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13 september 2019

14:00
TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (TekSavvy), Canada's largest independent Internet service provider (ISP), today announced that it is lowering bills and upgrading packages for hundreds of thousands of internet subscribers, crediting a recent decision by...

10:29
Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) is restructuring its organization to add more front-line resources and empower staff to deliver better, faster service to its 110,000 tenants. Building on the City of...

08:00
Here's the question:  Are there any benefits to speeding that outweigh the consequences?  Consider these facts ? studies have shown that a typical driver is likely to save only about two minutes a week by exceeding the speed limit.  On the other...

07:00
Together with MKM group and Shattered Dreams (SxD) Esports, a Toronto Based Esports Organization, Autism Speaks Canada (ASC) will launch their first gaming program, ASC Game On, to help raise funds and to spread a message of understanding and...


12 september 2019

19:45
Sunfinity Renewable Energy, a leading solar services provider, endorses efforts taken by California Governor Gavin Newsome, following the signing of two bills that will promote the continued growth of residential and commercial solar in the country's...

18:57
This week, workers and their unions are asking for action in the General Assembly on House Bill 1082 and Senate Bill 464. More than 577,000 Pennsylvania public workers deserve the same health and safety protections on the job as private sector...

16:16
The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) strongly supports the Administration's announcement on September 11 regarding its plans to remove flavored e-cigarettes from the marketplace and commends its actions to protect our nation's youth...

15:49
Unifor Local 87-M is thrilled to welcome 36 new members to our local after the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) overwhelmingly voted to join Unifor this summer. OCASI is a registered charity based in Toronto's Yonge and...

14:41
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Thomas M. Conway issued the following statement in advance of the Democratic debate, calling on the 2020 presidential candidates to discuss the details of their proposed trade policies....

14:23
President Donald Trump announced his administration is considering options in addressing the recent rash of health scares from vaping. These include banning flavored e-cigs, which are the most effective smoking cessation,...

10:00
With mounting evidence that the health care system is failing Canadians, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is putting federal political parties on notice: It's time to put health back on the agenda. In its policy platform published today, the...

09:19
Filmmaker Joel Gilbert of Highway 61 Entertainment will hold a press conference and film screening for his explosive new film and book release entitled, The Trayvon Hoax: Unmasking the Witness Fraud that Divided America on Monday, September 16th, at...

09:15
This week The HighWire with Del Bigtree will investigate the tragic case of Evee Clobes, a seemingly healthy six-month-old infant who died less than 48 hours after receiving a pair of vaccines in February of 2019. Evee's...

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Many savvy philanthropists want to know that their giving is making a tangible, positive impact. A new resource for donors highlights an opportunity to improve lives and support an equitable and just future for all communities across the country....

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Today, Zachor Legal Institute submitted its amicus brief to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the State of Texas' anti-discrimination (anti-BDS) law, H.B.89. In earlier proceedings, the district court in Texas defied controlling...


11 september 2019

18:39
President Trump's announcement that the government will remove flavored e-cigarettes from the market is a necessary and long-overdue step to address the epidemic of youth e-cigarette use in the United States, but it must be comprehensive, immediate...

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Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) , a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies to address high unmet medical needs and improve the lives of patients, commends the U.S. Environmental...

16:55
Today, following the announcement by Donald Trump that his administration will be supporting action from the Food and Drug Administration "to clear the market of flavored e-cigarettes," Alex Clark, CEO of The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free...

16:36
Iowans who vape should not be adding black market THC oils to their vape systems, IFAST President Sarah Linden of Generation V said today. Results published in The New England Journal of Medicine on Friday found 84 percent of the patients who are...

15:26
Following a report broadcast on TVA Gatineau-Ottawa yesterday evening about possible allegations of collusion between building inspectors and real estate brokers, the Organisme d'autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ) reiterates...

14:50
Unifor leadership held high level discussions with Nemak representatives and submitted an offer to resolve the ongoing dispute over the company's plant closure announcement. "Union representatives spoke with Nemak this morning and now the ball is in...

14:41
Dr. Temple Grandin urged Colorado business leaders Monday to reach deep and develop new, innovative ways to employ people with developmental disabilities and neurodiverse thinkers. In an event co-sponsored by Developmental Pathways and the South...

14:05
In accordance with the transitional provisions of the Impact Assessment Act, the project description provided under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012, for the proposed Webequie Supply Road Project is deemed an acceptable initial project...

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The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.) Local 58 will be holding an informational picket outside the big top at Ontario Place at 6:00 p.m. on September 12, to mark opening night of Cirque du Soleil's Alegria. The picket...

11:38
A new poll released by Making Every Vote Count today finds nearly two of every three likely voters (62%) support their state joining the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. While previous polls have shown consistent support for using the...

11:36
Today, the American Trucking Associations told a House subcommittee that the use of tolls to finance infrastructure construction and maintenance was inefficient, unsafe and damaging to the trucking industry. "While the...

11:10
STATEMENT FROM SEIU HEALTHCARE PRESIDENT SHARLEEN STEWART: "Doug Ford's Conservative Government continues to ignore the needs of Ontario's PSWs.  Ontario has a recruitment and retention crisis, and without a genuine effort to directly support the...

11:06
The crusade for open government and diversity in Delaware's courts continues as Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware take their platform to television after making waves on the radio and spearheading a comprehensive door-to-door campaign. "Our...

09:00
An op-ed in Sunday's Washington Post, "The newest political arm of the GOP" by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), referring to the Supreme Court, is the latest salvo in a Senate war of words over the Court's first Second Amendment case in a decade,...

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On the 18th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, 9/11 first responder Christopher Gioia, a commissioner of the Franklin Square and Munson Fire District in New York, announced the launch of the "Justice for 9/11 Heroes" campaign at a news...


10 september 2019

18:45
The Security Industry Association (SIA), the Latin American Security Association (ALAS) and the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) have formed a coalition to urge the U.S. Congress to promptly approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement...

17:52
The American Osteopathic Association released the following statement in response to a multistate investigation into reports of e-cigarette related lung illnesses, including several fatalities. "Reports of recent deaths...

17:36
American Jewish Committee (AJC) is urging the Trump Administration to increase, rather than further decrease, the number of refugees allowed to enter the United States. The call comes amidst reports that the presidential determination of the refugee...

17:33
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said it is "appalled" by the appointment of Charles M. Kupperman as acting national security adviser following the resignation...

16:53
On September 5th, the Government of British Columbia (BC) announced that it would be forcibly switching 1,700 patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) from their current biologic medicine to alternative versions of the treatment, the...

11:07
Author Les Cochran announced today plans to send a copy of his book, THIEVERY:  Catholic Church EXPOSED! to the Vatican.    View Book  Cochran's 175-page documentary is based upon alleged 97 cases of $100,000 or more, he...

10:53
American Jewish Committee (AJC) is urging the United States Court of Appeals to uphold a Texas law that bars the state from engaging the services of contractors involved in boycotts of Israeli products and services. In an amicus brief submitted in...

10:30
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) on its flagship report, Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience, which is a clear call to action to all nations to adapt now, boldly and...

09:56
The Thomas More Law Center (TMLC) and Bursch Law PLLC have filed a petition for rehearing by the entire Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals bench of a two-judge panel opinion of that court dismissing Tennessee's challenge to the constitutionality of the...

09:05
Chegg Inc , the leading student-first learning platform, today called on leaders from business, government, and education to unite in tackling the U.S. student debt crisis. In a new policy proposal, Chegg urged tax policy changes and the creation of...

08:46
On January 21, 1987, Morrow Police Officer Jeffrey Phegley was on patrol when he observed a 1977 Monte Carlo traveling 48 miles per hour in a 25-miles-per-hour zone. As reported by the Greater Cincinnati Police Museum, Officer Phegley stopped the...

08:36
Most 2020 Presidential candidates agree we face a "climate emergency" and have plans to achieve net-zero carbon emissions to slow global warming.  It is imperative that candidates also embrace bold Climate Restoration solutions that are urgently...

08:05
People living with diabetes are not the only ones impacted by the condition. According to a new international study of 4,300 family members of people with diabetes, worrying about low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia or 'hypos', can place a...

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Many young Canadian adults aren't aware of the lung health risks that come with smoking cannabis. That's why the Ontario Lung Association has created The Toker, a new comic-book inspired cannabis public health education initiative. Launched today,...

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In response to alarming levels of e-cigarette use among youth in the United States?including a 78 percent increase among high school students in just one year?Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the creation of a new $160 million initiative to...


9 september 2019

16:26
The Joint Review Panel for the Grassy Mountain Coal Project announces today the start of a comment period on the Ninth and Tenth Addenda to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) submitted by Benga Mining Limited as part of the environmental...

15:36
Following a Politico report that California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara billed the state for his Sacramento apartment, Consumer Watchdog has called on Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the District Attorneys for Sacramento, Los Angeles and...

11:53
Pack4U announces a...

11:00
An undercover investigation in Chile by Los Angeles-based animal rights organization Lady Freethinker resulted in a criminal court handing down the nation's highest-ever sentence for animal cruelty last week. On Aug. 29, a historic first occurred...

10:38
Family Research Council applauds the Republican Minority in the U.S. House of Representatives for scheduling a hearing on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House leadership have blocked a vote on the bill more...