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26 june 2019

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On Monday, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order advising the Secretary of Treasury to develop guidance to expand the scope of the preventive services safe harbor for health savings account-eligible (HSA-eligible) high deductible health...

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Following the advertising campaign in April, CS Victims, a group of clients who are the victims of crimes perpetrated over a number of years by a Client Relationship Manager Credit Suisse, today announced the group has launched a new website -...

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Serve America Together ? a campaign to make national service part of growing up in America ? kicked off today with a challenge to the 2020 presidential candidates. The campaign is challenging all presidential candidates to commit to make national...


25 june 2019

23:16
First Cobalt Corp. ("First Cobalt") today sent an open letter to the shareholders of eCobalt Solutions Inc. ("eCobalt") urging them to vote against eCobalt's proposed merger with Jervois Mining Limited ("Jervois"). The full text of the letter is...

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District 10 of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, which represents more than 40,000 USW members in Pennsylvania, along with other labor organizations, is calling on the Pennsylvania State Senate to reject legislation that would mandate construction...

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American Jewish Committee (AJC) welcomes passage by an overwhelming margin of two resolutions from the United Church of Christ (UCC) calling for interreligious dialogue and declaring solidarity with Jews and others who are targets of neo-Nazis and...

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On Wednesday, June 26, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will join the No Muslim Ban Ever Coalition and members of Congress at a Capitol Hill press conference to install a temporary art display on the Capitol grounds to highlight the...

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The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) is committed to addressing hallway medicine and is encouraged by the recommendations in today's report from the Premier's Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine....

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Renewing the relationship with Indigenous peoples based on recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership is key to achieving reconciliation. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Chief Liliane...

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The Assembly of First Nations of Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) deplores that Bill C-262 died on the order paper. The Bill was intended to ensure that Canadian laws comply with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Because of...

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Unifor is reinforcing its demand for fair agreements for workers negatively impacted by the discontinuation of vehicle production at General Motors Oshawa as the union enters discussions with multiple auto parts and service provider companies.    "As...

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Canada's housing co-ops welcome today's announcement of the second phase of the federal government's plan to protect housing affordability for 20,000 low-income co-op households. It also includes funding for other forms of community housing,...

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With a five-year survival rate still at just 9 percent, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) mobilized more than 600 pancreatic cancer survivors, caregivers and advocates from across the country to urge their congressional representatives to...

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Diversity is Canada's strength and a cornerstone of our national identity. Still, many Canadians face barriers that prevent them from fully participating in society. Today, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and...

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The Partnership to Protect Patient Health applauds bill sponsors Senator Dawn Buckingham and Representative Giovanni Capriglione, and thanks the Texas legislature and Governor Abbott for passing and signing to law SB1189, which safeguards Texans from...

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IPVM, the world's authority on video surveillance, conducted an investigation on how importers from China are avoiding tariffs by including an SD card slot in their IP cameras and claiming they are 'digital still image cameras', they end up saving...

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The Small Business Council of America (SBCA) urges the U.S. Senate to vote against the Setting Every Community up For Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019 (H.R. 1994) because it will have a detrimental effect on small business retirement...

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In honour of America's upcoming birthday and the brand's 25th, Old Navy is issuing a reminder that we are one nation, indivisible, not defined by the current labels of "red" and "blue." The iconic American fashion brand is introducing plans for a...

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The American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP) stands united with Palestinian National Authority in rejecting the pointless "Palestinian Investment Conference," directed by Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and Middle East...

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TIPPoliticalParty.com is America's first self-funding political party. Progressives must run with fresh, paradigm-shifting progressive ideas?not to energize the base, but to turn red states blue. The DNC has stood in the way of progressive candidates...

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13 Leading environmental Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) focused on global tuna conservation announced today that they are standing together to call on Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs) that regulate tuna fishing in the...

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On June 24, Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment jointly announced a proposed transaction to combine the two corporations, pending shareholder and regulatory approvals. The deal is to be based on $7.2 billion of new debt financing and $500...

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"Telling and Selling the Overpopulation Issue: Why Climate Change Gets So Much More Attention", the most recent addition to the wide-ranging NPG Forum series, has been released by Negative Population Growth, Inc. Authored by Dr. Karen I. Shragg, an...

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The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will make an important announcement about the fight against racism on Tuesday at the Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre. Please note that all details are subject to...

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With summer vacation now in sight, pest control experts have advice so you're not up at night! According to Orkin Canada, the largest pest control company in the country, cases of bed bugs continue to persist in the Canadian market. High occupancy...


24 june 2019

17:36
On June 18, 2019, the U.S. Department of Commerce initiated several investigations to determine whether imports of Chinese hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) were circumventing the 2016 antidumping duty order on HFC blends. Since 2016, importers have begun...

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CUPE 779, K-12 support workers at SD48 (Sea to Sky), reached a tentative agreement on June 21 following 7 bargaining sessions with the employer. CUPE 779 President Andrea Smith said that bargaining was respectful on both...

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OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding that the new Labour Minister, Lambton?Kent?Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton, denounce statements he's made in support of wage-busting "right-to-work" laws. "When he was part of Tim Hudak's disastrous...

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Defending vulnerable kids and the public services they rely on was the order of the day during a lunchtime rally led by OPSEU Local 454 members and workers with the Children's Aid Society of Ottawa.  They brought their message ? Cuts Hurt Kids ?...

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The Grant & Eisenhofer ESG Institute announced the filing of a petition to ban importation of palm oil produced in Malaysia by that country's biggest, and one-third government-owned palm oil producer, FGV Holdings Berhad (formerly known as FELDA...

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At an event today at The White House, physicians from the Docs4PatientCare Foundation (D4PCF), the only health care organization composed of practicing physicians with hands-on, practical knowledge of the American health care system joined President...

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Every week there's a new report from the frontlines of tourism's latest crisis: the mayor of Venice urges UNESCO to blacklist the fabled city on the Heritage List; too many visitors shutter Thailand's beautiful Maya Bay; climbers perish in line-ups...

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The Honourable Eileen E. Gillese, Commissioner of the Public Inquiry into the Safety and Security of Residents in the Long-Term Care Homes System has announced that she will release her final Report, complete with Recommendations, at noon on...

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Travel Fairness Now, a consumer advocacy organization representing 70,000 travelers, today urged taxpayers to sign a petition seeking a refund of the tax dollars Americans contribute to the operation of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for...

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Lights for Liberty: A Nationwide Vigil to End Human Detention Camps is proud to announce that United Farm Workers Foundation, The Dolores Huerta Foundation, Al Otro Lado, New Sanctuary Coalition, Black Movement Law Project, V-Day, the ACLU of...

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A staggering amount of Delaware citizens have expressed dissatisfaction with the Chancery Court's proposed reforms and the state government's transparency, according to a recent survey.   The survey, released in April by Slingshot Strategies, LLC.,...

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The hotly contested logging on Rainbow Ridge in Humboldt County, California?scene of protests and multiple arrests in the past week?just got hotter when the closely guarded tree sitter on a tall Douglas-fir tree on Rainbow Ridge was visited this...

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The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will make an important announcement about the fight against racism on Tuesday at the Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre. Please note that all details are subject to...

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OPSEU members from the Children's Aid Society of Ottawa will be rallying in support of the children and families they serve as the Ford government makes devastating cuts to children's aid societies across the province. As part of the nearly $100...

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Across Canada underage youth are legally restricted from purchasing alcohol, marijuana, cigarettes and vaping products. But according to recently released data in a study published yesterday in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), they are using them...


23 june 2019

12:59
A federal judge is to opine that the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness and other watchdog groups have no right to correct misinformation disseminated by a federal agency notwithstanding the enactment of the Information Quality Act. Of note is an...

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We wanted to share our latest efforts to push back against the Catholic bishops' attempts to use the Sacraments as a cudgel against Catholic legislators who disagree with the hierarchy over abortion. Today, Sunday June 23, 2019, Catholics for Choice...


22 june 2019

19:00
Today, the representatives of the American Nurses Association (ANA) Membership Assembly acted on several compelling and critical issues focused on patient care and public health. Vaccinations Exemptions: Given the recent surge of measles cases and...

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OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas sent the following letter to Hon. Ted Arnott, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in response to legislative staff targeting a group of young people for so-called "sidewalk chalk vandalism" at Queen's...

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"Three years after the referendum, no one talks about the opportunities associated with Brexit anymore. Only damage control is at stake now, unfortunately. A hard Brexit is more likely than ever before," Joachim Lang, Director General of the...


21 june 2019

21:13
Across Canada underage youth are legally restricted from purchasing alcohol, marijuana, cigarettes and vaping products. But according to recently released data in a study published yesterday in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), they are using them...

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OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling on Doug Ford's chief of staff to do the honourable thing and resign after yet another scandalous revelation about his behaviour and judgment. "The Premier has had a rough go, and a lot of his problems...

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The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and supporters of a more humane, transparent food system applaud the Vermont Legislature for passing bill S.160, making Vermont the first state to enact legislation that enables...

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The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to legislation being pushed by Michigan House Democrats to increase infrastructure funding on the backs of job providers. Earlier this...

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Take Back the Court Director Aaron Belkin issued the following statement in response to a New York Times story in which nine presidential candidates, including Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senators Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, and...

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