The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 – CP

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 – CP

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 2016394 Views

Source: The Canadian Press
Jan 11, 2016

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Jan. 12 as of 9:15 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


DETROIT _ Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains attends the 2016 North American International Auto Show. (12:30 p.m. at COBO Center, COBO Hall, 1 Washington Boulevard)


x-OROMOCTO, N.B. _ The arrival of members from 2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, who are returning from Lebanon and Jordan where they supported Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada with the processing of Syrian refugees destined to resettle in Canada. (5:30 a.m. at 2RCR Headquarters, Building D-57 (Ortona Building), Base Gagetown (Beausejour Avenue))

DARTMOUTH, N.S. _ Federal Fisheries Minister Hunter Tootoo visits the Bedford Institute of Oceanography and holds a media availability following a meeting with Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell and Energy Minister Michel Samson. (9:45 a.m. at 1 Challenger Drive)

x-HALIFAX _ The case involving Christopher Garnier, charged with second-degree murder in the death of off-duty police officer Catherine Campbell, in court to set dates for a preliminary inquiry. (9 a.m. at Provincial court, Courtroom 6, Spring Garden Road)


xy-MONTREAL _ Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivers a speech that will outline Canada’s economic situation, how to help the middle class and how to stimulate economic growth. Morneau will later meet with members of the FADOQ seniors’ network, 4545 Pierre-de-Coubertin Avenue, in Montreal, at 3:15 p.m. The visit is open to media. (1 p.m. at Bonaventure Montreal, Salle de Bal, 900, de la Gauchetiere Ouest)

MONTREAL _ Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Cable Inc. release first-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Jan. 13.

QUEBEC _ Immigration Minister Kathleen Weil and Education Minister Francois Blais meet the families of Syrian refugees and discuss ways to get them to learn French. (11 a.m. at Cegep de Ste-Foy, 2410 Chemin Ste-Foy)


OTTAWA _ The Supreme Court of Canada hears the case of an Alberta woman who claims hydraulic fracturing contaminated her well with hazardous chemicals. (Supreme Court)

OTTAWA _ Skate Canada hosts a conference call with Gabrielle Daleman (2:15 p.m.) and ice dance team Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje (2:45 p.m.), who will be competing at the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships in Halifax, which runs from Jan. 18-24. Dial 1-866-463-0028, passcode: 9699045308(pound sign).


AJAX, Ont. _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne makes an announcement alongside MPP Joe Dickson. A media availability follows. (12:15 p.m.)

HAMILTON _ Dr. Allan Sharp, Chair of the Independent Committee of Inquiry, releases the Committee’s “Report Into the Situations of Drs. Gabrielle Horne, Michael Goodyear and Bassam A. Nassar at the Capital District Health Authority and Dalhousie University.” (8 a.m. at

NEWMARKET, Ont. _ Kevin Wyatt, 37, appears in court, charged in a violent sexual assault that took place on New Year’s Day.

OSHAWA, Ont. _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visits Lakeridge Health Oshawa alongside Whitby-Oshawa Liberal candidate Elizabeth Roy. Photo opportunity at 2 p.m. (1 p.m. at 1 Hospital Court)

TORONTO _ Inquest into the death of Eric Osawe, 26, who died on Sept. 29, 2010, in Toronto of injuries sustained when he was shot by a police officer. Through Jan. 24. (9:30 a.m. at Forensic Sciences and Coroner’s Complex, 25 Morton Shulman Ave.)

TORONTO _ The Fraser Institute releases a new study examining the level of federal transfers to provincial and territorial governments. (5:30 a.m. at

x-TORONTO _ CEOs of Canada’s biggest banks deliver speeches, which will be webcast. (8 a.m.)

TORONTO _ Finance Minister Charles Sousa hosts the first pre-budget consultation for the 2016 Ontario budget. Minister Sousa holds a media availability at 9:30 a.m. (10 a.m. at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 227 Bloor St. East)

TORONTO _ Bardish Chagger, minister of Small Business and Tourism, makes an important announcement to support the advancement of the digital media industry in southern Ontario. (1 p.m. at Canadian Film Centre (AGF Garden Room), 2489 Bayview Ave.)

TORONTO _ AltaCorp Capital hosts an investor conference. Through Jan. 14. Webcast available at (Shangri-La Hotel, 188 University Ave.)


x-CALGARY _ Final day of the Conference Board of Canada’s Oil and
Gas Summit. Glen Hodgson, the Conference Board’s Chief Economist,
speaks at 8:15 a.m.; Phil Fontaine, president of Ishkonigan Inc. and
former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, provides the
closing keynote speech at 4:15 p.m. Go to for the full agenda.
(Sheraton Eau Claire)

EDMONTON _ Hearing continues for Travis Vader, who wants murder charges against him tossed out over abuse of judicial process. He is charged will killing Lyle and Marie McCann, a couple in their late 70s last seen fuelling up their motorhome in St. Albert in 2010. Through Jan. 13. (Court)

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. _ Edward Mikla to be sentenced after pleading guilty to a hit and run that killed cyclist Lorne Miller. (Courthouse)

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. _ Public inquest into the death of Andy Allan Brassard, an inmate at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary who was found dead in his cell in November 2012. Through Jan. 15. (Travelodge Hotel)

SASKATOON _ Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart makes an announcement in support of crop-related research during the third annual CropSphere. (12:30 p.m. at TCU Place, Grand Salon, 35 22nd St. East)


100 MILE HOUSE, B.C. _ The next court date for Michael Martel, 46, charged with first-degree murder of a 37-year-old 100 Mile House woman on Jan. 4. (100 Mile House Provincial Court, 385 Birch Avenue)

BURNABY, B.C. _ Inquest into death of 58-year-old Cheryl Ann Cowan, who was in medical distress when she arrived at Vancouver city jail in a police wagon and died in hospital eight days later, on Dec. 23, 2014. Through Jan. 14. (9:30 a.m. at Burnaby Coroners Court, 20th floor, MetroTower II, 4720 Kingsway)

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. _ WorkBC’s Find Your Fit tour brings information about in-demand occupations to area high school students. (3 p.m. at Brookswood Secondary, 20902 37A Avenue)

UNDATED _ Interveners file written argument-in-chief and reply to Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, including comments on draft conditions, to the National Energy Board.

VANCOUVER _ John Nuttall and Amanda Korody, found guilty of terrorism, are in court arguing they were entrapped by police into plotting to blow up the B.C. legislature on Canada Day in 2013. (9 a.m. at Courtroom 67, Vancouver Law Courts, 800 Smithe Street)

VANCOUVER _ Four-thousand convention planners and suppliers gather for the Professional Convention Management Association’s Convening Leaders conference. Through Jan. 13. (Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Place)

VANCOUVER _ Premier Christy Clark,Health Minister Terry Lake and cancer researchers gather for announcement at the B.C. Cancer Agency. A technical briefing starts at 9:30 with the annoucement at 10 a.m. Media dial-in for listen only is at 604-681-0260 or 1 877-353-9184, pass code: 22351? (9:30 a.m. at B.C. Cancer Agency, 675 West 10th Ave. )

VANCOUVER _ A Downtown Eastside women’s group responds to a national inquiry into missing and murdered women. (10 a.m. at Aboriginal Front Door, 384 Main Street)

VICTORIA _ The Shawnigan Residents Association judicial review of an Environmental Appeal Board decision allowing the dumping of contaminated soil at a site near Shawnigan Lake. Through Jan. 15. (10 a.m. at Room 401, Victoria Law Courts, 850 Burdett Street)

VICTORIA _ The Office of the Auditor General for Local Government releases a performance audit report on the City of New Westminster. The report will be posted at 11 a.m. at under the topic “Local Government Performance in Managing.” Auditor General for Local Government Gordon Ruth is available for media interviews following the release.



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