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How "Pay-to-Pay" Fees Gouge Canadians

Recently, some Canadians have been shocked when they opened their monthly invoice to find a new fee tacked on to their bill. This is because many banks, telecom companies and a variety of other service providers are now charging a fee to customers who wish to receive their monthly bills in the mail. These so called "pay-to-pay" fees unfairly target seniors, those who do not have regular access to the internet or do not feel comfortable performing such transactions online, and represents yet another unnecessary expense for Canadian families already struggling to pay their bills.