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Media Advisory Nurses Unions: Premiers and Prime Minister, Focus on Pulling Together for Public Health Care

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Thu, 2012-07-26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 26, 2012 10:30 ET

Media Advisory/Nurses Unions: Premiers and Prime Minister, Focus on Pulling Together for Public Health Care

 

Ad campaign surrounds the Premiers meeting at the Halifax Marriott Waterfront Hotel

 

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - July 26, 2012) -

Editors' Note: A photo is associated with this press release.

Nurses union leaders from across the country have gathered in Halifax this week to magnify a message to the Premiers that governments must pull together for public health care and bring the federal government back to the table in order to improve health care for all Canadians.

To assist in delivering the message to the Premiers, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions has dropped a large banner on the historic Morris Tea building, a high profile, well-travelled area facing the hotel where the Premiers are meeting. Another ad is on the Haligonia harbour cruise ship. The nurses unions also have an ad in the ferry terminal, and in today's Chronicle Herald (http://www.nursesunions.ca/sites/default/files/premiers_ad2.pdf).

What: 39 foot x 13 foot banner drop

Where: 1877 Hollis Avenue, Halifax Nova Scotia

When: July 26, 2012 - July 27, 2012

The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) represents over 156,000 nurses and student nurses, working in acute care, long-term care, home care and in public health and community health care. CFNU speaks to all levels of government, other health care stakeholders and the public about evidence-based policy options to improve patient care, working conditions and our public health care system.

To view the photo associated with this press release go to : http://www.marketwire.com/library/20120726-nurse_b.jpg.

Contact Information

Linda Silas
President
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions
613-859-4314