OTTAWA, Sept. 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The Save Canada Post Caravan will be rolling into Timmins, North Bay and Scarborough this week.
Mike Palecek, National President of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, will be meeting with members, supporters and the media to hand out lawn and window signs and collect petitions at scheduled stops as the campaign to stop postal cuts continues to gather momentum. "Everywhere we go, we're getting massive support and have collected thousands of signatures," said Palecek. "People are telling us they value their public postal service and they want to keep it."
The caravan will be stopping in Timmins at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 1st in front of the post office on Second Avenue. Palecek and local NDP candidate Charlie Angus will be on hand for interviews.
In North Bay, a town hall meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 2nd, at 4: 30 p.m. at the Best Western, 700 Lakeshore Drive. All federal candidates have been invited to attend.
In Scarborough, a Save Door-to-Door rally is being held in front of MP Roxanne James's office at 2641 Lawrence avenue East on Friday September 4th, from 12: 00 to 1:00 p.m. James voted down the NDP motion to save home delivery.
SOURCE Canadian Union of Postal Workers
For further information: Or to arrange interviews, please contact Aalya Ahmad, CUPW communications, at 613-293-0547 or [email protected]; In Scarborough, contact Derek Richmond at 416 809 7632