Sorry procrastinating Canadians: 2020 is not going to be the year to scramble for last-minute Mother’s Day gifts. The COVID-19 pandemic and closures of non-essential businesses have made those last-minute purchases of discount bath robes and gas station roses impossible.
The challenge of showing a parent how much you care, while maintaining a healthy distance, has led many Canadians to consider online shopping for presents.
But unless you want to leave your mother’s doorstep empty on May 10, it’s a good idea to get a head start on your virtual shopping cart. According to Canada Post, they are experiencing “Christmas-level” demand. They’re asking us to expect delays getting parcels delivered.