The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strikes Monday evening in Toronto by halting all mail transfers between the Gateway mail processing plant and downstream facilities. Union members have also walked off the job at the St John NB plant and in delivery facilities in Corner Brook and Deer Lake NL.
Strikes continue in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby and Richmond, B.C., and in Hamilton, Scarborough (except the York Distribution Centre) Ajax, Markham, Richmond Hill, North York and Pickering, Ont. Union members also walked off the job at the Halifax plant and depot and at the Dartmouth depot in Nova Scotia. Strikes also continue in and around London, Ont., and in Royal City, Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley, B.C.