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90th Annual General Meeting (2009)


  • The Head Table
  • 06-NOV-2009 11:06 AM
  • The Head Table
  • Seated at the head table: Gary Corbett, President, AGM Chair Barry Young, Scott McConaghy, Vice-Chair and Parliamentarian, and Julie Gagnon, AGM, Coordinator and Recording Secretary. Text Read More
  • AFS Collective Agreement Signing
  • 06-NOV-2009 12:14 PM
  • AFS Collective Agreement Signing
  • On November 6, 2009, President Gary Corbett took time away from the AGM proceedings to sign the AFS Group Collective Agreement with members of the AFS bargaining team Text Read More
  • Matters Arising from the Minutes of the 2008 AGM
  • 06-NOV-2009 03:02 PM
  • Matters Arising from the Minutes of the 2008 AGM
  • B.C.-Yukon Director Dan Jones and General Counsel Geoffrey Grenville-Wood spoke about a new policy being developed to address cases where a member refers a matter that has been or ought to have been considered by the PIPSC internal procedures to any outside process. Text Read More
  • Consultation Report
  • 06-NOV-2009 03:25 PM
  • Consultation Report
  • Vice-President David Gray presented the Report on Consultation and outlined some of the continuing challenges of this important Institute function. Text Read More
  • Public Service Pension Plan
  • 06-NOV-2009 04:26 PM
  • Vice-President David Gray outlined the issues at stake for Institute members regarding their pensions. He provided highlights of the presentation on pensions he has been giving at Institute meetings across Canada. Text Read More
  • ServicePlus Benefits for Members
  • 06-NOV-2009 04:51 PM
  • ServicePlus Benefits for Members
  • During lunch and health breaks, members benefited from the presence of our ServicePlus partners to learn about products and services available to them at advantageous rates. Text Read More
  • Mad Dash
  • 12-NOV-2009 07:55 AM
  • Mad Dash
  • A yearly occurrence at the AGM, delegates are invited to rise and shine at 6:00 am on Saturday morning to run or walk to Parliament Hill. Text Read More
  • Financial Forum
  • 06-NOV-2009 05:51 PM
  • Financial Forum
  • The AGM delegates took the opportunity to discuss the proposed budget and audited financial statements in a special budget information forum hosted by the Finance Chair Robert Hunter and Finance Manager Denis Bourguignon. Text Read More
  • Contracting Out
  • 07-NOV-2009 10:18 AM
  • Contracting Out
  • Vice-President Hélène Rogers addressed the Institute’s approach on the complex issue of contracting. The Institute is studying the issue and has conducted a survey of CS members to determine the scope of the problem and provide solid data to help form a strategy. Text Read More
  • Bargaining
  • 07-NOV-2009 10:22 AM
  • Vice-President Hélène Rogers provided a recap of the of the circumstances which brought Groups together to approach bargaining with common demands, while respecting the Group autonomy which is an Institute cornerstone. The Groups agreed that this unified strategy had positive results. Text Read More
  • Finance Committee Report
  • 07-NOV-2009 11:45 AM
  • Finance Committee Report
  • Finance Committee Chair Robert Hunter presented the Finance Report. He reported on initiatives which had been put in place this year. Text Read More
  • Elections Committee Report
  • 07-NOV-2009 11:47 AM
  • Elections Committee Chair Barry Young presented the report of the Elections Committee. The report covered the upcoming election for the positions of Full-Time Vice-President (3-year term), Full-Time Vice-President (2-year term), Part-Time Vice-President, and Regional Directors for Québec, the Prairie/NWT Region, and the National Capital Region. Text Read More
  • Scholarship Program
  • 07-NOV-2009 01:49 PM
  • Scholarship Program
  • The Professional Institute believes in a future through education. To use a popular expression, we “put our money where our mouth is” by investing in the future of the children and grandchildren of our members. Text Read More
  • Upcoming AGMs
  • 07-NOV-2009 04:02 PM
  • Upcoming AGMs
  • To the tune of “Demain matin Montreal m’attend”, Yvon Brodeur, Quebec Regional Director extended an invitation to all the delegates to attend the next AGM in Montreal in November 2010. Text Read More
  • Closing Remarks
  • 07-NOV-2009 04:15 PM
  • President Corbett thanked the delegates for engaging in the debates and for being interested in the affairs of the Institute. He also thanked Barry Young, AGM Chair, Scott McConaghy, Vice-Chair and Parliamentarian, Julie Gagnon, AGM Coordinator, and all the staff who were instrumental in organizing the meeting. Text Read More