Summer/Fall 2023

Update magazine - Summer 2023

In This Issue

This summer/fall Update Magazine is bringing you stories online. The articles below will keep you up to date on the work of the union and informed on how members across the province are supporting each other and their patients. Be sure to subscribe to BCNU eNews and be notified when new stories are published.

Featured Articles
Update magazine banner - Summer /Fall 2023 - Cultivating Connections through Conferences
Cultivating Connections Through Conferences

BCNU hosted two conferences in November 2023 that brought together members from across the province for an opportunity to learn and connect with each other on a variety of topics including professional practice and human rights and equity.

Ready to Face the Future - Update Magazine - Summer/Fall 2023
Ready To Face The Future

Muskan Johal is setting herself up for success thanks to leadership skills learned during a BCNU preceptorship.

Photo of pharmacist with elder woman
Canada Needs the Full-dose of Pharmacare

Experts recommend universal public pharmacare, but corporate interests push for a weaker program to protect profits.

Convention 2023: Unstoppable Together
Convention 2023: Unstoppable Together

Hundreds of BCNU activists joined together to conduct union business and take to the streets of Vancouver to call attention to the province’s nurse staffing crisis. Read our convention recap and photo retrospective.

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Confidence Boost

Pacific Rim region's Bria Reyes finds community and inspiration at BCNU’s human rights and equity conference

Aman with BCNU members at International Council of Nurses biennial Congress in Montreal
Inspiring Learning Opportunities

BCNU sponsored five lucky members to attend this year’s International Council of Nurses biennial Congress in Montreal. We interviewed two of our National Nursing Week draw winners about their experience at the event. 

Summer 2023 - Catching up
Catching Up

Nurses who work with at-risk children and youth report that the wage gap between public service and health-sector nurses is worsening a critical nursing shortage at their worksites.

Off Duty: Off the Beaten Track
Off Duty: Off the Beaten Track

Sonja Comerford never fully retired from nursing but now she prioritizes exploring the world.

UPDATED: May 02,2024