Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Oct. 3

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Oct. 3

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Oct. 3

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Thursday, Oct. 3 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

SAINT JOHN, N.B. -- Industry leaders and politicians gather to discuss energy issues including proposed Energy East pipeline. (8 a.m. at Delta Brunswick Hotel, King Street)

AMHERST, N.S. -- Liberal Leader Stephen McNeil tours LED Roadway Lighting as he campaigns in the provincial election, to be held on Oct. 8. (1:15 p.m. at 21 Tantramar Crescent)

DIGBY, N.S. -- NDP Leader Darrell Dexter visits Conway Workshop Association as he campaigns in Tuesday's provincial election. (3 p.m. at 63 Shreve St.)

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S. -- Progressive Conservative Leader Jamie Baillie makes a campaign announcement on the party's election priorities. (10 a.m. at Old Guysborough Road, Air strip look off)

x-HALIFAX -- NDP Leader Darrell Dexter makes an announcement about jobs as he campaigns in Tuesday's provincial election. (10:30 a.m. at Corner of Birmingham and Clyde streets)

HALIFAX -- The Nova Scotia Citizens' Health Care Network will announce its rating of each political party's positions related to public health care. (11 a.m. at Joanna B. Oosterveld Centre, 2103 Gottingen Street)

SHEARWATER, N.S. -- The military unveils a restored Tanker 23/Navy 303 TBM Avenger torpedo bomber that was used during the Second World War. (2 p.m. at Shearwater Aviation Museum, 34 Bonaventure St.)

TRURO, N.S. -- Liberal Leader Stephen McNeil tours Scotsburn Dairy Ice Cream plant as he campaigns in the provincial election, to be held on Oct. 8. (4:45 p.m. at 85 Blakeney Dr.)

WINDSOR, N.S. -- NDP Leader Darrell Dexter visits Tan's Coffee Shop as he campaigns in Tuesday's provincial election. (12:30 p.m. at 40 Water St.)

QUEBEC

MONTREAL -- The Charbonneau Commission continues its probe into Quebec's construction industry. (9:30 a.m. at 500 Rene-Levesque W.)

QUEBEC -- Merck announces funding for research innovation in Quebec. (1:30 p.m. at Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec - Espace Foyer des Plaines, 1220, Place George-V West)

OTTAWA

OTTAWA -- Canadian organizations that comprise the Canadian Network for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health holds a two-day symposium on improving the lives of women and children. Through Oct 4. (8:30 a.m. at Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive, Confederation Hall II)

OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper departs for Malaysia. (9 a.m. at Canada Reception Centre, Hangar 11, 190 Convair Private)

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

OTTAWA -- PSAC holds a briefing on why the government should reconsider its decision to close Veterans Affairs offices in Kelowna, Prince George, Saskatoon, Brandon, Thunder Bay, Windsor, Sydney, Charlottetown and Corner Brook. (11 a.m. at Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau St., Laurier Room)

OTTAWA -- Labour Minister Dr. Kellie Leitch, speaks at the 17th annual launch of Fire Prevention Week. (11:45 a.m. at Government Conference Centre, 2 Rideau St., Main Lounge)

OTTAWA -- Rally for Mohamed Harkat takes place at the Human Rights Monument. (12:30 p.m. at Human Rights Monument, Elgin and Lisgar St.)

OTTAWA -- 14th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards Festival, includes Alan Thicke, Tom Green, Jeremy Hotz and Harland Williams. Through Oct. 6. (Various locations)

ONTARIO

AJAX, Ont. …

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