Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) Biennial Convention 2017 by Charlotte Parkinson 


I had the privilege of being drawn to attend this convention through Local 115. Before giving you details of the week’s events, I would like to explain what CFNU is and does.  CFNU is comprised of Canada’s provincial nurses unions and is a member of the International Congress of Nurses.  It is the national voice of nurses within the labour congress … Continue reading Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) Biennial Convention 2017 by Charlotte Parkinson 

Canadian Federation of Nurses Union Biennial Convention by Berenice Chan  


  Earlier in June 2017, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) Biennial Convention in Calgary through UNA Local 115’s Labour Education Fund.  This was an eye-opening experience as it was my first national nursing event and I was able to connect with nurses across Canada. One of the plenary sessions was about … Continue reading Canadian Federation of Nurses Union Biennial Convention by Berenice Chan  

CFNU 2017 Speak Up by Heather Dean


This year I had the privilege of attending CFNU in my hometown, Calgary Alberta. Every so often we should all take the opportunity to be tourists in our own city.  Seeing Calgary through the eyes of my Nursing Colleagues, from across Canada, reminded me how truly blessed I am to live in this vibrant, friendly, beautiful City. CFNU 2017 Speak Up … Continue reading CFNU 2017 Speak Up by Heather Dean