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New stamp marks Canadian discovery of insulin

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin at the University of Toronto, and Canada’s postal service has issued a new stamp to commemorate it. Before the discovery by Canadian researchers, a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes was »

Uncategorized

Canada Post is making an offer that’ll be pretty hard to refuse (it hopes)

For Canadians feeling blue-or maybe seeing red–about so many of the ugly consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada Post wants to–hopefully–make things a little better in an old-fashioned way. Canada’s mail service is prepping for a massive influx of postcards–about »

Environment & Animal Life

New stamps feature Canadian animals that turn white in winter

A new set of Canadian postage stamps feature five mammals found in Canada that are especially adapted to winter because their dark coats turn white to provide camouflage in the snow. Among the five, the Arctic fox and the ermine »

Arts & Entertainment

Canada Post features N.S folk artist on new stamps for Christmas season.

With the inexorable approach of winter, Canada Post celebrates the upcoming season and holidays with a new series of postage stamps. The three stamp series features the work of Nova Scotia folk artist Maud Lewis. The works chosen for the »

Arts & Entertainment, Society

Canada Post stamp celebrates country’s first female battlefield artist

Canada Post is releasing a new stamp celebrating the work of Mary Riter Hamilton whose paintings and drawings of First World War battlefields in France and Belgium earned her the title of Canada’s first unofficial female battlefield artist. The new »

Health

New Canada Post stamps honour medical contributions of six Canadians

Canada Post has issued a set of five commemorative stamps to honour the contributions made in the medical field by six Canadian physicians and researchers; Drs. Bruce Chown, Julio Montaner, Balfour Mount, M. Vera Peters, James Till and Ernest McCulloch.  »

Society

Canadian Food Inspection Agency receives over 750 reports of unwanted seeds

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has received more than 750 reports across all Canadian provinces of people receiving unsolicited packages containing unknown seeds. According to a statement on Thursday, CFIA has found that the packages are postmarked as being »

Economy, Health

Canada Post says it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Canada Post has confirmed what most Canadians had already pretty much figured out for themselves. Parcel deliveries are not exactly running on time these days as the Crown corporation continues to operate across the country in the midst of the »

Health

Postal union asks Canadians to help with protecting its workers

In order to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19, and to protect Canada post workers, the Canadain Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) asked its customers to clean and disinfect mailboxes, handrails, and door handles everyday, in a press release sent »

Health, Society

Canada Post makes changes to its services during COVID-19 outbreak

Canada Post is making changes to its delivery and retail services in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a press release from the company published yesterday. Canada Post will be reducing its hours at its post offices by opening »