• Wednesday, Nov 2 2016
    On Wednesday November 2, 2016, Canada’s nurses and labour leaders joined thousands of students from over 50 campuses in 36 cities across Canada for All Out November 2 nd Day of Action demanding universal access to education, education justice and public education for the public good. In a show of solidarity, CFNU President Linda Silas joined hundreds of students in Ottawa, who rallied to fight the fees on Parliament Hill, and addressed the crowd with a message that education and...
  • Monday, Oct 31 2016
    Members of Parliament, I am writing to you on a matter of great concern to Canada’s Nurses – the issue of access to care for our most vulnerable and sick children. On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, the House is scheduled to consider a motion calling on the government to comply with the historic ruling of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, ordering the end of discrimination against First Nations children. This means implementing Jordan’s Principle, a long-sought commitment that would mean...
  • Friday, Oct 28 2016
    October 28, 2017 Argentina Titular: El SEP denuncia reducción de enfermeros en hospitales Headline: The SEP denounces reduction of nurses in hospitals … Argentina Titular: SEP denuncia que faltan enfermeras Headline: SEP denounces lack of nurses … Argentina Titular: Reflexiones de un enfermero: vivas y organizadas las queremos Headline: Reflections of a nurse: we want them alive and organized … Australia Headline: Governance on target at ANMF TAS … Australia Headline: NSW Greens oppose Shellharbour...
  • Wednesday, Oct 26 2016
    On November 2nd Ottawa students, labour solidarity partners, and community members will be going ALL OUT in support of universal, public post-secondary education in Canada. Event Details Nov 02, 2016 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM Parliament Hill Wellington St , Ottawa, ON Come and join CFNU President, Linda Silas, and other activists at this important event to show your support.
  • Wednesday, Oct 26 2016
    CFNU on behalf of Canadian nurses: "The persistent and targeted attacks on doctors, nurses and other health care workers must... are in direct contravention of humanitarian law." Read Linda's letter to Prime Minister Trudeau.
  • Tuesday, Oct 25 2016
    This week, at the New Brunswick Nurses Union’s 42nd Annual General Meeting, the organization's longest standing president, Marilyn Quinn retires after 12 years. Video of IG6pd0Vsuz0 Quinn was elected in 2004 and has served six consecutive two-year terms. She brought 39 years of nursing experience. Under Quinn’s leadership, NBNU has developed and fostered many longstanding, positive working relationships within labour and healthcare, both provincially and federally. Provincially, Quinn has led negotiating teams to achieve 16 collective agreements during her presidency...
  • Tuesday, Oct 25 2016
    October 21, 2016 Argentina Titular: Crecen los hechos de violencia en los hospitales de la region Headline: Violence grows at hospitals in the region …… Australia Headline: Residents oppose privatisation at Politics in the Pub …… Australia Headline: Community opposition to privatising Maitland hospital grows …… Australia Headline: Nurses union highlights health concerns as it joins anti-pokies offensive …… Australia Headline: SA nurses support voluntary euthanasia law …… Australia Titular: “Solo una enfermera”, emocionante...
  • Friday, Oct 21 2016
    The Canadian Labour Congress says that the European Union and Canada failed to reach a deal on CETA because negotiators failed to take the concerns of unions and civil society seriously. Click to read the CLC article on the issue.


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