Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Nov. 22-24

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Nov. 22-24

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Nov. 22-24

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Nov. 21 to Nov. 23 as of 7:50 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, NOV. 21@=

ANTIGONISH, N.S. _ CIS football national semifinal: UBC Thunderbirds play the St. Francis Xavier X-Men in the Uteck Bowl. (5 p.m. at Oland Stadium)

x-HALIFAX _ The 7th annual Halifax International Security Forum, a meeting of security officials and analysts on international relations. Through Nov. 22. (The West, Nova Scotian Hotel, 1181 Hollis St.)

SHERBROOKE, Que. _ The Parti Quebecois holds a national council. (9 a.m. at Delta Sherbrooke, 2685 King ouest)

OTTAWA _ Opening ceremony of the new HMCS Carleton building for naval reservists. (2 p.m. at 79 Prince of Wales Drive)

GUELPH, Ont. _ CIS football national semifinal: Montreal Carabins play the Guelph Gryphons in the Mitchell Bowl. (12:30 p.m. at Alumni Stadium)

CALGARY _ Alberta Education Minister David Eggen to speak at a Gay-Straight Alliance conference. (University of Alberta, Murray Fraser Hall, 2500 University Dr. N.W.)

EDMONTON _ The Edmonton Eskimos hold a media availability at 11:45 a.m. Head coach Chris Jones holds a media conference at 12:30 p.m. (Players Lounge, First Floor, Commonwealth Stadium)

UNDATED _ Rally to protest clearcut logging in the Ghost Valley. (11 a.m. at Intersection of Highway 40 and Highway 1A)

MORDEN, Man. _ An education presentation by Idris Elbakri, president of the Manitoba Islamic Association, on Islam and Muslims in Canada. (Access Event Centre)

SURREY, B.C. _ The 6th annual Tree Lighting Festival begins at noon and ends with the tree lighting at 6:45 p.m. (City Hall Plaza, 3 Civic Plaza)

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^SUNDAY, NOV. 22@=

HALIFAX _ The 7th annual Halifax International Security Forum, a meeting of security officials and analysts on international relations. Through Nov. 22. (The West, Nova Scotian Hotel, 1181 Hollis St.)

SHERBROOKE, Que. _ The Parti Quebecois holds a national council. (9 a.m. at Delta Sherbrooke, 2685 King ouest)

OTTAWA _ Practitioners from community television, radio, online and gaming platforms join academics to discuss new strategies for community media in the digital environment. Runs to Nov. 24. (Carleton University)

OTTAWA _ CFL Eastern semifinal, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats versus the Ottawa Redblacks. (1 p.m. at TD Place Stadium)

EDMONTON _ CFL Western semifinal, the Calgary Stampeders versus the Edmonton Eskimos. (2:30 p.m. at Commonwealth Stadium)

x-EDMONTON _ Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Environment Minister Shannon Phillips to release province's climate change strategy. Embargoed technical briefing at 11:30 a.m. same location (1 p.m. at Telus World of Science, Starlight Room, 11211 142 St.)

VANCOUVER _ Green Party candidate Pete Fry launches his bid to become Vancouver-Mount Pleasant MLA. (12 p.m. at Pete Fry campaign office, 550 Main Street)

VANCOUVER _ The first anniversary of mobilization against Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion plans. The event includes a day for learning about "reconciliation in action," presented by the Tsleil-Waututh Sacred Trust, UBCIC, and many allied organizations. (12 p.m. at Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre, 1607 E. Hastings Street)

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^MONDAY, NOV. 23@=

NEW YORK _ A news conference is held to officially launch of the International Parliamentary Coalition for Victims of Sexual Slavery (11 a. …

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