Priority: Our fastest shipping within Canada

Use Priority™ for time-sensitive shipping everywhere in Canada. We guarantee next-business-day delivery between major urban centres. Signature collection and online tracking are available at no extra chargeFootnote 1.

Delivery standards are for items sent between most major urban centres and are estimates only. Exceptions apply.

Actual delivery times depend on origin, destination, weather conditions and other factors. Find the specific delivery standard from your postal code to a Canadian destination at

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Shipping speed

Shipping speed
Expected delivery by distance Shipping distance Projected arrival date (business days)
Local Next day
Regional Next day
National Next day

Included features and additional options


You can track parcels using the unique tracking number. Get email notifications or use our mobile app.

Peace of mind

On-time guarantee
If your parcel doesn’t arrive on time, you get replacement service or credit equivalent to the shipping charges. Terms and conditions apply.

Online signature
The signature will be obtained when your item is delivered.

Liability coverage up to $100
Every package has an automatic $100 coverage. Purchase additional liability for valuable parcels. Terms and conditions apply.

Signature and identity

Hard copy signature
Have a hard copy of the signature sent to you.Footnote 2

Additional options

Additional liability coverage
Up to $5,000. Terms and conditions apply.

Collect on delivery (COD)
Canada Post will collect up to $5,000 by credit card or up to $1,000 cash before the shipment is delivered. Service available in Canada only.


Return to sender
Parcels are returned to you if the receiver has moved or the address is incomplete or doesn’t exist.

Need more information?

Read our standards guide for details on all features, options and terms and conditions.

See Canadian shipping standards