CNW Group Daybook for Thursday, March 01, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



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    <B>ACROSS CANADA</B>

    DATE:      March 1
    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>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     FOUR OF NOVA SCOTIA'S PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS WILL HOLD ONE
               FINAL FORUM OPEN TO ALL WORKERS TO DISCUSS THE IMPORTANCE OF
               WORKPLACE VIOLENCE LEGISLATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF
               ENVIRONMENT AND LABOUR'S DISCUSSION PAPER ON THE ISSUE
    CITY:      YARMOUTH
    LOCATION:  Nova Scotia Community College's Burridge Campus
               372 Pleasant Street
               Room C181
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: John McCracken, Communications Officer, CUPE
               NS: 222-8457; Shalon McLachlan, Communications Officer,
               NSGEU: 497-6761; Coleen Logan, Communications Officer, NSNU:
               430-6169; Angela Murray, Communications Officer, NSTU:
               497-0194
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/26/c4216.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:     SPECIAL CEREMONY FOR THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF CANADIAN
               CITIZENSHIP
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal City Hall
               275, Notre-Dame St. E.
    CONTACT:   Stéphane Malépart, Regional Communications Directorate
               Citizenship and Immigration Canada, (514) 283-4800
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c4903.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     60TH ANNIVERSARY OF CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Joseph-Lavergne Amphitheatre
               350, St-Joseph St. E.
    CONTACT:   Stéphane Malépart, Regional Communications
               Directorate,Citizenship and Immigration Canada, (514) 283-4800
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c4946.html

    TIME:      11:15
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR (IPY) 2007-2008
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Canadian Museum of Civilisation
               100 Laurier Street
               Cascade Room
    CONTACT:   Media Enquiries: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada,
               (819) 953-1160
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/February2007/27/c4996.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     MARK TEWKSBURY & ALAIN BONNAMIE HOST OPENING EVENT AT STUDIO
               BREATHE, MONTREAL'S NEWEST AND MOST INNOVATIVE FITNESS
               FACILITIES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Studio Breathe
               1313 Shearer
    CONTACT:   RSVP Media: Giselle Argentin, GA & Associates, (514) 933-2736
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/February2007/27/c4852.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     THE CHIEF OF THE ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS OF QUEBEC AND
               LABRADOR (AFNQL), MR. GHISLAIN PICARD, WILL BE ADDRESSING
               THE MEDIA TO PROVIDE DETAILS ON THE MOTIVES EXPLAINING WHY
               THE FIRST NATIONS MUST GET INVOLVED IN THE PROVINCIAL
               ELECTION CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      WENDAKE
    LOCATION:  Station de pompage Youville
               Old Montreal
               173, rue Place d'Youville
               Salle des moteurs
    CONTACT:   Alain Garon, Communication and Information Officer, AFNQL,
               (418) 842-5020, Cell.: (418) 956-5720
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c5262.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      March 1
    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 1
    EVENT:     ANNUAL SEMINAR OF THE CANADIAN NUCLEAR ASSOCIATION (CNA)
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Westin Ottawa
               11 Colonel By Drive
    CONTACT:   Claudia Lemieux, Director of communications and media
               relations, Canadian Nuclear Association, (613) 237-9082
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c5174.html

    DATE:      March 1
    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:      08:45
    EVENT:     FCM NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETS IN LONDON, ONT.
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Duke of Edinburgh Room
               Third Floor
               Hilton Hotel London
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395; Robert Ross, (613) 292-5403
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c5089.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     8TH ANNUAL GEORGE BROWN MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  George Brown College
               St. James Campus
               Centre for Financial Services Education
               290 Adelaide Street East
               Room 406
    CONTACT:   Paul Zanettos, George Brown College, (416) 415-5000 ext. 3428
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/22/c3541.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     BANK OF MONTREAL NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Concert Hall
               The Carlu
               444 Yonge Street
               7th Floor
    CONTACT:   Ralph Marranca, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Ronald Monet,
               Montreal, (514) 877-1101; Investor Relations: Viki Lazaris,
               Toronto, (416) 867-6656; Steven Bonin, Toronto,
               (416) 867-5452
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2007/26/c9774.html

    TIME:      10:15
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTER KATHLEEN WYNNE TO LAUNCH A NEW APPROACH
               TO CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Norseman Junior Middle School
               105 Norseman Street
    CONTACT:   Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c5475.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     LITERACY COALITION - DEMAND FOR THE IMMEDIATE RESTORATION OF
               $18 MILLION IN LITERACY PROGRAM FUNDING
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliament Buildings
               Room 130-S
               Charles Lynch
    CONTACT:   Apraham Niziblian, Public Relations, Literacy Coalition,
               Cell phone: (514) 912-3467; Media Department: Literacy
               Foundation, (514) 289-1178, extension 227
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/27/c4631.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO FC UNVEILS NEW COMMUNITY PARTNERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Air Canada Centre
               Events Level
               Platinum Club Restaurant
               40 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Rajani Kamath, MLSE Corporate Communications,
               (416) 815-5790
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c5249.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     US AMBASSADOR WILKINS EXAMINES THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS
               IN THE UNITED STATES-CANADA RELATIONSHIP
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel
               100 Front Street West
    CONTACT:   The Empire Club of Canada, (416) 364-2878; Nicholas
               Giacobbe, Public Affairs Officer, (416) 595-1721 (media only)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c5256.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT HOLDING PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON FUTURE OF
               HEALTH CARE
    CITY:      ORILLIA
    LOCATION:  The Hawk Ridge Golf and Country Club
               Ballroom
               1151 Hurlwood Lane
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: David Spencer, Minister's Office,
               (416) 327-4320; A.G. Klei, Ministry of Health and Long-Term
               Care, (416) 314-6197; Members of the general public:
               1-866-532-3161
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/27/c4432.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      March 1
    EVENT:     ALBERTA COMMUNICATIONS FORUM
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  See URL
    CONTACT:   SummersDirect Conference and Events at 1-866-869-7969
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2006/19/c8434.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2007/17/c6376.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     GOVERNMENT, LAW ENFORCEMENT AND BUSINESS COME TOGETHER TO
               FIGHT FRAUD
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Alice MacKay Room
               Vancouver Public Library
               Central Branch
               350 W. Georgia St.
    CONTACT:   Céline Sauvage, Senior Competition Law Officer, Competition
               Bureau of Canada - Pacific Region, Ph. (604) 666-5032
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c5572.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MARCH NETWORKS THIRD QUARTER FISCAL YEAR 2007 FINANCIAL
               RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1739100
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-6941 or 00 800 0000 2288
    CONTACT:   Anil Dilawri, Director, Investor and Public Relations, March
               Networks Corporation, (613) 591-8181
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/12/c6816.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PIZZA PIZZA ROYALTY INCOME FUND Q4 CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 642-5212 or 1-866-321-6651
    CONTACT:   Media: Daniel Vukovich, Chief Operating Officer, Pizza
               Pizza Limited, Telephone: (416) 967-1010;
               Investors: Curtis Feltner, Chief Financial Officer, Pizza
               Pizza Limited, Telephone: (416) 967-1010
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/13/c7151.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     BMO FINANCIAL GROUP ANNUAL MEETING
    INTERNET:  www.bmo.com/investorrelations
    PHONE NO.: 1-877-461-2814 or (416) 695-9745
    CONTACT:   Ralph Marranca, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Ronald Monet,
               Montreal, (514) 877-1101; Amy Yuhn, Chicago, (312) 461-2478;
               Investor Relations: Viki Lazaris, Toronto, (416) 867-6656;
               Steven Bonin, Toronto, (416) 867-5452; Krista White, Toronto,
               (416) 867-7019
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/21/c2893.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FIRST NATIONAL FINANCIAL INCOME FUND CONFERENCE CALL AND
               WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.firstnational.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3418 or 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Rob Inglis, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial
               Officer, First National Financial Income Fund, Tel:
               (416) 593-1100
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/01/c5715.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BORALEX - RELEASE OF THE 2006 FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.boralex.com
    PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791 or 1-800-731-5319
    CONTACT:   Ms. Patricia Lemaire, Director, Communications, Boralex
               Power Inc., (514) 985-1353, Mr. Jean-François Thibodeau,
               Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Boralex
               Power Inc., (514) 985-1348
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/21/c3089.html

    TIME:      10:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     CALFRAC WELL SERVICES LTD. CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.calfrac.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-1073 or (416) 644-3434
    CONTACT:   Calfrac Well Services Ltd., (403) 218-7491, Lorraine Graham
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c2686.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/22/c3507.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. TO HOLD CONFERENCE CALL ON PATENTS
               OPPORTUNITY
    INTERNET:  www.mosaid.com or www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-594-3790
    CONTACT:   Michael Salter, Director, Corporate Communications,
               (613) 599-9539 ext 1205; Colleen McGuire, Communications
               Specialist, (613) 599-9539 ext 1228
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/23/c3915.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FIRST NATIONAL FINANCIAL INCOME FUND TO HOLD FOURTH QUARTER
               2006 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.firstnational.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3418 or 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   Rob Inglis Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial
               Officer, First National Financial Income Fund,
               Tel: (416) 593-1100; Danna Broadworth, Account Executive,
               BarnesMcInerney Inc., Tel: (416) 367-5000 ext. 227, Email:
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/16/c9300.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CERTICOM TO HOLD THIRD QUARTER FISCAL 2007 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.certicom.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3420 or 1-800-732-0232
    CONTACT:   Investors and Financial Analysts: Hervé Séguin, Chief
               Financial Officer, Certicom Corp., (905) 501-3827; Media: John
               Callahan, Director, Public Relations & Marketing
               Communications, Certicom Corp., (703) 234-2357,
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/20/c2617.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GMP CAPITAL TRUST TO ANNOUNCE FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END
               RESULTS
    INTERNET:  gmpcapitaltrust.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   GMP Capital Trust, Investor Relations, 145 King Street West,
               Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 1J8, Tel: (416) 367-8600,
               Fax: (416) 941-0839
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/06/c4678.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/01/c5676.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     VERMILION ENERGY TRUST Q4/06 YEAR END RESULTS WEBCAST
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1704780
    CONTACT:   Paul Beique, Director Investor Relations, 2800, 400 - 4th
               Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2P 0J4, Phone: (403) 269-4884,
               Fax: (403) 264-6306, IR Toll Free: 1-866-895-8101
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/26/c2678.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CROMBIE REIT Q4 FISCAL 2006 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.crombiereit.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3424; 1-800-731-5774
    CONTACT:   Scott M. Ball, C.A., Chief Financial Officer and Secretary,
               Crombie REIT, (902) 755-8100
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/15/c8601.html   
http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c3735.html

    TIME:      12:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     TECHNICAL BRIEFING - CANADIAN LAUNCH OF INTERNATIONAL POLAR
               YEAR (IPY) 2007-2008
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-265-0464 Conference ID #1324454
    CONTACT:   Media Enquiries: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada,
               (819) 953-1160; Bill Rodgers, Director of Communications,
               Office of the Honourable Jim Prentice, (819) 997-0002; Mike
               Van Soelen, Director of Communications, Office of the Minister
               of the Environment, (819) 997-1441
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/27/c4996.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c5296.html

    TIME:      13:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TALISMAN ENERGY INC. YEAR END RESULTS WEBCAST
    INTERNET:
    http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=36925&s=1&k=8191922E41C0E5DB44C2AAA887DD44DE
    CONTACT:   David Mann, Senior Manager, Corporate & Investor
               Communications, (403) 237-1196, (403) 237-1210 (FAX); or
               Talisman Energy Inc., Christopher J. LeGallais, Senior
               Manager, Investor Relations, (403) 237-1957, (403) 237-1210
               (FAX)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/26/c2651.html

    TIME:      15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BMO FINANCIAL GROUP FIRST QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.bmo.com/investorrelations
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-789-0089 or (416) 695-9753
    CONTACT:   Ralph Marranca, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Ronald Monet,
               Montreal, (514) 877-1101; Amy Yuhn, Chicago, (312) 461-2478;
               Investor Relations: Viki Lazaris, Toronto, (416) 867-6656;
               Steven Bonin, Toronto, (416) 867-5452; Krista White, Toronto,
               (416) 867-7019
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/21/c2893.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TUNDRA SEMICONDUCTOR TO ANNOUNCE THIRD QUARTER FISCAL 2007
               FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1744160
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3425
    CONTACT:   North America: Keri Zeran, Tundra Semiconductor,
               (613) 697-6788, Europe: Rob Davies, Publitek,
               + 44 (0) 1225 470000, Asia: Jo Soo, Edelman, + 852-2837-4727
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/16/c9288.html
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