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News by subject: AVO

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24 october 2019

11:59
Morneau Shepell has released the October 2019 issue of its monthly newsletter, News & Views, in which the company looks at the following topics:   Legal case demonstrates best practices for pension committees ? A recent legal decision by a U.S....

11:30
The Canadian Association of Gastroenterology and Crohn's and Colitis Canada today announced a joint statement that has been accepted for publication in the Journal of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology. The paper, entitled Joint Canadian...

10:15
Just two days after appealing an unreasonable delay by the United Stated Department of Transportation's ("USDOT") Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ("FMCSA") in the publication of its resubmitted Electronic Logging Device ("ELD") exemption...

10:13
Today, World Animal Protection, a global animal-welfare organization with offices in 14 countries, released Behind the Smile, a new report that reveals dolphin entertainment is extreme animal cruelty masquerading as innocent fun. Unsuspecting...

09:45
In response the favorable ruling denying Defendants' Motion to Dismiss in Slyce Acquisition Inc. v. Syte - Visual Conception LTD., and Kohl's Corporation in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Slyce issues the...

07:00
Today, Century Initiative is launching its inaugural report, For a Bigger, Bolder Canada, which outlines 10 key actions for the country to take to successfully increase its population to 100 million by 2100 and ensure long-term prosperity. This is...

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When we look at dolphins they may appear to be smiling, but nothing could be further from the truth. A new global report from World Animal Protection shows the massive scale and profitability of the multibillion-dollar,...


23 october 2019

21:40
Bill Poulos, Member of Citizens For Northville, urges fellow Northville residents and business owners to join him tomorrow evening at Marquis Theater. The meeting will address Citizens For Northville group's findings and recommendations concerning...

18:27
Today, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than 330 stations across the country. On the show, Secretary Pompeo shared about the Trump administration's creation of the...

14:32
Workers at the Bay St. George Long-Term Care Centre in Stephenville Crossing will hold a demonstration on Thursday to voice their concerns about extreme mandatory overtime and the provincial government's failure to address staffing shortages....

11:54
Policies and incentives that encourage existing travel center operators to invest in alternative fuels represents the most effective way to encourage consumers to transition to those fuels, a NATSO representative from Love's Travel Stops told a House...

11:00
This year the Islip Conservative Party is endorsing the following incumbents; Angie Carpenter, Mary Kate Mullen, John Cochrane, Olga Murray and Alexis Weik. The candidates for the 2019 Islip Town election have been working together to make the town...

11:00
Driving Choice is pleased to announce that the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) has joined as a partner in the campaign calling for more  choice and competition in car insurance in British Columbia (BC)....

10:00
Today, #VOTEPROCHOICE, the political organizing initiative and technology platform founded in 2016 by Democrats.com, launched the 2019 #VOTEPROCHOICE Voter Guide, the most comprehensive, progressive prochoice voter guide in the United States. This...

08:51
Researchers report that both fluoride and aluminum (Al3+), individually, are poisonous to the nervous system. Together, they are much worse and can increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is reported in the International Journal of...

08:34
The following is a statement released by Dalton Thomas, founder of FAI. Since the inception of FAI, the Kurds have been important to us. Nearly as soon as our teams meet the Kurdish people, we were taught this age-old proverb: the Kurds?who were...

08:00
An unprecedented survey of American Jews conducted by the American Jewish Committee (AJC), the leading global Jewish advocacy organization, reveals deep concern about antisemitism in the United States and widespread fear that it is increasing....

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Today marks the launch of a new initiative from The Family Action Council of Tennessee (FACT) that challenges the way Tennessee's elected officials have applied the "right to marry" holding in the U.S. Supreme Court's 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges...


22 october 2019

19:25
The U.S. House of Representatives passed with strong bipartisan support the Georgia Support Act, legislation that significantly strengthens defense, economic, and cyber security ties between Georgia and the United States.   "We thank the members of...

19:10
Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Doug Jones (D-Ala.) today introduced the FAFSA Simplification Act of 2019, a bill that would create a streamlined financial aid application process, while still giving schools, states, and scholarship providers...

17:27
Most L.A. neighborhoods are flooded with bars, clubs and restaurants, raising the alcohol density to troubling levels. New research, presented by Los Angeles Drug and Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A. DAPA), at L.A. City Hall today, shows at least 80%...

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He's endorsed it, campaigned in favour of it and even arranged for taxpayers to purchase it. Now newly re-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has to move quickly to build the long-delayed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project (TMX), says a...

15:13
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned President Donald Trump's misuse of the term "lynching" to describe the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry. That...

14:45
Fertilizer Canada congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the newly elected Liberal minority government.  Canada's fertilizer industry stands ready to work with all federal political parties to ensure our industry continues to play a vital...

14:28
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is warning Premier Doug Ford to stop taking the welfare of Ontario's children for granted. Members of OPSEU's education workers sector, including the Educational Resource Facilitators of Peel that affiliated...

14:05
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) has accepted an initial project description for the proposed Gazoduq Project, a natural gas pipeline approximately 780 kilometres long, located between northeastern Ontario and Saguenay, Quebec....

12:25
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) congratulates Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau on his election victory and looks forward to working with the government to maintain and grow responsible mining development in Canada. With a minority...

11:04
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates re-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on winning a minority government in the 2019 federal election. The National Chief looks forward to working with the new government...

11:02
Millions of children living in areas affected by conflict and disaster are at risk because of substantial shortages in funding for lifesaving humanitarian programmes, UNICEF said today. To date, UNICEF has only received 54 per cent of the US$4.16...

09:43
Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with all members of Canada's new Parliament, and issues the following statement: "This election has left Canada...

07:35
Negative Population Growth President Donald Mann has announced a new nationwide effort to get Congress to debate and pass legislation that will end the practice of granting automatic citizenship to all babies born on U.S. soil regardless of their...

07:12
OPSEU's President says the federal election results in Ontario are a clear message for Doug Ford to change course on his wrongheaded policies. Warren (Smokey) Thomas points to the fact the federal Tories only earned about a third of the popular vote...


21 october 2019

23:55
The election of a Liberal minority government, with the NDP and the Bloc Quebecois holding the balance of power gives workers a strong voice in Parliament.  "This election was always about workers and big questions. How can we create good paying...

15:40
The Real Sudan People's Liberation Movement (R-SPLM), the National Salvation Front (NAS) and the South Sudan United Front (SSUF) opposition movements in South Sudan have retained the international law firm of Amsterdam & Partners LLP following their...

14:50
The state Department of Public Health will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 23 regarding Southcoast Hospitals Group's proposed closure of the maternity unit at Tobey Hospital ? a proposal that has drawn strong opposition from both current...

07:20
Harborside Inc. ("Harborside" or the "Company") , today announced that the U.S. Tax Court has issued a final decision under Tax Court Rule 155 on the income tax deficiency for Patients Mutual Assistance Collective Corporation ("PMACC"), the Company's...

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Toronto's Harris Institute will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a special event to raise much-needed funds for two of Canada's most important charities, UNISON and MusiCounts. The milestone event will feature the...


20 october 2019

19:45
According to data released by ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) today and first reported on tonight's edition of CBS News 60 Minutes, at least 12 white supremacists have been arrested for their alleged roles in terrorist plots, attacks or threats...

18:47
Unifor bargaining committees have signed tentative agreements with SaskEnergy, SaskPower, SaskTel, SaskWater, DirectWest, and SecureTek, ending a 17-day strike by nearly 5,000 workers across the province. "Solidarity and the support from Unifor...


18 october 2019

18:50
After hearing the verdict in a New York court that declared his brother guilty, the president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, reiterated that "this verdict is not against the state of Honduras" and strongly rejected that the country be qualified...

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We are pleased to announce that the NPCA and Mark Brickell have resolved the issues arising from Mr. Brickell's departure from the NPCA. COMMENT FROM NPCA BOARD CHAIR, DAVE BYLSMA: Mark Brickell assumed the role of CAO at...

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LCBO workers will be holding a "Shop LCBO" information picket outside the LCBO store on Lasalle Boulevard in Sudbury on Saturday to remind the government and the public of the dangers of privatizing alcohol sales. "We all lose when the government...

13:08
Canada's largest union, the Canadian Union of Public Employees, is shocked and outraged at reports that the Liberal Party will revive its attack on good pensions if re-elected. In the last Parliament, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled Bill C-27,...

12:00
Puente Human Rights Movement will lead a coalition of civil rights and immigrant advocacy organizations calling for the closure of ICE detention facilities throughout the state during a migration tribunal event on Saturday, Oct. 19 at its...

09:00
As the snowbird season gets underway, the Canadian Snowbird Association (CSA) is reminding Ontario travellers that OHIP's Out-of-Country (OOC) Travellers Program is scheduled to be terminated on January 1, 2020. The program currently reimburses...

09:00
Mr. Hishammuddin Hussein, the former Defence Minister of Malaysia, has called on his countrymen to work towards uniting all races and working towards the nation's progress. In a letter issued to the Malaysian media, Mr...

08:30
Obama White House alum Campbell Spencer and Republican campaign strategist and corporate consultant Max Hamel today announced the launch of a new public affairs agency, FORA Partners ("FORA"). FORA combines actionable public opinion measurement,...

08:00
WASHINGTON, Oct 18, 2019 The Alliance for Israel Advocacy (AIA) (www.israeladvocates.org) responded to Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad's recent and well publicized speech at Columbia University, which was laced with anti-Semitic...

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Mr. Hishammuddin Hussein, the former Defence Minister of Malaysia, has called on his countrymen to work towards uniting all races and working towards the nation's progress. In a letter issued to the Malaysian media, Mr Hussein said: "The past few...


17 october 2019

23:03
The President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, categorically rejected the accusations of U.S. prosecutors that Honduras is a narco-state, highlighting the achievements in the fight against drug trafficking and organized crime and reiterating his...

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