Volume 47 – #11

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Volume 47#11

September 13 – September 26, 2022

During the pandemic, the advent of Zoom and other video-conferencing platforms allowed the philatelic community to connect ‘like never before,’ according to B.C. collector Darin Cherniwchan, the chair of the British North America Philatelic Society’s Digital Philately Study Group.

Digital technology ‘the platform for the next generation’

Digital technology’s impact on modern philately has been widely felt across the hobby over the past two decades as more collectors begin to understand the potential benefits of computer-based tools and resources. Instead of serving as a death knell, technologies such as smartphones and social media “are the platform for the next generation of philatelists,” according to Darin Cherniwchan, a nearly 30-year physician from Chilliwack, B.C., who spoke at CAPEX 22 this June. “When you look around at stamp clubs and stamp shows, the median age is probably 70 years old, but that’s always been the case. The age-old question is, ‘What’s going to happen to the next generation?’” Continue reading →

Features
Philatelic talk returning to fall National Show
Page 1

Regulars
Pick Our Brain
Do you have a collecting question?
Page 4
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 16
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 19
Columns
Jesse Robitaille
Philatelic Commentary
Historic stamp rekindles friendship
Page 4
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Summit Series win netted stamps in 1997, 2017
Page 6

Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Harrowing ocean crossing includes a philatelic link
Page 8
Gary Dickinson
First-day covers
Colorano’s colourful Canadian cahets cleverly consistent
Page 10

Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Tagging introduced on Canadian stamps 60 years ago
Page 12
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

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