665-7596 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7517.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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