Good luck getting your mail from these boxes!

From in North Bay, Ontario:

Found this photo interesting.

It was submitted by Keith Bradford, who is the President of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Local 576, North Bay.

It shows what Bradford says are active mailboxes blocked by blasting mats.

They were put there temporarily while construction on Ferguson is ongoing.

“I am sure you can appreciate the issues here,” explains Bradford, “which are not just security of the mail, but the public’s health and safety in retrieving their mail, and Canada Post’s obligation to deliver that mail on a daily, and I would say safe manner. This is certainly not meeting either expectation which is clearly laid out in the postal charter.

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