Canada Post needs banking, says union

As hundreds lined up for MP Michael McLeod’s community barbecue earlier this month, many may have noticed a union campaign that promises to be the future of the post office. Members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), who are negotiating a new contract with Canada Post, were handing out colourful brochures headlined Delivering...
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Simon Whitehouse
Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. He came from Prince Edward County, Ont., and obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University of Ottawa. Working in Yellowknife, he covers education-based stories and general news but has also taken other beats in the past, including city hall and entertainment. He is a champion of the printed word and the importance of newspapers. As a board member of the United Way NWT and Rotary True North, he believes in the importance of civic engagement and community building. He spends his spare time with his boxer Sharona. Simon can be reached at (867) 766-8307 and