Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, March 25, 2019

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, March 25, 2019

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for March 25


EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for March 25 as of 3:10 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


SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ Trial begins for New Brunswick Southern Railway, a subsidiary of J.D. Irving Ltd., which pleaded not guilty to 24 charges related to the transportation of oil.

x-DARTMOUTH, N.S. _ The Nova Scotia Nurses' Union will hold a news conference to discuss escalating concerns voiced by nurses across the province pertaining to nursing shortages, vacation denials, overtime and job vacancies. (10:30 a.m. at 150 Garland Ave.)

MARTIN'S POINT, N.S. _ A funeral service will be held for famed Nova Scotia treasure hunter Dan Blankenship. (2 p.m. at St. Mark's Anglican Church)


MONTREAL _ Official Languages Minister Melanie Joly meets with seniors to discuss the 2019 federal budget and holds a media availability. (10:45 a.m. at FADOQ Region ile De Montreal, 7378 rue Lajeunesse, Office 215)

MONTREAL _ Saputo CEO Lino Saputo Jr. speaks to the Canadian Club of Montreal. (12 p.m. at Sheraton Hotel, 1201 Rene-Levesque Blvd. W.)


OTTAWA _ Family members of Mariano Abarca, a community leader from Mexico who was murdered in late 2009 after leading peaceful protests over the impacts of a Canadian-owned mine, hold a solidarity rally outside the Federal Court building and attend a hearing concerning a judicial review of a decision from the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner. (8:30 a.m. at Federal Court of Canada, 90 Sparks Street)

OTTAWA _ Former overseas hostage Joshua Boyle's assault trial begins. (10 a.m. at Ottawa Court House)

OTTAWA _ People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier delivers an update on the selection of candidates for the next election. (10 a.m. at Room 135B, West Block)

OTTAWA _ A five-day pre-trial hearing is held on a defence motion to stay proceedings in the case of Vice-admiral Mark Norman.


KING CITY, Ont. _ Federal Seniors Minister Filomena Tassi participates in a town-hall meeting to discuss the federal budget. A media availability follows around 10:35 a.m. local time. (9:30 a.m. at King City Arena and Community Centre, 25 Doctors Lane)

NAPANEE, Ont. _ Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau meets with seniors to talk about Budget 2019. A media availability follows. (9 a.m. at Lennox and Addington Seniors Outreach Services, 12 Richard Park Dr.)

TORONTO _ NDP MPP Marit Stiles will discuss her private member's bill to introduce the so-called "Dutch reach" method of opening vehicle doors into driver's ed. (9:30 a.m. at Media Studio, Queen's Park)

TORONTO _ Federal Small Business Minister Mary Ng meets with women delegates of the Asia Pacific Foundation. A media availability follows at 10:50 a.m. local time. (9:45 a.m. at 2 Queen Street East)

TORONTO _ Jasmin Mozaffari, director of the Canadian film "Firecrackers," talks about the creation of her first feature film. (12 p.m. at 122 Sherbourne St., 2nd Floor)

TORONTO _ What's expected to be a large donation will be made to the University of Toronto. …

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