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

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4 décembre 2017

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...

14:05
Réunis aujourd'hui à Montréal pour leur première réunion post-électorale, les membres du conseil d'administration de l'Union des municipalités du Québec (UMQ) ont discuté de plusieurs enjeux. Les échanges ont porté notamment sur les impacts de la...

14:02
According to the latest Paychex Small Business Survey, business owners on Main Street are nearly split on whether or not federal tax reform would benefit their business. The new study, conducted in late November 2017 by Paychex, Inc., a leading...

14:00
Le ministre des Affaires municipales et de l'Occupation du territoire, ministre de la Sécurité publique et ministre responsable de la région de Montréal, M. Martin Coiteux, et la ministre responsable de l'Enseignement supérieur et ministre...

09:30
Tous les Canadiens ont besoin d'un logement sûr et abordable, et y ont droit. Un chez-soi permet aux gens de se sentir plus en sécurité et leur facilite la tâche pour élever des enfants en santé, faire des études et obtenir un emploi. Aujourd'hui,...

09:30
All Canadians need and deserve housing that is safe and affordable. A home makes Canadians feel more secure, making it easier to raise healthy children, pursue an education, and gain employment. Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister...


30 novembre 2017

13:30
With 31 days left in the year, the CMA is concerned with the lack of information on the income sprinkling rules changes, which are set to take effect January 1, 2018. These changes, alongside those proposed for passive investments and...

13:30
Alors qu'il ne reste que 31 jours avant la fin de l'année, le manque d'information au sujet des modifications apportées aux règles sur la répartition du revenu, qui doivent entrer en vigueur le 1er janvier 2018, préoccupe l'AMC. Ces modifications, de...

12:48
Le Comité permanent des finances et des affaires économiques doit siéger pour étudier le projet de loi 177, Loi visant à mettre en oeuvre les mesures budgétaires et à édicter et à modifier diverses lois. Le comité a l'intention de tenir des séances...

12:47
The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs will meet to consider Bill 177, An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact and amend various statutes. The Committee intends to hold public hearings in Toronto on Thursday, December 7,...

11:49
A House bill that would at least double the probationary period for federal employees punishes good workers and does nothing to improve how employees are evaluated, says the head of the largest union representing federal workers....

10:17
A recent Associated Press article grossly mischaracterized the bill the Florida Citizens Alliance (FLCA) strongly supported and Governor Scott signed into law. The article led readers to believe the FLCA wants to shut down conversation about...

10:05
The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) President Lynn Dollin was at Queen's Park today to request that the Government of Ontario cover municipal costs related to the legalization of cannabis, and provide municipalities with a share of tax...

07:25
Community oncology leaders are in D.C. today for emergency meetings with Congress and the Administration to warn them on the impact on cancer care of the Medicare sequester cut. The emergency Community Oncology Alliance (COA) fly in has been prompted...


29 novembre 2017

17:36
Legislation in Pennsylvania passed this year that offers greater protections for pets exposed to extreme weather. The new law prohibits people from tethering dogs outside for more than half an hour if the temperature is below 32 degrees or above 90...

16:22
SBA Administrator Linda McMahon released the following statement regarding President Trump's speech in St. Charles, Missouri this afternoon. The President, Administrator McMahon, Secretary Mnuchin, Members of Congress...

16:08
The National Federation of the Blind officially opposes the United States Senate's current Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The organization cites a probable dramatic increase in unemployment among blind Americans, which...

15:52
For weeks we have watched as millions of people have spoken out clearly with a loud and resounding #MeToo in response to sexual harassment.  As a woman who joined the movement with my own stories, it is empowering to see this suffocating veil of...

09:12
Today, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released "Working for Inclusion: Time for Congress to Enact Federal Legislation to Address Workplace Discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Americans." The report, based on testimony...


28 novembre 2017

20:14
California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA), and Alcohol Justice are not surprised by Senator Scott Wiener's (D-San Francisco) latest attempt to push the legislature in the direction of increasing profits for the late night industry at public  expense....

16:02
The Wood Group, formerly AMEC Foster Wheeler, recently awarded Hannah Solar Government Services (HSGS) a contract to design, engineer, and construct a microgrid system including a ground mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) system and battery energy...

15:54
The Individual Investor Advocacy Committee of BetterInvesting's board of directors encourages individual investors to share with U.S. senators their view of a controversial proposal in the Senate tax bill that could result in higher taxes for...

14:06
The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) today praised the newly proposed CMS rule (Contract Year 2019 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Cost Plan, Medicare Fee-for-Service, the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit...

13:44
Tomorrow, November 29, at 1:00 pm EST, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will release Working for Inclusion: Time for Congress to Enact Federal Legislation to Address Workplace Discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender...


27 novembre 2017

18:13
Today the CABC hosted a roundtable briefing with the following members of Parliament who are in Washington as part of the on-going outreach strategy by the Canadian government to raise awareness among US policy makers about the importance of NAFTA....

17:31
Demain, la Commission canadienne des droits de la personne (la Commission) comparaîtra devant la Cour suprême du Canada afin de défendre le principe que les Canadiens puissent utiliser le système des droits de la personne pour lutter contre la...

17:30
Tomorrow, the Canadian Human Rights Commission (the Commission) will appear before the Supreme Court of Canada to argue on behalf of the people of Canada?that they be allowed to use the human rights system to fight discrimination when it results from...

13:07
Washington State Medical Association (WSMA) President Donna Smith, MD, issued the following statement today: "The Washington State Medical Association is troubled once again that the Senate is threatening health insurance coverage for millions and...

06:00
With World AIDS Day just a few days away, the Canadian Coalition to Reform HIV Criminalization (CCRHC) has released a joint Community Consensus Statement endorsed by over 150 organizations across the country, from the HIV sector and beyond. Developed...


25 novembre 2017

16:20
Une nouvelle étude publiée par l'Office québécois de la langue française (OQLF) révèle que l'usage du français au travail a légèrement progressé depuis l'enquête portant sur cette question menée en 2010. Les chiffres montrent que 67,3 % des Québécois...


24 novembre 2017

12:40
In accordance with the Taxation Act and the Financial Administration Act, the personal income tax system and certain government fees will be indexed at the rate of 0.82% as of January 1, 2018. This indexing rate, released today by the Ministère des...

12:38
Conformément à la Loi sur les impôts et à la Loi sur l'administration financière, le régime d'imposition des particuliers et certains tarifs gouvernementaux seront indexés au taux de 0,82 % à compter du 1er janvier 2018. Ce taux d'indexation, rendu...

09:45
Canopy Growth Corporation (« Canopy Growth » ou la « Société ») est heureuse d'annoncer que sa société affiliée, Canopy Rivers Corporation (« Canopy Rivers »), effectuera une répartition spéciale de capitaux visant à investir dans les entreprises de...

07:36
Canopy Growth Corporation ("Canopy Growth" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its affiliate Canopy Rivers Corporation ("Canopy Rivers") is making a special allocation of capital towards investing in and supporting micro growers and...


23 novembre 2017

18:12
Le maire de Laval, Marc Demers, se réjouit de l'annonce du premier ministre du Canada, Justin Trudeau, à propos de la stratégie nationale sur le logement. Il souhaite travailler en étroite collaboration avec les gouvernements fédéral et provincial...

12:35
Le Comité permanent de la justice doit siéger pour étudier le projet de loi 174, Loi édictant la Loi de 2017 sur le cannabis, la Loi de 2017 sur la Société ontarienne de vente du cannabis et la Loi de 2017 favorisant un Ontario sans fumée, abrogeant...

12:33
The Standing Committee on Justice Policy will meet to consider Bill 174, An Act to enact the Cannabis Act, 2017, the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation Act, 2017 and the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017, to repeal two Acts and to make amendments to the...

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