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British Columbia 2020 Provincial Election

We can help candidates with their election mailings. Connecting with constituents is hard enough even in a regular election. We can responsibly reach all voters in a riding or connect directly with donors using targeted fundraising. With over 30 years … Continue reading

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August is the last month for Free Postage

The Canada Post Think Small free postage offer is expiring August 31. This offer applies to small business clients, charitable organizations and others that qualify. You can mail up to 6,000 pieces of standard sized Neighbourhood Mail for zero postage … Continue reading

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Free Postage – not a typo.

In reaction to the pandemic situation, and recognizing the effects on small business, Canada Post is stepping up and offering free postage. This offer applies to small business clients, charitable organizations and others that qualify. You can mail up to … Continue reading

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We are open! (with changed hours)

Mail continues to flow across Canada and we are still here helping people and businesses communicate through print and mail. Like everyone we have made some changes to the way we operate, but as always we are ready to help … Continue reading

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Holiday Mailing Schedule 2019

It is that time of year again and if you want to send mail for the holidays Canada Post has deadlines.  We’ve reproduced their dates below. Note that Canada Post isn’t guaranteeing their normal service turnaround due to heavy volumes … Continue reading

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It Was The Summer of ’89

(Apologies to Bryan Adams) As we turn to fall I realized I hadn’t marked the business milestone of 30 years. In the summer of ’89 I started presenting businesses with a sophisticated marketing pitch: “Do you send anything out in … Continue reading

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Postage Sale!

New to Direct Mail or just haven’t used it in a while? Canada Post has discounted prices available for your promotional material in 2019. Save an incredible 25% on your postage if you haven’t mailed in the last 12 months. … Continue reading

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Canada Post Yearly Price Increase

Rates go up today, service changes in effect Today is the day of Canada Post’s yearly price increase. Most services have seen a modest increase in price; certain charges, like the Neighbourhood Mail Transportation Fee, have remained at their 2018 … Continue reading

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Postal Strike Information

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has given notice that it intends to hold rotating strikes in Victoria, Edmonton, Windsor and Halifax beginning after 12:01 am on Monday, October 22 (local time), and lasting 24 hours. In those areas, … Continue reading

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Canada Post Service and Price Changes Happen Today

See our earlier post for full details of the changes that came in to effect today.

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