(Canadian Press Broadcast Wire (Canada) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Here is the Central Canada calendar for Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.
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L'ISLE-VERTE, Que. _ Priest Gilles Frigon holds a briefing ahead of a Feb. 1st ceremony in L'Isle-Verte in memory of the people who died in last week's fire at a seniors' residence. (10 a.m.)
MONTREAL _ The Charbonneau Commission looking into corruption in Quebec's construction industry continues its hearings. (9:30 a.m. at 500 Rene-Levesque W.)
y-MONTREAL _ Premier Pauline Marois gives a speech to an international relations group. Guests are scheduled to arrive at 11:30. (1 p.m. at Palais des congres, Room 517-A, 159 St-Antoine W.)
MONTREAL _ Forest products company Tembec Inc. holds a press conference (10 a.m., Tembec Head Office Temboard Room, 800 Rene-Levesque Blvd. West, Suite 1050) prior to its annual meeting (11 a.m., The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Duluth Room). It will also hold a first-quarter earnings webcast at 3 p.m. Go to www.tembec.com for a link to the webcasts.
MONTREAL _ CN Railway releases fourth-quarter and year-end results at 4 p.m. followed by a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Dial 1-800-355-4959 or go to www.cn.ca/investors for the webcast.
xy-OTTAWA _ Commons question period. (2:15 p.m. at House of Commons, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)
OTTAWA _ Gov. Gen. David Johnston drops the puck at the inaugural Canal Classic in support of Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities, which features Parliamentarians versus media. (8 a.m. at Ottawa Rideau Canal, at the NAC)
OTTAWA _ Senate agriculture committee hears witnesses on the importance of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada (use of pesticides like neonicotinoids in agriculture). (8 a.m. at Room 2, Victoria Building, 140 Wellington St.)
OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the payroll employment, earnings and hours figures for November. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)
OTTAWA _ The Supreme Court of Canada renders a decision in various leave to appeal applications. (9:45 a.m. at Supreme Court of Canada, 301 Wellington St.)
OTTAWA _ Mario Dion, Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, holds a teleconference to discuss a Case Report on wrongdoing. Report is available at: www.psic-ispc.gc.ca Register on Jan. 30th, no later than 9 a.m. for conference call. (10:30 a.m. at lamadeleine.christine(at)psic-ispc.gc.ca or 613-941-8272)
OTTAWA _ NPD MPs Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe and Andrew Cash comment on a host of new immigration measures coming into effect this year. (11:30 a.m. at Room 130-S, Centre Block, Parliament Hill)
OTTAWA _ Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose speaks to the Economic Club of Canada about ``The Economics of Healthcare and the Need for Innovation.'' (11:45 a.m. at The Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street)
OTTAWA _ Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver holds a media conference call following the introduction of new legislation to enhance safety and security in Canada's offshore and nuclear energy industries. (1:30 p.m. at dial 1-877-413-4814 or 613-960-7526, pass code 5359176)
OTTAWA _ Canadian Joint Strike Fighter Industrial Group conducts a webcast on the F-35 Fighter Jet Program and its economic benefits. Contact Shauna Frampton sframpton(at)jessonco.com (2 p.m.)
OTTAWA _ The Supreme Court of Canada renders a decision in the appeal of Telecommunication Employees Association of Manitoba - International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers Local 161 vs Manitoba Telecom Service Inc. (pension legislation interpretation). Background briefing at 4 p.m. (4:30 p.m. at Supreme Court of Canada, 301 Wellington St.)
OTTAWA _ Michele Audette, president Native Women's Association of Canada, appears at Commons committee to discuss violence against Indigenous women. (6 p.m. at Room 268, La Promenade Building, 151 Sparks St.)
OTTAWA _ The Ambassador of France, Philippe Zeller, bestows upon writer-filmmaker Jean-Daniel Lafond the title of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters. (Embassy of France, 42 Sussex Drive)
GATINEAU, Que. _ Bal Gosal, minister of State (Sport) speaks at the Canadian Sport for Life National Summit. (1:30 p.m. at Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel, 3 Boulevard du Casino)
FORT ALBANY, Ont. _ Members of 3rd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (3 CRPG) will present 92-year-old Ranger Abraham Metatawabin with the first clasp to his Canadian Forces' Decoration in a ceremony at his home, during their 20th Anniversary Surveillance Patrol.
OTTAWA _ WiLAN Inc. releases fourth-quarter and year-end results, followed by a conference call and webcast at 10 a.m. Dial 1-877-407-0782 or go to www.wilan.com.
SARNIA, Ont. _ Sarnia-Lambton MP Patricia Davidson, joined by Sarnia mayor Mike Bradley, makes an infrastructure announcement. (12:30 p.m. at 651 Devine Street)
x-TORONTO _ Doctors' and lawyers' groups challenge changes to health care coverage for refugee claimants. (9:30 a.m. at 180 Queen St. W., room 6D)
TORONTO _ The official media launch of (hashtag)FreezeTheKeys campaign and contest; remarks from Beer Store president Ted Moroz, arrive alive DRIVE SOBER executive director Anne Leonard and OPP Sgt. Dave Woodford. (10:30 a.m. at Beer Store in Leaside, 89 Laird Drive)
TORONTO _ Electronics manufacturing company Celestica Inc. holds a fourth-quarter webcast. Go to www.celestica.com for a link to register. (4:30 p.m.)
TORONTO _ Wood panel maker Norbord Inc. releases fourth-quarter and year-end results at 6 a.m. followed by a conference call at 11 a.m. Dial 416-642-5212 or 1-866-399-6716, passcode: 1507762. Go to www.norbord.com for the webcast.
TORONTO _ Firan Technology Group Corp. releases fourth-quarter and year-end results after markets close. A conference call will be held on Jan. 31.
TORONTO _ Better Breathing Conference, Canada's largest gathering of respiratory health professionals. Through Feb. 1. (Toronto Marriott Downtown Centre)
WATERLOO, Ont. _ Electronic payments software maker RDM Corp. releases first-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference call at 9 a.m. Dial 647-427-7450 or 1-888-231-8191. Go to http://bit.ly/1aqwsEu for the webcast.
(The Canadian Press)
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