NDP leader Tom Mulcair last week took aim at the Harper government’s postal policy, saying the only year Canada Post suffered losses was the year “Harper locked out the workers”:
Mulcair was in Windsor for a town hall discussion last week about the phasing out of door-to-door mail delivery by Canada Post. He made it clear that Canada Post was both viable and essential in its current form for Canadians.
“Canada Post has made a profit in 16 of the last 17 years, the only year in which it didn’t make a profit was the year that Stephen Harper locked out the workers,” he said. “If we put an end to home mail delivery in Canada, we will be the only country in the developed world not capable of delivering mail to people’s homes … there’s absolutely no reason for it.”
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