The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, May 17

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, May 17


The Canadian Press News Agenda for May 17

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EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Wednesday, May 17 as of 3 p.m: 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):

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 1-800-268-8149.

WORLD

BROOKFIELD, CONN. -- Photronics, Inc. releases second-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Dial 1-877-377-7095.

LAS VEGAS -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. CEO Joseph Papa speaks at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Healthcare Conference. Webcast: . (3 p.m. at Wynn Las Vegas Hotel)

NEW YORK -- Domtar CEO makes a presentation to the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference. Webcast at www.domtar.com. (10:30 a.m.)

SEATTLE -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in the Microsoft CEO Summit to promote the Cascadia Innovation Corridor, encourage investment in the Canadian technology sector, and draw global talent to Canada. Through May 18.

ATLANTIC

x-MONCTON, N.B. -- Trial of RCMP, charged with four violations of the labour code related to their response to the June 4, 2014, shooting rampage by Justin Bourque that left three Mounties dead and two wounded. Through May 30. (9:30 a.m.)

HALIFAX -- Murder trial continues for William Sandeson. Through June 9. (NOTE: NOT SITTING ON FRIDAYS) (9:30 a.m. at Law Courts, Nova Scotia Supreme Court)

HALIFAX -- The House of Assembly Management Commission holds its next meeting. (5:15 p.m. at www.assembly.nl.ca)

QUEBEC

MONTREAL -- Global Public Transport Summit continues, organized by the International Association of Public Transport, focussing on the rapid and significant transition that the urban mobility industry is currently undergoing. Through May 17. (Palais des congres)

MONTREAL -- Molson Coors holds its annual meeting. (11 a.m. at 1670 Notre Dame St. E.)

OTTAWA

OTTAWA -- The Global Adolescent Health Conference: Unleashing the Power of a Generation, will focus on nutrition, sexual and reproductive health and rights, mental health and data. Speakers include International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and her Royal Highness Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan. (8 a.m. at Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau St.)

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada releases the monthly survey of manufacturing for March, a portrait of a 21st century agricultural operation, 2016 Census of Agriculture and a health report: The risk of melanoma associated with ambient summer ultraviolet radiation. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)

OTTAWA -- Dan Wicklum, CEO, Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance, Jeff Gaulin, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, and Jerry Flynn, Tandem Technical, discuss innovation and the energy of tomorrow. (11:30 a.m. at Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive)

OTTAWA -- Interim Conservative Party Leader Rona Ambrose addresses the national caucus, media are invited to cover the closing remarks. (11:30 a.m. at Room 253-D, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)

OTTAWA -- Supporters of Hassan Diab, a Canadian citizen detained in France, gather for a vigil outside the Office of the Prime Minister. Statements from journalist Mohamed Fahmy and former Amnesty International Secretary General Roger Clark. 5 p.m., short film "Rubber Stamped: The Hassan Diab Story" (Room 330, Wellington Building, 197 Sparks St.) (12 p.m. at Langevin Building, 80 Wellington St. )

OTTAWA -- Heritage Minister Melanie Joly appears at Commons committee with department officials to discuss Main Estimates 2017-18. (12 p.m. at Room 415, Wellington Building, 197 Sparks St. …

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