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News by subject: AVO

29 april 2019

09:37
Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys ? A National Trucking Safety Organization is urging trucking companies to ensure their drivers are trained in mountain driving following the Denver truck crash and explosion that left four people dead. Trucking...

09:30
The Hon. Gloria J. Epstein, head of the Independent Civilian Review into Missing Person Investigations, today made the following statement concerning the release of the Review's Community Outreach and Engagement Plan: "As head of the Independent...

07:44
Today, national women leaders launched two new organizations ?Supermajority, which will build women's power across the country and drive change around the issues that matter to women, and Supermajority Education Fund, which will invest in research...

07:00
ZorroSign, Inc., pioneer of real electronic signature and document fraud and tampering detection system built on Blockchain, today announced its support for California Bill CA AB 1667 and Texas House Bill 3848 concerning legislation regarding the use...

07:00
Supporting First Nations communities in emergency situations is a priority for the Government of Canada.  First Nations communities are often vulnerable because of their remote locations, and the government is committed to ensuring everyone in Canada...

06:00
Date: April 29, 2019Time: 10: 00 A.M.Place: U.S. District Court for the District of ColumbiaCourtroom 26 A of Judge Thomas F. Hogan333 Constitution Ave., N.W.Washington, D.C. 20001 Counsel for Chief Justice Roy Moore, Larry Klayman, and his client...

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"The rule of law and human rights are two sides of the same principle: the freedom to live in dignity" (United Nations). It is with dignity and with respect for the rule of law that the Asian Vision Institute invites you to take note of how Cambodia...


28 april 2019

15:44
American Jewish Committee (AJC), the leading global Jewish advocacy group, is calling for urgent action at all levels of government to intensify the fight against anti-Semitism. The call comes following the violent attack on Chabad of Poway, a...

10:22
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day of Mourning: "Every Canadian deserves to be able to provide for their family, knowing they will return home safely at the end of a hard day's work. "On the...

07:46
Lord Ashcroft, the former Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party, has made a series of major revelations about the captive-bred lion industry in South Africa. In the light of his exclusive disclosures, Lord Ashcroft called on the South African...


27 april 2019

13:27
Supporting First Nations communities in emergency situations is a priority for the Government of Canada.  First Nations communities are often vulnerable because of their remote locations, and the government is committed to ensuring everyone in Canada...

09:00
The failure of Justin Trudeau's government to protect  Canada's steel sector against cheap, subsidized foreign imports threatens thousands of Canadian families and their communities, the United Steelworkers (USW) union says. "This government must not...

09:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on South Africa Freedom Day: "Today, we join South Africans to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the first democratic elections in South Africa and the end of apartheid. "In...

08:31
OPSEU is relieved the Ontario government is proceeding with building a desperately needed new correctional facility in Thunder Bay, but disappointed the private sector is involved. "We're happy the government is finally doing something about the...


26 april 2019

16:18
What: Family and Friends of Boeing Plane Crash Victims Silent Protest and Family members of Boeing Plane Crash Victim Samya Stumo Call for Criminal Prosecution of Boeing and Executives for Defects and Secrecy Related to the 737-Max When: Monday,...

14:51
After watching the elimination of more than half of the positions of an agency that enhances the quality of libraries across the province, the president of Local 4705 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 4705), called on residents of...

14:45
One million Canadian motorcyclists are back on the roads and trails. May signals the arrival of warmer weather and the official launch of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. This year, the Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada (MCC) is reminding all...

14:30
Today, Hydro One crews continue to conduct emergency disconnections in areas affected by flooding, as directed by regional authorities. Customers are urged to call 1-800-434-1235 if water rises above their electrical outlets, baseboard heaters or...

12:40
Feminism has failed. Everything feminist leaders tried to do has backfired. Their crusade was supposed to make things better for women but it all backfired. Now women have to work and they are pressured into fighting in the armed forces. Life was...

12:00
Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long they have been...

09:30
Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long they have been...

07:00
According to an IG Wealth Management study released today, most Canadians (86 per cent) report that they are somewhat confident that they will take full advantage of all deductions, credits and savings available to them as they prepare their tax...

06:00
The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security will host its second annual Food Security Symposium on Friday, April 26th in Toronto, bringing together more than 175 participants representing a broad range of skills, resources and interests from...

05:00
The following open letter has been prepared for the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse AG by representatives of CS Victims, a group of clients who are the victims of crimes perpetrated over a number of years by a Client Relationship Manager at the...


25 april 2019

20:19
Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. ("Turquoise Hill") today responded to a recent open letter to shareholders from SailingStone Capital Partners LLC ("SailingStone"). "The Board greatly values the views of our shareholders and the input that we receive...

17:56
Today, WE Day, the greatest celebration of social good, returned to the "Fabulous"...

17:00
Gordon Newton, author of The Consumer's Guide to Timeshare Exit and president of Newton Group Transfers, has issued a consumer alert for timeshare owners. This alert comes after the breaking news that American Resource Management Group filed for...

16:58
AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights (JBI) and several other key Jewish organizations have sent a letter to the UN Secretary General welcoming the internal inquiry into UN activities in Myanmar since 2011. The letter,...

15:42
The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) believes that public health is a key component of Ontario's health system. The foundational purpose for public health is to promote and protect health, and prevent disease and injury through the delivery of...

12:47
The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) has previously published recommendations on the reporting of secondary findings in clinical exome and genome sequencing. Secondary findings are health-related interpretations of a patient's...

11:22
Indigenous women in rural British Columbia and Alberta are concerned about the expected increase in violence against vulnerable community members such as women, girls and two-spirit people due to new worker camps being set up for the Trans Mountain...

08:52
A coalition of eight national and international health organizations today urged The Walt Disney Company (Disney) to require its partner network, Vice, to terminate its relationship with Philip Morris International, the world's largest manufacturer...

06:30
This week, Export Development Canada (EDC) launched its first representation in the United States, choosing Atlanta, Georgia as its headquarters for building Canadian exports and investment into the fast-growing economies of the U.S. southeast ?...

06:30
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Premier Doug Ford has insulted frontline workers by setting up a series of sham consultation sessions in which his government isn't even taking part. Thomas attended the first OPSEU consultation session on...

06:00
From April 29 to May 1, representatives from the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada will be on Parliament Hill in Ottawa to meet with parliamentarians to mark the beginning of MS Awareness Month (May). The MS Society aims to support people living...


24 april 2019

18:51
After hearing testimony about residents struggling to pay their rapidly rising utility bills, a City Council committee on Wednesday passed a resolution calling for more transparency from and oversight of Peoples Gas. The resolution also urges...

17:41
Today, AARP State Director Barbara A. Sykes announced AARP's opposition to House Bill 6 that would saddle all Ohioans with a new, unfair and unnecessary annual $300 million nuclear bailout tax. Based on the legislation,...

16:46
Today's early-morning lockout of Brunswick Smelter employees culminates years of anti-worker hostility from management of multinational giant Glencore, the United Steelworkers (USW) says. "People have had to endure a culture of hostility from...

15:04
Frontline healthcare workers, retirees, and community members will hold an information picket outside of Bluewater Heath on April 25, 2019 to call on the hospital to fulfill its pay equity commitments. SEIU Healthcare,...

11:33
Following several developments in various legislative proposals that would limit medical options for pediatric patients, the Societies for Pediatric Urology issued the following statement to provide information about the dangers associated with the...

11:02
As tax deadline day approaches, the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is renewing its call to the Federal Government to modernize Canada's tax laws. While foreign-owned digital platforms like Airbnb continue to grow their presence in Canada and earn...

10:43
The Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) announced today that thirteen member countries have sent permanent delegates to commence operations at the IMCTC Center Head Quarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The member countries include...

09:32
Workers at Brant Family and Children's Services (FACS) are hand-delivering a message to MPP Will Bouma after he backed out of a proposed meeting with the union to discuss recent layoffs to front-line staff at the agency. "The children and families...

09:00
Arehada Mining Limited ("Arehada" or the "Company") announced that it has received the several small installment payments totaling C$1 million (the "Second Installments") from Arehada (Barbados) Holding Corporation ("Holding"), as partial payment of...

08:01
Safety is a top priority when a new baby arrives in the family, but new research commissioned by Michelin North America, Inc. (Michelin), indicates parents are overlooking a critical safety gap when it comes to hitting the road with their most...

08:00
Today, Larry Klayman, a former federal prosecutor and the founder of both Judicial Watch and now Freedom Watch and a former Senate candidate in the Florida Republican primary in 2003-2004, announced that he has filed a complaint on behalf of Ms....

06:00
"Justice for the women of our Nations can no longer wait. Discrimination on the part of police services towards First Nations women must be subject to a specific review by UN bodies such as the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against...

04:00
On behalf of a number of interested parties, we have set up an online petition to the European Parliament. The petition can be accessed with the following link:...


23 april 2019

16:02
The passing of Bill 74 will strengthen Unifor's commitment in fighting for Ontarians and against Doug Ford's health care privatization and cuts. "By passing Bill 74, Doug Ford has made it clear that he has an agenda of cutting and privatizing our...

15:59
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is listening to Canadians, changing how it works, and improving the services it offers. Today, as part of its ongoing efforts to improve the client experience for individuals who interact with us, the CRA launched...