No room for mail in Canada’s far north

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 5:06pm

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Post offices across North America have been swamped with packages this holiday season. But delivering mail is especially complicated in Nunavut, one of the most remote territories in Canada. In the capital city of Iqaluit, basic goods are already really expensive, so residents rely on Amazon for almost all of it. But until recently, there was not much room for the growing mountain of packages. Emily Schwing reports.