News

12 August 2022
Groups hold Annual General Meetings (AGMs) in order to allow member delegates to have a say in the Group business and set priorities for their Executives.
9 August 2022
The PIPSC eNgineering, aRchitecture and Land Survey (NR) Group will be holding its 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on October 29, 2022, at the Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel located in Gatineau, Quebec.
20 April 2022
The NR Group election committee has verified the results for the 2022 elections. The following candidates have been elected to the NR executive, and will take office immediately:  
28 January 2022
Throughout the difficult challenges during this pandemic, your NR Executive has been keeping our Group on track. Now that normality may be in sight this year, it’s time to review our accomplishments, where we are, and where we are going.
23 December 2021
This is your voter’s kit for the election of the NR Group Executive. Voting will take place by electronic means only. You will find enclosed your personal ballot key. This year, we will be electing 6 regional representatives to the NR group executive:
8 September 2021
PIPSC NR Group 2021 AGM By-Laws Notice  The PIPSC eNgineering, aRchitecture and Land Survey (NR) Group will be holding its 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on October 23rd, 2021 at the Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel
10 August 2021
Submit your nomination for available union leadership roles by 12:00 PM ET on September 10, 2021.
15 July 2021
All PIPSC NR members may submit a proposed Resolution for the PIPSC National AGM 2021.  The resolution should be sent to lnoel@pipsc.ca no later than 22 July 2021.  The NR Group Executive will consider any resolution received, for submission by the NR Group to
13 July 2021
NOTICE AND CALL FOR DELEGATES OF ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURE AND LAND SURVEY (NR) GROUP 2021 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Groups hold Annual General Meetings (AGMs) in order to allow member delegates to have a say in the Group business and set priorities for their Executives.
9 December 2020
The next automatic cash-out date of excess hours will be, in most cases, on March 31, 2022, or on the date stipulated in your collective agreement for that year.
10 September 2020
Members of the NR group who wish to participate as a PIPSC AGM delegate must complete the online pre-registration form by September 18, 2020.
2 June 2020
As agreed by the members at the NR group AGM, attached are the initial proposals and demands tabled by the Treasury Board and the NR bargaining team during the last round of bargaining.
2 June 2020
Last year’s communications were prioritized for bargaining updates. With our contract in place, I would now like to share other NR Group news and actions.
9 April 2020
The voting is now complete for this election and the results are: For the NCR Region, there are four (4) representative elected from the NCR (2 year terms). John Eng Lynn Mayes Glen Schjerning
10 March 2020
NOTICE AND CALL FOR DELEGATES OF ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURE AND LAND SURVEY (NR) GROUP 2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
31 January 2020
Executive Summary On May 10, 2019 the PIPSC NR group executive, NR sub-group representatives and observers held the annual NR sub-group presidents meeting.
21 January 2020
Voters Kit for the 2020 Election to the  NR Group Executive The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada                                          
13 December 2019
NR Call for Nominations 2020 In accordance with the NR Group Constitution, By-Law 8 Elections, the Group Elections Committee is sending out a Call for Nominations for the following seven (7) positions on the NR Group Executive: 4 in the NCR, 1 in Atlantic, 1 BC/Yukon and 1 in Quebec.
21 November 2019
The new pay rates for the NR group are posted on your workplace intranet (https://intranet.canada.ca/ppb-rpa/cah-pscc/nr-eng.asp)
31 October 2019
Bargaining Update for PIPSC NR Members Success! Our tentative agreement was signed by both PIPSC and Treasury board August 30, 2019.  Implementation of the new Agreement will be within 180 days of the signing of the Agreement.
21 August 2019
Bargaining Update for PIPSC NR Members Your NR Bargaining Team hosted national telephone Town-Halls on July 10, to discuss our tentative Agreement with Treasury Board. Following the Town-Hall, eligible Members were sent a voting key, on ratifying the ten
2 August 2019
We are pleased to announce that the NR group has ratified the collective agreement. Just as we have completed our ratification process, the Treasury Board is concurrently engaging in its ratification process. This involves approval from Cabinet.
5 July 2019
To all NR members, Your NR Bargaining Team is pleased to announce that on May 29, 2019 we signed a tentative agreement to complete this round of collective bargaining. The Bargaining Team would like to thank all members for their support.
21 June 2019
Dear NR members, As you know, your NR Bargaining Team reached a tentative deal on May 29th for a new collective agreement. Members will have the opportunity to ask questions and express their opinions at the “Town Hall Meetings” that will take place on Wednesday July 10th.
12 June 2019
Your NR Bargaining Team has achieved the following improvements to our contract, beyond the Central Table improvements
5 June 2019
PIPSC NR Group Bargaining Bulletin #8 Bargaining Update for PIPSC NR Members The Bargaining session scheduled for April 9 to 11, was cancelled due to illness on the TB Team. We now have a new NR Team Bargaining Co-ordinator: Hugo Buttau, P.
7 May 2019
Whereas the NR group By-Laws origins were in the 2000 AP group By-Laws; Whereas the group executive composition and travel have to respect current PIPSC By-Laws, Regulations and Policies;
25 April 2019
The voting is now complete for this election and the results are: For the NCR Region, there are three (3) two year term and one (1) one year term position. Yves Cousineau Tim Kirkby
1 April 2019
Bargaining Update for PIPSC NR Members
1 April 2019
"Be it resolved that no more than three members from one location and one department be selected in order to have fair distribution of elected members of the Executive from all departments and locations"
29 March 2019
Existing Proposed BY-LAW 4 RIGHTS OF MEMBERS 4.3 Only Regular members shall be eligible to vote on matters related to collective bargaining negotiations, incl
14 March 2019
The PIPSC NR Group will be holding its 2019 AGM on May 11, 2019 at the Lac Leamy Hilton, in Gatineau, Quebec. Any bylaw change resolutions must be received before March 30, 2019.
6 March 2019
NOTICE AND CALL FOR DELEGATES OF ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURE AND LAND SURVEY (NR) GROUP 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Groups hold Annual General Meetings (AGMs) in order to allow member delegates to have a say in the Group business and set priorities for their Executives.
4 February 2019
Voters Kit for the 2019 Election to the NR Group Executive January 2019 This is your voter’s kit for the election of the NR Group Executive. Voting will take place in the National Capital Region (NCR) only, and by electronic means only.
25 January 2019
On January 15 & 16, your NR Bargaining Team had our initial face-to-face bargaining session with the Treasury Board Team.
15 January 2019
Bargaining Bulletin #5 Bargaining Update for PIPSC NR Members On December 3 to 5, your NR Bargaining Team met to finalize our bargaining positions.