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Advisory Prairie Calendar – CP

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2015647 Views

Source: The Canadian Press
Oct 22, 2015

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Oct. 22 as of 3:05 a.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local unless otherwise noted. Queries about these events and stories in The Canadian Press report should be directed to the departments listed below (all phone numbers 416 area code):

Main Desk (National News) 507-2150; World Desk 507-2165; Sports Desk 507-2154; Ontario Desk 507-2159; Photo Desk 507-2169; Specials Desk (Syndicated Copy) 507-2152; IT Desk (Technical Trouble) 507-2099 or 800-268-8149


MONCTON, N.B. _ Dr. Yves Leger, medical officer of health east region, to give update on whooping cough outbreak in southeastern New Brunswick. (10:30 a.m. at 81 Albert St.)

yx-SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ A trial continues for Dennis Oland, accused of second-degree murder in the death of his father, Richard Oland. Through Nov. 20. (9:30 a.m. at Court of Queen’s Bench)

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Paul Davis to announce new downpayment assistance program for first-time homebuyers. (2 p.m. at Easter Seals House, 206 Mount Scio Rd.)

HALIFAX _ Nova Scotia cabinet holds weekly meeting with Premier Stephen McNeil and ministers available for comment after meeting. (8:30 a.m. at Media Room, One Government Place, 1700 Granville St.)

x-HALIFAX _ Bail application hearing for William Sandeson, accused of first-degree murder in death of Dalhousie University student Taylor Samson. (11 a.m. at Nova Scotia Supreme Court, Lower Water Street)


LAVAL, Que. _ Francis Jutras returns to court after being charged with six counts, including first-degree murder, for allegedly attacking three people with a hammer. (Courthouse)

xy-MONTREAL _ Bloc Quebecois Leader Gilles Duceppe makes an announcement about his political future. (1 p.m. at 3750 Blvd. Cremazie)

MONTREAL _ Trucking company TransForce Inc. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Oct. 23.

SAINT-JEROME, Que. _ A trial continues for Guy Turcotte, who faces two charges of first-degree murder in the deaths of his two children. (9:30 a.m. at Courthouse)


OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the retail trade figures for August and the employment insurance figures for August. (8:30 a.m. at

y-OTTAWA _ Gov. Gen. David Johnston receives the symbolic first poppy of the 2015 National Poppy Campaign from Tom Eagles, Dominion president of The Royal Canadian Legion. (9:30 a.m. at Rideau Hall, 1 Sussex Drive)

OTTAWA _ The Supreme Court of Canada renders a decision in three leave to appeal applications. (9:45 a.m. at Supreme Court of Canada, 301 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA _ The Canadian War Museum holds a media preview of the World War Women exhibit. (10:30 a.m. at Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place)

y-OTTAWA _ Gov. Gen. David Johnston attends a ceremony to commemorate the assault on Parliament Hill and the sacrifices of warrant officer Patrice Vincent and Cpl. Nathan Cirillo (21-gun salute and CF-18 flyby). (11 a.m. at National War Memorial)


LONDON, Ont. _ The impaired driving case involving Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly is due in court.

TORONTO _ Coroner’s inquest into house fires in East Gwillimbury, Ont., which claimed four members of the Dunsmuir family, and in Whitby, Ont., which killed three teenagers. Through Oct. 23.

x-TORONTO _ Trial for Const. James Forcillo, charged in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim on a streetcar in 2013. (10 a.m. at 361 University Ave.)

TORONTO _ Diversified communications and media company Rogers Communications Inc. holds a webcast to discuss third-quarter results. Go to (8 a.m.)

TORONTO _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne attends Question Period. (10:30 a.m. at Main Legislative Building, Queen’s Park)

TORONTO _ Media and entertainment company Corus Entertainment Inc. holds a fourth-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-800-697-8232 or go to for the webcast. (2 p.m.)

xy-TORONTO _ Toronto Fashion Week coverage plans: 5 p.m., Ashtiani; 6 p.m., Malorie Urbanovitch; 7 p.m., No. 99 Wayne Gretzky Collection; 8 p.m., Rachel Sin; 9:30 p.m., Rudsak (Rudsak show is at Malaparte, TIFF Bell Lightbox – 350 King St. W., 6th floor). (David Pecaut Square, 221 King St. W.)


AIRDRIE, Alta. _ Kristopher Goyman to appear in court charged with making an explosive device with the intent to endanger life or cause serious property damage. (Provincial court)

AIRDRIE, Alta. _ Nickolas Maschke and Trevor Brown to appear in court on charges of arson and break and enter. They were arrested during an investigation into several suspicious fires. (Provincial court)

CALGARY _ Ryan Harris, Senior Underwater Archeologist of Parks Canada’s Underwater Archeology Team, will talk about “Lost Beneath the Ice: The Search for Franklin’s Lost Ships and the Discovery of HMS Erebus.” (12 p.m. at Ranchmen’s Club – 710 13 Avenue SW)

CALGARY _ Shaw Communications Inc. holds a fourth-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-800-319-4610 or go to for the webcast. (1:30 p.m.)

CALGARY _ Precision Drilling Corp. releases third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference call at noon. Dial 1-866-226-1793.

EDMONTON _ Sentencing hearing for Richard Suter, who pleaded guilty to refusing to provide a breath sample in the death of a toddler on a restaurant patio. Through Oct. 23. (9 a.m. at Provincial courtroom 355)

x-EDMONTON _ Premier Rachel Notley announces cabinet changes. (10:30 a.m. at Government House)

OKOTOKS, Alta. _ Trucking and oilfield services company Mullen Group Ltd. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-877-291-4570 or go to for the webcast. (10 a.m.)

RED DEER, Alta. _ A judge is expected to render a decision on how many years Bashir Gaashaan should serve before he is eligible for parole after pleading guilty to the lesser charge of second-degree murder of Jenna Cartwright of Red Deer, Alta. Her body was found in a rural area where Gaashaan dumped her after killing her during an argument over cocaine. (Court of Queen’s Bench)

TSUUT’INA FIRST NATION, Alta. _ Signing of modern-day “peace treaty” between Tsuut’ina First Nation and Saskatchewan Cree Mistawasis Nation. (11 a.m. at Starlight Teepee Camp)

WINNIPEG _ Andrea Giesbrecht, accused of improperly storing the remains of fetuses, appears in court on unrelated fraud charges. (2 p.m. at Provincial Court. Room 403)

EDMONTON _ Fatality inquiry into the death of Sharon Lewis, 35, found unresponsive in an emergency room ambulance bay. Through Oct. 30. (9:30 a.m. at Courthouse)

REGINA _ Deanna Marie Beston to appear in court on a charge of theft over $5,000. She is accused of setting up eight fake charities in order to secure gaming licences and provincial grant money. (9:30 a.m. at Provincial court)

SASKATOON _ An update from the integrated Saskatoon police and RCMP team working to improve traffic safety. (2 p.m. at Airport Drive (by Saskatoon Shines sign))


x-B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner to release investigation report about alleged deletion of emails and two additional access to information requests. The commissioner’s investigation report will be available for download at 9:30 a.m. at (9:30 a.m.)

TERRACE, B.C. _ The BC Coroners Service holds a public inquest into the death of Alyssa Josephine Talina George, who was found in medical distress in an RCMP holding cell in Terrace, B.C., on Sept. 4, 2013. Through Oct. 23. (9:30 a.m. at Terrace Supreme Court Service, 3408 Kalum St.)

VANCOUVER _ Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture presents And I Shall Be Happy, a group exhibition featuring works by artists with disabilities working in a variety of disciplines. Through Oct. 30. (The Pendulum Gallery, 885 West Georgia Street)

VANCOUVER _ Defence lawyers for John Nuttall and Amanda Korody will argue that the police entrapped the couple and manipulated them into plotting to bomb the B.C. legislature on Canada Day in 2013. Through Nov. 8. (10 a.m. at Vancouver Law Courts, 800 Smithe St.)

VANCOUVER _ The BC Emergency Health Services and Provincial Health Services Authority will hold an open board meeting. Presentations include, “A Public Health Approach to Hepatitis C,” by Dr. Mark Tyndall of the BC Centre for Disease Control. (9 a.m. at BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour St.)

VANCOUVER _ B.C. Cancer Foundation Inspiration Gala, to raise money to launch a made-in-B.C. highly customized immunotherapy clinical trial program. (5 p.m. at Sapphire Ballroom, Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel, 1038 Canada Place)

VANCOUVER _ Mining company Teck Resources Ltd. releases third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference call at 8 a.m. Dial 1-866-225-0198 or go to for the webcast.

VICTORIA _ Members of the Victoria Shamrocks will be in the legislative library rotunda with the Mann Cup. (9 a.m. at Legislative Library Rotunda)

VICTORIA _ Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services Amrik Virk will respond to a report by the Information and Privacy Commissioner. (9:45 a.m. at Legislative Press Theatre, Parliament Buildings)


IQALUIT, Nunavut _ Defrocked Catholic priest Eric Dejaeger to be sentenced on four sex-related charges: two from Edmonton and two from Grande Cache, Alta. (Courthouse)


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