News

3 April 2018
OTTAWA, April 3, 2018 – CRA has confirmed that a solution to the ongoing Phoenix issues is available.  CRA has completed analysis on their corporate administration system (CAS) and it has the capacity to pay all CRA employees. 
29 March 2018
The AFS Bargaining Team met with senior CRA officials on Thursday, March 29th to sign the new AFS Collective Agreement and bring it into force.  This collective agreement runs from December 22, 2014 to December 21, 2018.
23 March 2018
The AFS Group was advised today that CRA management has indicated that they will be available to sign on Thursday, March 29th.
21 March 2018
AFS GROUP ELECTIONS - CALL FOR NOMINATIONS At the request of the AFS Group Executive and as per PIPSC By-Law 17.3.2.1, the PIPSC Elections committee is conducting the 2018 AFS Group election to the National AFS Group Executive.  As per AFS Group By-Law 7.5.1 - the year
7 March 2018
We'd like to provide an update on the PSTAR grievances, FPSLREB File Nos. 566.34.9832 & 9833 (Myles & Alcock).  The Institute and the CRA had a pre-hearing conference on January 23 to resolve a number of procedural issues designed to streamline the hearing itself.
28 February 2018
AUDIT, FINANCIAL AND SCIENTIFIC (AFS) GROUP NEWS 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The AFS Group Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa.
15 February 2018
As we communicated in our last update, the employer’s ratification process has become more complicated with the previous government’s introduction of Bill C-45. We’d like to explain the employer’s new ratification process in more detail so that everyone understands this long and frustrating process.
13 February 2018
Précis - November 16, 2017 AFS Executive Meeting Present: Doug Mason (President).  Regional Representatives: Shawn Gillis (Ontario and Treasurer), Mark Muench (CS National Consultation Representative), Phil Choo (BC / Yukon), Manny Costain (CS Regio