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Published on Fri, 03/20/2009 by Canada Post

Canada Post celebrates Canadian painter Jack Bush

Canada Post celebrates Canadian painter Jack Bush

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OTTAWA (March 20, 2009) – Canada Post will issue two stamps today as part of the Art Canada series, celebrating the work of great Canadian painter, Jack Bush and marking 100 years since his birth.

Published on Fri, 03/13/2009 by Canada Post

Fresh Rhododendrons bloom for your collection

Fresh Rhododendrons bloom for your collection

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OTTAWA (March 13, 2009) – To welcome the pending arrival of spring, Canada Post today issued a set of two blooming stamps. With its delicate flaring petals, clusters of vibrantly coloured blossoms and deep evergreen leaves, the rhododendron (Ericaceae family) is one of the most beautiful flowers ever to set root in Canadian soil. But the rhododendron is far more than just a pretty face.

Published on Thu, 01/29/2009 by Canada Post

Canada Post is hosting a celebration in the mail and you're invited

Canada Post is hosting a celebration in the mail and you're invited

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OTTAWA (January 29, 2009) – Swirls of ribbon and clusters of confetti burst from an envelope with Canada Post’s dynamic PERMANENT™ domestic rate Celebration stamp. No matter what the event, all festivities are worthy of a stamp and as of February 2, the celebration starts with the stamp!

Published on Wed, 01/28/2009 by Canada Post

Canada Post celebrates Black History Month

Canada Post celebrates Black History Month

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OTTAWA (January 27, 2009) - North Americans have recognized February as Black History month since 1926 and this year, Canada Post will mark the occasion with two stamps celebrating the accomplishment of Abraham Doras Shadd and Rosemary Brown.

Published on Wed, 01/21/2009 by Bloorview Kids Rehab

New savings plan targets families of children with disabilities

New savings plan targets families of children with disabilities

By Louise Kinross

Canada's new Registered Disability Savings Plan is a tax-free vehicle to help parents save for the long-term needs of children with severe disabilities.

The deadline for setting up a 2008 plan – which was announced by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty at Bloorview Kids Rehab in Toronto in December – has been extended to March 2, 2009.

Published on Fri, 01/16/2009 by Canada Post

Canada Post rings in the New Year with the Year of the Ox

Canada Post rings in the New Year with the Year of the Ox

OTTAWA (January 8, 2009) – Are you patient, trusting and down to earth? Do you inspire confidence and disdain laziness? If this sounds like you, you may be an Ox ... according to Chinese astrology, that is. Once again, the Lunar New Year is upon us and Canada Post has issued a number of special philatelic products to mark the beginning of the Year of the Ox.

Published on Wed, 01/14/2009 by Canada Post

Sharing the pride...

Sharing the pride...

Canada Post delivers its Vancouver 2010 Winter Games stamps

VANCOUVER (January 13, 2009) – In just over a year, athletes from more than 80 countries will come together to showcase their skills, learn from their peers and claim their sport's ultimate bragging rights. As Canada prepares to welcome the world, Canada Post invites all Canadians to share the pride.

Published on Wed, 12/03/2008 by LeapFrog Canada

HOLIDAY SHOPPING – MAKING THE RIGHT INVESTMENT

HOLIDAY SHOPPING – MAKING THE RIGHT INVESTMENT

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By Gord Terry

History shows that in an uncertain economy, parents may resist purchases for themselves, but put a priority on getting the kids something nice. With the holiday season right around the corner, parents everywhere want to make sure they delight their children while investing in something with lasting value. By carefully considering purchases in this lean economy, parents can make an investment that will last beyond Christmas.

LeapFrog's five tips for buying children's toys in our tight economy are:

Published on Thu, 11/27/2008 by Canada Post

Are you on someone's holiday season 're-gift' list this year?

Are you on someone's holiday season 're-gift' list this year?

A third of Canadians polled admit to re-giving gifts they don't want or like

OTTAWA (November 26, 2008) – Many Canadians are already searching for the perfect gift for friends and loved ones on their holiday season shopping list but a new survey reveals that for a substantial number of Canadians, the revered tradition of holiday gift-giving may also include the dubious practice of "re-gifting".

Published on Mon, 11/17/2008 by Canada Post

Ready now or not even started, Canada Post can get your holiday season packages and cards delivered on time

Ready now or not even started, Canada Post can get your holiday season packages and cards delivered on time

OTTAWA (November 14, 2008) – With the busy holiday season upon us, Canadians will be turning to Canada Post for fast and reliable delivery solutions to get their packages and cards down the street, across the country or around the world before Santa arrives.

This year, as always, Canada Post is ready with a growing array of delivery options designed to suit every need.

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