TORONTO, June 7, 2013 /CNW/ - University of Toronto economist David K. Foot, author of such best-selling books as Boom, Bust & Echo and The Coming Demographic Shift, will address the closing session of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions' 2013 Biennial Convention at 1 p.m. this afternoon in Toronto.
At 2:15 p.m., Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti will address the more than 850 nurses from across Canada who are attending the national convention.
Media are welcome to attend.
Convention business begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Metropolitan Ballroom of the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto. The convention is scheduled to adjourn at 5 p.m.
CFNU represents close to 200,000 nurses and student nurses. Members work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, community health care, and our homes. CFNU speaks to all levels of government, other health care stakeholders and the public about evidence-based policy options to improve patient care, working conditions and our public health care system.
SOURCE: Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions
For further information:
Anil Naidoo, Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, 613-986-5409, [email protected]
David Climenhaga, United Nurses of Alberta, 780-717-2943, [email protected]