News & Issues

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20 March 2023
To facilitate the participation of all our members in PIPSC events and activities, we will be accommodating dietary restrictions based on religious beliefs, including those related to fasting during Ramadan.
9 March 2023
To mark Mental Illness Awareness Week PIPSC teamed up with the Canadian Mental Health Association for a workshop on mental illness in the workplace.
6 March 2023
Bargaining 101, core issues, and more! In case you miss them live, we’ll post our bargaining webinar videos on this page
4 March 2023
The PIPSC Central Bargaining Team is fighting to ensure no worker is left behind.  
2 March 2023
We are proud to be offering our members opportunities to learn from activists and experts like Julie Lalonde. Watch our 2 workshops on how to end gender-based violence today.
2 March 2023
This was the last straw for Patent Medicine Price Review Board member Mathew Herder. 
1 March 2023
PIPSC fights to get you the pay you deserve, the leave you need, and the flexibility to keep giving your best. Read up on core bargaining issues at PIPSC.
1 March 2023
Why does bargaining matter? How will PIPSC stay in touch with me? What are we bargaining for this time around?
1 March 2023
Hezhao Ji is a scientist who works to understand and combat HIV/AIDS resistance, a critical research area with life-saving implications for people infected with HIV/AIDS.
22 February 2023
The 2023 PIPSC AGM will take place November 26 - 29 in Montreal.
20 February 2023
More than 1,100 public servants represented by PIPSC have reached out looking for our support as they navigate the challenges created by this “one-size fits all” order.
10 February 2023
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7 February 2023
PIPSC, on behalf of the AFS Group members, has filed a bad faith bargaining complaint against the Canada Revenue Agency. The complaint concerns the Agency’s recent decision to impose a “one-size-fits-all” return to office edict rather than continue to negotiate telework at the bargaining table.
3 February 2023
The achievements of PIPSC’s Black members are incredible, and we celebrate our members doing great things for Canadians during Black History Month and on a daily basis.
25 January 2023
To all PIPSC represented RCMP Civilian Members,   
18 January 2023
Use this form to flag any health and safety or other concerns pertaining to your return to office so we can continue to advocate on your behalf and give you the support you need.
21 December 2022
Learn about big changes coming to your healthcare plan
21 December 2022
Ever wondered what scientists working for the government do? PIPSC Women in Science, in collaboration with Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WWEST) is inviting 10th-12th grade teachers and their students to participate in a webinar on STEM in the Public Sector.
15 December 2022
Today’s announcement is the total opposite of what the Treasury Board has been promising.
13 December 2022
PIPSC is reminding the Treasury Board to prioritize the health and safety of its workers.
8 December 2022
PIPSC has launched billboards in key locations to urge the Ford government to respect frontline workers and repeal Bill 124.
1 December 2022
Information on domestic violence, leave options, and other resources and available support.
1 December 2022
On November 29, 2022 Treasury Board President Mona Fortier announced the appointment of an expert panel to review the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act (PSDPA).
28 November 2022
“The NB Conservative government's legislation introduced on November 24 is a direct attack on public service workers,” said Jennifer Carr, PIPSC President
21 November 2022
2022 AGM delegates stood for moment of silence to honour their colleagues who had passed away since the 2021 AGM.  
19 November 2022
President's Closing Remarks At 5:20 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2022, President Jenn Carr returned to the podium to give her closing remarks.
19 November 2022
Awarding of two Legacy Cups PIPSC President and Legacy Foundation Chair Jenn Carr thanked the members in all the Regions for their fundraising efforts and contributions to the Legacy Foundation.
19 November 2022
Legacy Foundation Scholarship Program  Delegates viewed a video update on the Institute’s Legacy Foundation, including brief profiles of this year’s scholarship laureates.  
19 November 2022
  Honouring the Stewards of the Year  The “Steward of the Year” award acknowledges those who have gone “above and beyond” their duties to assist members and who have made extraordinary contributions to the Institute.
19 November 2022
The 2022 PIPSC Annual General Meeting honoured our 2020 and 2021 recipients of the President's Achievement Award, the Institute Service Award and the Life Membership Award.  For more information on these awards
18 November 2022
Patty Coates, OFL President, inspires AGM delegates
18 November 2022
Celebrating Outstanding Members 
18 November 2022
President’s Opening Address
18 November 2022
Video Message from Bea Bruske, CLC President
18 November 2022
Learn more about the accomplishments and continuous work of Canada’s largest union of professional employees in this year’s annual report.
18 November 2022
The Opening of the 103rd AGM of the Professional Institute  On Friday, November 18, 2022, AGM Chair Lucienne Bahuaud called the 103rd Annual General Meeting to order with a warm welcome to the more than 700 delegates.