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CUPW Says it “Will Keep Up the Fight for Free Collective Bargaining”

OTTAWA–The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) and the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) condemned the Trudeau government’s back-to-work legislation. Once again, CUPW and the CLC are calling for free and fair negotiations between CUPW and Canada Post for its two biggest bargaining units. The federal government is planning to introduce …

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Industry NewsRetail

HelloFresh projects 60% meal-kit market share in Canada in 2019

Significant price drop at Chefs Plate removes cost barrier and improves value for Canadians TORONTO–Following its recent acquisition of Canadian meal-kit service Chefs Plate, HelloFresh Canada has announced that the new dual-brand meal-kit leader expects to own 60% market share in Canada in 2019. The company also confirmed a revenue …

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Aimia announces departure of President

Felsher was also Chief Strategy Officer MONTREAL–Data-driven marketing and loyalty analytics company Aimia Inc. announced the departure of Mr. Nathaniel Felsher, President & Chief Strategy Officer after only four months into his role at the company. The Company acknowledged Felsher’s contributions during “this pivotal period” and wished him well in his …

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CFIB study: 2/3 of small firms negatively affected by strike at an average cost of $3,000

CFIB calls on federal government to pass back to work legislation. TORONTO–New data from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) reveals that two-thirds of Canadian small businesses have been negatively affected by the Canada Post strike. As a result, CFIB is calling on the federal government to quickly pass …

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Canada PostIndustry News

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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Direct MailIndustry News

Work Stoppages Causing Serious Harm to Canada’s Small, Medium Businesses Bradbury says

OAKVILLE–With the announcement that the latest global offer is “not good enough”, Direct Response Media Group (DRMG) is calling on the Government of Canada to intervene and end the continued strike uncertainty at Canada Post. “This continued strike action at Canada Post will result in huge losses for small and …

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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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DigitalIndustry News

Site incorporates UPSocial Wine & Spirits Agency, new Toronto-based global digital agency

Liz Palmer announces new global digital agency, based in Toronto TORONTO–Liz Palmer, an award-winning author, wine journalist, and one of the world’s leading influencers in wine and spirits, has announced the launch of her newly revamped website today which now features the UPsocial Wine and Spirits Agency. The site has …

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Canada PostIndustry News

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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Industry NewsPrivacy

New data breach reporting requirements come into force this week

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada Businesses have new obligations under breach of security safeguards rules coming into force this week, says the federal Privacy Commissioner. Changes to Canada’s federal private sector privacy law will require organizations to report certain breaches of security safeguards to the Commissioner’s office and …

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