Gaza Boat goes Postal
Canada Post won’t deliver mail to the Gaza Strip any longer but the union representing the posties says they will.
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says mail bound for Gaza will be delivered by their members aboard the Canadian boat for Gaza. Brian Lilley, Toronto Sun
Actually Canada Post hasn’t been delivering for a while so I expect the C.U.P.W. pushed this story for the publicity of their flotilla effort. I’m willing to bet an overwhelming majority of Canada’s posties would call this a tremendous waste of their subscriptions – if they were asked.
- Canada Post halts Gaza-bound mail CBC News
- Gaza tensions halt mail delivery: Canada Post Montreal Gazette
- Canadian postal workers put stamp of approval on bid to break Gaza blockade Vancouver Sun
Much more detail: Canadians’ Gaza-bound mail returned after arrest of Palestine Post official, Saira Peesker, cp24.com Toronto