- Dec. 19, 2003 New rate Definitives - Queen Elizabeth
Canada Post's domestic rate (49¢) definitive stamp portraying Queen Elizabeth II, is based on a photograph taken during her Golden Jubilee year by Canadian rock musician Bryan Adams.
- Dec. 19, 2003 New rate Definitives - The Moose
The moose, a powerful symbol of strength and independence, is a potent national icon adorning Canada Post's $5.00 definitive rate stamp.
- Dec. 19, 2003 New rate Definitives - The Maple Leaf
A bright multi-coloured design suggesting power and strength graces Canada Post's new maple leaf definitive stamp.
- Dec. 19, 2003 New rate Definitives - The Flag
Canada's red maple leaf flag flies prominently against a view of the Edmonton skyline in a new flag stamp issued in honour of the City's 100th anniversary.
- Nov. 4, 2003 Christmas Presents
A timeless tradition! Canada Post's special 2003 Christmas stamp issue features stylish photography, irregular shapes and vivid colours.
- Oct. 7, 2003 Jean-Paul Riopelle
In Canada Post's ongoing Masterpieces of Canada series, part of Riopelle's exquisite work, L'Hommage à Rosa Luxemburg is recreated with stunning beauty using a combination of sophisticated processes.
- Oct. 4, 2003 National Emblems
The distinctive beauty of Canada and Thailand's national emblems inspired a special joint issue introduced at the 2003 world philatelic exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand.
- Oct. 1, 2003 Canadian Astronauts
This stellar eight-stamp issue honours the achievements of Canadians in space.
- Sept. 10, 2003 Road World Championships
The city of Hamilton, Ontario, is gearing up to host the 2003 Road World Championships, a cycling competition that will see 800 athletes from more than 50 countries compete in events that will draw 250,000 spectators and a worldwide television audience of 500 million.
- Sept. 8, 2003 50th anniversary of the National Library of Canada / Canadian authors
The National Library of Canada is dedicated to being a world-class national resource that enables Canadians to learn more about their country through the published heritage of Canadian scholars, authors and musicians.
- Sept. 4, 2003 Université de Montréal
Established in 1878, the Université de Montréal is the second-largest centre for higher education and research in Canada, the largest in Quebec, and one of the largest in North America.
- July 25, 2003 50th anniversary of the signing of the Korea Armistice agreement
On June 25, 1950, war broke out when North Korea invaded South Korea.
- July 21, 2003 Lutheran World Federation tenth assembly
Founded in 1947, the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is a global communion of Christian churches in the Lutheran tradition.
- July 14, 2003 The Granby Zoo (1953-2003) - Commemorative envelope
Founded by Pierre-Horace Boivin, Quebec's Granby Zoo is the oldest in the province. It has long enjoyed the respect of the national and international zoological community for its innovative programs and achievements in the fields of research and conservation.
- July 1, 2003 Canadian Military Communications
Commemorative envelope (1903-2003)
The Canadian Signalling Corps (Militia) was formed on 24 October 1903 and was one of the first military organizations of the British Commonwealth to be fully dedicated to military communications.
- June 20, 2003 Macdonald Institute (1903-2003)
Macdonald Institute (Mac), established 100 years ago to educate women from rural society, is one of the University of Guelph's three founding colleges along with the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) and the Ontario Veterinary College.
- June 12, 2003 Tourist attractions
Every year, millions of tourists from home and abroad visit areas across Canada to see our nation's natural wonders and man-made attractions. Canada Post is proud to showcase 10 such attractions in a set of 10 self-adhesive stamps available in two booklets of five.
- June 7, 2003 Lunenburg - Commemorative Envelope
Celebrating its 250th anniversary in 2003, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, was established in 1753 by German, Swiss and French Protestants under British patronage. Soon after its establishment, Lunenburg developed major fishing and ship building industries.
- June 6, 2003 Pedro Da Silva
During the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal played a key role in the exploration of the New World. Many Portuguese explorers, including Bartolomeu Dias, Vasco de Gama and Gaspar Corte Real explored lands previously unknown to Europeans, and it was their expeditions that led Pedro da Silva, 'dit le Portugais,' to embark on a journey of discovery to what is now Canada.
- June 2, 2003 50th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II was born in London, England, on April 21, 1926. She was the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, subsequently King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother).
- May 30, 2003 The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada
To honour the 75th annual convention of the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC), Canada Post has issued this collectible commemorative envelope.
- May 30, 2003 Canada's Volunteer Firefighters
Volunteer firefighters have long been an invaluable part of emergency response to domestic threats involving fire, medical emergencies, hazardous materials, motor vehicle accidents, and rescues across Canada.
- April 26, 2003 Canadian Military Engineers
Formed in 1903 to ensure the survival, mobility and combat effectiveness of the Canadian Army, the Canadian Engineer Corps has made invaluable contributions to Canada's defence and development.
- April 4, 2003 St. Francis Xavier University
Located in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, St. Francis Xavier University enjoys a number of distinctions. It was the first Catholic co-educational university in North America to grant degrees to women; it boasts a number of 'unique' programs that qualify as North American 'firsts'; and its stylized 'X' school ring is called "one of the most easily identifiable rings in the world."
- March 25, 2003 American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association in Canada
Seventy-five years ago, the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) opened its first chapter in Canada to help immigrants settle comfortably in their new country without sacrificing their Hellenic identity and heritage. Canada Post commemorates this occasion with a single domestic rate ($0.48) stamp, available to collectors in a pane of 16.
- March 19, 2003 University of Western Ontario
The University of Western Ontario has long enjoyed a reputation for academic and research excellence. On March 19, 2003, Canada Post marks the 125th anniversary of this esteemed institution with a single domestic rate ($0.48) stamp, available to collectors in a booklet of 8.
- March 3, 2003 Canadian Rangers
Without the Canadian Rangers, it would be difficult - in some cases, impossible - for our military personnel to defend and provide humanitarian assistance to Canadians in many parts of our country. They are the "eyes and ears" of the community, and vital members of the Canadian Forces. Canada Post salutes the Canadian Rangers with a single domestic rate stamp ($0.48) available in a pane of 16.
- Feb. 21, 2003 John James Audubon's Birds
Considered one of the pioneers of wildlife art, John James Audubon was a gifted painter with a unique style and method that combined scientific accuracy with emotion. His legacy to naturalists and artists the world over is The Birds of America collection of 435 skillfully rendered paintings, of which 433 remain preserved today. Canada Post pays tribute to Audubon through a three-year series dedicated to 15 of the 33 birds Audubon painted on Canadian soi
- Feb. 17, 2003 Les Affaires - Commemorative Envelope
This year, the French-language weekly newspaper Les Affaires celebrates its 75th anniversary.
- Jan. 28, 2003 Bishop's University
With the mission of providing a sound and liberal education, Bishop's University in Lennoxville, Quebec stresses excellence in teaching and classes of limited size.
- Jan. 18, 2003 NHL all-stars
Canada Post is pleased to bring fans and collectors the fourth NHL All-Stars souvenir sheet of six domestic rate ($0.48) stamps. Commemorating the 2003 All-Star Game and events on February 1-2, 2003 in Florida, this set features six legendary hockey players: Bill Durnan, Raymond Bourque, Serge Savard, Stan Mikita, Mike Bossy, and Frank Mahovlich.
- Jan. 3, 2003 Year of the Ram
Excitement is building as Chinese communities get ready to usher in the Year of the Ram, commencing February 1st, 2003 and ending January 21st, 2004.