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Canada’s premiers weigh in on national pharmacare

When Canada’s current provincial and territorial first ministers gathered this past July for their annual summit, it was anybody’s guess whether the group would find much commonality on any topic, especially the bold-social-program variety. But that is exactly what happened when the premiers assembled in picturesque St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick. While many expected the

Canada’s premiers to join nurses for pharmacare roundtable

July 18, 2018 (ST. ANDREWS, NB) – Canada’s provincial and territorial premiers will join nurses’ union leaders from across the country on the morning of July 20 for a national pharmacare roundtable. Host Premier Brian Gallant will welcome his counterparts to the event, which will feature Dr. Eric Hoskins, Chair of the Advisory Council on the

Nurse Practitioners can be Canada’s solution to health care gaps: new study

Friday June 29, 2018  (WINNIPEG, MB) – Canada’s health ministers and nurses union leaders gathered today in Winnipeg for the unveiling of a landmark report from the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU), entitled Fulfilling Nurse Practitioners’ Untapped Potential in Canada’s Health Care System. The report includes the results of the largest-ever national survey of

Celebrating Pride 2018

This year the Registered Nurses’ Union will increase our presence at Pride events. We’re excited to take part and show our ongoing support for the diversity of our membership and LGBTQ2IA+ community. We are a sponsor of St. John’s Pride Week. We will also march in the St. John’s Pride Parade and hope you’ll join

Celebrating Nursing Week, May 7-13

WE’RE PROUD OF OUR REGISTERED NURSES This week, we join Canadians from coast to coast in celebrating Nursing Week – but our Registered Nurses make us proud 52 weeks a year, with the high level of care they provide to the people of our province. Their high education, in-depth knowledge, and advanced judgement and critical

National Day of Mourning

RNU Recognizes National Day of Mourning, April 28 In honour of RNs & all workers who have been killed, injured or disabled at their place of work. Let’s work together to ensure everyone in Newfoundland & Labrador has a safe, healthy work environment. Day of Mourning Events