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27 may 2020

17:19
Now that the latest coronavirus relief package, known as the Heroes Act, has moved forward to the U.S. Senate, AACC has sent a letter to Senate leadership outlining five key recommendations that will improve COVID-19 testing capacity across the U.S....

16:01
Unifor's National President and local union leaders will be speaking out tomorrow to highlight an unfair gap in the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) that is hurting thousands of workers in the auto, rail, marine, steel, aerospace, health...

13:56
Job Creators Network (JCN), a small business advocacy organization, has won three Telly Awards from videos produced in 2019. The Telly Awards?which recognize excellence in video advertising?are judged by a group of leading experts from prestigious...

13:45
The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs will meet for the study of the recommendations relating to the Economic and Fiscal Update Act, 2020 and the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on certain sectors of the economy. The Committee intends...

11:00
Algoma Steel Inc. (Algoma Steel) welcomes the Canada Border Services Agency's (CBSA) decision today to initiate an anti-dumping investigation concerning hot-rolled heavy steel plate (Heavy Plate) exported from Chinese Taipei, Germany, South Korea,...

11:00
As policymakers plan for school reopening in the fall, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) joined 52 other organizations in a statement that supports an arts education for all students. In the statement, "Arts Education Is...

10:58
Yesterday, the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) delivered a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary Wilbur Ross providing important data to bring awareness to the surge of Canadian aluminum imports to the...

10:37
Epluribus LLC, the developers of the MOXYtm online social ecosystem released a new study showing that elected officials leave much to be desired when it comes to imparting confidence in representing voters' issues. Ranking even lower is voters'...

10:21
After another confirmed COVID-19 case at the massive United Natural Foods INC (UNFI) warehouse in Hopkins, Teamsters Local 120 is calling on state health officials to step in before the state's grocery supply is affected. Teamsters Local 120 Business...

10:15
Today, FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education), sent a letter to Dr. Susan Mayne, Director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sharing concerns on behalf of the food allergy community...

09:00
The current total for student loan debt in the United States is approximately $1.6 trillion, according to a recent Forbes article. ZIPO, Inc., a nonprofit organization, has done its research and found a viable solution that can cut this national debt...

08:50
Dr. Yves Jean-Bart, President of the Haitian Football Federation, today issued the following statement through his spokesperson: "While Dr. Jean-Bart continues to unequivocally deny the baseless allegations against him, he will comply with FIFA's...

08:00
4medica® has released a position statement on the importance of accurate patient matching as crucial to the success of re-opening the country in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in support of The Pew Charitable Trust letter to the leaders of the...


26 may 2020

21:44
For many years, while much of the world took a different stance on the revolutionary fundraising mechanism that is tokenization, many of the lead regulators in the United States maintained that there was no such thing as a utility token and that all...

17:38
The Alzheimer Society joins all Canadians in expressing anger, frustration, and profound sadness at the observations made in a Canadian Armed Forces report released today. No one should have to endure the degrading conditions forced on these...

17:32
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is demanding urgent action from the provincial government to address the conditions in the province's long-term care homes ? not only in the five homes identified in a scathing report from the Canadian military...

16:35
The National Center for Public Policy Research has filed a shareholder resolution urging Amazon to respect diverse viewpoints and stop viewpoint discrimination that alienates customers and harms shareholder value. Amazon has recommended that...

15:32
KYOCERA SENCO Industrial Tools, Inc. (Senco), the nation's largest staple manufacturer, announced today that the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) will impose combined final antidumping (AD) and countervailing (CVD) duties of 97.93%-305.19% percent...

13:56
Premier Scott Moe's endless dithering on whether or not to impose a settlement from the mediators in the Co-op Refinery lockout has prompted workers to establish information pickets at five rural Co-op properties. "It boggles the mind why Scott Moe...

13:00
Citizens' Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) resonates with the complaints of physicians frustrated in their care of COVID-19 patients by 'evidence-based medicine' and bureaucratic restraints imposed by outside third-parties....

12:00
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the community sector has responded to the crisis with an extraordinary response from thousands of staff members and volunteers who are on the front lines helping vulnerable people. To honour and thank them, a...

11:05
Often alone and isolated, the poorest people in our society struggle to do their taxes, which can have a devastating impact on their lives. In the context of the pandemic, this situation is even more complex. A simple deadline postponement for filing...

09:48
The number of viewers watching AJC Advocacy Anywhere sessions, since the program's inception in March, now exceeds 2.4 million worldwide. The online series examines timely political, geopolitical, diplomatic, and other issues in the COVID-19 era....

09:00
The Coalition for the Advancement of Research and Innovation in Trauma (CARIT) announces its launch as the 501(c)6 non-profit organization. CARIT seeks to establish the coordination and funding necessary to enable innovation in trauma treatment, to...

08:33
Following the Atikamekw Nation's public denunciation of the failure from the Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement (BAPE) to respect the duty to consult regarding the Matawinie mining project, the AFNQL supports the request of the Conseil...

08:00
The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) this spring began an initiative to host virtual UN75 consultations engaging Americans in all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. UNA-USA's efforts are part of UN Secretary-General António...


25 may 2020

14:02
In the wake of proposals to change voting laws and practices due to the Covid-19 virus, Judicial Watch, Inc. and Election Integrity Project California, Inc. call on lawmakers and election officials to renew their commitment to another important...

12:50
A vast majority of Canadians believe a competitive airline industry is critical to the country's economic recovery,...

12:21
Retail Council of Canada (RCC) stands side-by-side with our industry partners in calling on the Ontario government for a moratorium on commercial evictions. Collectively, our members represent over 83,000 storefronts, restaurants and hotels in...

10:00
Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, plans to issue the biggest tax increase in years for small businesses report Bambridge Accountants New York. The key policies of Vice President Biden's tax plans are:...

06:00
During the Canadian COVID?19 lockdown, TaxCOOP studied the wealth and donation profile of the GAFAM and the top 5 wealthiest Canadian individuals. Evidence shows that, during the two?month lockdown period (March 16 to May 16): TOP 5 richest Canadian...

05:00
Governments across the country have been denying Canadians access to vital information about the novel coronavirus and their responses to it, while failing to protect whistleblowers who could expose threats to public health ? whether they are in...


24 may 2020

12:14
AARP Illinois State Director Bob Gallo issued the following statement today in regards to legislative action taken that will have a meaningful impact on the lives of older adults: "On behalf of our 1.7 million members and older adults across the...

12:10
In lieu of a daily in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement today: "As of Sunday, May 24, there are 84,081 COVID-19 cases, including 6,380 deaths. More than 43,640 or 52...

11:21
There is growing concern in our nation about the unconstitutional overreach of the judiciary in religious affairs. In courtrooms around the country, activist judges are rendering judgments that are collectively eroding the right to religious freedom...


23 may 2020

12:59
May 23, 2020 Premier of Ontario Legislative Building Queen's Park Toronto ON M7A 1A1 Re: Taking control of Extendicare Guildwood and a public inquiry Dear Premier Ford, On May 14, 2020, I wrote to you requesting that your provincial government use...

12:39
In lieu of a daily in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement today: "As of Saturday, May 23, there are 82,892 COVID-19 cases, including 6,277 deaths. More than 42,980 or 52...

11:47
The following is an interview with Senator Addabbo, by BonusSeeker.com. When the state of New York was facing a budget hole eclipsing...


22 may 2020

16:51
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement praising President Trump's announcement that he is identifying houses of worship as "essential places that provide essential services":...

15:10
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Prime Minister's announcement yesterday of $75 million in additional funding to support efforts to combat the COVID-19 crisis for urban Indigenous organizations is essential to...

13:21
The following is a statement from Teamsters Dairy and Food Processing Division Director Rome Aloise regarding the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announcement that it will be suspending limits on the H2-B visa program and permitting...

11:40
A global livestream memorial service will honor the life of Christian evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias, who died on May 19, at age 74, after a brief battle with cancer. The celebration of Zacharias's life and legacy will be streamed live at...

11:00
On May 31, 2010, filmmaker Iara Lee (director of the Cultures of Resistance Network) was on the Mavi Marmara, part of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, when the boat was attacked by Israeli military forces. The flotilla was an effort to bring humanitarian...

09:00
When shareholders elected us to the Mack-Cali Board nearly a year ago, we looked forward to working collaboratively with the incumbent Directors to make thoughtful, strategic decisions in the best interests of the Company and its shareholders. Since...

08:30
While the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) awaits the details of the Government's announcement of the Commission that will look into Ontario's long-term care system, it also urges that the review be a full public inquiry that is truly independent....

08:05
American Police Officers Alliance, a political grassroots organization based in Arlington, Virginia, received over 20,000 unique signatures on their petition against Civilian Oversight Boards in just the first quarter of 2020. American Police...


21 may 2020

22:41
There is growing concern in our nation about the unconstitutional overreach of the judiciary in religious affairs. In courtrooms around the country, activist judges are rendering judgments that are collectively eroding the right to religious freedom...

19:04
Lt. Col. Allen West will be headlining the Texas Freedom Rally in Austin, TX at the Texas Capital south entrance on Saturday May 23rd at 11:30am. He will be leading a caravan of motorcycles and cars from Dallas to Austin that morning for attendees as...

17:49
Unifor reiterated its call for the federal government to grant workers receiving the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) to receive the Supplemental Unemployment Benefits (SUB) they would be entitled to under normal layoff circumstances, during...

16:07
The company selling St. Francis Medical Center to Prime Healthcare has filed a motion in federal court seeking to cancel collective bargaining agreements covering St. Francis workers, paving the way for Prime to slash the wages of more than 2,000...