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Volume 48#17 Dec 5 – Dec 18, 2023, 2023

Brigham’s world-championship exhibit becomes ‘objet d’art’

Ron Brigham’s ultimate pinnacle of winning the Grand Prix d’Honneur for his amazing exhibit, “Province of Canada – Pence issues 1851-1868” will forever be enshrined, thanks to the Postal History Society of Canada (PHSC). After hundreds of volunteer hours, the PHSC has released an elegant hardcover book that captures the rarities that made up Brigham’s extraordinary exhibit, which not only won the top honour in international philately but made the passionate philatelist the only Canadian to ever win the highest prize in competitive philately – a record that stands to this day. Canada’s celebrated philatelist, Ron Brigham died on Aug. 4, 2022. He was 78. Continue reading →

PHSC President Bob Stock and PHSC Journal Editor Tom Malicki with the Brigham collection book, which was available for sale at the recent Canpex-Royal *2023 * Royale held in London, Ont. (Photo by Mike Walsh)

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Canada Post’s last issue for 2023 celebrates Hannukah

Canada Post’s latest stamp honours the eight-day festival of Hannukah, featuring an illustration of a hanukkiyah (an eight-branched menorah) surrounded by flowers and various elements ...

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NTSC marks 85 years

The North Toronto Stamp Club (NTSC) marked its 85th anniversary this October with a gala dinner at the Eglinton Grand, a National Historic Site and former Art Deco cinema.

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Canadian exhibits to compete at Thailand 2023

Canadian entries will be amongst the 2,500 frames of exhibits at the Thailand 2023 Specialized World Stamp Championship Exhibition from Nov. 27 to Dec. 2.

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