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Canada’s nursing leaders share health-care solutions with parliamentarians

Ottawa, Thursday, November 21, 2013 — The leadership of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is gathering on Parliament Hill on Tuesday, November 26, for an intensive round of meetings with more than 40 MPs and senators. Representing Canada’s registered nurses — the largest group of health-care professionals in the country — CNA president Barb Mildon and other provincial/territorial nurse leaders will present parliamentarians with real solutions to help improve Canada’s health-care system. Key issues that will be discussed include a collaborative aging and seniors’ care commission and the redrafting of Bill C-2, the Respect for Communities Act.

What: Canadian Nurses Association Parliament Hill Day
Who: Barb Mildon, President, CNA
Rachel Bard, CEO, CNA
When: Media interviews can be arranged to occur on Tuesday, November 26, via telephone, on Parliament Hill or in-studio.
Where: Parliament Hill
Evening reception will be held in 160-S, Centre Block


For more information, please contact:

Kate Headley, External Communications Coordinator
Canadian Nurses Association
Telephone: 613-237-2159, ext. 561
Cell: 613-697-7507
E-mail: kheadley@cna-aiic.ca
Website: www.cna-aiic.ca

Lisa Brazeau, Director
Communications and Member Outreach
Canadian Nurses Association
Cell: 613-864-1371
E-mail: kheadley@cna-aiic.ca
Website: www.cna-aiic.ca