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October 20, 2017

Canadian nurses echo Canadian Labour Congress’ call for pharmacare

Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions President, Linda Silas, proudly joined Hassan Yussuff, President of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), in advocating for pharmacare at a meeting of provincial and territorial health ministers on October 20, 2017, in Edmonton. After years of campaigning by nurses’ unions for national, universal pharmacare, Canadian nurses are thrilled to support […]

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October 19, 2017

Groundbreaking national survey of nurses’ perspectives on safe home care unveiled to provincial and territorial health ministers

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday October 19, 2017 (EDMONTON, AB) – Canada’s provincial and territorial health ministers met with the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) over breakfast today to learn the results of one of the first national surveys of nurses’ perspectives on home care and hear nurses’ recommendations for improving care. “Nurses are witnessing first-hand […]

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September 28, 2017

Congratulations Vicki McKenna, new Ontario Nurses' Association President for 2018-2019!

“Earlier this month, ONA First Vice-President Vicki McKenna, RN, was acclaimed as ONA’s new provincial president for the 2018-2019 term,” wrote Linda Haslam-Stroud, ONA’s present President. “I am very confident that Vicki will lead ONA members through all the upcoming challenges with her strength, foresight and determination. There are many issues that lay ahead for […]

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