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January 17, 2018
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“Kicked, punched, spat on, sworn at, or worse”: Canada’s nurses convene union roundtable to tackle the crisis of violence in health care

Media Release OTTAWA, Jan. 17, 2018  — As violence rates in the health care sector continue to escalate, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) has convened a two-day roundtable of 17 unions representing health care workers from across the country. “Every day nurses and frontline care providers go to work knowing they may be […]

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May 11, 2017
Nurses Week

On Nurses Week, we need more than "thank you."

All nurses have the right to work in a safe and respectful workplace free from violence. Canada’s nurses are proud to make safe patient care their first priority, 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Unfortunately, physical and verbal abuse targeted at nurses are regular occurrences in health care settings. Nurses face high […]

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May 11, 2017
Nurses Week

A message from CFNU President Linda Silas on Nurses Week

Here is a video message from CFNU President Linda Silas wishing nearly 200,000 members across Canada a happy Nurses Week. Thank you for all that you do 24/7, 365 days a year.  

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November 15, 2016
Nurses Week

Canada's Nurses Celebrate Nursing Students Week 2016 #NNSW2016

Today we celebrate start of National Nursing Students’ Week and Indigenous Nursing Students’ Day. The Canadian Nursing Students’ Association’s (CNSA) theme for 2016 is Diversity in Nursing: Sharing Similarities, Celebrating Differences, recognizing the many faces of nursing, their uniqueness and what they bring to our profession/education. This week we celebrate nursing students across Canada and […]

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