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12 september 2019

07:00
Many savvy philanthropists want to know that their giving is making a tangible, positive impact. A new resource for donors highlights an opportunity to improve lives and support an equitable and just future for all communities across the country....

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Today, Zachor Legal Institute submitted its amicus brief to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the State of Texas' anti-discrimination (anti-BDS) law, H.B.89. In earlier proceedings, the district court in Texas defied controlling...


11 september 2019

18:39
President Trump's announcement that the government will remove flavored e-cigarettes from the market is a necessary and long-overdue step to address the epidemic of youth e-cigarette use in the United States, but it must be comprehensive, immediate...

17:20
Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) , a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies to address high unmet medical needs and improve the lives of patients, commends the U.S. Environmental...

16:55
Today, following the announcement by Donald Trump that his administration will be supporting action from the Food and Drug Administration "to clear the market of flavored e-cigarettes," Alex Clark, CEO of The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free...

16:36
Iowans who vape should not be adding black market THC oils to their vape systems, IFAST President Sarah Linden of Generation V said today. Results published in The New England Journal of Medicine on Friday found 84 percent of the patients who are...

15:26
Following a report broadcast on TVA Gatineau-Ottawa yesterday evening about possible allegations of collusion between building inspectors and real estate brokers, the Organisme d'autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ) reiterates...

14:50
Unifor leadership held high level discussions with Nemak representatives and submitted an offer to resolve the ongoing dispute over the company's plant closure announcement. "Union representatives spoke with Nemak this morning and now the ball is in...

14:41
Dr. Temple Grandin urged Colorado business leaders Monday to reach deep and develop new, innovative ways to employ people with developmental disabilities and neurodiverse thinkers. In an event co-sponsored by Developmental Pathways and the South...

14:05
In accordance with the transitional provisions of the Impact Assessment Act, the project description provided under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012, for the proposed Webequie Supply Road Project is deemed an acceptable initial project...

14:02
The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.) Local 58 will be holding an informational picket outside the big top at Ontario Place at 6:00 p.m. on September 12, to mark opening night of Cirque du Soleil's Alegria. The picket...

11:38
A new poll released by Making Every Vote Count today finds nearly two of every three likely voters (62%) support their state joining the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. While previous polls have shown consistent support for using the...

11:36
Today, the American Trucking Associations told a House subcommittee that the use of tolls to finance infrastructure construction and maintenance was inefficient, unsafe and damaging to the trucking industry. "While the...

11:10
STATEMENT FROM SEIU HEALTHCARE PRESIDENT SHARLEEN STEWART: "Doug Ford's Conservative Government continues to ignore the needs of Ontario's PSWs.  Ontario has a recruitment and retention crisis, and without a genuine effort to directly support the...

11:06
The crusade for open government and diversity in Delaware's courts continues as Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware take their platform to television after making waves on the radio and spearheading a comprehensive door-to-door campaign. "Our...

09:00
An op-ed in Sunday's Washington Post, "The newest political arm of the GOP" by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), referring to the Supreme Court, is the latest salvo in a Senate war of words over the Court's first Second Amendment case in a decade,...

08:48
On the 18th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, 9/11 first responder Christopher Gioia, a commissioner of the Franklin Square and Munson Fire District in New York, announced the launch of the "Justice for 9/11 Heroes" campaign at a news...


10 september 2019

18:45
The Security Industry Association (SIA), the Latin American Security Association (ALAS) and the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) have formed a coalition to urge the U.S. Congress to promptly approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement...

17:52
The American Osteopathic Association released the following statement in response to a multistate investigation into reports of e-cigarette related lung illnesses, including several fatalities. "Reports of recent deaths...

17:36
American Jewish Committee (AJC) is urging the Trump Administration to increase, rather than further decrease, the number of refugees allowed to enter the United States. The call comes amidst reports that the presidential determination of the refugee...

17:33
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said it is "appalled" by the appointment of Charles M. Kupperman as acting national security adviser following the resignation...

16:53
On September 5th, the Government of British Columbia (BC) announced that it would be forcibly switching 1,700 patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) from their current biologic medicine to alternative versions of the treatment, the...

11:07
Author Les Cochran announced today plans to send a copy of his book, THIEVERY:  Catholic Church EXPOSED! to the Vatican.    View Book  Cochran's 175-page documentary is based upon alleged 97 cases of $100,000 or more, he...

10:53
American Jewish Committee (AJC) is urging the United States Court of Appeals to uphold a Texas law that bars the state from engaging the services of contractors involved in boycotts of Israeli products and services. In an amicus brief submitted in...

10:30
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) on its flagship report, Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience, which is a clear call to action to all nations to adapt now, boldly and...

09:56
The Thomas More Law Center (TMLC) and Bursch Law PLLC have filed a petition for rehearing by the entire Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals bench of a two-judge panel opinion of that court dismissing Tennessee's challenge to the constitutionality of the...

09:05
Chegg Inc , the leading student-first learning platform, today called on leaders from business, government, and education to unite in tackling the U.S. student debt crisis. In a new policy proposal, Chegg urged tax policy changes and the creation of...

08:46
On January 21, 1987, Morrow Police Officer Jeffrey Phegley was on patrol when he observed a 1977 Monte Carlo traveling 48 miles per hour in a 25-miles-per-hour zone. As reported by the Greater Cincinnati Police Museum, Officer Phegley stopped the...

08:36
Most 2020 Presidential candidates agree we face a "climate emergency" and have plans to achieve net-zero carbon emissions to slow global warming.  It is imperative that candidates also embrace bold Climate Restoration solutions that are urgently...

08:05
People living with diabetes are not the only ones impacted by the condition. According to a new international study of 4,300 family members of people with diabetes, worrying about low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia or 'hypos', can place a...

07:00
Many young Canadian adults aren't aware of the lung health risks that come with smoking cannabis. That's why the Ontario Lung Association has created The Toker, a new comic-book inspired cannabis public health education initiative. Launched today,...

00:01
In response to alarming levels of e-cigarette use among youth in the United States?including a 78 percent increase among high school students in just one year?Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the creation of a new $160 million initiative to...


9 september 2019

16:26
The Joint Review Panel for the Grassy Mountain Coal Project announces today the start of a comment period on the Ninth and Tenth Addenda to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) submitted by Benga Mining Limited as part of the environmental...

15:36
Following a Politico report that California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara billed the state for his Sacramento apartment, Consumer Watchdog has called on Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the District Attorneys for Sacramento, Los Angeles and...

11:53
Pack4U announces a...

11:00
An undercover investigation in Chile by Los Angeles-based animal rights organization Lady Freethinker resulted in a criminal court handing down the nation's highest-ever sentence for animal cruelty last week. On Aug. 29, a historic first occurred...

10:38
Family Research Council applauds the Republican Minority in the U.S. House of Representatives for scheduling a hearing on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House leadership have blocked a vote on the bill more...

10:04
Dr. Margaret Haydon, a scientist who was fired by the government for blowing the whistle on Health Canada's approval process of a controversial veterinary drug, has filed an appeal to the unfair compensation provided by the Federal Public Service...

10:00
CBC/Radio-Canada believes that trusted sources of news and information for Canadians are vital to democracy. To support that goal on a global scale, CBC/Radio-Canada has joined the Trusted News Charter, a BBC-led initiative to strengthen measures to...

08:18
Paulson & Co. Inc. ("Paulson"), as manager of funds holding 21.6 million shares, or 9.5% of those outstanding, of Callon Petroleum Company ("Callon" or the "Company") , today sent a letter to the board of Callon.  The letter informs Callon that...

05:59
The Alzheimer Society is urging Canadians to get involved in the federal election by writing their candidates and asking them to commit to supporting a fully-funded national dementia strategy.  This past June, the Government of Canada released the...

05:00
One in four Canadian men (28 per cent) fear their job could be at risk if they discussed their mental health at work, according to new research by Movember. Figures released by Movember ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day tomorrow (September...

05:00
Fleas. You probably know them. They jump, they bite, they make our pets itchy. When they find their way into our homes, they bite us and make us itchy too. Fall is flea season in most of Canada. Although it is a common misconception that fleas are...

04:01
The Pontifical Academy for Life (Vatican City) and the World Innovation Summit for Health (Qatar Foundation) have announced a joint symposium titled 'Religion and Medical Ethics: Palliative Care and the Mental Health of the Elderly', to be held in...


8 september 2019

10:00
The Directors Guild of Canada has launched a recruitment campaign to bolster its membership among documentary filmmakers. Announced at the DGC Visionaries event this morning in Toronto, the campaign includes sponsorships at film festivals across the...

03:13
The 11th annual Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) Festival Gala, presented by Labatt Breweries of Canada, raises an impressive $1.1 million for education in Haiti. This year's...


7 september 2019

17:35
The governments of Canada and Ontario have formally committed to working together toward the establishment of the Université de l'Ontario français through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official...

13:08
Diversity is Canada's strength and a key element of our national identity. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting communities working to eliminate the barriers that prevent full participation in society. The Honourable Filomena Tassi,...

01:00
Democratic Party State Senator Bob Hertzberg, wrote the California Money Bail Reform Act, better known as SB10; a bill designed to eliminate cash bail, replacing it with what they call Risk Assessment tool. This bill will primarily change our justice...


6 september 2019

18:35
Fish harvesters and allied workers from British Columbia's coast are sounding the alarm about an unfolding disaster in the salmon fishing industry that has led to widespread closures and economic hardship. "Small coastal communities are suffering...

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