Central Stores Business Plan Update Re: COVID-19

Effective: March 24, 2020 - Updated June 22, 2020

Operational hours: Monday to Friday,  7:30 am to 3:30 pm

Services provided:

  • Receiving - all vendors, couriers and inbound mail. For questions email Receiving
  • Shipping - outbound shipments*. For questions email Trevor Beatson
  • Outbound mail - as arranged.  For questions email Rob McMurren
  • Delivery on campus - supplies and other ordered items (primarily health/wellness and materials for active working labs).  For questions email Joel Norris

Items received are being delivered to final destination points, as permitted. All other items will be held at Central Stores and delivered when operations resume.


*Central Stores Shipping will pick up shipments, on campus and when arranged through email Trevor Beatson. Shipments can also be dropped off at Central Stores. All shipments must have the Agile Shipping form attached, or otherwise a completed waybill and commercial invoices for outside companies paying for the return shipping. All dry ice / dangerous good "critical" shipments will still have the regular 11:30 am cut off time.*

                                                                                                                             

News archive - August 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

LABOUR PEACE AT CANADA POST

OTTAWA – Canada Post is pleased to have reached tentative short-term agreements with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). The agreements will avert a work disruption, bringing much-needed certainty in the postal system for our employees and customers. Canadians can now use the postal system with confidence. This is especially important as Canadian businesses large and small are already planning for the upcoming holiday shipping season.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

POSTAL DEADLINE EXTENDED AGAIN

They're giving it another 24 hours. Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers have agreed for a second time to extend mediated contract talks. The two sides say they'll continue bargaining for another day with the help of a special mediator in a bid to resolve their labour dispute.

Mail and parcels are being processed and delivered across the country as normal.

Monday, August 29, 2016

POSTAL WORKER JOB ACTION POSTPONED

Canada Post and its workers will remain at the bargaining table, putting off a plan by employees to begin rolling overtime bans today. The job action was the latest move in the months-long dispute as the Crown corporation and its union argue over pay scales for rural letter carriers and proposed pension changes. The mediator in the dispute requested a 24-hour extension to the talks, which both sides agreed to.

Friday, August 26, 2016

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers files 72-hour notices to strike

OTTAWA – The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has provided Canada Post with 72-hour strike notices. The union will be in a legal position to commence strike action on August 28, 2016.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Canada Post Negotiations Update

Negotiations between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) continue and unfortunately we are no closer to a resolution. Over the next ten days, we do expect to see some activity from the union as they attempt to address the expiration of their strike mandate.

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