Canada Post has had a rough year.
In addition to allegations of union busting, an impending Charter challenge and the charge that it is withholding public information about delivery complaints, letter carriers have refused to deliver material they deemed offensive twice in the past three months.
In June, six mail carriers in Saskatoon refused to deliver a graphic pro-life flyer featuring images of aborted fetuses and a statement indicating Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau supports abortion until birth. The flyers, which have been hand-delivered in other areas, were distributed in unsealed white envelopes and printed by the Canadian Centre for Bio-ethical Reform, a Calgary-based advocacy group.
In early August, Canada Post reached a deal with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in Saskatoon that would allow the six concerned employees to not have to deliver the pro-life flyers. Instead, three other carriers volunteered to do those deliveries for them, a development JuleeRead More »from Cases highlight Canada Post carriers’ moral dilemma with delivering offensive material