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19 june 2019

13:56
The United States Congress must act immediately on the findings of the Independent Tribunal on Forced Organ Harvesting that the killing of detainees in China for their organs has continued despite the regime's promises to the contrary, according to...

13:27
The fossil fuel industry continues to have an outsized presence at global climate talks, according to findings released today by the Climate Investigations Center (CIC) and reviewed by Corporate Accountability. The findings come amid negotiations...

12:52
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned President Trumps' threat to deport millions of undocumented Americans next week. In a pair of recent tweets, Trump...

11:00
CaseWare RCM Inc., a provider of financial crime detection and prevention solutions and a division of CaseWare International Inc., welcomes the decision by U.S. lawmakers to move ahead with bills to toughen corporate ownership laws for shell...

10:31
Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO JC Scott released the following statement on the Senate Special Committee on Aging's hearing, "The Complex Web of Prescription Drug Prices, Part III: Examining Agency Efforts to...

09:14
The U.S. House of Representatives just voted to repeal the prohibition on the use of federal funds to create a "unique patient identifier," which former Representative Ron Paul, M.D., sponsored in 1998. Unless the prohibition is reinstated, the...

09:00
In an open letter addressed to Republican and Democratic candidates running in the 2020 Presidential Election, the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA CLUSA) is asking presidential hopefuls to recognize the cooperative business model as a...

08:00
The Canadian Association of Journalists recognizes that the urgency of climate change, and the public's right to know about how governments respond to an important national conversation, requires news organizations to rethink their best practices on...

07:00
The outgoing CEO of Otéra Capital, Alfonso Graceffa, is vehemently contesting his wrongful and unjust dismissal, which has done considerable damage to his irreproachable 30-year reputation. He is offering his full cooperation to Québec's...

04:00
At the occasion of the Grand Banquet de l'extraordinaire of the Fondation du Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) which took place last June 18 under the honorary co-chairs of Mr. Pierre Pomerleau, Dr. Philippe Sauthier and Mr. Éric...

00:05
We are a coalition of people, many of whom are mothers, dedicated to human rights, and the fundamental principle behind democracy that all human beings have a right to life, liberty and dignity. We are partnering with national, regional and local...


18 june 2019

23:30
Advocates for Physicians' Rights opposes Amendments to Senate Bill 276 California should keep the government out of the doctor-patient relationship, not data-base medical records while monitoring and tracking medical professionals, and not ask...

18:54
Social justice movement organizations across the country continue their critical work of securing equity and justice in our communities. But the lack of philanthropic support for these efforts shows that many grantmakers and donors are missing the...

18:10
Today, TekSavvy Solutions Inc. (TekSavvy) welcomed the Government of Canada's new Policy Direction, which orders the CRTC to promote competition, affordability and consumers' interests in its oversight of Canada's telecommunications industry....

17:58
The Government of Canada's new approval to build the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) means Canadian oil will finally gain some access to growing overseas markets. This will enable Canada to receive full value for our natural resources while...

17:49
The federal government has made the right decision on expansion plans for the Trans Mountain pipeline, and its support for Indigenous peoples having an ownership stake is the right course. That's the message Project Reconciliation, an...

17:06
Following the federal government's decision today on the TransMountain pipeline expansion project, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says First Nations will ensure their rights, title and jurisdiction are respected and...

16:37
With the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) set to implement the largest cuts since the Harris era to its budget, education workers are urging trustees to follow the example of their predecessors and to refuse to pass a budget that make students,...

16:00
An unexpected and overwhelming public outcry at the May 28, 2019, quarterly meeting of the Medical Board of California (MBC) led some of its directors to change their minds about supporting SB 276, the bill currently at the California Assembly that...

10:10
SkyX Systems, an aerial monitoring solutions provider, has received regulatory guidance for performing beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) operations in Canada. Transport Canada's Transportation Sector Regulatory Review Roadmap includes a proposed...

09:18
The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security ("The Centre") today voiced its strong support and appreciation for the launch of the much-anticipated Food Policy for Canada.  The Centre praises the government on the initiatives and commitments...

09:00
World Vision Canada will present Game of Thrones actor Liam Cunningham's exclusive photo exhibition to mark World Refugee Day. The photos will be on display in the West Wing of Toronto's Union Station from June 18-20, 2019 as...

08:47
Jose Hidalgo, Founder and CEO of Cansortium Inc. ("Cansortium" or the "Company") , a vertically-integrated, global provider of premium-quality medical cannabis operating under the Fluenttm brand, issued the following statement in response to Texas...

08:00
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada released today a comprehensive report focusing on the care physicians provide to seniors. The study, Health Care for an Aging Population: A Study of how Physicians Care for Seniors in Canada,...

06:13
Citizens for Health (CFH), the voice of concerned Californians for over 25 years, launched VaxRights.com today.  "VaxRights is not a vaccine safety website, it is a call to action to protect our Doctor/Patient relationships and protect the privacy of...

03:00
Stratfor, the world's leading geopolitical intelligence platform, identifies the critical geopolitical trends that will shape the actions of nations and industries in the months ahead. In its 3rd Quarter forecast for 2019, Stratfor analysts provide...

02:00
In a wide-ranging radio interview, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said he wants reforms to be his legacy. "As your President I have a mission to reform Zimbabwe, so that we can build a country in which all have an opportunity to prosper...


17 june 2019

19:32
Three key organizations will hold a rally in downtown Vancouver tomorrow to support the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project (TMX) as the federal cabinet announces its decision on its future. Leading tomorrow's...

16:37
Trade associations representing most of the tomato growers in Mexico applauded the stance of the chairman of a key Mexican Senate committee today, who said a failure to agree to a new and fair Tomato Suspension Agreement could slow down approval of...

11:11
On June 14, 2019, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware volunteers were removed from the Delaware Bar Association's Bench Brunch where Chancellor Bouchard, who has been a persistent roadblock to Chancery Court reform, served as a panelist for a...

10:00
Today, Baycrest President and CEO, Dr. William Reichman, joined the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, for the government's release of Canada's first national dementia strategy - A Dementia Strategy for Canada: Together We...

09:53
An Indigenous-led group that wants to buy a majority interest in the Trans Mountain pipeline and expansion project says the federal government must let the expansion proceed. A decision is expected to be delivered tomorrow. Project Reconciliation...

09:00
The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit's decision to no longer fill vacant staff positions has resulted in cancelled services, and workload challenges for nurses. "The Ford government's announced intent to cut public health...

08:57
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) issued a statement on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) today in advance of the Government of Canada's expected announcement on June 18. The Trans Mountain...

08:25
Senator Joan B. Lovely and State Representative Pat Haddad were honored as Legislative Champions of the Year by the Down syndrome community in Massachusetts. At a ceremony at the State House in Boston, the two legislative leaders were presented with...

05:00
The Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition is calling attention to a communication to Senators in The Hill Times urging the Senate to pass Bill S-228 before the end of the current parliamentary session. Known as the Child Health Protection Act, the bill...

03:00
New research1 released today, commissioned by pelvic health specialist INNOVO®, reveals the extent of the taboo surrounding bladder weakness, which affects 1 in 3 women in the UK2 and impacts millions of women's lives every day.  Just over 40 per...


14 june 2019

16:21
Alexander Nazaryan, the national affairs correspondent for Yahoo, will discuss his new book, "The Best People: Trump's Cabinet and the Siege on Washington," as part of a discussion with Republican political strategist Rick Wilson at a National Press...

15:54
On June 12, 2019, the Diocese of Greensburg announced the voluntary retirement of Msgr. Michael Matusak, a priest accused of sexually abusing a minor child, as detailed in the August 2018 grand jury report.  The Diocese says that Matusak's age - not...

15:27
Unifor National President Jerry Dias will visit the renovations completed by Unifor volunteers at the Willow Place women's shelter. "Willow Place is a vital community service. Unifor members are proud to make a contribution to keeping the space...

14:21
The National Press Club and its Journalism Institute condemn the murder of Mexican journalist Norma Sarabia Garduza and call on Mexican authorities to immediately and thoroughly investigate this cowardly assassination. She is the sixth journalist...

13:06
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), in response to President Trump's surprise announcement that former acting ICE director and current Fox News contributor Thomas Homan...

12:30
CUPE 409, K-12 support workers in New Westminster, reached a tentative agreement with SD40 Board of Education on Wednesday evening. The local began bargaining in January and reached the agreement after ten bargaining sessions....

11:48
On Monday, June 17, members of the Save Canadian Jobs Coalition will hold a joint press conference to call on Members of Parliament to support the Senate's original amendments to Bill C-69, an Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian...

11:23
Following a motion passed on Wednesday in Parliament seeking Austria's withdrawal from the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID)'s Council of Parties, messages of support for the Centre have poured in from all areas of its operations across the...

10:40
The Federation of Law Societies of Canada (Federation) welcomes the opportunity to work with the federal government in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. The joint Working Group that was announced June 13 will include...

08:00
Ottawa-based company Lixar I.T. Inc. and the Ottawa Champions are pleased to announce they will be hosting the Lixar Lightning little league baseball team at the international series between the Champions and the Cuban nationals this Friday, June 14....

06:00
Despite being digitally more connected than ever, Canada remains a nation of isolation and loneliness.  Part of the problem is that the majority of Canadians still eat most of their meals alone.  In an effort to help combat this, the President's...


13 june 2019

15:36
A survey conducted by the Fédération du personnel professionnel des collèges (FPPC-CSQ) among its members show that many of them are suffering more and more from exhaustion caused by overwork and a shortage of staff.  ...

15:31
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard today praised the U. S. House of Representatives and its Democratic leadership for passing an appropriations rider protecting workers in shipyards and construction from the ravages of...

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