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27 September 2019
Canadians want federal science funding restored to 2011 levels. According to 2016 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development figures (the most recent available), Canada ranks 21 out of 27 OECD countries in the amount it reports spending on science.
19 October 2018
Members have until 12:00 PM ET on November 2nd to submit online or mail in ballots.
19 October 2018
2018 QUINTE BRANCH AGM Date:            November 7, 2018 Location:     Belleville Public Library – 254 Pinnacle St Belleville – 3rd floor meeting room Time:
19 October 2018
2nd Call for Volunteers for 2019 Standing Committees of the Board of Directors The Board of Directors is launching a 2nd Call for Volunteers to fill vacant positions on some of its standing committees for 2019.
19 October 2018
We are pleased to invite you to the 2nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of our subgroup – SP 401 Burrard Street! The AGM is an event for members to get together and recap the subgroup’s past year, an outlook into the next year, and enjoy good food, drinks, and company.
19 October 2018
Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) Consultation Team is looking for a volunteer to represent the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) as the Communication Officer for a term of two years.
19 October 2018
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) National Consultation Team, in accordance with the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) Consultation Policy, are seeking Regional Presidents of consultation who will represent PIPSC at the National Consultation Meetings.
18 October 2018
In recognition of the excellent work performed by members, to honour PIPSC's commitment to life-work balance, and to extend the professional and family networks outside the formal environment, the Health Canada (NCR) Branch of PIPSC invites members and their IMMEDIATE FAMILY to p
18 October 2018
NOTICE OF 2018 AGM — QUÉBEC CITY NR SUB-GROUP Dear members,
18 October 2018
Fighting for the retirement security of its members, and for all Canadians, is a top priority for the Institute. I would like to update you on where we stand on this critical issue at this time.
18 October 2018
We are pleased to inform you that PIPSC has resumed work on the grievances submitted by members in the spring of 2016. From November 2018 through July 2019 PIPSC Classification Specialists will be building the cases for the job content grievances in Science and Operations Branches and presenting them to the CFIA.
18 October 2018
Prior to 1929, women in Canada were not considered "persons” under the law. On October 18, 1929, the “Famous Five” took the case to the highest court of appeal where it was decided to include women as "persons". This gave women the right to be appointed to the Senate and paved the way for increased participation in public and political life.
17 October 2018
The PIPSC HRM CS Sub-group will be hosting a fall social at the Timber Lounge on 2712 Agricola Street in Halifax. We will meet Saturday November 17 at 3 pm.
17 October 2018
Improving access to conferences is a consistent concern raised by SP members and your SP bargaining team needs to hear from you in order to document our position on this matter at the table!
17 October 2018
Over the next few weeks British Columbia will hold a referendum to determine which electoral system should be used in its provincial elections – First Past the Post (FPTP), as is currently the case, or a form of Proportional Representation (PR).
16 October 2018
Date and Time: Tuesday, November 27, 2018, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. (E.S.T.)
16 October 2018
The AFS Bargaining Team met with CRA management October 10 to 12 to begin negotiations to renew our collective agreement that will expire on December 21st of this year.
16 October 2018
Revised Announcement of Elections Impacting the Quebec Region Following the close of nominations on July 31st. 2018 the following members expressed their willingness to serve as representatives on the Retired Members Guild Executive for the Quebec Region.
16 October 2018
You are being asked to vote on the WTEG tentative agreement. You have been provided the opportunity to review all of the proposed changes to your collective agreement
15 October 2018
As a part of our response to The Government of Canada’s move to open workplace design, we conducted a random survey of members to learn more about their experiences.
15 October 2018
Ballot Distribution Ballots are distributed over a period of four (4) days. Please allow until Wednesday October 17, 2018 to receive your ballot before contacting us for a replacement.
15 October 2018
6th Annual PIPSC London Branch London Knights Hockey Game
15 October 2018
Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Chapter ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) October 25, 2018 – Limited Seating!
12 October 2018
The Winnipeg and Southern Manitoba Chapter of the PIPSC Retired Members Guild will be holding a Membership event, Thursday, November 22nd @ 1:30.
12 October 2018
The purpose of this note is to advise you that our Halifax NR Group will hold a Fall Social event on 25 October 2018 at the Garrison Brewery
12 October 2018
As bargaining season is upon us we are Better Together. Building on our success with Work Force Adjustment and our excellent progress with the Employee Wellness Support Program, representatives from the eighteen (18) groups* under the Treasury Board have joined forces to negotiate common issues at a central bargaining table.
12 October 2018
Here are the bargaining proposals that were exchanged between the SP Group and Treasury Board.
11 October 2018
PIPSC and it’s 4,000 members across the B.C./Yukon region endorse the call last week by B.C.’s Professional Employees Association (PEA) to restore s
11 October 2018
The news last week that the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) has won major improvements to its members’ dental plan has prompted many PIPSC members to ask if they can soon expect similar improvements.
10 October 2018
On October 4, 2018 I made a presentation to the Government Operations Committee of the House of Commons about the current state of the federal public service hiring process. This was very timely, as the government had just released its own study of the issue.
10 October 2018
$1,500 Information Technology Scholarship October 4, 2018  
10 October 2018
The NRC-RO/RCO Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Friday, December 7th, 2018 at the M-50 Auditorium, 1200 Montreal Road, Ottawa.
10 October 2018
World Mental Health Day aims to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world, mobilize efforts in support of mental health and increase awareness and advocacy against social stigma.
9 October 2018
Québec City Chapter, Retired Members Guild Subject: Invitation to Your RMG’s 2018 Annual General Meeting Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Dear Members,
9 October 2018
Hull CS Sub Group 2018 AGM On Thursday October 18 2018 @ Traiteur Epicure 80 Prom. du Portage, Gatineau 11:45-1:00
9 October 2018
PIPSC Regina CS Sub-Group Complimentary Event: