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Canada Post shares shipping timeline suggestions for the holiday season

Canada Post shares shipping timeline suggestions for the holiday season
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Looking to ship your gifts on time this holiday season?

With the many delays that people experienced last holiday season, post offices everywhere are warning clients in advance to make sure that they get all of their packages out ahead of time.

Planning to ship with Canada Post? They prepared a detailed timeline for Canadians to follow to make sure all packages and cards arrive on time this December:

Sending packages

Local: December 21 (Priority, Xpresspost, Flat rate box) & December 20 (Regular parcel)

Regional: December 21 (Priority, Xpresspost), December 17 (Flat rate box), December 15 (Regular parcel)

National: December 21 (Priority), December 20 (Xpresspost), December 13 (Flat rate box), December 9 (Regular parcel)


Sending cards

Local: December 21

Regional: December 20

National: December 17


Whether you are hoping to get your packages out for a certain time or are expecting to receive one, make sure to be kind and patient with your local post office workers during this stressful time. 

For more information on shipping items internationally, you can visit their website here.

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