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Whether you’re starting out or already have a passion for collecting, get inspired by tips and ideas  on collecting stamps, coins, gifts and more

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Christmas: Away in a manger

Posted on by Canada Post in Latest Stamps

Few stories have inspired as many creative interpretations as the Nativity. For centuries, artists have used the methods and media of their time to express their vision of the birth of Christ.   Continue reading


Armistice 1918-2018

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After more than four years of bitter struggle, the fighting in the First World War came to an end at "the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" of 1918.   Continue reading


Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep

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This large and magnificent beast is the perfect complement to our latest high-value definitive, denominated at $4. Produced by a combination of lithography and intaglio, the stamp was designed and engraved by Canadian Bank Note master engraver Jorge Peral, with illustration provided by his son, Rodrigo Peral. The elder Peral’s work has graced several high-value definitives and other stamps, as well as paper currency issued by Canada and other countries.   Continue reading


Canada Post Community Foundation

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The release of the Canada Post Community Foundation’s fundraising semi-postal stamp signals the start of Canada Post’s annual fundraising campaign. Your dollar donation for a booklet of 10 stamps and 10 cents for the Official First Day Cover goes directly to support Canadian children and youth, through the funding of programs for breakfast, anti-bullying, special education, camps for children fighting illness, early literacy and other programs.   Continue reading


Emergency Responders

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When disaster strikes, Canada’s emergency responders are ready to help at a moment’s notice. Thanks to their quick and courageous actions, Canada is one of the safest countries in the world. This five-stamp tribute, designed by William Lam and illustrated by Shiro Nishiguchi, recognizes the life-saving work of these dedicated women and men.   Continue reading


Birds of Canada

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The official birds of three provinces – the Steller’s jay (British Columbia), the snowy owl (Quebec) and the black-capped chickadee (New Brunswick) – join two other species with uniquely Canadian connections, the Canada goose and the whooping crane, for the final flight in the Birds of Canada stamp series.   Continue reading


Weather Wonders

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Visitors to Canada could be excused for thinking that an intense interest in the weather – not hockey – is our national pastime. Too cold, too hot or just right – Canadians always have something to say on the subject. Yet nothing inspires meteorological murmurs more than some of the fleeting (but fabulous) phenomena that can appear when weather permits.   Continue reading


Sharks

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Despite being demonized by popular fiction and movies, sharks are some of the most fascinating and diverse creatures on Earth. Sharks are also among the world’s oldest surviving species. Their earliest ancestors are thought to have swum the seas at least 420 million years ago.   Continue reading


Astronomy

Posted on by Canada Post in Latest Stamps

Do you remember gazing up on warm summer nights in search of the brightest star or watching for the glow of the northern lights in the cold dark of winter? These stamps take us back to those magical moments with awe-inspiring photos, by two Canadians, of the night sky’s tranquil beauty.   Continue reading


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