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Horses in Our Hands (also known as In Our Hands Action Fund), a 501(c)(4) equine-welfare organization, is calling on American citizens across the country to write to their federal legislators urging them to pass the Safeguard American Food Exports...

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With respect to the final debate in parliament on a British Internal Market Bill, BDI Director General Joachim Lang says: "Another piece of bad news for companies on both sides of the English Channel" "The Internal Market Bill is another piece of bad...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been a striking reminder of the need for preparedness regarding public health issues. As children return to school and other group settings in this challenging environment, the National Pediculosis Association (NPA) wants to...


21 september 2020

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The Concord Coalition said today that new 30-year projections by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) demonstrate why Congress and the president should ensure that necessary near-term steps to support the economy in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Below is a statement by U.S Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran on the Department of Justice's announcement regarding New York City, Portland and Seattle:...

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The passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could seal the re-election of President Trump and a Republican majority in both chambers of Congress.  But, from a purely political perspective, Richard Viguerie, chairman of ConservativeHQ, believes it is...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which according to its website is "recognized as the nation's premiere health promotion, prevention and preparedness agency," is playing a leading role in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the...

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San Francisco juries have awarded up to $1 billion to persons claiming their cancer resulted from exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weedkiller Rounduptm. In the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, Paul...

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Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret will make the findings of the 2019-2020 Annual Report of the Québec Ombudsman public in the National Assembly of Québec on Thursday, September 24, 2020....

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EARTHDAY.ORG today launched a global campaign aimed at ensuring that all students receive quality, wide-ranging, climate education in schools across all grade levels and disciplines. The campaign encourages governments attending the crucial United...

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For decades, physicians have been taught?and have told patients?that antimicrobials do not help viral diseases. But when studying the response of COVID-19 to the antimicrobial agents chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), Lee Merritt, M.D.,...

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Unions representing health care workers across Ontario held a press conference urging immediate action to end the crisis in long-term care. CUPE Ontario, SEIU Healthcare, and Unifor, unions which collectively represent more than 70,000 long-term care...

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What: National protest on October 7, 2020 Where: Outside state capitols/DEA/Medical Board/select locations To locate rally: Rallies Chart To join FB page: https://DontPunishPainRally.com/Facebook While attempting to rein in the abuse and misuse of...

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The following is a statement from Jim Hoffa, Teamsters General President, on the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg....

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211 Greater Montreal has reached the 100 000 calls milestone, demonstrating its key role as a helpline in the community and social support. More than two years following its launch in the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal, many citizens, as well...

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Alarmed by the rapid rise in homelessness in communities across Canada, Mayors and city officials from across the country have swiftly formed a remarkable alliance in the wake of COVID-19 to tackle the issue, which they recognize is a human rights...

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Trick-or-treating is a Halloween...

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While this year's Emmy Awards had a 33% increase in Black nominees, there were still many groups who were underrepresented or not recognized at all. To mark the importance of such recognition moving forward, ANA's Alliance for Inclusive and...


20 september 2020

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The Fédération des intervenantes en petite enfance du Québec (FIPEQ-CSQ) is offering Minister of Families Mathieu Lacombe to avoid the indefinite general strike that begins on Monday in the family childcare providers if he agrees to entrust the...

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The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, today issued the following statement: "Today we mark the start of Gender Equality Week, a time to raise awareness of the significant contributions...

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Gender Equality Week: "Today, we begin Canada's Gender Equality Week. This week is an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments we have made in advancing gender equality,...


19 september 2020

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It is with profound sadness that Sheila and I learned that John Turner has passed away. John lived a life that was rich and accomplished, full and fulfilling. A Rhodes Scholar and Olympic-qualifying track and field star, he distinguished himself...

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Unifor has raised a record breaking $134,000, so far, for Halton Women's Place in a 'Hope in High Heels' walk today led by Unifor National President Jerry Dias and his son Jordan.   "These much needed funds will provide safe shelter and services to...

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As negotiations intensify with the Ministère de la Famille and the Conseil du Trésor, the president of the Fédération des intervenantes en petite enfance du Québec (FIPEQ-CSQ), Valérie Grenon, will hold a press conference on negotiations in the...


18 september 2020

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The National Apartment Association (NAA) today joined the New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) in their lawsuit challenging the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) national eviction moratorium. The CDC's overreaching order directly...

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After repeated calls for action in the face of illegal fishing, the Coalition of Atlantic and Québec Fishing Organization has released a set of 10 demands for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to make sure that the fisheries remain sustainable...

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The CMA agrees with Canada's Premiers that additional federal funding is urgently needed to address the immense pressures on our health care system. There is no denying that the pandemic has exacerbated timely access to critical diagnoses and...

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For nearly 30 years, the Anishnabe Nation has insisted that the sport hunting pressure is too high in the Réserve faunique La Vérendrye and that the current management plan does not allow the maintenance of a stable moose population, but rather...

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Senator Sharif Street, Vice Chair of the PA Democratic Party and other Democratic leaders and elected officials met outside Philadelphia City Hall today to discuss their recent court victories against Donald J. Trump....

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This week, Corporate Accountability and a global coalition of climate organizations released a first of its kind liability roadmap: a tool outlining how local to global decisionmakers can hold polluting industries liable for the climate damage they...

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"The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is pleased to support the three linchpin policies of the Advancing American Kidney Health (AAKH) initiative finalized this morning. On behalf of 37 million adults in the U.S. affected by kidney disease, we...

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The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC) and the AGC Construction Education Foundation are proud to announce the one-year anniversary of the Build California Initiative....

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A Unifor team, led by Unifor National President Jerry Dias, will hold a 'Hope in High Heels' walk in downtown Toronto in support of Halton Women's Place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday September 19, 2020. "Due to the reality of COVID-19 the charity walk...

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Dr. Tre Pennie, U.S. Congressional Candidate for District 30 (TX) was invited to Denver to speak at the home of Vicki and Rob Schwartz. Dr. Pennie is a nationally-recognized, African-American, law enforcement advocate, who has appeared on many...

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THE COALESCENCE WEBSITE has launched a scathing attack on the world financial system, accusing it of being the primary cause of worldwide social upheaval. In a document entitled "MONEYISM ? The Cancer Ravaging Earth and How to Defeat It," the...

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At Florida Citizens Alliance's "Protecting Our Children" Summit, in an unprecedented move, SafeEd K12 Task Force Chair, and former State Representative Bev Kilmer, is exposing the illegal nature of sexuality education. Also, of considerable concern...

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THE COALESCENCE WEBSITE has issued a challenge to college students, urging them to become activists in helping shape the future they will inherit. Just as students find themselves undergoing a transition from academia and into the real world,...

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On Saturday September 19, 2020, at noon, Republican Nominee for Mayor Pastor Shannon Wright will outline with specificity and particularity her plans to lead Baltimore City. She will detail her plans for: Crime Education Economic Development "The...

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Wholesome Meats, a Texas-based regenerative agriculture brand offering nutritious premium ground beef, is taking on the fake meat industry. Launching on National Cheeseburger Day, Friday, Sept. 18, the premium beef company is partnering with several...

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Today, the Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA) announced "Latino Voices for Boardroom Equity," in partnership with leading business and civic leaders, including League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), UnidosUS, the Mexican...

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Today at 11:00 a.m. Interligne will unveil its all-new awareness campaign targeting sexual orientation- and gender diversity-related bullying. This campaign is made up of 3 videos and was produced as part of the second edition of the Take ACTION...


17 september 2020

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Today, Teamsters Local 502/Commonwealth Association of School Administrators (CASA) leaders and members took part in a virtual action meeting for the School District of Philadelphia Board of Education to call for a public vote of "no confidence" in...

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United Steelworkers (USW) District 11 Director Emil Ramirez issued the following statement today in advance of Donald Trump and Joe Biden's respective campaign stops in Minnesota. For more on Trump's broken promises to workers in Minnesota and across...

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Keeping our young people healthy and active amid coronavirus related closures is essential, and while organizations continue to scramble and pivot, the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) has transformed Project Power virtually. Project Power is a...

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This week, CatholicVote, a national faith-based advocacy organization, announced it is launching a $9.7 million campaign targeting Catholic voters in key swing states to expose Joe Biden's anti-Catholic record and policy agenda. The organization also...

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TransPerfect, the world's largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, today announced a significant legislative victory for freelance language professionals as a result of a broad advocacy and lobbying effort to protect...

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Ambassador Nathan Sales, the U.S. State Department's Coordinator for Counterterrorism, announced today on an American Jewish Committee (AJC) Advocacy Anywhere program that Hezbollah weapons caches, including significant stores of ammonium nitrate,...

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In a highly offensive move, John Deere has set up its own coalition to represent black farmers, in an apparent effort to sidestep the boycott the National Black Farmers Association (NBFA) launched this week, association president John Boyd declared,...

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The National Federation of the Blind, America's civil rights organization of the blind, issued the below statement regarding a report from the United States Commission on Civil Rights entitled Subminimum Wages: Impacts on the Civil Rights of People...

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As California courts and voters confront the injustice of the state's 45-year-old limits on the rights of medical negligence victims, Consumer Watchdog celebrates World Patient Safety Day on Sept. 17th with the launch of a new website featuring...

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