In 1944, this messenger service operated from what is now known as the Four Corners store at 93
Sparks Street in Ottawa, Canada.
Its work force was mostly bicycle messengers who got paid pennies per telegram. They worked 6 days
a week, had office clean up chores and elevator operator duties.
Although no longer offering local courier service, it is still in business to this day and deals
mainly in freight transportation throughout Canada. Oh, they also have very dedicated lanes.
CN or Canadian National was one of two telegraph messenger companies on Sparks
Street. Unlike CP, they had a full uniform. The going cost per delivery was .03