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Videos from Global News re: proposal for ‘green’ Canada Post

Mike Palecek, President of Canada’s Postal Workers Union, says the “Leap Year” proposal for a greener, more environmentally friendly Canada Post is merely a “starting point” for discussions on the future of the crown corporation.
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Mike Palecek, President of Canada’s Postal Workers Union, discusses why his union membership is backing a proposal to remake Canada Post into a more environmentally friendly, 21st century postal service.
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Mike Palecek, President of Canada’s Postal Workers Union, called Canada Post’s community mailbox system “a disastrous failure” and called on the crown corporation to return door-to-door mail delivery service.
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Canadian author and activist Naomi Klein was joined by leaders of Canada’s Postal Worker’s Union to propose a plan for transforming Canada Post into a newer, “greener” postal service designed to be more environmentally friendly.
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Mike Palecek on CTV August 13, 2015

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Stephen Gale on CBC Radio – May 25, 2015

Stephen Gale, President of the Fraser Valley West Local of CUPW, on CBC radio.

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2015 CUPW National Convention Election Results.

NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (NEC)

  • National President: Mike Palecek
  • 1st National Vice President: Jan Simpson
  • Secretary Treasurer: Beverly Collins
  • National Grievance Officer: Peter Denley
  • 2nd National Vice President: Dave Bleakney
  • 3rd National Vice President: George Floresco
  • 4th National Vice President: Martin Champagne 

NATIONAL UNION REPRESENTATIVES (NUR)

  • NUR – Grievances (French): Carl Girouard
  • NUR – Grievances (English): Chris Pleasants
  • NUR – Grievances: Cathy Kennedy 
  • NUR – Grievances: Joanne Gomercich 
  • NUR – Consultation: Rona Eckert
  • NUR – Health and Safety: Marc Roussel
  • NUR – Under direction of NEC: Denis Lemelin 
  • NUR – Education (French): Yves Henault
  • NUR – Education (English): Richard Gaboton
  • NUR – Staffing: Nicolas Presne
  • NUR – External Organising: Aaron Spires

Further results pending…