Archive for April 2013

Conference Board of Canada: Bias? What bias?

The full time officers of all our locals right across the country gathered in Toronto April 20th – 22nd for the Presidents Meeting. We held discussions (occasionally heated) about the two new contracts, national campaigns and the new action plan.

The action plan discussion was very interesting. We knew that a media and social media offensive must take place for us to have any chance of waking up the citizens of Canada and uniting to save our public post office. We looked ahead to the next Charter Review and what we would have to do to be as successful as we were during the last one. Read more

Today Sunday April 28, 2013

Spring has just arrived and Canada Post is continuing its howling regarding declining Lettermail volumes as it releases the Annual Financial Report for the year 2012.

Canada Post is using the release of the Annual Financial Report for the year 2012 to make sure that no opportunity will be missed in the year 2013 to impose further cuts to services, to our wages and working conditions.  We will have to be very vigilant in our assessment of the Annual Financial Report for the year 2012.  Also, we will have to carry on with developing our own independent views and analysis regarding the way forward for Canada Post and the Canadian economy. Read more