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Term: Postal Code

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-01-12


A six character code defining postal areas within Canada. Canadian postal codes have the format A0A 0A0 where A is a letter of the alphabet and 0 is a numeric digit. Postal code is used to define groups based on their geographic location in the province of Manitoba. The first three characters of the postal code are called the forward sortation area.

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  • Lix L, Smith M, Azimaee M, Dahl M, Nicol P, Burchill C, Burland E, Goh C, Schultz J, Bailly A. A Systematic Investigation of Manitoba's Provincial Laboratory Data. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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