2004 Canada Stamp Program

December 31, 2005 11:22 AM

  • St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal was honored with a stamp issue on April 2, 2004, that was part of Canada Post's Tourist Attractions series.

Jan. 8, Year of the Monkey. Single 49¢ rate commemorative stamp, Scott 2015, and single $1.40 (international rate) souvenir sheet, Scott 2016, for the Chinese New Year and two nondenominated international-rate postal cards, $1.49 each. Linn's Jan. 5, page 1; Feb. 9, 2004, page 10.

Jan. 8, Year of the Monkey. Single $1.40 (international rate) souvenir sheet overprinted for Hong Kong 2004 Stamp Expo, Scott 2016a, Linn's, Jan. 12, 2004, page 31.

Jan. 24, National Hockey League All-Stars. Booklet of six 49¢ self-adhesive stamps, Scott 2018, and souvenir sheet of six stamps plus three labels, Scott 2017, honoring Larry Robinson, Marcel Dionne, Ted Lindsay, Johnny Bower, Brad Park and Milt Schmidt. Linn's Feb. 2, 2004, page 1.

Jan. 29, Tourist Attractions, Quebec Winter Carnival. Single 49¢ stamp, Scott 2019, and a nondenominated international-rate postal card. Linn's Feb. 2, page 10; April 5, 2004, page 24.

March 16, John Ramon Hnatyshyn. Single 49¢ commemorative stamp, Scott 2024, on the 70th anniversary of his birth, Linn's, March 8, 2004, page 1.

March 26, Army Cadets. Single 49¢ commemorative stamp, Scott 2025, for the 125th anniversary of the service. Linn's, March 22, 2004, page 1

March 26, Otto Sverdrup. Single 49¢ stamp and Single 49¢ stamp, Scott 2026, and $1.40 souvenir sheet with single stamp and two attached labels, Scott 2027. Joint issue with Greenland and Norway. Linn's, March 15, 2004, page 1.

March 30, Urban Transit and Light Rail Service. Four 49¢ commemorative stamps, Scott 2028-31, for the 50th anniversary of the opening of the first Canadian subway in Toronto, Linn's, March 29, 2004, page 1.

April 2, Tourist Attractions, St. Joseph's Oratory in Montreal. Single 49¢ stamp, Scott 2020, and a nondenominated international-rate postal card, Linn's, April 5, 2004, page 18.

April 19, Home Hardware. Single 49¢ commemorative stamp, Scott 2032, for the 40th anniversary of the founding of Home Hardware, Linn's, April 12, 2004, page 1.

May 4, University of Sherbrooke. Single 49¢ commemorative stamp, Scott 2033, in honor of the 50th anniversary, Linn's, April 26, 2004, page 1.

May 6, Montreal Children's Hospital. Single 49¢ commemorative stamp, Scott 2035, for the 100th anniversary. Linn's, May 3, 2004, page 1.

May 8, University of Prince Edward Island. Single 49¢ stamp, Scott 2034, in honor of the 200th anniversary. Linn's, May 10, 2004, page 2.

May 14, John James Audubon's Birds. Four 49¢ stamps, Scott 2036-39,and one 80¢ stamp, Scott 2040, showcasing wildlife paintings, Linn's May 17, 2004, page 2.

May 28, Samuel Cunard and Sir Hugh Allen. Se-tenant pair of 49¢ stamps, Scott 2041-42, honoring shipping magnates issued at the Royal Philatelic Society convention in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Linn's, May 24, 2004, page 1.

June 1, Tourist Attractions, Montreal International Jazz Festival. Single 49¢ stamp, Scott 2021 and a nondenominated international-rate postal card for the 25th anniversary, Linn's, May 31, 2004, page 1.

June 1, Write Me . . . Ring Me. Four nondenominated (49¢) stamps, Scott 2045-48, issued with premium greeting card product. Silver Frame stamps with four different vignettes: Flower Petal and Butterfly, Kids at the Beach, Red Rose, and Pug Dog;  Linn's Aug. 2, 2004, page 1.

June 6, Canada's Role in the D-Day Invasion. Single 49¢ stamp, Scott 2043, for the 60th anniversary, Linn's, June 7, 2004, page 1.

June 18, Tourist Attractions, La Traversee Internationale du Lac St. Jean. Single 49¢ stamp, Scott 2022, and a nondenominated international-rate postal card for the 50th anniversary, Linn's, June 14, 2004, page 1.

June 26, 400th Anniversary of French Settlement in North America. Single 49¢ commemorative stamp, Scott 2044. Joint issue with France, Linn's, June 21, 2004, page 1.

July 19, Tourist Attractions, Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto. Single 49¢ stamp, Scott 2023, and a nondenominated international-rate postal card for the 125th anniversary, Linn's July 19, 2004, page 1

July 28, Olympic Marathon and Olympic Soccer. Two 49¢ stamps, Scott 2049-50, commemorating the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, Linn's July 26, 2004, page 1.

Aug. 12, Open Golf Championship of Canada. Two 49¢ circular stamps, Scott 2051-52, for the 100th anniversary, in panes of eight with folder, Linn's Aug. 9, 2004 page 2.

September, Maple Leaf. Three stamps: single 49¢ Stylized Maple Leaf definitive stamp with straightline die cuts on four sides, Scott 2053, coil of 100; single 80¢ (U.S. rate) Red Maple Leaf on Stem definitive stamp with vertical serpentine die cuts, Scott 2054, coil of 50; and single $1.40 (international rate) Green Maple Leaf on Stem definitive stamp with vertical serpentine die cuts, Scott 2055, coil of 50, Linn's Oct. 11, 2004, page 8.

Sept. 15, Montreal Heart Institute. Single 49¢ stamp, Scott 2056, for the 50th anniversary of founding, Linn's Sept. 13, 2004 page 1.

Oct. 1, Pets. Four 49¢ stamps, Scott 2057-60, in booklets of eight featuring favorite family pets issued for Stamp Collecting Month, Linn's, Sept. 27, 2004, page 1.

Oct. 4, Michael Smith and Gerhard Herzberg. Se-tenant pair of 49¢ commemorative stamps, Scott 2061-62, honoring Canadian Nobel Prize winners, Linn's Oct. 4, 2004, page 2.

Oct. 8, Picture Frame Postage. Two nondenominated (49¢) stamps, Scott 2063-64 available at face value in a standard design with a maple leaf vignette. Personalized photostamps with the central vignette taken from personal photographs can also be ordered, Linn's Oct. 18, 2004, page 1; Oct. 25, 2004, page 2.

Oct. 21, Canadian Victoria Cross Winners. Se-tenant pair of 49¢ commemorative stamps, Scott 2065-66, for the 150th anniversary of the first award to a Canadian, Linn's Oct. 25, 2004, page 1.

Oct. 22, Jean-Paul Lemieux. A 49¢ commemorative stamp, Scott 2067 and a souvenir sheet, Scott 2068 with three stamps denominated 49¢, 80¢ and $1.40 honoring the Canadian artist, Linn's Oct. 18, 2004 page 36.

Nov. 2, Christmas. Three special stamps, Scott 2069-71 denominated 49¢, 80¢ and $1.40 honoring the Toronto Santa Claus parade, Linn's Nov. 1, 2004, page 1.

Dec. 20, Queen Elizabeth II. Single 50¢ definitive stamp, Scott 2075, for the new domestic rate that goes into effect Jan. 17, 2005. Linn's Dec. 20, 2004 page 1.

Dec. 20, Flag Over City. Five 50¢ definitive stamps, Scott 2076-80 showing the Canadian flag over Mount-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec; Squamish, British Columbia; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Eurrel, Twillingate Island, Newfoundland; and Lake Ontario, Toronto, Ontario; for the new domestic letter rate that goes into effect Jan. 17, 2005. Linn's Dec. 20, 2004 page 1.

Dec. 20, Flowers. A 50¢ Red Calla Lily coil stamp with horizontal serpentine die cuts, an 85¢ Yellow Calla Lily booklet stamp, Scott 2081, with straight edges, an 85¢ Yellow Calla Lily coil stamp, Scott 2073 with horizontal serpentine die cuts, a $1.45 Dutch Iris booklet stamp, Scott 2082 with straight edges, and a $1.45 Dutch Iris coil stamp, Scott 2074 with horizontal serpentine die cuts for the new rates that go into effect Jan. 17, 2005. Linn's Dec. 20, 2004, 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.