The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Oct. 26 – CP

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Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire
Oct 26, 2015

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Oct. 26 as of 3:24 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


FREDERICTON _ Trial for 27-year-old Thomas Therrien Chiasson on seven charges related to a low-speed chase involving a backhoe on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Fredericton in July. (9:30 a.m. at Provincial Court, Queen Street)

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)

MARYSTOWN, N.L. _ Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs to make economic development announcement. (11 a.m. at Marystown Hotel)

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Paul Davis to announce enhanced physical activity programming for school-aged children. (10 a.m. at Paradise Elementary School, 60 Karwood Dr.)

xy-AFTON, N.S. _ Ethan Hawke joins the leadership of the Paq’tnkek First Nation and the Mi’gmawei Mawiomi Assembly for a water ceremony to protest oil and gas development in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. (1 p.m. at 577 Summerside Road)

HALIFAX _ Nova Scotia Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab and co-chairs of the Premier’s Immigration Advisory Council host summit with community leaders and newcomers. (9 a.m. at Kenneth C. Rowe Hall, Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd.)

HALIFAX _ Ten speakers will share their hopes for health care and research during forum held by the Nova Scotia Health Authority. (6 p.m. at Halifax Central Library, Spring Garden Rd.)

LUNENBURG, N.S. _ Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell to release new regulations for the province’s aquaculture industry. (Technical briefing at 9:30 a.m.) (10:30 a.m. at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, 68 Bluenose Dr.)

x-WINDSOR, N.S. _ Former paramedic James Duncan Keats to be sentenced for sexually assaulting a woman who was 71 when he came to her home in 2013 to help her husband. Keats was acquitted of another sexual assault and two breach of trust charges. He is facing trial on five other counts of sexual assault in Halifax. (9:30 a.m. at Provincial court, 240 King Street)


LAVAL, Que. _ Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. holds a conference call to discuss accusations that the company created a network of phantom pharmacies to fool auditors. Dial 1-877-876-8393, passcode: 67537440. Go to for the webcast. (8 a.m.)

SAINT-JEROME, Que. _ A trial continues for Guy Turcotte, who faces two charges of first-degree murder in the deaths of his two children. (9:30 a.m. at Courthouse)


OTTAWA _ Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. releases its fourth quarter housing market outlook report. (8:15 a.m. at

OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases registered apprenticeship training programs, 2013. (8:30 a.m. at


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

TORONTO _ Labour Minister Kevin Flynn and Ontario Women’s Directorate Minister Tracy MacCharles participate in the first consultation of the Gender Wage Gap Steering Committee. (8:45 a.m. at Grosvenor Room, Toronto Central YMCA Centre, 20 Grosvenor St.)

TORONTO _ Dr. Eric Hoskins, minister of Health and Long-Term Care, joined by Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s acting Chief Medical Officer of Health, will launch Ontario’s annual flu immunization program. (9:45 a.m. at Rexall, 250 University Ave.)

TORONTO _ Retailer Danier Leather Inc. reports first-quarter financial results.


CALGARY _ Environment Minister Shannon Phillips will announce flood mitigation projects with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi. (10 a.m. at McDougall Centre, 455 6 St. SW)

EDMONTON _ Three Fort-McMurray-based organizations release report on the persistent socio-economic impacts of rapid oilsands development. (10 a.m. at World Trade Centre, 6th Floor, 9990 Jasper Ave. )

EDMONTON _ Electricity generation company Capital Power Corp. releases third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference call at 9 a.m. Dial 1-855-353-9183, passcode: 21543(pound key).

x-EDMONTON _ The Alberta legislature resumes sitting.

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)


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 _ Princess Astrid of Belgium leads a 200-delegate trade mission to B.C. Through Oct. 28.

VANCOUVER _ The Vancouver Board of Trade will host a keynote address by New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant. Media are asked to RSVP by email to media? Please bring proper identification and accreditation and sign in upon arrival. (8 a.m. at Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, 1180 West Hastings St.)

x-VANCOUVER _ Sentencing hearing for Reza Moazami, who was convicted last year of luring teenage girls into prostitution (through to Oct. 27). (10 a.m. at Vancouver Law Courts, 800 Smithe St.)

VANCOUVER _ Third day of the 11th annual All Souls, a week of events to honour the dead in a unique and contemplative atmosphere. Through Nov. 1. (6 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery, Fraser Street at East 39th Avenue)

Updated: Oct. 26 3:24 a.m.

(The Canadian Press)



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