Lobbying Activity Report


Organization: Canadian Nurses Association
Associated registration: 6640-3367-2
Lobbying Activity date: 2020-06-17
Arranged a meeting: No
Posted date: 2020-07-15

In-house lobbyists who participated in the lobbying activity: Karey Shuhendler
Lucas Veiga
Michael Villeneuve
Senior Public Office Holders who were lobbied in this activity: Natasha Prodan-Bhalla, Chief Nurse and Professional Practice Officer

Amanda van Baarsen, Senior Ministerial Assistant
Subject Matter of the Lobbying Activity
Specific Topics of Lobbying Communications Intended Outcomes Associated Subject Matters
-Pandemic Planning and COVID-19: ensure all nurses are properly supported and protecting by ensuring appropriate stockpiling of PPE, support for mental health while on the front lines, support for nursing students, increased access to education and training when return to work or working in various care setting while responding to a pandemic, ensuring appropriate guidelines and resources are disseminated and developed and ensure senior nurses are part of discussions and advisory review boards during pandemics in planning phases as well as post pandemic in the review.

-Support for regulated nurses working at full scope of practice

-Strengthening and creating programs to support illness prevention and health promotion, long term care, palliative care, home and community care, affordable housing and other social determinants of health.
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
COVID-19, Emergency Preparedness, Finances and Budgets, Health, Senior Citizens
Senior officer who filed this Lobbying Activity Report: Michael Villeneuve
The above name is that of the most senior paid officer who is responsible for filing a Lobbying Activity Report for the organization (the Designated Filer), whether that person participated in this lobbying activity or not.

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