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May 01, 2015, 10:00 ET

New stamps aim to promote awareness of responsible pet ownership

OTTAWA, May 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadians love their pets – including some 10 million cats, 5.5 million dogs and plenty of rodents, reptiles,...

Apr 30, 2015, 13:54 ET

Enduring elegy by combat surgeon featured in new stamp - John McCrae's In Flanders Fields was written 100 years ago to honour both one close friend and countless war dead

OTTAWA, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada Post will issue a stamp to mark the 100th anniversary of the poignant poem that made the poppy an...

Apr 28, 2015, 18:05 ET

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

EDMONTON, April 28, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's most accomplished women's soccer player and a rising star on the Canadian squad are both captured in...

Apr 28, 2015, 10:00 ET

Canada Post launches Solutions for Small Business

New program offers full suite of products and services for small and medium-sized businesses OTTAWA, April 28, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada Post Solutions...

Apr 13, 2015, 10:00 ET

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

Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards accepting entries TORONTO, April 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Centre stage recognition at a prestigious gala...

Apr 09, 2015, 14:30 ET

Dinosaurs come to life on Canada Post stamps

OTTAWA, April 9, 2015 /CNW/ - With a unique 3-D-like design that breaks through the boundaries of a typical stamp, Canada Post brings to life...

Apr 07, 2015, 11:00 ET

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

Series traces history of photography over the past 150 years OTTAWA, April 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Seven more of Canada's best photographers will...

Mar 03, 2015, 10:00 ET

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

OTTAWA, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canada Post Community Foundation for Children's annual call for grant applications is now open. Registered...

Mar 02, 2015, 10:00 ET

Canada Post's harbinger of spring is ready to bloom

Annual stamp issue is beloved by gardeners and brides-to-be.  OTTAWA, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada Post's much-anticipated annual...

Feb 15, 2015, 12:08 ET

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

Two new stamps celebrate 50th anniversary of Canada's flag OTTAWA, Feb. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Pushing the boundaries of stamp production, Canada Post...

Jan 29, 2015, 11:00 ET

Romantics sweet on postmarks from four unique offices

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - For thousands of romantics around the world, a post office by any other name would never be as sweet. And it's...

Jan 27, 2015, 12:17 ET

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

TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, Canada Post is unveiling a new stamp to commemorate the heroic life of Nelson Mandela, and celebrate the...

Jan 11, 2015, 14:52 ET

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

OTTAWA, Jan. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - On the 200th anniversary of Sir John A. Macdonald's birth, Canada Post is issuing today a stamp to celebrate the...

Jan 06, 2015, 11:00 ET

Canada Post stamp issue welcomes Year of the Ram

OTTAWA, Jan. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - In its seventh release in a 12-year series, Canada Post honours Lunar New Year with a pair of stamps...

Dec 15, 2014, 10:00 ET

Cyber Week makes rapid rise in Canadian online retail

Canada Post e-commerce parcel shipments almost double in two years OTTAWA, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Cyber Week and online shopping are rapidly...

Nov 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

Canada Post segment reports $13-million profit before tax in third quarter - Significant erosion of mail volumes continues, implementation of Five-point Action Plan well under way

OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canada Post segment reported a profit before tax of $13 million in the third quarter compared to a loss...

Nov 05, 2014, 08:00 ET

Santa's post office getting busier and busier!

Thousands of letters already received; Santa expected to answer more than 1.5 million this season from children all over the world NORTH POLE,...

Oct 27, 2014, 10:06 ET

Tradition, Santa's magic highlight 2014 holiday stamps from Canada Post - Issue features trio of Santa stamps, painting of Virgin and Child

OTTAWA, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post blends the playful and magical essence of the holidays with the sacred tradition of Christmas with...

Oct 20, 2014, 10:47 ET

Canada Post gears up for record-breaking holiday season- Online shoppers rewrite the rules of holiday delivery

OTTAWA, oct. 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - With more Canadians doing their holiday shopping online, parcel volumes have begun to soar, setting up what is...

Oct 16, 2014, 11:58 ET

Statement - Canada Post is confident the plan to secure postal service for all Canadians will stand up to legal scrutiny

OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post is confident that its plan to secure postal service for all Canadians, including those with disabilities...