South Edmonton community mailbox vandalism latest in string of thefts

A theft at a superbox community mailbox in southeast Edmonton is the latest in more than a dozen similar thefts in the area, according to police. On Wednesday, at least six community mailboxes in the Tamarack neighbourhood were found to…

Coronavirus outbreak: COVID-19 outbreak declared at Canada Post plant in Calgary

Alberta health officials declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a Canada Post processing plant in north Calgary on Friday. The Crown corporation said that in the last month, it informed Alberta Health Services about six positive cases at the sorting facility.

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Canada Post plant in Calgary

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the Canada Post processing plant in north Calgary on Friday. READ MORE: Dr. Hinshaw encouraged by declining COVID-19 hospitalizations in Alberta The Crown corporation said that…

Canada Post needs more measures to limit COVID-19 spread, Edmonton union says

The local president of Edmonton chapter of Canadian Union of Postal Workers has penned a letter to Canada Post’s Edmonton-area management team to call for improved safety precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19. Roland Schmidt told Global News on…

Rural Canada Post offices west of Edmonton hit by string of robberies

RCMP west of Edmonton are investigating a series of robberies at Canada Post offices, with parcels being the number one target. Canada Post offices in Sangudo and Wabamun were hit at around 3:15 a.m. on Dec. 6, according to Cpl.…

Tips on how to defend yourself against porch pirates this holiday season

As more and more consumers turn to online shopping this holiday season, package theft is increasingly common. “The convenience of online shopping and having parcels shipped to your door has created new opportunities for thieves,” said Vancouver police Const. Tania…

Alberta RCMP write parody of ‘Favourite Things’ to warn of holiday mail theft

Alberta RCMP members have put a very creative and festive spin on a public warning about mail theft this time of year. READ MORE: Police rap battle about winter driving takes off on social media Police wrote their own version…

Alberta woman charged after allegedly trying to mail puppies and kitten

A 53-year-old Alberta woman has been charged under the Animal Protection Act after Vulcan County Enforcement Services (VCES) alleged she tried to mail dogs and a cat last month. In a news release issued Wednesday, the county alleged that on…