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Rude? Racist? No mail as fed up postal workers quit

It seems the COVID situation has been stressing out many people and for a variety of reasons. There have been incidents of rudeness, even physical attacks related to wearing of masks for example. Another incident involved a nasty confrontation after »

Society

Canadian Food Inspection Agency receives over 750 reports of unwanted seeds

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has received more than 750 reports across all Canadian provinces of people receiving unsolicited packages containing unknown seeds. According to a statement on Thursday, CFIA has found that the packages are postmarked as being »

Highlights, Immigration & Refugees, Politics, Society

Canada Post- Strikes begin in labour dispute

Canada’s national postal union had begun a series of rotating strikes as they seek a better contract with the public mail delivery service. The union representing about 50,000 workers began a series fo rotating strikes at four cities across Canada »

Economy, Highlights, Society

Canadian postal service: negotiation breakdown, possible halt to mail

Canada Post, the federal agency that delivers the mail in Canada has given a 72 hour notice it will be in position to lock out its workers. That could mean that as of Friday, mail deliveries could cease in Canada. The »

Politics, Society

Montreal’s mayor calls Canada Post ‘arrogant’

Montreal’s colourful mayor, Denis Coderre used a jackhammer to illustrate his opposition to Canada Post’s decision to stop delivering mail to individual homes. The crown corporation wants to save $500 million annually by instead, installing groups of mailboxes in communities »

Economy, Highlights, Politics, Society

Still more backlash against Canada Post ending home delivery

Federal New Democratic Party and City Mayors in Quebec join fight  To add insult to injury, Canada Post’s new redesigned community mailboxes are designed and built in the USA © Canada Post The resistance to Canada Post’s plans to end all »

Economy, Politics, Society

Opposition to Canada Post’s end of home mail delivery grows

From individual acts of protest to municipalities fighting back, opposition to the end of home delivery of mail is growing slowly across Canada. Canada Post, the federal government agency that has always delivered mail announced in December 2013 it would »

Economy, Politics, Society

Union of postal workers, disabled, seniors will challenge end of home mail delivery in court

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers and organizations representing the disabled and seniors have decided to turn to the Federal Court of Canada to stop the elimination of home delivery to millions of Canadians. Some of the cuts of home »

Economy, Politics, Society

Canada Post’s sales pitch tailored to justify cuts

When Canada’s postal service Canada Post announced Wednesday (December 11) it would stop delivering mail to homes in urban areas it emphasized two-thirds of Canadians already don’t get door-to-door service, and the use of “community mailboxes” in urban areas would »