May 11, 2015 (Ottawa) – Canada’s Nurses are standing up for the country’s health care system this federal election, as the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) and the eight provincial nurses unions it represents will register as third-party advertisers for the first time in the organization’s history. “With proposed cuts of $36 billion over the next ten years, we cannot wait any longer to take a stand and defend our country’s health care system,” said CFNU President Linda Silas...
Monday, May 11 2015
Friday, Mar 30 2012Dear Mr. Mulcair, On behalf of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, I am writing to congratulate you on your election as leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada and the Official Opposition. The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) represents over 156,000 nurses and student nurses. Our members work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, community health care and our homes. CFNU speaks to all levels of government, other health care stakeholders and the public about evidence-based policy options...
Friday, Mar 25 2011Vote like health care depends on it — because it does Now that a federal election is underway, the CFNU is encouraging nurses to follow the campaign closely and let the politicians, your colleagues and your friends know what nurses are concerned about and that we have solutions. The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions has identified key priorities that we ask nurses to bring to the candidates in your riding and ask them to support: