2015 Canada Stamp Program

February 29, 2016 12:00 PM

  • Canada post issued its set of NHL/Great Canadian Goalies stamps on Oct. 2, 2015.

Jan. 8, Year of the Ram. Single nondenominated (85¢) stamp in a pane of 25 (Scott 2801), one $2.50 stamp in booklets of six (2803) and souvenir sheet of one (2802); souvenir sheet with $2.50 stamp and $1.85 Year of the Horse stamp from 2014 (2802a); and two nondenominated ($2.50) international rate postal cards; Linn’s Jan. 12, page 12; Jan. 26, page 14.

Jan. 11, Sir John A. Macdonald. Single nondenominated (85¢) stamp (Scott 2804) in a booklet of 10; Linn’s Feb. 2, page 12.

Jan. 30, Nelson Mandela/Black History. Single nondenominated (85¢) stamp (Scott 2806) in booklet of 10, souvenir sheet with $2.50 stamp (2805); Linn’s Feb. 16, page 1.

Feb. 15, Canadian Flag 50th Anniversary. Single nondenominated (85¢) stamp in a booklet of 10 (Scott 2807); souvenir sheet with $5 stamp (2808); nondenominated ($2.50) international rate postal card. Linn’s March 2, page 13.

March 2, Pansies. Two nondenominated (85¢) stamps in a booklet of 10 (Scott 2812-2813); and a coil of 50 (2810-2811); souvenir sheet with the two stamps (2809); two nondenominated ($2.50) international rate postal cards. Linn’s March 9, page 10.

April 8, Canadian Photography. Five nondenominated (85¢) permanent rate stamps in a booklet of 10 (Scott 2816-2822); souvenir sheet of three (2814); souvenir sheet of four (2815), seven international rate postal cards. Linn’s April 6, page 14.

April 13, Dinos of Canada. Five nondenominated (85¢) permanent rate stamps (Scott 2824-2828), souvenir sheet of five (2823). Linn’s April 27, page 16.

May 2, Love Your Pet. Five nondenominated (85¢) permanent rate stamps in a booklet of 10 (Scott 2830-2834), souvenir sheet of five (2829). Linn’s May 25, page 14.

May 3, John McCrae’s In Flanders Fields. One nondenominated (85¢) permanent rate stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 2836), pane of five (2835). Linn’s May 25, page 20.

May 6, FIFA Women’s World Cup. One nondenominated (85¢) permanent rate stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 2837). Linn’s June 1, page 20.

June 18, Weather Wonders. Five nondenominated (85¢) permanent rate stamps in a booklet of 10 (Scott 2839-2843), souvenir sheet of five (Scott 2838). Linn’s June 29, page 10.

July 3, UNESCO World Heritage sites. Three $1.20 definitive stamps: Hoodoos, Dinosaur Provincial Park (Scott 2845), Wood Buffalo National Park (2846), Red Bay Basque Whaling Station (2847); two $2.50 definitive stamps: Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (2848), Kluane/Wrangell-St. Elias/Glacier Bay/Tatshenshini-Alsek Parks (2849); two booklets of six 2847a, 2849a); souvenir sheet of five stamps (2844). (Booklet of six $1.20 stamps, 2847a, and souvenir sheet, 2844, recalled by Canada Post shortly after first day of sale.) Linn’s July 13, page 12; July 27, page 1.

July 10, Alice Munro. Single nondenominated (85¢) stamp in booklet of 10. (Scott 2850). Linn’s July 27, page 16.

Aug. 6, Franklin Expedition. Two nondenominated (85¢) stamps in booklets of 10 (self-adhesive) (Scott 2854-2855) and in panes of 16 (moisture-activated gum) (2851-2852), one $2.50 stamp in booklets of six (2856), and souvenir sheet with $2.50 stamp (2853); Linn’s Aug. 10, page 16.

Aug. 21, UNESCO World Heritage sites: Dinosaur Provincial Park revised design. A $1.20 definitive stamp showing landscape at Dinosaur Provincial Park (Scott 2858) in a booklet of six with Scott 2846 and 2847, and in a souvenir sheet of five (2857) with Scott 2844b-2944e. Linn’s Sept. 14, page 10.

*Sept. 9, Queen Elizabeth II, Longest Reigning Monarch. Nondenominated (85¢) permanent rate stamp in booklets of 10 (Scott 2859); Linn’s Oct. 5, page 12.

*Sept. 14, Haunted Canada. Commemorative stamps. Five nondenominated (85¢) permanent rate stamps: Brakeman, Ghosts of Gastown (Scott 2861), Red River Trail (2864), Gray Lady of the Citadel (2863), Marie-Josephte Corriveau (2862), Caribou Hotel (2865), booklet of 10, souvenir sheet of five (2860), and five international rate postal cards; Linn’s Oct. 5, page 12.

*Sept. 28, Canada Post Community Foundation. Single nondenominated (85¢)+10¢ permanent semipostal stamp (Scott B22); booklet of 10; Linn’s Oct. 12, page 16.

*Oct. 2, NHL/Great Canadian Goalies. Six nondenominated (85¢) permanent rate stamps: Ken Dryden (Scott 2867), Tony Esposito (2868), Johnny Bower (2869), Lorne “Gump” Worsley (2870), Bernie Parent (2871), Martin Brodeur (2872), in booklets of six, souvenir sheet of six stamps and three labels (2866), and six oversize $1.80 stamps showing the same goalies (2873-2878); Linn’s Oct. 19, page 20.

*Nov. 2, Christmas Animals. A nondenominated (85¢) permanent rate stamp (Scott 2881), a $1.20 stamp (2882), and a $2.50 stamp (2883); booklet of 12 for the permanent stamp and booklets of six for the $1.20 and $2.50 stamps, souvenir sheet of three (2879); Linn’s Nov. 2, page 1.

*Nov. 2, Christmas: Madonna and Child. Single nondenominated (85¢) permanent rate stamp in a booklet of 12 (Scott 2880); Linn’s Nov. 2, page 1.

Details of each issue listed in this program are given in the cited issues of Linn’s.

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