16 July 2020
Presented to the 100th Annual General Meeting Dear Members,
27 January 2020
Opening Message It's been a great first year back on the Executive Committee. Time sure flies. I wish to thank those members, colleagues and staff of the Professional Institute who helped and supported me over the past year.
20 January 2020
Report on my participation at the 2019 AMAPCEO ADC
8 January 2020
Report on my participation to CUPE 2019 Symposium Every 2 years, the Canadian Union of Public Employee (CUPE) hold their National Convention. This year it was held from Saturday, October 5 to Friday, October 11, 2019.
15 November 2019
I begin as always this 5th status report, as always, with a note of thanks and support to members, colleagues and staff of the Professional Institute.
16 September 2019
I begin as always this 4th status report, as always, with a note of thanks and support to members, colleagues and staff of the Professional Institute.
21 August 2019
31 July 2019
The Advent of Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work Every generation has seen changes that affect all layers of society. We’re about to experience one of those phases with automation and artificial intelligence.
8 July 2019
I begin as always this 3rd status report with a note thanks and support to members, colleagues and staff of the Professional Institute. Things are going well as I transition back into the Executive Team. In the period covered by this report, my work as part-time Vice-President has included the work identified in the mandate assigned to me by the President of PIPSC and/or by the membership via the By-laws and policies of the Institute.
13 June 2019
Since March, there has been a new-found interest by Canadians in the Official Languages Act.
6 May 2019
I begin this 2nd status report with a note of thanks and support to the members, colleagues and staff of the Professional Institute who assisted my transition back into the Executive Team. It is worth noting that I will publish these reports every two months commensurate with my mandate and, in this way, I hope to keep you, the member, fully informed of the initiatives and issues which impact the membership at large and the organization as a corporation.
11 March 2019
I begin this status report with a message of thanks and support to the many members who elected me with a strong mandate and such strong numbers after somewhat of a long period away. I fully appreciate the opportunity to publish these reports for the view of the membership and that these reports are mandated as part of the work of the all Executive positions. To me, these reports are completely necessary as part of a transparent and accountable organization and I look forward to publishing these on a regular basis.
20 February 2018
On February 6, PIPSC contributed to the Canadian Labour Congress lobby day on Parliament Hill.
14 December 2017
V.P. Aubry’s InfoCapsule: Should I join the union? The labour movement in Canada dates back to 1872. At the time, the movement was considered illegal, but the printers of Toronto fought and won the right to a 9-hour work day to replace the 10-hour work day that prevailed at the time.
23 October 2017
We’re No. 1 Canadians have the most effective public service in the world, says a new international study. I’m not surprised.
5 October 2017
The working conditions of all workers in North america could be improved. The North American Free Trade Agreement could help establish fair and secure living conditions.
27 September 2017
The Institute is launching a new Public Service Recognition campaign called “Best in the World” and asks that the Canadian government continue to invest in its Public Service. We are also introducing new mobilization tools to support our campaigns.
21 August 2017
Problems caused by the Phoenix pay system debacle persist this summer. Here is a brief account of the situation.