Alicia Saunders

Alicia Saunders is communications assistant for RNAO and co-chair of its Indigenous Cultural Safety and Humility Working Group.

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by: Alicia Saunders, Kimberley Kearsey
Why are you a champion?  "I truly believe and try to instill into my daily nursing practice that we can always do better by working together. I remember learning about BPGs from RNAO when I first started at the health unit 20 years ago and knew they could support our nursing ...
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by: Alicia Saunders

Abiola Akinremi’s passion for humanitarian work started when she was a teenager. Having lived in Canada since the age of six, she returned to her birth country of Nigeria to attend high school and says the experience made her realize how fortunate she was to have grown up in a country with an abundance of resources available to her. 

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by: Alicia Saunders
Sept. 30, 2021 marked Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a federal statutory holiday. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada published 94 calls to action in 2015, and among them (#80) was the call to establish a day to honour residential school survivors, their families and communities. Also kno...
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by: Alicia Saunders, Madison Scaini
As one of RNAO’s annual signature political action events, this year’s iteration looked a bit different due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Participants joined President Morgan Hoffarth and CEO Dr. Doris Grinspun for a four-hour afternoon event that included remarks from the premier, min...
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by: Alicia Saunders, Jonathan Sher, Victoria Alarcon
While power changed hands at Queen’s Park in June of 2018, and a new Conservative government took the reins after 15 years of Liberal government, RNAO’s advocacy remains as passionate and as effective as ever. That was evident at Queen’s Park Day on Feb. 21, when 160 RNs, NPs and nursing stu...
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by: Alicia Saunders
Death and grief can be intense topics of discussion for anyone, but they can be especially challenging conversations to have with children. Whether it’s a family member or friend, breaking the news about death to a child, or helping a child through the grieving process can be difficult, even for...