The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 – CP

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Source: The Canadian Press
Nov 3, 2015

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Nov. 3 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; World Desk 507-2165; 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


CHINA _ B.C. Premier Christy Clark and International Trade Minister Teresa Wat lead a trade mission in China, making stops in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Through Nov. 7.

JACKSON, MISS. _ A conference call with Canadian pro golfer Nick Taylor, the defending champion of the PGA’s upcoming Sanderson Farms Championship (Nov. 5-8). Dial 1-888-742-8689, guest code: 8837557. (11:15 a.m.)

LOS ANGELES _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s itinerary: 11:45 a.m., meets with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, (La Kretz Innovation Campus/LA Cleantech Incubator, 525 South Hewitt St.); 12 p.m., delivers remarks and participates in a panel with Mary Nichols, California Air Resources Board chair and Robert Foster, former president of Southern California Edison to discuss “Cleantech Collaboration: California and Ontario”, (525 South Hewitt St.); 6 p.m., takes part in a reception hosted by Canada’s consul-general in Los Angeles, James Villeneuve, (165 S. Muirfield Road).

SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visits California, through Nov. 4. In San Francisco, she promotes the province as a partner in information and communications technology. In L.A., she explores opportunities for Ontario in the creative industries.


x-SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ Trial continues for Dennis Oland, accused of second-degree murder in the death of his father, Richard Oland. Through Nov. 20. (9:30 a.m. at Court of Queen’s Bench)

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Atlantic Provinces Economic Council business outlook for Newfoundland and Labrador. (8:30 a.m. at Sheraton Hotel)

HALIFAX _ The Nova Scotia legislature committee for Community Services meets to discuss Habitat for Humanity. (1 p.m. at Committee Room, One Government Place, Granville Level, 1700 Granville Street)

CHARLOTTETOWN _ Leading representatives from academia, government and industry gather for “The American Lobster in a Changing Ecosystem II: A U.S.-Canada Lobster Symposium.” Through Nov. 6. (The Rodd Charlottetown Hotel)


MONTREAL _ The head of Lawyers Without Borders holds a news conference to discuss legal arguments to support the release of imprisoned Saudi blogger Raif Badawi. Pascal Paradis will be joined by Badawi’s wife, Ensaf Haidar (10 a.m. at Centre St-Pierre, 1212 Panet, Rm. 203)

MONTREAL _ Organizers discuss plans for the 65th edition of Montreal’s Santa Claus Parade. (10:30 a.m. at Ogilvy’s, 1307 Ste. Catherine St. W., 5th floor, Tudor Room)

x-SAINT-JEROME, Que. _ The first-degree murder trial of Guy Turcotte continues. (9:30 a.m. at Saint-Jerome Courthouse)


OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases high-income trends among Canadian tax filers, 2013. (8:30 a.m. at

OTTAWA _ Bob Rae appears at the Canadian Club to discuss the Syria Situation: Implications for Canada and the World. (12 p.m. at Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau St., Main Ballroom)

OTTAWA _ Canada 2020 and the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute hold a conference on the future of Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sectors. Through Nov. 4. (Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive)

GATINEAU, Que. _ The CRTC holds a public hearing to review the structure and mandate of the commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services. (9 a.m. at Conference Centre, Phase IV, 140 Promenade du Portage, Outaouais Room)


COURTICE, Ont. _ Public hearings into Ontario Power Generation’s application to renew its operating licence and extend the life of the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station. Through Nov. 5. (8:30 a.m. at Hope Fellowship Church, 1685 Bloor Street)

TORONTO _ Trial continues for Const. James Forcillo, charged in the shooting death of Sammy Yatim. (10 a.m. at 361 University Ave.)

x-TORONTO _ Trial continues for Everton Biddersingh, charged with first-degree murder in the death of his daughter. (10 a.m. at 361 University)

TORONTO _ Caterpillar equipment seller Toromont Industries Ltd. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-800-355-4959 or go to for the webcast. (8 a.m.)

TORONTO _ A technology panel discusses how emerging technologies, including the sharing economy, will shape our lives and change the economy. Featuring Steve Ladurantaye, Head of Government Partnerships at Twitter Canada, Colin McKay, Head of Public Policy and Government Relations at Google Canada, Aaron Zifkin, Country Manager at AirBnB and Ian Black, General Manager at Uber Canada. (8 a.m. at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 222 Bremner Blvd.)

TORONTO _ Pizza Pizza Royalty Corp. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-866-223-7781. (9 a.m.)

TORONTO _ WEST: Wearable Entertainment and Sports Toronto conference, North America’s only one-day event dedicated to exploring how wearable tech is changing the game of sports and how we make and experience entertainment. (9 a.m. at 101 College Street)

TORONTO _ Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and NDP MPP Monique Taylor hold a press conference with Autism Ontario and Autism’s Angels to address the impact of growing wait lists on children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. (9:15 a.m. at Media Studio, Queen’s Park)

TORONTO _ Bombardier Business Aircraft provides an update on its Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft program. RSVP online at (10 a.m. at Bombardier Toronto Site, 123 Garratt Blvd.)

x-TORONTO _ The Urban Land institute hosts a panel on how driverless cars will affect how we design cities and change our transit system and infrastructure. Ideas and concepts will be presented by Toronto architects and urban planners. (10 a.m. at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 222 Bremner Blvd.)

TORONTO _ Acting Ontario Environmental Commissioner Ellen Schwartzel releases this year’s Annual Report entitled Small Things Matter. (10 a.m. at Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Building, Queen’s Park)

TORONTO _ Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark holds a media availability to discuss his Private Member’s Motion regarding the Municipal Land Transfer Tax. (1 p.m. at Queen’s Park Media Studio, Room 148, Main Legislative Building)

TORONTO _ Press conference with the Canadian Short Track Speed Skating team prior to the second ISU Short Track World Cup stage of the season, in Toronto on Nov. 6-8 at the MasterCard Centre. (2 p.m. at Dockside 9 room, Westin Harbour Castle, 1, Harbour Square)

TORONTO _ Rogers’ Writers Trust Awards announces the winners at a ceremony. (5:30 p.m. at Glenn Gould Studio)

TORONTO _ Shopping mall owner RioCan REIT releases third-quarter
results prior to markets open followed by a conference call at 10
a.m. Dial 1-800-355-4959 or go to
for the webcast.

TORONTO _ Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Nov. 4.

TORONTO _ Global miner Iamgold Corp. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Nov. 4.

TORONTO _ Real-estate trust Allied Properties REIT releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Nov. 4.

TORONTO _ Indigo Books and Music Inc. releases second-quarter financial results. A conference call will be held on Nov. 4.

TORONTO _ The 23rd annual Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships national conference concludes. International trade lawyer Gary Horlick speaks at 8:25 a.m.; Michael Sabia, president and CEO of Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec speaks at 1 p.m.; Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca speaks at 2:30 p.m. Go to for the full program. (Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West)


CALGARY _ Preliminary hearing for Jennifer Clark and Jeromie Clark on charges of criminal negligence causing death and failure to provide the necessaries of life following the death of their 14-month-old son, John, in November 2013 from causes that police allege are related to malnutrition. Through Nov. 4. (9 a.m. at Calgary Courts Centre – CR305)

CALGARY _ WestJet Airlines Ltd. holds a third-quarter earnings
conference call. Dial 1-800-319-4610 or go to for
the webcast. (8 a.m.)

CALGARY _ Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-800-319-4610. (11:30 a.m.)

CALGARY _ Industry groups release their 2016 drilling forecast. (2:30 p.m. at Telus Convention Centre)

CALGARY _ Gibson Energy Inc. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Nov. 4.

CALGARY _ Trinidad Drilling Ltd. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Nov. 4.

CALGARY _ Pipeline builder TransCanada Corp. issues third-quarter results before markets open and holds conference call at 9 a.m. Dial 1-866-225-6564 or 416-340-2218.

CALGARY _ Oil and gas producer Pengrowth Energy Corp. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Nov. 4.

EDMONTON _ Launch of a coalition on human trafficking. (9 a.m. at City hall, City Room)

EDMONTON _ Premier Rachel Notley announces details of a program to support employment opportunities. (11 a.m. at 2-100 Students’ Union Building, University of Alberta)

THE PAS, Man. _ Mitchell Whitbread on trial charged with second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of John (Kelli) Eyres in downtown Flin Flon in May 2012. Through Nov. 13. (Courthouse)

WINNIPEG _ Official opening ceremonies for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation which will house all the archives of Canada’s residential schools. (1:30 p.m. at University of Manitoba, Manitoba Room, 224 University Centre)

SASKATOON _ The Saskatchewan Emergency Planning Association conference. Through Nov. 5. (Travelodge Hotel, 106 Circle Dr.)


BURNABY, B.C. _ Inquest into the death of 41-year-old Ernest Moosomin, who died July 31, 2014, while in custody of the South Coast BC Transportation Authority Police Service (Transit Police). Through Nov. 6. (9:30 a.m. at Burnaby Coroners Court, 20th floor, MetroTower II, Metrotown, 4720 Kingsway)

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. _ Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation John Rustad, and representatives from the Squamish, Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, and Kwikwetlem First Nations for an announcement on skills training. (10 a.m. at Squamish Nation Trades Centre, 3-1500 Railway St.)

SURREY, B.C. _ Parliamentary Secretary for Seniors Darryl Plecas and representatives from Fraser Health mark Fall Prevention Awareness Week. (9 a.m. at South Surrey Recreation Centre, 14601 – 20th Avenue)

VANCOUVER _ Defence lawyers for John Nuttall and Amanda Korody will argue that the police entrapped the couple and manipulated them into plotting to bomb the B.C. legislature on Canada Day in 2013. Through Nov. 8. (10 a.m. at Vancouver Law Courts, 800 Smithe St.)

VANCOUVER _ Funeral for Flynn Lamont, acting battalion chief of Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services. Lamont died Oct. 29. Uniformed personnel will march from Firehall 7, 1090 Haro Street, south on Thurlow Street and east on Nelson Street to Burrard Street at 9 a.m. Unformed personnel will then form a line in the northbound lanes of Burrard Street from Nelson Street to Smithe Street for the procession for a brief period between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. west on Nelson St. to Burrard St. at 9am. (9 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 969 Burrard St.)

VANCOUVER _ Interviews with leading Canadian Alpine and Ski Cross racers prior to 2015-2016 season. (4 p.m. at Blue Water Cafe, 1095 Hamilton St.)

VANCOUVER _ Western Forest Products Inc. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Nov. 4.

VANCOUVER _ Mining company Silver Wheaton Corp. releases third-quarter results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Nov. 4.

VANCOUVER _ The Canadian Union of Public Employees continues its national convention, through Nov. 6. It will be electing a new president on Nov. 4. (Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place)

VANCOUVER _ Singer Bif Naked and NDP MP Jenny Kwan take part in the 4th annual Welfare Food Challenge, surviving on food they can purchase for $21 per week. Through Nov. 9. (Welfare Food Challenge)

VICTORIA _ Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick and representatives from the BC Agriculture Council and the BC Food Processors Association will be on the front steps of Victoria’s Parliament Buildings, celebrating the record results of B.C.’s agrifood sector. (12:15 p.m. at Front Steps, Parliament Buildings)



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