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News by subject: AVO

26 may 2020

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...

15:50
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a briefing of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic this afternoon and the need for Congress to address the concerns of frontline workers....

15:30
According to Ryan J. Foley, President and CEO of Canadian based NuvoCare Health Sciences Inc. and i2 New ltd. out of Ireland, "NuvoCare stands behind all of the products we sell. NuvoCare is keen to work with the Commissioner and Competition Bureau...

14:30
TeksMed Services Inc, in partnership with Thrive Therapeutic Software Ltd., has launched QuikCare Thrive, a mental wellbeing program that provides users access to an application designed by medical professionals to help build resilience against...

14:14
Today, 27 groups representing businesses and communities across Canada and the United States unveiled the following joint statement calling for continued strong cross-border cooperation, trade, and supply...

14:05
The United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway released the following statement today in response to the breaching of the Edenville and Sanford dams, which caused historic flooding and forced at least 10,000 people from their homes...

12:57
NAFSA: Association of International Educators conducted a survey in early April of senior leadership at U.S.-based higher education institutions and international education organizations to gauge the financial impact of COVID-19 on the field of...

12:50
On behalf of its 1.7 million older adults in Illinois who are highest risk for severe disease and death from COVID-19 related illness, AARP is urging Gov. Pritzker and Illinois lawmakers to do whatever it takes to expand the opportunity to allow...

12:00
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD®) today launched the COVID-19 Rapid Response Leadership Series, a program providing resources to support rare disease nonprofit groups in facing challenges brought on by the current pandemic....

10:54
In a detailed letter sent today to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the nation's largest kidney patient and professional organizations urged the Administration to address the unique needs of kidney patients as the country reopens....

10:00
Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A18Q0030) into a runway overrun that occurred in Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec, in February 2018. Among the issues identified, the investigation found that the...

09:15
When children require a cast due to a bone fracture, follow-up care instructions are typically given verbally or the patient is sent home with written instructions. However, patients and their caregivers run the risk of forgetting what was said or...

08:38
Dr. Donna Marks, the author of Learn, Grow, Forgive, and Exit the Maze (available on Amazon), shares insights about how to exercise good mental health during a crisis. According to the World Health Organization, one in every four people suffers from...

08:00
FULTON-NASSAU HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMUNITY -- The Community Board 1's Landmarks & Preservation Committee voted unanimously to support designation of the Vanderbilt Building, located at 15-19 Beekman Street, as a New York City Landmark. This decision...

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WHEN: May 25, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. Memorial Day & End of Ramadan. WHERE: At M.T.O. centers in 35 cities and eleven countries, including Los Angeles (18011 Sherman Way, Reseda, CA 91335) WHO/WHAT: The M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi® School of Islamic Sufism® (Los...

07:00
In response to inconsistent and in some cases extreme restrictions on end-of-life visitations across Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) and the CHPCA Champion's Council are calling on health...

06:00
During a press conference last Friday, in reaction to the pandemic, Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante announced a plan to "share public space," to be reserved for cyclists and pedestrians. Several commercial arteries will be converted to pedestrian use,...

05:00
The Universal Life Church Ministries (ULCM) this week officially petitioned the Governors of 47 states to adopt new rules allowing marriage ceremonies to be legally solemnized via videoconferencing software tools like Zoom in response the the...

05:00
In comments submitted today, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) expressed support for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to move forward on regulating two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), urging the agency to use...


20 may 2020

18:32
Teamsters Local 320 congratulates Governor Tim Walz for standing with Teamsters and other union state employees who are counting on their now-ratified labor agreements, which promise raises in the second year. Nearly 1,000 Teamsters Local 320 members...

16:57
Dentists across the State of New York are calling for Governor Andrew Cuomo to rescind his emergency order limiting dental practices to emergency and urgent care and to expedite and immediately approve Department of Health guidelines allowing dental...

15:55
Gravely concerned about the psychological health and well-being of nurses and other healthcare professionals serving on the pandemic's frontline of care, leaders of the nation's nursing organizations have urgently asked the U.S. Administration for...

15:34
The head of the nation's largest veterans organization called on the White House to extend federal orders to thousands of members of the National Guard whose current deployments in coronavirus relief efforts fall one day short of the 90-day period...