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New Stamps on Festivals

Canada  : Hanukkah The stylized design in blue and yellow features a menorah with a golden Star of David elevated at the center. The shamash or “helper” candle at this central position is used to light the other eight candles … Continue reading

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New Christmas 2017 Stamps:Canada

This year’s sacred issue, designed by Louise Méthé, showcases The Adoration of the Shepherds, a vibrant oil-on-panel painting housed at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Attributed to Italian artist Tommaso di Stefano Lunetti (c. 1495-1564), this carefully composed masterpiece was based on … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Stamp on Halifax Explosion

The stamp, which features the front page of The Halifax Herald published after the disaster, was unveiled on 7th November 2017. Creative director Larry Burke worked on the stamp’s design with designers Anna Stredulinsky and Adam Hartling, illustrator Mike Little and historians, … Continue reading

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US-Canada Joint Stamp Issue

One design shows a player in a contemporary uniform and using modern equipment, and the other is wearing vintage garb and using old-fashioned gear. The nondenominated (49¢) U.S. forever stamps will be issued in two different formats: in a pane … Continue reading

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Canada Post Issued “Ultimate Six” tamps

Canada Post is celebrating the best players to ever don NHL jerseys with its 2017 Canadian Hockey Legends stamp collection. The “Ultimate Six” being honoured with their own stamps during this, the NHL’s centennial, include Maurice “Rocket” Richard, Jean Béliveau, … Continue reading

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India –Canada Joint Stamp Issue

A set of two commemorative postage stamps  and a miniature sheet  issued jointly by the Government of India and Canada on the theme of Indian festival Diwali on 21st September 2017. Stamp denomination 25 Rs and 5 Rs.Ms 30 Rs. … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Stamp on First Female Lnuk Airline Captain

A 36-year-old Inuk woman is being honoured as a trailblazer and a role model. Airline captain Melissa Haney is getting her own a commemorative stamp.“I’m the first female Inuk captain at Air Inuit,” said Haney. Raised in the community of … Continue reading

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Canada Concludes Photography Series Stamps

Canada Post concluded its five-year series of commemorative stamps that showcased “the best Canadian photographers and photography of the past 150 years, as chosen by leading curators and gallery owners.”Five new designs were issued as self-adhesive stamps in booklets  of … Continue reading

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New Canada 150 Stamp on Hockey

Canada Post unveiled a stamp to honour the legendary hockey series as part of its initiative to release 10 stamps celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary. The 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the Soviet Union is widely considered one of the … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Stamp on Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope

Terry Fox’s sister Judith Fox unveiled a stamp today honouring her brother’s remarkableMarathon of Hope in 1980, which inspired Canadians, captivated a country, and launched a lasting legacy across Canada and around the world. Judith Fox unveiled the stamp at a ceremony at City Hall in St. … Continue reading

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