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30 september 2020

07:30
On September 27, 2020  in Flushing, NY, the Christians from Church of Rock, NY, Global Alliance for Hong Kong, NY Branch, and NY Chinese Democracy Force  held a rally to Terminate the Chinese  Communist Party and to elect the Republicans around the...

06:31
Éduc'alcool is celebrating its 30th anniversary in October. On this occasion, the organization is launching a vast campaign highlighting the progress made by Quebecers over the past three decades, focusing on the positive changes in their...

06:00
Today's 44th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment comes amid a national uprising for racial justice, allegations of forced sterilization of immigrant women, as well as a global pandemic that has caused hundreds of thousands of deaths and, in the U.S.,...


29 september 2020

22:15
Today, Uber and Lyft drivers with the Drivers Union celebrated the passage of a Fair Pay standard by a unanimous 9-0 vote by the Seattle City Council, further cementing Seattle's position as a national leader on groundbreaking labor protections for...

18:39
The need to address the maternal mortality crisis is now greater than ever. The US has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world, and death rates are rising. Like the global pandemic which has exacerbated the crisis, maternal...

18:18
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the Ford government has made "good first steps" to protect long-term care residents from COVID-19, but that even bolder action is needed because the danger is so extreme. "Anybody with a loved-one in a...

18:00
Today, in advance of the first 2020 Presidential Debate, #CountMeIn2020, a social media campaign, and informational website CountMein2020.today, launches to encourage conversation and action amongst the voter community as Election Day 2020...

16:25
Finseca ? a newly-launched professional trade association formed through the merger of AALU and GAMA, which represents the financial security professionals across the United States ? announced today an affiliation with NAIFA ? New York State. NAIFA -...

14:48
"The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation is pleased to see a tabling of a bill to establish a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This step is a direct response to Call-to-Action #80, which called for such a day that would honour...

14:47
On October 2, International Day of Non-Violence, protestors will gather outside Pornhub/MindGeek offices in Los Angeles, Montreal, and London from 11am-2pm calling for the site to be shut down for allegedly enabling and profiting from the sex...

14:09
With President Trump's campaign set on strengthening bonds with the Hispanic community, his 5th pre-election visit to Phoenix, Arizona, on Sept. 15th, produced an unexpected moment that has caught the nation's attention. It began when invited...

12:05
Donald Trump bucked the Washington establishment and made immigration reform and enforcement central issues in his campaign for the presidency. In doing so, he first upended the entrenched political class in his own party and then went on to an upset...

11:15
A petition calling on the UK government to prepare a Challenge Study Center capable of housing 100-200 volunteers for a potential COVID-19 human challenge trial has gained the support of prominent British intellectuals including Lord Ara Darzi, Nobel...

10:36
The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) today unveiled its Action Plan on Racism and Discrimination, which proposes actions that can be adopted immediately by Quebec citizens and civil society organizations. "The AFNQL has decided to...

10:00
Global Widgettm, the manufacturer and distributor of premium hemp-derived CBD products for Hemp Bombs®, Nature's Scripttm and Perfect Paws Hemptm for pets brands, announced today the grand opening of its new CBD extraction facility, as the company...

09:08
In the process of coordinating epidemic prevention and control and promoting economic development, China is now facing greater employment pressure. This year, there are about 15 million new entrants to the workforce, including 7.49 million college...

09:00
RepresentUs, the fiercely non-partisan anti-corruption organization, will launch two ads featuring "Kim Jong-un'' and "Vladimir Putin" to illustrate that unless the American people take immediate action to fix political corruption, voter suppression...

09:00
Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) has released a new report that puts a human face on food insecurity in Canada. Beyond Hunger...

09:00
Internationally acclaimed pop/ contemporary jazz singer-songwriter Jennifer Saran has released a bracing election year one-two punch to Donald Trump with her latest single and video, "Get Over Yourself." Watch the video HERE. "The phrase 'get over...

09:00
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is concerned about continued challenges physicians are experiencing accessing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) following results of the third membership survey since the pandemic started. The...

08:41
Abortion Clinics Online announces its 25th anniversary of continuous service. Through its online directory and hotline, Abortion Clinics Online directs women to reputable abortion clinics and fights back against fake clinics. The site first went...

08:38
PawPAC, a California-based nonpartisan humane legislative group with a 40-year history of animal advocacy, has released its 2020 endorsement list of candidates for statewide office based on their consistent support for animal welfare laws. PawPAC is...

08:30
American Police Officers Alliance has just published an updated version of their 2020 Voter Guide ahead of Election Day on Tuesday, November 3rd. "We originally published our 2020 Voter Guide earlier this year, as we normally do for critical election...

08:01
The Armenian National Committee of America ? Western Region unequivocally condemns Azerbaijan's coordinated assault against the Republic of Artsakh (also known as Nagorno-Karabakh). On the morning of September 27th local time, Azerbaijan began a...

08:00
With the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) coming to an end, small businesses need a new rent relief program, finds the latest survey by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). According to the survey only one in...

08:00
With great interest and concern, we have followed media reports of ketamine being administered by paramedics for sedating individuals at the direction of law enforcement officers to facilitate taking them into custody. As physicians with expertise in...

07:17
ColorComm, Inc., the nation's leading women's platform addressing diversity & inclusion across the communications, marketing, advertising, and media industries, will host the second annual Men of Color in Communications Summit, an online summit...

07:00
In a hard-hitting new video, the Coalition for American Veterans blasts Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for his China policy. In the video, the pro-Veteran group presents a message that Biden's approach to China is self-serving and...

06:45
Leucan, the Assocation for children with cancer, is proud to announce the return of the Halloween Money Boxes for a 22nd edition and invites elementary schools, preschools and the public to participate. In order to respect the government's sanitary...


28 september 2020

14:51
The 3,400 registered nurses of Brigham and Women's Hospital, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, have decided to take public their concerns about how the hospital is handling an ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 cases because hospital...

14:00
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the FDA's approval of medication abortion care in the U.S., yet because of the 20-year-old restrictions the FDA still imposes on the medication, it's only available from a limited number of health care...

13:00
Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- On September 27, 2020 the armed forces of Armenia illegally stationed on Azerbaijan's occupied territories once again blatantly violated the ceasefire regime and launched a massive...

12:48
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is a member of the Healthcare Anchor Network, a national collaboration of leading healthcare systems, which published the "Racism is a Public Health Crisis" statement. Our health institutions employ over...

10:15
DeBeers Canada (DBC) is seeking Ontario Government approval for a third landfill waste site to be built and filled up at the Victor Mine Site, located in a vulnerable James Bay wetlands area, and in a place of critical importance to Attawapiskat. The...

09:00
Today, Trucking HR Canada launched the Career Expressway ? an initiative designed to help connect young Canadians with meaningful employment and well-paying jobs in the trucking and logistics sector....

09:00
The British Columbia government should immediately halt all construction work at the problem-plagued Site C dam and appoint an independent team of experts to analyze whether serious geotechnical problems at the site can be solved and at what cost, a...

06:30
Global charity World Animal Protection says more needs to be done to stop the spread of rabies worldwide. It is estimated that every year, rabies causes 59,000 deaths and an economic cost of about 8.6 billion U.S. dollars....

05:00
Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. has joined an impressive roster of Canadian businesses championing a new national initiative called POST Promise designed to help protect Canadians as they return to public spaces and workplaces....


27 september 2020

08:50
With the complete shutdown of touristic charter coach transportation services caused by COVID-19, Quebec bus carriers have experienced the nearly complete decimation of their revenues since the month of March. While the summer season normally allows...


26 september 2020

20:25
Russell Moore, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, commented on President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett: "I have long respected Judge Barrett, not only...

17:45
President Donald Trump today announced Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to the nation's highest court. Family Research Council...


25 september 2020

18:55
Postmates"Upon signing Assembly Bill 2149, Governor Newsom has cut off a lifeline for 40,000 local California restaurants which have relied in part on Postmates to keep their access to delivery services during the Covid-19 pandemic. Upending access...

17:10
Family Research Council Action's fifteenth annual Values Voter Summit will continue broadcasting on Friday evening at 8:00 p.m. ET. President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak. Instead of attending in person, this year values voters will join the...

15:41
The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce (http://uswcc.org) announces the association has endorsed Joe Biden for President of the United States. ...

14:25
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) issued the following statement today after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized the rule for the legal importation of drugs from Canada:...

13:05
With more than 40 states reporting increases in fatal opioid overdoses, the National Safety Council is urging both the Biden and Trump campaigns to include opioid overdose prevention as part of their COVID-19 recovery plans. In a letter sent to both...

12:45
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) applauds the inclusion of Section 3610 of the CARES Act in H.R. 8337, the Continuing Appropriations Act 2021 and Other Extensions Act. Section 3610 allows the Department of Defense (DoD) and other...

12:02
The Teamsters Union, Transport Workers Union and Allegiant Travel Company issued a joint statement recognizing the introduction of the bicameral Air Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020 in the U.S. Senate by Senators Roger Wicker and Susan...

09:56
The New Institute will hold a press conference on Monday, September 28 at 12pm at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Ballroom, featuring four experts who will present on the fraudulent election that occurred on April 15 in South Korea, how...

08:48
On September 24, the Sacramento Bee reported that anti-vaccination extremists from outside of California prevented Placer County residents from expressing their views at a Supervisors' meeting and successfully influenced the Placer County Board of...