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15 july 2019

09:02
The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of the legal profession across the globe. Lawyers should be able to exercise their legitimate duties without fear for...

09:00
Netcoins Holdings Inc. ("Netcoins" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS"), an independent proxy advisory firm, has recommended that the Company's shareholders (the "Shareholders") vote FOR the...

08:30
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is launching a new public awareness campaign today, urging Ontarians and the government to 'care now' about long-term care. "As registered nurses, we are committed to providing the...

08:24
Following many letters of support earlier this year by various organizations, cities, port districts, chambers of commerce, economic development councils, businesses, etc., and a massive effort in Olympia by the 13th and 9th District Legislators to...

08:10
As modern-day communication evolves, emojis continue to grow in popularity, with 230 new characters being added to major platforms in 20191. As such, it's important that they be representative of today's world, which increasingly includes electric...

08:00
Recent comments by the Ontario ministry of health reveal that despite a promise (reiterated this week) by the Premier to end hallway medicine, hospital cuts will intensify. The Ontario Health Coalition and the Ontario Council of Hospital (OCHU) will...

07:58
Nearly a quarter of Canadians have not read their home (23%) or car (25%) insurance policies, yet the main worries that keep us up at night about insurance are what policies cover and how much they cost. Despite these worries, a new survey...

07:57
Nearly a quarter of Canadians have not read their home (23%) or car (25%) insurance policies, yet the main worries that keep us up at night about insurance are what policies cover and how much they cost. Despite these worries, a new survey...

07:00
A consortium of industry, academia and government entities from across the Protein Highway region of the Canadian Prairies and U.S. Upper Midwest have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen regional collaboration in research,...

06:00
Arctic Sea Ice Day, created by Polar Bears International (PBI), is a day to call attention to the meltdown taking place in the Arctic, why it matters, and how we can help. On July 15th, Polar Bears International encourages people around the world to...


14 july 2019

12:16
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned a series of racist tweets by President Trump targeting female congresswomen. Trump's Sunday morning tweets suggested...


12 july 2019

20:00
Wilton Manors Mayor Justin Flippen signed onto a friend-of-the-court brief in three key LGBT+ cases that will be heard at the Supreme Court next term. The brief includes nearly 100 mayors and municipalities around the U.S. encouraging the Supreme...

18:39
Mike Donovan, the CEO of Nexus Services, a defender of immigrants' rights, today condemned President Trump's unlawful directive to initiate ICE raids on as many as 2,000 undocumented families in 10 U.S. cities starting Sunday and announced the...

18:29
The African American Mayors Association celebrates that the Supreme Court's decision requiring the Department of Commerce to remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census will not be challenged by the Trump Administration....

15:40
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding the dismissal of LCBO board chair Carmine Nigro over the widespread alcohol shortages at LCBO outlets across the province. Nigro is a Toronto property developer and Conservative Party fundraiser...

13:47
Recent comments by the Ontario ministry of health reveal that despite a promise (reiterated this week) by the Premier to end hallway medicine, hospital cuts will intensify. The Ontario Health Coalition and the Ontario Council of Hospital (OCHU) will...

12:02
Scotiabank Economics today published its Q3 Global Economic Outlookreport. This comprehensive report shows the ongoing and increasing negative impact of the protracted trade war on economic activity in the US and across the globe. "Following two...

08:50
The Australian Tamil Congress (ATC), the British Tamils Forum (BTF), the Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC) and the US Tamil Action Group (USTAG) are dismayed at the reports that the thirteen Sri Lankan Special Task Force and Police personnel charged with...

07:00
Every 12 hours the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) detects 10,824 new images of child sexual abuse online through Project Arachnid, an automated web crawler and platform designed to detect child sexual abuse images on the...

06:30
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is making the following statement on the distribution problems at the LCBO: Thanks to yet another privatization boondoggle, Ontarians are facing a long dry summer as alcohol shortages hit LCBOs across the...

03:42
In the news release, China Organ Harvest Research Center: New Report Details Extrajudicial Killings of Prisoners of Conscience for Organs and the Eradication of Faith Groups in China, issued 11-Jul-2019 by China Organ Harvest Research Center over PR...


11 july 2019

21:05
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) ruled today on the outstanding issue of whether cybersecurity companies can offer cybersecurity technology to 2020 U.S. presidential campaigns based on business-as-usual, low-cost pricing offered to all qualified...

21:00
The Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization working to save the places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America, today welcomed an official revenue estimate for the Charitable Conservation Easement...

18:46
Unlike black market organ trafficking operations elsewhere, the on-demand killing of prisoners of conscience for organs in China is driven by the state, run on an industrial scale, and carried out by both military and civilian institutions.  A new...

17:56
PORT ALBERNI, BC, July 11, 2019 CUPE Local 118 and the ACRD have signed a memorandum of settlement to conclude contract negotiations that began in 2018. The agreement would end the month-long overtime ban by ACRD workers. ...

17:41
Dallas-based attorney Stephen Kennedy announced that he has issued a demand letter to the City of Fort Worth, Texas today demanding that the City follow its City Charter and hold a public hearing regarding the termination of Joel F. Fitzgerald, Sr.,...

17:22
Alcohol Justice and California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) are expressing extreme disappointment today with the members of the California State Assembly Governmental Organization Committee (GO) who voted in favor of SB 58 ? the 4 a.m. bar bill....

16:40
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) remains opposed to HR 3630, the No Surprises Act, due to the reimbursement benchmark requirement that relies on insurance industry-controlled median contracted rates for out-of-network services....

15:00
Immigration Voice, a national non-profit organization with over 100,000 members that advocates for the alleviation of restrictions on employment, travel, and working conditions faced by legal high-skilled immigrants in the United States working as...

14:05
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is committed to disposing of government surplus goods in a responsible manner, while obtaining best value for Canadians. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement...

14:00
The Grain Chain, a farm to fork coalition of stakeholders in the grain industry sector and chaired by the American Bakers Association (ABA), testified today on the nutritional benefits of bread and grain-based products at the Dietary Guidelines...

13:50
A review of state conflict of interest forms shows that eight regulators managing the state's oil and gas well approval and inspection process have hundreds of thousands of dollars invested in the oil companies they regulate. One of the regulators is...

13:07
There are very few people whose lives have not brushed with mental illness or addiction. In fact, they touch everyone, whether we know it or not at the time. The sufferer or a friend or family member plagued by mental anguish and a seemingly unknown...

11:21
The Trump Administration today pulled its proposed rule to eliminate safe harbor protections for rebates paid by pharmaceutical manufacturers to PBMs and health plans in Medicare and Medicaid programs. In April, the...

10:41
Injured workers in Ontario already face an uphill battle to get the compensation they need to offset lost wages while they recover. Now that the Ford government has slashed funding to legal clinics, they're facing another hurdle to getting justice....

09:51
Custom holster company, We The People announced immediate availability of Product making it possible for gun owners nationwide to make a statement about Nike's recent canceling of their July 4th-themed shoe after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick...

09:51
On July 10th The Renal Physicians Association expressed strong support for the numerous initiatives announced by President Donald Trump, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...

07:00
Every 12 hours the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) detects 10,824 new images of child sexual abuse online through Project Arachnid, an automated web crawler and platform designed to detect child sexual abuse images on the...

07:00
Child pornography is a global, social epidemic and Canadians need to demand a safer world for children.  Current efforts have not been enough to address the growing availability of this abusive material. Over the last few years, Cybertip.ca, Canada's...


10 july 2019

19:36
In an open letter to the community, The Board of Directors for Brant Family and Children's Services, led by Executive Director Andy Koster, today sent a clear message to the Ford Conservatives that front-line service cuts need to stop, and funding...

16:59
The Teamsters Union applauds the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means for today's vote to approve H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, more commonly referred to as The Butch Lewis Act. ...

16:07
The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) today announced its support of H.R. 3656, the Accessible Care by Curbing Excessive LawSuitS Act (ACCESS Act), a comprehensive medical liability reform bill introduced by Representative Richard...

15:32
The president of CUPE Nova Scotia, Nan McFadgen, is appalled that the Department of Transportation has blocked the union's application to view the Request for Proposals for the Highway 104 (Sutherlands River to Antigonish) twinning project....

14:21
When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative (PC) government is "even worse than Mike Harris" new data reports released in Kitchener/Waterloo today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show....

14:21
Consumer Watchdog said Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara's decision to return over $54,000 in contributions from donors tied to a company seeking the Commissioner's approval for an acquisition was an "important first step that protects the...

13:47
The Connecticut Supreme Court today granted Alex Jones' motion to take an emergency public interest appeal of a lower court's refusal to hear Mr. Jones' motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by survivors of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook in December,...

13:27
Today President Trump announced a bold vision for transforming kidney care for the estimated 37 million Americans affected by kidney disease. During a speech at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center attended by National Kidney Foundation (NKF)...

12:48
The World Business Academy has just released for publication a major new 31-page study addressing the dangers of the cumulative emissions from massive deposits of methane gas, kept for millennia in permafrost, glaciers and marine sediment, but that...

12:44
The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) today announced its strong support for H.R. 3632, the Fair and Open Skies Act, which will prevent Flag of Convenience (FOC) air carriers from flying to the United States. This bipartisan legislation,...

12:41
Nicholas E. Calio, President and CEO of Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today applauded the Senate Commerce Committee's approval of the nomination of Captain Steve Dickson to serve as the...