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1 december 2019

09:15
Approximately 10,000 people are living with HIV, in Montréal. Unfortunately, many of them still face discrimination, affecting their health and wellbeing. As part of the World AIDS Day, the city, the Direction régionale de santé publique (DRSP) du...


30 november 2019

12:30
A new, national think tank was launched today by Liberty University, the private Christian University in Lynchburg, Virginia, that is dedicated to renewing and defending God-given freedoms in America and restoring Judeo-Christian-based principles in...


29 november 2019

11:43
Unifor will not participate in a meeting hosted by Alberta's deputy labour minster tomorrow, calling it a disingenuous attempt at consultation. "If Jason Kenney thinks Unifor will legitimize this sham process, he is out of touch. His intentions are...

10:55
Beaconsfield Mayor Georges Bourelle deplores the fact that once again, Montreal overtaxes the 250,000 citizens of the 15 suburban municipalities by 150 million dollars per year to balance its budget. "For Beaconsfield,...

10:00
The SOCAN Foundation has unveiled a new Equity X Production Mentorship Program for new music producers, developed as a result of research by the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative that identified a significant disparity between the number of men and...

08:00
The 'Noël pour tous' annual holiday event by Welcome Hall Mission will be taking place on November 30th in an effort to spark joy in the hearts of Montreal's most underprivileged children. During the largest toy distribution in Quebec, more than 2260...

07:01
A 19-year-old Humber College student who was shot while attending an Airbnb house party in Toronto last April is seeking to hold Airbnb, the homeowner, and party organizers responsible for the safety of all guests. "While Airbnb operates in the...

06:00
#ElizabethWarren supporter Cary Brazeman of Los Angeles today sent a letter to the presidential candidate urging @ElizabethWarren to "act presidential" and get her promised "revival" started now. The full text of the letter is shared here: Dear...


28 november 2019

17:23
Letko, Brosseau & Associates Inc. ("Letko Brosseau"), which exercises control or direction over approximately 4.0% of the outstanding shares of Encana Corporation ("Encana" or the "Company"), reiterates it will vote against Encana's proposed exit...

12:54
Unifor leadership is expressing its continued support for the Northern Pulp effluent treatment facility (ETF) project currently under review with Nova Scotia Environment (NSE). "We remain confident NSE will assess the project and come to an...

09:45
The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) launches #WaterGeneration, a new global hub for youth, water, and sustainable development. The ISW will establish a "Resource Center" as part of its #WaterGeneration strategy to facilitate the...

09:41
Today, Sobeys Inc. opened a brand-new store in Timberlea, Nova Scotia. The grand opening kicked off this morning, welcoming customers and the local community to a celebration that included the unveiling of one of Canada's first parking lots paved...


27 november 2019

18:24
The K-12 Presidents Council announced today that all locals have now reached agreements with their respective districts and that K-12 province-wide bargaining has been completed for support staff. K-12 Presidents Council...

17:30
Congressional Candidate Famela Ramos responded today to a series of vicious attack emails received by San Diego residents.  The emails appear to solicit campaign contributions on behalf of a Democrat running against Ramos in the race for the 53rd...

15:20
On November 27 Canadian physician assistants (PAs) are marking National Physician Assistant Day and renewing their call for provincial and territorial governments to lift regulatory road blocks that prevent them from practicing in parts of the...

15:20
A coalition of 23 community nonprofit organizations representing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders released an open letter to MSNBC President Phil Griffin raising concerns about MSNBC's lack of coverage of Andrew Yang, 2020 presidential...

14:04
U.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon, sitting in Portland, Oregon, has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration's requirement that immigrants either obtain health insurance, or demonstrate they can pay for medical care,...

13:19
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde calls the passing of British Columbia's Bill 41, the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act, a historic achievement that marks a new relationship between First Nations and...

11:02
Education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in Ontario stand in solidarity with Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) and the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) members and are...

10:52
Mayors from 13 countries and 4 continents meeting with stakeholders...

09:50
After nine straight months of an unemployment rate below 4%, many assume that everyone who wants a job has one. But as Express Employment Professionals sees on a regular basis, there are still many Americans who would like to work but choose not...


26 november 2019

18:38
WeBuildTheWall is proud to announce that it recently received the endorsement of DHS Secretary Chad Wolf, and the US Border Patrol, who praised its efforts to secure the US border during a visit to the Sunland Park border wall just this past...

16:48
According to a recently released letter from congress, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has abandoned recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to require detained migrants to receive the flu vaccination. This suggested...

14:32
Chicago residents have something extra to be grateful for this Thanksgiving season. Illinois State Senate candidate Tom Mccullagh joined activist and dedicated supporter of President Trump Scott Presler to pick up 20 tons of trash in a disadvantaged...

12:40
The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) is very pleased to see the conditional agreement between Canadian National Railway (CN) and Teamsters Canada to renew the collective agreement for over 3,000 conductors, trainpersons and yard...

12:31
CUPE K-12 Local 748 reached a tentative agreement with School District 8 (Kootenay Lake) following two days of mediation on November 23. CUPE 748 President Michelle Bennett characterized bargaining as challenging, noting...

11:11
It is a social media challenge that will upend the way we look at dementia and other brain-aging disorders that disproportionately affect women. Literally. Thousands of supporters of Women's Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) across Canada, the United...

09:29
The United Steelworkers (USW) today expressed support for workers who have spoken out against racial discrimination and harassment at Tesla's Buffalo, N.Y., production facility. USW District 4 Director Del Vitale said...

09:00
As the 14th Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Berlin begins this week, a Fairfield County creative agency is launching a new collaborative effort in the hopes of enabling an inclusive environment for innovation and investment in the digital...

08:45
Nancy Pelosi's congressional competitor John Dennis spoke to The Next News Network anchor Gary Franchi on retiring Nancy Pelosi and over-taking her district. While Pelosi focuses on leading the sham Impeachment Inquiry in her "terrifying desire for...

07:00
Mighty Oaks Foundation, a Veterans non-profit that offers one of the most effective PTSD recovery programs available, in the battle against the Veteran suicide epidemic, has just been granted a once in a lifetime opportunity. Founder Chad Robichaux...

07:00
Although Kingston's population is aging and Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), even before the flu season hits fully, is consistently struggling with patient overcrowding, Ontario's Conservative government is planning multiple years of deep...


25 november 2019

17:10
The Judge overseeing the bankruptcy of Purdue, one of the prescription opioid manufacturers, has urged the expedited release of an emergency fund that may total millions of dollars, and attorneys representing babies born addicted to opioids due to...

14:16
In the news release, Journalists for Human Rights Announces the Night for Rights 2019 Program and Sponsors, issued 25-Nov-2019 by Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) over CNW, we are advised by the company that the third paragraph should read "Valerie...

14:00
More than 1,200 front-line registered nurses, leaders and health-care professionals from across Ontario will be in Toronto this week to attend the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) Biennial Convention. 'Our Voice, Our...

14:00
A petition created by the national education and advocacy campaign Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.tm reached 15,000 petition signatures on Friday, Nov. 22, marking a significant milestone in the effort to ensure drivers have direct access to and...

13:36
On the eve of a new parliament being sworn in, the new and returning cohort of federally-elected politicians have the opportunity to make history by recommitting to the elimination of child and family poverty. November 24, 2019 marks 30 years since...

13:11
The United Steelworkers (USW) stands behind the well-researched and documented work of independent investigators as well as its partner organizations regarding the state-influenced and state-supported transit companies from China. ...

13:07
CUPE 459, K-12 support workers in Sooke School District 62, ratified a collective agreement with the District on November 22. CUPE 459 President Amber Leonard said that the bargaining committee was pleased with the...

12:58
Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak (LFMO) President Melanie Omeniho is proud to announce LFMO's own Métis-specific Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). LFMO has been open about its concerns...

12:34
Although Kingston's population is aging and Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), even before the flu season hits fully, is consistently struggling with patient overcrowding, Ontario's Conservative government is planning multiple years of deep...

11:51
Ontario's doctors wrote to Health Minister Christine Elliott today following their semi-annual Council meeting calling for changes to proposed legislation that would resurrect a failed audit system. The letter from the...

11:00
The CRTC is seeking Canadians' opinions on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Société Radio-Canada's programming. As part of the CBC/Radio-Canada licence renewal process, the CRTC wants to hear from Canadians across the country to ensure that...

10:26
Last week, the Delaware Supreme Court broke from decades of precedent and permitted a company to completely rewrite a clear, unambiguous contract simply because the company didn't like the outcome. Said Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Campaign...

10:00
Melwood President and CEO Cari DeSantis testified last Friday before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights about the discriminatory practice outlined in section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act which allows employers to pay subminimum wages, often...

10:00
Journalists for Human Rights conceived this award to recognize those whose body of work to date exemplifies principles of human rights reporting that delivers powerful impact. This includes a deep commitment to professionalism, accuracy and fairness,...

09:30
The world is facing a public health crisis because of antibiotic resistance. According to the United Nations, currently at least 700,000 people die each year due to drug-resistant diseases. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as "superbugs,"...

09:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: "No one should face violence because of who they are. Yet for far too many women, girls, and people of...

09:00
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal has commissioned The Honourable Pepita G. Capriolo to conduct an independent external investigation regarding Brian Boucher, a diocesan priest found guilty of sexual assault of minors....


24 november 2019

10:20
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is in federal court on Monday, November 25 to oppose the federal government's Judicial Review of the recent Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) decision to compensate First Nations children and families who were...

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