Canada Post Prepares for Last-Minute Online Shoppers

There is still plenty of time to shop online as Canada Post’s holiday delivery plans are in full effect, helping it to deliver a record 3.2 million parcels over this past weekend and in the coming days. On December 9, the courier delivered 2.2 million parcels, combined with the 960,000 it delivered over the weekend […]

Canada Post announces finalists for 2019 Ecommerce Innovation Awards

Canada Post Ecommerce Innovation Awards

Canada Post announces the finalists for the 2019 Ecommerce Innovation Awards. Chosen from hundreds of submissions, these Canadian retailers range from large, familiar brands to owner-operated start-ups. Representing various industries, including electronics, apparel, housewares, sporting goods, food and more, each company is a standout in ecommerce. Each category winner will receive up to $150,000 in […]

MoneyGram and Canada Post introduce a new digital money transfer service

MoneyGram announced a new digital money transfer service with Canada Post, enabling money transfer consumers to start a transaction online and conveniently complete it at select Canada Post locations. To initiate a transaction, consumers simply visit moneygram.ca, create a profile, start a transaction and choose the ‘Cash at a Location’ option. From there, users visit […]

Canada Post Struggles with Backlog – Over 6 Million Packages Still Undelivered

While the Canadian government put a temporary halt to the worker’s strike at Canada Post a few weeks ago, the postal service is struggling to just catch up with the backlog. READ MORE: Canada Post Workers Ordered Back to Work Today As of yesterday, CBC News reported that Canada Post has over 6 million undelivered packages […]

Canada Post Announces Shipping Rate Increases for 2019

Canada Post announced new shipping rates that will go into effect on January 14, 2019. The rate increases average 4.1 percent for domestic parcel services and 2 percent for US and International parcel services. Also, Canada Post is making changes and fee adjustments to mailing options: Introduction of Signature as a service feature to Xpresspost-International […]

Canada Post Workers Ordered Back to Work Today

The Canada Post workers’ strike is temporarily over because the Canadian Senate approved Bill C-89 by a vote of 53-25 to force an end to the strike. The back-to-work bill was rushed through the House of Commons last week and then submitted to the Senate over the weekend. The federal government deemed passage of the […]

Canada Post Makes Last Ditch Effort to Save Holiday Season – Union Rejects

With rotating strikes taking a huge toll on parcel deliveries, including a request by Canada Post for international postal service to stop sending shipments, the Canadian postal carrier made one last ditch effort to save the holiday season. It had proposed a cooling-off period with additional incentives to postal workers and try to work on […]

Royal Mail Suspends Shipments to Canada – USPS and Others Next?

Royal Mail has issued a bulletin they have now suspended shipments to Canada until the labor dispute at Canada Post is resolved. Here is the full text of the Royal Mail bulletin: “As a result of ongoing industrial action, we have now been requested to suspend the dispatching of international traffic destined for Canada, from today […]

eBay Sends Letter to Canadian PM Trudeau on Behalf of Small Businesses

The ongoing labor dispute at Canada Post is now in its fourth week and increasingly creating backlogs and delivery delays that are hurting small businesses. Andrea Stairs, General Manager of eBay Canada & Latin America, sent a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau on behalf of Canadian eBay small business sellers. She expressed concern about the […]

Canada Post Worker Strike in Third Week – No End in Sight

The Canada Post worker strike is now in its third week and there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight. While the strike is a rotating strike, meaning it moves almost daily from one location to another, it has hit the three largest processing centers in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal for up to 48 […]