Announcements

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.
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.
31 January 2024
Our work over the years proves that our federal budget advocacy has an impact. Read more about what PIPSC is calling for in Budget 2024.
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.
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.
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
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.
20 September 2023
We are looking for volunteers who have a passion for Canada’s labour movement and are willing to commit to the full duration of the 3-year term on behalf of PIPSC.
18 September 2023
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Glenn Schur on Tuesday, August 22, 2023.
18 September 2023
William "Bill" Giggie August 4, 1942 — September 10, 2023 After a valiant health battle, Bill has left us to reunite in heaven with his beloved mother, Isabel, & father, Robert Giggie.
13 September 2023
The PIPSC contingent will meet at 11AM in front of the Parliament LRT station and leave to march to Parliament Hill at 11:15AM sharp.
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.
6 July 2023
This is a major victory for the recognition of work performed mainly by women, and the first step towards closing the wage gap that still persists!
21 June 2023
Our dear friend and colleague Martine Lacroix has passed away. We want to offer our deepest condolences to Martine’s family, friends, colleagues and fellow union members.
15 June 2023
PIPSC’s survey says a significant number of public service professionals are considering leaving their roles
15 June 2023
PIPSC’s survey says a significant number of public service professionals are considering leaving their roles
12 June 2023
Seventy percent of survey respondents reported being dissatisfied with how RTO policies were implemented – citing issues like the commuting time and cost, work-life balance, and environmental impacts as top concerns.
31 May 2023
National Public Service Week begins on June 11, and we have a lot of things to shine a light on this year.
1 May 2023
PIPSC President Jennifer Carr has released the following statement:
1 May 2023
PIPSC President Jennifer Carr has released the following statement:
1 May 2023
PIPSC President Jennifer Carr has released the following statement:
25 April 2023
Solidarity with striking PSAC workers.
18 April 2023
PIPSC will be suspending our participation in consultations with Federal Government Employers until such time as the PSAC strike has concluded.
17 April 2023
What you need to know.
14 April 2023
We are greatly saddened to announce the passing of our colleague and friend Terry Sing.