News & Events

CNF Launches The Journey
September 6, 2017
Today, on National Aboriginal Nurses Day, CNF launches new documentary film profiling three Indigenous nurses in their quest through education to better their communities. OTTAWA, May 11, 2017—The Canadian Nurses Foundation is excited to announce the launch of CNF’s new 20-minute documentary film, “The Journey”, ( as part of the Canadian Nurses Foundation One Million
The Journey Press Release
May 11, 2017
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The Journey
May 9, 2017
Guelph filmmaker integral to national Indigenous health campaign One Million in One Year aims to improve health care for Indigenous people
Madeleine Kétéskwew Dion Stout
March 13, 2017
Madeleine Kétéskwew Dion Stout, a Cree speaker, was born and raised on the Kehewin First Nation in Alberta. After graduating from the Edmonton General Hospital as a Registered Nurse, she earned a Bachelors Degree in Nursing, with Distinction, from the University of Lethbridge and a Masters Degree in International Affairs from the Norman Paterson School
NANB and CNF announce new PhD nursing scholarship for NB nurses in Saint John. NB Government matches dollars raised.
November 3, 2016
NF has been privileged to be working with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB) for almost 20 years and together we have been able to support 24 New Brunswick nurses. CNF’s  Biennial Reception on June 19, 2016 in Saint John, NB, marked the official announcement of NANB’s new NANB/TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Centennial Doctoral
Indigenous Nursing: Our Journey
April 7, 2016
The recent tragic numbers on youth suicide in a northern Manitoba community are not only making headlines but have indigenous leaders calling for government and societal action. People living in these communities face shamefully high poverty rates, shorter life expectancies, significant mental health issues, higher infant mortality rates and suffer from more chronic health conditions.
Gala Auction 2016
January 25, 2016
CNF’s Nightingale Gala auction has been such a success over the years. We could not have done it without the generosity of our many donors. Some auction items in the past have included: Spa retreats Hotel packages Hand crafted jewelry Sporting tickets Artwork Personal tablets/cell phones Gift certificates If you would like to make an
Giving Tuesday 2015
January 21, 2016
You made this Giving Tuesday such a success and we thank you! In one day, we were able to raise over $12,000! Today we thank our wonderful donors who never cease to amaze and inspire us!