Package Theft

Home delivery is more popular than ever.

Follow these safety tips to ensure your packages get to their intended recipient – you.

  • If you can’t be home for deliveries, opt for in-store or curb-side pick-up.
  • Request packages be held at the post office for you to pick up when convenient.
  • Track your deliveries online to get their arrival time so you can be home to receive them.
  • Request packages be left out of sight, like behind a bush or at a side entrance that can’t be seen from the road.
  • Select the ‘signature required’ delivery option so if you aren’t home, the package won’t be left unattended.
  • If your employer allows, have packages delivered to your place of work.
  • Report suspicious activity in your neighbourhood. If you see someone checking homes, either on foot or slowly driving by in a vehicle, or someone following a delivery van, call police immediately at 613-236-1222 so we can respond.

If a package is missing from your home, make a police report and contact the shipping company.