2011-06-22

Canada Post: still packin' mojo

Yup. When you're a crown corporation with a business model that is:

  • aging less than gracefully;
  • getting whacked mercilessly by the intertubes;
  • stumbling toward long-term decline;
  • hated by current government with an ideo-illogic verging on insanity;
and the only ploy management can come up with to fend off discussing a pressing, problematic pension issue with striking unions is to lock 'em out and make a bald-faced, unsubtle, shamelessly opportunistic play for some of that anti-union back-to-work legislation just like Air Canada got...

...Nuthin' says "We're totally ready to face all that down and get on with the whole 21st century thing" like, ummm, repainting all the mailboxes...

4 comments:

neeroc said...

I thought it was an anti-graffiti strategy and a fairly good one. The amount of time and effort that would go into removing tags from the plain boxes is saved by the facelift.

coyote said...

Depends on whether you happen to favour corporate graffiti over freelance, ma'am...

zoom said...

Off topic, but I saw this and thought of the ESIs. It's so....meta. http://www.wimp.com/weirdthing/

4th Dwarf said...

Cool find, Zoom.