Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, March 6: The Canadian Press News Agenda for March 6

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, March 6: The Canadian Press News Agenda for March 6

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Tuesday, March 6 as of 3 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.

WORLD

UNDATED -- Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall and Immigration Minister Rob Norris go on a trade mission to Ireland. Through March 7.

ORLANDO -- Tim Hortons Inc. presents at the Raymond James Annual Institutional Investors Conference. Go to www.timhortons-invest.com for the webcast. (11 a.m.)

ATLANTIC

MONCTON, N.B. -- Major Drilling Group International Inc., which provides drilling services to the global mining industry, holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 647-427-7450, access code: 52167455, or go to www.majordrilling.com for the webcast. (10 a.m.)

DARTMOUTH, N.S. -- Marilyn More, Nova Scotia Minister for the Status of Women, awards bursaries to mark International Women's Day. (10 a.m. at Nova Scotia Community College Waterfront Campus, 80 Mawiomi Place)

HALIFAX -- Panel of trade experts to discuss impact of Canada-EU trade deal on Nova Scotia economy and on $25-billion federal shipbuilding contract. (9 a.m. at Baronet Room, Delta Barrington, 1990 Barrington Street)

HALIFAX -- Various organizations host a forum on women's health and the 2014 health accord. (6:30 p.m. at JBO Centre, North End Community Health Centre, 2103 Gottingen St.)

QUEBEC

MONTREAL -- Tony Tyler, the director-general of the International Air Transport Association, speaks to Foreign Relations Council of Montreal about how to deal with challenges facing airline industry. He will also discuss 2011 study on airport security. (12 p.m. at Hotel Delta Centre ville, 777 rue University)

OTTAWA

xy-OTTAWA -- Daily question period. (2:15 p.m. at House of Commons, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- Gary Goodyear, minister of State (Federal Economic Development Agency), to make a keynote address to the Economic Club of Canada. (8 a.m. at The Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive, Confederation Ballroom III)

OTTAWA -- Commons health committee hears from various health officials including David Goldbloom, Mental Health Commission of Canada, on Bill C-300, suicide prevention. (8:45 a.m. at Room 306, La Promenade Building, 151 Sparks St.)

OTTAWA -- Public Works Minister Rona Ambrose and parliamentary secretary Susan Truppe launch International Women's Week. (10 a.m. at Canada Agriculture Museum, 861 Prince of Wales Drive)

OTTAWA -- Commons justice committee hears witnesses from the Department of Justice on Bill C-26, citizen's arrest and the defences of property and persons. (11 a.m. at Room 306, La Promenade Building, 151 Sparks St.)

OTTAWA -- Royal Galipeau, on behalf of Gary Goodyear, minister of State (Federal Economic Development Agency) announces funding for three francophone organizations in southern Ontario. (11:30 a.m. at Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard)

OTTAWA -- Jordan Banks, managing director, Facebook Canada, addresses members and guests of the Canadian Club of Ottawa. (1 p.m. at Chateau Laurier Hotel, 1 Rideau St., Ballroom)

OTTAWA -- Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan appears at Commons committee to discuss the Main Estimates under Indian Affairs and Northern Development. (3:30 p.m. at Room 237-C, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- Veterans Affairs Minister Steven Blaney appears at Commons committee to discuss Supplementary Estimates (c) 2011-2012 under Veterans Affairs. (3:30 p.m. at Room 253-D, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

GATINEAU, Que. …

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