Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Feb. 5

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Feb. 5

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 5


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Feb. 5 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


x-SAINT JOHN, N.B. -- Murder trial of Dennis Oland in the death of his father continues. (9:30 a.m. at Court of Queens Bench)

x-HALIFAX -- Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchange is due in court as it seeks creditor protection in the wake of the sudden death of its founder and chief executive in December and missing cryptocurrency worth roughly $190 million. Vancouver-based Quadriga says it filed an application for creditor protection on Jan. 31 and the Nova Scotia Supreme Court will be asked to appoint a monitor to oversee the proceedings. (9:30 a.m. at Halifax Law Courts - Courtroom 503)

x-HALIFAX -- A preliminary inquiry continues in the case of Bassam Al-Rawi, a former Halifax taxi driver accused of a 2012 sexual assault. (9:30 a.m. at Halifax provincial court)

HALIFAX -- The standing committee on community services will meet. Agenda: Business ACCESS-Ability Program (10 a.m. at Committee Room, One Government Place, Granville level, 1700 Granville Street.)


MONTREAL -- Domtar Corp. releases Q4 results before market open, followed by a conference call to discuss results at 11:00 a.m. ET. (1-800-499-4035)


OTTAWA -- Members of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) meet parliamentarians on issues of critical importance to the delivery of public services, including replacing the Phoenix pay system. (9 a.m. at Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- Representatives from the Chamber of Digital Commerce and the Blockchain Association of Canada speak about their merger and federal advocacy plans. (9 a.m. at 135B, West Block)

OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with his cabinet. Cabinet ministers will be available to media at 12 pm in third floor foyer of West Block. (9:30 a.m. at West Block)

OTTAWA -- Representatives from the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE), the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) and the Urban Public Health Network (UPHN) will be on Parliament Hill to make a call to all federal parties for action to prevent catastrophic climate change. (10 a.m. at Room 135-B, West Block)

OTTAWA -- Speaker of the Senate George Furey and Speaker of the House of Commons Geoff Regan host a ceremony to mark the opening of the Room of Remembrance, which will serve as the location of the Books of Remembrance. (11 a.m. at Visitor Welcome Centre, Level 0, West Block)

OTTAWA -- NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Helene Laverdiere makes an announcement about the nomination she submitted for the Nobel Peace Prize. (11 a.m. at 135B, West Block)

OTTAWA -- Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson testifies before the Senate's fisheries committee in its study of Bill C-55, An Act to amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act. (1:30 p.m. at Room 257, East Block)

OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs. There will be a photo opportunity at the start of the meeting. (4:15 p.m. at 215A, West Block)

OTTAWA -- International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau holds an event for International Development Week with civil society groups. …

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