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News by subject: AVO

7 august 2019

12:17
Unifor National President Jerry Dias spoke with reporters Wednesday morning to outline the harsh economic impact on Nova Scotia if the Northern Pulp mill closes. "We all know Boat Harbour must close. Our job now is to find a way forward that...

11:57
The Mayor of the Borough of Saint-Laurent and spokesman for the Official Opposition on transportation matters, Mr. Alan DeSousa, today unveiled a motion asking the Québec government to commit to extending the Metro's orange line from the Côte-Vertu...

11:32
As Foodora couriers in Toronto prepare to vote on union certification with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) beginning this Friday, August 9, Foodora Canada is spreading lies and misinformation in order to scare couriers into voting "no."...

09:00
Physicians for Informed Consent (PIC), an educational nonprofit organization focused on science and statistics, recently responded in the BMJ to Professor Peter Gøtzsche's statement on May 24, 2019, "Rational doubt cannot be raised about the measles...

08:52
Healthcare workers represented by Unifor Local 2458 at Brucelea Haven, a home for the aged in Walkerton, are not surprised by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Compliance Officers Report on the living and working conditions at the home. "For...

08:06
Steven Andrew, CEO of 1776Free Search Engine, announced 1776Free (https://1776free.com/product/1776free-is-the-answer-to-google-censoring-christians-conservatives-and-liberty/) will not censor President Trump news stories for the 2020 election. This...

06:00
Sharing economy giants like Uber and Airbnb took more than ten years before finally holding an initial public offering this year; in the 1990s, Yahoo and Amazon took just one and three years, respectively. An MEI publication launched today shows that...


6 august 2019

17:13
One of Colombia's most beautiful and ecologically diverse regions is being threatened by the multinational mining conglomerate AngloGold Ashanti. Their plan is to mine the heart of the mountain for 23 years, leaving behind 119 million tailings that...

16:39
The following is a statement from Sophia L. Thomas, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PPCNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP: "The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) stands with the families and friends whose loved ones were killed or...

14:17
Today, the American Kitchen Cabinet Alliance (AKCA) commended the preliminary countervailing duty determination issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce as an important step to address subsidized Chinese imports of wooden cabinets and vanities....

11:37
Citizens Lobbying for Animals in Zoos (CLAZ) -- (www.zooanimals.org) -- the organization started in the '90s by 13-year-old activist Justin Barker -- has relaunched today to improve conditions for zoo animals and disrupt the zoo industry. "Thousands...

10:43
The Latino Jewish Leadership Council (LJLC) issued the following statement today: The members of the Latino Jewish Leadership Council (LJLC) are deeply saddened by the senseless and horrific mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, which...

09:30
Members of the Global Silicones Council (GSC) welcome Canada's draft risk assessment of a range of silicone materials, including L2, L4, L5, and D31. The Canadian Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health have concluded these siloxanes...

09:00
WHO: An estimated 4,000 Harlem Children's Zone students, parents, staff, leadership, and community partners. Children from all HCZ programs, ranging in age from 3 to 23 years old, will participate. Speakers include: Anne Williams-Isom - Harlem...

08:55
The American Resort Development Association?Resort Owner's Coalition (ARDA-ROC), representing over 1.5 million timeshare owners, applauded Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge for filing a consumer protection lawsuit against Brian Scroggs, Bart...

07:00
Transat to launch complaint to securities regulator to block Groupe Mach's abusive scheme MONTREAL, Aug. 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat A.T. Inc. ("Transat"), one of the largest integrated tourism companies in the world and Canada's holiday travel...

07:00
NPG researcher Edwin S. Rubenstein has authored a new forum paper, titled The UN Species Extinction Report: Is it Science, or Something Else? Published by Negative Population Growth, Inc., this forum paper explores the findings of the UN Species...

06:00
A few days ago, Dionisio Gutiérrez met with Larry Holifield, former official of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) for Central America and Mexico. Holifield is an expert in intelligence and operations against transnational criminal organizations that...


5 august 2019

21:14
Associations representing nearly 100 percent of Mexican tomato growers today submitted a new proposal to the U.S.  Commerce Department in the ongoing negotiation of a Tomatoes Suspension Agreement.  The proposal would increase the reference prices on...

17:46
Consumer Watchdog said the closure of the largest operator of bottle redemption centers in the state, rePlanet, today requires the Governor to prioritize recycling reform in the coming months. rePlanet closed its last 284 centers today, leaving...

17:13
Statement made today by Cathy Bennett NJHA President and CEO: "It is time we act to protect New Jerseyans from gun violence in the same way we do from chronic diseases like hypertension or diabetes. The data leaves no doubt that firearm deaths are...

17:00
Recently, the Guatemalan businessman and journalist, Dionisio Gutiérrez, met with Leslie Alessandra, a former senior special agent of the FBI in charge of topics of Latin America and a specialist in corruption, money laundering and drug trafficking...

14:23
The Federal Reserve announced today that they will move forward with a plan to upgrade America's financial infrastructure to allow for faster payments. This highly anticipated decision is welcomed news to retailers, community banks, technology firms...

13:43
Today, Democracy Forward on behalf of Paralyzed Veterans of America requested a federal court to lift its hold on their lawsuit to compel the Department of Transportation to issue a long-overdue rule to make airplane restrooms accessible to travelers...

13:14
The National Limousine Association (NLA) and the Greater California Livery Association (GCLA) urge Governor Gavin Newsom of California to appropriately reclassify drivers in the ride-hailing industry as employees, acknowledging that they are not...

11:27
After countless strategic attempts to demand accountability from the Chancery Court, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware will be making their platform heard through the radio waves. The good government group is leading the movement to expose...

09:00
Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long they have been...


4 august 2019

20:00
AACC released a position statement today calling for increased collaboration between clinical laboratories, the healthcare community, and federal agencies to end the opioid epidemic. The statement emphasizes that labs are critical to preventing...


3 august 2019

16:13
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Deepak Obhrai, Member of Parliament for Calgary Forest Lawn: "Today, I join the people of Calgary and all parliamentarians to mourn the death of Deepak Obhrai,...


2 august 2019

17:10
For decades, the Montgomery, Alabama-based Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has waged a vicious smear campaign against everyone who supports reasonable limits on immigration and enforcement of laws against illegal immigration. The effects of...

16:04
The country loses an exceptional woman following the death of Her Honour the Honourable Jocelyne Roy Vienneau. Dedicating most of her career to the promotion of research and innovation, Ms. Roy Vienneau was a true pioneer in many respects. In...

14:44
The Wettlauer Inquiry recommended this week that the government study, whether an increase in staffing levels is needed, to table that study by July 31, 2020 and increase staffing levels if that is warranted. "CUPE asks...

14:28
The United Steelworkers (USW) union today joined with several domestic paper producers in filing a request with the U.S. Department of Commerce to address the circumvention of existing antidumping and countervailing duty orders on uncoated paper...

14:24
The New Center ? an organization focused on creating the space for a political center in America ? today released a new policy paper entitled, "Public Libraries for Bipartisanship." The paper explores how America's 16,560 libraries can lead a new...

13:54
Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara's office will delay disclosure of the Commissioner's calendar or records of his meetings with insurance companies to August 31st, according to a communication sent to Consumer Watchdog....


1 august 2019

17:21
The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (Neighbourhood Pharmacies) and the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) welcome the release of the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry Report, which provides 91 recommendations for the long-term care...

15:26
The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to limit the benefits that communities get in return for the corporate use of public property and rights-of-way in its Third Report and Order on cable franchising.  The Alliance for Community...

15:08
The following statement is from Robert Bixby, Executive Director of The Concord Coalition. The House and Senate have now passed a bipartisan budget deal. If signed by the president, as expected, the deal would lessen the chances of another government...

13:00
NATSO member Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores today thanked U.S. Congressman Anthony Brindisi for visiting its Binghamton, N.Y., location to learn about the critical role that travel plazas play in local economies as well as to discuss issues of...

12:32
The Knights of Columbus, a 1.9 million-member Catholic fraternal and charitable organization, today announced that it gave $185.7 million to charity and donated 76.7 million hours of hands-on service in 2018. Using...

12:00
As part of its quarterly results, today Bombardier issued a statement related to the ongoing World Bank investigation into Bombardier Transportation's 2013 contract in Azerbaijan. The statement also notes several actions Bombardier is taking with...

11:37
Miami-Dade College Trustee Marcell Felipe went on television to boast about his refusal to vote for one of the four candidates for president of MDC, the current Vice President and Provost Lenore Rodicio, who is the clear front-runner for the...

09:00
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the Ford government must swiftly implement the 91 recommendations made by the inquiry into the murder of eight long-term care (LTC) home residents by Elizabeth Wettlaufer between 2007 and 2016. "These...

06:30
OPSEU is calling on the province's Integrity Commissioner to take a look at the beer and wine industry's influence on the Ford government's policies involving alcoholic beverages. OPSEU has found nearly two dozen cases in which groups or individuals...


31 july 2019

23:00
Grassroots Group Women's Prison Reform and Noe Serrano (father of Baby Naghibe Serrano) have released the following details about the death of Mr. Serrano's daughter, Naghibe Swan Serrano, in order to advocate for women's prison reform and support of...

16:23
The release of the Public Inquiry into the Safety and Security of Residents in the Long-Term Care Homes System identifies the severe need for increased investments and staffing in the province's long-term care system. "The lack of oversight and...

15:10
Earlier today, The Honourable Justice Eileen Gillese released the final report of the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry, including a series of recommendations directed to the Ministry of Long-Term Care, the Office of the Chief Coroner, the College...

14:49
The inquiry into the murder of eight long term care residents in Ontario says, "fundamental changes must be made", and has called on the government to improve resident safety, in part, by looking at increased training and staffing levels in Ontario...

14:17
The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) is committed to supporting excellence in healthcare. Today, RPNAO was very encouraged by the release of the Long Term Care Home Public Inquiry Final Report and the recommended actions put...

07:33
In the wake of the dismissal of Sandmann v. Washington Post, Rohit Chhabra, a San Francisco based internet defamation attorney poses the question: "As a society, should we permit powerful organizations and well trusted newspapers to satiate their...