Transportation and Works
Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
October 19, 2018

Public Advisory: Important Notice Regarding Services During Possible Postal Disruption

The Provincial Government continues to closely monitor the current labour situation at Canada Post and the potential effect any loss of mail service may have on residents. A disruption in mail delivery could begin on Monday, October 22.

Payments normally issued via direct deposit will not be affected.

If you receive benefit payments via cheque from the Provincial Government, please contact the applicable government department or agency to find out how you can continue to receive these payments without disruption. Contact information for all departments and agencies can be found via the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador website.

Individuals in receipt of Income Support payments via cheque can call:

  • Avalon - 1-877-729-7888
  • Central - 1-888-632-4555
  • Western - 1-866-417-4753
  • Labrador - 1-866-449-3144

In addition, information regarding cheque delivery for Income Support payments can be found at

Individuals in receipt of Employment and Training Programs payments via cheque can call 1-800-563-6600.

Provincial Government clients should recognize that some delays may be experienced, but staff and regional offices will work to the best of their ability to lessen the effect a possible service disruption may cause.

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Media contacts
Rodney Drover
Transportation and Works
709-729-1758, 730-4607

Ryan Crocker
Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
709-729-1795, 725-9595

2018 10 19                              3:20 p.m.