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July 20, 2017 CFNU in the News

CFNU in the News: Health-care groups call on premiers to push for national health accord

Public health-care advocates and unions from across Canada are calling on the provincial and territorial leaders to push Ottawa for a national health accord. Linda Silas, president of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, noted the premiers were talking about the challenges of meeting Ottawa’s July 2018 deadline for legalizing cannabis. “I have no problem […]

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July 18, 2017 COF mentalhealth premiers

Premiers gather with nurses unions & Mental Health Commission for health briefing

Briefing entitled Access through Innovation: Maximizing Federal Mental Health Funding (Tuesday July 18, 2017 – EDMONTON) – The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) co-hosted this morning a premiers’ breakfast briefing on mental health care with the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Premier of Alberta as part of this week’s premiers’ summit […]

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July 14, 2017

Canada’s nurses to hold Premiers’ briefing on Maximizing Federal Mental Health Funding on July 18, 2017, in Edmonton

Monday July 17, 2017 (Edmonton) – The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) will co-host a breakfast meeting for Canada’s premiers on Tuesday July 18, 2017, from 7:00 am to 8:30 am in the Fairmont Hotel MacDonald in Edmonton. The meeting, being held in conjunction with the Mental Health Commission of Canada and the Premier of […]

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