Volume 46 – #05

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Volume 46#05

June 22 – July 5, 2021

A set issued on June 7 celebrates former prime minister John Turner, who died last September. Its booklet cover and official first-day cover (shown) feature a 1970 photo (left) of Turner, then the justice minister, presenting a bill to establish a national law reform commission.

Late prime minister John Turner remembered on commemorative

Canada Post fulfilled the latest chapter in a long tradition on June 7 with the issue of a single stamp commemorating former prime minister John Turner, who died last September. Chosen by Turner’s family, the stamp’s design shows the former leader in a different light – as an enthusiastic outdoorsman – with him at the helm during a 1985 sailing trip through Haida Gwaii, an archipelago off British Columbia’s west coast. His Montréal Gazette obituary recalls Turner sharing a memory on his 77th birthday about being “out on the water” for 70 summers. Continue reading →

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Page 1
Admirals records confirmed by collector
Page 9
‘CSN 45’ supplement
Page 11

Regulars
CSN Marketplace
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Page 36
Show & Bourse
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Page 39
Columns
Jesse Robitaille
Philatelic Commentary
Celebrating 45 years of CSN
Page 4
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Canada’s beautiful rivers, wilderness areas on 1991 stamps
Page 6

Mike Smith
Deltiology
Military ‘real photo’ postcards hard to resist
Page 10
David Piercey
Philatelic Bookshelf
Walsh returns with 13th edition of Newfoundland philately’s
Page 31

Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Some 1950s ‘Wildlife’ commemoratives caused flutters
Page 32
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 34

Chad Neighbor
Commonwealth Communiqué
Botswana entices with story of king fit for country
Page 35

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