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Volume 39#16 Dec 2 – Dec 15, 2014, 2014

Plans for 2015 home delivery cancels becoming clear

Canada Post has not formally announced which communities will lose home delivery in 2015, but the word is leaking out through local announcements. While the corporation has yet to work out all its details for the next year, some communities in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia know their turn is next. Canada Post has confirmed that plans, at least in part, include more than 20,000 addresses in the B.C. communities of Victoria, Langford, Colwood, Saanish, Esquimault, View Royal, Campbell River, and Songhees First Nation. The effected postal codes start with V9A, V9B, V9C, V9W, and V8L. Continue reading →

So far communities in four Canadian provinces know they will lose home delivery in 2015.

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USPS pulls back the curtain on some of next year’s designs

The United States Postal Service has taken the wraps off some of next year’s issues, with the release on Nov. 4 of selected 2015 stamps.

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UPU endorses new parcel service

In an effort to promote e-commerce parcel delivery, the fastest growing area of modern postal services, the (UPU) has approved specifications for a new service covering items up to 30 kilograms.

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Britain honours first comet landing

Great Britain’s Royal Mail has issued a postmark to celebrate the European Space Agency’s (ESA) successful landing on comet 67P on Nov. 12.

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