July 19, 2018
by Mike Robinson.
Canada Post may rethink its current efforts to resolve civic and mailing addresses to include all of Puslinch Township – not just portions of it.
The issue first came to the table as a means of resolving the longstanding issue of numerous rural Puslinch properties having a rural Guelph mailing address.
Speaking to Puslinch councillors on Jan. 18 were Canada Post representatives, Wayne Beaton, delivery planning manager, and Andy Paterson, manager of government affairs/municipal engagement.
Paterson explained his role is working with municipalities on the addressing issue, in addition to other issues.
“Canada Post is a crown corporation … but unlike other public organizations … we do not get any taxpayer dollars. We are mandated to operate within our revenues,” he said. “More and more we’ve seen how important that the civic/municipal address matches the mailing address.
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