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Canada Post catches up on coronavirus delays as parcel volumes remain high – The Canadian News

As physical stores were forced to close their stores during the first days of the COVID-19 closure, Canada Post was busier than ever as online shopping accelerated. In April and May, even as mail volume dropped significantly due to a reduction in direct mail mail, the agency reported parcel volumes "at Christmas level." The increase was the result of Canadians staying home during the pandemic and turning to online retailers for everyday essentials that would typically be purchased at a grocery store. “We saw levels of packages that we would normally only see around Christmas; we would deliver up to two million packages in one day; that's what we would see around the sales for the week of Cyber ​​Monday, Black Friday, ”says Jon Hamilton, spokesman for Canada Post. . Hamilt...