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Five days after registering the mail at her local post office in Coldwater, however, Chmiel discovered that envelopes never arrived in the GTA.

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Chmiel said she contacted Canada Post celine box bag sizes immediately after hearing the mail had not arrived in the GTA and was told the post office would look into the matter. Earlier this week,celine box bag price however, celine box bag sizeChmiel said Canada Post contacted her to say the packages had been lost and their investigation into the matter was closed.

the most frustrating thing that (the customer services agent) just stonewalled me and declared it lost, she said, adding that she then contacted MP Bruce Stanton for help.

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