The Canadian Press News Look Ahead List from March 26 April 1 – CP

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Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire
Mar 20, 2017

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, March 26 to Saturday, April 1; 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 1-800-268-8149.

SUNDAY, MARCH 26

MONTREAL _ Federal NDP leadership debate.

REGINA _ CFL Week. (Evraz Place)

IQALUIT, Nunavut _ The Nunavut Planning Commission holds the first of three regional hearings as part of the process to review the Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan. Through March 26.

MONDAY, MARCH 27

OTTAWA _ Juno Week festivities, culminating with a broadcast gala on April 2.

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. _ Former insurance broker Stephan James Evanson to appear in court on charges of fraud over $5,000 and money laundering. It’s alleged he defrauded his employer, Schwartz Reliance, of more than $540,000 over a period that lasted almost nine years. (Courthouse)

BRAMPTON, Ont. _ Former Peel regional police officer Carlton Watson, 55, appears in court facing one count of sexual assault that allegedly occurred while he was still a member of the force in 2009.

TORONTO _ Motion to sever case into two, one for Dellen Millard, one for Mark Smich; motion challenging direct indictment. Under publication ban. Scheduled to last one week. (9:30 a.m. at 361 University Ave.)

REGINA _ Inquest into the January 2015 death of Nadine Machiskinic, who fell 10 storeys down a laundry chute at a Regina hotel. To March 31. The coroner’s office says a public inquest into the January 2015 death of Nadine Machiskinic will start March 27 and is scheduled to last one week. An autopsy found that the 29-year-old woman died from blunt force trauma consistent with a fall and that tests showed she had drugs in her system.

VANCOUVER _ Samuel Alec is sentenced after pleading guilty to three counts of impaired driving causing death. Alec drove into two cyclists on a highway near Pemberton, B.C., killing them both, as well as the passenger in the vehicle. (10 a.m. at Vancouver Law Courts, 800 Smith St.)

TUESDAY, MARCH 28

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Newfoundland and Labrador Lt.-Gov. Frank Fagan will read the speech from the throne to open the second session of the 48th General Assembly. (2 p.m. at House of Assembly, Confederation Building)

OTTAWA _ Juno Week festivities, culminating with a broadcast gala on April 2.

OSHAWA, Ont. _ Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz addresses Durham College, UOIT and Trent University (10:10 a.m.) press conference follows at 11:10 a.m. (10 a.m. at Trent University)

TORONTO _ Motion to sever case into two, one for Dellen Millard, one for Mark Smich; motion challenging direct indictment. Under publication ban. Scheduled to last one week. (9:30 a.m. at 361 University Ave.)

TORONTO _ Sam Sebastian, VP and Managing Director of Google Canada, joins Bloomberg’s Amanda Lang for a conversation. Sebastian will share his observations and recommendations on innovation, risk taking and how Canada is positioned to seize this historic moment. (11:45 a.m. at Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front St. W.)

CALGARY _ Trial to begin for three Calgary police officers charged with assaulting a man during a traffic stop on July 30.

REGINA _ Inquest into the January 2015 death of Nadine Machiskinic, who fell 10 storeys down a laundry chute at a Regina hotel. To March 31. The coroner’s office says a public inquest into the January 2015 death of Nadine Machiskinic will start March 27 and is scheduled to last one week. An autopsy found that the 29-year-old woman died from blunt force trauma consistent with a fall and that tests showed she had drugs in her system.

VANCOUVER _ Samuel Alec is sentenced after pleading guilty to three counts of impaired driving causing death. Alec drove into two cyclists on a highway near Pemberton, B.C., killing them both, as well as the passenger in the vehicle. (10 a.m. at Vancouver Law Courts, 800 Smith St.)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29

OTTAWA _ Juno Week festivities, culminating with a broadcast gala on April 2.

OTTAWA _ Ottawa Police Service Const. Daniel Montsion faces three charges (manslaughter, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon) in the death of Abdirahman Abdi in July 2016. (Ottawa Courthouse, 161 Elgin St.)

MILTON, Ont. _ Two firefighters appear in court facing charges in a fraud investigation involving a fund for families of injured or killed firefighters.

TORONTO _ Motion to sever case into two, one for Dellen Millard, one for Mark Smich; motion challenging direct indictment. Under publication ban. Scheduled to last one week. (9:30 a.m. at 361 University Ave.)

x-TORONTO _ Human rights tribunal hears complaint from man who says local hockey teams shouldn’t be allowed to use indigenous names and symbols (9 a.m. at 655 Bay St.)

TORONTO _ Michael Coteau, Ontario minister of Children and Youth Services and minister Responsible for Anti-Racism, speaks to the Economic Club of Canada in a speech titled, Dismantling Racism in Ontario is key to Canada’s Success. (11:45 a.m. at InterContinental Hotel, 225 Front St. W.)

TORONTO _ A 24-year-old Toronto man appears in court charged with stunt driving, speeding and racing a motor vehicle. He was caught going 203 km/h in a posted 60 km/h zone.

CALGARY _ Trial to begin for three Calgary police officers charged with assaulting a man during a traffic stop on July 30.

RED DEER, Alta. _ Former teacher Rhett Lundgren to appear in court on charges of sexual exploitation and luring dating back to 2009. (9:30 a.m. at Provincial court, Room 101)

REGINA _ Inquest into the January 2015 death of Nadine Machiskinic, who fell 10 storeys down a laundry chute at a Regina hotel. To March 31. The coroner’s office says a public inquest into the January 2015 death of Nadine Machiskinic will start March 27 and is scheduled to last one week. An autopsy found that the 29-year-old woman died from blunt force trauma consistent with a fall and that tests showed she had drugs in her system.

SASKATOON _ A 50-year-old Saskatoon man to appear in court to face a charge of negligence after 14 big-breed dogs died from overheating at the Playful Paws Pet Centre. (Provincial court)

VANCOUVER _ Samuel Alec is sentenced after pleading guilty to three counts of impaired driving causing death. Alec drove into two cyclists on a highway near Pemberton, B.C., killing them both, as well as the passenger in the vehicle. (10 a.m. at Vancouver Law Courts, 800 Smith St.)

VANCOUVER _ Lululemon athletica inc. announces its fourth-quarter and year-end results. The company will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern. Dial 1-800-319-4610 or 604-638-5340 to participate in the call. A live webcast of the conference call will be available online at: http://investor.lululemon.com/events.cfm.

THURSDAY, MARCH 30

MONTREAL _ Glen Crossley, who has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a 70-year-old man, returns to court. He was convicted in 1992 of leaving the scene in the hit-and-run death of Canadian swimming champion Victor Davis. (9:30 a.m. at Courthouse)

MONTREAL _ A judge sentences former Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum following his conviction on corruption-related charges. (2 p.m. at Courthouse)

MONTREAL _ Dollar store operator Dollarama Inc. releases fourth-quarter and year-end results at 7 a.m. followed by a conference call at 10:30 a.m. Dial 514-392-1478 or 1-866-223-7781.

QUEBEC _ Alexandre Bissonnette returns to court on six charges of first-degree murder and five of attempted murder related to the deadly mosque attack in Quebec City on Jan. 29. (9:15 a.m. at Courthouse)

OTTAWA _ Juno Week festivities, culminating with a broadcast gala on April 2.

TORONTO _ Motion to sever case into two, one for Dellen Millard, one for Mark Smich; motion challenging direct indictment. Under publication ban. Scheduled to last one week. (9:30 a.m. at 361 University Ave.)

x-TORONTO _ Human rights tribunal hears complaint from man who says local hockey teams shouldn’t be allowed to use indigenous names and symbols (9 a.m. at 655 Bay St.)

TORONTO _ TD Bank Group holds its annual meeting.

CALGARY _ Trial to begin for three Calgary police officers charged with assaulting a man during a traffic stop on July 30.

REGINA _ Inquest into the January 2015 death of Nadine Machiskinic, who fell 10 storeys down a laundry chute at a Regina hotel. To March 31. The coroner’s office says a public inquest into the January 2015 death of Nadine Machiskinic will start March 27 and is scheduled to last one week. An autopsy found that the 29-year-old woman died from blunt force trauma consistent with a fall and that tests showed she had drugs in her system.

VANCOUVER _ Real Estate Development Talks (RED Talks) shares concepts that impact Vancouver now and in the future. RSVP to brittaney(at)talkshopmedia.com. (6:30 p.m. at Vancouver Playhouse Theatre, 600 Hamilton Street)

FRIDAY, MARCH 31

OTTAWA _ Juno Week festivities, culminating with a broadcast gala on April 2.

OTTAWA _ Canadian musicians and NHL veterans hit the ice for the JUNO Cup celebrity hockey game. (7:30 p.m. at The Arena at TD Place)

TORONTO _ Motion to sever case into two, one for Dellen Millard, one for Mark Smich; motion challenging direct indictment. Under publication ban. Scheduled to last one week. (9:30 a.m. at 361 University Ave.)

x-TORONTO _ Human rights tribunal hears complaint from man who says local hockey teams shouldn’t be allowed to use indigenous names and symbols (9 a.m. at 655 Bay St.)

WATERLOO, Ont. _ BlackBerry Ltd. releases fourth-quarter results.

CALGARY _ Trial to begin for three Calgary police officers charged with assaulting a man during a traffic stop on July 30.

EDMONTON _ Sentencing hearing for Jayme Pasieka, convicted of first-degree murder in Loblaws warehouse stabbings. (Court of Queen’s Bench)

THOMPSON, Man. _ Const. Abram Letkeman to appear in court to face charges of manslaughter and criminal negligence causing bodily harm after a driver was killed and his passenger injured during a shooting following a police pursuit in Thompson, Man. (November 2015). (10 a.m. at Provincial court)

REGINA _ Inquest into the January 2015 death of Nadine Machiskinic, who fell 10 storeys down a laundry chute at a Regina hotel. To March 31. The coroner’s office says a public inquest into the January 2015 death of Nadine Machiskinic will start March 27 and is scheduled to last one week. An autopsy found that the 29-year-old woman died from blunt force trauma consistent with a fall and that tests showed she had drugs in her system.

SATURDAY, APRIL 1

New Brunswick minimum wage to increase to $11 from $10.65.

OTTAWA _ Juno Week festivities, culminating with a broadcast gala on April 2.

CALGARY _ Trial to begin for three Calgary police officers charged with assaulting a man during a traffic stop on July 30.

(The Canadian Press)

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