Volume 42 – #19

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Volume 42#19

January 9 – January 22, 2018

Robert Waite is resigning from the Canada Post Stamp Advisory Committee. Photo submitted.

Stamp Advisory Committee chair calls 12-year role ‘a great privilege’

After more than 12 years at the helm of Canada Post’s Stamp Advisory Committee, Robert Waite announced he will resign from his post in February 2018. Waite, who said he viewed his role as “that of a facilitator and a consensus-builder,” recently informed Canada Post President and CEO Deepak Chopra of his intention to resign. “Chairing this committee has been a great privilege and has brought me into contact with some of Canada’s pre-eminent designers, historians and collectors. I was especially fortunate to have (Canada Post Director of Stamp Services) Jim Phillips and his team supporting me through my 12-plus year tenure,” said Waite, who also served as vice-president of the Crown corporation from 2005-10. Continue reading →

‘From Far and Wide’ stamp issue features ‘must-see’ Canadian sites
Page 1
BEP mechanic left mark on U.S., Canadian stamps
Page 16
PSSC Canada 150 book ‘an eclectic collection of Canadian personal history’
Page 17

CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 20
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Canada Post stamp output trending up again
Page 1
David Piercey
Philatelic Bookshelf
Scott catalogues still improving, growing after 150 years
Page 8

Mike Smith
Antique postcards ushered in the Post-it note
Page 10
Ian Robertson
News Bites
Anne Murray donates archives to university
Page 14

Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18
Lewis Tauber
Off the Beaten Track
A last good-bye to the Mr. Zip archive
Page 22

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