Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Feb. 28

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Feb. 28

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 28

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Thursday, Feb. 28 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.

WORLD

NEW DELHI _ Maxime Bernier, minister of State (Small Business and Tourism), holds a media callback to discuss highlights of his tourism mission to New Delhi and Jaipur, India. (11 a.m. at dial 1-877-413-4814 or 613-960-7526, code 2013875)

BOSTON _ Atlantic Power Corp. will release its fourth-quarter results. A conference call will be held on March 1.

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ATLANTIC

FREDERICTON _ Shale gas protesters present open letter to the New Brunswick government (9:30 a.m. at Centennial Building, 670 King St. )

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. _ Research Minister Keith Hutchings makes funding announcement for researchers at Memorial University. (11 a.m. at Bruneau Centre for for Research, Memorial University )

DARTMOUTH, N.S. _ Nova Scotia Environment Minister Sterling Belliveau and Natural Resources Minister Charlie Parker launch a proposed plan and consultation for the province's parks and protected areas. (1 p.m. at Fairbanks Centre, 54 Locks Rd.)

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

MUSQUODOBOIT HARBOUR, N.S. _ Nova Scotia Health Minister David Wilson attends the opening of the province's sixth Collaborative Emergency Centre. (1:30 p.m. at Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital, 7704 Highway 7)

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QUEBEC

BOUCHERVILLE, Que. _ Auto parts distributor Uni-Select holds a fourth-quarter conference call. Dial 1-866-696-5910, code: 8567461. (3 p.m.)

x-MONTREAL _ The Charbonneau Commission, which is looking into corruption within the construction industry, continues. (9:30 a.m. at 500 Rene-Levesque W.)

x-MONTREAL _ National Bank of Canada will release its first-quarter results. A conference call will be held March 1. (6 p.m.)

x-MONTREAL _ Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. will hold its fourth-quarter conference call at 8 a.m. Dial 1-877-295-5743, code: 94189232.

QUEBEC CITY, Que. _ Atrium Innovations Inc., a maker of natural health products, holds a fourth-quarter and year-end earnings conference call. Dial 514-807-9895, 1-888-231-8191 or 647-427-7450. Go to www.atrium-innovations.com for the webcast. (8 a.m.)

xy-RIVIERE-DU-LOUP, Que. _ Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes an announcement alongside Transport Minister Denis Lebel. Photo op at 11:30 a.m. (Premier Tech, 1 Premier Ave); takes part in economic consultation (2.05 p.m., Hotel Universel de Riviere-du-Loup, 311 Blvd. Hotel-de-Ville) (11:45 a.m. at Premier Tech, International Headquarter, 1 Ave Premier )

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OTTAWA

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

OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the industrial product and raw materials price indexes for January and Canada's balance of international payments for the fourth-quarter. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)

OTTAWA _ Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, speaks to the 2013 Canadian Nuclear Association Annual Conference and Trade Show. (8:30 a.m. at Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive, Newfoundland Room)

x-OTTAWA _ The Parliamentary Budget Officer posts a report entitled "Feasibility of Budget for Acquisition of Two Joint Support Ships" on the Web. (9 a.m. at www.pbo-dpb.gc.ca)

x-OTTAWA _ The Supreme Court of Canada renders judgment in various leave applications including three members of the so-called "Toronto 18" terrorism plot. …

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