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27 octobre 2017

13:29
The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today issued the following statement: "I applaud the work of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs Canada on the release of statistics on the diversity...

13:07
The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, remains committed to appointing judges of the highest calibre who are representative of the diversity of Canadian society. That commitment is demonstrated by the...

12:30
The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) today said the proposed merger between pharmacy giant CVS Health and health insurer Aetna represents another dangerous step toward governmental obeisance to an increasingly integrated, consolidated and...

11:48
Neptune Aviation Services closed out a notable chapter in aviation history--and aerial firefighting--with the retirement of its last two active P-2V Neptune air tankers on October 20.  The aircraft returned to the operator's southern maintenance...

11:12
Citizens for On Time Flights announced today that 17 members of the New Jersey State Legislature, nine mayors and ten business associations ? including four chambers of commerce ? have written letters to U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and...


26 octobre 2017

16:29
The leader of the nation's largest veterans' service organization expressed concern over the loss of financial protections for veterans and servicemembers in the wake of a U.S. Senate late night vote on Wednesday. Fifty-one members of the Senate...

14:49
The Concord Coalition said today that fiscal policy has taken a very negative turn with adoption of the 2018 congressional budget resolution explicitly calling for deficit-financed tax cuts. "In the face of a debt burden higher than at any time...

14:48
AJC praised the U.S. House of Representatives for adopting the Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act (H.R.1698). "Iran's continuing development and testing of ballistic missiles threatens regional and global security,...

14:18
Le Comité permanent des finances et des affaires économiques doit siéger pour étudier le projet de loi 148, Loi modifiant la Loi de 2000 sur les normes d'emploi et la Loi de 1995 sur les relations de travail et apportant des modifications connexes à...

14:15
The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs will meet to consider Bill 148, An Act to amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 and to make related amendments to other Acts. The Committee intends to hold...

13:43
Unsurprisingly, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court determined that the net loss carryover (NLC) deduction allowed for purposes of the Pennsylvania corporate net income tax violated the Uniformity Clause of the Pennsylvania Constitution. However, their...

13:05
Teamster leaders and port truck drivers fighting for their employee rights with the help of the Teamsters announced their support today for measures that would take steps to address the broken employment system that exists in port trucking and...

12:21
Senator Cory Booker was joined by Michele Roberts, National Co-Coordinator of the Environmental Justice Health Alliance (EJHA), to introduce new legislation seeking to address some environmental injustices communities across the nation face. ...

08:00
Le ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux, monsieur Gaétan Barrette, souligne l'adoption du projet de loi nº 130 édictant la Loi modifiant certaines dispositions relatives à l'organisation clinique et à la gestion des établissements de santé et...

07:15
MEDEC, l'association canadienne des technologies médicales, réagit très favorablement à l'adoption du projet de loi n° 130, Loi modifiant certaines dispositions relatives à l'organisation clinique et à la gestion des établissements de santé et de...


25 octobre 2017

22:31
Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) today introduced important new legislation, co-sponsored by 21 of his colleagues, to save lives and keep firearms out of dangerous hands by expanding background checks to all gun sales. "This...

16:56
AJC praised the U.S. House of Representatives for unanimously adopting a resolution today calling on the European Union to fully designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. The call comes four years after the EU took a significant, but only...

16:53
Unifor says that the repeal of Bill 40 is a good start to rebuilding the government's commitment to the province's popular Crown corporations. "The people of this province value affordable, high-quality public services," said Jerry Dias, Unifor...

11:05
In the face of the Administration's termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Emerson Collective will participate in the "Inside Out/Dreamers" project to provide communities and local leaders a unique platform to use...

10:25
The Emergency Nurses Association applauds the Senate for passing the Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act yesterday. H.R. 304 will ensure emergency medical services (EMS) agencies can continue to use standing orders to administer...

10:22
The National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) today expressed strong opposition to provisions included in the recently-released Unified Framework for Fixing our Broken Tax Code that would increase taxes for farmers across the country. By...

09:00
Le projet de loi no 143, Loi visant à améliorer la qualité éducative et à favoriser le développement harmonieux des services de garde éducatifs à l'enfance, propose un certain nombre de mesures permettant de rehausser la qualité des services...

06:00
La Fédération québécoise des municipalités (FQM) accueille favorablement les principes d'application de la loi sur la neutralité religieuse de l'État rendus publics aujourd'hui par la ministre de la Justice, Mme Stéphanie Vallée. Ces précisions...


24 octobre 2017

17:51
La Fédération québécoise des municipalités (FQM) accueille favorablement les principes d'application de la loi sur la neutralité religieuse de l'État rendus publics aujourd'hui par la ministre de la Justice, Mme Stéphanie Vallée. Ces précisions...

16:19
The AFL-CIO is pledging to work with the American Federation of Government Employees to fight efforts to privatize veterans' health care and to restore due process rights for VA workers. On Tuesday, delegates to...

15:07
Last week, the U.S. Senate passed a budget that clears a major hurdle for passing long overdue tax relief for hardworking Americans. On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on this Senate budget. Bernie Marcus, co-founder...

15:05
The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology and Subcommittee on Energy today held a joint hearing, "American Leadership in Quantum Technology," featuring testimony from experts including Dr....

13:07
Unifor applaudit le discours du trône du gouvernement du Nouveau-Brunswick prévoyant des améliorations aux droits des travailleurs, comme une nouvelle loi sur la violence en milieu de travail et l'arbitrage d'une première convention collective. « La...

13:03
Unifor is applauding the New Brunswick's government's Throne Speech which includes improvements to workers' rights such as new legislation on workplace violence and first contract arbitration. "The promise to introduce first contract arbitration...

11:34
The Center for Immigration Studies has published analyses of two border/immigration bills presented by Republican leaders in the U.S. House and Senate that could be part of any DACA amnesty deal. The measures are the amended version of the border...

11:00
Bien qu'Option consommateurs soit d'avis qu'il est opportun de revoir les lois encadrant le secteur des services et produits financiers, elle est extrêmement préoccupée par le contenu du projet de loi 141. « Mis à part quelques aspects favorables aux...


23 octobre 2017

16:14
The ESOP Association applauds Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) for issuing Senate Resolution 295, which recognizes both October as Employee Ownership Month and the value of employee ownership to businesses, employees, and the community. As noted in the...

15:08
The nation's largest federal employee union, the American Federation of Government Employees, is calling out Rep. Keith Rothfus of Pennsylvania for voting to slash wages for federal law enforcement officers as part of the House budget resolution....

14:55
L'Association des hôpitaux de l'Ontario (OHA) se réjouit de l'annonce faite aujourd'hui au sujet d'un plan visant à faire face à la hausse de l'achalandage pour aider les hôpitaux et les secteurs des soins à domicile et des soins communautaires à...

14:14
Today, American Trucking Associations, along with the Canadian Trucking Alliance and Cámara Nacional del Autotransporte de Carga ? CANACAR ? the three largest trucking industry organizations in North America issued a joint statement encouraging their...

11:25
Today, AACC sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in response to the agency's proposed 2018 rates for clinical test reimbursement under the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA). In its statement, AACC expresses...

11:18
The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) welcomes today's announcement of a surge plan to assist hospitals and the home and community care sectors in addressing high patient volumes this upcoming winter. "The OHA appreciates the government's...

11:00
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), urging Congress to not consider a controversial DACA amnesty until after President Trump's immigration priorities are implemented:...


22 octobre 2017

11:44
Au lendemain de la «Semaine de la PME» et après une semaine chargée d'annonces du gouvernement Trudeau dans le cadre de son projet de réforme fiscale, le CPQ (Conseil du patronat du Québec) aimerait revenir sur les principales modifications...


20 octobre 2017

19:34
Aujourd'hui, les ministres fédéral, provinciaux et territoriaux (FPT) responsables de la santé ont conclu leur rencontre à Edmonton, en Alberta.  Ils ont eu des discussions productives sur un certain nombre de priorités liées à la santé, notamment...

19:31
Today, federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers responsible for health concluded their meeting in Edmonton, Alberta.  Ministers held productive discussions on a number of health-related priorities, including efforts to address the...

17:59
L'honorable Jody Wilson-Raybould, ministre de la Justice et procureur général du Canada, a annoncé aujourd'hui la nomination suivante en vertu du nouveau processus de nomination à la magistrature annoncé le 20 octobre 2016. Ce nouveau processus met...

17:49
The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the new judicial application process announced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency,...

17:40
The Quebec Oil & Gas Association applauds the government's decision to extend the comments period for the new regulations. These regulations, the first modern ones in Quebec governing oil and gas, are very strict. Our Association believes it is...

17:39
L'Association pétrolière et gazière du Québec (APGQ) salue la décision du gouvernement du Québec d'étendre la période allouée aux commentaires sur sa nouvelle réglementation encadrant les hydrocarbures. Cette réglementation, la première qui sera...

17:34
La Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse a exprimé ses préoccupations à la suite de l'adoption du projet de loi 62, notamment parce que la mesure visant l'offre et la réception de services à visage découvert pourra...

16:57
La Commission canadienne des droits de la personne est préoccupé suite à l'adoption récente, par le gouvernement du Québec, du projet de loi 62 sur la neutralité religieuse de l'État interdisant aux personnes qui travaillent dans des organismes...

16:52
The Canadian Human Rights Commission is concerned by Quebec's recent adoption of Bill 62, the Religious Neutrality Law, which prohibits public workers, as well as those receiving public services from covering their faces. "It is extremely worrisome...

13:20
Information and helpful tips for consumers and businesses will be offered at several programs sponsored by the Department of Banking and Securities during "Financial $ense Week," October 23-29. These programs, a focus of Governor Tom Wolf's Consumer...

13:11
The American Board of Trial Advocates has adopted a resolution that calls on the United States Senate to reject the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 1215) and any similar legislation, citing the bill's attempt to thwart traditional...

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