Our country’s stories, artfully told

Specialty stamps are crafted to reflect the unique culture, history, and people that unite our nation. Visit often for the latest stamp issue releases, special edition coins and collectibles and the latest philatelic news.

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Latest stamp issues

Christmas Warm and Cozy

Bring some holiday cheer to your mail this season with our series of Christmas stamp booklets. Also celebrate the warmth of the holidays with our souvenir sheet and official first day cover featuring colourful traditional knitwear.

Suggest a stamp theme

We love hearing your ideas for stamp themes. We even have a dedicated Stamp Advisory Committee to select the best ideas submitted by Canadians. Send us your theme suggestion by mail.
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Stamp stories

Read the stories behind our commemorative stamps. For each series, find fascinating historical facts and details on the artistry involved. Revel in the world of stamp storytelling.
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Standing orders

Never miss a stamp release by placing a standing order. You’ll automatically receive each new thematic stamp as they’re released and avoid the disappointment of unavailability. Order or modify your subscription by getting in touch with customer service.
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Collectible coins

Find collectible coins on a variety of Canadian themes, created by the Royal Canadian Mint.

Take collectibles to the next level

Count down to our next release, find out how to get a pictorial cancel and subscribe to our magazines.

Upcoming releases

  1. April 20, 2018 – Queen Elizabeth II
    65th anniversary of Her Majesty’s coronation
  2. May 1, 2018 – Bees

Latest stamp and coin news

Get the inside scoop on themed stamps as well as tips on stamp and coin collecting. Details magazine and Collections catalogue keep you updated on the philatelic world. Subscribe to receive the next editions. See previous issues.

Expect the next seasonal edition of Details magazine in: April, 2018
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Pictorial cancels

Request a pictorial cancel from a Canada Post location of your choice. These unique markings, made on envelopes when a stamp is cancelled, depict local imagery and the cancel date.

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