Canada Post Unveils new Stamp in Honour of Black History Month

\"canadaIn honour of Black History Month, Canada Post has unveiled two new stamps.

The stamps are a nod to two Canadians who each have made important contributions in their respective fields: renowned Montreal jazz musician Oliver Jones and Vancouver lifeguard Seraphim “Joe” Fortes. “The vast musical career of Oliver Jones is one of the brightest in Canada and Joe Fortes’ hard work and dedication to the people around Vancouver’s English Bay is inspirational,\” noted Canada\’s Minister of State for Transport, Steven Fletcher.

Stamp: 20.25 mm x 23.25 mm (vertical) with simulated perforations.

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