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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta over delivery services UP said the post ollicc will need the pcTSOiin'.'l and equip- ment now used h> the private these employees have bee" con- Miltcd and they are co-operating with the department in imple- menting this he taid. The plan is to integrate major urban services "in order to help stabilize mail transportation in these centres whose continued operation is essential lo the maintenance of a n a t i o n a 1 postal network." The takeover of postal dcliv- ill Montreal last year from j (i Lapalme Inc. caused a labor j di'spiili! with the firm's em- ployers thai still has not been The government the workers' rcqr.csl to lake their; mcmVrsliin in the Confct'.Taliuii of National Trade L'l'ions into thl' public service. I .-ualmc workers have been pickr'ting on Parliament Hill al- liust ever since, backed Mr. Cole said that of the 13 cities, Quebec Cilv Windsor and part of Van- couver-are already wholly or partially integrated. He said the plan will be com- pleted by the end of 1572. and will include 42 communities, counting satellite post offices adjacent to m e I r o p o 1 i t a n centres. Unral transportation services are not involved. Mr. Cote said all employees of j cor.traclcrs will he offered in the post ollicc, and the post office will offer to buy their, equipment. "The post office is conscious i of its obligation to these men and is most desirous that they will elect to enter the public sirvicc. Many of these after providing service to the post office for so many years, already regard the post office as their real employer. "The Canadian public too has come to regard them as post ofl ice employees." 1 The cities were chosen be- they each account for one per cent or more of the national total ol originating first-class; mail, or because they account! for 10 per cent or more of the total o( their region's originat- ing volume. Mr. Cole said. The 111 are: Vancouver, Victo- i ria Kdmoiiton, Calgary, lie- gina, Saskatoon. Winnipeg, elon, Metropolitan Toronto, Hamilton, Windsor, Kitchener- Waterloo, Ottawa-Hull. Metro- politan Montreal, Quebec City, St John, N.B., Monc'on, Hali- fax-Dartmouth and St. John's Kfld. ,_ The minister said tests of the in Montreal and Vancou- ver in 1967 showed it successful. CALLED STKP FOHU'Al'.l) He said the new move "will help to bring a greater degree of stability to a most important element of Canada's mail sys- tem and as such constitutes a major :.tcp forward in the devel- opment of an increasingly relia- ble mail service." Waller Dinsdale (PC-Uran- rem ark oil that was not necessarily us has shown in oilier' changes in Uio postal sen ic'.1. i He said the plan was the lat- est of a series of elficiency re- forms instituted by the postmas- I ter-general's office ''which have resulted each lime in lots of publicity, poorer service, higher costs and less public satisfac- tion." NDP Leader David Ix.Lwis ac- knowledged that Mr. Cote was making an earnest effort lo rec- tify post-office problems but with no overwhelming evidence of improvement. N.v.mbr M, TM1 UTMMIOM HHAIP DDT will be destroyed in Suffield incinerator POSTMASTER COTE CALGARY (CP) Scientist? said Tuesday gallons I, mned DDT held by the De- pa, tment of National Defence 1 ill bo destroyed by early 1972 a Suffield near Medicine Hat. J'iie initial costs of destroying Hit insecticide in a high tem- pi rature incinerator has been si a gallon, they said at the P icific Northwest convention of the Air Pollution Control Asso- ciation. 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