Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Feb. 15

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Feb. 15

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 15

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Feb. 15 as of 9:45 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

WORLD

BRUSSELS, MUNICH -- Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan participates in the NATO Defence Ministers Meeting and the Counter-ISIS Defence Ministerial in Brussels. The minister also attends the Munich Security Conference, through to Feb. 18.

QUEBEC

x-MONTREAL -- Sentencing arguments are heard in the case of former Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum, who was convicted Jan. 26 on eight corruption-related charges. (9:30 a.m. at Courthouse)

OTTAWA

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada releases the monthly survey of manufacturing for December. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)

OTTAWA -- The Canadian Real Estate Association releases home sales statistics for January. (9 a.m. at www.crea.ca)

OTTAWA -- Science Minister Kirsty Duncan makes an announcement in support of scientific research and innovation. Minister Duncan tours a lab at the University following the announcement. (9 a.m. at Advanced Research Complex, Lobby, University of Ottawa, 25 Templeton St.)

OTTAWA -- The NDP hold their weekly caucus meeting. Leader Tom Mulcair holds a media availability at noon in the Foyer. (9:15 a.m. at Room 112-N, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- The Conservative caucus meets. (9:30 a.m. at Room 253-D, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

x-OTTAWA -- Itinerary for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: 9:30 a.m., attends Liberal caucus; noon, departs for Strasbourg, France (Canada Reception Centre, Hangar 11). (9:30 a.m. at Room 237-C, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- Panel members from the Digital Adoption Symposium hold a press conference to discuss digital adoption and small business success with regards to economic growth. (10:45 a.m. at Sir John A. Macdonald Building, 144 Wellington St., Room 250)

OTTAWA -- Auditor general Michael Ferguson appears at Commons public accounts committee on Report 3, Preparing Indigenous Offenders for Release, of the Fall 2016 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada and Report 6, First Nations Specific Claims, of the Fall 2016 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada. (3:30 p.m. at Room 253-D, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- Michael Sabia, Advisory Council on Economic Growth, appears at Commons finance committee to discuss the Second Report of the Advisory Council on Economic Growth. (3:30 p.m. at Room 237-C, Centre Block, Parliament Hill/Foyer)

OTTAWA -- Michael Sabia, Advisory Council on Economic Growth, appears at Senate finance committee hears witnesses on the federal government's multi-billion dollar infrastructure funding program. (6:45 p.m. at Room 9, Victoria Building, 140 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA -- Senate constitutional affairs committee meets to discuss Bill S-231, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code (protection of journalistic sources). 4:15 p.m., Sen. Claude Carignan; 5:15 p.m., Brian Myles, editor Le Droit, Jennifer McGuire, CBC editor in chief, David Walmsley Globe editor in chief and Michael Cooke Torstar editor. (Room 257, East Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- First Nations conference "Expanding the Circle: What Reconciliation and Inclusive Economic Growth Can Mean for First Nations and Canada." 9 a.m., opening prayer; 9:25 a.m., armchair discussion with Dr. Wilton Littlechild; 10:30 a.m., Carol Anne Hilton, Federal Advisory Council, participates in panel discussion; 11:45 a. …

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