Canada Post puts community mailbox program on hold


Canada Post is putting on hold plans to switch customers from door-to-door mail delivery to community mailboxes as the federal Liberals, who promised to restore the service, are set to take office next week.  The Crown agency issued a short statement on Monday, saying it was “temporarily suspending” the conversion program, and promised to work collaboratively with the federal government to determine the best path forward.  The Canadian Union of Postal Workers welcomed the news, and argued that the planned cuts should be “permanently cancelled and delivery restored to the thousands of people who have lost it.”  Read more.