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Canada Dumping Home Mail Delivery

Community mailboxes will be used to cut costs

(Newser) - Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will make any difference to the chances of mail making it to Canadians' homes a few years from now—the country's postal service plans to completely phase out home delivery within five years and replace it with community mailboxes.... More »

USPS Defends Its 'Life Blood:' Junk Mail

Postmasters, big mailers have helped stall state legislation

(Newser) - The US Postal Service, dependent upon junk mail, appears to be successfully fighting efforts to staunch its flow, the Washington Post reports. Though 18 states have introduced do-not-mail bills, none has passed, thanks in part to resistance from postmasters nationwide. "The post office and the business groups are pretty... More »

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