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Stamps celebrate sharks in Canadian waters

Posted on by Canada Post in News Releases

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.   Continue reading


Astronomy stamps showcase Milky Way, Northern Lights

Posted on by Canada Post in News Releases

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.   Continue reading


Canada Post will be closed on July 2 for Canada Day

Posted on by Canada Post in Important Updates

Canada Post will be closed on July 2 for Canada Day, with no collection or delivery of mail on this day. Corporate post office locations will be closed on July 1 and 2. Post offices operated in authorized franchise locations may be open according to the hours of service of the host business.   Continue reading


Canada Post proposes new postage rates for 2019

Posted on by Canada Post in News Releases

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.   Continue reading


Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day in Quebec

Posted on by Canada Post in Important Updates

On June 25, Canada Post will be closed for Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day in Quebec, with no collection or delivery of mail on this day. Corporate post offices will be closed on June 24 and 25. Post offices operated in authorized franchise locations may be open according to the hours of service of the host business. This applies to Quebec post offices only.   Continue reading


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