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).