The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Oct. 27 – CP

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Source: The Canadian Press
Oct 26, 2015

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Tuesday, Oct. 27 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.


KANSAS CITY _ Game 1 of the World Series – the New York Mets vs. the Kansas City Royals. (8 p.m.)

UNDATED _ The NBA regular season begins with three games: Detroit at Atlanta, Cleveland at Chicago and New Orleans at Golden State.


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)

HALIFAX _ A judge will hear from the defence lawyer of William Sandeson on what the next step will be in the first-degree murder trial. Sandeson is charged with murdering fellow Dalhousie student Taylor Samson. (9 a.m. at Nova Scotia supreme Court, Lower Water Street)

HALIFAX _ The Nova Scotia government holds a trade show to help entrepreneurs and businesses find opportunities to sell goods and services to the public sector. (9 a.m. at Pier 21, 1209 Marginal Rd.)

HALIFAX _ Bank of Canada deputy governor Timothy Lane speaks before the CFA Society Atlantic Canada. (12:45 p.m., Delta Halifax, Baronet Ballroom, 1990 Barrington Street). (At 10:30 a.m. ET, copies of the speech will be made available to journalists, under embargo at the Bank’s head office in Ottawa, 151 O’Connor Street).

MERIGOMISH, N.S. _ Food retailer Sobeys hosts an event with local growers and producers that features a live cooking demonstration by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver. (10:30 a.m. at Cameron’s Farm, 397 Shore Road)


MONTREAL _ Canadian National Railway Co. holds a webcast to discuss third-quarter results. (4:30 p.m.)


OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases a study on recent changes in demographic trends in Canada. (8:30 a.m. at

OTTAWA _ The Writers Festival presents Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls are Used in War, the story of Michel Chikwanine, who was abducted at age five and forced to become soldier in the Congo. (12 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, 414 Sparks St.)

OTTAWA _ Author and scientist Tim Flannery discusses his latest book Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis. (5 p.m. at Canadian Museum of Nature, Rotunda, 240 MacLeaod St.)

OTTAWA _ The Conference Board of Canada holds a conference on “Public Sector Social Media,” which will look into the latest developments in using social media to improve communications and engagement. Through Oct. 28. (Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive)


OAKVILLE, Ont. _ Restaurant Brands International Inc. releases
third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference
call at 8:30 a.m. Dial 1-877-317-6711 or go to for the webcast.

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

TORONTO _ The Public Affairs Association of Canada holds a panel discussion on the election, key turning points and what the results mean for Canadian public policy. Speakers include: Amanda Alvaro (Liberals), Marit Stiles (NDP) and Stephen Lecce (Conservative). (8 a.m. at Bordern Ladner Gervais LLP. 49 King Street West, 44th Floor)

TORONTO _ DH Corp., business technology company formerly known as Davis + Henderson, releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Oct. 28.

TORONTO _ Mining company Sherritt International Corp. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Oct. 28.

TORONTO _ Centerra Gold Inc. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Oct. 28.

TORONTO _ Commercial real estate services company Colliers International Group Inc. releases third-quarter results at 7:30 a.m. followed by a conference call at 11 a.m. Dial 416-623-0333 or 1-855-353-9183, passcode: passcode 30080(pound key).

TORONTO _ The case involving Julian Fantino is due in court. He is charged with assault for allegedly smearing ketchup on a man’s buttocks in 1973. (Old City Hall court)

TORONTO _ Funeral for Ken Taylor, former Canadian ambassador to Iran who is known for sheltering six Americans during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis. Funeral details to come.

TORONTO _ Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell formally welcomes Prince Edward (9:45 a.m., Lieutenant Governor’s Suite, Queen’s Park); they will then tour Think 2 Thing 3D-printing and research lab at Ryerson University (10:25 a.m., 105N-483 Bay St.); they will also visit DMZ at Ryerson University and meet with the founders of several start-up companies, viewing demonstrations of new technologies, before participating in a roundtable discussion with young entrepreneurs (11 a.m., 5th floor, 10 Dundas St. E.).


x-EDMONTON _ Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci tables the 2015-16 provincial budget. Embargoed technical briefing 9:30 a.m. (Room 512, legislature). Embargoed news conference with Ceci 12:30 p.m. (Room 512, legislature). (Legislature)

NIVERVILLE, Man. _ Manitoba Pork fall producers meeting. (12:30 p.m. at Heritage Centre)

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)

SASKATOON _ Bail decision for real estate agent Michael Paul Welsh, who is accused of aggravated assault against his 45-year-old wife. She has since died, but police say foul play was not a factor in her death. (Courthouse)


ABBOTSFORD, B.C. _ University of the Fraser Valley hosts a forum on refugees. (11:30 a.m. at Great Hall, Student Union Building, University of the Fraser Valley, 33844 King Road)

KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ A B.C. Supreme Court judge delivers the verdict in the case of Leon Reinbrecht, charged in a crash that killed a man driving a houseboat on Shuswap Lake in 2010. (10 a.m.)

KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ The Lower Nicola Indian Band hosts the First Nations and Oil Pipeline Development Summit examining the impact of oil pipelines on First Nations in Canada. Through Oct. 28. (Kamloops Coast Hotel and Convention Centre, 1250 Rogers Way)

SURREY, B.C. _ Fraser Health Authority CEO Michael Marchbank and others attend Surrey Board of Trade’s fourth and final Business and Health Care dialogue. (8 a.m. at Guildford Golf Course, 7929 152 Street)

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.

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 _ Lumber producer West Fraser Timber Co. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-800-355-4959 or go to for the webcast. (8:30 a.m.)

VANCOUVER _ Tsleil-Waututh leadership and supporters will discuss their case against U.S. pipeline company Kinder Morgan and what it will mean under the Trudeau government. (8:30 a.m. at Four Seasons Hotel, 791 W. Georgia St., Aspen Room )

VANCOUVER _ Lawyers for Randall Hopley appeal his seven year sentence for the kidnapping of a young Sparwood boy. (10 a.m. at Courtroom 60, BC Court of Appeal, 800 Smithe Street)

VANCOUVER _ The Standing Committee on City Finance and Services hears from the 15 remaining speakers concerning the removal of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts. (4 p.m. at Vancouver City Hall, 453 West 12th Avenue)

VANCOUVER _ Mourner’s Tea, a discussion of end of life care, 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)

VANCOUVER _ Acadian Timber Corp. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Oct. 28.

VANCOUVER _ The Tsleil-Waututh will be at the Federal Court of Appeal in a case involving U.S. pipeline company Kinder Morgan.

VICTORIA _ Reception for Canadian Al-Jazeera journalist Mohammed Fahmy. (12 p.m. at Legislature)



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