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Jul 10, 2015, 09:00 ET Stamp celebrates Alice Munro, Nobel Prize-winning writer

OTTAWA, July 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Alice Munro, the recognized master of the exquisitely honed short story and the first Canadian woman to be awarded the...


Jul 09, 2015, 10:00 ET 2016 postage rates proposed

OTTAWA, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada Post is proposing to increase postage rates in 2016 as declining mail volumes continue to have a significant...


Jul 07, 2015, 12:10 ET 'Ritual' around marketing mail, its physical presence allow brand content to take root, spur action: study

Emotions associated with receiving, reading, keeping mail help to explain why it continues to resonate with consumers OTTAWA, July 7, 2015 /CNW/ -...


Jul 03, 2015, 10:00 ET Stamps celebrate stunning World Heritage sites

OTTAWA, July 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada Post issued five stamps today celebrating extraordinary Canadian locations whose rugged grandeur and cultural...


Jun 25, 2015, 09:00 ET Canada Post partners with Crawford Technologies to provide epost enterprise solution

OTTAWA, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada Post, in collaboration with Crawford Technologies, is announcing today a new enterprise software solution that...


Jun 12, 2015, 09:30 ET Canada's striking weather wonders highlighted in new set of stamps

OTTAWA, June 12, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada Post today unveiled, with help from The Weather Network and the Honourable Lisa Raitt, five new stamps designed...


Jun 11, 2015, 17:06 ET A Statement by Canada Post regarding the Ontario Superior Court Ruling on City of Hamilton By-Law

OTTAWA, June 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada Post is pleased that the corporation's legal authority to install community mailboxes on municipally-owned...


May 21, 2015, 14:00 ET Canada Post segment reports profit before tax of $24 million for the first quarter of 2015

Domestic Lettermail volumes fell 8.4 per cent accelerating the ongoing decline in the core business OTTAWA, May 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canada Post...


May 06, 2015, 09:00 ET Canada Post delivers choice to online shoppers - With FlexDelivery, busy consumers can direct online purchases to any post office they choose, anywhere in Canada

OTTAWA, May 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Busy people who are always on the go often wish life was easier – and now online shoppers can make their lives easier...


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, birds and...


Apr 30, 2015, 01:54 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 international ...


Apr 28, 2015, 15:30 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 action ...


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 for ...


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 attended by ...


Apr 09, 2015, 10:00 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 five...


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 be...


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 floral series is...


Feb 15, 2015, 11:00 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 has...


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 because...


Jan 27, 2015, 10:00 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 legacy ...


Jan 11, 2015, 12:00 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 commemorating the...


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 its...


Mar 20, 2014, 02:36 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 announced...