Canada PostIndustry News

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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New report suggests a path to postal banking in Canada

MPs to vote on motion to study postal banking next week OTTAWA–A new research report shows how Canadians would benefit from banking and financial services at the post office, and how these services would revitalize Canada Post. The report, “It’s Time for a Postal Bank for Everyone” was prepared by …

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Canada Post starts the search for a visionary new leader

Ottawa–As expected, Canada Post is now officially on the search for a new president and CEO. The new appointment, when hired, will lead the company and its three subsidiaries, Purolator, SCI and Innovapost. As the largest Crown corporation in Canada, Canada Post provides physical and electronic delivery solutions and services valued …

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Preparing for retail’s virtual future

The unexpected but important link between payments security and VR/AR adoption that retailers must understand The ability to secure transactions and safeguard data serves is a true differentiator for any business or technology. In the case of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), the consumer intrigue and appetite is …

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Postal Code Targeting Q&A

Janet Brearton and Mike Badour share the story behind Canada Post’s first new mail delivery product in 30 years DM: Congratulations on the launch of Postal Code Targeting (PCT)! What was the impetus for PCT?  How did you perceive the gap in the market and figure out what sort of …

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PayPal and Canada Post announce integrated payment and shipping solution

TORONTO — As champions of small businesses, PayPal Canada and Canada Post today announced a new integrated payment and shipping solution for solopreneurs, small businesses and casual sellers. This integration aims to make e-commerce more easily accessible for entrepreneurs and small businesses including 83% of Canadian small and mid-sizes businesses that …

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