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New stamp honours Inuk singer-songwriter, filmmaker and activist Elisapie

MONTRÉAL – Today, Canada Post unveiled a stamp honouring Elisapie, an award-winning singer-songwriter, actor, director, producer and activist.

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Canada Post issues third stamp set honouring Indigenous leaders

OTTAWA – For the third consecutive year, Canada Post will celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 by issuing three stamps honouring Indigenous leaders.

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Canada Post releases 2023 Sustainability Report

OTTAWA – Canada Post today released its 2023 Sustainability Report, providing Canadians with an annual update on its work to demonstrate leadership on environmental and social responsibility.

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Canada Post reports $76-million loss before tax in first quarter

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $76 million in the first quarter of 2024 as revenue for Parcels and Transaction Mail declined and Direct Marketing picked up.

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New stamp series celebrates Canada’s iconic graphic novelists

TORONTO – Canada Post is pleased to unveil a stamp issue celebrating Canada’s graphic novelists. The set of four stamps features the works of Chester Brown, Michel Rabagliati, Seth, and cousins Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki – all of whom have made significant contributions to the genre and continue a long line of Canadian storytellers honoured by Canada Post.

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From Far and Wide: New stamps take Canadians on cross-country journey to nine scenic locations

OTTAWA – Canada Post's From Far and Wide series is back with nine spectacular images of must-see Canadian destinations.

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Price of a domestic stamp rises to 99 cents

OTTAWA – Canada Post’s proposed postage rate increase takes effect today. For stamps purchased in a booklet, coil or pane, which represent most stamp sales, the rate increases by seven cents, to 99 cents per stamp. The price of a single domestic stamp increases to $1.15, up from $1.07.

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Canada Post reports $748-million loss before tax for 2023

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $748 million in 2023. Results were negatively impacted by the post-pandemic surge in parcel delivery competition, the ongoing erosion of Transaction Mail, and continued growth in addresses and delivery costs.

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Canada Post Community Foundation fundraising stamp helps children and youth soar to new heights

OTTAWA – Today, the Canada Post Community Foundation kicked off its annual campaign to raise money for children’s programs across Canada with an uplifting new stamp.

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New Canada Post stamps raise awareness of endangered frogs

PORT ROWAN, Ont. – Canada Post has issued new stamps drawing attention to two of the country’s endangered frog species.

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Commemorative envelope salutes Royal Canadian Air Force’s centennial

OTTAWA – Canada Post issued a commemorative envelope today marking the 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

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Stamp showcasing maamoul commemorates Islamic festivals of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha

OTTAWA – Canada Post issued a new stamp today to mark two important Islamic holidays: Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. The commemorative stamp features maamoul, Middle Eastern cookies, and a traditional carved wooden mould used to make them.

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Canada Post accepting applications from small businesses for Tales of Triumph contest

OTTAWA – Canada Post’s small business contest, Tales of Triumph, returns this year with another opportunity for companies to win big by sharing their small business stories.

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New stamp marks the upcoming total eclipse of the sun

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Today, Canada Post issued a new commemorative stamp to mark a much-anticipated astronomical phenomenon. On Monday, April 8, the shadow of the moon will turn daylight to darkness for millions of Canadians, as a total eclipse of the sun unfolds over parts of Mexico, the United States and Canada.

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Annual flower stamp issue showcases environmentally important wildflowers

OTTAWA – Canada Post’s latest stamp issue features two native wildflowers that are important sources of food for a variety of pollinators, including hummingbirds, butterflies and bees.

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Canada Post announces changes following review of its Smartmail Marketing Program

In September 2023, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released their annual report which raised concerns about Canada Post’s use of address data within its Smartmail Marketing (SMM) program.

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Canada Post announces recipients of the 2023 Awards for Indigenous Students

OTTAWA – Canada Post is proud to announce the winners of the 2023 Awards for Indigenous Students. The awards were created in 2004 to celebrate the hard work and determination of individuals of Indigenous heritage who have embraced a renewed pursuit of learning. They are granted annually to selected applicants from across the country, and recipients are awarded $2,000 in recognition of their efforts.

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Canada Post Community Foundation accepting grant applications

OTTAWA – The Canada Post Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2024 grants.

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Canada Post proposes new postage rates for 2024

OTTAWA – Canada Post is proposing to increase postage rates in 2024. For stamps purchased in a booklet, coil or pane, which represent the majority of stamp sales, the rate would increase by seven cents, to 99 cents per stamp. The new rates would take effect May 6, 2024.

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New Black History Month stamp honours trailblazer Mary Ann Shadd

CHATHAM, ONT. – Today, at an event in Chatham, Ont., Canada Post unveiled a new Black History Month stamp honouring Mary Ann Shadd. An abolitionist, educator, newspaper publisher and lawyer, Shadd broke boundaries throughout her life as she fought for the rights of Black people and women.

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Canada Post transforming IT model to better serve Canadians

OTTAWA – Canada Post is transforming its information technology (IT) model to better serve the changing needs of Canadians and businesses and continue to lead in the rapidly evolving parcel delivery market.

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Canada Post to sell SCI Group to Montréal-based Metro Supply Chain

OTTAWA – Canada Post Corporation (Canada Post) and Purolator Holdings Ltd. are finalizing a transaction to sell SCI Group Inc. (SCI) to Montréal-based Metro Supply Chain Inc. (Metro Supply Chain), a Canadian leader in third-party logistics. The move comes as Canada Post focuses on transforming to serve the changing needs of Canadians and Canadian businesses.

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Canada Post announces 2024 stamp program

OTTAWA – Canada Post announced today a 2024 stamp lineup that shines a light on truth and reconciliation, the natural world, accomplished Canadians, a rare space sighting, and much more. Here are highlights of the 2024 lineup:

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Canada Post reports $290-million loss before tax in third quarter

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $290 million in the third quarter of 2023 as revenue fell for the Parcels and Transaction Mail lines of business. 

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New stamp commemorates Hanukkah, one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the Jewish calendar

OTTAWA – Canada Post’s latest stamp honours the eight-day festival of Hannukah, featuring an illustration of a hanukkiyah (an eight-branched menorah) surrounded by flowers and various elements associated with Hanukkah celebrations. This important holiday commemorates the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem, Judaism’s holiest site, after the Jewish people reclaimed it around 165 BCE.

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New stamp heralds the arrival of Diwali

VANCOUVER – Canada Post issued a new stamp today celebrating the arrival of Diwali, one of the largest, most popular, and widely celebrated festivals in India. Diwali, which is observed by Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and other communities in Canada and around the world, celebrates the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness.

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Canada Post pays tribute to the remarkable story of Mona Parsons

WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Today at an event in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada Post unveiled its annual Remembrance Day stamp honouring the remarkable courage and perseverance of Mona Parsons. During the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, Parsons helped downed airmen escape back to England. She was arrested and became the only female Canadian citizen to be imprisoned by the Nazis during the war.

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Making the season merry and bright with Christmas and holiday stamps

OTTAWA – Today, Canada Post continued its nearly 60-year tradition with new Christmas and holiday stamp issues that capture the spirit of the season.

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New stamp celebrates hockey pioneer Willie O’Ree

EDMONTON – Canada Post issued a new commemorative stamp honouring the life and legacy of Willie O’Ree, the National Hockey League’s first Black player. The stamp was unveiled at an event Saturday in Edmonton as part of the 2023 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic weekend festivities.

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New stamp honours internationally acclaimed Canadian actor Donald Sutherland

SAINT JOHN – Canada Post issued a new stamp today commemorating the career of one of Canada’s most respected and versatile actors, Donald Sutherland.

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Canada Post announces the 2023 Tales of Triumph winners

OTTAWA – Canada Post is proud to start Small Business Month by announcing the winners of the 2023 Tales of Triumph contest. These five small businesses are resilient, connected to their communities and innovating to succeed.

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Canada Post issues new stamps to commemorate National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Brantford, Ont. – Today, Canada Post unveiled four new stamps that shed some light on the truth and legacy of residential schools, whose impacts are still felt by Indigenous Peoples today. The stamps – being released on September 28 in connection with the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 – are the second issue in the annual series for the future of truth and reconciliation.

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Canada Post officially opens the Albert Jackson Processing Centre

SCARBOROUGH, Ontario – Canada Post officially opened today the Albert Jackson Processing Centre, a leading-edge parcel sorting facility built to improve service for Canadians and businesses and fuel ecommerce in Canada for decades to come.

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Canada Post Community Foundation supports children and youth across the country with almost $1.2 million in grants

OTTAWA – The Canada Post Community Foundation announced today that 84 organizations will receive much-needed funding for community initiatives that strive to enhance the lives of children and youth.

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New stamps honour legacy and lasting influence of three Quebec feminists

Canada Post issued three new stamps today honouring three Quebec feminists who played a major role in the fight for equality and social justice.

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Canada Post segment reports $254-million loss before tax in the second quarter

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $254 million in the second quarter of 2023 as revenue fell across all lines of business.

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“Let’s Take the Ferry!” New stamps highlight Canada’s marine heritage

OTTAWA – Canada Post is releasing five new stamps highlighting ferry transportation in Canada. Featuring five ferries that are operating in Canadian waters, the stamp issue honours the country’s rich marine heritage.

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Canada Post again ranked as one of Canada’s Best 50 Corporate Citizens

Corporation receives top-quartile scores on carbon productivity, sustainable investment, and diversity on the executive team and Board of Directors.

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New stamp recognizes Canadian filmmaker Denys Arcand

MONTRÉAL – Canada Post today issued a new stamp to honour internationally acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Denys Arcand, whose incredible career has spanned more than 60 years. Known for his intellectual curiosity, the Quebec-born artist has written and directed over two dozen films, television shows and documentaries.

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Canada Post releases 2022 Sustainability Report

OTTAWA – Canada Post today released its 2022 Sustainability Report, providing Canadians with an update on its progress towards corporate social and environmental goals.

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New stamp honours Métis leader Thelma Chalifoux, the first Indigenous woman appointed to the Senate of Canada

ST. ALBERT, Alberta – At an event today, Canada Post unveiled a new commemorative stamp honouring Métis activist and trailblazer, Thelma Chalifoux.

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New stamp pays tribute to First Nations political leader, author and champion of his people, George Manuel

NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Today at an event in North Vancouver, Canada Post unveiled a commemorative stamp honouring the life and legacy of George Manuel.

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New stamp honours Nellie Cournoyea, the first Indigenous woman to lead a provincial or territorial government in Canada

ULUKHAKTOK, Northwest Territories – Today, Canada Post unveiled a stamp honouring the life and work of Nellie Cournoyea, at a community event in Ulukhaktok.

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Canada Post to pay tribute to Indigenous leaders with second stamp set in multi-year series

OTTAWA – Canada Post will once again mark National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 by issuing a set of stamps honouring three Indigenous leaders.

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Voting open for Canadians to choose their favourite small business

Starting June 5, Canadians can vote for their favourite small business in Canada Post’s fourth annual Tales of Triumph contest. The Canada’s Choice category includes 15 finalists and the company that receives the most votes will win a $100,000 prize package. Voting is open until June 30 and takes place via Canada Post’s Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn channels.

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Canada Post reports $107-million loss before tax in the first quarter

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $107 million in the first quarter of 2023 as Parcels revenue was relatively flat and Transaction Mail and Direct Marketing revenue declined.

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Stamp marks founding of Royal Canadian Mounted Police

OTTAWA – Canada Post issued a new stamp today recognizing the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) on the 150th anniversary of its establishment in 1873. The stamp design features a member of the RCMP in traditional dress, acknowledging the historic roots of the organization, along with images that represent the RCMP as a modern national police service – including the role of its civilian members and public service employees – from responding to emergencies to investigating cybercrime.

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Honouring National Day of Awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit people

OTTAWA – May 5 is a nationally recognized day to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, Two-Spirit and gender diverse people in Canada. Also called Red Dress Day, this is a time to raise awareness about the disproportionate violence these groups experience.

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2023 Canada Post Annual Public Meeting

Canada Post will hold its 18th Annual Public Meeting on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, via a live webcast that starts at 2 pm, ET.

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Canada Post issues first Canadian stamp featuring His Majesty King Charles III as Monarch

OTTAWA – Today, Canada Post unveiled Canada’s first definitive stamp featuring His Majesty King Charles III at the Canadian ceremony marking the Coronation of the new monarch, hosted by Canadian Heritage.This is the first time His Majesty King Charles III has appeared on the Canadian stamp.

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Canada Post segment reports $548-million loss before tax for 2022

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $548 million in 2022, as growing competition in the parcel delivery sector, combined with economic uncertainty and reduced consumer spending, negatively affected parcel volumes and revenue.

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Canada Post Community Foundation’s new stamp highlights power of storytelling to enhance children’s lives

OTTAWA – Today, the Canada Post Community Foundation issued a special stamp that shines a light on the power of stories and storytelling to enrich the lives of young people.

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Canada Post introduces carbon-neutral shipping

OTTAWA – Canadians are now using carbon-neutral shipping when they send parcels by Canada Post’s ground services within Canada.

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Canada Post Statement: Delivery in Montréal

As the national postal service, Canada Post is entrusted to deliver Canada’s mail. The Corporation’s job is simple, yet essential – to act as a trusted intermediary between Canadians, handling the physical delivery of items and information. Therefore, Montréal residents and businesses can expect Canada Post to continue delivering all their mail beyond May 17, 2023.

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Canada Post’s Tales of Triumph small business contest now accepting applications

OTTAWA – Canada Post’s annual Tales of Triumph contest is back for its fourth year and is accepting applications from April 17 to May 12, 2023.

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Animal Mothers and Babies stamp set celebrates two wildly devoted caregivers

VANCOUVER – Canada Post today issued a new Animal Mothers and Babies stamp set that highlights two special caregivers of the wild – the sea otter and the red-necked grebe. Native to Canada, both species are known for their incredible devotion to their young, allowing their babies to float on them during the first stage of their lives.

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Stamp celebrating Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha features centuries-old bowl from the collection at the Royal Ontario Museum

OTTAWA – Canada Post issued a new stamp today to mark two of the most important religious holidays in Islam: Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. The commemorative stamp features a centuries-old, exquisite ceramic bowl that is in a collection held by the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).

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Canada Post announces its first depot using all-electric vehicles

NANAIMO, B.C. – Canada Post today unveiled its first depot using battery-electric corporate delivery vehicles, reinforcing the company’s commitment to electrify its last mile fleet and help build a sustainable future for Canadians.

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Canada Post joins unveiling of all-electric C250 delivery truck

INDIANAPOLIS – Canada Post took part in an unveiling of the first all-electric C250 delivery truck today as the Corporation continues to look for more sustainable ways to deliver for Canadians.

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Annual flower stamp issue highlights double-flowered ranunculus

OTTAWA – Canada Post’s latest stamp issue welcomes spring with the lavish, rose-like blossoms of the ranunculus. The stunning plant is a favourite of florists and gardeners and a popular choice for wedding bouquets, centrepieces and containers.

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Canada Post announces 25 winners of the 2022 Awards for Indigenous Students

Canada Post is honoured to announce the winners of the 2022 Awards for Indigenous Students. Twenty-five First Nations, Métis and Inuit students from across the country have been recognized for their dedication to learning and will receive $2,000 to help support their education.

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Applications open for Canada Post Community Foundation grants

The Canada Post Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for 2023. Canadian charities, schools and community organizations that provide programming for children and youth (up to age 21) can apply for the grants, which range in value up to $25,000. Up to four $50,000-Signature Grants are also available, including the Indigenous Truth and Reconciliation Signature Grant, introduced last year.

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Black History Month stamp honours Chloe Cooley

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ontario – Today, Canada Post unveiled a new Black History Month stamp honouring Chloe Cooley, who had a profound impact on the history of enslavement in Canada. Her act of resistance on the evening of March 14, 1793, ushered in legislation that would lead to the gradual abolition of enslavement in Upper Canada and provide a refuge for freedom-seekers from abroad.

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Canada’s 2023 stamps will feature His Majesty King Charles III, trailblazers and changemakers

OTTAWA – The 2023 Canadian stamp program will celebrate some of the country’s most accomplished individuals, historic milestones, and the holidays that bring communities together.

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Little Current and Fort Qu’Appelle post offices expand services under new community hub model

OTTAWA – Canada Post has transformed two more post offices into community hubs that will offer additional services to better meet the needs of residents and businesses.

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Canada Post segment reports $227-million loss before tax for third quarter

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $227 million in the third quarter of 2022 as parcel volumes fell compared to elevated levels a year earlier and economic uncertainty reduced business spending on marketing mail.

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New stamp honours acclaimed Canadian actress Monique Mercure

MONTRÉAL – Canada Post today issued a commemorative stamp celebrating Quebec’s grande dame of stage and screen, Monique Mercure. Known for her fiery spirit, versatility and powerful performances, Mercure (1930-2020) was one of Canada’s most beloved and acclaimed actresses.

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New stamp celebrates the Jewish Festival of Lights

OTTAWA – Today Canada Post launched the fifth stamp in its ongoing series celebrating Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. The new stamp reflects the joyful spirit of the festival through a vibrant, contemporary interpretation of the flames on an eight-branched menorah.

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Christmas and holiday stamps illuminate the season and add cheer

OTTAWA - Canada Post has released new Christmas and holiday stamps that will help Canadians make their mail merrier at this special time of year

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Announcing the 2022 Tales of Triumph winners

OTTAWA – Canada Post is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 Tales of Triumph contest.

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Stamp remembers decorated Indigenous war veteran Tommy Prince

WINNIPEG – Canada Post is issuing a new stamp to remember the life and achievements of Sergeant Thomas (Tommy) George Prince, MM (1915-77), one of Canada’s most decorated Indigenous war veterans and a prominent Anishinaabe activist.

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Canadians in Flight stamps celebrate leadership in aviation and aeronautics technology, innovation

OTTAWA – Canada Post released the second instalment of its Canadians in Flight stamps today, an issue that celebrates the people, planes and technology that have allowed Canada’s reputation for innovation to soar.

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Canada Post and TD delivers simple and affordable loans for more Canadians

TORONTO – Canada Post and TD Bank Group (TD) today announced the national launch of a personal loan product, the Canada Post MyMoneyTM Loan, after an extensive market test confirmed strong consumer demand for more accessible lending products.

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Clean50 award recognizes Canada Post’s sustainability leadership

OTTAWA – President and CEO Doug Ettinger, on behalf of Canada Post employees across the country, is honoured to accept a Canada’s Clean50 award for leadership in reducing emissions and greening the Corporation’s operations

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Canada Post heralds arrival of Diwali with luminous new stamp

CALGARY – Canada Post today issued a new commemorative stamp in honour of Diwali, a major festival observed by Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and other communities. Also known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali is a celebration of light over darkness and good over evil.

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Stamps capture Indigenous artists’ visions for truth and reconciliation

OTTAWA – Canada Post unveiled today four new stamps that encourage awareness and reflection on the tragic legacy of Indian residential schools and the need for healing and reconciliation. The stamps – being released September 29 in connection with the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 – are the first in an annual series showcasing the visions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis artists for the future of truth and reconciliation.

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Stamp celebrates the shared experience millions of Canadians had watching Team Canada’s epic Summit Series victory 50 years ago

OTTAWA – Canada Post today marked the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series with a stamp that celebrates the experience that millions of Canadians shared in as they watched an unprecedented clash of hockey titans – and Team Canada’s dying-seconds victory in Game 8 – on television.

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Canada Post Community Foundation ramps up 2022 campaign, rolls out grants to improve the lives of Canadian children

OTTAWA – As the Canada Post Community Foundation launches its 2022 fundraising campaign, 101 organizations across the country have been informed they will receive much-needed funding to support their efforts to improve the lives of Canadian children and youth.

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Canada Post segment reports $160-million loss before tax for second quarter

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $160 million in the second quarter of 2022 as Canadians’ online shopping slowed and revenue declined for Parcels and Transaction Mail.

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Fun and fanciful new stamps celebrate Canada’s vintage carousels

CALGARY – Today, Canada Post released an enchanting set of stamps to celebrate the wonder and playfulness of vintage carousels in Canada.

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Picture Postage program update

After careful consideration, Canada Post has decided to wind down its Picture PostageTM offering as of September 1, 2022. The program allows users to create personalized postcards and stamps. While relatively unique when it was introduced in 2000, numerous options are now available online for users to create customized items.

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Supporting Ukrainians in time of dire need: New fundraising stamp now on sale at post offices across the country and online

OTTAWA – Recognizing the generosity of Canadians in times of need, Canada Post has issued a semi-postal fundraising stamp to provide customers and collectors with a way to support the people of Ukraine and the escalating humanitarian crisis.

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Canada Post contest offers big prizes to small businesses

OTTAWA – Canada Post added a new element to its Tales of Triumph contest supporting small businesses. The new “Canada’s Choice” category lets Canadians vote for their favourite contest finalist. The company with the most votes will receive a $10,000 prize package.

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Canada Post introduces Anti-Racism and Anti-Discrimination Charter

OTTAWA – Canada Post today released an Anti-Racism and Anti-Discrimination Charter that affirms its commitment to foster a safe, inclusive workplace free from racism or discrimination.

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New stamp commemorates extraordinary leadership of Chief Marie-Anne Day Walker-Pelletier

FORT QU’APPELLE, SASKATCHEWAN – Today, at an event in Fort Qu’Appelle, Sask., Canada Post unveiled its commemorative stamp recognizing the incredible 39-year leadership of Chief Marie-Anne Day Walker-Pelletier. As leader of the Okanese First Nation in Saskatchewan, she served the most consecutive terms ever by an elected First Nations chief in Canada.

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Canada Post unveils new stamp honouring Inuit leader Jose Kusugak

RANKIN INLET, NUNAVUT – At an event today in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada Post unveiled a new commemorative stamp recognizing the accomplishments of Jose Kusugak. An Inuit activist, linguist and award-winning broadcaster, Kusugak played a critical role in efforts that led to the creation of Nunavut in 1999, for which many consider him a Father of Confederation.

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Canada Post issues commemorative stamp recognizing Métis leader Harry Daniels

REGINA – At an event today in Regina, Canada Post unveiled a new commemorative stamp recognizing the accomplishments of Métis leader Harry Daniels. A politician, activist, writer and actor, Daniels dedicated his life to the rights and well-being of Métis and non-status Indians in Canada.

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Canada Post releases 2021 Sustainability Report

OTTAWA – Canada Post today released its 2021 Sustainability Report, a progress report on the company’s social and environmental commitments.

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Canada Post commits to investments and actions to reach net zero

OTTAWA – Canada Post today laid out its key commitments for the Corporation to reduce its environmental footprint and reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

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Five eye-catching stamps depict 20th-century travel posters from a stylish, golden age of commercial art in Canada

TORONTO - Canada Post released five new stamps today featuring nostalgic travel posters from a golden age of commercial art and tourism marketing in Canada.

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Canada Post to issue stamps honouring Indigenous leaders

OTTAWA – On June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day – Canada Post will issue a new set of stamps to pay tribute to the lives and legacies of three Indigenous leaders.

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Special envelope honours the Governor Generals Foot Guards

Today, Canada Post released a commemorative envelope in celebration of 150 years of the Governor General’s Foot Guards, Canada’s senior reserve infantry regiment. Through their service at home and abroad and on occasions of national significance, the Guards have earned the nickname “Canada’s Regiment.”

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Canada Post segment reports $129-million loss before tax for first quarter

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $129 million in the first quarter of 2022 as revenue declined more than costs. The segment’s loss before tax deepened by $52 million, or 67.7 per cent, compared to the same period in 2021.

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New stamp offers opportunity to support Ukrainians in time of dire need

OTTAWA – Recognizing the generosity of Canadians in times of need, Canada Post has issued a semi-postal fundraising stamp to provide customers and collectors with a way to support the people of Ukraine and the escalating humanitarian crisis.

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2022 Canada Post Annual Public Meeting

Canada Post will hold its 17th Annual Public Meeting on Thursday, June 16, 2022, via a live webcast that starts at 2:00 pm, ET.

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New stamps bring attention to Canada's Endangered whales

Canada Post is issuing a set of stamps this week to raise awareness about the plight of five whale species that have populations assessed as Endangered by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC).

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Canada Post introduces new state-of-the-art parcel sorting facility

Canada Post today unveiled its new leading-edge zero-carbon parcel sorting facility that will have the capacity to process more than one million packages a day. The Albert Jackson Processing Centre will be a key hub for the company’s national network and improve service for Canadians when it officially opens in early 2023.

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Canada Post and Membertou celebrate new Community Hub with expanded services and support for local businesses

Canada Post President and CEO Doug Ettinger and community leaders, including Chief Terry Paul, celebrated the Membertou Community Hub’s grand opening today.

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Canada Post segment reports $490-million loss for 2021

Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $490 million in 2021, as higher costs partially offset revenue growth across all lines of business. The Canada Post segment's loss improved from a loss before tax of $779 million in 2020.

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Canada Post issues new stamp honouring Salome Bey

Canada Post is launching a new commemorative stamp celebrating Salome Bey, Canada's First Lady of the Blues. Bey was an award-winning singer-songwriter, composer, producer, director and actor, who was also widely revered for how she mentored young artists.

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Stamp casts light on important Islamic festivals

Today, Canada Post issued its latest stamp celebrating Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, two of the most important festivals in the Islamic calendar.

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New stamp raises awareness of organ and tissue donation

More than 4,400 Canadians are waiting for a donation of a life-saving organ, and many more, for healthy tissue to recover from a potentially fatal illness. Today, Canada Post released a new stamp to raise awareness of their need and encourage more people to register as organ and tissue donors.

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Impacts of the current COVID-19 situation

With the rapidly changing situation regarding COVID-19 we’re experiencing a limited impact on staffing. We’re responding by implementing contingency plans where necessary and adjusting our operations to serve Canadians. This situation is fluid across the country and customers may experience delays. In addition, it’s possible that temporary measures may be put in place, such as the reduction of hours or short-term closures, where required.

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Canada Post opens community hub pilot site in Membertou, Nova Scotia

Canada Post opened today a new community hub post office to serve the local Mi’kmaq community in the Membertou First Nation. This is the second pilot location to open under our new community hub model.

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Canada Post Community Foundation accepting grant applications

The Canada Post Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for 2022. Canadian charities, schools and community organizations that strive to make a difference in the lives of children and youth (up to the age of 21) can apply for grants up to $25,000. There are also up to three $50,000 Signature Grants available to national organizations that offer programming to support children and youth across Canada.

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Canada Post welcomes spring with calla stamp issue

Canada Post is bringing a touch of class to its well-loved flower series with today’s release of a two-stamp issue depicting the elegant calla.

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Canada Post issues stamp to mark the platinum jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Today, Canada Post unveiled a stamp to commemorate the platinum jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The new issue celebrates 70 years since The Queen ascended the throne on February 6, 1952.

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Canada Post announces 25 recipients of the 2021 Awards for Indigenous Students

OTTAWA – Canada Post is proud to announce the 25 winners of the 2021 Awards for Indigenous Students.

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Canada Post honours groundbreaking jazz singer Eleanor Collins

Canada Post today unveiled a special stamp to honour acclaimed Canadian jazz singer Eleanor Collins. The Edmonton-born artist began performing in concert venues and on radio in the 1940s and broke new ground in her genre by becoming a star in television’s early days.

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A statement by Canada Post

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the health and safety of our employees has remained our number one priority. Given the complex and evolving nature of the pandemic, we have strictly adhered to the guidance and direction from the health experts responsible for protecting Canadians from COVID-19. We understood from the start that they were the experts, not us, and therefore following their lead was crucial to keeping our people safe.

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Impacts of the current COVID-19 situation

With the rapidly changing situation regarding COVID-19 we’re experiencing a limited impact on staffing. We’re responding by implementing contingency plans where necessary and adjusting our operations to serve Canadians. This situation is fluid across the country and customers may experience delays. In addition, it’s possible that temporary measures may be put in place, such as the reduction of hours or short-term closures, where required.

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Indigenous leaders, legendary singers, and vintage travel posters and carousels among subjects in Canada’s 2022 stamp program

OTTAWA – The 2022 Canadian stamp program will celebrate some of the country’s most accomplished individuals, historic milestones, holidays, and creatures that share our planet.

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Canada Post makes mail and parcel delivery more accessible to all customers

OTTAWA – As temperatures drop and weather conditions make retrieving items from mailboxes more difficult for some customers, Canada Post wants to ensure everyone continues to have safe and timely access to their mail and parcels.

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Internationally renowned Margaret Atwood featured on new stamp

TORONTO – Canada Post today unveiled a new commemorative stamp to honour literary giant Margaret Atwood and her incredible 60-year career.

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Canada Post segment reports $264-million loss before tax in third quarter

Loss consistent with prior year as revenue gains offset by increased costs

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New stamp honours trailblazing singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie

Today, Canada Post unveiled a stamp paying tribute to one of Canada’s most successful singer-songwriters – Buffy Sainte-Marie, C.C.

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Canada Post celebrates Hanukkah with luminous new stamp

TORONTO – Canada Post issued today a luminous new stamp to mark Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights – a celebration of hope, resilience and faith in brighter days to come.

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High Prairie Post Office introduces expanded services with new community hub model

HIGH PRAIRIE, Alberta – To better meet the needs of area residents and Indigenous communities in the region, Canada Post has added new services to the High Prairie Post Office through a new community hub model – the first of its kind in Canada.

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'Tis the season for Christmas and holiday stamps

OTTAWA – Canadians know that the appearance of Christmas and holiday stamps is a signal that the big day is getting closer. Since 1964, Canada Post has encouraged Canadians to make their cards and letters more festive. Once again, we can all make our mail merrier with stamps bearing either sacred or secular holiday imagery.

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Stamp marks 100 years of the poppy as symbol of remembrance

OTTAWA – Canada Post released today a poignant stamp to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the official adoption of the poppy as a symbol of remembrance in Canada. The release coincides with the launch of The Royal Canadian Legion’s 2021 National Poppy* Campaign, which begins the last Friday of October each year.

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Canada Post honours the soldiers of Valour Road

WINNIPEG – Canada Post issued a new stamp today in memory of three soldiers from Winnipeg’s Pine Street, all of whom were awarded the prestigious Victoria Cross for their bravery and sacrifice in the First World War.

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Intricate pattern on new Diwali stamp welcomes good fortune

VANCOUVER – Today, Canada Post issued a new commemorative stamp to herald the arrival of Diwali – one of the largest and most widely celebrated festivals in India. Observed by Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs and others around the world, the five-day celebration falls on November 4 this year.

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Canada Post and all its bargaining agents launch a joint Environmental Action Plan

OTTAWA – Canada Post and all its bargaining agents are working together to deliver a sustainable future for the country. Today, the five organizations launch their Environmental Action Plan, which outlines ambitious goals for the next decade and beyond.

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Christopher Plummer honoured with new commemorative stamp

TORONTO - Canada Post is proud to pay tribute to one of the world’s most distinguished actors, Christopher Plummer (1929-2021).

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Canada Post stamp honours editorial cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon

HALIFAX – Canada Post today unveiled a stamp paying tribute to Bruce MacKinnon of The Chronicle Herald (Halifax), one of the country’s most thoughtful, talented and respected editorial cartoonists.

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Canada Post stamp honours editorial cartoonist Duncan Macpherson

TORONTO – Canada Post today unveiled a stamp paying tribute to Duncan Macpherson (1924-93), who is widely considered one of the most influential cartoonists in Canada.

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Canada Post stamp honours editorial cartoonist Terry Mosher

MONTRÉAL – Canada Post today released a stamp paying tribute to Terry Mosher, the long-time editorial cartoonist for the Montreal Gazette, known as Aislin. It is the third in a five-stamp set honouring editorial cartoonists in Canada.

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Canada Post stamp honours editorial cartoonist Brian Gable

TORONTO – Canada Post unveiled a stamp today celebrating award-winning editorial cartoonist Brian Gable, whose work over several decades is widely lauded for making Canadians laugh and reflect.

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Canada Post pays tribute to editorial cartoonist Serge Chapleau

MONTRÉAL – Canada Post unveiled today a stamp honouring Serge Chapleau, the editorial cartoonist at La Presse and a true pioneer of his profession.

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Canada Post to pay tribute to five legendary editorial cartoonists next week through a special stamp issue

OTTAWA – Over the next week, Canada Post will unveil five stamps that celebrate five of Canada’s greatest editorial cartoonists, whose thought-provoking and seminal work has helped shape our national fabric over the last half-century. Videos and stories will be shared with each unveiling, with a special online roundtable discussion with the artists planned for Friday, October 8.

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Canada Post to issue new Truth and Reconciliation stamp in 2022

OTTAWA – In keeping with its commitment to the principles of truth and reconciliation, Canada Post is working with Indigenous experts to issue a Truth and Reconciliation stamp in 2022 – the first in what will be an annual series.

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Canada Post Community Foundation ramps up 2021 campaign, rolls out grants to improve the lives of Canadian children

OTTAWA – As the Canada Post Community Foundation launches its 2021 fundraising campaign, 100 organizations across the country have been informed they will receive much-needed funding to support their efforts to improve the lives of Canadian children and youth.

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Canada Post and Canadian Union of Postal Workers renew existing collective agreements for a two-year period

OTTAWA – Members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have voted to ratify tentative two-year renewal agreements for both urban plant and delivery employees (CUPW-Urban) and Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (CUPW-RSMC).

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Canada Post resumes some pre-COVID-19 delivery practices

OTTAWA – With COVID-19 restrictions easing across the country, Canada Post is safely resuming delivery practices for Proof of Age (POA), Signature items and Customs owing items.

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Canada Post segment reports $151 million loss before tax in second quarter

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $151 million in the second quarter of 2021, an improvement of $227 million from the $378 million loss before tax in the same quarter a year earlier. Although significant, this improvement resulted mainly from the unique unfavourable effects of COVID-19 on the business and one-time charges in 2020.

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Canada Post commits to achieving net-zero GHG emissions by 2050

OTTAWA – Canada Post has adopted a science-based target to reduce its scope 1 and scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 per cent by 2030, an initial target that will set it on a path to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

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Canada Post and TD enter strategic alliance to expand access to financial services for Canadians

OTTAWA / TORONTO – Canada Post and The Toronto-Dominion Bank ("TD") are pleased to announce they have entered into a strategic alliance to expand access to financial services for Canadians, beginning with a new personal loan product. Starting this fall, Canada Post and TD will launch a pilot for this new product in select post office locations and will aim to expand availability across Canada, particularly for those in rural, remote and Indigenous communities.

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Canada Post celebrates legendary folksinger Stan Rogers

OTTAWA – Today, Canada Post released a stamp celebrating one of Canada’s most beloved and influential artists, folksinger Stan Rogers.

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Canada Post to test e-cargo trikes as potential delivery approach

MONTRÉAL – On July 19, Canada Post will begin testing e-cargo trikes in selected areas of downtown Montréal as an environmentally friendly option to deliver packages. Over the next three months, trained employees will operate the trikes on some downtown routes.

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Canada Post recognized among Best 50 Corporate Citizens

OTTAWA – Canada Post is pleased to have been named in Corporate Knights’ 2021 list of Best 50 Corporate Citizens, recognizing the Crown corporation’s social and sustainability leadership.

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New stamps celebrate the 100th anniversary of Bluenose

LUNENBURG, N.S. – Canada Post is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the launch of Bluenose, the Nova Scotian schooner known as the Queen of the North Atlantic, with two new stamps.

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2021 Canada Post Annual Public Meeting

OTTAWA – Canada Post will hold its 16th Annual Public Meeting on Thursday, June 10, 2021, via a live webcast that starts at 1:30 pm ET.

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Canada Post releases comprehensive 2020 Sustainability Report

OTTAWA – Canada Post today released its 2020 Sustainability Report, a comprehensive portrait of its progress in and commitment to environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. In sharing its strategies and results, Canada Post recognizes that the strength of its relationship with Canadians is shaped by more than delivery.

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Canada Post honours the Rt. Hon. John Turner with new stamp

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Canada Post unveiled a new stamp today to celebrate and honour the life of the Right Honourable John Napier Wyndham Turner (1929-2020), whose passion for public service had a lasting impact on Canada.

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Canada Post launches its Accessibility Strategy

OTTAWA – As Canadians celebrate National AccessAbility Week, Canada Post is proud to take a major step in creating a more inclusive and accessible country for people living with disabilities.

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Canada Post informs 44 large business customers of supplier data breach involving shipping information

OTTAWA – Canada Post has informed 44 of its large business customers of a data breach caused by a malware attack on one of our suppliers, Commport Communications. The supplier notified Canada Post late last week (on May 19) that manifest data held in their systems, which was associated with some Canada Post customers, had been compromised.

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Canada Post segment reports $77-million loss before tax in first quarter

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $77 million in the first quarter of 2021, as higher operating costs and revenue declines in Transaction Mail and Direct Marketing exceeded the significant growth in Parcels revenue.

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2021 Canada Post Annual Public Meeting

Canada Post will hold its 16th Annual Public Meeting on Thursday, June 10, 2021, via a live webcast that starts at 1:30 p.m. ET.

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Canada Post segment posts $779-million loss for 2020

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $779 million in 2020, even while delivering record-high Domestic Parcels volumes. The postal service had reported a year-to-date $709 million loss before tax in the third quarter of 2020.

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Canada Post applauds illustrious careers of two ballet legends

OTTAWA – Canadian ballet legends Karen Kain and Fernand Nault take centre stage as the subjects of two commemorative stamps Canada Post issued today.

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Eye-catching Eid stamp issued to mark Islamic celebrations

TORONTO – Canada Post joins more than a million Muslims in Canada and many others around the world in celebrating the festivals of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha with the release of an eye-catching Eid stamp. The issue is the third in an ongoing series celebrating the two important Islamic holidays, which begin this year around May 12 and July 9, respectively, and can last for several days.

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Stamp marks 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin

TORONTO Ontario Canada Post released a stamp today that marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin in a Department of Physiology laboratory at the University of Toronto, one of the worlds most important medical breakthroughs.

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Canada Post celebrates the JUNO Awards golden anniversary

TORONTO The JUNO Awards turn 50 this year, and Canada Post is celebrating this golden anniversary with a new commemorative stamp.

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Canada Post Community Foundation for Children accepting grant applications

OTTAWA – The Canada Post Community Foundation for Children is accepting applications for 2021 grants. A total of $1.17 million is available for charities, school programs and groups that serve the needs of children and youth (up to age 21). Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern), and are open to national and grassroots local organizations across the country.

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Stamps showcase crabapple blossoms with Canadian origins

OTTAWA – Today, Canada Post released the latest in its popular flower series, a two-stamp issue showcasing the blossoms of crabapple tree cultivars with a Canadian distinction, the Malus 'Rosseau' and Malus 'Maybride'.

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Canada Post sends every household a free, prepaid postcard

OTTAWA – While we keep our distance to fight the spread of COVID-19, staying connected with friends and loved ones is harder than ever. To help Canadians stay in touch now, when it matters so much, Canada Post will deliver approximately 13.5 million postcards, one to every residential address in the country.

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Processing at Gateway facility in Mississauga returns to normal

Processing has now returned to normal at our Gateway facility in Mississauga, Ont. We have been operating our full schedule since Sunday, February 7, when shift 3 employees at Gateway East safely returned to work.

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Snow mammals that turn white in winter featured on new stamps

SNOW LAKE, MANITOBA – The beauty and diversity of Canada's wildlife take centre stage in a new set of stamps issued today by Canada Post. Snow Mammals features five animals found in Canada that are uniquely adapted to surviving in our snowy climate because their otherwise dark coats turn white in winter.

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Canada Post announces recipients of the 2020 Awards for Indigenous Students

OTTAWA – Canada Post is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Awards for Indigenous Students. The Canada Post Awards for Indigenous Students were created in 2004 to celebrate the hard work and determination of individuals of Indigenous heritage who’ve embraced a renewed pursuit of learning. The awards are granted annually to select applicants from across the country, and recipients are awarded $2,000 in recognition of their efforts.

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Early communities honoured in 13th Black History Month series

SAINT JOHN, NB and ATHABASCA, AB – The challenges faced by two waves of Black immigrants from the United States in the early 19th and early 20th centuries come to light in a pair of stamps issued this month by Canada Post. These stamps – the 13th issue in our Black History Month series – celebrate the hope and perseverance of the Black pioneers who founded Willow Grove, New Brunswick, and Amber Valley, Alberta.

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Shipping delays may occur as one shift temporarily closes at Gateway processing facility in Mississauga

Since the pandemic began, Canada Post has followed the guidance of public health authorities and made the safety of our employees and customers our top priority.

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A record-setting end to an unprecedented year provides Canada Post with key learnings for 2021 and beyond

At Canada Post, we believe the rapid and sustained shift to online shopping created a tipping point that will have a profound impact on the Canadian economy, especially as we build back from COVID-19.

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Festive Lunar New Year series wraps up with a flourish

OTTAWA – As spectacular as the celebration itself, a special set of Lunar New Year stamps was issued today, ushering in the Year of the Ox with a retrospective collection of all 24 colourful stamp designs from the past 12 years.

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Canada Post holds stamp prices at 2020 levels, while minimizing impact of other price changes

As Canadians continue to connect through the postal system, Canada Post will maintain stamp prices at 2020 levels through 2021. That means the price of a stamp for a letter mailed within Canada and weighing less than 30 g will remain at $0.92 when purchased as part of a booklet, coil or pane, and $1.07 when purchased individually. Stamp prices for letters, cards and postcards sent to the U.S. and other international destinations will also remain the same.

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Canada Post seeing unprecedented demand for shipping, supplies and stamps at the post office as Canadians connect through the mail this holiday season

Canada Post is experiencing an unprecedented number of transactions at post offices across the country as Canadians look to safely connect with loved ones through the mail this holiday season.

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Canada Post begins countdown to Christmas as holiday parcel volumes ramp up

In the final days before the calendar turned to December, Canada Post delivered almost 3 million parcels across the country. That includes approximately 2.1 million parcels delivered on Monday, November 30, 2020 after a weekend with approximately 800 thousand parcel deliveries. As Canada's parcel delivery leader, we've fully implemented plans to scale up and stay safe while responding to the expected heavy holiday parcel volumes.

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Canadians encouraged to mail letters to Santa this week to guarantee a reply before Christmas

Canada Post is reminding Canadians to mail their letters to Santa this week to ensure they receive a reply before Christmas.

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Masks or face coverings are now mandatory at all Canada Post facilities across the country

Canada Post has implemented a mandatory mask or face covering policy at all its facilities across the country. This is a national policy which applies to all employees, visitors and customers.

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Canada Post segment reports $265-million loss before tax in third quarter

Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $265 million in the third quarter of 2020, as declines in Transaction Mail and Direct Marketing revenue and higher costs had a significant impact on earnings. Parcels revenue continued to grow in the quarter, but it was not enough to offset these contributing factors.

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Canada Post introduces Indigenous and Northern Reconciliation Strategy

Canada Post today announced a strategy to renew its long-standing relationship with First Nations, Métis and Inuit people and Northern communities.

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Canada Post Community Foundation announces recipients of $1.3 million in grants that will help children across the country

The Canada Post Community Foundation today announced that 118 organizations across the country will receive $1.3 million in total grants for projects that will have a positive impact on Canadian children and youth.

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Happy Hanukkah from Canada Post

Today, Canada Post issued a new commemorative stamp to mark Hanukkah – the Jewish Festival of Lights. The eight-day celebration begins at nightfall on the 25th day of Kislev in the Hebrew calendar, this year December 10. The stamp is available in advance, so Canadians can use it to send holiday greetings.

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Centennials of insulin’s discovery, launch of the legendary Bluenose are among subjects honoured in Canada’s 2021 stamp program

The stories behind some of Canada’s most historic milestones, significant achievements, iconic artists and natural wonders will come to life in the 2021 stamp program.

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Canada Post kicks off the holiday season with release of 2020 stamps

An annual holiday tradition since 1964, Canada Post has released new stamp issues to help Canadians make their cards and letters more festive.

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Department of National Defence recognizes Canada Post’s Mail to the Troops program

On Thursday, the Royal Canadian Logistics Service of the Canadian Armed Forces, recognized Canada Post’s Mail to the Troops program, in operation for the past 15 years, as well as routine support of Canadian Forces Postal Service, awarding Canada Post a commendation.

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Canada Post salutes country’s unofficial first woman battlefield artist

OTTAWA – Today Canada Post released a new stamp issue featuring Mary Riter Hamilton’s Trenches on the Somme (1919) in honour of the painter, who was unofficially Canada’s first woman battlefield artist.

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Canada Post asks Canadians to shop early this holiday season

Canada Post has released a new video message to Canadians, asking them to please shop early this holiday season.

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Colourful new stamp captures joyous spirit of Diwali

TORONTO - Canada Post issued today a new commemorative stamp to mark Diwali - a joyous festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and other communities around the world. In 2020, Diwali falls on November 14, with festivities continuing for five days.

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Canada Post preparing to safely deliver this holiday season with significant parcel volumes expected

In a year where Canadians shifted much of their shopping online in response to COVID-19, Canada Post is planning for a Christmas season like no other. The rapid escalation in demand for parcel delivery is expected to continue into the holiday season and beyond as more Canadians plan to do their shopping online.

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Canada Post Community Foundation to issue $1.3 million in grants to better the lives of children in 2020

OTTAWA – The Canada Post Community Foundation today announced that approximately $1.3 million was raised for grants to groups that help children in communities across Canada.

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Second case of COVID-19 confirmed at Canada Post’s Streetsville Post Office, Mississauga

On Wednesday, September 16, Canada Post was notified that an employee tested positive for COVID-19 at the Streetsville Post Office, at 224 Queen Street South, Mississauga. This employee’s last day of work was Friday, September 11.

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New stamps honour groundbreaking contributions to medicine

Today, Canada Post issued a set of five commemorative stamps celebrating six groundbreaking physicians and researchers: Drs. Bruce Chown, Julio Montaner, Balfour Mount, M. Vera Peters, James Till and Ernest McCulloch. Their contributions to the fields of pediatric pathology, HIV/AIDS, palliative care, oncology and stem cell science changed the practice of medicine in Canada and around the world.

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Canada Post segment reports $378-million loss before tax in second quarter

Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $378 million in the second quarter of 2020. This increased loss was largely due to the significant impact COVID-19 had on revenue and costs, combined with the added costs stemming from the June 2020 arbitrator’s ruling. The ruling resulted in new collective agreements with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW).

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2020 Canada Post Annual Public Meeting

Canada Post will hold its 15th Annual Public Meeting in September. In the past, we have held this event in cities across Canada, but in the interest of safety during COVID-19, this year’s event will be a live webcast only.

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Canada Post launches contest to showcase small businesses

To continue operating during COVID-19, small businesses across Canada were forced to transform. Canada Post is launching the Small Business Tales of Triumph Contest to celebrate those local, small businesses that adapted to extraordinary times in extraordinary ways.

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Service levels improving as Canada Post enters next phase in safely serving the needs of Canadians

With COVID-related restrictions easing across the country, businesses are reopening and fewer Canadians are at home during the day. As a result, we are entering a new phase in our efforts to ensure the safety of our people and our customers while providing an essential service. These efforts will involve carefully phasing out some of the changes we made, while modifying or keeping other changes.

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2020 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards cancelled

As a result of COVID-19, the 2020 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards are cancelled.

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Parcel delays to continue as Canada Post delivers at record levels

Canadians should anticipate parcel delays for the foreseeable future, even as Canada Post delivers at record levels. As Canadians continue to ramp up and diversify their online shopping, Canada Post is responding to unprecedented parcel volumes while maintaining important physical distancing measures in all our facilities. Processing record parcel volumes in plants that were never designed to keep people two metres apart takes more time.

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Canada Post segment reports $66-million loss before tax in first quarter

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $66 million in the first quarter of 2020, as continued growth in Parcels revenue and volumes was not enough to offset increased costs. Ongoing declines in Transaction Mail and Direct Marketing also contributed to the loss.

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Canada Post celebrates a century of radio broadcasting in Canada

OTTAWA - Today, Canada Post issued a pair of stamps to mark the 100th anniversary of the first scheduled radio broadcast in Canada, an event that quickly changed the way Canadians experienced news and entertainment – at home and away.

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Canada Post segment posts $153 million loss for 2019

Canada Post is reporting a loss before tax of $153 million for 2019. While it remains the country’s leader in e-commerce delivery, its Parcels business grew at a slower pace in 2019 as the competition in e-commerce delivery intensified.

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Canada Post celebrates centennial of Group of Seven's first exhibition

OTTAWA – One hundred years ago tomorrow, Canadian art enthusiasts got their first look at paintings from what would become Canada’s best-known school of art — the Group of Seven. Canada Post is celebrating this significant anniversary with a stamp issue featuring works by the Group’s seven founding members.

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Canada Post honours the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

OTTAWA – Canada Post unveiled two stamps honouring every Canadian who served overseas and on the home front to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (May 8, 1945), when Nazi Germany surrendered to Allied forces, ending the Second World War in Europe.

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Eid Mubarak! New stamp heralds coming of two Islamic festivals

Today, Canada Post issued a new commemorative stamp to mark Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, the two most important festivals in the Islamic calendar. The events, which begin this year on May 23 and July 30, respectively, are celebrated by more than one million Muslims in Canada.

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Christmas-level parcel volumes resulting in delays as Canada Post continues to deliver

OTTAWA – With many Canadians isolating at home and shopping more online, Canada Post is now processing and delivering parcels at levels only experienced during the busiest weeks of the Christmas season. We are working hard to respond in a responsible manner, putting the safety of our people, and the communities we serve, first.

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Update on our service and commitment to safety

Canada Post is proud to continue providing an essential service to Canadians as everyone does their part to stop the spread of the virus. Our top priority from the start has been to ensure we are doing everything possible to keep our people, and the communities we serve, safe. That has meant implementing significant changes right across our operations, following the guidance of national and local public health authorities.

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A reminder from Canada Post

As we continue to serve Canadians across the country during this challenging time, we are also seeking your assistance to help keep our employees safe.

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Important Changes to Canada’s Postal Service

Canada Post understands the important role the postal service plays and is committed to serving Canadians while taking action to keep our people and our communities safe. To do so effectively in these challenging times, we will continue to review and quickly adapt our approach with health and safety as our primary goal.

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An update from Doug Ettinger on Canada Post’s response to COVID-19

To say we are living in a time of unprecedented change has become an understatement in just the last few days. It’s an anxious time for all Canadians as the way we interact, work, shop and do almost everything else has been dramatically altered.

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Canada Post Community Foundation for Children accepting grant applications

The Canada Post Community Foundation for Children is accepting applications for 2020 grants. $1.3 million is available for charities, school programs and groups that serve the needs of young people. Applications are available until April 2, and are open to national and grassroots local organizations across the country.

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Canada Post cultivates thoughts of spring with dahlia stamps

Just in time to comfort the winter weary, Canada Post has released its annual flower stamp issue. This year’s offering features the colourful dahlia, a familiar standby for many Canadian gardeners.

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Black History Month stamp celebrates little-known hockey history

Canada Post today unveiled a stamp honouring the Colored Hockey Championship and the all-Black hockey teams in the Maritimes that competed for it between 1895 and the early 1930s.

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Happy Lunar New Year! Canada Post celebrates Year of the Rat

Canada Post has issued two stamps celebrating the Year of the Rat – representing the first year in the Lunar New Year cycle and the final issue in a second 12-year series honouring the annual festival.

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From Far and Wide: New stamps showcase nine more must-see sites

Canada Post has released the third set of stamps in its From Far and Wide series. Continuing the theme of the 2018 and 2019 issues, the latest edition presents stamps featuring more of Canada’s most breathtaking vistas, released to transport mail to places near and far — and send one’s sense of wanderlust soaring.

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Price of a domestic stamp rises to 92 cents from 90 cents

Postage rates rise on January 13, with the price for stamps purchased in a booklet, coil or pane for domestic Lettermail™ TM items weighing 30 grams or less increasing to $0.92, up from $0.90. The price of a single domestic stamp will increase to $1.07, up from $1.05.

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Record deliveries continue as Canada Post prepares for last-minute online shoppers

There is still plenty of time to shop online as Canada Post’s holiday delivery plans are in full effect, helping us to deliver a record 3.2 million parcels over this past weekend and on Monday. On Monday (December 9) we delivered 2.2 million parcels, combined with the 960,000 we delivered over the weekend which were both new highs. We expect to deliver an average of 1.7 million parcels a day between now and Christmas.

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Canada Post segment reports $135-million loss before tax in third quarter

OTTAWA – Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $135 million in the third quarter of 2019, as ongoing declines in mail volumes were only partially offset by Parcels volume growth.

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Statement – Magi Stamp

Canada Post has issued a recall of The Magi Holiday domestic stamp booklets of 12 as we have detected that some of them may be defective. We apologize for this error and are working to reprint and restock the item and expect to have replacement booklets available for sale online on Friday, November 22 and in stores early the week of November 25.

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Canada Post wishes Canadians “Hanukkah Same’ah” with new stamp

Hanukkah begins on the 25th day of Kislev, the third month of the Jewish calendar year, and lasts for eight days. In 2019, the festival occurs from nightfall on December 22 until nightfall on December 30. Canada Post is issuing this stamp today, well in advance of the celebration, so that Canadians can make their Hanukkah cards and other mail more festive.

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Stamp marks 150th anniversary of the historic Red River Resistance

Canada Post today issued a stamp marking the 150th anniversary of the Red River Resistance of 1869-70. It was a turbulent time when Métis rights were asserted, leading to negotiations that shaped the creation of Manitoba as a province.

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Continuing the tradition of making mail merrier

For more than five decades, Canadians have enjoyed the opportunity to dress up their December holiday mail with festive stamps.

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Canada Post is resetting passwords for online accounts

Canada Post is resetting passwords for all online customer accounts, starting on October 16, 2019.

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Canada Post Community Foundation issues grants of $1.2 million to better the lives of children

The Canada Post Community Foundation today announced approximately $1.2 million in grants to 118 groups that help children in communities across Canada, as new stamps went on sale to help raise funds for next year’s grants.

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Canada Post pays tribute to the masterful Leonard Cohen

Canada Post today unveiled three stamps honouring Leonard Cohen, whose songs over a five-decade career distilled the desire and pain of romantic love and explored the darkness and light of the human experience.

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Eight incredible brands honoured at the 2019 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Canada Post is proud to announce the winners of the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards, chosen from 33 stellar finalists and hundreds of entrants. The eight winning businesses, who are pushing through barriers and transforming e-commerce in Canada, will each receive up to $150,000 in free shipping and direct marketing prizes.

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2020 Canadian stamps will tell stories of the Group of Seven, medical groundbreakers and V-E Day's 75th anniversary

The stories behind some of Canada's most historic moments, awe-inspiring achievements, artistic icons and medical visionaries will come to life in the 2020 stamp program.

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Joint Statement

Canada Post and its bargaining agents recognize that the postal service built to serve all Canadians also has a considerable environmental impact. Together, they acknowledge a shared interest and responsibility to reduce Canada Post’s environmental footprint.

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Canada Post segment reports $50-million loss before tax in second quarter

The Canada Post segment recorded a loss before tax of $50 million for the second quarter of 2019, as continuing declines in mail volumes were offset by parcels volumes growth that was more modest than the significant growth rates of a year ago.

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Finalists announced for the 2019 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Chosen from hundreds of submissions, these Canadian retailers range from large, familiar brands to owner-operated start-ups. Representing various industries, including electronics, apparel, housewares, sporting goods, food and more, each company is a standout in e-commerce.

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Face to face with four of Canada's most formidable predators

Canada Post has released a new set of stamps featuring extreme close-ups of four bears found in the Canadian wilderness: the polar bear, grizzly bear, American black bear and Kermode bear

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Apollo 11 stamps celebrate first moon landing – and the significant Canadian contributions to the mission

Canada Post today issued two commemorative stamps celebrating the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission that landed humans on the moon for the first time - and the Canadians who helped make it possible.

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MoneyGram announces new flat fee pricing in partnership with Canada Post

MoneyGram, a global provider of innovative money transfer and payment services, and Canada Post, a trusted partner for over 15 years, have introduced flat fee pricing for money transfers.

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Quaint but no longer common, covered bridges still dot our countryside - and five historic ones now adorn stamps

Built in a bygone era as vital transportation links spanning rivers, covered bridges are now also portals that invite the imagination back to the age of steam locomotives and horse-drawn buggies.

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Canada Post proposes new postage rates for 2020

Canada Post is proposing to increase postage rates in 2020 by two cents for a domestic LettermailTM item of 30 grams or less. For stamps purchased in a booklet, coil or pane, the rate would become $0.92 per stamp, up from the current rate of $0.90. Buying a single domestic stamp for the same item would cost $1.07, up from the current rate of $1.05. These rate changes would take effect on January 13, 2020.

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MoneyGram and Canada Post Introduce a New Digital Money Transfer Service

MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) a global provider of innovative money transfer services, has announced a new digital money transfer service with Canada Post, enabling money transfer consumers to start a transaction online and conveniently complete it at select Canada Post locations.

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Canada Post segment reports $23 million profit before tax in first quarter

Canada Post recorded a profit before tax of $23 million in the first quarter of 2019, as growth in its Parcels business continued, but only moderately due to the continued impact from major customers making other delivery arrangements last fall and into 2019.

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New stamps call attention to plight of endangered turtles

Canada Post today released stamps featuring two species of endangered turtles.

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Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards open for applications

Now in their eighth year, the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards celebrate Canadian businesses of all sizes, from every corner of the country.

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Canada Post announces recipients of the 2018 Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards

Canada Post is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards. The awards recognize the commitment made by Canadians of Indigenous heritage who have chosen to return to school after an absence from formal education.

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Canada Post's newest stamp honours the Vancouver Asahi

Canada Post today released a stamp that honours an amateur Japanese-Canadian baseball team that helped remove racial barriers through sport.

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Canada Post segment posts $270 million loss for 2018

Canada Post is reporting a loss before tax of $270 million for 2018. Three main non-recurring items factor into the result: the $280 million cost of resolving pay equity and the estimated $135 million net impact of the labour disruption in the fall, partially offset by a $48 million gain after an actuarial update to workers compensation liabilities.

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Canada Post makes sending and receiving mail even sweeter

Here's a tasty fact: traditional Canadian desserts offer more than a scrumptious end to a meal. Behind many sweet treats is lore about Canada's history, such as a pie made from the berries that once helped Indigenous communities survive long prairie winters to the tarte au sucre that reminded colonists in New France of their former homeland.

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Canadians in Flight stamp issue honours pilots, designers and aircraft that made aviation history

Canada Post will issue five stamps that celebrate legendary examples of Canadian ingenuity, technological prowess and courage in civilian and military aviation.

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Canada Post’s role in helping law enforcement fight opioids

The growing and devastating toll that illicit opioid use is taking on Canadians and communities is shocking. No responsible person or organization wants anything to do with the distribution of these deadly substances.

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Canada Post Community Foundation for Children accepting grant applications

The Canada Post Community Foundation for Children is accepting applications for 2019 grants. More than $1.15 million is available for charities, school programs and groups that serve the needs of young people. Applications are available until April 5, and are open to national and grassroots local organizations across the country.

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New Canada Post President and CEO appointed

Jessica McDonald, Chair of the Board of Directors of Canada Post, is pleased with the appointment of Doug Ettinger as President and CEO of Canada Post. The announcement was made earlier today by the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility. His appointment is effective Monday, March 4, 2019.

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Canada Post sweetens Valentine's Day with new flower issue

With so many of Canada Post’s annual flower stamps found on wedding stationery, it seems fitting that this year’s featured flower has had a long association with love and romance.

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Canada Post issues stamp honouring postal pioneer

Canada Post issues a stamp honouring Albert Jackson, thought to be the first Black letter carrier in Canada. Jackson earned his appointment to the civil service in 1882, but faced racism from his colleagues, media and members of the public as he pursued what ultimately turned out to be a successful 36-year career with the postal service.

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Canada Post celebrates the Year of the Pig

Canada Post rings in the Lunar New Year with a two-stamp issue on January 18, the 11th in its current 12-year series. In honour of the Year of the Pig, the stamps feature Zhu Bajie, or Pigsy, a character from the celebrated 16th century Chinese novel Journey to the West.

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From Far and Wide returns: nine more stamps celebrating coast-to-coast-to-coast splendor

Canada Post has issued the second set of stamps in the multiyear From Far and Wide series — its name inspired by a line in the lyrics of “O Canada” — that promises to take Canadians on an armchair journey to some of the most breathtaking and memorable must-see locations.

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Canada Post issues new stamp for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Canada Post issued a new stamp paying tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, bearing a 2017 photo of the Queen taken in Portsmouth, England, by Chris Jackson.

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Price of a domestic stamp rises to 90 cents from 85 cents

Postage rates rise on January 14, with the price for stamps purchased in a booklet, coil or pane for domestic Lettermail&8482; items weighing 30 grams or less increasing to $0.90, up from $0.85. The price of a single domestic stamp will increase to $1.05, up from $1.00.

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Canada Post provides update on holiday delivery service

We understand the important role Canada Post plays in delivering the holidays for Canadians, and in supporting Canadian online retailers to be successful, especially at this time of year. We are processing and delivering mail and parcels across the country and have taken every extra effort to get caught up as quickly as possible.

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Canada Post provides update on holiday delivery service

We understand the important role Canada Post plays in delivering the holidays for Canadians, and in supporting Canadian online retailers to be successful, especially at this time of year.

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Canadians in Flight, Vancouver's Asahi baseball team and Canada's first Black letter carrier are among highlights of the 2019 stamp program

Aviation trailblazers, Japanese-Canadian athletes who triumphed on the ball diamond but were interned during the Second World War, and the 150th anniversary of the Red River Resistance are all on next year's stamps.

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Canada Post provides update on holiday delivery service

We understand the important role Canada Post plays in delivering the holidays for Canadians, and in supporting Canadian online retailers to be successful, especially at this time of year. While significant and uneven backlogs continue to pose a challenge, we are processing and delivering mail and parcels across the country and have taken every extra effort to get caught up as quickly as possible.

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Canada Post provides holiday delivery service update

We understand the important role Canada Post plays in delivering the holidays for Canadians, and in supporting Canadian online retailers to be successful, especially at this time of year. While significant and uneven backlogs continue to pose a challenge, we are processing and delivering mail and parcels across the country and have taken every extra effort to get caught up as quickly as possible.

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Canada Post segment reports $94-million loss before tax in third quarter

Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $94 million for the third quarter of 2018, mainly due to the costs of implementing the final pay equity ruling, which will adjust how much delivery employees in suburban and rural Canada (RSMC) are paid.

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Canada Post proposes last-ditch effort to deliver the holidays by introducing a cooling-off period

OTTAWA - With no deal emerging from the weekend's efforts, Canada Post is focusing on saving the holiday season deliveries that are so critical for retailers, charities and Canadians.

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CUPW strikes continue in Kelowna, Edmonton and Saint John

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) continues strike activity in Kelowna, B.C., in Edmonton, Alta., and in Saint John, N.B.

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CUPW strikes return to Kelowna, continue in Edmonton, Victoria and across Manitoba

OTTAWA – While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strikes on Friday in Kelowna, as well as in the main cities of Manitoba: Winnipeg (except the processing plant), Brandon, Portage la Prairie, The Pas, Dauphin, Flin Flon and Thompson. Strikes also continue in Saint John, N.B., Edmonton, Alta. and Victoria, B.C.

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CUPW shuts down most of Manitoba, continues strikes in Edmonton, Ontario and New Brunswick

OTTAWA – While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strikes on Friday in the main cities of Manitoba: Winnipeg (except the processing plant), Brandon, Portage la Prairie, The Pas, Dauphin, Flin Flon and Thompson. Strikes also started Friday in Edmonton, Alta. and in Port Hope, Orangeville and Markham, Ont. Strikes also continue in Moncton and Saint John, N.B., and in one letter carrier depot in downtown Toronto.

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Canada Post tables significant offer to quickly resolve negotiations and clear backlogs with holiday rush coming

OTTAWA – Canada Post has tabled a significant offer with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) to bring resolution to negotiations as union strikes have created an urgent situation that could significantly impact Canadians and the Canadian retail economy this holiday season.

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CUPW begins fourth week of strikes by closing two major processing centres, causing further backlogs and delays

Despite lengthy discussions and continued proposals by Canada Post to respond to the union’s demands through three rounds of mediation, we are still no closer to a deal.

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CUPW shuts down Toronto and a Scarborough distribution centre

OTTAWA – While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strikes this morning in Toronto and at the York Distribution Centre in Scarborough, Ont.

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CUPW’s strikes return to Vancouver impacting a major Canada Post processing centre

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has resumed rotating strikes at a major processing centre in Vancouver. CUPW has also begun job action in Whitehorse, Yukon, and in Creston, Elk Valley, Golden, Grand Forks, Kimberley, Kitimat, Powell River, Prince Rupert, Salmon Arm, Revelstoke, Smithers, Sunshine Coast and Terrace, B.C.

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CUPW strikes hit 10 more communities across Ontario

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has begun job action this morning in Hawkesbury, Alexandria, Napanee, Collingwood, Muskoka, Pembroke, Hearst, Englehart, New Liskeard and Kirkland Lake, Ont.

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CUPW begins job action in Nova Scotia, Chaudière-Appalaches, ends strikes in Quebec City region, New Brunswick and at Toronto processing facilities

OTTAWA – While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has begun job action in Thetford Mines, Que., and in Truro, New Glasgow, Pictou, Antigonish, Port Hawkesbury, Breton, Sydney, Annapolis Valley, Bridgewater, Liverpool, Cumberland and Yarmouth, in Nova Scotia. Rotating strikes continue in Belleville, Brockville, Cornwall, Kingston, Lindsay and Newmarket, Ont.

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CUPW begins new strikes in British Columbia and Ontario while strikes continue in Nova Scotia and Quebec

OTTAWA – While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has begun job action in Cranbrook, Kamloops, Penticton, Quesnel, Vernon and Williams Lake, B.C., and in Brantford, Oshawa, Guelph, Midland, Orillia and Parry Sound, Ont.

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In addition to Toronto, CUPW starts strikes in Quebec City, New Brunswick and more Ontario areas

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has started strikes in Quebec City, Que., Fredericton, St. Stephen, Woodstock, Miramichi, Acadie Bathurst, Campbellton and Edmunston, N.B., and Chatham, Clinton, Georgetown, Milton, Orangeville, Port Hope, Stratford, Strathroy, Tillsonburg, Wingham and Woodstock, Ont.

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CUPW expands strikes in Ontario and Quebec as the number of communities affected since the beginning of job action passes the 100 mark

OTTAWA – While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in Newmarket, Sarnia, Amherstburg, Delhi, St. Thomas and Owen Sound, Ont. and in Rouyn-Noranda, Val d’Or, La Sarre and Hautes-Laurentides, Quebec. Since October 22, CUPW’s rotating strikes have now shut down Canada Post’s operations in more than 100 communities across the country.

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CUPW hits Toronto again with rotating strikes, further impacting parcel delivery

OTTAWA – While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have hit Canada’s largest processing centre in Toronto for a second time in three weeks. Since October 22, CUPW’s rotating strikes have now shut down Canada Post’s operations in more than 100 communities across the country. The union continues to escalate their strike activity, adding more communities each day and shutting down major processing centres for extended periods.

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Canada Post names Accessibility Advisory Panel to improve access to delivery services for persons with disabilities, seniors

Canada Post today announced a panel of advocates and experts created to offer ongoing input and a forum for dialogue to help make its delivery services more accessible to persons with disabilities and to seniors.

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CUPW conducts further strike action by shutting down major Alberta cities as service impacts continue

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers

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CUPW conducts further strike action by shutting down parts of Central and Western Ontario as service impacts continue

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in Barrie, Simcoe, St. Catharines, Welland, Guelph, Fort Erie and Brantford, Ont. Since October 22, CUPW’s rotating strikes have now shut down Canada Post’s operations in more than 70 communities across the country.

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CUPW targets additional cities in Ontario and Quebec, returns in Newfoundland and Labrador

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in Pickering, Ont., Saguenay Lac St-Jean and Mont-Joli in Quebec. Since October 22, CUPW’s rotating strikes have now shut down Canada Post’s operations in more than 90 communities across the country.

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CUPW conducts further strike action in Grande Prairie, Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins and Bois-Francs as service impacts continue

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in Grande Prairie, Alta., Sault Ste. Marie and Timmins, Ont. and the Bois-Francs region of Quebec.

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CUPW conducts further strike action by shutting down St. John's and Kitchener-Waterloo as service impacts continue

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in St. John's, N.L., and Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont.

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CUPW conducts further strike action by shutting down Regina, Hamilton, North Bay, Outaouais and Mauricie as service impacts continue

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in Regina, Sask., Hamilton and North Bay, Ontario and in the Outaouais and Mauricie regions of Quebec.

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CUPW conducts further strike action by shutting down Moncton as service impacts continue

OTTAWA – While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in Moncton, New Brunswick. Since October 22, CUPW’s rotating strikes have now shut down Canada Post’s operations in more than 60 communities across the country.

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CUPW begins rotating strike in Sorel, St-Jean, Valleyfield, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que.

While negotiations continue with the help of a special mediator, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in Sorel, St-Jean, Valleyfield, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que., at 7:00 a.m. local time on Wednesday, Oct. 31.

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CUPW begins rotating strike in Charlottetown and Summerside, PEI

OTTAWA - While negotiations continue with the help of a special mediator, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in Charlottetown and Summerside, P.E.I., on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 12:01 a.m. local time.

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CUPW begins to strike in Montréal, continues strikes in Prince George and Lower Mainland of B.C., Peterborough, Lloydminster, Pickering, Oshawa, Thunder Bay, Winnipeg and Brandon

While negotiations continue with the help of a special mediator, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in Montréal at 10:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29. Rotating strikes began at 12:00 p.m. local time in Prince George, B.C.; and in several locations of the Lower Mainland in B.C. at 8 a.m. (Maple Ridge, Surrey, Chilliwack, Squamish, Langley, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Abbotsford, New Westminster, Mission and Hope and Aldergrove).

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CUPW strike actions continue in Pickering, Oshawa, Thunder Bay, Winnipeg and Brandon

OTTAWA – While negotiations continue with the help of a special mediator, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began rotating strikes in Pickering, Ont., at 4 a.m.; Oshawa, Ont., at 6 a.m.; Thunder Bay, Ont., at 1 a.m.; and in Brandon, Man., at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 and in Winnipeg, at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28 (local times).

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CUPW to continue their strike action in Winnipeg

While negotiations continue with the help of a special mediator, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) announced it will conduct rotating strikes in Winnipeg, Man., beginning at 10 p.m. Sunday, October 28 (local time).

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CUPW announces rotating strike action in Vancouver; strikes under way in Saint John, Sudbury and Niagara Falls

OTTAWA – While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has announced rotating strike action will start in Vancouver at 9 a.m., while strikes began in Saint John, N.B. and Sudbury, Ont., at 12:01 a.m. and in Niagara Falls, Ont., at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 26 (local times).

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CUPW to continue their strike action in Saint John and Sudbury

OTTAWA – While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is continuing their rotating strike action in Saint John, NB and Sudbury, ON. The rotating strike action will begin at 12:01 am, Friday, October 26 in Saint John and Sudbury (local times).

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Stamp marks 100th anniversary of Armistice of 1918

Canada Post unveiled a stamp today that celebrates the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War, a conflict that irrevocably changed Canada and its status on the world stage.

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CUPW are continuing their strike action in Toronto

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) will continue their strike action in the Greater Toronto Area for a second day. The union's strike action in Toronto began at 12:01 am on Tuesday, October 23.

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CUPW to continue their strike action in Calgary

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is continuing their strike action. The union has stated that rotating strikes will impact Calgary beginning at 6:00 pm local time on Wednesday, October 24th.

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CUPW gives notice of rotating strikes in Toronto & the GTA

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has announced further strike action. CUPW has given notice that it intends to hold rotating strikes in the Greater Toronto Area, (excluding Scarborough) and most of the 905-region beginning after 12:01 am on Tuesday, October 23.

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CUPW gives notice of rotating strikes in Victoria, Edmonton, Windsor and Halifax

While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has decided to initiate strike action. CUPW has given notice that it intends to hold a rotating strike in Victoria, Edmonton, Windsor and Halifax beginning after 12:01 am on Monday, October 22 (local time), and lasting 24 hours. In those areas, mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up.

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Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) files strike notice for next week

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has decided to give Canada Post strike notices, which mean they could commence strike action as early as midnight on Monday, October 22, 2018.

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Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep scales high-value stamp

A legendary climber of the Rocky Mountains' sheer crags pauses in a majestic pose on Canada Post's newest large-format, high-value definitive stamp. Valued at $4, the stamp is part of an ongoing Canadian wildlife series.

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Canada Post Community Foundation for Children grants $1.2 million

Canada Post today announced the names of the 2018 grant recipients of the Canada Post Community Foundation for Children. The Foundation gave a total of $1.2 million to 112 groups from all provinces and territories.

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Statement from Canada Post's Chair of the Board of Directors and Interim President and CEO, Jessica McDonald

I wish to sincerely thank Arbitrator Flynn for providing resolution to the pay equity issue with her thoughtful and detailed ruling. This is an incredibly important ruling for our rural and suburban carriers. Pay equity is a basic human right and therefore pay disparity on the basis of gender is wholly unacceptable for Canada Post.

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Eight of Canada's top retailers win at the 2018 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Congratulations to the eight retail brands that were crowned the country's best at the 2018 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards.

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Stamp honours police and civilians who support them

Canada Post today unveiled the fifth and final stamp in an Emergency Responders issue that pays tribute to the brave people who protect and assist Canadians and visitors to our country during times of emergency.

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Canada Post honours the country's firefighters with stamp

Canada Post today unveiled a stamp that honours the country's firefighters for saving lives and protecting property and the environment with their skills and courage.

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Stamp honours Canada's search and rescue experts

Canada Post today unveiled a stamp that pays tribute to the country's search and rescue experts, and their willingness to spring into action with skill, determination and courage whenever called upon.

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Canada Post honours Canadian Armed Forces as "last line" of help in emergencies

Canada Post today unveiled a stamp that pays tribute to members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) for their critical role in responding to emergencies across Canada, such as wildfires, floods and ice storms.

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Canada Post stamp honours the country's paramedics

These skilled, highly-trained and compassionate front-line emergency responders provide medical care on the scene and en route to hospital. They respond to natural disasters and emergencies in our communities. They attend virtually any situation – from heart attacks, drug overdoses, trauma events, and incidents involving multiple casualties.

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Canada Post segment reports $242-million loss before tax in second quarter

Canada Post recorded a loss before tax of $242 million for the second quarter of 2018, mainly in recognition of estimated costs associated with adjusting how delivery employees in suburban and rural Canada (RSMC) are paid. In the second quarter, Canada Post remained the country's leading parcel delivery company, and has grown its Parcels revenue year over year in 24 of the last 25 quarters.

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Birds of Canada stamp series ends with homage to plumage

One bears our country's name and migrates in formations that point the way from one passing season to the next. Another, bold and curious, given a name that imitates its song, will perch on your outstretched arm. A third stands as an example of a single population thriving in Canada even though the species is endangered.

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Finalists announced for 2018 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Canada Post is excited to announce the 30 retailers from across the nation that have been named finalists for this year's Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards.

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Weather Wonders stamps feature five stunning images

We talk about it in the elevators and hallways of our work. We monitor it morning, noon and night, dress up for it and plan our days around it. We obsess about it, and are captivated by its beauty and force. The weather – in all its wonder – takes centre stage again in Canada Post's latest stamp issue.

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Stamps celebrate sharks in Canadian waters

Experts note that between 400 and 500 shark species inhabit the world’s oceans and waterways. These fish can be less than a foot long or larger than a bus. From fierce hunters that breach waves and ambush prey, to gentle giants known to nudge kayaks and bask with scuba divers, sharks are compelling and often misunderstood.

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Astronomy stamps showcase Milky Way, Northern Lights

Celestial events like meteor showers, solar and lunar eclipses, comets and asteroids make headlines because they inspire a sense of wonder. Canada Post's latest stamps are sure to do the same. They showcase the majestic splendour of two spectacular phenomena: the Milky Way and the Northern Lights.

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Canada Post proposes new postage rates for 2019

Canada Post is proposing to increase postage rates in 2019. The postage rate for domestic LettermailTM items weighing 30 grams or less when purchased in a booklet, coil or pane would increase to $0.90 from the current rate of $0.85. The price of a single domestic stamp would increase to $1.05 from the current rate of $1.00. The rate change would take effect on January 14, 2019.

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An update on the arbitrator’s ruling on the question of pay equity

Earlier today, Arbitrator Maureen Flynn released her ruling on the question of pay equity between Canada Post’s rural and suburban mail carriers (who are predominantly female) and urban mail carriers (who are predominantly male).

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Canada Post segment reports $70-million profit before tax in first quarter

Canada Post is reporting a first-quarter profit, driven mostly by robust growth in its Parcels business as it delivers Canadians’ online purchases.

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Stamp honours the 100th presentation of the Memorial Cup

Hours before the puck drops to start the 2018 Mastercard Memorial Cup Championship tournament, Canada Post lifted the veil on its newest stamp at City Hall, celebrating the storied history of one of the most cherished trophies in sport.

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Canada Post segment posts $74 million profit before tax for 2017 as parcel volumes grow by a record 24.5 per cent

Canada Post is reporting a 2017 profit before tax of $74 million, largely due to unprecedented growth in its parcels business. Most of the Parcels revenue growth of $393 million was from domestic shipments, which speaks to the important role Canada Post plays delivering for online shoppers and retailers across the country.

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Canada Post announces recipients of annual Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards and opens 2018 application period

Canada Post is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards. The awards recognize the efforts and commitment of Canadians of Aboriginal heritage who have chosen to continue school following an absence from formal education.

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Bold and beautiful, bee stamps pay tribute to native pollinators

With spring flowers in bloom and summercoming soon, Canada Post unveiled a pair of stamps that are sure to create a buzz– as much for their unique design as for the subject they celebrate.

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Commemorating the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen

Canada Post's latest stamp features a portrait of then-Princess Elizabeth months before her accession to the throne. The image is part of a series of famous pictures taken by renowned Canadian photographer Yousuf Karsh in 1951.

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Eye-catching new stamps showcase work of five great Canadian illustrators

Canada Post pays tribute to five talented Canadians whose illustrations have appeared in books, magazines, advertisements, and galleries – and on postage stamps – over the past 50 years in this special issue featuring some of their favourite works.

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Canada Post Board of Directors appoints Jessica McDonald Interim President and CEO

The Canada Post Board of Directors is pleased to advise that Jessica McDonald, Chair of the Board, will be serving as President and Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis. The appointment will start Monday April 2, 2018, following the planned departure of President and CEO, Deepak Chopra, announced last August.

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Canada Post heralds spring with Lotus issue

Canada Post will once again bring some colour and freshness into the lives (and mail) of winter-weary Canadians with its annual flower stamp issue. This year, the focus is on aquatic blooms, with the domestic-rate PermanentTM stamps featuring two varieties of lotus.

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Canada Post celebrates 100th anniversary of The War Amps

Canada Post issued today a commemorative envelope celebrating the 100th anniversary of The War Amps, a widely recognized charitable association dedicated to assisting Canadian amputees. Released early in a year of celebration for the association, the envelope pays tribute to The War Amps and the countless number of Canadians it has helped over the past century.

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2018 Black History Month stamps celebrate trailblazers Lincoln M. Alexander and Kathleen (Kay) Livingstone

Canada Post is marking upcoming Black History Month with stamps for 2018 celebrating Lincoln M. Alexander and Kathleen (Kay) Livingstone, two prominent Black Canadians who shattered barriers for visible minorities in Canada. The stamps will be available for purchase at postal outlets and canadapost.ca/blackhistory beginning February 1, the start of Black History Month in Canada.

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Canada Post celebrates Canadian Women in Winter Sports

Weeks before the cauldrons are lit for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in South Korea, Canada Post lifted the veil on stamps that honour some of the most accomplished athletes Canada has known.

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Canada Post welcomes Year of the Dog

Canada Post has released its annual two-stamp issue to mark the Lunar New Year, the 10th in this most recent lunar series. True to the traditional aspects of the celebration, the Year of the Dog stamps incorporate Chinese lanterns as a central design element.

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From Far and Wide: New nine-stamp issue showcases Canada's visual splendour

Canada Post has issued the first nine stamps in a multi-year series that captures stunning landscapes across the country through a traveller's view of must-see destinations.

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Canada Post segment reports $62-million loss before tax in third quarter

The Canada Post segment lost $62 million before tax in the third quarter, traditionally the postal service's slowest period of the year. Year-to-date, the Canada Post segment is reporting a profit of $13 million before tax heading into the holiday season when millions of Canadians are expected to make an unprecedented number of purchases online.

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Canada Post supports CUPW's requests for mediators

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has asked for the appointment of mediators at the outset of two negotiations with Canada Post. The Corporation supports the requests.

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CUPW files Notices to Bargain with Canada Post

On November 14, 2017, Canada Post received Notices to Bargain from the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). Notices were filed for both bargaining units covering Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (CUPW-RSMC) and Urban employees (CUPW-Urban).

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Canada Post to release Hanukkah stamp recognizing eight-day Festival of Lights

Canada Post will introduce a stamp recognizing Hanukkah, the Jewish faith's eight-day celebration also known as the Festival of Lights on November 20, 2017.

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Lincoln Alexander, Emergency Responders, and Women in Winter Sports among new stamps to be issued in 2018

The 2018 Stamp Program once again sets out to inform, enlighten and entertain Canadians with stamps that tell the stories of the people, places and events that make this country so amazing.

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Canada Post marks the Halifax Explosion with new stamp

Today, Canada Post issued a stamp commemorating the devastating explosion that rocked Halifax on the morning of December 6, 1917, when two ships – one loaded with explosives – collided in the narrows leading to its harbour. Released one month before the 100th anniversary of that fateful day, the issue also salutes the resilience of the Haligonians who rebuilt their city from the ashes.

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’Tis the season: Annual Christmas stamps now available

Since 1964, Canadians have counted on Canada Post to dress up their holiday mail with festive stamps heralding the season. Christmas stamps have become a tradition dear to our hearts – and a joyful sign that the holidays are almost upon us. Once again this year, Canadians can make their mail merrier with their choice of stamps bearing either sacred or secular imagery.

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Canada Post celebrates the legacy of the Toronto Maple Leafs by releasing fabric stamp to mark the 100th anniversary

For the first time ever, Canada Post has adhered a miniature fabric crest to a stamp – to mark the 100th year anniversary of the Toronto Maple Leafs, one of the most storied teams in the National Hockey League®. The commemorative issue also includes both a booklet of 10 new silver logo stamps and a coil of 50 puck-shaped stamps in Maple Leaf blue.

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History of Hockey stamps go on sale in Canada, the U.S.

History of Hockey stamps went on sale in Canada and the United States today after being unveiled at the Belfor Training Center at the Little Caesars Arena complex, which is home to the Detroit Red Wings.

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History of Hockey stamps celebrate game with deep roots in Canada and the U.S.

Today, Canada Post and the United States Postal Service (USPS) previewed a joint stamp issue celebrating the countries’ shared love of hockey, a game firmly rooted in the lore of both nations.

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Zebra Technologies honoured with 2017 Canada Post E-commerce Innovator's Award

Canada Post has selected Zebra Technologies, the market leader in rugged mobile computers, barcode scanners and printers that enable real-time enterprise visibility, as the recipient of its E-commerce Innovator's Award.

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Canadian Hockey Legends stamps immortalize the best ever to don a jersey in the NHL®

Exactly one week before the NHL® drops the puck on the 2017-18 season, Canada Post lifted the veil today on the final instalment of its five-year NHL stamp collection at the Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Canada Post Community Foundation for Children grants more than $1.1 million

Canada Post today announced the 2017 recipients of the Canada Post Foundation for Children grants. Across the country, 103 organizations will share more than $1.1 million.

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Canada Post Community Foundation for Children unveils fundraising stamps

Canada Post kicks off its annual Community Foundation fundraising campaign today with the launch of two new stamps. From the purchase of every 10-stamp booklet, $1 goes to the Foundation.

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Canada Post and India Post mark Diwali, Festival of Lights

Canada Post and India Post are joining hands to issue stamps that celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, an important annual observance for many Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains in Canada and around the world. The joint stamp issue is a historic first between these postal services and reflects our country’s diversity in the year of Canada 150.

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Emerging companies, major retailers named winners of the 2017 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Eight online retailers were honoured as the best in Canada in their respective categories at the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards, the industry’s premier event.

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Canada Post segment reports $31-million profit before tax in second quarter, driven by strong growth in parcels

Strong growth in parcel volumes in the second quarter of 2017 highlights Canada Post’s role in helping Canadian businesses grow through e-commerce. In the second quarter, parcel volumes grew by 10 million pieces or 23.0 per cent compared to the same period in 2016 and Domestic Parcels volumes grew by 7 million pieces or 19.6 per cent.

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Emblematic birds featured in second issue of Birds of Canada stamp series

Canada Post continues its three-year Birds of Canada stamp series with the release of the second issue today. Celebrating the diversity of the country’s avian life, the five-stamp issue features provincial and territorial birds from across the country.

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Work of renowned photographers represents 150 years of Canadian photography, concluding five-year stamp series

Canada Post has chosen five renowned photographers and their work as an overview of the art form over the past 150 years for its fifth and final stamp issue in the Canadian Photography series.

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Inspiring video montage captures 10 great Canadian stories

Canada Post today unveiled on canadapost.ca/magazine a fast-paced and touching video that captures the 10 Canada 150 stamps unveiled across the country by prominent Canadians. With this montage, Canadians can share 10 dramatic, emotional stories from the country’s last 50 years with their personal networks.

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PayPal and Canada Post Announce Integrated Payment and Shipping Solution

As champions of small businesses, PayPal Canada and Canada Post today announced a new integrated payment and shipping solution for solopreneurs, small businesses and casual sellers. This integration aims to make e-commerce more easily accessible for entrepreneurs and small businesses including 83 per cent of Canadian small and mid-sizes businesses that currently do not sell online*.

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Spirit of the Games: Canada’s Paralympic and Olympic achievements honoured in final two Canada 150 stamps

Canadian Paralympic and Olympic greats unveiled the final two Canada 150 stamps today at a special ceremony honouring Canada’s athletes and the country’s success in hosting the Paralympic and Olympic Games.

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Players from legendary 1972 Canada-USSR Summit Series unveil stamp of unforgettable goal, visit with RCAF’s 17 Wing

Canada Post today unveiled its latest Canada 150 stamp by uniting legendary players who wore this country’s flag as members of Team Canada 1972 with proud Canadians who take the Maple Leaf to the skies as members of the Royal Canadian Air Force.

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“Our land”: Nunavut becoming a territory celebrated in seventh stamp marking Canada 150

Nunavut’s Premier, its Commissioner and the Speaker of the legislative assembly unveiled a stamp today that commemorates the creation of the territory of Nunavut in 1999 and celebrates the people who call it home.

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Canada Post segment reports $44-million profit before tax in first quarter on the strength of continued growth in parcels

Canada Post’s focus on innovative, convenient delivery and returns experiences is helping Canadian businesses grow through e-commerce – and maintaining Canada Post’s position as the country’s No. 1 parcel company.

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Hope, courage, hero: Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope celebrated in sixth stamp marking Canada 150

Terry Fox’s sister Judith Fox unveiled a stamp today honouring her brother’s remarkable Marathon of Hope in 1980, which inspired Canadians, captivated a country, and launched a lasting legacy across Canada and around the world.

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Canada Post issues Eid stamp to recognize two festivals celebrated by Muslims in Canada and around the world

Canada Post today issued an Eid stamp that recognizes Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, two of the most important festivals celebrated by Muslims in Canada and worldwide.

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8,000 kilometres of connection: the Trans-Canada Highway celebrated in fifth stamp marking Canada 150

Country music star Dean Brody, while on tour, unveiled a stamp today that captures the Trans-Canada Highway, the 8,000-kilometre ribbon of adventures, dreams and memories – and a key economic artery for Canadian business.

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Canada Post’s Formula One stamps honour five legends who together have won 17 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA races

MONTRÉAL – Less than a month before the next race in Montréal, the legendary Sir Jackie Stewart and the first lady of Canadian racing, Joann Villeneuve, helped to unveil stamps featuring five famous drivers who won the FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA.

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Canada Post and The 519 unveil stamp commemorating the road to marriage equality

At an event today in downtown Toronto, Canada Post unveiled a stamp commemorating the 2005 passage of the Civil Marriage Act, which made marriage equality the law throughout Canada.

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Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen unveils Canadarm stamp at Toronto school

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen was at a Toronto school to unveil a stamp with an image of Canada’s most famous robotics accomplishment – the Canadarm. The stamp commemorates Canada’s achievements in space, science, technology and innovation.

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Charter of Rights and Freedoms, patriation of Constitution are commemorated in new stamp issued by Canada Post

Only a peaceful nation achieves full independence with the stroke of a pen, thousands of citizens erupting in cheers and a band striking up a fanfare – which is how Canada brought its Constitution home.

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Canada Post segment reports a profit before tax in 2016 of $55 million after solid growth in parcels

Canada Post’s commitment to help Canadian businesses grow through e-commerce led to strong growth in the Parcels line of business in 2016.

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Admiral James T. Kirk and Starfleet’s finest captains materialize on dramatic Canadian Star Trek™ stamps

Canada Post has issued a set of seven Star Trek stamps that celebrate each of Starfleet’s finest leaders, dramatically depicting them with the most cunning of the adversaries they confronted on their voyages.

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World-renowned architect Moshe Safdie and Canada Post unveil stamp depicting Habitat 67 complex to celebrate Expo 67

Canada Post and Moshe Safdie, whose revolutionary Habitat 67 modular housing complex earned global accolades as an icon of urban living, today unveiled a stamp with an image of his futuristic structure representing the event for which it was built: Expo 67.

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In honour of Canada 150, notable Canadians will help unveil stamps celebrating 10 unforgettable moments since 1967

Canada Post has enlisted the help of several distinguished Canadians to unveil 10 special commemorative stamps that celebrate the most significant moments in the life of the country since it proudly marked its Centennial.

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Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards open for applications

Now in their sixth year, the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards celebrate retailers large and small, saluting excellence in omni-channel strategy, customer engagement initiatives and community impact.

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New stamps to be issued with France mark 100th anniversary of Canadian sacrifice and victory in the Battle of Vimy Ridge

On April 8, 2017, Canada Post will issue commemorative stamps to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, an impressive victory in the First World War that was a coming-of-age moment for Canada.

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Are customer returns the next big growth frontier for Canadian E-Commerce retailers?

Canada Post has just released the E-commerce Returns Report, which breaks down new research on consumers’ changing behaviour and expectations of the returns experience.

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2016 Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards recipients announced

Canada Post is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards. The awards recognize the efforts and commitment of Canadians of Aboriginal heritage who have chosen to continue school following an absence from formal education. Since 2004, the Awards have recognized more than 200 individuals from across the country.

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Canada Post joins Digital Main Street to support small businesses in Toronto

Canada Post is joining with Digital Main Street (DMS), an organization that helps local businesses and start-ups in Toronto find and implement the technology solutions that can help their companies compete and grow.

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Canada Post Community Foundation for Children accepting grant applications

The Canada Post Community Foundation for Children is accepting applications for 2017 grants. More than $1 million is available for charities, school programs and other groups serving the needs of young people.

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Canada Post “picks” Daisies for 2017

Once again, Canada Post will welcome spring and delight future newlyweds, gardeners and collectors with their annual spring flower issue. This year, the domestic-rate Permanent stamps will focus on two colourful varieties of daisies.

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Seven Currencies, One Cash Passport

February 22, 2017 – TORONTO: Mastercard and Canada Post, with collaboration from Payment Source Inc. and Peoples Trust Company, today announced the launch of Cash Passport, the latest payment solution for smart and simple travel.

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Postal Code Targeting allows marketers to target prospects who are most likely to respond to their offers

OTTAWA – Canada Post is introducing an innovative new Smartmail Marketing solution that allows marketers to target at the postal code level by combining existing customer knowledge with address-level data, unlocking the power of the postal code. With Postal Code Targeting, marketers can target prospects whose demographics most closely resemble their best customers.

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Canada Post hosts the Head of India Post and delegation for first-ever visit

Representatives from India Post wrapped up a productive three-day visit to Canada and held bilateral meetings with senior officials from Canada Post.

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Christmas 2016 was a record-breaker for Canada Post

Christmas 2016 was a blockbuster for Canada Post, shattering every previous parcel delivery record.

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Canadian Opera issue sings the praises of Canadian talent

In time for the 2017 opera season, Canada Post has launched five stamps celebrating two significant Canadian-penned operas and three individuals who helped to put modern Canadian opera talent on the world stage.

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2017 Black History stamp commemorates Mathieu Da Costa

Canada Post’s annual Black History Month stamp for 2017 will commemorate a historical figure who continues to fascinate and confound scholars.

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Stamps showcase five UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Canadians are invited to discover the country’s early historic settlements and to envision the origins of complex organisms on this planet by new stamps depicting UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Canada Post welcomes Lunar New Year with stamp issue

OTTAWA – Canada Post will greet the Year of the Rooster with a two-stamp issue, the ninth in its most recent series honouring the Lunar New Year. A Permanent™ domestic-rate stamp featuring a rooster image, with its chest proudly puffed out, is paired with an international-rate stamp offering a close-cropped profile view of the rooster’s stately face. Both images are created from lines of gold foil.

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Vimy Ridge, the Halifax Explosion and the 100th anniversaries of the NHL® and the Toronto Maple Leafs® are part of Canada Post’s stamp program for 2017

Canada Post will welcome the country's sesquicentennial with a 2017 stamp program that introduces a wealth of new subjects and winds up some long-running series.

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Canada Post Responds to Reports Released by Government Operations and Estimates Committee

Canadians value their postal system and expect it to evolve to meet their changing needs. The reports released today by the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates provide valuable input into that process.

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Canada Post segment records $60 million loss before tax in third quarter

The Canada Post segment lost $60 million before tax in the third quarter, when the risk of a work disruption prompted commercial customers to make other arrangements to deliver their parcels and mail.

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Cyber Week’s deep discounts, free shipping offers are about to kick holiday shopping into hyper-drive

Canadians are about to fill their online shopping carts like never before, enticed by the roughly 90 per cent of the largest online merchants who offer sales discounts and the one third of the largest merchants who offer free shipping with no restrictions during Cyber Week.

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New Canada Post retail concept store opens just in time for holiday online shoppers

Canada Post has officially unveiled its latest retail concept store in Vancouver, which boasts many new, innovative features designed for greater customer convenience.

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Canada Post gearing up for letters to Santa

Every year, kids from across the country write to Santa, and every year, Canada Post works hard to make sure those letters reach the North Pole – and that Santa’s replies reach their destination too.

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Canada Post readies for record-breaking holiday volumes

The holidays are here, and with roughly 80 per cent of Canadians now shopping online, it’s poised to be another record-breaking season.

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Canada Post’s Christmas stamps capture the season in playful and traditional images

Canada Post’s Christmas stamps ring in the holiday season with three mirthful images from one of Canada’s most prolific stamp designers and a classic Renaissance rendering of Mary and the baby Jesus.

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Canada Post thanks Canada’s Small Business owners with Free Shipping Tuesdays in October

October is Small Business Month, a time to recognize the hard work and sacrifice of the thousands of small business owners across the country. Their success has a huge impact on the economy and Canada Post is proud to help make their important work a little bit easier.

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The Canada Post Community Foundation for Children kicks off campaign with fundraising stamps

OTTAWA – Canada Post has launched its annual fundraising campaign to improve the lives of children and youths with the unveiling of two new Community Foundation stamps.

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And the 2016 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards winners are…

Nine online retailers were named the best in Canada in their categories at one of the industry’s premier events, the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards. At the sold-out event tonight, the winners were recognized by the judging panel for their excellence in e-commerce, omni-channel strategies and customer engagement.

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NHL Great Canadian Forward stamps celebrate hockey’s legendary goal-scorers and storied leaders

On the eve of the World Cup of Hockey 2016 semi-finals, and less than three weeks before the start of the 2016-17 NHL® Season, Canada Post today unveiled the fourth issue in its five-year NHL stamp series.

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Canada Post partners with Shopify to offer Canadian retailers a seamless online shipping solution

Canada Post, the country’s No. 1 parcel company, today announced a strategic partnership with Shopify, the leading cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. With this new partnership, Shopify merchants are able to purchase shipping labels at up to 40% off the usual Canada Post rates when buying labels through Shopify.

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Canadians to vote their favourite retailer for the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

There are only three days left for Canadians to cast their votes for the Consumer Champion Award.

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Canada Post applauds Task Force report

We are very pleased with the work of the Independent Task Force and the meaningful discussions it will inspire.

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They’re back! Haunted Canada stamps return with more spine-tingling tales

Don’t give up the ghosts – another fright-filled adventure is yours to enjoy in Canada Post’s latest collection of five Haunted Canada stamps.

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Finalists named in the 2016 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

The finalists for the 5th annual Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards are examples of excellence in e-commerce, customer engagement and omni-channel strategies. The winners will be revealed at a gala event on September 22, hosted by TSN broadcaster James Duthie, and go home with up to $100,000 in free shipping and valuable marketing packages.

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Canada Post launches Birds of Canada stamp series

The common raven, featured in Canada Post’s new Birds of Canada stamp series, has some uncommon traits: it can mimic other birds, improvise tools to obtain food, engage in impressive aerial displays, and has remarkable puzzle-solving skills.

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Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers reach two-year agreements

OTTAWA – Canada Post is pleased to have reached tentative short-term agreements with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). The agreements will avert a work disruption, bringing much-needed certainty in the postal system for our employees and customers. Canadians can now use the postal system with confidence. This is especially important as Canadian businesses large and small are already planning for the upcoming holiday shipping season.

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Canada Post agrees to extend mediation again, by 24 hours

Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have once again agreed to extend mediation another 24 hours. Both parties will continue to negotiate with the assistance of the special mediator into Tuesday, August 30.

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Canada Post agrees to extend mediation by 24 hours

OTTAWA – Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have been negotiating through the weekend with the help of a special mediator.

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Canada Post segment records $1 million profit before tax in second quarter

Benefitting from savings from its business transformation efforts in the previous year, and on the strength of its Parcels line of business, the Canada Post segment recorded a small profit before tax of $1 million in the second quarter. This essentially break-even result compares to a loss before tax of $31 million in the same period a year ago.

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The Canadian Union of Postal Workers files 72-hour notices to strike

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has provided Canada Post with 72-hour strike notices. The union will be in a legal position to commence strike action on August 28, 2016.

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With strike mandate set to expire August 25, the union is setting the stage to issue 72-hour strike notice

Following nine months of negotiations between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), it is clear that talks have reached an impasse. The postal service must adapt to its new reality as Canadians lead increasingly digital lives.

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Canada Post to host Annual Public Meeting

OTTAWA – On Friday, August 19, 2016, Canada Post will hold its annual public meeting. The forum will provide an opportunity to learn about the company’s performance and growth as well as short- and long-term challenges and plans.

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Arbitrator chooses Canada Post’s proposal in final offer selection process with postmasters association (CPAA)

OTTAWA – Arbitrator Michel G. Picher has accepted Canada Post’s proposal in the final offer selection process to reach a new collective agreement with the Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association (CPAA).

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Postal service will not be interrupted while talks continue

Earlier today, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, MaryAnn Mihychuk, encouraged both Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers to continue their discussions beyond the lockout notice.

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Canada Post agrees to 30-day extension followed by binding arbitration

Canada Post has informed the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) that what our employees and our customers need is long-term certainty in the postal system.

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Canada Post Prepared to Submit to Binding Arbitration to Resolve Impasse at Negotiations with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW-Urban and CUPW-RSMC)

On Wednesday, July 6, 2016, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, MaryAnn Mihychuk, asked both Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW-Urban and CUPW-RSMC) to submit to binding arbitration to resolve the current impasse at negotiations. Canada Post agreed to voluntarily submit to binding arbitration as an opportunity for both parties to reach an acceptable resolution.

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Canada Post takes steps to respond to rapidly deteriorating business situation

OTTAWA – Canada Post has notified the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) that it will be changing the terms and conditions of employment for all employees represented by the union starting Friday, July 8, 2016. The uncertainty caused by the prolonged negotiations and the union’s strike mandate is having a negative and escalating impact on the postal service.

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Canada Post informs CUPW that June 25 offers are final

OTTAWA – On June 25, Canada Post tabled global offers to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) that were designed to reach settlements without a work disruption. They included modest and manageable wage increases for all employees and no changes to the pension for all employees currently in the plan.

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Canada Post Expresses Disappointment with Response from the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW)

Canada Post is extremely disappointed with the response from the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) at the bargaining tables. Late Friday evening, CUPW tabled offers that would add at least $1 Billion in new costs over the term of a new collective agreement while rejecting the Corporation’s approach to address the long-term issues with the employee pension plan.

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Public Advisory from Canada Post Regarding a Potential Work Disruption

Labour negotiations between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) continue. Talks have been ongoing since late 2015, and the parties are now in the final stretch. No legal work disruption can occur until July 2, 2016. Details of the offers are highlighted in the background section below.

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Canada Post’s innovative FlexDelivery service earns global recognition at World Post & Parcel Awards

Canada Post’s efforts to innovate and offer online shoppers greater convenience have been recognized with a prestigious global award.

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2015 Social Responsibility Report shows lost-time injury frequency fell 44% in four years

Canada Post and its employees reduced lost-time injury frequency by 17 per cent in 2015 and by 44 per cent in the last four years, an achievement highlighted in the 2015 Social Responsibility Report released today.

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Canada Post segment reports first-quarter profit before tax of $44 million as parcel business grows

Continuing strength in the Parcels line of business contributed to a $44-million profit before tax for the Canada Post segment in the first quarter of 2016. This compares to a profit before tax of $24 million in the same period a year ago.

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Predator or prey? There’s more than meets the eye in Dinos of Canada stamp sequel

The mystery about the prehistoric creatures depicted in Canada Post’s exciting new Dinos of Canada stamp series is whether they are the hunters or the hunted.

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Online shoppers’ love of free shipping drives behaviour

Canada’s online shoppers love a bargain when it comes to shipping fees, so much so that they will sacrifice fast shipping for free shipping, buy from a competitor who offers free shipping or even delay their purchase because they expect a merchant to offer free shipping soon as part of a promotion.

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Canada Post segment reports profit before tax in 2015 of $63 million

Solid efforts across the organization to improve service and deliver greater convenience for Canadian online shoppers led to unprecedented growth in the Parcels line of business in 2015. This growth contributed to a profit before tax of $63 million for the Canada Post segment in 2015, compared to a profit before tax of $194 million in 2014.

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Canada Post welcomes Government of Canada review of postal service

Canada Post welcomes the review of postal service in Canada announced today by the Minister of Public Services and Procurement, the Honourable Judy Foote.

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Star TrekTM 50th anniversary collection ready to warp into the hands of fans and collectors

Stamp collectors and fans of Star Trek will long for a working transporter on May 5, 2016. That way they could beam themselves to the nearest post office and be among the first to take home their favourites from the multi-stamp and collectible issue that pays homage to the original television series.

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Celebration of Canada’s finest photographers continues in latest Canada Post stamp series

Canada Post continues its celebration of Canada’s best photographers of the past 150 years with the release today of the fourth issue of stamps in a five-year series.

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Applications open for Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Applications are open for the fifth annual Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards. Retailers of all sizes and from all across Canada are invited to enter the competition that recognizes and rewards excellence in e-commerce, customer engagement and omni-channel strategies.

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Canada Post files for conciliation

Today, Canada Post advised the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) that it has filed Notices of Dispute with the Minister of Labour in ongoing negotiations with CUPW-Urban and Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMC). These notices ask the Minister to appoint a conciliator in each negotiation.

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New stamp marks centennial of women’s suffrage in Canada

Canada Post today issued a new stamp that pays tribute to the women who fought and won the right to vote 100 years ago in this country.

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Canada Post Community Foundation accepting grant applications

Starting today, the Canada Post Community Foundation for Children is accepting grant applications until midnight on Monday, April 11.

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Flower series blooms again with set of hydrangea stamps

With spring just around the corner, Canada Post continues its perennially popular flower series with two new stamps featuring the billowy and showy hydrangea cultivars beloved by Canadian gardeners.

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Stamp honours Black Canadian unit in First World War

With their country going to war in 1914, Black Canadians stepped forward to join the fight but many were turned away because of racial prejudice.

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Romantics sweet on postmarks from four unique post offices

For thousands of romantics around the world, a post office by any other name would never be as sweet.

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2015 Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards recipients announced

More than 200 individuals over the last decade recognized for their efforts to continue their education

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New stamp features British fashion photographer's celebrated portrait capturing Queen's 'very kind eyes'

A black-and-white portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II taken by legendary British fashion photographer David Bailey adorns the latest in a long line of Canadian stamps honouring The Queen.

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Monkey takes centre stage in 12-year Lunar New Year series

Today, Canada Post unveiled the images that will be featured on commemorative stamps celebrating the Year of the Monkey, which begins February 8, 2016 and ends January 27, 2017.

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2016 regulated postage stamp rates to remain at current levels

Consumer-facing regulated postage stamp rates will not increase in January 2016.

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Canada Post segment reports $13-million loss before tax in the third quarter

Continued growth in the Parcels business helped ease the impact of falling Transaction Mail volumes and higher employee benefit expenses as the Canada Post segment reported a loss before tax of $13 million in the third quarter, ended October 3, 2015.

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Time to write to Santa!

Santa took a brief pause from his workshop in the North Pole this morning to visit patients at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto.

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Canada Post’s 2016 stamp program: exploring the Canadian cultural, historical, and natural landscape

From historic achievements and milestone moments in Canada’s political movement to wild creatures from the past and present, the subjects Canada Post has announced for its 2016 stamp program are unique threads in the nation’s fabric.

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Christmas stamps feature historic nativity-themed painting and a trio of amusing animal portraits

Canada Post combines whimsical holiday Canadiana with a traditional sacred Christmas image in this year’s holiday stamps offering. These beautifully designed stamps will add a special touch of holiday joy to cards and letters sent across the country and beyond.

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Canada Post ready for anticipated record-breaking parcel volume this holiday season

With parcel volumes expected to hit record levels again this year, Canada Post is gearing up for its busiest season in history.

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A drive-thru, a fitting room and self-serve kiosks: with innovative store, Canada Post redefines convenience

Canada Post is taking customer convenience to a new level with the Drive-thru Parcel Centre that officially opened today in Richmond Hill, Ont. Two of its many innovations – a drive-thru for parcel pickup and a fitting room – are the first of their kind in any postal outlet in North America.

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E-commerce continues to grow but online shopping evolving

New data from Canada Post released today shows that as e-commerce continues to grow at double-digit rates, the online retail market has started to evolve.

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Statement from Canada Post regarding community mailbox program

Canada Post is temporarily suspending future deployment of the program to convert door-to-door mail delivery to community mailboxes.

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Canada Post launches Delivered Tonight™ in Montreal

Canada Post today officially launched Delivered Tonight™ in Montreal, the third major city in Canada where customers can have their purchases delivered within hours of placing their online order.

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NHL Great Canadian Goalies stamps celebrate six innovators, influencers

Less than a week before the puck drops to start the 2015-16 NHL season, Canada Post lifted the veil today on a new stamp issue that celebrates six goaltending greats who transformed hockey.

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2015 winners named in Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

This year’s winners in the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards – established brands and emerging entrepreneurs alike – were celebrated by leaders in Canada’s e-commerce industry at a sold-out event.

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New stamp offers Canadians a way to help improve the lives of children

Canada Post today unveiled its new Community Foundation stamp, officially kicking off the annual month-long fundraising campaign to help improve the lives of children and youth. The image on the stamp is an illustration by renowned Quebec artist Marie-Eve Tremblay.

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Ghostly tales from across the country in second Haunted Canada stamp issue

Today, Canada Post unveiled a second set of stamps featuring popular Canadian ghost stories. The stamps are part of a multi-year series that shares some of the spookiest tales from across the country.

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New stamp honours historic reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada

Canada Post today issued a stamp to honour a Royal milestone. As of 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be the longest reigning Sovereign in Canada’s modern era (more than 63 years).

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Finalists announced for 2015 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Canada Post announced today the finalists for the fourth annual Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards.

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Direct mail beats digital advertising in driving consumers to act: neuromarketing study

A groundbreaking neuromarketing study shows that direct mail continues to play an important role in the marketing mix, stimulating 70% higher brand recall and driving consumers to act.

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Canada Post segment reports $31-million loss before tax in the second quarter

The Canada Post segment reported a loss before tax of $31 million for the second quarter as Transaction Mail volumes fell sharply. The loss was also driven by higher employee benefit expenses, partially offset by continued strong growth in the Parcels business.

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Weekend website outage as Canada Post upgrades IT

Canada Post will be shutting down its corporate website, canadapost.ca, and its web services and mobile app from Friday, August 21, 9:00 p.m. Eastern to Sunday August 23, 7:00 p.m. Eastern as it completes an important upgrade of its IT infrastructure.

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Sir John Franklin's flagship found on Canadian stamps

In a special ceremony held at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic this morning, Canada Post unveiled three stamps commemorating Sir John Franklin’s 1845 search for the Northwest Passage and the discovery of his vanished flagship − HMS Erebus − in September 2014.

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Stamp celebrates Alice Munro, Nobel Prize-winning writer

Alice Munro, the recognized master of the exquisitely honed short story and the first Canadian woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, is celebrated on a new stamp that pays homage to elements of her work.

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2016 postage rates proposed

Canada Post is proposing to increase postage rates in 2016 as declining mail volumes continue to have a significant impact on its financial situation.

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‘Ritual’ around marketing mail, its physical presence allow brand content to take root, spur action: study

Brands vying for the consumer’s attention face a challenge: to cut through the noise in the lives of people lead awash in digital content, whose attention span expires in seconds.

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Canada Post partners with Crawford Technologies to provide epost enterprise solution

Canada Post, in collaboration with Crawford Technologies, is announcing today a new enterprise software solution that simplifies the process of interfacing to and uploading high-volume transaction documents to the epostTM digital mail delivery platform.

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Canada’s striking weather wonders highlighted in new set of stamps

Canada Post today unveiled, with help from The Weather Network and the Honourable Lisa Raitt, five new stamps designed to showcase one of Canadians’ most popular topics: the weather.

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2014 Social Responsibility Report shows continued reduction in lost-time injury frequency

Canada Post’s commitment to socially responsible business practices continues to have a positive impact on its efforts to reduce lost-time injury frequency.

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Canada Post segment reports profit before tax of $24 million for the first quarter of 2015

The Canada Post segment reported a profit before tax of $24 million for the first quarter ended April 4, 2015, compared to a loss before tax of $27 million for the first quarter of 2014.

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Canada Post delivers choice to online shoppers

Busy people who are always on the go often wish life was easier – and now online shoppers can make their lives easier thanks to an innovative new service called FlexDelivery™.

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New stamps aim to promote awareness of responsible pet ownership

Canadians love their pets – including some 10 million cats, 5.5 million dogs and plenty of rodents, reptiles, birds and fish. Love Your Pet: Responsible Pet Ownership is a colourful new stamp series that offers reminders of the importance of spaying or neutering, regular visits to the veterinarian, proper nutrition, creating comfortable surroundings, and plenty of play, exercise and attention.

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Enduring elegy by combat surgeon featured in new stamp

Canada Post will issue a stamp to mark the 100th anniversary of the poignant poem that made the poppy an international symbol of wartime sacrifices and has been recited in ceremonies for a century.

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Sinclair and Buchanan on stamp as Canada hosts FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™

Canada’s most accomplished women’s soccer player and a rising star on the Canadian squad are both captured in action on a new stamp to mark Canada’s hosting of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™.

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Canada Post launches Solutions for Small Business

Canada Post Solutions for Small Business, introduced today, is a full suite of products and services that offers more ways to help the country’s 1.2 million small and medium-sized businesses succeed.

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Retailers invited to vie for spotlight, $1 million in prizes

Centre stage recognition at a prestigious gala attended by industry leaders and $1 million in prizing await the entrants who succeed in the country’s biggest competition to celebrate excellence in e-commerce.

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Dinosaurs come to life on Canada Post stamps

With a unique 3-D-like design that breaks through the boundaries of a typical stamp, Canada Post brings to life five prehistoric animals that once roamed Canada.

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Works of Canada’s best photographers explored further with new set of stamps

Seven more of Canada’s best photographers will be celebrated tomorrow as Canada Post releases the third issue of stamps in a five-year series on photography.

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Canada Post segment reports $194-million profit before tax in 2014

The Canada Post segment reported a profit before tax of $194 million in 2014 compared to a loss before tax of $125 million in 2013. The results were mainly due to three factors that were consistent throughout much of the year – strong growth in the Parcels business, lower employee benefit costs and new pricing measures for Transaction Mail.

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Canada Post Community Foundation for Children now accepting grant applications for local initiatives

The Canada Post Community Foundation for Children’s annual call for grant applications is now open.

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Canada Post’s harbinger of spring is ready to bloom

Canada Post’s much-anticipated annual floral series is this year featuring fresh-faced pansies. These vibrant blooms can be found growing in flower beds across Canada, thanks to their hardiness – and because their seemingly smiling faces are irresistible.

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Canada Post proudly announces recipients of the 2014 Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards

Today, Canada Post is proud to reveal the winners of the 2014 Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards.

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Canada Post pushes envelop to issue Canada’s first fabric stamp

Pushing the boundaries of stamp production, Canada Post has created Canada’s first fabric stamp as a fitting celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag, a symbol cherished at home and widely recognized and respected abroad.

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Canada Post responds to City of Hamilton report

At Canada Post we are committed to working with municipalities as we convert the remaining one third of Canadian households that receive door-to-door mail delivery to community mailboxes.

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Romantics sweet on postmarks from four unique offices

For thousands of romantics around the world, a post office by any other name would never be as sweet. And it’s because of them that postmasters at four Canadian outlets are doing double time in these weeks before Valentine’s Day.

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Canada Post celebrates hope, courage and freedom with new Nelson Mandela stamp

Today, Canada Post is unveiling a new stamp to commemorate the heroic life of Nelson Mandela, and celebrate the legacy of courage, determination and persistent hope he left behind.

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Stamp celebrates life and legacy of Sir John A. Macdonald on the 200th anniversary of his birth

On the 200th anniversary of Sir John A. Macdonald’s birth, Canada Post is issuing today a stamp to celebrate the country’s first prime minister, a nation builder whose achievements shaped the nation.

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Canada Post stamp issue welcomes Year of the Ram

In its seventh release in a 12-year series, Canada Post honours Lunar New Year with a pair of stamps commemorating the Year of the Ram, a time marked by creativity, caring, sensitivity and transforming misfortune into good luck.

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Canada Post begins to make Operational Changes to Help Alleviate Gridlock in Toronto’s Downtown Core

Canada Post understands that the City of Toronto must address ongoing issues with traffic congestion and gridlock in the downtown core. We also understand that our own delivery vehicles contribute to traffic congestion.

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Cyber Week makes rapid rise in Canadian online retail

Cyber Week and online shopping are rapidly becoming a Canadian holiday tradition. New data based on parcel volumes compiled by Canada Post show that e-commerce shipments as a result of Cyber Week this year have doubled since 2012.

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Canada Post tracking available on Google Now

As the company that delivers almost two out of three parcels ordered online, Canada Post has joined forces with Google to offer its Google Now platform users direct access to its tracking services.

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Canada Post segment reports $13-million profit before tax in third quarter

The Canada Post segment reported a profit before tax of $13 million in the third quarter compared to a loss before tax of $129 million in the same quarter of 2013.

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Santa’s post office getting busier and busier!

Each year, the holiday season puts a spotlight on popular toys and new exciting trends, but one timeless holiday tradition is still going strong for children all over the world.

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Tradition, Santa’s magic highlight 2014 holiday stamps from Canada Post

Canada Post blends the playful and magical essence of the holidays with the sacred tradition of Christmas with its latest holiday stamp issue, released today.

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Canada Post gears up for record-breaking holiday season

With more Canadians doing their holiday shopping online, parcel volumes have begun to soar, setting up what is expected to be a record-breaking season.

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Canada Post is confident the Plan to Secure Postal Service for all Canadians will stand up to legal scrutiny

Canada Post is confident that its plan to secure postal service for all Canadians, including those with disabilities or mobility issues, will withstand any and all legal scrutiny.

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Canada Post celebrates the Québec Conference 150th anniversary with commemorative envelope

Today, Canada Post is issuing a commemorative envelope to celebrate the monumental achievement of the Québec Conference delegates. The envelope showcases a photograph of the conference delegates present at the Québec Conference.

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Stamp commemorates “Wait for Me Daddy” photograph made famous as symbol of sacrifices on home front in war

A spontaneous burst of affection and excitement, frozen in time by a newspaper photographer’s lightning-fast reflexes, the “Wait for Me Daddy” photograph became famous to a generation.

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New stamp collection celebrates Canada's hockey passion

With the puck about to drop for the 2014-15 NHL® season, Canada Post delivered today a quintessentially Canadian line-up that reflects the country's deep passion for hockey. In a special ceremony at the Hockey Hall of Fame, it unveiled a collection of stamps that honour legendary Original Six™ Defencemen, Canada’s seven NHL teams and the iconic Zamboni® Ice Resurfacer.

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Canada Post kicks off annual campaign for Community Foundation

Today marks the beginning of a month-long fundraising effort by Canada Post and its employees to raise funds for the Community Foundation for Children.

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Online retailers win at third edition of Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

In a sold-out room last night for the third annual Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards, nine online retailers took top honours in their categories, capping off a milestone year in the progression of Canadian e-commerce.

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Canada Post unveils new all-in-one online direct marketing solution for small business

Canada Post today unveiled Snap Admail, an all-in-one online tool that is aimed to support small businesses in the creation and execution of direct-marketing campaigns.

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Canada Post marks 100th anniversary of the Royal Montreal Regiment with commemorative envelope

Today, Canada Post is unveiling a new commemorative envelope to celebrate the 100 years of service of the Royal Montreal Regiment (RMR). The envelope, available in select post offices and online, illustrates soldiers charging forward during a training exercise in England in 1915.

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Canada Post celebrates the Charlottetown Conference 150th anniversary with commemorative envelope

Today, Canada Post is issuing a new commemorative envelope to recognize the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference – that began on September 1, 1864 – a historic milestone in Canadian history, marking the discussions of representatives from the colonies of British North America. The envelope, available in select post offices and online, showcases a photograph of the conference delegates on the steps of the Government House in Charlottetown.

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Carrey, Guimond, Myers, O’Hara and Short Recognized on Comedian Stamp Series

Today Canada Post is honouring Great Canadian Comedians by issuing a series of stamps featuring them and some of their most memorable roles. The stamps honour the work of Jim Carrey, Olivier Guimond, Mike Myers, Catherine O’Hara and Martin Short, all chosen for their talent in entertaining and making us laugh.

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Canada Post segment reports $53-million profit before tax in second quarter

The Canada Post segment reported a profit before tax of $53 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to a loss before tax of $104 million in the same quarter of 2013. For the first two quarters of 2014, the segment reported a profit before tax of $26 million, compared to a loss before tax of $36 million for the same period in 2013.

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Finalists named for third annual Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Canada Post announced today the 25 finalists who will vie for a share of nearly $1 million in prizes in the third annual Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards. From start-ups to large retailers, the who’s who of online retailing will gather on September 23 to celebrate the industry and learn which entrants have earned bragging rights and marketing and delivery services prizes from Canada Post.

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Canada Post celebrates opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights with new stamp

Canada Post has issued a new stamp to mark the opening of Canada’s new national museum, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), which will welcome its first visitors exactly one month from today. The new stamp, featuring the tower and curving glass façade of the building, goes on sale today.

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Canada Post adds postal services to the Shoppers Drug Mart on Madawaska Road in Grand Falls, N.B.

The Shoppers Drug Mart at 180 Madawaska Road in Grand Falls is the latest addition to Canada Post’s retail network. The new postal outlet, managed by pharmacist-owner Anne Brayall, offers all standard Canada Post products and services.

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Canada Post marks 100th-year anniversary of the Régiment de Hull with commemorative envelope

Today, Canada Post is releasing a new commemorative envelope to recognize the Régiment de Hull and its 100 years of service. The envelope illustrates archival photographs that recall the earlier days and later service in Germany, Korea, Cyprus, Israel, Haiti, the former Yugoslavia and Afghanistan.

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Canada Post adds postal services to the Crescent I.D.A. Drugs on 101 Avenue in Lac La Biche

The Crescent I.D.A. Drugs at 10029 101 Avenue in Lac La Biche is the latest addition to Canada Post’s retail network. The new postal outlet, managed by pharmacist Zicki Eludin, offers all standard Canada Post products and services.

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Canada Post celebrates Canadian Country Artists, past and present

Today Canada Post recognizes Canada’s contribution to the evolution of country music with a series of five new stamps featuring some of the country’s most renowned artists. The new stamps feature Tommy Hunter, k.d. lang, Renée Martel, Hank Snow and Shania Twain – 5 of the most unique voices in Canada’s country music history.

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Judges announced for 2014 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Canada Post has announced the judging panel for the third annual Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards.

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Canada Post adds postal services to the Uniprix on Albiny-Paquette Boulevard in Mont-Laurier

The Uniprix at 939 Albiny-Paquette Boulevard in Mont-Laurier is the latest addition to Canada Post’s retail network. The new postal outlet, managed by pharmacists-owners Dary Blanchet and Yvon L’Écuyer, offers all standard Canada Post products and services.

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Canada Post commemorates the Royal Ontario Museum’s Centennial with two stamps

To mark the Royal Ontario Museum’s Centennial, Canada Post issued two new commemorative stamps featuring images of iconic objects from the Museum’s world-renowned collection.

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Canada Post adds postal services to the Shoppers Drug Mart on Riverstone Ridge in Fort McMurray, Alta.

Canada Post is pleased to welcome Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacist/owner Christopher White, at 103-112 Riverstone Ridge in Fort McMurray, Alta., as the most recent addition to its retail network.

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Canada Post adds postal services to the Shoppers Drug Mart on Ira Needles Blvd. in Kitchener, Ont.

Canada Post is pleased to welcome Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacist/owner Zohaib Abbas at 235 Ira Needles Blvd., in Kitchener, Ont., as the most recent addition to its retail network.

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Online shopping in Canada gets a boost as Canada Post teams up with Thinkwrap
Collaboration to build e-commerce solutions for tech giant Oracle

Canada Post and Thinkwrap Commerce announced a new collaboration designed to simplify and accelerate incorporation of Canada Post’s shipping data into Oracle Commerce, an e-commerce solution powering many of the leading brands in North America.

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Canada Post’s new pricing structure for letters to take effect March 31
Increase is part of the overall plan to preserve postal service for Canadians

As announced in December, Canada Post is introducing a new tiered pricing structure for domestic and international letters.

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Canada Post adds postal services to the Shoppers Drug Mart on 50th Street in Ponoka, Alta.

Canada Post is pleased to welcome Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacist/owner Peter Lok at 5015-50th Street in Ponoka, Alta., as the most recent addition to its retail network.

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Fraud Prevention Month – A few tips from Canada Post

March is Fraud Prevention Month and Canada Post wants to take the opportunity to offer Canadians a few tips to protect themselves against fraudulent activity.

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Canada Post adds postal services in two south-eastern New Brunswick Shoppers Drug Mart stores

Canada Post is pleased to add postal services in two Shoppers Drug Mart stores in the south-eastern area of New Brunswick, namely on Main Street in Shediac and Vaughan Harvey Boulevard in Moncton.

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Canada Post adds postal services to the Shoppers Drug Mart on Sheriff King Street S.W. in Calgary

Canada Post is pleased to welcome Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacist/owner Amanda Keefe at 830-19369 Sheriff King Street S.W. in Calgary, as the most recent addition to its retail network.

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epost provides safety and convenience for tax season

With tax season in full swing, many Canadians may feel the strain of tracking down and managing their financial paperwork.

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Canada Post’s transition to community mailbox delivery will begin in fall 2014 in 11 communities across Canada

Canada Post today announced the 11 communities across Canada where mail will be delivered to new community mailboxes beginning in the fall of 2014.

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Canada Post and Etsy team up to offer new online shipping solution

Canada Post and Etsy have teamed up to offer Canada Post shipping services to sellers running their independent, creative businesses on the Etsy platform.

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