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News by subject: AVO

15 september 2020

16:49
On this International Day of Democracy, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) and the British Columbia Co-op Association (BCCA) are disappointed by the developments surrounding Mountain Equipment Co-op, which has long been Canada's largest consumer...

14:08
United Steelworkers International President Tom Conway issued the following statement in response to last week's announcement that FreightCar America will be abandoning its plant in Cherokee, Ala., and consolidating operations in Castanos, Mexico:...

13:24
Today, Uber and Lyft drivers with the Drivers Union delivered a petition signed by over 1,600 drivers calling for fair pay. The...

10:07
In a criminal complaint filed with the civil rights division of US Department of Justice, Lamar Burks, a Texas prisoner serving a 70 year sentence for murder, alleges an attempt on his life was made upon his arrival at the Harris County Jail for an...

09:24
Today, Paid Leave for the United States (PL+US) Action Fund, the national campaign to win high-quality paid family and medical leave for every working person in the US, launched "A New Normal," a national ad campaign highlighting the need for a...

09:20
A leading medical researcher from the University of Virginia, Dr. Zhen Yan, believes, "There's no question that increased physical activity will build up a child's natural defense system and protect kids from COVID-19."  Dr. Yan has been studying the...

09:00
What if your next virtual get-together was about more than staying connected -- what if it could help do good in low-income communities? The Big Social, a national fundraising campaign by Community Food Centres Canada, is back for a second year....

08:22
Kevin M. Sullivan announced that he has today filed his information circular in connection with the upcoming annual and special meeting...

08:00
Uranium Energy Corp applauds the U.S. Department of Commerce ("DOC") for negotiating an amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation ("RSA") that reduces America's dependence on Russian...

07:03
Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, launched a new campaign, #TrapFreeTrails, which calls for an end to trapping in the National Wildlife Refuge System....

06:00
Today TD launched its annual TD Thanks You campaign, aimed at thanking and rewarding those who are making an impact in their communities. New is this year, TD colleagues are also recognized alongside customers, who have demonstrated courage and...


14 september 2020

23:33
Unifor offers Premier Blaine Higgs congratulations for his win in today's election and advice for his second term, to deliver on the stability and job security that New Brunswickers now count on his government to secure. "Higgs calling an election...

17:49
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), regarding today's ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals clearing the way for ending Temporary Protected Status for citizens...

15:51
Today, over a dozen leading military and civilian service organizations released a letter calling on President Trump and Vice President Biden's presidential campaigns to prioritize a significant expansion of national service in the first 100 days of...

12:54
The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) is urging congressional and administration leaders to return to the negotiating table and pass a bipartisan COVID-19 relief package. American cities continue to face devastating budget shortfalls as a direct...

12:45
Over the course of many weeks, the National Airlines Council of Canada reached out to Canadians to ask them to write their local Members of Parliament to ask them to urgently prioritize a plan to safely restart travel and tourism. The response was...

11:05
On Friday, Players Coalition submitted a letter to Governor Newsom urging him to sign AB 2054, the Community Response Initiative to Strengthen Emergency Systems (CRISES) Act. The letter was submitted through the PC Advocacy Initiative 501(c)(4)....

11:00
Fairgrounds are the living rooms of our society. In good times and bad, they are gathering spots for celebration and for service. During COVID, they have been where people get tested and where official information is shared. During natural disasters,...

11:00
In an effort to drive change in the culture of medicine and promote health and wellness in the medical profession, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) has launched the CMA Physician Wellness Hub (the Hub), an online platform that provides key...

10:58
Norway's gambling law is far-reaching and very strict on advertising and providing online gambling. But how legal is it when applied to the rest of Europe? With casinos able to operate on a regional basis, offering services to players in each legal...

09:47
Independent film director/producer Paul Roberts pursued the big-name film festivals while anticipating the release of his documentary film about health care reform, entitled "Diagnosing Healthcare." Like many, Paul hoped to garner attention and press...

06:00
Glass Lewis reverses their original recommendation and now both Glass Lewis and ISS recommend that Shareholders vote AGAINST the Management Transaction. When viewed alongside the significant sell-side analysts' support of Wilks' Superior Alternative...


13 september 2020

10:59
As the province experiences a steady upward trend in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) reminds all Ontarians of the importance of personal responsibility and sticking with the public health measures that are...

10:30
Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement on Firefighters' National Memorial Day: "Each day, firefighters risk their lives to keep us safe. They use their mental and...


11 september 2020

18:47
Glass Lewis reverses their original recommendation and now both Glass Lewis and ISS recommend that Shareholders vote AGAINST the Management Transaction. When viewed alongside the significant sell-side analysts' support of Wilks' Superior Alternative...

15:19
American Jewish Committee (AJC) praised the Kingdom of Bahrain for its momentous decision to establish full diplomatic relations with Israel ? capping years of increasingly public contacts and affirmations of shared interest between the countries'...

13:00
The Guardian Civic League is officially endorsing Joe Biden for President of the United States of America and Kamala Harris for Vice President of the United States of America....

10:07
The Métis Nation strongly supports the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and urges Parliament to pass implementation legislation in 2020....

09:30
In a new video sharply critical of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, the Coalition for American Veterans blasts Biden as "unethical" and "dishonest." In the video, the pro-Veteran group reminds voters that Biden was forced to drop out of...

09:00
Wilks reminds Calfrac shareholders to vote AGAINST the Management Transaction $0.18 per Calfrac share under Wilks' Premium Offer is far superior to $0.03 per Calfrac share under the insider-led Management Transaction. Calfrac's share price would need...

07:00
Ontario children are victims of a health care crisis that the COVID-19 pandemic is only making worse. For some, it's a matter of life and death. Parents across the country are already witnessing the repercussions of the pandemic on our children's...

06:00
Calfrac Well Services Ltd. ("Calfrac" or the "Company")  acknowledges receipt of an unsolicited offer by THRC Holdings L.P., an affiliate of Wilks Brothers, LLC, to acquire all of the Calfrac common shares that it and its affiliates do not already...


10 september 2020

19:15
Today, the Wisconsin Voters Alliance filed a complaint with the Wisconsin Election Commission in response to millions of dollars being funneled by the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL) to five Wisconsin cities which, past data show, vote...

17:30
The Security Industry Association (SIA) says that the decision by the city council of Portland, Ore., to ban facial recognition technology use by businesses in places of public accommodation starting January 2021 and to prohibit all city government...

16:54
Amidst the controversy over the toppling of statues of Sir John A. Macdonald, the new Conservative Party Leader is warning that those who are tearing down the statues of the country's founders are dooming Canada to forget the lessons of history. He...

16:36
Unifor is relieved that the B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed a constitutional challenge by a private health clinic attempting to make for profit, private health care legal.  "Today public health care won and this is a victory for everyone who uses...

16:36
Californians for Real Privacy ? No on Proposition 24 -- Opposition to Proposition 24 grows as The League of Women Voters of California, California Nurses Association, and Courage California (formerly known as Courage Campaign) announced their...

16:06
The World Health Organization declares September 10 as World Suicide Prevention Day where around the world, people and organizations raise awareness that suicide can be prevented. To create awareness and honor those working to prevent this tragic...

16:05
The World Health Organization declares September 10 as World Suicide Prevention Day where around the world, people and organizations raise awareness that suicide can be prevented. To create awareness and honor those working to prevent this tragic...

16:04
The World Health Organization declares September 10 as World Suicide Prevention Day where around the world, people and organizations raise awareness that suicide can be prevented. To create awareness and honor those working to prevent this tragic...

16:03
The World Health Organization declares September 10 as World Suicide Prevention Day where around the world, people and organizations raise awareness that suicide can be prevented. To create awareness and honor those working to prevent this tragic...

16:02
The World Health Organization declares September 10 as World Suicide Prevention Day where around the world, people and organizations raise awareness that suicide can be prevented. To create awareness and honor those working to prevent this tragic...

16:00
The National Police Federation is calling on the federal and provincial governments and elected representatives to avoid political interference and ensure the victim's families, front-line RCMP Members and all Canadians have the benefit of a...

16:00
Today, the Falkirk Center for Faith and Liberty hosted its first-ever Faith Summit, an action conference to gather and courageously proclaim unapologetic love and truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and to provide encouragement and build a strong...

15:31
As residents confront the daunting task of recovery following Hurricane Laura, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) is pointing up the importance of affordable, enhanced rebuilding opportunities to strengthen homes and safeguard...

14:48
The United Medical Freedom Super PAC ("UMFSP") is sponsoring a Coronavirus Pandemic "Virtual" Town Hall at 8pm ET on September 10th. According to Charlene Bollinger, founder of UMFSP: "We've gathered some of the world's leading doctors to shed...

14:43
Only 37 days after NordStar Capital took over Torstar, the new owners are closing down the Hamilton Spectator classified call centre and sending 24 good Canadian jobs to a firm in Buffalo, New York. "Instead of sending more jobs out of the country,...

13:08
Today, FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education), the world's leading non-governmental organization engaged in food allergy advocacy and the largest private funder of food allergy research, is pleased to announce its dynamic speaker list for the 2020...

12:44
The Compounding Quality Coalition (CQC), comprised of a diverse, multi-sector group of stakeholders from public health, manufacturing, outsourcing facilities, and the pharmacy community, issued a public comment to Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

12:42
Wallin & Klarich today issued the following statement on behalf of their clients: Alex Stokes will be defended in this matter by Matthew Wallin and Paul Wallin of Wallin & Klarich, a Law Corporation. Alan Stokes will be represented by Attorney Mark...