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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Oct. 20 – CP

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2015510 Views

Source: The Canadian Press
Oct 20, 2015

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Oct. 20 as of 4:15 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


x-FREDERICTON _ The New Brunswick Police Commission holds a news conference. (8:15 a.m. at Fredericton Inn, Room 244)

SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ A 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)

HALIFAX _ The owner of Halifax’s new National Basketball League of Canada team unveils its name and logo and launches the season ticket campaign. (12 p.m. at Scotiabank Centre, Budweiser Zone)


y-MONTREAL _ Bloc Quebecois Leader Gilles Duceppe holds a news conference. (1 p.m. at 3750 Cremazie, Bureau 502)

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Que. _ A ceremony will be held for Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, one year to the day he was run down and killed by jihadist sympathizer Martin Couture-Rouleau. (10 a.m.)

SAINT-JEROME, Que. _ A trial continues for Guy Turcotte, who faces two charges of first-degree murder in the deaths of his two children. (9:30 a.m. at Courthouse)


OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases wholesale trade for August and travel between Canada and other countries for August. (8:30 a.m. at

OTTAWA _ Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson reacts to the federal election results. (9:15 a.m. at Mayor’s Office, reception area)


LONDON, Ont. _ Sentencing date for Ruth Burger, 66, found guilty of the lesser charges of dangerous driving when she reversed her car into the front entrance of a Costco store and killed six-year-old Addison Hall and seriously injured her younger sister and her pregnant mother whose baby died a week after being delivered by emergency C-section.

TORONTO _ Coroner’s inquest into house fires in East Gwillimbury, Ont., which claimed four members of the Dunsmuir family, and in Whitby, Ont., which killed three teenagers. Through Oct. 23.

TORONTO _ Brookfield Canada Office Properties holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-888-572-7025, passcode: 797823 or go to for the webcast. (9 a.m.)

TORONTO _ A trial is expected to resume for Const. James Forcillo, charged in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim on a streetcar in 2013. (10 a.m. at 361 University Ave.)

TORONTO _ Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown delivers the keynote address at the Toronto Real Estate Board annual meeting. (10:30 a.m. at Allstream Centre, Ballroom C, Exhibition Place, 105 Princes’ Blvd.)

TORONTO _ Celestica Inc. holds a webcast to discuss third-quarter results. (5 p.m.)

TORONTO _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne delivers remarks at the Police Association of Ontario’s Membership meeting (8:30 a.m., Toronto Marriott, 90 Bloor St. E.); then holds a media availability (9:40 a.m., Queen’s Park, Government Caucus Room, Room 247).

x-TORONTO _ Toronto Fashion Week coverage plans: 5 p.m., Helder Diego; 6 p.m., Hayley Elsaesser; 7 p.m., Mercedes-Benz Start Up; 8 p.m., Bustle; 9 p.m., Lucian Matis. (David Pecaut Square, 221 King St. W.)

TORONTO _ The Kansas City Royals vs. the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series.


CALGARY _ Closing arguments in the trial of Nicholas Rasberry, who is charged with second-degree murder in the May 2013 stabbing death of neighbour and teacher Craig Kelloway, who had recently moved to the neighbourhood. Through Oct. 23. (Court of Queen’s Bench)

CALGARY _ Canadian Pacific Railway releases third-quarter results
prior to markets open followed by a conference call at 9 a.m. Dial
1-888-231-8191 or go to for the webcast.

EDMONTON _ Sentencing hearing for Richard Suter, who pleaded guilty to refusing to provide a breath sample in the death of a toddler on a restaurant patio. Through Oct. 23. (9 a.m. at Provincial courtroom 355)

EDMONTON _ Fatality inquiry into the death of Sharon Lewis, 35, found unresponsive in an emergency room ambulance bay. Through Oct. 30. (9:30 a.m. at Courthouse)

MELFORT, Sask. _ Normand Mark Joseph Lavoie of Winnipeg to appear in court to face charges of criminal negligence causing death after three teens were killed in a four-vehicle crash in a construction zone in May (2015). (Courthouse)


HARRISON, B.C. _ First Annual Agassiz-Harrison First Nations
Business Forum. Through Oct. 21. Go to for full
details. (Harrison Hot Spring Resort and Spa)

KITAMAAT VILLAGE, B.C. _ Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister John Rustad will be joined by Haisla Nation Chief Councillor Ellis Ross to celebrate an Incremental Treaty Agreement. (11 a.m. at Haisla Recreation Centre, 24 Kwakiutl St.)

TERRACE, B.C. _ The BC Coroners Service holds a public inquest into the death of Alyssa Josephone Talina George, who was found in medical distress in an RCMP holding cell in Terrace, B.C., on Sept. 4, 2013. Through Oct. 23. (9:30 a.m. at Terrace Supreme Court Service, 3408 Kalum St.)

VANCOUVER _ Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture presents And I Shall Be Happy, a group exhibition featuring works by artists with disabilities working in a variety of disciplines. Through Oct. 30. (The Pendulum Gallery, 885 West Georgia Street)

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 _ University of B.C. experts hold a roundtable on the federal election results. (10 a.m. at Gallery Room, Plaza Level, UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street)

VANCOUVER _ Members of the Vancouver Canucks, BC Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps and other sports stars attend the annual Sports Celebrities Festival to raise funds for Special Olympics. (5:30 p.m. at Vancouver Convention Centre West)

VANCOUVER _ NPA City Councillor Melissa De Genova introduces a motion seeking a bicycle licensing program in Vancouver after a recent incident involving a cyclist who allegedly disregarded a stop sign and ended up in a confrontation with pregnant woman who was out walking. (Vancouver City Hall, 453 W. 12th Avenue)

VICTORIA _ The 4th annual Pacific Region Cross-Border Law Enforcement Forum takes place in Victoria. The forum allows agencies to share information on safety and security issues of mutual interest. Media are asked to be on location by 12:50 p.m. (1 p.m. at Room 232, B.C. Parliament Buildings)

Updated: Oct. 20 4:16 a.m.


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