• Solidarity with CUPW: Against the PC-Liberal Clampdown

    The Socialist Project expresses solidarity with the courageous actions across Canada in defence of the postal workers’ right to strike this morning. Keep reading »

  • Building a National Solidarity Coalition

    Toronto – 11 May 2017 Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) hosted a panel discussion during the Convention of the Canadian Labour Congress. The panelists discussed their experiences working with various solidarity coalitions and the need for a national solidarity network that can bridge the divide between labour and social movements. How can a solidarity … Watch video »

  • Postal Banking: Not your Predatory Lender

    Ottawa — 26 January 2016. This panel discussion is a chance to learn about the many shortcomings of the existing private banking system in Canada and of the potential of a public postal bank to address them! Predatory lenders are draining money out of low-income communities; could postal banking be a public alternative? By offering … Watch video »

  • Building Solidarity Against Austerity: Learning From Our Past

    Ottawa — 26 April 2014. Moderated by Simone Powell. Presentations by: Rosemary Warskett is a former PSAC Staff Rep. Jean-Claude Parrot is the former National President of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), and is the author of My Union, My Life. Part of Building Solidarity Against Austerity – A Dayschool on Past and … Watch video »

  • We Can Beat The Right And Win The Fight At Canada Post

    The decision by Canada Post to end home-delivery, increase postage and eliminate approximately 10,000 jobs is, in our opinion, an egregious assault on public services in Canada. If this plan goes through it will weaken the union movement, put a key federal public service on the path to privatization, and land another neoliberal blow against … Keep reading »

  • My Response to Three MPs’ Statements on CUPW

    Federal Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) Mark Adler has said in a statement that a CUPW (Canadian Union of Postal Workers) newsletter was “radical” propaganda. He was supported by two other MPs, Steven Fletcher and Bob Rae. The statement also claims that CUPW used public funds for the trip of Ruth Breen of the Atlantic … Keep reading »

  • Battling Austerity: CUPW Hits the Picket Lines

    June 2, 2011 — Negotiations Alert: Strike Begins Tonight in Winnipeg. Urban Postal Unit Negotiations (2011) / News Alert The strike will begin at 11:59 p.m. EDT in Winnipeg (10:59 p.m. CDT). The Winnipeg local will be on strike for 24 hours, after which the strike will continue in other locations to be announced later. … Keep reading »