Posties on the road again

Postal Workers on the road again in Southern Ontario

28 September 2015

OTTAWA – The Canadian Union of Postal Workers’ cross-country tour is swinging into Southern Ontario this week, encouraging people to fight back against the cuts to their postal service by voting out the Conservatives.

Among the planned stops will be Jeff Watson’s riding in Windsor, Ontario. “As Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Watson has been instrumental in attacking our money-making postal service,” said Mike Palecek, National President of CUPW, who will be aboard the Save Canada Post bus. “We hope he will be held accountable by his constituents.”

Stops for the days ahead are as follows:

Monday September 28th

London
Stratford - Presentation to Stratford Mayor and Council

Tuesday September 29th

Kitchener, Ontario – Photo-op in location TBA

Wednesday September 30th

Niagara Falls – Canvassing

Thursday October 1st

St. Catharines – table near Brock University TBA

Friday October 2nd

Brantford – Farmer’s Market Windsor

Saturday October 3rd

Windsor – details TBA

Monday October 5th

Toronto – Press conference, 9 am

Tuesday October 6th

Hamilton, Ontario

Wednesday October 7th

Belleville, Ontario

More details may be posted at http://www.savecanadapost.ca/en/node/5287

For a more detailed tour itinerary, media interviews or further information, please contact Aalya Ahmad, CUPW Communications – aahmad@cupw-sttp.org or 613-327-1177. Save Canada Post from Coast to Coast tour: 613-293-0308 #savecanadapost

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