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Latest Group and Sub-Group News

12 November 2020
The NRC-RO/RCO Group executive is seeking nominations for 6 executive positions for a 2-year term. Once the executive members are elected, they will decide among themselves who will fill the following roles:
10 November 2020
The CFIA-VM Group executive is seeking nominations for the following positions for a 2-year term:
9 November 2020
It’s with sadness that PIPSC members learned of the passing of Deborah “Debbie” Lynn Whitney-Hambleton. Debbie was a well-respected nurse in Northern Ontario with over 15 years of service.
9 November 2020
CS Group Exec meeting
2 November 2020
Purpose Once the transition of our AU members has been completed, we expect to be renamed as the Commerce and Purchasing (CP) Group. The change in the group name gives us a chance to refresh our brand.
30 October 2020
Brace yourself, the second wave is upon us. For over six months, we have dealt with exceptional circumstances in which we have been trying to keep things running with our normal efficiency in conditions that are far from normal.
29 October 2020
Click here for St. John's AV Sub-Group Notice of AGM
28 October 2020
Canadians rely on NAV CANADA to ensure aviation safety. Thanks to the important work of PIPSC members at NAV CANADA, we have an air navigation service that’s one of the largest and safest in the world.
27 October 2020
Message from the President of the Retired Members Guild  Reminder to all Retired Members to pay your annual dues $69.60 by December 15, 2020.
27 October 2020
We are pleased to announce that the University of Ottawa IT Professionals (UOITP) Group has ratified the tentative agreement.
26 October 2020
Executives in Attendance:
21 October 2020
The CFIA-S&A Group executive is seeking nominations for the following regional representative positions:
21 October 2020
1. Introduction The following code of conduct applies to all Canadian Food Inspection Agency Scientific and Analytical Group members for all Canadian Food Inspection Agency Scientific and Analytical Group National Executive elections and is meant to add to, not in any way limit, existin
20 October 2020
We are pleased to announce that the CFIA-IN group has ratified the tentative agreement.
20 October 2020
  The Early Career Research Network and the PIPSC NRC RORCO National Capital Region Subgroup are co-hosting a virtual Lunch and Learn on Parental Leave at noon EDT on October 21st. 
19 October 2020
  October 13 2020 / 1:00 am / by phone and zoom
16 October 2020
Research Group (RE) members may be concerned about how the COVID-19 pandemic might impact their career progression assessments.
14 October 2020
The Commerce and Purchasing Group (AV), representing CO-PG members, is seeking an Executive appointment or election for:Member at Large Executive position – Interim term starting November 1, 2020 and ending May 31, 2021
9 October 2020
  On September 25, 2020 a tentative agreement was signed with the University of Ottawa, completing this round of negotiations. We again thank all the members of the UOITP Group for their support during these negotiations!
9 October 2020
  Notice of Commerce, and Purchasing Group (AV) 2020 Annual General Meeting and Call for Delegates, held virtually via Video Conference updated on November 27, 2020