2009 Canada Stamp Program

December 31, 2010 11:21 AM

  • Canada Post's Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Logos and Mascots stamp was issued on Jan. 12, 2009.

Jan. 8, Year of the Ox. A permanent domestic rate (54¢) stamp, a single-stamp (Scott 2296) $1.65 souvenir sheet (2297) and the same souvenir sheet with a China 2009 World Stamp Exhibition overprint (2297a) and two international rate postal cards, Linn's, Jan. 26, page 13.

Jan. 12, Vancouver 2010 Sports of the Winter Games. Five nondenominated (54¢) domestic letter rate permanent stamps (Scott 2300-04) featuring curling, snowboarding, freestyle skiing, bobsledding and ice sledge hockey, and a souvenir sheet of five (2299). Five international rate Olympic and Paralympic Disciplines postal cards, Linn's, Jan. 26, page 10.

Jan. 12, Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Logos and Mascots. Two nondenominated (54¢) domestic letter rate permanent Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics Symbol and Mascot coil stamps with gauge 9¼ rounded serpentine die cuts (Scott 2306-07) and two with gauge 9 by 9¼ sawtooth serpentine die cuts (2307A-07B). Two 98¢ and $1.65 coil stamps with gauge 8¼ by 9¼ serpentine die cuts (2308 and 2310) and two 98¢ and $1.65 booklet stamps with gauge 9¼ rounded serpentine die cuts (2311 and 2313). Three international rate Olympic and Paralympic Symbols and Mascots postal cards, Linn's, Feb. 9, page 1.

Jan. 12, Queen Elizabeth II. A nondenominated (54¢) domestic letter rate permanent stamp (Scott 2298), Linn's, Jan. 26, page 1.

Feb. 2, Celebration. A nondenominated (54¢) domestic letter rate permanent Fireworks and Confetti stamp (Scott 2314), Linn's, Feb. 2, page 2.

Feb. 2, Black History Month. Two 54¢ domestic letter rate stamps for Abraham Doras Shadd and Rosemary Brown (Scott 2315-16), Linn's, Feb. 2, page 1; Feb. 23, page 10.

Feb. 12, Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Mascot. One $1.18 booklet stamp (Scott 2312) and one coil stamp (2309) featuring the Paralympic mascot, paying the oversize letter rate; and a souvenir sheet of five Olympic and Paralympic logos and mascots with two nondenominated (54¢) permanent stamps, and one stamp each at 98¢, $1.18 and $1.65 (2305); Linn's, Feb. 9, page 1.

Feb. 23, First Flight in Canada. A nondenominated (54¢) Silver Dart permanent stamp (Scott 2317) for the 100th anniversary of the first heavier-than-air powered flight in Canada, Linn's, Feb. 16, page 16.

March 9, Gardens and Orchids. Eight No. 8 and No. 10 nondenominated permanent postal stationery envelopes, Linn's, March 9, page 18.

March 9, Fishing Flies. Ten No. 8 and No. 10 nondenominated permanent postal stationery envelopes, Linn's, March 9, page 18.

March 13, Rhododendrons. Two 54¢ booklet stamps (Scott 2319-20) and a souvenir sheet of two (2318), Linn's, March 9, page 1.

March 20, Art Canada: Jack Bush. A 54¢ stamp and souvenir sheet of two (54¢ and $1.65) Linn's, March 16, page 1.

April 2, Astronomy. Two 54¢ stamps for the UNESCO International Year of Astronomy, Linn's, March 30, page 1.

April 9, Climate Change. One 54¢ Polar Bear stamp and one 54¢ Arctic Tern stamp and souvenir sheet of two; omnibus issue with other postal administrations; Linn's, April 6, page 1.

April 22, Beneficial Insects. A 2¢ Monarch Caterpillar definitive stamp, Linn's, April 20, page 1.

May 15, Horses. A 54¢ Canadian Horse stamp (Scott 2329) and a 54¢ Newfoundland Pony stamp (2340), Linn's, May 11, page 2.

June 1, Canadian Diplomacy. One 54¢ stamp (Scott 2331) for the 100th anniversary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Linn's, May 25, page 1.

June 10, Boundary Waters Treaty. One 54¢ stamp (Scott 2332) for the 100th anniversary of the treaty between the United States and Canada, Linn's, June 15, page 2.

July 2, Canadian Recording Artists. Booklet pane of four 54¢ stamps (Scott 2334), a souvenir sheet of four (2333), and four international rate postal cards for Bryan Adams, Edith Butler, Robert Charlebois and Stompin' Tom Connors, Linn's, June 29, page 10.

July 6, Roadside Attractions. Booklet pane of four 54¢ stamps (Scott 2336), a souvenir sheet of four (2335), and four international rate postal cards for quirky roadside attractions Mr. PG of Prince George, the Watson Lake Signpost Forest, the Hay River Inukshuk, and the Vegreville Pysanka; first of a series of three issues, Linn's, July 6, page 1.

July 10, Captain Robert Bartlett. One 54¢ stamp (Scott 2337) for the Arctic navigator and explorer, Linn's, July 6, page 18.

August 10, Canadian Inventions: Sports. Booklet pane of four 54¢ stamps (Scott 2338) for basketball, lacrosse, ringette and five-pin bowling, Linn's, Aug. 10, page 1.

Sept. 14, Mental Health. A nondenominated permanent plus 10¢ semipostal stamp to raise funds for the Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health, Linn's, Sept. 28, page 14.

Oct. 17, Montreal Canadiens.. A nondenominated (54¢) permanent stamp and a souvenir sheet of three $3 stamps for the 100th anniversary of the professional hockey team, Linn's, Oct. 12, page 1.

Oct. 19, Lest We Forget. A nondenominated (54¢) permanent stamp and a souvenir sheet of two nondenominated (54¢) permanent stamps to honor the memory of Canadians who died in military service of their country, Linn's, Oct. 19, page 18.

Nov. 2, Christmas. A nondenominated (54¢) permanent Christmas tree stamp, Linn's, Nov. 2, page 1.

Nov. 2, Christmas. A nondenominated (54¢) permanent Madonna and Child stamp, a 98¢ Magi stamp, a $1.65 Shepherd stamp and a souvenir sheet of four stamps, three with the same designs and values as the individual stamps and the fourth with the same design as the 2008 Christ Child permanent Christmas stamp, Linn's, Nov. 2, 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 Centre, 75 St. Ninian St., Antigonish, Nova Scotia NS B2G 2R8, Canada; or telephone 800-565-4362.