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Old Jan 1st 2016, 6:51 am   #91
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I mailed Christmas cards from Canada to England a few weeks ago. (I always stuff a dozen or so cards into a larger envelope and mail it to my Mum for distribution.)

When they weighed the envelope they told me that to mail it as an "oversized letter" it would cost $20, but if they mailed it as a "small package" it would be $12 then they said as a "small air package" it was $9!!

I opted for the $9 option!

How does that work???
The rates are bonkers, I can mail a parcel to the US cheaper then to someone in BC.... Boggles the mind Canada Post does.
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Old Jan 4th 2016, 8:56 pm   #92
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Excuse me, Canada Post, but where is my package, exactly? Screenshot by Lightshot
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Excuse me, Canada Post, but where is my package, exactly? Screenshot by Lightshot
That reminds me of a christmas gift that I ordered in December 2013 that ended up being delivered to an address in Montreal (instead of Hamilton) - and signed for. Someone got lucky I suppose!

It took me 3 months to get a refund, sigh.
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That reminds me of a christmas gift that I ordered in December 2013 that ended up being delivered to an address in Montreal (instead of Hamilton) - and signed for. Someone got lucky I suppose!

It took me 3 months to get a refund, sigh.
Argh. Mine ended up being delivered about 2-3 hours after it was "reported" in Dundas. So probably just a glitch fortunately.
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Argh. Mine ended up being delivered about 2-3 hours after it was "reported" in Dundas. So probably just a glitch fortunately.
Canada Post reckons it delivered a parcel to me last Sunday... Never mind that CP doesn't deliver here on Sundays.

Amazon reckons said parcel is in Mississauga, having traveled from there to Montreal, and back again ...

In the meantime, Canada Post also reckons another parcel is in Gatineau; they delivered it here yesterday ...
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Canada Post reckons it delivered a parcel to me last Sunday... Never mind that CP doesn't deliver here on Sundays.

Amazon reckons said parcel is in Mississauga, having traveled from there to Montreal, and back again ...

In the meantime, Canada Post also reckons another parcel is in Gatineau; they delivered it here yesterday ...
Good ole CP, always on their feet to do their best for their customers

Its been said alot in this very thread but shipping and online shopping really sucks in Canada.
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...Never mind that CP doesn't deliver here on Sundays ...
Not even around xmas? We get Sunday delivery at this time of year. When there's something to be delivered of course.

One year were were even getting stuff around 10.00 pm on a few days
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Canada Post reckons it delivered a parcel to me last Sunday... Never mind that CP doesn't deliver here on Sundays.

Amazon reckons said parcel is in Mississauga, having traveled from there to Montreal, and back again ...

In the meantime, Canada Post also reckons another parcel is in Gatineau; they delivered it here yesterday ...
Good news is the one we are waiting on was updated today, says it arrived in Canada (again) on January 4 and cleared customs today, so maybe it will be here by next week sometime.
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I will never say a bad word about Canada Post again as I as currently dealing with the US postal service
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Not even around xmas? We get Sunday delivery at this time of year. When there's something to be delivered of course.

One year were were even getting stuff around 10.00 pm on a few days
Good Heavens! Delivery is strictly M-F here, year round.

The MIA Amazon package turned up today, along with an identical one I wasn't expecting: my sister sent me the exact same cookery book for my Christmas present!
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The MIA Amazon package turned up today, along with an identical one I wasn't expecting: my sister sent me the exact same cookery book for my Christmas present!
I always thought "cooking for two" was a book of recipes for two not two books.
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Here is one for the kicker, a parcel from China got here faster then one from California which says Friday delivery.

Still haven't figured out why it takes Canada Post 3 days to do the final 80km or so, if it was processed for delivery in Richmond, BC yesterday, you think it could be brought here within 24 hours, or even 48 hours, but consistently takes 3 days to do that final leg.

Seems to be the least efficient processing facility known to man, so much for new modern facilities being better, never took this long when they used the old place downtown Vancouver...lol
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I was bemused by this from a Canada Post tracking page.

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Please be advised that Canada Post tracking service has just been added on our service and we haven't enough time to collect a lot of information about popular questions. At the moment all results are being represented without our correction. You can ask any question about it, we will find an answer on it. We will make a FAQ in the short time.
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Typical Canada post tracking numbers: 11 or 13 alphanumeric characters ending in CA, or 16 digits.

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Aside from the poor language, they will make an FAQ soon but please read the FAQ
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Canada Post Tracking | trackingshipment.net

Aside from the poor language, they will make an FAQ soon but please read the FAQ
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