Sunday, April 26th2.8°C
26075
25263

Canada Post announces 11 centres moving to community mail boxes in the fall

OTTAWA - Eleven centres will start collecting mail at community boxes this fall as Canada Post begins its move to end door-to-door delivery.

It’s the first stage of a five-year plan announced in December and will involve about 100,000 addresses.

Canada Post says that in large cities during this phase, only a few neighbourhoods will be affected, and delivery will continue to businesses.

In the smaller municipalities, nearly all households and a higher proportion of businesses will move to community mailboxes.

Canada Post says these neighbourhoods are near areas that already have community mailboxes, so the infrastructure is already in place.

The Crown Corporation will ask for feedback about the change for use as the program moves to other communities.

The national mail service says rising costs and falling mail volumes have made it impossible to continue its traditional operations

It says only about one-third of Canadians are still getting home delivery.

<

The 11 communities and the approximate number of affected addresses are:

- Some neighbourhoods in Calgary (Postal codes start with T2B, T3J) (10,450 addresses)

- Fort McMurray, Alta. (8,450 addresses)

- Some neighbourhoods in Winnipeg (Postal codes start with R2P, R2V) (12,500 addresses)

- Oakville, Ont. (26,400 addresses)

- Neighbourhoods in Kanata (Postal codes start with K2K, K2L, K2M) (7,900 addresses)

- Rosemère, Que. (3,350 addresses)

- Lorraine, Que. (2,550 addresses)

- Bois-des-Filion, Que. (2,750 addresses)

- Charlemagne, Que. (1,300 addresses)

- Repentigny, Que. (14,400 addresses)

- Halifax neighbourhoods in the Lower Sackville and Bedford areas (Postal codes start with (B4A, B4B, B4C, B4E, B4G) (9,950 addresses).

The Canadian Press


Read more Business News




Recent Trending




Today's Market
S&P TSX15408.33+15.98
S&P CDNX697.70-1.78
DJIA18080.14+21.45
Nasdaq5092.08+36.02
S&P 5002117.69+4.76
CDN Dollar0.8210+0.0002
Gold1175.20-17.60
Oil55.50-0.88
Lumber258.50+3.90
Natural Gas2.531+0.002

 
Okanagan Companies
Pacific Safety0.12-0.01
Knighthawk0.010.00
QHR Technologies Inc1.38+0.00
Cantex0.035+0.005
Anavex Life Sciences0.43+0.01
Metalex Ventures0.095+0.000
Russel Metals27.16+0.41
Copper Mountain Mining1.15+0.06
Colorado Resources0.095+0.000
ReliaBrand Inc0.004-0.001
Sunrise Resources Ltd0.04+0.01
Mission Ready Services0.20+0.00
Decisive Dividend Corporation1.80+0.10

 



25185

FEATURED Property
22781722272 Rhondda Court
5 bedrooms 3 baths
$699,900
more details
image2image2image2
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading


What's your score?

There was a time when we would sit down with nothing more than a sheet of paper and a sharp pencil to do the math. Totalling our expenses and subtracting our revenue, the amount left over was the answ...


Do you dare to dream?

Photo: Thinkstock.comI have never been able to understand why some people can only see as far ahead as the end of the current day. Instead of aiming for long term goals, they just wallow in their ever...


Calling on your help!

Has the internet flattened prices as predicted? Has the internet created opportunities for your business to find higher priced markets further afield? Is posting prices on your website a good thing o...

_



26091

26069


Member of BC Press Council


25479