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

Apply Now! 2023 Scholarships.

March 20, 2023

We are so proud to support your children!  CIPP will award three scholarships of $2000 this year.   Applications are open

Sutcliffe Service Review

March 1, 2023

CIPP and CUPE 503 delivered a letter to all City of Ottawa Councilors and the Mayor outlining our concerns with this review.  

CIPP News / Nouvelles de l'IPPM

2023 CIPP Board Vacancy

January 27, 2023

We have one position available for the 2023 CIPP Board of Directors!

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.