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16 october 2019

09:07
Canada's workers head into final push after an extensive federal election campaign, having knocked on more than 80,000 Unifor member's doors. "This campaign matters deeply to working people. Whether they're volunteering with their union or for a...

01:00
Zimbabwe is taking action to implement the recommendations of the Motlanthe Commission, according to the country's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sibusiso Moyo. The independent commission was set up by Zimbabwe's president Emmerson Mnangagwa following...


15 october 2019

17:49
Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Stéphane Perrault has released the estimated number of electors who voted on the four advance polling days in the federal election underway. Advance polls were open from Friday, October 11, to Monday, October 14,...

16:15
A new poll reveals that 85 percent of registered voters say it is very or somewhat important to them that presidential candidates have campaign events and websites that are open and accessible to people with disabilities, just like everyone else....

08:33
Today John Mason, an accomplished Diversity & Inclusion Executive, community organizer/activist, entrepreneur, and civic leader announced he is a candidate to represent Minnesota's 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, and specifically,...

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To inform citizens' voting decisions and ramp up its 2020 election coverage, U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and data journalism, is collaborating with USAFacts, a not-for-profit, nonpartisan civic initiative making...


14 october 2019

09:47
Speaking with groups of delegates during the 2019 Florida Democratic State Convention, candidate Michael E. Arth deplored the degradation of the American democracy and related economic issues. According to the Democracy Index, the United States has...


12 october 2019

10:00
The Chief Electoral Officer has released the final election expenses limits for political parties and candidates in the October 21 federal election. View the final election expenses limits for political parties  View the final election expenses...


11 october 2019

13:23
Electors who will be away during advance polls or on election day, or who find it more convenient, can vote by mail or in person at an Elections Canada office. Deadlines apply.Voting by mail: Electors who want to vote by mail need to apply for a...


10 october 2019

13:05
We are two weeks away from the federal election and are asking our political parties on the campaign trail to take a stand and respond via their campaign platform regarding an unacceptable situation in our Country: today 1 million children go to...

12:31
As the unified voice of the fertilizer industry in Canada, Fertilizer Canada calls upon all political parties to recognize the agriculture industry for its proactive efforts and industry-led initiatives, such as the 4R Climate Smart Strategy, as a...

10:30
As the vaping crisis continues to spread across Canada, urgent action is needed. With the federal election just two weeks away, all major political parties must commit to immediate and comprehensive measures which regulate e-cigarettes the same way...

07:00
On Thursday, October 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Centennial College's School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design will host a federal election debate for local candidates in Ward 14 - Toronto-Danforth. Election debates play a vital role because...


9 october 2019

14:57
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh received a warm welcome and rousing applause from over 2,200 delegates at CUPE's national convention, Wednesday in Montreal. Singh used the opportunity to announce that an NDP government would make long-term care for...

13:56
Advance voting for the 43rd federal general election begins on Friday, October 11 and continues Saturday, October 12; Sunday, October 13; and Monday, October 14. Advance polls are open across the country from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (local time). At...

13:55
The CAJ is encouraged that a Federal Court decision on accreditation will push the Leaders' Debate Commission to be more transparent. A Federal Court judge ruled Rebel Media and the True North Centre for Public Policy should have access to the...


8 october 2019

10:29
Former Vice-President Biden announced he will join all the other Democratic presidential candidates including Senators Warren, Harris, Booker and Klobuchar, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Secretary Julian Castro at the 2019 Second Step Presidential Justice...

06:00
The Internet Society's Online Trust Alliance (OTA), which identifies and promotes security and privacy best practices that build consumer confidence in the Internet, today announced the results of its 2020 U.S. Presidential Campaign Audit, a study...


7 october 2019

16:45
With two weeks left before the federal election, Campaign 2000's new report, Child Poverty by Federal Riding: The Work Ahead for Canada's New Parliament, on child poverty across Canada shows only moderate and unbalanced reductions, and in some cases,...

13:20
Clear Skies Partners LLC announced that it had partnered with PMC Capital Group, LLC to acquire StyroChem Canada, Ltd. from WinCup, Inc., a portfolio company of Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC. The transaction closed on August 12, 2019. "We are...

12:21
WHAT: Entravision Communications Corporation , a diversified global media and advertising technology company serving Latino consumers, announced its Vota Conmigo 2020 campaign. The campaign kicked off on October 3rd in an effort to strengthen...

10:46
On Thursday, October 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Centennial College's School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design will host a federal election debate for local candidates in Ward 14 - Toronto-Danforth. Election debates play a vital role because...

07:00
PIPSC President Debi Daviau will be speaking to union members outside Place du Portage on Monday morning about the importance of electing a government that closes tax loopholes to pay for climate action. This is part of PIPSC's ongoing campaign...

06:05
Republican Florida Attorney James ("Jim") Pruden announced today that he has concluded his exploratory committee and is officially running in the 2020 election for U.S. House of Representatives representing Florida's District 22, setting up a...


6 october 2019

13:30
PIPSC President Debi Daviau will be speaking to union members outside Place du Portage on Monday morning about the importance of electing a government that closes tax loopholes to pay for climate action. This is part of PIPSC's ongoing campaign...


4 october 2019

13:11
Elections Canada is opening Vote on Campus offices on 119 university and college campuses across Canada. Electors can visit any of these offices to register and vote in the federal election between Saturday, October 5 and Wednesday, October 9. See...

10:30
PIPSC President Debi Daviau will be speaking to union members outside Place du Portage on Monday morning about the importance of electing a government that closes tax loopholes to pay for climate action. This is part of PIPSC's ongoing campaign...


3 october 2019

18:13
Candidate nominations for the 2019 federal election closed at 2:00 p.m. (local time) on Monday, September 30. There are 2,146 candidates running in the election, across Canada's 338 electoral districts. See the complete list of candidates for the...

09:00
A just-released public service announcement draws attention to the plight of the homeless, as Canada and the USA both approach elections. It's available free of charge to support any organization that serves the homeless. The call to action can be...


2 october 2019

08:00
Frank Acosta, Sr. of Northville Michigan officially announced his campaign for the US House of Representatives in Michigan's 11th Congressional District as a Republican. Frank is an entrepreneur from the Information and Communications Technology...


30 september 2019

11:23
Elections Canada is mailing a personalized voter information card to each registered elector. The card tells electors when and where to vote and has information about the accessibility of their polling station. Electors who do not receive a card by...

07:00
The findings from the latest Ipsos poll are not surprising, yet they serve as an important reminder to all federal candidates: time to elaborate on what you will do to improve health care in Canada about what you will do to improve our health care...


28 september 2019

07:00
In light of the upcoming elections for the Plateau-Mont-Royal mayoralty and the Canadian parliament, Plateau residents and community groups are joining forces to host A nous le Plateau!, a citizens assembly open to the public, which will take place...


27 september 2019

15:38
Law Professor Williams, who founded and chairs Law Professors for Trump, issued the following press statement regarding the evolving anti-Trump House impeachment frenzy. [Williams is a 2020 Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate against Virginia...

11:39
In light of the upcoming elections for the Plateau-Mont-Royal mayoralty and the Canadian parliament, Plateau residents and community groups are joining forces to host A nous le Plateau!, a citizens assembly open to the public, which will take place...

10:43
The federal election debates scheduled for Monday, October 7 (English-language) and Thursday, October 10 (French-language) will be available to Canadians on an unprecedented scale: on 11 television stations, three radio networks, more than 20 social...


26 september 2019

08:32
In 2008, Barack Obama won 26% of the evangelical vote; in 2012, he won 21%. Hillary Clinton won 16%. If she had simply replicated Obama's performance among evangelicals, she would likely be President. In his new book, Do We Have a Center? 2016, 2020...


25 september 2019

09:00
Today SiriusXM announced that comedian and former United States Senator Al Franken will launch his own weekly radio show on SiriusXM Progress channel 127. Starting September 28, the one-hour program will premiere every Saturday at 10:00 a.m. ET, with...


24 september 2019

09:29
The Chief Electoral Officer of Ontario has received a notice of vacancy in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the electoral district of Orléans. Under the Legislative Assembly Act, a by-election must be called within...


23 september 2019

17:14
With nearly 3,500 ballots now counted for the 'Great Society Primary' at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on Broadway, theatergoers of The Great Society have broadened the lead for Senator Elizabeth Warren as the Democratic presidential candidate with 37%...

09:05
The Canadian Debates Production Partnership's federal leaders' debates will take place on Monday October 7 (English debate) and Thursday October 10 (French debate), both at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Québec. Leaders of the following...

07:15
Presidential candidate Ben Gleib joined the Democracy 911 protest Saturday at the U.S. Capitol to demand Congress and other presidential candidates take action against corruption from lobbyist money, secure our elections, and protect our right to...


20 september 2019

07:30
The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, invites members of the media to a photo opportunity of the signing of the writs of the 43rd general election.   Date: Friday, September 20, 2019 Time: 1:00 p.m. Location: Elections Canada 30...


19 september 2019

16:07
The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, invites members of the media to a photo opportunity of the signing of the writs of the 43rd general election.   Date: Friday, September 20, 2019 Time: 1:00 p.m. Location: Elections Canada 30...

10:00
Prytany, a new nonpartisan political fundraising and issue networking platform, today announced its highly secure interface feature with the Social Security Administration to ensure transparency and protect users....


18 september 2019

13:57
For the federal election now underway, electors can choose the voting option that best suits their schedule. They can vote: on election day on Monday, October 21, 2019; at one of the advance polls, open from 9:00 a.m. ? 9:00 p.m. (local time) on...

10:39
A just-released report from the Swing Voter Project?a partnership between Engagious and Focus Pointe Global (FPG)?has concluded that the biggest factor that will influence how swing voters cast their ballots on Election Day 2020 is the state of the...

09:07
A group of Canadian researchers led by Professor Jean-François Savard of ENAP has launched a tool to track the attention given to Indigenous issues on Twitter by candidates in the 2019 federal election. The easy-to-use, interactive tool analyzes when...

09:00
Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) is joining forces with Artificial Intelligence (AI) pioneer Advanced Symbolics Inc. (ASI) to conduct in-depth analysis in 28 key federal ridings in a series called Ridings to Watch.  The political strategists and...

08:09
"Christine Saulnier doesn't just talk the talk. She walks the walk and we are proud to endorse her as the candidate for Halifax in the upcoming federal election," says CUPE Nova Scotia President Nan McFadgen. CUPE...