Press Release from CFNU and CNA on Safe Staffing

October 1, 2014 – Today, leaders of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) 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. Please… (read more)

Opinion Piece: Why Provinces Should Pressure Ottawa on Pharmacare

“When it comes to drug coverage in Canada, we rely on a patchwork of private and public payers working at odds with each other, and not in the interest of patients”, write Danielle Martin and Steve Morgan. Danielle Martin is a physician and Vice President at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto. Steve Morgan is an… (read more)

Student Bursary Deadline is October 31st

Two (2) bursaries, each in the amount of $1,000.00, will be awarded to children of PEINU members who are attending a post secondary institution for study during the 2014 calendar year. Each PEINU member may submit only one application, regardless of how many children the member currently has enrolled in post-secondary studies. In order to qualify,… (read more)

PEINU Education Day November 25th

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For information regarding PEINU’s Fall Education Day on Tuesday, November 25th, please click here – Fall Education Day 2014 Poster.