In This Issue

Volume 40#06 Jul 14 – Jul 27, 2015, 2015

New stamps celebrate Canadian weather, heritage, culture

The stamps in Canada Post’s latest issue of Details capture Canada’s nature, history, peace-loving temperament, culture, art and achievements. “It’s a sampling of all that Canadian stamps have to offer, and we hope you enjoy it,” said Jim Phillips, director of stamp services at Canada Post, which revealed its third set of stamps on UNESCO World Heritage sites, a Weather Wonders issue as well as a philatelic tribute to renowned author Alice Munro. Continue reading →

Five weather phenomena, including this “sun dog” photographed by Iqaluit’s Frank Reardon, were featured on new postage stamps issued by Canada Post on June 18.

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Postal history pulls collectors in so many ways

some philatelists forgo the miniature works of art entirely, focusing instead on the postal history that surrounds the stamps.

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Canada’s 150th birthday postcard contest generates ‘remarkable’ entries from Ottawa students

Osterer, the award-winning department head behind Merivale High School’s Communication and Design Focus program, recently had his students take part in a citywide postcard contest...

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Roger Rainville, general manager of Lighthouse Montreal, retires

Roger Rainville, general manager of Lighthouse Publications’ Montreal office, has retired after 17 years at the helm.

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