Feb. 1 kicks off Black History Month, a time to recognize triumphs and reflect on challenges to come. The struggle against racism and continued work towards equality is a mission we all must share. There is more work to do.

    To mark Black History Month, RNAO took a look back at our work on diversity in the Registered Nurse Journal including information on our anti-racism policy, and our organization statement on diversity and inclusivity. Read A history of diversity inclusivity now

    Adjusting the radio. Eating and drinking. Using a GPS system. These can all be considered distracted driving if they prevent you from properly concentrating on the road.

    Distracted driving plays a role in four million motor vehicle crashes in North America each year and drivers who text while behind the wheel are 23 times more likely than non-distracted drivers to be in a crash or near-crash event.

    Delivering our message for better health care for all Ontarians, RNAO presented its pre-budget submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs on Jan. 19 at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel and Conference Centre in Brampton.