CANADA POST

CANADA POST

November 20, 2006 15:20 ET

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: It's Time to Think About Holiday Mailing!

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 20, 2006) - Correction to the press release sent on November 17, 2006. The second paragraph has been modified.

Canada Post reminds everyone the holiday season is fast approaching and it's time to start thinking about seasonal mailings.

Letters, cards and parcels destined for Central/South America and Africa should be mailed by November 27. Holiday mail destined for Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the Caribbean, Europe and the Middle East, should be posted by December 4. Letters, cards and parcels destined for the United States should be posted by December 8.

Cards, letters and parcels for delivery within Canada should be mailed by the dates listed in the charts below.



Cards and letters...
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Major Urban Non-major Urban Northern Regions and
Centres Centres Remote Centres
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LOCAL December 20 December 20 December 20
WITHIN PROVINCE December 20 December 20 December 14
NATIONAL December 18 December 18 December 12
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Regular parcels destined for major urban centres should be mailed by December 11, parcels being sent to non-major centres should be mailed by December 8 and parcels for delivery in northern regions and remote centres should be posted by November 27.

Need more time to get your packages ready? No problem. Canada Post offers several options (for every budget and speed requirement) to ensure your gifts and greetings arrive on time for the holidays - even if it's just days before the big day. Visit www.canadapost.ca/holiday for information on different services and options, tips on proper packaging and other important holiday information.

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