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26 november 2022

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Holodomor Memorial Day: "Today, we remember the millions of innocent people in Ukraine who suffered and died at the hands of Joseph Stalin's totalitarian Soviet regime during...


25 november 2022

13:52
Recognizing the alarming rise in reports of pharmacy robberies across Ontario, the Ontario College of Pharmacists' Board of Directors will be discussing the use of mandatory time-delayed safes in all community pharmacies at its December 12 meeting....

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Today, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) congratulates the Honourable Minister Carla Qualtrough (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion) and the Government of Canada for announcing an implementation date for the...

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North America has been a hub for the production of locally sourced sustainable and natural materials for hundreds of years. Natural fibers are renewable resources that come from many sources, including animals and plants. Common natural fibers...


24 november 2022

17:15
While the Japanese Primer Minister has described the measure as "totally safe and unavoidable", member countries of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (ORA), official institutions, non-governmental organizations, environmental associations such as...

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From November 18 to 24, 2022, we recognized the annual World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW). This year's campaign called for cross-sectoral collaboration to preserve the efficacy of these important medications and to strengthen preventive...

08:11
Recently approved amendments on Bill C-7 requires physicians to inform patients about all available options that may assist the patients before approving Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) for these patients. However, the bill has a flaw; it does not...

02:00
COP27 climate conference wrapped up at Sharm El-Sheikh with a murky climate reparations deal on the books but hopes of a global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty fell apart in the face of grim energy reality, says Friends of Science Society....


23 november 2022

16:51
Today, the Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the release of $83 million dollars in unobligated Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) grants to 169 operators with pending applications....

15:00
The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) calls on the Government of Saskatchewan, and the province's minister of justice and attorney general, to withdraw its unnecessary application for a sweeping publication ban that would prevent journalists...

12:00
Premier Doug Ford's and his health minister's failing plan to stabilize the province's crashing healthcare system is prompting five of Ontario's largest healthcare unions to band together and issue an SOS appeal for the PCs to act immediately and not...

08:11
November 2022 marked the 100th anniversary of a truly Canadian innovation: the discovery of insulin. This life-saving hormone can help control blood sugar and prevent the disastrous consequences that set in when blood sugar remains elevated for...

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Moms, Grandmoms, and Caregivers for Kids is sending an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and our nation's Premiers, which reads as follows: Dear Prime Minister and Premiers, As mothers, grandmothers, and leaders across this country, we are...

06:00
This morning at 10 a.m., 200 nurses and other healthcare workers will join their SEIU Healthcare union sisters and brothers from Kerry's Place Autism Services, who were locked out over the employer's refusal to bargain a collective agreement that...


22 november 2022

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The Teamsters told the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) yesterday that it must end employer surveillance practices used against workers, especially by predatory companies like Amazon....

16:03
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters President and CEO Dennis Darby called on the Ontario government today to reduce red tape by $700 million over the next four years to help secure long-term investment as the province moves to create an Advanced...

14:58
In defending the interest of the Brazilian State, two class entities filed a lawsuit against Boeing: the Brazilian Association of Defense and Security Material Industries (ABIMDE) and the Association of Aerospace Industries of Brazil (AIAB). They are...

14:20
Animal rights extremists continue to terrorize rural farmers, having released close to 40,000 mink in Van Wert County, Ohio this past week. Those responsible have vandalized mink barns and destroyed farmers' property, leaving a community on edge and...

13:00
Innovative Medicines Canada (IMC) is once again disappointed by the inaccurate and misleading information on the value of innovative medicines in the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board's (PMPRB) 2021 Annual Report. Given the PMPRB's ongoing lack...

12:43
On November 21, Environmental Law and Policy Center, Iowa Environmental Council, and Sierra Club filed joint testimony in MidAmerican's Wind PRIME docket before the Iowa Utilities Board. MidAmerican's Wind PRIME project, which would add 2,042 MW of...

10:32
A new study from the Canadian Women's Foundation reveals that 55 per cent of people in Canada do not fully understand consent when it comes to sexual activity....

09:56
Nurses cite the closure of the Pediatric Unit, the periodic closure of CT Scanning Service and the lack of staff in other departments as cause for excessive ED wait times, delays in care and the unwarranted transfer of patient to other facilities at...

07:00
A new Buckeye Institute report recommends sweeping K-12 policy reforms in response to COVID-19 academic disruptions and what the report asserts to be declining confidence in public schools. However, a review of the report criticizes the analysis and...


21 november 2022

23:25
Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics is seeking FDA approval of its mesenchymal stem cell therapy called NurOwn for the treatment of ALS. In response to the FDA's Refusal to File letter, and as people who participated in the...

18:37
Future Motion, the California based small business that proudly designs and assembles Onewheel electric skateboards in the USA, announced that the Onewheel rider community has written more than 4,000 letters to the CPSC, delivering them today to the...

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The Ninth Circuit has ruled that Election Integrity Project®California (EIPCa) and recent and future congressional candidates have standing to challenge the Constitutionality of California's election laws, regulations, policies and procedures that...

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Statement from: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Physician Associates, American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Physicians, American College of Obstetricians...

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New data from a National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI ) nationwide survey shows that 82% of Americans believe the U.S. healthcare system puts profits ahead of people, and 72% believe healthcare groups are not doing a good...

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China last week sent out a loud message in favor of global development and global governance at the 17th G20 Summit and the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting. While addressing multilateral meetings and talking...

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China last week sent out a loud message in favor of global development and global governance at the 17th G20 Summit and the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting. While addressing multilateral meetings and talking...

12:00
"We suffer climate change the most but...

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In the last 20 years, the word start-up has been synonymous with funding, especially within the tech space. This surge of funding has given rise to enterprises now referred to as "Unicorns" (having a minimum valuation of $1bn) and "Decagons" (having...

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In her retirement years, author Pat Palmer became increasingly concerned about the progression of global warming and the Green New Deal. In her new book "What to Do about CO2: And All Those Other Ghastly Gases," Palmer shares her perspective on how...


20 november 2022

06:00
On World Children's Day, we must remember what it means to be a child born with a right to reach the human potential. Nothing is more precious, more priceless, than a child growing towards that potential. And nothing is more despicable than to ignore...


18 november 2022

18:56
At a press conference, Eyvin Hernandez' father implored President Biden to secure his son's release and begged President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela to give his son liberty. Mr. Pedro Martinez asked both presidents, as fathers, to use their...

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The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 793 ("Local 793") is deeply disappointed with Federal Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal's decision to reject Baffinland Iron Mines' Phase 2 expansion proposal and his clear failure to recognize...

11:26
Movies Plus revealed that after trying to advertise their first Original Series, "Q Sent Me", their company accounts on multiple major social media platforms have been banned from advertising ever again. The move comes as a surprise to the freedom...

10:56
The Teamsters are demanding congressional leaders take up bipartisan antitrust legislation during the current lame duck session of Congress. Approving such a bill would crack down on the anti-competitive actions of Amazon and other wealthy...

08:53
Future Motion, the California based small business that proudly designs and assembles Onewheel electric skateboards in the USA, today thanked the large and growing Onewheel rider community for its loud and energetic public support in response to the...

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17 november 2022

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ID.me is a digital identity network that has dramatically expanded access to government services for disadvantaged Americans. Since it was founded, ID.me has pioneered alternative pathways for millions of people to verify their identity online,...

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White women are organizing around concerns about what their children are being taught and exercising their political and social power to influence elections and education politics. But this is not new.  Jane Crow: Then and Now explores how white...

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Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Representative Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) introduced the Communications, Video, and Technology Accessibility Act in both the United States Senate and the House of Representatives....

14:33
As a ban on permit approvals for oil drilling near vulnerable communities looms on January 1, oil drillers seeking to overturn the ban have received 86 permits for drilling closer to communities than the ban allows ahead of the deadline, according to...

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Yesterday, a coalition of more than 180 civil rights groups and NGOs from the US, Canada, Australia, UK, Latin America, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and more, called on Twitter and its new owner and CEO, Elon Musk, to adopt the...

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In April 2022, the Minister of Energy announced that the government would be bringing together an Electrification and Energy Transition Panel. Today, the province announced its appointments to the panel. Elexicon Energy applauds this selection of...

12:00
Congress has a moral responsibility to stop clinical labor cuts By Dr. Dean Preddie More and more chronically ill Americans will be cut off from the local health care...

11:51
Inflation, heightened geopolitical tensions, and the once-in-a-century pandemic have all contributed to the lowered forecasts for the Asia-Pacific region. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut its growth forecasts for the region to 4 percent this...

11:15
Parler, the leading viewpoint-neutral, free expression social media platform, today welcomes controversial social community, Died Suddenly News. Founded by AI Programmer Tiago Henriques, Died Suddenly News discusses Covid-19 vaccines and their...

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To mark this week's 60th anniversary of the election of the Jean Lesage government in 1962, the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) published a short work of economic history looking at the national myth surrounding Hydro-Québec in this province. "The...

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