Joint Committees

Regional Nursing Advisory Committee (RNAC)

See Supplementary Memoranda 23. Re: Regional Nursing Advisor Committee of our collective agreement.



The president of Local 5 is Local's representative on this committee.

Committee participants:

  • Riverview Health Centre Nurses Local 1a
  • Health Sciences Centre Local 10
  • St. Boniface Nurses Local 5
  • Concordia Nurses Local 27
  • Grace Nurses Local 41
  • Victoria Nurses Local 3
  • Misericordia Nurses Local 2
  • Seven Oaks Nurses Local 72
  • Pan Am Nurses Local 135


The parties of the Regional Nursing Advisory Committee mutually recognize that resolving nurses’ workplace issues supports the delivery of effective patient/resident/client care and contributes to a healthy work environment.

It is further recognized that it is in the best interest of the Regional Health Authority, the facilities, and the nurses to work together to resolve the issues relative to staffing and scheduling, prolonged periods of work (consecutive hours and consecutive shifts (standby assignments, and the use of part-time additional shifts and casual shifts as it relates to the creation of permanent positions.