Policy and Political Action

Policy & Political Action

Letters

  • Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 01:00

    Canada has international human rights obligations to address the gender wage gap under the Convention Concerning Equal Remuneration for Men and Women for Work of Equal Value and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. Although these Conventions were ratified by Canada in 1972 and 1981 respectively, Canada is moving in the wrong direction on this imperative for human rights.

  • Monday, December 21, 2015 - 01:00

    Dear Minister Philpott,

    On behalf of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO), we want to reiterate our delight with your appointment as Minister of Health for the Government of Canada. We also want to wish you a magic holiday season and a healthy and fulfilling 2015 year!

    As the professional association that represents registered nurses (RNs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and nursing students who live, work and study in communities across Ontario, we take our commitment to speak out for nursing and health very seriously.

  • Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 16:30

    On behalf of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO), the professional association representing registered nurses (RN), nurse practitioners (NP) and nursing students, we extend our gratitude to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for the opportunity to provide feedback on a proposed framework for infectious disease threats.

  • Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 16:24

    As a fitting way to mark Human Rights Day on December 10, the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) urges the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services to strengthen the proposed draft regulation, Collection of Identifying Information in Certain Circumstances – Prohibition and Duties, pertaining to the Police Services Act.

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 16:26

    Dear Prime Minister Trudeau and Premier Wynne,

    Registered nurses, nurse practitioners and nursing students are thrilled at the prospect of meaningful federal-provincial partnerships. Prime Minister Trudeau's open letter to Canadians upon taking office affirmed that "we made a commitment to invest in growing our economy, strengthening our middle class, and helping those working hard to join it." A critical means of achieving all three is through federal and provincial investments in affordable housing - we call on you to take swift action.

  • Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 00:00

    Dear Mr. Trudeau:

    On behalf of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO), we are delighted to congratulate you and the Liberal Party on the recent election win and the overwhelming mandate Canadians gave you to form the next federal government.

    As the professional association that represents registered nurses, nurse practitioners and nursing students who live, work and study in communities across Ontario, we take our commitment to speak out for nursing and health very seriously.

  • Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 00:00

    Dear Premier Wynne,

    The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) was pleased to attend a meeting organized by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care on October 13 on the use and misuse of narcotics in Ontario. RNAO would like to follow up by providing recommendations on ways that the province could prevent premature deaths and improve health outcomes related to drugs, including alcohol and narcotics.

  • Monday, October 26, 2015 - 00:00

    Dear Councillor Mihevc and Members of the Board of Health,

  • Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 15:09

    Dear Juanita,

  • Monday, October 19, 2015 - 11:11

    The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is the voluntary professional association representing registered nurses (RN), nurse practitioners (NP) and nursing students in Ontario. Our mandate involves speaking out for healthy public policy and we extend our gratitude to the Federal Expert Panel for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada for the opportunity to participate in the consultation underway.