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23 may 2019

14:15
Hoban Law Group is proud to be partnering with Hemp Industries Association (HIA) to launch the first nationwide Hemp Is Legal Campaign. "It is essential to help educate the public about the most sweeping cannabis reform policy that has ever occurred...

14:10
Éduc'alcool is very disappointed with health minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor's announcement today that Health Canada will be implementing a regulation on sugary alcoholic beverages?a regulation that the alcohol education and prevention organization...

13:50
"Today, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved legislation providing $167.5 million to fund the National Endowment for the Arts. The bill now goes to the full House of Representatives for consideration. Ovation TV is encouraged to see the...

13:17
Honouring Canada's lawful obligations to Indigenous people and working collaboratively to settle outstanding claims is key to advancing reconciliation with Indigenous people. Marc Miller, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous...

12:53
A clear majority of English-speaking Quebecers do not support restrictions on religious symbols worn by public officials. That conclusion stood out in a recent poll that surveyed Quebecers' attitudes towards the Coalition Avenir Québec government's...

11:35
Steelworkers and other members of the B.C. labour community will join striking miners from Idaho today in a demonstration at Hecla Mining Company's annual general meeting, to protest Hecla's anti-labour practices.      WHAT:      Steelworkers...

11:34
A new study released today finds Canadian companies acknowledge that modern slavery in corporate supply chains is a priority issue which requires action, including through potential legislation. While 76% of respondents believe that supply chain...

10:39
US Wind Inc - the Baltimore-based company responsible for developing one of the nation's largest commercial offshore wind energy project in Maryland - welcomes the Hogan Administration's decision to allow the Clean Energy Jobs Act (Senate Bill 516)...

08:37
Kim Williams announced today that she is the new Democratic candidate for California's 16th Congressional District. Williams, a former American history professor and U.S. diplomat, is running a campaign focused on the practical needs of district...

08:30
The Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society (CAS) has become concerned over the last several years with the increasing number of positions for anesthesiologists that are being advertised but remain unfilled. In addition, the number of provinces that send...

07:00
Community leaders from the Mulu area in Sarawak have questioned the anti-palm oil tour being led by the Swiss NGO, Bruno Manser Funds. The community leaders, including Pastor Lian Malang whose congregation is made up of villagers from the Mulu area,...

07:00
Negative Population Growth, Inc. President Donald Mann noted he is pleased to see the White House put forth a plan to refashion America's current immigration policies by calling for a "merit-based" immigration system that would better serve America's...

06:00
The Government of Canada should restrict the sale and flavours of vaping products to ensure Canadian youth never start using nicotine, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. recommended today in a submission to Health Canada. The...


22 may 2019

18:43
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) ruled in favor of the DDC partnering with leading cybersecurity companies to offer cybersecurity technology for free or a reduced charge to U.S. presidential campaigns. The following comments on that decision may...

17:26
The Alliance to Fight the 40 | Don't Tax My Health Care, a broad-based coalition committed to repealing the 40 percent tax on employer-provided health benefits welcomes Families USA, Public Sector HealthCare Roundtable, the National Coordinating...

16:08
Planned Parenthood of New York City patients, providers, and activists, along with elected leaders and advocates, showed up and spoke out against abortion bans aimed at stripping people of their human rights and individual autonomy. Nearly 1,000...

15:00
The Department for Women and Gender Equality is calling for nominations for the 2019 Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case. Each year, these awards recognize Canadians, including youth, who have made outstanding contributions...

14:23
NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), the Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA) and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America...

13:57
The Government of Canada is committed to supporting at-risk women and ensuring those in vulnerable situations have access to the help they need to lead safe and healthy lives. Today, Jati Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Mission ? Matsqui ? Fraser...

13:54
The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) is pleased that Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today introduced S. 1586, the "Federal Insurance Office Abolishment Act" in the Senate. This legislation is a companion bill to H.R. 1862...

10:48
Americans may see groups like Antifa as student radicals who show up at street demonstrations to protest politically incorrect monuments but who mainly hang out in coffee shops near campus. But complacency about the prospect of serious urban violence...

09:00
OCHIN sees potential improvement in patient engagement and treatment outcomes through the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)'s 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability and Information Blocking Rule. However,...

09:00
The second and final report on the review of Indigenous programs at Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) calls on the Department to reconcile the management of fish, habitat and other aquatic resources with Indigenous communities to achieve the intent...

07:00
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will announce how the Government of Canada is helping post-secondary students get new student work placements in their field of study. The announcement is being made on behalf of the Honourable...

06:00
The Association of American Educators Foundation, a 501(c)(3) educational foundation supporting the mission of the Association of American Educators (AAE), a national non-union professional association, has sent a letter signed by more than...


21 may 2019

18:56
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on movie reviewers nationwide to address concerns about racial and religious stereotypes perpetuated by the Disney film...

18:20
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will announce how the Government of Canada is helping post-secondary students get new student work placements in their field of study. The announcement is being made on behalf of the Honourable...

18:10
On a vote of 55-0-0, the Consumer Fairness Act of 2019 (HB88) passed out of the Senate today with unanimous and bipartisan support. This legislation brings long-overdue relief to consumers who are trying to pay off their debts and achieve financial...

16:49
Today, 22 bipartisan mayors, representing cities on or near the southern border sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging support for funding and resources to help their communities address the ongoing humanitarian crisis at the border.  ...

16:30
Women's organizations provide vital services to our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long they have been...

16:11
According to a new poll released today, the vast majority of Ontario residents from every region of the province agree that the devastating cuts we've seen from the Ford Conservatives are taking Ontario in the wrong direction. The results show that...

15:49
Today, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Sean Casey, reaffirmed the Government of Canada's commitment to combatting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing at the Collision...

15:25
Unifor has filed an application with the CIRB claiming that Bell Canada is the rightful employer of technicians and clerical workers at Expertech, insisting that members should be bargaining with Bell Canada. "What we're saying is that Expertech is a...

15:19
Last night, the California Senate passed Senate Bill 24, which would require the state's 34 public universities to dispense the abortion pill from their student health centers. Patrina Mosley, Family Research Council's Director of Life, Culture, and...

14:54
Maintaining and expanding market access for Canada's high-quality agricultural products means greater export opportunities, the creation of good, middle-class jobs, and more money in the pockets of Canadian farmers. Building on a successful G20...

14:41
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 375 kilometres east of St. John's,...

14:41
Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and workplaces. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to providing Canadian seniors with greater security and a better quality of life. Today, the...

14:24
Parents, educators and municipal leaders will be petitioning against Ford's child care cuts at child care centres across the province, including in Premier Ford's riding of Etobicoke North, on Wednesday May 22nd, starting at 7:45am....

14:11
As a surgeon in suburban Atlanta, Dr. Ned Armstrong has been a healthcare provider for decades.  He has witnessed the ever increasing cost of healthcare and healthcare insurance with its dramatic impact on the insured, the under-insured and the...

13:14
Today 25 new sexual harassment charges and lawsuits ? in 20 cities across the country ? were announced against McDonald's, alleging sexual harassment in both the corporation and its vast chain of restaurants. The combination of suits and U.S. Equal...

12:22
In the context of major economic change impacting Quebec, the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ) has put forward 34 recommendations to accelerate the pace. With a federal election only months away, the FCCQ today released its...

11:14
Today, AARP State Director Barbara A. Sykes condemned the last minute amendment slipped in the state budget bill, which allows First Energy and other utilities to keep excess profits previously intended to refund Ohio consumers....

10:42
The corporate leadership of resource giant Glencore must demonstrate the sincerity of the goodwill it recently expressed towards its New Brunswick employees, the United Steelworkers (USW) says. "When Brunswick Smelter...

10:03
Award-winning songwriters will convene on Capitol Hill tomorrow, May 22, to meet with elected officials as part of the annual American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) "Stand with Songwriters" Advocacy Day. They will urge Members of...

09:50
Unifor is available to respond to the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission's ruling, expected this week, to award the coveted license (BNOC 2018-127) for a national, multilingual multi-ethnic television service offering news...

08:43
Science researcher and documentary filmmaker, Michael Horn, will present evidence at Contact in the Desert that discoveries by NASA, JPL, USGS, etc., confirm ongoing, direct contacts between Billy Meier, a reclusive Swiss man, and an extraterrestrial...

08:00
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff's beliefs concerning women's rights are unacceptable and Ontario's youngest ever MPP is not fit to serve in the legislature. "If there was ever an argument to have a...

08:00
Concerned Shareholder of Brampton Brick Limited, George Christopoulos, with control/ direction of 133,600 Class A shares (113,600 record date), announces reasons and intention to: "WITHHOLD" on all nominated Directors except Christopher Bratty and...

08:00
Canada has one of the highest rates of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world, with an estimated 1 in 385 people living with the diseasei, however many Canadians do not understand its full impact. Virtual reality (VR) technology is facilitating a...

08:00
Members of the mental health watchdog, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) and others concerned about the continuing use of electroshock treatment on 100,000 Americans each year?some aged five or younger[1] marched through the streets of San...

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