In This Issue

Volume 39#26 Apr 21 – May 4, 2015, 2015

Ottawa art students produce postal covers

Merivale High School is at it again. This Valentine’s Day, Canadian Stamp News received a lovely custom-made envelope – one of a series produced by Grade 11 students at Merivale High School in Ottawa. “Designing miniature works of art is a good challenge for my design students,” said Irving Osterer, the award-winning department head who oversees Merivale’s Fine Arts, Technical Education and Computer Science departments. He’s also the co-ordinator of the school’s Focus program, whose 18 students produced nearly 40 Valentine’s Day covers for their first project of semester two. Continue reading →

Each of the Focus program’s 18 students produced two Valentine’s Day covers – one that was sent to the high school so the students could add it to their portfolio and another sent to a significant other.

Also In This Issue
Finding and soaking used moderns

Over the past decade, privacy concerns have had a negative impact on a very specific aspect of Canadian philately – modern used stamps. ... a simple soak, using only hot water, will safely remove...

Page 1
Canada Post turns $194-million profit in 2014

One year into implementing its new “five-point action plan”, Canada Post reported a before-tax profit of $194 million in 2014.

Page 4
CSN receives additional Pansies misperf errors

Canadian Stamp News has received additional Pansies misperforation errors (originally covered in the previous issue, dated April 7) from two separate sources – one in Quebec and another in Ontario.

Page 5
Keep up to date with the philatelic community

Sign up to receive our newsletter.

Canadian Stamp News

Canada

Canadian Stamp News is Canada's premier source of information about stamp collecting and related fields.

Although we cover the entire world of philatelics, the majority of our readers are Canadian, and we concentrate on the unique circumstances surrounding collecting in our native land.

Send Us Your Event

Running an event? Send it to us and we will display it on Canadian Stamp News. We will even send you 50 free copies of our magazine to distribute to your attendees, just pay the shipping and handling!

Submit Event →

Subscribe To 26 Issues For Just $45.75/year

Subscribe today to receive Canada's premier stamp publication. Canadian Stamp News is available in both paper and digital forms.

Subscribe Now