Professionals Building Better Communities. 

The Civic Institute of Professional Personnel (CIPP) is the union for municipal professionals in the Ottawa region. We advocate for our members and for the kind of communities we know we can have – safe, fair, and thriving.

Latest News

Collective Agreement for City of Ottawa members

November 22, 2022

We received the arbitration award and 2020 to 2022 Collective Agreement for CIPP members employed by the City of Ottawa

CIPP News / Nouvelles de l'IPPM

CIPP supports CUPE Education Workers!

November 4, 2022

CUPE Ontario Education Workers are protesting today.   OPSEU Education Workers have also taken protest action in solidarity and unions

Letter and Radio Campaign addressed to Mayor-elect Sutcliffe

November 1, 2022

We have launched a radio campaign and sent a letter to welcome the new Mayor and Council.  We all watched

We need you to continue to keep us informed. Let us know how COVID-19 safety is being addressed or not addressed in your workplace.  

What We Do

CIPP members are the professionals who work for the people of Ottawa. Through collective bargaining, representation, and advocacy, CIPP works for its members so they can focus on the work they are passionate about. We are committed to our members, our community, and to quality public services.


CIPP advocates for our members and the communities they serve.


Our labour relations staff help our members navigate a wide range of workplace issues. From questions about your collective agreement to human rights and workplace health and safety, we are here to help.

Collective Bargaining

CIPP bargains with a member-first approach by including and listening to its members. Our negotiating teams are here to make sure our collective agreements reflect our members’ needs.