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May 29, 2020
Coronavirus COVID-19 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 COVID-19 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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