Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Oct. 9

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Oct. 9

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Oct. 9


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Wednesday, Oct. 9 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.


x-ST. JOHN'S, N.L. _ Premier Kathy Dunderdale of Newfoundland and Labrador to shuffle her cabinet. (9 a.m. at Drawing Room, Government House)

x-ST. JOHN'S, N.L. _ David Folker murder trial resumes in St. John's, N.L. after defence team requested one-day delay of its opening statement to deal with undisclosed legal issues. Folker has pleaded not guilty to charges of second-degree murder and interfering with a dead body in the death of Ann Marie Shirran. (2:30 p.m. at Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador)

x-HALIFAX -- Judge Glen MacDougall to deliver sentencing decision for former Nova Scotia politician Trevor Zinck, who pleaded guilty to fraud and breach of trust in the province's spending scandal. (12:30 p.m. at Law Courts)

HALIFAX -- The winner of the Sobey Art Award for contemporary Canadian art is announced. (Art Gallery of Nova Scotia)


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

MONTREAL -- National Energy Board holds hearings into Enbridge's application to reverse 9B pipeline. Through Oct. 11. (Palais de congres, 159, rue Saint-Antoine Ouest)

MONTREAL -- National Bank of Canada will be an hosting investor day. Go to for webcast. (8:30 a.m.)

x-MONTREAL _ Montreal police Chief Marc Parent holds a news conference to discuss the recent arrest of ex-officer Benoit Roberge. (1 p.m. at 1441 St-Urbain)

MONTREAL -- Industrial valve manufacturer Velan Inc. holds a second-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-877-256-6025, passcode: 21675768. (4:30 p.m.)

MONTREAL -- Drug store chain The Jean Coutu Group releases its second-quarter results at 7 a.m. followed by a conference call at 9 a.m. Webcast at or dial 514-861-2255 or 1-877-405-9213

MONTREAL -- Lawyers for accused killer Luka Magnotta meet with Crown prosecutors for a pre-trial conference to prepare for the trial, which will begin Sept. 15, 2014.


OTTAWA -- The Parliamentary Budget Officer posts a report entitled "Federal Public Service Wage Growth: 2001-02 to 2011-12." (9 a.m. at 58E 68th St.)

OTTAWA -- Public Works Minister Diane Finley delivers the keynote address at GTEC, Canada's Government Technology Event. (9 a.m. at Ottawa Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, 2nd floor)

OTTAWA -- NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, MPs Libby Davies and Dr. Dany Morin hold a press conference to address the cuts to federal-provincial health transfers. (10 a.m. at National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA -- Former Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff discusses his new book with CTV's Craig Oliver. (7 p.m. at Southminster United Church, 15 Aylmer Ave)

OTTAWA -- The Canadian Taxpayers Federation presents the Tax-Fighter Award to former Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page at a reception. Also a book launch for Mark Milke's Tax Me I'm Canadian! (7 p.m. at St. Brigid's Centre for the Arts, 310 St. Patrick St.)

GATINEAU, Que. -- Senator Patrick Brazeau appears in court to face allegations of assault and sexual assault stemming from a Feb. 7 incident. (Gatineau Court)


ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. -- Public inquiry continues into the collapse of the Algo Centre Mall. (99 Spine Rd. …

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