Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, Feb. 3: The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 3

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, Feb. 3: The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 3

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Friday, Feb. 3 as of 9 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; 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.


MIRAMICHI, N.B. _ Premier David Alward, Natural Resources Minister Bruce Northrup, and Bernard Valcourt, minister of state for ACOA participate in an economic development announcement. (10 a.m. at Sevogle Room of the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel, 1809 Water Street)

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. _ Moncton MP Robert Goguen makes funding announcement regarding victims of crime. (Suite 801, Baine Johnston Centre, 10 Fort William Pl.)

x-HALIFAX _ Education Minister Ramona Jennex releases education plan. (10 a.m. at J.L. Ilsley High School, 38 Sylvia Ave.)

ST. STEPHEN, N.S. _ New Brunswick Premier David Alward attends economic development announcement. (3:30 p.m. at 55 Progress Dr.)


LONGUEUIL, Que. _ Heroux-Devtek Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of aerospace and industrial products, releases third-quarter results prior to markets open, followed by a conference call at 10 a.m. Dial 1-877-289-8525, passcode: 4505948(pound sign), or go to for the webcast.

MONTREAL _ Montreal Impact president Joey Saputo makes an announcement alongside Yvon Bolduc, the head of the Quebec Federation of Labour's Solidarity Fund. (10 a.m. at Complexe sportif Marie-Victorin, 7000 Blvd. Maurice-Duplessis)

MONTREAL _ Paper producer Domtar Corp. releases fourth-quarter and year-end results prior to markets open followed by a conference call at 11 a.m. Dial 1-866-321-8231 or go to for the webcast.


OTTAWA _ A coroner's inquest into the death of Albert Plourde, 55, who died on May 30, 2008, from injuries received during the course of his employment at a construction site in Ottawa. Through Feb. 10. (9 a.m. at Thomas D'Arcy McGee Building, 90 Sparks Street, 7th Floor)

x-OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the labour force survey (jobs) for January. (7 a.m. at

OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the value of grain stocks as of December 31. (8:30 a.m. at

OTTAWA _ Public Works Minister Rona Ambrose makes an announcement for Canadian entrepreneurs. (9 a.m. at National Research Council Library, 100 Sussex Drive)

OTTAWA _ The Supreme Court of Canada renders a decision in two cases involving Merck Frosst Canada Ltd. vs Queen (confidentiality of scientific information concerning new drugs). Background briefing at 9:15 a.m. (9:45 a.m. at Supreme Court of Canada, Wellington St.)

xy-OTTAWA _ Daily question period. (11:15 a.m. at House of Commons, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

x-OTTAWA _ Prime Minister Harper's associate director of communications gives a media briefing on the upcoming trip to China from February 8-11. (1 p.m. at National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington St., or dial 613-960-7526 access code 4040010)

OTTAWA _ MP Pierre Poilievre makes an announcement about the government's Kickstart program, also known as the Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program. (1 p.m. at Solana Networks, 301 Moodie Dr., Suite 215)


BURLINGTON, Ont. _ Alice Wong, minister of State (Seniors), and Burlington MP Mike Wallace tour the Burlington Seniors' Centre. They will be available to the media afterwards. (1 p.m. at 2285 New St.)

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. _ Alice Wong, minister of State (Seniors), delivers a keynote speech at the MP Goodyear Annual Seniors' Information Session. She will be available to the media afterwards. …

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