Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada

Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada

November 18, 2016 08:00 ET

REMINDER-Media Advisory/Professional Institute's 97th AGM: Programming For Success

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 18, 2016) - The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) will hold its 97th Annual General Meeting on November 18 and 19 in Gatineau.

The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board, will speak to delegates on Friday November 18. This is the first time a Treasury Board President has spoken at an Institute AGM.

This year's theme, Programming for Success, is in deliberate contrast to Canada's over-reliance on outsourcing and contracting out which is Programmed to Fail. A panel of experts will discuss the issue on Saturday November 19.

Event: 97thAnnual General Meeting - The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC)
Where: Hilton Lac Leamy, Gatineau, Qc
When: November 18 & 19, 2016
Media events: Friday November 18th
- Address by Treasury Board President Scott Brison at 9:00 a.m.
- Address by PIPSC President Debi Daviau at 10:15 a.m.
Saturday November 19th
- Panel on Precarious work in the public service at 11:00 a.m.
Panelists: Debi Daviau, PIPSC President, Trish Hennessy, founding Director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' (CCPA) Ontario office, and former Member of Parliament Andrew Cash, co-founder of the Urban Worker Project.
Moderator: Globe and Mail's Gloria Galloway.

The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada represents some 55,000 professionals and scientists across Canada's public sector.

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NOTES:

1. Learn more about the PIPSC 97th Annual General Meeting (2016) by visiting http://www.pipsc.ca/portal/page/portal/website/news/events/agm/2016.

2. Hashtag: #‎PIPSC2016

3. These three key AGM events will be available for live viewing on the PIPSC Web site at http://www.pipsc.ca/.

Contact Information

  • Johanne Fillion
    (613) 228-6310 ext 4953 (office)
    (613) 883-4900 (cell.)
    jfillion@pipsc.ca