Suspicious white powder at Canada Post Office

Wednesday afternoon the RCMP investigated a report from Canada Post of a suspicious white powder that was located in a residential Canada Post drop box on 96th ave.

The contaiminated mail was then unknowingly transported to the Fort St. John Canada Post Office where the powder was discovered. Precautions were put in place involving the complete shutdown of the Canada Post Office as well as the drop box. The investigaiton involved multiple agencies and members deemed the situation to be a non-threat to Canada Post employees or the public.

The substance was deemed to be of a neutral material with no harm or ill effects to anyone that came in contact with it. The RCMP say that no one was ever in any danger throughout the handling of the box. At this time the RCMP have not said what the substance turned out to be.

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