Canada Post Corp. increases domestic rates today by a weighted average of 3.4 percent for addressed admail, including catalogs and other categories used by direct marketers, and 2 percent for unaddressed admail.
Canada Post increases rates for addressed and unaddressed admail every year at this time. Last year, rates for addressed admail increased 5.2 percent, and unaddressed admail increased 2 percent.
Unaddressed admail consists of printed matter and product samples for delivery that are not addressed to a specific address but may bear the wording “Householder,” “Occupant,” “Resident,” or “Boxholder.”
On average, local addressed admail is delivered within three business days. Addressed admail delivered within a Canadian province takes four to five business days, and it takes national admail four days to 15 business days to be delivered.
Local unaddresesed admail is delivered locally within two business days. Undressed admail delivered within a Canadian province takes three to four business days, and it takes national undressed ad mail three to 14 business days to be delivered.