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CUPW announces strike action in Prince George, continues strikes in Lower Mainland of B.C., Peterborough, Lloydminster, Pickering, Oshawa, Thunder Bay, Winnipeg and Brandon

Posted on Oct. 29, 2018 by Canada Post in Customer Updates

While negotiations continue with the help of a special mediator, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) announced that strike action will begin at 12:00 pm local time in Prince George, B.C. Rotating strikes began in several locations of the Lower Mainland in B.C. at 8 a.m. (Maple Ridge, Surrey, Chilliwack, Squamish, Langley, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Abbotsford, New Westminster, Mission and Hope and Aldergrove). Strikes also began Peterborough, Ont., at 8 a.m.; Lloydminster, Sask., at 6 a.m.; Pickering, Ont., at 4 a.m.; Oshawa, Ont., at 6 a.m.; Thunder Bay, Ont., at 1 a.m.; and in Brandon, Man., at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 and in Winnipeg, at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28 (local times).

A strike also continues in ÎIes-de-la-Madeleine, Que. Meanwhile, employees in Vancouver, Sudbury and Niagara Falls, Ont. returned to work following CUPW’s strike activity in those locations.

Mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up in the impacted areas while the union continues their strike activity. Canada Post continues to operate across the rest of Canada.

If you have not done so already, please register for regular updates by email on this page. We will also post information about service disruptions resulting from rotating strikes on Twitter using the handle @canadapostcorp.

Thank you for your continued patience.

Alerts: Canada Post and CUPW

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began rotating strikes in Prince George, B.C. at 12:00 p.m. and in several locations of the Lower Mainland in B.C. at 8 a.m. (Maple Ridge, Surrey, Chilliwack, Squamish, Langley, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Abbotsford, New Westminster, Mission and Hope and Aldergrove). Continue reading

 

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