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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 it@pipsc.ca.
17 November 2022
Financial Forum            
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). 
6 October 2022
The timing of the NCR Delegate Caucus taking place at the 2022 PIPSC AGM has changed to start at 7:30pm and end at 9:00pm Eastern Time (previously was 7:00pm to 8:30pm Eastern Time). 
28 September 2022
Pledge a donation, support Indigenous artists, and join Indigenous language revitalization efforts.
28 September 2022
Accessing Code 699 ‘Other Leave with Pay’ to help you in times like these.
28 September 2022
Jennifer Carr, President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, is currently making official visits to nursing stations in remote First Nations northern communities.
27 September 2022
President Jenn Carr presented a 2022 scholarship to Heidi Elder at the NCR Council on September 24. Congratulations, Heidi!
26 September 2022
In 2022, we awarded 35 scholarships worth a total of $55,000. To date, we’ve awarded $1,105,000 in scholarships to 577 students. Thank you to our sponsors. Congratulations to all our laureates.
23 September 2022
From September 26 to 29, 2022, the President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC), Jennifer Carr, will undertake official visits to nursing stations located in remote First Nations northern communities.
16 September 2022
In recognition of Public Service Pride, watch this webinar for an introduction to diversity of sexual orientation and gender identity issues.
15 September 2022
It is with sadness we announce the passing of Nancy Barr on September 3, 2022. From 2005 to 2009, Nancy served as the National Film Board Group President. During this time, she fiercely represented PIPSC members.
15 September 2022
Volunteer for one of 6 equity caucuses at PIPSC by September 29, 2022.