Some people talk about Globe Direct, but Jonathan Kamens is doing something about it: He's contacting all the advertisers he sees in the weekly red-bag-of-unwantedness. He posts a transcript of the voice-mail response he got from Shaws:
We have had several complaints about their alternate delivery and we are working with the Globe and our media company to try and persuade them to go back to the mail and inserting them in the paper. That’s not something that I can tell you that we have had success with yet, but we’re really working to make sure that the situation improves. We are paying good money as you have stated to have these materials delivered and don’t feel that they are being delivered in the appropriate manner. ...