Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Sept. 4

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Sept. 4

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Sept. 4

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Thursday, Sept. 4 as of 9 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

xy-NEWPORT, WALES -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper attends the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's 2014 Summit. Through Sept. 5. (Celtic Manor Resort)

ATLANTIC

SAINT JOHN, N.B. -- Preliminary hearing for Dennis Oland, charged with second-degree murder in the death of his father Richard. (9:30 a.m. at Provincial court)

SAINT JOHN, N.B. -- The Green party will release its poverty reduction strategy. (10 a.m. at 42 Market Place)

CALEDONIA, N.S. -- Rob Moore, minister of state for ACOA, will make a funding announcement for an initiative in Caledonia. (1:30 p.m. at Queens County Fair, 9560 Hwy 8)

x-HALIFAX -- The premier and ministers will be available to the media following a cabinet meeting. (8:30 a.m. at One Government Place, 1700 Granville St.)

x-KENTVILLE, N.S. -- Daniel Wayne Surette of Berwick and Kyle David James Fredericks of Berwick District due in court, charged with first-degree murder in the death of Harley Lawrence, a homeless man whose body was found last October in a burned-out bus shelter in Berwick. Dates for a preliminary hearing are expected to be set. (9:30 a.m. at Provincial court, Law Courts, 87 Cornwallis St., Courtroom 2)

LIVERPOOL, N.S. -- Rob Moore, minister of state for ACOA, will make a funding announcement for an initiative in Liverpool. (11 a.m. at 59 Gorham St.)

QUEBEC

LA MALBAIE, Que. -- The Quebec Liberal caucus begins a two-day meeting. (Manoir Richelieu)

MONTREAL -- The Charbonneau Commission inquiry looking into construction corruption continues. (9:30 a.m. at 500 Rene-Levesque W.)

SAINT-JEROME, Que. -- A bail hearing continues for Guy Turcotte, a former Quebec doctor who is awaiting a new trial on charges he killed his two young children. (9:30 a.m. at Courthouse)

OTTAWA

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada releases the Canadian international merchandise trade figures for July. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)

OTTAWA -- Robert Fox, executive director of Oxfam Canada, participates in a panel discussion on "Cuba, The 2015 Americas Summit, and Beyond: Obstacles and Opportunities." (9 a.m. at University of Ottawa, Faculty of Social Science Building, Room 4004, 120 University St.)

OTTAWA -- The Supreme Court of Canada renders a decision in various leave to appeal applications. (9:45 a.m. at Supreme Court of Canada, 301 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA -- International Datacasting Corp. releases second-quarter results at 5 p.m. A conference call will be held on Sept. 5.

GATINEAU, Que. -- Formal signing of a declaration between the Government of Canada and Indigenous peoples (8:30 a.m., Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier St., Panorama Room), news conference (10:30 a.m., National Press Theatre), and a noon luncheon (Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health, 299 Montreal Road). Participants include: former prime ministers Joe Clark and Paul Martin, former AFN national chief Ovide Mercredi, former N.W.T. premier Stephen Kakfwi, Sheila Fraser and Justice Murray Sinclair.

ONTARIO

HAMILTON -- Ontario Education Minister Liz Sandals visits Dr. J. Edgar Davey Elementary School to see how students and teachers are using technology in the classroom. (9:30 a.m. at 99 Ferguson Ave N. …

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