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  • https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/reports/major-complications
    Wednesday, Feb 3 2016
    Today, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released a report that examines the effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on the Canadian public health care system. Author Scott Sinclair finds that the TPP investor protections would make it more difficult and costly for Canadian governments to establish new public health programs, including pharmacare, which is on the agenda of ongoing federal-provincial health talks. The overarching impacts of the proposed treaty would be to weaken the Canadian public health care...
  • Friday, Jan 29 2016
    Canadian unions are pleased that the federal government has tabled legislation to repeal controversial bills C-377 and C-525. These bills were designed to weaken unions by forcing redundant and unreasonable financial reporting, and by making it more difficult for Canadians in federally-regulated workplaces to join a union, respectively. “This proves what we’ve been saying all along: that these bills were nothing more than an attempt to undermine unions’ ability to do important work like protecting jobs, promoting health and safety...
  • Wednesday, Jan 27 2016
    January 27 is ‪#‎ BellLetsTalk‬ Day. Canada's Nurses are proud to support #BellLetsTalk. It is time to end the stigma around mental health and encourage meaningful conversations about mental health in Canada. Let's make a difference together!
  • Wednesday, Jan 27 2016
    A landmark ruling will improve access to health care and resources for First Nations children, living on reserves in Canada. Congratulations to Cindy Blackstock for all of your advocacy work and dedication to this case launched 9 years ago. This is an important moment for Canada's Nurses, for Jordan's Principle, and for the nurses in Manitoba who cared for Jordan. Video of hytamttN_5I
  • Monday, Jan 25 2016
    January 22, 2016 Australia http://www.nswnma.asn.au/hospital-violence-horror-stories-dominate-talks/ Headline: Hospital violence horror stories dominate talks …… Australia https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/60848 Headline: The new attacks on health care …………….. Australia http://www.themercury.com.au/news/tasmania/nurses-hit-out-over-conditions-at-the-repatriation-hospital/news-story/a552d4e44cf46c09f48d19c077755497 Headline: Nurses hit out over conditions at the Repatriation Hospital …………….. Australia http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-01-15/wagga-nurses/7090488 Headline: Wagga Wagga hospital to open on Monday after nurses union resolution …………….. Australia http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/punches-abuse-all-in-a-days-work-for-north-queensland-health-workers/news-story/20faa9d9b25d35c76cda030f96e5dbfc Headline: Punches, abuse all in a day’s work for North Queensland health workers …………….. Brazil http://www.campograndenews.com.br/cidades/interior/enfermeiros-fecham-acordo-sobre-salario-atrasado-e-suspendem-greve Manchete: Enfermeiros fecham acordo sobre salário atrasado e suspendem greve Headline:...
  • Tuesday, Jan 19 2016
    January 15, 2016 Australia http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-13/barilaro-says-nurses-and-midwives-association-playing-silly/6013936 Headline: Monaro MP John Barilaro says Nurses and Midwives Association 'playing silly buggers' over patient care ………………….. Australia http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/punches-abuse-all-in-a-days-work-for-north-queensland-health-workers/news-story/20faa9d9b25d35c76cda030f96e5dbfc Headline: Punches, abuse all in a day’s work for North Queensland health workers ……………… Brazil http://diariodegoias.com.br/cidades/21667-enfermeiros-da-santa-casa-entram-em-greve-na-proxima-segunda-18 Manchete: Enfermeiros da Santa Casa entram em greve na próxima segunda (18) Headline: Santa Casa nurses to go on strike next Monday (18) ……………. Brazil http://www.infonet.com.br/saude/ler.asp?id=181657 Manchete: Enfermeiros cobram salários em frente a Prefeitura Headline: Nurses charge wages in front...
  • Regina Leader-Post
    Tuesday, Jan 12 2016
    We asked two Saskatchewan experts to say why they believe Canada needs a national pharmacare program. Dr. Ryan Meili, a Saskatoon family doctor I watched a woman break into tears of joy in my office. She had just moved to Saskatchewan and is struggling financially. She needs medication for a chronic illness, but was suffering without it because she couldn’t afford the prescription. When I managed to find a way to get her a month’s worth for free, she was...
  • Monday, Jan 11 2016
    Bolivia http://www.erbol.com.bo/noticia/regional/05012016/llallagua_enfermeras_inician_ayuno_tras_ser_despedidas Titular: Llallagua: Enfermeras inician ayuno tras ser despedidas Headline: Llallagua: Nurses begin fasting after being fired …… Canada http://www.mysteinbach.ca/newsblog/30488.html Headline: Post-traumatic stress disorder legislation comes into effect Jan. 1 ………………… Canada http://www.intelligencer.ca/2016/01/06/health-unit-inks-deals Headline: Health unit inks deals ………………… Canada http://www.thespec.com/news-story/6219047-patient-charged-after-st-joe-s-staff-hit-with-cellphone/ Headline: Patient charged after St. Joe’s staff hit with cellphone ………………… Canada http://www.quintenews.com/2016/01/public-health-staff-settle-3-year-contracts/104639/ Headline: Public health staff settle 3 year contracts ………………… Canada http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/news/st-joe-s-cuts-will-increase-risks-says-nurses-union-as-list-of-attacks-grows-1.3389962 Headline: St. Joe's cuts will increase risks says nurses' union, as list of attacks...

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