CNW Group Daybook for Thursday, March 15, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



    TORONTO, March 15 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER PETER MACKAY TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING
               HALIFAX'S POINT PLEASANT PARK
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Westin Nova Scotia
               Commonwealth B
               1181 Hollis Street
    CONTACT:   Environment Canada Media Relations, (819) 934-8008,
               1-888-908-8008; Cindy McInnes, Special Assistant,
               Communications, Office of the Honourable Peter MacKay,
               (902) 240-4076
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/14/c2633.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      11:15
    EVENT:     SMARTRISK HEROES BE SMART. BE SAFE. TOUR, DYNAMIC ONE-HOUR
               PRESENTATION
    CITY:      FREDERICTON
    LOCATION:  Fredericton High School
               Cafeteria
               300 Priestman Street
    CONTACT:   Victoria Pickering, (506) 381-2837
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/12/c9234.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      March 15
    EVENT:     ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Mount-Royal Centre
    CONTACT:   Marie-Claude Savard, AITS, (514) 383-3268, ext. 6; Aline
               Vandermeer, Enigma communications, (514) 982-0308, ext. 211
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/07/c7748.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA INVITATION - TWO YOUNG IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS PATIENTS
               TO ATTEND - 21ST CENTURY SURGERY: WHEN MEDICINE MEETS
               ENGINEERING!
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal
               Galerie Rolland
               6th floor
               Main Building
               2500 Chemin de Polytechnique Boulevard
               Université de Montréal campus
    CONTACT:   Andrée Peltier Relations publiques, Andrée Peltier inc.,
               (514) 846-0003, Cell: (514) 944-8689
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/13/c9924.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE CHUM UNVEILS A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL, MULTI-CENTRE
               CLINICAL STUDY ON  THE ENDOVASCULAR TREATMENT OF UNRUPTURED
               BRAIN ANEURYSMS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Salon Lucien-Lacoste
               Pavillon Mailloux
               Hôpital Notre-Dame du CHUM
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Forgue, Communications Advisor, Centre hospitalier
               de l'Université de Montréal, (514) 890-8000, ext. 15380,
               Pager: (514) 860-7110
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/14/c2320.html

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     DATE CHANGE FOR THE LUNCHEON SPEECH BY JEAN CHAREST - JEAN
               CHAREST WILL SPEAK AT THE INVITATION OF THE MONTREAL
               ECONOMIC INSTITUTE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hotel Omni Mont-Royal
               Salon des Saisons
               1050 Sherbrooke Street West
    CONTACT:   André Valiquette, Director of Communications, Montreal
               Economic Institute, (514) 273-0969 (office), (514) 574-0969
               (mobile phone)
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/March2007/01/c5909.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES MICHEL
               PATRY, DIRECTOR, HEC MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le Centre Sheraton
               1201 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
               Montreal
    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/March2007/14/c2370.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      March 15
    EVENT:     TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY MARCH BREAK MADNESS FOR KIDS!
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  See URL
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Ana-Maria Critchley, (416) 393-7201
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/01/c5953.html/

    TIME:      10:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     ROGERS CENTRE SPRING FLING INDOOR CARNIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Rogers Centre
    CONTACT:   Nadia Flaim, Rogers Centre Communications, (416)341-1119
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/22/c3348.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     COMMISSIONER FANTINO ANNOUNCES TRAFFIC SAFETY STRATEGY AND
               UNVEILS NEW BLACK AND WHITE CRUISERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  OPP Toronto Detachment
               MTO Complex
               1201 Wilson Avenue
    CONTACT:   Sgt. Bob Paterson, Phone: (705) 329-6878, (705) 329-7092
               (cellular)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/14/c2472.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ELI MOYAL, MAYOR OF ROCKET-BARRAGED COMMUNITY TO MEET MEDIA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Head office
               UJA Federation
               4600 Bathurst St.
               Goldstein Showroom
               4th floor
    CONTACT:   Howard English at (416) 631-5735, or (416) 274-8461 (cell);
               or Dan Horowitz at (416) 631-5672, or (416) 318-8638 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/13/c9962.html

    TIME:      10:15
    EVENT:     PRIVATE SCREENING OF FREEDOM WRITERS TO SHOW YOUTH ACROSS
               TORONTO THAT GREAT MOVIES CAN BE MADE WITHOUT THE USE OF
               SMOKING. THE SPOKEN WORD EVENT WILL SHOWCASE POETIC TORONTO
               YOUTH TALENT TO EMPHASIZE TDOT'S CAMPAIGN SLOGAN "THEY DON'T
               OWN US"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Spoken Word:
               North York Civic
               Council Chambers
               Lower Floor
               5100 Yonge Street
               North York
               Movie:
               Cinema Empire Theatres at Empress Walk
               5095 Yonge St.
    CONTACT:   Lauren Wolff, (416) 451-2061
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/14/c2581.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO SPRING BREAK-OUT KICKIN' IT TOUR STOP
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Eaton Centre
    CONTACT:   Natalie Jones, (416) 956 2010 X 6283; After Hours Contact:
               Jodi Brown at (416) 277 0939
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/12/c6989.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH AND LONG-TERM CARE MINISTER GEORGE SMITHERMAN WILL MAKE
               AN ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING IMPROVEMENTS TO WAIT TIMES REPORTING
               IN ONTARIO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  University Hospital Network
               Toronto General Hospital
               Robert R. McEwen Atrium entrance
               585 University Avenue
    CONTACT:   Jeff Rohrer, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8016; A.G. Klei,
               Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/14/c2432.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MPP LINDA JEFFREY MAKES IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT
               STRENGTHENING ORILLIA AREA SOCIAL SERVICES AGENCIES
    CITY:      ORILLIA
    LOCATION:  Simcoe Community Services
               35 West Street
    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/March2007/14/c2421.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE SCHOOL OF DESIGN TO KICK OFF VIDEO GAME
               CONFERENCE WITH LAUNCH OF ACTION GAME SET IN THE STREETS OF
               TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  George Brown College
               209 Adelaide St. East
    CONTACT:   Paul Zanettos, George Brown College, (416) 415-5000 ext.
               3428, pzanetto</B>georgebrown.ca
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/14/c2317.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     ROGERS GAME DAY - TORONTO RAPTORS JOEY GRAHAM AND 20
               CHILDREN FROM BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF TORONTO AND BIG
               BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF PEEL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Air Canada Centre
               40 Bay Street
               Inside arena
               Enter via Gate 2
    CONTACT:   Elizabeth Hunter, Rogers Communications Inc. (416) 935-3520
               Rajani Kamath, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment,
               (416) 815-5790
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/09/c8905.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      March 15
    EVENT:     NATIONAL BUYER/SELLER FORUM MANUFACTURE OPPORTUNITY FOR
               CANADA
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Shaw Conference Centre
               9797 Jasper Avenue
    CONTACT:   Brian McCready, VP, CME Alberta, (780) 426-6622; Jeff
               Brownlee, VP of Communications, (613) 762-7545
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/March2007/13/c9910.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:25 Eastern
    EVENT:     ADDAX PETROLEUM PRESENTS AT THE FIRST ENERGY / SOCIETE
               GENERAL EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.firstenergy.com/conf/ny07/AXC.html
    CONTACT:   Mr. Patrick Spollen, Investor Relations, Tel.:
               +41 (0) 22 702 95 47; Mr. Craig Kelly, Investor Relations,
               Tel. : +41 (0) 22 702 95 68; Mr. Mac Penney, Press Relations,
               Tel.: (416) 934-8011; Ms. Marie-Gabrielle, Cajoly Press
               Relations, Tel.: +41(0) 22 702 94 44
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/09/c8507.html

    TIME:      08:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     VERSACOLD INCOME FUND CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
               NOTIFICATION - 2006 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END FINANCIAL
               RESULTS
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1723040 or
    http://www.versacold.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-898-9626 or (416) 340-2216
    CONTACT:   Roger Dall'Antonia, Telephone: (604) 255-4656
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c5508.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/14/c2705.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     WEBCAST OF TRICAN WELL SERVICE LTD. PRESENTING AT THE
               FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY
               CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK - LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION
    INTERNET:  http://www.firstenergy.com/conf/ny07/TCW.html
    CONTACT:   Trican Well Service Ltd., Murray Cobbe, President & CEO, Ph:
               (403) 266-0202
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/07/c7620.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     BIOMIRA PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER ROBERT
               KIRKMAN, M.D., PRESENTS AT THE COWEN & CO. 27TH ANNUAL
               HEALTH CARE CONFERENCE, BOSTON
    INTERNET:  www.biomira.com
    CONTACT:   Stephanie H. Seiler, Ph.D., Gemini BioProjects LLC,
               (206) 713-0124
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/07/c7684.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SIRIT INC. FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.sirit.com
    CONTACT:   Lorelei L. Luchkiw, (416) 367-1897 x249
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/01/c5913.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LIQUOR BARN CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca and www.liquorbarn.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3421 or 1-800-814-4862
    CONTACT:   Dr. John Mather, Chief Executive Officer, Liquor Barn GP
               Inc., (780) 462-0190 ext 315; Jeff Wong, Chief Operating
               Officer, Liquor Barn GP Inc., (780) 462-0190 ext 304; Les
               Wright, Chief Financial Officer, Liquor Barn GP Inc.,
               (780) 462-0190 ext 310
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/02/c6570.html

    TIME:      10:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     MULLEN GROUP INCOME FUND TO PRESENT AT THE
               FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY
               CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK - LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION
    INTERNET:  http://www.firstenergy.com/conf/ny07/MTL_UN.html
    CONTACT:   Mullen Group Income Fund, Murray Mullen, Chairman, Ph:
               1-800-661-1469
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/07/c7756.html

    TIME:      10:25 Eastern
    EVENT:     PIONEER NATURAL RE

SOURCES COMPANY PRESENTS AT THE BEAR STEARNS OIL & GAS CONFERENCE INTERNET: www.pxd.com - Investor - Investor Presentation CONTACT: Pioneer Natural Resources Company Investors: Frank Hopkins or Scott Rice, 972-444-9001 or Media and Public Affairs: Susan Spratlen, 972-444-9001 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/12/c9453.html TIME: 10:30 Eastern EVENT: CHC HELICOPTER CORPORATION Q3 CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST INTERNET: www.chc.ca and www.cnxmarketlink.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-731-6941 CONTACT: Rick Davis, Senior Vice-President And Chief Financial Officer, (604) 279-2471; Chris Flanagan, Director of Communications, (604) 279-2493, (778) 999-3175 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/21/c3173.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/14/c2481.html TIME: 10:30 Eastern EVENT: DIAGNOCURE TO HOST Q1 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: 1-800-814-4941 CONTACT: DiagnoCure Inc.: Thom Skinner, Chief Financial Officer, (418) 527-6100, 1-888-900-6626 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/01/c6011.html TIME: 10:55 Eastern EVENT: ARC ENERGY TRUST TO PRESENT AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK - LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION INTERNET: http://www.firstenergy.com/conf/ny07/AET_UN.html CONTACT: ARC Energy Trust, Raina Vitanov, Investor Relations, Ph: (403) 509-6408 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/07/c7752.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: WEBCAST FOR FLINT ENERGY SERVICES LTD. FOURTH QUARTER EARNINGS INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1724800 CONTACT: Guy Cocquyt, Director Investor Relations URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/14/c2198.html TIME: 11:20 Eastern EVENT: HARVEST ENERGY TRUST TO PRESENT AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK - LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION INTERNET: http://www.firstenergy.com/conf/ny07/HTE_UN.html CONTACT: Harvest Energy Trust, Cindy Gray, Manager, Investor Relations, Ph: (403) 265-1178 or toll free 1-866-666-1178 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/07/c7760.html TIME: 11:30 Eastern EVENT: CEAPRO PRESENTS AT THE INFORMEDINVESTORS.COM WEBCAST INTERNET: http://www.vcall.com/EventPage.asp?ID=114819 CONTACT: Dr. Mark Redmond, President and CEO, Ceapro Inc., Telephone (Edmonton): (780) 421-4555; Nicole Blanchard, B.Sc., B.Comm., Managing Partner, Sun International Communications, Telephone (Montreal): (450) 627-6600 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/14/c2570.html TIME: 11:45 Eastern EVENT: CRESCENT POINT ENERGY TRUST TO PRESENT AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK - LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION INTERNET: http://www.firstenergy.com/conf/ny07/CPG_UN.html CONTACT: Crescent Point Energy Trust, Scott Saxberg, President & CEO, Ph: (403) 693-0020 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/07/c7758.html TIME: 13:30 Eastern EVENT: CYRIES ENERGY INC. PRESENTS AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK - LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION INTERNET: http://www.firstenergy.com/conf/ny07/CYS.html CONTACT: Cyries Energy Inc., Donald Archibald, Chairman & CEO, Ph: (403) 262-9609 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/07/c7751.html TIME: 13:52 Eastern EVENT: ITERATION ENERGY LTD. TO PRESENT AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK - LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION INTERNET: http://www.firstenergy.com/conf/ny07/ITX.html CONTACT: Iteration Energy Ltd., Brian L. Illing, President & CEO, Ph: (403) 261-6883 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/07/c7753.html TIME: 14:00 Eastern EVENT: COASTAL CONTACTS FIRST QUARTER 2007 CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: (416) 850-9140 CONTACT: Terry Vanderkruyk, Vice President, Corporate Development, Coastal Contacts Inc., (604) 676-4498 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/05/c6678.html TIME: 14:14 Eastern EVENT: PROEX ENERGY LTD. TO PRESENT AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK - LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION INTERNET: http://www.firstenergy.com/conf/ny07/PXE.html CONTACT: ProEx Energy Ltd., David D. Johnson, President & CEO, Ph: (403) 216-2510 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/07/c7757.html TIME: 14:30 Atlantic EVENT: EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED Q3 FISCAL 2007 CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.empireco.ca PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419, 1-800-595-8550 CONTACT: Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, (902) 755-4440 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/02/c5761.html TIME: 15:00 Eastern EVENT: VANCOUVER 2010 QUARTERLY REPORT CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: (604) 678-9375, 1-866-898-9626 CONTACT: Mary Fraser, VANOC Communications, (778) 328-3667; Chris Brumwell, VANOC Communications, (778) 328-6269 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/13/c2170.html TIME: 15:15 Eastern EVENT: WESTERN OIL SANDS INC. SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT DAVID DYCK TO SPEAK AT THE FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE INTERNET: http://www.firstenergy.com/conf/ny07/WTO.html CONTACT: Dorreen Miller, Manager, Investor Relations & Communications, (403) 233-1757 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/12/c9609.html TIME: 15:38 Eastern EVENT: OPTI CANADA INC. FIRSTENERGY/SOCIETE GENERALE EAST COAST CANADIAN ENERGY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK - LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION INTERNET: http://www.firstenergy.com/conf/ny07/OPC.html CONTACT: OPTI Canada Inc., Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, Ph: (403) 218-4705 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/07/c7762.html TIME: 16:15 Eastern EVENT: TRANSCONTINENTAL WILL ANNOUNCE THE DETAILS OF ITS FIRST QUARTER INTERNET: www.transcontinental.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1 800 732-6179 CONTACT: Jennifer F. McCaughey, Director, Investor Relations, (514) 954-4000 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/01/c5960.html TIME: 17:30 Eastern EVENT: 180 CONNECT INC. YEAR END 2006 EARNINGS TELECONFERENCE AND FISCAL 2007 GUIDANCE PHONE NO.: (617) 801-9714 International dial or 1-800-299-7089 CONTACT: Claudia A. Di Maio, Director Investor Relations, 180 Connect Inc., TEL: (866) 995-8888, DIRECT LINE: (416) 930-7710 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/13/c2066.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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