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News by subject: AVO

23 july 2020

15:00
Nurses from St. Mary's General Hospital will hold a peaceful rally at Kitchener-Conestoga MPP Mike Harris's office on Friday to call for Bills 124 and 195 to be repealed....

13:33
The horrific events that unfolded in Nova Scotia in April 2020 have shaken all Canadians, and we are united in wanting answers to how and why this tragedy occurred. We seek to understand why they happened, how healing can take place and how such...

11:52
The following is a statement by Howard C. Self, President of Right To Believe, a grassroots organization dedicated to the protection of religious freedom for all....

11:03
Ontarians are being urged to join a growing call for profound changes to the province's long-term care system that would end profit-making in the provision of residential care. Today, SEIU Healthcare, CUPE, and Unifor, unions that represent workers...

09:37
WHEN: Tuesday, July 28 from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon CDT WHERE: Veterans Park (Field 13) in Tomah, Wisconsin WHY: Mired in controversy and often used as an example of the failures of the Obama-Biden administration, the Tomah VA Medical Center erupted...

08:45
"A historical event just happened before our eyes," announced Daniel Turcotte, Raelian Guide and leader of the Embassy for Extraterrestrials Project sponsored by the Raelian Movement. "Diplomats and Foreign Affairs officials recently attended our...

08:38
Nurses and healthcare professionals represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association condemn the decision announced on July 21 by Baystate Health to resume its planned closure of 70 mental health beds at community hospitals in Greenfield, Palmer...

08:12
NioCorp Developments Ltd. ("NioCorp" or the "Company") applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for including in its Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act ("FY21 NDAA") legislative provisions aimed at highlighting the growing urgency...

08:09
Dr. George Flinn, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, is asking that the Party of Personal Responsibility start acting responsibly by canceling all in-person events....

07:02
On July 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Great American Outdoors Act, joining the Senate in voting to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund. In response to the news, Surfrider Foundation issued the following statement:...

06:30
At the end of last week, the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) dramatically revised its data regarding the extent of COVID-19 in Quebec. Yet these substantial changes attracted very little attention. In this INSPQ update, the...


22 july 2020

20:48
The California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) held a virtual press event today to acknowledge California Governor Gavin Newsom's failure to make public health and safety essential by instead making alcohol essential in the state during the #COVID19...

19:07
Will Shafroth, President and CEO of the National Park Foundation, the official nonprofit partner to the National Park Service, made the following statement regarding passage of the Great American Outdoors Act in the House of Representatives:...

18:16
Today, the United States House of Representatives passed The Great American Outdoors Act, historic legislation that will provide dedicated funding to reduce the National Park Service's deferred maintenance backlog and provide full funding for the...

17:57
The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the largest independent kidney patient organization in the USA, and strategic partner George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) shattered their virtual engagement...

17:30
Citizens' Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) expresses its strong opposition to Executive Order 20-81, which imposes a statewide mask mandate on all Minnesota residents starting on July 25, and releases the following statement from its president and...

17:03
Today, The Get the Medications Righttm (GTMRx) Institute, a catalyst for change that brings critical stakeholders together who are bound by the urgent need to get the medications right, is announcing the launch of "The GTMRx Blueprint for Change," a...

15:13
Today's session of the House Standing Committee on Finance reaffirmed that there are several inaccurate statements circulating regarding WE Charity and the CSSG. Many of these claims arose in testimony given today by Jesse Brown of Canadaland and...

14:02
Tanya Young Williams, a Black woman, Co-Founder and CEO of Pivot Treatment & Wellness Centers in Palm Beach County, Florida, today announced she is petitioning Congress, and specifically the Congressional Black Caucus, to earmark federal dollars for...

13:56
Having collected 900,000 signatures and raised over $4 million, the survivors of medical negligence behind a California ballot measure to adjust California's 45-year-old cap on quality of life and survivor damages announced today that the Secretary...

12:42
USW International Vice President Roxanne Brown will participate in tomorrow's House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee hearing, calling for a sustained congressional commitment to domestic manufacturing....

12:24
With over 95 percent of drivers and monitors voting in favor of ratification, Drivers and monitors employed by First Student of Maywood, IL have ratified their first collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters Local 777. The 220 drivers and...

10:44
The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) this week passed Railroad Commission Chairman Wayne Christian's (R ? Texas) resolution urging the federal government to investigate  excessive dumping of crude oil by Saudi Arabia and Russia and...

09:26
This week the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons submitted additional evidence to a federal court for why interference with hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) should end by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Health & Human...

09:00
Front-line registered nurses, nurse practitioners, registered practical nurses and health-care professionals will rally at Ottawa West-Nepean MPP Jeremy Roberts' constituency office today to call for the provincial government to repeal Bill 124 and...

09:00
Since Proposition 24 qualified for the California ballot at the end of June, a rapidly growing coalition of consumer, privacy and social justice advocates has emerged to oppose the November ballot measure. Proposition 24 opponents to date include...

08:49
The race for Florida's 22nd congressional district has picked up in pace. One clear winner is headed for the finish line against her Republican contenders. Jessica "Jessi" Melton is the only Republican candidate for Florida House District 22 that...

07:00
Utah Ready-Mixed Concrete Association (URMCA), a trusted resource for concrete technology in all construction segments and applications and a chapter of the National Ready-Mixed Concrete Association, has announced that as of August 1st, members of...

04:30
One of the best analogies used to describe the kind of pressure lawyers face was written by Will Meyerhofer, JD LMSW, an attorney turned psychotherapist. The following is paraphrased. Imagine running a marathon and making it to within the final...


21 july 2020

21:58
Earlier today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed its Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes a provision to address hunger among currently serving military families. The bipartisan Military Family Basic Needs...

19:14
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) calls today a dark day for the province's registered nurses and health-care professionals as the Ford government has passed Bills 195 and 197....

16:50
Rights4Vapers.com, the country's leading vaping consumer rights organization, is discouraged and dismayed by the introduction of BC's new vaping regulations....

15:55
In April, WE Charity was engaged by the Government of Canada to deliver the Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG) program to support post-secondary students through the COVID-19 pandemic. WE Charity was chosen for this project because of its 25 year...

15:02
The California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) will hold a virtual press event tomorrow to acknowledge California Governor Gavin Newsom's failure to make public health and safety essential by instead making alcohol essential in the state....

14:34
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), in regard to President Trump's Executive Order mandating that only legal U.S. residents be counted in the Census for the purpose of...

14:15
The Canadian Federation of Students and Don't Forget Students launched a petition today asking the federal government to cancel the Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG) program and to reallocate funds to the Canada Emergency Student Benefit....

14:00
Getting Ready for Baby campaign nonprofit leaders, Clean and Healthy New York and the Ecology Center, announced the release of a new crib mattress report "The Mattress Still Matters." This report, based on painstaking research and product testing was...

13:38
Below is a statement by the U.S. Conference of Mayors on the Trump Administration's deployment of unrequested federal law enforcement officers to Portland, and plans to expand to additional cities:...

13:15
Dr. George Flinn, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, will stand up to President Trump when needed, putting conservative values first. Dr. Flinn believes President Trump isn't always right and that it's the job of Republicans to grow the party and...

12:32
We applaud the FDA's action against the makers of Puff Bar, the e-cigarette wildly popular among teens, along with nine additional disposables e-cigarette manufacturers to remove their flavored disposable e-cigarettes and youth-appealing e-liquid...

10:00
The Black Automotive Media Group (BAMG), has challenged the nation's automakers to address fairness and equity regarding Black media who cover the industry. BAMG is a distinguished group of seven Black reporters and writers who have over 150 years...

09:45
America and the world may be ill-prepared to fight concurrent global pandemics in COVID-19 and tuberculosis (TB) ? both largely airborne infectious diseases and significant public health threats.  Stop TB USA, a coalition committed to TB elimination,...

08:41
The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) today endorsed Jesse Mermell for Congress in the Fourth Congressional District. The 23,000-member union of nurses and healthcare professionals chose Mermell out of the crowded field because of her commitment...

08:03
Paralyzed Veterans of America applauds final passage of specially adaptive housing improvement legislation, H.R. 3504, as amended.  This legislation ensures that catastrophically disabled veterans can more easily make needed accessibility...

08:00
CIBC today announced specific measures to combat anti-Black systemic racism, including specific goals for the advancement of Black talent into executive roles, and active involvement in leading change across the industry through CEO Victor Dodig's...

07:00
New data shows payment methods at small businesses have shifted away from cash toward electronic options like credit, debit and Interac e-Transfer®. Despite this shift, sales remain concerningly low for this time of year, according to the latest data...

06:00
Cutting-edge "deepfake" technology has commonly been associated with the distortion of the truth and promotion of lies using manipulated video.  In a compelling twist, the Holodomor National Awareness Tour (HNAT) today launched #Deeptruth, using...

06:00
A new survey from Willful, Canada's leading online estate planning company, found that permanent changes to Ontario wills and estates legislation, including allowing electronic signatures and secure online storage, would enable more Canadians to...


20 july 2020

20:21
Rights4Vapers.com, the country's leading vaping consumer rights organization, is discouraged and dismayed by the introduction of BC's new vaping regulations....

15:38
Family Research Council's Cathy Ruse received the Ruth Institute's "Activist of the Year" award for exposing radical, anti-science sex ed and transgender mandates in public school systems, especially in Fairfax County, Virginia. The Ruth Institute...