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July 19, 2018

Canada’s nurses and pharmacare Council Chair Dr. Eric Hoskins to hold media availability following event for premiers

Council of the Federation
Media Release


July 19, 2018 (ST. ANDREWS, NB) – Media representatives are advised that Linda Silas, President of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU), and Dr. Eric Hoskins, Chair of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, will hold a media availability, following a pharmacare roundtable event with Canada’s premiers.

The breakfast event is being held in conjunction with the Council of the Federation summit and was organized by the CFNU to provide premiers and health and labour stakeholders with the opportunity to discuss issues related to the implementation of a national pharmacare plan.

Event: Media Availability with Linda Silas, CFNU President, and Dr. Eric Hoskins, pharmacare Council Chair
Date: Friday July 20, 2018
Time: 9:10 a.m. (ADT)
Location: Algonquin Resort
Uni-Microphone, Van Horne Ballroom
184 Adolphus Street
St. Andrews, New Brunswick


The CFNU is Canada’s largest nurses’ organization, representing nearly 200,000 nurses and student nurses, and advocating on key health priorities and federal engagement in the future of public health care.


Lauren Snowball
Communications Officer
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions