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We ship to Canada via UPS Standard or US Postal Service. Rates are based on the weight of your order. For most value, order as much as you can at one time to save on freight costs.

Purolator PuroPost Service

  • Economy Service - Our answer to high shipping costs. Up to 14 days to deliver.
  • Low Brokerage Fees - less than $1.00 USD
  • Direct shipments - from our dock to your door
  • One stop billing - We bill you for all costs. Red River inkjet paper is DUTY FREE!
  • Must see - Click here to see how the Purolator service works

UPS Standard Service

  • Faster delivery - average of 5 business days from the day you order
  • FIXED BROKERAGE COSTS - you know the amount UP FRONT
  • Direct shipments - from our dock to your door
  • One stop billing - We bill you for all costs. Red River inkjet paper is DUTY FREE!

NOTE: We do not ship to the Northwest Territories due to excessive shipping costs to that location.


1) Your order will go directly from our dock to your door - no more holdovers in customs, no more having to go claim your packages.

2) Red River Paper will bill you for all costs associated with this order - we are the exporter and importer of record:

  • Freight charges
  • Brokerage fee (if applicable) and taxes.
  • No Duties - Red River inkjet paper is duty free!

3) Know your line item charges up front:

  • Your provincial tax rate. This is GST+PST or HST and is based on this chart.
  • We are the importer of record so we control the brokerage fee - no surprises!
UPS SERVICE Brokerage Fees (in US Dollars)
Order Value Brokerage Fee
$0-$14.99 $0
$15.00-$500 $10.00
$501 and up $25.00

If you have questions about our Canadian shipping methods, contact us.

UPS vs. US Mail Service

Service Key Points
PuroPost Service
  • Economy Service - Up to 18 days to deliver including weekends
  • No brokerage fee
  • Red River Paper collects taxes
  • Dock to door delivery
  • Consistent 5-7 business day delivery
  • Fixed brokerage fees
  • Red River Paper collects brokerage and taxes
  • Dock to door delivery
US Mail Priority
  • 7-20 day delivery
  • You will pay taxes to local office
  • Usually dock to postal office delivery
US First Class Parcel*
  • Packages under 4 lbs. only
  • Delivery time indefinite - 1 to 4 weeks
  • It's not your best choice.

By ordering goods from Red River Paper, I hereby authorize Livingston International a Canadian customs broker chosen by Red River Paper to act as my agent, to transact business with Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to clear my merchandise and account for applicable duties and taxes.

Current Tax Rates by Province - Updated March 2019

Red River Paper charges tax based on the table, which is obtained from the Canada Revenue Agency website. It is updated regularily.

Province Rate Type PST Canada Total
Alberta GST 0% 5% 5%
British Columbia (BC) GST+PST 7% 5% 12%
Manitoba GST+PST 8% 5% 13%
New-Brunswick HST 10% 5% 15%
Newfoundland and Labrador HST 10% 5% 15%
Northwest Territories GST 0% 5% 5%
Nova Scotia HST 10% 5% 15%
Nunavut GST 0% 5% 5%
Ontario HST 8% 5% 13%
Prince Edward Island (PEI) HST 10% 5% 15%
Quebec GST + QST 9.975% 5% 14.975%
Saskatchewan GST + PST 6% 5% 11%
Yukon GST 0% 5% 5%


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