Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Oct. 31

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Oct. 31

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Oct. 31

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Oct. 31 as of 3 a.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

ATLANTIC

MONCTON, N.B. -- Preliminary hearing for Alvida Ross and Mathieu Bourgoin on manslaughter and criminal negligence charges in the 2015 death of Matthew Hines. Proceedings being conducted in French. (9:30 a.m. at Moncton court house)

QUEBEC

Molson Coors Brewing Co. discusses third-quarter earnings results. (11 a.m.)

MONTREAL -- Air Canada to release its third-quarter financial results and hold a conference call with analysts. (8:30 a.m. at 1-800-377-0758 or 416-340-2216)

MONTREAL -- Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Communications Inc. to release their fourth-quarter financial results after the close of market.

OTTAWA

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada releases gross domestic product by industry figures for August. (8:30 a.m.)

x-OTTAWA -- The Senior Legal Officer of the Supreme Court of Canada will provide a background briefing to the members of the media on the issues arising in Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited v. Hydro-Quebec. (10 a.m. at Press Room, Supreme Court of Canada, 301 Wellington St.)

OTTAWA -- The Canadian Labour Congress, labour and community leaders will react to the federal government's announcement of proactive pay equity legislation. (11 a.m. at Room 130-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- Scott Brison, Treasury Board president and minister of digital government, will testify before the Senate's national finance committee on Bill C-62, An Act to amend the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act and other Acts. (12:30 p.m. at Room 160-S, Centre Block)

OTTAWA -- Jean-Nicolas Beuze, representative in Canada for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and Mohamed Abdi Affey, Ambassador, Special Envoy, Somali Situation, will appear before the House of Commons foreign affairs committee on the situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. (3:30 p.m. at Room 310, Wellington Building, 197 Sparks Street)

x-OTTAWA -- Stephen S. Poloz, Governor, and Carolyn A. Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor testify before Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce. (4:15 p.m.)

OTTAWA -- Officials from the Canadian Judicial Council, the Canadian Superior Courts Judges Association, and three journalism organizations testify before the Senate's legal affairs committee on Bill C-58, an Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act. (4:15 p.m. at Room 257, East Block)

ONTARIO

Great-West Lifeco Inc. will release its third quarter 2018 financial results after markets close.

TORONTO -- National Energy Board releases its 2018 forecast of demand for Canadian energy commodities and supply estimates to 2049. NEB chief executive and chief economist available for media scrum. (8 a.m. at 77 Adelaide St. W (Toronto Board of Trade))

TORONTO -- Torstar Corp. to release its third-quarter results before markets open and hold a conference call with financial analysts. (8:15 a.m. at 647-427-7450 or 1-888-231-8191)

TORONTO -- Toronto Food Banks to Release Report on Hunger and Poverty in the GTA. Sponsor: MPP, Rima Berns-McGown (9:30 a.m. at Queen's Park Media Studio)

x-TORONTO -- RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust to release its third-quarter results and hold a conference call with financial analysts. …

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