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May 9, 2022
Nurses Week Statement

National Nursing Week message from CFNU President Linda Silas

Invest in nursing and respect nurses’ rights to secure global health Dear members and supporters, Each year, National Nursing Week gives us the opportunity to thank and celebrate Canada’s nurses. You are smart, dedicated, compassionate and courageous professionals facing demanding work at even the best of times. After more than two years of working through […]

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April 28, 2022
Occupational Health & Safety Statement

Canada’s nurses mark National Day of Mourning

Silas says to truly honour workers, we must fight to ensure all workers go home safely at the end of each day. As Canada observes today’s National Day of Mourning for workers killed on the job, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) joins unions across the country in demanding that occupational health and safety […]

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March 11, 2022
COVID-19 Nursing Shortage Statement

A message to nurses: A million thank-yous could never be enough

March 11, 2022, marks the second anniversary of the worst storm we have ever experienced in our health care system and because of you – Canada’s nurses – we are surviving. On behalf of every nurse union leader across the country and in every workplace: we have seen you in action, and we are so proud. For […]

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