Clear the snow from your walkway throughout the winter for a chance to
win a $500 VISA gift cards!
MONTRÉAL, Jan. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada Post is announcing today the Golden Shovels Contest in Quebec. Between January 23 and April 15, 2012, this initiative will
aim to reward customers for keeping their walkway cleared of ice and
snow while raising public awareness about the challenges and dangers
for letter carriers created by snow and ice on their routes. Each day,
a letter carrier travels close to 10 km and delivers mail to some 1,000
doors every day. Hundreds of letter carriers are injured by slips,
trips and falls throughout the winter months.
To be eligible, customers must submit an entry form and meet the
following conditions throughout the contest period (February 18 until
Clear the snow from the walkway to their home;
Remove ice from the walkway leading to the mailbox by spreading sand or
Ensure that stairs, walkways and driveways are in good condition;
Ensure that the area around mailbox is free of any obstacles.
For a chance to win, participants must complete and submit the entry
form available on the Canada Post website at the following addresses: www.canadapost.ca/goldenshovels Entry form must be completed and submitted by Friday, 17 February 2012, 5:00 pm (EST).
Four (4) prizes will be awarded for a total value $2,000 (4 X $500).
Visit the Canada Post website for full details and the list of postal
codes eligible for the Contest. The Contest ends on April 15, 2012 at
5:00 pm (EST) and the names of the winners will be announced to the
public on April 30, 2012, in Montreal.
The Contest is open only to residential customers in Quebec who live in
an urban area and are served by letter carriers on foot. Customers who
live in rural areas or who pick up their mail at the counter or from a
postal box or community mailbox are not eligible. Participants must be
18 years or older. No purchase required. Each participant may enter
only once through the website.
SOURCE Canada Post
For further information:
Office: 514 345-7503, ext. 54333
Mobile : 438 863-6627