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Celebrating 40 Years1 more<p>​BCNU is proud to celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2021! On June 11, 1981, over 200 nurses gathered in Victoria for the inaugural convention and the BCNU was officially formed! Since then, the advocacy and fight for better working conditions for nurses hasn’t stopped. <br></p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/carousel_1981.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />carousel_1981.jpg</a> 40 Years
College Registration Fee Reimbursement2 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_bw.jpg</a> Registration Fee Reimbursement
With Grief and Sorrow3 more<p>​BCNU mourns with the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation and all Indigenous people following the heartbreaking discovery of the remains of 215 children on the grounds of a former residential school in Kamloops.<br></p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/candle-orange-background.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />candle-orange-background.jpg</a> Grief and Sorrow
BCNU Leadership Awards4 more<p>​Two outstanding members are the 2021 recipients of the Excellence in Leadership & Advocacy Award and the NU Leader Award.<br></p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/Maria%20Danika_Carousel_lightenedbg_476x346.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />Maria%20Danika_Carousel_lightenedbg_476x346.jpg</a> Leadership Awards
COVID-19 Resources5 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">covid-19.jpg</a> Resources
Interim PCAP Tool Resources Available6 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">pcap_carousel.jpg</a> Interim PCAP Tool Resources Available
Support BC's Nurses7 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">Labour-Day-2020-Carousel.jpg</a> BC's Nurses
The Choice is Ours8 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">Choice-is-ours_Carousel_476_346px.jpg</a> Choice is Ours
Committed to Truth and Reconciliation9 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">ILC.jpg</a> 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.”


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



BCNU Celebrates 40 Years6/11/2021 7:00:00 AMBulletin<p>​Members encouraged to commemorate BCNU's 40th anniversary through stories of strength and resiliency<br></p> Celebrates 40 Years
It's Time to Speak Up and Speak Out6/4/2021 7:00:00 AMBulletin<p>​Nurses encouraged to share their stories with local MLAs and support the call for improved working conditions<br></p>'s Time to Speak Up and Speak Out
Nursing Shortage, Safety and Burnout Top Themes at BC Nurses’ Union Convention6/4/2021 7:00:00 AMNews Release<p>​Nurses who gathered virtually, are now calling on their local MLAs to make nurses' issues a priority<br></p> Shortage, Safety and Burnout Top Themes at BC Nurses’ Union Convention



Crucial Conversations: On Demand<img alt="" src="/responsiveimages/newseventsrollup/2017-education_and_workshops/steward-education_icon_215x215.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Online5/10/2021 4:00:00 PM6/22/2021 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>​Two day course:  May 10, 2021 & June 21, 2021<br>between 0900 - 1700<br></p> Conversations: On Demand
Skill Lab: How to Produce a Zoom Meeting<img alt="" src="/responsiveimages/newseventsrollup/2017-education_and_workshops/steward-education_icon_215x215.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Online6/21/2021 7:00:00 PM6/21/2021 8:00:00 PMGP0|#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> Lab: How to Produce a Zoom Meeting
Skill Lab: How to Produce a Zoom Meeting - CANCELLED<img alt="" src="/responsiveimages/newseventsrollup/2017-education_and_workshops/steward-education_icon_215x215.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Online6/22/2021 3:00:00 PM6/22/2021 4:00:00 PMGP0|#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;">No salary replacement<br></p> Lab: How to Produce a Zoom Meeting - CANCELLED