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Catalysts for Care series resumes with ‘Moral distress in nursing practice’

The Catalysts for Care series, presented by the Clinical Chair program at the University of Manitoba’s College of Nursing, resumes next Tuesday. The topic for this virtual presentation is ‘You get used to a certain kind of horrible’ – Moral…
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Reminder: Public consultation on Safe Long-Term Care

The Government of Canada is conducting a public, online consultation to inform the development of a Safe Long-Term Care Act, and the deadline to complete the questionnaire or send feedback is Sept. 21, 2023. There are three ways to participate:
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Winnipeg Nurses’ choir is recruiting

Do you like to sing? If so, come and join your colleagues in a choir of working and retired nurses in a stress-free and fun environment. The Winnipeg Nurses Choir meets Monday nights at 7 p.m. at Balmoral Hall school. No audition is required.…
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September message from MNU President Darlene Jackson

On Monday, I spoke at the Labour Day event held in Winnipeg that began at Memorial Park and included a march to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. In that speech, I stated this: We hire our elected officials – and we have every right to hold them
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Nursing necklace raises more funds for charity

Last spring, we introduced our Hilary Druxman and Manitoba Nurses Union's jewelry collaboration: The Art of Nursing. Each purchase of this necklace supports an organization in need: one that helps all Manitobans and is linked to MNU's annual…
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THANK YOU to MNU members who are Lacing Up

We are grateful to the MNU members who have already signed up to participate in our virtual Lace Up for Diabetes event for the month of September! There’s still loads of time for you to join and/or donate, please click this link for the Team…
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Portion of shirt sales to benefit Orange Shirt Society

Today, MNU announces the availability of our version of Orange Shirts. This idea came from one of our Labour Relations Officers, who suggested that we do more than talk about supporting this initiative. If you love a nurse, you know how big…
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Several important events coming up, including Labour Day

There are several rallies in the next 10 days that we encourage MNU members to attend if you are off-shift or on vacation. The Manitoba Child Care Association is holding a rally to make childcare a priority during this fall’s provincial…
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Public consultation on Safe Long-Term Care

The Government of Canada is conducting a public, online consultation to inform the development of a Safe Long-Term Care Act. There are three ways to participate: by completing the online questionnaire at this link; by sending an email to
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New tumbler available at our MNU Store

In true MNU style, we always look at being the best we can be. While we have a ton of people who absolutely love our Liquid CouRAGE tumblers, we have also been asked to create something that's a little more high-end and keeps ice frozen…
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Reminder: CFNU letter-writing campaign

Last month, we sent out an email asking members to take part in the next phase of the CFNU’s ‘Complete the Recovery’ campaign by writing the provincial health minister to express support for nurses and health care workers and the necessary…
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August message from MNU President Darlene Jackson

For the month of September, the Manitoba Nurses Union will be proudly hosting a virtual Lace Up fundraising event in support of Diabetes Canada and their goal of a cure for diabetes! Nurses know diabetes affects patients in all parts of our…
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Remembering Sue Johanson

She became well-known across North America and beyond for her straightforward sex advice, but did you know that she received her nurse training right here in Winnipeg? Famed Canadian nurse and sex educator Sue Johanson, who passed away on…
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New video on Preparing for Retirement

MNU’s Solidarity School now has a new educational video on Preparing for Retirement available for members. Nurses nearing retirement usually have a number of questions, such as “will I have enough?”, “what do I need to do?”, “when should I…
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Manitoba Harm Reduction Network donation

Last week, MNU President Darlene Jackson presented donation cheques to Jonny Mexico of the Manitoba Harm Reduction Network (pictured above), the result of the successful fundraising done at the MNU AGM back in April in Brandon. Thanks to the…
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