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    29 mars 2019 UN Watch’s Shadow Rights Summit Spotlights Iran, Venezuela, Turkey & more

    Above: Richard Ratcliffe, husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, political prisoner in Iran; Ensaf Haidar, wife of political prisoner Raif Badawi in Saudi Arabia; Vicente de Lima II, brother of Senator Leila de Lima, political prisoner in the Philippines.   The wife and children of Saudi political prisoner Raif Badawi joined families of political prisoners from Iran and the […]

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  2. 29 mars 2019 Reporters are ‘used’ all the time. The Wilson-Raybould story is no exception: Neil Macdonald

    Sources who leak information to reporters always have an agenda — nobody knows this better than reporters Neil Macdonald · CBC News Glen McGregor and Joan Bryden were no doubt faintly amused this week to discover they were merely puppets, their typing fingers attached to strings being jerked by venal operatives within the Prime Minister’s […]

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    25 mars 2019 Morton Minc was named Officer of the Order of Montreal by Mayor Valérie Plante, for having contributed in a remarkable way to the city’s development and reputation.

    A former chief justice of the Municipal Court of Montreal who has served in the justice system for more than 20 years, Morton S. Minc is perhaps best known for his work supporting programs that help offenders dealing with mental health issues, homelessness and substance abuse problems. He was awarded the Prix de la justice […]

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    25 mars 2019 SAUDI ARABIA: Family of Jailed Blogger to Address UN Tomorrow

    The family of prominent political prisoner Raif Badawi will put Saudi Arabia in the hot seat at a shadow human rights summit that will take place at the United Nations on Monday, March 25, 2019. Ensaf Haidar, the wife of liberal Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, and their three children Najwa, Terad, and Miriyam, will turn […]

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    25 mars 2019 Jack Greenstein, Q.C. – Funeral Information, Obituary, Condolences – Papermans & Sons, Montreal,

    Jack Greenstein, Q.C. Peacefully, on Sunday, March 17, 2019. Beloved husband of Edda Brodman for sixty years. Devoted father and father-in-law of Philip Greenstein, Ivan Greenstein and Maureen Leibovitch. Cherished grandpa of Evan and Michael Greenstein. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Stanley and Glenda Greenstein, the late June and the late Allan Silverstein; and brother-in-law […]

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  6. Air Canada President and Chief Executive Calin Rovinescu Wins for Executive Leadership at the 2018 Airline Strategy Awards (CNW Group/Air Canada)
    23 mars 2019 Me Calin Rovinescu, Air Canada CEO since 2009, named « Lawyer-CEO of the Decade » by legal magazine The Montreal Lawyer

    The Montreal Lawyer magazine founded in 2013, will feature business lawyer Calin Rovinescu, Air Canada CEO since 2009 in a front-page story devoted to his outstanding career. Please join the magazine by presenting a corporate ad as a tribute to this CEO who saved Air Canada from bankruptcy and with his team has steered the […]

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  7. 23 mars 2019 18 State Attorneys General Urge US Attorney General Barr to Release Mueller Report

    “As the top law officers in states across the country, we strongly urge United States Attorney General Barr to immediately make public the findings of the Mueller investigation. The American people deserve to know the truth.”   The following Attorneys General signed onto this statement:   New York Attorney General Letitia James California Attorney General […]

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    14 mars 2019 Chloe Wise, Artist / London, England / Wednesday April 10 – May 18, 2019

    Celebrating the Opening of CHLOE WISE WWW.CHLOEWISE.COM Not That We Don’t April 10 – May 18, 2019 BLACK’S 67 DEAN STREET LONDON W1D 4QH Wednesday, April 10, from 6 PM to 8 PM ALMINE RECH LONDON BROADBENT HOUSE, GROSVENOR HILL LONDON W1K 3JH

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    17 février 2019 Statement from Attorney General James on Declaration of National Emergency

    In response to President Trump’s declaration of a National Emergency to fund the construction of a wall on the southern border, Attorney General Letitia James released the following statement: « Declaring a National Emergency without legitimate cause could create a Constitutional crisis. This action will harm Americans across the country by diverting funds necessary to handle real emergencies […]

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    17 février 2019 Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to the court for the first time since her cancer surgery in December

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be at the court for a private conference on Friday, marking the first time that she has attended a conference in person since she underwent cancer surgery last month. The development comes about seven weeks after surgeons removed about half of Ginsburg’s left lung in a Dec. 21 […]

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