Newspaper article The Canadian Press


Newspaper article The Canadian Press


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Good Morning! The early editor for the Prairie region at The Canadian Press Edmonton is Ken Trimble. Your queries and contributions are welcome. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba stations call 780-428-6107 and press zero to reach the newsroom. Edmontons fax number is 780-428-0663 or 1-800-875-9833. The e-mail address is edmonton(at)

Here is Thursday's calendar for the Prairies and North. All times are local.

CALGARY _ The 2018 Calgary Stampede Canvas Auction starts at 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2018, in the Boyce Theatre at Stampede Park. (5 a.m. at Stampede Park)

CALGARY _ The Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry holds a public hearing as part of its study on the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors. (9 a.m. at Sheraton Cavalier Calgary Hotel, South Room, 2620 32nd Avenue NE)

EDMONTON _ Sentencing decision expected for Allen Cardinal, a busker outside an LRT station who got into a dispute over money in his hat which left the victim a quadriplegic. (1:30 p.m. at Law Courts Building, courtroom 447)

EDMONTON _ The House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights holds a public hearing on its study of human trafficking in Canada.

EDMONTON _ Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties concludes its spring convention. Various ministers participate in a ministerial forum. Begins at 9:40 a.m in Hall D. (Shaw Conference Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave.)

EDMONTON _ European Union Ambassador Peteris Ustubs speaks at a forum, CETA: Expanding Your Business Horizons, as part of the CETA promotion tour organized by Global Affairs Canada. (8 a.m.-1 p.m., Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel)

x-EDMONTON _ Alberta budget to be tabled. Embargoed technical briefing (9:30 a.m.) Embargoed news conference with Finance Minister Joe Ceci (12:30 p.m. …

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