Canadian Mail Service Boxing Day

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As experts in Canadian Mail Service we know a little bit about Canada and their day after Christmas holiday, Boxing Day. We make mailing to Canada easy. Because Atlas International Mail provides direct entry into Canada Post we can offer quick delivery at less expensive Canadian postage rates. You also get easy same day pickup, and we complete all required customs documentation.

What is Boxing Day?

In Canada, Boxing Day is a holiday for many Canadians on the day after Christmas, December 26. In modern Canada it is best known for post-Christmas shopping sales and Ice Hockey games. The UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand all recognize the 26th as boxing day. The countries merchants offer big sales similar to Black Friday in the United States. Retail stores open early, offer large discounts, and draw very big crowds.

The holiday originated in England in the 19th century under the rule of Queen Victoria and eventually spread to the colonies. In 1830’s Britain it became customary to celebrate the first week day after Christmas by giving gifts (Christmas Boxes) to service workers. This would be similar to leaving a gift or tip for your mail man during the Holidays.

In Canada, it is a provincial holiday only in Ontario, but banks are generally closed and federally regulated workers have the day off. Many Canadians will be out shopping and many more will be cheering on their Junior Canadian National Hockey team.  The International Ice Hockey Federation world junior hockey championships start on Boxing Day.

Atlas delivers your Canadian Mailing for up to 50% less than USPS Rates

We offer direct entry of your Canada mailing into Canada Post’s BMC in Ontario for faster delivery at domestic Canadian postage rates. Due to the strength of the US Dollar versus the Canadian Dollar, the cost of your Canada Mailing is the lowest in years. We can help you qualify for Canada Machinable Mail rates . This saves you even more on when mailing to Canada. For questions about our Canadian mail service call 800-852-0889.

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