February: Celebrating Black History

February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate and recognize all the contributions the Black community has made to Canada's history. It is also a time to reflect on all the progress we have made in the fight against racism and how far we still must go to achieve an inclusive society for all.

CAPE to collaborate with CCDI on diversity, equity and inclusion issues

The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) has recently established a collaboration with the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI). CAPE is taking another step towards improving its performance in achieving diversity, equity, and inclusion goals at the operational level and across member services.

CAPE joins 12 unions urging TBS to provide centralized guidance regarding telework

On December 17, 2021, CAPE joined 12 other unions as a signatory on a letter to the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board, asking for “strong leadership and consistent, centralized guidance to government departments and deputy heads around the following: telework and essential and critical employees without access to a third booster shot.”

A second virtual tour together with our community

Despite an enduring global pandemic with restrictions and lockdown measures in place since March 2020, our member community is still going strong. A total of 29 local AGMs were held this year.