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News by subject: AVO

20 june 2019

11:17
The Egyptian producer and actor Mohamed Aly presents in Barcelona The Other Land, a social content film, which narrates the odyssey of three young Egyptians trying to illegally emigrate to Italy, fleeing from their disadvantages...

10:26
Safe Space 1776 LLC has launched the beta version of its social media site, the "Safe Space," for conservatives frustrated over the censorship taking place on mainstream platforms. The platform combines features one would find on traditional...

08:00
The National Corn Growers Association today will begin airing an advertisement calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to follow President Trump's commitment to farmers and stop giving Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) waivers to big oil...

07:30
Velan Capital, L.P. (together with the other participants in its solicitation, "Velan" or "we"), one of the largest stockholders of Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Progenics" or the "Company"), comprised of successful specialty pharmaceutical...

07:00
Jeanne Allen, the founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform (CER), issued the following statement: "A proposal is under consideration in the West Virginia House of Delegates right now to approve an omnibus education bill that was intended to...

06:00
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says OPSEU will not be picketing at Ford Fest this weekend, despite ongoing concerns about Doug Ford's destructive agenda. "We're not backing down from our fight against Ford," said Thomas. "We'll continue to...


19 june 2019

22:00
CNN still has not made progress in hiring blacks in day-to-day senior news management positions. That's the finding of the National Association of Black Journalists' (NABJ) Media Monitoring Committee, which has been charged with monitoring the...

19:00
Products that were once described as "cigarettes on training wheels" could unfortunately be living up to their description. According to new research from Dr. David Hammond at the University of Waterloo, youth vaping rates in Canada have increased...

17:34
In testimony today before the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Section 301 Committee, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) called for the delisting of Chinese-origin chemicals from the proposed Tranche 4, which would...

17:28
Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President, Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on the Senate Appropriations Committee's Emergency Border Funding package: "America's mayors applaud the Senate...

17:00
The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) recently hosted its annual DC Federal Legislative Initiative (DC FLI), June 8-10 at the Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center. After a two day training, 150 licensed naturopathic...

17:00
Hundreds of employees at Ontario's LHINs and other health care agencies were notified today that they're losing their jobs. That's hundreds of lives and families affected because of another promise betrayed. Ford promised no job losses, but it's...

16:15
The proposed move of two USDA research agencies will cost taxpayers money and reduce America's agricultural economic research and information infrastructure, according to the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). The AAEA is...

15:40
Cecil Roberts, President of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), and Leo W. Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, today called for a new standard to protect miners from silica dust. The request came in a letter to David...

14:57
Despite the best efforts of well-financed and coordinated groups like Bloomberg's Everytown For Gun Safety and Never Again California, the family-friendly Crossroads of the West show will continue to go on for now at the Del Mar Fairgrounds thanks to...

13:56
The United States Congress must act immediately on the findings of the Independent Tribunal on Forced Organ Harvesting that the killing of detainees in China for their organs has continued despite the regime's promises to the contrary, according to...

13:27
The fossil fuel industry continues to have an outsized presence at global climate talks, according to findings released today by the Climate Investigations Center (CIC) and reviewed by Corporate Accountability. The findings come amid negotiations...

12:52
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned President Trumps' threat to deport millions of undocumented Americans next week. In a pair of recent tweets, Trump...

11:00
CaseWare RCM Inc., a provider of financial crime detection and prevention solutions and a division of CaseWare International Inc., welcomes the decision by U.S. lawmakers to move ahead with bills to toughen corporate ownership laws for shell...

10:31
Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO JC Scott released the following statement on the Senate Special Committee on Aging's hearing, "The Complex Web of Prescription Drug Prices, Part III: Examining Agency Efforts to...

09:14
The U.S. House of Representatives just voted to repeal the prohibition on the use of federal funds to create a "unique patient identifier," which former Representative Ron Paul, M.D., sponsored in 1998. Unless the prohibition is reinstated, the...

09:00
In an open letter addressed to Republican and Democratic candidates running in the 2020 Presidential Election, the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA CLUSA) is asking presidential hopefuls to recognize the cooperative business model as a...

08:00
The Canadian Association of Journalists recognizes that the urgency of climate change, and the public's right to know about how governments respond to an important national conversation, requires news organizations to rethink their best practices on...

07:00
The outgoing CEO of Otéra Capital, Alfonso Graceffa, is vehemently contesting his wrongful and unjust dismissal, which has done considerable damage to his irreproachable 30-year reputation. He is offering his full cooperation to Québec's...

04:00
At the occasion of the Grand Banquet de l'extraordinaire of the Fondation du Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) which took place last June 18 under the honorary co-chairs of Mr. Pierre Pomerleau, Dr. Philippe Sauthier and Mr. Éric...

00:05
We are a coalition of people, many of whom are mothers, dedicated to human rights, and the fundamental principle behind democracy that all human beings have a right to life, liberty and dignity. We are partnering with national, regional and local...


18 june 2019

23:30
Advocates for Physicians' Rights opposes Amendments to Senate Bill 276 California should keep the government out of the doctor-patient relationship, not data-base medical records while monitoring and tracking medical professionals, and not ask...

18:54
Social justice movement organizations across the country continue their critical work of securing equity and justice in our communities. But the lack of philanthropic support for these efforts shows that many grantmakers and donors are missing the...

18:10
Today, TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (TekSavvy) welcomed the Government of Canada's new Policy Direction, which orders the CRTC to promote competition, affordability and consumers' interests in its oversight of Canada's telecommunications industry....

17:58
The Government of Canada's new approval to build the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) means Canadian oil will finally gain some access to growing overseas markets. This will enable Canada to receive full value for our natural resources while...

17:49
The federal government has made the right decision on expansion plans for the Trans Mountain pipeline, and its support for Indigenous peoples having an ownership stake is the right course. That's the message Project Reconciliation, an...

17:06
Following the federal government's decision today on the TransMountain pipeline expansion project, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says First Nations will ensure their rights, title and jurisdiction are respected and...

16:37
With the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) set to implement the largest cuts since the Harris era to its budget, education workers are urging trustees to follow the example of their predecessors and to refuse to pass a budget that make students,...

16:00
An unexpected and overwhelming public outcry at the May 28, 2019, quarterly meeting of the Medical Board of California (MBC) led some of its directors to change their minds about supporting SB 276, the bill currently at the California Assembly that...

10:10
SkyX Systems, an aerial monitoring solutions provider, has received regulatory guidance for performing beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) operations in Canada. Transport Canada's Transportation Sector Regulatory Review Roadmap includes a proposed...

09:18
The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security ("The Centre") today voiced its strong support and appreciation for the launch of the much-anticipated Food Policy for Canada.  The Centre praises the government on the initiatives and commitments...

09:00
World Vision Canada will present Game of Thrones actor Liam Cunningham's exclusive photo exhibition to mark World Refugee Day. The photos will be on display in the West Wing of Toronto's Union Station from June 18-20, 2019 as...

08:47
Jose Hidalgo, Founder and CEO of Cansortium Inc. ("Cansortium" or the "Company") , a vertically-integrated, global provider of premium-quality medical cannabis operating under the Fluenttm brand, issued the following statement in response to Texas...

08:00
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada released today a comprehensive report focusing on the care physicians provide to seniors. The study, Health Care for an Aging Population: A Study of how Physicians Care for Seniors in Canada,...

06:13
Citizens for Health (CFH), the voice of concerned Californians for over 25 years, launched VaxRights.com today.  "VaxRights is not a vaccine safety website, it is a call to action to protect our Doctor/Patient relationships and protect the privacy of...

03:00
Stratfor, the world's leading geopolitical intelligence platform, identifies the critical geopolitical trends that will shape the actions of nations and industries in the months ahead. In its 3rd Quarter forecast for 2019, Stratfor analysts provide...

02:00
In a wide-ranging radio interview, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said he wants reforms to be his legacy. "As your President I have a mission to reform Zimbabwe, so that we can build a country in which all have an opportunity to prosper...


17 june 2019

19:32
Three key organizations will hold a rally in downtown Vancouver tomorrow to support the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project (TMX) as the federal cabinet announces its decision on its future. Leading tomorrow's...

16:37
Trade associations representing most of the tomato growers in Mexico applauded the stance of the chairman of a key Mexican Senate committee today, who said a failure to agree to a new and fair Tomato Suspension Agreement could slow down approval of...

11:11
On June 14, 2019, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware volunteers were removed from the Delaware Bar Association's Bench Brunch where Chancellor Bouchard, who has been a persistent roadblock to Chancery Court reform, served as a panelist for a...

10:00
Today, Baycrest President and CEO, Dr. William Reichman, joined the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, for the government's release of Canada's first national dementia strategy - A Dementia Strategy for Canada: Together We...

09:53
An Indigenous-led group that wants to buy a majority interest in the Trans Mountain pipeline and expansion project says the federal government must let the expansion proceed. A decision is expected to be delivered tomorrow. Project Reconciliation...

09:00
The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit's decision to no longer fill vacant staff positions has resulted in cancelled services, and workload challenges for nurses. "The Ford government's announced intent to cut public health...

08:57
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) issued a statement on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) today in advance of the Government of Canada's expected announcement on June 18. The Trans Mountain...

08:25
Senator Joan B. Lovely and State Representative Pat Haddad were honored as Legislative Champions of the Year by the Down syndrome community in Massachusetts. At a ceremony at the State House in Boston, the two legislative leaders were presented with...