Canada Post suspends mail delivery on Vancouver Island due to winter storm

Photo by Kevin Forsyth
Latest Oceanside News

Heavy snowfall has prompted Canada Post to issue a red alert and announce it will not make deliveries on Vancouver Island today (Jan. 6).

Canada Post said, in the alert, a winter storm has made mail delivery unsafe.

“The safety of our employees is our number one priority,” the alert reads. “We encourage customers to clear the snow and ice from their walkways, stairs and driveways, to ensure safe access to the front door for both their visitors, as well as their mail carriers, when service resumes. “

Canada Post did not provide a date, but said delivery will resume “once it is deemed safe to do so.”

Mail delivery was also suspended in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.

Oceanside News Parksville Qualicum Beach
Please help share this story and Oceanside News:
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Email

Comments

Keep up with the Latest Buzz

Soon we’ll be launching an Oceanside News email edition. 

“Bee” the first to know about it by signing up below:

We value your privacy. Your email address will not be shared with 3rd parties and you can unsubscribe at any time.