News

13 June 2024
A formal election complaint was filed, investigated and the election committee found that Mr. Peter Gabriel has committed two election offences. Mr. Gabriel purposely campaigned to get elected CP Group President during an employer’s event conducted on the employer’s network.
10 June 2024
Applications are due by 5:00 PM EST on June 28, 2024.
10 June 2024
The Commerce and Purchasing (CP) 2024 election results have been verified. 870 ballots were cast in the election, resulting in the following candidates being elected to the CP Group executive for a 3-year term of office effective on 1 June 2024 (*) and expiring 31 May 2027 :
9 May 2024
Mediation between the Treasury Board and the CP Group occurred on May 1 and 2, 2024.
18 April 2024
This Election Procedures will be done in accordance with the CP Group Constitution and By-Laws by clicking on this link: CP Group By-Laws.
7 March 2024
Impasse, Mediation, Arbitration Notes from your Negotiators
22 February 2024
Submit your nomination for available union leadership roles by March 26, 2024.
13 February 2024
Please find here the REQUEST FOR ARBITRATION of the CP Group of PIPSC  January 2024
24 November 2023
Following the regular preparatory meeting on November 20, where analysis and strategy around remaining issues, including pay, were discussed, the Bargaining team met with the Employer, in Ottawa, for three days of negotiations November 21-23, 2023.  
21 November 2023
As we navigate through these unprecedented times of high inflation and soaring interest rates, I want to take a moment to express our gratitude for your unwavering support and dedication to our shared cause.
14 November 2023
As indicated in the CP Update #8, here is the pay proposal information. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1OawmL8AyWiPuK8yGdJBEB9EPIxQRuy_5/view?usp=sharing
25 September 2023
Both parties exchanged proposals on pay increases.
15 June 2023
Your Bargaining Team met in Ottawa on June 12-14, 2023. Although this session was to be a continuation of the bargaining with the Employer, it was postponed. The next session of negotiations with the Treasury Board is scheduled for September 19-21.
2 June 2023
Your Bargaining Team met with Treasury Board representatives on April 25, 26, & 27, 2023 in Gatineau, Quebec. The Employer showed an openness to the issues the Group brought to the table, by asking clarifying questions to try and better understand our position.
20 May 2023
Applications are due by 5:00pm EST on June 12, 2023.
16 May 2023
The CP Group is pleased to present two 2 1/2-hour virtual retirement planning workshops for its members.
10 March 2023
In accordance with its By-Law 8.1.2, the CP Group will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, June 17, 2023, in person at the Hilton Lac Leamy, Gatineau Quebec  
17 February 2023
Following a preparation day, your bargaining team met with Treasury Board representatives from January 31 – February 2 in Ottawa for its first negotiation session to improve your working conditions and pay. 
10 January 2023
Your CP Group Executive invites you to our first virtual session in our Mental Health and Well-Being series: "If You Must Sit - Do It Right".
9 December 2022
As stated in an earlier posting the CP bargaining team should have been in negotiations the week of December 5 - to December 8. Due to a change in Negotiators from the Treasury Board, the negotiations have been postponed until January 30 to February 3, 2023.
27 October 2022
Your bargaining team recently met to continue drafting proposals for the employer. 
26 September 2022
As summer is coming to a close, we hope that you enjoyed a much deserved break from all the hustle and bustle of work, and your steward activities.   
29 August 2022
JUNE 3, 2022 TIME: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Delta Hotel (Marriott) 101 Lyon St N Ottawa ON K1R 0C2   CP Group   ●      Andrée Doucet – President (Y)
8 August 2022
In accordance with its By-Law 8.1.2, the CP Group will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022, in person at the Delta, Lyon Street, Ottawa.  
22 June 2022
June 2022
7 June 2022
PIPSC CP GROUP EXECUTIVE MEETING AGENDA/MINUTES February 9, 2022 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12 May 2022
Applications are due by May 27, 2022 at 4pm EST
20 April 2022
The AV (CP) Group collective agreement expires on June 21, 2022. The CP Group-specific bargaining survey will be emailed to you in May 2022.
18 February 2022
ATTENDANCE   CP Group (by virtual means)  
11 February 2022
PIPSC CP GROUP EXECUTIVE MEETING AGENDA/MINUTES January 21, 2022 12:00 PM (noon) - 5:00 PM(EST)
2 February 2022
The Commerce and Purchasing (CP) Group is accepting nominations for Bargaining Team and Advisory Council Members:
14 January 2022
CP Group Minutes of the meeting held virtually on July 26th, 2021  (Meeting #1) Attendees :  Andree Doucet, Ray J. Paquette, Evangelia Costamis, Olivia Leung, Emily Beckerman, Angela Cowie, Vania Tsang, Elaine Ewers, Lyne Larocque and Susan Evans.
21 December 2021
Despite the turmoil we have all experienced in the last year we hope you and your family are safe and have plans to enjoy the holiday season.  This festive holiday season feels like the right time to express warmest thanks for the opportunity to be a part of your PIPSC experience and represen
15 November 2021
The CP Group Executive would like to invite you to a virtual member engagement event on Sunday, December 12, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m (EST).
11 November 2021
Attendees:       Jason, Andree, Phil, David, Emily, Lyne, Olivia, Vania, Nazim, Angela, & Cara (group negotiator)    Regrets:           Peter, Natalia, Yanick   Meeting started at 1:07pm (EST) with quorum reached