The Boring Stuff
Boring but still important to know
There is no minimum parcel weight, but there is a maximum of 20 kg/44lb
It is forbidden to include the following items in a delivery:
- human remains in any form
- animals, birds or insects
- currency (including cash or coins) or other securities negotiable without endorsement such as bearer bonds, gift certificates, etc.
- fish, seafood or meat (fresh or frozen)
- tobacco or alcohol, inter-provincial/state (i.e. across provincial/state boundaries)
- medical/biological materials
- firearms or weapons of any kind (including parts thereof)
- drugs prohibited by law
NOTE: The customer has the responsibility of ensuring that the contents of an item can be shipped under law. Canadian legislation, including but not limited to the Criminal Code, the Canada Post Corporation Act, the Tobacco Act and the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, can prohibit the shipping of certain items. Restricted and prohibited items also vary by country. Restrictions change from time to time. Therefore, the customer must ensure that the contents meet all current applicable requirements.