28 November 2019
3.6 million Canadians cannot afford to fill their prescriptions. Canada remains the only developed country with a universal public health insurance system that does not include universal coverage for prescription drugs.
19 November 2019
It is with a profound sense of sorrow and regret that the Institute informs you of the passing of our friend and colleague, Ed Sweet. Ed passed away on November 17, 2019. Ed’s commitment to Institute members was deep and unwavering. He will be missed.
18 November 2019
Until 2017, members of the Public Service Pension Plan were provided with an annual pension statement. As a result of the failed Phoenix pay system, the Pension Centre has been unable to issue these statements.
15 November 2019
The public service is an important driver in the Canadian economy.
7 November 2019
Ottawa, November 7, 2019 – The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) will hold its 100th Annual General Meeting on November 8 and 9 in Gatineau.
5 November 2019
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 2019
On October 8 and 9, 2019, the Mobilization team hosted two English and two French information session for PIPSC activists, in order to promote the new tools and resources available on the Action site.
30 October 2019
This year marks our 100th anniversary as a union committed to leading progress.
22 October 2019
Letter from President Debi Daviau to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau following his re-election.
15 October 2019
Every $1 invested in public service tax professionals will generate $4 in public revenue, an analysis by the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) has confirmed
10 October 2019
With the federal election underway, the government is now in “caretaker mode” which will delay the roll-out of the next phases of the Phoenix Compensation Agreement.
27 September 2019
This week, students across the globe led us to the streets to call for climate action. We must listen to the science. We must put the good work of our public scientists to use.
17 September 2019
PIPSC marks the 50th anniversary of the coming into effect of the Official Languages Act on September 7, 1969, and the 10th anniversary of the Linguistic Duality Day celebrated annually on the second Thursday of September throughout the public service of Canada.
11 September 2019
Members like you play an important part in building, protecting and progressing communities across Canada.
5 September 2019
PIPSC has submitted 11 recommendations to the House of Commons before the drafting of Budget 2020.
30 August 2019
Each member paid by Phoenix is entitled to paid days of compensation leave. As of August 27, 2019, these paid compensation days should be available in the leave banks of current employees.
30 August 2019
Unions across Canada are welcoming you to Labour Day events, parades and picnics. Let’s celebrate our collective strength and show our solidarity with the Canadian labour movement!
12 August 2019
We support having a variety of menstrual products available in federally regulated and federal government workplaces.
6 August 2019
The creation of the Centre is an important step forward in this regard and an excellent example of what can be achieved when the Employer takes the time to work with our union and our members towards a common goal.
29 July 2019
On June 18, 2019, PIPSC President Debi Daviau had the honour of addressing members of the Federal Black Employee Caucus (FBEC), an organization dedicated to combatting career obstacles in the public service such as racism, harassment, and under-representation.
26 July 2019
Some disability payments will be retroactively increased as a result of new collective agreements.
23 July 2019
The recent adoption in Québec of Bill 21, which is ostensibly aimed at imposing “secularism” on the province’s public service and on the people who receive them, is a disgrace and a blatant violation of civil liberties and basic human rights.
22 July 2019
We strongly encourage you to participate in this year's survey. This will ensure the views of our members are well represented in this analysis.
19 July 2019
PIPSC welcomes the landmark win for current and former employees who experienced harassment, assault or discrimination while working at the Department of National Defence, Canadian Armed Forces or Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces.
17 July 2019
The Institute is saddened to report the untimely passing of our friend and colleague Christine Lemay. Christine’s commitment to Institute members was deep and unwavering. We will miss her very much.
17 July 2019
Together with the Canadian Labour Congress and other unions, President Debi Daviau wrote to the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food calling for action to restore meat exports.
16 July 2019
The International Labour Organization adopted of a Convention and Recommendation addressing violence and harassment in the world of work. This is a historic international articulation of the right of everyone to have a world of work free from violence and harassment.
3 July 2019
Joined by a host of other Canadian union activists, PIPSC attended the world’s largest conference on gender equality, Women Deliver 2019.
24 June 2019
The Canadian Labour Congress commits to protecting hard-won gains and to fill the gaps in access to sexual and reproductive health and rights in Canada, including abortion.
19 June 2019
Understand the work of the National Inquiry and how you can take action to end violence against Indigenous women, girls and two-spirited people.
19 June 2019
National Indigenous History Month is an opportunity to honour Indigenous heritage and celebrate Indigenous contributions and cultures across this land.
19 June 2019
The Ontario Government held consultations with public sector employers and bargaining agents in early May. We made it very clear that any wage adjustment would be considered unacceptable and would be vigorously opposed.
14 June 2019
We are celebrating Pride Month and the beginning of Pride season across the country!
13 June 2019
President Debi Daviau signed the agreement with the Treasury Board that provides compensation to all PIPSC members paid by Phoenix.
10 June 2019
Congratulations on your excellent work, your immeasurable contribution to Canadian society and your commitment to our union.
7 June 2019
We are appalled by the Ontario Government proposed legislation that would cap public sector wages increase a 1% annually for the next three years.