CNW Group Daybook for Wednesday, March 28, 2007 ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL



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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      March 26 - 28
    EVENT:     CANADA 2020/CROSSING BOUNDARIES 2ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Hilton Lac Leamy
    CONTACT:   Marie-France Poirier, Bluesky Strategy Group, (613) 216-2253;
               Fiona Smith, Bluesky Strategy Group, (613) 241-3512 ext. 224
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/26/c6572.html

    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/February2007/26/c4359.html

    TIME:      07:45
    EVENT:     FEDERAL FINANCE MINISTER ADDRESSES THE CONSEIL DU PATRONAT
               DU QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Salon Printemps, Omni Mont-Royal Hotel, 1050 Sherbrooke West
    CONTACT:   Patrick Leblanc, Director of Communications, (514) 288-5161,
               ext. 226, Cell.: (514) 571-6400; Chisholm Pothier, Press
               Secretary, Office of the Minister of Finance, (613) 996-7861;
               David Gamble, Media Relations, Department of Finance, (613)
               996-8080; Mark Quinlan, Director of Communications, Office of
               the Secretary of State (Agriculture), (613) 759-1107
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7158.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7184.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     FINANCE MINISTER JIM FLAHERTY VISITS GREENFIELD ETHANOL PLANT
    CITY:      VARENNES
    LOCATION:  GreenField Ethanol Varennes plant, 3300, boul. Marie-Victorin
               (Hwy 132)
    CONTACT:   Melanie Gruer, Director of Communications, GreenField Ethanol,
               Cell: (416) 902-0595; Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary,
               Office of the Minister of Finance, (613) 996-7861; David
               Gamble, Media Relations, Department of Finance, (613)
               996-8080; Mark Quinlan, Director of Communications, Office of
               the Secretary of State (Agriculture), (613) 759-1107
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7220.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7184.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA INVITATION - CELEBRATING CAE'S 60TH ANNIVERSARY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  CAE, 8585 Côte-de-Liesse, Saint-Laurent
    CONTACT:   Pascale Alpha, Director, Global Communications, CAE,
               514 340-5475
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/23/c5885.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 12:45
    EVENT:     PATIENT SAFETY LEADERS RELEASE EARLY RESULTS: NATIONAL
               CAMPAIGN AIMS TO IMPROVE SAFETY IN HOSPITALS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre-East Ballroom, Level 4, Le Centre Sheraton Montreal
               Hotel
    CONTACT:   John Tuckwell, Communications Manager, Canadian Patient
               Safety Institute, (780) 409-8090, (780) 718-4841; Vanda
               Killeen, Communications Officer, Canadian Patient Safety
               Institute, (780) 409-8090; Cristiane Doherty, Senior
               Consultant, Delta Media Inc., (613) 233-9191,
               1-888-473-3582; Nathalie Forgue, Communications Advisor,
               Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, (514)
               860-8000, ext. 15380
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c6793.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL OPENING OF SIAL MONTREAL 2007
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès de Montréal, Room 513 C, Level 5
    CONTACT:   SIAL Montréal, (514) 289-9669, Toll free in Canada:
               1-866-281-SIAL (7425)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/26/c6232.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     11TH ANNUAL ANGES FINANCIERS DE MONTREAL CONTEST
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal Science Centre, 2 De la Commune Street West
    CONTACT:   Marie-Eve Gagnon, Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal,
               (514) 845-4951, ext. 24; Michelle Jirava, Fondation du maire
               de Montréal pour la jeunesse,(514) 872-5768
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/26/c6635.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      06:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     21ST ANNUAL SICKKIDS RADIOTHON HITS AIRWAVES MARCH 28 TO 30
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Newstalk 1010 CFRB, 97.3 EZ Rock and 99.9 MIX FM, The
               Hospital for Sick Children (170 Elizabeth Avenue)
    CONTACT:   Lori Abbott, SickKids Foundation, w: (416) 813-8292, c:
               (647) 241-6525
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/26/c6596.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     PROVINCE AND DURHAM REGION UNVEIL NEW BUSES
    CITY:      WHITBY
    LOCATION:  Durham Regional Headquarters, 605 Rossland Road East,
               Whitby, Main Level Galleria
    CONTACT:   Jamie Rilett, Minister's Office, (416) 327-9134; Bob Nichols,
               Communications Branch, (416) 327-1158; Beverley Thomson,
               Manager, Marketing & Customer Service, Durham Region, (905)
               668-7711 ext. 3753
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7170.html

    TIME:      08:15 - 16:45
    EVENT:     NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL HOLDS 2ND ANNUAL TRANSPORTATION &
               LOGISTICS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Alvin Poon, (416) 848-1451
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/26/c6598.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CONSUL GENERAL OF CHINA MEETS WITH LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Lieutenant Governor's Suite, room 131, Legislative Building,
               Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Sandra Black, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, (416)
               314-5755; May Nazar, Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs,
               (416) 212-4417
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7059.html

    TIME:      10:15
    EVENT:     IN THE CONTEXT OF THE ALTERNATIVES' TOUR TOWARDS GLOBAL
               PEACE - THE MINISTER OF INFORMATION IN THE NEW PALESTINIAN
               UNITY GOVERNMENT, DR. MUSTAPHA BARGHOUTI, COMES TO CANADA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Room 130-S, Centre Building
    CONTACT:   Catherine Binette, (514) 813-2252
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/March2007/23/c6239.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/23/c6242.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     ONTARIO CURLING CHAMPION GLENN HOWARD RAISES AWARENESS FOR
               BREAST CANCER ON AND OFF THE ICE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Weston Golf and Country Club, Weston and Highway 401, 50 St.
               Phillip's Road
    CONTACT:   Michelle Cowan Lefler at Silverhammer Public Relations at
              (416) 324-2024
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7105.html

    TIME:      10:45
    EVENT:     EXPANSION OF WIRELESS BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS TO OTTAWA'S
               RURAL COMMUNITIES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Outside City Council Chambers
    CONTACT:   Barrett Xplore: Mr. Morten Paulsen, (403) 399-3377; City of
               Ottawa: Ms. Amy Rupert, (613) 355-8303
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7281.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     NORFOLK COUNTY ROUND TABLE MEETING OF MAYORS AND WARDENS
    CITY:      SIMCOE
    LOCATION:  Norfolk County Administration Building, Committee Room A,
               Governor Simcoe Square, 50 Colborne Street South
    CONTACT:   Clark Hoskin; 519-426-5870, ext 1238
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/23/c5926.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     CAW LEADERSHIP MEETING ABOUT THE LOSS OF MANUFACTURING JOBS
               IN THE NIAGARA AREA
    CITY:      ST. CATHARINES
    LOCATION:  CAW Local 199 hall, 124 Bunting Road
    CONTACT:   Elaine White, CAW Communications, (416) 456-7764
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7229.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - CONSUL GENERAL OF PAKISTAN MEETS WITH LIEUTENANT
               GOVERNOR OF ONTARIO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Lieutenant Governor's Suite, room 131, Legislative Building,
               Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Sandra Black, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, (416)
               314-5755; May Nazar, Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs,
               (416) 212-4417
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/goer/March2007/27/c7061.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     AIR CANADA PRESENTATION AT THE SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL BANK
               FINANCIAL TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7083.html

    TIME:      13:45
    EVENT:     CITY OF TORONTO AND JUST FOR LAUGHS ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Carlu, College Park, 444 Yonge St., 7th Floor
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Grant Ramsay, Toronto Special Events,
               (416) 395-7318
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c6599.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 20:00
    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:      17:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     THE FIRST 11 RECIPIENTS THAT WILL RECEIVE GRANTS FROM HUDSON'S
               BAY COMPANY'S NEW HBC LOCAL HISTORY GRANT PROGRAM ARE
               ANNOUNCED DURING THE OPENING CEREMONIES OF THE 60TH ANNUAL
               CANADIAN MUSEUMS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Château Laurier, 1 Rideau Street
    CONTACT:   Joel Ralph, Education and Outreach Program Coordinator,
               Canada's National History Society, 1-800-816-6777 ext.21;
               Katherine Raso, Hbc Corporate Communications, (416) 861-6691
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c6783.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 21:30
    EVENT:     FEATURE FILM EXPLORES LITTLE-KNOWN STORY OF AN ABUSED WOMAN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.
    CONTACT:   Liz Janzen, Toronto Public Health, (416) 392-7458; Vivien
               Green, Woman Abuse Council, (416) 944-9242
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7036.html

    TIME:      20:30
    EVENT:     FRANCOEXPO, A NEW CONSUMER TRADE SHOW/CULTURAL EXPO - SYLVAIN
               COSSETTE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place
    CONTACT:   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 27 - 28
    EVENT:     2007 WESTERN CANADA BUSINESS FORUM
    CITY:      KANANASKIS
    LOCATION:  Delta Lodge
    CONTACT:   Nina Budman/Gabrielle Totesau, Budman and Associates, (416)
               515-7667
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/26/c6482.html

    TIME:      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/February2007/28/c4771.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2007/16/c5847.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>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     KEYSTONE NORTH AMERICA INC.  FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR ENDED
               DECEMBER 31, 2006 EARNINGS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1743060
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or (800) 733-7560 confirmation number 21220234
    CONTACT:   Robert Horn, Chief Executive Officer or Stephen Shaffer,
               Chief Financial Officer, telephone (813) 225-4650
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2007/27/c4746.html

    TIME:      09:10 Eastern
    EVENT:     SCOTIA CAPITAL'S SPRING GROWTH CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.scotiacapital.com
    CONTACT:   Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-1093
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c6820.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FIRST CALGARY PETROLEUMS LTD. 2006 YEAR END RESULTS AND
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: UK: +44 (0) 208 515 2305; North America: (480) 293 1744
    CONTACT:   First Calgary Petroleums Ltd.: Richard G. Anderson, Tel:
               (403) 264-6697; John van der Welle, Tel: +44 (0) 203 043
               0270; Other contacts: David Nabarro, Tel + 44 (0) 207 710
               7400; James Henderson, Tel: +44 (0) 207 743 6673; Carina
               Corbett, Tel: +44 (0) 207 559 6710
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/19/c2379.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TELECONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST - CARDIOME 2006 RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.cardiome.com
    PHONE NO.: 866-250-4907 or 416-644-3427
    CONTACT:   Peter K. Hofman, Senior Director, Investor Relations, (604)
               676-6993 or Toll Free: 1-800-330-9928
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7210.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     AGF HOLDS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST TO DISCUSS Q1 2007
               RESULTS
    INTERNET:  http://events.streamlogics.net/agf/mar28-07/index.asp
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-825-9691 (toll-free in North America)
    CONTACT:   Adrian Basaraba, Vice President, Finance and Investor
               Relations, (416) 865-4203,
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/21/c4649.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 15:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     VIRTUAL EXPORTING SUMMIT, EXPORTING 101: EXPANDING YOUR
               BUSINESS TO THE U.S.
    INTERNET:  http://edclist.edc.ca/t/143608/93899/2460/0/
    CONTACT:   Phil Taylor, Public Affairs, (613) 598-2904
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c6971.html

    TIME:      13:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     AIR CANADA PRESENTATION AT THE SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL BANK
               FINANCIAL TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.nbfinancial.com/webcast/transportation_en.htm
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7083.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES INC. 2006 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1777160
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3419 or 800-731-5774
    CONTACT:   Glenn Asham, Chief Financial Officer Tel: (204) 224-1251
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/27/c7293.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/21/c4956.html

    TIME:      16:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     AEROMECHANICAL SERVICES LTD. - BUSINESS UPDATE ON RECENT
               DEVELOPMENTS WEBCAST
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1785740
    CONTACT:   David Gordon, or Grant Howard, The Howard Group, (888)
               221-0915
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2007/26/c6827.html
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