Video: Picket to defend Canada Postal Service

Protest against the plan to terminate door-to-door mail delivery hit Toronto streets and the mass media on Saturday afternoon, March 15. Close to 100 people answered the call of Socialist Action and braved freezing high winds to picket the constituency office of Conservative Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver at Lawrence Ave. and Bathurst St., a busy uptown intersection.

Members of more than a dozen labour unions, political and community groups rallied to demand that Canada Post Corporation and the Conservative federal government of Stephen Harper reverse the decision to phase out home mail delivery to over five million addresses, and refrain from increasing the price of postage.

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