Ontario Nurses' Association The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) represents the heart and soul of Ontario's healthcare — the nurses and allied health workers on the front lines. As an organization, ONA not only represents them at the bargaining table, but is their collective voice to the world. ONA is charged with the responsibility to tell it like it is.

Locations:
Toronto, Ontario | http://www.ona.org
Industries:
Labour/Trade Unions|Healthcare Facility
Contact Information:
Sheree Bond
ONA Communications
Tel: 416-964-8833 ext 2430

Melanie Levenson
ONA Communications
Tel: 416-964-8833 ext 2369

Latest

Jul 09, 2020, 12:24 ET Bill 175 Fails Home and Community Care Clients, Care Coordinators and Direct Care Teams

TORONTO, July 9, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) has serious concerns that while Ontarians are preoccupied with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ford government has passed Bill 175, the...


Jun 30, 2020, 15:35 ET Ontario Nurses' Association Cheers Midwives' Victory

Urges Provincial Government to End Legal Fight Against Pay Equity TORONTO, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) congratulates the Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM) on a...


Jun 29, 2020, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - Front-Line Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, and Health-care Professionals to Hold a Peaceful Protest to Repeal Bill 124

WATERLOO, ON, June 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Hundreds of front-line registered nurses, registered practical nurses and health-care professionals will hold a peaceful protest today to encourage the repeal of...


Jun 12, 2020, 12:16 ET Outraged Ontario Hospital RNs Taking Action to Fight Wage Suppression Legislation

Ontario Nurses' Association calls for exemption from Bill 124 as Manitoba workers win Charter challenge against similar legislation TORONTO, June 12, 2020 /CNW/ - In the wake of a successful Charter...


Jun 09, 2020, 09:00 ET Media Statement: Ontario Hospital Registered Nurses, Health-Care Professionals Deeply Disappointed with New Arbitrated Contract

TORONTO, June 9, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association's (ONA) is deeply disappointed that the province's hospital-sector registered nurses (RNs) and health-care professionals will see just a...


May 26, 2020, 17:32 ET Give Urgent Attention to Long-Term Care Issues, Ontario Nurses' Association Demands

LTC Residents and Staff Can't Wait TORONTO, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is demanding urgent action from the provincial government to address the conditions in the...


May 22, 2020, 08:30 ET Ontario Nurses' Association Expects a Full Public Inquiry Into Long-Term Care

TORONTO, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - While the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) awaits the details of the Government's announcement of the Commission that will look into Ontario's long-term care system, it ...


May 12, 2020, 19:40 ET Media Statement: Ontario Nurses' Association Saddened by the COVID-19 Death of a Registered Nurse

LONDON, ON, May 12, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is deeply saddened to report that ONA member Brian Beattie, RN, has died of COVID-19. He worked at Kensington Village, a...


May 08, 2020, 09:00 ET 'Our Calling: Care, Compassion, Comfort'

Ontario Nurses' Association Members Mark Nursing Week 2020 TORONTO, May 8, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association's (ONA) 68,000 registered nurses, nurse practitioners and registered practical...


May 05, 2020, 12:24 ET Ontario Nurses' Association says Arbitration Decision Shows the Way Forward for Nurses Working in Hard-Hit Long-Term Care Homes

TORONTO, May 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Recognizing that the Ontario Nurses' Association's (ONA) had raised legitimate concerns about access to proper protective equipment (PPE) and infection control practices...


Apr 28, 2020, 09:00 ET Registered Nurses Laid Off During Pandemic

ONA shocked as Runnymede Healthcare Centre Makes Cuts TORONTO, April 28, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is expressing shock regarding the decision of management of Runnymede...


Apr 23, 2020, 20:26 ET ONA Long-Term Care Nurses Pleased with Superior Court Ruling That Forces Four Long-Term Care Homes to Follow Directives

TORONTO, April 23, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) and its members working in long-term care facilities are relieved that the ruling of the Superior Ontario Court today orders four ...


Apr 15, 2020, 09:00 ET Long-Term Care Registered Nurses Working in Unfathomable Conditions, says Ontario Nurses' Association

Staff need immediate access to proper level of PPE to stop the spread to vulnerable residents TORONTO, April 15, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) states that the conditions under...


Apr 08, 2020, 08:30 ET Ontario Nurses' Association Outraged as Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit Cuts Nurses During COVID-19 Pandemic, says it's "Utterly Foolish"

HALDIMAND-NORFOLK COUNTY, ON, April 8, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is beyond outraged at the decision of Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit to offer – and accept – early retirement...


Apr 06, 2020, 19:29 ET COVID-19 Pandemic: Ontario Nurses' Association calls on Industry to Donate or Loan Proper Protective Equipment to Ontario Health-Care System

TORONTO, April 6, 2020 /CNW/ - With confirmation from Premier Doug Ford that the province has just five days' supply of proper protective equipment (PPE), the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is...


Apr 06, 2020, 12:43 ET Vulnerable long-term care residents at risk without urgent action on COVID-19

TORONTO, April 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The tens of thousands of elderly and vulnerable residents who call long-term care (LTC) facilities their home must be protected from COVID-19 using all health and...


Mar 22, 2020, 10:18 ET Ontario Nurses' Association Demands Collaboration as Nurses Redeployed During COVID-19

ONA urges employers to work with us to minimize risk to patients TORONTO,, March 22, 2020 /CNW/ - In response to the Minister's order released last night, the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is...


Mar 21, 2020, 19:03 ET Dozens of Nurses Exposed to COVID-19 at St. Mary's General Hospital

Ontario Nurses' Association calls for expedited testing, collaboration with employer to ensure nurses, patients are safe KITCHENER, ON, March 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is ...


Mar 20, 2020, 14:43 ET Ontario Nurses' Association Appalled that Watered-down Guideline Allows Employers to Force Nurses Back to Work

Nurses, health-care workers must not report to work after travel until healthy and safe to do, says ONA TORONTO, March 20, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is shocked and appalled...


Mar 13, 2020, 10:00 ET One of the strongest protections for Ontarians is to keep health-care workers healthy and working during COVID-19 Pandemic

TORONTO, March 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Ontarians know that they can count on the commitment of the province's health- care workers to provide the best and safest care possible under challenging conditions,...


Mar 13, 2020, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - ONA, OCHU/CUPE, SEIU, OPSEU available at Queen's Park media conference Friday at 10:00 a.m./

Leaders call for protection from COVID-19 for health-care staff TORONTO, March 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Leaders of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU/CUPE),...


Mar 12, 2020, 16:27 ET Media Advisory - ONA, OCHU/CUPE, SEIU, OPSEU available at Queen's Park media conference Friday at 10:00 a.m.

Leaders call for protection from COVID-19 for health-care staff TORONTO, March 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Leaders of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU/CUPE),...


Mar 11, 2020, 15:31 ET Media Statement: Health-Care Unions Call for Honest, Frank Collaboration from Ontario Government Regarding COVID-19 Protection for Health-Care Workers

TORONTO, March 11, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU), the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), the Ontario Public Service...


Mar 04, 2020, 11:48 ET Ontario Nurses' Association Says Contract Talks for Hospital Registered Nurses Have Broken Down

Bill 124 interferes with free collective bargaining, says ONA TORONTO, March 4, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) says that contract talks between ONA hospital registered nurses and...


Feb 21, 2020, 09:00 ET Home Care Nurses Head to Conciliation, Seek first collective agreement with ParaMed Home Health Care Muskoka

GRAVENHURST, ON, BRACEBRIDGE, ON, and HUNTSVILLE, ON, Feb. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Registered nurses (RNs) and registered practical nurses (RPNs) providing vital home care nursing services across the...