Canada Post gears up for heavy parcel volume this season

"This holiday season, please shop early. Support your favourite retailer, and most importantly, stay safe.”


Canada Post is planning for a holiday season like no other, with an increase in online shopping this year adding to the usual surge of parcels as Christmas draws near.

Chief customer and marketing officer Rod Hart says Canada Post is scaling up across the country to safely deliver this holiday season.

“We are adding more people, more vehicles and more processing equipment while maintaining important safety measures,” 

The company has hired 4,000 temporary seasonal employees and 1,000 vehicles to help meet demand.

Canada Post say they are delivering on weekends where needed, adding parcel pickup locations, extending hours at many post offices and have improved the ability for Canadians to track items.

So in short, there is no guaranteed date that will ensure your parcel arrives in time for Christmas. Just get those packages in the mail as soon as you can and hope for the best.



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