Posts Tagged ‘history’

Mail Matters

Like so many institutions, public and private, the United States Postal Service is facing a financial crisis of monumental proportions. To help it weather the storm, Postmaster General John Potter recently appealed to Congress to eliminate six-day delivery and restructure the accounting treatment of its long-term healthcare benefits. No prominent lawmaker so far has urged […]


Stamp enthusiasts share oddities, history

When Canada Post announces an increase in mailing rates, it affects some people more than others. To most people it may be just pennies, nickels and dimes, but to stamp collectors it can mean a whole lot of dough. Canada Post raised the cost of mailing a letter in Canada by two cents, to 54 […]