Le Lézard

News by subject: AVO

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17

26 april 2019

14:51
After watching the elimination of more than half of the positions of an agency that enhances the quality of libraries across the province, the president of Local 4705 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 4705), called on residents of...

14:45
One million Canadian motorcyclists are back on the roads and trails. May signals the arrival of warmer weather and the official launch of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. This year, the Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada (MCC) is reminding all...

14:30
Today, Hydro One crews continue to conduct emergency disconnections in areas affected by flooding, as directed by regional authorities. Customers are urged to call 1-800-434-1235 if water rises above their electrical outlets, baseboard heaters or...

12:40
Feminism has failed. Everything feminist leaders tried to do has backfired. Their crusade was supposed to make things better for women but it all backfired. Now women have to work and they are pressured into fighting in the armed forces. Life was...

12:00
Women's organizations provide vital services in 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...

09:30
Women's organizations provide vital services in 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...

07:00
According to an IG Wealth Management study released today, most Canadians (86 per cent) report that they are somewhat confident that they will take full advantage of all deductions, credits and savings available to them as they prepare their tax...

06:00
The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security will host its second annual Food Security Symposium on Friday, April 26th in Toronto, bringing together more than 175 participants representing a broad range of skills, resources and interests from...

05:00
The following open letter has been prepared for the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse AG by representatives of CS Victims, a group of clients who are the victims of crimes perpetrated over a number of years by a Client Relationship Manager at the...


25 april 2019

20:19
Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. ("Turquoise Hill") today responded to a recent open letter to shareholders from SailingStone Capital Partners LLC ("SailingStone"). "The Board greatly values the views of our shareholders and the input that we receive...

17:56
Today, WE Day, the greatest celebration of social good, returned to the "Fabulous"...

17:00
Gordon Newton, author of The Consumer's Guide to Timeshare Exit and president of Newton Group Transfers, has issued a consumer alert for timeshare owners. This alert comes after the breaking news that American Resource Management Group filed for...

16:58
AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights (JBI) and several other key Jewish organizations have sent a letter to the UN Secretary General welcoming the internal inquiry into UN activities in Myanmar since 2011. The letter,...

15:42
The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) believes that public health is a key component of Ontario's health system. The foundational purpose for public health is to promote and protect health, and prevent disease and injury through the delivery of...

12:47
The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) has previously published recommendations on the reporting of secondary findings in clinical exome and genome sequencing. Secondary findings are health-related interpretations of a patient's...

11:22
Indigenous women in rural British Columbia and Alberta are concerned about the expected increase in violence against vulnerable community members such as women, girls and two-spirit people due to new worker camps being set up for the Trans Mountain...

08:52
A coalition of eight national and international health organizations today urged The Walt Disney Company (Disney) to require its partner network, Vice, to terminate its relationship with Philip Morris International, the world's largest manufacturer...

06:30
This week, Export Development Canada (EDC) launched its first representation in the United States, choosing Atlanta, Georgia as its headquarters for building Canadian exports and investment into the fast-growing economies of the U.S. southeast ?...

06:30
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Premier Doug Ford has insulted frontline workers by setting up a series of sham consultation sessions in which his government isn't even taking part. Thomas attended the first OPSEU consultation session on...

06:00
From April 29 to May 1, representatives from the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada will be on Parliament Hill in Ottawa to meet with parliamentarians to mark the beginning of MS Awareness Month (May). The MS Society aims to support people living...


24 april 2019

18:51
After hearing testimony about residents struggling to pay their rapidly rising utility bills, a City Council committee on Wednesday passed a resolution calling for more transparency from and oversight of Peoples Gas. The resolution also urges...

17:41
Today, AARP State Director Barbara A. Sykes announced AARP's opposition to House Bill 6 that would saddle all Ohioans with a new, unfair and unnecessary annual $300 million nuclear bailout tax. Based on the legislation,...

16:46
Today's early-morning lockout of Brunswick Smelter employees culminates years of anti-worker hostility from management of multinational giant Glencore, the United Steelworkers (USW) says. "People have had to endure a culture of hostility from...

15:04
Frontline healthcare workers, retirees, and community members will hold an information picket outside of Bluewater Heath on April 25, 2019 to call on the hospital to fulfill its pay equity commitments. SEIU Healthcare,...

11:33
Following several developments in various legislative proposals that would limit medical options for pediatric patients, the Societies for Pediatric Urology issued the following statement to provide information about the dangers associated with the...

11:02
As tax deadline day approaches, the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is renewing its call to the Federal Government to modernize Canada's tax laws. While foreign-owned digital platforms like Airbnb continue to grow their presence in Canada and earn...

10:43
The Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) announced today that thirteen member countries have sent permanent delegates to commence operations at the IMCTC Center Head Quarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The member countries include...

09:32
Workers at Brant Family and Children's Services (FACS) are hand-delivering a message to MPP Will Bouma after he backed out of a proposed meeting with the union to discuss recent layoffs to front-line staff at the agency. "The children and families...

09:00
Arehada Mining Limited ("Arehada" or the "Company") announced that it has received the several small installment payments totaling C$1 million (the "Second Installments") from Arehada (Barbados) Holding Corporation ("Holding"), as partial payment of...

08:01
Safety is a top priority when a new baby arrives in the family, but new research commissioned by Michelin North America, Inc. (Michelin), indicates parents are overlooking a critical safety gap when it comes to hitting the road with their most...

08:00
Today, Larry Klayman, a former federal prosecutor and the founder of both Judicial Watch and now Freedom Watch and a former Senate candidate in the Florida Republican primary in 2003-2004, announced that he has filed a complaint on behalf of Ms....

06:00
"Justice for the women of our Nations can no longer wait. Discrimination on the part of police services towards First Nations women must be subject to a specific review by UN bodies such as the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against...

04:00
On behalf of a number of interested parties, we have set up an online petition to the European Parliament. The petition can be accessed with the following link:...


23 april 2019

16:02
The passing of Bill 74 will strengthen Unifor's commitment in fighting for Ontarians and against Doug Ford's health care privatization and cuts. "By passing Bill 74, Doug Ford has made it clear that he has an agenda of cutting and privatizing our...

15:59
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is listening to Canadians, changing how it works, and improving the services it offers. Today, as part of its ongoing efforts to improve the client experience for individuals who interact with us, the CRA launched...

14:44
A new study released today by the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) demonstrates how rehabilitated pits and quarries are providing valuable wetland habitat for wildlife across Ontario. In 2017, OSSGA...

13:45
On Thursday, April 25, 2019, Nameless premieres at Landmark's E Street Cinema. The three-part film series about child sex trafficking in the District of Columbia includes expert testimony from 15 interviewees, including Commander Duncan Bedlion,...

08:41
Save the Storks, a pro-life organization that partners with pregnancy resource centers to empower women with health and pregnancy services on mobile medical units, also known as Stork Buses, announced today that they will offer up to $1.2 million in...

08:00
Human rights advocates, legislators, doctors, attorneys and community and civic leaders gathered at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena on April 13 for the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) 50th Anniversary and Human Rights Awards celebration....

07:25
More than 300 tailor project family members to join together along with 1,000+ invited guests at landmark event held at Toronto's Holy Blossom Temple Original Tailor Project led by Toronto survivor and garment industry leader Max Enkin Made-in-Canada...

07:03
On the morning of April 25th, the newly launched "Committee on the Present Danger: China" (CPDC) will conduct a conference in New York City to raise awareness about the multifaceted and intensifying effort by a radical cadre of the Chinese Communist...

07:00
The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security will host its second annual Food Security Symposium on Friday, April 26th in Toronto, bringing together more than 175 participants representing a broad range of skills, resources and interests from...

07:00
The family of JRR Tolkien and the Tolkien Estate are aware of the Fox Searchlight motion picture entitled "Tolkien" that is due for release in May 2019. The family and the Estate wish to make clear that they did not approve of, authorize or...

06:15
Way to Win, the all women-led home base for people, money, and ideas upending politics as usual, which moved $22 million last cycle to support key Democratic victories up and down the ticket, today announced the release of their first-of-its kind...

05:00
Today, LowestRates.ca, an online comparison site for personal finance products like insurance, mortgages, loans and credit cards, released its Q1 2019 Auto Insurance Price Index, which uses proprietary data to track the average cost of car insurance...

03:00
The family of JRR Tolkien and the Tolkien Estate are aware of the Fox Searchlight motion picture entitled "Tolkien" that is due for release in May 2019. The family and the Estate wish to make clear that they did not approve of, authorize or...


22 april 2019

18:00
An April 9 article on FLAPOL discusses a proposed new Florida law which will require area clinics to register with the state's Department of Health; it would also prevent doctors from opening up new clinics for a period of five years if their prior...

16:40
Across Ontario in more than one hundred hospitals and health care facilities, staff and patient advocates are staging an "Health Action Day" tomorrow, Tuesday April 23. In an unprecedented show of unity, more than 150,000 health professionals and...

14:24
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation, the Humane Society of the United States, and the Humane Society Legislative Fund, in concert with rangeland management...

12:48
The following is a statement by Carl Anderson, CEO and Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus on the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka "The Knights of Columbus stands in solidarity with our Christian...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17