December 13th 

Click the following links for Covid-19 updates in Canada: 

Update on Covid-19: Epidemiology and Modelling

Ventilation helps to protect against the spread of Covid-19 

Vaccination for kids 5-11 – it’s time for kids to make memories again

November 8th

Free program opportunity to promote resilience, connection, and wellness at a time that many are experiencing isolation, burnout, and stress. You can register for the ECHO Coping with Covid program at this link: 

ECHO Coping with COVID – Project ECHO® Ontario Mental Health at CAMH and U of T (

Sessions will take place every other Friday from 12 – 1 pm (MST time) 

October 13th, 2021 

New and updated CNA resources to stay in the loop about COVID-19:

July 13th, 2021
The Mental Health Commission of Canada has a new guideline’s introduction, toolkit, and real-world examples that are specifically designed to support health-care organizations in implementing recovery-oriented practice.
June 10th, 2021

Communiqué to health practitioners Myocarditis-pericarditis

Click on link above for a communiqué to health practitioners regarding reports of Myocarditis-pericarditis after COVID-19 vaccination.

May 10, 2021
Covid has taken a devastating toll on Nurses. Globe and Mail

Click here

February 25, 2021

PHAC COVID-19 Vaccination Tool Kit for Health Care Providers

Available here

The current edition of the tool kit includes information on the following topics:

  • About COVID-19
  • Overview of Vaccines
  • Authorized Vaccines
  • Guidance
  • Vaccine Safety
  • Additional Resources

We encourage you to revisit the tool kit in the future, as this resource will be continuously updated with new and updated information.

January 6, 2021

COVID-19 Resources

CIHI has compiled their key reports and resources containing information related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic and will update their page with new content whenever possible.

December 14, 2020

The Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI) Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) are collaborating on an online open access webinar series to provide cutting edge continuing education to Canadian medical professionals in the context of COVID-19.

October 14, 2020

CNA Position Statement: Influenza Immunization of Nurses. Read the statement here

September 3, 2020

Health care workers across the country play a critical role in the COVID-19 pandemic. CIHI has compiled rates of COVID-19 cases, including number of deaths, among health care workers in Canada. This data can help ministries of health, professional associations and others to better understand the impact of COVID-19 on the health workforce. Today, CIHI released information on the number of COVD-19 cases and deaths among health care workers in Canada. Learn more here.

July 29, 2020

CNPS has created a series of articles based on the most commonly asked questions they receive. Read the articles here


Certificate for Expedited Registration in an Emergency

For more information on this registration certificate, click here.


RN and NP Employment Opportunities – NU

The Government of Nunavut is actively recruiting RNs and NPs to assist for varying lengths of assignment, in their COVID-19 Pandemic Response. Flexibility of assignment length will be discussed with interested applicants. Expedited registration will be considered.

  • Community Health Nursing
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Infection Prevention & Control
  • In Patient
  • Mental Health
  • Labour & Delivery

For inquiries related to short term nursing assignments, contact the Department of Health at
For inquires related to fulltime positions, please contact


April 23, 2020:

CNA has shared the following concise resources on COVID-19 for nurses:

April 16, 2020:

The recording of the CNA Webinar Coffee with Claire, PPE and Ethical Dilemmas, is not available on the CNA YouTube Channel here

April 6, 2020: Webinar: Prevention & Management of Skin Damage Related to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 7PM EDT
For all the details click here

PPE Toolkit:
NSWOCC has launched a toolkit to support healthcare professionals wearing PPE. You can access the Prevention & Management of Skin Damage Related to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) tool kit at and

April 3, 2020:

CNA Choosing Wisely COVID-19 Recommendations
View here

April 2, 2020:

The CNA website has a new COVID-19 section. FInd information on clinical considerations, nursing issues, prevention and treatment, and more. Click here to check it out.

March 31, 2020:

Claire Betker (CNA) and Doris Grinspun (RNAO) discuss equipment and supplies shortages on Power and Politics. Click here to watch the video.

March 30, 2020:

American Assoication of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is offering a FREE course: Cross Training to Treat Patients with COVID-19. Click here for more information.

March 27, 2020: Letter from RNANT/NU to Membership
Click here

Letter to RNANT/NU Membership from RNANT/NU President
Click here

March 26, 2020:

Current recommendations from the Office of the Chief Public Health Office, click here

NTHSSA Service Changes and Announcements click here

March 24, 2020: NCLEX-RN

For updates click here

March 23, 2020: Workers Exempt from Travel Restrictions

For information regarding essential workers and those engaged in providing support services to essential services workers, click here

March 21, 2020: Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in NWT

The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer (OCPHO) confirms that a person in the Northwest Territories has COVID-19.

Click here for the GNWT, H&SS press release

March 20, 2020: GNWT News Release: Chief Public Health Officer Prepares to Order the prohibition of travel to the NWT with limited exceptions

Self-isolation to be ordered for those returning to the territory to ensure protection of residents.

Click here to read the release.

March 20, 2020: CDSA Issues Exemptions for Prescriptions of Controlled Substances

Health Canada has issued exemptions for prescriptions of controlled substances under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and its Regulations during social distancing.

English: CDSA Exemption and interpretive guide for controlled substances

French: Exemption en vertu de LRCDAS et guide d’interprétation pour les substances controlees

March 18, 2020: NCLEX-RN Candidates

Test delivery at Canada based test centres is suspended until April 16, 2020.

FAQs for NCLEX Candidates

March 18, 2020: Office Closure

The RNANT/NU office is closed and all staff are working remotely. While the office is physically closed, we continue to:

  • respond to phone and email requests
  • register and license RNs and NPs
  • answer practice questions and deliver practice advice
  • respond to complaints and intervene if practice is unacceptable
  • share updates through the website, social media, and newsletter.

For information regarding expedited registration during an emergency click here

We can be reached at 867-873-2745 or by email

March 17, 2020 Notice to Members: RNANT/NU 2020 AGM Cancelled

After careful consideration the 2020 RNANT/NU Annual General Meeting has been cancelled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This decision is based on recent recommendations from the federal and territorial Chief Public Health Office and Chief Medical Officer. The cancellation includes the education day.C

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