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13 january 2020

17:39
Unifor Local 5454 members who work as Canadian air traffic controllers have reached a tentative agreement with Nav Canada. "I congratulate the bargaining team for remaining united throughout this round of negotiations," said Jerry Dias Unifor...

14:39
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said a tweet by President Trump of an Islamophobic image mocking Islam and Muslims will further endanger members of the...

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More than 1,000 rural municipal officials and other participants from across the province will attend the 2020 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference in Toronto from Sunday, January 19 to Tuesday, January 21 at the Sheraton Centre...

09:45
The Goodwood Conservation Association (GCA) is very pleased to announce today that it has won its Appeal against the Township of Uxbridge's Zoning By-law 2019-054 (Grainboys Holdings Inc.).  In this by-law, Mayor Dave Barton and Council unanimously...

09:44
Locked out members of Unifor Local 594 are encouraging the network of FCL co-ops to take back their refinery from the out-of-touch corporate executives who are prolonging this dispute. "A nasty lockout is not what Co-op members or retailers asked...

06:07
Former House Intelligence Committee Chairman, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), will serve as Chairman of 5G Action Now, a new advocacy organization established to fight for the rapid deployment of 5G technology in the United States and raise the alarm about...

01:42
Traditionally, founders taking their companies public have long been considered the brass ring of success. The concept is so pervasive that Hollywood moviemakers have glamorized the IPO process to the point of absurdity: charismatic big-money types...


11 january 2020

15:31
The Governor General of Canada wishes to share a message addressed to all Canadians from Her Majesty The Queen on the tragic plane crash in Tehran, Iran: "Philip and I have been deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life following the crash of the...

11:24
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Sultan Qaboos of Oman: "Canada offers its deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to the people of Oman and the royal family at the news of Sultan Qaboos's...


10 january 2020

15:39
The Famela Ramos for Congress Campaign announced a Prayer Rally at the corners of Otay Lakes Road and Eastlake Parkway in Chula Vista at 12 noon on Friday January 10, 2020.  The rally will be followed by a luncheon at Hector's Mariscos restaurant at...

13:00
The Southern California Partnership for Jobs (SCPFJ) today announced its support for Proposition 13 (State School Facilities Bond), which will appear on the California statewide ballot on March 3, 2020. The California...

11:26
AltaCorp Capital Inc. (AltaCorp), the capital markets arm of ATB Financial, will host North America's top corporations and investors, providing insight into the future of Canada's key industries at a three-day conference, January 14-16 at the...

06:01
Global animal-welfare organization, World Animal Protection, is launching an international appeal to support the long-term recovery of animals impacted by the devastating bushfires in Australia. The 'World Animal Protection Bushfire Recovery...

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Referencing the guidance for proper human affairs described in the Holy Quran, Karriem Allah explains the moral, ethical, legal and divine tenants that required President Donald Trump to consult with the U.S. Congress, the United Nations, and the...


9 january 2020

19:01
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger testified before the U.S. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity today, cautioning that veteran hunger should be considered a national security issue, and far too many veterans go...

17:30
Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom previewed his 2020-2021 budget, emphasizing his administration's commitment to ensuring equal access to health care for individuals with mental health diagnoses. The announcement reiterates Governor Newsom's...

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The world was shocked and saddened this week in the aftermath of the plane crash in Iran that claimed the lives of 176 people, including 63 Canadians.   "On behalf of The Salvation Army, I want to express our deep...

13:37
Today, representatives of the Teamsters Union protested outside of the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C., and the Consulate General of France in Los Angeles. The demonstrations were a show of solidarity with striking...

13:32
National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta on Thursday joined President Trump at the White House as the administration unveiled its proposal to reform the National Environmental Policy Act. As affordability issues continue to plague...

12:30
ReFirm Labs, the provider of the industry's first proactive IoT and firmware security solutions, announced that one of its senior executives is offering commentary about how Iranian forces and their proxies can take advantage of security...

12:06
Following Delaware Governor John Carney's announcement that he is nominating Paul Fioravanti, Jr. to serve as Vice Chancellor on the Delaware Court of Chancery, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD) has announced it will be spending at least...

10:20
WHAT: Through the 100 days 100 voices campaign, the promoters of Cuba Decide around the world denounce the arbitrary imprisonment of José Daniel Ferrer by publishing 100 photographs of citizens who, in Cuba and around the world, demand the liberation...

09:00
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is calling on the Attorney-General's office and the Ministry of Labour to act immediately and hold Southlake Regional Health Centre accountable for its failures to keep its workers safe....

09:00
On December 1, Reeves College launched a friendly food drive competition amongst its five campus locations and collectively raised 1245 perishable and non-perishable items for Food Banks Canada. Students, instructors, and...

08:36
Victor Williams, an insurgent Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, today questioned the fitness of incumbent Sen. Mark Warner to represent Virginia in the Senate.  Professor Williams  condemned Democrat leaders for allowing Warner to continue...

08:34
The National Police Association (NPA) has filed a friend of the court brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court not to accept review of an appeal by Black Lives Matter organizer DeRay McKesson. The brief supports Officer John Doe, who seeks to recover for...


8 january 2020

18:29
This week a broad coalition of tens of thousands of app-based drivers, small businesses, public safety leaders, community groups and on-demand rideshare and food delivery platforms will start signature gathering efforts to qualify the Protect...

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On Thursday, January 9, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. ET, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger will testify before the U.S. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity in a hearing entitled "Reviewing the Availability of Resources...

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Thursday, January 16, 20201:00 PM ? 2:30 PM ESTThe National Press Club, Holeman LoungeHosted by the Opportunity Starts at Home Campaign The early months of 2020 will be a pivotal moment that shapes the national agenda. The president is expected to...

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A recently released article in the Journal of the American Medical Association examining the link between genital talcum powder use and ovarian cancer relied on large-scale studies that were not designed to adequately answer that question, according...

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A new year brings new investment opportunities, and investing is a great way for Albertans to achieve their financial and retirement goals. Some investments, however, are too good to be true ? and the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) is warning of...

08:38
As Washington pushes for price caps and government controls to address prescription drug prices, a new issue brief released today by the Center for Medical Economics and Innovation at the Pacific Research Institute argues that reforming the complex...

08:00
Nearly 80% of Canadians say they think CEOs should take the lead on change. Yet as people look to leaders for action, decision-making tables continue to lack a rich cross-section of backgrounds, experiences or skills needed to effectively tackle...


7 january 2020

21:00
Attorneys representing America's most innocent victims in the nation's prescription opioid crisis took a significant step today within the Multi-District Litigation before Judge Daniel Polster in Cleveland, Ohio by seeking class certification of the...

19:32
According to a report that the Pentagon declines to comment on, six nuclear-capable B-52 bombers have been deployed to Diego Garcia, a British-owned island base in the Indian Ocean. This is beyond the current range of Iranian ballistic missiles....

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Volunteers from the Muslim community will gather in Scarborough and Mississauga on Saturday, January 11, 2020 to pack over 800 winter kits for the homeless.  Organized and led by Islamic Relief Canada, the assembly sessions will take place at:...

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An outpouring of holiday spirit drove students, instructors, and staff from CDI College to unite in an effort to support local food banks. In December, campuses from British Columbia to Quebec gathered over 4,000 non-perishable items to help fellow...

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Hundreds of members of Unifor Local 594 and their supporters rallied at noon today to show the Co-op Refinery that, on day 34 of the lockout, their resolve has never been stronger. "Co-op will not bust our union by using profits only made possible by...

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American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) President and CEO Susan Neely published the following opinion piece today on ACLI's news and views site, IMPACT, about Massachusetts's proposed fiduciary standard:  "Massachusetts is about to impose an...

12:24
American Jewish Committee (AJC) welcomes Ukraine's decision to withdraw its membership from the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (CEIRPP). "Ukraine has recognized the true nature of this UN body and...

12:00
To address issues that have arisen in the commercial insurance market, and especially in condominium insurance in Alberta, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) will be engaging an expert in risk management to assist those having trouble accessing...

08:00
Following Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates' response to Reverend Al Sharpton's recent call for top law firms, including Skadden, to increase diversity and inclusion efforts, CPBD Campaign Manager Chris Coffey has released the...

06:00
The quality of service and information that small business owners receive from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)'s call centre has dropped, finds a new report by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). In the fourth edition of its CRA...


6 january 2020

22:13
The one-day #JewishandProud social media campaign, an American Jewish Committee (AJC) initiative, is trending. Thousands of individuals across the United States and in another 36 countries around the world have been posting to Twitter and Facebook...

19:29
Following Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates' response to Reverend Al Sharpton's recent call for top law firms, including Skadden, to increase diversity and inclusion efforts, CPBD Campaign Manager Chris Coffey has released the...

17:30
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) joined by 86 additional nurse practitioner (NP) organizations nationwide issued a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar applauding the President's recent Executive Order...

14:32
Members of Unifor Local 594 and their supporters will rally in solidarity on January 7, 2020, on day 34 of the lockout by Federated Co-operatives Limited at the Co-op Refinery Complex. "Our highly skilled members spent the holidays walking a picket...

14:13
A report released today by the Toronto Public Health department recognizes issues exist regarding air quality in the city's subway system, including PM 2.5 contamination. "The fact that the Toronto Public Health...

12:24
Deployed National Guardsmen and Reservists now have benefits parity with their active-component counterparts thanks to a bipartisan effort in Congress. The fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes language that provides...

12:13
Following news that civil right activist Reverend Al Sharpton penned a letter to Skadden Arps calling for more diversity at the firm and others like it, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Campaign (CPBD) Manager Chris Coffey released the following...

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