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Wednesday March 21 2001
1880-81 - A Royal Commission recommends hiring women in the civil service because they will be satisfied with lower wages. By 1884, the post office in Ottawa has 22 women third class clerks, more than any other government department. 1906 - Another Royal Commission notes that virtually all of the 3...

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Canada needs a postal bank. Thousands of rural towns and villages in our country do not have a bank, but many of them have a post office that could provide financial services. As well, nearly two million Canadians desperately need an alternative to payday lenders. A postal bank could be that alternative. Download and sign the petition urging the Government of Canada to instruct Canada Post to add postal banking, with a mandate for financial inclusion.

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Wednesday March 21 2001