Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, April 5: The Canadian Press News Agenda for April 5

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, April 5: The Canadian Press News Agenda for April 5

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Thursday, April 5 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

LONDON -- Veteran Affairs Minister Steven Blaney makes an important announcement. (1:30 p.m. at Royal Air Force Club, Hodges Room, 128 Piccadilly)

ATLANTIC

x-HALIFAX -- Defence and Crown lawyers hold pre-trial conference on the case of Glen Race, accused of first-degree murder in the deaths of two Nova Scotia men. (9 a.m. at Nova Scotia Supreme Court, Lower Water Street)

HALIFAX -- Weekly meeting of the Nova Scotia cabinet. (8:30 a.m. at One Government Place, 1700 Granville St.)

OTTAWA

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

OTTAWA -- Panelists Mike Crawley, Kathleen Monk and Tim Powers discuss: What direction will the NDP go in under a new leader? Where will a new Liberal Party executive take the party? And how has the Conservative Party of Canada's style changed one year into a majority government? (7:30 a.m. at Rideau Club, Laurier Room, 99 Bank St., 15th Floor)

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada releases the labour force survey for March (note new time). (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada releases the value of building permits for February. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)

OTTAWA -- National agri-food policies and policy-makers conference "Growing Our Future: Making sense of national food strategies." Keynote speaker Joseph Glauber, chief economist at the United States Department of Agriculture. (8:45 a.m. at Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive)

OTTAWA -- On behalf of Veterans Minister Steven Blaney, MP Laurie Hawn makes an announcement. (9 a.m. at Royal Canadian Air Force Officers' Mess, 158 Gloucester St.)

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

OTTAWA -- Green Party Leader Elizabeth May holds a press conference to speak out about the federal budget. (10 a.m. at Room 130-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair addresses the Economic Club of Canada in a speech entitled "Federal Budget 2012: It's All About Choices." (11:45 a.m. at Chateau Laurier Hotel, 1 Rideau St.)

ONTARIO

LONDON, Ont. -- A coroner's inquest into the deaths of OPP Constable Vu Pham and Fred Preston. Pham died on March 8, 2010, following an incident involving Preston, who subsequently died three days later from injuries he sustained during the same event. …

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