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Canada-U.S. border closing, $82B in direct aid and stimulus coming: Trudeau

Canada-U.S. border closing, $82B in direct aid and stimulus coming: Trudeau

OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the Canada- U.S. border will close to all non-essential travel, and that the federal government is prepared to spend a combined $82 billion on direct financial help and economic stimulus in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Among the “extraordinary” aid measures unveiled: deferring the tax deadline, boosting the Canada…

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CFNU Prairie Labour School - CANCELLED

CFNU Prairie Labour School - CANCELLED

After careful and thoughtful consideration, in response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its evolving impact, the leadership at the United Nurses of Alberta (UNA), the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) and the Manitoba Nurses Union (MNU) have made the difficult decision to cancel the upcoming CFNU Prairie Labour School scheduled for June 8 -10, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. While the…

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PM Trudeau says emergency measures are under consideration

PM Trudeau says emergency measures are under consideration

OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is looking into recalling Parliament for a brief period in order to pass additional legislative measures, such as changes to employment insurance and potentially even enacting some aspects of the federal Emergencies Act, as Canada continues to ratchet up its response to COVID-19. He is also imploring Canadians to heed public health authorities' advice…

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SUN's Commitment to Members During COVID-19 Pandemic

SUN's Commitment to Members During COVID-19 Pandemic

As more information and details around policies and protocols begin to surface regarding the Province’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, you and all SUN members can be reassured your Union is committed to ensuring you have the information and support required to take care of yourself and your patients.   As healthcare workers, our advice will be sought by family, friends and…

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COVID-19 in Sask: 7th case reported, schools to be closed

COVID-19 in Sask: 7th case reported, schools to be closed

The Saskatchewan government reported a seventh case of the COVID-19 coronavirus on Monday — a person in their 60s who had recently travelled to Arizona. "The resident was tested in Regina and is currently in hospital due to unrelated medical issues," according to a provincial government release Monday afternoon.  The province saw a further increase in tests…

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