Quote: Originally Posted by JLMIf
It is a huge increase, Dixie Cup, in the order of 30% but given the demographics of Canada and the fact the demand for conventional mail is quickly dwindling, I'm not sure what other solution is feasible. If service is decreased there will be screaming, if employees are laid off there will be screaming, if employee's hours are reduced there will be screaming. What do posters think is a workable solution? I don't agree with non users having to subsidize the service.
indeed. In line with this increase, Canada post will shead thousands of jobs as
many will retire and their positions just won't be replaced, and lay-offs, and within
the next five years...there will no longer be any home delivery service.
Quote: Originally Posted by Dixie Cup
The effect of this increase on small business is HUGE. Our mail volume is quite large and we have no other alternative. And, since government determines the amount we can charge, we can't simply raise our rates.
There goes this years raise (if it was ever even considered).
Yes, small business and charities.