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MNU welcomes new members at Rest Haven Personal Care Home

The Manitoba Nurses Union is proud to welcome 39 new members at Rest Haven Personal Care Home in Steinbach. Known as Local 163, these new members, which include Registered Nurses (RN), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and a Nurse Practitioner…
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Over 1,000 nurses from across Canada come together in PEI for week-long convention

Gathering in person for the first time in four years, more than 1,000 nurses are descending upon Prince Edward Island’s capital June 5-9 for the biennial convention of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU). “After years of working…
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Winnipeg Nurses Choir holding Spring Concert

The Winnipeg Nurses Choir is holding its Spring Concert on Sunday, June 11, 2023, at 2 p.m. at the United Church in Meadowood, 1111 Dakota St. The event is Silver Collection, so they are asking attendees to bring a tin for the bin for Harvest…
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Manitoba Marathon seeks nurse volunteers

The Manitoba Marathon is looking for nurses – ideally with acute care, Emerg and ICU experience – to volunteer in the Manitoba Marathon's Medical Centre at IG Field on race day, June 18 (Father's Day). Volunteers are required to be there for…
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MASH training available in-person and online

The Manitoba Association for Safety in Healthcare Inc., also known as MASH, is once again offering in-person training sessions, as well as virtual instructor-led sessions, and online sessions that are available at any time. MASH has an…
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MNU lawn signs campaign underway

Our MNU lawn signs with the messages Vote like your life depends on it and The State of Health Care is Outrageous have proven quite popular across the province, and we have a new shipment arriving soon in Winnipeg! The goal of the lawn signs…
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Period Power 2023 campaign up and running

World Menstrual Hygiene Day takes place on May 28, and in honour of that day, the Winnipeg Labour Council and United Way Winnipeg Labour Program launched their Period Power menstrual product drive for the month of May! For those experiencing…
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MNU taking part in 2023 Pride Winnipeg Parade

Pride Winnipeg will be celebrated this year during the week of May 26 to June 4, and MNU will once again be walking in the parade on Sunday, June 4. We’d love to make a strong showing, so we’re inviting members and your families and friends…
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May message from MNU President Darlene Jackson

We marked the 2023 National Nursing Week, May 8 to 14, last week while I was attending the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Convention in Montreal. While there, I participated in a live-streamed panel discussion called Reigniting Health Care…
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Debbie Kroeker named Kathryn Allen Award recipient

The Kathryn Allen Award, which is presented by the National Committee Partners in Integration and Education of Internationally Educated Nurses, has been awarded to Debbie Kroeker. This past April marked 20 years for Debbie working with…
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CFNU President pens Nursing Week op-ed

An op-ed by CFNU President Linda Silas for National Nursing Week was published in the National Newswatch last week with the title: It’s Nursing Week – but will nurses have time to celebrate? In it, she discusses the toll that high vacancy…
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Recap of the 2023 MNU AGM in Brandon

In last year’s AGM recap that went out to all MNU members, we stated that we hoped that the 2022 virtual AGM, which was our second in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic, would be the last one. The reason is that while we were able to get the…
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MNU President joining CFNU panel discussion on Facebook Live

The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions is hosting a webinar called Reigniting Health Care on Wednesday, May 10, from noon until 1 p.m. CST (1 to 2 p.m. EST). This live-streamed panel discussion will cover the most pressing issues facing…
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The Art of Nursing necklace custom designed for MNU members

A big round of thanks for the solidarity shown among members who attended last week’s AGM in Brandon! It was truly an amazing AGM, there were so many moments of kindness and harmony that we hope filled members hearts and their cups, as…
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National Day of Mourning event on April 28

One week from today, the Manitoba Federation of Labour and Safe Workers of Tomorrow will mark the National Day of Mourning on April 28 with a walk and a solemn ceremony. The Safe Workers of Tomorrow (SWOT) Leaders’ Walk starts at 11:30 a.m.…
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