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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 12
[February 12, 2013]

The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 12

(Canadian Press DataFile Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Feb. 12 as of 3:06 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 WORLD CLEVELAND _ Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. releases fourth-quarter and year-end results. A webcast will be held on Feb. 13.

PORTSMOUTH, VA. _ The coast guard and National Transportation Safety Board hearing into the sinking of the Canadian-built 18th-century replica tall ship HMS Bounty off Cape Hatteras last Oct. 29. Through Feb. 21. (9 a.m. at Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel, 425 Water St.) ATLANTIC y-HALIFAX _ Federal Environment Minister Peter Kent will make an announcement about the Sable Island National Park Reserve. (3:15 p.m. at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, 1675 Lower Water St.) QUEBEC MONTREAL _ Resolute Forest Products Inc. will report its fourth-quarter results at 8 a.m. followed by a conference call at 9 a.m. Dial 1-888-789-9572, code: 9922866.

OTTAWA CORNWALL, Ont. _ Liberal Party leadership candidate, Justin Trudeau, attends an event with supporters. (4 p.m. at Best Western Parkway Inn, Cabaret Room, 1515 Vincent Massey Drive) OTTAWA _ The 35th annual Winterlude Festival. Go to for the full agenda. Through Feb. 18. (Rideau Canal and other locations) x-OTTAWA _ Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney and deputy governor Tiff Macklem appear at Commons finance committee to discuss the Bank of Canada's report on monetary policy. (8:45 a.m. at Room 237-C, Centre Block, Parliament Hill) OTTAWA _ Dr. Kellie Leitch, parliamentary secretary (Human Resources and Skills Development) announces an investment to help people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. (9:30 a.m. at CHEO, 401 Smyth Rd., Room R154, Research Institute Building 1) OTTAWA _ Green Leader Elizabeth May holds a press conference to discuss her visit to Washington. She met government officials to discuss climate change and the Keystone XL pipeline. (9:30 a.m. at Room 130-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill) OTTAWA _ Ted Menzies, minister of State (Finance) appears at Commons house affairs committee hearing witnesses on the Report of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Alberta 2012. (11 a.m. at Room 112-N, Centre Block, Parliament Hill) OTTAWA _ Commons foreign affairs committee hears witnesses on the situation in Mali. 11 a.m. diplomat Robert Fowler appears; 12 p.m., Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Minister for International Co-operation Julian Fantino appear. (11 a.m. at Room 237-C, Centre Block, Parliament Hill) OTTAWA _ Citizenship Minister Jason Kenney addresses the Association of Canadian Community Colleges workshop for partners in the Canadian Immigrant Integration Program. (12:30 p.m. at Ottawa Indigo Hotel, 123 Metcalfe St.) OTTAWA _ Transport Minister Denis Lebel and department officials appear at Commons committee hearing witnesses on Bill C-52, administration, air and railway transportation and arbitration. (3:30 p.m. at Room 253-D, Centre Block, Parliament Hill) OTTAWA _ Department of Finance officials provide a background telephone briefing on the upcoming meeting of G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors being held in Moscow, February 15-16, 2013 (not for attribution). (5 p.m. at dial 1-877-413-4814 or 613-960-7526, code 3209306) OTTAWA _ Tom Jenkins, executive chairman and chief strategy officer of Open Text Corp., presents his report on military procurement to Public Works and Government Services Minister Rona Ambrose (8:30 a.m., Drawing Room). At 9:20 a.m., Ambrose and Jenkins hold a media availability (Macdonald Room). (Chateau Laurier Hotel, 1 Rideau St.) ONTARIO CORNWALL, Ont. _ Liberal Party of Canada leadership candidate Justin Trudeau attends an event with supporters. He will deliver brief remarks. (4 p.m. at Western Parkway Inn, Cabaret Room, 1515 Vincent Massey Drive) HAMILTON _ An inquest into the death of James Kiteley, 36, who died on Feb. 14, 2011, during an encounter with the Hamilton Police Service. Through Feb. 13. (9:30 a.m. at John Sopinka Court House, 45 Main Street East) LONDON, Ont. _ The London Police Service holds a news conference regarding the investigation into the May 2012 murder of Jonathan Zak. (10 a.m. at 601 Dundas Street) TORONTO _ An inquest continues into the death of 19-year-old Ashley Smith, who died on Oct. 19, 2007, while she was an inmate at the Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener. The inquest does not sit on Fridays. (9:30 a.m. at Coroner's Court, 15 Grosvenor Rd.) TORONTO _ Noranda Income Fund holds its fourth-quarter conference call. Dial 416-340-8527 or 1-877-240-9772. (8:30 a.m.) xy-TORONTO _ Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak releases Paths to Prosperity: Higher Learning For Better Jobs, the 11th in a series of PC white papers. (10 a.m. at Queen's Park Media Studio) TORONTO _ Russel Metals will release its fourth-quarter and year-end results. A conference call will be held on Feb. 13. (5 p.m.) TORONTO _ Top experts from Canada and the U.S. will gather to discuss detecting and preventing mass atrocities. Former Canadian ambassador Jeremy Kinsman, Director of the Centre for the Prevention of Genocide Michael Abramowitx and President of the Council for a Community of Decmocracies Robert LaGamma are part of the panel. (8:30 p.m. at George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, Sears Atrium, 245 Church St. 3rd floor) PRAIRIES BOYLE, Alta. _ Dakota Clane Boudreau, 20, makes his first court appearance on several charges related to two home invasions on the Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement that injured a 79-year-old man and a 70-year-old woman. (Court) CALGARY _ National Energy Board hearing on proposed tolls for Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion (8:30 a.m. at NEB 444 7th Ave. SW) CALGARY _ Research team interviews on advances in treating diastolic heart failure where the heart fails to fill with enough blood. (10:30 a.m. at Foothills Medical Centre campus, McCaig Tower rehab gym) CALGARY _ Canada's ambassador to China, Guy Saint-Jacques, speaks to Calgary Chamber of Commerce. (12 p.m. at Westin Hotel, Bow Valley Room, 320 4th Ave. S.W.) x-CALGARY _ Pipeline company TransCanada Corp. will hold its fourth-quarter conference call. Dial 1-866-226-1793. (1 p.m.) CALGARY _ Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. releases fourth-quarter and year-end results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Feb. 13.

CALGARY _ Bail hearing for former Calgary psychiatrist Dr. Aubrey Levin sentenced last month to five years for sexually assaulting three patients. Defence is appealing. (Calgary Courts - 601 5th Street SW) x-EDMONTON _ Alberta auditor general Merwan Sahar to release 2013 report via his office's website at (10 a.m.) Teleconference to follow at 2 p.m. Dial in at 1-888-231-8189, conference ID: 98614164.

RED DEER, Alta. _ Robert Stuart Fleming to appear in court charged with assault causing bodily harm. Fleming allegedly punched and kicked a police officer while Fleming was resisting arrest. (Provincial Court) x-CFB SHILO, Man. _ Judge planning to charge the panel in the court martial for retired warrant officer Paul Ravensdale. He is accused of manslaughter in the death of Cpl. Joshua Baker and the injury of four other soldiers in Afghanistan in February 2010. (9:30 a.m. at Multi-purpose training centre) WINNIPEG _ Launch of 4Life Foundation to provide opportunities to children and youth. (12:15 p.m. at Hugh John Macdonald School, 567 Bannatyne Ave.) BRITISH COLUMBIA CRANBROOK, B.C. _ Child abductor Randall Hopley to appear in court via video link. Hopley's lawyer was unable to attend the January hearing. The case was put over again. It is expected the setting of a dangerous offender hearing date will be delayed another month. Psychiatric evaluation is finally complete. (2 p.m. at Cranbrook Law Courts 102, 11 Ave. South ) CRANBROOK, B.C. _ Trial date could be set for childcare provider Tammy Bouvette, charged with second-degree murder for the May 2011 drowning death of 19-month-old Iyanna Teeple. (Cranbrook Law Courts, 102, 11 Ave. South ) KELOWNA, B.C. _ Communication Energy and Paperworkers Union and Steelworkers Union hold townhall meetings to discuss forestry issues. (6 p.m. at Coast Capri Hotel) TOFINO, B.C. _ Karla Robinson, Ucluelet's environmental and emergency services manager, holds an information session about Japanese tsunami debris. (7:30 p.m. at Tofino Botanical Gardens, Ecolodge Classroom) VANCOUVER _ Former councillors and lawyers offer Adriane Carr advice after her motion regarding community centre changes was disallowed by the city manager. (8:45 a.m. at City Hall, 12th Avenue entrance, 453 W. 12th Avenue) VANCOUVER _ Lionsgate will hold a third-quarter conference call. Dial 1-800-230-1074 or 612-234-9959. (9 a.m.) VANCOUVER _ Sentencing hearing for serial child rapist Ibata Hexamer. It is expected that the Crown will apply for a dangerous/long-term offender assessment. (10 a.m. at B.C. Supreme Court, 800 Smithe St.) VANCOUVER _ Jury trial for former B.C. Ferries navigation officer Karl Lilgert, accused of criminal negligence causing death after the Queen of the North sank in 2006. Through June 17. Court sits Monday-Thursday, except on holidays. (10 a.m. at Courtroom 65, Vancouver Law Courts, 800 Smithe Street) VANCOUVER _ BC Hockey Hall of Fame announces 2013 inductees. (12 p.m. at Rogers Arena media room) VANCOUVER _ A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund will hold its fourth-quarter conference call. Dial 1-877-974-0445 or 416-644-3415. (1 p.m.) VANCOUVER _ Acadian Timber Corp. releases fourth-quarter and year-end results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Feb. 13.

VANCOUVER _ Novagold Resources Inc. will release its fourth-quarter results before markets open followed by a conference call at 8 a.m. Dial 1-866-202-1971, code: 67506795.

VICTORIA _ Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon arrives at legislature to prorogue the session. (9:45 a.m. at West driveway, BC Legislature) VICTORIA _ Wireless network provider Vecima Networks Inc. will hold a second-quarter conference call. Dial 1-800-319-4610 or go to for webcast. (1 p.m.) VICTORIA _ Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon arrives at the B.C. Legislature at 1:30 p.m. for the throne speech and start of a new session; there will be a 15-gun salute at her arrival. The speech from the throne begins at 2:15 p.m.

(c) 2013 The Canadian Press

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