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Thursday December 21 2017
In 2016 we reached agreement with Canada Post on new dimensions and weights for unaddressed admail (aka neighbourhood mail, householders). The agreement included changes in per-piece payments – increases and decreases – to gain increased time values for the preparation work.
Wednesday December 20 2017

The government’s postal service review wrapped up a year ago in time for the holiday break, with a promise that the Liberal government w

Wednesday December 20 2017
On December 6, 2017, United States President Trump announced that the US would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the American embassy to Jerusalem, in violation of international law. This decision confirms the US government’s support of Israel’s plan to annex and colonize Palestine.
Wednesday December 20 2017
This paper is the latest in a series of annual survey reports that track child care fee subsidy rates across the country. Time Out 2017 follows three earlier surveys: The Parent Trap (2014), They Go Up So Fast (2015) and A Growing Concern (2016). The data shows that policy matters when it comes to parental fees with provinces providing operational funding consistently showing the lowest fees. Without doubt, child care fees in most of Canada are far too expensive for many. While the ongoing child care fee data is filling an important gap, fees are only part of the puzzle of how parents are coping with finding care for their children.
Wednesday December 20 2017
On October 5th 2016, the House of Commons declared by unanimous motion the month of January as Tamil Heritage month. The Parliament recognized the contributions that Tamil-Canadians have made to Canadian society, the richness of the Tamil language and culture, and the importance of educating and reflecting upon Tamil heritage for future generations.
Tuesday December 19 2017

On November 29, 2017, Prime Minister Trudeau made an historic announcement.

Thursday December 14 2017
CUPW members have the ability to try out new uniform items or pieces of equipment as part of a joint process conducted by the National Joint Uniform Committee (NJUC). The Committee then holds discussions regarding these new clothing items or pieces of equipment. The information gathered under this process is sometimes used to modify an item or to determine whether it should be included in or excluded from the order catalogue.
Thursday December 14 2017
On Monday, December 11, Canada Post made presentations on its financial situation and on parcels. We made our own presentation about Canada Post’s financial reports.
Wednesday December 13 2017

The parties recently signed two memoranda of agreements regarding amounts owed to workers who, as a result of their failure to respect deadlines im

Friday December 8 2017
As mentioned in our previous bulletin, we had hoped that Arbitrator Flynn would be able to help the employer clarify its position. However, we quickly realized that our hopes were not shared.

Support Postal Banking - Download and Sign the Petition

Canada needs a postal bank. Thousands of rural towns and villages in our country do not have a bank, but many of them have a post office that could provide financial services. As well, nearly two million Canadians desperately need an alternative to payday lenders. A postal bank could be that alternative. Download and sign the petition urging the Government of Canada to instruct Canada Post to add postal banking, with a mandate for financial inclusion.

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