Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Nov. 20

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Nov. 20

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Nov. 20

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Tuesday, Nov. 20 as of 9 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

FREDERICTON _ Acting Child and Youth Advocate, Christian Whalen and New Brunswick Health Council CEO Stephane Robichaud release 5th annual State of the Child report. (12 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Hotel)

MONCTON, N.B. _ Judge George Rideout selects a new jury after a mistrial was declared in the July trial of Fred Prosser, who is accused of murdering 25-year-old Sabrina Patterson. (9 a.m. at Provincial Court)

VAL-D'AMOUR, N.B. _ Premier David Alward will make an economic development announcement. (8:30 a.m. at 69 Lac Des Lys Road)

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. _ Newfoundland and Labrador will announce funding for business-led research and development. (10 a.m. at Blue Oceans Satellite Systems, 67 Majors Path, Unit 102)

HALIFAX _ Justice Minister Ross Landry will hold a bill briefing during the Transgender Day of Remembrance event. (11 a.m. at Province House, 1726 Hollis St.)

QUEBEC

MONTREAL _ Quebec corruption inquiry holds hearings. (9:30 a.m. at 500 Rene-Levesque West, 9th floor)

MONTREAL _ Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.'s annual Housing Outlook Conference. (8:45 a.m. at 201 Viger Avenue West, Room 517)

MONTREAL _ Air Canada Executive Vice-president and Chief Financial Officer Michael Rousseau to present at Scotiabank Transportation and Aerospace Conference 2012. Go to http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=536568&s=1&k=DEAE45F4502536810AC1EED7212A7D95 for webcast. (9:30 a.m.)

x-QUEBEC _ Quebec Finance Minister Nicolas Marceau tables the province's 2013-2014 budget. (4 p.m. at Centre des congres)

OTTAWA

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

OTTAWA _ Officials from the Department of Fisheries appear at Commons committee to discuss clauses 173 to 178 (Fisheries Act) of Bill C-45, budget bill. (8 a.m. at Room 268. La Promenade Building, 151 Sparks St.)

OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases wholesale trade for September, travel between Canada and other countries for September and job vacancies for August. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)

OTTAWA _ Officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs appear at Commons committee to discuss Canada's Arctic foreign policy. (8:45 a.m. at Room 306, La Promenade Building, 151 Sparks St.)

OTTAWA _ Officials from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police appear at Commons status of women committee to discuss sexual harassment in the federal workplace. (8:45 a.m. at Room C-110, 1 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA _ Officials from the Assembly of First Nations appear at Senate Aboriginal Peoples committee to discuss Bill C-45, budget bill. (9:30 a.m. at Room 160-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA _ Liberal MP Kirsty Duncan, Senator Jane Cordy, Michael Shannon, former deputy Surgeon General and Canadians with MS hold a press conference on Bill S-204 (CCSVI). (10 a.m. at Room 130-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA _ Pharmaceutical representatives discuss newly released reports on the industry's commitment to life sciences research, its overall contribution to the economy and the role of pharmaceuticals in achieving better health outcomes. (10:30 a.m. at National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA _ Diane Ablonczy, minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas and Consular Affairs), marks Universal Children's Day. …

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