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Use Your Voice! Use Your Vote!

Use Your Voice! Use Your Vote! by Zak Matieschyn, BSN, MN, RN, NP(Family) I bet every nurse in the province is celebrating the return of warm weather, sunny days and the end of what was for many a frustrating and long winter. For me, one of the big changes coming in the next few months is the end of my presidency of ARNBC and all that comes with that –… Read More »Use Your Voice! Use Your Vote!

Spare Some Change? by Jess Shannon, BSN Student

I run into a consistent portrait every time I head to the bank in Courtenay. A person in borrowed clothing with a head bowed in shame asks, “Can you spare some change?” I wonder, “How can a person like me… a citizen in a democratic society filled with opportunity who eats three meals a day and can afford tuition to start a career, not spare some time to consider what… Read More »Spare Some Change? by Jess Shannon, BSN Student

Nurses Speak Up for Health: Election Tools for B.C. Nurses

After what seems like months of anticipation, B.C.’s Lieutenant Governor, Judith Guichon, has called for a provincial election to be held on May 14, 2013.  From today on, British Columbians will be inundated with TV ads, opportunities to attend candidate events, front-yard campaign signage and canvassers and candidates knocking on doors. Nursing is one of the most respected, valued and strong professions in B.C. with a long history of providing… Read More »Nurses Speak Up for Health: Election Tools for B.C. Nurses