Yes, the new 2010 supplements to fit the Canadian stamp albums that are manufactured by CWS are fresh off the press. Pass the colder winter evenings organizing your Canadian stamp albums with these handy yearly additions.
On October 19th, 2010, Canada Post began issuing a new series of low-value definitives featuring beneficial insects.
This is the second issue with such a theme. The new denominations on these defintives will certainly help when it comes to calculating the correct postage for letters and packages according to the new Canada Post rates.
The series of 5 stamps features the paper wasp, assassin bug, large milkweed bug, the dogbane beetle and the margined leatherwing. All of these friendly insects, despite the sound of some of their names, are appreciated by farmers and gardeners alike. Featuring bright, almost luminescent colours, these stamps will be sure to please collectors.
Canada Post began issuing a new stamp for the Christmas 2010 season on the 1st of November. The stamp features the traditional interpretation of the Madonna and Child. The image was photographed from a lime wood sculpture by Antonio Caruso, a renown Italian-Canadian artist. The sculpture, called «Our Lady of the Night» is very much admired for the gentleness and tenderness that it conveys.
On the 1st of November, 2010, Canada Post began issuing a series of stamps designed for the Christmas season. The three stamps featuring glass blown ornaments were chosen to exemplify the festive aspect of the season. The ornaments glitter from the paper in shades of orange, blue and fuschia pink, along with a delicate scattering of snowflakes.