Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Jan. 24

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Jan. 24

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Jan. 24


^HL:The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, Jan. 24@

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Jan. 24 as of 8:23 p.m. ET:

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

World Desk 507-2165

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 800-268-8149



DAVOS _ Ed Fast, minister of International Trade, and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will highlight Canada's free trade leadership and economic success at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, from Jan. 22 to 25.

DAVOS _ Quebec Premier Pauline Marois holds a news conference to wrap up her trip to the World Economic Summit.



MIRAMICHI, N.B. _ Premier David Alward makes an infrastructure announcement about rail freight service in northeastern New Brunswick. (10 a.m. at Rodd Miramichi River Hotel, Sevogle Room, 1809 Water St.)

MONCTON, N.B. _ New Brunswick MP Robert Goguen makes a justice funding announcement accompanied by provincial Minister of Public safety Bruce Northrup. (10 a.m. at Delta Bousejour, Shediac Room A, 750 Main St. )

xy-ST. JOHN'S, N.L. _ Tom Marshall will be sworn in as interim premier for Newfoundland and Labrador. (10 a.m. at Drawing Room, Government House)

ANTIGONISH, N.S. _ Justice Minister Peter MacKay makes a funding announcement with Randy Delorey, Nova Scotia's minister of environment and Gaelic affairs. (9:30 a.m. at Antigonish Justice Centre, Courtroom 2, 11 James St.)

ANTIGONISH, N.S. _ The inaugural Leaders Summit, a conference to inspire, educate and empower university student leaders. Olympic gold medallist Mark Tewksbury and Olympic coach Debbie Muir will deliver the keynote address. Summit runs through Jan. 25. (St. Francis Xavier University, Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership )

xy-HALIFAX _ Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Kevin Coady delivers judgment on whether Glen Race is not criminally responsible for the murders of Paul Michael Knott and Trevor Brewster. (2 p.m. at Law Courts, Lower Water St. )

HALIFAX _ Fifth annual Idealaw conference on aboriginal rights. Through Jan. 25. (Schulich School of Law, 6061 University Ave.)

PICTOU, N.S. _ First-degree murder trial of Christopher Alexander Falconer, charged in the death of 19-year-old Amber Kirwan. Through Jan. 31. (Nova Scotia Supreme Court)

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. _ Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea makes a funding announcement. (11:15 a.m. at Amalgamated Dairies Ltd., 79 Water St.)



MONTREAL _ Tennis Canada introduces its new president and CEO. (11 a.m. at Uniprix Stadium )



OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the consumer price index for December. (8:30 a.m. at

OTTAWA _ Debi Daviau, president of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, holds a press conference to discuss the 2014 bargaining round with the federal government. (3 p.m. at Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive, Governor General I/II Room)



HAMILTON _ Susan Truppe, Parliamentary Secretary for the Status of Women, announces federal support for a project that will advance more women into non-traditional careers. (10 a.m. at YWCA Hamilton, Boardroom 5R, 75 MacNab St. South)

KITCHENER, Ont. _ The federal, provincial and municipal governments open of a new affordable rental housing project. (9 a.m. at 35 David Street)

LINDSAY, Ont. _ A preliminary hearing for the Environmental Review Tribunal regarding the Sumac Ridge wind farm. …

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