Canada PostIndustry News

Canada Post segment posts $270 million loss for 2018

Costs of resolving pay equity and impact of labour disruption surpassed the solid growth in Parcels revenue OTTAWA–Canada Post is reporting a loss before tax of $270 million for 2018. Three main non-recurring items factor into the result: the $280 million cost of resolving pay equity and the estimated $135 …

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Canada Post makes sending and receiving mail even sweeter

Sweet Canada stamps serve up traditional Canadian desserts OTTAWA–Here’s a tasty fact: traditional Canadian desserts offer more than a scrumptious end to a meal. Behind many sweet treats is lore about Canada’s history, such as a pie made from the berries that once helped Indigenous communities survive long prairie winters …

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Canada Post names new President and CEO

Statement from Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility Carla Qualtrough on New President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Post Corporation GATINEAU, QC–As Minister responsible for the Canada Post Corporation, I am pleased to announce today the appointment of Doug Ettinger for a four-year term as President and …

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Canada Post segment reports $94-million loss before tax in third quarter

Corporation projects to end the year with a loss OTTAWA–Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $94 million for the third quarter of 2018, mainly due to the costs of implementing the final pay equity ruling, which will adjust how much delivery employees in suburban and rural Canada (RSMC) …

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Cooling-off period is last-ditch effort by CPC to settle dispute; Union rejects binding arbitration

OTTAWA– The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is calling on Canada Post to return to the bargaining table and negotiate a settlement now. “We will not accept binding arbitration to resolve our issues with Canada Post. We have the right to collective bargaining and to settle this through negotiations,” says …

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CUPW targets parts of Central and Western Ontario as service impacts continue

OTTAWA–While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in Barrie, Simcoe, St. Catharines, Welland, Guelph, Fort Erie and Brantford, Ont. Since October 22, CUPW’s rotating strikes have now shut down Canada Post’s operations in more than 70 communities across the country. CUPW is also conducting …

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Postal Workers’ rotating strikes continue; special mediator involved

Ottawa region, small towns in BC, Montreal, among targets While negotiations continue with the help of a special mediator, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in Sorel, St-Jean, Valleyfield, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que., at 7:00 a.m. local time on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Rotating strikes started in Ottawa and …

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Postal work stoppages continue, spread to Sudbury, Saint John and Vancouver

CUPW to continue their strike action in Saint John and Sudbury While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) continued their rotating strike action in Saint John, NB and Sudbury, ON. The rotating strike action began at 12:01 am, Friday, October 26 in Saint John and Sudbury (local …

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Finalists announced for 2018 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Winners will receive up to $100,000 in free shipping and be named one of Canada’s top retailers OTTAWA–Canada Post is excited to announce the 30 retailers from across the nation that have been named finalists for this year’s Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards. The finalists range from large traditional retailers that …

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Canada Post goes drive-thru as they open first of new concept stores

Canada Post concept stores aim to redefine post office “of tomorrow” Canada Post’s vision of the future services are taking physical shape in the form of a new concept store that now has three live, working locations in Richmond Hill, Edmonton and Vancouver. The firm’s strategy of investing in innovative …

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