You’ll Pay more for a New Home in Canada Next Year for Snail Mail
Canada Post will start charging home builders a one-time $200 for every new home built after Jan. 1 to cover the cost of installing community mail boxes and arranging delivery to them as traditional mail volume falls.
The fee – which home builders pass on to buyers – is simply the cost of doing business, the Crown corporation said. It argues the charge is no different than setup fees charged by utilities or cable companies.”
(news item – London Free Press)