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.
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.
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.
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. The results were primarily due to the impact of lower employee benefit costs, continued growth in the Parcels business and new pricing measures for Transaction Mail contained in the Corporation’s Five-point Action Plan.
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.