The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, Nov. 6 – CP

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Source: The Canadian Press
Nov 6, 2015 3:02

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Nov. 6 as of 2:57 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.

CHINA _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne leads a trade mission in China, with stops in Nanjing, Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong. Through Nov. 14.

DEDHAM, MA. _ Atlantic Power Corp. discusses third-quarter results. Dial 1-866-284-3684, passcode: 2718429. Go to for the webcast. (8:30 a.m.)


FREDERICTON _ The Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick, Katherine d’Entremont, responds to statements made pertaining to the investigation with respect to security services in governmental buildings. (11 a.m. at 440 King Street, King Tower, Suite 646)

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. _ Fortis Inc., one of Canada’s largest utility companies, releases third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference call at 10:30 a.m. Dial 1-877-223-4471 or go to for the webcast.

DARTMOUTH, N.S. _ Members of the ONE Nova Scotia Coalition on the economy to release their collaborative action plan. (Technical briefing at 8:20 a.m.) (9 a.m. at Nova Scotia Community College Waterfront Campus)

x-HALIFAX _ Pre-trial hearing for Lindsay Kantha Souvannarath of Geneva, Ill., and Randall Steven Shepherd of Halifax. Each is charged with conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit arson, illegal possession of dangerous weapons and making a threat through social media. (9 a.m. at Nova Scotia Supreme Court, Lower Water St.)

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)

x-CHARLOTTETOWN _ Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil meets with Prince Edward Island Premier Wade MacLauchlan and New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant. A photo opportunity will take place at 2:30 p.m. (Robert Dickie Room) followed by a media availability at 3:45 p.m. (Tupper Room). (P.E.I. Convention Centre, 18 Queen St.)


MONTREAL _ Members of the so-called common front of Quebec labour unions demonstrate before a hotel where Treasury Board President Martin Coiteux is scheduled to give a speech. (6:30 a.m. at Mont-Royal Club, 1175 Sherbrooke St. W.)

QUEBEC CITY, Que. _ The so-called Common Front of Quebec unions will react to a new contract offer expected from the Quebec government on Friday. (11:30 a.m. at Press Gallery, Jacques-L’Archeveque Room, Andre-Laurendeau Building)


x-OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases labour force survey for October and building permits for September. (8:30 a.m. at

OTTAWA _ The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada holds its 96th Annual General Meeting under the theme Restoring the Balance. (9:15 a.m. at Delta Ottawa City Centre, 101 Lyon St)

OTTAWA _ The Economic Club of Canada holds an armchair discussion on energy development in Canada. Panellists include: Brian Ferguson (Cenovus Energy), Jean Paul Gladu (Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business) and Brenda Kenny (Canadian Energy Pipeline Association). (11:30 a.m. at Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau St.)

OTTAWA _ Panel discussion on the future of NATO titled “Back to the Future?” Panellists include: Ted Whiteside (NATO), Sean Maloney (Royal Military College), Paul Robinson (University of Ottawa), moderated by Stephanie Levitz (The Canadian Press). (7 p.m. at National Art Gallery of Canada, 380 Sussex 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)


OAKVILLE, Ont. _ Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-866-530-1553, passcode: 797053. (10 a.m.)

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

TORONTO _ TMX Group Ltd., which operates the Toronto Stock Exchange, holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-888-231-8191 or go to for the webcast. (8 a.m.)

TORONTO _ Canadian auto parts company Martinrea International Inc. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-866-225-2055. (8 a.m.)

TORONTO _ Base metals miner HudBay Minerals Inc. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-866-530-1554 or go to for the webcast. (10 a.m.)

TORONTO _ Deputy Premier Deb Matthews speaks about October job numbers. (10:30 a.m. at Media Studio, Ontario Legislature, Queen’s Park)

TORONTO _ Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins and Environment Minister Glen Murray make an announcement about improving access to sex reassignment surgery for transgender Ontarians. (12 p.m. at Rainbow Health Ontario / Sherbourne Health Centre, Great Room, 2nd Floor, 333 Sherbourne St.)

y-TORONTO _ Hockey Hall of Fame Induction media conference. Official ring presentation and photo opportunity (2 p.m. at Hockey Hall of Fame)

y-TORONTO _ The Toronto Argonauts play their final game at the Rogers Centre, against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. (7:30 p.m.)

TORONTO _ Gov. Gen. David Johnston and Mrs. Sharon Johnston deliver remarks at the opening of the Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival and attend the premiere of Swift Current, the story of former NHL hockey player Sheldon Kennedy. (7:45 p.m. at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W.)

TORONTO _ Broker and investment dealer GMP Capital Inc. releases
third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference
call at 10 a.m. Dial 1-866-225-0198 or go to for
the webcast.


CALGARY _ Bankers Petroleum Ltd. releases third-quarter results. (5 a.m.)

CALGARY _ Pembina Pipeline Corp. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 647-427-7450 or 888-231-8191. (8 a.m.)

CALGARY _ Inter Pipeline Ltd. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-800-355-4959 or go to for the webcast. (9 a.m.)

CALGARY _ Oil and gas producer Enerplus Corp. releases third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference call at 9 a.m. Dial 647-427-7450 or 1-888-231-8191.

CALGARY _ Oil and gas producer Baytex Energy Corp. releases
third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference
call at 9 a.m. Dial 1-866-225-2055 or go to for the webcast.

CALGARY _ Date to be set for the sentencing of Nicholas Rasberry, convicted of manslaughter in the stabbing of his neighbour.

CALGARY _ Final day of the Alberta school superintendents fall conference. (Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, 2620 32 Ave. N.E.)

DIDSBURY, Alta. _ Setting trial date for Laura Coward, charged with first-degree murder in the death of her nine-year-old daughter. (Courthouse)

EDMONTON _ AutoCanada Inc., Canada’s largest publicly traded auto dealership owner and operator, holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-888-231-8191. (9 a.m.)

EDMONTON _ Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-800-396-7098. (9 a.m.)

EDMONTON _ Canadian Folk Music Awards weekend. Through Nov. 8.

THE PAS, Man. _ Trial for Mitchell Whitbread, 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 _ Transit bus manufacturer New Flyer Industries Inc. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-888-231-8191 or go to

WINNIPEG _ Industrial and retail property owner Artis REIT holds
a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-888-390-0546 or go
h for the webcast. (12 p.m.)

SASKATOON _ A national conference is being held to honour the life and memory of former Saskatchewan premier Allan Blakeney. Academics from across Canada discuss contemporary democracy. Through Nov. 7. (University of Saskatchewan, Law Building, Room 150)


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)

KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ Health Minister Terry Lake and Bob Hughes of ASK Wellness will make an announcement supporting vulnerable people managing chronic diseases. (10 a.m. at The communal kitchen at ASK Wellness Society’s Crossroads Inn 569 Seymour St. )

NANAIMO, B.C. _ National Ballet of Canada holds open auditions. (Kirkwood Academy, 2138 Bowen Road)

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. _ The 16th Annual Red Serge Classic Senior Girls’ Volleyball Tournament. Through Nov. 7. (9 a.m. at Riverside Secondary School, 2215 Reeve St.)

SURREY, B.C. _ SFU President Andrew Petter explains the university’s innovation strategy to create jobs and address social issues. (11:30 a.m. at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, 15269 104 Avenue)

VANCOUVER, B.C. _ The 19th Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival, through Nov. 8. (Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas, 88 W. Pender St.)

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 _ 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)

x-VANCOUVER _ The Canadian Union of Public Employees holds its national convention. Through Nov. 6. Federal New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair speaks to the convention at 11 a.m. (Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place)

VANCOUVER _ Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-888-231-8191, passcode: 65910454 or go to for the webcast. (7 a.m.)

VANCOUVER _ Lumber company Interfor Corp. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-866-233-4795. (8 a.m.)

VANCOUVER _ NDP leader Tom Mulcair will deliver a speech at the CUPE National Convention. (11 a.m. at Vancouver Convention Centre, West Exhibit Hall A & B1, 1055 Canada Place)

VANCOUVER _ More than 800 hundred New Democrats from around the province will gather for the BC NDP convention. Through Nov. 8. (4:30 p.m. at Westin Bayshore Hotel, 1601 Bayshore Dr.)

VICTORIA _ No Stone Left Alone service as about 200 Grade 6-8 students from Rockheights Middle School, accompanied by Canadian Armed Forces members from CFB Esquimalt, place over 2,000 poppies on veterans’ gravesites. (10:45 a.m. at God’s Acre Veterans Cemetery, 1190 Colville Road)

Updated: Nov. 6 2:57 a.m.


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