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OPINION: Why Canada Post is striking: CUPW

The year 1997 was the last time the Canadian Union of Postal Workers hit the streets. Fourteen years ago, we put our jobs, our homes, our families, and our bodies on the line. Now, we’re doing it again, not only for the people we work with, but also for the people who will be working at Canada Post in the future. 


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Canada Post files: New federal Transport Minister Denis Lebel is also responsible for Canada Post.

The year 1997 was the last time the Canadian Union of Postal Workers hit the streets. Fourteen years ago, we put our jobs, our homes, our families, and our bodies on the line. Now, we’re doing it again, not only for the people we work with, but also for the people who will be working at Canada Post in the future. 


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OPINION: Why Canada Post is striking: CUPW

The year 1997 was the last time the Canadian Union of Postal Workers hit the streets. Fourteen years ago, we put our jobs, our homes, our families, and our bodies on the line. Now, we’re doing it again, not only for the people we work with, but also for the people who will be working at Canada Post in the future. 


The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Canada Post files: New federal Transport Minister Denis Lebel is also responsible for Canada Post.

The year 1997 was the last time the Canadian Union of Postal Workers hit the streets. Fourteen years ago, we put our jobs, our homes, our families, and our bodies on the line. Now, we’re doing it again, not only for the people we work with, but also for the people who will be working at Canada Post in the future. 


  

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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