Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Dec 17-19

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Dec 17-19

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Dec 17-19

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Dec. 17 to Dec. 19 as of 8:29 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

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, DEC. 17@=

WINDSOR, N.S. _ Scott Brison, president of the Treasury Board and MP for Kings-Hants, makes an infrastructure announcement. He will be joined by Hants West MLA Chuck Porter and Windsor Mayor Anna Allen. (11 a.m. at Windsor Wastewater Treatment Facility, 293 Wentworth Road)

MONTREAL _ Visitation is held for former federal Liberal cabinet minister Warren Allmand, who died earlier this month. It is between 1:30 and 4 p.m. and between 7 and 9 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. (1:30 p.m. at Collins Clarke MacGillivray, 5610 Sherbrooke St. W.)

VANCOUVER _ A public vigil is held for the citizens of Aleppo. More information at https://www.facebook.com/events/231353633966485/ (4 p.m. at Vancouver Art Gallery)

VANCOUVER _ The Providing Alternatives, Counselling and Education (PACE) Society hosts a public education event to recognize International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. A red umbrella march through the Vancouver Downtown Eastside will follow the event. (1-4 p.m., 148 W Hastings St.)

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^SUNDAY, DEC. 18@=

MONTREAL _ Visitation is held for former federal Liberal cabinet minister Warren Allmand, who died earlier this month. It is between 1:30 and 4 p.m. and between 7 and 9 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. (1:30 p.m. at Collins Clarke MacGillivray, 5610 Sherbrooke St. W.)

x-OTTAWA _ Finance Minister Bill Morneau meets with provincial and territorial finance ministers during a working dinner. (6 p.m. at 7 Rideau Gate)

ST. ALBERT, Alta. _ MP Michael Cooper and Bret McCann make a statement on Criminal Code reform. (12:30 p.m. at St. Albert Inn (156 St. Albert Trail) )

VANCOUVER _ Migrant Workers Dignity Association releases its new report, "Beyond Our Plates: A Brief Report on the Lives of Migrant Agricultural Workers of BC," at an International Migrants Day event. The report exposes the suffering and exploitation of temporary foreign farm workers in the province. (4 p.m. at Gordon Neighbourhood House, 1019 Broughton Street)

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^MONDAY, DEC. 19@=

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. _ An infrastructure funding announcement with Pablo Rodriguez, Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball, N. …

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