Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Oct. 30

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Oct. 30

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Oct. 30


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Thursday, Oct. 30 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.


NEW YORK -- Thomson Reuters holds a third-quarter conference call. Go to for a link to the webcast. (8:30 a.m.)


x-HALIFAX -- Andre Noel Denny returns to court to set dates for his trial. He is charged in the 2012 beating death of Raymond Taavel. (9 a.m. at Nova Scotia Supreme Court, Lower Water Street)

x-HALIFAX -- Education Minister Karen Casey holds a news conference after the release of a panel's report on education in Nova Scotia. (11 a.m. at Media Room, One Government Place, 1700 Granville St.)

HALIFAX -- The media are invited to attend the homecoming ceremony of HMCS Athabaskan, returning from a seven-week deployment in the Caribbean basin and the eastern Pacific Ocean on Operation CARIBBE. (11 a.m. at Jetty NB, HMC Dockyard, Canadian Forces Base)

x-HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia cabinet meeting. (12:30 p.m. at One Government Place, 1700 Granville St.)

HALIFAX -- Economic Development Minister Michel Samson will introduce some of the proposed members of the first Invest Nova Scotia board of directors to the legislature. (1 p.m. at legislature)

CHARLOTTETOWN -- Government, medical and pharmaceutical organizations hold a summit on health care and drug costs. (8:45 a.m. at Charlottetown Hotel)


MONTREAL -- The Charbonneau Commission continues its investigation into corruption in Quebec's construction industry. (9:30 a.m. at 500 Rene-Levesque W.)

x-MONTREAL -- Bombardier Inc. holds a third-quarter conference call. Dial 1-866-211-9107 (English) or 1-888-791-1368 (French). Go to for the webcast. (8 a.m.)

x-MONTREAL -- Resolute Forest Products discusses third-quarter results. Dial 1-877-223-4471 or go to for the webcast. (9 a.m.)

MONTREAL -- Autoparts distributor Uni-Select Inc. holds a third-quarter conference call. Dial 1-866-696-5910, passcode: 4101473. (3 p.m.)

QUEBEC CITY, Que. -- TransCanada holds a news conference to announce its filing of the Energy East Pipeline project with the NEB. Simultaneous newser in Toronto. To access the live French webcast (live audio and video) of the news conference visit: For questions, media can dial-in at: 416-695-7806 or 1-888-789- 9572.Pass code: 9854058 (10:30 a.m. at Hilton Quebec, 1100 Rene Levesque East)


OTTAWA -- Panel discussion on Asian trade opportunities and the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Speakers include Bruce Linghu, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office and New Zealand High Commissioner Simon Tucker. (7:30 a.m. at Rideau Club, 15th Floor, 99 Bank St.)

OTTAWA -- Bartha Knoppers, director of the Centre of Genomics and Policy, discusses the collection and implementation of the data and the effects on our health care system. (7:45 a.m. at Parliamentary Dining Room, 6th Floor, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) will release its 2014 4th Quarter Housing Market Outlook (HMO) Report. The HMO report provides timely information on housing trends and forecasts, with both a national and local perspective. The report provides a two-year forecast of housing starts, sales, prices and key economic indicators. The national and regional reports will be made available at …

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