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May 13, 2020
Coronavirus covid19 Media Release Nurses Week Press Release

Nurses to meet with parliamentarians to call for more robust pandemic preparedness

MEDIA RELEASE: Nurses to meet with parliamentarians to call for more robust pandemic preparedness May 13, 2020 (OTTAWA, ON) – As part of National Nursing Week, Canada’s nurses will welcome members of parliament, senators and health care stakeholders to a virtual event focused on infectious disease preparedness and response. The event aims to build awareness of […]

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May 9, 2020
CFNU President Coronavirus covid19 Nurses Week

Nursing Week Message from CFNU President Linda Silas

Dear members and supporters, Each year, National Nursing Week presents an opportunity to thank nurses and health care workers for their incredible dedication to work that is difficult, draining and far too often dangerous. But as nurses, we make a real difference in the lives of our patients, and that’s why we keep coming back. […]

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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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