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June 12, 2017 Convention SpeakUp

CFNU Biennial Convention – Day 5: That's A Wrap

That’s A Wrap What an amazing week! So many memories and new friends. Fantastic workshops, great entertainment, and inspirational speakers! THANK YOU Calgary for the great food, vibrant restaurants and bars, beautiful skyline, and of course….the shopping. THANK YOU to the United Nurses of Alberta (UNA) for hosting us this week and showing us a great […]

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June 12, 2017 Convention SpeakUp

CFNU Biennial Convention - Day 4: Let's Get Down To Business

Let’s Get Down To Business Day 4 brought the start of Convention business and of course…the banquet! As we moved through out the day and the agenda, our strength and our solidarity as a collective only grew as we shared stories from across the country about current and past struggles, how we overcame the challenges, […]

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June 12, 2017 Convention SpeakUp

CFNU Biennial Convention - Day 3: Another Great Day In The Books

Another Great Day In The Books The energy filled the room once again as we kicked off Day 3 of Convention 2017. In The News! Morning Plenary: Next Steps Post-TRC Powerful, emotional, thought provoking and inspiring. Wednesday morning delegates heard stories of abuse, neglect, resilience, perseverance, forgiveness and triumph as we took a personal and […]

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June 7, 2017 Convention SpeakUp

CFNU Biennial Convention - Round Up Day 2

Education Day Brings Inspiration & Solidarity Can you feel it? The energy, the excitement, the encouragement, and the sense of solidarity that is starting to fill the air? Save some of that energy – we have got lots to do this week. The day was built around connecting with nurses from other provinces, sharing ideas, […]

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June 7, 2017 Convention SpeakUp

Canada's nurses get loud in Calgary!

Welcome to the 2017 Biennial Convention! We have a great week planned – filled with amazing opportunities to network with colleagues from across the country, to learn from experts in their fields, to become inspired by other activists, to engage and Speak Up! on issues facing nurses, and of course….to have fun! Highlights from Day […]

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June 5, 2017 Convention SpeakUp

Canada’s Nurses Coming to Calgary to Speak Up

Monday June 5, 2017 (CALGARY) – Canada’s nurses are coming to Calgary to speak up at the biennial convention of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU). Beginning today, close to 1,200 nurses from across the country will be arriving in the city to attend the convention at the TELUS Convention Centre. Nurses will participate […]

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