Rerouting the Mail: Why Canada Post is Due for Reform
AbstractPrivatizing Canada Post would improve its governance, and introducing competition would provide economic discipline that does not at present exist, without imperiling universal service. Compensation for existing postal workers affected by reform would ease the transition.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by C.D. Howe Institute in its journal C.D. Howe Institute Commentary.
Volume (Year): (2007)
Issue (Month): 243 (February)
postal services; privatization;
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- L38 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Public Policy
- L87 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Postal and Delivery Services
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