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Canada Post announces 2011 Literacy Awards winners

Canada Post announces 2011 Literacy Awards winners

“Four out of ten adult Canadians aged 16 to 65 – 9 million Canadians – struggle with low literacy,” said Liz Farquhar, Director, Corporate Events, Sponsorship Programs and Donations. “This year’s Literacy Awards recipients are representative of the kind of courage and effort it takes to improve their reading and writing skills and, as a result, their quality of life. Their stories are compelling.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Canada Post announces 2011 Literacy Awards winners

Canada Post Stamps Celebrate Canadian Inventors

Four significant Canadian inventions – the electric oven, the electric wheelchair, the cardiac pacemaker and the iconic BlackBerry® – are honoured with the release of four domestic-rate commemorative stamps in the Canadian Innovations series. [Click on Logo to learn more]

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Canada Post announces 2011 Literacy Awards winners

Want To Create Your Own Stamps? Canada Post Has an App for That

Canada Post introduced new mobile applications that enable Canadians to create their own postage stamps while on the go. The new applications are available in iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android™ and BlackBerry formats and can be downloaded for free. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Canada Post announces 2011 Literacy Awards winners

Canadian Music Hall of Famer Bruce Cockburn Gets Stamped

Canadian music icon Bruce Cockburn joins four more outstanding Canadian singer-songwriters, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Robbie Robertson and Ginette Reno for the third installment of the very popular series. The four Canadian Recording Artists stamps will be issued on June 30, 2011. Winnipeg designer Circle Design Inc. showcases an image of Cockburn on a CD-shaped booklet on the stamp. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Canada Post announces 2011 Literacy Awards winners

Canada Post Adds Blackberry to Its Family of Mobile Applications

The new application is available as a free download from BlackBerry App World. These tools provide customers with the ability to track their packages and find nearby post offices, either by typing in an address or by using their device’s GPS feature. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Canada Post announces 2011 Literacy Awards winners

Canada Post Adds Navistar’s eStar(TM) All-Electric Trucks to Its Fleet

Unlike other electric trucks that are reconfigured models of fossil-fuel trucks, the eStar™ truck has been purpose-built for electric power, providing a competitive advantage with a low centre of gravity (the battery is between the frame rails, not mounted on top) and a 36-foot turning radius. [Click on Logo to learn more]

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Canada Post announces 2011 Literacy Awards winners

Canada Post Introduces In-Person Background Checks at Local Post Offices

“Coupling the Canada Post network of post offices to the myBackCheck.com platform creates a convenient and secure way for individuals to obtain a criminal record check,” says Dave Dinesen, President and CEO of BackCheck™. “Organizations can direct individuals to a post office to complete their verification, which can be more convenient than arranging a meeting at an office.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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