Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, March 5

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, March 5

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for March 5

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for March 5 as of 3:15 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

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ATLANTIC

SACKVILLE, N.B. _ Mount Allison University will welcome Stephen Lewis, co-founder and co-director of AIDS-Free World and the board chair of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, to campus as part of this year's President's Speakers Series. (7 p.m. at Convocation Hall - 37 York Street)

x-HALIFAX _ Hearing on whether the QuadrigaCX CCAA stay order should be extended another 30 days. **Hearing may be webcast* (11 a.m. at Halifax Law Courts)

HATCHET LAKE, N.S. _ Lands and Forestry Minister Iain Rankin, on behalf of Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Zach Churchill, will join Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development on behalf of Jean-Yves Duclos, federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development will award funding for child care facilities to create new regulated spaces in 2019. (9 a.m. at Friends for Life Childcare Center, 1690 Prospect Road)

LUNENBURG, N.S. _ Rural Economic Development Minister Bernadette Jordan makes an announcement. (3 p.m. at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, 68 Bluenose Drive)

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QUEBEC

LONGUEUIL, Que. _ Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland tours Lumenpulse and holds a media availability following a tour of the facility. (1:45 p.m. at 1220 Boulevard Marie-Victorin)

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OTTAWA

OTTAWA _ Former prime minister Brian Mulroney speaks at a conference looking at transformative policies of Canadian prime ministers, including tax reform and free trade. (8:45 a.m. at Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive)

OTTAWA _ Public servant Matthew Matchett, who is charged with breach of trust in connection with the same shipbuilding deal as Mark Norman, appears in Ottawa court. (9 a.m. at Ottawa courthouse, courtroom 9)

OTTAWA _ Steven MacKinnon, parliamentary secretary to the minister of public services, makes an announcement concerning federal procurement closing of the Office of the Procurement Ombudsman's Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit. (12:15 p.m. at Infinity Convention Centre, 2901 Gibford Drive)

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ONTARIO

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. _ Gender Equality Minister Maryam Monsef makes an announcement in support of survivors of gender-based violence in Peterborough. (10 a.m. at YWCA Peterborough, 216 Simcoe Street)

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. _ Anishinabek Nation leaders hold their governance gathering, aiming to build a sense of unity and understanding about the Anishinabek Nation Governance Agreement. Through March 7. (8:30 a.m. at Delta Hotels by Marriott -- 208 St. Mary's River Dr.)

TORONTO _ The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada hosts a major mining conference in Toronto. Through March 6. (Metro Toronto Convention Centre)

x - TORONTO _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in an armchair discussion as part of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada Convention. (10:30 a.m. at South Building, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard)

TORONTO _ Small Business Minister Mary Ng participates in a "Women Who Lead" panel discussion at the Empire Club of Canada's International Women's Day event. …

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