Publish date: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
CFNU, Health and safety, Health care, MNU President, Nursing profession, Sandi Mowat

MEDIA RELEASE - Canada’s nurses say safe staffing critical for safe patients

Banff, October 1, 2014 - Today, leaders of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), including MNU president Sandi Mowat, showed provincial and territorial health leaders the inextricable link between safe staffing, patient safety and quality care. The meeting took place at a roundtable briefing held during federal, provincial and territorial health ministers’ meetings.

Publish date: Friday, September 26, 2014
CFNU, Sandi Mowat

MNU joins Global Nurses United

Today, the Manitoba Nurses Union and the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) made history as one of 14 countries and 18 national nurses unions to attend the founding meeting of Global Nurses United (GNU).

The meeting was represented by 25 Canadian delegates including MNU president Sandi Mowat, MNU VP Donna McKenzie and Board member Dana Orr.

Publish date: Friday, September 12, 2014
Health care, MNU President, Regional Health Authorities, Sandi Mowat

Provincial Home Care Week

MNU President Sandi Mowat joined healthcare leaders from across the province on Monday to celebrate 40 years of home care. To commemorate this milestone, the province announced that each year, Manitoba will recognize the week of September 8 – 14 as Home Care Week.

Publish date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
CFNU, Health care, MNU President, Sandi Mowat

Nursing leaders and experts call for a National Pharmacare Program

MNU president Sandi Mowat, along with CFNU nursing leaders from across Canada, participated in a health care round table discussion at the Council of the Federation, an annual meeting of provincial and territorial Premiers.

Publish date: Thursday, June 26, 2014

PCBC meets to debrief

The Provincial Collective Bargaining Committee(PCBC) met to debrief on the last round of Central Table bargaining.

Publish date: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
CFNU, Education

Highest attendance for Prairie Labour School

Members from the United Nurses of Alberta, the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses and the Manitoba Nurses Union are gathered in Winnipeg for the 3rd biennial Prairie Labour School.

Publish date: Thursday, May 29, 2014
Health care, Nursing profession, Workload staffing

CFNU Releases New Research Paper on Responsible Workforce Design

Today the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) published a new report which calls for nurses, patients and their families to safeguard our health care system and to reject irresponsible workforce redesign.

Publish date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

AGM Day Two Highlights

Day two highlights include, greeting from the health minister, Yellow Ribbon recipients and motions.

Publish date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

AGM Day One Highlights

Day one highlights include:

  • Address by MNU President Sandi Mowat
  • Keynote: Maysoon Zayid; and much more.

Publish date: Monday, May 12, 2014

MNU AGM kicks off Tuesday

Nurses from across the province will convene in Winnipeg, on May 13-14, for MNU’s 39th  Annual General Meeting. 


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