Volume 39#02

May 20 – June 2, 2014

Canada Post Stamp Design Manager Liz Wong unveiled the set of five Birds of Canada stamps shortly before 10 a.m.

Empress of Ireland still remembered

According to Canada Post, one in 30 Canadians can trace his or her roots to a relative who immigrated to this country via the Empress. Continue reading →

Features
Irreconcilable conclusions for sinking of RMS Empress
Page 8

Regulars
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 19
Show and Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Editorial
Great collections need knowledge more than luck

A dealer told me once that his most valuable asset was not his inventory, but his library. The knowledge contained on those shelves was worth more than a truckload of stamps.

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By Bret Evans
Columns
Kid Collectors V
Time to get a kids' club going
Page 6
First-Day Covers
Canada Post entered FDC market ahead of Montreal Olympics
Page 10

Stamping Grounds
Buddy, can you spare a stamp?
Page 11
Looking Back
Canadian athlete Boston Marathon, wartime hero
Page 14

New Issues
From around the world
Page 18
Deltiology
Remembering First World War troop ships
Page 22

Past Issues
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