CNW Group Daybook for Thursday, March 29, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



    TORONTO, March 28 /CNW/ -

    
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    <B>PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND</B>

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     THE HONORABLE JIM FLAHERTY, MINISTER OF FINANCE HIGHLIGHTS
               THE SMALL BUSINESS INITIATIVES ANNONCED IN BUDGET 2007
    CITY:      CHARLOTTETOWN
    LOCATION:  Architectural Woodwork Ltd., 96 Kensington Road
    CONTACT:   Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Finance, (613) 996-7861; David Gamble, Media Relations,
               Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7713.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      March 28 - 29
    EVENT:     BIOQUEBEC PRESENTS ITS SIXTH EDITION OF BIOMEDEX
    CITY:      LAVAL
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Hotel
    CONTACT:   Tammy Peddle, Press relations, (514) 733-8411, ext. 203
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/20/c4863.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/26/c4359.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP ANNUAL MEETING OF COMMON SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, 900 Réné Levesque Boulevard West
    CONTACT:   Simon Townsend, TD Bank Financial Group, (416) 944-7161
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c5491.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/12/c8909.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS REGARDING THE INVOLVEMENT OF ALEX TAGLIANI
               AND ANDREW RANGER IN A MULTIFACETED CHARITY PROGRAM UNVEILED
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Cage aux Sports,  Bell Centre,  1212 De La Gauchetière West
    CONTACT:   Johanne Lépine and François Légaré, Torchia
               Communications, (514) 288-8290, extensions 234 and 222
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7453.html

    TIME:      10:40
    EVENT:     MDS PRESENTS AT SCOTIA CAPITAL'S SPRING GROWTH CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    CONTACT:   Investors: Sharon Mathers, Vice-President, Investor Relations
               and External Communications, (416) 675-6777 ext. 34721; Media:
               Kim Lee, Manager, Investor Relations, (416) 675-6777 ext.32606
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/23/c5690.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     RICHELIEU'S MANAGEMENT INVITES THE MEMBERS OF THE FINANCIAL
               COMMUNITY TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Gold & Grey Room; 1228 Sherbrooke
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Lefebvre Financial Communications, (514) 845-1224
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/26/c6531.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY'S DAFFODIL
               DAYS: A BLOOMING HOPE TO WIN AGAINST CANCER
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Grande-Place, complexe Desjardins
    CONTACT:   Spokespersons present to answer questions from journalists. To
               schedule an interview, a photo shoot or for more information
               on Daffodil Days, please contact André Beaulieu Communication,
               at (514) 393-3444
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7449.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      March 29 - 30
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS HOLDS 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:      08:00 - 16:45
    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:      09:30
    EVENT:     COMMISSIONER OF CORNWALL PUBLIC INQUIRY ANNOUNCES DECISION
               FOR PHASE 2 RESEARCH
    CITY:      CORNWALL
    LOCATION:  Hearings room - Cornwall Public Inquiry
    CONTACT:   Joan Weinman, (613) 294-5679
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7627.html

    TIME:      09:45
    EVENT:     HEALTH PROMOTION MINISTER ANNOUNCES MAJOR FUNDING SUPPORT TO
               THE HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION OF ONTARIO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Jenner Jean-Marie Community Centre, 48 Thorncliffe Park Drive
    CONTACT:   Adam Grachnik, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8497; Julie
               Rosenberg, Communications Branch, (416) 326-4833
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7719.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES MAKES AN
               ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT THE ONTARIO CHILD BENEFIT
    CITY:      KITCHENER
    LOCATION:  KW Downtown Daycare, 160 Courtland Ave. E
    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/March2007/28/c7602.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     GROUNDBREAKING REPORT ON CANADIAN MINING RELEASED
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Room, Centre Block, Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Pierre Gratton, Mining Association of Canada, (613) 233-9392
               ext.319, Cell: (613) 293-511; Karyn Keenan, Halifax
               Initiative Coalition, (613) 789-4447, Cell: (613) 301-6899
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/26/c6355.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE ROYAL CANADIAN MINT PRESENTS FIRST VANCOUVER 2010 WINTER
               OLYMPIC GAMES $75 14KT GOLD COIN: TRIBUTE TO THE ROYAL
               CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The RCMP Musical Ride Centre, 1 Sandridge Rd
    CONTACT:   Alex Reeves, Manager, Communications, Royal Canadian Mint,
               (613) 949-5777, (613) 991-5342, Cellular:  (613) 884-6370;
               Cst. Patricia Flood, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Media
               Relations Officer, (613) 993-2999
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7106.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     LABOUR MINISTER ANNOUNCES BENEFIT INCREASES FOR INJURED
               WORKERS
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, 51 Stuart Street
    CONTACT:   Susan McConnell, (416) 326-7710
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7666.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     QUANSER SHOWS OFF ITS CUTTING-EDGE PROTOTYPES TO MEMBERS OF
               THE MEDIA WHO CAN EXPERIENCE THE NEW TECHNOLOGY FIRSTHAND
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Exchange (Patty Watt Room), 234 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Sherry Lawlor, LexPR Canada, (O) (416) 542-9140 x3366, )
               (416) 574-0405
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7684.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE ON MILITARY PROCUREMENT WITH FORMER
               PENTAGON OFFICIAL PHILIP COYLE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Room, 130S Centre Block, House of Commons
    CONTACT:   Steven Staples, Director, Rideau Institute on International
               Affair, (613)  565-4994, cel. (613) 290-2695
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7735.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     FRANCOEXPO, A NEW CONSUMER TRADE SHOW/CULTURAL EXPO - PIERRE
               ELLIOTT TRUDEAU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - ANNUAL REVUE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Exhibition Place
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Syvlain Cossette: Productions Phaneuf,
               Marilou Hainault - (450) 651-1030 x 242; Konflit Dramatik:
               Christian Pellietier - (705) 222-1774; Audrey de Montigny:
               Productions DEM, Jean de Montigny - (514) 953-8920;
               Marie-Chantal Toupin: Jacques Terrault - (450) 657-9701;
               Kimber Management Inc: Joseph: (613) 850-9306, (416)
               426-9638; Gail: (416) 949-7886
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/09/c6553.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     WORLD WRESTLING ENTERTAINMENT CANADA, INC. - WRESTLEMANIA.
               23 FAN AXXESS
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Devonshire Mall, 3100 Howard Ave.
    CONTACT:   Dawn Dwyer
               (416) 847-8348
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/02/c4161.html

    TIME:      20:00
    EVENT:     FRANCOEXPO, A NEW CONSUMER TRADE SHOW/CULTURAL EXPO - FASHION
               SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Syvlain Cossette: Productions Phaneuf,
               Marilou Hainault - (450) 651-1030 x 242; Konflit Dramatik:
               Christian Pellietier - (705) 222-1774; Audrey de Montigny:
               Productions DEM, Jean de Montigny - (514) 953-8920;
               Marie-Chantal Toupin: Jacques Terrault - (450) 657-9701;
               Kimber Management Inc: Joseph: (613) 850-9306, (416)
               426-9638; Gail: (416) 949-7886
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/09/c6553.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      March 28 & 29
    EVENT:     FIRST "MUNICIPAL COMMUNICATIONS FORUM - WEST"
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    CONTACT:   SummersDirect Conference and Events at 1-866-869-7969
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2007/16/c5847.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/28/c4771.html

    DATE:      March 28 - 29
    EVENT:     WESTERN WORKFORCE SHORTAGE FORUM
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, 120 9th Ave. SE
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c6976.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      March 29 - 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:      07:45 - 09:30
    EVENT:     ADO 2007 BRIEFING "CHANGE AND GROWTH IN DEVELOPING ASIA."
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Oceanview Suites, 3&4 - R Level, Pan Pacific Hotel
    CONTACT:   Please RSVP to Melina Czerwinski at telephone: 604-630-1540;
               Katherine Ferrey, External Relations Officer, Asian
               Development Bank, North American Representative Office, Cell:
               (202) 288-8867; M. Nevin, Director of Communications, Asia
               Pacific Foundation of Canada, Phone: (604) 630-1529
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7114.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP HOLDS ITS ANNUAL MEETING OF COMMON
               SHAREHOLDERS
    INTERNET:  www.td.com/investor
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Simon Townsend, TD Bank Financial Group, (416) 944-7161
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/12/c8909.html

    TIME:      09:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     WEBCAST - DRAXIS PRESENTS AT THE SCOTIA CAPITAL 2007 SPRING
               GROWTH CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.draxis.com
    CONTACT:   Jerry Ormiston, Executive Director, Investor
               Relations, DRAXIS Health Inc., Phone: 1-877-441-1984
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/26/c6170.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NORTHCORE TECHNOLOGIES HOLDS CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS
               FINANCIAL RESULTS AND REVIEW OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES
    INTERNET:  www.northcore.com
    CONTACT:   At Northcore Technologies Inc.: Joe Racanelli, Chief
               Marketing Officer, Tel: (416) 640-0400 ext. 273
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7676.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/09/c6582.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NEWWEST GOLD CORPORATION FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.newwestgold.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3414 or 1-800-732-0232
    CONTACT:   NewWest Gold Corporation: Stephen Alfers, President and
               Chief Executive Officer, Tel: (303) 425-7042
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/15/c3052.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     PREMD CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.premdinc.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-915-5651 or 1-800-588-4942
    CONTACT:   Brent Norton, President and CEO, Tel: (416) 222-3449 ext. 22;
               Ron Hosking, Vice President Finance and CFO, Tel: (416) 222-
               3449 ext. 24
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/28/c7457.html

    TIME:      10:40 Eastern
    EVENT:     MDS PRESENTS AT SCOTIA CAPITAL'S SPRING GROWTH CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.mdsinc.com, "Latest News" section, conference link
    CONTACT:   Investors: Sharon Mathers, Vice-President, Investor Relations
               and External Communications, (416) 675-6777 ext. 34721; Media:
               Kim Lee, Manager, Investor Relations, (416) 675-6777 ext.32606
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/23/c5690.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LABOPHARM INC. PRESENTS AT SCOTIA CAPITAL SPRING GROWTH
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.labopharm.com
    CONTACT:   At Labopharm: Mark D'Souza, Chief Financial Officer, Tel:
               (450) 686-0207; At The Equicom Group: Jason Hogan, Media and
               Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 815-0700; French: Eric
               Bouchard, Tel: (514) 844-7997
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/21/c4818.html

    TIME:      11:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS INC. PARTICIPATES IN BANK OF AMERICA'S
               2007 MEDIA, TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.rogers.com/webcast
    CONTACT:   Deborah DeRoche, (416) 935-3551
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/26/c6038.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      13:15  Speech
               14:10  Press conference
    EVENT:     THE GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA, DAVID DODGE, WILL SPEAK
               TO THE AMERICAS SOCIETY AND THE COUNCIL OF THE AMERICAS
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  Americas Society and Council of the Americas, The Bolivar
               Room, 2nd floor, 680 Park Avenue
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison at (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/26/c6589.html
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