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6 june 2019

03:00
Today, Zachor Legal Institute submitted its amicus brief to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the State of Arkansas' anti-discrimination (anti-BDS) law, Act 710. In earlier proceedings, the district court in Arkansas followed the...


5 june 2019

19:21
Dr. Serge Langlois, President of the Association des chirurgiens dentistes du Québec (ACDQ), has reservations about the bill introduced today, entitled An Act to amend the Professional Code and other provisions in particular in the oral health and...

18:50
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), the union representing 65,000 registered nurses and health-care professionals, says that government's announced interference in free collective bargaining will further impact the level of care that nurses are...

18:46
Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019, which was tabled Wednesday afternoon by the Ontario Government, is an attack on the frontline workers of Ontario, taking away their right to collectively bargain fair contracts....

18:01
World Animal Protection staff and volunteers traveled to Northwest Arkansas to engage Walmart stockholders and company executives about the conditions many mother pigs experience on factory farms, including cruel continuous confinement. Roughly 3 out...

17:50
The following is a statement from Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight, Knights of Columbus, on HHS Action to End NIH Research on Fetal Tissue Obtained from Abortions: "The Knights of Columbus applauds the action taken today by...

17:24
The bill introduced today capping wage settlements shows that Premier Doug Ford has no respect for the rule of law or the right to fair collective bargaining. This bill has nothing to do with Ontario's finances. It has everything to do with Ford's...

17:01
Cornucopia's new report, "Pouring" Over Plant-Based Beverages, takes an in-depth look at what these beverages really offer consumers, how they are marketed, and how they compare to cow's milk. Amid health concerns and dire climate crisis predictions,...

16:06
Legislation tabled today at Queen's Park that would violate public employees' right to engage in free collective bargaining is a continuation of the Ford Government's assault on the people of Ontario, said the Leader of the Ontario Division of the...

15:03
The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology has issued its Statutory Review of the Copyright Act Report. While Canada's writers, visual artists and publishers are concerned with sections of the Report that threaten to exacerbate harms...

14:29
The Coalition to Reform Timeshare (CRT), which was launched to advocate for the rights of more than 9 million timeshare owners in the U.S., has created a petition on Change.org demanding reform of the timeshare industry through a proposed Timeshare...

14:29
This afternoon the Department of Health and Human Services announced that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will discontinue research involving the "use of human fetal tissue from elective abortion." Family Research...

13:45
A coalition of eight national medical specialties today pledged support for the bipartisan Improving Seniors' Timely Access to Care Act of 2019 (H.R. 3107), legislation that would protect patients from unreasonable Medicare Advantage plan...

13:43
NDP Health Critic France Gelinas will present nearly 3000 signed Unifor Care Takes Time petitions to the Ontario legislature. The petition is calling on the provincial government to legislate a minimum four hours standard of care in long-term care...

11:37
Today, the Trump administration eliminated the group "people-to-people" educational travel authorization to Cuba. The other eleven categories of authorized travel, including "support for the Cuban people," remain unaffected....

10:45
Nearly a year after the Ford government was elected, parents and educators are calling out the province's handling of child care. "At every step, the Ford government is making child care less stable, less affordable and...

10:00
At this year's Women Deliver Conference ? the world's largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights and wellbeing of girls and women ? leading Unilever brands Dove and Dove Men+Care are demonstrating how they are taking accelerated...

09:13
Animal welfare organization Peace4Animals, World Animal News, and its partners have secured a pledge of one million dollars for the conservation of elephants and other wildlife in Botswana if the government reinstates the ban on hunting the iconic...

08:35
If you believe you're too careful to ever have to face an accidental pregnancy, you've underestimated the power of fertility. No birth control method is 100% effective, not even sterilization. Nobody Else's Business, a novel written by a medical...

08:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Environment Day: "Today, on World Environment Day, we join the international community to celebrate the natural world and reflect on our shared responsibility to...

07:00
Small business owners are speaking out about the issues that matter most to them in the upcoming federal election and asking all parties to commit to policies that support business growth. To help guide parties as they draft their electoral...

06:00
Scared, in pain, stressed and isolated. That's how most mother pigs around the globe spend their lives. These female pigs (called sows) are used only as breeding machines and are forced to live in pregnancy cages (called gestation crates) most of...

03:00
Mapp, a leading provider of cloud-based digital marketing solutions, today announced the completion of the acquisition of Webtrekk, the European leader in marketing analytics and customer intelligence software. Webtrekk is now fully a Mapp company ?...

03:00
On May 21, the Coalition for Chesapeake Community Center at Fort Reno, consisting of local residents and community activists, met with members of National Park Service and other stakeholders to discuss the future of Chesapeake House, a historic...


4 june 2019

21:15
The Teamsters Union applauds today's passage of the Dream and Promise Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Dream and Promise Act would provide a path to legal permanent residency and citizenship for Dreamers who...

19:51
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), in response to today's House passage of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019: "Amidst a...

19:12
GATINEAU, QC, June 4, 2019 This is an important moment in the Truth and Reconciliation journey. The acceptance of our findings of fact by the federal government, especially our finding of genocide, is an acceptance of the truths shared by families...

19:00
Within the framework of the Law Enforcement week in Washington city, Dionisio Gutiérrez, president of Fundación Libertad y Desarrollo, met with Jeff Sessions, General Attorney of the USA during 2017 and 2018, to discuss about the state capture,...

17:47
Yesterday, the Standing Committee on...

15:08
NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, today applauded Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (D-IA) for urging Congress to extend the biodiesel tax credit during testimony at the Members' Day Hearing before the House...

14:45
Canadian policy makers considering changes to the regulatory framework surrounding Canada's wireless industry must ensure any changes made are ones that respect and continue to drive the facilities-based investments required to deploy and expand...

14:18
Health Coach Week is underway in Washington, D.C., with health coaches trained by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) meeting with Members of Congress to share how Americans, including veterans, are turning to health coaches to improve, and...

14:13
UNICEF Canada warmly applauds the Government of Canada's decision to increase its commitment to support the health of women, adolescents, children and newborns around the world over the next 10 years. This significant announcement, made today at the...

14:05
President Trump has teased forward his impending 'Deal of the Century' peace plan for Israel. Hope wanes eternal. But what might his historic peace plan actually entail? First and foremost, there is one major element that it likely will not include:...

13:43
In response to a request for information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), agilon health has submitted comments applauding the agency's work on developing Direct Contracting models in traditional Medicare, while calling on...

13:04
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in a conversation with American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris, discussed the U.S.-Israel relationship, Israeli-Palestinian peace process, continuing Iranian and Hezbollah threats, UN treatment of Israel,...

12:42
Plan International Canada welcomes the Canadian government's historic announcement on women's, children's and adolescents' health globally. Canada's reaffirmation of gender equality on the world stage is not only the right thing to do, but also the...

12:36
The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has released its final report.  The mandate of the National Inquiry was to look into and report on the systemic causes of all forms of violence against Indigenous women and...

12:28
120 low-waged personal support workers and other home care staff with the area Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) are drawing the line in the sand and taking a stand against their low pay. Many people in Peterborough, Lindsay and Haliburton are behind...

11:22
They are the unsung heroes of the hospital system who are often patients' first point of contact before stressful surgeries, tests and diagnosis appointments. On Wednesday, one of them, an administrative secretary at the Montfort, will be recognized...

11:10
Why are you blind? Do you ever use your disability to skip the line? What's wrong with your face? Can you have sex? They're the questions we're sometimes afraid to ask. But they are asked?and answered?on You Can't Ask That. Debuting Thursday, June...

08:37
CIBC poll (CM:TSX) (CM:NYSE) ? While nearly half (49 per cent) of Canadians plan to renovate their home this year, spending on renovations continued to decline in 2019, falling to about $10,000 -- its lowest in six years?finds the annual CIBC Home...

08:00
Today, Citi kicks off its 14th annual Global Community Day in Toronto with Citi CEO Mike Corbat and 180 volunteers helping to preserve Tommy Thompson Park, a manmade conservation area, through planting activities.  In the days leading up to, and...


3 june 2019

20:21
The United Steelworkers (USW) welcomes new legislation introduced by the federal government, with a crucial proviso that it must be accompanied by immediate measures to stabilize Canada's steel industry from surges of foreign imports. "Strong action...

16:33
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and members of the House of Representatives to formally investigate and censure...

14:48
Please join us for a town hall about the proposed Pictou-Antigonish stretch of Highway 104. The two events take place in Antigonish on June 4 and in New Glasgow on June 5. "The provincial government wants to hand over...

14:31
This week, hundreds of young people will lead a first-of-its-kind summit to send a strong message to national nonprofit and corporate leaders: We need you to hear us, and we welcome leadership opportunities and real partnership to address the...

13:32
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a conversation with AJC CEO David Harris, presented today to the AJC Global Forum his views on U.S.-Israel relations, Israel-Diaspora relations, the Iranian threat, the peace process, anti-Semitism, and...

13:05
Canada's next federal government has an opportunity to help define a strategic, long-term vision for the growth of Canada's oil and natural gas sector, one that promotes jobs and a healthy economy for all Canadians, while being part of the solution...

13:00
June is Seniors' Month in several provinces and territories across Canada, a time to recognize and celebrate the significant and meaningful contributions of seniors in our lives and in our communities. As the proportion of the senior population in...

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