To the editors: We're glad the Sun recognizes the importance of the postal banking symposium held April 26-27 in Ottawa (This Cheque is Not in the Mail, April 29, 2014). It's too bad the editors aren’t ready to take the idea itself seriously. British, French, Italian, American, Australian and New Zealand guests told us about how postal banking keeps public post offices viable.
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Canada needs a postal bank. Thousands of rural towns and villages in our country do not have a bank, but many of them have a post office that could provide financial services. As well, nearly two million Canadians desperately need an alternative to payday lenders. A postal bank could be that alternative. Download and sign the petition urging the Government of Canada to instruct Canada Post to add postal banking, with a mandate for financial inclusion.