On September 1st, 2010, Canada Post began issuing a stamp raising awareness about Canada’s role in the British child migration scheme.
On August 17th, 2010, Canada Post began issuing a stamp commemorating the 400th anniversary of the settling of Cupids, Newfoundland.
On July 8th, 2010, Canada Post began issuing a stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Girl Guides of Canada. At a Boy Scout rally in Great Britain in 1909, many girls showed up and demanded to be admitted to the club. A girl’s chapter of the Scouts was established by Agnes Baden-Powell in Britain, with one soon to follow in Canada.
Continuing in its new tradition of stamps commemorating Canadian roadside attractions, on July 5th, 2010, Canada Post began issuing a series of stamps featuring four more out-of-the-ordinary sign posts. This year we visit the Coffee Pot of Davidson, SK; the Happy Rock of Gladstone, MB; the steel Wawa Goose, and the giant Puffin of Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan, QC.
On July 2nd, 2010, Canada Post began issuing two stamps commemorating Montreal artist and painter, Efa Prudence Heward (1896-1947). Prudence would grow up to become an acclaimed artist and even exhibit with the Group of Seven.