Media Advisory - Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions President Joins ONA CCAC Members on the Picket Lines in Smiths Falls

SMITHS FALLS, ON, Feb. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Linda Silas, RN, President of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) and the National Executive Board of the CFNU are be in Smiths Falls today on the picket lines to support Ontario Nurses' Association striking South East CCAC workers.

Silas will be joined by the nurse leaders from the Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and PEI provincial nurses' unions in front of the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital. They and ONA Region 2 Vice-President Anne Clark, RN will be with CCAC health professionals from 10 am to 2:00 pm.

ONA is the union representing 60,000 nurse practitioners, registered nurses and allied health professionals, as well as more than 14,000 nursing student affiliates providing care in hospitals, long-term care facilities, public health, the community, clinics and industry.       

What:             

CFNU President Linda Silas joins Nurse Leaders from Canadian nurses' unions on the picket lines to support South East CCAC health professionals



Who:              

CFNU President Linda Silas, nursing leaders from six provincial nurses' unions, ONA Vice-President, Region 4 Anne Clark, RN, CCAC Members from the South East CCAC



Where:           

Smiths Falls site of the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital, 60 Cordeilia Street West, Smiths Falls



When:            

10 am to 2:00 pm

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SOURCE Ontario Nurses' Association

For further information: Sheree Bond, 416-964-8833, ext. 2430; cell: 416-986-8240; shereeb@ona.org; Katherine Russo, 416-964-8833, ext. 2214; katheriner@ona.org

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