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13 june 2019

14:33
Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters sent a formal request to New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and New Jersey Economic Development Authority Ethics Liaison Officer Frederick Cole to investigate, prosecute and sanction NFI, L.P.,...

13:01
UNICEF has launched an emergency Ebola response plan in Uganda following the confirmation of the first three cases of the Ebola Virus Disease in the country over the past two days. Among the cases was a 5-year-old boy who, following a visit with...

13:00
New discoveries from stem cell research have raised hope among scientists for breakthrough cures for common diseases ranging from heart disease to diabetes. However, with the new discoveries have come new ethical and regulatory questions, said...

12:42
Minister Sylvie D'Amours, on behalf of the Government of Quebec, tabled a motion confirming the province's response to the report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The commissioners of the National Inquiry...

12:36
In response to a federal lawsuit filed by Green Justice attorneys, the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) announced it withdrew its intent to construct a new $510 million federal prison in Letcher County, Kentucky. The lawyers represented prisoners and...

12:15
The leaders of one of the largest public sector unions in the province are expressing amused disbelief at the attempts by Sault Ste. Marie MPP Ross Romano to stifle protest at his constituency office. "We didn't need more proof that this government...

12:14
A report calling for a universal, single-payer national pharmacare plan is being lauded by the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) as a solution to improve access to medications while curbing Canada's high drug costs. On June 12, Dr....

11:20
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding that the Ford government immediately reverse its cuts to Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) in the wake of the news that those cuts are being passed on to community and specialty clinics across the province....

11:17
Bridal gown and special occasion trade organizations unite to oppose the listing of wedding and social occasion attire on the Section 301 list released May 13 by the United States Trade Representative. The proposed tariff on this bridal attire...

11:00
Development of natural gas pipelines and associated infrastructure is resulting in significant costs to the environment and communities in the Delaware River Basin (DRB), a new study conducted for the New Jersey Conservation Foundation finds. The...

10:48
While public health officials are preoccupied with measles, hundreds of people are coming through our border from the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where thousands have Ebola, notes Physicians for Civil Defense. In the entire...

09:00
As Toronto and the country sit on pins and needles heading into game six of the series, Raptors Megafan and Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Julie Amar is stocking up on extra acupuncture needles and reaching out to the Raptors...

09:00
TriNetX, the global health research network that revolutionizes clinical research and enables discoveries through the generation of real-world evidence (RWE), today praised the House Appropriations Committee for approving its fiscal year 2020...

08:51
Small online publishers came to the defense of Google and other publishing platforms as Congress considers competition proceedings. Members of the Connected Commerce Council (3C) offered their perspective to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on...

08:45
"Proswastika supports the artistic display of the swastika symbol at the private property of Steve Johnson in El Sobrante, California, despite the criticism he is confronted with from his neighbors and the media," said Upendra Singh, Nepalese...

07:00
While small business owners are open to the idea of a national single-payer Pharmacare system in Canada, as recommended today by the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, they strongly oppose funding it through payroll taxes...


12 june 2019

19:01
CEOs are faced with a stark choice. In the face of unparalleled environmental, economic and technological change, they are looking to grow their businesses by creating the organizational agility to disrupt existing business models and challenge...

18:28
It is now clear the federal government is ignoring the Senate and the will of Canadians, damaging the country's economic future by not accepting the package of amendments the Senate proposed to Bill C-69, the Impact Assessment Act, according to the...

17:40
For most people in the US, their four-legged companions aren't just pets, they're family and just like the rest of the family, dogs can suffer from problems like anxiety, seizures, nausea and more. That's why many people have turned to giving their...

16:53
Heart & Stroke applauds the report released today by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Chair of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare. The recommendations will ensure access to medically necessary drugs and result in overall cost savings...

16:52
In an unprecedented move, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has published proposed regulations under the Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restrictions Act limiting the fees that may be charged to assist disabled Canadians in qualifying for and maximizing...

16:28
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde fully supports Interlake Reserves Tribal Council (IRTC) in its demand that the Government of Manitoba halt all work on the Outlet Channel Project around Lake St. Martin. The IRTC states...

16:18
Unifor fully supports today's recommendation for a universal, single-payer, national pharmacare system and calls for all-party support to fast track its creation. "It's key that the principles of a new pharmacare plan be universal, public,...

16:10
More than 500 Americans and grassroots advocates?half under age 26?met with Members of Congress and their staff on Tuesday to make their voices heard in support of continued U.S. engagement in the UN during the United Nations Association of America's...

15:50
The cross-country alliance Migrant Rights Network is holding Canada-wide actions on June 16 to put forward a pro-migrant and anti-racist agenda in advance of the federal election in October. June 16 is International...

15:48
While small business owners are open to the idea of a national single-payer Pharmacare system in Canada, as recommended today by the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, they strongly oppose funding it through payroll taxes...

15:38
The following is a statement by Jim Keon, President of the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA), on the Final Report of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare: "The Canadian...

15:29
Heart & Stroke applauds the report released today by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Chair of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare. The recommendations will ensure access to medically necessary drugs and result in overall cost savings...

15:23
Will Harris, a fourth-generation farmer-rancher in Bluffton, Georgia, called out Impossible Burger for claims the company made today that regenerative grazing is "not sustainable at scale," and that grassfed beef "generates more GHGs than feedlot...

14:57
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) has always supported the principle that Canadians should have access to prescription medication based on their needs, not their ability to pay. The work of the Advisory Committee on the Implementation of...

14:09
The Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare's Final Report highlights the importance of biosimilar medicines in the sustainable implementation of a national pharmacare program.1 The Report states that "Biosimilars are biologic...

14:08
Magellan Aerospace Corporation ("Magellan") congratulates the Canadian Space Agency ("CSA") on the RADARSAT Constellation Mission ("RCM") that was launched successfully today from Vandenberg, California aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The three...

13:36
The following statement is posted regarding the ongoing review of the comparative clinical effectiveness and value of treatments for peanut allergy currently being conducted by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) and is co-signed by...

13:05
The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality because everyone benefits when women, girls and people of all gender identities and expressions are free to live their lives to the fullest. That is why today, the Honourable Maryam...

12:56
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) welcomes the National Pharmacare Advisory Council's recommendation of a universal, single-payer pharmacare program for Canada, and is urging the federal government to immediately put it into action....

12:30
Community Foundations of Canada welcomes today's announcement of  $22 million from the new Investment Readiness Program. This investment will allow community foundations and partners from across the country to support local innovation, social...

12:12
Moral injury and risk for suicide may result from physicians' perceptions of coercion in the treatment methods they receive in Physician Health Programs (PHPs) and "preferred physician treatment programs," and independent oversight and ethical...

11:08
The Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare (the Council) is recommending that Canada implement universal, single-payer, public pharmacare. The Council recommends the federal government work in partnership with provincial and...

10:05
Michigan Potash and Salt Company ("MPSC") -- The United States government has released a Federal strategy aimed at ensuring secure supplies of critical minerals and supply chain resilience, including potash. Potash is the source of potassium metal,...

10:00
The Mexican tomato growers Tuesday responded to the Commerce Department's latest proposal for a revised Tomato Suspension Agreement with on-the-record comments about the proposals. Highlights of those comments include the following: Several Commerce...

09:48
John Adams, Chair of the Best Medicines Coalition (BMC), is available to offer comment on the final report of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, set to be released today. The BMC is a national alliance of 30 patient...

07:00
Canada's private sector job vacancy rate advanced again in the first quarter of the year, reaching 3.3 per cent, up 0.1 percentage point from the previous quarter, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)'s latest Help...

07:00
Millions of people across the world have a communication disability that significantly impacts their life, preventing them from participating in education or the workforce, and even from accessing health care. Today, the International Communication...

06:00
Hundreds of Extendicare workers from ten nursing homes across Ontario voted 96 per cent in favour of strike action after they were asked: "If it were legal for you to strike, would you be prepared to do so for a fair contract?" "This vote symbolizes...


11 june 2019

15:20
The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls heard the truths of many families and survivors of violence. We call on all political leaders to accept their truths and move forward to implement our Calls for Justice.  We...

14:44
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa after the House Education and Labor Committee today approved H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, which would ensure the retirements of some 1.5 million...

14:35
Early Years and K-12 members of CUPE 439, reached a tentative agreement with School District #71 last week. According to CUPE 439 President Denise Bullock, it was a productive and energetic round of bargaining. She noted...

13:30
Today, Justice for Lai Dai Han (JLDH) was joined by Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Nadia Murad, and other distinguished Parliamentary guests, including Chair of the Vietnam All Party Parliamentary Group, Wayne David MP and Co-Chair of the All Party...

13:26
"7-Eleven is the world's number one convenience retailer and one of the largest beer retailers in the U.S. ? from larger, better-known brands, to craft breweries we help support. We look forward to providing our Ontario customers the same service...

11:00
The outline of an immigration overhaul laid out by the White House in May, dealing with border security, deterring illegal immigration, asylum abuse, and reforms to our legal immigration process enjoys overwhelming public support, according to a new...

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