With mail dying, Canada Post bets its future on e-commerce

"Last December, Canada Post announced—with the tacit blessing of its owner, the Government of Canada—that it is replacing door-to-door residential mail delivery with community mailboxes. It remains a bitterly contested strategy for the Canadian Union of Postal Workers and no small number of customers, and it represents a profound shift for a company with a long tradition of universal public service that has racked up about $1-billion in federally backed debt since 2009 to modernize that service." — Paul Christopher Webster, the Globe and Mail

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