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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Oct. 23 – CP

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 2015570 Views

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire
Oct 22, 2015 

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Oct. 23 as of 8:13 p.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


KANSAS CITY _ The Toronto Blue Jays vs. the Kansas City Royals in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. (8 p.m.)

NEW YORK _ Thomson Reuters Corp. releases third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Go to for the webcast.


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 and Transportation and Works Minister David Brazil welcome the newest addition to the provincial ferry fleet, the MV Veteran. (11 a.m. at Pier 8, St. John’s Harbour)

xy-HALIFAX _ Bail application hearing for William Sandeson, accused of first-degree murder in death of Dalhousie University student Taylor Samson. Judge Jamie Campbell says he expects to provide a ruling by the end of the day after morning submissions. (9 a.m. at Nova Scotia Supreme Court, Lower Water Street)


MONTREAL _ Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard gives a speech at a conference on smart cities and discusses his government’s digital plans. (8 a.m. at Hyatt Regency, 1255 Jeanne-Mance St.)

MONTREAL _ Trucking company TransForce Inc. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-877-223-4471. (9 a.m.)

TROIS-RIVIERES, Que. _ Marc Perron returns to court to face various charges, including aggravated assault, for allegedly attacking a 14-year-old girl with a hammer. (Courthouse)

VAL-D’OR, Que. _ A news conference is held by native groups to discuss allegations of sexual assault by Quebec provincial police officers against women in the Abitibi region. (10 a.m. at Val-d’Or Native Friendship Centre)


x-OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the consumer price index for September; cancer incidence in Canada (2011 and 2012) and a study on the earnings advantage of landed immigrants who were previously temporary residents in Canada (1982 to 2011). (8:30 a.m. at

OTTAWA _ Ontario Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli lays out the Ontario Government’s priorities for the road ahead at the Economic Club of Canada. (11:45 a.m. at Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau St.)


GUELPH, Ont. _ The Royal Canadian Mint unveils new Remembrance-themed circulation coins. (10 a.m. at McCrae House, 108 Water Street)

y-ORILLIA, Ont. _ Gordon Lightfoot and to attend unveiling of bronze sculpture in his honour. City of Orillia Mayor Steve Clarke and artist Timothy Schmalz are also scheduled to attend. (1 p.m. at J.B. Tudhope Park, Barnfield Point on the Lightfoot Trail, 450 Atherley Road)

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. _ Integrative Healthcare Symposium Canada Conference and Exhibition. Go to for more details. Through Oct. 24. (Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel and Suites)

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 _ Ryerson University and 3D printing studio Think2Thing co-host the inaugural Be3Dimensional Conference, where leading experts in 3D will debate and discuss innovations in utilization and research related to the technology. Through Oct. 24. (8 a.m. at Sears Atrium, George Vari Engineering Building, Ryerson University, 242 Church St.)

TORONTO _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s itinerary: 9 a.m., meets with education labour partners, (Executive Council Chamber, Main Legislative Building, Queen’s Park); 10 a.m., holds a media availability, (Government Caucus Room, Room 247, Queen’s Park); 2 p.m., delivers remarks at the opening of the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs’ Gathering Room, alongside Minister Zimmer, (160 Bloor Street East, 4th Floor); 6 p.m., attends the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada Launch and Link Reception, (Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard St. W.).


CALGARY _ Canadian Utilities Ltd. releases third-quarter results. (

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)

y-RED DEER, Alta. _ Funeral for Catie Bott, who was 13, and her twin 11-year-old siblings, Jana and Dara Bott. The girls suffocated when they became buried in the back of a truck filled with canola on a farm near Withrow, Alta. (1 p.m. at Crossroads Church, 38105 Range Road 275)

SIKSIKA FIRST NATION, Alta. _ Siksika Nation outlines what is believed to be the first home ownership fund for First Nations in Alberta (10 a.m.)

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)


ABBOTSFORD, B.C. _ Conference on character, hosted by Character Abbotsford, a group committed to inspiring and strengthening community through the integration of shared values. Speakers include: Peter Legge, a best-selling author and CEO of Canada Wide Media Limited; Wab Kinew, Associate Vice-President for Indigenous Relations at the University of Winnipeg; Dr. Avis Glaze, recognized as one of Canada’s outstanding educators. Through Oct. 24. (36035 N Parallel Rd.)

CHETWYND, B.C. _ Jobs Ministry’s Find Your Fit careers event offers students, parents and counsellors an interactive experience to learn about in-demand careers in the province. (3 p.m. at Chetwynd Secondary School)

MERRITT, B.C. _ Premier Clark will mark an historic milestone in the delivery of trades training in the region. (11:30 a.m. at Trades Training Building, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology, 4155 Belshaw St.)

MERRITT, B.C. _ Photo Opportunity only of Premier Christy Clark will tour the DiaCarbon Biofuels Production Facility. Hard hats and glasses are required. There will be some available at the facility. (1:15 p.m. at DiaCarbon Biofuels Production Facility, 2490 Priest Ave.)

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 Vancouver Board of Trade partner with the WEB Alliance of Women’s Business Networks and the Women’s Enterprise Centre to present a half-day forum on growing the economic impact of women. (7:45 a.m. at Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, Waterfront Ballroom, 900 Canada Place)

VANCOUVER _ J.P., a mother of four children who were sexually abused by their father despite a court order banning unsupervised visits, is challenging a government-ordered review of the case that was to be led by former deputy children’s minister Bob Plecas. (10 a.m. at B.C. Supreme Court)

VANCOUVER _ Belgian Ambassador to Canada Raoul Delcorde discusses the upcoming Western Canada Belgian Economic Mission beginning on Oct. 24. (10 a.m. at Pan Pacific Hotel, Oceanview Suite 4, 300 – 999 Canada Place)

VICTORIA _ Motivational Day to inspire and connect youth with those who can make a difference in their schools. (8:30 a.m. at Mt. Douglas Secondary, 3970 Gordon Head Road)

(The Canadian Press)



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