2003 Canada Stamp Program

December 31, 2004 11:22 AM

  • This Volunteer Firefighters stamp was issued by Canada Post on May 30, 2003.

Jan. 3, Year of the Ram. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp and single international-rate $1.25 souvenir sheet. Domestic-rate stamp in pane of 25. Souvenir sheet available in uncut press sheet of 12, Scott 1969. Linn's, Dec. 30, page 1.

Jan. 18, National Hockey League All-Stars. Twelve 48¢ commemorative stamps picturing Frank Mahovlich, Raymond Bourque, Serge Savard, Stan Mikita, Mike Bossy and Bill Durnan, in souvenir sheet of six, Scott 1971; and self-adhesive panes of six; Scott 1972. Linn's, Jan. 20, page 1.

Jan. 28, Bishop's University. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp for the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Royal Charter of Bishop's University, in booklet of eight, Scott 1973; Linn's, Jan. 27, page 1.

Feb. 21, John James Audubon's Birds. Four 48¢ commemorative stamps in pane of 16, Scott 1979-82; and a single self-adhesive U.S.-rate 65¢ stamp in booklet of six, Scott 1983. Linn's, Feb. 17, page 2; April 21, page 1.

Feb. 28, Postcard Factory Prepaid Postal Cards. Three nondenominated ($1.49) international-rate postal cards. The cards all have the same Canada Flag stamp design, but the picture sides of the postal cards show different Canadian scenes; Linn's March 29, 2004, page 34.

March 3, Canadian Rangers. Single 48¢ stamp in pane of 16, Scott 1984. Linn's March 3, page 2.

March 19, University of Western Ontario. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp in honor of the 125th anniversary, in booklet of eight, Scott 1974. Linn's March 17, page 2.

March 25, American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association in Canada. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp for the 75th anniversary, in pane of 16, Scott 1985. Linn's March 24, page 2.

April 4, St. Francis Xavier University. Single 48¢ stamp for 150th anniversary, in booklet of eight, Scott 1975. Linn's April 7, page 1.

May 1, Postcard Factory Prepaid Postal Cards. Sixteen nondenominated ($1.49) international-rate postal cards. The cards all have the same Canada Flag stamp design, but the picture sides of the postcards show different Canadian scenes; Linn's March 29, 2003, page 34.

May 2, Bishop and Ottawa Tulips. Two non-denominated stamped envelopes, two designs in No. 8 and No. 10 sizes. Linn's May 5, page 18.

May 30, Volunteer Firefighters. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp in pane of 16; Scott 1986. Linn'sMay 26, page 1.

June 2, Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Special 48¢ stamp issued for the 50th anniversary in pane of 16; Scott 1987. Linn's June 2, page 8.

June 6, Pedro da Silva. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp in pane of 16 honors the first officially commissioned courier in New France and the 50th anniversary of officially sponsored Portuguese immigration to Canada; Scott 1988. Linn's June 2, page 1.

June 12, Tourist Attractions. Five U.S.-rate (65¢) stamps; Scott 1989a-e; and five international-rate ($1.25) stamps; Scott 1990a-e; in two booklets of five stamps; and 10 international rate picture postal cards (set of 10 at $12.90). Linn's June 9, page 1.

June 12, Tourist Attractions. Ten nondenominated ($1.49) international-rate postal cards with the same stamp designs as the Tourist Attractions stamps issued June 12; Linn's March 29, 2004, page 34.

June 20, Macdonald Institute, University of Guelph. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp for the 100th anniversary in booklet of eight; Scott 1976. Linn's June 16, page 15.

June 25, Anne of Green Gables. Single nondenominated ($1.49) international-rate postal card re-using the stamp design of the 1975 Anne of Green Gables stamp, Scott 658; Linn's March 29, 2004, page 34.

July 11, Vancouver XXI Winter Olympics 2010. Single 48¢ Flag stamp with additional red "Vancouver 2010" in booklets of 30; Scott 1991. Linn's Aug. 4, page 1.

June, 1965 Canadian Maple Leaf Flag Stamp. Single nondenominated ($1.49) international rate postal card re-using the design of the 1965 5¢ Canadian Maple Leaf Flag stamp, Scott 439; Linn's March 29, 2004, page 34.

July 19, Canada-Alaska Cruise. Two nondenominated ($1.25) personalized self-adhesive stamps in panes of 10, Scott 1991C-91D. Panes were sold aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Skybeginning July 19. Linn's Dec. 29, 2003, page 1.

July 21, Lutheran World Federation 10th Assembly. Single 48¢ stamp in pane of 16 for the event in Winnipeg, Scott 1992. Linn's July 21, page 18.

July 25, Korean War Armistice. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp in pane of 16 for the 50th anniversary, Scott 1993. Linn's July 21, page 1.

August, Postcard Factory Prepaid Postal Card. Single nondenominated ($1.49) international-rate postal card. The card has a Canada Flag stamp design and the picture sides of the postal card shows a Canadian scene; Linn's March 29, 2004, page 34.

Sept. 4, Universite de Montreal. Single 48¢ commemorative stamp in booklets of eight for 125th anniversary, Scott 1977. Linn's Sept. 1, page 54.

Sept. 8, National Library. Set of four 48¢ stamps in booklets of eight depicting Canadian authors for 50th anniversary, Scott 1994-97. Linn's Sept. 1, 2003, page 1.

Sept. 10, World Road Championships. Single 48¢ stamp in booklets of eight for the bicycle racing event, Scott 1998. Linn's Sept. 8, page 1.

Sept. 10, World Road Championships. Single nondenominated ($1.49) international-rate postal card with the same stamp design as the World Road Championship stamps issued Sept. 10; Linn'sMarch 29, 2004, page 34.

Oct. 1, Canadian Astronauts. Set of eight 48¢ self-adhesive stamps for Stamp Collecting Month, Scott 1999. Linn's Sept. 29, 2003, page 1.

Oct. 4, National Emblems. Set of two 48¢ stamps in panes of 16, Scott 2000-01, and one souvenir sheet, Scott 2001b, with two 48¢ stamps. Joint issue with Thailand to coincide with international stamp show in Thailand. Linn's Oct. 6, 2003, page 1.

Oct. 7, Artwork of Jean-Paul Riopelle. Pane of six 48¢ (domestic-rate) stamps Scott 2002, and one $1.25 (international-rate) souvenir sheet Scott 2003. Linn's Oct. 13, 2003, page 1.

October, Postcard Factory Prepaid Postal Cards. Four nondenominated ($1.49) international-rate postal cards. The cards all have the same Canada Flag stamp design, but the picture sides of the postal cards show different Canadian scenes; Linn's March 29, 2004, page 34.

Nov. 4, Christmas Gifts. Single 48¢ Skates stamp in booklets of 12, Scott 2004; single 65¢ (USA rate) Teddy bear stamp in booklets of six, Scott 2005; $1.25 (international rate) Wooden Duck Toy stamp in booklets of six, Scott 2006. Linn's Oct. 27, 2003, page 1.

Dec. 19, Canadian Flag Over Edmondton Skyline. Single 49¢ (domestic rate) definitive stamp in booklets of 10, Scott 2011, issued for the rate that went into effect Jan. 12, 2004, Linn's Dec. 15, 2003, page 1.

Dec. 19, Queen Elizabeth II. Single 49¢ (domestic rate) definitive stamp in booklets of 10, Scott 2012, issued for the rate that went into effect Jan. 12, 2004, Linn's Dec. 15, page 1.

Dec. 19, Maple Leaf. Single 49¢ Stylized Maple Leaf definitive stamp in coils of 100, Scott 2008; single 80¢ (U.S. rate) Red Maple Leaf on Stem definitive stamp in coils of 50, Scott 2009, and booklets of six, Scott 2013; single $1.40 (international rate) Green Maple Leaf on Stem stamp in coils of 50, Scott 2010, and booklets of six, Scott 2014; for the rates that went into effect Jan. 12, 2004, Linn's Dec. 15, page 1.

Dec. 19, Moose. High-value $5 definitive stamp in panes of four Scott 2007; Linn's Dec. 15, 2003, 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.