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Volume 43#07 Jul 24 – Aug 6, 2018, 2018

McLaughlin’s ‘Maple Leaf Issue’ wins Grand at Royal

David McLaughlin’s eight-frame exhibit, “The Maple Leaf Issue of Canada 1897-1898,” won the Grand Award at the 160-frame exhibition held during The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) Convention this June. The exhibit also earned the RPSC Excellence Award (Title Page/Synopsis); the American Philatelic Society (APS) Medal of Excellence (Research); the British North America Philatelic Society (BNAPS) Best BNA Exhibit Award; and the BNAPS Best BNA Research Award. Continue reading →

Exhibitor David McLaughlin (right) won the Grand Award at the 2018 Royal Philatelic Society of Canada Convention. His exhibit, ‘The Maple Leaf Issue of Canada 1897-1898,’ was a ‘thorough, in-depth study,’ according to Chief Judge Joel Weiner (left).

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Stamps featuring astronomy, sharks, weather announced by Canada Post

Three sets of stamps celebrating astronomy, sharks and weather phenomena have been unveiled by Canada Post.

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Bemoaning a lack of interest creates a defeatist attitude

A common thread in discussions about history – and something I hear all too often from philatelists – is there’s a lack of interest from younger generations and non-collectors alike.

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RPSC applauds St. Catharines for 90th convention

The RPSC hosted its 90th convention this June, when attendees from across Canada, the U.S. and overseas visited St. Catharines for the society’s 60th annual show since earning its “Royal” designation

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