CNW Group Daybook for Monday, April 02, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



    TORONTO, April 2 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      06:50
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF CKAC SPORTS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  CKAC SPORTS studios
               800 rue de la Gauchetière Ouest
               Suite 1100
    CONTACT:   Annick Bélanger, CASACOM, (514) 286-2145, ext. 233,
               (514) 755-2050
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c6731.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     SOLDIERS, MEMBERS OF HEADQUARTERS AND SIGNALS SQUADRON (HQ &
               SIG SQN), WILL WELCOME MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES
    CITY:      TROIS-RIVIERES
    LOCATION:  Expo parking lot
               1740 Gilles-Villeneuve Avenue
    CONTACT:   Lieutenant Bayode Ajayi, Troop Commander at HQ & Sig Sqn,
               (418) 844-5000, extension 3400
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8348.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     SERVICE CANADA WILL ANNOUNCE FUNDING FOR A YOUTH EMPLOYMENT
               PROJECT IN THE LEVIS AREA
    CITY:      LEVIS
    LOCATION:  Institut de beauté Les Muses
               50 President Kennedy road
               Suite 122
    CONTACT:   Viau, Service Canada, Communications, (514) 982-2384, ext.
               2498; Media Relations Office, Service Canada, (819) 994-5559
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8904.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     L. YVES FORTIER, CHAIR OF OGILVY RENAULT AT THE PODIUM OF
               THE CANADIAN CLUB OF MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Saint-James Club of Montréal
               Grand salon
               1145 Union Street
    CONTACT:   Ginette Bergogne, Executive Director,
               Canadian Club of Montreal, (514) 398-0457
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8169.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     L. YVES FORTIER, PRESIDENT OF OGILVY RENAULT LLP WILL
               ADDRESS THE CANADIAN CLUB OF MONTREAL AND WILL MEET WITH THE
               PRESS AFTER HIS PRESENTATION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  In the Grand Salon of the St-James Club
               1145 Union street
    CONTACT:   Caroline Emond, Senior specialist, media relations,
               (514) 847-4723
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/March2007/30/c8562.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     THE ROYAL CANADIAN MINT IS INVITING THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO
               VISIT ITS SUSSEX DRIVE BOUTIQUE TO EXCHANGE THEIR COINS FOR
               THE NEW 25-CENT ICE HOCKEY CIRCULATION COIN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Boutique of the Royal Canadian Mint
               320 Sussex Drive
    CONTACT:   (613) 993-8990
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8661.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     COMMUNITY PANEL TO DISCUSS SOCIAL INCLUSION - BUILDING A
               "TORONTO FOR ALL"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto City Hall
               100 Queen St. W.
               Committee Room 1
    CONTACT:   Councillor Joe Mihevc, Chair Community Development and
               Recreation Committee, (416) 392-0208; Cheryl MacDonald, Social
               Development, Finance and Administration Division,
               (416) 397-4494
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8255.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BY SITTING BRITISH LABOUR MP AND FORMER HEALTH
               MINISTER, FRANK DOBSON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park Media Studio
    CONTACT:   Natalie Mehra, Ontario Health Coalition, (416) 230-6402;
               Stella Yeadon, CUPE  Communications, (416) 578-8774
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8604.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES MADELEINE MEILLEUR
               AND LONDON NORTH CENTRE MPP DEB MATTHEWS MAKE AN IMPORTANT
               ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT THE NEW ONTARIO CHILD BENEFIT
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  La Ribambelle Centre Préscolaire
               Academie de la Tamise
               345 Ridgewood Cr.
    CONTACT:   Marc Despatie, Minister's Office, (416) 325-5219; Paul Doig,
               Communications and Marketing Branch, (416) 325-5187
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/01/c8812.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     RELEASE OF SHOCKING NEW FOOTAGE OF ANIMAL CRUELTY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  University of Toronto Hart House
               South Dining Room
               2nd Floor West Wing
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Brown, Director, CCFA: (416) 920-4984, Cell:
               (416) 836-4859; Bruce Passmore, Farm Animal Welfare
               Coordinator, VHS: (604) 266-9744, Cell: (604) 603-5401
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8439.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/02/c8989.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE STRIKING WORKERS AT FIRSTONTARIO CREDIT UNION IN
               HAMILTON AND STONEY CREEK, ARE COMING TO QUEEN'S PARK TO
               JOIN HAMILTON EAST MPP ANDREA HORWATH IN DEMANDING ACTION
               FROM THE MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Media Studio
               Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Patty Clancy, (416) 703-8515, ext. 229
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8710.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     RETIRED GENERAL CALLS ON PETER MACKAY TO "LEAD THE CHARGE"
               AGAINST NATO'S NUKES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Room
               130S Center Block
               House of Commons
    CONTACT:   Steven Staples, Director, Rideau Institute on International
               Affairs, (613) 565-4994, Cell: (613) 290-2695
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8943.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     BLUE-ZONE TECHNOLOGIES, THE CHEO, SDTC AND THE HONOURABLE
               JOHN BAIRD WILL CELEBRATE THE INSTALLATION OF BLUE-ZONE'S
               PATENTED DELTA™ TECHNOLOGY IN ALL OF CHEO'S OPERATING
               ROOMS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Catheterization Laboratory
               Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
               401 Smyth Road
    CONTACT:   Pat Breton, Director, Communications, Sustainable Development
               Technology Canada, (613) 234-6313, x295
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/31/c9023.html

    TIME:      16:15
    EVENT:     CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES (CUPE) WILL HOLD AN
               INFORMATION PICKET TO PROTEST PLANNED CLOSING OF NIPISSING
               LAUNDRY
    CITY:      NORTH BAY
    LOCATION:  Nipissing Laundry
               1598 Main Street West
    CONTACT:   Audrey Dwinnell, President, CUPE 4384, (705) 494-4380;
               Colette Proctor, CUPE National Representative, (705) 474-9765;
               Henri Giroux, CUPE District Council President, (705) 494-9302;
               Robert Lamoureux, CUPE Communications, (416) 292-3999
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8397.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     COMMUNITY SPEAKING: SITTING BRITISH LABOUR MP AND FORMER
               HEALTH MINISTER, FRANK DOBSON, TALKS ABOUT COMPETITION AND
               PRIVATIZED HEALTH SYSTEM
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  St. Andrew's Place
               Activity Hall
               2nd Floor
               111 Larch Street
    CONTACT:   Natalie Mehra, Ontario Health Coalition, (416) 230-6402;
               Stella Yeadon, CUPE Communications, (416) 578-8774; Sid Ryan,
               President, CUPE Ontario, (416) 209-0066
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8592.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     THE ROYAL CANADIAN MINT TO LAUNCH 25-CENT ICE HOCKEY COIN TO
               COMMEMORATE THE VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER
               GAMES
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Royal Canadian Mint
               520 Lagimodière Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Christine Aquino, Senior Manager, Corporate Communications,
               Royal Canadian Mint, Tel: (613) 993-9999
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8655.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 11:30
    EVENT:     DONATION OF THERMAL IMAGING DEVICE AND RESCUE DEMONSTRATION
               BY THE WINNIPEG FIRE PARAMEDIC SERVICE
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Training Academy
               2546 McPhillips Street
    CONTACT:   Jayne Russell, The Co-operators, Cell: (519) 827-6862; City of
               Winnipeg Media Inquiry Line, (204) 986-6000
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8245.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      08:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     AIDS CALGARY AWARENESS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS OUTRIGHTS, A
               HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  The Westin Calgary Hotel
               320 4th Avenue S.W.
    CONTACT:   Chris Huestis, Communications Analyst, AIDS Calgary
               Awareness Association, (403) 508-2500 x 120
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/26/c4486.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     RELEASE OF SHOCKING NEW FOOTAGE OF ANIMAL CRUELTY
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  SFU Harbour Centre
               Room 2945
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Brown, Director, CCFA: (416) 920-4984, Cell:
               (416) 836-4859; Bruce Passmore, Farm Animal Welfare
               Coordinator, VHS: (604) 266-9744, Cell: (604) 603-5401
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8439.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/02/c8989.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR SENIORS OPENS IN CAMPBELL RIVER
    CITY:      CAMPBELL RIVER
    LOCATION:  1351 Ironwood Street
    CONTACT:   Laura Kohli, BC Housing, (604) 439-8583, (604) 805-4960
               (cell); Megan Shaw, CMHC, (604) 737-4032
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8903.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 17:30
    EVENT:     TRAILER PARK BOYS SIGN COPIES OF THEIR NEW BOOK
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Chapters Robson
               Robson & Howe
    CONTACT:   Charlene Hess, Marketing Manager Western Canada, Indigo Books
               & Music Inc., (604) 669-3020
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c6856.html
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    <B>NUNAVUT</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     CANADA'S NEW GOVERNMENT TO MAKE AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON
               NUNAVUT AIRPORTS
    CITY:      IQALUIT
    LOCATION:  Iqaluit International Airport
               Airport Manager's Office
               2nd Floor
               Air Terminal Building
    CONTACT:   Susan McLennan, Regional Director, Communications, Transport
               Canada, Winnipeg, MB, (204) 983-6315
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8807.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED</B>

    TIME:      10:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     VIDEO OF THE WRESTLEMANIA. 23 "HAIR VS. HAIR" MATCH
               BETWEEN BUSINESS ICON DONALD TRUMP AND WWE. CHAIRMAN VINCE
               MCMAHON
    CO-ORDS:   Gal 25/14C (formerly IA5)
               D/L Freq: 3980 H
               Sub-carriers: 6.2/6.8
               Trouble Number: 203 353 2925/2926
    CONTACT:   Dawn Dwyer (WWE), (416) 847-8348
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/01/c9092.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SEMAFO - CONFERENCE CALL NOTIFICATION - 2006 FINANCIAL
               RESULTS
    INTERNET:  N/A
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415; Tel. North America: 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Benoit La Salle, President & CEO, Tel: (514) 744-4408, Fax:
               (514) 744-2291
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8499.html

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     IMAGING DYNAMICS NOTICE: 2006 YEAR-END CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3422 or 1-800-594-3790
    CONTACT:   Swapan Kakumanu, Chief Financial Officer, 1-866-975-6737
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/30/c8613.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MEGA BRANDS INC. WILL REPORT ITS FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE
               FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-0232
    CONTACT:   Alex Radmanovich, (514) 333-3339 ext. 745
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8352.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CERTICOM CORPORATION HOSTS A CONFERENCE CALL AND LIVE
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.certicom.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3417 or 1-800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   Hervé Séguin, Chief Financial Officer, Certicom Corp.,
               (905) 501-3827; John Vincic, Executive Vice President,
               BarnesMcInerney Inc., Cell: (647) 402-6375, Office:
               (416) 367-5000 ext. 249
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/02/c9116.html
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