The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Sept. 2 – CP

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Sept. 2 – CP

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 2015223 Views

Source: The Canadian Press
Sep 1, 2015

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Wednesday, Sept. 2 as of 9 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.

WORLD

NEWARK, N.J. _ Sentencing date for Toronto-area men Michael Taxon and Itamar Cohen, both 52, after they pleaded guilty in May to charges of conspiracy to commit securities fraud.

ATLANTIC

x-FREDERICTON _ Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and New Brunswick Green Party candidates make an announcement in support of seniors. (11 a.m. at Wilmont United Church, 473 King St.)

FREDERICTON _ Green Party Leader Elizabeth May attends a rally with local Green Party candidates and supporters. (6 p.m. at Boom! Nightclub, 474 Queen St.)

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. _ Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Paul Davis announces a new resource for parents as part of the 10-year child care strategy, Caring for Our Future. Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development Susan Sullivan and Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Clyde Jackman will be in attendance. (11 a.m. at Conception Bay Family Resource Program, 974 Conception Bay Highway)

MOUNT PEARL, N.L. _ Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Paul Davis makes an announcement related to the Seniors Resource Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador. (2 p.m. at Park Place Community Centre, 61 Park Avenue)

xy-HALIFAX _ Dalhousie University student William Sandeson, charged with first-degree murder in the death of fellow student Taylor Samson, appears in court to set a date for a preliminary inquiry. (9:30 a.m. at Provincial Court, 5250 Spring Garden Rd.)

HALIFAX _ Lawyers teleconference to deal with Victoria Henneberry’s application to appeal her murder conviction. Henneberry pleaded guilty in April to second-degree murder in the death of Lorretta Saunders. (Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, Lower Water St.)

QUEBEC

QUEBEC _ Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau meets with the Mayor of Quebec City, Regis Labeaume. (2:30 p.m. at City Hall of Quebec City, Mayor’s Office, 2 des Jardins Street)

QUEBEC _ Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau attends a Liberal rally. A media availability follows. (6 p.m. at Chateau Bonne Entente, Garneau Room, 3400 Sainte-Foy Road)

SCOTT, Que. _ The Coalition for Quebec’s Future wraps up a two-day caucus meeting. (9 a.m. at La cache a Maxime, 266 Drouin) – –

TROIS-RIVIERES, Que. _ Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau makes an announcement and holds a media availability. (8 a.m. at Laviolette Park, Maurice-Pitre Pavilion, 6455 Notre-Dame St.)

OTTAWA

OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases a study on activities of foreign majority-owned affiliates in Canada, 2011. Also released is Manufacturing: The year in review, 2014. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)

xy-OTTAWA _ Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde presents his vision for closing the gap in quality of life between First Nations people and non-Indigenous Canadians. He will outline the AFN’s priorities for the upcoming federal election. (1 p.m. at National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington St.)

ONTARIO

HAMILTON _ Health and Long-Term Care Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins, joined by MPP Ted McMeekin, makes an announcement about expanding access to care in the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network. (10:45 a.m. at Miller Amphitheatre-2nd floor of the Juravinski Innovation Tower, 50 Charlton Ave. E.)

NORTH BAY, Ont. _ Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivers remarks.
He is joined by Conservative candidate Jay Aspin
(Nipissing-Timiskaming). A photo opportunity precedes the Prime
Minister’s speech. (9:30 a.m. at Premier Mining Products, 400 A
Kirkpatrick St.)

NORTH BAY, Ont. _ A town hall meeting is held as the Save Canada Post caravan continues campaigning. (4:30 p.m. at Best Western, 700 Lakeshore Drive)

TORONTO _ Sentencing hearing resumes for Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier in Via Rail terror case. (9:30 a.m. at 361 University)

TORONTO _ Reza Moridi, minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, joined by MPP Glen Murray, makes an announcement about youth employment. Go to http://www.vvcnetwork.ca/mtcu/20150902 for the webcast. (10 a.m. at The Yonge Street Mission, Evergreen Employment Services, 381 Yonge St.)

TORONTO _ Ryerson students will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous yo-yo. (2:30 p.m. at Ryerson Quadrangle, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria St.)

TORONTO _ Sears Canada reports its second-quarter financial results before stock markets open.

PRAIRIES

CALGARY _ Preliminary hearing for Laura Coward, charged with first-degree murder in the death of her nine-year-old daughter, Amber Lucius. Through Sept. 4. (10 a.m. at Courthouse)

EDMONTON _ Alberta’s Climate Change Advisory Panel holds a public open house. (5:30 p.m. at Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre, Grand Ballroom, 11727 Kingsway Ave.)

ST. ALBERT, Alta. _ Alberta Transportation Minister Brian Mason announces GreenTrip grants for capital region. (10 a.m. at Village Tree transit station, west of St. Albert Trail on Gate Avenue)

NISICHAWAYASIHK CREE NATION, Man. _ Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak holds its annual general assembly. Grand chief to be elected. Through Sept. 3.

WINNIPEG _ Bail hearing continues for Guido Amsel, accused of sending letter-bombs to his ex-wife and two law firms. (2 p.m. at Law courts, courtroom 303)

SASKATOON _ Former band accountant Hugo Gallegos to be sentenced after pleading guilty to theft, fraud and money laundering of more than $1 million from the Whitecap Dakota First Nation. (Courthouse)

BRITISH COLUMBIA

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. _ Stephen Harper will stop at Dynamic Architectural Windows and Doors and will be joined by Conservative candidate Ed Fast (Abbotsford). Members of the media will be asked to provide appropriate ID to be accredited. Media should arrive no later than 6 p.m. (6:45 p.m. at Dynamic Architectural Windows and Doors, 30440 Progressive Way)

KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ NDP Leader Tom Mulcair makes an announcement and holds a media availability. (8:30 a.m. at McArthur Island Park, Sports and Events Centre, Island Pkwy)

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. _ Art gallery in Royal City Manor long term care home showcases art of patients with dementia. (1 p.m. at 77 Jamieson Court)

x-VANCOUVER _ Ivan Henry, acquitted on sex charges after 27 years in prison, returns to court seeking compensation. Trial is expected to last 100 days, beginning Aug. 31. (10 a.m. at Courtroom 52, Vancouver Law Courts, 800 Smithe Street)

VANCOUVER _ Vancouver’s first responders join Canadian Blood Services in a Sirens for Life blood donor campaign, running until October 31. (11:30 a.m. at Oak Street Blood Donor Clinic, 4750 Oak Street)

VICTORIA _ Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon hosts Burma Star recipients and other veterans for tea at Government House to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. (2 p.m. at Drawing Room, Government House, 1401 Rockland Ave.)

INDEX: ADVISORIES

 

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