canada post toronto

Canada Post refuses to deliver mail to Toronto building where people aren't wearing masks

Residents of a Toronto condo will have to pick up their mail at a Canada Post location after the delivery company decided to temporarily suspend service to the building.

Residents of 72 Gamble Avenue were notified on Monday that they will no longer receive mail to their homes.

This news comes after residents were seen not wearing masks in indoor public areas. 

"To ensure the health and safety of our employees and customers, we are temporarily changing the way we deliver mail to your building," the notice read. 

This change means that residents will now have to pick up all mail at 600 Commissioners Street in the Port Lands

A Canada Post spokesperson told blogTO: "There have been health and safety concerns over an extended period expressed by our employees that residents of this apartment complex are not wearing a mask while indoors in the public areas that need to be accessed when delivering the mail.

"Our health and safety committee has been working with building management to resolve this issue as soon as possible, to return to regular mail delivery at this address."

Since early July, face masks or coverings have been mandatory in all public indoor spaces in Toronto. This means that anyone entering any public indoor setting is required to wear one, according to the city's bylaw.

Lead photo by

Open Grid Scheduler


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

Deer spotted hanging out in Toronto No Frills parking lot

Toronto rocked with flurry of weekend shootings including murder in busy parking lot

Toronto is celebrating its most disgusting bugs and it's already terrifying

Harrassment of Toronto Library workers is totally out of control

Police arrest machete-wielding clown in small Ontario city

Rogers family drama is turning into Toronto's own real-life soap opera

These are the settings still subject to capacity limits in Ontario

Special weather statement issued for Toronto with heavy rain and flooding on the way