Announcements

7 December 2021
Join us in donating to food banks across Canada.
7 December 2021
The Algonquin Anishinaabe Nation never surrendered the land on which Ottawa was built. We honour their 1,000-year stewardship of the land our office was built on.
30 November 2021
The history of PIPSC is now available free as an e-book. Get your copy today. Share it with your colleagues.
30 November 2021
From coast to coast, PIPSC members planted hundreds of trees to celebrate our 100th anniversary.
26 November 2021
The federal pay equity process is underway to ensure that workers in women-dominated jobs receive equal pay for work of equal value.
19 November 2021
The Institute is saddened to learn of the passing of Marie-Claude Lavigne on November 18, 2021. Marie-Claude worked as a psychologist at Correctional Services of Canada in Québec. She was a dedicated employee and an active PIPSC steward from 1985 to 1996 at the Leclerc Institution in Laval. 
19 November 2021
On November 16, 2021, President Debi Daviau met with recently appointed Treasury Board President Mona Fortier to discuss the way forward on our members’ key issues.
16 November 2021
The pandemic has been a great revealer of many previously hidden things. We have learned of the terrible management and conditions in long-term-care and retirement homes that made them easy targets for the COVID-19 virus, and the location of roughly three-quarters of all the pandemic deaths in Canada.
9 November 2021
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.
1 November 2021
Union members should be allowed to acknowledge the Indigenous territory on which they work.
29 October 2021
PIPSC welcomes the announcement of the Honourable Mona Fortier as the new President of the Treasury Board.
20 October 2021
As workplaces and jobs change, our new application will mean professionals can access trailblazing research, gain valuable insights on how societal changes will impact their jobs, and access professional development opportunities that can help them advance their careers.
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 regarding the Treasury Board mandatory vaccination policy.
6 October 2021
Please use this special vaccination help form to request help only after your accommodation request has been denied.
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.
17 September 2021
Decision was made to protect the safety of attendees.
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
New federal statutory holiday is a day for public servants to join Canadians in recognizing the painful legacy of residential schools.
16 July 2021
There are roles to be filled on multiple advisory committees and working groups, all for a 3-year term.
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.
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.
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.
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.
13 May 2021
With this new PIPSC initiative, members will be able to access evidence-based research and insight on how their careers are changing. It will recommend relevant and accessible training opportunities to keep members ahead of changes in their jobs.
6 May 2021
After 3 years of stalling, the Treasury Board has finally come to the table to begin discussing changes to the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP). In collaboration with other unions and retiree representatives, we have presented our proposal to the employer. Learn more about our recommendations.
29 April 2021
PIPSC is saddened to learn of the untimely passing of our friend and colleague Dr. Mehran Alaee. Mehran’s commitment to PIPSC members was deep and unwavering. We will miss him very much.
29 April 2021
Managers should be flexible to allow you to get the earliest possible vaccine appointment once you’re eligible in your province or territory.
21 April 2021
Budget 2021 makes ambitious steps for childcare but has left out important measures for tax fairness.
25 March 2021
The Institute is saddened to learn of the untimely passing of our friend and colleague Valérie Nguyen. Valérie’s commitment to Institute members was deep and unwavering. We will miss her very much.
19 March 2021
Public sector unions are coming together in solidarity to urge the provincial government to lead New Brunswick’s economic recovery by investing to improve public services. Together, our organizations represent 1 in 6 New Brunswick workers.
8 March 2021
The Institute is saddened to report the untimely passing of our friend and colleague Shirley Gillette. Shirley’s commitment to Institute members was deep and unwavering. We will miss her very much.
1 March 2021
On February 23, 2021, President Debi Daviau testified before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance about our concerns with Bill C-224, which would create a single tax return for Quebecers to be processed by Revenu Québec.
23 February 2021
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland has referred to the upcoming budget as the “the most significant one of our lifetimes.” The stakes are high; we want to ensure this budget works for PIPSC members and all Canadians.