Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 18

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 18

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 18


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for July 18 as of 8:38 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



GLASGOW _ Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson and Alberta Tourism Minister Richard Starke in Scotland to support the city's Commonwealth Games bid.



x-FREDERICTON _ Clinic supporters to gather at noon to march on the legislature to call on government to support the Morgentaler Clinic. (12 p.m. at 554 Brunswick St.)

FREDERICTON _ The Green Party of Canada holds its 2014 convention. Through July 20. (University of New Brunswick)

BORDEN, P.E.I. _ Minister of State for ACOA, Rob Moore, and Premier Robert Ghiz will make an announcement at MacDougall Steel Erectors. (11 a.m. at 168 Industrial Dr.)

CHARLOTTETOWN _ Minister of State for ACOA, Rob Moore, to make an announcement at 3 Points Aviation. (1:30 p.m. at 91 Watts Ave.)



OTTAWA _ The Supreme Court of Canada renders a decision in the appeal of Queen v Jamie Kenneth Taylor (blood sample evidence). Background briefing at 9:15 a.m. (9:45 a.m. at Supreme Court of Canada, 301 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA _ The Ottawa Redblacks play their CFL home opener against the Toronto Argonauts. (7 p.m. at TD Place Stadium, 1015 Bank St.)

OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the consumer price index for June and wholesale trade data for May.



TORONTO _ Alice Wong, minister of State (Seniors), along with Mark Adler, Member of Parliament for York Centre, will announce Government of Canada support through the New Horizons for Seniors Program. (9 a.m. at Bernard Betel Centre, 1003 Steeles Avenue West)

TORONTO _ Reza Moridi, minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, and minister of Research and Innovation; and Brad Duguid, minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure, will make an announcement about Ontario's Youth Jobs Strategy. (10 a.m. at Aviation Hangar - F-110, Centennial College, Ashtonbee Campus, 75 Ashtonbee Road)

TORONTO _ On behalf of Jason Kenney, minister of Employment and Social Development, Chris Alexander, Canada's Citizenship and Immigration minister, will make an important announcement about foreign credential recognition. (3 p.m. at ACCES Employment, 489 College St., Suite 100)

TORONTO _ To mark international Mandela Day, "A Tribute to Nelson Mandela" will take place on the front lawn of the Ontario Legislative Assembly Building at Queen's Park from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event is a totally grassroots initiative, and local musicians, dancers, storytellers, poets and other cultural artistes will perform in honour of Mandela. Expected attendance is undetermined. (Queen's Park)

TORONTO _ The TORONTO 2015 Pan American/Parapan American Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) will release its latest Quarterly Report results at 7:00 a.m. via the CNW newswire. The release will be followed by a media conference call at 1:30 p.m. with members of the TO2015 senior leadership team. Dial 1-800-920-6941.

WINGHAM, Ont. _ Bridge dedication ceremony in honour of Cpl. Matthew Dinning, who was killed in 2006 while on duty in Afghanistan. (11 a.m. at Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 180, 183 Victoria Street West)



EDMONTON _ Preliminary hearing for Richard Suter, charged with impaired driving in the death of a toddler on a restaurant patio. …

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