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Halifax Explosion 100th Anniversary

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On December 6, 1917, the cargo ship Imo collided with Mont-Blanc, a French vessel loaded with explosives. The massive blast that followed resulted in nearly 2,000 deaths and widespread damage. Issued one month before the 100th anniversary of the disaster, this stamp commemorates the tragedy and the resilience of Haligonians, who rebuilt their city from ashes.   Continue reading


Christmas – Animals

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Every year Canadians eagerly anticipate the release of Canada Post's Christmas stamps. The annual issues have featured sacred and secular topics ranging from angels and other aspects of the nativity story to snowmen, toys, decorated trees and, of course, the jolly old elf himself.   Continue reading


Christmas – Madonna and Child

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Housed at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, this magnificent oil-on-panel painting from the early 1500s is attributed to Italian artist Tommaso di Stefano Lunetti (circa 1495-1564). The Adoration of the Shepherds is a masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance in Florence.   Continue reading


History of Hockey

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Canadians can be a little territorial about their passion for hockey, but thanks to decades of league expansion and the rise of fan interest in community teams, it’s clear that Americans are also enamoured of our national winter sport. This Canada-U.S. joint issue pays tribute to that shared history born on frozen ponds and hometown rinks.   Continue reading


Toronto Maple Leafs® 100th Anniversary

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One hundred years ago, the Toronto Arenas entered the newly formed National Hockey League® (NHL®) for the 1917-18 season. Despite losing its inaugural game to the Montreal Wanderers on December 19, 1917, the team proved its mettle, defeating the Vancouver Millionaires to claim the first Stanley Cup® Championship following the establishment of the NHL.   Continue reading


Canadian Hockey legends

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Since the formation of the National Hockey League® in 1917, generations of Canadians have trained, practised and played their hearts out for a chance to skate in the NHL®. Our deep connection with the game explains why Canada has created so many legendary players. Maurice Richard claimed three famous firsts and captured the imagination of fans across the country.   Continue reading


Diwali: First joint issue with India Post

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This year, the 15th day of Kartika in the Hindu calendar falls on October 19 to mark the beginning of Diwali, the Festival of Lights, which is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains throughout Canada and around the world.   Continue reading


Birds of Canada

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Following on the tail feathers of last year’s issue, this new flock of stamps continues the Birds of Canada series with five more provincial and territorial representatives from across the country.   Continue reading


Canadian Photography

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On July 4, Canada Post will issue the final set of stamps in the five-year Canadian Photography series, coinciding with Canada’s 150th. The series showcases some of the best photographers and photography our country has produced over the last 150 years.   Continue reading


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