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Stamps 2006

December
Definitives: Flowers
Dec. 19, 2006 Definitives: Flowers

Three wildflowers that bloom in woodlands and wetlands across Canada are featured on these stamps for U.S., international and domestic oversized mailings.

November
Queen Elizabeth II Definitive
Nov. 16, 2006 Queen Elizabeth II Definitive

A close-focus portrait of Her Majesty during her visit to Saskatchewan in 2005 captures the beauty and elegance of the world's most recognized monarch.

Canadian Wildflower Definitive
Nov. 16, 2006 Canadian Wildflower Definitive

The popular series of wildflower definitive stamps continues in 2007 with a new domestic rate stamp featuring the striking spotted coralroot.

Non-denominated Definitives: Flag
Nov. 16, 2006 Non-denominated Definitives: Flag

The latest Flag series captures Canada's great beauty in scenes that range cross-country from Chemainus, British Columbia to Bras d'Or Lake, Nova Scotia.

Christmas Cards
Nov. 1, 2006 Christmas Cards

Three beautiful stamps, which capture the festiveness, beauty and nostalgia of the season, provide a fitting tribute to the art and tradition of Christmas cards.

Christmas Madonna and Child
Nov. 1, 2006 Christmas Madonna and Child

Traditional meets modern in this seasonal stamp featuring the painting mastery of Quebec-born artist Antoine-Sébastien Falardeau-one of art's most famous copyists.

October
Opera
Oct. 17, 2006 Opera

Five commemorative stamps celebrate six operatic greats who have contributed much to Canada's cultural tapestry and have played pivotal roles on the world stage.

September
Endangered Species
Sept. 29, 2006 Endangered Species

To mark Stamp Collecting Month 2006 and raise awareness about endangered species, Canada Post will issue the first in a series of three sets of stamps that depict at risk wildlife native to Canada.

Macdonald College: 1906-2006
Sept. 26, 2006 Macdonald College: 1906-2006

The centenary of a world-class teaching and research institution is celebrated with this commemorative stamp.

August
Wine and Cheese
Aug. 23, 2006 Wine and Cheese

Two pairs of elegant and tasteful stamps pay tribute to two of Canada's internationally acclaimed palate-pleasers -- wine and cheese.

Society of Graphic Designers of Canada: 1956-2006
Aug. 16, 2006 Society of Graphic Designers of Canada: 1956-2006

A unique and distinctly Canadian 50th anniversary stamp honours the talent, creativity and achievements of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada.

Duck Decoys
Aug. 3, 2006 Duck Decoys

Carvers and collectors alike will flock to this beautiful four-stamp set that depicts four different regional duck species against striking original painting backdrops.

July
Mountaineering: 1906-2006
July 19, 2006 Mountaineering: 1906-2006

Thrilling, adventurous, daring and extreme. Canada Post recognizes the 100-year anniversary of the Alpine Club of Canada and the exciting sport of mountaineering with this commemorative stamp.

2006 World Lacrosse Championships
July 6, 2006 2006 World Lacrosse Championships

A winning stamp celebrates Canada's official summer sport and an historic event - the 2006 World Lacrosse Championships held in London, Ontario.

June
Atlas of Canada: 1906-2006
June 30, 2006 Atlas of Canada: 1906-2006

One hundred years after James White produced the first edition of the Atlas of Canada, a unique stamp marks this intriguing piece of Canadian heritage.

Canadian Forces Snowbirds: 1971-2006
June 28, 2006 Canadian Forces Snowbirds: 1971-2006

Sky-high precision aerobatics are the subject of two domestic rate stamps issued to mark a Canadian icon - the Snowbird Demonstration Team (431 Squadron).

Vancouver Aquarium: 1956-2006
June 15, 2006 Vancouver Aquarium: 1956-2006

A child spellbound by the awesome antics of a Beluga whale graces this release recognizing Vancouver Aquarium's 50th anniversary.

May
Champlain Surveys the East Coast
May 28, 2006 Champlain Surveys the East Coast

Samuel de Champlain's exploration of the North American east coast is the third subject in a four-part series honouring 400 years of French settlement on this continent.

Benjamin Franklin Commemorative Envelope
May 28, 2006 Benjamin Franklin Commemorative Envelope

"If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading or do things worth the writing." Author of these words of wisdom, Benjamin Franklin, did both, writing much and doing even more.

Canadians in Hollywood
May 26, 2006 Canadians in Hollywood

Four memorable Canadians who became legendary screen stars are venerated in a set of distinctive stamps paying tribute to their achievements.

Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1856-2006
May 11, 2006 Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1856-2006

This U.S. rate stamp symbolizes the Canadian Museum of Civilization's rich history and evolution over 150 years.

April
McClelland & Stewart: 1906-2006
April 26, 2006 McClelland & Stewart: 1906-2006

Canadian publishing house McClelland & Stewart's century of literary leadership is celebrated with dramatic style.

Queen Elizabeth: 1926-2006
April 21, 2006 Queen Elizabeth: 1926-2006

Released to coincide with Her Majesty's 80th birthday, this international rate stamp is a royal tribute truly fit for the Queen.

Canadian Labour Congress: 1956-2006
April 20, 2006 Canadian Labour Congress: 1956-2006

The accomplishments of the Canadian Labour Congress are symbolically represented in a stamp commemorating the benefits workers have received over the past 50 years.

Art Canada: Dorothy Knowles
April 7, 2006 Art Canada: Dorothy Knowles

Dorothy Knowles' paintings "The Field of Rapeseed" and "North Saskatchewan River" are featured on two stunning stamps as part of the ongoing Art Canada series.

Birthday
April 3, 2006 Birthday

Colourful bouncing balloons - symbols of celebration - will be travelling through the mail thanks to this festive domestic rate stamp.

March
Gardens
March 8, 2006 Gardens

Four main garden styles: flower, shade, water and rock are featured in this domestic stamp release marking the centenary of the Ontario Horticultural Association.

February
XX Olympic Winter Games
Feb. 3, 2006 XX Olympic Winter Games

Sleek line drawings capture the movement and speed of two high performance sports showcased at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy.

January
Queen Elizabeth: 1926-2006
Jan. 12, 2006 Queen Elizabeth: 1926-2006

This new commemorative domestic rate (51¢) Queen stamp is larger than typical domestic rate definitive formats. The candid image was caught during her 2002 visit to Canada.

Year of the Dog
Jan. 6, 2006 Year of the Dog

Here's the 10th release in a popular long-running Lunar New Year series. Metallic foils and extensive embossing make this stunning issue appear to glisten like glass or water.

Ordering Information

To order any of the products listed, please note the product number and price and call from Canada and the USA: 1 800 565-4362. From other countries: (902) 863-6550. Fax: (902) 863-6796

or write to:

NATIONAL PHILATELIC CENTRE
75 ST. NINIAN ST
ANTIGONISH NSB2G 2R8
CANADA

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