Volume 38#10

September 10 – September 23, 2013

Designer Friedrich Peter also designed this 30-cent stamp (SC #915) honouring Terry Fox.

New stamps honour Superman’s Canadian roots

t is not the first time the man of steel has graced a Canadian stamp. In 1995 he appeared on a set of 45-cent stamps honouring Canadian heroes. In addition to Superman, the set included Johnny Canuck, Nelvana of the Northern Lights, Captain Canuck, and Fleur de Lys. Continue reading →

Features
Restructuring necessary for postal authority at ‘a crossroads’: think-tank
Page 11

Regulars
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 19
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Editorial
Unions, think-tanks need to listen to Canadians

Another option is that, with an estimated 3,000 employees retiring per year, Canada Post can reduce its workforce by nearly half between now and 2021. All it has to do is not hire, shuffle staff from pickup and delivery to sorting as vacancies occur, and contract out the jobs left open. The institute points out the successes of New Zealand and Finland in saving money by making such reforms.

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By Bret Evans
Columns
Looking Back
Textile stamps wove intricate story of our past
Page 6
Commonwealth Communique
European stamp minnows still thinking small for 2013
Page 8

Off The Beaten Track
Oversize covers tell a big film story
Page 10
Stamping Grounds
Royal stamp of approval makes for specialty collectible
Page 14

Deltiology
Postcards highlight official and unofficial anthems
Page 17
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

Grassroots Philately
Favourite stamps, colour-coded contests spice up meetings
Page 22
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