During the rotating strike, Canada Post continues to operate across Canada and is still accepting and delivering mail and parcels in all other locations. The union says the Montreal walkout ended Tuesday night, but another 16 communities across the country are now taking part in the 24-hour strikes. We understand the important role Canada Post plays in delivering the holidays for Canadians, and in supporting Canadian online retailers to be successful, especially at this time of year. But the Conservative government passed back-to-work legislation. Meanwhile, strikes continue in Toronto, Mississauga, Etobicoke, Brampton, Concord and at the York Distribution Centre in Scarborough, Ontario, as well as in parts of Nova Scotia including Halifax, Dartmouth, Lakeside and Tantallon.
A Canada Post letter carrierwalks his delivery route in Toronto, December 11, 2013. Thomas, Owen Sound; Barrie; Ridgeway, Stevensville, Fonthill, Wainfleet, Niagara on the Lake, Port colborne, Thorold, Jordan, Station, Wellandport, Smithville, Lynden, Beamsville; London, Arthur; Ajax, Markham, Unionville, Richmond Hill, Stouffville, Thornhill, Whitby, Willowdale, Don Mills, Maple, Vaughan. On Tuesday, the strike moved to the at 12:01 a. For the most recent updates, visit. As of today, our major processing centre in Vancouver was shut down from Friday evening to Tuesday morning and Toronto is now shut down, significantly impacting our ability to process mail and parcels. Strikes also continue in Victoria B.
However, Toronto is also a key processing hub for mail and parcels in Canada. As a result, customers could see delays of several days. Manitoba is the latest province to be hit by rotating strikes by members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. The union and the postal service have been unable to reach new collective agreements for the two bargaining units after 10 months of negotiations. The strikes have created massive backlogs of mail and parcels already in our network, just days before we expect millions more parcels from Black Friday and Cyber Monday online sales.
Canada Post continues to operate across the rest of Canada. The latter has been due to the growing popularity of online shopping. For updates on the strike,. But that could change to other regions if negotiations fail again. Canada Post continues to operate across the rest of Canada. Anthony, Deer Lake, Grand Falls-Windsor, Stephenville Crossing, Corner Brook, Channel-Port-aux-Basques.
Those job actions began on Friday and Saturday respectively. Striking to shut down a processing facility not only impacts our operations at that location, it chokes the flow of mail and parcels to our delivery facilities. Fifty thousand workers have been without a contract since last year and the main sticking point involves health and safety measures, job security, and forced overtime. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business also urged the post office to rein in spending to reduce costs and warned postal workers that continued job action could hurt them and their employer. How long will the strike last for? Many small companies also rely on Canada Post to deliver advertising flyers.
No mail will be going into or coming out of the Whitehorse Canada Post depot, effectively shutting down mail service across the Yukon. Strikes also started Friday in Edmonton, Alta. Monday in Victoria, Edmonton, and Windsor and at 1:01 a. Meanwhile, strikes have ended in Calgary, Edmonton, Medicine Hat and Lethbridge, Alta. A strike also continues in ÎIes-de-la-Madeleine, Que. The Crown corporation also said its proposals did not contain demands for concessions.
Two other issues include addressing precarious jobs and ensuring the health and safety of their letter carriers. Meanwhile, strikes have ended in Prince Edward Island and in the Quebec and Eastern Ontario municipalities where strikes were conducted yesterday. Mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up in the impacted areas while the union continues their strike activity. This should only take a few moments. In New Brunswick: Fredericton, St. Many small companies also rely on Canada Post to deliver advertising flyers.
The union also started rotating strikes last night in the region of St. The union also started rotating strikes last night in the region of St. The union has committed itself to continue delivering pension and social assistance cheques, as it has done in the past. In Quebec: Québec, Lévis, Montmagny, Pintendre, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Sainte Marie, Saint-Jean-Chrysostome, Beauceville, Lac-Mégantic; Haut-du-Lac — La Tuque, Dolbeau-Mistassini, Roberval, Saint-Félicien, Albanel, Boulanger, Chambord, Dalmas, La Doré, Mashteuiatsh, Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix, Normandin, Péribonka, Saint-Prime, Lac-Bouchette, Dequen. Mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up in the impacted areas while the union continues their strike activity.