Press Releases

  • Tuesday, May 12 2015
    Canada’s Nurses Stand with Nurses, Health Care Workers in 11 Countries. Mark Nurses’ Week with Actions to Protect Patients, Public Health Services. May 12, 2015 (Ottawa) Canada’s Nurses are lending support to a global initiative highlighting action to protect patients and public health care services. The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU), representing close to 200,000 nurses, is joining leading nurse and health care union organizations in 11 countries across the globe to hold coordinated actions during International Nurses Day,...
  • Monday, May 11 2015
    May 11, 2015 (Ottawa) – Canada’s Nurses are standing up for the country’s health care system this federal election, as the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) and the eight provincial nurses unions it represents will register as third-party advertisers for the first time in the organization’s history. “With proposed cuts of $36 billion over the next ten years, we cannot wait any longer to take a stand and defend our country’s health care system,” said CFNU President Linda Silas...
  • Friday, May 8 2015
    Press-release by Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada May 8, 2015 Communities across Canada are springing in to a Week of Action for Child Care , beginning Mother's Day, May 10th, to May 17th 2015, to ensure that a national plan for quality child care all families can afford and count on is a priority for voters this federal election. Organizers with the Vote Child Care 2015 campaign are inviting Canadians of all stripes to join them to make the...
  • Monday, Apr 27 2015
    The report will contain recommendations including a call for government to enact Presumptive Legislation formally recognizing the ongoing prevalence of PTSD in the nursing profession. Read MNU's media release.
  • Friday, Apr 10 2015
    Union members urged to buy their beer in bottles, not cans. Read CLC's press release.
  • Thursday, Apr 9 2015
    Read a press-release by United Nurses of Alberta on the decision of Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench to protect the fundamental right of working people in Alberta and Canada to bargain collectively.
  • Tuesday, Apr 7 2015
    9.5 % wage increase for PEI nurses - read PEINU press-release.
  • Tuesday, Feb 17 2015
    TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - More than 3,000 Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) registered nurses (RNs) and health professionals will resume providing health care to their patients and the community on Tuesday. The ongoing labour dispute with nine CCAC employers will now be sent to arbitration. "During this strike, there has been a colossal waste of health care dollars as the employer spent taxpayers' money foolishly on catered meals for management, overtime, strike-breaking security firms and high-priced lawyers, and...

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