Following the withdrawal of permanent-rate P-marked stamps, Canada Post has returned to definitive stamps marked with the current-first class domestic rate of 63 cents. The new stamps were put into post offices within hours of Canada Post announcing a proposed domestic-rate increase to 85-cents per stamp, or $1 if stamps are purchased as singles. Continue reading →
Canada Post’s stand through all of this has been to point out that two-thirds of Canadians already don’t get home delivery so this is taking away a benefit unfairly given to some Canadians based solely on geography. Sort of similar to when residents of Toronto’s affluent Rosedale district were told that garbage collectors would no longer be walking up their driveways to pick up and return garbage cans, but that they would have to haul their trash to the curb like everyone else.
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