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22 september 2020

19:52
Todd Bonner issues this press release to correct the record in response to the misleading press release issued by Grant Kim, Interim CEO of Axion Ventures Inc. (Axion), on September 19, 2020. In that press release, Axion announced that it had...

19:30
A new "We the People" petition at the Whitehouse.gov website would call on the current administration to urge Congress to take up Resolution H.J.Res.36 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights....

18:34
President Donald J. Trump will gather at the Pittsburgh International Airport in Moon Township for a rally this evening.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, representing more than 700,000 workers statewide, issued the following statements:...

17:59
The American Urological Association (AUA) today celebrates the passage of H.R. 6092, the Veteran's Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, which passed unanimously this afternoon. This important bill supports...

17:33
In response to the order issued today by U.S. District Judge William Stickman IV, in which the federal court rejected the request by the State of Pennsylvania to delay enforcement of his ruling last week to deny the continued enforcement of Governor...

16:43
The CROWN Coalition, a national alliance founded by Dove, National Urban League, Western Center on Law & Poverty and Color Of Change, along with over 70 CROWN Act supporting organizations, commend the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the...

16:15
Physicians for Informed Consent (PIC), an educational nonprofit organization focused on delivering data on infectious diseases and vaccines, today sent a letter to the University of California Board of Regents urging university leadership to...

14:08
Consumer Watchdog and the FracTracker Alliance challenged the state's Oil and Gas Supervisor Uduak-Joe Ntuk "to be honest with the public about the data" on oil drilling in the state. They stated his refusal to acknowledge data published by the...

14:00
COVID-19 has highlighted how vital Canada's manufacturing sector is to our social and economic well-being. While our manufacturers have risen to the challenge and responded to the urgent call for critical goods to protect and support Canadians, the...

14:00
Players Coalition, in partnership with Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, urged the House of Representatives to pass HR-40 in a joint press conference today. The bill calls for the establishment of a commission to study reparations proposals for...

11:49
Debout Pour La Dignité, la Coalition étudiante pour un virage environnemental et social (CEVES), La Planète s'invite au parlement, Climate Justice Montreal, XR Youth Québec, Pour Le Futur Montréal, Defund The Police Coalition,...

11:00
Arbonne International, LLC (Arbonne) will participate in the Sept. 23rd Direct Selling Day on Capitol Hill, hosted by Direct Selling Association (DSA), the national trade association for direct selling companies. Arbonne will join with other direct...

11:00
Attorney Gary A. Newland of Newland & Newland, LLP in Arlington Heights, IL, President of the NWSBA, suggested that the NWSBA partner with the LWV as part of his initiative to collaborate with other civic organizations in the community. Gary believes...

09:41
Pope Francis called for climate restoration in his statement on September 1, saying "climate restoration is of utmost importance." The Pope showed support for climate restoration and related solutions just two weeks before the second Annual Global...

08:33
Khaled Salem today announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate, in the 2022 election. If elected, to represent New York as a U.S. Senator, Khaled states his 1st priority is free university education for American students....

07:00
Horses in Our Hands (also known as In Our Hands Action Fund), a 501(c)(4) equine-welfare organization, is calling on American citizens across the country to write to their federal legislators urging them to pass the Safeguard American Food Exports...

06:04
With respect to the final debate in parliament on a British Internal Market Bill, BDI Director General Joachim Lang says: "Another piece of bad news for companies on both sides of the English Channel" "The Internal Market Bill is another piece of bad...

06:00
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a striking reminder of the need for preparedness regarding public health issues. As children return to school and other group settings in this challenging environment, the National Pediculosis Association (NPA) wants to...


21 september 2020

21:00
The Concord Coalition said today that new 30-year projections by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) demonstrate why Congress and the president should ensure that necessary near-term steps to support the economy in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic...

19:19
Below is a statement by U.S Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran on the Department of Justice's announcement regarding New York City, Portland and Seattle:...

14:56
The passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could seal the re-election of President Trump and a Republican majority in both chambers of Congress.  But, from a purely political perspective, Richard Viguerie, chairman of ConservativeHQ, believes it is...

14:44
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which according to its website is "recognized as the nation's premiere health promotion, prevention and preparedness agency," is playing a leading role in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the...

13:27
San Francisco juries have awarded up to $1 billion to persons claiming their cancer resulted from exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weedkiller Rounduptm. In the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, Paul...

13:00
Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret will make the findings of the 2019-2020 Annual Report of the Québec Ombudsman public in the National Assembly of Québec on Thursday, September 24, 2020....

12:58
EARTHDAY.ORG today launched a global campaign aimed at ensuring that all students receive quality, wide-ranging, climate education in schools across all grade levels and disciplines. The campaign encourages governments attending the crucial United...

12:52
For decades, physicians have been taught?and have told patients?that antimicrobials do not help viral diseases. But when studying the response of COVID-19 to the antimicrobial agents chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), Lee Merritt, M.D.,...

12:00
Unions representing health care workers across Ontario held a press conference urging immediate action to end the crisis in long-term care. CUPE Ontario, SEIU Healthcare, and Unifor, unions which collectively represent more than 70,000 long-term care...

11:45
What: National protest on October 7, 2020 Where: Outside state capitols/DEA/Medical Board/select locations To locate rally: Rallies Chart To join FB page: https://DontPunishPainRally.com/Facebook While attempting to rein in the abuse and misuse of...

08:44
The following is a statement from Jim Hoffa, Teamsters General President, on the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg....

08:00
211 Greater Montreal has reached the 100 000 calls milestone, demonstrating its key role as a helpline in the community and social support. More than two years following its launch in the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal, many citizens, as well...

07:30
Alarmed by the rapid rise in homelessness in communities across Canada, Mayors and city officials from across the country have swiftly formed a remarkable alliance in the wake of COVID-19 to tackle the issue, which they recognize is a human rights...

07:00
Trick-or-treating is a Halloween...

05:00
While this year's Emmy Awards had a 33% increase in Black nominees, there were still many groups who were underrepresented or not recognized at all. To mark the importance of such recognition moving forward, ANA's Alliance for Inclusive and...


20 september 2020

13:45
The Fédération des intervenantes en petite enfance du Québec (FIPEQ-CSQ) is offering Minister of Families Mathieu Lacombe to avoid the indefinite general strike that begins on Monday in the family childcare providers if he agrees to entrust the...

12:37
The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, today issued the following statement: "Today we mark the start of Gender Equality Week, a time to raise awareness of the significant contributions...

12:05
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Gender Equality Week: "Today, we begin Canada's Gender Equality Week. This week is an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments we have made in advancing gender equality,...


19 september 2020

17:26
It is with profound sadness that Sheila and I learned that John Turner has passed away. John lived a life that was rich and accomplished, full and fulfilling. A Rhodes Scholar and Olympic-qualifying track and field star, he distinguished himself...

14:18
Unifor has raised a record breaking $134,000, so far, for Halton Women's Place in a 'Hope in High Heels' walk today led by Unifor National President Jerry Dias and his son Jordan.   "These much needed funds will provide safe shelter and services to...

10:02
As negotiations intensify with the Ministère de la Famille and the Conseil du Trésor, the president of the Fédération des intervenantes en petite enfance du Québec (FIPEQ-CSQ), Valérie Grenon, will hold a press conference on negotiations in the...


18 september 2020

20:46
The National Apartment Association (NAA) today joined the New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) in their lawsuit challenging the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) national eviction moratorium. The CDC's overreaching order directly...

17:31
After repeated calls for action in the face of illegal fishing, the Coalition of Atlantic and Québec Fishing Organization has released a set of 10 demands for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to make sure that the fisheries remain sustainable...

17:14
The CMA agrees with Canada's Premiers that additional federal funding is urgently needed to address the immense pressures on our health care system. There is no denying that the pandemic has exacerbated timely access to critical diagnoses and...

16:55
For nearly 30 years, the Anishnabe Nation has insisted that the sport hunting pressure is too high in the Réserve faunique La Vérendrye and that the current management plan does not allow the maintenance of a stable moose population, but rather...

15:54
Senator Sharif Street, Vice Chair of the PA Democratic Party and other Democratic leaders and elected officials met outside Philadelphia City Hall today to discuss their recent court victories against Donald J. Trump....

14:14
This week, Corporate Accountability and a global coalition of climate organizations released a first of its kind liability roadmap: a tool outlining how local to global decisionmakers can hold polluting industries liable for the climate damage they...

13:44
"The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is pleased to support the three linchpin policies of the Advancing American Kidney Health (AAKH) initiative finalized this morning. On behalf of 37 million adults in the U.S. affected by kidney disease, we...

13:24
The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC) and the AGC Construction Education Foundation are proud to announce the one-year anniversary of the Build California Initiative....

11:01
A Unifor team, led by Unifor National President Jerry Dias, will hold a 'Hope in High Heels' walk in downtown Toronto in support of Halton Women's Place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday September 19, 2020. "Due to the reality of COVID-19 the charity walk...

10:38
Dr. Tre Pennie, U.S. Congressional Candidate for District 30 (TX) was invited to Denver to speak at the home of Vicki and Rob Schwartz. Dr. Pennie is a nationally-recognized, African-American, law enforcement advocate, who has appeared on many...

10:10
THE COALESCENCE WEBSITE has launched a scathing attack on the world financial system, accusing it of being the primary cause of worldwide social upheaval. In a document entitled "MONEYISM ? The Cancer Ravaging Earth and How to Defeat It," the...