Access to Information at Canada Post


Canada Post has been subject to the Access to Information Act (ATIA) since September 1, 2007. The ATIA allows Canadian citizens, individuals who are present in Canada but who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and corporations that are present in Canada to request access to Canada Post records.

Please review our Info Source Chapter to see what information Canada Post has.

Info Source is a series of publications containing information about all Government of Canada departments, its organization and information holdings including those of Crown Corporations such as Canada Post. It is a key reference tool to assist members of the public in exercising their rights under the ATIA and the federal Privacy Act.

How to direct an ATI request to Canada Post

A. Print and complete the Access to Information Request Form. Each request must be accompanied by a $5.00 application fee; payment may be in the form of a cheque or money order payable to Canada Post Corporation.

B. Alternatively, you may submit a written request containing the following:

  1. A statement that you are making a request pursuant to the Access to Information Act;
  2. A detailed description of the records you wish to access;
  3. An indication on the format you wish to access the documents:
    a) paper photocopies of records,
    b) whether you wish to come onto Canada Post's premises to view them
  4. Your name, complete address, telephone number during regular business hours;
  5. Date;
  6. Signature.

In both cases (A and B), send your request along with the application fee to:

Access to Information Directorate
Canada Post Corporation
2701 Riverside Drive Suite N1180

How to contact the Access to Information Directorate at Canada Post

If you have questions or comments concerning the administration of the ATIA at Canada Post, please contact the Access to Information Directorate at the address above or by telephone:

Toll free: 1 (866) 913-2473
Fax: (613) 734-6660

NOTES: Click here for questions concerning records of a personal nature pursuant to the Privacy Act.

Business Travel and Hospitality Expenses

This section is created with the purpose of providing information on business travel and hospitality expenses incurred by the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation.

With approximately 68,000 employees and almost 6,400 retail post offices across Canada, the Canada Post Group of Companies, including Purolator Inc., SCI Group Inc. and Innovapost Inc., maintains the largest retail network in the country, and serves more than 15.3 million points of call across Canada.

In the interest of serving our customer and employee needs, Canada Post's President and CEO is required to visit various locations on a regular basis. Canada Post is a member of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) and, as such, he may be required to travel internationally to meet with other postal administrations, business partners, or to attend conferences.

The rules and guidelines for reimbursing travel and hospitality expenses are contained in Canada Post's Travel and Expense Claim Policy. This policy provides directives for reimbursement of legitimate and reasonable expenses incurred while conducting business on behalf of Canada Post.

Business travel and hospitality expenses on this site will be updated quarterly.

Please note that information that would not be disclosed under the ATIA or the federal Privacy Act will not appear on this site.

 1st Quarter
Transportation & TravelAccommodations & MealsHospitalityTotal Expenses
Deepak Chopra $ 817.84 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 817.84