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15 October 2021
As the union representing the scientists who approved the COVID-19 vaccines, PIPSC welcomes all efforts to increase vaccination coverage in Canada.
13 October 2021
We’re working with the Future Skills Centre to help our members thrive within a changing labour market.
13 October 2021
Frequently asked questions and answers for PIPSC union members about mandatory vaccination policies.
8 October 2021
Through triumphs and challenges, our union has proved again that we are better together even when we are two metres apart.
7 October 2021
How to submit your proof of vaccination in order to be eligible to attend in-person union meetings, events or activities.
5 October 2021
It is with a profound sense of sadness that the Institute informs you of the passing of Harry Walker. Harry died on September 15, 2021, surrounded by family, after a lengthy illness.
5 October 2021
OTTAWA, October 5, 2021 — Auditors, forensic accountants, and other tax professionals at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) have had enough of wealthy individuals and corporations avoiding taxes.
30 September 2021
In 2021, we awarded 36 scholarships worth a total of $56,000. To date, we’ve awarded $1,050,000 in scholarships to 542 students. Thank you to our sponsors. Congratulations to all our laureates.
29 September 2021
We have submitted our analysis and recommendations to the new federal Task Force reviewing the Employment Equity Act.  
17 September 2021
Decision was made to protect the safety of attendees.
13 September 2021
As the union representing the scientists who approved the COVID vaccines, PIPSC welcomes all efforts to increase vaccination coverage in Canada. That includes a vaccine policy that makes vaccines more accessible to our members and accommodates legitimate reasons for which an employee may not be vaccinated.
10 September 2021
PIPSC will hold 4 virtual election forums for members to learn more about the candidates’ visions for the future of our union.
8 September 2021
All the positions are for 3-year terms beginning January 1, 2022 and ending December 31, 2024.
3 September 2021
To help our members make an informed choice on September 20th, we sent a non-partisan survey to Canada's major political parties. We asked the parties where they stand on the issues most important to our members.
11 August 2021
The government has announced the expansion of NextGen pay and HR system testing to two federal organizations with complex scheduling and pay needs, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard.
11 August 2021
New federal statutory holiday is a day for public servants to join Canadians in recognizing the painful legacy of residential schools.
5 August 2021
Twice now, the federal government has delayed new rules to regulate drug prices. President Debi Daviau reminded Minister Hajdu of the importance of making medication more affordable for Canadians.
30 July 2021
All nomination documentation must be sent to the Professional Institute National Office not later than August 27, 2021, 5:00 PM (Ottawa Time).
26 July 2021
President Debi Daviau underlined the historic swearing in of the Rt. Hon. Mary Simon as Canada’s Governor General.
15 July 2021
Save the date! Our 102nd AGM will be held on November 5 and 6, 2021.
14 July 2021
It is with a profound sense of sadness that the Institute informs you of the passing on July 7, 2021, of our friend and colleague, Charlotte Rogers Mehkeri.
12 July 2021
It is with a profound sense of sorrow that we inform you of the passing of Glenn Maxwell. His family invites you to an open house on August 14 to share your memories of Glenn.
8 July 2021
Samah Henein came to Canada 30 years ago from Egypt with a BA in Commerce to have a better life. She wanted the job security that the public service offered, but also wanted to work somewhere she could learn, grow and have balance in her life. Samah applied as an auditor with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in 2005.
6 July 2021
It is with great sadness that the Institute has learned of the untimely passing of our friend and colleague André Lortie.
29 June 2021
Every day, PIPSC members go to work to protect and serve Canadians in a hundred different ways – and our 5 winners are no different.
25 June 2021
Canada has come a long way to promote LGBTQ2S+ rights. There’s so much more we need to accomplish, however, to achieve equity.
18 June 2021
The Hilton Vancouver Metrotown refuses to call back laid-off workers even though the hotel is collecting government COVID relief funds. Meanwhile, workers at the Pacific Gateway Hotel filed a grievance for discrimination.
4 June 2021
Find out what type of pension I have Public Service Pension Plan questions
2 June 2021
This National Public Service Week, PIPSC is celebrating our members who excelled in delivering necessary services, and pivoted to face and overcome unique challenges related to the pandemic.
31 May 2021
Statement from President Debi Daviau on the mass grave found in Kamloops, B.C.
26 May 2021
June is Indigenous History Month, and we’re ready to share knowledge, engage and listen.
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.
20 May 2021
If you’re being temporarily deployed to a provincial health care authority, here’s what you need to know.
20 May 2021
Apply to participate in our 2021 Women in Science Virtual Learning Lab by June 14, 2021.
19 May 2021
The RCMP Commissioner refuses to intervene to address Computer Personnel (CP) retro pay delays.
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.