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June 10, 2021

CFNU applauds Manitoba nurses' resounding strike mandate

June 10, 2021 (OTTAWA, ON) – The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions was proud to learn earlier today that 98% of Manitoba Nurses Union members voted in favour of a strike mandate. With a unified and unwavering voice, Manitoba nurses have sent their premier a clear message: they won’t back down. “Nurses have been working […]

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May 14, 2021
COVID-19 Manitoba

Canada’s nurses mourn the death of Winnipeg nurse from COVID-19

Canada’s nurses are mourning the tragic death of one of our own, 26-year-old Kim Kotelo of Winnipeg, Manitoba. On behalf of 200,000 nurses and student nurses across the country, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions extends our deepest condolences to Kim’s loved ones, colleagues and the Manitoba Nurses Union community as they grieve this devastating […]

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August 23, 2019

Manitoba Nurses Union wins representation votes

Congratulations to the Manitoba Nurses Union for winning every union representation vote in the nursing sector! Health care workers across Manitoba were recently required to vote for new union representation as part of an imposed plan by the provincial government. The CFNU joins MNU President Darlene Jackson celebrating this victory, and the show of unity […]

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March 21, 2018
Manitoba Media Release

Mandatory Overtime at St. Boniface Hospital Reaches Crisis Level

Media Release: Manitoba Nurses Union Mandatory Overtime at St. Boniface Hospital Reaches Crisis Level WINNIPEG, MB – Mandatory overtime has reached a crisis level at St. Boniface Hospital as reported incidences in 2018 have already surpassed 2017 levels, the Manitoba Nurses Union reported today. “We’ve been hearing from nurses that mandatory overtime has been increasing […]

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