The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Sept. 9 – CP

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Sept. 9 – CP

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2015305 Views

Source: The Canadian Press
Sep 8, 2015

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

x-BOSTON _ WestJet presents to Cowen and Company transportation
conference at 8:40 a.m. EDT
(http://www.westjet.com/guest/en/media-investors/webcasts.shtml.)
Air Canada at 11:20 a.m. EDT
(http://wsw.com/webcast/cowen26/ac.to/index.aspx) (8:30 a.m.)

ATLANTIC

FREDERICTON _ Final arguments in a Labour Board hearing into a complaint of discrimination after the University of New Brunswick eliminated women’s varsity hockey. (9:30 a.m. at Labour Board, 435 King Street)

xy-SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ Jury selection continues for Dennis Oland murder trial. Oland is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his father Richard. (9 a.m. at Saint John law courts)

HALIFAX _ Stakeholders in the Nova Scotia construction industry will hear a presentation on the current state of the province’s construction sector, and a report will be released on the 2015 Nova Scotia Labour Market Assessment. (11 a.m. at Nova Centre, Argyle Street, front entrance (across the the Economy Shoe shop).)

HALIFAX _ Mayor Mike Savage of Halifax will raise a flag with representatives of the local monarchist’s league to recognize the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation. (12 p.m. at Halifax City Hall, the Grand Parade)

x-SYDNEY, N.S. _ The trial begins for a teenager charged with criminal negligence causing death under the Youth Justice Act after a Sydney Academy student died after being hit by a school bus. (9:30 a.m. at Sydney Youth Court, 136 Charlotte St.)

x-TANTALLON, N.S. _ Memorial service for Taylor Samson, who was last seen Aug. 15 in Halifax. William Sandeson is charged with his murder. (2 p.m. at Ronald A. Walker Funeral Home, 13549 Peggys Cove Rd.)

QUEBEC

MONTREAL _ 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist to be announced by prize founder Jack Rabinovitch. 2014 winner Sean Michaels also on hand. (11 a.m. at Moyse Hall Theatre, McGill University, 853 Sherbrooke St. W, Arts Building)

MONTREAL _ Amnesty International and other groups organize a human chain in support of refugees. (5:30 p.m. at Esplanade dela Place des arts, Ste-Catherine Street)

MONTREAL _ Tea store chain DAVIDsTEA Inc. releases second-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held at 4:30 p.m. Go to www.davidstea.com for a link to the webcast.

OTTAWA

OTTAWA _ Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. releases August housing starts in Canada. (8:15 a.m.)

OTTAWA _ International Datacasting Corp. holds a conference call to discuss second-quarter results. Dial 1-888-789-9572, passcode: 6578119. (8:30 a.m.)

OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases building permits for July and university tuition fees, 2015/16. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)

OTTAWA _ The Bank of Canada releases its decision on the target for the overnight rate. (10 a.m.)

ONTARIO

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. _ NDP Leader Tom Mulcair makes an announcement. (9 a.m. at Spencer ARL, 6040 Progress Street)

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. _ NDP Leader Tom Mulcair attends a rally. (5:30 p.m. at Parkway Banquet Hall, 200-1135 Lansdowne Street West)

TORONTO _ Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau makes an announcement and holds a media availability. (8:30 a.m. at Alexandra Park Community Centre, 105 Grange Court)

TORONTO _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne takes part in a discussion with representatives from OneEleven and Generation Squeeze, alongside former Prime Minister Paul Martin. (8:45 a.m. at 111 Richmond Street W, Suite 5)

TORONTO _ BMO Financial Group CEO Bill Downe participates in the
Scotiabank Financials Summit 2015. Go to
www.bmo.com/investorrelations for the webcast. (9:30 a.m.)

TORONTO _ Royal Bank of Canada President and CEO Dave McKay speaks at the Scotiabank Financials Summit 2015. Go to www.rbc.com/investorrelations/events-presentations.html for the webcast. (10 a.m.)

TORONTO _ CIBC President and CEO Victor Dodig speaks at the
Scotiabank Financials Summit 2015. Go to
www.cibc.com/ca/investor-relations/exctv-prsntatns-wbcsts.html for
the webcast. (10:30 a.m.)

TORONTO _ TD Bank Group President and CEO Bharat Masrani presents at the Scotiabank Financials Summit 2015. Go to www.td.com/investor for the webcast. (11 a.m.)

TORONTO _ National Bank of Canada President and CEO Louis Vachon speaks at the Scotiabank Financials Summit 2015. Go to www.nbc.ca/investor-relations/presentations-and-events for the webcast. (11:30 a.m.)

y-TORONTO _ The NHL and NHLPA hold a media availability to release details for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. (1 p.m. at Gate 2B, Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay St.)

TORONTO _ Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, Grand Chiefs from the Political Confederacy and Aboriginal Affairs Minister David Zimmer announce a new campaign that will help raise funds and awareness for the implementation for an Ontario First Nations-led inquiry process into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. (1:15 p.m. at Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Media Gallery)

TORONTO _ Laurentian Bank President and CEO Rejean Robitaille speaks at the Scotiabank Financials Summit 2015. Go to www.laurentianbank.ca for the webcast. (1:45 p.m.)

TORONTO _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne delivers a keynote address at the Chiefs of Ontario campaign launch for missing and murdered Aboriginal girls and women. (5 p.m. at Twenty Toronto Street Conferences, 20 Toronto Street)

TORONTO _ Leading financial services companies present at the Scotiabank Financials Summit 2015. Through Sept. 10. (Fairmount Royal York Hotel, 100 Front St. W.)

TORONTO _ Inaugural AMBI benefit gala in support of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation. Special guests to include Prince Albert II of Monaco, honorary chairs Heidi Klum and James Franco and gala performer Diana Ross. (Four Seasons Hotel)

WELLAND, Ont. _ Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivers remarks, joined by Conservative candidates Leanna Villella (Niagara Centre) and Rob Nicholson (Niagara Falls). (9:30 a.m. at Canadian Tire Financial Services, 1000 East Main St.)

PRAIRIES

CALGARY _ Precision Drilling Corporation President and CEO Kevin Neveu presents at the 2015 Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference. Go to www.precisiondrilling.com for the webcast. (5:45 a.m.)

CALGARY _ A press conference is held to release the report entitled, “What Do We Know About Improving Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder?” (12:30 p.m. at Nexen Conference Room, 5th floor, 906 -8th Avenue SW)

CALGARY _ Ross Arens appeals his conviction and sentence in the death of a teenager on Canada Day 2010. (Appeal Court)

x-EDMONTON _ Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips to deliver keynote address at the Pembina Institute 2015 climate summit. (9 a.m. at Chateau Lacombe, 10111 Bellamy Hill Rd.)

EDMONTON _ Canadian Folk Music Awards nominees announcement. (12 p.m. at City hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Sq.)

EDMONTON _ Shannon Phillips, Alberta minister responsible for the status of women, meets with stakeholders, followed by a media availability. (4 p.m. at Government House, 12845 102 Ave.)

x-EDMONTON _ Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau meets with Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson. Photo op only (5 p.m. City hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Sq.) Trudeau media availability (5:50 p.m. Radisson Hotel Edmonton South, Edmonds Room, 4440 Gateway Blvd). Attends Liberal rally with candidates and supporters (6:45 p.m.) – –

UNDATED _ Churches across Manitoba to ring their bells for three minutes starting at 11:30 a.m. to mark the Queen’s becoming the longest-reigning British monarch. (11:30 a.m.)

WINNIPEG _ Judge to deliver decision on bail for accused letter bomber Guido Amsel. (1 p.m.)

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. _ Carmine Nayneecassum to appear in court accused of using a syringe to commit four armed robberies. (Courthouse)

REGINA _ Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan announces this year’s “champion child.” (2 p.m. at Walmart, 4550 Gordon Rd.)

BRITISH COLUMBIA

BURNABY, B.C. _ President Andrew Petter officially launches the university’s 50th anniversary year. (11:30 a.m. at Freedom Square, SFU Burnaby campus)

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. _ Citizens of B.C.’s “Royal City” celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s milestone reign with an all-day event. Highlights include a 21-gun salute (9:30 a.m.) and high tea (2 p.m.). (9:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Cathedral, 540 Carnavorn )

SURREY, B.C. _ Surrey RCMP, City of Surrey, Surrey School District, ICBC and the Surrey Crime Prevention Society join to tell the community about traffic and pedestrian safety around schools. (11 a.m. at Ecole Martha Currie Elementary School (5811 184th Street))

SURREY, B.C. _ NDP candidate Jinny Sims opens her campaign office. (7 p.m. at #210 7093 King George Blvd.)

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 St.)

x-VANCOUVER _ B.C. cabinets with First Nations leaders to talk about relations and partnerships. Opening remarks at 9 a.m., media avail at 10. (9 a.m. at Sheraton Wall Centre, 1888 Burrard St.)

x-VANCOUVER _ Green party Leader Elizabeth May makes a major announcement. Dial in conference 647-497-9372, passcode: 604-005-669. (10 a.m. at Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place)

VANCOUVER _ Dominic Barton, global managing director of McKinsey and Company, speaks at the Vancouver Board of Trade. McKinsey believes B.C. is ideally positioned to capture opportunities in a number of key sectors and play a greater role in the global economy. Barton’s speech will share McKinsey’s perspectives on the changing business landscape and its implications, as well as the opportunities for B.C. (1 p.m. at Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, Waterfront Ballroom, 900 Canada Place Way)

VANCOUVER _ Constance Barnes, NDP Candidate for Vancouver Centre, launches her campaign. NDP finance critic Nathan Cullen will speak. (6 p.m. at #140-1265 Granville St.)

INDEX: ADVISORIES

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