Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Aug. 25


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Aug. 25 as of 10:30 p.m. ET: 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):

Main Desk (National News) 507-2150; World Desk 507-2165; 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 800-268-8149


x-CAMPBELLTON, N.B. -- Gerard Comeau, charged after returning from Quebec with beer and alcohol, argues the provincial law is unconstitutional. Through Aug. 28. (9:30 a.m.)

HALIFAX -- The Canadian Medical Association holds its annual general meeting and general council. Through Aug. 26. (World Trade and Convention Centre and Delta Halifax)

HALIFAX -- Delegates at the Canadian Medical Association's annual general meeting hold a debate on the context of and approach to assisted dying in Canada. (8 a.m. at World Trade and Convention Centre, Room 200)

yx-HALIFAX -- A Supreme Court of Nova Scotia judge will give a decision in a case under the province's Cyber Safety Act involving two former business partners, which could lead to a Charter challenge of the law. (Nova Scotia Supreme Court)


Rimouski, Que.: Meets with Parti Quebecois caucus for a photo-op and press briefing, 10:20 a.m. 225, Rene-Lepage Boulevard East.; Havre-Saint-Pierre, Que.: Meets with workers for Rio Tinto and Titane, 2:45 p.m., 951 L'Escale Boulevard.; Sept-Iles, Que.: Rally at Restaurant Chez Sophie, 6:40 p.m., 495 Brochu Avenue.

RIMOUSKI, Que. -- Parti Quebecois holds a caucus meeting in Rimouski, Que. (Hotel Rimouski, 225 Rene-Lepage Boulevard)


xy-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. Courthouse)

OTTAWA -- NDP MP Charlie Angus launches his latest book, Children of the Broken Treaty: Canada's Lost Promise and One Girl's Dream. (7 p.m. at Octopus Books Centretown, 251 Bank St., 2nd Floor)


BRAMPTON, Ont. -- Transport Minister Steven Del Duca makes an announcement at the Mount Pleasant GO Station. He is joined by Metrolinx President and CEO Bruce McCuaig, Brampton Mayor Linda Jeffrey and local MPPs. (9:30 a.m. at 1600 Bovaird Drive W.)

y-BRAMPTON, Ont. -- Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau attends a Liberal rally with former Prime Minister Paul Martin. (6:30 p.m. at Embassy Grand Convention Centre, 8800 The Gore Road)

DUNDAS, Ont. -- NDP Leader Tom Mulcair holds a media availability. (9 a.m. at Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds, 64 Hatt St. …

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