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BCNU Leadership Awards1https://www.bcnu.org/member-services/awardsLearn more<p>Nominations are now open for two new awards that recognize BCNU members for outstanding leadership and advocacy. Nominations close on April 16. <br></p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/BCNU_Awards_2021_Carousel.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />BCNU_Awards_2021_Carousel.jpg</a>https://www.bcnu.org/Lists/ContentSwitcher/DispForm.aspx?ID=600x01005FCB04DAFF744700ADF9790BF72B79800056A588E8E56DB947A784BC4DA437F740BCNU Leadership Awards
College Registration Fee Reimbursement2https://www.bcnu.org/contracts-and-bargaining/your-collective-agreement/nurses-bargaining-association/college-reg-fee-reimbursementApply now<p>​As per the 2019-2022 NBA provincial collective agreement, members can now apply to BCNU for partial reimbursement of their 2021-2022 college registration fees. The application from will be open until June 30, 2021.<br></p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/college_fee_reimbursement.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />college_fee_reimbursement.jpg</a>https://www.bcnu.org/Lists/ContentSwitcher/DispForm.aspx?ID=580x01005FCB04DAFF744700ADF9790BF72B79800056A588E8E56DB947A784BC4DA437F740College Registration Fee Reimbursement
COVID-19 Resources3https://www.bcnu.org/a-safe-workplace/health-and-safety/coronavirusLearn more<p>​BCNU is committed to providing members with the support and resources they need during this COVID-19 pandemic. <br></p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/COVID-19.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />COVID-19</a>https://www.bcnu.org/Lists/ContentSwitcher/DispForm.aspx?ID=410x01005FCB04DAFF744700ADF9790BF72B79800056A588E8E56DB947A784BC4DA437F740COVID-19 Resources
Indigenous Student Nurse Education Bursary 6https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/news/2021/new-bursary-award-available-for-indigenous-nursing-studentsLearn more<p>​The 2021 Indigenous Student Nurse Education Bursary intake is now open. The bursary is an initiative of BCNU's Indigenous Leadership Circle.<br></p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/indigenous-student-bursary_carousel.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />indigenous-student-bursary_carousel.jpg</a>https://www.bcnu.org/Lists/ContentSwitcher/DispForm.aspx?ID=570x01005FCB04DAFF744700ADF9790BF72B79800056A588E8E56DB947A784BC4DA437F740Indigenous Student Nurse Education Bursary
Interim PCAP Tool Resources Available7https://www.bcnu.org/contracts-and-bargaining/your-collective-agreement/nurses-bargaining-association/patient-care-processLearn more<p>BCNU has developed key resources, including a new learning module and FAQs, to help members better understand the Interim PCAP tool and process.<br></p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/pcap_carousel.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />pcap_carousel.jpg</a>https://www.bcnu.org/Lists/ContentSwitcher/DispForm.aspx?ID=560x01005FCB04DAFF744700ADF9790BF72B79800056A588E8E56DB947A784BC4DA437F740 Interim PCAP Tool Resources Available
Support BC's Nurses9https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/campaigns-and-initiatives/current-campaigns/support-bc-nursesLearn More<p>​Workplace safety has never been more important. Nurses continue working long hours to deliver safe patient care when British Columbians need it most.<br></p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/Labour-Day-2020-Carousel.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />Labour-Day-2020-Carousel.jpg</a>https://www.bcnu.org/Lists/ContentSwitcher/DispForm.aspx?ID=490x01005FCB04DAFF744700ADF9790BF72B79800056A588E8E56DB947A784BC4DA437F740Support BC's Nurses
The Choice is Ours10https://www.bcnu.org/contracts-and-bargaining/your-collective-agreement/nurses-bargaining-association/pension-reviewREAD MORE<p>​Nurses’ Pension Governance Review: Do we want a pension plan that we control, or do we leave control of our future with others?<br></p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/Choice-is-ours_Carousel_476_346px.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />Choice-is-ours_Carousel_476_346px.jpg</a>https://www.bcnu.org/Lists/ContentSwitcher/DispForm.aspx?ID=500x01005FCB04DAFF744700ADF9790BF72B79800056A588E8E56DB947A784BC4DA437F740The Choice is Ours
Committed to Truth and Reconciliation11http://trc.ca/assets/pdf/Calls_to_Action_English2.pdfLEARN MORE<p>​The BC Nurses’ Union is committed to a genuine and just reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and communities based on the Truth and Reconciliation Committee of Canada’s Calls to Action document. <br></p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/ILC.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />ILC.jpg</a>https://www.bcnu.org/Lists/ContentSwitcher/DispForm.aspx?ID=430x01005FCB04DAFF744700ADF9790BF72B79800056A588E8E56DB947A784BC4DA437F740Committed to Truth and Reconciliation

President's Message

Christine Sorensen

“Nurses across BC are working incredibly hard, and I want to acknowledge your professional commitment in the face of mounting pressure, fear and anger. Over the past year you have endured extraordinary challenges that have taken an immense emotional toll.”

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MISSION STATEMENT
The BC Nurses’ Union protects and advances the health, safety, social and economic well-being of our members, our profession and our communities.

 

 

BC Nurses’ Union Recognizes Five-Year Anniversary of the Opioid Crisis as Public Health Emergency4/14/2021 7:00:00 AMNews Release<p>​Calls for urgent government action grow as nurses continue to provide care on the frontlines of the opioid crisis<br></p>https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/news/2021/bcnu-recognizes-five-year-anniversary-of-the-opioid-crisis-as-public-health-emergency0x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900FA344B5CE46E4E31967A466DA257177800DD54AA7CF94E43349A2E6C3D623F22210020F2C205899C454C9660C921D728C14ABC Nurses’ Union Recognizes Five-Year Anniversary of the Opioid Crisis as Public Health Emergency
Nurses to Receive Final Wage Increase of Their Current Contract4/9/2021 7:00:00 AMBulletin<p>Two percent wage lift coming to all those covered by the NBA provincial contract; LPNs now at a 9-step wage grid​</p>https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/news/2021/nurses-to-receive-final-wage-increase-of-their-current-contract0x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900FA344B5CE46E4E31967A466DA257177800DD54AA7CF94E43349A2E6C3D623F22210020F2C205899C454C9660C921D728C14ANurses to Receive Final Wage Increase of Their Current Contract
Union Recognizes Five-Year Anniversary of Opioid Crisis as Public Health Emergency4/9/2021 7:00:00 AMBulletin<p>​BCNU joins advocates in calling for improved access to safe supply and treatment, and the decriminalization of people who use drugs<br></p>https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/news/2021/bc-recognizes-five-year-anniversary-of-opioid-crisis-as-public-health-emergency0x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900FA344B5CE46E4E31967A466DA257177800DD54AA7CF94E43349A2E6C3D623F22210020F2C205899C454C9660C921D728C14AUnion Recognizes Five-Year Anniversary of Opioid Crisis as Public Health Emergency

 

 

Steward Essentials<img alt="" src="/responsiveimages/newseventsrollup/2017-education_and_workshops/steward-education_icon_215x215.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Online4/15/2021 4:00:00 PM4/23/2021 12:00:00 AMGP0|#0a33b33d-93aa-46b2-b63d-fb465b3104ec L0|#00a33b33d-93aa-46b2-b63d-fb465b3104ec|Provincial Events GTSet|#483257a3-be59-4f79-a32e-c493e2606a0bProvincial Events<p style="font-size:14px;">Virtual Course<br></p><p style="font-size:14px;">Day 1: April 15 (0900 - 1700)<br>Day 2: April 22 (0900 - 1700)<br></p>https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/events-calendar/2021/steward-essential-online-0415-0422-20210x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900FA344B5CE46E4E31967A466DA25717780036D865D7E45B4DA3B766DBCD4A2C47CF005ACCAB19C056A44C8E07083AE00F8E4FSteward Essentials
Skill Lab: How to Host a Zoom Meeting<img alt="" src="/responsiveimages/newseventsrollup/2017-education_and_workshops/steward-education_icon_215x215.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Online4/19/2021 7:00:00 AM4/19/2021 7:00:00 AMGP0|#0a33b33d-93aa-46b2-b63d-fb465b3104ec L0|#00a33b33d-93aa-46b2-b63d-fb465b3104ec|Provincial Events GTSet|#483257a3-be59-4f79-a32e-c493e2606a0bProvincial Events<p style="font-size:14px;">1200 - 1300</p><p style="font-size:14px;">No salary replacement<br></p>https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/events-calendar/2021/skill-lab-how-to-host-zoom-meeting-041920210x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900FA344B5CE46E4E31967A466DA25717780036D865D7E45B4DA3B766DBCD4A2C47CF005ACCAB19C056A44C8E07083AE00F8E4FSkill Lab: How to Host a Zoom Meeting
Skill Lab: How to Host a Zoom Meeting<img alt="" src="/responsiveimages/newseventsrollup/2017-education_and_workshops/steward-education_icon_215x215.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Online4/20/2021 7:00:00 AM4/20/2021 7:00:00 AMGP0|#0a33b33d-93aa-46b2-b63d-fb465b3104ec L0|#00a33b33d-93aa-46b2-b63d-fb465b3104ec|Provincial Events GTSet|#483257a3-be59-4f79-a32e-c493e2606a0bProvincial Events<p style="font-size:14px;">0800 - 0900</p><p style="font-size:14px;">No salary replacement<br></p>https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/events-calendar/2021/skill-lab-how-to-host-zoom-meeting-042020210x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900FA344B5CE46E4E31967A466DA25717780036D865D7E45B4DA3B766DBCD4A2C47CF005ACCAB19C056A44C8E07083AE00F8E4FSkill Lab: How to Host a Zoom Meeting