Advocacy Group Opinion This category contains the most recent releases and statements from a huge range of advocacy and lobby groups and coalitions. Find responses to political and policy decisions, calls for investigations and action, and announcements of new partnerships, protests, legal actions, fundraising events, educational efforts and awareness campaigns. This section also contains results and reports from studies, opinion polls, and surveys.

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09:38 ET Hempco Supports Health Canada's Proposed New Food Guide

TSX-V: HEMP VANCOUVER, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Hempco Food and Fiber Inc. (the 'Company" or "Hempco") (TSX-V: HEMP) is encouraged by Health Canada's...


Jan 16, 2019, 18:36 ET National Shipbuilding Strategy - $100 billion boondoggle

LÉVIS, QC, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - New video explains the severity of the $100 billion boondoggle and how to fix it. The Shipbuilding Boondoggle ...


Jan 16, 2019, 16:00 ET Patented Medicine Prices Review Board issues a Notice of Hearing for allegations of excessive pricing of Procysbi

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board will hold a public hearing in the matter of the price of the patented...


Jan 16, 2019, 12:36 ET Statement by the President of the QESBA

DORVAL, QC, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The President of the Quebec English School Boards Association, Dan Lamoureux issued the following statement...


Jan 16, 2019, 11:56 ET New poll shows growing support for GM boycott

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - A growing number of Canadian consumers support an outright boycott of General Motors (GM) vehicles if the automaker...


Jan 16, 2019, 10:50 ET CUPW to Canada Post, Government: "This is Far from Over"

Arbitration begins today for new collective agreements OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The arbitration process imposed by the Trudeau government's back ...


Jan 16, 2019, 10:39 ET BMO Financial Group Named to Bloomberg's Gender-Equality Index for Fourth Year in a Row

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced that it has been included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the...


Jan 16, 2019, 09:17 ET Chemistry sector commits to combatting plastic waste with US$1B investment

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Demonstrating strong leadership in the face of an urgent issue, the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC)...


Jan 16, 2019, 09:00 ET Gearing up for change: The upcoming disruptive technologies will have a significant impact on Canada's automotive aftermarket

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Connected, autonomous, shared, and electric (CASE) vehicles are poised to change the way people and goods are...


Jan 16, 2019, 08:15 ET CTV YOUR MORNING Host Anne-Marie Mediwake Elevates Canada's Conversation About Mental Health with IN THEIR OWN WORDS: A BELL LET'S TALK DAY SPECIAL, January 30 on CTV

– In the primetime special, host Anne-Marie Mediwake speaks with several Canadians, including Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock, about...


Jan 16, 2019, 06:02 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Rally by Federal Public Service Workers: Some Respect, Mr. Trudeau!/

MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Public Service Alliance of Canada, Quebec Region, is holding a rally at noon on Wednesday, in front of the ...


Jan 16, 2019, 05:00 ET Dark clouds bring rougher seas in 2019: Don't let the risks paralyze you

Key findings: Riskier waters ahead: U.S. protectionism and international retaliation; a possible disorderly U.K. exit from the European Union;...


Jan 15, 2019, 17:20 ET A new crackdown of LGBTQI individuals in Chechnya

At least 40 people have been detained and two have died as a result of their injuries TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Rainbow Railroad is horrified to ...


Jan 15, 2019, 16:28 ET Workers protest as Unifor continues fight to #SaveOshawaGM

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - As auto parts supply workers staged a walk-out to protest General Motors' (GM) plan to close the Oshawa Assembly...


Jan 15, 2019, 14:56 ET Disappointment that Staff to Client Ratio and Working Conditions not Part of Panel's Recommendations

CUPE's response to Nova Scotia Expert Advisory Panel to Recommend Improvements in Long-Term Care Report HALIFAX, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Expert...


Jan 15, 2019, 13:15 ET Bell Let's Talk and Manitoba government enable expanded mental health services for young people throughout the province

Joint $1 million gift to the Strongest Families Institute WINNIPEG, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell Let's Talk and the Manitoba government today...


Jan 15, 2019, 12:56 ET Expert Panel on Long-Term Care recommendations highlight need for increased funding

HALIFAX, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Recommendations from the Nova Scotia Expert Panel on Long-Term Care highlight the need for a serious investment in the ...


Jan 15, 2019, 12:18 ET Media Advisory - Rally by Federal Public Service Workers: Some Respect, Mr. Trudeau!

MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Public Service Alliance of Canada, Quebec Region, is holding a rally at noon on Wednesday, in front of the ...


Jan 15, 2019, 11:30 ET Media advisory - New Legal Actions against Airport Nuisance: A New Step Taken by Les Pollués de Montréal-Trudeau

MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Aéroports de Montréal, NAV Canada and Transport Canada are affected by these new actions in relation with...


Jan 15, 2019, 11:22 ET CJF J-Talk explores what drives innovation in media

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - As powerful new tech tools alter the way we connect and communicate, the Canadian Journalism Foundation's (CJF)...


Jan 15, 2019, 11:01 ET Keep Safeguards in Place to Protect Canada's Steel Industry

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Ken Neumann, National Director of the United Steelworkers union (USW) said today that, with no sign of U.S. steel...


Jan 14, 2019, 13:00 ET The Path to Ending Hallway Medicine: OHA to Present 2019 Pre-Budget Submission to Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - On Tuesday January 15, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) will offer recommendations to the Standing Committee on...


Jan 14, 2019, 12:38 ET Deliver More Care at Home to Help End Hallway Medicine, Deliver Real Results for Patients: Home Care Ontario

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Ontario's home care system is a critical part of ending the hallway medicine facing our hospitals but it must be...


Jan 14, 2019, 12:35 ET First Nations Priorities Must Be Canada's Priorities - AFN National Chief Responds to Federal Cabinet Shuffle

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded to today's federal cabinet shuffle stating...


Jan 14, 2019, 12:30 ET Minister Duclos announces call for applicants for Canada's Volunteer Awards' National Advisory Committee

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Through Canada's Volunteer Awards (CVA), the Government of Canada aims to inspire Canadians from all walks of...