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Today

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APPELE-Québec ? the Alliance for the Promotion of Public English-language Education in Québec ? is hosting a public hearing on Bill 40; An Act to amend mainly the Education Act with regard to school organization and governance. "Many representatives...

13:18
The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) welcomes the overall vision of Minister Dix's announcement today that the province of British Columbia will launch a 10-point plan to update the province's vaping regulations, some starting as early as January 1,...

11:44
The District of Coldstream and CUPE Local 626, which represents municipal workers, will begin mediation on Monday, after bargaining talks broke down in August, says the union.  The?BC?Labour Relations Board appointed...

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The Disciplinary Council of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) recently rendered two decisions on guilt and sanction in the cases of engineers Bertrand Samson and Jacques Lahaie. Bertrand Samson was ordered to pay two fines totalling $15,000....

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MarketsandMarketstm, the world's largest revenue impact research and advisory firm that focuses on high-growth niche markets, today announced key takeaways from its 4th Global Annual Customer Summit that took place in London on 21st and 22nd October...

09:56
Thanksgiving is the quintessential American holiday ? one that celebrates American traditions, family togetherness and gratitude for the unparalleled bounty of our great nation. As families across the country prepare for their Thanksgiving feasts,...

09:08
On October 30, 2019, USA Today published the first in a series of reports from a year-long investigation of the private security company G4S which employs almost 50,000 personnel in the United States.  The report detailed alleged past isolated...

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Imperial Tobacco Canada supports the Government of British Columbia's intention to curb youth vaping; however, the government has demonstrated a profound lack of understanding of how this complex category works with its proposed regulations. "None...

08:55
Ronan Farrow has a story to tell: the dramatic events behind his investigation of the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault cases, his unsuccessful battle with NBC television executives who refused to air the reporting and the subsequent revelations in the...

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OPSEU members have joined workers from other unions in giving an overwhelming strike mandate to support collective bargaining efforts aimed at fighting cutbacks and preserving quality education. The Ontario Council of Educational Workers (OCEW),...

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Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas has published a new article this week that exposes secrets held about the popular King James Version of the bible, among others. Yisrayl says the most popular bible...


14 november 2019

21:15
Rights4Vapers.com, the country's leading vaping consumer rights organization, is discouraged and dismayed by the B.C. government's proposed vaping regulations. "As the voice of Canadian adult vapers, we have to ask why...

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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Knights of Columbus have sent a letter of solidarity to the people of Lebanon and Iraq, addressing the recent unrest and protests in those countries. The letter was...

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Bridge Women's Center will host its first annual fundraising gala on Dec 6, 2019 at Calvary Chapel in Old Bridge, New Jersey. The evening will feature a message from keynote speaker Abby Johnson. Johnson a leading pro-life advocate, is the...

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Translink's refusal to deal with the key bargaining issues has resulted in the mutual agreement to discontinue contract talks that began again this morning, and a continuation of service disruption for passengers. "Translink seems content to play...

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Below is a statement by Bryan Barnett, U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Mayor of Rochester Hills (MI), on today's shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita (CA): "No matter how often during the year a...

14:35
During National Nurse Practitioner Week, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is renewing its call for all state legislatures to remove regulatory roadblocks that limit nurse practitioners (NPs) from prescribing Medication-Assisted...

14:12
CUPE Ontario gathered today in front of Doug Ford's constituency office to protest cuts to WSIB and to address issues facing workers' health and safety in Ontario. "These cuts need to stop," stated Fred Hahn, President of...

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A decade-long funding drought for Ontario's developmental disability services must be addressed with dollars and common sense not cuts, says OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. Last weekend, news outlets in Ontario...

12:42
Canada's leading youth activists are celebrating National Child Day and World Children's Day by raising their voices at UNICEF Canada's first ever Youth Activism Summit on November 20 at the Toronto Reference Library....

11:19
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) today published amendments to its' Rule Book, requiring mandatory reporting of cybersecurity incidents by all IIROC-regulated firms. Effective immediately, investment firms will have...

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Today, the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative (Dallaire Initiative) and the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) will co-host a regional conference in Kigali to empower nations to take proactive, early and coordinated action to prevent the recruitment...

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U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), will speak on the dangers of judicial activism and what he calls "the capture of Americans' judiciary by corporate and partisan donor interests" at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker event at 1 p.m. on...

10:28
On Friday, November 15th, at 11 a.m., paramedics represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will visit the constituency office of Minister of Health Christine Elliott. Paramedics are concerned about government plans to restructure...

08:32
The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council (MJAC) is calling on the U.S. Congress to pass the Jabara-Heyer National Opposition to Hate, Assaults, and Threats to Equality (NO HATE) ACT following the release of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) report...

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Paralyzed Veterans of America is alerting the public to the challenges people with disabilities commonly face during air travel and asking for support of their efforts to ensure accessible air travel for all. This call to action comes as the busiest...


13 november 2019

19:30
The Cannabis Hemp Heritage Act of 2020 proudly announces the launching its website and official campaign to amend Prop. 64 this upcoming General Election November 3, 2020. After having predicted and witnessed the failings of California's Adult Use...

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Canada's health care sector is among the worst in the world in terms of greenhouse gas pollution, says the Canada-focused policy brief, issued alongside the latest Lancet Countdown international report, and the sector requires concerted efforts to...

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Videotron today undertook a new effort to make authorities aware of the dramatic consequences of the CRTC's recent decision on wholesale Internet access rates. Videotron and other Canadian cable operators are officially petitioning the federal...

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Noted duck boat disaster lawyer Robert J. Mongeluzzi today urged the U.S. Coast Guard to "once and for all stop the senseless deaths" by immediately adopting and enforcing today's recommendations by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to...

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After more than 40 sessions at the bargaining table since the beginning of May, talks between CUPE 7000 and the BC Rapid Transit Company (SkyTrain) have reached impasse. Negotiations broke down on Tuesday when the two...

12:09
Veterans and state legislators from 26 states, led by retired Army National Guard Sergeant Dan McKnight, traveled to Washington during Veterans Day week to press members of Congress, Senators and senior Congressional staff to end America's endless...

11:00
The public school is both a cherished tradition, as well as a critical underpinning, to the democracies of both Canada and the United States. It is an essential means of ensuring that citizens are well prepared to elect their leaders and to make...

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Imagine raising an issue to injustice no matter how small to mainstream media or how much money you have. Boycott strengthens your protest by promoting your concern across all global social media platforms with just the click of a button and support...

08:00
Following the news that Rep. Jesus "Chuy" Garcia (D-Ill.) and Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Wisc.) introduced legislation that would eliminate safe access to credit for millions of Americans and make it harder for non-prime consumers to find loans, Online...


12 november 2019

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CUPE 441 is calling on the District to return to the bargaining table. "I am disappointed that we did not hear back from the District after our offer to get back to the table on Thursday," said CUPE 441 President Dean...

17:55
On Wednesday, November 13, at 7:30 am, Teamsters and their allies in the UC Administrative Professionals Network will be attending the University of California Board of Regents Meeting to speak out against a proposed pay cut for administrative...

14:37
Steps toward a transfer of ministerial oversight of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission to the Ministry of Transportation is a positive change for residents in Northern Ontario, but the key component of Northlander rail line service...

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Four of the 34 statewide class actions pending before Judge Dan Polster's Multi-District Litigation have been amended with evidence pleading the causal connection between in-utero prescription opioid use and birth defects in exposed fetuses, said...

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Eight child care workers who have been locked out of their workplace are surprised after their employer, Something Special Children's Centre, announced that it will close without reason or a timeline for reopening. "It...

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The Canadian equestrian show jumping team is supporting their fellow teammate Nicole Walker after a sample she submitted during the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru tested positive for the prohibited substance benzoylecgonine, a cocaine...

09:00
Unifor representatives will hold a media availability to discuss next steps in the ongoing transit strike in Metro Vancouver. Nearly 5,000 Unifor members working at Coast Mountain Bus Company have been taking legal job action since November 1. WHAT:...

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The Purple Tornado, a foresight and strategic intelligence consultancy that delivers thinktank research insights for corporate and government use, has announced a report addressing the security of U.S voter data systems. Prompted by Russian...

08:30
Home Care Ontario, the voice of home care in Ontario TM, has released a new white paper providing recommendations to Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) to help them integrate and utilize home care to end hallway health care in Ontario. The report, entitled...

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The Consumer Advocacy Group of Canada (CAGOC) is currently inviting media to contact CAGOC at the information below pertaining to a consumer-facing story about a millennial customer of Sonnet Insurance, a division of and underwritten by Economical...

07:40
Physicians for Informed Consent (PIC), an educational nonprofit organization focused on science and statistics, recognizes National Epilepsy Awareness Month (NEAM), November 2019, by providing information to parents about the prevalence of seizures...

07:00
Thousands of advocates for children's health will gather Thursday at the Vaccine Injury Epidemic (VIE) Event on the National Mall to mark the 33rd anniversary of National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA). The rally on Nov. 14th will spotlight the...

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Last Friday, Housing Today released a notice of support for the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) vote to adopt a resolution (http://www.ncai.org/ABQ-19-025.pdf) calling upon the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) not to...

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Today, the Collaborative for Student Success announced a collective effort with 11 organizations representing the education and civil rights communities to address the alarming reading results released in the National Assessment of Educational...


11 november 2019

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Building on the success of its Sentinels of the Street affordable housing program aimed at veterans who are homeless or precariously housed, the Old Brewery Mission has launched a number of initiatives targeting this group this year. As the...

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