- Dec. 15, 2002 Guglielmo Marconi Commemorative Envelope
Since childhood, Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi showed a keen interest in physical and electrical science. By age 21, the communications pioneer had built a device that could send radio signals several kilometres.
- Nov. 7, 2002 Orchestre symphonique de Québec (Québec Symphony Orchestra)
The Orchestre symphonique de Québec (OSQ) is a symbol of cultural excellence whose existence has been one of the main driving forces behind musical activity in the Quebec City region.
- Nov. 4, 2002 Aboriginal art Christmas stamps
Canada Post celebrates the season with a special set of three Christmas stamps displaying the works of three Canadian aboriginal artists. Featured are Genesis by Daphne Odjig on the domestic rate ($0.48) stamp; Winter Travel by Cecil Youngfox on the U.S. rate ($0.65) stamp; and Mary and Child by Irene Katak Angutitaq on the international rate ($1.25) stamp.
- Oct. 31, 2002 Communications Technology
With the issue of a se-tenant pair of domestic rate ($0.48) stamps, Canada Post honours two significant events in the history of communications technology - on October 31, 1902, the Pacific Cable was opened, and on December 15th of the same year, Guglielmo Marconi sent the first radio message across the Atlantic Ocean, from Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, to Poldhu, England.
- Oct. 24, 2002 Toronto Stock Exchange, 1852-2002
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), Canada Post has issued a single domestic rate ($0.48) stamp, which is available in a pane of 16.
- Oct. 4, 2002 Canadian teachers
More than just educators, teachers inspire, guide, lead and enlighten - encouraging young minds to remain curious and embrace knowledge.
- Oct. 1, 2002 Mountains
Mountains have served as a source of spiritual inspiration, a gathering place for cultural and recreational activities, and a means by which climbers can challenge their own physical limits. In celebration of these grand geological wonders and their surrounding ecosystems, the year 2002 has been named the International Year of Mountains as proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly.
- Sept. 10, 2002 Public Pensions, 1927-2002
Canada's social security plans didn't always exist. Retired or aged Canadians looked to their families for support, with the poorhouse as the alternative. It was 75 years ago, in 1927, that Canada's first Old Age Pensions Act was passed, which led to the introduction of several public pension programs.
- Sept. 4, 2002 Public Services International World Congress
The Public Services International World Congress takes place every five years, with delegates meeting to elect officials, establish policies, and plan for the next five years. It is expected that between 1,000 and 1,200 participants from around the world will gather in Ottawa for this year's conference, which will be held at the Ottawa Congress Centre from September 2-6. Canada Post marks the occasion with a single commemorative stamp, available in a pane of 16.
- Aug. 30, 2002 Tulips - souvenir sheet
To further celebrate the 50th Tulip Festival, Canada Post will issue a special souvenir sheet featuring four commemorative stamps depicting the tulips 'City of Vancouver,' 'Monte Carlo,' 'Ottawa,' and 'The Bishop.'
- July 23, 2002 World Youth Day
As host of the 17th World Youth Day, Toronto can expect to see Pope John Paul II and hundreds of thousands of youth from around the world gather for a celebration of the Catholic faith.
- July 5, 2002 Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association, 1902-2002
What started as a local grassroots organization dedicated to improving the working conditions of postmasters in rural Manitoba has grown to become a national organization that is now the second-largest bargaining unit representing employees of Canada Post Corporation.
- June 10, 2002 Sculptors
In honour of two renowned Canadian sculptors, Canada Post has issued two domestic rate commemorative stamps in se tenant format bearing the sculptures Lumberjacks, by Leo Mol, and Embâcle, by Charles Daudelin.
- June 1, 2002 Tourist attractions
Across Canada, innumerable attractions draw tourists seeking the extraordinary, the unique, and the beautiful. To commemorate 10 such attractions, Canada Post has issued a set of 10 stamps; five at the US rate ($0.65), and five at the international rate ($1.25).
- May 27, 2002 Saint Mary's University
To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Canada Post has issued a single domestic rate stamp.
- May 19, 2002 Corals - Canada-Hong Kong, China Joint Issue
Many Canadians may be surprised to learn that coral - which is usually associated with tropical waters - is alive and thriving off our country's coasts. In fact, four different groups, encompassing many species, have been found in both the Atlantic and the Pacific waters of Canada. To illustrate the beauty of these underwater inhabitants, Canada Post and Hong Kong Post have created a joint issue of four domestic rate commemorative stamps featuring nine species of cora
- May 3, 2002 Tulips
To coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Tulip Festival, Canada Post has issued four domestic rate commemorative stamps featuring the tulips 'City of Vancouver,' 'Monte Carlo,' 'Ottawa,'and 'The Bishop.' These self-adhesive stamps are available in a booklet of eight.
- May 1, 2002 Le Courrier de Saint-Hyacinthe
(The Saint Hyacinthe Courier)
Founded in 1853, Le Courrier de Saint-Hyacinthe is a weekly French-language newspaper that has recorded the events of Saint-Hyacinthe and its people for a century and a half.
- April 30, 2002 University of Trinity College
A single commemorative stamp issued by Canada Post marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of Toronto's University of Trinity College.
- April 23, 2002 The City of Guelph, Ontario (1827-2002) commemorative envelope
When John Galt founded Guelph on St. George's Day, April 23, 1827, he named it in honour of the British Royal Family.
- April 4, 2002 Laval University
In 2002, Université Laval celebrates the 150th anniversary of the issue of its charter, an event marked by Canada Post with a single domestic rate commemorative stamp.
- March 22, 2002 Masterpieces of Canadian Art
Church and Horse, by Alex Colville
Alex Colville's famous work, Church and Horse will be the 15th stamp in the "Masterpieces of Canadian Art" series.
- Feb. 28, 2002 University of Manitoba
Canada Post will issue a single domestic rate stamp commemorating the 125th anniversary of the founding of the University of Manitoba.
- Feb. 15, 2002 Birds of Canada non-denominational
Tremendously popular with philatelists and bird-lovers alike, the Birds of Canada series has expanded to include two non-denominational pre-stamped envelopes.
- Feb. 1, 2002 Governor General
Fifty years ago, the appointment of Vincent Massey marked the first time a Canadian became Governor General of Canada - and now Canada Post is issuing a single domestic rate stamp to celebrate this event and to honour those who succeeded him.
- Jan. 25, 2002 2002 Olympic Winter Games
To celebrate the spirit of the 2002 Winter Games taking place February 8-24, 2002 in Salt Lake City, Canada Post will issue four stamps featuring some of the most exciting events of the games.
- Jan. 12, 2002 NHL All-Stars
On February 1-2, 2002, the City of Los Angeles welcomes hockey's brightest stars as it hosts the 2002 NHL All-Star Game and events.
- Jan. 12, 2002 Toronto Maple Leafs, 1927 - 2002 commemorative envelope
Known originally as the 'Arenas' and then later as the 'St. Patricks,' the Toronto Maple Leafs came into being 75 years ago when a young entrepreneur and coach named Conn Smythe purchased the team.
- Jan. 3, 2002 Year of the horse
With the arrival of the new moon on February 12, 2002, a new year will commence for millions of people in Asia and around the world.
- Jan. 2, 2002 Traditional Trades
Canada Post will be issuing three mid-value definitives to accompany the eight low-value definitives introduced on April 29, 1999. The new definitives feature the traditional trades of jewellery ($0.65), basket weaving ($0.77), and sculpture ($1.25).
- Jan. 2, 2002 Queen Elizabeth II
Joining the ranks of Queen Victoria, Henry III and George III, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be the fifth British monarch to celebrate a golden jubilee. To mark this momentous occasion, Canada Post has issued a single domestic rate commemorative stamp.
- Jan. 2, 2002 Maple Leaf
Recognized nationally and internationally as distinctly Canadian, the maple leaf has long been a proud symbol of our country. The confederation song The Maple Leaf Forever was written in 1867, and it became Canada's national song for several decades.
- Jan. 2, 2002 Flag
When Canada decided to adopt a distinctive national flag, a Senate and House of Commons Committee was set up to classify submitted designs. On October 29, 1964, the Committee unanimously voted for a single-leaf, red-and-white design, and on February 5, 1965, a flag-raising ceremony was held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.