On 10 October 1908, the first free rural mail delivery service was instituted in Canada.The Post Office Department was an early pioneer of airmail delivery, with the first airmail flight taking place on June 24, 1918, carrying mail from Montreal to Toronto.On October 16, 1981, the Federal Parliament passed the "Canada Post Corporation Act", which transformed Canada Post into a Crown corporation to create the Canada Post Corporation (CPC).
They had with them the first bag of mail to be delivered by air in Canada.
Wind and rain buffetted the small plane and forced it to make refuelling stops at Kingston and Deseronto.
John's, John Rut wrote a letter to King Henry VIII about his findings and planned voyage.
Mail delivery within Canada first started in 1693 when the Portuguese born Pedro da Silva was paid to deliver mail between Quebec City and Montreal.
The Corporation holds an interest in Purolator Courier, Innovapost, Progistix-Solutions and Canada Post International Limited.
In 2000, Canada Post created a company called Epost, allowed customers to receive their bill online for free. Canada Post (French: Postes Canada) is the Federal Identity Programme name.In terms of area serviced, Canada Post delivers to a larger area than the postal service of any other nation, including Russia (where service in Siberia is limited largely to communities along the railway).As of 2004, nearly 843,000 rural Canadian customers received residential mail delivery services.Official postal services began in 1775, under the control of the British Government up to 1851.The first postage stamp (designed by Sir Sandford Fleming) went into circulation in Canada that same year.Delivery takes place via traditional "to the door" service and centralized delivery by 25,000 letter carriers, through a 13,000 vehicle fleet.