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March 19, 2018

Blog: Pharmacare Requires Boldness, Vision And, Yes, Rose-Coloured Glasses

By Linda Silas, President of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions Pharmacare Requires Boldness, Vision And, Yes, Rose-Coloured Glasses It’s not only hard work that gets us to where we want to go, it’s also an optimistic vision of how we will improve our lives and communities once we get there. Huffington Post Blog – March 15, 2018 […]

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March 7, 2018

This IWD, women in Canada are #DoneWaiting

To mark International Women’s Day 2018, the Canadian Labour Congress has unveiled a powerful new campaign for women’s economic justice. 2018 is our opportunity to build on the mounting public pressure for decision makers in Canada and around the world to take action to make feminist rhetoric a feminist reality. #DoneWaiting highlights three key labour […]

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February 28, 2018 Federal Budget Pharmacare

Joint letter to Prime Minister Trudeau on Finance Minister Bill Morneau's comment on pharmacare

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, Canadian Labour Congress and Canadian Doctors for Medicare are calling on Finance Minister Bill Morneau to recuse himself from the pharmacare file. In a joint letter sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today, the three organizations express dismay over comments made today by Minister Morneau […]

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