Canadian Mail Man Complains About Religiously Offensive Mail


tay
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Megan Whitfield, Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) Toronto local president, said a number of workers have raised objections to a newspaper Canada Post has been paid to distribute in the Beaches-East York area.


Your Ward News, produced as a community flyer by the New Constitution Party of Canada, slams a number of municipal, provincial and federal politicians by using profanity in some instances and calls former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau a “Neo-Nazi fascist, anti-Semite and Quebec separatist.”

One temporary worker, who is Jewish, saw the flyer and refused to deliver it, saying it offended him on religious grounds, Whitfield said Wednesday.






Canada Post workers claim Toronto flyer is ‘hate mail’ | Metro (external - login to view)
 
gerryh
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Quote: Originally Posted by tayView Post

Megan Whitfield, Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) Toronto local president, said a number of workers have raised objections to a newspaper Canada Post has been paid to distribute in the Beaches-East York area.


Your Ward News, produced as a community flyer by the New Constitution Party of Canada, slams a number of municipal, provincial and federal politicians by using profanity in some instances and calls former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau a “Neo-Nazi fascist, anti-Semite and Quebec separatist.”

One temporary worker, who is Jewish, saw the flyer and refused to deliver it, saying it offended him on religious grounds, Whitfield said Wednesday.






Canada Post workers claim Toronto flyer is ‘hate mail’ | Metro (external - login to view)


They aren't supposed to read the mail, they are supposed to deliver it.
 
captain morgan
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Thank goodness that the posties never had this kind of moral compass in place when you had to order your pornography in magazine form.
 
DaSleeper
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#4
 
IdRatherBeSkiing
#5
Community Mailboxes are looking better and better.
 
B00Mer
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#6
Quote: Originally Posted by tayView Post

Your Ward News, produced as a community flyer by the New Constitution Party of Canada, slams a number of municipal, provincial and federal politicians by using profanity in some instances and calls former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau a “Neo-Nazi fascist, anti-Semite and Quebec separatist.

Truth hurts..

Pierre Elliott Trudeau liked the Communists at the time, he apparently believed Hitler wasn't that bad.

Pierre Elliott Trudeau, led a Communist delegation at Moscow in 1952. Québécois, calling for a Communist state of Quebec.
 
Colpy
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#7
Two choices:

Deliver the damn mail

or

Resign
 
gerryh
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Quote: Originally Posted by ColpyView Post

Two choices:

Deliver the damn mail

or

Resign


If it was a private organization that was delivering mail privately, then I can see the objection. But not when we are talking about Canada Post.
 
B00Mer
#9
Quote: Originally Posted by gerryhView Post

If it was a private organization that was delivering mail privately, then I can see the objection. But not when we are talking about Canada Post.

 
taxslave
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#10
Not sure why he would be offended by the truth.
 
damngrumpy
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#11
Imagine the world we might be living in depending on who is delivering the mail
Pork on sale, offended. An add from the love shop, Political mail, Women's lib
material, something with a condom ad in it. information about lotto tickets.
any religious material.
It would be like trying to 100% obey the Workers Compensation board nothing would
move
 
Tecumsehsbones
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Quote: Originally Posted by ColpyView Post

Two choices:

Deliver the damn mail

or

Resign

Dammit, Colpy, you killed the thread!

Everything after that is whining, non sequiturs, or mental illness.
 
Spade
+2
#13
"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounda, Except maybe politicks."
 
Nuggler
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Anyone, including employees, can read a flyer which the OP says this was

Mailmen have been called letter carriers for about 20 or so years.

All I know is what I read on CC

not much good info re: this OP.

Sounds like bullsh!t.

just sayin.


"They aren't supposed to read the mail, they are supposed to deliver it."

OH fuk, might have known. the zealot speaketh.
"
Last edited by Nuggler; Mar 28th, 2015 at 11:01 PM..
 
gerryh
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Quote: Originally Posted by NugglerView Post

Anyone, including employees, can read a flyer which the OP says this was

Mailmen have been called letter carriers for about 20 or so years.

All I know is what I read on CC

not much good info re: this OP.

Sounds like bullsh!t.

just sayin.


"They aren't supposed to read the mail, they are supposed to deliver it."

OH fuk, might have known. the zealot speaketh.
"


God, you're an idiot.

The flier that was complained about, was extremely critical of P.E.T., someone that I have clearly stated that I supported AND voted for. Yet, I am not supporting the man who refused or complained about delivering it.

It is his job to deliver the mail. It is NOT his job to decide what does and does not get delivered. If he can't or won't do his job, then he finds another job.
 
B00Mer
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Quote: Originally Posted by gerryhView Post

God, you're an idiot.

He lives in Backwoods, Ontario.. he still get's his mail by Pony Express.
 
Cannuck
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Quote: Originally Posted by gerryhView Post

It is NOT his job to decide what does and does not get delivered...

Yes and no. CP has rules and policies in place as far as what can and cannot be delivered. Have you read them all?
 
Nuggler
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Quote: Originally Posted by gerryhView Post

God, you're an idiot.

The flier that was complained about, was extremely critical of P.E.T., someone that I have clearly stated that I supported AND voted for. Yet, I am not supporting the man who refused or complained about delivering it.

It is his job to deliver the mail. It is NOT his job to decide what does and does not get delivered. If he can't or won't do his job, then he finds another job.

Stop calling God an idiot. You'll lose your zealot card and get drummed out of the altar boys union.
 
IdRatherBeSkiing
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Quote: Originally Posted by CannuckView Post

Yes and no. CP has rules and policies in place as far as what can and cannot be delivered. Have you read them all?

If it had got to the letter carrier, it is safe to assume it had passed all those rules and policies. After all, they were taking payment to deliver said flyer.
 
Cannuck
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Quote: Originally Posted by IdRatherBeSkiingView Post

If it had got to the letter carrier, it is safe to assume it had passed all those rules and policies.

Ya, you're probably right. That's why canada post delivered human body parts a while back. They must not have any rules about that.
 
captain morgan
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Quote: Originally Posted by B00MerView Post

Truth hurts..

Pierre Elliott Trudeau liked the Communists at the time, he apparently believed Hitler wasn't that bad.

Pierre Elliott Trudeau, led a Communist delegation at Moscow in 1952. Québécois, calling for a Communist state of Quebec.

Dammit Boom!... Will you please refrain from identifying those little inconvenient truths.

makes it even more difficult for the usual suspects to fabricate their unique realities

Quote: Originally Posted by CannuckView Post

Yes and no. CP has rules and policies in place as far as what can and cannot be delivered. Have you read them all?

It is the job of the delivery personnel to 'deliver' the items. Another group within Can Post are the ones that make the determination on how to interpret free speech and the Charter
 
Cannuck
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Quote: Originally Posted by captain morganView Post


It is the job of the delivery personnel to 'deliver' the items. Another group within Can Post are the ones that make the determination on how to interpret free speech and the Charter

I haven't read any of CPs policies or procedures on that matter. You obviously have. Can you supply a link to them?
 
captain morgan
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Quote: Originally Posted by CannuckView Post

I haven't read any of CPs policies or procedures on that matter. You obviously have. Can you supply a link to them?

Are you part of Canada Post?
 
mentalfloss
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#24
Cons offended by people being offended.

It's the gift that just keeps on giving.
 
captain morgan
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Quote: Originally Posted by mentalflossView Post

Cons offended by people being offended.

Not offended, merely setting the moron-patrol straight
 
mentalfloss
#26
Lol

Oh yea you've set so many people straight.

That's why this continues to be a problem for you lol
 
Tecumsehsbones
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Quote: Originally Posted by mentalflossView Post

Lol

Oh yea you've set so many people straight.

That's why this continues to be a problem for you lol

Best part is they can't even see it when it's pointed out to them.
 
captain morgan
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Quote: Originally Posted by mentalflossView Post

Oh yea you've set so many people straight.


Well, lets hear your insightful comments on the OP then.

Any thoughts on the legality, the 'division of labour' (re: determination of appropriateness of the materials) and/or the 'individual rights' of the Posties as it applies to a paid service for which they are compensated?

(PS - You might even condescend to recognize the 'rights' of the customers in this situation)

Yeah, I thought not


Quote: Originally Posted by mentalflossView Post

That's why this continues to be a problem for you lol

lol indeed, yet I am not the one that is posting multiple threads daily whining about the current (non) issues
 
mentalfloss
#29
Quote: Originally Posted by TecumsehsbonesView Post

Best part is they can't even see it when it's pointed out to them.

Well that's primarily the reason they can't stop talking about the issue.

First world problems man.
 
captain morgan
#30
hehehe... As expected, no response whatsoever
 

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