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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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February 27, 2018

Important progress on pharmacare cannot be delayed by more studies: CFNU

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, February 27, 2018 (OTTAWA) – Canada’s nurses applaud the announcement in today’s federal budget of an Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, chaired by Dr. Eric Hoskins, with a mandate to work towards the implementation of a national pharmacare plan. For more than 20 years, the Canadian Federation of Nurses […]

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