Historic swearing in of the Right Honourable Mary Simon as Governor General

On behalf of PIPSC members, President Debi Daviau congratulated the Right Honourable Mary Simon on her swearing in as Canada’s new Governor General.

PIPSC members work at Rideau Hall. President Daviau offered her collaboration on measures that build relationships between management at the Office of the Governor General’s Secretary and workers.


The Governor General can count on PIPSC members’ dedication to Canadian public services. As the Governor General showcases Canada across the globe, we hope we can strengthen our reputation as one of the world’s most effective public services.

The Right Honourable Mary Simon can also count on our support in advocacy work to defend public services, Indigenous rights and culture, and our values of fairness and equity.

4 January 2022
Learn more about new PIPSC President Jennifer Carr and her priorities for our union.

19 November 2021
On November 16, 2021, President Debi Daviau met with recently appointed Treasury Board President Mona Fortier to discuss the way forward on our members’ key issues.

29 October 2021
PIPSC welcomes the announcement of the Honourable Mona Fortier as the new President of the Treasury Board.

26 July 2021
President Debi Daviau underlined the historic swearing in of the Rt. Hon. Mary Simon as Canada’s Governor General.

25 May 2021
On May 13, 2021, PIPSC President Debi Daviau appeared before the Senate Committee on Social Affairs (SOCI) to provide our feedback on how changes to certain provisions of Bill C-30, the Budget Implementation Act, 2021, may help eliminate the barriers that affect equity-seeking groups in the federal public service.

18 May 2021
On May 10, 2021, PIPSC President Debi Daviau appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates (OGGO) to discuss the government’s handling of the pandemic’s impact on its employees.