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Canada Post letter carrier Danny Dodds delivers the mail in Ottawa on Dec. 11, 2013.
Canada Post letter carrier Danny Dodds delivers the mail in Ottawa on Dec. 11, 2013.
(DAVE CHAN FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL)

Canada Post’s dwindling delivery is bad for Tories

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It’s a hornet’s nest for any MP: taking away your constituents’ mail.

Canada Post’s decisions to eliminate home delivery in a particular area have always had a political impact. Local MPs are usually deluged with complaints. So for Conservative MPs – representing the government that approved the move – the interesting question about the postal service’s decision to phase out home delivery is when and where it will start.