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2 june 2020

11:39
Ashby & Graff, along with the rest of the world, are grieving the loss of life and the consistent devaluation of Black lives in America. As a California business, they have witnessed the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd ignite protests across...

11:00
In a joint statement, emergency medicine and other leading medical associations, academics and psychiatry experts outline steps to support the mental health of emergency physicians and other health professionals currently risking their lives to treat...

10:57
AJC continues to mourn the tragic death of George Floyd, whose life was crushed out of him May 25 under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, while three other officers stood by and watched, if not abetted, this harrowing act of murder. He was...

10:22
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway issued the following statement in response to President Trump's threats to deploy the military against peaceful protesters....

09:00
Today Communicating for America (CA) announced it has sent a letter to President Trump encouraging his administration to exclude cultural exchange programs that provide education to international agriculture interns and trainees from executive action...

09:00
Americans are getting information about the coronavirus pandemic from political leaders and medical professionals, but confidence in those sources varies widely. A recent national survey conducted on behalf of the Fairleigh Dickinson University...

08:57
Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) released a statement on racial injustice today in response to events surrounding the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The statement calls for its congregations "to stand in solidarity with communities...

08:45
Georgia Sheriffs, who wield the most powerful position in the criminal justice system, must now do more than running a jail, serving civil process, and safeguarding the courthouse. In the wake of the unpredictable riots and looting, there has been a...

08:33
Former FBI Special Agent (SA) Tracy Baldwin Swayne created a 7:14 minute video about the FBI, the Michael Flynn case, and asking Americans to sign a White House petition to create a White House/DOJ "FBI Clean Up Task Force." The video is on...


1 june 2020

22:36
Members of the News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) are extremely dismayed over numerous press freedom violations occurring across the United States in recent days. The organization urges law authorities in the United States to instruct...

22:00
Today, Dr. Sinem Vatanartiran, president of Bay Atlantic University, issued a statement after the university's Washington, D.C. campus sustained damage on the night of Saturday, May 30, 2020. The campus building, located just a block from the White...

21:48
The Executive Leadership Council issues the following statement in response to recent events fatally impacting the Black community....

19:48
OCHIN stands in solidarity with the African American community. Black lives matter and we must all do more to protect them. For 20...

15:42
Today, the Federal Court of Canada approved an order allowing the Administrator of the Sixties Scoop Class Action (Collectiva) to issue interim payments of $21,000 to all Eligible Class Members. To date, over 12,500 individuals have been deemed...

15:39
With the diabetes community at greater risk for complications during the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) and Sun Life partnered to reinvent this year's annual Call to Congress to educate advocates on COVID-19 and diabetes,...

15:15
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. penned these words in Letter from a Birmingham Jail some 57 years ago. It was a warning that we have yet to heed. When time after time, our system of government fails...

15:08
The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is outraged after hearing CBC journalist Susan Ormiston's report that U.S. police shot at her with rubber bullets and Radio-Canada journalist Philippe LeBlanc's report that police slashed his tires. Both...

14:19
In August of 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King delivered the sermon at the annual Southern Christian Leadership Conference, entitled, Where Do We Go From Here?, during a time of tremendous upheaval in America marked by protests around the country against...

12:35
This is a time of great pain for our nation. Last week we watched in horror as a video was released showing George Floyd, an unarmed and nonviolent black man, being killed while in police custody. Then we watched as America erupted in anger and...

12:01
Massachusetts today delivers a landmark victory for kids and public health over the tobacco industry by becoming the first state to end the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes....

12:00
"Today, the National Collaborative for Health Equity (NCHE) enthusiastically applauds the House Resolution urging that a United States Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) be established.  As cited in the Resolution, a...

11:48
The American Trucking Associations has opened registration for the 2020 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for October 24-27 at Denver's Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center....

11:27
National Commander of The American Legion James W. "Bill" Oxford issued the following statement today: "The desecration of national...

09:25
Ten weeks after American Jewish Committee launched its pioneering online series AJC Advocacy Anywhere, more than 2.5 million people have logged on to view the almost daily offerings. "AJC has not missed a beat during the pandemic in our educational...

08:33
The International Coaching Federation (ICF) has joined four other global coaching, mentoring and supervision professional bodies in releasing a global statement on the climate and biodiversity crisis. ICF, the Association for Coaching, the Asia...

08:00
Anxiety for many small businesses remains high as they head into a third month of severely reduced revenues and no rent relief, warns the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. While the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA)...

08:00
The Washington State Growth Management Hearings Board has invalidated King County's controversial Adult Beverage zoning ordinance in a strongly worded, unanimous May 26th Order, in response to a motion filed by Friends of Sammamish Valley and other...

06:55
Is $14 trillion too much to ask for the atonement of 200 plus years of brutal slavery, de facto and de jure government-sponsored social and economic discrimination and the permanent emotional trauma inflicted upon black Americans by being forced to...

03:00
The American Loggers Council (ALC) and its member state logging associations delivered letters to U.S. Congressmen and Congresswomen and U.S. Senators requesting their support for a Logger Relief Program that would provide low interest loans to...


31 may 2020

23:57
The hearts at Treehouse ache for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many other precious lives that have been stolen at the hands of police whose duty is to protect our citizens. ...

19:48
The Los Angeles Urban League stands shoulder to shoulder with the protests fueled by the senseless, witnessed deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police, and of Ahmaud Arbery protected by the complicit eyes of justice. These...

14:07
SEIU Healthcare writes letter to Premier Ford with concerns regarding the Sienna's Woodbridge Vista Care Community. May 31, 2020...

12:45
The LEAD1 Association ("LEAD1"), which represents the athletics directors of the 130-member schools of the Football Bowl Subdivision ("FBS"), today released the following statement regarding the recent tragic events in America. "College athletics is...

12:21
The Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned numerous incidents of police brutality that have occurred during nationwide protests sparked by George Floyd's murder in...


29 may 2020

21:40
United Nations Foundation President and CEO Elizabeth Cousens released the following statement in response to the U.S. announcement that it will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO): "We are deeply disappointed with the...

18:41
Candidate Daniel...

16:03
The head of the nation's largest veterans organization is imploring President Trump to sign legislation which would relieve students from repaying loans that were issued because they were defrauded by disreputable schools....

15:32
Today Jennifer Carpenter, President & CEO of the American Waterways Operators, testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation on the status of the U.S. maritime supply chain during...

14:39
In a letter sent to Vice President Mike Pence as Chairman of the White House Coronavirus Task Force as well as to Governors across the United States, more than 550 physicians from all 50 states "urgently request that our country's businesses and...

14:27
The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) today applauded the introduction of a bill in the House of Representatives that offers long-awaited protections for the healthcare responders and facilities at the front lines of the COVID-19...

14:05
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Prime Minister's announcement of new funding to fight COVID-19 in First Nations is much needed and welcome. Increased investments in health care and specialized equipment,...

12:31
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned President Trump's "racist threat of violence" against protesters, called for the suspension of both his and the...


28 may 2020

22:42
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling on Doug Ford to publicly apologize for wrongfully accusing unionized long-term care inspectors of refusing to inspect homes....

20:54
Two Swedish government agencies ? equivalent to the IRS and SEC in the United States ? have hired an exclusive international law firm to try to fend off accusations of their central involvement in a $150 billion money laundering scheme. The Swedish...

20:15
Children's Minnesota is releasing the following statement on behalf of 28 executive leaders from across the state. They are joining together to stand united against acts of racism and violence....

19:54
Two Swedish government agencies ? equivalent to the IRS and SEC in the United States ? have hired an exclusive international law firm to try to fend off accusations of their central involvement in a $150 billion money laundering scheme. The Swedish...

19:54
Two Swedish government agencies ? equivalent to the IRS and SEC in the United States ? have hired an exclusive international law firm to try to fend off accusations of their central involvement in a $150 billion money laundering scheme. The Swedish...

19:09
In response to Washington becoming the next state after California to require public companies to have gender-diverse boards of directors, Susan C. Keating, CEO of the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD), says:...

17:53
The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) is calling on the government to take immediate and concrete action to address the long-standing shortfalls in long-term care (LTC) homes made blatantly evident in the Canadian Armed Forces' (CAF)...

17:06
Statement from OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas on claims from Premier Doug Ford that OPSEU blocked government inspectors from visiting long-term care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic: It's unbelievable how government managers are keeping the...

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