Canada Post News

Canada Post announces changes to Publications Mail and Unaddressed Admail

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 10:45
Canada Post has announced price and service changes to Publications Mail and Unaddressed Admail effective January 13, 2014. Newspapers Canada has assessed the impact of the new price sheets on member newspapers, and it has found that although a number of controlled-circulation newspapers may see a slight savings, the majority of both paid- and controlled-circulation newspapers will experience increases, with smaller paid-circulation publications in rural areas seeing the largest increases. The association has expressed its concern to Canada Post about the inequity of the new price sheets and will be pursuing the matter further.

Canada Post Publications Mail update

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 09:46
Publishers using Canada Post’s Publications Mail service may have received a notice regarding the following changes that take effect on June 14, 2013. Canada Post is introducing the Letterflatainer (LFT) as a new presort mail container option for Publications Mail and a new label format featuring 2D barcodes.

Canada Post eliminates High Demand Route premium for Unaddressed Admail

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 15:58
As a result of lobbying efforts by the Canadian Community Newspapers Association (CCNA), Canada Post has eliminated the High Demand Route (HDR) premium from Unaddressed Admail, effective January 14, 2013.

Canada Post price and service changes take effect January 14, 2013

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 15:32
Publishers should note pricing and service changes to Canada Post products that take effect January 14, 2013.

Free webinar for members on Canada Post Precision Targeter

Friday, November 30, 2012 - 10:43
Join Ed Lowe of Canada Post for an online demonstration of Precision Targeter, Canada Post’s new free tool for Unaddressed Admail users, designed to simplify the targeting and order placement process. This free webinar is open to all Newspapers Canada and CMCA members and takes place on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 12:00 PM (EST). The presentation will be approximately one hour and will include a tutorial and a Q&A component. 

Canada Post reaches tentative agreement with urban and rural postal workers

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 12:18
Canada Post has reached a tentative agreement with both bargaining units of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). Negotiations have been ongoing for almost a year between the Crown Corporation and its union of postal workers which represents both urban employees (CUPW-Urban) and the Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (CUPW-RSMC).

Canada Post changes coming January 2013

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 16:02
Newspapers Canada continues to work with Canada Post to make the process of delivering our newspapers efficient. Your input is very important to us.

Canada Post introduces new online tool to manage Unaddressed Admail mailings

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 10:01
In March 2012, Canada Post introduced Precision Targeter, a free, self-serve online tool that makes it easier for newspapers to plan and manage Unaddressed Admail mailings. With the introduction of this new web-based application, publishers will no longer need to find and select desired walks from CPC’s website, write them down and then key them in their shipping tools.

Newspapers Canada launches online mail help centre

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 10:44
Newspapers Canada has created a new online mail help centre to assist our members in dealing with postal issues and concerns. The new Canada Post section of the Newspapers Canada website was built to narrow down the vast repository of information from Canada Post to the points that are most relevant to CCNA members. Members can access a variety of resources including up-to-date news stories and helpful website links to information about Publications Mail, Unaddressed Admail and other business services. The site also provides Canada Post's Commercial Service Network toll-free number and detailed voicemail instructions for customers who need to report late or non-delivery of mail. Members can access the new mail help centre at www.newspaperscanada.ca/canada-post.

Changes coming soon to Canada Post services and pricing

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 13:03
The previously reported changes to Canada Post services and pricing will take effect on Monday, January 16. Members who use mail delivery should note that the upcoming changes affect both Publications Mail and Unaddressed Admail and will cover several areas, including mail preparation, pricing changes, service enhancements, and seasonal discounts.