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Flash Content Could Cause Seizures

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:50:54 EST

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - November 21, 2017) - According to the Epilepsy Foundation, 1 in every 26 Americans will suffer from a form of epilepsy at some point in their life. Given the prevalence of the disorder, it is imperative that businesses and organizations follow web accessibility guidelines by considering the needs of epileptic clients and those prone to seizures.

One of the biggest hazards for those with epilepsy is the susceptibility to some types of seizures triggered by flash-based media. Although such media is commonly used across the Internet, it effectively renders sites unsafe for epileptic users.




La Societe royale du Canada annonce les resultats de l'election presidentielle 2017 du college de nouveaux chercheurs

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 EST

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - 21 nov. 2017) - Le Collège de nouveaux chercheurs et créateurs en art et en science est heureux d'annoncer l'élection de sa Présidente, Joanna Quinn, de la Western University. « C'est un honneur d'offrir mes services en tant que Présidente du Collège. Je me réjouis de travailler avec la nouvelle génération émergente de chercheurs canadiens. Nous rassemblerons les membres du Collège d'une manière utile et innovante afin de démontrer la profondeur et l'étendue de nos recherches collectives. », a déclaré la Présidente-élue Joanna Quinn.




The Royal Society of Canada Announces Results from 2017 College of New Scholars Presidential Election

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 EST

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 21, 2017) - The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada is pleased to announce Joanna Quinn, of Western University, as President-Elect. "It's an honour to be asked to serve as President of The College. I look forward to working with Canada's emerging intellectual leaders to connect College members in useful and innovative ways that showcase the depth and breadth of our collective research.", said President-Elect Joanna Quinn.




Paul Napoli Appointed to Leadership Role in Colorado Water Contamination Litigation

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:30:00 EST

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - November 21, 2017) - Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is proud to announce that Paul J. Napoli was named Liaison Counsel in the Colorado PFOA / PFOS Toxic Tort Litigation (Bell, et al. v. The 3M Company, et al., No. 1:16-cv-02351-RBJ) by the Honorable Judge R. Brooke Jackson of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.

Mr. Napoli was selected for this role as he has extensive experience litigating complex environmental litigations and has served as Liaison Counsel on numerous toxic tort, class-action cases.




REMINDER - OFL to welcome Jagmeet Singh at Biennial Convention

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 21, 2017) - Newly elected federal New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh will address delegates at the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) 14th Biennial Convention, November 20-24.




11 Days to Hemp University's Hemp Money Event: Economics, Lessons & Planning for 2018

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

SPRING HOPE, NC--(Marketwired - Nov 21, 2017) - Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with the largest multi-purpose industrial hemp processing facility in the western hemisphere, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Hemp University, LLC will hold its most vital and anticipated educational symposium of the year... Hemp Money Event: Economics, Lessons & Planning for 2018. The symposium will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 8:30am to 5:00pm EST at the Shrine Club (320 Airport Rd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804). Attendees will learn the economics of growing industrial hemp for fiber, seeds, and CBD; learn from mastery POD growers about their experiences and lessons learned; and, learn how to prepare for the 2018 industrial hemp growing season with a well-defined blueprint for success.




OFL to hold rally for fairness, unity and justice for all workers

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 21, 2017) - The Ontario Federation of Labour will lead a rally to stop hate, build unity and fight for decent work, on November 22, in Toronto.




OFL to welcome Stephen Lewis at Biennial Convention

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 21, 2017) - Companion of the Order of Canada, long-time labour mediator, and celebrated humanitarian Stephen Lewis will speak at the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) 14th Biennial Convention, November 20-24. The OFL is celebrating 60 years under the banner "Power ON."




Media Advisory: OFL to welcome Farrah Khan at Biennial Convention

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 21, 2017) - The OFL Convention will hear from nationally recognized advocate and educator on violence against women, Farrah Khan on November 21 at 2:30 p.m., when she addresses delegates at the Ontario Federation of Labour's (OFL) "Power ON" 14th Biennial Convention, November 20-24.




Fin de l'isolement cellulaire à l'Etablissement de Donnacona

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:14:53 EST

DONNACONA, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - 20 nov. 2017) - Service correctionnel Canada




End of lockdown at Donnacona Institution

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:13:28 EST

DONNACONA, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 2017) - Correctional Service Canada




AV1 Group Announces Purchase Order from an Additional California Prison

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

LA JOLLA, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 20, 2017) -  AV1 Group, Inc. (OTC PINK: AVOP), a publicly traded investment and holding company, today announces that the Company's minority-owned subsidiary, Intelligent Lighting Solutions, Inc., by virtue of its certification as a "Small Business Owned" company in the State of California, has successfully landed an additional order for cutting-edge lighting fixtures at a State of California Prison. These custom lighting solutions will serve to illuminate and protect the facility's perimeters.




CORRECTION - OFL to welcome Jagmeet Singh at Biennial Convention

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:29:34 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 2017) - The press release that follows is re-issued to correct the title of New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh. Complete corrected text as follows:




Media Advisory: OFL to welcome Farrah Khan at Biennial Convention

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 2017) - The OFL Convention will hear from nationally recognized advocate and educator on violence against women, Farrah Khan on November 21 at 2:30 p.m., when she addresses delegates at the Ontario Federation of Labour's (OFL) "Power ON" 14th Biennial Convention, November 20-24.




OFL to welcome Stephen Lewis at Biennial Convention

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 2017) - Companion of the Order of Canada, long-time labour mediator, and celebrated humanitarian Stephen Lewis will speak at the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) 14th Biennial Convention, November 20-24. The OFL is celebrating 60 years under the banner "Power ON."




Media Advisory: OFL to welcome Provincial NDP leader at Biennial Convention

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 2017) - Ontario New Democratic Party Leader, MPP Andrea Horwath will speak to delegates at the Ontario Federation of Labour 60th Anniversary Convention. Delegates at the 14th Biennial convention are gathering under the banner "Power ON."




OFL's 60th Anniversary Convention speakers to take on issues of today and tomorrow

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 2017) - For the last two years the labour movement has taken a lead role in ensuring that the historic review of Ontario's employment and labour laws does what is right for workers. This week, delegates are coming together under the theme "Power ON" to celebrate our wins and set the path of Ontario's labour movement for the years to come.




President of Canadian Labour Congress to address Ontario Federation of Labour Delegates

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 2017) - Hassan Yussuff, President of the Canadian Labour Congress will address the delegates of the Ontario Federation of Labour at the 60th anniversary convention in Toronto. Delegates at the 14th Biennial convention are gathering under the banner "Power ON."




OFL to hold rally for fairness, unity and justice for all workers

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 2017) - The Ontario Federation of Labour will lead a rally to stop hate, build unity and fight for decent work, on November 22, in Toronto.




OFL's 60th Anniversary Convention speakers to take on issues of today and tomorrow

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 18, 2017) - For the last two years the labour movement has taken a lead role in ensuring that the historic review of Ontario's employment and labour laws does what is right for workers. This week, delegates are coming together under the theme "Power ON" to celebrate our wins and set the path of Ontario's labour movement for the years to come.




Back-to-work legislation is a violation of constitutional rights, says OFL

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:01:44 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - The Premier's decision to table back-to-work legislation for striking OPSEU contract faculty undermines the constitutional right of all Ontarians. The right to strike is protected under the Charter.




Stellar Solutions, Inc lauréate du prix Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:30:32 EST

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - 17 novembre 2017) - Aujourd'hui, le ministre américain du commerce a nommé Stellar Solutions lauréate du prix Malco Baldrige National Quality Award, l'une des plus hautes distinctions du pays qui récompense l'excellence de la performance et la durabilité. Stellar Solutions est une petite entreprise gérée par une femme qui fournit des services dans le domaine de l'ingénierie aéronautique, avec pour objectif de satisfaire les besoins exigeants des clients tout en proposant des postes de rêve. Fondée en 1995 par Celeste Ford, Stellar Solutions fournit des solutions innovantes et une grande valeur ajoutée pour ses clients (gouvernementaux, commerciaux, nationaux et internationaux) depuis plus de 20 ans. Recevoir le Baldrige Award est un honneur incroyable qui récompense la durabilité de Stellar quant à son leadership visionnaire, son organisation structurée et ses efforts continus en termes de développement et d'innovation.




OFL's 60th Anniversary Convention speakers to take on issues of today and tomorrow

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - For the last two years the labour movement has taken a lead role in ensuring that the historic review of Ontario's employment and labour laws does what is right for workers. This week, delegates are coming together under the theme "Power ON" to celebrate our wins and set the path of Ontario's labour movement for the years to come.




Prominent Trial Lawyer Bruce Klores Joins Stein Mitchell

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:18:10 EST

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2017) - Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP (Stein Mitchell), a top-tier, Washington D.C.-based litigation law firm, announced today that renowned D.C. trial lawyer Bruce J. Klores has joined the firm as Of Counsel. A 30-year advocate for justice, Klores has won hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. As Of Counsel, he will work with the firm's Medical Malpractice & Serious Personal Injury, Healthcare Fraud, Professional Responsibility and Business Litigation attorneys.




Media Advisory: OFL to welcome Farrah Khan at Biennial Convention

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - The OFL Convention will hear from nationally recognized advocate and educator on violence against women, Farrah Khan on November 21 at 2:30 p.m., when she addresses delegates at the Ontario Federation of Labour's (OFL) "Power ON" 14th Biennial Convention, November 20-24.




OFL to welcome Stephen Lewis at Biennial Convention

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - Companion of the Order of Canada, long-time labour mediator, and celebrated humanitarian Stephen Lewis will speak at the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) 14th Biennial Convention, November 20-24. The OFL is celebrating 60 years under the banner "Power ON."




OFL to hold rally for fairness, unity and justice for all workers

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - The Ontario Federation of Labour will lead a rally to stop hate, build unity and fight for decent work, on November 22, in Toronto.




Media Advisory: OFL to welcome Provincial NDP leader at Biennial Convention

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - Ontario New Democratic Party Leader, MPP Andrea Horwath will speak to delegates at the Ontario Federation of Labour 60th Anniversary Convention. Delegates at the 14th Biennial convention are gathering under the banner "Power ON."




OFL to welcome Jagmeet Singh at Biennial Convention

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - Newly elected federal New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh will address delegates at the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) 14th Biennial Convention, November 20-24.




President of Canadian Labour Congress to address Ontario Federation of Labour Delegates

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - Hassan Yussuff, President of the Canadian Labour Congress will address the delegates of the Ontario Federation of Labour at the 60th anniversary convention in Toronto. Delegates at the 14th Biennial convention are gathering under the banner "Power ON."




OFL's 60th Anniversary Convention speakers to take on issues of today and tomorrow

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:10:16 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 16, 2017) - For the last two years the labour movement has taken a lead role in ensuring that the historic review of Ontario's employment and labour laws does what is right for workers. This week, delegates are coming together under the theme "Power ON" to celebrate our wins and set the path of Ontario's labour movement for the years to come.




Isolement cellulaire à l'Etablissement de Donnacona

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:31:20 EST

DONNACONA, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - 16 nov. 2017) - Service correctionnel Canada




Lockdown at Donnacona Institution

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:30:49 EST

DONNACONA, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 16, 2017) - Correctional Service Canada




Stellar Solutions, Inc Named Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Winner

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:16:06 EST

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - November 16, 2017) - Today, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce named Stellar Solutions a recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's highest honor for performance excellence and sustainability. Stellar Solutions is a woman-owned small business in the aerospace engineering services field with a vision of satisfying customer critical needs while realizing dream jobs. Founded in 1995 by Celeste Ford, Stellar Solutions has been providing innovative solutions and high impact for its customers (government and commercial, national and international) for over 20 years. Receiving the Baldrige Award is an incredible honor that recognizes Stellar's sustainability through visionary leadership, organizational alignment, and systemic improvement and innovation.




The US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is cracking down on school websites

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:26:39 EST

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - November 16, 2017) - The US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is cracking down on school websites, and schools are scrambling to avoid conflicts with the OCR to ensure people with disabilities have equal access to programs, services, and activities.




HyTech Power Appoints Former Boeing Executive Jerry Allyne as President

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:05:22 EST

REDMOND, WA--(Marketwired - Nov 16, 2017) - HyTech Power, a hydrogen energy solutions company, announced that Jerry Allyne has joined its executive team as president. Allyne, former vice president of strategic planning and analysis at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, joins the company as it prepares to launch multiple hydrogen-based technologies designed to address energy efficiency, emissions reduction and engine performance in the automotive, energy and related markets.




Aquatic Informatics Appoints Alla Mokhnachyov as Senior Software Development Manager for AQUARIUS Time-Series

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:30:00 EST

Alla Mokhnachyov brings her software development leadership experience and a wealth of knowledge about the AQUARIUS Time-Series' product, customers, and underlying technology to this dynamic and challenging role.




The Sequoia Project's Annual Meeting to Draw Health IT Leaders Nationwide to Discuss Data Sharing Progress and the Path Forward

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:28:07 EST

Event to be held December 5-6 in Gaylord National Harbor, Maryland




56 Members Of Congress Sign Letter To FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Opposing Changes To The Lifeline Program Which Attack Low-income Families, Veterans, and Native American Tribes

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:59:10 EST

KENNETT SQUARE, PA--(Marketwired - Nov 16, 2017) - The National Lifeline Association (Referred to as "NaLA") reports that 56 members of Congress have signed and delivered a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai opposing changes to the Lifeline Program which attack low-income families, Veterans, and Native American Tribes.




Media Advisory -- Workers' rights advocates available to comment on Bill 148: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 16, 2017) - Fight for $15 & Fairness Campaign organizers will be available to comment on Bill 148: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act during the clause-by-clause review of the act taking place at Queen's Park today.




OFL to celebrate 60th anniversary at #Power ON Biennial Convention

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:12:52 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 15, 2017) - The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) will hold its 14th Biennial Convention, under the banner "Power ON" from November 20 to 24, 2017 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.




Miami Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States Approved for 10.0 Continuing Legal Education Credits

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:15:00 EST

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Nov 15, 2017) - The January 5-7, 2018, Winter Meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) has been approved for 10.0 Continuing Legal Education credits by the Nevada Board, underscoring its importance as a serious forum for discussing the legislative, legal and regulatory issues regarding all aspects of legalized gambling.




Students, staff, faculty call on publicly-funded colleges and universities to distance themselves from Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:56:29 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 15, 2017) - Today, students, staff and faculty on campuses across Ontario will be kicking off a campaign to demand that university and college presidents distance their institutions from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. Colleges Ontario and the Council of Ontario Universities are both members of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and many institutions are part of locally-based Chambers. The full text of the letter is available here: FairnessNOW.ca.




Ontario government must make workers its priority, says Ontario Federation of Labour

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:25:05 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 14, 2017) - The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) encourages the government to further prioritize workers in its 2017 Ontario Fall Economic Statement. Today, it was announced that the corporate income tax rates for small business owners will drop to 3.5 per cent from 4.5 per cent on January 1, 2018 - the same day that the general minimum wage will become $14 per hour before increasing to $15 per hour in 2019.