The CFNU and its provincial Member Organizations are passionate advocates for nurses and the public on issues that matter. We need your voice in the fight for safe and healthy work, strong high-quality public services and a healthy equitable future for everyone.
Learn more about our current priorities below and take action for change!
Trust Nurses. Get the Vaccine When It’s Your Turn. Canada’s largest nurses’ organization has launched a national campaign encouraging the public to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions released a public service announcement and website providing information and resources about the distribution, safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines. Nurses have launched this campaign because […]Read More
Health workers are on the front lines fighting infectious illness; they deserve to be kept safe. Yet Canada has repeatedly failed to learn the lessons of SARS and protect against potential airborne transmission of new pathogens. Canada must enshrine the precautionary principle and make sure workers are better protected. Safety is not negotiable.Read More
Canada’s long-term care is in crisis. Frontline health care workers have been sounding the alarm on conditions for years, but governments have failed to take responsibility and act. Vulnerable nursing home residents, and the workers who care for them, are suffering. They deserve better.Read More
Nurses are constantly exposed to traumatic events and punishing workloads, leaving them with disturbing rates of burn out, depression and suicidal behavior. We need better supports for workers and action to fix chronic issues that make health care unsafe for everyone.Read More