Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 11-13

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 11-13

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 11-13


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Saturday, July 11 to Monday, July 13 as of 3 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.


PICKERING, Ont. -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes an unspecified announcement. He will be joined by Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, Colin Carrie, Oshawa MP and Parliamentary Secretary to Environment Minister Peter Kent, and other MPs. (10:30 a.m. at Pickering Recreation Complex, 1867 Valley Farm Road)

TORONTO -- Gov. Gen David Johnston's itinerary: 10:15 a.m., participates in the medal presentation ceremony of the women's triathlon (Ontario Place West Channel); 12:15 p.m., tours the Athletes' Village; 3 p.m., participates in the medal presentation ceremony of the women's team synchronized swimming (CIBC Pan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House).

UNDATED -- The Pan Am Games continue at different competition venues across southern Ontario, from the Niagara Region in the south to as far north as Orillia. For the full schedule, go to Through July 26.

WINNIPEG -- Two survivors of genocide share their stories to mark the 20-year anniversary since a massacre in Srebrenica killed 8,100 people. (2 p.m. at Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way, MTS Classroom)

DELTA, B.C. -- Funeral for 23-year-old Vivek Singh Pandher, a UBC engineering student who died while attending the Paradiso Music Festival in Washington State. (3 p.m. at Riverside Funeral Home, 7410 Hopcott Road)

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. -- Environmentalist David Suzuki and Chief Roland Willson of West Moberly First Nations are among the speakers at the annual Paddle for Peace. Paddlers in canoes, kayaks and other watercraft plan to float down the Peace River to protest the imminent construction of the Site C dam. (9 a.m. at Junction of Halfway River at the Peace River)

METRO VANCOUVER, B.C. -- BC Superweek continues with Day 2 of the Tour de Delta, the first of five pro-cycling races.

SQUAMISH, B.C. -- Previously known as the Squamish Mountain Festival, the Arc'teryx Climbing Academy Speaker and Music Series features international speakers, educational seminars and clinics on topics related to climbing. Through July 12. (6 p.m. at Sea to Sky Gondola summit)

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. -- A coalition of citizen organizations have organized a mass gathering of boaters to celebrate the return of whales, dolphins and other marine life and to oppose the proposed tanker route and Woodfibre Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) plant in Howe Sound. …

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