Press Releases

  • Friday, May 29 2015
    More than 1,000 expected at Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions biennial convention. Friday, May 29, 2015 (Halifax) – Getting ready for the 2015 Canadian federal election, which is scheduled to take place on October 19, will be the focus of the 17 th Biennial Convention of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, starting Monday in Halifax. With more than 1,000 nurses from across Canada expected to attend, the June 1-5 convention at the Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre will...
  • Thursday, May 21 2015
    International Council of Nurses calls for greater support for frontline health care workers. Click here to read the press-release by ICN.
  • 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.

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