Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, June 19

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, June 19

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for June 19


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Thursday, June 19 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.


BRAZIL -- World Cup Soccer. Colombia vs. Ivory Coast, noon ET; Uruguay vs. England, 3 p.m. ET; Japan vs. Greece, 6 p.m. ET.


ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- Newfoundland and Labrador Natural Resources Minister Darrick Dalley addresses the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association's annual international petroleum conference. Through June 20. (8:30 a.m. at St. John's Convention Centre, Marconi Hall)

HALIFAX -- Industry Minister James Moore speaks to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce about the Harper Government's commitment to removing barriers to internal trade. (9 a.m. at Atlantica Hotel Halifax, Guild Hall, 1980 Robie Street)


yx-MONTREAL -- Media conglomerate Quebecor Inc. holds its annual meeting. (9:30 a.m. at 612 Saint-Jacques St., 19th floor)


OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada releases the national balance sheet and financial flow accounts for the first-quarter and the employment insurance figures for April. (8:30 a.m. at

OTTAWA -- MP Joyce Murray holds a press conference to provide a briefing on her Private Member's Bill on the oversight of Communications Security Establishment Canada. (9 a.m. at National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA -- The Parliamentary Budget Officer posts a report entitled 2014-2015 Federal Transfers to Provinces and Territories. (9 a.m. at

OTTAWA -- The Supreme Court of Canada renders a decision in the leave application: Deverett Professional Corp. v Canpages Inc. (breach of contract and negligence). (9:45 a.m. at Supreme Court of Canada, 301 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA -- The Centre for International Policy Studies presents a talk on "Afghanistan's Future: The Elections and Beyond" with Sima Samar, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission. (11 a.m. at University of Ottawa, Montpetit Hall, Room 103, 129 University St)

OTTAWA -- The Coalition in Ottawa for Refugees holds a rally to mark World Refugee Week. (12 p.m. at Human Rights Monument, Ottawa City Hall, Elgin at Lisger)

OTTAWA -- Members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers hold a conference to look at Canada Post's cutbacks from a human rights perspective. Runs through to June 22. (Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive)


HAMILTON -- Three people appear in court, charged in the murder of Tim Bosma. Dellen Millard and Marck Smich are charged with first-degree murder while Christina Noudga, who police say was Millard's girlfriend, is accused of helping him avoid capture.

TORONTO -- Alliance Grain Traders Inc. holds its annual meeting. (10 a.m. at Offices of Stikeman Elliott LLP, 199 Bay Street, Commerce Court West, Suite 5300)

TORONTO -- Court appearance for Chuang Li, charged in Toronto office stabbing spree. (10 a.m. at 1000 Finch Ave. W.)

TORONTO -- OPSEU President Warren Thomas holds a news conference to outline action needed to get privatization under control and demand Premier Kathleen Wynne clarify her position on it at the start of her four-year mandate. (10 a.m. at Queen's Park Media Studio, Room 148, 1st Floor, West Wing)

TORONTO -- Minister of Finance Joe Oliver will join Cisco Canada president Nitin Kawale to announce a new investment initiative focused on driving Canadian innovation. (11 a.m. at Toronto Region Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, 77 Adelaide St. …

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