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January 25, 2018

Door-to-door protected for millions, but fight to reverse the cuts carries on.

September 18, 2017

"Our public postal service is already a lifeline for many living in the North. With a little innovation, it could become a major driver of social and economic development in northern communities." — Mike Paleck, CUPW President

May 5, 2016

"We support the call for postal banking in communities so people can receive the assistance they need in ways that will help them get out of financial difficulty, not put them further under." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

April 30, 2014

"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.

February 10, 2014

Canada Post has an internal study showing how successful postal banking could be but the idea was rejected. Orchestrated crisis?