Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Sept. 20

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Sept. 20

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Sept. 20


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sept. 20 as of 9:30 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


Alberta Premier Rachel Notley promotes Alberta at Climate Week in New York. She also will attend a dinner to honour the president of Mexico, meet with Carlyle Group, participate in an investors' roundtable on energy and meet with Bloomber Media.

xy-NEW YORK -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Through Sept. 21.

NEW YORK -- CARE Canada partners with the Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN, Women's Refugee Commission and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom for a roundtable for women and girls from the frontlines of the refugee and migrant crisis to share their insights and recommendations with senior policy-makers. International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau will speak. (1:15 p.m. at Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations, 885 Second Avenue, 14th Floor)


NEW MARYLAND, N.B. -- The release of the latest study on illegal cigarette sales in New Brunswick. (10:30 a.m. at Circle K, 510 New Maryland Highway)

SAINT JOHN, N.B. -- The East Coast Music Association holds a press conference to announce details of the 2017 East Coast Music Awards. (12 p.m. at Market Square (Main Atrium), 1 Market Square)

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- Premier Dwight Ball meets with Katarina Roxon, gold medal winner at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. (3 p.m. at East Block lobby, Confederation Building)

x-HALIFAX -- Andrew Douglas, managing editor of the Frank Magazine, is scheduled to be in court with his lawyer to set a date for his trial on a charge of breaking a publication ban in the case of a Halifax man charged with second-degree murder in the death of Truro police officer Catherine Campbell. (9:30 a.m. at Spring Garden Road provincial court)

HALIFAX -- The standing committee on community services meets to discuss the Cape Breton-Victoria Child Advocacy Society. (10 a.m. at Committee Room, One Government Place, Granville Level, 1700 Granville St.)

xy-HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia Finance Minister Randy Delorey presents a forecast update for the 2016-17 budget. Documents available at 12:45 p.m. with a technical briefing at 1 p.m. Media can participate via teleconference at 12:50 p.m. by calling 1-888-6+53 2299, passcode: 8826446. (1:30 p.m. at One Government Place, 1700 Granville St.)

HALIFAX -- The standing committee on veterans affairs meets to discuss veterans research with Dr. Maya Eichler, Canada research chair in social innovation and community engagement. (2 p.m. at Committee Room, One Government Place, Granville Level, 1700 Granville St.)

SYDNEY, N.S. -- Volunteer firefighters Stephen Eric Tremblett and James Clayton MacDonald appear in court to enter a plea and election. They are charged with arson at various sites in Cape Breton. (Provincial Court)


LAVAL, Que. -- Convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. holds its annual meeting. Media availability follows. (1:30 p.m. at Sheraton Laval Hotel (Room Laval 2), 2440, Autoroute des Laurentides)

MONTREAL -- Quebec Superior Court to rule on taxi industry's request for an injunction put a halt to the pilot project between the Quebec government and ride-hailing service Uber. (2 p.m. at Montreal Courthouse)

MONTREAL -- The 2016 Canada FinTech Forum, an annual gathering to identify and develop business opportunities for the global financial services and information technology industries. …

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