CNW Group Daybook for Thursday, April 26, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



    TORONTO, April 25 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      April 25 - 29
    EVENT:     9TH EDITION OF THE BLUE METROPOLIS MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL
               LITERARY FESTIVAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Centre-Ville Hotel
    CONTACT:   Media relations: Christopher DiRaddo, (514) 842-5087, mobile:
               (514) 806-5087
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c4828.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/02/c8890.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     INAUGURATION CEREMONY FOR THE NSERC/BIOSYNTECH INDUSTRIAL
               RESEARCH CHAIR IN HYBRID BIOMATERIALS FOR INNOVATIVE
               REGENERATIVE TECHNOLOGIES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  J.-Armand-Bombardier Amphitheatre (located next to the main
               building), Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, 2500 chemin de
               Polytechnique, Université de Montréal campus  (parking at
               J.-Armand-Bombardier Building)
    CONTACT:   Chantal Cantin, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal,
               (514) 340-4711, ext. 4970, Cell.: (514) 916-2399
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/April2007/24/c8851.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ALCAN INC. - 105TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre Mont-Royal, 2200 Mansfield Street
    CONTACT:   Patricia Keuroglian, (514) 848-8151
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/April2007/23/c8165.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     OPTION CONSOMMATEURS AND THE INSURANCE BUREAU OF CANADA
               LAUNCH THE FIRST GUIDE SIMPLIFYING HOME AND AUTOMOBILE
               INSURANCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  3626, rue de la Montagne (Corner of de la Montagne and Docteur
               Penfield)
    CONTACT:   Michel Léveillé, Optimum Public Relations, (514) 755-0166
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/24/c8721.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES GERALD
               TREMBLAY, MAYOR OF MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, 900 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, Board of Trade
               of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext.4015
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9081.html

    TIME:      14:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 2007 RESULTS OF THE QUIT TO WIN! CHALLENGE
               AND 5/30 HEALTH CHALLENGE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hall of the Institut de tourisme et d'hôtellerie du Québec,
               3535 St-Denis Street
    CONTACT:   André Beaulieu Communication, (514) 393-3444
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c8964.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     CENTRAIDE ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF ITS AWARDS TO COMMUNITY
               AGENCIES, CORPORATIONS AND VOLUNTEERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Marché Bonsecours, Ballroom, 350 St. Paul Street East
    CONTACT:   Annick Gagnon, Public Relations Coordinator (514) 288-1261,
               ext. 242, Cell phone: (514) 705-7350
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/24/c8385.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      Please see URL below for details
    EVENT:     RACING AGAINST DRUGS COMES TO NIAGARA
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Optimist Recreation Park Hall, 4751 Dorchester Road at
               Morrison Street
    CONTACT:   Constable Allen A. Rodgers, Royal Canadian Mounted Police,
               (905) 961-0174; Sgt. Michele PARADIS, RCMP Corporate
               Communications & Media Relations, (416) 952-4619 office, (416)
               715-2375 pager, (416) 992-4409 mobile
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/18/c6407.html

    TIME:      Please see URL below for details
    EVENT:     CHILD HEALTH SUMMIT MEETING
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Hall A-B,  Ottawa Congress Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   Steve Wharry, Media Relations, Canadian Medical Association,
               (613) 298-4669; Olivia Craft, Public Relations Coordinator,
               Canadian Paediatric Society, (613) 850-4868; Jayne Johnston,
               Communications Manager, The College of Family Physicians of
               Canada, (905) 629-0900 ext.303
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/24/c8601.html

    TIME:      Please see URL below for details
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS THE CONTENTS OF THE MONETARY
               POLICY REPORT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Press Theatre, National Press Building, 150 Wellington Street
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/fgov/fr/releases/archive/April2007/23/c8116.html

    TIME:      Please see URL below for details
    EVENT:     CANADA'S NEW GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES ITS REGULATORY FRAMEWORK
               FOR INDUSTRIAL AIR EMISSIONS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Downtown Toronto
    CONTACT:   Eric Richer, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of the
               Environment, (819) 997-1441; Media Relations, Environment
               Canada, (819) 934-8008, 1-888-908-8008
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9261.html

    TIME:      April 16 - April 30
    EVENT:     PEARLS OF WISDOM ART SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  System 4 Gallery
    CONTACT:   Clint Ross, Donohue Mansfield, P: (416) 591-1606
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/16/c5499.html

    TIME:      April 25 - 26
    EVENT:     RAILWAY ASSOCIATION OF CANADA HOLDS CONFERENCE ON ETHANOL
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Novotel Mississauga
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Roger Cameron, Railway Association of Canada,
               (613) 564-8097
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/24/c8627.html

    TIME:      07:00 - 09:00
    EVENT:     INTERIS CONSULTING TAKES THE MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION MESSAGE
               TO THE STREET FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Campaign stations will be set up at various intersections,
               please see URL below for details
    CONTACT:   Carmelina Calarco, Public Relations, Interis Consulting, (613)
               237-9331
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9110.html

    TIME:      07:45 to 08:30
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER TONY CLEMENT SPEAKS AT A SUMMIT CO-HOSTED BY
               THE LUNG ASSOCIATION OF CANADA AND THE PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY OF
               CANADA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Mariott Hotel, Victoria Ballroom, 2nd Floor, 100 Kent
               Street
    CONTACT:   Media Inquiries: Erik Waddell, Office of the Minister of
               Health, (613) 957-0200; Alain Desroches, Public Health Agency
               of Canada, (613) 948-7970
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9234.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     BIOFINANCE 2007 - PREMIER LIFE SCIENCE INVESTOR FORUM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre Hotel, 525 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Joanna Longo, Vice President, The Equicom Group, (416) 815-
               0700 ext. 233; Michael Stinson, Executive Director, BioFinance
               Canada, 1-866-342-4933
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/11/c3817.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTER KATHLEEN WYNNE ADDRESSES THE CELEBRATING
               LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ontario Institute for Studies, Auditorium, 252 Bloor Street
               West
    CONTACT:   Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747; Patricia
               MacNeil, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2676
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9232.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH PROMOTION MINISTER MAKES FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FOR
               AMATEUR SPORT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sport Alliance of Ontario, 1185 Eglinton Avenue East, 7th
               Floor
    CONTACT:   Adam Grachnik, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8497; Julie
               Rosenberg, Communications Branch, (416) 326-4833
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9143.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CELESTICA ANNUAL SHAREHOLDERS MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Vanity Fair Ballroom of the Le Royal Meridien King Edward
               Hotel, 37 King Street East
    CONTACT:   Laurie Flanagan, Celestica Global Communications, (416)
               448-2200;  Donna Singh, Celestica Investor Relations, (416)
               448-2211
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9228.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES MAKES ANNOUNCEMENT
               ON CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN DURHAM REGION
    CITY:      OSHAWA
    LOCATION:  Grandview Children's Centre, 600 Townline Road South
    CONTACT:   Tricia Edgar, Minister's Office, (416) 212-7161, (416) 571-
               7247 (Cell); Anne Machowski-Smith, Ministry of Children and
               Youth Services, (416) 325-5156
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9353.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     SEARS CANADA INC. - ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sears Canada headquarters building, 222 Jarvis Street
    CONTACT:   Vincent Power, Sears Canada Inc., (416) 941-4422
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/29/c8115.html

    TIME:      10:15
    EVENT:     MINISTERS SPEAK TO EMPLOYERS ABOUT EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ontario Science Centre, Telus Conference Room, 770 Don Mills
               Road
    CONTACT:   Michelle Despault, Education Minister's Office, (416)
               212-3747; Patricia MacNeil, Education Communications Branch,
               (416) 325-2676; Sheamus Murphy, Training, Colleges and
               Universities, Minister's Office, (416) 325-7215; Tanya
               Blazina, Training, Colleges and Universities, Communications
               Branch, (416) 325-2746
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9237.html

    TIME:      10:20
    EVENT:     WSIB REMEMBERS VICTIMS OF WORKPLACE TRAGEDY ON NATIONAL DAY
               OF MOURNING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Simcoe Park, 200 Front Street West (in between Simcoe Place
               and CBC building)
    CONTACT:   Christine Arnott, (416) 344-4202
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9153.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     MAYOR DAVID MILLER AND COUNCILLOR PAULA FLETCHER TALK ABOUT
               THE UPCOMING CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION FORUM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nathan Phillips Square (near "The Archer")
    CONTACT:   Lawson Oates, Director, Toronto Environment Office, (416) 392-
               9744; Stuart Green, Deputy Director of Communications, Office
               of the Mayor, (416) 338-7119; Cindy Bromley, Communications
               Manager, (416) 392-4993
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9315.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     DIANE KALINA, CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF PHARMACEUTICAL
               DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION PRESENTS AT BIOFINANCE 2007
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre
    CONTACT:   Diane Kalina, President, (905) 829-9770 ext 223; Patricia
               Griffin, Executive Vice President, (416) 698-0011
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/20/c7577.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     BRIEF PRESENTATION ON CANADA'S TWO-ARM ROBOT DEXTRE
    CITY:      BRAMPTON
    LOCATION:  MDA, 9445 Airport Road
    CONTACT:   Julie Simard, Media Relations, CSA, (450) 926-4370;  Lynne
               Vanin, MDA Public Affairs,  (905) 790-4466
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c8662.html

    TIME:      10:45
    EVENT:     FAMILY AND CHILD LAWYER JEFFERY WILSON SPEAKS ON THE PROPOSED
               BILL 165: PROVINCIAL ADVOCATE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH ACT, 2007
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Committee Room 228, Main Legislative Building, Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   N/A
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c8856.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CANCER CARE ONTARIO PRESENTS HUMAN TOUCH AWARDS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metropolitan Hotel, 108 Chestnut Street, Room: Toronto A & B
    CONTACT:   Fiona Taylor,  (416) 971-9800 ext. 3336
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9093.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     10TH ANNUAL INVENTION CONVENTION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Please see URL below for details
    CONTACT:   George James, (416) 440-5124 (w) or (416) 402-3783 (c)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9054.html

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     ECONOMIST STEPHEN POLOZ DELIVERS GLOBAL EXPORT FORECAST AND
               ONTARIO OUTLOOK
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Board of Trade, Downtown Centre, 1 First Canadian
               Place, Adelaide Street Entrance
    CONTACT:   Phil Taylor, Public Affairs, (613) 291-1276
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/20/c7340.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     NEW RBC BRANCH OPENS IN ORILLIA
    CITY:      ORILLIA
    LOCATION:  Westridge RBC Royal Bank Branch, 3205 Monarch Drive
    CONTACT:   Dano Spooner, RBC Financial Group, (416) 974-0347
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/24/c8519.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTER SPEAKS TO TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Road
    CONTACT:   Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747; Patricia
               MacNeil, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2676
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9232.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     MAYOR DAVID MILLER VISITS TRILLIUM GIFT OF LIFE NETWORK'S
               PROVINCIAL RE

SOURCE CENTER CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Trillium Gift of Life Network, 522 University Avenue, Suite 900 CONTACT: Kari Cuss, Trillium Gift of Life Network, (p) (416) 619-2300, (m) (416) 526-0564 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9198.html TIME: 12:15 - 13:30 EVENT: OSC CHAIR DAVID WILSON ADDRESSES STRONG INVESTOR PROTECTION AND EFFECTIVE COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: The National Club, 303 Bay Street CONTACT: Wendy Dey, Director, Communications & Public Affairs, (416) 593-8120 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/23/c8194.html TIME: 16:30 EVENT: CML HEALTHCARE INCOME FUND ANNUAL MEETING CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: TSX Gallery, 130 King Street West CONTACT: Bruce Wigle, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 ext 228, (416) 815-0080 fax; Tom S. Weber, CA, Chief Financial Officer, CML Healthcare Inc., (905) 565-0043, (905) 565-1776 fax URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/19/c6581.html TIME: 17:30 - 20:00 EVENT: CORPORATE TEAMS CLIMB THE CN TOWER FOR WWF-CANADA CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: CN Tower, 301 Front Street West CONTACT: Tara Wood, Manager, Public Relations, WWF-Canada, Tel: (416) 484-7710, Cell: (416) 254-6677 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/24/c8552.html TIME: 18:00 EVENT: TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY HONOURS JUNE CALLWOOD CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street CONTACT: Tina Srebotnjak, (416) 393-7098 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c8560.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/12/c4065.html TIME: 18:00 EVENT: OPENING OF SHERIDAN INSTITUTE'S NEW CENTRE FOR ANIMATION CITY: OAKVILLE LOCATION: Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Trafalgar Campus, Sheridan Animation Centre, 1430 Trafalgar Road CONTACT: John Perenack, (416) 238-2576 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c8709.html TIME: 18:30 EVENT: MINISTER OF HEALTH PROMOTION HONOURS TOP ATHLETES OF 2006 AT THE ONTARIO SPORT AWARDS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: GRANITE CLUB, 2350 Bayview Avenue CONTACT: Adam Grachnik, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8497; Julie Rosenberg, Communications Branch, (416) 326-4833 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9144.html TIME: 19:00 EVENT: ATOM EGOYAN INTERVIEWS MICHAEL ONDAATJE CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: MacMillan Theatre, University of Toronto, 80 Queens Park Circle CONTACT: Suzanne Rappaport or Sandra D'Ambrosio, Edelman Public Relations, (416) 979-1120; OR: Jeremy Cammy, Indigo Books & Music Inc., (416) 300-0799 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/24/c8407.html TIME: 19:30 EVENT: THE GEORGE BROWN SCHOOL OF FASHION STUDIES ANNUAL FASHION GALA CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Casa Loma Castle, 1 Austin Terrace CONTACT: Paul Zanettos, George Brown College, (416) 415-5000 ext. 3428 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9152.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 12:15 EVENT: AUTHOR ANDREA MANDEL-CAMPBELL TO DISCUSS POOR PERFORMANCE OF CANADIAN BUSINESSES IN INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AT FRASER INSTITUTE LUNCHEON CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: The Calgary Chamber of Commerce, 100 6th Avenue SW CONTACT: Raeann Co, Media Relations Co-ordinator, The Fraser Institute, Tel. (604) 688-0221 ext. 568 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c8774.html TIME: 13:30 EVENT: COUNTER-MEETING IN CALGARY PREPARES CITIZENS TO OPPOSE BULK WATER EXPORTS CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Azul Room - Hotel Arts - 119 -12th Avenue SW CONTACT: Meera Karunananthan, Media Officer, Council of Canadians, (613) 233-4487 ext. 234, cell: (613) 795-8685 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9039.html TIME: 15:30 EVENT: PROGRESS ENERGY TRUST'S ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF UNITHOLDERS CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Calgary Petroleum Club CONTACT: Mr. Michael Culbert, President & Chief Executive Officer, Phone: (403) 539-1820; Mr. Greg Kist, Vice President, Investor Relations & Marketing, Phone: (403) 539-1809 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/16/c5550.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> TIME: 12:00 - 13:00 EVENT: THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE SCOTIABANK GROUP CHARITY CHALLENGE CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Robson Square CONTACT: Clifton Cunningham, Race Director, Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k, (778) 786-3116, cell: (604) 839-7889; Kim Struthers, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (778) 327-5451, cell: (778) 668-2995 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c8924.html TIME: 17:00 - 19:00 EVENT: LAW SOCIETY PUBLIC FORUM TO ADDRESS DISABILITY ISSUES CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Law Society building, 845 Cambie Street CONTACT: Melissa McConchie, Communications Officer, Office: (604) 443-5708 or 1-800-903-5300 toll-free in BC URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/24/c8705.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: Please see URL below for details EVENT: PRESS CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS THE CONTENTS OF THE MONETARY POLICY REPORT PHONE NO.: 1 888 265-0464 and refer to reservation number 6252876 CONTACT: Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/fgov/fr/releases/archive/April2007/23/c8116.html TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: QLT INC. INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS Q1 2007 RESULTS INTERNET: www.qltinc.com PHONE NO.: 1-800-525-6384 (North America) or 780-409-1668 (International) CONTACT: Therese Hayes, Tamara Hicks, Telephone: (604) 707-7000 or 1-800-663-5486 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/23/c7839.html TIME: 09:30 Eastern EVENT: SUNCOR ENERGY HOLDS Q1 FINANCIAL RESULTS TELECONFERENCE INTERNET: www.suncor.com/webcasts PHONE NO.: 1-866-226-1793, (416) 641-6113. CONTACT: Media inquiries: Brad Bellows, (403) 269-8717; Investor inquiries: John Rogers, (403) 269-8670 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/20/c7778.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: ROUTE1 CONFERENCE CALL FOR 2006 YEAR-END FINANCIAL RESULTS PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3420 CONTACT: Joanne Wald, Tel: (416) 814-2615; Amir Nayeri, Tel: (416) 962-3300 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/19/c7258.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: PRISZM INCOME FUND Q1 CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID(equal sign)1800260 PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-6941 toll free or 416-644-3417 CONTACT: Analysts and Investors: Trish Moran, (416) 739-2906; Media: Wilcox Group, (416) 203-6666 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/19/c7024.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: ALCAN INC. - 105TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS INTERNET: www.alcan.com and http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=42994&s=1 &k=C0F739E8600F8FE4798424D0F41BA23B CONTACT: Patricia Keuroglian, (514) 848-8151 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/April2007/23/c8165.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: CUSTOM DIRECT FIRST QUARTER 2007 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.cdifund.com PHONE NO.: 1-800-762-7141 CONTACT: Brian D. Briggs, (866) 712-7096 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/25/c9158.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/18/c6389.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: WESTERN OIL SANDS FIRST QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.westernoilsands.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-732-6179 CONTACT: Dorreen Miller, Director, Investor Relations and Communications, (403) 233-1757 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/19/c7199.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/24/c5975.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: MAPLE LEAF FOODS' 2007 ANNUAL MEETING AND FIRST QUARTER RESULTS INTERNET: http://events.startcast.com/events/91/B0018 CONTACT: Jeanette Jones, Director of Communications at (416) 926-2013 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/17/c6124.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2007/17/c6122.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: NORBORD CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.norbord.com and www.newswire.ca PHONE NO.: 1-888-203-1112. 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