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Economy, Highlights, Society

Canada Post: some contract progress, no delivery stoppage (yet)

Last week the federal agency responsible for mail delivery in Canada announced there was no progress in contract talks with the 50,000 strong Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW).  It issued a 72-hour lock-out notice and could lock workers out »

Economy, Highlights, Politics, Society

Canada Post vs Workers; War of words continues over home mail delivery

Canada’s mail delivery service, Canada Post, has reported a loss in the first nine months of this year amounting to $20 million dollars. The Crown Corporation had been phasing out door-to-door delivery and installing community mailboxes in towns and cities »

Economy, Politics, Society

City of Montreal joins legal challenge against Canada Post

Canada’s second most populous city, Montreal, is joining a legal challenge against the Canadian government mail delivery service, Canada Post. “We want to send a clear message to the federal government and to Canada Post that home mail delivery is »

Economy, Politics, Society

Canada Post CEO sticks to talking points testifying at Commons committee

Canada Post President and CEO Deepak Chopra stuck to the crown corporation’s talking points Wednesday (December 18) as he testified before an emergency House of Commons committee meeting about massive mail delivery and employee cuts announced last week. During the »

Economy, Society

Canada Post to end urban home delivery of mail

Stunned disbelief was the reaction of many Canadians Wednesday morning (December 11) when their postal service Canada Post announced it would phase out home mail delivery in urban areas. Canada Post, a crown corporation, came out with a YouTube video, »