AGM Forms and Deadlines

The following are important submission deadlines which must be adhered to. Please submit all forms on or before the deadlines indicated.

Deadline: January 22, 2020


In April, all positions on the Board of Directors and NSNU Long Term Disability Trustee will expire following a two-year term. All members of the Board and the Trustee representative must be members-in-good-standing to apply. Those interested in running for positions on the Board of Directors of the NSNU can find the Nominations/Nominee Consent/Biography Form on the Forms & Guides page . All positions on the Board will be elected for a term of two years.

Thus, the NSNU AGM Operations and Nominations Committee is accepting applications for the following positions: President, Vice President, VP Finance, VP Central, VP Eastern, VP Northern, VP Western, VP Community Care, VP Long Term Care, VP LPN/Grad, and VP IWK.

The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, January 22nd.

Expression of Interest for Standing Committees

All Standing Committees are due for selection this year. Expression of Interest forms can be found on the Forms & Guides page. The deadline for the Expression of Interest on Standing Committees is Wednesday, January 22nd.


Locals are encouraged to submit resolutions to assist the Board and leaders within the organization in making informed decisions on behalf of the membership. For guidance on how to prepare your submission, please view this Guide to Writing Resolutions. Submissions are due 90 days prior to the commencement of the AGM, which is Wednesday, January 22nd.

Honorary Members Submissions

As per NSNU Policy, honorary member submissions must also be submitted to the NSNU Office 90 days in advance of the Annual Meeting. If you wish to nominate a nurse to become an honorary member, please complete this Honorary Member Nomination Form by the January 22nd deadline.

Deadline: March 13, 2020

AGM / Education / Component Meeting Registration

More information will be distributed to Locals in the New Year. However, please note the deadline to register for the AGM, Education Day, Regional and Component Meetings is March 13th. Registration will be live online starting Wednesday, February 12th.

Once again, one representative from your local (likely a member of the local executive) will be responsible for the online registration of all your delegates and observers. Individual registration will not be possible.

Small Local Observer’s Draw

If you are a local with 100 members or less, you are eligible to register for the NSNU Small Local Draw. To enter the draw, please complete the Small Local Observers Draw Entry Form by the March 13th deadline.We will know how many potential spots are available after registration is closed and will contact your local if it is drawn.

Deadline: March 25, 2020

Scholarship Applications

NSNU offers various union scholarship options. Annual $1,500 scholarships available are the ‘Dolores Chase Scholarship’, ‘Nursing Degree or Diploma Scholarship’, ‘Certificate Program Scholarship’ as well as the $1,000 ‘Elizabeth and Brittany MacPherson Scholarship’. For family members of NSNU members there are two (2) ‘NSNU Family Scholarships’ of $1,000 each. There is also a CFNU scholarship for $1,000.

Scholarship Applications can be found at the links below. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, March 25th. Click here for scholarship details.

Please submit all scholarship applications to NSNU Research Associate, Justin Hiltz at justin.hiltz [at] (subject: Scholarships)

Please Note: Expense Forms and Salary Replacement Forms can be found here under Forms & Guides.

CFNU Canadian Labour Congress