Newspaper article The Canadian Press


Newspaper article The Canadian Press


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Here is the Central Canada calendar for Wednesday, February 27, 2013.

Good Morning from the Ontario Desk of The Canadian Press in Toronto.

The Ontario Editor is Paola Loriggio.

The phone number is (416) 507-2159, or toll-free 1-800-268-9237.

Stations can file by fax to (416) 364-1325 or 1-800-561-0297.

The email address is


The Quebec Editor is Peter Ray

The phone number is (514) 985-7235.

His email address is



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

xy-MONTREAL -- The Caisse de depot releases 2012 results. Lockup starts 8:30 a.m. with technical briefing at 9 a.m. and news conference at 10:30 a.m. (Centre CDP Capital, 1000 Jean-Paul-Riopelle Place, Room B1.01.)

QUEBEC CITY, Que. -- Atrium Innovations Inc., a maker of natural health products, releases fourth-quarter and year-end results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Feb. 28.


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

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada releases the international travel account for the fourth-quarter and private and public investment, 2013 intentions. (8:30 a.m. at

OTTAWA -- The Canadian Federation of Agriculture holds its annual meeting. 9 a.m., Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz address the meeting; 9:30 a.m., Lyndon Carlson, Farm Credit Canada; 11 a.m., NDP agriculture critic Malcolm Allen; 12:10 p.m., Buzz Hargrove, national president of the Canadian Auto Workers. Runs through to Feb. 28. (9 a.m. at Delta City Centre Hotel, Ballrooms A-B, 101 Lyon St.)

OTTAWA -- NDP Leader Tom Mulcair holds a press conference to slam Conservative EI reform. (9:15 a.m. at Foyer, House of Commons, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- Conservative weekly caucus meeting. (9:30 a.m. at Room 237-C, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

x-OTTAWA -- NDP weekly caucus meeting. (9:45 a.m. at Room 253-D, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- Members of the eastern Quebec Employment Insurance Coalition hold a press conference prior to their meeting with Human Resources Minister Diane Finley. 5:15 p.m., the coalition holds a press conference on the outcome of the meeting. Room 130-S. (9:45 a.m. at Room 130-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- The Supreme Court of Canada renders a decision in the appeal of Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission vs William Whatcott (freedom of expression). Background briefing 9:15 a.m. (9:45 a.m. at Supreme Court of Canada, 301 Wellington St.)

x-OTTAWA -- Liberal weekly caucus meeting. (10 a.m. at Room 160-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada releases three reports - Canada's Farm Income Forecast for 2012 and 2013, the Medium Term Outlook for Canadian Agriculture and the Farm Income, Financial Conditions and Government Assistance Data Book, 2012. …

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