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Mar 22, 2016, 19:34 ET Canadian Nurses Association applauds Budget 2016 investments, looks forward to new health accord

OTTAWA, March 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) CEO Anne Sutherland Boal applauds the government for providing $242 million over two years in new health-care investments that address ...


Mar 07, 2016, 12:30 ET 2015 NCLEX-RN results signal several major issues with nurse licensing exam

OTTAWA, March 7, 2016 /CNW/ - The full-year NCLEX-RN summary results for 2015, the first year for this new exam in Canada, show that pass rates for first-time writers are less than 70 per cent,...


Feb 25, 2016, 17:11 ET Canadian Nurses Association welcomes report on medical assistance in dying

OTTAWA, Feb. 25, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) welcomes the report of the special joint committee on physician-assisted dying, which includes 21 recommendations for the...


Feb 17, 2016, 17:11 ET Canada's nurses push for 2016 federal budget with innovative and cost-effective options for health care

OTTAWA, Feb. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), the national, professional voice of nearly 139,000 registered nurses across Canada, offered the House of Commons standing...


Jan 22, 2016, 17:24 ET Adaptable, innovative and affordable health-care system the right approach for Federal-Provincial-Territorial Health Ministers

OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) applauds federal-provincial-territorial health ministers for their work in ensuring Canadians "adaptable, innovative and...


Nov 04, 2015, 12:08 ET Canadian nurses welcome new federal health minister

OTTAWA, Nov. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was sworn in this morning and named his new 31-member cabinet, including Dr. Jane Philpott as Minister of Health. As Canada's national voice ...


Sep 30, 2015, 15:28 ET Canadian Nurses Association responds to Liberal health plan

OTTAWA, Sept. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) thanks the Liberal Party of Canada for releasing a plan for health care earlier today, which included proposed investments in the...


Sep 17, 2015, 11:52 ET Family Caregivers team to engage Canadians during leaders' debate on the economy

OTTAWA, Sept. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Mobilizing Action: Family Caregivers in Canada team will be using Twitter to raise awareness about family caregivers' contributions to the economy during tonight's...


Sep 13, 2015, 12:15 ET Canadian Nurses Association applauds NDP pledge to fund improvements to seniors care

OTTAWA, Sept. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) welcomes today's New Democratic Party pledge of $1.8 billion in new health-care funding. A portion of these funds will be used to...


Sep 11, 2015, 11:40 ET Nursing profession concerned with first NCLEX-RN results

OTTAWA, Sept. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The registered nurse (RN) entry-to-practice exam is a cornerstone of the self-regulating, nursing profession in Canada. As the national professional voice of nursing,...


Sep 10, 2015, 14:24 ET Canadian Nurses Association responds to Green Party of Canada election platform

OTTAWA, Sept. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is encouraged to see seniors heath care featured prominently in the Green Party of Canada's 2015 federal election platform. In...


Aug 25, 2015, 08:00 ET Open Letter to Federal Party Leaders: Health Matters!

OTTAWA, Aug. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - We, the undersigned, representing the four largest pan-Canadian health organizations (otherwise known as the G4) call upon all federal party leaders to: one, make a...


Aug 20, 2015, 14:00 ET Canadian Nurses Association responds to Liberal plan for caregivers

OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is encouraged to see health being included in the federal election discourse, and we call upon all parties to publish their...


Aug 06, 2015, 13:11 ET Canada's registered nurses launch digital drive to bring real voice of seniors health to federal campaign

OTTAWA, August 6, 2015 /CNW/ -Today, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) launched its Health Is Where the Home Is digital campaign for better seniors care and healthy aging, including an...


Jul 21, 2015, 16:05 ET Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation provides welcomed focus on patient needs

OTTAWA, July 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The four largest pan-Canadian health organizations welcome the overall direction set by the Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation's final report released last Friday,...


Jul 17, 2015, 18:14 ET Statement from the Canadian Nurses Association regarding Unleashing Innovation report

OTTAWA, July 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The long-awaited final report from the advisory panel on health-care innovation, established by Minister of Health Rona Ambrose, is full of rich recommendations that...


Jun 23, 2015, 10:00 ET Latest nursing workforce report raises flags for population health

OTTAWA, June 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) says a new nursing workforce report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) gives reason for concern about...


Apr 28, 2015, 15:49 ET Nurses insist on accountable action following First Nations health report

OTTAWA, April 28, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada (A.N.A.C.) are troubled by the auditor general's findings on access to health...


Apr 21, 2015, 20:36 ET Canadian Nurses Association responds to the 2015 federal budget

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) CEO Anne Sutherland Boal was on Parliament Hill as the government unveiled its 2015 federal budget. CNA was particularly interested in ...


Apr 21, 2015, 12:03 ET Media Notice - 2015 Federal Budget Media Availability

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Anne Sutherland Boal, CEO of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) will be available to provide national insight into the health aspects of today's federal budget. CNA...


Mar 23, 2015, 18:55 ET Canadian Nurses Association disappointed with short-sighted Respect for Communities Act

OTTAWA, March 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is disappointed that Bill C-2, Respect for Communities Act, was passed in the House of Commons today because it will impose...


Feb 09, 2015, 20:20 ET Canadian Nurses Association welcomes Supreme Court of Canada ruling on medically assisted dying

OTTAWA, Feb. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - A recent Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) survey of 700 registered nurses (RNs) found that more than half of respondents are in favour of legislation allowing medically...


Nov 25, 2014, 09:00 ET Health begins at home, says Canadian nurses and citizens alike

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is meeting with MPs and senators this morning with practical solutions to improve the health of the country's seniors - an issue...


Nov 25, 2014, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - Canada's registered nurses to push Parliament for better seniors home health care/

OTTAWA, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Minister Rona Ambrose will join leaders of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) tomorrow to kick off the association's annual Hill Day. At a breakfast reception, ...


Nov 24, 2014, 10:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Canada's registered nurses to push Parliament for better seniors home health care

OTTAWA, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Minister Rona Ambrose will join leaders of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) tomorrow to kick off the association's annual Hill Day. At a breakfast reception, ...