The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Nov. 2 – CP

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Nov. 2 – CP

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 2015310 Views

Source: The Canadian Press
Nov 2, 2015

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Nov. 2 as of 3:11 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


CHINA _ B.C. Premier Christy Clark and International Trade Minister Teresa Wat lead a trade mission in China, making stops in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Through Nov. 7.

SAN FRANCISCO _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne meets California Governor Jerry Brown (12:30 p.m. at 455 Golden Gate Avenue, 14th Floor)

SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visits California, through Nov. 4. In San Francisco, she promotes the province as a partner in information and communications technology. In L.A., she explores opportunities for Ontario in the creative industries.


SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ 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. _ Derrick Dalley, provincial minister of Natural Resources, will announce the details of the Newfoundland and Labrador government’s new generic offshore oil royalty framework. A technical briefing will be held for media prior to the announcement at 1:30 p.m. in the media centre. (2 p.m. at Media Centre, Ground Floor, East Block, Confederation Building)

x-HALIFAX _ Dalhousie University medical student Stephen Tynes, 30, appears in court, accused of uttering threats to cause bodily harm and unauthorized possession of a prohibited device. (2 p.m. at Spring Garden Road)

HALIFAX _ Prince Edward tours the IWK Health Centre (5980 University Avenue) and then participates in a Gold Award Ceremony for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Nova Scotia Division (11 a.m., O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road); his visit concludes with an event for community leaders and volunteers at the Government House.


MONTREAL _ Innergex CEO Michel Letellier speaks to the Canadian Club of Montreal. (12 p.m. at Sheraton Hotel, 1201 Rene-Levesque W.)

SAINT-JEROME, Que. _ The first-degree murder trial of Guy Turcotte continues. (9:30 a.m. at Saint-Jerome Courthouse)

VAL D’OR, Que. _ Parti Quebecois Leader Pierre Karl Peladeau meets with community leaders in Val d’Or, Que. (1 p.m. at 1272, 7th Street)


OTTAWA _ The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation releases the preliminary data from its 2015 Fall Rental Market Survey. (8:15 a.m. at

OTTAWA _ Economist Jack Mintz releases three studies into infrastructure spending in Canada. (10:30 a.m. at Room 130-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA _ Journalists Rosemary Barton, Susan Delacourt and Paul Wells hold a panel discussion on the role of the media in the 2105 federal election campaign. (7:30 p.m. at 270 Residence Commons, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Carleton University)

OTTAWA _ Recount of the votes in the electoral district of Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River (Saskatchewan). The results will be published on the Elections Canada website. (


COURTICE, Ont. _ Public hearings into Ontario Power Generation’s application to renew its operating licence and extend the life of the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station. Through Nov. 5. (10:30 a.m. at Hope Fellowship Church, 1685 Bloor Street)

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. _ Coffee shop chain Second Cup Ltd. releases third-quarter results.

PEMBROKE, Ont. _ Basil Borutski, charged in deaths of three women, appears in court via video. (1 p.m. at Pembroke courthouse)

x-TORONTO _ Trial continues for Const. James Forcillo, charged in the shooting death of Sammy Yatim. (10 a.m. at 361 University Ave.)

x-TORONTO _ Trial continues for Everton Biddersingh, charged with first-degree murder in the death of his daughter. (10 a.m. at 361 University)

TORONTO _ Home renovation expert Mike Holmes Jr. and the Ontario Lung Association launch his new TV campaign urging all Canadians to test their homes for radon gas. (9 a.m. at Media Studio, Room 149, Legislative Building, Queen’s Park)

TORONTO _ Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown holds a media availability to discuss his Private Member’s Bill. (9:45 a.m. at Queen’s Park Media Studio, Room 148, Main Legislative Building)

TORONTO _ Caterpillar equipment seller Toromont Industries Ltd. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Nov. 3.

TORONTO _ Pizza Pizza Royalty Corp. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Nov. 3.

TORONTO _ The 23rd annual Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships national conference. Toronto Mayor John Tory speaks at 8:25 a.m., former interim Liberal leader Bob Rae speaks at 12:50 p.m.; Edmundo Gamas, Executive Director of Mexican Institute of Infrastructure Development, speaks at 2:35 p.m. Go to for the full program. Through Nov. 3. (Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West)


CALGARY _ Preliminary hearing for Jennifer Clark and Jeromie Clark on charges of criminal negligence causing death and failure to provide the necessaries of life following the death of their 14-month-old son, John, in November 2013 from causes that police allege are related to malnutrition. Through Nov. 4. (9 a.m. at Calgary Courts Centre – CR305)

CALGARY _ Natural gas and power distributor AltaGas Ltd. holds its 10th annual investor day. Go to for the webcast. (11:30 a.m.)

EDSON, Alta. _ Travis Vader to appear in court to face charges of breach of recognizance and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. These charges are unrelated to the murder charges he faces in the disappearance of Lyle and Marie McCann. (Courthouse)

HIGH RIVER, Alta. _ Municipal Affairs Minister Danielle Larivee will announce details on flood mitigation projects for the Highwood River and provide an update on the Disaster Recovery Program. (11:30 a.m. at Evelyn’s Memory Lane Cafe, 118 4 Ave. SW)

SPRUCE GROVE, Alta. _ Alberta Labour Minister Lori Sigurdson will announce details of a new program to help support businesses and jobs (10 a.m. at Acheson Business Park, 52512 Range Rd. 264)

TSUUT’INA FIRST NATION, Alta. _ Chiefs of Treaties 1-11 hold a one-day summit to discuss how to move forward on Liberal election promises regarding First Nations. (9 a.m. at Grey Eage Casino Event Centre, 3777 Grey Eagle Drive)

SASKATOON _ Uranium producer Cameco Inc. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-800-769-8320 or go to for the webcast. (9 a.m.)

SASKATOON _ Saskatchewan’s first HIV transitional care home and hospice opens to clients. (9:15 a.m. at 134 Avenue O South)

SASKATOON _ Clifford Daniels, 21, and Ashley McKay, 28, both of Saskatoon, to make first appearance in court on several charges after a stolen vehicle drove at a police officer. (9:30 a.m. at Provincial court)

SASKATOON _ Saskatoon Health Region CEO and president Dan Florizone and Graham Construction district manager Tom Holfeld will discuss proposed safety measures for the construction at the new maternal and children’s hospital after work was stopped last week due to a safety incident. (10:45 a.m. at Main floor mall, Royal University Hospital)


BURNABY, B.C. _ Inquest into the death of 41-year-old Ernest Moosomin, who died July 31, 2014, while in custody of the South Coast BC Transportation Authority Police Service (Transit Police). Through Nov. 6. (9:30 a.m. at Burnaby Coroners Court, 20th floor, MetroTower II, Metrotown, 4720 Kingsway)

SURREY, B.C. _ Surrey Board of Trade hosts an international roundtable with new U.S. Consul General Lynne Platt. (11:30 a.m. at Surrey Board of Trade Conference Room Suite 101, 14439 104 Avenue)

VANCOUVER _ The Canadian Union of Public Employees is hosting its national convention all this week and will be electing a new president on Wednesday. (Through to Friday, Nov. 6) (9 a.m. at Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place)

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.)

VICTORIA _ Education Minister Mike Bernier leads a behind-the-scenes tour of seismic safety upgrades at Tillicum Elementary. (Tour starts at the rear basketball court.) (9 a.m. at Tillicum Elementary School, 3155 Albina Street)

VICTORIA _ On street engagement lab, part of the Biketoria summit marking the opening of 30 kilometres of new bike trails. (4 p.m. at Wharf Street at Humboldt Street)

Updated: Nov. 2 3:11 a.m.


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