Welcome to ONA Local 55

ONA is your union. Use your voice to help shape it!

The survey deadline is February 21, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Complete our quick survey: We need an exchange to affect change!

Back in 1973 – October 13, to be exact – ONA was founded during an all-day meeting at Toronto’s Westbury Hotel. More than 300 nurses gathered to decide on the name (Ontario Nurses’ Association) and adopt a constitution that continues to help guide ONA today.

As a first step, please take a few short minutes to complete this strategic planning surveyand traduction en français. What you say matters. We have so many priorities right now, but the future of ONA is yours and we cannot move forward without you. Be honest in your survey responses – we are listening and need to hear your constructive feedback.

Source available here





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Webinar registration is open for sessions of “Ask a Specialist: Navigating the Professional Responsibility Workload Report Process (PRWRF).”

Join a one-hour webinar where you will be guided through the steps to better understand the direct connections between your Standards of Practice and filing a PRWRF.

All – Identifying Standards of Practice in PRWRFs

In this webinar, our specialists will guide you through completing PRWRFs and answer questions you may have, including: What is a professional practice issue? How do you connect “workload issues” to your standards of practice? and more.

Check news section (Feb 4) for details, all sectors (LTC, LHIN, Hospitals)



RNAO-LAP Webinar: Legal Issues in Nursing Practice Related to COVID-19

Free for members and non members.

Register here

Feb 23, 2021, 12:00pm1:30pm


Information and Procedure on Work Refusal

ONA’s member guide: My right to refuse unsafe work

Highlights Provincial Coordinators meeting  (November 2020)

Key messages for our members regarding redeployment, reassignment and inappropriate assignments 

Your local executive team for the 2021-2023 term are posted here

Committee members and floor reps are posted on their respective local pages

Several ONA e-bulletins have been posted here and much more can be found in our Frontline Magazine

Media Statement: Long-Term Care

The Delicate Dance of Central Bargaining in 2021

COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Updates (Central)

Covid-19 updates for our Local (CMH & SMH, Trinity & St.Luke’s)

Struggling with substance use and/or mental illness? You are not alone.

 A voluntary program designed to encourage nurses to seek treatment for substance use and/or mental health disorders that may affect their ability to practice safely.


The Ontario Nurses’ Association has produced the ONA App which providesmembers with direct access to need-to-know information! 

Filled with news, events, collective agreements and more, the App is a new digital way for keeping you apprised of ONA happenings.


Download it from the Apple Store or Google Play today!