Submissions & Letters

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Letters to the provincial premiers re. the federal government's decision to declare the federal funding contribution to public health care 2011-12-21 Download
CFNU's letter to Prime Minister Harper, urging to negotiate an agreement with the provinces on health care 2011-12-21 Download
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance regarding the Pre-Budget Consultations 2011 2011-12-01 Download
Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology 2011-11-09 Download
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance regarding the Pre-Budget Consultations 2011 2011-08-12 Download
Research to Action: Project Highlights Click here for the Project Hightlights 2011-07-22
Building Diversity & Supporting Equity in Our Union Equality seeking groups have strengthened our movement, bringing new ideas and perspectives into the practice of unionism. The diversity that is now present in our unions has not divided the labour movement: on the contrary, it has energized us and brought many committed people into our activist cadre. Confronting the Mean Society, CLC policy paper 1994 Please view the complete pamphlet at the bottom of this page (474 pdf)     Resources Starting a Committee? Tips For a Successful Meeting Design Loom (pdf) 2011-03-01 Download
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance regarding the 2010 Pre-Budget Consultations  The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) represents 138,000 nurses in all provinces except Quebec, as well as over 25,000 associate members who are part of the Canadian Nursing Students’ Association. Our members work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, community health care, and our homes. 2010-08-23 Download
House of Commons Standing Committee on Health, Linda Silas, Speaking Notes, October 2009 On behalf of nurses, I would like to sincerely thank the Standing Committee on Health for inviting us to present our concerns regarding the current state of implementation for the Canadian Influenza Pandemic Plan. My remarks will focus specifically on infection prevention and safety in healthcare settings. 2009-10-05 Download
Meeting with the Honourable Theresa Oswald, chair of the Provincial/Territorial Health Ministers meeting, September 2009 - Linda Silas, Speaking Notes Thank you for agreeing to meet with us today. It may now only be a matter of weeks before the pandemic is in full swing, and we are deeply concerned that the Canadian Pandemic Plan as it is drafted now will not protect our members in a pandemic. 2009-09-16 Download

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