Postal union calls for increased federal mileage rates amid high fuel costs

Some rural and suburban delivery people use their own vehicles and get reimbursed for gas

CBC NewsErin Pottie

Rod Farrell travels roughly 100 kilometres a day to deliver the mail in Cape Breton, N.S., with stops along many paved and dirt roads.

As a rural and suburban mail carrier for Canada Post, Farrell drives his own vehicle and pays out-of-pocket at the pump.

With gasoline prices climbing to more than $2 a litre in recent weeks, Farrell said people like him are losing money. 

"The cost of gas can go up multiple times in one week alone," Farrell said. "It's costing me to deliver a lot of this stuff. I'…

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Postal union calls for increased federal mileage rates amid high fuel costs

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