The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Oct. 29 – CP

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Oct. 29 – CP

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2015299 Views

Source: The Canadian Press
Oct 28, 2015

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Thursday, Oct. 29 as of 3 p.m: 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):

National News 507-2150; 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 1-800-268-8149.

ATLANTIC

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)

DARTMOUTH, N.S. _ Premier Stephen McNeil and Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab announce new immigration streams for Nova Scotia’s Provincial Nominee Program. (11 a.m. at Halifax Chamber of Commerce, 32 Akerley Blvd.)

HALIFAX _ Breakfast briefing with Canadian Gas Association president Timothy M. Egan. (7:30 a.m. at World Trade and Convention Centre, 1800 Argyle St.)

HALIFAX _ The Halifax Women’s History Society launches a plan for a new monument devoted to women. (10:30 a.m. at Halifax City Hall, Halifax Hall)

QUEBEC

BOUCHERVILLE, Que. _ Autoparts distributor Uni-Select Inc. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-866-696-5910, passcode: 2686549. (3 p.m.)

MONTREAL _ Aircraft and train builder Bombardier Inc. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-866-211-9107 or go to www.bombardier.com for the webcast. (8 a.m.)

MONTREAL _ Resolute Forest Products discusses third-quarter results. Dial 1-877-223-4471. (9 a.m.)

MONTREAL _ Cable television distributor and media company Cogeco Inc. and cable TV operator Cogeco Cable Inc. hold a fourth-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-800-505-9573, passcode: 991781 or go to http://corpo.cogeco.com/cgo/en/investors/ for the webcast. (11 a.m.)

MONTREAL _ Global professional services firm WSP Global discusses third-quarter results. Dial 1-647-788-4922 or 1-877-223-4471. (4 p.m.)

MONTREAL _ MLS single-game knockout playoff game between Toronto FC and the Montreal Impact. (7 p.m. at Saputo Stadium)

SAINT-GEORGES, Que. _ Structural steel manufacturer Canam Group Inc. discusses third-quarter results. Dial 1-888-789-9572, passcode: 3374965. Go to www.newswire.ca for the webcast. (9 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

OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases payroll employment, earnings and hours for August and industrial product and raw materials price indexes for September. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)

OTTAWA _ The Supreme Court of Canada renders a decision in various leave to appeal applications. (9:45 a.m. at Supreme Court of Canada, 301 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA _ The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada release a Declaration on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide at a press conference. (10:30 a.m. at Room 130-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA _ The Economic Club of Canada hosts a panel discussion on “Curbing Canada’s Health Spending Growth – Do We Have a Band-Aid Solution or a Cure?” Panellists include Cindy Forbes, CMA, and Brent Diverty, Canadian Institute for Health Information. (11:30 a.m. at Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau St., Adam Room)

OTTAWA _ The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada announces expanded wish grant to kids diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. (2:30 p.m. at Algonquin College Campus Building H, lobby)

OTTAWA _ Library and Archives Canada and the Hockey Hall of Fame display a new exhibition titled “Hockey Marching as to War.” It recounts how the First World War impacted the players and transformed organized hockey during and after the war. (5 p.m. at Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA _ Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation releases its quarterly Housing Market Assessment at 12 p.m. A media availability with CMHC chief economist Bob Dugan begins at 1:30 p.m. Dial 1-800-505-9587. (http://www.cmhc.ca/HMA)

ONTARIO

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ont. _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne speaks at the Ontario Economic Summit. (9 a.m. at White Oaks Resort and Spa, 253 Taylor Road SS4)

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

TORONTO _ Base metals miner Lundin Mining Corp. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-866-393-4306 or go to http://www.investorcalendar.com/IC/CEPage.asp?ID

TORONTO _ New Gold Inc. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-888-231-8191 or go to www.newgold.com for the webcast. (9 a.m.)

TORONTO _ Barrick Gold Corp. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-866-696-5910, passcode: 4479041 or go to www.barrick.com for the webcast. (9:30 a.m.)

TORONTO _ Business software company Constellation Software Inc. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-866-225-0198 or go to www.csisoftware.com for the webcast. (10 a.m.)

TORONTO _ Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-800-524-8950 or go to www.agnicoeagle.com for the webcast. (11 a.m.)

TORONTO _ Canada’s largest food processor Maple Leaf Foods holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-866-223-7781 or go to http://investor.mapleleaf.ca/ for the webcast. (2:30 p.m.)

TORONTO _ Financial holdings company Fairfax Financial reports its third-quarter results. A conference call will be held on Oct. 30.

TORONTO _ Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc., parent of satellite radio company Sirius XM Canada Inc., releases fourth-quarter and year-end results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Oct. 30.

TORONTO _ Residential mortgage insurer Genworth MI Canada Inc. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Oct. 30.

TORONTO _ Ontario Financial Accountability Officer Stephen LeClair releases his first report, “An Assessment of the Financial Impact of the Partial Sale of Hydro One.” He will discuss the report at a 10 a.m. news conference at the Queen’s Park Media Studio. (9 a.m., media briefing, Committee Room 1, Ontario Legislature).

TORONTO _ University of Toronto faculty and students hold a march and rally to urge the University to drop all of its direct stock holdings in coal, oil, and gas. (5:30 p.m., gather at Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George St.; 6:15 p.m., speeches at Simcoe Hall, 27 King’s College Circle)

TORONTO _ Gov. Gen David Johnston delivers remarks to the participants of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Forum (9 a.m., The Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St. W.); 9:45 a.m., visits a training centre and meets with youth enrolled in the Hammer Heads Program (Iron Workers Local 721, 909 Kipling Ave.); 2 p.m., meets with entrepreneurs of the Rise Asset Development program (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, 105 St. George St.); 7 p.m., delivers remarks at the Canada Gairdner Awards Gala Dinner honouring this year’s seven laureates whose work represents the most significant medical discoveries from around the world (Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park, closed to media).

PRAIRIES

CALGARY _ Alberta Farm Animal Care conference. Through Oct. 29. (Sheraton Cavalier Hotel)

CALGARY _ Oilsands developer Suncor Energy Inc. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-800-355-4959 or go to suncor.com/webcasts for the webcast. (7:30 a.m.)

CALGARY _ Cenovus Energy holds a webcast to discuss third-quarter results. (9 a.m.)

CALGARY _ Natural gas and power distributor AltaGas Ltd. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-866-225-2055 or go to http://altagas.ca/investors/presentations_and_events for the webcast. (9 a.m.)

CALGARY _ Trucking company Trimac Transportation Ltd. releases third-quarter results. A conference call will be held on Oct. 30.

CALGARY _ Oilfield services company Western Energy Services Corp. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Oct. 30.

EDMONTON _ Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. reports third-quarter results. (3 p.m.)

y-LETHBRIDGE, Alta. _ Derek James Saretzky, 22, is scheduled to appear in court charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Terry Blanchette and his two-year-old daughter Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette. (9:30 a.m. at Provincial court, room 1)

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)

SAKATOON, Sask. _ Potash Corp. releases third-quarter results at 4 a.m. and will hold a conference call at 11 a.m. Dial 1-800-597-1419.

SASKATOON _ The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations hosts its legislative assembly, which includes elections for chief. (TCU Place, 35 _ 22nd St. East)

BRITISH COLUMBIA

COQUITLAM, B.C. _ Kinder Morgan holds its largest emergency response exercise, with simulated release from vessel loading arm at Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby. Media bus leaves hotel, with no vehicles accepted at terminal. (9 a.m. at Executive Plaza Hotel, 405 North Rd.)

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. _ Next date for Tyanni Zhang, charged with kidnapping and first degree murder. (10 a.m. at North Vancouver Provincial Court, 200 23rd Street. E.)

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 _ Major lumber producers Canfor Pulp Products Inc. and Canfor Corp. hold a joint third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-888-390-0546 or go to www.canforpulp.com for the webcast. (8 a.m.)

VANCOUVER _ Zero Waste Conference 2015: A Future Without Waste: Redefining Value, Building the Circular Economy. (8:30 a.m. at Vancouver Convention Centre East, 999 Canada Place)

VANCOUVER _ Vancouver Airport Authority’s president and CEO Craig Richmond will address the Vancouver Board of Trade. (1 p.m. at Fairmont Pacific Rim, Star Sapphire Ballroom, 1038 Canada Place)

VANCOUVER _ Sugar Skulls workshop, as part of the 11th annual All Souls, a week of events to honour the dead. Through Nov. 1. (7 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery, Fraser Street at East 39th Avenue)

VICTORIA _ Health Minister Terry Lake, B.C. Cancer Agency president Dr. Malcolm Moore and others meet for an announcement about cancer research. (9 a.m. at Reception Hall, BC legislature)

INDEX: ADVISORIES

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