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2014-10-20 12:21:36

OTTAWA, oct. 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - With more Canadians doing their holiday shopping online, parcel volumes have begun to soar, setting up what is expected to be a record-breaking season. As Canada Post delivers two out of three parcels ordered online, it has significantly boosted its seasonal resources and revamped its operations to ensure that retailers can meet customer expectations, and that gift-givers across the country receive their orders on time. Holiday preparations include:...

2014-10-16 12:21:34

OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post is confident that its plan to secure postal service for all Canadians, including those with disabilities or mobility issues, will withstand any and all legal scrutiny. While two thirds of Canadian households do not receive mail delivery to the door, making the decision to transition the remaining one third of households to community mailboxes was difficult. Digital alternatives are rapidly replacing traditional mail and that trend will...

2014-10-06 12:22:04

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, Oct 6, 2014 /CNW/ - A spontaneous burst of affection and excitement, frozen in time by a newspaper photographer's lightning-fast reflexes, the "Wait for Me Daddy" photograph became famous to a generation. Now, 74 years later and in time for Remembrance Day, Canada Post has again captured the moment the shutter was snapped, with a commemorative stamp featuring the photograph, accented with poppies. The story behind the photograph is as remarkable as its...

2014-09-29 08:22:06

Employee-led fundraising delivered $1.36M in grants for 2014 OTTAWA, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today marks the beginning of a month-long fundraising effort by Canada Post and its employees to raise funds for the Community Foundation for Children. Funds raised through an annual in-store campaign, employee events and through sales of a special semi-postal stamp allow the Foundation to deliver grants to community-based organizations focused on programs and activities for children and...

2014-09-25 20:21:40

In the news release, "New study shows need in rural Canada for financial services which Canada Post could deliver", issued 25-Sep-2014 by Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association over CNW, the company advises that a paragraph should have been omitted. The complete, corrected release follows: New study shows need in rural Canada for financial services which Canada Post could deliver OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post launched a 5-point plan in December 2013 which has already...

2014-09-25 12:27:39

OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post launched a 5-point plan in December 2013 which has already resulted in: -- increased rates, -- closing down more public post offices, -- reducing services in rural and urban post offices, making them less convenient while promoting franchises, -- starting the shut down of home delivery, -- and is on track to eliminate over 8,000 good rural and urban jobs The Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association's new...

2014-09-24 08:20:32

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - In a sold-out room last night for the third annual Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards, nine online retailers took top honours in their categories, capping off a milestone year in the progression of Canadian e-commerce. Winners ranged from large to emerging retailers in categories that focused on customer experience, omni-channel integration and mobile experience as well as marketing and outreach programs. They will share a $1 million total prize package...

2014-09-22 08:21:00

OTTAWA, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post today unveiled Snap Admail, an all-in-one online tool that is aimed to support small businesses in the creation and execution of direct-marketing campaigns. Snap Admail is available through Canada Post's website and enables users to create direct mail pieces, plan their target audience, send the pieces for printing and ultimately distribute them in the target markets. "By providing an easy online marketing tool, we can help small businesses...

2014-09-20 16:20:17

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Supporters of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers' "Save Canada Post" campaign rallied today in front of the Eglinton-Lawrence constituency office of Conservative Finance Minister Joe Oliver. The protesters were there to condemn the federal Conservatives' move to eliminate home mail delivery for millions of Canadians, hike postage rates and cut postal service in what many see as a step towards privatization. The event follows a visit to Lisa Raitt's...

2014-09-12 08:22:37

MILTON, ON, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - On the day that the Canadian Postal Service Charter opens up for review, representatives from the Canadian Union of Postal Workers and other concerned groups are rallying at Minister Lisa Raitt's office in Milton to send a strong message to the federal Conservatives that they should be talking to the public about postal service. Over 10,000 signed "Make the Review Public" postcards were delivered to Raitt's office, calling for the government to...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin