Thursday, December 12, 2013

Canada Post Plans to Phase Out Door-to-Door Delivery

Canada's Gander Beacon is reporting that "Local postal workers are reeling from the news that door-to-door delivery is being phased out."

According to the article, "Canada Post is phasing out urban home delivery and raising rates to cope with dwindling volume and mounting losses, the Globe and Mail is reporting.

"Besides job cuts, the federal Crown corporation announced five initiatives today to overhaul the postal system, including a move to so-called community mailboxes, higher postal rates effective March 31, 2014, expanding network of franchised post offices."

Shown above, stamps from the 1974 "Centenary of the Canadian Letter Carrier Delivery" series.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:00 AM