Community News


19 Apr Survey of CHNIG Members Professional Development needs

As your representatives, the CHNIG executive requires your input to address issues of importance to you. One of our goals is to increase the capacity of Community Health Nurses. As part of this commitment, last year we provided a very well attended webinar on evidence informed...

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09 Apr CHNIG Membership fee increase in the 2011/2012 year

Background. All CHNIG members are Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) members. CHNC has provided exemplary leadership in building capacity in community health nursing nationally such as development of the Canadian Community Health Nursing standards of practice, Public Health Nursing Competencies, Public ~ Community Health Nursing...

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24 Mar Study: From Boomers to Gen Y

Are You a Nurse from the Gen X, Gen Y or Boomer Generations? Dr. Judith MacDonnell from York University is leading a study that is examining generational differences in nursing activism. This study, From Boomers to Gen Y: Exploring the Intersection of Generational and Career Dynamics...

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01 Mar New Nursing Leadership for CHNs

New Nursing Leadership for CHNs: The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport have released a set of organizational and governance standards that will apply to all Ontario boards of health. These Organizational Standards communicate the government’s expectations...

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05 Dec Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts

Social Determinants of Health:  The Canadian Facts by Juha Mikkonen and Dennis Raphael Foreword by Hon. Monique Bégin (Former Minister of National Health & Welfare of Canada) Published in May 2010. Free download available here: http://thecanadianfacts.org The publication outlines why the social determinants of health are important; how Canada is...

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18 Nov 16th National Conference on Gerontological Nursing

On behalf of The Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association and the Gerontological Nursing Association of Ontario, we are pleased to announce that the 16th National Conference on Gerontological Nursing will be held at the Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Center, Mississauga, Ontario, from June 8 -...

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08 Nov 5th National Community Health Nurses Conference

May 16-18th, 2011 The Time is Now: Influence, Impacts, Outcome Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) together with the CHNC Atlantic Region Partners are pleased to invite you to participate in the 5th National Community Health Nurses Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia in May, 2011. This conference brings...

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02 Nov 2011 Barbara Mildon Bursary

Hello CHNIG Members: Don't forget to login and visit the Financial Aid page in the members section to find out more information on how you can easily apply for the 2011 Barbara Mildon Community Health Nursing Certification Bursary available to CHNIG Members....

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