Does Mail Run on Thanksgiving Day?

The second Monday of the month of October is Thanksgiving day in Canada. This day is considered as a national public holiday in Canada since 1957. Most of the readers ask different questions related to the services and working hours of different organizations on this day but the most commonly asked is the Canada Post. So, let’s jump over the answer to your question that does Canada Post deliver on Thanksgiving Day or not?

Is There Mail Delivery on Thanksgiving Day?

No, the Canada Post does not deliver on Thanksgiving day. All the parcel and mail delivery services remain unavailable on this day because Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday. Keeping the holiday into consideration, all the services are put on hold by the organization itself. So, there will be no mail or parcel delivered to your doorstep. You can neither ship any parcel nor receive any mail on this day due to a holiday.

There are a few days that are considered as a holiday by the Canada Post itself. All the services of the organization remain disabled on all those holidays. Thanksgiving Day is one of those and Canada Post neither deliver nor open on this day. On Thanksgiving Day, Post Offices also remain closed in the entire country.

You can also your mail or parcel delivery on holidays by scheduling them in advance. Yes, you can do this as well with the help of the list of days considered as a holiday by the Canada Post. So, below is the list that will help you out in planning and managing your mail and parcel deliveries in advance. Grab the list, add it to your notes, and check the nearest holiday regularly to avoid inconvenience.

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New Year's Day (National)Jan. 1
Good Friday (National)April 10
Easter Monday (National)April 13
Victoria Day (National)May 18
Patriots' National Day (Québec only)May 18
Québec's National Holiday (Québec only)June 24
Canada Day (National)July 1
Civic Holiday (Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Newfoundland & Labrador)Aug. 3
Natal Day (Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia)Aug. 3
New Brunswick Day (New Brunswick)Aug. 3
British Columbia Day (British Columbia)Aug. 3
Heritage Day (Alberta)Aug. 3
Discovery Day (Yukon)Aug. 17
Labour Day (National)Sept. 7
Thanksgiving Day (National)Oct. 12
Remembrance Day (National)Nov. 11
Christmas Day (National)Dec. 25
Boxing Day (National)Dec. 26

Is The Post Office Open On Thanksgiving Day?

No, the Post Office of Canada remains closed on Thanksgiving Day. This day is a Public holiday, as we clearly mentioned above, and all the Post Offices throughout the country are closed on Thanksgiving Day. In Canada, Thanksgiving day is October 12 in 2020. Most of the people give thanks for a good harvest and other fortunes in the past year.

With that note, it is clear that the Canada Post along with its all the Office branches remains closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Conclusion: On Thanksgiving Day, Canada Post does not deliver any mail or parcel and as well as all the Post Offices remain closed too.

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