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14 november 2019

16:35
Translink's refusal to deal with the key bargaining issues has resulted in the mutual agreement to discontinue contract talks that began again this morning, and a continuation of service disruption for passengers. "Translink seems content to play...

16:28
Below is a statement by Bryan Barnett, U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Mayor of Rochester Hills (MI), on today's shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita (CA): "No matter how often during the year a...

14:35
During National Nurse Practitioner Week, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is renewing its call for all state legislatures to remove regulatory roadblocks that limit nurse practitioners (NPs) from prescribing Medication-Assisted...

14:12
CUPE Ontario gathered today in front of Doug Ford's constituency office to protest cuts to WSIB and to address issues facing workers' health and safety in Ontario. "These cuts need to stop," stated Fred Hahn, President of...

14:10
A decade-long funding drought for Ontario's developmental disability services must be addressed with dollars and common sense not cuts, says OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. Last weekend, news outlets in Ontario...

12:42
Canada's leading youth activists are celebrating National Child Day and World Children's Day by raising their voices at UNICEF Canada's first ever Youth Activism Summit on November 20 at the Toronto Reference Library....

11:19
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) today published amendments to its' Rule Book, requiring mandatory reporting of cybersecurity incidents by all IIROC-regulated firms. Effective immediately, investment firms will have...

11:00
Today, the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative (Dallaire Initiative) and the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) will co-host a regional conference in Kigali to empower nations to take proactive, early and coordinated action to prevent the recruitment...

10:42
U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), will speak on the dangers of judicial activism and what he calls "the capture of Americans' judiciary by corporate and partisan donor interests" at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker event at 1 p.m. on...

10:28
On Friday, November 15th, at 11 a.m., paramedics represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will visit the constituency office of Minister of Health Christine Elliott. Paramedics are concerned about government plans to restructure...

08:32
The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council (MJAC) is calling on the U.S. Congress to pass the Jabara-Heyer National Opposition to Hate, Assaults, and Threats to Equality (NO HATE) ACT following the release of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) report...

07:45
Paralyzed Veterans of America is alerting the public to the challenges people with disabilities commonly face during air travel and asking for support of their efforts to ensure accessible air travel for all. This call to action comes as the busiest...


13 november 2019

19:30
The Cannabis Hemp Heritage Act of 2020 proudly announces the launching its website and official campaign to amend Prop. 64 this upcoming General Election November 3, 2020. After having predicted and witnessed the failings of California's Adult Use...

18:31
Canada's health care sector is among the worst in the world in terms of greenhouse gas pollution, says the Canada-focused policy brief, issued alongside the latest Lancet Countdown international report, and the sector requires concerted efforts to...

16:00
Videotron today undertook a new effort to make authorities aware of the dramatic consequences of the CRTC's recent decision on wholesale Internet access rates. Videotron and other Canadian cable operators are officially petitioning the federal...

15:33
Noted duck boat disaster lawyer Robert J. Mongeluzzi today urged the U.S. Coast Guard to "once and for all stop the senseless deaths" by immediately adopting and enforcing today's recommendations by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to...

15:26
After more than 40 sessions at the bargaining table since the beginning of May, talks between CUPE 7000 and the BC Rapid Transit Company (SkyTrain) have reached impasse. Negotiations broke down on Tuesday when the two...

12:09
Veterans and state legislators from 26 states, led by retired Army National Guard Sergeant Dan McKnight, traveled to Washington during Veterans Day week to press members of Congress, Senators and senior Congressional staff to end America's endless...

11:00
The public school is both a cherished tradition, as well as a critical underpinning, to the democracies of both Canada and the United States. It is an essential means of ensuring that citizens are well prepared to elect their leaders and to make...

08:33
Imagine raising an issue to injustice no matter how small to mainstream media or how much money you have. Boycott strengthens your protest by promoting your concern across all global social media platforms with just the click of a button and support...

08:00
Following the news that Rep. Jesus "Chuy" Garcia (D-Ill.) and Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Wisc.) introduced legislation that would eliminate safe access to credit for millions of Americans and make it harder for non-prime consumers to find loans, Online...


12 november 2019

18:48
CUPE 441 is calling on the District to return to the bargaining table. "I am disappointed that we did not hear back from the District after our offer to get back to the table on Thursday," said CUPE 441 President Dean...

17:55
On Wednesday, November 13, at 7:30 am, Teamsters and their allies in the UC Administrative Professionals Network will be attending the University of California Board of Regents Meeting to speak out against a proposed pay cut for administrative...

14:37
Steps toward a transfer of ministerial oversight of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission to the Ministry of Transportation is a positive change for residents in Northern Ontario, but the key component of Northlander rail line service...

14:10
Four of the 34 statewide class actions pending before Judge Dan Polster's Multi-District Litigation have been amended with evidence pleading the causal connection between in-utero prescription opioid use and birth defects in exposed fetuses, said...

14:01
Eight child care workers who have been locked out of their workplace are surprised after their employer, Something Special Children's Centre, announced that it will close without reason or a timeline for reopening. "It...

10:38
The Canadian equestrian show jumping team is supporting their fellow teammate Nicole Walker after a sample she submitted during the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru tested positive for the prohibited substance benzoylecgonine, a cocaine...

09:00
Unifor representatives will hold a media availability to discuss next steps in the ongoing transit strike in Metro Vancouver. Nearly 5,000 Unifor members working at Coast Mountain Bus Company have been taking legal job action since November 1. WHAT:...

08:31
The Purple Tornado, a foresight and strategic intelligence consultancy that delivers thinktank research insights for corporate and government use, has announced a report addressing the security of U.S voter data systems. Prompted by Russian...

08:30
Home Care Ontario, the voice of home care in Ontario TM, has released a new white paper providing recommendations to Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) to help them integrate and utilize home care to end hallway health care in Ontario. The report, entitled...

07:45
The Consumer Advocacy Group of Canada (CAGOC) is currently inviting media to contact CAGOC at the information below pertaining to a consumer-facing story about a millennial customer of Sonnet Insurance, a division of and underwritten by Economical...

07:40
Physicians for Informed Consent (PIC), an educational nonprofit organization focused on science and statistics, recognizes National Epilepsy Awareness Month (NEAM), November 2019, by providing information to parents about the prevalence of seizures...

07:00
Thousands of advocates for children's health will gather Thursday at the Vaccine Injury Epidemic (VIE) Event on the National Mall to mark the 33rd anniversary of National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA). The rally on Nov. 14th will spotlight the...

06:00
Last Friday, Housing Today released a notice of support for the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) vote to adopt a resolution (http://www.ncai.org/ABQ-19-025.pdf) calling upon the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) not to...

00:01
Today, the Collaborative for Student Success announced a collective effort with 11 organizations representing the education and civil rights communities to address the alarming reading results released in the National Assessment of Educational...


11 november 2019

10:19
Building on the success of its Sentinels of the Street affordable housing program aimed at veterans who are homeless or precariously housed, the Old Brewery Mission has launched a number of initiatives targeting this group this year. As the...

09:36
It is estimated that about three million Canadians are affected by diabetes and that 200,000 more are diagnosed each year. It is therefore important to make every effort to reduce the harm caused by this chronic disease. Fortunately, studies...

04:48
Federal Tax Service of Russia considers the compilation of "Doing Business 2020" ranking not transparent in regards to Russia paying taxes, claiming that the ranking significantly differs from real business practices in Russia. According to the 2020...


10 november 2019

15:48
"The UN's bias against Israel has long undermined peace, by encouraging an illusion that Israel will go away. Israel is not going away. When the world recognizes that, then...


9 november 2019

07:15
At Autism Speaks Canada, we're committed to telling authentic stories of people with autism and their unique strengths, challenges, dreams and goals. Inspired by the vast and diverse autism community, introducing our new brand campaign Brighter Life...


8 november 2019

15:10
"The UN's bias against Israel has long undermined peace, by encouraging an illusion that Israel will go away. Israel is not going away. When the world recognizes that, then peace becomes possible," former United States Ambassador to the United...

13:25
It has taken only a few days for Conservative Premier Doug Ford to break his promise that he would "get it right" and abandon a regressive agenda that is deeply unpopular with Ontario workers and families, the United Steelworkers (USW) says....

11:33
Serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces, Veterans and their families were recognized on November 7, 2019 at True Patriot Love Foundation's 11th Annual Tribute Gala, presented by Bell. True Patriot Love is Canada's leading organization supporting...

09:09
On November 7, 2019, Me Yvan Niquette, Chairman of the Commission des services juridiques, proudly presented the 2019 Robert-Sauvé Awards in Montreal. The awards were created in order to recognize the exceptional contribution of individuals to...


7 november 2019

18:44
Today, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) applauds the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for announcing a protocol for pilots with insulin-treated diabetes to obtain the type of certificate needed for commercial flight. In 1959, the FAA...

17:40
Having been a candidate for Congress, I thought it was striking that the November 5, 2019 election for the Governor of the State of Kentucky came in with a razor thin margin uncharacteristic of that night's election results. Andy Bashear reportedly...

17:30
Today, the Ford Conservative government passed Bill 124.  "This is a regressive bill that for years will prevent the majority of Ontario's 280,000 CUPE members, as well as tens of thousands of hardworking frontline...

16:48
Leading members of the Irish political party Sinn Féin are travelling to Canada from November 8 to 11 to brief Canadian political representatives, labour leaders, and members of the Irish Canadian community on the Brexit crisis and the drive for...

16:04
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger condemns the so-called "Skinny NDAA" proposed by Senate Armed Services Committee Chair Jim Inhofe (R-OK) to authorize "critical" military operations and compensation. The incredibly shrinking bill is a pared down...

15:40
A poll found that nearly 70 percent of North Dakotans support optimization of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) ? which would nearly double the capacity of the pipeline to about 1.1 million barrels per day. The poll, commissioned by the GAIN...

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