Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Sept. 5-8

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Sept. 5-8

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Sept. 5-8

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sept. 5 to Sept. 8 as of 8:37 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

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^SATURDAY, SEPT. 5@=

ANKARA _ Finance Minister Joe Oliver participates in the G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting. Through Sept. 5.

MONTREAL _ As part of a pan-Canadian "Refugees Welcome!" campaign, a gathering is planned in Montreal to urge the federal government to do more for refugees. (2 p.m. at Norman Bethune Square, corner Guy and De Maisonneuve Sts.)

VANCOUVER _ Move-in day for thousands of University of British Columbia students living in residence on Point Grey campus. (9:45 a.m. at 2205 Lower Mall)

x-VANCOUVER _ Memorial service for the members of the Kurdi family. (2 p.m. at Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre Room 1900)

VICTORIA _ Rally to support refugees. Part of a national series of rallies across Canada. (12 p.m. at 1803 Douglas Street)

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^SUNDAY, SEPT. 6@=

VALEMOUNT, B.C. _ Family and friends of Terry Fox hike 18 kilometres to the summit of Mount Terry Fox, 35 years after Fox began his run in 1980. (6 a.m. at Terry Fox viewpoint on Highway 5, about six kilometres north of Valemount)

VANCOUVER _ Rally to support refugees and demand action from Canada. Event is part of a national series of rallies planned after the drowning of a refugee family from Syria, including a three-year-old boy. (2 p.m. at Vancouver Art Gallery (Robson side) 800 Robson Street)

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^MONDAY, SEPT. 7@=

x-MONTREAL _ The Bloc Quebecois holds a general council meeting to decide on election platform and budgets. (12:30 p.m. at Ecole Le Plateau, 3700 Calixa Lavallee Ave.)

BURNABY, B.C. _ B.C. Federation of Labour, the Vancouver and District Labour Council and the New Westminster and District Labour Council host Labour Day celebrations. Speakers include BC Federation of Labour president, national president of CUPE and NDP candidate Kennedy Stewart. (11 a.m. at Swangard Stadium)

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^TUESDAY, SEPT. 8@=

xy-SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ Jury selection begins for Dennis Oland murder trial. Up to 1,500 people are expected to be called for the jury pool. (9:30 a.m. at Harbour Station)

HALIFAX _ Court hearing for Jimmy Melvin Jr., charged with first-degree murder in a 2008 fatal shooting. Dates are expected to be set for a preliminary hearing. …

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