Weekend Video: Can We Save Home Mail Delivery?

1295722On September 24, residents of Kanata, a suburb of Ottawa, gathered at a local sports bar to talk about the pending loss of door-to-door mail delivery to nearly 8,000 neighbourhood homes.

The meeting featured speeches by:

  • Trevor Haché, a resident of Kanata losing home mail delivery
  • Geoff Bickerton, Research Director of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers
  • Nadia Willard, member of ACORN Ottawa

The meeting was introduced by Kevin Skerrett, a member of the host organization: the Coalition for an Accessible Public Postal Service, a new Ottawa-based campaign group composed of labour and student unions, seniors groups and community organizations. Ottawa residents can get involved by contacting the coalition at ottawapostalcoalition@gmail.com

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