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4 march 2020

10:00
The Toronto Zoo's Native Bat Conservation Program (NBCP) and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) are joining together to facilitate research into native bat populations in Ontario....

08:01
Merck , known as MSD outside the United States and Canada launches a new public awareness campaign about cancer immunotherapy, a type of cancer treatment that uses the body's own immune system to fight cancer.1 The campaign, Redefining Cancer...

08:00
Today, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on June Medical Services v. Russo, and Power to Decide, along with partner organizations, is participating in a rally at the Supreme Court. The rally will raise critical awareness on the impact that...


3 march 2020

16:24
The Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) today endorsed H.R. 5958, the "Senior Health Planning Account Act", introduced by Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY) and Rep. Gregory Steube (R-FL).  This bipartisan legislation will help millions of seniors...

14:40
ONTARIO, March 3, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Psychiatric Association (OPA) welcomes the new plan for mental health and addictions in Ontario. The strategy entitled "Roadmap to Wellness: a plan to build Ontario's mental health and addictions system" is...

12:58
The province's leading public providers of adult, child and youth mental...

11:30
On March 4, Eric Poe, Chief Operating Officer of CURE Auto Insurance, a full-service provider of auto insurance licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, takes his crusade to end discriminatory practices in auto insurance rates to Washington DC. On...

11:00
A review of the status of protective netting at spring training stadiums reveals that a majority of Major League Baseball teams are continuing to fail to protect fans from dangerous foul balls. Despite the outrage from safety advocates after critical...

10:23
The following is a statement from James Firman, President and CEO of the National Council on Aging (NCOA). "On behalf of millions of...

09:30
According to a TD Fraud Survey released today for Fraud Prevention Month, a majority of Canadians believe...

09:07
The BLUE WAVE Takes Over California for the 2020 primary presidential election. With over 1,000 billboards, reaching millions of voters across California, the BLUE WAVE is not only felt, but seen across the entire Golden State for the 2020 primary...

08:40
"The Fed must act immediately to cut interest rates and boost liquidity" says Prof. Victor Williams. "The Fed must act now.  The Fed has foolishly fallen behind other central banks. The US Fed must lead in rate cuts and liquidity boosts immediately."...

08:31
Hundreds of social workers from coast to coast will gather on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 for the seventh annual Social Work Day on Hill. The day's events are being organized by the Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP),...

08:21
The American Arab and Muslim Political Action Committee (AMPAC) would like to announce its endorsement of Senator Bernie Sanders' campaign for the Presidency. After deliberations between its executive committee, AMPAC believes that Senator Sanders is...

07:00
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting a National Climate Gathering on March 3-4, 2020, at the Coast High Country Inn, in Whitehorse, Yukon. The Gathering will bring together First Nations experts, leadership, youth, women, knowledge keepers...


2 march 2020

16:49
The Arc New York, one of the leading organizations serving New Yorkers with developmental disabilities, supports medical aid in dying, reports Compassion & Choices....

16:05
Consumer Watchdog called for key amendments to draft rules proposed by the California Department of Insurance in order to stop auto insurance companies from overcharging drivers without college degrees or without white-collar or other highly-paid...

15:42
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the announcement of a draft agreement with the Wet'suwet'en and the federal and provincial governments is a positive signal that progress is being made and that everyone involved in...

15:30
An amicus brief by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) urges the U.S. Supreme Court to stand by its precedents and uphold an Arkansas law that "prevents [pharmacy benefit managers] PBM contracts from reimbursing pharmacies at low...

14:18
The Law Society of Ontario, the Ontario Bar Association ? Women Lawyers Forum, the Women's Law Association of Ontario, the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund, and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic present an evening commemorating the 35th...

14:00
What: Standout to keep safe nurse-staffing levels in place at the Leominster campus of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance ? Clinton Hospital (Leominster Hospital) Who: U.S. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts; RNs from Leominster Hospital, as well as...

11:48
During the month of March, the Competition Bureau and its nation-wide partners will help Canadians recognize, reject and report fraud....

11:00
Statement attributable to:Carmen L. Wiley, PhDPresident, American Association for Clinical Chemistry "AACC thanks the FDA for being responsive to the concerns of the clinical laboratory community and amending the coronavirus guidance to allow...

09:50
Hereditary Amyloidosis Canada (HAC) is joined by the Regroupement québécois des maladies orphelines (RQMO) in commending the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) and the Institut national d'excellence en santé et services...

09:13
In August 2019, the Educator & Leadership Institute (ELI) was in Cap-Haitian, Haiti where they provided a series of courses and workshops focused on supporting the Cap-Haitian teaching and learning community. These sessions were held at the College...

09:00
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting a National Climate Gathering on March 3-4, 2020, at the Coast High Country Inn, in Whitehorse, Yukon. The Gathering will bring together First Nations experts, leadership, youth, women, knowledge keepers...

08:22
In the wake of the bombshell Christianity Today article calling for President Trump to be removed from office because of his "grossly immoral character" and "ethical incompetence," evangelicalism has openly split into near-total civil war. While an...

08:10
The trilogy is a life-story of Maria Kurbatov whose faith miraculously preserved her life during tortures, ten years of illegal imprisonment in soviet GULAG ? a force labor camp for political prisoners, and years of KGB persecution in civilian life....

08:00
The Alliance for Israel Advocacy (AIA) (www.israeladvocates.org/) today strongly condemned the recently released United Nations blacklist of companies that engage in economic support of West Bank settlements. The first of its kind report from the UN...


29 february 2020

13:30
This year's Rare Disease Day, February 29, coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Regroupement québécois des maladies orphelines. To mark the occasion, RQMO held a RARE event today, sponsored by CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center. The event...

10:00
What: Standout to keep safe nurse-staffing levels in place at the Leominster campus of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance ? Clinton Hospital (Leominster Hospital) Who: U.S. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts; RNs from Leominster Hospital, as well as...

08:00
Days before the March 3 countywide election, Pastors on Point San Diego has officially endorsed Yes on B ? the Better Choice Measure ? applauding its legally-binding housing affordability commitments. Pastors on Point San Diego joins Yes on B's broad...


28 february 2020

19:27
The Ermineskin Cree Nation is aware of the situation that has arisen from an incident involving a racist video that was posted earlier this week, and the events that have arisen in response to the posts. Recently two videos were posted to social...

19:00
Jon Henschen's February 25, 2020 OpEd on WealthManagement.com, "The Market's Immune System May Be Compromised," comments that the coronavirus gets all the blame for the market implosion, but about two-thirds of the 19 bear market warning signs...

17:39
Delta Hospice officials were shocked and outraged this week by the Fraser Health Authority's blatant move to cut off all discussions and close the facility because it wants the hospice to provide MAiD (Medical Assistance in Dying) at every facility....

17:00
The Quinism Foundation has sent correspondence to Evan Berland, at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Global Public Health, calling on GSK to take appropriate action to protect the health of asymptomatic U.S. travelers, including proposing further changes to the...

14:57
With the polls opening in less than 24 hours for the South Carolina Primary, rural Democratic leaders are calling on presidential candidates to address a critical issue in their closing statements ? our nation's bioeconomy. Not only is the bioeconomy...

14:36
In a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), AACC is urging the agency to allow clinical laboratories to develop coronavirus tests without going through FDA review. Lifting this regulatory requirement is key to ensuring that all patients...

14:21
Representatives will vote on house bill HR 2339. The bill would prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco, flavored pipe tobacco, flavored vape e-juices, electronic cigarettes, and disposable nicotine products. House bill HR 2339 ? The Reversing the...

14:18
The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) strongly supports this move by the Ontario Government to address the issue of youth vaping by banning most flavoured vapour products and setting limits on nicotine levels in products sold in convenience stores...

13:29
In response to today's FCC decision on reallocating C-Band spectrum, ABS Global Chairman and CEO Jim Frownfelter said: "This Order is fatally flawed by its misinterpretations of the Communications Act, and by its numerous arbitrary and capricious...

13:28
Ontario has made a major misstep in banning vape flavours from being sold in convenience and corner stores. This short-sighted action will not tackle underage vaping, but it will make it less likely that adult smokers will try vaping, which Health...

13:05
The Government of Ontario's proposed regulations to restrict the sale of vaping products in convenience stores fail to address the youth vaping crisis.  Despite having no evidence to suggest that youth are accessing vape products from convenience...

12:41
In his latest book, Mike McLeod has expressed his extreme disappointment with the Congressional oversight committees of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). This new book is available in print for $6.99 and...

12:36
New vaping regulations from Ontario's Ministry of Health, if unchanged, will harm law-abiding convenience stores, make it harder for smokers to access what Health Canada says are less harmful alternatives to cigarettes, let non-compliant vape shop...

12:06
The Center for Reproductive Rights, a global human rights organization, today released a powerful video in which its Creative Council and friends raise awareness about the importance of its upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case, June Medical Services v....

07:11
Retail Council of Canada (RCC) applauds yesterday's announcement by Minister Yurek and the Ontario Government to move battery recycling to the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA) for oversight and management....


27 february 2020

16:08
As a result of the tragic shooting at the Milwaukee campus of Molson Coors, Morneau Shepell has opened its national 24/7 crisis support hotline to offer professional emotional support to anyone affected by this traumatic event. A crisis or traumatic...

15:41
In the news release, NKF Applauds Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage Legislation Introduced in the U.S. Senate, issued 27-Feb-2020 by National Kidney Foundation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the incorrect release was originally...

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America's emergency care teams?which serve on the frontlines of any pandemic response?have urged Congress to approve emergency supplemental appropriations to ensure our health system has the resources necessary to address an outbreak of the novel...