Posties on the Road Again in Southern Ontario

For Immediate Release

OTTAWA – The Canadian Union of Postal Workers’ cross-country tour is swinging into Southern Ontario this week, encouraging people to fight back against the cuts to their postal service by voting out the Conservatives.

Among the planned stops will be Jeff Watson’s riding in Windsor, Ontario. “As Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Watson has been instrumental in attacking our money-making postal service,” said Mike Palecek, National President of CUPW, who will be aboard the Save Canada Post bus. “We hope he will be held accountable by his constituents.”

Stops for the days ahead are as follows:

Monday September 28th

  • London
  • Stratford - Presentation to Stratford Mayor and Council

 

Tuesday September 29th

  • Kitchener, Ontario – Photo-op in location TBA

Wednesday September 30th

  • Niagara Falls – Canvassing

 

Thursday October 1st

  • St. Catharines – table near Brock University TBA

 

Friday October 2nd

  • Brantford – Farmer’s Market
  • Windsor

 

Saturday October 3rd

Windsor – details TBA

 

Monday October 5th

  • Toronto – Press conference, 9h am

 

Tuesday October 6th

  • Hamilton, Ontario

 

Wednesday October 7th

  • Belleville, Ontario

 

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More details may be posted at http://www.savecanadapost.ca/en/node/5287

 For a more detailed tour itinerary, media interviews or further information, please contact Aalya Ahmad, CUPW Communications – aahmad@cupw-sttp.org or 613-327-1177. Save Canada Post from Coast to Coast tour: 613-293-0308 #savecanadapost