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4 november 2019

15:10
The first full draft of the final report of the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES) will be tabled during the Food, Nutrition and Environment of First Nations Forum, that will be held at the Delta Hotel in Ottawa, on November...

14:00
Commissioner of Official Languages Raymond Théberge issued the following statement today: "The public hearings on the Government of Quebec's Bill 40, which modifies the organization and governance of school boards, begin today. I am pleased that...

14:00
MEDICC finds the Trump administration's decision this past week to further restrict travel between the US and Cuba--banning flights from the United States to all Cuban cities other than Havana--both distressing and deplorable. "The escalating assault...

13:50
A trio of city councillors are so blinded by their desire to play games with the lives of civic employees that they are making proposals that are illegal and unworkable. That was the message from D'Arcy Lanovaz, President of CUPE 38 and responding on...

09:37
Education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in Ontario have voted to ratify a central collective agreement that guarantees the restoration of vital services to students and the return of 1,300 support staff jobs in...

09:00
Bell today welcomed Deloitte Canada's release of its study of 10 major Canadian companies that found organizations operating workplace mental health programs achieve a significant return on investment (ROI) with clear human resources and financial...

08:55
The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) condemns the attack on Turtle Island News, an Indigenous paper at Six Nations Territory located in Southern Ontario. According to a report published in the paper, a person or...

08:51
GeoSpace Labs provides commercial transporters with a legitimate FMCSA Registered Electronic Logging Device (ELD) for transporters of agricultural commodities (AG) under 49 CFR 395.1(k). Dear Senators and Representatives: Commercial drivers are...

07:12
Are you ready for winter driving? CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) and Toronto Police Service (TPS) are partnering up to kick off the season with a photo and video opportunity that will help remind motorists the important tips that will keep them...

06:00
In the aftermath of the Great Recession, two million Floridians lost their homes to foreclosure. A new book, People v Money from Incredible Publishing, says that those homeowners have reasons to blame the judges who ruled against them. 17 of...

06:00
Members of Local 3625 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 3625), who work as Early Childhood Educators at Something Special Children's Centre, are walking a picket line after being locked out of their work place.   The decision was made...

05:30
This November, Movember, in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL) and National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), is bringing fundraising to NHL fans with the first-ever Moustache Cup Challenge, a unique month-long fundraising...

05:00
Dogs are highly intuitive and sensitive animals. If they have a close bond with a family member who is moving away for college or university, the dog will often go through some behavioural changes as a result. While our canine companions may not...

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"Amazing and Amusing Democrats": a novel that talks about democratic leadership's political fountain of poison that has inflicted a lot of things in both the mind and behavior of the modern generation. "Amazing and Amusing Democrats" is the creation...


2 november 2019

07:00
On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019, the residents of Kingsbridge in Central Mississauga will demonstrate against plans by Metrolinx, Ontario's regional transportation agency, to place a giant transformer in the middle of...

06:00
Unifor strongly condemns the arrest and detention of 57 members of labour and civil society organisations in the Philippines. "I call upon the Filipino government to immediately drop the trumped-up charges against Anne Krueger and all detained...


1 november 2019

06:00
The suspect in the murder of Deborah Onwu, a group home employee killed last week, will appear in a Calgary courtroom for the first time today.  Onwu's union, CUPE, is calling for higher safety standards and staffing levels to protect other workers....


31 october 2019

20:30
The Métis Nation of Saskatchewan (MN-S) is terminating the Clarence Campeau Development Fund (CCDF) Agreement with the Province of Saskatchewan and calling on the province to immediately start negotiations on a new agreement....

14:05
On Friday, Nov. 1, the organizers of Youth Climate Strike Los Angeles along with protesters will be joined by Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg in a climate strike at Los Angeles City Hall. Thunberg recently...

13:45
For more than 50 years, employees at Supreme Steel in Winnipeg loyally went to work every day and drove the success and profitability of the company. The Winnipeg plant, represented by United Steelworkers Local 9074, was responsible for a number of...

12:00
Vancouver lawyer Carey Linde accuses gender identity social justice warriors of labeling any statement  they disagree with as offensive "hate speech" and the author as irredeemably "transphobic." He argues their collective obsession to have their...

10:42
Calling it a small but important step in addressing the "Crisis in Corrections," OPSEU leaders are satisfied with the Ford government's recent decision to end funding for the permanent presence of police officers at several jails. "Our jails are...

08:37
The campaign will first pressure Republicans NOT to nominate Trump at their August 2020 Convention--or if nominated, defeat him in the November 2020 General Election.  With a focus on flipping the electoral college vote that Trump won in 2016, the...

08:13
Today, Moms in Office, one of the nation's only political organizations helping progressive moms get elected, endorsed Elisa Cardnell for Congress. Elisa Cardnell is a young Navy vet, single mom, and teacher running against Dan Crenshaw in TX02....

08:03
Three national nonprofits have petitioned the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate the Maine Board of Dental Practice for antitrust violations. According to the petition, https://tinyurl.com/FTC-MEdentalboard, the dental board refuses to...

06:00
The question of the price of cellphone packages in Canada recently resurfaced again, this time during the election campaign. In the context of this debate, we too often forget that Canada has top quality telecommunications infrastructure, despite a...


30 october 2019

18:14
The New York City Council today passed landmark legislation to reform the city's private carting industry. For the past six years, the Teamsters Union has worked with a diverse coalition of groups to push this legislation forward and fundamentally...

18:10
Today, the New York City Council has voted in favor of legislation, Intro. 1378, to ban foie gras sales in New York. The three main producers of foie gras to restaurants and retail food stores in New York City ? Hudson Valley Foie Gras, La Belle Farm...

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Edward Price, President and CEO, SEQENS N.A. and a member of SOCMA's Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force, today called for reasonable regulations and increased collaboration between stakeholders during testimony before the House Committee on Energy &...

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**ADVISORY** For October 31st 2019Contact: Mary Urban, mu@adeoadvocacy.com Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware: on Thursday, October 31st at 11am, civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton will hold a press conference and be joined by local...

15:11
A CPA and an Environmental Activist have teamed up to organize support for the demolition alternative known as "Deconstruction", in which the components of a building are carefully removed by hand to be later donated and reused as opposed to smashed...

14:47
The I.A.T.S.E. Local 56, has read the article published by journalist Marian Scott in The Gazette on October 28, 2019. The Union would like to state that Mr. Richard Soly's comments, as published by Mrs. Scott, were made in a personal capacity and...

13:12
At an American Jewish Committee (AJC) reception, Vilnius Mayor Remigijus ?ima?ius was praised for his efforts to correct the narrative around Lithuanian complicity in the Holocaust. Earlier this summer, ?ima?ius oversaw two important decisions...

11:06
Tactical Rabbit's Intelligence Director Everett Stern calls for Amazon and Facebook to implement stricter security controls on their account creation process. Stern alleges that account creation is so easy that bad actors such as terrorists could...

10:44
Following months of difficult negotiations, Unifor finally secured Closure Agreements with Inteva Products, Lear Corporation Whitby, Auto Warehousing Canada (AWC), and Robinson Solutions. "Unifor has repeatedly insisted that auto parts and service...

05:30
Friday, Movember 1st, marks the beginning of the 13th annual Movember campaign in Canada, where Canadians from coast to coast will Grow, Move or Host to raise funds and awareness for prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide...


29 october 2019

17:38
In a major blow to Ankara's obstruction of justice for the Armenian Genocide, the U.S. House today voted overwhelmingly to pass H.Res.296, an Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) backed measure locking in ongoing U.S. recognition of this...

15:49
WHAT: Your eyes aren't tricking you: AARP's drug-price-fighting Tyrannosaurus Rexes?known as the "Rx T. Rex"?are back and roaring about their mission to make high drug prices extinct. This time the mighty dinos are stomping around Capitol Hill and...

15:24
The Quebec Cannabis Industry Association (QCIA) believes that the passage of Bill 2, the Quebec government's Act to tighten the regulation of cannabis which raises the legal consumption age from 18 to 21, will steer the most vulnerable consumers...

14:22
**ADVISORY** For October 31st 2019Contact: Mary Urban, mu@adeoadvocacy.com Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware: On Thursday, October 31st at 11am, civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton will hold a press conference and be joined by local elected...

14:19
International and local conservation groups are calling for an immediate closure of the herring fishery in the Strait of Georgia, after recently released data from the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) revealed the population biomass...

13:43
To mark the 5th anniversary of its historic partnership with terminally ill Californian Brittany Maynard, Compassion & Choices has produced a new video about the legislative success she inspired to advance medical aid-in-dying laws and enlist diverse...

13:14
Today, the American Kitchen Cabinet Alliance (AKCA) commended the U.S. Government for beginning its final investigations of dumped and subsidized Chinese wooden cabinets and vanities, and raised concerns about the claims of those U.S. assemblers who...

12:54
The Muslim World League sees the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as a victory in the battle against terrorism, and the justified end to someone involved in so much unnecessary death and destruction. But the death of al-Baghdadi alone will...

11:57
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is calling for immediate action to stem workplace assaults on nurses and health-care providers at Southlake Regional Health Centre. "It's been more than nine months since a registered...

10:20
New data released today by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) shows overwhelming support for national physician licensure. The findings, from the 2019 CMA Physician Workforce Survey, reveal that nine in 10 physicians support national licensure...

10:05
Business Forward Foundation today released Answering America: The Business Case Against Trump's Agenda, a report examining the impact of Trump administration policies on our national economy, with emphasis on five Midwestern states ? Iowa, Michigan,...

09:50
Amid a marked increase in suicide rates across the United States and its own research that shows more can be done to assess patients for suicidality in the emergency department, the Emergency Nurses Association on Tuesday offered strong support for...

09:00
The new Government of Canada needs to co-ordinate urgent action with the provinces for a national approach to vaping and new smoke-free technologies, one of Canada's leading tobacco companies said today. Rothmans, Benson...

08:00
Today, at the Court of Appeals in Edmonton, the Fort McKay First Nation's lawyers will make their argument to overturn the Alberta Energy...

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