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June 6, 2018

Health care workers in Gaza are #NotATarget

Canada’s nurses join the international community in condemning the recent attacks on health care workers in Gaza, and we call for the protection of medical personnel, medical facilities and patients in all conflict zones. About 245 health care workers and 40 ambulances have been attacked in the region between March 30 and May 27, according […]

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June 5, 2018 Gun Control Media Release

Coalition calls for stronger gun control laws as violence spikes

Media Release SOURCE: Coalition for Gun Control (www.guncontrol.ca) Last Chance to Strengthen Federal Gun Control Laws as Toronto Gun Violence Spikes TORONTO, June 4, 2018 /CNW/ – Following several recent shootings in Toronto, and on the verge of what might be another “year of the gun” in that city, the Coalition for Gun Control urges Canadians to stand […]

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May 31, 2018 Ontario

An open letter from Ontario's front line nurses to PC Leader Doug Ford

With the Ontario election only a few short days away, the President of the Ontario Nurses’ Association, Vicki McKenna, has written an open letter to Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford. Ontario nurses are calling on Ford to divulge the details of his Party’s proposal to find efficiencies. The letter reads, in part: Ontario nurses feel we […]

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