Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for April 24

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press News Agenda for April 24

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for April 24

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for April 24 as of 5:45 p.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

WORLD

NEW YORK CITY _ Lululemon Athletica Inc. hosts its analyst day with presentations from CEO Calvin McDonald and other members of the company's senior leadership team. In-person attendance is by invitation only. (9:30 a.m. at 1-800-319-4610 or 1-604-638-5340)

ATLANTIC

DIEPPE, N.B. _ Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau meets with representatives from La Recolte de Chez Nous - Really Local Harvest. (2 p.m. at 232 Gauvin Road)

FREDERICTON _ A River Watch update will take place. Representatives of the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization and the Department of Environment and Local Government will participate. A livestream will be available online. (2 p.m. at Media room of Chancery Place - 675 King St.)

MONCTON, N.B. _ Gender Equality Minister Maryam Monsef makes an announcement in support of women's organizations in New Brunswick. (9 a.m. at YWCA Moncton, 135 Kendra Street)

HALIFAX _ Constitutional arguments will be heard in the case of Lorne Grabher, whose surname-personalized licence plate was revoked because it was deemed offensive to women. (10 a.m. at Law Courts)

HALIFAX _ Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair and Nova Scotia Justice Minister Mark Furey make a funding announcement under the Initiative to Take Action Against Gun and Gang Violence. A media availability follows. Media representatives who wish to attend the event should arrive at least 15 minutes in advance to sign-in. (11 a.m. at Province House (Foyer), 1726 Hollis Street)

NEW ROSS, N.S. _ N.S. Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell will announce funding to strengthen the province's Christmas tree industry and explore new export markets. (9:30 a.m. at Seffernsville Experimental Lot, near civic number 3280, Highway 12)

QUEBEC

GASPE, Que. _ Federal Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson and Quebec Fisheries Minister Andre Lamontagne make an announcement to support Quebec's fisheries and seafood industry. (9 a.m. at Room Élias-Dufresne in Rivière-au-Renard, 55, Banc Street)

MONTREAL _ Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announces projects that will protect natural habitats in Quebec. (11 a.m. at Port of Montreal's Grand Quay, 200 de la Commune Street West)

OTTAWA

OTTAWA _ Merrilee Fullerton, Ontario minister of training, colleges and universities and MPP for Kanata-Carleton delivers a keynote address at Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson's breakfast series. (8 a.m. at Jean Pigott Place, City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West)

OTTAWA _ Lloyd Axworthy, head of Canada's election observation mission (EOM) to Ukraine, holds a media teleconference to report on what the Canadian delegation observed in all aspects of the Ukrainian presidential elections. Media representatives wishing to participate in the teleconference should dial 1-866-805-7923 (toll-free in Canada and the United States) or 613-960-7518. The access code is 2671366#. (10 a.m.)

OTTAWA _ Bank of Canada to make rate announcement and release its latest monetary policy report. (10 a.m. at 30 Bank St.)

OTTAWA _ The administrator and deputy Administrator of the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund, Anne Legars and Mark Gauthier, hold a press conference to highlight how the fund has benefited Canadians over the last 30 years and present key data on oil spills incidents since its creation on April 24, 1989. …

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