Let’s honour our nurses

Each night, thousands of Canadians across the country head to porches, balconies and windows to clap, cheer and generally make a ruckus in honour of the work of nurses and health-care practitioners during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This week, being Nursing Week across the globe, we expect to cheer even harder to help show our appreciation for all that our health-care workers do for us.

Nursing Week (May 11-17) highlights the enormous sacrifices and contributions of nurses, who work tirelessly to provide the care and attention patients need. The World Health Organization declared 2020 the Year of the Nurse, recognizing that nurses are central to addressing a wide range of health challenges in Canada and across the globe.

The week is chosen in honour of Florence Nightingale and her many contribution

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