Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Nov. 5

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Nov. 5

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Nov. 5


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Nov. 5 as of 2:47 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


x-LONDON -- Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech to the Canada-U.K. Chamber of Commerce and holds a news conference. (1:30 p.m. at Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce)


x-FREDERICTON -- Matthew Vincent Raymond, accused of killing four people including two city police officers, is due back in court. The Crown is seeking a psychological assessment. (1:30 p.m. at New Brunswick Provincial Court)

HALIFAX -- Leading Seaman C.D. Edwards faces one charge of conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline, arising out of an incident that allegedly occurred between September 2015 and July 2016. Military Judge Commander Martin Pelletier will preside over this standing court martial. (1 p.m. at CFB Halifax, Courtroom suite 505, 6080 Young Street)

HALIFAX -- As part of Dalhousie University's 200th celebrations, some of the greatest minds in ocean science and space exploration are coming to campus for a debate inspired by the question: "What is the next frontier: space or the ocean?" (7 p.m. at Rebecca Cohn Auditorium Dalhousie Art Centre, 6101 University Avenue)

Municipal elections will be held across Prince Edward Island and the results will be available online.


MONTREAL -- Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will make a venture capital announcement. (10 a.m. at Notman House, 51 Sherbrooke Street West)


OTTAWA -- Anita Vandenbeld, MP for Ottawa West-Nepean, announces support to Families Canada for its community-based project for social development. (9:30 a.m. at Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre, 1365 Richmond Rd.)

OTTAWA -- Public interest groups rally against a federal "roadmap" towards a new fleet of nuclear reactors, to be unveiled at a government-subsidized nuclear industry conference in Ottawa on Nov. 7. (10 a.m. at 130-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

y-OTTAWA -- Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale testifies before the Senate's national security committee on bill C-21, An Act to amend the Customs Act. (1 p.m. at Room 2, Victoria Building)

OTTAWA -- Veterans Affairs invites media to tour the new interactive, commemorative exhibit The Edge of Peace at Confederation Park. (3 p.m. at Confederation Park)

OTTAWA -- Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and two senior officials will testify on bill C-78, An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act. (3:30 p.m. at Room 253-D, Centre Block)

OTTAWA -- Auditor general Michael Ferguson, along with CRA commissioner Bob Hamilton, Public Works deputy minister Marie Lemay, Shared Services Canada president Ron Parker and Dennis Watters, the RCMP's chief financial officer, will appear before the Commons public accounts committee to talk about Ferguson's report on disposing of government surplus goods and equipment. (3:30 p.m. at Room 237-C, Centre Block)

OTTAWA -- Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and Glenn Ogden, acting director at the Canadian War Museum, will host the annual candlelight tribute for fallen soldiers. (7 p.m. at Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place)


TORONTO -- Conference featuring talks on innovations in infrastructure development. …

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