Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, March 8-10

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, March 8-10

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for March 8-10


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for March 8-10 as of 3:30 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):

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


BRUSSELS -- Representatives from the Council of Canadians will be in Belgium next week to participate in a week-long transatlantic civil society dialogue, including European and U.S. trade justice, labour, environmental, consumer and other organizations. Through March 14.

WHITEHORSE, Yukon -- Chase, B.C., resident Alexander Dennis to be sentenced after pleading guilty to second-degree murder near Whitehorse. (Yukon Supreme Court)

FREDERICTON -- Peter Andrews faces a trial on a charge of obstruction of justice. He is accused of interfering with an aquaculture investigation involving the brother of the deputy premier. Through March 14. (10:30 a.m. at Provincial Court, Queen Street)

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- Nominations close for the leadership of the Progressive Conservative party of Newfoundland and Labrador. (12 p.m.)

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada releases the national balance sheet and financial flow accounts for the fourth-quarter. (8:30 a.m. at

TORONTO -- Case management hearing for VIA rail terror plot suspects Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser (10 a.m. at 361 University Ave)

TORONTO -- Media and entertainment company Corus Entertainment Inc. holds a first-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-800-745-9476 or 416-641-6705. Go to for the webcast. (4:30 p.m.)

TORONTO -- Over 110 days, Canadian Olympic athlete Clara Hughes will ride her bike across the country, visiting 95 communities ending on Parliament Hill on Canada Day. …

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