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Breakfast Buzz: Would you be directly affected by a postal disruption?

Canada Post has issued a 72-hour notice to the Canada Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), raising the possibility of a work stoppage as early as Friday.

Bad news for Canadians who rely on Canada Post: we could be without our postal service as early as Friday.

Canada Post has issued a 72-hour lockout notice to it’s employees, the latest in the long running contract dispute between the Crown corporation and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW).

READ MORE: Canada Post work stoppage: What are the negotiations about anyway?

Canada Post says the main reason for the notice is prolonged negotiations. However, CUPW is accusing the corporation of using this to drive it’s workers into accepting deep concessions, or taking job action.

The last time Canada Post had a work stoppage was in 2011.

READ MORE: Canada Post work stoppage: What you need to know if service stops

But in our world of e-payments and e-billing, what will be the impact? Today on the Breakfast Buzz we want to know how will you be affected by a possible postal disruption?

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Be sure to comment with how you will be affected and watch Global News Morning at 7:55 a.m. CT to see if we pull up your comment.

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