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February 5, 2021
Long-term care

CFNU Welcomes NDP’s Care Guarantee

Today, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) welcomes Jagmeet Singh’s announcement of the NDP’s Care Guarantee, applauding the urgency of his party’s response and its commitment to our nation’s seniors. For years, Canada’s nurses have called for governments’ immediate attention to our long-term care system on the brink of collapse due to neglect and […]

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May 29, 2020
Coronavirus covid19 Long-term care

Open letter to PM Trudeau from Canada's Nurses: Urgent Call for Action to Protect Canada’s Seniors

Click here for PDF of the letter signed by Linda Silas, president of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, and presidents of 8 provincial nurses’ unions (CFNU members). Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: Like you and millions across our country, Canada’s nurses were appalled by the findings of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in the course […]

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May 9, 2020
Coronavirus covid19 Long-term care seniors Statement

We Owe It to Canadians to Transform Long-Term Care

CFNU Statement: We Owe It to Canadians to Transform Long-Term Care The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions joins with other Canadian Labour Congress affiliates in supporting the calls to action in the report, Lessons from a Pandemic: Union Recommendations for Transforming Long-Term Care in Canada, released today. The CLC report reflects the CFNU’s previous recommendation […]

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June 28, 2017
Long-term care

Frontline nurses say public long-term care inquiry must look at broader issues to improve resident care

CFNU’s member organization, the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA), supports a public inquiry into long-term care in Ontario and believes that it must be broad enough that systemic long-term care issues are addressed. Read ONA’s press-release.

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