2011 Canada Stamp Program

December 31, 2011 11:21 AM

  • A stamp commemorating the Royal Wedding was issued by Canada Post on April 29, 2011.

Jan. 7, Year of the Rabbit. A nondenominated (59¢) permanent domestic letter rate stamp (Scott 2416), a $1.75 stamp (2417) in a souvenir sheet, and two nondenominated ($1.75) international rate postal cards, Linn's, Jan. 3, page 1.

Jan. 17, Canadian Pride. Five nondenominated (59¢) permanent domestic letter rate stamps showing the Canadian flag on a traveller's backpack, a hot air balloon, the Canadarm, a Canadian soldier's uniform and a search and rescue expert's uniform (Scott 2419-23) issued in booklet panes of 10 and 30, and a souvenir sheet of five (2418), Linn's, Jan. 10, page 8.

Jan. 17, Baby Wildlife. A nondenominated (59¢) permanent domestic letter rate Arctic Hare Leverets coil stamp with horizontal serpentine gauge 9¼ die cuts (Scott 2425) and with horizontal serpentine gauge 8½ die cuts (2426) and an uncut panel of 100; a $1.03 Red Fox Kit stamp, a $1.25 Canada Geese Goslings stamp, and a $1.75 Polar Bear Cub stamp, issued in booklets of six with horizontal serpentine due cuts gauge 9¼ (2430-32) and coils of 50 with horizontal serpentine die cuts gauge 8¼ (2427-29); a souvenir sheet of four (2424); and four nondenominated ($1.75) international rate postal cards, Linn's, Jan. 17, page 1.

Feb. 1, Black History Month. A 59¢ Carrie Best stamp and a 59¢ Fergie Jenkins stamp (Scott 2433-34); and two nondenominated ($1.75) international rate postal cards, Linn's, Jan. 24, page 1.

Feb. 7, Celebrations. A nondenominated (59¢) permanent domestic letter rate Gift Package stamp (Scott 2435), Linn's, Jan. 31, page 1.

Feb. 21, Art Canada: Daphne Odjig. A 59¢ The Pow-wow Dancer stamp (Scott 2436), a $1.03 Spiritual Renewal stamp (2438), a $1.75 Pow-wow stamp (2439), and a souvenir sheet of three (2437), Linn's, Feb. 14, page 8.

March 3, Sunflowers. Two nondenominated (59¢) permanent domestic letter rate stamps showing a prado red variety and a sunbright variety in booklets of 10 and two nondenominated (59¢) stamps in coils of 50; a souvenir sheet of two; and two nondenominated ($1.75) international rate postal cards, Linn's, Feb. 28, page 1.

March 21, Astrology. A nondenominated (59¢) permanent domestic letter rate Aries stamp (Scott 2449)and four nondenominated ($1.75) international rate postal cards, Linn's, March 14, page 11.

April 21, Astrology. A nondenominated (59¢) permanent domestic-letter rate Taurus stamp (Scott 2450),Linn's, April 25, page 19.

April 21, International Year of Forests. Two nondenominated (59¢) permanent domestic letter rate stamps (Scott 2462-63)and a souvenir sheet of two (2461), Linn's, April 18, page 16.

April 29, Royal Wedding. A nondenominated (59¢) domestic letter rate permanent stamp (Scott 2464), a $1.75 stamp (2465), a souvenir sheet of two (2465a), the souvenir sheet with the arms of Prince William overprinted in the gold in the sheet margin (2465b), a nondenominated permanent booklet stamp (2466) and a $1.75 booklet stamp (2467) for the Royal Wedding of Prince William of Wales and Catherine "Kate" Middleton, Linn's, May 2, page 11.

May 13, Methods of Mail Delivery. Two 59¢ stamps (Scott 2468-69), Linn's, May 9, page 1.

May 19, Parks Canada 100th Anniversary. One 59¢ stamp (Scott 2470), Linn's, May 16, page 8.

May 20, Astrology. A nondenominated (59¢) permanent domestic letter rate Gemini stamp (Scott 2451),Linn's, June 13, page 1.

June 9, Architecture: Art Deco. Five nondenominated (59¢) permanent domestic letter rate stamps (Scott 2472-76) and a souvenir sheet of five and five labels (2471), Linn's, June 6, page 1.

June 22, Astrology. A nondenominated (59¢) permanent domestic letter rate Cancer stamp (Scott 2452) and a souvenir sheet of four stamps (2445), Linn's, June 13, page 1.

June 22, Royal Wedding Day. One nondenominated (59¢) permanent domestic letter rate booklet stamp (Scott 2478), a souvenir sheet of two stamps showing Westminster Abbey in the selvage (2477), a souvenir sheet of two stamps showing the Canadian House of Parliament in the selvage with tour emblem overprinted in gold (2477b), and a nondenominated ($1.75) international rate postal card, Linn's, July 11, page 2 and July 25, page 32.

June 30, Canadian Recording Artists. Four nondenominated (59¢) permanent domestic letter rate booklet stamps, a souvenir sheet of four, four panes of 16 and four nondenominated international rate postal cards for Ginette Reno, Robbie Robertson, Bruce Cockburn, and Kate and Anna McGarrigle,Linn's, July 11, page 1, July 25, page 32.

July 7, Roadside Attractions. Four nondenominated (59¢) letter-rate permanent stamps, a souvenir sheet of four, and a set of four nondenominated ($1.75) international rate postal cards for the Shediac, New Brunswick, lobster; the Oxford, Nova Scotia, blueberry; the O'Leary, Prince Edward Island, really big potato; and the Glover's Harbour, Newfoundland, giant squid, Linn's, July 25, page 20.

Aug. 8, Miss Supertest III. One nondenominated (59¢) letter–rate permanent stamp (Scott 2487), a souvenir sheet of two (2486), one nondenominated domestic rate postal card and one nondenominated international rate postal card, Linn's, Aug. 1, page 1.

Aug. 17, Canadian Inventions. Four 59¢: stamps for the pacemaker (Scott 2488a), blackberry (b), electric oven (c) and electric wheelchair (d, Linn's, Aug. 8, page 14.

Sept. 6, Mental Health. One nondenominated (59¢+10¢) letter rate permanent semipostal stamp (Scott B18) and a souvenir sheet of two (Scott B17), Linn's, Sept. 5, page 10.

*Oct. 3, International Year of Chemistry. One nondenominated (59¢) permanent stamp (Scott 2489),,Linn's, Sept. 26, page 2.

November 1, Christmas Holly. One nondenominated (59¢) permanent stamp, Linn's Oct. 31, page 1.

Nov. 1, Christmas Stained Glass. A nondenominated (59¢) permanent stamp, a $1.03 stamp, a $1.75 stamp, and a souvenir sheet of three, Linn's Oct. 31, 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.