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10 october 2019

12:31
As the unified voice of the fertilizer industry in Canada, Fertilizer Canada calls upon all political parties to recognize the agriculture industry for its proactive efforts and industry-led initiatives, such as the 4R Climate Smart Strategy, as a...

11:44
Whistleblower expert Shannon Walker, Founder and President of WhistleBlower Security which provides ethics, compliance and loss prevention hotlines to organizations globally, is available to talk to the media on the following topics. Ms. Walker...

11:08
Despite unjust disapproval from the Delaware State Bar Association (DSBA), Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD) promises to advocate relentlessly for transparency and accountability in the Chancery Court as they press forward with a $250,000...

10:33
AARP Chief Executive Officer Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement in response to today's announcement of the 2020 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in Social Security benefits: "Social Security is the largest...

10:07
kJ Laboratories, prominent e-cigarette manufacturer of The Jonestm pods and The Jonestm Quick fix disposables ( www.thejonespods.com ), announce our support for common-sense regulation. While we are alarmed by the...

09:00
The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) welcomes the commitment made by Windsor West Liberal candidate Sandra Pupatello to amend the criminal code to enable single-event sports betting, agreeing with her comment that "there is no reason to hold back on...

09:00
The U.S. solar industry will be getting another boost from the Trump Administration come the end of October as it was recently announced that a 25% tariff will be placed on bifacial solar panels. Bifacial solar panels have been at the forefront of...

08:42
A group of international lawyers has announced a new legal initiative to prevent the fossil fuel industry from triggering a massive breakdown of the climate system. The group, which includes preeminent legal experts on transnational corporations,...

08:00
Re-stocking Inventory Before October Tariffs The US and China have imposed tariffs on products worth hundreds of billions of dollars, which has hurt the profits of US companies operating in the Asian country. Further tariffs are expected to roll out...

07:00
On Thursday, October 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Centennial College's School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design will host a federal election debate for local candidates in Ward 14 - Toronto-Danforth. Election debates play a vital role because...


9 october 2019

13:55
The CAJ is encouraged that a Federal Court decision on accreditation will push the Leaders' Debate Commission to be more transparent. A Federal Court judge ruled Rebel Media and the True North Centre for Public Policy should have access to the...

13:00
Last week, Statistics Canada released data that found that the 2018 police presence per capita across Canada is at its lowest number since 20011. Though their report outlines various year over year changes in police service-related figures, the...

12:35
The Providence Journal has requested to not have to pay overtime to employees for work performed on Sundays and Rhode Island state holidays. There will be a public hearing on Oct. 17 with the state's Department of Labor & Training....

12:08
The U.S. Army's increasingly secretive prosecution of Maj. Mathew Golsteyn raises troubling questions about the prosecution and witnesses in the case, and it violates the decorated Green Beret's constitutional rights, his defense attorney Phillip...

11:27
CUPE 389 reached a tentative agreement on Thursday, October 3 following seven bargaining sessions with School District 44 in a marathon session with both parties committed to finding common ground. "It took a lot of...

09:00
The Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH), The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) and the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchasing Coalitions (National Alliance) have partnered to launch the Employers' Prescription for Affordable Drugs...

06:00
As cases of lung disease and death resulting from the vaping epidemic continue to sweep across the nation, truth, the highly effective youth smoking prevention campaign from Truth Initiative®, is kicking off its National Day of Action. Young people...


8 october 2019

19:10
Today, an arbitrator for the arbitration service JAMS, which large mega-entertainment companies like to insert into their so-called releases as they are inclined to protect large vested interests in order to secure more corporate clientele, after...

17:58
Pierre Elliott Trudeau, or "PET" as he was known in his day, is the dominant Canadian cultural and political icon of the 20th century. At a breakfast meeting held in downtown Toronto on October 3, on the 19th anniversary of his state funeral in...

17:36
Earlier today, FRC's Sarah Perry spoke outside the U.S. Supreme Court at a news conference held jointly by the Women's Liberation Front (WoLF) and Concerned Women for America (CWA). WoLF is a radical feminist organization, and CWA is a conservative...

16:00
LCBO workers will be holding a "Shop LCBO" information picket outside the LCBO store at 3165 Howard Ave. in Windsor on Wednesday to remind government and the public of the dangers of privatizing alcohol sales. "When you buy alcohol at a real LCBO,...

15:54
More than 2,400 Baker College students at campuses statewide, who were depending on the Michigan Tuition Grant to help support their educational goals, may now find their plans for the 2019-2020 academic school year, and beyond, in jeopardy. Last...

14:44
The effort to bring uniform standards to protect racehorses passed three major milestones this week. One hundred and fifty Members of Congress have signed on as co-sponsors to the Horseracing Integrity Act (HIA), which is more than one third of the...

14:24
Governor Gavin Newsom has signed legislation that ensures Californians are not left without emergency air medical services when a state funding source sunsets in December. The Governor's action will fund air ambulances by an additional six months,...

12:36
Shortly after serving 72-hour strike notice, Unifor Local 114 has secured a new tentative agreement for Dynamex Couriers, a subsidiary of Transforce. "Congratulations to the bargaining committee for achieving their goals," said Jerry Dias, Unifor...

11:00
Driving Choice is pleased to announce that the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has joined as a partner of the campaign calling for more choice and competition in auto insurance in British Columbia (BC)....

10:58
Today, hundreds of thousands of students and teachers from around the world will join WE Day Connect, an interactive global virtual celebration of social good. The 60-minute digital event will engage students and teachers in classrooms in over 80...

10:37
What: To celebrate International Day of the Girl in 2019, Plan is challenging Canadians to know their facts from fiction when it comes to girls' rights and equality. The organization will showcase new data through a pop-up game...

10:34
Unifor launched a new Ontario-wide campaign today that takes the Doug Ford government to task on its drastic budget cuts to municipalities, health care, and education, as well as the anti-worker legislation it plans to introduce when parliament...

10:23
Future Forests + Jobs will launch today to advance a fact-based conversation around renewable wood energy and hold those who spread misinformation about the industry to account. For years, activist organizations such as the Dogwood Alliance,...

10:20
Valle Crucis is North Carolina's first official State Rural Historic District, as designated by the North Carolina State Legislature, and the entire community of Valle Crucis is officially listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, as...

09:00
Health care workers at Hogarth Riverview Manor will hold a rally outside the facility after contract negotiations came to a standstill. "Safe working conditions are at the heart of this round of bargaining," said Local 229 Vice President Suzanne...

09:00
On Wednesday, October 2, the World Trade Organization announced its ruling allowing the U.S. to impose nearly $7.5 billion worth of tariffs on European Union aircraft parts and luxury goods, including cheese. "These tariffs will be devastating to the...

07:10
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas will speak at Local 133's barbecue fundraiser to raise awareness of the effects of Ford government cuts to mental health services on London-area residents with mental health and addictions issues. Date: Tuesday,...

04:00
For Aviation 2019 has been a tragic year with the loss of hundreds of lives. It is also tragic that following the Boeing 737-max accidents, serious questions have been raised regarding the relationship between regulators and those they regulate. At...


7 october 2019

21:26
On behalf of AARP's 3.3 million California members, we thank Governor Newsom for signing AB 824 into law, which bans "pay-to-delay" agreements between brand-name and generic drug companies, which have kept low-cost generic medications off the market....

17:26
Mental illness can strike any one of us at any time. No one is immune. During Mental Illness Awareness Week, every Ontarian should take the time to understand mental illness and help reduce the stigma surrounding it. As...

16:39
The news stories unfairly and inaccurately portray Mr. Sargeant as having involvement in Ukraine business affairs. Mr. Sargeant conducts no business of any kind in the Ukraine and has not visited Ukraine, even as a tourist, in well over a decade....

16:30
On Monday, October 7, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal on Domino's v. Robles. The American Council of the Blind (ACB) and its nationwide membership applauds this decision and commends the Supreme Court for their action. The unanimous...

16:28
The International Fur Federation (IFF) is continuing its campaign to highlight the activity of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). This is against a backdrop of ongoing questions over PETA's expenditure and the IFF are seeking to...

15:01
What exactly is an active global citizen? And what will it take to empower more active global citizens to make positive impacts on the world? The AFS Global Conference on Active Global Citizenship?and How to Educate for It will tackle these questions...

14:56
Transforce's failure to make a fair wage offer to their Dynamex Couriers has forced their union to serve 72-hour strike notice. "The boom of e-commerce is happening on the backs of couriers," said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. "It's time...

14:33
The union representing 46 locked out workers at Wood Buffalo Housing has confirmed that there is a potential settlement to end the almost five-month labour dispute. Judy Collier, President of CUPE 1505 confirmed that...

14:10
5,000 striking Crown workers will be back at work on Tuesday after Premier Scott Moe left the province in the middle of the largest strike action in decades. "Premier Moe caused the strike, and now he has fled the province and his responsibilities,"...

12:10
Family Research Council today released a first-of-its-kind set of maps showing the strength of born-alive abortion survivor protection laws and the legal status of late term abortion in every state. Protections for born-alive abortion survivors...

11:39
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas will speak at Local 133's barbecue fundraiser to raise awareness of the effects of Ford government cuts to mental health services on London-area residents with mental health and addictions issues....

11:16
A majority of Americans put private health insurance companies on notice when they said they would be fine with transitioning everyone in the USA to a federal health insurance plan as long as they could keep their doctors and coverage, even if it...

11:07
Two members of the Teamsters Union, which represents U.S. refuse collectors at Republic Services, America's second-largest rubbish disposal corporation, protested Microsoft founder Bill Gates at the Cambridge Union Society yesterday. They were joined...

10:46
On Thursday, October 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Centennial College's School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design will host a federal election debate for local candidates in Ward 14 - Toronto-Danforth. Election debates play a vital role because...

10:30
On October 7, 2019, hundreds of activists from the across the country will stage a Mass Vigil where brutal slaughter is performed in residential streets as part of an "atonement" ritual known as Kaporos. Under Section 356 of the Agriculture and...

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