The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, Oct. 2 – CP

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, Oct. 2 – CP

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2015248 Views

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire
Oct 1, 2015

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Friday, Oct. 2 as of 3 p.m: 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):

National News 507-2150; 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 1-800-268-8149.

ATLANTIC

DARTMOUTH, N.S. _ Wallace Fowler, an African Nova Scotian and former member of the Canadian Armed Forces, holds a press conference to call for an inquiry into racism in the Canadian Armed Forces. (10:30 a.m. at Royal Canadian Legion, 703 Main Street)

HALIFAX _ Dalhousie University hosts a conference entitled “Can Genetically Modified Crops Help the Poor?” Through Oct. 3. (8:30 a.m. at University Hall, MacDonald Building, 2nd floor)

QUEBEC

MONTREAL _ National party leaders participate in a French-language debate. (TVA network)

OTTAWA

OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases production of principal field crops for September. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)

OTTAWA _ Federal Liberal candidate Catherine McKenna holds a press conference to discuss the former U.S. Embassy building and broader issues for the riding of Ottawa-Centre. (11 a.m. at 100 Wellington St. (former U.S. Embassy building))

ONTARIO

NEWMARKET, Ont. _ Bail hearing for Marco Muzzo, accused in deaths of three children and their grandfather after a car crash in Vaughan. (9:30 a.m. at Newmarket Courthouse, 50 Eagle St. W., Courtroom 104)

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.

xy-TORONTO _ Pretrial hearing to be held in Jian Ghomeshi multi-count sex assault case. (10 a.m. at Old City Hall, courtroom 125)

TORONTO _ Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks to the Empire Club of Canada. (11:30 a.m. at Hilton Toronto, 145 Richmond St. W.)

PRAIRIES

EDMONTON _ Edmonton Police Service Victim Services Unit holds a conference for police agencies and community members to improve support for families of missing and murdered people, with a special focus on aboriginal women. Through Oct. 2. (Delta Edmonton South, 4404 Gateway Boulevard)

WINNIPEG _ Mrs. Universe 2015, Ashley Burnham, speaks at an event sponsored by student and aboriginal groups. (TBA)

CALGARY _ David Milgaard joins a panel for a discussion on Wrongful Conviction Day. (10:30 a.m. at Jenkins Theatre, Mount Royal University, 4825 Mt Royal Gate SW)

MOOSE JAW, Sask. _ The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s National Board of Directors meets. Through Oct. 3.

REGINA _ The Regina International Film Festival and awards. Through Oct. 3. (Conexus Arts Centre)

BRITISH COLUMBIA

ESQUIMALT, B.C. _ The annual Tour de Rock makes a stop at CFB Esquimalt for the first time. The 1,000-km fund-raising bicycle tour includes three Esquimalt military police and one reservist. The event runs from 10:20 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. (CFB Esquimalt Naden, corner of Woodway Road at Admirals Road)

KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ Second-degree murder trial for Damien Taylor, accused of killing 16-year-old CJ Fowler. Through Nov. 6. (10 a.m. at Courtroom 5C, Kamloops Law Courts, 455 Columbia Street)

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. _ Coroner’s inquest into the deaths of Angie Robinson, 39, and her son Robert, 16, who were found dead in the family home in Prince Rupert in April 2014. Through Oct. 2. (9:30 a.m. at Prince Rupert Supreme Courthouse, 100 Market Place)

SAANICH, B.C. _ A military night-firing exercise will be carried out at Heals Range. Through Oct. 4. (8 a.m. at Willis Point Road and Wallace Drive)

UNDATED _ Cops for Cancer fundraiser. Law enforcement and emergency services personnel ride 800 kilometres northwards from Langley to Boston Bar, then south to Tsawwassen and White Rock. Through Oct. 2.

VANCOUVER _ More than 300 leaders in the field of psychiatry and mental health present new research on psychiatry, clinical practice and patient care at the Canadian Psychiatric Association’s 65th Annual Conference. Through Oct. 3. (8:30 a.m. at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver and Hyatt Regency Vancouver)

x-VANCOUVER _ Eighteen First Nation and environmental groups are in the Federal Court of Appeal to challenge of the federal government’s approval to the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline. (9:30 a.m. at Federal Court of Appeal )

VANCOUVER _ The ANCA World Autism Festival spotlights the abilities and talents of the International Autistic Community, with award nominees and delegates from 25 countries. Through Oct. 6. (Performance Works Theatre on Granville Island)

VANCOUVER _ TELUS President and CEO Darren Entwistle is joined by provincial officials and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson to make a technology announcement. (9:30 a.m. at Fairmont Pacific Rim, Star Sapphire Ballroom, 1038 Canada Place)

VANCOUVER _ The Vancouver Board of Trade hosts a keynote speech by Andy Calitz, CEO of LNG Canada. (1 p.m. at Sutton Place Hotel, Versailles Ballroom, 845 Burrard Street)

VANCOUVER _ NBA all-stars Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan are among a handful of Toronto Raptors to help unveil a newly refurbished basketball court and conduct an NBA FIT Clinic for youth at Kinmount Boys and Girls Club. (3:30 p.m. at 395 East 6th Avenue)

VANCOUVER., B.C. _ The launch of the two-day Doors Open Vancouver 2015, exploring 18 of the city’s interesting buildings and spaces. Go to http://doorsopenvan.ca/ for a list of the sites. (12 p.m. at Vancouver City Hall, 453 W. 12th. Avenue)

(The Canadian Press)

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