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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Plaidoyer (politique)

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20 juin 2018

15:20
The Teamsters Union stands in solidarity with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) as it works to protect its members against U.S. Immigration and Customers Enforcement (ICE) raids that are tearing families apart. Federal officials...

15:00
Des membres du Syndicat de professionnelles et professionnels du gouvernement du Québec (SPGQ) manifesteront devant les bureaux du Parti libéral du Québec (PLQ) à Québec, le jeudi 21 juin dès 7 h 30. Les négociations traînent toujours pour plus de...

14:57
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) in advance of tomorrow's vote on H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act ? amnesty legislation drafted by House...

14:49
In a joint letter, New York City Councilmembers are urging Mayor de Blasio to "show environmental leadership by exploring the use of biomethane fuel."  Biomethane is another name for renewable natural gas (RNG) made from organic waste. Twelve...

14:26
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), in partnership with more than 70 health care organizations representing NPs, nurses, physicians, hospitals, insurers, drug and device manufacturers, distributors, pharmacies, employers and...

14:25
The Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC) is asking Minister Garneau not to impose new regulations on aviation flight and duty time and better align Canada's rules with those of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).   The Minister refuses...

14:14
The American Board of Trial Advocates condemns the forcible separation of children from their parents at the U.S. border and the detainment of these children in locked facilities. These actions are an offense to human decency, violate the tenets of...

14:09
L'annonce de la réduction des taux de cotisation des employeurs au Régime québécois d'assurance parentale (RQAP), une économie annuelle de 52 M$, accorde un peu de répit aux entreprises, souligne la Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec...

14:06
Nearly 50 child patients and their families will join children's hospitals from across the country in Washington, D.C., for Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day, June 26 ? 27, 2018, to speak to the importance of prioritizing children's health. The...

14:00
La ministre responsable de la région de Lanaudière et ministre responsable de la Protection des consommateurs et de l'Habitation, Mme Lise Thériault, a dressé aujourd'hui un bilan positif des actions gouvernementales qui ont été mises de l'avant et...

13:21
L'Association médicale canadienne (AMC) se joint à l'American Medical Association (AMA) pour exhorter fortement l'administration américaine à révoquer sa politique de « tolérance zéro » exigeant que des enfants migrants soient séparés de leurs...

13:20
L'Association canadienne des compagnies d'assurances de personnes (ACCAP) accueille avec satisfaction l'annonce des membres du Conseil consultatif sur la mise en oeuvre d'un régime d'assurance-médicaments national. Ce conseil jouera un rôle important...

13:19
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) joins the American Medical Association (AMA) in strongly urging the U.S. administration to withdraw its "zero tolerance" policy that requires the separation of migrating children from their parents or...

13:19
Family Research Council (FRC) today joined a coalition of 47 other conservative leaders and organizations in releasing an open letter to government agencies, news organizations, corporations and social media platforms to "dissociate themselves from...

13:04
Le Syndicat de l'Enseignement des Seigneuries (SES) condamne le projet de règlement favorisant la formation de grutiers en entreprise plutôt qu'en centre de formation professionnelle, accrédité par le ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport....

13:00
The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) welcomes the announcement of the members of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of Pharmacare.  The Advisory Council's work is important to ensuring that all Canadians have access to...

12:47
Regarding the separation of families at the border, Telemundo issued the following statement: "Telemundo is appalled at the current situation at the U.S. border and urges our Government to prevent the authorities from...

12:45
La publication d'un rapport du World Cancer Research Fund International réaffirme la pertinence d'implanter une taxe sur les boissons sucrées pour contribuer à la prévention de maladies non transmissibles, dont fait partie l'obésité. À l'approche des...

12:30
DELTA 9 CANNABIS INC. ("Delta 9" or the "Company") applauds the federal Government of Canada and the Senate for the historic and courageous vote on June 19, making Canada the first industrialized country in the world to legalize cannabis....

12:15
Today on World Refugee Day, the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC), together with Tourism HR Canada, applauded the federal government for launching the Employing Newcomers in Canadian Hotels Pilot Project. This three-year pilot program will see nearly...

12:15
Aujourd'hui, en cette Journée mondiale des réfugiés, l'Association des hôtels du Canada (AHC), ainsi que RH Tourisme Canada félicitent le gouvernement fédéral pour le lancement du projet pilote qui aide les nouveaux arrivants à trouver des emplois...

12:05
American Arab & Muslim Community Leaders Press Conference will be held at 4:30 pm Wednesday June 20, 2018 at Henry Ford Dearborn Centennial Library on Michigan Ave.  American Arab & Muslim leaders in Metropolitan Detroit hold a press conference...

11:18
Veuillez prendre note que le premier ministre du Québec, Philippe Couillard, tiendra un point de presse concernant la réaction du Gouvernement du Québec face aux mesures protectionnistes du président des États-Unis, Donald Trump.   Heure : 13...

11:03
The Great Western Brewery Company (GWBC) today welcomed a ruling in the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench that found the Government of Alberta's current beer mark-up regime is unconstitutional. "We are pleased the court ruled in favour of free and open...

11:01
C'est avec consternation que les membres de la Confédération des organismes de personnes handicapées du Québec (COPHAN), réunis en assemblée générale à Montréal lundi dernier, constatent que les parlementaires ont quitté l'Assemblée nationale sans...

11:00
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Missouri Department for Health and Senior Services (MDHSS) has stated that "31% of homes in Missouri are testing above EPA recommended levels for radon." Still, Missouri has yet to enact any...

10:30
Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC), a division of Helen Keller Services (HKS), is proud to once again mark Deaf-Blind Awareness Week (June 24th through June 30th) with a national advocacy campaign, it was announced...

09:40
Les médias sont invités à assister à une cérémonie publique le 21 juin pour célébrer la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones. L'événement va débutera avec une cérémonie traditionnelle menée par des aînés des Premières Nations Métis et Inuit, et...

09:35
Media is invited to attend a public ceremony on June 21st to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day. The event will begin with a traditional ceremony led by First Nations, Métis and Inuit elders and followed by live entertainment by Indigenous...

09:30
The families of Canada's 20 Embassy Guards killed or injured in a 2016 suicide bomb attack are appealing to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for help. Exactly two years ago, on June 20, 2016, a bus carrying Canada's Embassy security team was struck...

09:20
L'honorable Ahmed Hussen, ministre de l'Immigration, des Réfugiés et de la Citoyenneté, l'honorable Chrystia Freeland, ministre des Affaires étrangères, et l'honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau, ministre du Développement international, ont fait la...

09:16
The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs; and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, today issued this statement...

08:00
The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), a leader in breast cancer research funding in the province and Quebec's largest cancer group offering support services to people living with breast cancer, is proud to announce the establishment of a fund to support...

08:00
La Société canadienne du cancer (SCC), chef de file du financement de la recherche sur le cancer du sein dans la province et plus grand groupe offrant des services de soutien aux personnes touchées par le cancer du sein au Québec, est fière...

08:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Refugee Day: "On World Refugee Day, we join the global community to recognize people around the world who have been forced to flee their homes. We honour the...

08:00
Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd'hui la déclaration suivante à l'occasion de la Journée mondiale des réfugiés : « En cette Journée mondiale des réfugiés, nous nous joignons à la communauté internationale pour reconnaître les gens à...

07:35
AJC condemns the unconscionable separation of nearly 2,000 children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent weeks and urges immediate congressional action to change the administration's policy. In a letter to Attorney General Jeff...

07:00
À l'approche de la prochaine campagne électorale au Québec, la Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec (FTQ) a rendu publique sa plateforme électorale pour faire du Québec une société plus juste, plus égalitaire et plus démocratique....

06:00
There are now more children forcibly displaced by conflict ? an estimated 30 million ? than at any other time since the Second World War, UNICEF said on World Refugee Day. The UN children's agency went on to warn that these vulnerable children need...

06:00
Il y a actuellement plus d'enfants déplacés de force en raison de conflits, soit environ 30 millions, qu'à aucun autre moment depuis la Seconde Guerre mondiale, a déclaré l'UNICEF à l'occasion de la Journée mondiale des réfugiés. L'agence des...


19 juin 2018

19:39
More members of Congress are speaking out against the White House's attempts to undermine the U.S. Constitution and laws providing checks and balances in the federal government. Following letters sent to the White House...

19:14
The California Senate Energy, Utilities & Communications Committee voted today to pass legislation turning California into a giant Western power trading casino that puts ratepayers and the environment at risk, Consumer Watchdog said in condemning the...

18:43
City of Saskatoon administrators have recommended the end of the taxi winter plate program. Winter plates have been issued in the past to address increased taxi demand during the fall and winter seasons. These winter plates have been given out in a...

18:31
Legislation to lift the veil of secrecy around physician sexual assault and other patient harm today passed its final policy committee, the Assembly Business & Professions Committee, with a 15 ? 1 vote. Survivors of physician sexual assault,...

18:21
The leadership of the American College of Surgeons calls for immediate change to the current method of enforcement of U.S. immigration policy that separates children from their parents at our nation's borders. The emotional stress to the members of...

17:58
The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today warned sponsors of anti-gun Initiative 1639 via a demand letter that their campaign "is utilizing unreadable petitions in violation" of state law, and...

17:16
HKM Employment Attorneys LLP supports employees who have taken a stand against the "zero tolerance" immigration policy that has resulted in separations of undocumented parents and kids.  HKM is continuing its mission to support employees who take a...

17:00
Le ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux, monsieur Gaétan Barrette, a annoncé aujourd'hui qu'une entente de principe a été conclue entre le Gouvernement du Québec et l'Association québécoise des pharmaciens propriétaires (AQPP). Le contenu de...

15:56
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order today that commits Colorado to adopting California's low emission vehicle (LEV) standards. In response to this development, the Auto Alliance released the following statement:...

15:54
The American Nurses Association Board of Directors issued the following statement today: The American Nurses Association (ANA) adamantly opposes the Administration's policy and practices toward migrants and asylum...

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