Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Nov. 2

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Nov. 2

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Nov. 2


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Nov. 2 as of 3 a.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


ISRAEL, WEST BANK -- Gov. Gen. David Johnston conducts State visits to Israel (Nov. 1-3) and the West Bank (Nov. 4-5).

CLEVELAND -- If necessary, the Cleveland Indians host the Chicago Cubs in Game 7 of the World Series. (8 p.m.)

LITTLETON, COLO. -- Ur-Energy Inc. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-855-669-9657 or go to for the webcast. (9 a.m.)


yx-CAMPBELLTON, N.B. -- Trial of Jean-Claude Savoie, 38, charged with criminal negligence over the escape in August 2013 of an African rock python that asphyxiated Connor and Noah Barthe, aged 6 and 4 respectively. Through Nov. 10. (9:30 a.m. at Court of Queen's Bench)

FREDERICTON -- Fall session of the New Brunswick legislature begins. (1 p.m. at Legislative Assembly, Queen Street)

HALIFAX -- Trial continues for Irving Shipbuilding, which is charged with violations under the provincial health and safety act after a worker was injured on the job. Through Nov. 10. (9 a.m. at Provincial Court, Spring Garden Road)

HALIFAX -- Preliminary hearing for Nick Butcher, charged in the death of 32-year-old yoga instructor Kristin Johnston. Through Nov. 3. (Provincial court)

HALIFAX -- The standing committee on public accounts meets to discuss long term care funding. Witnesses are Dr. Peter Vaughan, deputy minister of Department of Health and Wellness, and Nova Scotia Health Authority president and CEO Janet Knox. (9 a.m. at Legislative Chamber, Province House, 1726 Hollis St.)

HALIFAX -- Real estate company Killam Apartment REIT holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-866-223-7781 or go to for the webcast. (11 a.m.)

HALIFAX -- Dalhousie University president Richard Florizone will speak at the Halifax Chamber of Commerce fall dinner. (6 p.m. at World Trade and Convention Centre)

MILLBROOK, N.S. -- The Royal Canadian Mint will unveil a 2017 circulation coin commemorating Canada's 150th anniversary. This coin was designed by a member of Nova Scotia's Millbrook First Nation, who participated in the Mint's My Canada, My Inspiration coin design contest. One of five simultaneous events held across Canada. (2 p.m. at Millbrook First Nation Cultural and Heritage Centre, 65 Treaty Trail)


MONTREAL -- 5N Plus Inc., a leading producer of specialty metal and chemical products, holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-888-231-8191 or go to for the webcast. (8 a.m.)

MONTREAL -- Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Communications Inc. release fourth-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Nov. 3.


OTTAWA -- The GTEC Conference and exhibition discusses strategies and tactics to advance Canada's digital economy. Runs through to Nov. 3. (Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive)

OTTAWA -- Maj. Lonnie Campbell, commanding officer of the Land Task Force currently deployed in Poland, holds a teleconference call on Op REASSURANCE. (8 a.m. at Call DND at 613-996-2353 for interview request)

OTTAWA -- Shopify Inc., which provides merchants with online checkout services, releases third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference call at 8:30 a. …

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