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Canada Post workers plan convoy through Burnaby to thank frontline staff

Last Updated May 8, 2020 at 2:20 pm PST

FILE: A Canada Post employee climbs into a mail truck in Halifax on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Canada Post says it is experiencing Christmas-level parcel volumes as Canadians do more of their shopping online amid COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Canada Post employees will be driving their vehicles in an appreciation convoy through Burnaby Friday evening

The convoy will be going by Burnaby General Hospital and some care homes

BURNABY (NEWS 1130) — A convoy of postal workers plans to show their support for healthcare staff Friday evening.

To show their appreciation, employees from a Burnaby facility will be doing a “Drive-By Tribute” in their Canada post vehicles for the frontline workers at Burnaby General Hospital and some senior care homes.

The convoy starts at 6:30 p.m. and will travel through the following areas:

  • Chartwell Carlton Care Residence, 4108 Norfolk Dr., Burnaby (6:50 p.m.)
  • Burnaby General Hospital, 3935 Kincaid St., Burnaby (7:00 p.m.)
  • Adanac Park Lodge, 851 Boundary Rd., Vancouver (7:10 p.m.)
  • Taylor Manor, 851 Boundary Rd., Vancouver (7:10 p.m.)
  • Fellburn Care Centre, 6050 E. Hastings St., Burnaby (7:20 p.m.)


Letter carriers say they’ve seen the many thank-you letters and drawings posted in windows and on mailboxes.

“These kind gestures mean a lot to our employees, and these drive-bys are one way for them to return the gratitude,” says an email from Canada Post.