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News by subject: AVO

28 april 2020

07:41
From the outset, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) wishes to express its support for the Innu Nation's position and asks, like the Innu Nation, that any decision aimed at easing containment measures be made in concert with the...

07:00
Negative Population Growth, Inc. has released the newest addition to their NPG Forum paper series. U.S. fertility rates are currently below replacement level but climate change continues to be a challenge. This paper, written by Edwin S. Rubenstein,...


27 april 2020

20:32
Unifor is cautioning the Ontario government that it must consult with workers before proceeding with plans unveiled today in its framework for reopening the province's economy. "The Ford government must listen to the concerns of our members on...

20:13
The author, Thomas Fagan is a retired executive of the Medical Technology Industry and founder of Global Pandemic Consortium which he organized to bring individuals, industry, academia and government together to work towards an effective COVID-19...

19:00
One advised Stephen Harper. The other advised Justin Trudeau. The third is a market maker on Bay Street. Together, Sean Speer, Robert Asselin and Royce Mendes are rethinking how Canada can build its competitiveness amidst the rise of an intangibles...

16:30
Working with the New York City-based Rapid Defense Network (RDN) and the Reading, PA-based ALDEA ? The People's Justice Center (ALDEA), global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP helped secure the release of a 5-year-old boy with a traumatic brain injury...

16:12
A global pandemic is not stopping America's emergency physicians from advocating directly with lawmakers about what Congress can do to protect the nation's patients and health care workers. Instead of their traditional trek to Capitol Hill, tomorrow...

15:48
Today the Supreme Court of New Jersey hears oral arguments in the case A-15-19Fraternal Order of Police, Newark Lodge No. 12 v. City of Newark (083197).  In 2019, New Jersey's Appellate Court ruled that the City of Newark, NJ, had the authority to...

15:37
During this awful pandemic, State authorities ought to remember that the people of the State of Michigan are citizens of a Republic, not subjects of a Monarchy. In 1887 Lord Acton observed that "power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts...

13:23
Planetary Emissions Management Inc. (PEM) today announces the publication of a study describing established universal scientific methods for forest carbon accounting, endorsing direct measurement of CO2 over estimation protocols for forest carbon...

13:20
More than one million people have watched Advocacy Anywhere programs since American Jewish Committee (AJC) launched the online series on March 20. "Advocacy Anywhere offers insightful, probing conversations with leading diplomats, political figures,...

13:16
Ontario grown BookJane is the technology solution meeting the high-demand for healthcare workers in long-term care facilities fighting COVID-19. With Ontario's long-term care facilities experiencing an urgent care worker shortage, BookJane provides...

12:56
Until a vaccine is developed and approved for COVID-19, millions are vulnerable to sickness and death. In the meantime, the California Immunization Coalition urges parents and caregivers to stay current on their children's immunization schedule in...

12:46
Richard Marcolus isn't your average workers' compensation attorney; and that isn't because he's a Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist by the New Jersey Supreme Court. He's a former Union Carpenter, and current Union Member, who knows what it's...

10:28
Today CIBC announced that it has launched an online hub that provides timely financial advice and information to help Canadians through the COVID-19 situation....

09:43
A proposed New York City Council bill will put a $2 million annual burden on many of the small businesses that New Yorkers depend upon for the home deliveries of their groceries, medications, and other essentials during New York's stay-at-home...

09:39
Today, conservative businessman and former WWE professional wrestler Dan Rodimer released his first television ad in his Republican primary campaign against former one-term Nevada State Treasurer and liberal career politician, Dan Schwartz.  The ad...

08:15
The best-selling film, The Trayvon Hoax: Unmasking the Witness Fraud that Divided America, is now available to watch on YouTube for free for a limited time. Director and producer Joel Gilbert describes this free offer as a "stay at home bonus." The...

08:07
Health Center Partners of Southern California President and Chief Executive Officer, Henry Tuttle, has called upon Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to direct emergency relief funding to Community Health Centers (CHCs) and other...

06:00
Even in the midst of record sales, the LCBO has rebuffed a call from the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) to provide pandemic recognition pay to its heroic frontline workers and the union's leadership says it's clearly time to clean...

06:00
COVID Loan Tracker, a digital community of small business owners across America who are passionate about supporting the capital and credit needs of small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, today applauded the addition of $310 billion into...

03:00
Property lenders Quinshaw Finance have analysed new data from the Office Of National Statistics revealing that young people are still struggling to get on the property ladder. The latest UK House Price Index, released in March 2020, shows that only...


26 april 2020

18:11
Even in the midst of record sales, the LCBO has rebuffed a call from the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) to provide pandemic recognition pay to its heroic frontline workers and the union's leadership says it's clearly time to clean...

09:42
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Medical Laboratory Week, which runs from April 26 to May 2, 2020: "Today, I join Canadians to mark the beginning of National Medical Laboratory Week, and celebrate...


25 april 2020

18:45
While we appreciate the efforts of the Administration to ensure nursing homes will receive the PPE they need to continue the fight against COVID-19, we are concerned that the plan announced by Vice President Pence to governors Friday excludes...

18:22
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling on the LCBO to follow the lead of the Ford government and provide its front-line workers with some type of pandemic recognition pay. "This is a corporation that pulls in two-billion a year, surely...

18:00
The Alliance Party, the national organizational arm of a political reform movement, with affiliates in two dozen states, announces that its delegates voted today to nominate Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente as their presidential candidate and Darcy...

17:06
The leaders of OPSEU are applauding Premier Doug Ford and his government for increasing the pay of a large number of frontline public sector workers in recognition of the vital and dangerous work they're doing during the pandemic. "The Premier has...

14:06
The below statement is from Sharleen Stewart, President of SEIU Healthcare, the union that represents over 60,000 frontline healthcare workers in Ontario:...

13:00
The latest data on COVID-19's development in Québec reveal 651 new cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people infected to 23 267. During the same period, 106 new deaths were recorded, bringing the total to 1446. There were 49...


24 april 2020

20:15
Dr. Crutchfield sent a letter to the Governor and several key legislators, The Honorable Melissa Hortman, The Honorable Kurt Daudt, The Honorable Paul Gazelka, The Honorable Susan Kent, The Honorable Michelle Benson, The Honorable John Marty, The...

20:08
The Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® urges the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to pass House Bill 2412 (Polinchock, R-Bucks), which would allow real estate services to reopen across the state....

20:00
As the world waits desperately for a vaccine, the COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to surge across the globe. Millions of children are in danger of missing life-saving vaccines against measles, diphtheria and polio due to disruptions in immunization...

19:00
Recent reports suggest that ultraviolet (UV) light can be used on the human body to disinfect against the coronavirus. The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) and RadTech North America are educational and advocacy organizations consisting of...

17:39
The United Steelworkers (USW) today called the bipartisan passage of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act another important step in ensuring the safety and health of both workers and the economy, and expressed support for...

17:26
Chicago on Friday joined a small circle of U.S. cities that are pioneering policies to prepare for the projected growth in electric vehicles (EVs), as the City Council passed an ordinance that opens the door to cost-effective expansion of charging...

14:06
OPSEU is demanding York University Cooperative Daycare Centre management stop their deceitful bargaining tactics during the COVID-19 global pandemic. The all-female childcare staff at the daycare centre has been working under an expired collective...

14:00
The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) is continuing to work together with the sectors that we regulate to ensure that the sectors and members of the public receive the support they need during this time of rapid change and...

13:00
Lt. Col. Allen West is again calling for Dennis Bonnen's removal as Speaker of the Texas State House. Bonnen's true character was revealed last year in the Empower Texans tape, he is now punishing fellow Republican politicians who have called for his...

12:22
Speaking from the OIV's headquarters in Paris, by web conference to over 3,000 international wine journalists, and trade, Director-General Pau Roca presented April 23, 2020 details of the 2019 wine production, consumption, and international trade....

12:16
The need for increased protection for staff on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic at Berkshire Medical Center has prompted nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association to distribute 530 FDA-approved KN95 respirator masks to their...

11:04
Alana Newman and Stephanie Lind are two unlikely candidates to host the nation's largest Natural Health gathering in response to COVID-19, but have managed to bring together dozens of leaders such as Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Drs. Andrew Wakefield, Judy...

10:14
Congress made welcomed legislative attempts in the past to increase medical discovery such as enacting the Orphan Drug and Translational Research Acts, but they are very limited in scope; and the same holds true with, due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

03:00
California's citizens have struck a blow to Proposition 63 and its violation of their constitutional right to keep and bear arms. Today, Judge Roger T. Benitez has ruled that the Attorney General of California, Xavier Becerra, is enjoined from...


23 april 2020

19:49
The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) praised today's passage of H.R. 266 by a vote of 388-5. The legislation provides $320 billion to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which ran out of funds last...

19:45
Congress has passed a $483 billion package that promises to bring some relief to providers and boost testing on the frontlines of COVID-19.  Even as this package nears the President's signature, questions are being raised about the amount of federal...

18:31
Statement attributable to:Carmen L. Wiley, PhDPresident, American Association for Clinical Chemistry "AACC applauds the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for passing the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. This...

17:47
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says bringing Ontario's long-term care directly and fully under public sector control and funding is the only way to fix a broken system that is falling apart during the COVID-19 pandemic....

17:03
Below is a statement by Tom Cochran, CEO and Executive Director of the U.S. Conference of Mayors on the absence of fiscal assistance for local governments in the latest interim Coronavirus funding bill:...

17:00
As fertility practices begin to reopen their doors, the Fertility Providers Alliance (FPA), an industry organization that represents more than 450 fertility specialists, today released a comprehensive toolkit designed to help fertility practitioners...