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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

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

Letter of Support Regarding the Humboldt Tragedy

On behalf of 200,000 Canadian nurses, Linda Silas, president of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, extends support and solidarity to the families affected by the Humboldt tragedy, and to the nurses, including Saskatchewan Union of Nurses members, and health care teams doing vital work caring for those injured. Read Linda’s letter. #HumboldtStrong

RNU Participates in WorkplaceNL Review of Mental Health Policy

Union calls for presumptive PTSD legislation   WorkplaceNL has initiated a review of its mental stress policy. The goal of the review is to modernize the approach to work-related mental health issues, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Registered nurses (RNs) are constantly exposed to life and death situations and are witness to various other complex