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Canada Post introduces free shipping Tuesdays in October

OTTAWA, Ont.–As part of Small Business Month this October, Canada Post is offering four free shipping days on each Tuesday in October.

To mark this year’s Small Business Month and as a token of its appreciation, Canada Post has given small business owners four days to circle on their calendars, as it introduces Free Shipping Tuesdays. The special offer entitles customers to one domestic Xpresspost or one Expedited parcel shipment at no cost every Tuesday in October. The offer is open to Canada Post Solutions for Small Business customers.

To sign up for the program, customers go to A promotion code will appear on the page each Tuesday in October to take advantage of free shipments available online.

“We also work closely with small businesses entering e-commerce to help them with their day-to-day shipping needs but also to innovate and grow because the more successful they are, the more successful we are,” says Deepak Chopra, President and CEO of Canada Post.

In Canada, small business makes up 98 per cent of all businesses and employs millions of Canadians.

At this year’s Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards, Canada Post recognized and celebrated four small business companies for their excellence in e-commerce, omni-channel strategies and customer engagement. Each winner receives a high-value prize that includes $50,000 of free shipping, along with a substantial marketing package. This year’s winners were:

  • Surmesur out of Quebec City for Best Omni-Channel Retailer Award
  • Momzelle out of Montréal for Pure Play of the Year Award
  • MATH Sport out of Quebec City for Most Exciting Start-Up Award; and
  • Lunapads International out of Vancouver for the Community Impact Award


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