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Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors pick up and deliver letters, parcels, packages, newspapers, flyers and other items within and between establishments. They are employed by courier service companies and other establishments throughout the private and public sectors.
bank messenger, courier, delivery person – courier service, door-to-door distributor, flyer distributor, messenger, newspaper carrier, runner.
- Pick up messages, letters, envelopes, parcels, airline tickets, legal documents, packages, bonds, cheques, securities and other items from customers, and hand-deliver them to addresses within an establishment or in other establishments by walking or cycling within prescribed time periods
- Collect payment for items delivered
- Keep record of items received and delivered using delivery information acquisition devices
- Deliver newspapers, flyers, handbills, telephone directories and similar items to residences and businesses.
Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Oshawa, Vaughan, Ajax, Aurora, Beaverton, Bowmanville, Caledon, Cannington, East Gwillimbury, Halton Hills, King City, Markham, Milton, Newmarket, Oakville, Pickering, Port Perry, Richmond Hill, Whitby, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Acton, Algonquin Island, Bolton, Briars Park, Brooklin, Caledon East, Centre Island, Delrex, Dorset Park, Franklin Beach, Gaud Corners, Georgetown, Glen Williams, Jacksons Point, Marywood Meadows, Mono Road, Mossington Park, Newcastle, Nobleton, Norval, Orono, Port Darlington, Stouffville, Sutton, Toronto Islands, Uxbridge, Ward's Island, Wildwood, Wilmot Creek
Outlook & Prospects for Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributors in Toronto Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market News
Week of May 27 – May 31, 2013
- Rogers Communications closed its CityNews Channel in Toronto and is cutting production in its OMNI Television operations. The changes will impact 2.5% of the company’s broadcast workforce and an estimated 62 full-time jobs will be lost.
- Multimedia Nova Corporation, the parent company of the Town Crier, Toronto Today, and Vaughan Today newspapers, has suspended publication indefinitely. All the staff have been given layoff notices.
Week of May 13 – May 17, 2013
- The Target Canada regional distribution centre in Milton has been completed by Cooper Construction Ltd. It will be the supply chain and logistics support hub for Target’s retail network.
- The Canadian Film Centre’s Northern Dancer Pavilion ground-breaking took place on May 15, 2013, in Toronto. Renovations worth $9M are planned as part of the Windfields Campus Improvement Project.
Week of Apr 22 – Apr 26, 2013
- The Canadian Jewish News will stop publishing in June affecting 50 employees in Toronto and Montreal
Week of Apr 08 – Apr 12, 2013
- Colibri Technologies Inc. will receive up to $900,000 through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario for product development. The company expects to create as many as 17 full-time jobs in Toronto with an additional 130 jobs by 2016.
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