Media Advisory/Professional Institute’s 98th AGM: Best in the World

Nepean, Ontario, CANADA

OTTAWA, Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) will hold its 98th Annual General Meeting on November 17 and 18 in Gatineau.

This year’s theme is Best in the World. We will be celebrating our title as the best public service in the world, according to a recent international study, and work together to keep our number-one status.

Alex Himelfarb, former Clerk of the Privy Council, will be contributing to this objective as this year’s keynote speaker, sharing his thoughts “In Search of Common Good”.

Event:                        98th Annual General Meeting

Where:                       Hilton Lac Leamy, Gatineau, Qc

When:                         November 17 & 18, 2017

Media events:            Friday November 17th

  • Address by former Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet Alex Himelfarb at 9:00 a.m.
  • Address by PIPSC President Debi Daviau at 10:15 a.m.

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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For further information:   

Johanne Fillion, (613) 228-6310 ext 4953 (office) or (613) 883-4900 (cell.),


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