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June 2024 message from MNU President Darlene Jackson

The past couple weeks have been a busy time for MNU, with us welcoming nurses from Alberta and Saskatchewan, the Pride parades in Winnipeg and Dauphin, and proceeding with next steps in regards to the outcome of the various regional votes on…
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Next Pride event in Brandon after success in Winnipeg, Dauphin

MNU members showed their pride last Sunday, June 2, at the Pride Winnipeg Parade during a lovely, warm afternoon that was thankfully not affected by the thunderstorm that came later in the day. Dauphin’s Walk with Pride event took place on…
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United Way honours MNU President

Last month, United Way Winnipeg bestowed its Labour Community Excellence Award to MNU President Darlene Jackson during a ceremony held at the Union Centre. This award is given to someone from Labour who has gone above and beyond in their…
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Rosie the Riveter hoodies latest additions to MNU Store

Attention Rosie the Riveter fans! We've got Women's Rosie Sisterhood zip-up and pullover hoodies for sale. An MNU 2024 AGM exclusive, this limited run of Rosie Sisterhood hoodies is the perfect way to express your solidarity with pride.…
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Double the impact for Diabetes Canada

Nothing spells summer fun – and freedom – for kids living with type 1 diabetes more than a fun-filled week at Diabetes Canada’s D-Camps. D-Camps are the only nationally coordinated, medically supervised, 24/7 diabetes care camp program. It’s a life-
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Next Catalysts for Care event on June 11

The next Catalysts for Care event takes place at noon on June 11 on the topic Finding new models of care to support patient centered care and improved health system management in health disparities with Stephanie Lelond, RN, MN, CHPCN(C),…
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IENs’ policy improvement workshop – Prairie Provinces

World Education Services (WES) and the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) are partnering to deliver an interactive workshop with Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) and those in the process of registering as a nurse. The CFNU and…
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MNU participating in Pride events

MNU is proud to participate in several upcoming Pride events! The Pride Winnipeg Parade takes place this Sunday, June 2, and we are aiming for a large turnout to go with our new float. For those who would like to participate, we encourage you…
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MNU office summer hours

Summer hours at the MNU provincial office at the Union Centre building in Winnipeg go into effect on Monday, June 3, 2024. The summer hours of operation are as follows: Monday to Thursdays – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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May 2024 message from MNU President Darlene Jackson

News of the tentative Central Table agreement garnered a lot of attention from media and the public due to the historic nature of how quickly this agreement was reached, especially compared to the last round. We know that members who are in…
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New MNU Pride T-shirt available

Do you recall us telling you nurses rock? So too does Pride and unity with our 2SLGBTQ+ community! Introducing our limited edition 'Unity is Power' Pride T-shirt. This tee is part of the Collective Hope Series and is crafted from supremely…
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Teddy Bears’ Picnic looking for volunteers

The Children’s Hospital Foundation’s in-person Teddy Bears’ Picnic is returning to Assiniboine Park on September 8, 2024. After two years of virtual events due to the challenges posed by the pandemic, organizers are excited to celebrate the…
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Sea Bears’ ticket offer extended to more games

The Winnipeg Sea Bears of the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) let us know that discounted tickets for the Manitoba Nurses Union Night on Saturday, June 22, are going fast! The Sea Bears’ MNU Night takes place at 7:30 p.m. on June 22…
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Understanding MNU’s Central Table

When it comes to collective bargaining, we often receive questions from members asking what is Central Table? Central Table is defined as the group of Employers represented by the Provincial Health Labour Relations Services (also known as…
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Next Catalysts for Care event on May 14

The next Catalysts for Care event takes place at noon on May 14 on the topic A novel care model: Maternity care experiences of pregnant individuals who use substances with Kira Friesen, RN, BA, BN, MScN, CNS, Women’s Health Program, HSC; Dr. Fabiana
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