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Aug 29, 2014, 06:00 ET

Carrey, Guimond, Myers, O'Hara and Short Recognized on Comedian Stamp Series

OTTAWA, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today Canada Post is honouring Great Canadian Comedians by issuing a series of stamps featuring them and...

Aug 27, 2014, 09:00 ET

Canada Post segment reports $53-million profit before tax in second quarter

The Corporation remains focused on its Five-point Action Plan amid declining mail volumes OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canada...

Aug 26, 2014, 11:04 ET

Finalists named for third annual Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Sold-out event on September 23 will recognize dynamic sector's most impressive, leading-edge companies TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post...

Aug 20, 2014, 12:00 ET

Canada Post celebrates opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights with new stamp

WINNIPEG, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post has issued a new stamp to mark the opening of Canada's new national museum, the Canadian Museum for...

Aug 07, 2014, 10:00 ET

Canada Post marks 100th-year anniversary of the Régiment de Hull with commemorative envelope

OTTAWA, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Canada Post is releasing a new commemorative envelope to recognize the Régiment de Hull and its 100 years...

Jul 31, 2014, 09:00 ET

Canada Post celebrates Canadian Country Artists, past and present

OTTAWA, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Today Canada Post recognizes Canada's contribution to the evolution of country music with a series of five new stamps...

Jul 30, 2014, 07:00 ET

Judges announced for 2014 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

Industry leaders from Google and Twitter part of this year's panel OTTAWA, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post has announced the judging panel...

Jul 07, 2014, 10:21 ET

Images by Burtynsky, Cohen, Herzog, Hoy, Lambeth, Notman and Vallée featured in second set of Canadian photography stamp series

OTTAWA, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post is celebrating the work of master photographers Edward Burtynsky, Lynne Cohen, Fred Herzog, C.D. Hoy,...

Jun 19, 2014, 10:30 ET

Canada Post celebrates Ottawa's return to the CFL® with REDBLACKS™ stamps

New stamps round out the set of CFL commemorative stamps OTTAWA, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - With less than a month until the much-anticipated...

Jun 13, 2014, 00:01 ET

Canada Post revives Canadian-made ghost tales with collection of five spine-tingling stamps

OTTAWA, June 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Today is Friday the 13th and Canada Post has issued five stamps that are sure to get the hairs raising on the back of...

Mar 20, 2014, 14:36 ET

Online shopping in Canada gets a boost as Canada Post teams up with Thinkwrap

Collaboration to build e-commerce solutions for tech giant Oracle OTTAWA, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canada Post and Thinkwrap Commerce...

Feb 03, 2014, 12:00 ET

Canada Post honours pioneers of winter sports with new stamp set

Sarah Burke, Sandra Schmirler and Barbara Ann Scott honoured for their memorable athletic achievements OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Today,...

Jan 29, 2014, 12:22 ET

Canada Post releases guiding principles for converting door-to-door to community mailbox delivery

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post today released guiding principles that will govern its approach to converting the remaining five...

Jan 29, 2014, 06:00 ET

Historic communities featured on stamps for Black History Month

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - On Thursday, January 30, Canada Post will issue two new stamps featuring two African-Canadian communities - and the...

Jan 13, 2014, 10:21 ET

Canada Post highlights strength, grace with Year of the Horse stamps

OTTAWA, Jan. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post today released its Lunar New Year stamps to honour the Year of the Horse, which runs from January 31,...

Dec 19, 2013, 14:12 ET

E-commerce boom creates parcel delivery records at Canada Post

Postal outlets filling up like Santa's workshop OTTAWA, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - As Canada Post is on track to deliver a record 27 million parcels...

Dec 19, 2013, 07:00 ET

Canada Post adds Canadian Icons to Delivered Tonight™ pilot

GTA residents can now get their Canada Goose™ outerwear delivered on same day TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Just in time for the winter,...

Dec 11, 2013, 10:00 ET

Canada Post unveils Five-point Action Plan to serve Canadians' new postal needs

Plan will return system to financial sustainability by 2019 and ensure continued role of enabling trade and commerce OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/...

Dec 09, 2013, 11:26 ET

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Nov 20, 2013, 05:00 ET

Christmas Island post office sends smiles around the world with special holiday postmark

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, NS, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The post office in the small village of Christmas Island, in Cape Breton, N.S., is a special holiday...