Le Lézard

Communiqués de presse par sujet : Plaidoyer (politique)

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26 décembre 2018

08:00
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it will ban a device that delivers painful electrical shocks to the skin to "modify" behavior in disabled students at the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center (JRC) in Massachusetts. In a publication...

08:00
La 69e législature du Parlement jeunesse du Québec (PJQ) accueille jusqu'au 30 décembre une centaine de jeunes parlementaires et journalistes à l'Assemblée nationale. Venant des quatre coins du Québec, les participantes et participants, âgés de 18 à...


24 décembre 2018

07:45
C'est à minuit que se termine officiellement la 18e collecte de La guignolée des médias.  La dernière compilation réalisée (incluant les dons en ligne, par texto et par téléphone), dévoile un grand total de 2 977 485 $ (nouveau chiffre à jour)....


22 décembre 2018

15:55
A broad coalition of local government organizations applaud Congress for passage of the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (H.R. 7279), a much-needed update to the Clean Water Act (CWA). Cities, counties and public utilities are on the front lines...


21 décembre 2018

21:41
With a partial shutdown of the federal government apparently taking effect at midnight, Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby issued the following statement: This is absurd. Government shutdowns have become "regular order." Apparently,...

20:06
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters calls on Congress and the President to end the current budget impasse that could result in the partial closure of the federal government. The Teamsters Union represents...

18:44
The 36+ hour drone-caused shutdown of Gatwick Airport has affected over 120,000 travelers, with costs expected to run into the millions of dollars.  Gatwick Airport alone is estimated to have lost over $570,000 (£450,000) in revenue.  In fact, Drones...

18:21
AARP Ohio commends Representative Sarah LaTourette for sponsorship and the Ohio General Assembly and Governor John Kasich for passage of House Bill 286, legislation that will improve the quality of life of patients and their family caregivers through...

15:59
Krupa Global Investments ("KGI"), one of the largest shareholders in Kraft Heinz, has announced that it will continue its campaign for an $80/share buyout throughout the holidays in an effort to convince Warren Buffett to make investors whole on...

14:50
The holiday season is filled with distinct sights and sounds, imprinted in our memories and reinforced year after year. Neighbourhoods aglow with twinkling lights, trees adorned with beautiful decorations, the energetic...

14:04
Below is a statement by United States Conference of Mayors President Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on President Trump signing the First Step Act: "America's mayors are thankful for these long needed federal criminal justice reforms and for the...

13:56
L'organisation des soins dans les zones rurales de l'Outaouais est à développer. Récemment Mme Chantal Lamarche, préfète de la MRC de la Vallée-de-la-Gatineau dénonçait les problèmes qui affligent la population, soit un manque de garde de chirurgie,...

13:00
Pan American Silver Corp.  ("Pan American") is pleased to report that, in respect of the upcoming special meeting of Pan American's shareholders, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS") and Glass Lewis & Co. ("Glass Lewis") have each...

11:52
Le Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal (CCSMTL), en collaboration avec la Ville de Montréal et ses partenaires La Mission Old Brewery et son Pavillon Patricia Mackenzie, la Maison du Père,...

11:43
The new farm bill, signed into law December 20 by President Trump, will serve the public by investing in a strong food safety net, nutrition education programs that promote healthy people, and a robust food system and strengthened economy, according...

10:38
On behalf of its members, the Canadian Association for Long-Term Care (CALTC) is urging all Members of Parliament across the country to help tackle social isolation among seniors.  This first-of-a-kind initiative for CALTC aims to raise awareness...

10:34
Governments in Ontario and Toronto should do more to help those experiencing homelessness and struggling with addiction if others are to avoid the tragic circumstances that led to the death of Brad Chapman, a coroner's jury recommended Thursday. In...

10:00
The 2019 March for Life Chicago will draw large crowds (currently estimated to be 6,000 +) of pro-life advocates from across Illinois and the Midwest to celebrate the uniqueness of each human life at conception, as reaffirmed by science. On Sunday,...

10:00
Until this week, Ontario's most violent correctional institutions had a full-time local union health and safety co-chair. But from now on, Toronto South Detention Centre and the Central East Detention Centre in Lindsay will have to get by without...

09:30
A group of nonprofit and for-profit organizations lauded the passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (the Farm Bill) after advocating for legislation to better protect domestic violence survivors by establishing the critical importance of...

09:18
Navy veteran Jamie Fox recently issued an urgent plea for signees to a new petition she created to force the VA to initiate and complete a formal investigation based on a series of events that took place at Fox's home in 2018. Within the petition...

09:00
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is launching a public awareness campaign to remind Ontarians of the highly skilled care the province's Registered Nurses (RNs) will provide over the holidays. 'The Gift' is a...

08:15
The Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization working to save the places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America, today welcomed a complaint filed by the U.S. Department of Justice against promotors...

07:55
Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has written a new post this week that details biblical writings concerning current events in this generation. Yisrayl says the biblical Prophets of old spoke great words...

06:00
As experts raise alarm bells about the accelerating growth of the cannabis criminal market, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is renewing his call for municipalities to opt out of Premier Doug Ford's reckless privatized cannabis scheme. "It's...


20 décembre 2018

22:30
Following is a statement from Steven Saxton, founder and CEO of Green Gorillatm, a leading manufacturer and brand of cannabidiol (CBD) products, regarding the signing of the Farm Bill into law: "The signing of the Farm Bill into law represents an...

20:35
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after the House of Representatives gave approval to the Retirement, Savings, And Other Tax Relief Act of 2018 (H.R. 88) along party lines:...

20:32
Les Canadiens sont inspirés par mille et une idées : les entrepreneurs et les ingénieurs de partout au pays débordent d'ingéniosité, prêts à trouver des solutions à nos défis pressants et à les mettre sur le marché. Les changements climatiques...

20:24
Canadians are full of good ideas?entrepreneurs and engineers across the country are brimming with ingenuity, ready to find solutions to our pressing challenges and bring them to market. Climate change is our biggest challenge and one of our biggest...

20:00
Today the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) provided additional comments related to the International Trade Commission's (ITC) evaluation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). In the comments, the APAA noted that...

19:15
Les changements climatiques sont réels. Qu'ils s'agissent de feux de forêt dans l'Ouest ou d'inondations dans l'Est, en passant par la fumée qui rend l'air insalubre et les vagues de chaleur qui mettent en péril la vie des jeunes et des aînés, les...

19:15
Climate change is real. People are living the costs of climate change first hand, from wildfires in the west to floods in the east, smoke that makes the air unsafe to breathe and heatwaves that endanger the young and the elderly. Last week, the world...

18:37
Unifor is disappointed with the referendum results but says it is hard to ignore that four in ten British Columbians wanted a fairer system of voting. "Unifor members rose to the occasion, and despite falling short, we're proud of our role in the...

17:54
Aimia Inc. (« Aimia ») a annoncé aujourd'hui qu'Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), important fournisseur de solutions en matière d'investissement responsable et de gouvernance d'entreprise, a recommandé aux actionnaires d'Aimia Inc. de voter...

17:53
Aimia Inc. ("Aimia") today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions, has recommended that shareholders of Aimia Inc. vote FOR the Transaction Resolution...

17:45
Présents lors de la célébration entourant l'entrée en service du tout premier avion de la série Global 7500, les dirigeants du syndicat Unifor qui représente les salariés affectés aux Global ont souligné le travail et l'expertise de leurs membres....

17:19
Today, President Donald Trump indicated that he would veto a short-term deal to fund the federal government unless the bill adequately addresses border security. Congress and the president have already funded agencies like the Department of Defense...

16:57
Dr. Bronner's, family owned maker of the top-selling natural brand of soap in North America, is celebrating the federal legalization of hemp farming in the U.S., after nearly two decades of the company's advocacy and leadership on the issue. The 2018...

16:45
The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) applauds the enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill and lauds its commitment to crop insurance as a key risk management tool for the nation's farmers and ranchers. President Trump signed the...

16:21
Phivida Holdings Inc. ("Phivida"), is pleased to see the decision by the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill, which explicitly removes hemp from the purview of the Controlled Substances Act, and facilitates the commercial cultivation and production of...

16:08
Dixie Brands Inc. (Dixie or the Company) , one of the cannabis industry's leading consumer packaged goods companies, announced its support of the signing of the 2018 Farm Bill which legalizes the cultivation and use of industrial hemp. Approved and...

15:55
C'est avec fierté que le RJCCQ - Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec (RJCCQ) dévoile les destinations de ses missions commerciales à l'attention d'entrepreneurs issus de la diversité pour l'hiver 2019 : Shawinigan, Granby,...

15:51
Suite au blitz de négociations avec le Syndicat des professionnelles et professionnels municipaux de Montréal (SPPMM), la Ville de Montréal a déposé une offre globale et finale le 17 décembre 2018. Cette offre fait suite à près de cinq années de...

15:35
Facebook's latest revealed privacy invasion could have been thwarted if the landmark California Consumer Privacy Act were in effect and the strong state law must not be preempted by weak federal privacy laws, Consumer Watchdog said today. For years,...

15:29
Le Syndicat canadien de la fonction publique affirme qu'en bafouant le droit à la négociation collective de ses membres chez Hydro Ontario, le gouvernement Ford établit un précédent dangereux et inacceptable. Aujourd'hui, Queen's Park a adopté une...

15:01
There could be an unfair labor practices strike of nearly 450 EMTs and paramedics who work for private equity giant KKR's [NYSE: KKR] American Medical Response (AMR) and who provide emergency medical services to the greater Seattle area tomorrow,...

14:06
L'honorable Lawrence MacAulay, ministre de l'Agriculture et de l'Agroalimentaire du Canada, a fait aujourd'hui la déclaration suivante pour appuyer la proclamation par les Nations Unies de l'Année internationale de la protection des végétaux en 2020....

14:05
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, today issued the following statement in support of the United Nations' proclamation of the International Year of Plant Health in 2020. "The federal government recognizes...

14:03
Nouvelles de la rencontre entre le syndicat et General Motors (GM) à son siège social de Detroit.  Unifor dévoile aussi aujourd'hui une stratégie publicitaire d'envergure. Le blitz publicitaire vise les auditoires canadiens et américains par le biais...

13:44
News from meeting between the union and General Motors (GM) at its Detroit headquarters. Unifor also unveiled a major advertising strategy today. The advertising blitz targets both Canadian and American audiences with television, radio, print,...

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