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The end of home letter mail delivery, and likely the beginning of the end of Canada Post (updated December 18, 2013)

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Canada Post ends home delivery: The postman won’t ring at all
The Economist,

In a move that now seems like subliminal messaging, Canada Post celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Canadian postal service in 2012 by issuing a special set of stamps featuring the Royal Mail Ship Titanic.

So many things wrong with Canada Post Corporation (CPC) on so many levels, it’s like a microcosm of everything that’s gone awry with Canadian public administration in recent years.

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Population estimates: Unexplained growth in number of ‘unclassified’ Canadians

As of 2010, the last year for which all of the population estimate data is ‘final’, there were 141 thousand Canadians unaccounted for in the population estimate. The data suggests it’s not an error.

Help us figure out who the missing 141 thousand Canadians are and win a prize (mentioned at the end of this post).