Now in it's 27th year, over 11,000 current and retired Canada Post employees called the Postal Elves are helping to ensure that every child who sends Santa a letter that includes a return address receives a reply from Santa.
The Santa Letter-writing Program brings joy to children from across Canada and around the world.
Currently, more than one million children write to Santa at his 'NORTH POLE H0H 0H0' address. Each letter that includes a return address receives a reply from Santa.
In addition to giving many children their first introduction to letter writing, this program is also a very important part of the holiday season for thousands of Canada Post employees and retirees.
Although Santa loves to receive letters and drawings, putting cookies and treats in your envelope is not a good idea as they will get crushed and damaged by the time they reach Santa. Santa much prefers to eat his treats on Christmas Eve, so please have your children save them at home for the big day!
Have your children and/or your grandchildren send their letters to Santa with their return address included to: