The Canadian Press News Agenda for Oct. 19 – CP

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Source: The Canadian Press
Oct 18, 2015 16:45

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Oct. 19 as of 4:41 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


UNDATED _ Federal election.


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)

HALIFAX _ Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant joins members of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards provincial council to mark the start of Duke of Edinburgh Awareness Week in Nova Scotia. (10 a.m. at Province House, 1726 Hollis St.)


LAVAL, Que. _ Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., Canada’s largest publicly traded drug company, holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-877-876-8393, passcode: 49576177 or 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 _ Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde casts his ballot in 2015 federal election (photo opportunity). (9:30 a.m. at Hopewell Avenue Public School, 17 Hopewell Ave)


TORONTO _ Coroner’s inquest into house fires in East Gwillimbury, Ont., which claimed four members of the Dunsmuir family, and in Whitby, Ont., which killed three teenagers. Through Oct. 23.

TORONTO _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne meets with U.S. Consul General Juan Alsace. (11:30 a.m. at Ontario Legislature, Room 281)

TORONTO _ The Kansas City Royals vs. the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. (8 p.m.)

TORONTO _ Brookfield Canada Office Properties releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Oct. 20.

x-TORONTO _ Toronto Fashion Week coverage plans: 6 p.m., Mikhael Kale; 7 p.m., Preloved; 8 p.m., Matthew Gallagher; 9 p.m., Sid Neigum. (David Pecaut Square, 221 King St. W.)


x-CALGARY _ Canadian Oil Sands, target of hostile takeover by Suncor, hosts conference call. Dial 1-888-231-8191. (6 a.m.)

CALGARY _ Sentencing for Saadullah Bhatti and Armanjot Dhaliwal who pleaded guilty in a road rage incident last August. (Courthouse)

CALGARY _ Closing arguments in trial of Nicholas Rasberry who is charged with second-degree murder in the May 2013 stabbing death of neighbour and teacher Craig Kelloway, who had recently moved to the neighbourhood. (Court of Queen’s Bench)

EDMONTON _ Sentencing hearing for Richard Suter, who pleaded guilty to refusing to provide a breath sample in the death of a toddler on a restaurant patio. Through Oct. 23. (9 a.m. at Provincial courtroom 355)

RED DEER, Alta. _ Trial for Bashir Gaashaan, accused of first-degree murder in the death of 21-year-old Jenna Cartwright, whose body was found in a ditch in May 2011 weeks after her family reported her missing. Through Nov. 6. (Courthouse)

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)


TERRACE, B.C. _ The BC Coroners Service holds a public inquest into the death of Alyssa Josephone Talina George, who was found in medical distress in an RCMP holding cell in Terrace, B.C., on Sept. 4, 2013. Through Oct. 23. (9:30 a.m. at Terrace Supreme Court Service, 3408 Kalum St.)

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 _ 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.)

VANCOUVER _ Vancouver Fire Chief John McKearney awards certificates of commendation to 14 citizens at ceremony where survivor of one intervention will meet his caregivers for the first time. (10:30 a.m. at Vancouver City Hall, Media Room, ground floor)

x-VANCOUVER _ Ten Metro Vancouver NDP candidates attend an election night party. (7 p.m. at B.C. Ballroom, Hotel Vancouver, 900 W. Georgia Street)

VANCOUVER _ Liberal candidate Hedy Fry takes part in Take A Girl To Vote day when she casts her ballot at Henry Hudson Elementary. Meeting beforehand at Siegal’s Bagels, (7:30 a.m., across the street, 1883 Cornwall Avenue). Similar event at 8 a.m. with Conservative candidate Elaine Allan at Gordon Neighbourhood House, 1019 Broughton Street.


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