The Canadian Press News Agenda for Oct. 14 – CP

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Oct. 14 – CP

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2015350 Views

Source: The Canadian Press
Oct 14, 2015

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Oct. 14 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


x-SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ The 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)

SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ Jesse Reynolds appears in court on a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of Jessica Miller in July. (9 a.m. at Court of Queen’s Bench)

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Steve Kent, Deputy Premier and minister of Health and Community Services, announces a partnership for health care research. (9 a.m. at The Rooms, Level 3 Atrium )

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Service NL Minister Dan Crummell announces a new initiative in collaboration with the Helmets to Hardhats program. (10 a.m. at Newfoundland and Labrador Building and Construction Trades Council, 80 Mews Place)

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Political leaders in Newfoundland and Labrador will participate in a pre-election debate. The event is presented by Collaborative Applied Research in Economics. (7 p.m. at Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation, Rm. IIC-2001, Memorial University)

x-DARTMOUTH, N.S. _ NDP Leader Tom Mulcair will have a town hall and media availability. (9:15 a.m. at Alderney Landing Theatre, 2 Ochterloney St.)

HALIFAX _ The standing committee on public accounts hears about aquaculture monitoring, from fisheries’ and environment’s deputy ministers. (9 a.m. at Legislative chamber, Province House)

x-HALIFAX _ Federal government lawyers will argue that a proposed class action suit over compensation for military members who take losses on the sales of their homes should be struck down. Plaintiff is Neil Dodsworth. He will not be there, but Maj. Marcus Brauer is a member of the class and will be there. (9:30 a.m. at Federal Court, Law Courts)


BLAINVILLE, Que. _ BLAINVILLE, Que.: Photo-op at restaurant, 9 a.m., 9 Blvd. De la Seigneurie E.; SAINTE-THERESE, Que.: News conference, 10:45 a.m., 212 Cure-Labelle.; REPENTIGNY, Que.: Visits a youth-employment centre, 11:45 a.m., 10 Notre-Dame, 3rd floor.; REPENTIGNY, Que.: Photo-op at a shopping mall, 12:45 p.m., 100 Brien.; REPENTIGNY, Que.: Visits a bowling alley, 1:45 p.m., 130 Blvd. Industriel.; CRABTREE, Que.: Visits the Kruger factory, 3:25 p.m., 100 1st Ave.; RAWDON, Que.: Meets the mayor of Rawdon, 5 p.m., 3647 Queen.; JOLIETTE, Que.: Attends a rally, 6:25 p.m., 40 Lajoie Sud. (9 a.m.)

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)


MANOTICK, Ont. _ Debi Daviau, president of the Professional Institute of the Public Service, holds a photo opportunity urging change in the riding of Carleton. (10:30 a.m. at Corner of Manotick Main and Bridge St.)

OTTAWA _ Telecom equipment supplier DragonWave Inc. releases second-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Oct. 15.


x-AJAX, Ont. _ Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau holds a rally. (6 p.m. at 599 Kingston Rd. W.)

xy-BRAMPTON, Ont. _ Conservative Leader Stephen Harper attends event hosted by the Canada-India Friendship Group. (7:30 p.m. at Pearson Convention Centre, 2638 Steeles Avenue East)

x-BRANTFORD, Ont. _ Conservative leader Stephen Harper delivers remarks. (12 p.m. at J.P. Bowman Ltd., 55 Sinclair Boulevard)

x-HAMILTON _ Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau holds an event and media availability. (8:30 a.m. at Mohawk College, 135 Fennell Ave. W.)

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. _ The Canadian Medical Association holds a roundtable to discuss the need for a national seniors care strategy. CMA president Dr. Cindy Forbes and Dr. Gabriela Prada, director of Health Innovation, Policy and Evaluation at the Conference Board of Canada, will participate. (7 p.m. at Mississauga Seniors’ Centre, 1389 Cawthra Road)

x-ST. CATHARINES, Ont. _ Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau holds a photo-op. (2 p.m. at Caffe Gatti, 3 Race St.)

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.

TORONTO _ An inquest into the death of Zoltan Hyacinth, a 23-year-old man who died on March 17, 2013, during an altercation with Toronto police. Through Oct. 16.

TORONTO _ Finance Minister Charles Sousa talks about how drivers can stay safe during the winter season and save money on their auto insurance. Canadian NASCAR champion Ron Fellows participates. (10 a.m. at Canadian Tire, 1608 The Queensway)

y-TORONTO _ Final game in the best-of-five American League Divisional Series between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Texas Rangers. (4 p.m.)

TORONTO _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s itinerary: 8:45 a.m., delivers remarks at the World Congress of Magazine Media Conference, (Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen St. W.); 9:30 a.m., delivers remarks at the Ontario Provincial Synod, Anglican Church of Canada, (St. Paul’s Church, 227 Bloor St. E.).

x-WELLAND, Ont. _ Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau holds a photo-op. (12:30 p.m. at Blue Star Restaurant, 676 King St.)


CALGARY _ Trial for Nicholas Rasberry who is charged with second-degree murder in the May 2013 stabbing death of neighbour and teacher Craig Kelloway, who had recently moved to the neighbourhood. Through Oct. 30. (Court of Queen’s Bench)

CALGARY _ Executives gather for an energy roundtable focused on “The New Energy Volatility.” Leaders from Veresen, Gaz Metro and other firms to speak. (8 a.m. at Hyatt Regency)

x-CALGARY _ Selena Narayan-LaChapelle, 33, makes a court appearance, charged with common assault after a cab driver was attacked with a bag of vomit on Sept. 6. (9 a.m. at Calgary Couts Centre)

EDMONTON _ Alberta Lt.-Gov. Lois Mitchell presides over a ceremony to invest eight citizens as the newest members of the Alberta Order of Excellence. (4 p.m. at Government House, 12845 102 Ave.)

RED DEER, Alta. _ Twenty-year-old male driver to appear in court after an RCMP vehicle was rammed with a stolen truck during a police chase. A police officer sustained minor injuries. (Provincial court)

UNDATED _ Royalty review panel chairman Dave Mowat holds telephone townhall to gain input from Albertans. (7 p.m.)

EASTERVILLE, Man. _ Shelly Chartier in court after pleading guilty to impersonating people and celebrities online, including a professional athlete. Shelly Chartier blames boredom and a lack of friends for her “catfishing” crimes (10 a.m. at Courthouse)

WINNIPEG _ Emergency response experts from across North America will share their experiences dealing with disasters such as the Lac Megantic train crash and the shooting on Parliament Hill. Full schedule at (CanadInns Polo Park Hotel, 1405 St. Matthews Ave)

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)

SASKATOON _ The Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice begins a three-day conference on aboriginal people and the law. Justice Murray Sinclair from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission speaks at 9:15 a.m.; AFN Chief Perry Bellegarde speaks at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 15; Chief Justice of Canada, Beverley McLachlin, speaks at 9 a.m. on Oct. 16. (Delta Bessborough Hotel, 601 Spadina Cres. East)


CHILLIWACK, B.C. _ 2015 PING CCAA Golf National Championships. The 54-hole tournament is hosted by the University of the Fraser Valley, featuring top collegiate golfers from across Canada. Through Oct. 16. (Chilliwack Golf Club, 41894 Yale Rd)

COLWOOD, B.C. _ Green party Leader Elizabeth May greets commuters. (4 p.m. at Intersection of the Island Highway and Wale Road)

DOME CREEK, B.C. _ The provincial government is holding a series of regional meetings to get feedback on a plan to preserve the unique ecosystems of the Ancient Forest. (4:30 p.m. at Dome Creek Community Hall)

KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ Final arguments expected at the second-degree murder trial for Damien Taylor, accused of killing 16-year-old CJ Fowler. (10 a.m. at Courtroom 5C, Kamloops Law Courts, 455 Columbia Street)

LANGFORD, B.C. _ Green party Leader Elizabeth May attends mixer hosted by the WestShore Chamber of Commerce. (5 p.m. at Darcy’s Pub )

METRO VANCOUVER, B.C. _ The 10th annual Homelessness Action Week features Thanksgiving meals, donation drives, fundraisers, Homeless Connect events, community dialogues across the region. Go to for details. Through Oct. 17.

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. _ Pemberton resident Edward Luke Johnny appears in court, charged with luring a child online. The alleged offences were committed at his Whistler work place. (North Vancouver Provincial Court, 200 23rd Street E.)

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. _ Local businesses are invited to participate in a free workshop to help them prepare for and recover from a major disaster. (2 p.m. at PoCo Inn and Suites, 1545 Lougheed Hwy.)

SURREY, B.C. _ 300 young people are expected to attend a gangs and drugs forum organized by Kids Play and Odd Squad Productions. (6 p.m. at Grand Taj Convention Centre, 8580 132nd Street)

VANCOUVER _ Legal arguments in relation to a sentencing hearing for serial child rapist Ibata Hexamer, who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting four girls between 1995 and 2009. Through Oct. 16. (10 a.m. at Vancouver Law Courts, 800 Smithe 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 _ Vancouver-based think tank Aha! releases its third report, “Our Top PM: Harper, Trudeau or…?” The report examines 11 fiscal and economic outcomes for prime ministers since 1981, and then ranks those leaders. (5:30 a.m. at

VANCOUVER _ Find Your Fit interactive careers event for youth, parents, career counsellors. Through Oct. 16. (9 a.m. at Vancouver Convention Centre West)

VANCOUVER _ Green party Leader Elizabeth May campaign event to oppose sale of CBC properties. (10 a.m. at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Pavilion, 649 Cambie St.)

VANCOUVER _ Health Minister Terry Lake addresses the BC Non-Profit Housing Association. (11:45 a.m. at Pan Pacific Hotel)

VANCOUVER _ Green party Leader Elizabeth May holds a photo-op, makes an announcement about municipal infrastructure policy. (12 p.m. at Grandview Park, 1657 Charles St.)

VANCOUVER _ MOSAIC will host a public forum on the Syrian Refugee Crisis, featuring speaker Dan Hiebert, professor at the UBC Department of Geography. (4 p.m. at 1720 Grant St.)

VANCOUVER _ KidsPlay hosts the Gang and Drug Presentation, which will be run by Vancouver Police Department officers Toby Hinton and Mark Steinkampf. (7 p.m. at Grand Taj Convention Centre, 8580-132nd St.)

xy-VANCOUVER _ Opening day of the 2015 International LNG in BC Conference, “Clean Energy. Reliable Partner.” Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman delivers opening remarks and Premier Christy Clark gives the keynote address (11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.). Other speakers include Shell Integrated Gas executive VP Maarten Wetselaar and Finance Minister Michael De Jong. Go to for a full list of speakers. Through Oct. 16. (Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place)

VANCOUVER _ Media accreditation due for WE Day, scheduled for Oct. 21 at the Rogers Arena. Visit


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