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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Oct. 22 – CP

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2015496 Views

Source: The Canadian Press
Oct 21, 2015

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Oct. 21 as of 3:06 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


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)

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Women in View executive director Rina Fraticelli releases new research on the under-representation of women in key roles in Canadian film, television and web series production. (12:30 p.m. at Spirit of Newfoundland, 6 Cathedral St.)

HALIFAX _ Karen Casey, minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, announces the latest initiative from the Action Plan on Education to the more than 500 students attending the Big Data Congress Education Day. (10:30 a.m. at World Trade and Convention Centre, 200 Grand Ballroom, 1800 Argyle St.)

x-HALIFAX _ Bail application hearing for William Sandeson, accused of first-degree murder in death of Dalhousie University student Taylor Samson. Through Oct. 22. (2 p.m. at Nova Scotia Supreme Court, Lower Water Street)


MONTREAL _ Former prime minister Paul Martin takes part in an education symposium organized by a Cree school board; (holds a news conference at 10:30 a.m.). (8:30 a.m. at Hotel Hyatt Regency, 6th floor, 1255 Jeanne-Mance)

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 _ Statistics Canada releases health reports for October. (8:30 a.m. at

x-OTTAWA _ The Bank of Canada releases its decision on the target for the overnight rate and publishes its quarterly Monetary Policy Report. 11:15 a.m., Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz holds a press conference (National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington St.) 7 a.m., media lock-up, 151 O’Connor St. (10 a.m. at Bank of Canada, 151 O’Connor St.)

OTTAWA _ The Public Policy Forum and Policy Options panel explore the outcomes of the 2015 federal election. The event is entitled: “From the Campaign Trail to Cabinet Making: What Canadians Can Expect from a Government in Transition.” (11:45 a.m. at Offices of Borden Ladner Gervais, 100 Queen St., Suite 1300)


HAMILTON _ Sunset memorial for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, gunned down on Parliament Hill a year ago. A march to the James Street armoury follows for private dismissal. (6 p.m. at Argyle Pavilion, Bayfront Park )

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.

x-TORONTO _ Trial for Const. James Forcillo, charged in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim on a streetcar in 2013. (10 a.m. at 361 University Ave.)

TORONTO _ The Kansas City Royals vs. the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. (4 p.m.)

TORONTO _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s itinerary: 7:15 a.m., delivers remarks at the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund’s Annual Person’s Day Breakfast Gala, (Sheraton Centre Toronto, The Grand Ballroom, 123 Queen St. W.); 10:30 a.m., attends Question Period, (Main Legislative Building, Queen’s Park); 12 p.m., attends a cabinet meeting, (Executive Council Chamber, Main Legislative Building, Queen’s Park).

x-TORONTO _ Toronto Fashion Week coverage plans: 5 p.m., Star Wars; 6 p.m., Hilary MacMillan; 7 p.m., Narces; 8 p.m., Pink Tartan; 9 p.m., Mackage. (David Pecaut Square)

TORONTO _ Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame holds a news conference at 10 a.m. with the Class of 2015 inductees ahead of their induction ceremony later that evening. (Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre, Gymnasium 2nd floor, 50 Carlton St.)

WATERLOO, Ont. _ Leading political science professors analyze and discuss the results and implications of the 2015 Canadian federal election. (3:30 p.m. at Ernst and Young Boardroom, 3rd floor, Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship)


CALGARY _ The Canadian Oil Sands Innovation Alliance provides an update on its progress toward sharing green technologies amongst members. (9 a.m. at Telus Convention Centre)

CALGARY _ Advanced Education Minister Lori Sigurdson and University of Calgary officials unveil new fund for collaborative research. (1 p.m. at University of Calgary Foothills campus, HRIC atrium)

CALGARY _ Three nursing home workers to be sentenced for humiliating and physically abusing 92-year-old Ulrich Wissner.

CALGARY _ Sentencing for Chantelle Campbell and Jarod Henry, who were convicted of second-degree murder in the beating death of John Herrera Garcia on a Calgary street in May 2012. (Courthouse)

x-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)

EDMONTON _ Canada FASD Research Network launches a campaign with special a expectant mothers parking sign. (10 a.m. at Yo Mama Maternity Boutique, 9522-170 NW (Terra Losa Centre))

EDMONTON _ Lecture with Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi on cities and the future of Canada. (7 p.m. at University of Alberta, Students’ Union Bldg., Horowitz Theatre, 8900 114 St.)

OKOTOKS, Alta. _ Trucking and oilfield services company Mullen Group Ltd. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Oct. 22.

x-WITHROW, Alta. _ The Bott family makes a public statement about the deaths of Catie, Jana and Dara Bott who suffocated in a truck load of canola. (2 p.m. at Withrow Gospel Mission)

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)


BURNABY, B.C. _ Bill Reid’s Black Eagle canoe, a fibreglass replica of Loo Taas, the first cedar dugout canoe carved on the Northwest Coast in more than 100 years, will be installed in a ceremony marking SFU’s half century. (1:30 p.m. at SFU Burnaby campus, northeastern corner of Academic Quadrangle)

HARRISON, B.C. _ First Annual Agassiz-Harrison First Nations
Business Forum. Through Oct. 21. Go to for full
details. (Harrison Hot Spring Resort and Spa)

TERRACE, B.C. _ The BC Coroners Service holds a public inquest into the death of Alyssa Josephine 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 physicians and pharmacists will be at Vancouver Coastal Health’s George Pearson Centre to pick up their supply of approximately 424,000 doses of flu vaccine for the upcoming influenza season. Media can access the staff and visitor parking lot at 780 West 57th Avenue. (8:30 a.m. at George Pearson Centre, Special Events room)

VANCOUVER _ WE Day, an educational event that combines the energy of a live concert with the inspiration of extraordinary stories of leadership and change. (9 a.m. at Rogers Arena)

VANCOUVER _ Media briefing with scientists on the use of an unmanned hexacopter to monitor the West Coast’s threatened and endangered killer whales. (9:30 a.m. at Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre )

VANCOUVER _ Police, ICBC and the province announce a pedestrian safety campaign. The event includes the release of a new video showing pedestrians and vehicles at a busy intersection. (10 a.m. at Beside Canada Line SkyTrain entrance, Cambie Street at Broadway)

VANCOUVER _ Energy Minister Bill Bennett, Hydro CEO Jessica McDonald and Clean Energy Association executive Paul Kariya make announcement on future of power production in B.C. (10 a.m. at 333 Dunsmuir St., B.C. Hydro Building)

VANCOUVER _ Energy Minister Bill Bennett joins BC Hydro CEO Jessica McDonald and Clean Energy Association of BC executive director Paul Kariya to make announcement about future of independent power production in B.C. (10 a.m. at BC Hydro Building, 333 Dunsmuir St.)

VANCOUVER _ Council considers the removal of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts. (2 p.m. at Vancouver City Hall, 453 West 12th Avenue)

x-VANCOUVER _ Pivot Legal Society hosts a news conference announcing the B.C. Supreme Court decision on the lawsuit brought by homeless Abbotsford residents. (2 p.m. at Pivot Legal, 121 Heatley Avenue)

VANCOUVER _ Archbishop John Miller, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, and representatives of First Nations, environmental groups, faith communities and charitable organizations take part in an environmental symposium hosted by the Catholic Archiodese of Vancouver. (6:30 p.m. at John Paul II Pastoral Centre, 4885 Saint John Paul II Way)

VANCOUVER _ Equal Voice will release the number of women elected in the federal election by party compared to the 2011 vote.

Updated: Oct. 21 3:06 a.m.


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