Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Sept. 17

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Sept. 17

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Sept. 17


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Wednesday, Sept. 17 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.


WASHINGTON -- Industry Minister James Moore addresses the Canadian American Business Council. Question and answer session follows. Live streamed at (12:30 p.m. at Google, 25 Massachusetts Ave., NW, 9th Floor)


x-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)

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. -- National search and rescue exercise, which will include 250 participants from the Royal Canadian Air Force and other agencies. Through Sept. 18. (5 Wing Goose Bay)

MOUNT PEARL, N.L. -- Innovation Minister Susan Sullivan makes offshore industry announcement. (10:30 a.m. at Roll-Royce facility, 142 Glencoe Dr.)

x-HALIFAX -- A Supreme Court of Nova Scotia judge hears applications to approve the legal fees for lawyers representing the complainants in the Home for Colored Children lawsuit. (9:30 a.m. at Summit Place)


MONTREAL -- Jury selection continues in the first-degree murder trial of Luka Rocco Magnotta. (9:30 a.m. at Courthouse)

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

MONTREAL -- CIBC's 13th Annual Eastern Institutional Conference, which showcases prominent Canadian companies. Newly appointed CIBC president and CEO Victor Dodig speaks at 8 a.m. (Salon Hemon, webcast at; CN president and CEO Claude Mongeau speaks at 8 a.m. (Salon Joyce, webcast at Go to (password: Invest14) for the complete agenda. Through Sept. 18. (Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel, 1201 Rene-Levesque Blvd.)


xy-OTTAWA -- Daily question period in the House of Commons. (2:15 p.m.)

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada releases the travel between Canada and other countries for July. (8:30 a.m. at

OTTAWA -- NDP weekly caucus meeting. (9 a.m. at Room 253-D, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

x-OTTAWA -- Conservative weekly caucus meeting. (9:30 a.m. at Room 237-C, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- The Liberal Party holds weekly caucus meeting. Media availability with leader Justin Trudeau follows, 12:30 p.m., foyer. (10 a.m. at Room 112-N, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- Gov. Gen. David Johnston and Mrs. Sharon Johnston meet with Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. 11:30 a.m., arrival (Large Drawing Room); noon, luncheon (Reception Room); 1:30 p.m., ceremonial tree planting. (11:30 a.m. at Rideau Hall, 1 Sussex Drive)

OTTAWA -- Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson delivers a speech to the Canadian Convenience Stores Association on the Government's plans to create jobs and economic growth for small businesses. (12 p.m. at Ottawa Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent St.)

OTTAWA -- Leaders in the fields of cyber security, online safety, and parenting hold an online panel discussion. (French language session to be held on Sept. 24). (1 p.m. at

OTTAWA -- Alan Young, associate professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School, appears at Senate legal and constitutional affairs committee to discuss Bill C-36, Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act. …

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