News & Events

CNF Launches COVID-19 Fund for Nurses
April 20, 2020
RELEASE: Yardstick Assessment Strategies to match Giving Tuesday donations to Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF)
November 28, 2019
HELP CNF SUPPORT NURSING EXCELLENCE IN CANADA We’re helping donors double their impact by matching donations on December 3rd. OTTAWA, ON, November 29th –  This Giving Tuesday on December 3rd, donations to the Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF) will be matched by Ottawa-based Yardstick Assessment Strategies. Funds will support scholarships and grants for Canadian nurses. By
Gala Photos 2019
June 14, 2019
National Nurse Practitioner Week 2017
November 14, 2017
This week, during National Nurse Practitioner Week, CNF is excited to celebrate Canada’s amazing Nurse Practitioners! Miradel Constantino, one of CNF’s 2017 Innovative Medicines Canada Nurse Practitioner Award recipients is doing exemplary work all over the world. Right now, she is working on her Master of Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner Program at the University
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