Volume 45  – #03

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Volume 45#03

May 26 – June 8, 2020

The first World One-Frame Stamp Championship, CAPEX 22 will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on June 9-12, 2022. (Photo by ‘Coolcaesar,’ CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikipedia)

CAPEX 22 ‘a big deal’ for Canadian philately

When the world’s first one-frame stamp championship comes to Toronto in 2022, it will mark Canada’s first international exhibition in more than a quarter century. Coming to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) on June 9-12, 2022, CAPEX 22 will be Canada’s fifth international show since 1951. Each of the previous four shows was also held in Toronto, but the major difference with CAPEX 22 is its World One-Frame Stamp Championship – something that’s never been done before. “It is a big deal,” said David McLaughlin, chair of the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) international liaison committee, who added single-frame exhibiting “was only introduced about 25 years ago.” Continue reading →

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RDP signing ceremony postponed until fall
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CSN Marketplace
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Page 16
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
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Jesse Robitaille
Guest Commentary
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Page 4
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
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Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
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Page 8
Gary Dickinson
First-Day Covers
Canada’s international trade exports on FDCs
Page 10

Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Hero of Battle of Long Sault depicted on 1960 commemorative
Page 12
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

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