Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Dec. 1-7

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Dec. 1-7

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The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Dec. 1-7

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, Dec. 1 to Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013: 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):

Main Desk (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.

SUNDAY, DEC. 1

OTTAWA -- Third annual Wreaths Across Canada national service of remembrance. Lt.-Gen. Guy Thibault, vice chief of Defence Staff, pays his respect to the fallen and lays a wreath at the headstone of a Canadian veteran. (1:30 p.m. at National Military Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Ave)

TORONTO -- Work in a Warming World Community-University Research Alliance conference discussing labour, climate change and social struggle. Through Dec. 1. (University of Toronto, Woodsworth College, Kruger Hall, 119 St. George St. )

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. -- World Cup men's downhill skiing. Through Dec. 1. (Lake Louise Ski Resort)

WINNIPEG -- Canadian Olympic curling trials. Winners represent Canada at 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Through Dec. 8. (MTS Centre)

MONDAY, DEC. 2

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

OTTAWA -- Languages commissioner Graham Fraser appears at Commons committee to discuss second language immersion programs in Canada. (3:30 p.m. at Room C-110, 1 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA -- Former senator Pierre De Bane appears at Senate official languages committee to discuss the CBC/Radio-Canada's obligations under the Official Languages Act and some aspects of the Broadcasting Act. (5 p.m. at Room 9, Victoria Building, 140 Wellington St.)

TORONTO -- Inquest into the death of five-year-old Jeffrey Baldwin, who died of complications of chronic starvation in 2002 while in the care of his grandparents. The inquest does not sit Fridays. (9:30 a.m. at McDonald Block, Erie, Thames and St. Clair rooms, 900 Bay St.,)

x-TORONTO -- A full parole hearing for former theatre mogul Garth Drabinsky. He is currently on a partial release, living in a halfway house. He will attend the hearing via video. (1 p.m. at 7C Taymall Ave. )

TORONTO -- Ontario Securities Commission holds a confidential pre-hearing conference involving former newspaper baron Conrad Black, former Hollinger Inc. director John Boultbee and Peter Y. Atkinson. (3 p.m. at 20 Queen St. W., 22nd Floor)

TORONTO -- KPMG will host the 22nd annual Insurance Issues Conference to provide information and insights on the most pressing issues facing the Canadian industry. (7 p.m. at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 222 Bremner Blvd.)

CALGARY -- Heather Wilson Duncan, convicted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of her husband Barry Alexander Duncan at their home near Sundre, Alta., appears in court. Through Dec. 23. (10 a.m. at Courthouse)

WINNIPEG -- Canadian Olympic curling trials. Winners represent Canada at 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Through Dec. 8. (MTS Centre)

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. -- Public inquest into the death of David Gruno, who was found in medical distress at the Swift Current RCMP detachment July 15, 2010. He died the next day in hospital. Through Dec. 6 (10 a.m. at Court of Queen's Bench)

KAMLOOPS, B.C. -- Trial continues for 54-year-old Roy Fraser, charged with the double murders of 24-year-old Kenneth Yaretz and 31-year-old Damian Marks. Through Dec. 13. (10 a.m. at Courtroom 5D, Kamloops Law Courts, 455 Columbia Street)

KELOWNA, B.C. -- Preliminary inquiry for Michael Ellis, Shawn Wysynski and Ashley Collins, accused of causing a high speed chase and police shootout along Westside Road in July 2012. …

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