Skip to main content
  • 2nd Call For Nominations - Join The OCNIG Executive

    Posted on July 12, 2020, 11:18 p.m.

    2nd call for nominations are now being accepted for the positions below for a two-year office. (Note: at the termination of the two-year term, you are eligible to stand for a second term of two years).  

    If nominees have questions please send email to ontariocorrectionalnurses@gmail.com  . PLEASE USE SUBJECT LINE: OCNIG 2nd call for nominations.  

    Candidates must be members in good standing of RNAO and OCNIG and agree to serving for a two year term if elected.

  • Ontario Correctional Nurses 2020 Annual General Virtual Meeting

    Posted on June 8, 2020, 12:55 p.m.

    Join us for the Ontario Correctional Nurses 2020 Annual General Virtual Meeting

    On Saturday June 13 2020 at 0900-1100, OCNIG is hosting its 2020 AGM.

    Registration is free! 

    Agenda:

    0900- Welcome and OCNIG President's Report

    0915 - Dr Susan McNair, Medical Director of the Regional Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Centre in London Ontario, has graciously agreed to be our guest presenter.

  • OCNIG Educational Event - Oct 18 2019 from 1300-1700

    Posted on Sept. 24, 2019, 3:56 p.m.

     

    The Ontario Correctional Nurses Interest Group is pleased to present Cindy Peternej-Taylor who will be speaking about her research about Correctional Nurses and Evidence-Informed Practices in Correctional Nursing. 

    Location:  RNAO Home Office
    158 Pearl Street, Toronto, ON M5H 1L3

    Registration is $25 for OCNIG members and $45 for Non RNAO members.

    Please note that if the event sells-out, we will offer the option to Teleconference for a nominal fee.

  • 2nd Call for nominations - Join The OCNIG Executive

    Posted on July 3, 2019, 5:15 p.m.

     

    Dear Ontario Correctional Nurses’ Interest Group member:

    Do you enjoy speaking out for correctional nurses, correctional health and correctional health care? We are looking for members to join the Ontario Correctional Nurses’ Interest Group executive committee!

    For the 2019-2021 term, Ontario Correctional Nurses’ Interest Group is seeking nominees for the following positions:

  • OCNIG Spring Newsletter

    Posted on June 4, 2019, 7:48 a.m.

     

    Greetings to all members!

    Thank you for all your hard work and commitment to OCNIG over the past year!

    It is my hope that you continue to demonstrate your positive leadership and support one another in our journey toward our Ends.

    Please nominate someone who can continue this important work.

    Stay tuned for more exciting developments in the coming months.

    Attached is your Spring Newsletter.

    Angela Di Marco
    OCNIG President

  • Call for Nominations

    Posted on May 14, 2019, 11 a.m.

    Dear Ontario Correctional Nurses’ Interest Group member:

    Do you enjoy speaking out for correctional nurses, correctional health and correctional health care? We are looking for members to join the Ontario Correctional Nurses’ Interest Group executive committee!

    For the 2019-2021 term, Ontario Correctional Nurses’ Interest Group is seeking nominees for the following positions:

  • Corrections from the Inside Out Conference

    Posted on May 6, 2019, 3:07 p.m.

    Hello OCNIG members!

    There is a great professional development opportunity ahead for you!  

    The Corrections from the Inside Out: Challenges and Change conference is scheduled for September 25-26, 2019 in Sarnia.  Hosted by the Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee, the Canadian Mental Health Association and other community partners, this conference will focus on current issues of incarcerated individuals.  See the attached poster for information on the great line-up of speakers.  

  • OCNIG AGM

    Posted on March 20, 2019, 5:02 p.m.

     

     

     

    Hello to all OCNIG Members!

     

    Hope all is well with you and Happy Spring!

     

    The AGM is fast approaching on Saturday April 13 2019 at 0900 at the Toronto Hilton Hotel.

    The annual meeting provides members in attendance to be updated about the committee activities, to meet the Executive, ask questions and to network. We want you there! Here are some additional reasons to attend.

     

  • OCNIG Newsletter - Winter 2019

    Posted on Feb. 7, 2019, 2:30 p.m.

     

    Dear OCNIG Members,

     

    Attached is your Winter newsletter. Please print and post in your workplaces and schools. Also, please follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

     

    Some newsletter highlights include a report on the important Coalition work, by Shirley Kennedy and myself, with a potential merger of the two Coalitions. Educational opportunities as well as articles on Segregation reform and Institutional violence are included.

     

  • OCNIG Fall Newsletter

    Posted on Oct. 5, 2018, 8:49 a.m.

    Dear OCNIG members:

    Attached you will find the OCNIG Fall newsletter full of interesting information; an introduction to our new executive committee members, a summary of HWDC’s mega-inquest, a link to Howard Sapers preliminary report on violence in correctional facilities, educational opportunities and so much more.

  • Summer Edition OCNIG Newsletter

    Posted on June 4, 2018, 3:02 p.m.

    Hello OCNIG Members!

    Megan Tulner, the OCNIG Communications ENO, has been busy the past few weeks putting together the  summer edition of the OCNIG newsletter!  There's been lots going on since our spring newsletter was released.  We hope you have a few quiet moments to read and reflect on our activities. 

  • Volunteer Opportunities: Join The Ontario Correctional Nurses’ Interest Group

    Posted on May 7, 2018, 10:07 a.m.

    Dear Ontario Correctional Nurses’ Interest Group member:

    Do you enjoy speaking out for correctional nurses, correctional health and correctional health care? We are looking for members to join the Ontario Correctional Nurses’ Interest Group executive.

    For 2018-2020, Ontario Correctional Nurses’ Interest Group is seeking nominees for the following positions:

  • Purchase your OCNIG fleece jacket for spring

    Posted on May 2, 2018, 3:43 p.m.

    Dear members,

    Just in time for spring, we have partnered with Muller's Work Wear in Niagara Falls to produce fleece jackets embroidered with the RNAO/OCNIG logo.

    These Coal Harbour colour-blocked fleece jackets are both lightweight and warm and come in two colour options: black with graphite or white with graphite.

    A full range of sizes (from XS to 4XL) are available for men and women. See the flyer below for full details including sizing charts.

  • Your Opinions Matter

    Posted on April 13, 2018, 10:34 a.m.

    Hello OCNIG Members:

    From time to time, OCNIG is invited to stakeholder consultations and given an opportunity to comment/make suggestions for change. With an executive committee composed of front-line nurses and nursing managers we have perspective into current issues. We are seeking direction from our membership to ensure that our conversations align with the perspective of our general membership as well.  Please consider these two topics and provide your input by emailing us at ontariocorrectionalnurses@gmail.com:

  • OCNIG AGM

    Posted on April 8, 2018, 10:28 a.m.

    The OCNIG AGM is less than 2 weeks away! In addition to our agenda, we hope you will join us at this year's AGM closing keynote presentation; a panel of nurses and other experts in public health will explore the social, legal and health implications of legalizing cannabis.

    They will share their expertise and experiences, and discuss nurses' unique role in educating Canadians about cannabis and pushing for a public health approach to legalization.

  • OCNIG AGM

    Posted on March 23, 2018, 2:41 p.m.

    Have you registered for OCNIG's annual general meeting?  If not, please do so soon!

    We have confirmed Paula Manuel as our guest speaker.  Paula is affectionately dubbed the "self-care guru of nurses".  She is going to talk to us about managing the stresses of our work-lives and teach us some self-care techniques to help us get better at talking care of ourselves.  

    There is a cost to register for the AGM, but the cost ($34) will be fully refunded to you when you attend the meeting!