Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, June 4

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, June 4

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for June 4


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


OAKLAND -- Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. the Golden State Warriors. (6 p.m. at Oracle Arena)


MONCTON, N.B. -- The RCMP Musical Ride performs on the first anniversary of the tragic shooting of Codiac Regional RCMP officers Doug Larche, Dave Ross and Fabrice Gevaudan and the injuring of two others. (7 p.m. at Magnetic Hill)

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. -- Delegates to the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization meet to set quota and discuss declining stocks. Through June 5. (Hotel North 2)

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- Federal Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair joins NDP MPs Jack Harris and Ryan Cleary on the NDP's plan for an improved search and rescue system for the province. (10:30 a.m. at Harbourside Park)

EASTERN PASSAGE, N.S. -- Nova Scotia Fisheries Minister Keith Colwell and CEO of Workers' Compensation Board Stuart MacLean to launch safety plan for the fishing industry. (1:30 p.m. at Fisherman's Cove Interpretive Centre, 30 Government Wharf Rd. )

HALIFAX -- More than 1,000 nurses from across Canada to attend 17th biennial convention of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions. Through June 5. (Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre)

HALIFAX -- The trial of Christopher Phillips, who is accused of threatening police with a dangerous chemical. Phillips has pleaded not guilty to uttering threats and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. (9 a.m. at Nova Scotia Supreme Court, Lower Water St.)

HALIFAX -- The standing committee on economic development meets. On the agenda is an update to the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy Contract. Chris MacDonald, Irving Shipbuilding Inc.'s vice-president of government relations and industrial benefit programs, will speak. (9:30 a.m. at Johnston Building, room 233A)

HALIFAX -- Linda Silas, president of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, addresses delegates at the national convention about priorities for public health care. (9:30 a.m. at World Trade and Convention Centre)

HALIFAX -- Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Executive Director Christine Saulnier takes part in a panel discussion, "A Living Wage: Ethical Implications of Paying People More." (7 p.m. at Peggy Corkum Music Room, 6181 Lady Hammond Road)


MONTREAL -- Richard Masse, head of the Montreal public health service, holds a news conference to discuss safe-injection sites. (10 a.m. at 1301 Sherbrooke E.)

MONTREAL -- Canadian dairy giant Saputo Inc. holds a conference call to discuss fourth-quarter and year-end results. Dial 1-800-633-8950 or go to for the webcast. (2:30 p.m.)

x-MONTREAL -- Justice Minister Peter MacKay highlights measures to keep Canada's streets and communities safe. (3:30 p.m. at Customs Building, Salle des comptoirs, 400 Place d'Youville)

QUEBEC CITY, Que. -- Revenue Minister, Kerry-Lynne Findlay, addresses members of the Canadian Payroll Association on the Economic Action Plan 2015, including the underground economy and tax-free savings accounts (12:50 p.m.) (Quebec City Convention Centre, 100 Boulevard Rene-Levesque East)


x-OTTAWA -- Judge-only trial continues for suspended Sen. Mike Duffy. He faces 31 charges, including fraud, breach of trust and bribery. (10 a.m. at 161 Elgin St. …

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