Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Sept. 10

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Sept. 10

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Sept. 10


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Thursday, Sept. 10 as of 9:30 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.


CHICAGO _ The National Women's Soccer League hosts a teleconference to preview the Seattle Reign FC vs. Washington Spirit semifinal playoff match. Dial 1-800-697-5978, passcode: 9842 031 (pound key). (3:30 p.m.)


MONCTON, N.B. _ Major Drilling Group International Inc., which provides drilling services to the global mining industry, releases first-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Sept. 11.

SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ Jury selection continues for Dennis Oland murder trial. Oland is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his father Richard. (9 a.m. at Saint John law courts)

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. _ The case of Nicholas Layman, charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of a young soccer player, is back in court for a status update. (9:30 a.m. at Provincial court, Atlantic Place)

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. _ The case of Iceberg Quest Ocean Tours Inc. and skipper Walter Reddick is back in provincial court. The company is charged with one count of disturbing a marine mammal as a result of an incident that happened Aug. 5, 2014, in Freshwater Bay. (Provincial court, Atlantic Place)

HALIFAX _ Nova Scotia's cabinet meets and ministers are available for interviews following their meeting. (8:30 a.m. at 1 Government Place)

HALIFAX _ Description: Provincial committee on veterans affairs meets to discuss "Helmets to Hardhats Canada." (9 a.m. at Room 233A, Johnston Building, Barrington Street.)

HALIFAX _ Scott Ferguson, CEO of Trade Centre Ltd., leads a media tour to draw attention to renovations at Scotiabank Centre. (10 a.m. at Scotiabank Centre, Carmichael Street entrance)

HALIFAX _ Annual Altitudes East conference brings together senior executives from major airlines. (Hampton Inn, 1960 Brunswick St.)

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. _ Empire Company Ltd., parent of grocer Sobeys, holds its annual meeting, (10 a.m., Cineplex Cinemas, Aberdeen Mall, 612 East River Road). President and CEO Marc Poulin holds a media availability after the meeting. A first-quarter earnings conference call will be held at 11:30 a.m. Dial 1-888-231-8191. Go to for webcasts of both events.

SYDNEY, N.S. _ The trial continues for a teenager charged with criminal negligence causing death under the Youth Justice Act after a Sydney Academy student died after being hit by a school bus. (9:30 a.m. at Sydney Youth Court, 136 Charlotte St.)

NEW ANNAN, P.E.I. _ Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivers remarks. He is joined by Conservative candidates Stephen Stewart (Malpeque) and Gail Shea (Egmont). (9:45 a.m. at PEI Potato Solutions, 1323 Wilmot Valley Road, Route 2)


x-BELOEIL, Que. _ Bloc Quebecois Leader Gilles Duceppe discusses the dangers of oil transport by rail. (9:30 a.m. at 138 Richelieu)

MONTREAL _ Liberal candidates Marc Miller and Pablo Rodriguez unveil what is being billed as a Canadian first in terms of technology use in election campaigns. (9:30 a.m. at Centre des sciences)

MONTREAL _ Tour operator Transat A.T. Inc. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-800-926-9801 or go to for the webcast. (10 a.m.)

MONTREAL _ Bloc Quebecois Leader Gilles Duceppe opens an office in the Montreal riding of Rosemont. (His speech begins at 6:40 p. …

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