OTTAWA – Members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) — both the Urban Postal Operations unit and the Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMC) unit — have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action. Continue reading
Royal Mail plc (RMG.L) announces that its subsidiary, General Logistics Systems (GLS), has acquired Canadian parcel delivery company, Dicom Canada, (the ‘Acquisition’) from Wind Point Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm. Continue reading
As Canada legalizes recreational marijuana use, Canada Post is ready to deliver it. Continue reading
OTTAWA – The Canada Post Board of Directors is pleased to advise that Jessica McDonald, Chair of the Board, will be serving as President and Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis. The appointment will start Monday April 2, 2018, following the planned departure of President and CEO, Deepak Chopra, announced last August. Continue reading
Despite loss in traditionally soft quarter, Canada Post anticipates profitable 2017 largely due to parcel growth
OTTAWA, Nov. 24, 2017 /CNW/ – The Canada Post segment lost $62 million before tax in the third quarter, traditionally the postal service’s slowest period of the year. Year-to-date, the Canada Post segment is reporting a profit of $13 million before tax heading into the holiday season when millions of Canadians are expected to make an unprecedented number of purchases online. Continue reading
DETROIT — Today, the U.S. Postal Service and Canada Post jointly issued The History of Hockey stamps that now are available nationwide. Hockey fans are asked to share the news using the hashtag #HockeyStamps.
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OTTAWA – Canada Post’s focus on innovative, convenient delivery and returns experiences is helping Canadian businesses grow through e-commerce – and maintaining Canada Post’s position as the country’s No. 1 parcel company. Continue reading
TORONTO – Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen was at a Toronto school to unveil a stamp with an image of Canada’s most famous robotics accomplishment – the Canadarm. The stamp commemorates Canada’s achievements in space, science, technology and innovation. Continue reading
OTTAWA – Canada Post’s commitment to help Canadian businesses grow through e-commerce led to strong growth in the Parcels line of business in 2016. By partnering with retailers to deliver innovative and convenient delivery, shipping and returns experiences to Canadians, the Canada Post segment solidified its position as Canada’s No. 1 parcel company. The Canada Post segment’s profit before tax of $55 million compares to a profit before tax of $63 million in 2015. Continue reading
A 24/7 kiosk in Vancouver, which dispenses stamps with images of Group of Seven paintings, was set up to make it more convenient to buy stamps at any hour.
The Canada Post 24/7 kiosk allows customers to print stamps in four denominations. Continue reading