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5 february 2020

08:00
ExpoWorld Ltd. ("we" or "our"), a current 8% shareholder of Top Strike Resources Corp. (d.b.a. Vencanna Ventures) (the "Corporation"), today sent an open letter to the board of directors (the "Board") of the Corporation expressing a desire for the...

06:00
Ottawa has the prices of drugs in its sights. On the one hand, it has made changes to the calculation method for the price ceilings imposed on drugs sold in Canada. On the other, the idea of national government pharmacare to replace the provinces'...


4 february 2020

23:20
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) in response to President Trump's remarks regarding immigration in the State of the Union Address:  "Over...

23:20
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address: "President Trump delivered a powerful, and inspiring speech tonight that...

23:04
President Trump shocked the nation and the world by announcing the government will invest in climate action, including support for the One Trillion Trees initiative and ocean ecosystem restoration.  While these...

16:48
David Chartrand, National Spokesperson for the Métis National Council (MNC), issued a statement today following the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal to uphold approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline by the federal Cabinet....

16:40
Following the Federal Court of Appeal's decision today on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the federal government must ensure that First Nations' rights, title and...

15:49
In response to today's budget address, the officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, issued the following response: The key to Pennsylvania's economic...

13:49
It was December 2018. America's Gadget Guy - Sharper Image Founder, Richard Thalheimer, now turned successful Investor, made the call that Tesla transforming the electric vehicle revolution, and on its way to becoming a profitable, world-leading...

13:34
The Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Natural Resources, today issued the following statement regarding the decision by the Federal Court of Appeal to uphold the Order in Council approving the Trans Mountain Expansion project: The Government of...

13:28
Miles & Stockbridge, a leading business law firm in the mid-Atlantic region, announced today that it has filed an amicus curiae brief before the United States Supreme Court in support of the petition for certiorari by Maghreb Petroleum Exploration,...

10:40
The National Association of Realtors® is urging the Department of Housing and Urban Development to consider a series of policy proposals it believes will address housing affordability constraints and allow industry players to provide safe and...

09:15
Last Thursday's episode of "The HighWire With Del Bigtree" featured the expert analysis of virologist Dr. James Lyons-Weiler, who used science and facts to make a strong case that the coronavirus is lab created, not a naturally occurring organic...

07:00
Negative Population Growth, Inc. has released a new Forum paper, Rethinking U.S. Refugee Policy, written by Edwin S. Rubenstein. On par with today's "Refugee Policy" headlines, Rubenstein's paper highlights the importance of Special Immigrant Visas...

07:00
National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB), is the industry-leading association that represents the best interests of mortgage brokers and small to mid-size mortgage lenders in local communities. NAMB champions the broker-borrower relationship...

03:00
The director of business development at ASEOHosting, a search engine optimization focused hosting provider, has weighed in on a major update to Google's algorithm. Announced by Google Fellow and Vice President of Search Pandu Nayak, the update is...


3 february 2020

19:25
The disrespectful statements made today by Federated Co-operatives Limited highlights how out of out of touch Co-op executives are with working people and rural families. C.E.O. Scott Banda blamed workers for expected fuel shortages that are the...

16:21
Consumer Watchdog hailed the imminent departure of the Department of Conservation's Chief Deputy Director, widely seen as an impediment to environmental reform, as a sign that Governor Newsom plans to overhaul the way oil and gas is regulated in the...

14:28
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the eleventh leading cause of death in Kentucky. On Wednesday, February 5, advocates from the Kentucky Chapter of the...

14:15
In an address to business leaders in Regina, Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) CEO Scott Banda called for the law to be enforced so bargaining could begin again without the threat of Unifor's illegal blockades. "Unifor said this labour dispute...

14:01
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released the results of its first 2020 General Election poll of registered Muslim voters ahead of tonight's Iowa caucus....

13:19
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has reached 17,489, with 362 deaths, as of the morning of Feb 3, according to the interactive map provided by Johns Hopkins CSSE (Center for Systems Science and Engineering). But Jane Orient,...

12:54
A coalition of bipartisan lawmakers, the Virginia Municipal League, the American Car Rental Association and Virginia vehicle rental operators are calling on the Virginia General Assembly to "Care Before You Share" in response to the rise of...

11:36
In this book Mike McLeod, who is America's most experienced lawyer in Agriculture and Derivatives Law, takes us through the numerous financial scandals that have happened since the attacks on America on Sept. 11, 2001. As referenced in his...

11:04
The National Limousine Association (NLA) and the Limousine Association of New Jersey (LANJ) applaud New Jersey Senate President, Stephen M. Sweeney for his support in sponsoring the bill, S-863, which follows a suite of impactful bills signed into...

10:41
A group of international legal experts has filed a petition with the California Attorney General, asking that the Attorney General immediately take action against investor-held fossil fuel corporations to prevent a massive breakdown of the Earth's...

10:32
The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") today released its Special Report on Securities Industry Self-Regulation titled, "A Proposal for a Modern SRO" (the "MFDA Special Report") and an accompanying Guiding Framework. The MFDA Special...

10:30
The federal government's new price controls for patented medicines in Canada are already resulting in delayed product launches in Canada and in losses of jobs in the pharmaceutical industry, according to senior executives polled and interviewed for a...

09:00
Financial aid leaders from colleges across the country will convene on Capitol Hill Wednesday to advocate for policy changes that would simplify the financial aid application process for students, put an end to the hidden tax on student loans, and...

08:39
Gun Mania: A New Perspective ? What We Must Do to Reduce Shootings, Homicides and Suicides in America is now available in print and e-book formats. In it, Bruce D. Thatcher examines the historical reasons why guns are a core element of America's...

08:37
The International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC) is deeply disappointed that the World Council of Churches (WCC) has supported Archbishop Atallah Hanna's recent baseless accusations against the State of Israel. There is no...

07:00
One million Canadians. That's almost the entire population of Saskatchewan. And that's how many of us are struggling with eating disorders. And those are just the ones we know about ? many keep their condition a secret, for fear of shame and stigma....

06:00
Imagine being detained in isolation away from your family, or sequestered in your own home for a minimum of 2 weeks or even months while a vaccine is slowly made. Imagine not being able to go out to your drug store or grocery store to pick up medical...


1 february 2020

19:28
Washington insiders are chattering that President Donald Trump may unexpectedly propose new climate investments in his upcoming State of the Union speech to surprise voters and shock world leaders. "Everyone in the...

11:02
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Black History Month: "Today, we celebrate the start of Black History Month and honour the legacy of Black Canadians. This year's theme ? Canadians of African descent: Going...


31 january 2020

22:26
Today, President Trump announced an expansion of restrictions on immigrants from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania who are trying to come to the United States, bringing the total number of countries affected by a travel ban to...

18:44
Today, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) issued preliminary affirmative determinations that imports of forged steel fluid end blocks (FEBs) from China, Germany, India, and Italy are causing material injury to domestic producers and...

16:48
The Hon. US Attorney General, William Pelham Barr, is the only US executive official authorized to regulate the conduct of US Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jrs. Otherwise, Americans are forced to rely on the political will of the US Office of the...

16:39
The Trump Administration has announced a deadly landmine policy shift, effectively committing the U.S. to resume the use and stockpiling of antipersonnel landmines. Landmines are devastating, victim-activated devices that cannot discriminate between...

16:18
In response to the recent announcement of the Trump Administration's Healthy Adult Opportunity, William Jaquis, MD, FACEP, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), issued the following statement:...

15:46
Whether it's a recent development inside or outside a provincial legislature, experts at national communications firm Enterprise are available to help viewers look inside the most recent developments in western Canada. Our team draws on extensive...

13:00
National environmental health organization, Women's Voices for the Earth (WVE), announced their opposition to California bill AB 1989, stating that it is not enough to protect the health of people who menstruate from hidden ingredients found in...

11:40
In October 2019, scientists detected alarming increases in amounts of methane gas bubbling from the frozen permafrost in the shallow parts of the Arctic Ocean coastal seas---decades before such melting had been anticipated....

10:16
The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) is denouncing Correctional Service Canada's decision to implement the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) at Bowden Institution, as of March 1st. Through the program, federal inmates will...

09:40
Momentum from voters and drivers is growing rapidly in support of the Protect App-Based Drivers & Services Act ? the ballot measure that would protect the right of app-based drivers to choose independent work, while providing new benefits and safety...

08:48
The Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT) releases Bernie Sanders ? Magnet for Anti-Semites, a fast-paced 9.5-minute video, on its website and YouTube channel. The video spotlights the abjectly anti-Semitic views publicly espoused by several of...


30 january 2020

21:36
On Friday, January 31, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), along with other civil rights organizations, will hold a news conference to respond to President Trump's expected announcement of an expansion of the Muslim Ban executive...

18:04
The First Nations Climate Initiative (FNCI), started by the Lax Kw'alaams Band, Metlakatla First Nation, Nisga'a Nation and Haisla Nation, has released its vision and draft scenario for developing B.C. net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) liquified natural...

17:13
Today, Philadelphia school principals, vice principals and other administrative staff held a press conference at Teamsters Local 502 where they called on the School District of Philadelphia to immediately improve how it is handling findings of...

13:44
Unifor Local 4304 members working at Grand River Transit have ratified a new collective agreement with the transit service, bringing strike action to an end. "Unifor is the union for transit workers in Canada, and this collective agreement shows...

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