Announcements

Latest news releases, announcements and alerts

Announcements

Latest news releases, announcements and alerts  

Latest Posts

Canada Post makes sending and receiving mail even sweeter

Posted on by Canada Post in News Releases

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.   Continue reading


Canada Post celebrates the Year of the Pig

Posted on by Canada Post in News Releases

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.   Continue reading


Canada Post stamp honours the country's paramedics

Posted on by Canada Post in News Releases

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.   Continue reading


Weather Wonders stamps feature five stunning images

Posted on by Canada Post in News Releases

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.   Continue reading


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


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

Posted on by Canada Post in News Releases

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.   Continue reading


Archive