Communication with Governments

Communication with Governments

Pre-budget recommendations

  • 2022  [PDF, 166 KB]
  • 2021 [PDF, 145.3 KB]
  • 2020 [PDF, 1.3 MB]
  • 2019 [PDF, 172.9 KB]

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Parliamentary committees

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Other submissions

  • CNA and the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) wrote to all federal, provincial, and territorial governments asking them to work together to combat nurse burnout. January 2022.
  • CNA wrote to the prime minister with recommendations to support Canada’s health workforce ahead of the 2022 speech from the throne. October 2021.
  • CNA and the International Council of Nurses (ICN) wrote to [PDF, 151.5 KB] prime minister Justin Trudeau and federal ministers regarding the waiver of intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines at the World Trade Organization. June 2021.
  • The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses (CACCN) wrote to the Prime Minister and all premiers across Canada urging their governments to accelerate action to support critical care nurses during these dire times of the COVID-19 third wave. Read the joint letter. [PDF, 160.5 KB] April 2021.
  • 2021 Federal Pre-Budget Consultations: Submission to Finance Canada  [PDF, 224.2 KB] February 2021
  • In a letter to prime minister Justin Trudeau and Health Minister Patricia Hajdu, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), with the support of the International Council of Nurses (ICN), urge the federal government to immediately reinstate the role of federal chief nursing officer (CNO), with appropriate resources and senior level decision-making responsibility and authority. November 2020.
  • CNA wrote a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with recommendations for Canada’s long-term recovery and the upcoming speech from the throne on September 23. August 2020.

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