L'Institut professionnel de la fonction publique du Canada

PIPSC - Gander Branch Notice of Mid-Year Meeting

The Gander Branch of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) will be holding a summer meeting for members. Special guest Kim Skanes, PIPSC Atlantic Regional Director, will be in attendance to meet and address members of the Branch.

Date:          Monday, June 24, 2019

Time:         6:30 pm

Place:        The Albatross Hotel, Gander, NL

In order to ensure that meals are served in a timely fashion, we will be pre-ordering the meals for this meeting. Please refer to the Albatross dinner menu attached and include your meal selection (including sides, as well as appetizer and/or dessert) in your RSVP.

Please RSVP no later than 12:00 pm Thursday, June 20, 2019 by e-mail to: robert.carroll@canada.ca.  Also, please note that a teleconference option will not be available for this event.

Agenda (tentative – subject to change):

  • Roll Call/Introductions
  • Approval of the Agenda
  • President’s Update
  • Special Guest: Kim Skanes, Atlantic Regional Director
  • Branch Activities & Events
  • New Business

Gander Branch Executive

David Neil - President (david.neil@canada.ca)

Rob Carroll - Vice President (robert.carroll@canada.ca)

Wanda Batten - Secretary (wanda.batten@canada.ca)

Juliana Paul - Treasurer (juliana.paul@canada.ca)

Wine Offerings

House Wines

Jackson Triggs PS Chardonnay
5.75 glass 16.25 half litre 31.95 litre

Concha y toro Frontera Cab Sauv Merlot
5.75 glass 16.25 half litre 31.95 litre

Jackson Triggs PS Merlot
5.75 glass 16.25 half litre 31.95 litre

Concha y Frontera Sauvignon Blanc
5.75 glass 16.25 half litre 31.95 litre

White Wine

Relax Riesling (Germany) 30.95

Jacob’s Creek Chardonnay (Australia) 30.95

Mondavi Priva te Selection Chardonnay (Cal) 41.95

Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc (South Africa) 44.95

Two Oceans Sauvignon Blanc (South Africa) 27.95

Wolf Blass Yellow Label Chardonnay (Australia) 36.95

Jackson Triggs Okanagan Sauvignon Blanc (Can) 36.95

Yellow Tail Chardonnay (Australia) 29.95

Oyster Bay Marlborough Sauvignon (New Zeal) 43.95

Lindeman’s Bin 85 Pinot Grigio (Australia) 28.95

Red Wine

Jacob’s Creek Shiraz Cabernet (Australia) 32.95

Two Ocean Cab. Merlot (South Africa) 27.95

Apothic (USA) 39.95

Yellow Tail Shiraz (Australia) 29.95

Lindeman’s Bin 45 Cab. Sauv (Australia) 29.95

Trapiche Malbec Reserve (Argentina) 28.95

Wolf Blass Yellow Label Cab. Sauv (Aus) 38.95

Jackson Triggs Okanagan Merlot (Canada) 38.95

Placido Chianti (Italy) 32.95

Folonari Valipolicella (Italy) 33.95

Mondavi Private Selection Cab. (Calif) 41.95

Las Moras Pacha-Mama Malbec (Argentina)33.95

Soups and Starters

Soup of the Day $4.95

Bacon Wrapped Scallops $12.95

French Onion Soup $7.95

Deep Fried Calamari $8.95

Spinach Salad $7.95

Cod Au Gratin $8.95

Tossed Salad $7.50

Cod Tongues $8.95

Caesar Salad $7.50


Maple Salmon – Grilled and basted with pure maple syrup $25.95

Pan Fried Cod – Traditional Newfoundland cod fillet with or without scrunchions $19.95

Seafood Platter – Ask your server for today’s selection $32.25

Cod Tongues – Served crisp and golden with tartar sauce on the side $23.50

Roast Turkey Dinner – Traditional turkey dinner with savory dressing and gravy $19.95

Roast Chicken Supreme – With savoury dressing and gravy $18.95

Pork Chops – Two loin chops with onions and served with Apple Sauce $20.95

Chicken Wings and Rib Combo – 5 Chicken Wings with a ½ rack Baby Back Ribs $26.95

Charbroiled with our own signature sauce

Roast Beef with Yorkshire Pudding – Tender Roast Beef served with rich gravy $21.95

and topped with a Yorkshire Pudding

**The Above Entrees Are Served With Your Choice of Potato or Rice Pilaf, Vegetable of the Day, Dinner Roll or Garlic Toast**


Striploin – 8 oz AAA Canadian Angus Beef $25.95

Striploin – 10 oz AAA Canadian Angus Beef $29.95

Filet Mignon – 8 oz AAA Canadian Angus Beef $39.95

Prime Rib Steak – 12 oz AAA Canadian Angus Prime Rib $33.95

Surf and Turf – 8 oz AAA Canadian Angus Striploin served with shrimp or scallops $29.95

**Your Choice of Grilled or Charbroiled**

**The Above Entrees Are Served With Your Choice of Potato or Rice Pilaf, Vegetable of the Day, Dinner Roll or Garlic Toast**

Steak Doneness

Blue Rare - seared on the outside, completely red throughout, core temperature cool

Rare – seared outside and 75% red through the center, core temperature cool

Medium Rare – seared outside and 50% red through the center, core temperature cool

Medium – seared outside and 25% pink showing inside

Medium Well – a slight hint of pink

Well Done – char grilled until 100% brown on the inside

The lighter side

Vegetable Stir Fry – Served on a bed of rice or noodles with honey garlic or teriyaki sauce $15.95

Add Chicken $19.95 Add Beef $23.95

Creamy Chicken Mushroom Fusilli – Diced chicken and fresh mushrooms tossed in a creamy parmesan cheese white wine sauce $17.95

Shrimp & Scallop Fettuccine – Sautéed shrimp and scallops with a tomato basil sauce on top of fettuccine noodles $22.95

Liver, Bacon and Onions with Sweet Peppers $18.99

All of the above are served with Garlic bread or a Dinner Roll

Side dishes

Fries Sml $3.95 Lg $5.95

Coleslaw $2.95

Fried Onions $2.45

Dressing $1.00

Sauteed Mushrooms $4.95

Gravy $1.00

Garlic Toast (2 slices) $2.25

Garlic Toast with Cheese (2 slices) $3.95


Coffee or Tea $2.25

2% Milk Sml $2.50 Lg $2.95

Hot Chocolate $2.30

Soft Drinks Sml $2.25 Lg $2.95

Iced Tea $3.25

Spring Water (bottled) $2.25


Ask your server for today’s selections