Volume 47 – #18

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Volume 47#18

December 20 – January 2, 2023

Filipino student Shawn Agsalud’s 2021 CSN Cover Contest entry shows the young collector in the cachet alongside several Philippine-related philatelic items.

Philippine philately boosted by Canadians

With a bit of help from Canadian club leaders, youth philately in the Philippines has flourished in recent years. The more than 60 members of the Peace Arch Stamp Club, based in Surrey, B.C., have provided a young Filipino collector with tens of thousands of stamps plus financial assistance in recent years to help him and his peers with their collecting endeavours. “The Peace Arch Stamp Club is so pleased that we are encouraging a new generation in the Philippines to love philately,” said Terry Leishman, the Peace Arch club’s president. Continue reading →

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Collector interest stays ‘strong’ as pandemic subsides, shows return
Page 1
Nova Scotia Cents issue brings big surprises
Page 4

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
Ottawa’s return to CFL prompted two more stamps
Page 6
Randy Heimpel
Dealer’s well-designed site helpful on many fronts
Page 10

Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Stamps offer a who’s who of political assassination victims
Page 14
Chad Neighbor
Commonwealth Communiqué
Tuvalu stamps bring attention to its plight
Page 16

Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18
Jesse Robitaille
People & Philately
Controversy over Spanish stamp marking Communist centennial
Page 23

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