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A well-known Australian children’s singer is hoping to get in touch with a fan from Chilliwack who sent her some artwork. The envelope with the return address was damaged by her dog Patch. (Emma Watkins/ Facebook)

Puppy eats fan mail from B.C., now Australian children’s singer is looking for sender

Emma Watkins, former member of ‘The Wiggles’, received mail from someone on Henry Street in Chilliwack

 

This sign has greeted customers showing up at the understaffed Canada Post office in Hope, but a return to regular operating hours may happen soon. (Eric J. Welsh/Hope Standard)

Canada Post says return to regular hours imminent at Hope location

New employees are training and will bring the office back up to a reasonable staffing level

 

Canada Post CEO Doug Ettinger poses in front of an electric delivery vehicle after a news conference on the postal service’s plans to transform their fleet of 14,000 vehicles, in Ottawa, on Thursday, June 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Canada Post says it will have a fully electric fleet by 2040

Electrification of its 14,000 vehicles part of goal to reach net-zero emissions by 2050

 

Two people with outstanding warrants were arrested in a stolen truck in Penticton that contained ‘tons and tons’ of stolen mail. (Black Press Media file photo)

2 arrested in stolen truck that contained ‘tons and tons of stolen mail’ in Penticton

Mail includes people’s tax returns, T4s, and other important mail documents

Two people with outstanding warrants were arrested in a stolen truck in Penticton that contained ‘tons and tons’ of stolen mail. (Black Press Media file photo)
Mail boxes are seen at Canada Post’s main plant in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, May 9, 2020, amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canada Post to briefly resume mail service in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Groups in the Downtown Eastside say suspension endangers safety of those who rely on the mail

Mail boxes are seen at Canada Post’s main plant in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, May 9, 2020, amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Various items are laid out for sale on the sidewalk on Hastings Street in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canada Post deliveries paused in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside over safety concerns

Affected customers can pick up mail from a Canada Post facility about two kilometres away

Various items are laid out for sale on the sidewalk on Hastings Street in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canada Post released a new stamp to mark the platinum jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as shown in this handout image released on Sunday Feb. 6, 2022. The new issue celebrates 70 years since The Queen ascended the throne on February 6, 1952. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canada Post
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Canada Post issues new stamp to mark the platinum jubilee of Queen Elizabeth

The new stamp features the Royal Mail’s profile of the Queen which was sculpted by Arnold Machin

Canada Post released a new stamp to mark the platinum jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as shown in this handout image released on Sunday Feb. 6, 2022. The new issue celebrates 70 years since The Queen ascended the throne on February 6, 1952. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canada Post
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The Canada Post office in Hope was closed due to COVID on Jan. 27, 2022. (Eric J. Welsh/ Hope Standard)

COVID case closes down Hope Canada Post office

The door was locked Jan. 27 and a notice was posted letting customers know why

The Canada Post office in Hope was closed due to COVID on Jan. 27, 2022. (Eric J. Welsh/ Hope Standard)
Canada Post carrier Gary Savard delivers mail in Chilliwack on Jan. 13, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Canada Post to attempt delivery in all Lower Mainland communities Friday except Chilliwack

Due to persistent weather conditions there will be no mail delivery in Chilliwack and Campbell River

Canada Post carrier Gary Savard delivers mail in Chilliwack on Jan. 13, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Mail delivery has been suspended in the Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island and the City of Vancouver for Thursday, Jan. 6 due to snow. (Photo by Canada Post)

Canada Post suspends delivery in Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island due to snow

‘Red service alert’ also issued for City of Vancouver on Thursday, Jan. 6

Mail delivery has been suspended in the Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island and the City of Vancouver for Thursday, Jan. 6 due to snow. (Photo by Canada Post)
Several Chilliwack residents complained about an anti-vaxxer flyer distributed by Canada Post letter carriers on or around Nov. 26, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Anti-vaxxer flyer distributed to Chilliwack residents did not come from local MP

‘Please put this misleading flyer into the nearest recycling bin as I have done’ - MP Mark Strahl

Several Chilliwack residents complained about an anti-vaxxer flyer distributed by Canada Post letter carriers on or around Nov. 26, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
With multiple road closures in B.C. affecting transportation of mail across Western Canada, Canada Post is warning customers that deliveries may be delayed. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

Highway closures: Canada Post warns B.C. customers that deliveries may be delayed

Mail that cannot be delivered being held in ‘safe and secure’ facilities

With multiple road closures in B.C. affecting transportation of mail across Western Canada, Canada Post is warning customers that deliveries may be delayed. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)
One section of a bank of community mailboxes in Ryder Lake was stolen. (Facebook photo)

Brazen thief goes next level with mail theft in Ryder Lake

Chilliwack RCMP confirm a section of a community mailbox was taken off its base and removed

One section of a bank of community mailboxes in Ryder Lake was stolen. (Facebook photo)
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Time to check the mail: Every household to receive a Canada Post postcard this spring

Postcard can be mailed for free to any address in Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Neil Davis took a photograph of the community mailbox that was left unlocked Feb. 4. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack resident angered after Canada Post employee leaves community mailbox unlocked

A mailbox on Evans Road was left open twice by a Canada Post delivery agent

Neil Davis took a photograph of the community mailbox that was left unlocked Feb. 4. (Submitted photo)
Booklet covers for two of the holiday stamps being released by Canada Post on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (Canada Post)

PHOTOS: Canada Post releases four new stamps to brighten up the 2020 holiday season

Collection features one Nativity inspired scene and three secular folk artist pieces

Booklet covers for two of the holiday stamps being released by Canada Post on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (Canada Post)
FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)

Up to nine per cent of Fraser-Nicola voters could cast ballots by mail

Elections BC has already received 138,500 completed ballots by mail

FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)
FILE – Mail boxes are seen at Canada Post’s main plant in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, May 9, 2020, amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canada Post urges holiday shoppers to buy gifts early amid surge in online shopping

Canada Post said it was hiring more than 4,000 temporary seasonal employees,

FILE – Mail boxes are seen at Canada Post’s main plant in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, May 9, 2020, amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Smoke from U.S. wildfires blankets parts of Surrey on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. (Black Press Media files)

Canada Post to suspend delivery to parts of southern, central B.C. due to wildfire smoke

Wildfire smoke from the U.S. has led to very poor air quality in B.C.

Smoke from U.S. wildfires blankets parts of Surrey on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. (Black Press Media files)
The Canada Post logo is seen on the outside the company’s Pacific Processing Centre, in Richmond, B.C., on June 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canada Post reports $153M loss in 2019 amid rising parcels competition

The Crown corporation delivered more than 7.7 billion pieces of mail and parcels last year

The Canada Post logo is seen on the outside the company’s Pacific Processing Centre, in Richmond, B.C., on June 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck