Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 9

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 9

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 9


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


PYEONGCHANG -- Opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Gov. Gen. Julie Payette to attend.

xy-SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES -- Itinerary for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: 8:15 a.m., meets with California Governor Jerry Brown (Fairmont San Francisco Hotel); 9 a.m., meets with the Lieutenant Governor of California, Gavin Newsom (Fairmont); 2:20 p.m., arrives at Los Angeles International Airport (photo-op); 6:15 p.m., delivers an address at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library (Air Force One Pavilion)


BEDFORD, N.S. -- MP Darrell Samson makes an ACOA funding announcement regarding VineView's innovative data analytics tools for the wine industry. (10 a.m. at VineView, 1595 Bedford Highway, Suite 603)

x-HALIFAX -- The Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party begins its three-day annual meeting. 7:15 p.m., official opening and keynote address. Conservative Party of Canada Leader Andrew Scheer speaks on Feb. 10. (Westin Nova Scotian)


x-MONTREAL -- Economy Minister Dominque Anglade makes an announcement related to collaborative economy. (9:30 a.m. at Esplanade Montreal, 6750 de l'Esplanade Avenue)

MONTREAL -- Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante presents the commissioner for relations with Aboriginal peoples, Marie-Eve Bordeleau, during a ceremony at City Hall. (11:30 a.m. at City Hall)

MONTREAL -- Flight simulator and training company CAE Inc. discusses third-quarter results released earlier in the day. Dial 1-877-586-3392 or go to for the webcast. (1 p.m.)

MONTREAL -- Valener Inc. and Energir, L.P., the new Gaz Metro, releases first-quarter results at 8 a.m. followed by a conference call at 1:30 p.m. Dial 1-877-223-4471.

QUEBEC CITY, Que. -- Quebec Labour Minister Dominique Vien meets management and workers in the ABI aluminum smelter lockout. (10 a.m. at 200 Sainte Foy Road)


OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada releases the labour force survey for January. (8:30 a.m. at

x-OTTAWA -- Annual Manning Centre Networking Conference. 8:30 a.m., opening plenary; 10 a.m. to noon, speakers and panel discussions; 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., speaker and panel discussions. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer speaks at 4:45 p.m., Ottawa Salon. (8:30 a.m. at Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive)

OTTAWA -- The Supreme Court of Canada holds a briefing on the judgment Canadian Broadcasting Corporation v. Queen (criminal contempt); 9:45 a.m., judgment in the appeal. (9:15 a.m. at Supreme Court of Canada, 301 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA -- Health Canada officials hold a technical briefing in advance of Health Minister Petitpas Taylor's announcement. RSVP 613-957-2983 to receive at technical briefing package. (11 a.m. at Dial 1-866-805-7923 access code 8066178 (pound sign))

OTTAWA -- Health Minister Petitpas Taylor and Yves Savoie, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, are among the participants at an announcement on Canada's Healthy Eating Strategy. Live event at (1:30 p.m. at Parkdale Food Centre, 2-30 Rosemount Ave)


AURORA, Ont. -- Environmentand Climate Change Minister Chris Ballard, Housing Minister Peter Milczyn and Parminder Sandhu, Chair of the Green Ontario Fund board of directors, make an announcement. (2 p.m. at Hadley Grange, Common Area, main floor, 16105 Yonge St. …

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