Policy and Political Action

Policy & Political Action

Speaking Notes

  • Monday, November 25, 2019 - 14:43

    Good morning, my name is Hilda Swirsky and with me this morning is Susan Munro.  We are registered nurses and are here on behalf of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario.  RNAO represents 43,500 thousand registered nurses, nurse practitioners and nursing students across this province.  We speak out for nurses and we speak out for health.  

  • Monday, November 4, 2019 - 14:17

    Good afternoon. My name is Joy Dawkins. I am a registered nurse and Nursing Policy Analyst at the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, or RNAO.

    Thank you for the opportunity to share RNAO's feedback on the City of Toronto’s Heat Relief Strategy. RNAO has a long-standing commitment and history of action on the environmental and social determinants of health. Our goal in this work is to improve and protect the health of all Ontarians, and to decrease health inequities among marginalized people who bear an increased burden of avoidable sickness and premature death.

  • Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 12:39

    Good morning. My name is Lynn Anne Mulrooney. I am a registered nurse and Senior Policy Analyst at the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, or as it often known: RNAO.

  • Monday, April 1, 2019 - 00:00

    Good afternoon. My name is Doris Grinspun, and I am the Chief Executive Officer of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO). With me today is Lynn Anne Mulrooney, RNAO's Senior Policy Analyst.

    Thank you for this opportunity to present the views of RNAO's 42,000 RN, NP and nursing student's members to the Standing Committee on Social Policy on the People's Health Care Act.

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 15:45

    My name is Hilda Swirsky, and I am the Region Six Board Representative for the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario. With me today is RNAO's Senior Economist, Kim Jarvi. On behalf of RNAO, I wish to thank the Chair and members of the Standing Committee on Social Policy for this opportunity to present the views of Ontario's registered nurses, nurse practitioners and nursing students on Bill 34, the Green Energy Repeal Act. We are here to speak to the health implications of the bill.

  • Monday, July 16, 2018 - 12:02

    Good afternoon. My name is Lynn Anne Mulrooney. I am a registered nurse and Senior Policy Analyst at the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, or as it often known: RNAO.

  • Friday, June 29, 2018 - 12:07

    Good morning President Binder and members of the commission. My name is Beatriz Jackson, and I am a board member of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO). I represent RNAO's Region eight, an area that includes Durham Northumberland and the nuclear reactors at Pickering and Darlington. I have lived in Pickering for 22 years now, just 10 kilometers from the nuclear plant. With me today are Susan Munro, representing RNAO's Ontario Nurses for the Environment Interest Group, and Kim Jarvi, RNAO's Senior Economist.

  • Monday, May 7, 2018 - 09:08

    Good morning everyone. My name is Angela Cooper Brathwaite and I am the president of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO). Joining me is Vicki McKenna, President of the Ontario Nurses’ Association and RNAO’s Chief Executive Officer Doris Grinspun. I would like to thank everyone for coming today - this first day of National Nursing Week.

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 17:05

    Good morning. My name is Lynn Anne Mulrooney. I am a registered nurse and Senior Policy Analyst at the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO). With me today is Shirley Kennedy, the President of the Ontario Correctional Nurses' Interest Group (OCNIG). OCNIG is an interest group of RNAO comprised of registered nurses working in the federal and provincial correctional systems as well as nursing students interested in correctional nursing. We thank you for the opportunity to present on Bill 6 to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy.

  • Friday, January 19, 2018 - 13:40

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    Good afternoon. My name is Doris Grinspun, and I am the CEO of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO).