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On May 17th, during the annual conference of the National Association for Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP), the membership unanimously voted in favor of a resolution calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and...

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On Tuesday, May 21, The ASCAP Foundation and The Library of Congress will jointly present the 11th annual "We Write the Songs" event at the historic Coolidge Auditorium in The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The evening celebrates the gift by...

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Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the eleventh leading cause of death in Louisiana.  On Tuesday, May 21, advocates from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), the largest suicide prevention...


18 may 2019

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the result of the Australian general election: "On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate the Liberal Party's leader, Scott Morrison, on his electoral victory. He...


17 may 2019

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American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued this statement today, following news that the Trump Administration had reached an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232 tariffs for steel and aluminum imports...

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In August 2018, the CMS announced that Medicare Advantage (MA) plans would be allowed to utilize step therapy for Part B drugs. The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) expressed strong concerns about this proposal. The rheumatology community...

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The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is pleased by today's announcement that the Canadian and U.S. governments have ended steel and aluminum tariffs and other retaliatory measures. "The tariffs imposed on both sides of the border...

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Jim Hoffa, General President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and François Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada, made the following statements today on the lifting of the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs:...

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The Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) congratulates the Canadian and the United States governments on today's trade deal to lift the devastating steel and aluminum tariffs. These tariffs have disrupted the integrated North-American...

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The leaders of the aluminum associations of North America --  Heidi Brock, President & CEO, The Aluminum Association (U.S.); Fernando A. Garcia, President, IMEDAL (Mexico); Jean Simard, President & CEO, The Aluminium Association of Canada -- released...

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The United Steelworkers (USW) welcomes today's agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico to lift U.S. tariffs on  aluminum and steel, but urges the Canadian government to impose critical measures needed to defend Canada's steel sector...

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"We welcome the removal of the steel and aluminum tariffs this afternoon. "This step is enormously significant and paves the way for swift ratification of the USMCA in all three countries. "We urge the legislative bodies in Mexico, Canada and the US...

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The United Steelworkers union (USW) released the following statement today after the United States, Canada and Mexico reached an agreement on lifting U.S. Section 232 sanctions on aluminum and steel imports into the United States and ending...

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The National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC) is appalled by the recent attacks on women's reproductive freedom. Since the beginning of 2019, 30 states have introduced legislation that impacts a woman's right reproductive decisions. Most recently, the...

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Consumer Watchdog said today that the California Energy Commission under Governor Gavin Newsom is finally taking steps to confront artificially high gasoline prices in California by acknowledging the role of oil refiners' supply and retail price...

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Family Research Council President Tony Perkins issued the following statement after passage of the Equality Act (H.R. 5) in the U.S. House of Representatives: "This is an all-out assault on parental rights, on the...

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Green New Deal proponent Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) now reportedly says that her Apocalypse Now prediction?that the world will end in 12 years?was a joke, taken seriously only by people with "the intelligence of a sea sponge." And President...

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Boating activities are practiced by many Canadians each summer. We can all help to ensure that they are done safely by adopting safe boating practices on our waterways. To mark the start of this year's North American Safe Boating Awareness Week, the...

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More than a dozen residents were joined by Royal Oak Mayoral Candidate Stephen Miller and commission candidate Tom Hallock today in protesting the City Center Development that was partially funded with $5.5 million in taxpayer dollars and built on a...

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The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) is extremely disappointed the administration did not initiate much needed reforms to ensure Medicare beneficiaries begin paying less at the pharmacy counter in 2020.  This week, the Centers for...

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In the week since the Ford government announced it is freezing land ambulance grants at 2017-2018 levels, municipalities have been scrambling to sort out the full impact of what could be a cut of $40-50 million province-wide. Ontario paramedics, the...

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Investing in rural broadband infrastructure is critical for communities to engage in the growing digital economy, create jobs and enjoy economic growth. Today, Monte McNaughton, Ontario's Minister of Infrastructure was in Northumberland County to...

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New York state will begin the next steps in the ongoing effort to improve mobility on Route 17, including studying the addition of a third lane on the heavily traveled corridor. The state Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a request for...

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National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) is proud to announce its endorsement of a bipartisan resolution introduced on May 16, 2019, by U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), with the support of Senators Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA),...

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Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, has named Angela Grimes the organization's CEO. Grimes joined Born Free USA in 2010 and previously served as its director of development and operations. She has been acting...

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Recently, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton and Brett Redfearn, Director of the Division of Trading and Markets, gave a speech to the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University regarding the U.S. equity market structure, including plans for future...


16 may 2019

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UFCW Local 1776KS members at Philadelphia-area ShopRite Supermarkets have voted to ratify a new union contract for over 2,500 ShopRite workers. Workers from six ShopRite employers came out to two union meetings today to hear details and vote on the...

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Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President, Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on the Trump Administration's immigration proposal: "The nation's mayors have long called on Congress and the Administration...

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Oregon winemaker Jim Bernau urged Oregon lawmakers today to use part of the state's historic windfall in tax revenues for Oregon State University's agriculture programs.  Bernau is the Founder and CEO of one of Oregon's leading wineries, Willamette...

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Trial attorney Majed Nachawati, co-founding partner of Fears Nachawati Law Firm, has been appointed to the State Bar of Texas Committee on Professionalism. His three-year term will begin in June. The Committee on Professionalism reports directly to...

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Today, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) announced its opposition to the legislation introduced by Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) titled "Stop Surprise Medical Bills."  Unfortunately, the legislation is written in a manner that provides unbalanced...

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After recent media reports regarding an officer's inappropriate conduct in an interview with a teenaged sexual assault victim in Kelowna, Little Warriors is offering to develop a custom training program for RCMP staff to ensure they are educated on...

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Farmers Insurance systematically overcharged its most loyal, longtime California customers from 2008 to 2018, according to evidence uncovered as part of an investigation ordered by the California Insurance Commissioner. Now, with a public hearing...

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It's Powerline Safety Week, and to raise awareness of the dangers of downed electrical wires, Toronto Hydro has launched a safety campaign called Downed Lines are Deadly. This campaign comes in response to five major...

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The following statement regarding the introduction of the Trump immigration plan should be attributed to Dan Stein, president, Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR): "The Trump immigration plan would make...

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According to a recent poll of Ontario Millennials and Gen Xers, those surveyed are making "Eyescuses" about why they don't get their eyes checked on a regular basis. Although three-quarters of millennials surveyed...

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The National Council of Resistance of Iran, U.S. Representative Office (NCRI-US), welcomes the introduction of a resolution by a large bipartisan group of Members of Congress condemning the Iranian regime's terrorism against U.S. citizens and the...

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Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council spoke this morning at a press conference on Capitol Hill to oppose the Equality Act (H.R. 5). Other speakers at the press conference included Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.), Rep. Warren Davidson...

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The United Steelworkers (USW) union is disappointed by multinational giant Vale's refusal to engage in serious negotiations with workers at Voisey's Bay mining operations in Labrador, leading to a breakdown in contract talks. Negotiations broke off...

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Today, nearly 25 groups announced the formation of a new coalition dedicated to increasing the availability and utilization of non-opioid approaches to pain management as a way to curb rates of opioid over prescription and addiction in the United...

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Access Copyright ? and the 12,000 creators and 650 publishers the organization represents ? thanks the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage members for their thoughtful consideration of the unintended consequences of allowing education as a...

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The Senate Standing Committee on Transportation has voted to defeat Bill C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act. The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) praises the Committee for its study of this Bill and taking the time to travel and...

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In recent years, Asian Americans' lawsuit against Harvard University has brought national attention to the issue of anti-Asian discrimination in college admissions and the fate of race-based college admissions. These eminent topics of the time are...

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Parmalat Canada is proud to call itself a Founding Partner of Kids Help Phone. On this day in 1989, Kids Help Phone was launched as a phone line for youth experiencing abuse. At the time, Ault Foods (now Parmalat Canada) recognized there was a lack...

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A national survey of Canadian parole officers conducted by the Union of Safety and Justice Employees (USJE), a federal public service organization, says Canada's correctional system is stressed and nearing a breaking point ? with a majority of...

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As the hearings continue into Bill 21 regarding secularism, the state and the ensuing ramifications, there is reason to fear that it will be at the expense of individual freedoms. In effect, the bill proposes to amend the...

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Ovation® Fertility, in collaboration with its partner physicians at Texas Fertility Center and Fertility Answers in Louisiana, has selected two IVF patients to receive the 2019 Advocacy Day Grant. This grant ensures that the fertility patient...


15 may 2019

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The government is disappointed by the open letter of the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) that was published on the website of the Montreal Gazette. Since its election, the government has regularly met with a variety of organisations serving...

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The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel's nationwide search for outside legal counsel to pursue lawsuits against companies that manufacture opioid medications and...

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The union representing Air Canada's flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old Transportation Safety Board recommendation on leaving carry-on baggage behind during an emergency. "The recent Aeroflot crash where...

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