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Canada Post Community Mailboxes – Stop Work Order

A resident reached out to our office and asked if they could see a copy of the stop work order. These documents are legal public documents and are therefore available upon request.  I am also posting the bylaw itself as a few people have asked for that as well.  The by-law is posted on the [...]

By | May 6th, 2015|Canada Post|Comments Off on Canada Post Community Mailboxes – Stop Work Order

Letter to Minister Lisa Raitt about Canada Post Community Mailboxes and disregarding our bylaw

Yesterday Hamilton Mountain MP Chris Charlton sent us the audio of segment of question period from April 23rd.  After hearing the Minister's response I felt compelled to write to her to request that she direct Canada Post to comply with the local rules and regulations, as she had stated in the House that Canada Post "...must work [...]

By | April 30th, 2015|Canada Post|Comments Off on Letter to Minister Lisa Raitt about Canada Post Community Mailboxes and disregarding our bylaw

Listen to Chris Charlton and Dave Christopherson on Canada Post Community Mailboxes

Our phones have been ringing off the hook and our email inboxes have been filling up with residents angry that Canada Post isn't obeying our newly passed by-law.  Canada Post community mailboxes continue to be installed by contractors and subcontractors in Hamilton without first applying for the required permits.  I reached out to Chris Charlton and [...]

By | April 29th, 2015|Canada Post|Comments Off on Listen to Chris Charlton and Dave Christopherson on Canada Post Community Mailboxes

Superbox Installations

This past week my assistant and I drove through some of the neighbourhoods in ward 8 after receiving numerous calls about Canada Post installing superboxes without the required permits. What we saw justified my concerns that these are not being installed in a safe and responsible manner. We saw concrete pads unevenly piled up on [...]

By | April 27th, 2015|Canada Post|Comments Off on Superbox Installations

Motion – Restrain Canada Post from Installing Without Permits

I have moved this motion at the April 22, 2015 meeting of Council. Whereas the City of Hamilton enacted a by-law which requires Canada Post to first obtain a permit prior to installing community mailboxes in or under roads under Hamilton's jurisdiction; and Whereas Canada Post has been installing community mailboxes without obtaining a permit [...]

By | April 22nd, 2015|Canada Post, Motions|Comments Off on Motion – Restrain Canada Post from Installing Without Permits

Canada Post CMB – Site Selection Guide

I wanted to share something that was sent to me this morning.  It is an excerpt from a document entitled: CMB(s) Site Selection Guide for Delivery Planning What is most striking to me is the last paragraph: In all cases, local and/or provincial bylaws and regulations must be respected during site selection and installation. Source: CMB(s) [...]

By | April 21st, 2015|Canada Post|Comments Off on Canada Post CMB – Site Selection Guide

Letter to Canada Post

This afternoon I sent an email to Canada Post asking them to hold off on installing any new community mailboxes prior to the passing of our new by-law on Wednesday. Here is a copy of what was sent. Dear Mr Patterson, We are in receipt of your email stating that Canada Post intends to begin [...]

By | April 13th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Letter to Canada Post

Canada Post Superboxes

My office has been swamped by calls from residents over the past few weeks in regards to the upcoming conversion in many areas from door to door delivery to the use of the new Canada Post super boxes.  Many people have expressed concerns about where the boxes will be located. Canada Post has been telling [...]

By | January 30th, 2015|Community Meetings, News|Comments Off on Canada Post Superboxes