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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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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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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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CMHA puts out a Call to be Kind

The Canadian Mental Health Association is marking its 73rd Mental Health Week from May 6 to 12 with a new campaign titled ‘A Call to be Kind: Because Compassion Connects Us All.’ The CMHA believes that we all have the capacity to be…
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Main Street Project’s fundraising gala on May 9

Main Street Project, which was MNU’s chosen charity in 2023, is hosting a fundraising gala called Hope Grows Here on Thursday, May 9, 2024. Organizers of this gala, which takes place at Fairmont Winnipeg starting at 5:45 p.m., state that this…
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CFNU holding Nursing Retention Toolkit webinar on May 10

During this year’s Nurses Week, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) is inviting MNU members to join a conversation with Canada’s Chief Nursing Officer Dr. Leigh Chapman and CFNU President Linda Silas as they discuss what the new Nursing
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MNU announces Executive Education Day

This June, Solidarity School is hosting and Executive Education Day for new executives to learn the intricacies of their role in a hands-on, in-person environment. The event, which takes place on June 18, will see 200 executive members funded…
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Free public screening of Larry Saves the Canadian Healthcare System

The hilariously accurate healthcare musical Larry Saves the Canadian Healthcare System, which we featured in The Pulse back in 2022, has gone viral, with almost 80,000 YouTube views. It follows an idealistic young policy analyst who dreams of…
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Author Cory Doctorow to headline CCPA event May 2

The Manitoba branch of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA-MB) is back with its engaging Big Speaker event, featuring science fiction author, activist and journalist Cory Doctorow! This event, titled Escaping the Enshittocene:…
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Next Catalysts for Care event on April 9

The next Catalysts for Care event takes place at noon on April 9, 2024, on the topic A novel care model: Maternity care experiences of pregnant individuals who use substances with Dr. Kristen Gulbransen, RN, PhD, instructor, Red Deer…
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Next Catalysts for Care event on March 12

The next Catalysts for Care event takes place at noon on March 12 on the topic Promoting health of long-haul truck drivers in Manitoba: A multi-level approach with Dr. Catherine Baxter RN, PhD, assistant professor, Faculty of Health Studies,…
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APN Conference registration open

The Graduate Nursing Student Association (GNSA) at the University of Manitoba is pleased to announce registration is OPEN for the 14th Annual Advanced Practice Nursing (APN) Conference! The topic is Intersectional Collaboration, and…
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Catalysts for Care event in February

The next Catalysts for Care event takes place at noon on February 13 on the topic Early mobility to improVE health outcomes following cardiac surgery (EVE) Clinical Feasibility Trial Development with Emily Hyde, RN, MN, PhD(C), CCN(C), Vanier…
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