Volume 39#03

June 3 – June 16, 2014

A cover sent to Canadian Stamp News with neatly organized stacks of one-cent stamps, making up the modern 85-cent rate.

Readers get creative in making up the rate

Canadian Stamp News entered the fray with a call for a collector to mail in a letter with the 85-cent rate made up entirely of first-class stamps. Continue reading →

Features
Royal to mark Halifax show sesquicentennial
Page 8
Rare black Diamond Jubilee proofs feature in Brigham sale
Page 10
Canada Post to issue Hank Snow, NFB stamps
Page 14

Regulars
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 19
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Editorial
Collectors can only help post office get back in the black

...Canada Post is losing money because of falling mail volumes, but there is a five-point plan to solve the problem.

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By Bret Evans
Columns
Looking Back
Avalanche spurs worst death toll in Mount Everest history
Page 6
Off The Beaten Track
Arctic serum run to Nome creates unsolved mystery
Page 9

Stampnet
Filling the gaps with trade only site
Page 11
Commonwealth Communiqué
Tony Benn left indelible mark on British postal system
Page 15

New Issues
From around the world
Page 18
Stamping Grounds
Great-granddaughter set to add to Pooh lore
Page 22

Past Issues
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