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October 6, 2021
COVID-19 Health Human Resources Media Release Nursing Shortage

Nurses’ unions praise emergency health worker summit and call for urgent reprieve

MEDIA RELEASE Nurses’ unions praise emergency health worker summit and call for urgent reprieve October 6, 2021 (OTTAWA, ON) – The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) is praising an emergency summit convened by doctors and nurses to address a health care system brought to its knees by the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CFNU […]

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September 17, 2021
Health Human Resources Media Release Nursing Shortage Safe Staffing

Canada’s nurses hold national day of action to highlight nursing crisis

September 17, 2021 (OTTAWA, ON) – Nurses, health care workers and their supporters are participating in a national day of action today, protesting the lack of government action to fix the critical nursing shortage and make urgently needed improvements to Canada’s beleaguered health care system. The day of action was called by the Canadian Federation of Nurses […]

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November 19, 2018
Health Human Resources Nurse Practitioners

Opinion: Nurse practitioners are the innovative solution to Canada’s health care woes

The following opinion editorial appeared in the Hill Times on Monday November 19, 2018. Nurse practitioners are the innovative solution to Canada’s health care woes By LINDA SILAS AND IVY LYNN BOURGEAULT NOVEMBER 19, 2018 It was recently national Nurse Practitioner Week, but you would be forgiven if you’ve never heard of nurse practitioners. Most […]

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