Tag Archives: Companies

#UKPoli: Green Party urges Dominic Raab to end sale of arms to Israel by UK companies – #UKPolitics

17 May 2021 Jonathan Bartley: “It is time for us to end our complicity in Israeli repression in the occupied territories and Gaza and to end all sales of arms and related equipment to Israel by companies based in the UK” The Green Party has written to the Foreign Secretary …

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#WorldPoli: US Sanctions 2 UAE-Based Companies for Aiding Iranian Airline – #WorldPolitics

The U.S. government has imposed new sanctions against two companies based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for providing material support to Iran’s biggest airline. The U.S. Treasury Department said Wednesday the two companies, Parthia Cargo and Delta Parts Supply FZC, have provided parts and logistic support to Iranian airline …

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#CanPoli: Liberals side with telecom companies instead of Canadians – #CDNPoli

WINDSOR – Instead of making internet services more affordable for Canadians, the Liberals sided with Canada’s largest telecom companies in their appeal of an August 2019 CRTC decision to lower wholesale rates. During this pandemic, Canadians are more dependent than ever on high-speed internet connection for work, school and essential …

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#CanPoli: Government must end free ride for companies who use tax havens – #CDNPoli

NEW WESTMINSTER – According to the Deputy Commissioner of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), Ted Gallivan, tougher laws and action from the federal government are the only ways to stop corporations from using international tax havens to hide their wealth offshore. “A top official at the CRA is saying we …

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#CanPoli: Liberals must put Canadians ahead of credit card companies – #CDNPoli

Today, NDP Finance Critic Peter Julian and Industry Critic Brian Masse highlighted the NDP’s call to waive interest fees and charges on credit cards for at least the next two payments cycles. While the COVID-19 crisis has forced millions of Canadians to miss out on work and wages, the federal …

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#CanPoli: Liberals Must Put the Needs of Canadians Ahead of Big Airline Companies. #CDNPoli

OTTAWA – NDP Transport Critic Niki Ashton (Churchill – Keewatinook Aski) is urging the Minister of Transport to stand up for Canadian passengers instead of bowing to the demands of powerful airline companies’ appeal to many of the provisions within the Passenger Bill of Rights. Instead of properly defending the …

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