Dear Brothers:
Dear Sisters:

The Union and the Company met in Vancouver, B.C. from May 31st till June 4th, 2004.

The Union committee consists of 34 representatives from 10 different Union Locals from Vancouver to Quebec City. The Company committee consists of 13 people from different levels of management.

Early in the week, several sub-committees were formed and they met for the balance of the week. These sub-committees are Main committee, Operations, Feeder/Mechanics and Part-time. An Economic Committee will also be established to deal with the monetary provisions of the Collective Agreement.

The Operation Sub-Committee will meet the week of June 14th, 2004 in Toronto and the full committees will meet in Quebec City the week of July 5th, 2004.

The negotiations are progressing normally and we will keep you informed after the Quebec City meetings.

Val Neal
Small Package Director / Chairman