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Wednesday January 11 2017
Dear Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, In a case of great urgency, I am appealing that you recommend to President Obama that he grant clemency and/or commutation of sentence to Leonard Peltier, a Native American indigenous prisoner who has served more than 40 years in maximum-security prisons, falsely extradited from Canada, and wrongly convicted in the United States. The late Hon. Warren Allmand, M.C., Q.C., in his distinguished career as a Liberal Member of Parliament, had spent four decades in examining all the facts and circumstances of Mr. Peltier’s extradition and his case of wrongful imprisonment.
Monday January 9 2017
Please send your letter as soon as possible to President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau. There are only a few days left. Show your solidarity!
Wednesday December 14 2016
“We are approaching the crucial moment in the case of Leonard Peltier. It is time to take action and ask President Obama to pardon him. Leonard is now 72 years old and in poor health. In spite of all the political factors that may have influenced the legal handling of the case, Leonard has been in prison for over 40 years and it is time to let him out.” This is what Frank and Anne Dreaver, in charge of the Canadian Leonard Peltier Defence Committee, came to tell the members of the National Human Rights Committee when they met on December 3 in Ottawa.
Tuesday December 6 2016
This year marks the 27th anniversary of the murders of 14 women at École Polytechnique in Montréal, Québec. The December 6th Montreal Massacre specifically targeted women and feminists and since then, December 6th has been commemorated as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women.
Tuesday December 6 2016
This year marks the 27th anniversary of the murders of 14 women at École Polytechnique in Montréal, Québec. The December 6th Montreal Massacre specifically targeted women and feminists and since then, December 6th has been commemorated as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women.
Friday December 2 2016
Saturday, December 3rd is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This year, it’s also the tenth anniversary of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). This is a day to take stock of progress since the Convention’s adoption in 2006.
Thursday October 27 2016

Direct action by land defenders in Labrador has made a breakthrough in mitigating the harm done by Muskrat Falls dam in Labrador.

Wednesday September 21 2016

Services on reserves

First Nations don’t receive the same services from Canada Post: Reserves have no postal codes, delivery methods (like

Saturday June 25 2016

Today we received the first global offers from Canada Post Corporation for the Urban and RSMC units.

Thursday June 23 2016
Following a recommendation from the LGBTQ working group, CUPW has prepared a new logo to highlight our support for Pride 2016.

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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