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Call for Yellow Ribbon, Vera Chernecki Award nominations

MNU is proud to recognize our members’ dedication through the Yellow Ribbon and Vera Chernecki Emerging Leader Awards, and we are now accepting nominations! Every year, MNU recognizes those members who have exemplified the spirit of the…
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Final deadline for MFL’s Health and Safety Conference

The Manitoba Federation of Labour (MFL) is hosting its Health and Safety Conference on February 1 and 2, 2024, at Canad Inns Polo Park and the final registration deadline is coming up fast! This conference will provide worker-focused…
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CFNU launches new video series

The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions has launched a series of new videos where a courageous group of nurses advocates for equity in their workplaces. Titled Every Nurse Deserves Equal Treatment, this series looks into the challenges…
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MNU 2024 pocket planners selling quickly

It’s January, a perfect time to get organized with our 2024 MNU Weekly Pocket Planners! These planners, which cost $10 and are currently flying off the shelves, feature one of our new 2024 slogans: What a perfect day for radical change, and…
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Make sure your contact info is up-to-date

At MNU, we expect 2024 to be a hugely important year, as it includes a new round of negotiations for a Central Table agreement, which covers the majority of our members.With this in mind, we are calling on MNU members to make sure your…
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CIHI podcasts offer in-depth conversations on healthcare

The Canadian Health Information Podcast (CHIP), brought to you by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), offers in-depth conversations about Canada’s health systems featuring people and data you can trust. This podcast speaks…
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Catalysts for Care event in January

The Catalysts for Care series resumes on January 9 at noon with the topic 'Applying a relational perspective to understand how intimate couples accomplish life together when one person has dementia' with speaker Dr. Barbara Tallman RN, MN,…
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Kim Kotelo Memorial Award update

We congratulate nursing student Katie LaBerge, the second recipient of the Kim Kotelo Memorial Award! LaBerge was nominated by Julia Whitehead, a registered nurse on the orthopedic trauma unit at the Grace Hospital and LaBerge’s preceptor. In…
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December message from MNU President Darlene Jackson

As we mark the end of a very eventful year, I’d like to thank our members for the solidarity and activism shown over the past year. In the lead up to the provincial election in October, we saw how your contributions – such as you talking to…
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CFNU President appointed to federal Union-Led Advisory Table

Linda Silas, President of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) said she is honoured to have been appointed to the Union-Led Advisory Table. The Union-Led Advisory Table, which met for the first time on December 5, has been established by
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Unimor Healthwear added to MNU discount program

Unimor Healthwear, which is Manitoba’s largest retail store specializing in healthcare uniforms, is now offering a special discount for MNU members. Unimor strives to be a one-stop shop for all your healthwear needs, offering a wide range of medical
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Call for nominations for MNU President/Board of Directors

It’s that time of year again, when MNU issues a call for nominations for the Board of Directors and, for 2024, also for the position of MNU President. As per the MNU Constitution, the President is to be elected from the general membership…
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Nursing issues receiving attention in Ottawa, Manitoba

Last week in Ottawa, MNU President Darlene Jackson attended the Parliamentary Breakfast event organized by the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU). There, she was able to discuss important issues such as safe staffing levels, hours of…
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Check out MNU’s Holiday Gift Guide

With holiday shopping in full swing, we’re inviting members to view our MNU Holiday Gift Guide for the perfect item for your work bestie or yourself! These items are sure to please those on your holiday shopping list, such as our new…
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Interested in a career with MNU? We are hiring!

MNU Central Office is looking for a Permanent, Full-Time Accounting and Information Technology Coordinator. The deadline to apply is December 20th, 2023 @ 1600 hrs. Please visit our MNU Careers page for all the details.
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