The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Jan. 10
(Canadian Press Broadcast Wire (Canada) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Wednesday, Jan. 10 as of 9 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):
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FREMONT _ IT services provider Infosys Ltd. will hold its third-quarter conference call. Go to www.infosys.com for webcast.
SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ Medals handed out to Saint John police officers for examplary service. (2 p.m. at Saint John Trade and Convention Centre)
DIGBY, N.S. _ Jim Morton, on behalf of Health and Wellness Minister David Wilson, will join representatives from South West Health for a health care announcement. (11 a.m. at Digby General Hospital, 75 Warwick St.)
HALIFAX _ Nova Scotia cabinet meeting (8:30 a.m. at One Government Place, 1700 Granville St. )
x-HALIFAX _ Jeffrey Paul Delisle, a naval officer who pleaded guilty to espionage and breach of trust, to be sentenced. Delisle pleaded guilty in October to selling secrets to the Russians. Through Jan. 11. (9:30 a.m. at Provincial Court, Spring Garden Rd.)
LIVERPOOL, N.S. _ Gerald Keddy, MP for South Shore-St. Margaret's, will announce support for upgrades to recreational infrastructure in Queens County. (10 a.m. at Hank Snow Museum, 17 Hank Snow Dr.)
xy-LONGUEUIL, Que. _ Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield holds a news conference from the International Space Station. (12:15 p.m. at Canadian Space Agency, 6767, route de l'Aeroport)
x-LONGUEUIL, Que. _ Pharmacy retailer The Jean Coutu Group will hold its third-quarter conference call. Dial 514-861-2255 or 1-877-405-9213, code: 4210694(pound sign).
x-MONTREAL _ Radio and specialty TV operator Astral Media Inc. holds a first-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-800-731-5319 or go to astral.com for the webcast. (10:30 a.m.)
MONTREAL _ International Co-operation Minister Julian Fantino and RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson attend a medal ceremony for people who committed acts of bravery. (10:30 a.m. at RCMP headquarters, 4225 Dorchester Blvd. )
OTTAWA _ Telecom equipment supplier DragonWave Inc. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-877-312-9202 or go to http://investor.dragonwaveinc.com/events.cfm for the webcast. (8:30 a.m.)
OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases building permits and new housing price index for November and impaired driving in Canada for 2011. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)
OTTAWA _ The Supreme Court of Canada renders judgment in various leave applications. (9:45 a.m. at Supreme Court of Canada, 301 Wellington St.)
x-OTTAWA _ The Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo and members of the national executive set out expectations for meetings between the First Nations and Prime Minister Stephen Harper. (2 p.m. at National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington St.)
KINGSTON, Ont. _ Bank of Canada senior deputy governor Tiff Macklem delivers the Queen's University W. Edmund Clark Lecture. (4 p.m. at 28 Division Street, Room 100)
x-NEWMARKET, Ont. _ Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty visits the Bajar Greenhouses. He will be joined by Energy Minister Chris Bentley. Media availability follows. (10 a.m. at 18545 Keele Street)
TORONTO _ Jury selection scheduled to begin in trial of Richard Kachkar, charged with first-degree murder in the snowplow death of Sgt. Ryan Russell. (10 a.m. at Ontario Superior Court, 361 University Ave.)
TORONTO _ James Moore, minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, makes an announcement about the Council for Business and the Arts. (10 a.m. at Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East)
x-TORONTO _ Former world champion hurdler Perdita Felicien will help launch the contest for the 2015 Pan Am Games mascots. (10 a.m. at First Nations School of Toronto, 935 Dundas St. East)
TORONTO _ Liberal Leader Bob Rae holds a media availability to discuss the upcoming meeting between First Nations leaders and the Conservative government. (3:15 p.m. at Anishnawbe Health Toronto, 179 Gerrard St. East)
x-TORONTO _ Newspaper and Internet publisher Postmedia Network Canada Corp. holds a conference call to discuss first-quarter earnings released earlier in the day. Dial 1-800-672-8962. (3:30 p.m.)
TORONTO _ Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. releases second-quarter results before markets open followed by a conference call at 10 a.m. Dial 1-888-437-9445 or 1-719-325-2429.
WATERLOO, Ont. _ Software maker Sandvine will release its fourth-quarter results before markets open followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Dial 1-888-771-4371.
WINDSOR, Ont. _ Essex MP Jeff Watson announces an agreement that will encourage innovation in the automotive industry. He will be joined by Dr. Alan Wildeman, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Windsor. Media availability follows. (11 a.m. at Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation, 720 California Ave., University of Windsor)
CALGARY _ Preliminary hearing for Fergus Matthew Hunter who is accused of hit and run and dangerous operation of a motorized vehicle causing death. He was charged after a 10-year-old girl died when she was ejected from a vehicle that had been hit in May 2012. (Courthouse)
x-CALGARY _ Inquiry into alleged preferential access to health care in Alberta. (9:30 a.m. at Telus Conference Centre, Macleod Hall, Room E1)
CALGARY _ Alberta Health Services cancer research initiative temporary study centre for the public to join. (10:30 a.m. at 1820 Richmond Rd. S.W.)
CALGARY _ Ted Menzies, minister of state for finance, makes human resources and skills announcement. (10 a.m. at University of Calgary, MacEwan Hall, Main Floor, 2500 University Dr. N.W.)
CALGARY _ Donald Robertshaw to appear in court on four charges of voyeurism. It's alleged he filmed a staff-only change room at a city recreation centre. (Courthouse)
EDMONTON _ An announcement in support of the beef sector. (2:30 p.m. at TEC Centre, 4th Floor atrium, Enterprise Square, 10230 Jasper Ave.)
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. _ First Nations leaders and supporters to block Highway 63 north of Fort McMurray (1 p.m.) Protesters gathering at city hall first (11:30 p.m.) (City hall)
WINNIPEG _ Inquiry into the death of Phoenix Sinclair who spent much of her time in foster care before being returned to her mother and stepfather who beat her to death.
WINNIPEG _ Autopsy on a body that was found outside on the Gods Lake Narrows reserve.
LANIGAN, Sask. _ Lynne Yelich, minister of state for western economic diversification, announces support for community infrastructure in central Saskatchewan. (3 p.m. at Recreation Complex, 21 Downing Dr.)
REGINA _ Steven Fletcher, minister of State (Transport), to announce more convenient air security screening at Regina International Airport. (11 a.m. at Security screening checkpoint, International airport)
SASKATOON _ Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart make announcement in support of crops-related research during the SaskCanola AGM. (9 a.m. at Ballroom B, Saskatoon Inn, 2002 Airport Dr.)
VANCOUVER _ 95th birthday celebration for legendary bandleader Dal Richards, including a preview of upcoming concert. (12 p.m. at Robson Square ice rink, 800 Robson Street)
VICTORIA _ Oral statements on the Northern Gateway pipeline proposal. Through Jan 11. (9 a.m. at Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe, 45 Songhees Road)
VICTORIA _ Family of murdered Langford teenager Kimberly Procter releases proposed justice reforms. (11 a.m. at GovLaw.ca law firm, 204 - 4430 Chatterton Way)
(The Canadian Press)
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