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[June 17, 2011]

The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead for June 19-25

(Canadian Press Broadcast Wire (Canada) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, June 19 to Saturday, June 25, 2011 as of 11:50 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; 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 SUNDAY, JUNE 19 x-TORONTO _ MuchMusic Video Awards. (9 p.m.) TORONTO _ The 21st World Conference on Disaster Management will focus on resiliency, innovations in the crisis field and future planning. Through June 22. (Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front Street West) WINNIPEG _ International Cello Festival of Canada features 60 cellists in solo and concert recitals. Through June 19.


VANCOUVER _ The New Democratic Party of Canada holds its biennial convention and marks the party's 50th anniversary. Through June 19. (Vancouver Convention Centre. 1055 Canada Place) MONDAY, JUNE 20 CHICAGO _ Insurer and TSX Venture-listed company Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. holds a first-quarter conference call. Dial 1-800-593-0693 passcode: Atlas. Visit www.atlas-fin.com/atlas_investor_relations.html for the webcast. (7:30 a.m.) DENVER _ Agricultural products and services supplier Agrium Inc. hosts an investor conference. Go to www.agrium.com for the webcast. (12:30 p.m.) CORNER BROOK, N.L. _ Trial of Jeffrey Tippett, charged with second-degree murder in the 2007 death of 11-month-old Tameron Rose. Trial scheduled until July 8. (Supreme Court) MONTREAL _ Luc Bertrand, head of the Maple Acquisition Group, speaks to the Montreal Board of Trade about its bid for the TMX. (12 p.m. at Delta Centre-Ville Hotel, Regence Ballroom, 777 University St.) OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the national balance sheet accounts for the first quarter of 2011. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca) OTTAWA _ Church and Indigenous leaders hold a news conference calling on Ottawa for action on the rights of Indigenous peoples. (10 a.m. at Parliament Hill, Charles Lynch Room ) x-OTTAWA _ Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney, unveils the new Bank of Canada polymer bank notes - $50 and $100 denominations. (1 p.m. at Bnk of Canada's Garden Court, 245 Sparks St.) GATINEAU, Que. _ CRTC public proceeding to review its safeguards to prevent anti-competitive behaviour in the broadcasting industry.

HAILEYBURY, Ont. _ An inquest into the death of Arvo Marttila, 31, who died on March 27, 2007 at the Temiskaming Hospital following his involvement with the Temiskaming Shores Police Service. (9:30 a.m. at City of Temiskaming Shores, 325 Farr Dr. ) TORONTO _ The 21st World Conference on Disaster Management will focus on resiliency, innovations in the crisis field and future planning. Through June 22. (Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front Street West) TORONTO _ Ontario Solar Network's second quarterly Ontario Solar Summit brings together leading developers, manufacturers, and service providers. (Toronto Board of Trade) CALGARY _ A preliminary hearing for forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Aubrey Levin, 71, who faces 21 charges of sexual assault on patients, most of whom were ordered into treatment by judges. Through June 30. (9 a.m. at Calgary Courts Centre - 601-5th Street SW - CR 1106) LETHBRIDGE, Alta. _ A teen stands trial on a charge of assault with a weapon after several teens were allegedly assaulted with a skateboard and a broken goalie stick in a hazing ritual. (Youth court) MEDICINE HAT, Alta. _ Preliminary hearing in the case against Erin Jackman, charged with manslaughter and failure to provide the necessities of life in the death of a 19-month-old child at a day home. (9 a.m. at Provincial Court) VANCOUVER _ The trial of five men charged in connection with the drug-related slayings linked to a Vernon crime wave in 2004-2005. Expected to continue through to 2012. (10 a.m. at Courtroom 20, Vancouver Law Courts. 800 Smithe Street ) YELLOWKNIFE _ Western premiers conference. Through June 22. (Legislature) TUESDAY, JUNE 21 CORNER BROOK, N.L. _ Trial of Jeffrey Tippett, charged with second-degree murder in the 2007 death of 11-month-old Tameron Rose. Trial scheduled until July 8. (Supreme Court) x-ST. JOHN'S, N.L. _ Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Kathy Dunderdale gives the keynote address at the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association's annual conference. (8:30 a.m. at St. John's Convention Centre) HALIFAX _ Former Conservative MLA Richard Hurlburt and former Liberal MLA Russell MacKinnon in court for election on charges of fraud and breach of trust in the provincial spending scandal case. (9:30 a.m. at Provincial Court, Spring Garden Road) NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. _ Nova Scotia byelection being held for the riding of Cape Breton North.

LONGUEUIL, Que. _ The First Canadian Workshop on Orbital Debris, organized by the Canadian Space Agency, discusses monitoring of man-made objects near Earth and the protection against space debris. Through June 22. (9 a.m. at 6767 route de l'Aeroport, (St-Hubert)) OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the retail trade figures for April. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca) OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the Canadian community health survey for 2010. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca) OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the leading indicators for May. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca) NEWMARKET, Ont. _ Sentencing hearing for Nadim Jiwa, convicted of manslaughter in the death of Const. Rob Plunkett, killed after being crushed by fleeing car in 2007. (50 Eagle St. W. ) OAKVILLE, Ont. _ Renewable energy provider Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. holds a shareholder meeting. (4 p.m. at Homewood Suites, 2095 Winston Park Drive, Oakville, ON, L6H 6P5) TORONTO _ The 21st World Conference on Disaster Management will focus on resiliency, innovations in the crisis field and future planning. Through June 22. (Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front Street West) TORONTO _ Jaggi Singh in court facing a six-month prison sentence for criminal charges related to the G20 summit. (9:45 a.m. at Old City Hall Court, 60 Queen St. W.) TORONTO _ Brian Dickson, 29, to appear in court on a first-degree murder charge in the death of York University student Qian Liu, 23. (10 a.m. at 1000 Finch Avenue W.) TORONTO _ The Chinese Professionals Association of Canada holds a press conference regarding funding it is receiving from Ontario's Community Capital Fund. (1:45 p.m. at CPAC Conference Hall, 4150 Finch Avenue East) TORONTO _ The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History is honouring three academics at a special ceremony in recognition of the recent contributions they have made to furthering Canadians' understanding of the country's legal history. (5 p.m. at 130 Queen St. West) WATERLOO, Ont. _ The Centre for International Governance Innovation and the Canadian International Council hold their annual public media panel, this year entitled ``Muzzled Media: The Global Challenge.'' Go to http://cigimediapanel2011.eventbrite.com/ for the webcast. (7 p.m. at 57 Erb St. West) CALGARY _ A preliminary hearing for forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Aubrey Levin, 71, who faces 21 charges of sexual assault on patients, most of whom were ordered into treatment by judges. Through June 30. (9 a.m. at Calgary Courts Centre - 601-5th Street SW - CR 1106) CALGARY _ Canadian Energy Pipeline Association provides a briefing on the state of the pipeline industry. (8 a.m. at 1860 205 5th Ave. SW (Tower 2 of Bow Valley Square)) CALGARY _ Galleon Energy Inc. holds its annual general meeting. (2 p.m. at Livingston Place, South Tower Conference Centre, Mezzanine Level (222 - 3 Avenue SW)) MEDICINE HAT, Alta. _ Appeal of a Metis hunting ruling against Garry Hirsekorn, who was found guilty of breaking the law when he took part in two hunts not deemed to be on traditional Metis territory. Through June 24. (Alberta Court of Appeal) TABER, Alta. _ Curtis David Paradee, a senior civilian police official, to appear in court on charges of child porn and trying to lure a teenage girl on the Internet.

REGINA _ Motion for Terrence Tremaine, a former University of Saskatchewan lecturer accused of promoting hatred. (1 p.m. at Court of Queen's Bench, 2425 Victoria Ave.) SURREY, B.C. _ Finance Minister Kevin Falcon speaks to Surrey Board of Trade on the economy and HST. (12 p.m. at Eaglequest Golf Course, 7778 152 St.) VANCOUVER _ The trial of five men charged in connection with the drug-related slayings linked to a Vernon crime wave in 2004-2005. Expected to continue through to 2012. (10 a.m. at Courtroom 20, Vancouver Law Courts. 800 Smithe Street ) VANCOUVER _ Hanwei Energy Services Corp. holds a first-quarter conference call. Dial 1-877-627-6585 or go to http://viavid.net/dce.aspx?sid WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. _ West Vancouver Police Chief Peter Lepine presents two Police Board commendations to citizens who have assisted police. (5:30 p.m. at West Vancouver Public Library, 1950 Marine Drive) WHISTLER, B.C. _ First Nation Blessing for Whistler Olympic Plaza's New Welcome Figure. (10 a.m. at Olympic Plaza) YELLOWKNIFE _ Western premiers conference. Through June 22. (Legislature) WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 CORNER BROOK, N.L. _ Trial of Jeffrey Tippett, charged with second-degree murder in the 2007 death of 11-month-old Tameron Rose. Trial scheduled until July 8. (Supreme Court) LONGUEUIL, Que. _ The First Canadian Workshop on Orbital Debris, organized by the Canadian Space Agency, discusses monitoring of man-made objects near Earth and the protection against space debris. Through June 22. (9 a.m. at 6767 route de l'Aeroport, (St-Hubert)) OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the population estimates for the fist quarter of 2011. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca) OTTAWA _ The Canadian Electrical Association hosts a symposium on Canada's power generation and transmission infrastructure. (2 p.m. at Drawing Room, Chateau Laurier Hotel, 1 Rideau St.) BURLINGTON, Ont. _ Semiconductor company Gennum Corp. will release its second-quarter results after markets close followed by a 5:30 p.m. conference call. Webcast at www.gennum.com or dial 1-800-814-4860.

TORONTO _ The 21st World Conference on Disaster Management will focus on resiliency, innovations in the crisis field and future planning. Through June 22. (Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front Street West) TORONTO _ Investment company AGF Management will review its second-quarter results on a conference call. Go to www.agf.com/static/en/about_agf/1447.html to register for the call. (11 a.m.) TORONTO _ American plaintiffs who have been victims of fraud in Canada hold a press conference on the targeting of American investors by Canadians. (3 p.m. at University Club of Toronto, 380 University Ave.) TORONTO _ The launch of ``Love, Acceptance, Support: Together Let's Make Every House a Home'' campaign, developed to raise awareness within Toronto's Black communities, about being an ally to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning youth. (6 p.m. at 20 Victoria Street, 4th Floor) TORONTO _ BMO Capital Markets 2011 North American Pipelines and Utilities conference. Enbridge Inc. presents at 8:30 a.m. Go to www.enbridge.com/InvestorRelations/Events.aspx for the webcast.

TORONTO _ Ontario Court of Appeal hears the case of Robert Hryniak, found guilty of defrauding American elderly investors. (130 Queen Street West) CALGARY _ A preliminary hearing for forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Aubrey Levin, 71, who faces 21 charges of sexual assault on patients, most of whom were ordered into treatment by judges. Through June 30. (9 a.m. at Calgary Courts Centre - 601-5th Street SW - CR 1106) CALGARY _ Canadian track and field championships and world trials. Through June 25. (Foothills Athletic Park) EDMONTON _ An Environmental Appeals Board hearing into submissions to an Alberta Environment decision allowing a brine storage pond near Redwater, Alta. (8:30 a.m.) MEDICINE HAT, Alta. _ Appeal of a Metis hunting ruling against Garry Hirsekorn, who was found guilty of breaking the law when he took part in two hunts not deemed to be on traditional Metis territory. Through June 24. (Alberta Court of Appeal) STONY PLAIN, Alta. _ Two companies, as well as Eric Spuehler, to appear in court to face occupational health and safety charges after two workers were electrocuted when their equipment touched power lines.

POWELL RIVER, B.C. _ One of three adults charged with producing, distributing and possessing child porn and conspiracy to commit sexual assault, appears in court. (Provincial Court, 6953 Alberni Street ) BURNABY, B.C. _ RCMP Chief Superintendent Rick Taylor and Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan attend 4th Annual Burnaby RCMP Community Safety Forum -- part of the detachment's crime reduction strategy. (6 p.m. at Bonsor Recreation Centre, 6550 Bonsor Avenue) VANCOUVER _ The trial of five men charged in connection with the drug-related slayings linked to a Vernon crime wave in 2004-2005. Expected to continue through to 2012. (10 a.m. at Courtroom 20, Vancouver Law Courts. 800 Smithe Street ) VANCOUVER _ Fix date for Sarah Leung, ordered to stand trial for the murder of two infants between April 2009 and March 2010. (1:30 p.m. at B.C. Supreme Court, 800 Smithe Street) YELLOWKNIFE _ Western premiers conference. Through June 22. (Legislature) THURSDAY, JUNE 23 NEW YORK _ The next court date for Blockbuster Canada, currently in receivership, in its bid to retain the ``Blockbuster'' name and computer systems. (10 a.m.) CORNER BROOK, N.L. _ Trial of Jeffrey Tippett, charged with second-degree murder in the 2007 death of 11-month-old Tameron Rose. Trial scheduled until July 8. (Supreme Court) OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the principal field crops for June 2011 (intentions). (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca) OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases the employment insurance figures for April. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca) OTTAWA _ Leading Arab commentator Rami Khouri gives a lecture about the Arab Spring. (2 p.m. at IDRC, 150 Kent Street, 8th floor) AURORA, Ont. _ Inquest into the death of Leonardo Pitruzzella, who died on July 13, 2009 as a result of injuries received during the course of his employment at a residential construction project in the city of Vaughan. (9:30 a.m. at Aurora Municipal Offices, 1 Municipal Drive) BRAMPTON, Ont. _ The International Indian Film Academy Weekend and Awards make its North American debut. IIFA Rocks takes place on June 24; IIFA Awards are handed out on June 25. (Silvercity Brampton Cinemas) GUELPH, Ont. _ Armtec Infrastructure Inc. hold its annual and special meeting of shareholders. (10:30 a.m. at 370 Speedvale Avenue West) TORONTO _ A panel discussion to review what lessons can be learned about public accountability and policing from last year's G20 meeting and its aftermath in the streets of Toronto. (6:30 p.m. at Bennett Lecture Hall, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto) x-TORONTO _ Some of Princess Diana's most famous gowns go up for auction. (7 p.m. at Waddington's, 111 Bathurst St.) CALGARY _ A preliminary hearing for forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Aubrey Levin, 71, who faces 21 charges of sexual assault on patients, most of whom were ordered into treatment by judges. Through June 30. (9 a.m. at Calgary Courts Centre - 601-5th Street SW - CR 1106) CALGARY _ Canadian track and field championships and world trials. Through June 25. (Foothills Athletic Park) MEDICINE HAT, Alta. _ Appeal of a Metis hunting ruling against Garry Hirsekorn, who was found guilty of breaking the law when he took part in two hunts not deemed to be on traditional Metis territory. Through June 24. (Alberta Court of Appeal) WETASKIWIN, Alta. _ Four people appear in court, charged under the Alberta Tobacco Tax Act over 16 million seized cigarettes. They include Chief Carolyn Buffalo of the Montana First Nation, Robbie Dickson of Rainbow Tobacco, Dwayne Ouimet and Jason Lucas. (9 a.m. at Provincial court) VANCOUVER _ The trial of five men charged in connection with the drug-related slayings linked to a Vernon crime wave in 2004-2005. Expected to continue through to 2012. (10 a.m. at Courtroom 20, Vancouver Law Courts. 800 Smithe Street ) FRIDAY, JUNE 24 CHICAGO _ U.S. District Judge Amy St. Eve will resentence Conrad Black on two remaining convictions.

CORNER BROOK, N.L. _ Trial of Jeffrey Tippett, charged with second-degree murder in the 2007 death of 11-month-old Tameron Rose. Trial scheduled until July 8. (Supreme Court) OTTAWA _ Sentencing hearing for Bishop Raymond Lahey after he pleaded guilty on importing child pornography. (Courthouse, Elgin Street) TORONTO _ B.C Premier Christy Clark addresses the Economic Club of Canada with a speech titled ``Look West: How B.C. is Leading Canada into the Pacific Century.'' (11:45 a.m. at Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel ) TORONTO _ The International Indian Film Academy Weekend and Awards continues with IIFA Rocks; awards are handed out on June 25. (Ricoh Coliseum, Exhibition Place) CALGARY _ A preliminary hearing for forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Aubrey Levin, 71, who faces 21 charges of sexual assault on patients, most of whom were ordered into treatment by judges. Through June 30. (9 a.m. at Calgary Courts Centre - 601-5th Street SW - CR 1106) CALGARY _ Canadian track and field championships and world trials. Through June 25. (Foothills Athletic Park) CALGARY _ Wildrose Alliance holds its annual meeting. It will include policy and constitution sessions and a keynote speech from leader Danielle Smith. Through June 25. (Telus Convention Centre - 120 9th Avenue SW) MEDICINE HAT, Alta. _ Appeal of a Metis hunting ruling against Garry Hirsekorn, who was found guilty of breaking the law when he took part in two hunts not deemed to be on traditional Metis territory. Through June 24. (Alberta Court of Appeal) RED DEER, Alta. _ Former member of the Canadian Airborne Regiment Marvin Richard Guesford, 49, of Sylvan Lake, to be sentenced for slashing the face of Maurice Marshall. (Provincial Court) WINNIPEG _ Arbitration hearing for Prof. Gabor Lukacs into his reprimand and suspension by the University of Manitoba over a student who Lukacs said should not have been granted a degree. (9:30 a.m. at Keystone Room, Place Louis Riel Suite Hotel) REGINA _ Stacey Cachene, who was seriously injured and had to have an emergency C-section after a car crash in January 2010, to protest what she calls lack of justice in her case. (Provincial Court) VANCOUVER _ The trial of five men charged in connection with the drug-related slayings linked to a Vernon crime wave in 2004-2005. Expected to continue through to 2012. (10 a.m. at Courtroom 20, Vancouver Law Courts. 800 Smithe Street ) SATURDAY, JUNE 25 TORONTO _ The International Indian Film Academy Weekend concludes with awards gala. (Rogers Centre) TORONTO _ Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival. Through June 26. (Toronto Centre Island) CALGARY _ Canadian track and field championships and world trials. Through June 25. (Foothills Athletic Park) CALGARY _ Wildrose Alliance holds its annual meeting. It will include policy and constitution sessions and a keynote speech from leader Danielle Smith. Through June 25. (Telus Convention Centre - 120 9th Avenue SW) (The Canadian Press) (c) 2011 The Canadian Press

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