Free Mail forwarding/Change of Address for displaced customers
OTTAWA, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Post continues working on providing
mail and parcel service throughout the communities affected by the
flooding in Southern Alberta. As the situation changes, delivery will
be established in more areas as soon as it is safe to do so. We thank
Albertans for their patience and understanding throughout these
Any individual or business that has been displaced by these devastating
events and has had to move to a different home or office can register
for Mail Forwarding service free of charge for up to 12 months which
can be cancelled at any time. Customers whose Postal Code starts with
one of the following codes will receive the Mail Forwarding service
free of charge: T1A, T1B, T1C, T1V, T2G, T2N, T2P, T2R, T2S, T2T
or T3B. Residents can visit any post office in Alberta or across the
country to register for the free service. Customers can also register
to receive their bills online through Canada Post's free epost service
at epost.ca. For more information, please contact Canada Post customer
service at 1-800-267-1177.
The following contingency remains in place for Calgary residents living
in evacuated areas. They will continue to pick up their mail at the
following depots. Any mail that is not picked up will be delivered as
soon as service can be restored.
Bowness Depot, 4040 Bowness Road NW from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for people living in
the following areas:
Sunnyside and Westmount/Hillhurst with the first three characters of
their postal code T2N;
China Town with the first three characters of their postal code T2P;
Beltline with the first three characters of their postal code, T2P and
Chinook Depot, 6939 Fisher Road from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for people living in the
Rideau, Riverdale, Roxbororo, Stanley Park/Elboya and Cliff Bungalow
with the first three characters of their postal code T2S;
Windsor Park with the first three characters of their postal code T2V
Erlton and Mission with the first three characters of their postal code
Beltline, Bonny Brook, China Town, Downtown East Village, and Inglewood
with the first three characters of their postal codeT2G;
Elbow Park with the first three characters of their postal code T2T
Customers are reminded they will need to provide government-issued photo
identification when picking up their mail.
For customers who receive their mail at a Post Office Box, the following
outlets are open for business:
Mission General Store, 1706 4TH Street SW
Calgary Central Post Office, 639 5th Avenue SW
Bankers Hall Stationary, 149 - 315 8th Avenue SW
Exchange Gift and Convenience Store, 250 - 300 5th Avenue SW
Dominion Drug Ltd., 665 8th Street SW
Centennial Tower Card Store, 245 520 3rd Avenue SW
Marshall Drug Store, 1231 9th Avenue SE
Shoppers Drug Mart, 1436 Kensington Road NW
For customers who have Post Office Boxes at:
Shoppers Drug Mart, 2412 4TH Street SW
pick-up location will change to Mission General Store, 1706 4TH Street SW
For customers who have Post Office Boxes at
Hing Wah Imports, 312 Centre Street SE
Shoppers Drug Mart, 115 1410 1 Street SE
pick-up location has changed to Calgary Central Post Office, 639 5th Avenue SW.
Most of the flooded areas outside of Calgary is receiving mail delivery
however there are still some sites that are not accessible.
High River residents will be able to pick up their mail at the Okotoks post office at 27
McRae Street starting today. The hours of the post office are Monday to
Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and this weekend, Okotoks post office will be open for High River residents
on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Mail delivery has resumed in Medicine Hat with the exception of a small
number of addresses. For any addresses still not accessible, residents
can pick up their mail at the outlet at 420 Kipling Street S.E. from 8
a.m. to 5 p.m.
Again, customers need to show government-issued photo identification
when picking up their mail.
Canada Post will continue to monitor the situation and work with
Emergency Services personnel and provide mail delivery to more areas as
soon as it is safe to do so. As well, as evacuated areas reopen, Canada
Post will assess the status of our post offices and provide further
For the latest updates on affected mail operations in Alberta, customers
can go to the Canada Post website, www.canadapost.ca.
SOURCE: Canada Post
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