The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions regularly engages with Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial governments to advance the priorities of nurses on a range of issues. This includes regular lobby meetings with ministers, parliamentarians and officials, hosting policy events for provincial and federal decision-makers, and providing written or verbal testimony before parliamentary committees.
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The CFNU regularly meets with political leaders and key legislators from major political parties to speak about emerging and pressing issues facing nurses, patients and the general public.
The CFNU participates in two intensive lobby days hosted by the Canadian Labour Congress and the Canadian Health Coalition. These lobby days bring together supporters from across the country to meet with federal parliamentarians on priority issues for workers and the general public.Read More
Provincial and territorial ministers of health hold annual meetings to share information and collaborate on topics of mutual importance. The CFNU hosts a policy event tied to these meetings, where we feature leading health care experts who present to Canada’s health ministers on nurses’ priority issues.Read More