Canada Post - Collecting - Stamps
- Oct. 22, 2013 Christmas Craft
It’s amazing what a needle, some thread and a lot of creativity can do. Enjoy these crafty cross-stitch stamps this Christmas.
- Oct. 22, 2013 Christmas: Saint Anne with the Christ Child
A warm, intimate and rarely seen subject – the baby Jesus with maternal grandmother Saint Anne – graces our sacred Christmas stamp.
- Oct. 22, 2013 The Royal Infant
Celebrate the latest addition to the Royal Family – Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, third in line to the throne.
- Oct. 19, 2013 Commemorative envelope: The Royal 22e Régiment
Headquartered at the Québec Citadel, the Royal 22e Régiment is the only Francophone infantry regiment in the regular Canadian Forces, drawing its membership from across the country.
- Oct. 18, 2013 The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment
On March 15, 1920, two old and storied county regiments, The 49th Hastings Rifles and The 16th Prince Edward Regiment were amalgamated to form The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment.
- Sept. 30, 2013 Canada Post Community Foundation
Ezra Peters was seven years old when he created artwork of a ship, inspired by a wish for children to stay on course. By the time he turned eight, he was the winner of our youth art contest. His ship is now ready to set sail on this fundraising issue.
- Sept. 10, 2013 Superman, 75th Anniversary
Kosta Tsetsekas, Principal at Vancouver’s Signals Design, grew up reading comic books. In fact, he notes, “That’s how I learned to speak English as a nine-year-old immigrant.”
- Sept. 3, 2013 Vancouver Canucks
The first Vancouver team to skate under the name “Canucks” arrived in 1945 as part of the Pacific Coast Hockey League and won the league championship in its first year. The Canucks’ home venue, the Vancouver Forum, still stands as part of the Pacific National Exhibition.
- Sept. 3, 2013 Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers have been members of the National Hockey League since 1979. It didn’t take long for the Oilers to find their niche in the NHL, with the team quickly going on to win five Stanley Cup titles in seven seasons: 1983-84, 1984-85, 1986-87, 1987-88 and 1989-90.
- Sept. 3, 2013 Calgary Flames
In 1980, the Atlanta Flames found a new home in Calgary, where the city embraced the team and its fiery name. After playing its first three seasons at the Stampede Corral, the team moved to its current home at the Scotiabank Saddledome (originally, the Olympic Saddledome).
- Sept. 3, 2013 Winnipeg Jets
Although the National Hockey League left Winnipeg in 1996, it made a triumphant return in 2011. Jubilant crowds revelled in the resurrection of the storied name of the Winnipeg Jets, which had been used by both the World Hockey Association (WHA) franchise from 1972 to 1979 and the NHL franchise from 1979 to 1996, when it moved south to become the Phoenix Coyotes®.
- Sept. 3, 2013 Toronto Maple Leafs
One of the Original Six™, the Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey Club originated in 1917 – the same year as the National Hockey League. Known simply as Toronto during its early days, but also as the Toronto Arenas, the team changed hands in 1919, when it was renamed the Toronto St. Patricks (or St. Pats for short).
- Sept. 3, 2013 Ottawa Senators
Hockey in our nation’s capital has been more than a century-long tradition. The city’s first team, formed in 1884, was originally known as the Ottawa Hockey Club but became the Generals during the 1890 season to better reflect its militaristic logo.
- Sept. 3, 2013 Montreal Canadiens
The Montreal Canadiens formed on December 4, 1909, with the new team taking just one month to come together for its first game. The Canadiens’ 7-4 win over the Cobalt Silver Kings marked their first and last game as members of the Canadian Hockey Association.
- Sept. 3, 2013 NHL® Team Jerseys
This seven-stamp issue celebrates the fans of Canada’s official winter sport through the colourful history of the hockey jersey.
- Aug. 28, 2013 Robertson Davies
Issued 100 years from the day of his birth, this stamp celebrates Robertson Davies: actor, journalist, best-selling author, professor and founding master of Massey College.
- July 19, 2013 Canadian Recording Artists: The Bands
The fourth in a series of stamps celebrating Canadian musical talent, this issue sings the praises of four legendary bands.
- July 5, 2013 Children’s Literature: Stella
Stella and her little brother Sam, characters from the imagination of award-winning Canadian children’s author Marie-Louise Gay, come out to play on these stamps.
- June 20, 2013 The War of 1812: Laura Secord and Charles de Salaberry
Laura Secord and Charles de Salaberry conclude our series honouring heroes from the War of 1812.
- June 10, 2013 250 Years of Postal History
In 1763, formal postal service arrived in what is now Canada with a regular Québec-Trois-Rivières-Montréal route.
- June 5, 2013 Motorcycles
Ride into summer with an issue showcasing motorcycles built in Canada.
- May 14, 2013 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, 100th anniversary
Match these little stamps with big envelopes and commemorate the 100th anniversary of this venerable organization.
- May 8, 2013 Queen Elizabeth II: 60th Anniversary of Her Majesty’s Coronation
Although Princess Elizabeth officially became Queen the year before, Her Majesty’s Coronation took place in 1953.
- May 1, 2013 Chinatown Gates
Illustrated by regional artists, these gates guard the entrances to Canada’s largest Chinatowns.
- April 22, 2013 Adopt a Pet
The animal models for the stamps were actual shelter animals and names and individual experiences are included in the stamp booklet and on the Official First Day Cover story.
- April 22, 2013 Commemorative envelopes
The second quarter of our stamp program marks milestones across the country with five commemorative envelopes.
- April 9, 2013 The Princess of Wales’ Own Regiment
On the front line is our stamp celebrating the 150th anniversary of this storied regiment.
- March 22, 2013 Canadian Photography
Even in its early days, Canada offered a wealth of inspiration for photographers. From its scenic beauty to its nascent urban landscapes, from politicians to powerbrokers, from aboriginals to early immigrants, the country’s early diversity played muse to some of the world’s most recognized photographers.
- March 4, 2013 Magnolias
Is it the shyly opening cup of velvety petals? Or the intoxicating fragrance prized by luxury perfumers? For whatever reason, there’s something romantic and irresistibly exotic about magnolias.
- Feb. 22, 2013 Olds College 100th Anniversary Commemorative Envelope
This commemorative envelope celebrates the 100th anniversary of Olds College in Olds, Alberta. Focusing on agriculture, horticulture and land management education, the college now boasts 4,000 students and a satellite campus in Calgary.
- Feb. 20, 2013 Signs of the Zodiac: Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces
This spring, Canada Post will issue the final four stamps in the 12-part Signs of the Zodiac series, which began with Aries in spring 2011.
- Feb. 1, 2013 Oliver Jones and Joe Fortes
Born in Montréal’s Little Burgundy neighbourhood in 1934, to Barbadian parents, Oliver Jones put on his first show at the age of five.
- Jan. 17, 2013 Raoul Wallenberg
Commemorate Raoul Wallenburg, who helped thousands of Jewish people escape Nazi-occupied Hungary during the Second World War, with this international-rate stamp.
- Jan. 14, 2013 Baby Wildlife
Melt even the hardest of hearts with the final issue in the series featuring cute Canadian critters.
- Jan. 14, 2013 Queen Elizabeth II
Give your letters the royal treatment with a stamp sporting the friendly smile of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
- Jan. 14, 2013 Canadian Pride
Put a little patriotism on your postcards and envelopes with stamps featuring Canada’s colours.
- Jan. 8, 2013 Lunar New Year: Year of the Snake
Mark the arrival of the Lunar New Year with two stunning Year of the Snake stamps.