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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 13

February 12, 2019

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Feb. 13 as of 5 p.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; 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

ATLANTIC

HALIFAX _ The standing committee on public accounts will meet. Agenda: Investigation Report IR19-01 Department of Internal Services Freedom of Information Access (FOIA) Website Witnesses: Catherine Tully, information and privacy commissioner, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (9 a.m. at Legislative Chamber, Province House, 1726 Hollis Street)

HALIFAX _ The standing committee on public accounts will meet. Agenda: Investigation Report IR19-01 Department of Internal Services Freedom of Information Access (FOIA) Website Witnesses: Catherine Tully, information and privacy commissioner, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (9 a.m. at Legislative Chamber, Province House, 1726 Hollis Street)

HALIFAX _ The Leader for the Progressive Conservatives of Nova Scotia Tim Houston, together with Leader for the Conservative Party of Canada, Andrew Scheer, will be available for a photo opportunity at the PC Caucus office in Halifax. (11:45 a.m. at Progressive Conservatives Caucus Office, 1660 Hollis Street, Suite 1001)

WINDSOR, N.S. _ Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer delivers remarks at a town hall event. (5 p.m. at Windsor Legion, 35 Empire Lane)

QUEBEC

QUEBEC _ Tourism Minister Melanie Joly discusses the upcoming federal tourism strategy and answers questions from the media following her remarks. (11:30 a.m. at Hilton Québec, 1100 René Lévesque Boulevard East)

OTTAWA

OTTAWA _ The Commons justice committee holds a meeting over an opposition request to study reports of political interference by the Prime Minister’s Office in a criminal prosecution. (1 p.m. at Room 415, Wellington Building, 197 Sparks Street)

ONTARIO

Manulife Financial Corp. will release its fourth-quarter 2018 financial results.

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. to release its third-quarter results after market close.

TMX Group Limited will announce its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2018.

Sun Life Financial Inc. to release its fourth-quarter 2018 financial results.

BURLINGTON, Ont. _ Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould make a funding announcement. (11 a.m. at EcoSynthetix Inc., 3365 Mainway)

x-SARNIA, Ont. _ Justice Deborah Austin will deliver a verdict in the trial of Dave Brubaker, the former women’s national gymnastics coach who has been charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of sexual exploitation. (Sarnia courthouse)

TORONTO _ Constellation Software Inc. releases its fourth-quarter financial results. (4:30 p.m.)

TORONTO _ Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K) reports fourth quarter results after market close.

TORONTO _ Barrick Gold Corp. releases Q4 results before market open, followed by a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EST. The call can be accessed at 1 800 319 4610 or by webcast.

TORONTO _ Sherritt International Corp. (TSX:S) releases fourth quarter results after market close.

TORONTO _ Manulife Financial Corp. releases Q4 earnings after market close.

PRAIRIES

CALGARY _ Cenovus Energy Inc. reports fourth quarter financial results, followed by a conference call. (9 a.m. at 1-888-231-8191)

CALGARY _ Science Minister Kirsty Duncan discusses federal spending on the Canada Research Chairs Program. (9 a.m. at University of Calgary, 622 Collegiate Pl NW)

CALGARY _ Restaurant industry representatives unveil a campaign highlighting challenges businesses are facing and pushing Alberta political parties for policy changes. (10 a.m. at Blink Restaurant and bar 111 8 Ave. SW)

CALGARY _ Restaurants Canada proposes policy solutions for difficulties facing the restaurant industry. (10 a.m. at Blink restaurant, 111 8 Ave SW)

EDMONTON _ Jason Steadman is scheduled to continue the fifth week of his 36-day judge and jury trial on a charge of first-degree murder. Steadman is accused of killing limousine driver Dwayne Demkiw. Runs for 36 days, but the trial is not sitting on Fridays (through March 8). (10 a.m. at Courthouse)

EDMONTON _ Preliminary hearing for Shane Stevenson, lawyer charged with impaired driving causing the death of a teenage pedestrian. He is also charged with failing to stop at the scene of a fatal accident. (9 a.m. at Provincial court)

EDMONTON _ Demonstration of PTSD treatment for military, veterans and public safety personnel that allows them to walk on a treadmill toward the stimulus (10:30 a.m. at Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, 10230 111 Ave, Dr. Bill Black Auditorium)

WETASKIWIN, Alta. _ Preliminary hearing for Brenda and Clyde Rabbit, charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life to a four-year-old girl who later died. Serenity Rabbit had a severe brain injury, was underweight and had multiple bruises when she was taken to hospital in September 2017. Through Feb. 7. (9:30 a.m. at Provincial court, Room 101)

OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION, Man. _ A mediation circle continues for two women arrested after anti-Indigenous comments were posted on social media in Flin Flon, MB. (9 a.m.)

WINNIPEG _ International Trade Minister Jim Carr delivers a talk about the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, and speaks with reporters following his remarks. (9 a.m. at Delta Hotels Winnipeg (Assiniboia Room), 350 St. Mary Ave)

x-WINNIPEG _ Child protection hearing for newborn seized on video that went viral in courtroom 410. (9:30 a.m.)

WINNIPEG _ Sentencing hearing to be set for Jason Meilleur, who was convicted of manslaughter in the March 2017 shooting death of Jeanenne Fontaine. (Court of Queen’s Bench)

WINNIPEG _ Brian Kyle Thomas on assignment docket, sentencing date will be set.

REGINA _ Saskatchewan’s Court of Appeal will hear the province’s case on whether the federal carbon tax is unconstitutional. To Feb. 14 (2425 Victoria Ave.)

BRITISH COLUMBIA

A&W Revenue Royalties Income fund releases its fourth-quarter financial results and holds a conference call with analysts. (1 p.m. at 1-888-254-3590 passcode 1982505#)

RICHMOND, B.C. _ Transport Minister Marc Garneau makes an announcement concerning funding for assessment and removal of abandoned boats. (9 a.m. at Building #29 (Office), Steveston Harbour Authority, 12740 Trites Road)

SURREY, B.C. _ Betsy Myers, former senior adviser to U.S. presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, is the keynote speaker at the 10th Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards Lunch. (11 a.m. at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, 15269 104 Avenue)

VANCOUVER _ Teck Resources Ltd. holds a conference call Feb. 13 at 8:00 am Pacific to discuss fourth quarter results, which are set to be released earlier in the day. (8 a.m. at 1-888-394-8218)

VANCOUVER _ West Fraser holds a conference call to discuss fourth quarter results at 8:00 am Pacific. (8:30 a.m. at 1-888-390-0546)

VANCOUVER _ Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart marks 100 days in office by providing update he made on commitments during election campaign. (8:30 a.m. at Vancouver City Hall)

VANCOUVER _ Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX: WEF) (“Western” or the “Company”) fourth quarter and fiscal 2018 financial and operating results will be released on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Analysts, investors and media are invited to participate in Western’s fourth quarter 2018 conference call. To join the conference call, dial: From Toronto: 416-340-2217 Toll-free from Canada and the US: 1-800-806-5484 Passcode: 6567034# To access the instant replay of the call, dial: From Toronto: 905-694-9451 Toll-free from Canada and the US: 1-800-408-3053 Passcode: 9860041# (9 a.m.)

VANCOUVER _ Western Forest Products Inc. holds a conference call to discuss fourth quarter results. (9 a.m. at 1-800-806-5484, passcode: 9860041)

VANCOUVER _ Taseko Mines Ltd. holds a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Pacific to discuss financial results. (11 a.m. at (888) 390-0546)

VANCOUVER _ Seniors Minister Filomena Tassi attends a networking event with the United Way of the Lower Mainland, makes an announcement and holds a media availability. (1:30 p.m. at Collingwood Neighbourhood House Annex, 3690 Vanness Avenue)

WHISTLER, B.C. _ The Canadian Forces Transition Group’s “Soldier On” program hosts an interactive camp focused on a variety of adaptive winter sports and skills. Three serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces and seven veterans, all of whom acquired an illness or a physical or mental health injury while serving Canada, are among the 28 participants from four nations.

NORTH

WHITEHORSE, Yukon _ Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi attends the Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference, makes an announcement and holds a media availability. (12 p.m. at Yukon Convention Centre, 4051–4th Avenue)

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