Canada Post to close downtown Kitchener outlet

KITCHENER — Despite a concerted effort by employees and customers to save their postal outlet, Canada Post has decided to close the post office at the Market Square in downtown Kitchener.The post office at 25 Frederick St. will close July 19, the Crown corporation announced Wednesday.Customers signed petitions and sent letters of protest when Canada Post announced March 25 that it was reviewing the outlet for possible closure because of declining business and the need to reduce costs across the corporation.

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