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It will now cost you two cents more to mail a letter within North America.

A first-class letter within Canada now costs 61 cents, and a letter to the United States will cost $1.05. Letters overseas have gone up five cents to $1.80.

Canada Post said letter volumes has dropped 17 per cent over the past five years as people look to Facebook, Twitter, and E-Mail for world wide communications. [CTV]