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29 may 2019

17:51
Today, the Freehand Hotel issued a Cease & Desist demand to Kurt Petersen, the Co-President of UNITE HERE! Local 11 Union, following multiple defamatory allegations made through the Union against the hotel. The letter alleges that these allegations...

17:18
Alejandra Juarez swore the day her Dad died was the worst day of her life, until the day of her U.S. deportation. "When my Dad passed away... I thought that was the worst moment of my life, but that day, when I was...

17:10
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek today re-affirmed her strong support for the recent declaration of a state of emergency on climate change by the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, the most northern community in the...

16:35
News that the Disabled Transportation Society (DTS) will be limited to only essential services as early as Friday and may completely close in June is alarming to the union representing DTS drivers. CUPE 787 President...

16:30
NuTek Food Science, LLC, a company that helps create great-tasting and affordable foods to enhance global health and wellness, today announced that it is withdrawing its widely supported and highly publicized citizen petition concerning potassium...

15:28
Tran Van Ty, the leader of Justice for Lai Dai Han (JLDH), has written to President Moon Jae-in to ask for South Korea to support an independent investigation by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) into allegations of sexual violence...

15:23
Corsicana Mattress Company, Elite Comfort Solutions, Future Foam Inc., FXI, Inc., Innocor, Inc., Kolcraft Enterprises Inc., Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC, and Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (collectively, the "Mattress...

15:05
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced the filing of a Motion for a Permanent Injunction to end the federal government's practice of interrogating select...

13:57
"Today Bob Mueller reminded all Americans of why Donald Trump is not worthy of the Oval Office. Americans should have confidence that our President will always put the interest of America first and represent our highest standards. America deserves...

13:35
New data released today by the federal government's Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) shows that in 2018 Canadian prices for generic prescription medicines dropped to five percent below average or mean prices in comparator countries....

12:43
The American Jewish Congress is launching a one-of-a-kind Jewish Guide to U.S. Politics (www.jewishpoliticalguide.com) - a platform which summarizes the positions and voting records of the 2020 Presidential candidates and all U.S. Senators, on...

12:21
There is a nationwide push to legalize recreational marijuana, partly fueled by states' fears of losing tax revenues to neighboring states where cannabis is legal, according to the Doctors for Preparedness Newsletter. The New York City Comptroller's...

12:03
In celebration of Canada's third National AccessAbility Week, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, announced several initiatives to support youth leaders in their efforts to build a more...

11:40
CentreCourt is thrilled to present 'The Original Family', a work of indigenous art created by renowned artist and educator, Phillip Cote. First proposed by Ward 13 Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, the mural graces the south façade at Grid Condos,...

11:01
OPSEU is demanding the government take immediate action to protect corrections workers from coming into contact with the extremely potent opioid Fentanyl. "Fentanyl abuse has reached alarming proportions in Ontario, but it has barely registered with...

10:00
In an effort to stem the crisis of care in Ontario's long-term care and nursing homes, SEIU Healthcare, the union representing more than 60,000 frontline healthcare workers in Ontario, today called upon the Ford Government to support its call for...

09:53
A new report authored by Mortgage Professionals Canada (MPC) Chief Economist Will Dunning conducts a deep dive on the impacts of the recent introduction of a stress test on both insured and uninsured mortgages in Canada. The report, entitled The...

09:30
This is everyone's problem. Human trafficking is happening in communities across Canada. It's a crime that doesn't discriminate based on income or location. It's happening to our children. It's happening to our neighbours. It's happening more than we...

09:19
Several hundred Unifor activists will meet on May 29 - 30 for the union's annual Prairie Regional Council. One of the key themes will be member engagement in elections. "The stakes are high: right wing governments will often repeal or take away hard...

08:33
The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We have one of the most aggressive initiatives in the nation focused of federal taxpayers being ripped off with waste, abuse and fraud. One of our specialties is identifying fraud or overbilling Medicare or...

06:00
On January 22nd, 2018, the landscape of the global solar industry faced a fundamental shift when the Trump Administration, as a direct reaction to China's unfair advantage in the United States solar market, officially placed a 30 percent tariff on...

06:00
They may look sweet and cuddly, but there's a dramatic and troubling surge in having otters as exotic pets across Southeast Asia. This latest craze is being driven by social media influencers and interactive otter cafes in Japan, which is driving the...

06:00
According to this Gallup poll from late 2018 and almost every other national research poll on the concerns of American voters, healthcare ranks as the number 1 issue. Of course, healthcare is a complex, multifaceted issue. So voter concerns cover a...


28 may 2019

18:30
The National PACE Association (NPA) thanks the staff of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for their efforts updating the outdated regulations governing Programs of All-Inclusive Care or the Elderly (PACE®), issued in 2006. "PACE...

17:57
In 2018, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) approved funding for specific diagnostic tests associated with genomic profiling, both for predictive usages and for analysis for cancer patients with recurrent, relapsed, refractory,...

16:29
Several hundred Unifor activists will meet on May 29 - 30 for the union's annual Prairie Regional Council. One of the key themes will be member engagement in elections. "The stakes are high: right wing governments will often repeal or take away hard...

16:25
In tabling Bill 117, An Act to amend the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, the Ontario government is accepting responsibility for the delivery of animal welfare law enforcement in Ontario, one of the main recommendations...

16:21
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling for the RCMP to investigate Doug Ford's decision to break the government's contract with the Beer Store to allow the sale of alcohol in corner and box stores. "This whole scheme stinks worse than a...

15:15
The National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas is home to the largest and most diverse concentration of butterflies in the nation. The Trump Administration wants to build its border wall within this 100-acre nature preserve set on the banks of the...

13:00
The Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG), a networking and philanthropic organization composed of almost 400 professionals in the real estate industry and allied trades, announced today its opposition to prevailing wage legislation now under review...

12:47
In response to Premier Legault's May 17 announcement of the creation of a Special Parliamentary Committee on Youth Protection chaired by Régine Laurent, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) reiterates the importance of including...

12:06
The following is an economic analysis letter released publicly by the Beer Store (a complete version with footnotes is available via contact below): Attention: Mr. Charlie Angelakos, Chair, the Beer Store Dear Mr. Angelakos: Assessment of Hughes...

11:46
Attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled between 2017 and 2018, surging from 68 to 192, UNICEF said today. It was the first time school attacks had increased since 2015. "Education is under fire in Afghanistan," said...

10:00
In April 2019, Judge Charles J. Kubicki, Jr. denied R&R Steel, LLC's objection to a January 2018 decision by the Magistrates.  As a result, Judge Kubicki did away with R&R's objections to the Magistrates suggested order for R&R and owner Ronnie Estes...

09:47
Hospital executives have closed or are threatening to eliminate essential services from Greenfield to Taunton, prompting patients, nurses and advocates to push for legislation that will strengthen the existing hospital closure law, shine a light on...

08:45
Hosea Initiative (http://www.Hosea4You.org) is a pro-life non-profit organization with a mission ? to fulfill a promise made to repentant NARAL Pro-Choice America founder Dr. Bernard Nathanson. In a rare interview on December 1, 2009, terminally-ill,...

08:02
The International Fur Federation is keen to dispute claims that animals are skinned alive for their pelts to supply the fashion industry. The International Fur Federation believes that a 2009 video, showing a raccoon being skinned alive for its fur,...

08:00
A new poll released today by Edward Jones finds that an overwhelming majority of Canadian women are feeling confident and empowered when it comes to their finances. According to the findings, 69 per cent of Canadian women are confident in their level...

07:00
School bus drivers from across the GTA will protest systemic flaws in Ontario's school bus contract process that create driver shortages and instability for students. "There are fundamental issues with the way that school bus contracts are awarded...

06:00
In their continued support of inclusivity and the LGBTQ+ community, Bud Light Canada is partnering with Canadian-based international charity Rainbow Railroad, that has been supporting LGBTQ+ people at risk around the world since 2006, to launch a...

05:10
Apparel, footwear and travel goods account for 80 percent of Cambodia's total exports. In 2018, combined sales to Europe and to the United States reached 8.5 billion US dollars. This is equivalent to more than one third (approximately 38 percent) of...


27 may 2019

20:08
The number of First Nations lives lost to the opioid epidemic continued to rise last year even as the overall mortality rates in...

19:50
School bus drivers from across the GTA will protest systemic flaws in Ontario's school bus contract process that create driver shortages and instability for students. "There are fundamental issues with the way that school bus contracts are awarded...

17:57
It is deeply disappointing that the Ford government is proceeding with this reckless plan to pave the way to further privatize alcohol sales.  It is both socially and fiscally irresponsible. We urge the government to not proceed with the...

17:17
The Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) and the 6,000 neighborhood and family-run businesses it represents supports the Ford government's work to allow convenience stores to support Ontario craft brewers and wineries, create jobs and...

17:09
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Ontarians shouldn't be fooled by Ford's about-face on funding for land ambulance, public health and child care services. "When it comes to funding for vital public services that Ontarians rely on, the Ford...

15:53
Retail Council of Canada (RCC) gives the Ontario Government's new Alcohol Report, released earlier this afternoon, a standing ovation. This report calls on the Ontario Government to act expeditiously where it can while it...

15:52
The Government of Canada recognizes that social media platforms play a meaningful role in promoting a healthy and resilient democracy. However, Canada is not immune from malicious actors who may seek to spread disinformation in an attempt to...

15:31
The Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) is available for comment on the government's decision on the future of beer and wine retailing in Ontario, and what this means for Ontario's breweries and wineries. Date: Monday, May 27, 2019 Time:...

15:03
A music instructor who has worked 24 years with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is seeing history repeat itself as the board once again proposes cuts to itinerant music programs in elementary schools ? this time as a result of cuts to...

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