Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Aug. 19-21

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Aug. 19-21

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Aug. 19-21

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Aug. 19 to Aug. 21 as of 7:43 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, AUG. 19@=

DIEPPE _ Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr leads a Canadian government delegation to mark the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe raid during the Second World War. (Dieppe Memorial, Place Camille St-Saens)

WASHINGTON _ The first round of negotiations continue on a new North American Free Trade Agreement. Through Aug. 20.

HALIFAX _ SurfAble presents the award-winning event, They Will Surf Again, that gives individuals with disabilities the opportunity to experience the joy of surfing. (10 a.m. at Martinique Beach)

MONTREAL _ Sherry Romanado, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, and Mayor Denis Coderre, will join Veterans, Canadian Armed Forces personnel, RCMP members, Indigenous representatives, youth and other special guests to mark the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid. (2 p.m. at Dieppe Park)

KENORA, Ont. _ First day of the Metis Nation of Ontario Annual General Assembly. 9 a.m., Kenora MP Bob Nault makes an announcement on training. (Kenora Recreation Centre, 18 Mike Richards Way)

MARKHAM, Ont. _ Conservative Party of Canada Leader Andrew Scheer delivers remarks to constituents in Markham-Unionville. (11:45 a.m. at Wismer Park, 980 Bur Oak Ave.)

TORONTO _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne delivers remarks at the Taste of Manila Festival. (2 p.m. at Main Stage, Bathurst St. and Wilson Ave.)

CALGARY _ Alberta Lt. Gov. Lois Mitchell and MP Dan Ruimy attend a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid. (9:30 a.m. at The Military Museums)

WINNIPEG _ Unifor's annual Canadian Council continues, with this year's theme "Solidarity for a Better World." 11:15 a.m., speech by Canadian Labour Congress president Hassan Yussuff; 1:55 p.m., MP Wab Kinew speaks. (RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Ave.)

MEADOW LAKE, Sask. _ MLA Jeremy Harrison holds media availability about the Saskatchewan Party leadership contest. (11 a.m. at Meadow Lake Golf Club)

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^SUNDAY, AUG. 20@=

DIEPPE _ Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr leads a Canadian government delegation to mark the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe raid during the Second World War. (Dieppe Memorial, Place Camille St-Saens)

WASHINGTON _ The first round of negotiations continue on a new North American Free Trade Agreement. Through Aug. 20.

xy-MONTREAL _ Montreal's Pride Parade takes place, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau among the participants. (12 p.m. at Rene-Levesque and Drummond)

QUEBEC _ An anti-fascist group holds a counter-protest to a demonstration planned by La Meute, a right-wing group. (Time not certain).

KENORA, Ont. …

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