Tag Archives: Black History Month

New Stamps from Canada

Spring Stamps 2017 Two varieties are selected; The yellowish “Lakeside daisy” was named  after a shoreline village in Ohio, but is now found almost exclusively in Ontario along the Bruce Peninsula and Manitoulin Island which separate Georgian Bay from Lake … Continue reading

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Canada:Black History Stamp

Canada Post’s annual Black History Month stamp for 2017 will commemorate a historical figure who continues to fascinate and confound scholars. Admittedly little is known about Mathieu Da Costa. From the few records that remain, historians conclude he was a … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Stamp on WWI Batallion under Black History Month

The No. 2 Construction Battalion, formed 100 years ago in 1916.When their country went to war, they stepped forward to do the same. But before they could battle the Germans in World War I, the elements, the 60-hour weeks of … Continue reading

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Canada: Historic Communities Featured on Stamps for Black History Month

Canada Post has issued two new stamps featuring two African-Canadian communities – and the people who called them home – to celebrate Black History Month in Canada on 30th January 2014. While at opposite ends of the country, the communities shared similarities … Continue reading

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Canada Post Unveils new Stamp in Honour of Black History Month

In 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 … Continue reading

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Canada Post Will Issue Commemorative Stamp On Baseball Hall Of Famer Ferguson Jenkins On His 68th Birthday in Feb.2011

Baseball Hall of Famer Ferguson Jenkins is getting his own stamp for his 68th birthday. The pitcher watched on Monday as Canada Post conducted a print run of stamps bearing his image that will commemorate Black History month in February. … Continue reading

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