Volume 47 – #23

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Volume 47#23

February 28 – March 13, 2023

Ingo Nessel serves as the Canadian commissioner for IBRA 2023, coming to Germany in May, and Europhil-SPM 2023, coming to St. Pierre & Miquelon a month later.

National, international exhibitions kick off soon

As spring nears, Canadian philatelists are preparing for this year’s planned national- and international-level shows. In 2023, Canada will host three national exhibitions compared to four such events plus an international show – CAPEX 22 – in 2022. This year’s trio of national-level shows begin with the Edmonton Spring National on March 25-26 in Edmonton, Alta. It will be followed by Orapex on May 6-7 in Ottawa and then the combined “Royal Canpex,” the annual convention of the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) held in conjunction with Canpex, on Oct. 13-15 in London, Ont. “I am pleased to see the Edmonton Spring National show returning this year,” said RPSC director David McLaughlin, of Pickering, Ont., the chair of the society’s international liaison committee. “It is good to have a national-level show in the west again.” Continue reading →

‘Expansive’ Lundeen Collection to offer Canadian Admiral rarities
Page 1
North York club reunites after three years
Page 1
Canada’s 2023 stamp program opens with Black History issue
Page 10
First British Charles III definitive unveiled
Page 16
U.S. national show loses WSP status
Page 22

Pick Our Brain
Do you have a collecting question?
Page 4
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 20
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Work on Toronto’s CN Tower began 50 years ago
Page 6
Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Journal slakes thirst for U.S. postal history
Page 8

Randy Heimpel
British site working toward admirable goals
Page 12
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Singer Joni Mitchell to receive lifetime honour
Page 14

Mike Smith
A new handbook for an old publisher
Page 17
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

Jesse Robitaille
People & Philately
President-inspired postal scandal manufactured rarities
Page 22

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