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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Plaidoyer (politique)

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4 avril 2018

06:00
Les représentants des médias sont invités à la conférence de presse de lancement des activités entourant les célébrations du Jour de la Terre 2018, où l'identité de la nouvelle porte-parole du Jour de la Terre sera dévoilée. En compagnie de cette...


3 avril 2018

17:16
Les 51 employés de Viterra mis en lock-out par ce distributeur de céréales présent au Port de Montréal ont dit non à l'offre finale de l'employeur. Réunis en assemblée spéciale ce mardi après-midi, les salariés - qui sont à la rue depuis près de dix...

16:15
A record number of background checks initiated with the National Instant Check System (NICS) for the month of March demonstrates once again that gun control hysteria pushes more Americans to exercise their right to own firearms, the Second Amendment...

16:10
Un nouveau rapport de l'envoyé spécial du Canada au Myanmar fait état de la crise sans cesse croissante à laquelle font face les centaines de milliers de réfugiés rohingyas qui luttent pour trouver la sécurité. Après avoir fui la terrible violence au...

16:09
D'une seule voix, les présidences de la Fédération nationale des communications-CSN et du Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (FNC- CSN) désirent saluer la nomination de Catherine Tait qui deviendra, en juillet prochain, la première femme de...

15:46
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement in conjunction with the release of a letter sent to USTR Robert Lighthizer yesterday regarding proposed labor law reforms in Mexico....

15:29
Yesterday, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than 240 stations across the country and across Mississippi on the American Family Radio Network. On the show,...

15:05
The nonprofit patient advocacy group Consumer Watchdog called on state regulators to immediately suspend the license of a Salinas doctor being prosecuted by the Monterey County District Attorney's office for sexually assaulting a patient. A separate...

14:44
La Guilde canadienne des médias souhaite la bienvenue à la nouvelle présidente de CBC/Radio-Canada, Catherine Tait et reconnaît le caractère historique de sa nomination en tant que première femme présidente et chef de la direction du diffuseur public...

14:41
The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) welcomes the new President of CBC/Radio-Canada, Catherine Tait, and recognizes her historic appointment as the first woman President and CEO of Canada's national public broadcaster. Tait was appointed today to lead...

14:37
The registered nurses of Baystate Franklin Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will hold a Patient Safety Vigil on Thursday, April 5 as part of ongoing actions leading up to their potential one-day strike on April 11....

14:30
La Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN) salue l'engagement de VIA Rail pour la réfection d'une partie de sa flotte qui permettra de sauver près d'une centaine d'emplois à l'usine Bombardier de La Pocatière. « La mise à jour de dix-sept...

14:24
In an amicus brief, AJC is calling for United States Supreme Court affirmation of a lower court's ruling that President Trump's "Proclamation" barring immigrants from nine countries is invalid. "As the Ninth Circuit correctly recognized, the...

14:03
News of a former Exelon lobbyist boasting about obtaining multi-billion-dollar subsidies to bail out New York's failing nuclear plants underscores the importance of a lawsuit challenging those subsidies in state court, say the co-petitioners. Their...

14:00
AJC, the global Jewish advocacy organization, expressed regret that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has cancelled an agreement aimed at resolving the status of African migrants. AJC had welcomed yesterday the announcement by the prime minister of...

13:32
Drugs and medical devices may cost ten times as much in the U.S. as in other advanced countries, and the most basic essential drugs are increasingly scarce, reports the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) in the April issue of AAPS...

13:17
Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark Merritt released the following statement on the Medicare Part D final rule released yesterday by the Department of Health and Human Services: "Two years ago drugmakers launched...

12:58
A new report from Canada's Special Envoy to Myanmar highlights the ever-growing crisis facing the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who are struggling to find safety. After having fled horrific violence in Myanmar last August, more than...

12:52
The Board of Immigration Appeals has agreed to allow the National Press Club and 16 other professional journalism organizations to intervene on behalf of a Mexican journalist who is seeking asylum in the United States....

12:13
As Steward Health Care pushes forward with its plan to close its Obstetrics and Neonatal Care Program at Morton Hospital, the Department of Public Health, as well as other public officials and caregivers continue to raise questions and register...

11:49
Saviez-vous qu'au Canada, 23,3 % des jeunes seraient impliqués dans la problématique de violence ou d'intimidation, à titre d'agresseur, de victime ou de témoin? À la lumière de ces chiffres, la Fondation Jasmin Roy lance l'initiative Les Ateliers...

11:40
Le député de Sanguinet et porte-parole de l'opposition officielle pour les dossiers touchant le Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM), Alain Therrien, et la députée d'Hochelaga-Maisonneuve et porte-parole responsable de l'île de Montréal, Carole...

11:00
La Coalition québécoise sur la problématique du poids (Coalition Poids) tient à manifester son appui à la résolution du conseiller municipal lavallois, Claude Larochelle, demandant le retrait des boissons sucrées de l'offre des établissements...

10:40
Eight leading financial companies have announced proactive steps to erase gender pay inequity in response to shareholder proposals from Arjuna Capital. Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) is the 8th company since January 15th to agree to the terms of...

10:34
April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, which has us asking: Just how well do men know their nuts? According to Movember Foundation research, the majority of men don't, with 70 percent not performing regular check-ins. This is why the Foundation...

10:20
The National Labor Relations Board has issued notice that it has found merit to three charges filed against Berkshire Medical Center for violations of the National Labor Relations Act, finding that the hospital unlawfully threatened to interfere with...

10:00
The most common justification for sanctuary policies that bar nearly all cooperation between local police and federal immigration authorities is that such policies are necessary to foster trust with immigrant communities. A new analysis by the...

09:15
Alors que trois ministres québécois feront aujourd'hui la promotion de mesures du dernier budget visant l'agriculture, une délégation des Producteurs de grains du Québec (PGQ) se rendra à la rencontre du ministre de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de...

08:10
Canadians For A Greater Canada today calls on the Prime Minister of Canada's Office and The Governor General's Office at Rideau Hall to ensure that the Canadian Senate has better appropriation of younger Canadians and does not participate in ageism....

08:00
On National Family Caregiver Day, the Home First Alliance for Patients is urging the government of Ontario to do the right thing and invest in more flexibility and choice at the front lines of home care, rather than in more layers of bureaucracy. The...

07:30
What:  Everyone agrees that local media are vital organs of democracy, yet shrinking finances have forced many local news organizations to close their doors. The Feb. 27 federal budget pledged $10 million a year for five years to support local news...

07:30
Quoi : Tous s'entendent pour dire que les médias locaux sont essentiels à la démocratie, mais la diminution des finances a forcé de nombreux médias locaux à fermer leurs portes. Dans son budget du 27 février, le gouvernement fédéral s'est engagé à...

07:22
Former Clinton and Bush White House National Drug Policy Spokesman Robert Weiner will speak at the "SAM" (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) Summit at the RX and Heroin Drug Abuse Summit in Atlanta Thursday, April 5 at Noon-12:30 and will "challenge the...

07:00
A national survey of parents of children with ADHD, the most prevalent neurodevelopmental disorder seen in children, reported that 45% of their children are not receiving support for their disability in our Canadian schools. The survey of over 1,000...

07:00
Le Projet Genèse et ses alliés vous invitent à une action pour dénoncer l'entrée en vigueur d'Objectif Emploi, un programme qui forcera désormais les premiers demandeurs de l'aide sociale à participer à des formations obligatoires sous peine de...

06:00
In response to the public health issues fueled by the opioid epidemic, behavioral health experts from the Colorado Department of Human Services and Speak Now! Colorado are urging parents to talk with their children's doctors, dentists and other...

06:00
Des membres du Syndicat de professionnelles et professionnels du gouvernement du Québec (SPGQ) manifesteront, le mardi 3 avril dès midi dans plusieurs établissements de Revenu Québec à travers le Québec, pour dénoncer les ruses de la haute direction....

06:00
As more Ontarians plug electric cars into the grid or choose to generate their own electricity through solar and wind, the way local hydro companies distribute power to customers is evolving rapidly. Across Ontario, local hydro utilities are meeting...


2 avril 2018

19:17
Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) President and CEO Allyson Y. Schwartz released the following statement in response to the CY2019 Medicare Advantage (MA) Final Rate Notice and Call Letter released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)...

14:49
In a startling report released today, National Safety Council research shows just 13 states and Washington, D.C., have implemented comprehensive, proven actions to eliminate opioid overdoses and help protect their residents. In Prescription Nation, a...

14:38
As of March 27th, 2018, the NY State Medical Marijuana Program has 1,529 Registered Practitioners, or Prescribers and 49,215 Patients since its legislation in 2014, creating an average of approximately 12,000 patients registered yearly- a small...

11:46
An article in the Mar 29 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine asks "Are We Prepared for Nuclear Terrorism?" The answer is obviously "no," states Physicians for Civil Defense president Jane M. Orient, M.D. "But the article will only make the...

11:30
The shocking report that London's murder rate has surpassed the rate in New York City underscores the dirty little secret of gun control, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today, since most of the London slayings were...

11:25
In 1993 Eric Shields tried to kill four police officers within one week. On April 30th 2018 he will be reviewed for parole. The Hamilton County, OH Prosecutor's office has a page that will let you send a message to the parole board...

10:30
Alors qu'une crise majeure secoue les établissements de santé partout au Québec, les négociations entre la FIQ-Syndicat des professionnelles en soins de Chaudière-Appalaches et le Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de...

10:00
La Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse souhaite que les récentes sorties médiatiques entourant la fin du programme de formation professionnelle de Wal-Mart aient permis de sensibiliser la société québécoise, et en...

09:44
The National Labor Relations Board issued a formal complaint on Thursday against Trinity Health at Home for refusing to negotiate with its registered nurses and healthcare professionals, who voted to unionize with the Massachusetts Nurses Association...

08:30
Du 2 au 6 avril 2018, le Regroupement des groupes populaires en alphabétisation du Québec (RGPAQ) et ses membres tiendront la 3e édition de la Semaine de l'alphabétisation populaire. Cette semaine thématique se veut une occasion de plus de faire...

06:00
Des membres du Syndicat de professionnelles et professionnels du gouvernement du Québec (SPGQ) manifesteront, le mardi 3 avril dès midi dans plusieurs établissements de Revenu Québec à travers le Québec, pour dénoncer les ruses de la haute direction....


1 avril 2018

08:22
La ministre déléguée à la Réadaptation, à Protection de la jeunesse, à la Santé publique et aux Saines habitudes de vie, madame Lucie Charlebois, a souligné aujourd'hui le Mois de l'autisme, qui se déroule jusqu'à la fin d'avril. Le Mois de...

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