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21 February 2024
We have received notification of a significant cybersecurity incident affecting MSH International’s systems, a subcontractor for Canada Life responsible for managing the Public Service Health Care Plan.
20 February 2024
We're thrilled to share the latest development in our ongoing quest to enhance your experience with the National Joint Council (NJC) Public Service Dental Plan (PSDP).
8 February 2024
The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada condemns the overreach of the Ottawa police, following the arrest of Public Service Alliance of Canada regional executive vice-president Alex Silas during a lawful picket line of striking Non-Public Funds (NFP) workers.
2 February 2024
New legislation requiring corporations to disclose their beneficial owners will help fight tax evasion and money laundering.
1 February 2024
We’re witnessing Black History in the making. For Black History Month, we’re celebrating the wins achieved by Black public service professionals. And, we’re making a commitment to continue the fight for equity and justice in the federal public service.
31 January 2024
The Canadian Labour Movement has done it again! Amidst the cost-of-living crisis and economic uncertainties, kudos to Unions like PIPSC and the CLC for championing positive changes to the Canadian Pension Plan.
29 January 2024
The Government of Canada's Digital Talent Platform, developed in consultation with PIPSC, is launched today.
19 January 2024
PIPSC stands in solidarity with PSAC-UNDE members in the Staff of the Non-Public Funds (NPF) bargaining units as they take on strike action. These civilian military workers deserve fair wages, a national pay grid, and secure jobs.
17 January 2024
PIPSC President Jennifer Carr reflects on some of the key moments of 2023, and outlines the union's vision and priorities for the public service in 2024.
12 January 2024
The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada joins millions of Canadians this morning in grieving the passing of former federal politician and tireless supporter of working Canadians, Ed Broadbent.
9 January 2024
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Pam Kubicz (Pam Davies). Her vibrant personality and positive aura left a lasting impression on many of us, and she will be deeply missed.
20 December 2023
Following over two decades with Sunlife as a service provider, the Government of Canada has awarded the contract to administer the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) to the Canada Life Assurance Company (Canada Life).
15 December 2023
PIPSC stands in solidarity with our peers striking with Front commun. We encourage our members to show support and join a picket with our Quebec peers during their unpaid breaks or outside of working hours.
11 December 2023
PIPSC President Jennifer Carr is proud to be part of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) delegation attending 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference or Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC – more commonly referred to as COP28.
7 December 2023
It is with great sadness that we announce that Paul Skinner passed away peacefully on September 2, 2023, at age 68. Paul was surrounded by family including his wife Anna, and daughters Marena and Melanie.
29 November 2023
PIPSC concluded its landmark national convention today, marking a significant milestone in the union's journey towards becoming a 'beacon of progress' and preparing for the future in the labour landscape.
28 November 2023
On the third day of its national convention, PIPSC presented the findings of a comprehensive study aimed at understanding and contextualizing the union's involvement in colonial institutions, policies, and programs that have adversely affected Indigenous peoples.
27 November 2023
On the second day of its national convention, PIPSC has unveiled 'Navigar,' an innovative online skills development tool designed to assist members in adapting to the rapidly evolving workplace impacted by AI and machine learning.
26 November 2023
PIPSC opened its first-ever national convention, a historic gathering under the theme "Ready for the Future", where over 800 members from across the country are coming together to shape the future of their union.
22 November 2023
The government spending review found more savings than expected but there is no indication they intend to reduce the amount wasted on costly IT consulting. Now is the time for the government to hone in on our recommendations and work to develop a long-term, strategic approach to IT within the government.
20 November 2023
With the announcement by the Front commun intersyndical du secteur public québécois that a second strike sequence will take place from November 21 to 23, and the announcement by the Fédération autonome de l'enseignement (FAE) that an indefinite strike may be called as of November 23, the closure
14 November 2023
Agenda Rules of Procedure for PIPSC AGM
1 November 2023
We add our support to calls for a ceasefire and stand up to any expression of hatred within our communities.
30 October 2023
PIPSC has put out a detailed guide for members of the Public Service Healthcare Plan to help navigate some of the more complex plan changes and explain the appeals processes when a claim is denied.  Members are enc
12 October 2023
Live stream of the PIPSC convention 2023, including the Annual General Meeting
4 October 2023
There have been some changes to the NJC Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive that came effective August 1, 2023 that affect members located in various Isolated Post locations.
27 September 2023
Steven Raphael is a PIPSC member and has been a First Nation Health Authority (FNHA) worker since 2011.
11 September 2023
In the fall of 2021, the recovery process for Phoenix overpayments was launched for employees who the Public Service Pay Centre believed were overpaid by the Phoenix pay system in 2016 and onwards.
7 September 2023
Date/Time The PIPSC Convention 2023 which includes the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will start with breakfast at 7am, followed by delegate caucus meetings at 8:30am, and the opening ceremonies at 10:30am EST on Sunday, November.
7 September 2023
Rules of Procedure are to be used to facilitate the business of the meeting, not to obstruct it. Common sense will be used in the application of the rules. Delegates trying to use the rules to obstruct business need not be recognized.
23 August 2023
Treasury Board President Anita Anand has given her fellow Cabinet Ministers six weeks to find $15 billion in savings across the federal government. PIPSC President Jennifer Carr is concerned about the impacts these cuts will have on the public services Canadians rely on.
16 August 2023
Amrit Boese is a research biologist with the Public Health Agency of Canada.
10 August 2023
In this video, our experts from the PIPSC Compensation Team will talk to you about the important changes to your healthcare plan.
10 August 2023
PIPSC and its partner unions collaborate to educate employers, Treasury Board, and many others on pay equity issues and take an important step towards closing the gender wage gap.
26 July 2023
We welcome the announcement of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new cabinet. We look forward to a new tone of collaboration with Treasury Board.
11 July 2023
On Canada Day (July 1st), Canada Life took over from Sun Life as the administrator of the employer-sponsored Public Service Healthcare Plan.This plan covers most active and retired federal public service workers,  as well as their families.  At the same time of the changeover, a number of plan im