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CBC News: Cheques with your stamps? Unions call for postal banking in rural communities
Canada – “Postal unions are pushing Canada Post to bring back postal banking, which hasn't existed in Canada for nearly 50 years. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers has argued postal banking would provide financial services to Canadian communities with a post office but without a bank and also cut out predatory payday lenders in those communities. In B.C., the Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association, which represents postal workers who work in rural post offices, is asking for rural municipalities to throw their support behind the idea…”