Monthly Archives: February 2011

2011 Canada stamp featuring sunflowers

On March 3, 2011, Canada Post will begin issuing a new series of stamps featuring flowers. This is not the first time that flowers have been a theme for Canadian stamps and this new series will definitely not disappoint. Just … Continue reading

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How to tell Canada’s three-pence beaver stamps apart

Some of the most beautiful and valuable Canada stamps are the three-pence beavers, Scott #1, #4, #12 and #15 (

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2011 Canada stamps featuring Daphne Odjig

On February 21, 2011, Canada Post will begin issuing a series of stamps featuring a Canadian artist. This year’s honouree is Daphne Odjig, a Canadian artist of Aboriginal descent. Ms. Odjig was born in 1919 to Dominic Odjig, of the … Continue reading

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2011 Canada stamp for Celebrations

On February 7th, 2011, Canada Post will once again begin issuing a Celebrations stamp. This is the fourth time that a stamp has been issued with this theme (fifth, if you include the 2006 Birthdays stamp). This year’s P-rate stamp … Continue reading

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2011 Canada stamps celebrate Black History Month

On February 1st, 2011, Canada Post began issuing a new series of two stamps celebrating black history month. This year’s honourees are Carrie Best and Fergie Jenkins. Carrie Best (1903-2001) was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. She was the … Continue reading

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