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27 march 2020

01:00
If the coronavirus pandemic were to end right now, it would already go down as one of the biggest blows to the global economy in the past century. As Phillip Patrick, Precious Metals Specialist at Birch Gold Group, explained on Wednesday's episode of...


26 march 2020

19:35
On March 13, 2020, the EPA listed the pest control disinfectant DSV (Disinfectant, Sanitizer, Virucide) in their List N, determining the solution meets criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19. DSV...

18:15
Fragrance Creators Association issued the following statement in response to reports that shipments are being delayed at vehicular weigh stations in a number of states: "The movement of fragrance shipments is imperative to meet the rapidly increasing...

17:25
Successful suppression of COVID-19 in the United States will require urgent and decisive action by state, local, and community leaders across the country.  To support effective decision-making, top global health security leaders have released a...

16:49
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Teamsters Local 727 sent Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution Inc. (GLCCD), a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings and bottler/distributor of Coca-Cola products , a detailed information request that asked for: 1) the sick...

15:53
The United Steelworkers (USW) today applauded the bipartisan effort to pass a coronavirus stimulus package through the U.S. Senate and called on members of both congressional chambers to continue this effort to ensure that no workers are left behind...

15:44
Today, more than 230 CEOs of leading tech enterprises and innovation hubs issued an open letter to Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Minister of Finance Rod Phillips and Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade Vic Fedeli on how the province...

15:29
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the Senate's passage of a coronavirus-related stimulus bill last night that expands unemployment benefits, makes money available to hospitals and provides relief to the...

14:18
We Are All Human Foundation (WAAH), a non-profit focused on diversity, inclusion and equity, along with more than 75 national Hispanic leaders, launched today the "Hispanic Recovery Plan," a clearinghouse for information and action to support and...

14:15
James Lamb, Executive Director of the Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC) sent multiple letters this week via email to New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio and the New York City Council complaining about what Lamb believes is the city's...

13:50
On behalf of 750,000 U.S. airline employees and our nation's airlines, we applaud the Administration and the U.S. Congress for reaching agreement on bipartisan legislation intended to assist the U.S. airline industry in continuing to make payroll and...

11:09
Across the country, in large urban areas as well as small rural communities, EMTs and paramedics are serving on the frontlines of our nation's war against the COVID-19 pandemic, oftentimes without the necessary supplies and equipment to ensure the...

10:35
Teamsters Joint Council 39 fully supports the "Safer at Home Order" announced this week by Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers. The order provides Wisconsinites additional assistance in curbing the spread of the COVID-19 virus....

09:17
The largest trade group representing America's trucking industry is praising the Senate today for passing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act?bipartisan legislation that will deliver critical relief to Americans and small...

08:59
Today, the Canadian American Business Council (CABC) released the initial findings of a survey of its member businesses about the impact that a broadening of the current border crossing restrictions would have on their ability to deliver critical...

07:13
Last night, the U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation to stimulate the economy and provide some relief for families, healthcare workers, businesses, and others who are struggling in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite tireless advocacy by...

06:45
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) today praised recommendations by the Trump Administration to state governors on how to empower healthcare professionals to meet Americans' needs amid COVID-19. NACDS urged the Administration and...


25 march 2020

18:00
The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) has released a statement advocating for expanded access to FDA-approved IL-6/IL-6R-blocking antibodies for critically ill patients with COVID-19-induced hypoxia. "Insights from immuno-oncology: The...

18:00
Canadian Tire Corporation announced today that the Canadian Tire Associate Dealers have implemented a temporary special support payment of $2 per hour for all active Canadian Tire store employees. This premium, a 'thank you' to employees for their...

17:13
Alignable's Weekly Pulse Poll of 17,500 small business owners late last week has revealed that 37% are struggling to stay open, operating with less than a month of cash reserves. ...

15:47
The members of the House of Commons today passed the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act following negotiations between the government and the opposition parties. The President and CEO of the MEI, Mr. Michel Kelly-Gagnon, shares his reactions. "At first...

15:15
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) submitted materials today chronicling human rights abuses perpetrated against Biafrans in Nigeria to Agnes Callamard, Special Rapporteur for Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions at the United Nations....

14:51
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today launched a $2 billion coordinated global humanitarian response plan to fight COVID-19 in some of the world's most vulnerable countries in a bid to protect millions of people and stop the virus...

14:42
To help keep customers, colleagues and communities safe, TD  encourages Canadians to bank digitally and avoid coming into branches. For urgent matters that require in-person assistance, TD will dedicate the first opening hour to serve seniors, those...

14:04
The destruction of the 47-story World Trade Center Building 7 (WTC 7) in New York City late in the afternoon of September 11, 2001, was not a result of fires, according to the final report issued today by researchers at the University of Alaska...

13:57
CFIB welcomes the federal government's announcement of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit which will provide $2,000 per month to workers who have lost their job, including the self-employed. This is a significant step forward in addressing the...

11:43
The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) applauds the CBC's swift decision to restore local news. The Corporation announced it would fully restore local television news coverage starting this week.  CBC says it initially plans expanded 30-minute local news...

11:13
LivingWorks, a global leader in suicide prevention, is concerned about people's mental health as we try to cope with the realities of a world with COVID-19. It is reminding people that everyone can play a role in identifying and protecting someone at...

11:02
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today joined more than 100 other business and trade associations representing a wide swath of the business community in pressing the White House, Governors, Mayors, and other elected officials to come together...

10:36
The evidence of asymptomatic infection of COVID-19 necessitates that all health-care workers facing patients, residents and clients wear a surgical mask at all times. Health organizations, across all sectors, are reporting shortages of personal...

10:02
The PAP Foundation, Inc. ("PAPF") is the primary patient advocacy organization for Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis ("PAP") in the United States and consists of clinicians, scientists, PAP patients and their family members. With foundational goals of...

09:00
METRO will donate $1 million to support community relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic: $500,000 to Feed Ontario and Food Banks of Québec, as well as $500,000 to the emergency fund of Centraide/ United Way. Mindful of the public's concerns...

03:00
The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), representing 8,000 licensed naturopathic doctors (NDs) in the United States, encourages all government officials coordinating the national response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Pandemic...


24 march 2020

23:29
Layoff notices issued for Ontario hospitality and gaming workers during the COVID-19 crisis are just another example of greed, and highlight how privatization is eroding government social safety nets aimed at protecting people from financial ruin or...

19:07
The Texas Hemp Industries Association (TXHIA) asks Texas City Councils, Mayors, and County Judges, Representatives, Congressman, and Senators to deem hemp and hemp businesses Critical Infrastructure....

19:02
The Real Estate Roundtable ? which represents owners of approximately 14 billion square feet of office and industrial space, nearly 3 million apartments, 3 million hotel rooms and other rental buildings totaling  nearly $5 trillion ? today calls on...

18:05
Unifor is urging the Government of Ontario to strengthen its COVID-19 strategy, restore $1 billion in health spending and adopt a series of policies to protect the health and economic security of Ontarians in advance of tomorrow's economic update....

15:31
Automobile insurance companies are making windfall profits from Californians idled by Coronavirus Stay at Home Orders and should refund or credit premiums to motorists, consumer advocates said in a petition filed with the California Insurance...

14:10
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners, representing America's 290,000 nurse practitioners (NPs), is calling on the nation's governors to take urgent action now to waive regulatory barriers in their states that prevent NPs from combatting...

12:41
The Las Vegas, Nevada Law Firm Eglet Adams has filed a Class Action Complaint against the People's Republic of China and other Chinese governmental agencies, on behalf of "small businesses" in the United States, including the State of Nevada, for...

12:32
As we face this serious health crisis in our Country, we are reminded that, as in the past, we can overcome even the most serious situations if we stick together, seize the opportunity to help, be supportive of your fellow Americans and stand by...

12:00
Current anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic has been multiplied by the suggestion of "health care rationing" based on the age or disability of infected patients. Attorneys representing the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund and the Thomas More...

11:35
As lawmakers hurry to finalize a legislative package responding to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) is urging them to ensure a greater number of cities are eligible for federal resources. Under the legislation introduced...

10:39
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is officially declaring a State of Emergency for First Nations regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The AFN is pressing for immediate increases in funding for First Nations and full involvement in all...

09:30
A legal case challenging the safety of water fluoridation which was set for a two-week trial in April in federal district court in San Francisco has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.  The case against the EPA was brought by several...

09:02
During the COVID-19 crisis, state and local governments will inevitably come under great pressure to provide funding to attend to the urgent needs of constituents. Our Money urges state and local governments to be cognizant of the fact that the...

07:24
WWII Métis Veteran Donald Russell Linklater will receive thanks from the Métis Nation and a $20,000 Recognition Payment on his 101st birthday at 2:00 p.m. (CT) at his home in Selkirk, Manitoba.  The Recognition Payment is part of the Métis Veterans...

07:00
The COVID-19 outbreak is quickly becoming a disaster for small businesses, warns the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). A full 60 per cent of small firms have seen a significant drop in sales, with more than one in three reporting a...

04:00
An emergency Social Security and Medicare payroll tax cut could weaken program financing at the same time a Coronavirus caused recession would significantly increase the number of people claiming Social Security, warns The Senior Citizens League...


23 march 2020

20:52
As people are now required to spend almost all their time at home to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, AHAM urges federal, provincial and municipal governments to recognize that home appliances are "essential" when drafting provincial orders on...