News & Issues

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7 February 2023
PIPSC, on behalf of the AFS Group members, has filed a bad faith bargaining complaint against the Canada Revenue Agency. The complaint concerns the Agency’s recent decision to impose a “one-size-fits-all” return to office edict rather than continue to negotiate telework at the bargaining table.
25 January 2023
To all PIPSC represented RCMP Civilian Members,   
18 January 2023
Use this form to flag any health and safety or other concerns pertaining to your return to office so we can continue to advocate on your behalf and give you the support you need.
21 December 2022
Learn about big changes coming to your healthcare plan
21 December 2022
Ever wondered what scientists working for the government do? PIPSC Women in Science, in collaboration with Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WWEST) is inviting 10th-12th grade teachers and their students to participate in a webinar on STEM in the Public Sector.
15 December 2022
Today’s announcement is the total opposite of what the Treasury Board has been promising.
13 December 2022
PIPSC is reminding the Treasury Board to prioritize the health and safety of its workers.
8 December 2022
PIPSC has launched billboards in key locations to urge the Ford government to respect frontline workers and repeal Bill 124.
1 December 2022
Information on domestic violence, leave options, and other resources and available support.
1 December 2022
On November 29, 2022 Treasury Board President Mona Fortier announced the appointment of an expert panel to review the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act (PSDPA).
28 November 2022
“The NB Conservative government's legislation introduced on November 24 is a direct attack on public service workers,” said Jennifer Carr, PIPSC President
21 November 2022
2022 AGM delegates stood for moment of silence to honour their colleagues who had passed away since the 2021 AGM.  
19 November 2022
President's Closing Remarks At 5:20 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2022, President Jenn Carr returned to the podium to give her closing remarks.
19 November 2022
Awarding of two Legacy Cups PIPSC President and Legacy Foundation Chair Jenn Carr thanked the members in all the Regions for their fundraising efforts and contributions to the Legacy Foundation.
19 November 2022
Legacy Foundation Scholarship Program  Delegates viewed a video update on the Institute’s Legacy Foundation, including brief profiles of this year’s scholarship laureates.  
19 November 2022
  Honouring the Stewards of the Year  The “Steward of the Year” award acknowledges those who have gone “above and beyond” their duties to assist members and who have made extraordinary contributions to the Institute.
19 November 2022
The 2022 PIPSC Annual General Meeting honoured our 2020 and 2021 recipients of the President's Achievement Award, the Institute Service Award and the Life Membership Award.  For more information on these awards
18 November 2022
Patty Coates, OFL President, inspires AGM delegates
18 November 2022
Celebrating Outstanding Members 
18 November 2022
President’s Opening Address
18 November 2022
Video Message from Bea Bruske, CLC President
18 November 2022
Learn more about the accomplishments and continuous work of Canada’s largest union of professional employees in this year’s annual report.
18 November 2022
The Opening of the 103rd AGM of the Professional Institute  On Friday, November 18, 2022, AGM Chair Lucienne Bahuaud called the 103rd Annual General Meeting to order with a warm welcome to the more than 700 delegates.
17 November 2022
The live streaming will start at 8:30am. If you would like to join, please register ahead of time by emailing
17 November 2022
Financial Forum            
15 November 2022
Central Bargaining Team is preparing to exchange proposals with Treasury Board in January, 2023.  
8 November 2022
  On behalf of its members and staff, the Institute is proud to honour all Canadians who served during the various wars in which our great nation participated.
4 November 2022
TABLE OF CONTENTS Agenda Rules of Procedure for PIPSC AGM Minutes of the 2021 AGM
4 November 2022
PIPSC Women in Science is offering leadership and networking opportunities for our members located in the BC/Yukon region.
3 November 2022
The Institute is saddened to learn of the untimely passing of our friend and colleague, Brandon Wilson. A PIPSC steward at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Brandon passed away on October 23, 2022 at the age of 36.  He will be missed.
21 October 2022
We’re currently looking for additional members in your workplace to be a local Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) representative. The deadline to apply is November 7, 2022.
13 October 2022
To view the live stream of the PIPSC Annual General Meeting, please register by November 9, 2022.
11 October 2022
To be considered for this opportunity, please fill out the application form by October 21, 2022.
7 October 2022
2022 AGM Resolutions
7 October 2022
Being a new parent is hard enough without having to dig through your collective agreement and government websites for parental leave information. Here are some resources that can help you along the way.
6 October 2022
The timing of the Financial Forum taking place at the 2022 PIPSC AGM has changed to start at 6:00pm and end at 7:30pm Eastern Time (previously was 7:00pm to 9:00pm Eastern Time).