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4 december 2022

20:09
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief Cindy Woodhouse, AFN Quebec and Labrador Regional Chief Ghislain Picard, and Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Vice Chief David Pratt will address the media on An Act respecting First...


3 december 2022

16:35
The Military Sexual Trauma Movement, Inc. is a grassroots human rights organization that was founded by Military Sexual Trauma (MST) veteran, Jánelle Marina Méndez in 2018 in Dutchess County, New York. According to Human Rights Watch,...


2 december 2022

19:57
On the eve of the 33rd anniversary of the feminicide of December 6, 1989, Polytechnique Montréal was greatly dismayed and deeply saddened to learn of the Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights' initiative to use the promotional code "Poly" to promote...

18:19
Teamsters Local 135 members at MonoSol are picketing for a second day outside the company's LaPorte, Ind., facility, demanding the packaging employer negotiate a fair contract and call off its lockout of workers....


1 december 2022

19:48
Rowland Water District and Others Call for Action ROWLAND HEIGHTS, Calif., Dec. 1, 2022 As California confronts another extended drought and its impacts, it is more obvious than ever that the state has failed to address its water supply and...

19:15
The Emergency Department Practice Management Association (EDPMA) fully supports the Texas Medical Association's...

16:30
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), along with the strongest-ever assembled coalition of immigration groups and leaders, today released a letter urging Congress to reject any efforts to pass mass amnesty or an immigration proposal...

14:48
Today, United to Safeguard America from Illegal Trade (USA-IT)?a coalition of more than 85 national and state brand enforcement experts, law enforcement agencies, academics, and leading business organizations?hosted its second annual National Summit...

14:04
Former Governor of the State of New York and Founder of the George Pataki Leadership Center, George Pataki, and former Ambassador to Finland and Board Member of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation, and founder of the Earle I. Mack Foundation, Earle...

13:49
Amid concerns of rapidly deteriorating health and citing severe human rights abuses, including torture and heavy metal poisoning, an independent team of U.S. medical experts has announced the findings of their recent assessment of the Former...

13:09
As the evidentiary portion of the Rogers-Shaw hearings comes to a close, Globalive Capital today issued the following statement: "The Rogers-Shaw hearings have revealed how much the deck is stacked against Canadians at a time when many are desperate...

10:53
Today, Québec Ombudsman Marc-André Dowd tabled his 2021-2022 Annual Report in the National Assembly. Emphasizing the ever-present impact of COVID-19 in Québec, he insisted on the pandemic-related challenges to public services since March 2020:...

10:47
As the 117th Congress returns for the lame-duck legislative work period, the Competitiveness Coalition today issued a letter to Republican U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging their...

09:28
"The 2023 Agglomeration budget for regional services exclusively managed by the City of Montréal is scandalous and its injustice obvious. Montréal limits its contribution to 2.7% but imposes an increase of 11.9% on Beaconsfield! Montréal now...

09:00
Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) ? a New York-based, national nonprofit and Community Development Financial Institution that aims to increase access to primary care and achieve health equity through strategic community investment, capacity...

09:00
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/SEFPO), the National Union for Public and General Employees (NUPGE), and BloodWatch.org are raising the alarm on secret plans to privatize plasma collection in Canada. The organizations held a...

08:00
Labatt Breweries of Canada brought together MPs from across the country to put partisanship aside and represent their region in Brew Across Canada ? an all-party national brewing competition in support of Equal Voice and the organization's mission of...

07:30
Small businesses across Canada are dealing with a growing trend in the hiring process: being ghosted by job candidates and new hires. More than one-third of small business owners said they've hired people who never showed up or stopped coming into...

07:00
In view of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) Canada is organizing a visit for three key figures in the country's anti-personnel landmine movement to mark the 25th anniversary of the signing of...

06:00
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/SEFPO), the National Union for Public and General Employees (NUPGE), and BloodWatch.org will protest at Canadian Blood Services' head office in Ottawa on December 1. CBS has signed an undisclosed...

05:00
A post-election poll of voters in the 28 districts where the Congressional Black Caucus PAC IE ran a multi-media effort aimed at mobilizing African American voters, and sporadic African American voters indicates that African Americans voted 91...

04:52
Yesterday, Humane Society International/Europe handed a petition with nearly 50,000 signatures from citizens from all over the world to the European Parliament's Committee on Petitions, urging the EU to take action against the trade in hunting...

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30 november 2022

16:22
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is sharing its support for California's Medication Error Reduction Plan (MERP) initiative in the hope that hospital regulators and accreditors, if not U.S. hospitals themselves, will voluntarily...

16:11
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith's very first piece of legislation is a breath-taking power grab that will only cause chaos and distract her government from the real economic problems facing Alberta's families, says Unifor. "Forgive me for quoting...

14:30
In New Jersey?one the healthiest, wealthiest, most diverse states?residents with greater privilege and access to opportunities not only lead healthier lives but also are less likely to acknowledge that systemic factors including racism and...

14:27
Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak / Women of the Métis Nation (LFMO) acknowledges the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) both at home and around the world....

13:28
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/SEFPO), the National Union for Public and General Employees (NUPGE), and BloodWatch.org will protest at Canadian Blood Services' head office in Ottawa on December 1. CBS has signed an undisclosed...

11:00
Poll Highlights Biden's base has driven up his approval rating, and helped Democrats perform better than expected in the...

08:04
Nearly 12 million people have fled Ukraine since the Russian invasion started. At least 30% of Ukrainians were forced to leave behind their pets, which resulted in millions of domesticated animals wandering Ukraine alone and vulnerable to bomb and...

05:30
November 30th marks the end of the 16th annual Movember campaign in Canada. Over the last four weeks, more than 57,000 Canadians participated, raising funds and awareness for men's mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer, and testicular...


29 november 2022

21:41
Tonight, the U.S. Senate voted on final passage of the (Dis)Respect for Marriage Act. Yesterday the Senate cleared the 60-vote threshold by a vote of 61-35, paving the way for another 60-vote threshold vote today on final passage (a modified process...

21:03
An Ontario court ruling that struck down Bill 124 is being heralded by members of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO). Nurses are dismayed at news that the government intends to appeal the court ruling. RNAO urges Premier Doug Ford...

19:19
Today, the U.S. Senate passed the Respect for Marriage Act to enshrine and protect marriage equality for same-sex and interracial couples. The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) adopted policy calling for legal protections of gay and lesbian rights by...

18:30
OPSEU/SEFPO is calling it a win for hundreds of thousands of workers as the Ontario Superior Court declares Doug Ford government's wage-stifling Bill 124 "void and of no effect." The decision comes following a court challenge launched by a coalition...

17:10
The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is marking the second anniversary of the In Plain Sight Report on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 by publicly announcing the completion of work on a first-of-its-kind Cultural Safety and Humility Standard (CSHS) for...

16:55
Unifor celebrates today's decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, which ruled that Premier Ford's Bill 124 unduly infringes on workers' rights....

16:20
Members of Teamsters Local 777 employed by Enlightened Dispensary ? a subsidiary of Revolution Global ? engaged in an unfair labor practice strike yesterday outside of the company's dispensary in Schaumburg, Ill....

15:59
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is joining with other public-sector labour unions in Ontario in celebrating today's Ontario Superior Court decision that rules Bill 124 as unconstitutional and contrary to s 2(d) of the Charter of Rights and...

14:06
Musician turned activist Kid Rock, speaking up for "Save Beechwood Hall," appeared on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" to gain national attention about recent demolition activity around Hank Williams' historic country home, Tennessee's Beechwood Hall....

14:00
The Convenience Retailers Alliance 4 Safe Communities (RA4SC) commends the Government of British Columbia for announcing The Safer Communities Action Plan (SCAP) that lays out formative steps at the provincial level to make communities safer through...

13:35
California's four big oil refiners more than doubled their average profit of the last 20 years from California during the recent gasoline price spikes, according to testimony delivered by Consumer Watchdog to the California Energy Commission today....

13:30
With Congress set to reconvene for a post-election legislative session, 100 members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 24 senators have now signed on to support a new tax incentive that would produce 500,000 starter homes in struggling...

11:05
The Petfood Consumer Rights Council, a first-of-its-kind consumer protection and animal welfare organization, has launched and announced its first key initiative, a 90-day founding member drive. The PCRC is the first 501(c)(3) not-for-profit...

11:00
A recent survey commissioned by the Tucson Metro Chamber, in partnership with the Arizona Mining Association, showed that more than 66% of Southern Arizona voters support the Arizona copper mining industry. The poll, conducted in late September, also...

08:33
"It's all about advocacy; whether it is advocacy in the court of law, advocacy in the court of the legislature or executive branch, and advocacy in the court of public opinion, we will use every tool in our toolbelt to win for our clients," said...

08:05
Adams Arms President, Jason East compares the notion of holding automakers accountable for accidents caused by reckless drivers to recent legislative attempts which would hold firearms manufacturers accountable for the mindset of gun purchasers and...

07:19
Last week, Bill C-228 was passed, receiving unanimous support in Parliament. This legislation will protect millions of Canadian seniors and their families who rely on defined benefit pensions for their financial security in retirement. By opposing...

06:00
Scientist, researcher, and bestselling author, Dr. John Jaquish wishes to go on record in the matter by saying the claim that burping cows are responsible for increasing planetary greenhouse gasses is 100% spectacularly false (Pure BS). "ALL...


28 november 2022

23:46
This is a news report from Science and Technology Daily: The ethical issues brought by science and technology development concern the security and destiny of humankind. The research ethics, which includes a broad set of standards, values, and...

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