The world’s most prominent British North America (BNA) collectors descended on Greater Halifax this September for BNAPEX 2023. Standing tall against inclement weather, including heavy rain, strong winds and power outages amid the post-tropical storm Lee, the three-day show show drew attendees from many parts of the world beyond Canada, including the United States, Argentina, Germany and the Netherlands. Under the banner of the British North America Philatelic Society (BNAPS), the Atlantic Regional Group teamed up with the Nova Scotia Stamp Club for the area’s first BNAPEX since 2008. It also marked the only major exhibition coming to Canada’s east coast this year. “The show went off fantastically,” said BNAPEX co-chair Gary Steele, of Middle Sackville, N.S., who added “lots of people” attended the event despite the storm leaving more than 200,000 people without power. Continue reading →
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