Member Institutions


To provide an organized body to promote the advancement of nursing education and nursing scholarship in Western and North-western Canada and so to support the stated purpose and objectives of Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (WNRCASN Constitution).


  1. To serve as an avenue for the interchange of nursing knowledge among members.
  2. To promote research in nursing.
  3. To provide a forum for discussion of matters of mutual concern to nursing schools in the Region.
  4. To represent the views of the Region to educational, professional, and other appropriate bodies within Western and North-western Canada.
  5. To promote greater public understanding of education for nurses within Western and North-western Canada (WNRCASN Constitution).


British Columbia



North West Territories