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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Plaidoyer (politique)

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18 octobre 2017

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OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is pleased that the federal government made positive changes to its passive income rules today, but warns that the amendments may not be sufficient to meet the needs...

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TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - To support a downtown Toronto neighbour's goal of becoming the premier critical care hospital in Canada, all five major banks have joined together as lead sponsors for St. Michael's Hospital's Angel Ball on Saturday,...

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RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today declared unconstitutional the historic cross-shaped Bladensburg World War I Veterans Memorial, which has stood since 1925 in honor of 49...

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MONTRÉAL, le 18 oct. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Ce vendredi 20 octobre, la population est invitée à participer à la 28e édition de la Nuit des sans-abri de Montréal. Propulsé par le milieu communautaire, cet événement constitue un moment privilégié pour...

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MONTRÉAL, le 18 oct. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Le Barreau du Québec estime qu'une révision globale de la Loi sur la protection du consommateur s'impose afin de l'adapter aux réalités socio-économiques et aux pratiques actuelles. C'est là le premier...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed a decision by a second federal judge ? this time in Maryland ?...

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PITTSFIELD, Mass., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Nurses Association, the state's largest union and professional association for registered nurses and health care professionals, announces its endorsement of Helen Moon for...

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ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll shows overwhelming support among Atlanta voters for a comprehensive smoke-free law that guarantees everyone the right to breathe clean air. Three-quarters of voters (76 percent) favor a law...

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OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Ottawa's point-man on access-to-information reform, Treasury Board President Scott Brison, is this year's first recipient of the Code of Silence Award for outstanding achievement in government secrecy won by the Treasury...

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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- API Ohio today released a new radio ad entitled "Say NO to power plant bailouts." The ad will run in communities across the state and is aimed at highlighting our opposition to a...

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SAINT-JEAN, le 18 oct. 2017 /CNW/ - Unifor demande au ministre du Travail de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador, Al Hawkins, de nommer un médiateur, dix mois après que les 32 travailleurs ont été placés en lock-out à Gander par leur employeur D-J Composites...

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ST. JOHN'S, Oct. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Unifor is calling on Newfoundland and Labrador's Minister of Labour, Al Hawkins, to appoint a mediator, 10 months into a lockout of thirty-two workers in Gander by their American-based employer, D-J Composites. "The...

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ST-PÉTERSBOURG, Russie, October 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- La communauté parlementaire mondiale a condamné aujourd'hui le nettoyage ethnique de la minorité Rohingya dans le nord de l'État Rakhine, au Myanmar. Les parlementaires ont demandé au...

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TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Dynamic Mind, a technology and marketing company that manages digital development and strategy for clients and agencies across North America, today announced the launch of it's newest application just in time for...

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MONTRÉAL, le 18 oct. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - L'Association des directions générales des commissions scolaires du Québec (ADIGECS) est heureuse de souligner la contribution des directions d'établissement à la réussite des élèves des établissements...

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ST PETERSBURG, Russia, October 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The global parliamentary community has condemned today the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya minority in the Northern Rakhine state of Myanmar. MPs have called upon the Government of Myanmar to...

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SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC (American Jewish Committee) is urging University of Florida students and others to boycott Richard Spencer's visit to the Gainesville campus on Thursday. "We must unequivocally condemn...

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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Chand explains: "If human ingenuity can land a man on the moon and reduce the humongous twin towers to rubble in a matter of minutes, then we can certainly develop technology to ever so slightly change...

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VICTORIA, BC, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Federal public service workers and allies will gather outside the Federal Building in Victoria at a rally calling on the government to take the measures necessary to ensure public service workers are paid correctly...

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MONTRÉAL, le 17 oct. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Veuillez prendre note que près de 300 déléguées et délégués de la Centrale des syndicats du Québec (CSQ) seront réunis en conseil général à l'Hôtel Mortagne de Boucherville les 18,19 et 20 octobre 2017. La...

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MONTRÉAL, le 18 oct. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Dans le cadre des consultations prébudgétaires en vue du budget fédéral 2018-2019, le CPQ (Conseil du patronat du Québec) se présentera ce matin devant le Comité permanent des finances à Montréal. Il en...


17 octobre 2017

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LONDON, October 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- THE UK'S CANNABIS POLICY IS CREATING A NEW MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS - THE GOVERNMENT MUST URGENTLY CONSIDER OPTIONS FOR REFORM  A new study, Street Lottery, published today by drug policy think tank Volteface...

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TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Romandale Farms Limited expressed its "profound hope" that Markham City Council will, at its meeting today, reject a recommendation to remove the statue of A Brookview Tony Charity, a world champion dairy cow, from its...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the release of Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Senator Patty Murray's (D-WA) compromise health care fix, both houses of Congress now have in hand a durable bipartisan solution to ensure...

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VICTORIA, BC, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Federal public service workers and allies will gather outside the Federal Building in Victoria at a rally calling on the government to take the measures necessary to ensure public service workers are paid correctly...

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MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - MedReleaf Corp. (TSX:LEAF) ("MedReleaf" or the "Company"), Canada's first and only ISO 9001 and ICH-GMP certified producer of medical cannabis, welcomes and supports the clarity provided by the Staff Notice issued...

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QUÉBEC, le 17 oct. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Le Réseau des carrefours jeunesse-emploi du Québec (RCJEQ) réunit dans le cadre de son 20e congrès, est heureux de dévoiler Ma Voix Compte!, un projet de consultation ouverte à l'ensemble des jeunes du...

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TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - First National Financial Corporation (TSX: FN, TSX: FN.PR.A, TSX: FN.PR.B) (the "Company" or "FNFC") has issued the following comments on the revised Guideline B-20 ? Residential Mortgage Underwriting Practices and...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa has appointed Tommy Blitsch director of the Teamsters Trade Show and Convention Centers Division....

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest civil rights and advocacy group, today released a quarterly civil rights report documenting 354 incidents of anti-Islam...

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TORONTO, le 17 oct. 2017 /CNW/ - Le dimanche 15 octobre 2017, la Fondation canadienne des relations raciales (FCRR) a célébré son 20e anniversaire. Fondée en 1988, en vertu de l'Entente de redressement à l'égard des Canadiens japonais du...

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TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - On Sunday October 15 2017, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) celebrated its 20th anniversary. Established as part of the 1988 Redress Agreement between the Japanese-Canadian community and the Federal...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise announced his support for the Job Creators Network (JCN) and the role they are playing in pushing Congress to pass significant tax cuts for small businesses...

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SAINT-LAMBERT, QC, le 17 oct. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Dans le cadre de la procédure judiciaire opposant la Ville de Saint-Lambert à la Société du parc Jean-Drapeau et à la Ville de Montréal dans le dossier du bruit, la Ville de Saint-Lambert a obtenu...

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SASKATOON, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - A taxi driver from Comfort Cabs is recovering after a brutal attack by a passenger on Oct. 13. The attack serves as a reminder of the dangers that taxi drivers face every shift. The driver was left with severe...

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OTTAWA, le 17 oct. 2017 /CNW/ - Le Syndicat des travailleurs et travailleuses des postes (STTP) demande au gouvernement de l'Ontario de renforcer le projet de loi 148, Loi de 2017 pour l'équité en milieu de travail et de meilleurs emplois. Les...

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OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) call on the Ontario government to strengthen Bill 148, The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act. Ontario members of CUPW sent a letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne raising concerns on...

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MONTRÉAL, le 17 oct. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Veuillez prendre note que près de 300 déléguées et délégués de la Centrale des syndicats du Québec (CSQ) seront réunis en conseil général à l'Hôtel Mortagne de Boucherville les 18,19 et 20 octobre 2017. La...

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BURLINGTON, ON, le 17 oct. 2017 /CNW/ - Pour faire suite à la réponse sur le rapport du Comité permanent de la citoyenneté et de l'immigration sur les consultants en immigration déposée à la Chambre des communes par l'honorable Ahmed Hussen, ministre...

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BURLINGTON, ON, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - In response to the tabling of the response to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration's report on Immigration Consultants in the House of Commons by the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In detailed written testimony submitted to the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee regarding today's hearing on the prescription drug distribution chain and its impact on patient...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Testifying today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP), Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark Merritt outlined how...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) today filed a number of formal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests ? a new round of legal demands to the bureaucracy aimed at bringing those...

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MONTRÉAL, le 17 oct. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Compte tenu de la situation de crise extrêmement grave qui persiste à la Commission des droits de la personne et de la jeunesse (CDPDJ), ATF dénonce le modèle de gouvernance non démocratique de la présidente...

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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Years of broken promises have failed to improve the VA disability system. Time and time again, the VA rolls out a new program or a new system, yet disabled veterans aren't seeing accuracy or appeal wait...

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JOLIETTE, QC, le 17 oct. 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Du 15 au 21 octobre se tient la Semaine nationale de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (SST). Depuis plusieurs années, le Conseil central de Lanaudière­­-CSN (CCL-CSN) profite de l'occasion pour...

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With hunting seasons now open, most South Dakotans are expecting to see a lot of orange in all corners of the state. But, in many parts of the state, people will also be seeing a lot of...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Orphan drugs accounted for only 7.9% of total drug sales in the U.S. in 2016, according to a study issued today by the QuintilesIMS Institute. The study, commissioned by the National Organization...

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Commerce announced on Friday, October 13, 2017, its preliminary determination that two Indian producers, Viraj Profiles Ltd. ("Viraj") and Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd., including its...

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TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Imprisoned Palestinian poet and visual artist Ashraf Fayadh will receive the PEN Canada One Humanity Award, October 20 at the International Festival of Authors. Introduced in 2006, The One...

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