Triva

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.

ANSWER:

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 cents.

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