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2020 Canada Stamp Program

Feb 27, 2020, 11 AM
Canada Post's Spring Flowers permanent-rate stamps issued March 2 feature dahlias.

Jan. 13, From Far and Wide/Part 3. Five nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamps in booklets of 10 and coils of 100 and 5,000 die cut perf 9¼ horizontal: Abraham Lake (Scott 3207, 3212, 3221), Athabasca Sand Dunes Provincial Park (3208, 3213, 3224), Herschel Island-Qikiqtaruk Territorial Park (3209, 3214, 3222), French River (3210, 3215, 3225) and Iles de la Madeleine (3211, 3216, 3223); coils of 50 $1.07 Carcajou Falls (3220); separate booklets of six and coils of 50: $1.30 Kootenay National Park (3217, 3226), $1.94 Swallowtail Lighthouse, Grand Manan Island (3218, 3227), and $2.71 Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island (3219, 3228); perforated souvenir sheet, contains all nine stamps se-tenant (3206). Linn’s, Feb. 3, page 10.

Jan. 17, Year of the Rat. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in a perforated pane of 25 (Scott 3229) and booklet of 10 (3231), one $2.71 stamp in booklets of six (3232) and perforated souvenir sheet of one (3230); perforated souvenir sheet with $2.71 stamp and $2.65 Year of the Pig stamp from 2018 (souvenir sheet 3230a), perforated Year of the Pig stamp (3162b); and two nondenominated ($2.71) international rate postal cards. Linn’s, Feb. 10, page 14.

Jan. 24, Black History Month/Colored Hockey Championship. Nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 3233). Linn’s, Feb. 10, page 1.

March 2, Dahlias. Two nondenominated (92¢) permanent-rate stamps in booklets of 10 and coils of 50 (dahlia without background Scott 3237, 3235, dahlias with light blue background 3238, 3236); and souvenir sheet of two (Scott 3234). Linn’s, March 2, page 12.

April 24, Eid. Nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 3239). Linn’s, May 11, page 20.

April 29, Victory in Europe 75th Anniversary. Se-tenant pair of nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamps in booklet of 10: Leo Major (Scott 3240); Veronica Foster (Scott 3241). Linn’s, May 11, page 8.

May 7, The Group of Seven 100th Anniversary. Seven nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamps showing paintings In the Nickel Belt by Franklin Carmichael; Miners’ Houses, Glace Bay by Lawren S. Harris; Labrador Coast by A.Y. Jackson; Fire-swept, Algoma by Frank H. Johnston; Quebec Village by Arthur Lismer; Church by the Sea by J.E.H. MacDonald; Stormy Weather, Georgian Bay by F.H. Varley in booklet of seven (Scott 3243) and pane of seven (Scott 3242). Linn’s, May 25, page 14.

May 20, History of Radio in Canada. Se-tenant pair of nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamps in booklet of 10: microphone of radio station XWA and headphones (Scott 3244), and radio receiver, speaker and vacuum tubes (Scott 3245). Linn’s, June 1, page 22.

Sept. 10, Medical Groundbreakers. Five stamps.

Sept. 21, Canada Post Community Foundation. Semipostal stamp.

Oct. 15, Diwali.

Oct. 28, Mary Riter Hamilton. Stamp showing one of Hamilton’s World War I paintings.

Nov. 2, Christmas/Folk Art of Maud Lewis. Nov. 2, Christmas/Nativity.

Nov. 5, Hanukkah.

?, Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Metis.

Postponed to June 2021, Vintage Travel Posters.

Postponed, Canadian Ballet Legends. Two stamps.

*Asterisks precede entries with new or changed information. New/changed information is presented in bold italics. Details of each issue listed in this program are given in the cited issues of Linn’s. Stamps are self-adhesive unless otherwise noted.

PURCHASING CANADIAN STAMPS

Canadian stamps and first-day covers are available at the Canada Post website (www.canadapost.ca), and by mail order from Canada Post Customer Service, Box 90022, 2701 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON K1V 1J8 Canada; or by telephone from the United States or Canada at 800-565-4362, and from other countries at 902-863-6550. Canada’s stamps and stamp products also are available from many new-issue stamp dealers, and from Canada Post’s agent in the United States: Interpost, Box 400, Hewlett, NY 11557 


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