Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, Feb. 28

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, Feb. 28

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 28

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Friday, Feb. 28 as of 3 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.

WORLD

x-KYIV -- Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird holds a teleconference call on the developments in the Ukraine. (2:15 p.m. at dial 1-877-413-4814 or 613-960-7526, access code 5603646)

UKRAINE -- A Canadian delegation, led by Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, meets with members of the anticipated Ukrainian transitional government and civil society.

UNDATED -- Gov. Gen. David Johnston travels to India through to March 2. He meets with heads of state, senior government officials, business leaders and civil society, with a view to strengthening bilateral relations including commercial and educational ties.

ATLANTIC

FREDERICTON -- Plaza Retail REIT releases fourth-quarter and year-end results for Plazacorp Retail Properties Ltd., followed by a conference call and webcast at 10 a.m. Dial 647-427-7450, or go to www.plaza.ca.

ST. STEPHEN, N.B. -- Announcement of the latest inductees into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame. (1 p.m. at Council chambers, Town Hall)

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. -- Congress of Aboriginal Peoples national chief Betty Ann Lavallee to discuss issues important to Aboriginal peoples in Newfoundland and Labrador. (6:30 p.m. at Labrador Friendship Centre, 49 Grenfell)

x-HALIFAX -- Blake Leggette is scheduled for a bail hearing in connection with charges of allegedly stealing the car of Loretta Saunders, whose death is being treated as a homicide by Halifax police. (9 a.m. at Spring Garden Road Provincial Court)

x-HALIFAX -- The Nova Scotia legislature resumes to pass essential services legislation to block strikes in the health-care sector. (9 a.m. at Province House, Hollis St.)

x-HALIFAX -- Victoria Henneberry is scheduled for a bail hearing in connection with charges of allegedly stealing the car of Loretta Saunders, whose death is being treated as a homicide by Halifax police. (9 a.m. at Spring Garden Road Provincial Court)

HALIFAX -- The Canadian Naval Memorial Trust recognizes the late wartime newspaper columnist Jessie Coade at a gathering aboard HMCS Sackville. (11 a.m. at HMC Dockyard)

HALIFAX -- A swearing-in ceremony is held for Denis Boudreau, who has been appointed a judge on the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. (3 p.m. at Halifax Law Court, Upper Water Street)

TRURO, N.S. -- An independent human rights board of inquiry in Nova Scotia holds a hearing in the case of Darlene Munroe versus I.M.P. Aerospace Components. (12 p.m. at Holiday Inn, Aspen/Maple Room, 437 Prince Rd.)

CHARLOTTETOWN -- Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea makes an announcement on Canada's smartest kitchen. (11 a.m. at Holland College, 4 Sydney St.)

QUEBEC

x-MONTREAL -- NDP Leader Tom Mulcair speaks to the Montreal Board of Trade. (news conference to be held at 1:10 p.m) (12:30 p.m. at Hyatt Regency, 1255 Jeanne-Mance, Opera Grand Salon)

MONTREAL -- Federal and Quebec cabinet ministers make an infrastructure announcement related to Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. (2 p.m. at Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal, 4816 Rivard)

QUEBEC CITY, Que. -- Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust releases fourth-quarter and year-end results, followed by a conference call at 11 a.m. Dial 1-888-231-8191 or go to www.cominar.com.

OTTAWA

OTTAWA -- Khurram Syed Sher, 31, of London, Ont., faces judge-alone trial on a charge of conspiracy to facilitate terrorism. …

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