The Canadian Press News Agenda for Oct. 9 – CP

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Oct. 9 – CP

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Source: The Canadian Press
Oct 9, 2015

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Oct. 9 as of 3:25 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


x-MONCTON, N.B. _ Sentencing for Christine Margaret Wood of Riverview, who pleaded guilty to three charges in the death of her newborn son. (1:30 p.m. at Provincial court, 145 Assomption Blvd.)

SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ The trial continues for Dennis Oland, accused of second-degree murder in the death of his father, Richard Oland. Through Nov. 5. (9:30 a.m. at Court of Queen’s Bench)


BAIE-SAINT-PAUL, Que. _ Bloc Quebecois Leader Gilles Duceppe will attend a rally. (9:15 a.m. at Hotel Le Germaine Charlevoix, 50 rue de la ferme.)

MONTREAL _ NDP leader Tom Mulcair attends campaign event (11 a.m. at 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle. Room 511F)

MONTREAL _ Montreal-area Liberal candidates Melanie Joly and Pablo Rodriguez will comment on the release of the NDP platform. (12:30 p.m. at The Westin Montreal, St. Jacques Rm., 3rd floor, 270 St. Antoine St. W.)

MONTREAL _ Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard attends the launching of a five-year action plan (2015-2020) for the electrification of transportation in the province. (2:30 p.m. at Palais des Congres, 1001 Place Jean-Paul Riopelle)

RIMOUSKI, Que. _ Bloc Quebecois Leader Gilles Duceppe will hold a media availability. (1:30 p.m. at Cafe le Moussonneur, 173 rue St. Germaine Ouest.)


OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the labour force survey for September. (8:30 a.m. at

OTTAWA _ Rod Taylor, Christian Heritage Party of Canada, holds a press conference on provincial sex-ed curricula and the responsibility of the federal government to protect children. (10 a.m. at Room 130-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA _ The Bank of Canada releases the autumn issues of the Business Outlook Survey and the Senior Loan Officer Survey. Lock-up at Bank of Canada head office, 151 O’Connor St., 9:30 a.m. (10:30 a.m. at


THUNDER BAY, Ont. _ Green party Leader Elizabeth May and Deputy Leader Bruce Hyer hold a press conference at 2 p.m. to discuss restoring Via Rail service in Northwestern Ontario. A town hall will be held at 7 p.m. Both events will be held at Finlandia Club, 314 Bay Street. (2 p.m.)

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 _ An inquest into the death of Zoltan Hyacinth, a 23-year-old man who died on March 17, 2013, during an altercation with Toronto police. Through Oct. 16.

xy-TORONTO _ Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau will make an announcement. (9:15 a.m. at Longo’s Leaside, 93 Laird Dr.)

TORONTO _ Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa speaks about September job numbers. (9:30 a.m. at Queen’s Park Media Studio)

TORONTO _ Regina_Wascana Liberal candidate Ralph Goodale will hold a news conference. (11:30 a.m. at Eglinton-Lawrence Liberal campaign office, 5-3220 Dufferin St.)

TORONTO _ The Toronto Blue Jays vs. the Texas Rangers in Game 2 of the American League Divisional Series. (12:45 p.m. at Rogers Centre)

TORONTO _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s itinerary: 9:30 a.m., delivers remarks at CityAge: The Innovation City Conference, (Lower Ballroom, MaRS Discovery District, 101 College St.); 3:45 p.m., votes at the advance poll in Don Valley West, (The Sherwood, 2567 Yonge St.); 6:15 p.m., delivers remarks at the International Indian Film Festival, (Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive).


CALGARY _ Trial for 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. Through Oct. 30. (Court of Queen’s Bench)

xy-CALGARY _ Premier Rachel Notley addresses the Calgary business community. (12:15 p.m. at BMO Centre, 1410 Olympic Way SE – Exhibition hall D)

x-COLEMAN, Alta. _ Public memorial service for Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette and her father Terry Blanchette. (3 p.m. at Crowsnest High School)

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. _ April Dawn Irving to appear in court on animal cruelty charges. She was charged after five dogs were found dead on her Milk River property. (Provincial court)


BURNABY, B.C. _ Final day of Simon Fraser University’s 50th anniversary Fall convocation. Twenty Charter students who graduated in 1965 will attend the morning session and will cross the stage in a ceremony ahead of the 2015 students awaiting their degrees. (9:45 a.m. at Convocation Mall, 8888 University Drive)

KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ Second-degree murder trial for Damien Taylor, accused of killing 16-year-old CJ Fowler. Through Nov. 6. (10 a.m. at Courtroom 5C, Kamloops Law Courts, 455 Columbia Street)

PENTICTON, B.C. _ Penticton MLA Dan Ashton and Penticton Mayor Andrew Jakubeit make an announcement affecting the local labour market. (10 a.m. at Slimline Manufacturing Ltd., 559 Okanagan Avenue E.)

xy-RICHMOND, B.C. _ Prime Minister Stephen Harper will deliver remarks at campaign event (8:45 a.m. at MTTM Auto Group. 11060 Horseshoe Way)

SQUAMISH, B.C. _ Tour of the Direct Air Capture Demonstration Plant and the announcement of a proposed expansion of the project to produce synthetic fuels from thin air and renewable electricity. (10 a.m. at Carbon Engineering’s Direct Air Capture Demonstration Plant, 37322 Galbraith Avenue)

VANCOUVER _ International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics World Congress, with topics including reproductive health, rights of migrants, and immunization during pregnancy. Through Oct. 9. (9 a.m. at Vancouver Convention Centre)

x-VANCOUVER _ Legal arguments in relation to sentencing hearing for serial child rapist Ibata Hexamer, who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting four girls between 1995 and 2009. Through Oct. 16. (10 a.m. at Vancouver Law Courts, 800 Smithe St.)

VANCOUVER _ International Trade Minister Teresa Wat and representatives from the University of B.C. announce a report recognizing places of historical significance and heritage value in B.C. (9 a.m. at St. John’s College, Fairmont Social Lounge, 2111 Lower Mall, Point Grey campus, UBC)

x-VANCOUVER _ Members and supporters of a group against illegal poaching and hunting gathers outside the courthouse where NHL player Clayton Stoner makes his first court appearance, charged with five counts under the Wildlife Act after a grizzly bear named Cheeky was killed on the central coast in May 2013. (9 a.m. at Robson Square Provincial court, 800 Smithe Street)

x-VANCOUVER _ First court appearance for Anaheim Ducks defenceman Clayton Stoner, charged with five counts under the Wildlife Act after a grizzly bear was killed on the central coast in May, 2013. (9:30 a.m. at Room 101, Robson Square provincial court, 800 Smithe Street)

VANCOUVER _ MOSAIC hosts an information session the on sponsorship of Syrian refugees. (10 a.m. at 1720 Grant St.)

VANCOUVER _ MLA for Vancouver-False Creek Sam Sullivan makes an announcement about help for vulnerable young women living on the street. (10:30 a.m. at Covenant House, 326 Pender Street)


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