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19 march 2020

20:30
In a letter sent today, Fragrance Creators Association urged federal officials?including members of the Congressional Fragrance Caucus?and state and local elected officials to exempt fragrance manufacturing facilities from any mandated closures or...

20:02
A bipartisan coalition of Governors and Mayors from across the country issued a joint letter today to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, House Speaker Pelosi, House Minority Leader McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Senate Minority Leader...

17:02
Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today joined the entire U.S. aviation industry in a letter to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, House Speaker Pelosi, House Minority Leader McCarthy, Senate Majority...

16:36
This is the story of a really big and bold strategy. It probably doesn't make sense for any other store, but it is certainly working for Gary Friedman, the genius and creator of RH, who envisions a path to success that other people could never have...

15:15
John R. Dearie, President of the Center for American Entrepreneurship, today issued the following statement regarding the introduction by Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), with Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Tim Kaine (D-VA), and Angus King (I-ME) as...

14:01
Today Larry Klayman, the founder of both Judicial Watch and now Freedom Watch and a former federal prosecutor, announced the filing of a class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (20-cv-656) for damage...

12:45
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today joined the National Muslim Task Force on COVID-19, a broad coalition of 34 American Muslim organizations, in releasing a joint statement strongly recommending that Muslims in North America make...

12:12
Facebook has shown it is unable to prevent advertisements hawking a variety of coronavirus products to include medical masks, test kits and even "vaccines," and it is time that the U.S. Department of Justice steps in swiftly to hold bad actors, who...

11:37
Last Friday, Republican Congressional Candidate Laura Loomer hand-delivered a letter to her Democrat opponent, Congresswoman Lois Frankel, to "set aside partisan differences in order to serve the people of Florida's 21st Congressional District as...

09:43
Yesterday Michigan medical marijuana physicians, attorneys, patients, and their caregivers called on Governor Gretchen Whitmer to provide urgent and swift action via an executive order to allow certifying physicians the emergency capabilities to...

09:00
Today, in response to the COVID-19 crisis that is crippling America, YMCA of the USA joined more than 40 leading nonprofit organizations in urging Congress to pass $60 billion in support for nonprofits and to pass key policy recommendations to...

08:00
As Canada's small businesses are increasingly concerned about the effect of the spreading COVID-19 virus, EO Canada surveyed its members to assess the impact on Canadian businesses and urges the government to assist small businesses that are...

00:34
Champion Iron Limited (the "Company" or "Champion") announces that the Board has determined that the Company will not proceed with the previously announced proposal to redomicile from Australia to Canada by way of a scheme of arrangement under Part...


18 march 2020

20:25
Over the weekend, the House passed legislation (Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201) in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Some of the key provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act impacting workers include: 1)...

18:15
Unifor demands income protection for auto workers as Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler suspend operations across North America, throwing thousands of Canadian Unifor members out of work.  "We understand that this pandemic requires an...

18:10
David Hebert, JD, Chief Executive Officer of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP), issued the following statement today following a meeting with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and members of the Coronavirus Task...

16:18
One of the largest and most politically active building trade unions in North America has issued a clarion call for U.S. Congressional action to support workers who have been impacted by COVID-19. The International Union of Painters and Allied...

15:16
Leadership 18, comprised of the nation's largest social services nonprofits, today joined with a national collaboration of charities to issue a letter to Congress requesting a $60 billion infusion of support to help the nonprofit charitable sector...

14:43
United Way Worldwide, along with more than 50 major charities, called on Congress today to approve a $60 billion economic relief and stimulus package to help with economic recovery efforts related to COVID-19. The global pandemic is having a profound...

14:33
The Airport Restaurant & Retail Association (ARRA) and Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) urged airports and Congress to pass financial relief for airport restauranteurs and retailers given the business impact caused by the spread of the...

13:07
Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus' or the 'Company') is providing a statement on the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on its business. The outbreak combined with the measures taken to contain the spread of COVID-19 have resulted in...

12:49
CFIB appreciates the federal government's quick work to respond to the health emergency created by COVID-19. We also recognize their work in announcing a second package of measures to help address the related economic emergency facing Canadian...

09:49
Tennessee distilleries and other hospitality-oriented businesses have taken a hard hit as a result of the sudden coronavirus-induced downturn. Distilleries have suspended tours, cancelled large events, and ceased production in order to minimize the...

09:00
TMX Group has donated $50,000 to Food Banks Canada, a national charitable organization dedicated to helping Canadians living with food insecurity, in support of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) response efforts across Canada. "At all times, but...


17 march 2020

20:59
As the world is battling an unprecedented situation, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council of Canada (PIJAC Canada) is extremely concerned by the threat to human health that COVID-19 imposes. The association firmly believes that animal welfare is...

16:34
On March 16, FDA updated its guidance on COVID-19 testing to allow clinical labs to create and perform COVID-19 tests without pursuing FDA emergency use authorization (EUA). AACC commends this decision, which will help speed the expansion of COVID-19...

13:46
For thousands of years, our companion animals have been our best friends in good times and bad. Now, as we face one of the worst pandemics in modern history, accompanied by the fear and loneliness that come hand in hand with the isolation of...

12:44
The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) strongly supports the government's actions to increase social distancing with the closure of bars and restaurants as well as making additional funds available for screening, protective equipment, and assessment...

12:37
United Way Worldwide today announced that it has established the COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund to support communities affected by COVID-19. Donations from the fund will help the most vulnerable populations receive critical financial...

09:28
Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting (FGM/C) is happening in far more countries around the world than widely acknowledged, and the number of women and girls who are affected is woefully underestimated, finds a new global report.    FGM/C is occurring...

08:35
This past weekend, The Minster of Health in Ontario made an order to temporarily provide coverage under the Province's Health Insurance Act for the provisioning of healthcare consultations for insured Ontarians by mode of telephone or video,...

08:13
Citizens for Free Speech (CFFS) calls on all national, state and local officials to exercise caution when issuing any government orders or instructions that may conflict with First Amendment protections contained in the Bill of Rights. Governors...

07:00
Valeo Pharma Inc. ("Valeo" or the "Company"), a Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company, commented today on the World Health Organization's ("WHO") recently issued interim guidance regarding the prophylaxis use of low molecular weight heparin...

06:00
Unifor is urging Premier Doug Ford to demand long-term care facilities close their doors to all visitors in order to protect the health of long-term care residents and workers from COVID-19 exposure. "Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, nursing homes...


16 march 2020

17:52
Organizations representing millions of patients diagnosed with serious health conditions urge the U.S. Senate to immediately pass the U.S. House-approved coronavirus bill and take additional critical steps. In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

17:41
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says governments and business should immediately take measures aimed at ensuring social distancing is job one in curbing the spread of COVID-19. Thomas praised some of the measures that Premier Doug Ford...

17:40
The Government of Ontario's legislative response to the COVID-19 pandemic fails to institute paid sick days that will enable workers to protect themselves and others from exposure to the virus. "Doug Ford says he will do whatever it takes to contain...

16:06
On March 9, Election Integrity Project, California Inc. (EIPCa) sent a letter to California Secretary of State (SOS) Alex Padilla, Los Angeles County Registrar Dean Logan and the county Board of Supervisors, describing the risks to the integrity of...

14:22
Today, civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton urged Governor Jared Polis, Speaker of the House Kathleen Becker, and members of the Colorado Gaming Commission to pause legislation that seeks to legalize mobile sports gaming. Rev. Sharpton...

13:40
OTTAWA, March 16, 2020  The following is an open letter to the Prime Minister and key Ministers from the Air Transport Association of Canada, the national trade association for commercial aviation, flight trainers and aviation industry suppliers...

12:51
Several state legislatures are considering stronger "born-alive" protections, after Family Research Council released a set of online, interactive maps last fall showing the status of pro-life laws in the states, including those that protect infants...

11:40
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about H.R. 6201, the "Families First CoronaVirus Response Act," legislation approved by the House early Saturday and awaiting action in the Senate that expands paid sick leave...

10:26
The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), the premier global, molecular diagnostic professional society, today released a statement on H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, as passed by the House of Representatives on March 14,...

09:34
A coalition of registered nurses with the Massachusetts Nurses Association, along with patients, families, advocates and elected officials who have been fighting for the preservation of mental health beds across Western Massachusetts have launched a...


15 march 2020

21:07
Unifor calls for bold and immediate action from government and employers to protect casino workers impacted by today's announcement from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to temporarily shut down all Ontario casinos in light of the COVID-19...

18:56
Pro Football Retired Players Association (PFRPA), a national organization that develops programs and benefits for retired NFL players, is encouraged by the NFL's decision to increase pension benefits for retirees. The enhancement is in the new...

09:52
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) welcomes the efforts by governments and public health officials to bring awareness and implement measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Canada's doctors wish to applaud employers who are adopting teleworking...


14 march 2020

16:31
Statement attributable to:Carmen L. Wiley, PhDPresident, American Association for Clinical Chemistry "AACC greatly values the work that the U.S. House of Representatives has done to support American families in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak...


13 march 2020

16:28
American Bible Society, an organization with more than 200 years of experience in Scripture engagement, is hosting its first online summit on Monday, March 16th. This global online event will highlight innovative approaches to Bible engagement....

16:26
As the United States responds to the outbreak of COVID-19, we must ensure that working people are able to perform their jobs in a safe working environment and that sick leave is available to all workers. Without adequate sick leave, workers will be...