Canada Post Letters to Santa!
Multiple dates from Thursday, November 23rd to Monday, December 11th
More than a generation of Canadian children have grown up with fond memories of writing to Santa and
receiving a letter back. Since 1982, Canada Post employees across the country have volunteered their time at
Christmas to keep this most cherished holiday tradition alive.
Santa’s North Pole post office has answered more than 24 million letters since the annual letter-writing
program was launched. Last year, more than 9,000 current or retired Canada Post employees
(known affectionately as postal elves) volunteered more than 226,000 hours of their time to help Santa
respond to his mail in the language in which they are received – 30 languages, including Braille.
One of the most heartbreaking occurrences for volunteers is receiving a letter to Santa with no return address
There are 3 important rules when sending a letter to Santa:
1.) Make sure to include your full return address. Santa may know where you live, but his postal elves need this information to deliver your letter!
2.) Santa really loves to read about children’s favourite sports, jokes, school activities or family fun (even if Mom and Dad help with the writing). And, of course, he loves to get pictures and drawings from even his youngest pen pals!
3.) Send your letter soon. December 11 is the last day to mail letters to Santa (it’s a long way to the North Pole and back!). Letters mailed after December 11 may not receive a reply before Christmas.
NORTH POLE, CANADA
City of Medicine Hat
The event runs from 12:00am to 12:00am on the following dates.
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- November 23rd
- November 24th
- November 25th
- November 26th
- November 27th
- November 28th
- November 29th
- November 30th
- December 1st
- December 2nd
- December 3rd
- December 4th
- December 5th
- December 6th
- December 7th
- December 8th
- December 9th
- December 10th
- December 11th