Canada Post opens door to postcards requests

This March, Canada Post began delivering a free postage-paid postcard to all of Canada’s 13.5 million residential addresses (“Canadian households to receive free postage-paid postcards,” CSN Vol. 45 #24).

While each address was automatically entitled to a free postcard, Canada Post has since invited people who haven’t received one to fill out an online form at

There are 12 different versions (six designs, each available in English and French, respectively), and they’re delivered at random; however, Canada Post is also welcoming what it calls “special requests” via

“While Canada Post will do its best to send a postage-paid postcard to those who request one (limit 1 postcard per address), the number of available postcards is limited,” reads the Crown corporation’s website.

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