Poll: Should Canada Post be privatized?

Snail mail inches toward oblivion.

Canada Post is in the red to the tune of $2.3 billion. The C.D. Howe Institute’s William Robson argues in the pages of Canadian Business that we’ve all had enough of that, thanks, and it’s time for a rethink. One relevant bit: “Maintaining Canada Post’s monopoly while acquiescing in degraded service is a doubtful prescription for Canada Post itself, and promises nothing good for consumers, businesses or Canada’s economic dynamism.” But then, why would any private business want to take on a doomed one? Thoughts?

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