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Canada Post not essential but not irrelevant, say experts -

While returning some items at Ikea, Conservative MP Lisa Raitt, the former federal labour minister, decided to weigh in through Twitter on the possible Canada Post lockout and, more existentially, the essential nature of the Crown corporation itself ...and more »

Postal workers' union refuses arbitration with Canada Post -

Canada Post's largest union has rejected a proposal from the federal labour minister to undergo binding arbitration to avoid a potential work stoppage. But the threat of that work stoppage has been delayed — at least until Monday. Canada Post has ...and more »

Canada Post dispute boils down to pension's future: defined benefit versus contribution -

Canada Post's looming lockout of its workers is a major issue for people anxious to know if their mail service will be disrupted, but the dispute is also being closely watched for its potential to be a watershed moment in a potential crisis that few ...and more »

How a Canada Post lockout will affect you -

Canada Post has given 72-hours' notice to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers that employees will be locked out as of Friday because negotiations have failed to reach a contract. That doesn't mean all mail will stop being delivered, just most of it ...and more »

Google Trends tracks concern for Canada Post labour dispute -

A Canada Post mailbox is seen near Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Thursday May 5, 2016. The government announced it will review Canada Posts operations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld. Technology has changed the way Canadians communicate dramatically over ...and more »

Canada Post, union remain divided as offer of bargaining truce stalls -

Hope that a work stoppage at Canada Post could be avoided for at least one more month faded Friday as a proposed truce fell apart over what the union called a "poison pill" from the Crown corporation. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers, facing a ...and more »

Canada Post labour dispute: A look at the company's existing DC plan for some workers - Benefits Canada

If the defined contribution pension plan currently on the negotiating table for new Canada Post employees who are members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is the same as the one brought in for members of the Association of Postal Officials of ...and more »

As a Canada Post lockout looms, consider these alternatives to the mail -

With contract negotiations ongoing between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Canadians are bracing for a service disruption. Canada Post work stoppage: it's a lockout, not a strike. A potential Canada Post strike or lockout has left ...and more »

Canada Post will still deliver these things during a strike or lockout -

Canada Post could halt services starting on Monday. Here's what will and will not be delivered. Jul 7, 2016 Catherine McIntyre. Row of Canada Post mailboxes. (Lars Hagberg/CP). As Canada Post workers brace to be locked out on Monday, Canadians are ...and more »

Looming Canada Post lockout worries mail-reliant people in Nunavut -

Many Nunavummiut still rely on old-fashioned mail and are worried about how they will receive essentials in the absence of regular postal service. Oonga Klabuk. 'It will be very difficult,' says Oonga Kilabuk. 'My pension is the only income coming to ...and more »