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It’s not junk mail: Don’t throw out this post card

It’s not junk mail: Don’t throw out this post card

By Clara Pasieka, Native Journalism Initiative ReporterTelegraph-Journal

Sat., Feb. 27, 20212 min. learn

Early Newspaper

Prepaid postcards grasp started arriving in households throughout Unusual Brunswick courtesy of Canada Post.

Don’t toss them aside; the intent is to ship them on to another particular person.

Canada Post in sending each family a pay as you stride postcard, or approximately 13.5 million nationwide, the company said in a news free up.

Joe Foster, a grandfather in Moncton, said he obtained his postcard this week and ancient it to put in writing a message to his granddaughter, Anna-Marie.

Foster, who beforehand worked for Canada Post for 35 years earlier than retiring, said he “save it in the pink Canada Post mailbox earlier than suppertime the outdated day.”

Foster does not stay a long way from his granddaughter, nonetheless said he loves the root of family and guests connecting with minute messages and used to luxuriate in to peep the invitation to rob out so from Canada Post made on hand

“I know my granddaughter and her mother can be cosy to receive a non-public postcard in their mailbox,” he said.

Murielle Redford, in Bouctouche, said she ancient the opportunity to earn creative.

She obtained her postcard this week and save the names of 14 kinfolk who stay in Ontario and Quebec in a jar, then picked a title at random; that particular person would receive the postcard. It made potentially the most sense to ship it to someone not in Unusual Brunswick because she will be able to’t peep them, she said.

She instructed her 14 kinfolk by electronic mail what she used to be up to, nonetheless says which title she drew in the pause is one thing she will rob a shock until she hears the postcard has arrived.

She mailed her postcard Thursday and praised the initiative.

“Meaningful connection is key for our emotional successfully being, sense of neighborhood and overall successfully-being,” says Doug Ettinger, president and CEO of Canada Post in a news free up. “Canada Post wants all people to preserve stable, nonetheless also preserve in contact with the of us that matter to them.”

The postcards, which approach in six just a few designs, are portion of the “Write Here Write Now” program, which Canada Post launched final September to abet Canadians to use letter writing to make primary moments of connections.

However for the postcard initiative, they won’t require a ticket to rob out so.



Canada Post is encouraging members to share videos and photography of them taking portion the use of #WriteHereWriteNow.

Postcards also can merely additionally be mailed through any boulevard letter box or neighborhood mailbox, or taken to a post order of job.

It’s not junk mail: Don’t throw out this post card