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



    TORONTO, March 30 /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 Atlantic
    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>

    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
    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:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS TO HOLD 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:      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 and Boulevard Maisonneuve
    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/March2007/29/8175.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
    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 TO MAKE
               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:     DEMONSTRATIONS ARE TAKING PLACE IN TWO ONTARIO CITIES WHERE
               SWC OFFICES ARE SLATED TO CLOSE
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  55 Bay Street North
               (outside the federal government building)
    CONTACT:   Hamilton demo: 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 WILL BE JOINED BY MPP FOR
               KITCHENER CENTRE JOHN MILLOY TO 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 TO TIP 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
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION DONNA CANSFIELD AND PETERBOROUGH
               MPP JEFF LEAL WILL 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:      11:30
    EVENT:     DEMONSTRATIONS ARE TAKING PLACE IN TWO ONTARIO CITIES WHERE
               SWC OFFICES ARE SLATED TO CLOSE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  4900 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Toronto demo: 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:      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/March2007/28/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/March2007/30/c8082.html

    TIME:      12:30
    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 WILL HOST A TALENT COMPETITION CALLED FRANCOSTAR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen Elizabeth Building
               Exhibition Place
    CONTACT:   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: 13:30 EVENT: MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION MAKES IMPORTANT SCHOOL BUS SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT CITY: BELLEVILLE LOCATION: Susanna Moodie Senior Elementary School 376 Avonlough Road RR 2 CONTACT: Jamie Rilett, Minister's Office, (416) 327-9134; Bob Nichols, Communications Branch, (416) 327-1158 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8442.html TIME: 15:00 EVENT: HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR JAMAICA TO MEET WITH LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Lieutenant Governor's Suite Room 131 Legislative Building Queen's Park CONTACT: Sandra Black, (416) 314-5755 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, (416) 397-7393 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8075.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>MANITOBA</B> TIME: 10:00 EVENT: IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT RELATED TO A HEALTH INVESTMENT FOR MANITOBA CITY: WINNIPEG LOCATION: Cancer Care Manitoba 675 McDermot Avenue CONTACT: Erik Waddell, Office of the Federal Minister of Health, (613) 957-0200 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/fgov/fr/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8412.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 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 TO HOLD NEWS CONFERENCE DETAILING HOW BC AMBULANCE SERVICE IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION IN PRINCE GEORGE CITY: PRINCE GEORGE LOCATION: Coast Inn of the North 770 Brunswick Street CONTACT: B.J. Chute, cell (604) 218-6169 or (604) 273-5722 or Bill Tieleman, West Star Communications, (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: 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 North America or (617) 213-8068 CONTACT: Robert A. Gannicott, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, (416) 362-2237 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/15/c3248.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8430.html TIME: 10:00 Pacific EVENT: WESTERN FOREST PRODUCTS INC. TELECONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3423 or 1-800-591-7539 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 REPORTS 2006 YEAR-END AND FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS INTERNET: www.teranet.ca PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417 or 1-800-732-9307 CONTACT: Bonnie Foster, Vice President Corporate Communications, (416) 643-1095 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8415.html 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 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.: (416) 644-3414 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 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 HOLDING 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: 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 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 - 14:20 Eastern 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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