Service alerts - Canada

Canada Post advises that due to heavy snowfall, the city of St. John's, Newfoundland, has declared a state of emergency. The St. John's mail processing plant, letter carrier depots and retail offices in the St. John's metro and Eastern Avalon area have been closed since the morning of Friday, Jan. 17, and collection and distribution of letter-post, parcel-post and express mail items in the affected areas is currently suspended.