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Happy Nurses Week, SUN Members!

This is our third National Nurses Week since the COVID-19 pandemic began and personally, this is the most difficult message I’ve written thus far. I didn’t know where to begin, or what to say knowing what you have all been through, and how much difficulty still lies ahead as we try to recover and rebuild. So, I have settled on a simple “thank you”, because these two…

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New Year, New Wave, Same Approach

New Year, New Wave, Same Approach

Dear SUN Members,  New Year’s Eve has come and gone and 2022 is in full swing. However, what is usually a time of renewal and fresh starts is hitting differently for many this year. The hope of a year that would see the end of this pandemic has been dampened by feelings of loss, fear, and uncertainty – especially for registered nurses. Two things need to happen to reignite…

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Gratitude, Hope and Unity this Holiday Season

In my annual holiday greeting video to SUN members and the Saskatchewan public, I speak of three words that particularly resonate with me this holiday season – Gratitude, Hope and Unity.   Perhaps the most significant for me as president of our Union is the immense gratitude I feel for all of you, Saskatchewan’s 11,000 Registered Nurses, Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Nurse…

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It's time for the Government to Save our Healthcare System

It's time for the Government to Save our Healthcare System

This past week will hopefully be a turning point in the trajectory of this deadly pandemic in Saskatchewan – a week that compels our leaders to act now to stop the unnecessary loss of life, pain and suffering COVID-19 is causing in our province. A week where the people of Saskatchewan demand more leadership of our government.   We cannot rely on transporting critically ill ICU patients…

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Labour Day 2021 - There has to be more we can do.

Labour Day 2021 - There has to be more we can do.

Are you feeling the chill in the morning air these days? I sure am. These early September mornings call for a warm bunny hug and a pair of runners, instead of the t-shirt and sandals that were the uniform of this hot, hot summer. That first Fall feeling is always one of “Back to School” for me, even though it’s been a few years since I sent my boys off to class. Back-to-school…

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