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August 2022

Aug 16 to Aug 19



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CUPW launched its postal banking campaign with a giant inflatable piggy bank in downtown Ottawa.

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Wednesday April 19 2017
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Friday April 20 2018
Application Deadline: Friday May 4, 2018, Noon. CUPW launched the Delivering Community Power (DeCoPo) project in February 2016 to advance part of the union’s vision for the postal service and to work with new allies on a new basis. The next phase of the campaign is to develop and hone the vision while spreading the message and exerting political pressure on the federal government to use Canada Post as a transformative force for addressing climate change and social issues together.
Thursday November 16 2017
This week, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers issued notice to bargain to Canada Post for both of our major bargaining units. After years of raucous labour-relations, attacks from government and violations of our constitutional right to free collective bargaining, there are many issues that must be resolved. The Urban Operations unit and the Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers unit will again meet the employer as one committee. Rural-Urban solidarity is key to achieving our demands.
Wednesday April 19 2017

Earth Day, April 22, is a celebration for the planet we all share. It is a time to reflect, and challenge ourselves to change our habits.

Thursday October 27 2016

Direct action by land defenders in Labrador has made a breakthrough in mitigating the harm done by Muskrat Falls dam in Labrador.

Wednesday September 21 2016

CUPW, Canada Post Corporation, and the environment

Over the years, CUPW has been increasingly oriented toward action on climate change.

Wednesday September 7 2016

Momentum builds for campaign for postal banking alternative backed by over fifty labour, environmental social justice and anti-poverty organizatio

Sunday June 5 2016

The World Social Forum (WSF) 2016 is described as follows on the event’s website:

Tuesday May 31 2016
Canada Post delivers billions of letters and parcels to homes and businesses every year. Many Canadians consider it a trusted and valuable service. But did you know that home mail delivery is the most environmentally friendly way of moving letters and parcels from sender to receiver? And it’s greener when it’s done five or six days a week.
Friday April 29 2016

Negotiations – Our Collective Responsibility

Friday March 11 2016

This week, our national union has done several different things for International Women’s Day.

Support Postal Banking - Download and Sign the Petition

Canada needs a postal bank. Thousands of rural towns and villages in our country do not have a bank, but many of them have a post office that could provide financial services. As well, nearly two million Canadians desperately need an alternative to payday lenders. A postal bank could be that alternative. Download and sign the petition urging the Government of Canada to instruct Canada Post to add postal banking, with a mandate for financial inclusion.