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Are you an outstanding nursing student currently studying in Canada? Do you need money to help pay for books, tuition, and the occasional coffee? If you answered yes, then you have come to the right place! CNF offers a variety of scholarships with specific criteria to one-in-five applicants across Canada every year!

You’re the best and brightest in your field? Apply now to our Scholarship Program →

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A vibrant, healthy Canada relies on a well-resourced nursing community.

The COVID 19 Recovery Fund for Nurses.

This pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to all of us. Nurses and health care providers across the country are at the front lines keeping our families, friends and communities safe. Their tireless efforts in this ever-changing battle against Covid-19 is crucial. 

Thank you, heroes!

Latest News & Events

Giving Tuesday 2023

The Canadian Nurses Foundation is excited to announce the Weston Family Foundation as our matching donor for this year’s Giving Tuesday! This year, on November

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The Night Shift

Mission accomplished! The Night Shift was an incredible evening of appreciation, awareness, friendship, delicious food, and a toast to all the wonderful nurses, nursing students

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Nurses Voices

Nurses Voices

Nurses’ Voices launched in early June, 2021, is a unique new video and audio series hosted by Gail Donner and Mary Wheeler, that amplifies the

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Canadian Nurses Association
Canadian Nurses Association is pleased to announce the establishment of:

Marie Marques Certification Award

Marie Marques

This award recognizes Marie’s leadership and dedication in the field of nursing and her passion for certification.

The Marie Marques Certification Award will be awarded to nurses across Canada pursuing CNA certification in any area of specialty. The fund will continue to grow to provide additional awards annually as it can be contributed to at any time.

CNA’s partner, the Canadian Nurses Foundation (cnf-fiic.ca) will administer this merit-based award in perpetuity. Our goal is to establish Marie’s award as an endowed gift fund and grow it to $50,000.


To Make A gift

Please visit: https://www.imakeanonlinedonation.org/cnf-fiic/IMG/

Once on the ‘In Memorium Gift’ page follow these instructions:

  • Enter ‘Marie Marques’ in the ‘In memory of’ box
  • Select ‘NO’ to send a memorial card – CNF will notify Mr. Bruyere of your gift.
  • If you want to remain anonymous, please check the ‘I would like to remain anonymous’ box
  • Enter your email or continue as guest and fill in remainder of form
  • A receipt will be automatically generated and sent to the email you provided.


Or Contact:    

Chris McGarvey
Director of Development
Canadian Nurses Foundation
Email:     cmcgarvey@cnf-fiic.ca
Tel:     613-680-0879 ext. 223

Contact Us

The Canadian Nurses Foundation welcomes all inquiries.

Address Canadian Nurses Foundation
135 Michael Cowpland Drive
Suite 105, Kanata, ON K2M 2E9 Canada
Telephone: 613-680-0879
Toll Free: 1-844-204-0124
Email: info@cnf-fiic.ca
Media: cmcgarvey@cnf-fiic.ca
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