“People are telling us they value their public postal service and they want to keep it.” — Mike Palecek, CUPW National President
“Canada Post needs to listen to the community." — CUPW National President Mike Palecek.
Hamilton postal workers were informed on June 2 by Canada Post managers that no new date for the end of door-to-door delivery would be scheduled at this time.
“To change these cuts, we need to change this government. The Harper government is driving the postal train wreck and it needs to stop before more people lose their services.” — Mike Palecek, CUPW National President
Members of the community speak out on the cuts to postal service home delivery.
"We need more creative and forward thinking by Canada Post. Right now its decisions are hurting Canadians two-fold: cutting service and raising prices. Sounds like a recipe for privatization." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
Supporters of postal delivery want to know why Canada Post and the Conservative government could not wait until the review of the Canadian Postal Service Charter — a public and accountable consultation process — before rushing to gut public postal services.
"We want Canada Post to show us the secret study which, although heavily redacted, appears to support our call for financial and banking services at Canada Post." — Dennis Lemelin, CUPW President.