What it’s really like living in rural Canada

“Fact is, you can send mail to ‘The Feller from Away, A0H 2J0,’ and it will reach me. There are seventy-nine people at this postal code. None live more than a kilometre from everyone else. I’m sure our postmistress, Sharon Feaver, can figure it out. Despite government efforts to kill us off, Canada is a big country that still contains a considerable rural population. It’s easy to forget this when you live in a large urban centre, where services are readily available and geared to meet the needs of the majority.”

David Ward – This Magazine – June 2018


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