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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Lois fédérales et d'états

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7 décembre 2017

13:15
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is commending the provincial government's decision to guarantee treatment and compensation to more workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). But a new bill introduced today still...

11:14
Chairman Alexander, Ranking Member Murray, and members of the committee, thank you for the invitation to testify at this hearing to discuss the implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act. "Cures" set FDA on a...

10:58
Ahead of Thursday's meeting between Republican and Democratic leaders in the House and Senate and the White House, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement:...

10:41
Today, American Trucking Associations reiterated the industry's strong record of investing in and implementing innovative technologies to improve safety on the nation's highways. "J.B. Hunt and many ATA members are early...


6 décembre 2017

18:04
Aujourd'hui, la Cour supérieure de l'Ontario a déclaré Ali Omar Ader, 40 ans, coupable d'avoir pris Amanda Lindhout en otage en Somalie, contrairement à l'art. 279.1(2) du Code criminel. La peine maximale prévue pour cette infraction est la prison à...

18:03
Ali Omar Ader, 40, was found guilty today in Ontario Superior Court of taking Amanda Lindhout hostage, in the country of Somalia, contrary to s. 279.1(2) of the Criminal Code. The offence carries a maximum penalty of life imprisonment. Ali Omar Ader...

17:31
As mourners gather today for a national vigil remembering the victims of gun violence, the U.S. House of Representatives passed NRA-backed legislation making it easier for felons, domestic abusers, and untrained citizens to carry loaded, hidden guns...

17:26
Today's passage of concealed carry reciprocity legislation by the U.S. House of Representatives is a victory for American gun owners and the Second Amendment, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said. H.R. 38 was passed by the...

17:07
In February 2017, Assembly Bill (AB) 1510 was introduced by Assemblymember Matt Dababneh, D-Woodland Hills, providing for the licensure of athletic trainers to decrease misrepresentation of individuals claiming to be certified athletic trainers....

17:05
Les assureurs de personnes du Canada approuvent entièrement les modifications proposées au Règlement sur les médicaments brevetés, publiées par Santé Canada. L'industrie estime que ce règlement est une étape essentielle dans l'actualisation des...

15:47
Canada's life and health insurers are fully supportive of the proposed amendments to the Patented Medicines regulations released by Health Canada.  The industry believes that the regulations are an essential step in the process to update the Prices...

14:30
Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans), DAV (Disabled American Veterans), the American Legion, and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) today delivered a petition with more than 182,000 signatures calling upon Congress to expand the Department...

12:58
#cut50 and Color Of Change are today calling for an ethics investigation into Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Genece E. Brinkley following the discovery that the judge has failed to file accurate financial disclosure forms....

12:44
The 2017 Annual Report of the Auditor General of Ontario was made public today after it was tabled in the Ontario Legislature. The Report, presented in two volumes, contains results of value-for-money audits of provincial spending in agriculture,...

11:01
Tobacco companies are being forced by court order to run ads revealing facts they long hid from the public about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke. However, the tobacco industry fought for more than a decade over the wording of these...

11:00
L'Agence des services frontaliers du Canada (ASFC) et l'Administration de l'aéroport international d'Halifax invitent les membres des médias à assister à un événement soulignant le lancement de la nouvelle génération de technologies de traitement à...

11:00
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) invite members of the media to attend an event marking the launch of the next generation of border processing technologies at Halifax Stanfield Airport....

07:00
La ministre Carolyn Bennett et le chef du Grand conseil de la nation Anishinabek, Patrick (Wedaseh) Madahbee donneront une allocution sur la législation habilitante de l'entente relative à l'éducation de la nation Anishinabek, le projet de loi C-61....

07:00
Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, and Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief, Patrick (Wedaseh) Madahbee will provide remarks regarding the enabling legislation for the...


5 décembre 2017

21:24
Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, and Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief, Patrick (Wedaseh) Madahbee will provide remarks regarding the enabling legislation for the...

21:04
Dans l'avis aux médias "La ministre Carolyn Bennett et le chef du Grand conseil de la nation Anishinabek Patrick Madahbee donneront une allocution", diffusé le 5 déc. 2017 par Affaires autochtones et du Nord Canada sur le fil de presse CNW, veuillez...

15:54
The Alliance to Fight the 40 | Don't Tax My Health Care today announced that Congressional support for repeal of the "Cadillac Tax" exceeded the "magic" number of 218 members in the House of Representatives who have signed on to legislation (H.R....

14:59
More than 200 former federal officials who served under both Republican and Democratic administrations signed a letter to Congressional leadership calling for a "clean" Dream Act.  The letter expresses serious concern...

12:02
Today, Bill 142, the Construction Lien Amendment Act, was passed with a unanimous vote at Queen's Park, and marks a pivotal moment wherein the rights and securities of Ontario's workers will now be held to a much higher standard. Bill 142 was first...

08:00
Aujourd'hui marque le premier jour d'une consultation publique d'un mois qui portera sur l'accessibilité des lieux de vote proposés pour l'élection générale de 2018. Les membres du public peuvent se rendre sur le site www.elections.on.ca jusqu'au...

08:00
Today marks the first day of a month-long public consultation process on the accessibility of proposed voting locations for the 2018 General Election. Until January 5, 2018, members of the public can visit www.elections.on.ca to view the proposed...

07:00
Today, the Chicago Crime Commission recognized Cook County State's Attorney Kim Fox and the men and women in her office for the successful prosecution of six Black Souls gang leaders. The conviction marked Cook County's first test of the Illinois...

06:00
La Cour suprême du Canada entendra dès demain une cause historique qui pourrait contribuer à faire tomber les nombreuses barrières au commerce qui subsistent entre les provinces. C'est ce que montre un Point publié aujourd'hui par l'IEDM. « C'est...

06:00
The Supreme Court of Canada will hear, starting tomorrow, a historic case that could help bring down the numerous trade barriers that persist between the provinces, shows a Viewpoint published today by the MEI. "This case is of national interest,...


4 décembre 2017

17:04
Before Congress approves a final package of tax cuts estimated to add more than a trillion dollars to the national debt over 10 years -- in addition to the $10 trillion already projected under current law -- The Concord Coalition urges President...

16:36
Dans le cadre de son cheminement vers la réconciliation, le gouvernement du Canada a franchi une étape importante pour renouveler sa relation avec les peuples autochtones - une relation fondée sur la reconnaissance des droits, le respect, la...

16:31
As part of the journey towards Reconciliation, the Government of Canada has taken an important step to renew the relationship with Indigenous peoples, based on the recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership, by announcing a profound...

14:55
Congress and the administration are on the verge of implementing the most comprehensive reform of the tax code in over three decades. If signed into law, the bill will have a lasting impact on the economy, U.S. businesses and their tax advisors....

14:46
When Congress considers legislation, possibly this week, to "fix" the National Instant Check System (NICS), it should also adopt amendments that will cut down on false positives and make other changes to prevent unwarranted denials, the Citizens...

14:42
The New Jersey Petroleum Council today at a joint committee hearing urged members of the New Jersey State Legislature to reject efforts in Trenton to pursue legislation that would provide unfair subsidies to nuclear plants in the state....

13:49
Under landmark legislation to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour over time, California's minimum wage will increase on January 1 to $11 per hour for employers with 26 employees or more and $10.50 for employers with 25 or fewer employees....

12:49
With passage in the U.S. Senate of a tax bill on Dec. 2, leaders at KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, said the question now is no longer whether, but how and when Congress will move a bill to...

12:41
Will Rogers, President of The Trust for Public Land, issued the following statement in response to President Trump's decision today to undermine the Antiquities Act and reduce the boundaries of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national...

12:15
La création d'emplois verts non seulement garantit que le secteur des ressources naturelles demeure une source de possibilités et de prospérité dans un monde valorisant de plus en plus les pratiques durables et les procédés à faibles émissions de...

12:09
Creating green jobs ensures that the natural resource sectors remain a source of opportunity and prosperity in a world that increasingly values sustainable practices and low-carbon processes, while alleviating anticipated shortages of skilled workers...

08:07
AccessLex Institute is deeply disappointed in several proposals contained in the Higher Education Act reauthorization bill released on Friday. As currently drafted, the bill represents a meaningful retreat by the federal government of its support and...


3 décembre 2017

23:00
Présente alors que le ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux, Gaétan Barrette, annonçait la mise en place d'un programme public de psychothérapie, la présidente de l'Ordre des...

09:00
« Aujourd'hui, le Canada et le monde entier célèbrent la Journée internationale des personnes handicapées des Nations Unies. C'est une journée pour réfléchir au chemin parcouru pour faire du Canada un pays véritablement accessible et inclusif. Nous...

09:00
"Today Canada and the world celebrate the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This is a day for us to reflect on how far we have come in making Canada a truly accessible and inclusive country. We also know how far we still...


2 décembre 2017

14:21
Murray Energy Corporation ("Murray Energy") is very distressed that the United States Senate ("Senate") has passed a mockery of tax reform that actually increases taxes and works against job creation, a priority of President Donald J. Trump. ...

10:46
Michael Mundaca, Ernst & Young LLP's National Tax Department Co-Director and former Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy at the US Treasury Department, comments on today's Senate vote on tax reform: "This vote signals we...

09:26
Deloitte's Tax Policy Leader Jon Traub, principal, Deloitte Tax LLP, offered the following statement in response to the Senate's vote on their tax reform bill: "Tax reform is closer now than it has been in more than 30...

09:09
KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, offered the following perspective in response to today's passage of a tax reform bill by the U.S. Senate: "Passage in the Senate is not the last hurdle for tax reform, but it was the highest," said John...

08:15
In response to the passage of Senate tax reform legislation which includes repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate, Andrew Dreyfus, President & CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, released the following statement: "The...


1 décembre 2017

17:00
Le Canada est déterminé à soutenir fermement les travaux conjoints avec le gouvernement de l'Ontario et les peuples autochtones pour assurer la protection et la restauration des Grands Lacs. Aujourd'hui, la ministre de l'Environnement et du...

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