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Prior to July 1, 1967 British North America was composed of separate colonies of Great Britain. These included the Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Rupert’s Land, North-Western Territories, British Columbia, Vancouver Island and the Provin
alynstampcollector · 296 days ago

Over the last couple of years I have used pictorial cancels to mail letters to my family with a pictorial cancel for Christmas, Valentines day etc... But now as a result of buying the latest issues from Canada Post for my trading partners I developed an ex
alynstampcollector · 321 days ago

On July 1st, 1942, the Canadian government issued a series of stamps to celebrate Canada and Canadians contributions to the war effort. The 20¢ value was titled Corvette Ready for Launching and was designed by Herman Schwartz and engraved by Clifford Daws
alynstampcollector · 326 days ago

Located at the mouth of the Mersey River, Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada was home port tomany privateers. During the War of American Independence, the War of1812 and theNapoleonic Wars the port of Liverpool and most towns along coastal Nova Scotia were hom
alynstampcollector · 559 days ago

The Confederation Bridge connects the provinces of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. At 12.9 kilometres, it is the longest bridge in the world that crosses ice covered water. Connecting P.E.I. to the mainland the Confederation Bridge crosses the Nort
alynstampcollector · 565 days ago

Established by an Act of Parliament in 1875, the Supreme Court of Canada is the highest court in Canada.  Although being the highest court in Canada, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in England was the "Court of Last Resort" until 1949. The Sup
alynstampcollector · 579 days ago

On August 28, 2013 Canada Post issued a stamp to commemorate the celebrated Canadian author Robertson Davies.  Davies was also a playwright, journalist, critic and profesor. Davies was born on August 28, 1913 in Thamesville Ontario. His father was a newsp
alynstampcollector · 582 days ago

Canada Post's Centennial Issue series of stamps were issued between 1967 and 1971. This series included 7 stamps based on works by famous Canadian artists. All 7 stamps were issued on February 8, 1967. The 8 cent stamp features the "Alaska Highway between
alynstampcollector · 584 days ago

Issued on April 19, 2010 to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the portraits representing the 4 Indian Kings from the Iroquoian Confederacy who travelled to London, UK to meet with Queen Anne. Having been so impressed by her visitors, the Queen commissione
alynstampcollector · 587 days ago