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22 juin 2018

12:47
FSD Pharma Inc. ("FSD" or the "Company") , welcomes the official passing of Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act in Canada. Bill C-45 formally received Royal Assent Thursday morning in Canada's Parliament. The bill officially...

10:40
Compassion & Choices praised the Senate Appropriations Committee for approving a government funding bill on Thursday afternoon without a policy rider approved by the House Appropriations Committee last week that would repeal the D.C. Death with...

10:16
Internationally recognized animal welfare advocate, founder of Peace 4 Animals and World Animal News and filmmaker Katie Cleary currently maintains a full schedule of animal advocacy work globally.  Fortunately, from all...

10:00
A travel center executive testifying on behalf of NATSO told a House panel that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is successfully incentivizing travel centers to incorporate advanced biofuels such as biodiesel into their fuel supply, but also warned...

08:00
Les Canadiens peuvent exprimer leur point de vue sur la protection des passagers aériens avant l'élaboration d'un nouveau règlement par l'Office des transports du Canada . L'OTC souhaite entendre les commentaires du public dans le cadre d'une...

08:00
Canadians can have their say on air passenger protection as the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) develops new regulations. The CTA wants to hear from the public during an in-person consultation, held in Winnipeg on June 25, 2018 at: Delta...


21 juin 2018

21:05
Today, on National Indigenous People's Day, the Chamber of Shipping welcomes the Prime Minister's announcement of a new Reconciliation Framework Agreement for Bioregional Oceans Management and Protection. This is a critically important step in an...

19:55
The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, today issued the following statement: "Today, Bill C-309, the Gender Equality Week Act, received Royal Assent. This legislation designates the fourth week in September in every year as...

19:55
Aujourd'hui, l'honorable Maryam Monsef, ministre de la Condition féminine, a fait la déclaration suivante : « Aujourd'hui, le projet de loi C-309, la Loi instituant la Semaine de l'égalité des sexes, a reçu la sanction royale. Cette loi désigne la...

17:36
The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) praised passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, more popularly known as the 2018 Farm Bill. The final vote was 213-211. The...

17:34
In response to the passage of H.R. 2 (the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, otherwise known as the Farm Bill), Abby J. Leibman, President & CEO of MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, issued the following statement: "By the slimmest of margins,...

17:28
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to today's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to allow states to collect sales tax on online purchases. The Michigan Chamber has already begun to review the Court's...

15:23
On June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court ("Court") issued its long-awaited decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair?a test case to invalidate the physical-presence standard established by National Bellas Hess v. Dep't of Revenue, 386 U.S. 753...

15:00
Aujourd'hui, le commissaire aux langues officielles du Canada, Raymond Théberge, porte en appel la décision rendue le 23 mai dernier par la Cour fédérale dans le recours de la Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique (FFCB) contre...

15:00
Raymond Théberge, the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada, is appealing today the decision handed down by the Federal Court on May 23, 2018, in the case of the Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique (FFCB) versus Employment...

14:56
As the Governor is expected to announce special deliberations on utility proposals shortly, Consumer Watchdog offered new information to the legislature about problems with the proposed new Western power market. The group warned that legislation to...

12:53
KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, offered the following perspective on the June 21, 2018 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in South Dakota v. Wayfair, which addresses state taxation of online retail sales:...

12:18
Shortly after filing suit in federal court to overturn New Jersey's new ban on magazines that can hold over 10 rounds of ammunition, the Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs (ANJRPC) today filed a motion for an injunction to halt...

11:22
Aujourd'hui, l'honorable Ralph Goodale, ministre de la Sécurité publique et de la Protection civile, et Randy Boissonnault, député d'Edmonton-Centre et conseiller spécial du premier ministre sur les enjeux liés à la communauté LGBTQ2, ont fait la...

11:14
Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2 Issues, issued the following joint...

11:02
The Massachusetts Nurses Association Board of Directors ? 25 front-line nurses and health care professionals elected by their colleagues ? has voted on Thursday, June 21 to issue the following statement regarding the promised end of the U.S....

10:47
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for America's largest and most innovative retailers, released a statement celebrating today's decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, a case that focused on a decades-old loophole...

10:31
With state legislative sessions winding down across the country, it appears that two states will join the national Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) that allows nurses to work across state lines more easily. That brings the number of compact...

08:24
L'Union des municipalités du Québec (UMQ) dresse un bilan globalement positif de la session parlementaire qui s'est terminée hier à la Chambre des communes. Elle profite de l'occasion pour souligner la nécessité de renforcer, au cours des prochains...


20 juin 2018

18:16
In an attempt to improve patient care for people with kidney failure and lower healthcare costs in California, the country's largest public pension fund today endorsed a statewide initiative that qualified for the Nov. 6 ballot. A CalPERS staff...

18:14
Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on President Trump's Executive Order addressing family separation: "President Trump signed an executive order that will put an end to the separation...

17:57
"Today's executive order appears to have suspended parent and child separation at our southern borders, and it is important that families are reunited quickly.  This situation continues to result in unnecessary trauma being inflicted on children. As...

17:43
Oklahoma's small business owners will now have more access to quality and affordable healthcare options. Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is applauding the actions taken by the Trump Administration this week. "Under...

16:45
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) condemns the separation of children from their families at U.S. borders. ASCA believes the role of school counselors and all educators is to...

16:09
Building for Tomorrow: The Future of Security Intelligence Accountability in Canada, the 2017-2018 annual report of the Security Intelligence Review Committee (SIRC), was tabled today. SIRC is the independent review body that reports to Parliament...

16:08
Bâtir l'avenir : le futur de la reddition de comptes en matière de renseignement de sécurité au Canada, le rapport annuel de 2017-2018 du Comité de surveillance des activités de renseignement de sécurité (CSARS) a été présenté aujourd'hui. Le CSARS...

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...

14:25
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...

14:06
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...

13:52
Marking a significant milestone in the positive progress towards full recovery for the Northern California counties of Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, and Lake, today, AshBritt Environmental announced that, under the leadership of the United States Army...

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...

13:19
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...

13:00
Student loan borrowers may not be aware of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), which was written into law to assist low- and middle-income families to afford expensive higher education. In the decades since, HEA has been reauthorized eight times...

11:40
Il n'y a pas de mots pour décrire et souligner ce moment historique au Canada.  Nous tenons à féliciter les courageux défenseurs qui ont consacré des années à créer cet élan pour un changement. Les patients et les...

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
According to a recent National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) survey of electrical manufacturers, 53 percent said that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has already had a net positive impact on their businesses, while an additional 34...

10:22
Le gouvernement du Canada accueille avec plaisir le vote final sur le projet de loi C-45, la Loi sur le cannabis, au Sénat, qui représente une étape importante du processus de légalisation et de réglementation stricte du cannabis au Canada. La Loi...

10:21
Today, the Government of Canada welcomed the final vote on Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, in the Senate as an important step in the process of legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis in Canada. The Act is currently awaiting Royal Assent. Two years...

09:00
Les Canadiens peuvent exprimer leur point de vue sur la protection des passagers aériens avant l'élaboration d'un nouveau règlement par l'Office des transports du Canada . L'OTC souhaite entendre les commentaires du public dans le cadre d'une...

09:00
Canadians can have their say on air passenger protection as the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) develops new regulations. The CTA wants to hear from the public during an in-person consultation, held in Yellowknife on June 22, 2018 at: Quality...

08:47
There are no words to describe and acknowledge this historic moment in Canada.  We would like to commend the fearless advocates who spent years building momentum for change.  The patients and researchers who drove awareness of the power of the...

08:00
In the months leading up to California's July 1 testing deadline, EVIO Inc. ("EVIO" or the "Company"), , a leading provider of cannabis testing and scientific research for the regulated cannabis industry in North America, has expanded its presence...

07:00
LONDON, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, there are more than 40 million people in modern slavery around the world, 16 million of whom are exploited in the private sector. Slavery is an incredibly lucrative business, generating estimated...


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...

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