2002 Canada Stamp Program

December 31, 2003 11:23 AM

  • Canada Post celebrated World Teachers’ Day by issuing this stamp on Oct. 4, 2002.

Jan. 2, Maple Leaf. Single 48¢ definitive stamp (Scott 1927), in coils of 100. Linn's, Nov. 26, 2001, page 1; Dec. 24, 2001, page 40.

Jan. 2, Traditional Trades. Three definitive stamps picturing jewelry making, 65¢ (Scott 1928); basket weaving, 77¢ (1929); and sculpture, $1.25 (1930). Each in coils of 50; Jewelry and Sculpture also in booklets of six. Linn's, Nov. 26, 2001, page 1; Dec. 24, 2001, page 40.

Jan. 2, Flag. Single 48¢ definitive stamp (Scott 1931) picturing the Canadian flag in front of Canada Post headquarters, in booklets of 10, three different booklet covers. Linn's, Nov. 26, 2001, page 1; Dec. 24, 2001, page 40.

Jan. 2, Queen Elizabeth II. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1932) for the queen's golden jubilee, in panes of 16. Linn's, Dec. 31, 2001, page 1.

Jan. 3, Year of the Horse. Single domestic-rate 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1933) and single international-rate $1.25 souvenir sheet (1934). Domestic-rate stamp in panes of 25. Souvenir sheet available in uncut press sheets of 12. Linn's, Dec. 24, 2001, page 34.

Jan. 12, National Hockey League All-Stars. Six 48¢ commemorative stamps picturing a.Tim Horton; b. Guy Lafleur; c. Howie Morenz; d. Glenn Hall; e. Red Kelly; and f. Phil Esposito, in souvenir sheets of six (Scott 1935). Linn's, Jan. 7, page 32.

Jan. 25, 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Four se-tenant 48¢ commemorative stamps featuring short-track speed skating (Scott 1936), curling (1937), freestyle aerials (1938) and women's hockey (1939) in panes of 16. Linn's, Jan. 21, page 2.

Feb. 1, Governor General. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1940) for the 50th anniversary of the first Canadian governor general. Linn's, Feb. 4, page 2.

Feb. 15, Birds of Canada. Two nondenominated domestic-rate stamped envelopes: No. 8 (54¢) American Goldfinch and No. 10 (55¢) Scarlet Tanager, Linn's, Feb. 11, page 1.

Feb. 28, University of Manitoba. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1941) in honor of the 125th anniversary, in booklets of eight. Linn's, Feb. 25, page 15.

March 22, Masterpieces of Canadian Art. Single $1.25 commemorative stamp (Scott 1945) picturing Church and Horse by Alex Colville, in panes of 16. Linn's, March 18, page 15.

April 4, Laval University. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1942) for the 150th anniversary, in booklets of eight. Linn's, April 1, page 16.

April 30, Trinity College. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1943) for the 150th anniversary. Linn's, April 22, page 37.

May 3, Tulips. Four 48¢ stamps picturing tulip varieties: City of Vancouver (Scott 1946a), Monte Carlo (b), Ottawa (c) and The Bishop (d), three each in booklets of 12. Linn's, April 29, page 1.

May 19, Coral. Four 48¢ se-tenant stamps (Scott 1948-51) in joint issue with Hong Kong. Linn's, May 13, page 1.

May 27, St. Mary's University. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1944) for the 200th anniversary. Linn's, May 20, page 2.

June 1, Tourist Attractions. Booklet of five 65¢ stamps (Scott 1952: a. Yukon Quest, b. Icefields Parkway, c. Agawa Canyon, d. Old Port of Montreal, e. Kings Landing) and booklet of five $1.25 stamps (1953: a. Northern Lights, b. Stanley Park, c. Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, d. Saguenay Fjord, e. Peggy's Cove). Linn's, June 3, page 30.

June 10, Sculptors. Two 48¢ commemorative stamps depicting Embacle by Charles Daudelin (Scott 1954) and Lumberjacks by Leo Mol (1955). Linn's, June 10, page 18.

July 5, Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1956) for the 100th anniversary, Linn's, July 1, page 1.

July 23, World Youth Day. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1957) in booklets of eight, Linn's, July 22, page 1.

Aug. 30, Tulips. Souvenir sheet of four 48¢ stamps (Scott 1947). Linn's, Aug. 26, page 1.

Sept. 4, Public Services International World Congress. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1958). Linn's, Sept. 2, page 2.

Sept. 10, Public Pensions. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1959) for 75th anniversary. Linn's, Sept. 9, page 15.

Oct. 1, Mountains. Eight 48¢ commemorative stamps (Scott 1960) for Stamp Collecting Month picturing: a. Mt. Logan, Canada; b. Mt. Elbrus, Russia; c. Puncak Jaya, Indonesia; d. Mt. Everest, Nepal and China; e. Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania; f. Vinson Massif, Antarctica; g. Mt. Aconcagua, Argentina; and h. Mt. McKinley, Alaska. Linn's, Sept. 30, page 2.

Oct. 4, World Teachers' Day. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1961). Linn's, Oct. 7, page 2.

Oct. 24, Toronto Stock Exchange. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1962). Linn's, Oct. 21, page 2.

Oct. 31, Communications Technology. Two 48¢ commemorative stamps picturing Sir Sandford Fleming (Scott 1963) and Guglielmo Marconi (1964) for 100th anniversaries of Pacific Cable and Marconi's first radio message across Atlantic. Linn's, Oct. 28, page 1.

Nov. 4, Christmas Aboriginal Art. Three stamps picturing Genesis by Daphne Odjig, 48¢ (Scott 1965); Winter Travel by Cecil Youngfox, 65¢ (1966) and Mary and Child by Irene Katak Angutitaq, $1.25 (1967). Linn's, Nov. 4, page 1.

Nov. 7, Quebec Symphony Orchestra Centennial. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1968). Linn's, Nov. 4, page 1.

*Asterisks precede entries with new or changed information. New/changed information is in bold italics.

HOW TO ORDER STAMPS OR COVERS

Mail orders for mint stamps, uncut press sheets, postal stationery and first-day covers (FDCs) should be sent to Canada Post, National Philatelic Center, 75 St. Ninian St., Antigonish, Nova Scotia NS B2G 2R8, Canada; or telephone 800-565-4362.