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

CIPP News / Nouvelles de l'IPPM

Safe Workplaces Policy Grievance

June 20, 2022

Following your responses to our Safe Workplace Survey in April, we submitted a policy grievance.

Paramedic Services Week 2022

May 27, 2022

We are proud to represent members working for Ottawa Paramedic Service.   The pandemic, the convoy occupation, the storm this weekend

Vote for Thriving Public Health 

May 19, 2022

On June 2, we will go to the polls to vote for who will lead our province. As your union,

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.