West Island communities next to lose home mail delivery?

The union representing Canada Post workers says it's concerned the next cities on the hit list that'll lose home delivery are in the West Island.

Union spokesman Alain Duguay says they're seeing warning signs such as delayed or cancelled reorganization of mail routes at installations in Pierrefonds, Roxboro and Pointe Claire/Dorval aimed at improving productivity.

"They do that every two to four years. Yesterday they were supposed to start in Roxboro and a few months ago they cancelled  (the reorganization in) Pointe Claire-Dorval," Duguay told CJAD 800 News.

"They never used to stop reorganization a lot like they do right now."

Pointe Claire mayor Morris Trudeau said he hadn't heard anything about it. He said it's a troubling matter.

"It would have quite an impact because in Pointe Claire we have many seniors living in our community," Trudeau said in an interview with CJAD 800 News. Pointe Claire is among the cities that passed resolutions opposing the plan.

"We felt it was a drastic move and not necessary."

Canada Post Eugene Knapik said he can't comment on the cancelled restructuring, adding it's too early to say which other cities will be affected by their plans. Eleven have already been announced including five in Quebec.

"For 2015 we haven't made any announcements yet but we will at some point later this year," Knapik said.

The union is continuing its demonstrations in the next few weeks.

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