Conversations that Count:Survival Strategies for Effective Communication WORKSHOP

Barefoot Facililtation

In today’s competitive business world and team-based work environment, interpersonal communication is a critical element of lasting success. How well you communicate can make or break how others view your work performance, your approach to team-work and even your chances for career advancement. Workshop Description: This half-day workshop will assist in improving your interpersonal communication in the… (read more)

New Contact Information for the Education Fund


Please be advised that on Monday, April 18, 2016, the Education Fund will be using a new service provider for internet, telephone and fax. There will also be a new mailing address.  Therefore, all contact information for the Education Fund will change. The new coordinates, to be used after Monday, April 18th are: Email address:           … (read more)

CFNU – Canada’s nurses meet with Minister Philpott – Proposed new Health and Social Accord

04-04-16 - meeting with Health Minister

Today CFNU president Linda Silas met with Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott in Ottawa. Silas and Philpott discussed Canada’s nurses’ ongoing work towards the next Health and Social Accord. “This was a productive meeting and I feel confident that this face-to-face with Minister Philpott signals a new era of governments and health care leaders working… (read more)

Two PEINU members return from Africa


Kelsey MacPhee NP (left) and two Rwanda RN’s and Rhonda MacPhee RN (right).  The mother-daughter team were in Rwanda, Africa for 4 weeks. During this time they volunteered at the University Hospital CHUB, a 500 bed hospital. As well the duo spent three days at two different Health Centers: MBUGA and SAVE. Each of these Health Centers have an approximate catchment area… (read more)