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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 »

Arts & Entertainment, Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Black History Month: Canada Post celebrates with another stamp

Hockey is Canada’s national winter sport, but historical racism was strong as it was in many other aspects of society, and the teams were white as the snow. It is little known that in the eastern Maritime provinces, black churches, »

Society

Trio gives new (old?) meaning to exchanging Christmas cards

When Canada Post announced this week that the cost of mail was going to jump in January, three Regina residents likely greeted the news with little more than a shrug and a smile. Wally and Shirley Ball and Fred Blast, »

Politics

Senate passes legislation to end Canada Post strike

Canadian postal workers will be forced to resume mail and parcel delivery services at noon Tuesday after the Senate passed legislation ordering an end to five weeks of rotating strikes by Canada Post employees. The emergency legislation received royal assent »