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2021 Canada Stamp Program

Feb 4, 2022, 1 PM
Canada's two Black History Month stamps issued Jan. 22 tell the stories of two Black communities established in the Canadian wilderness: Willow Grove in New Brunswick and Amber Valley in Alberta.

Jan. 15, Lunar New Year. Pane of 12 nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamps showing previous designs in the Lunar New Year series (Scott 3259), uncut press sheet of 12 souvenir sheets (3260) and booklet pane of 12 $2.71 stamps showing previous designs in the series (3261-3272). Linn’s, Jan. 11, page 12.

Jan. 22, Black History Month/Pioneering Settlements. Two nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamps in booklet of 10 honoring Amber Valley, Alberta (Scott 3273); Willow Grove, New Brunswick (3274). Linn’s, Feb. 8, page 12.

Feb. 16, Snow Mammals. Five nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamps in booklet of 10 showing an ermine (3276), snowshoe hare (3277), Peary caribou (3278), Arctic fox (3279), Northern collared lemming (3280); and souvenir sheet of five (3275). Linn’s, March 8, page 12.

March 1, Crabapple Blossoms. Two nondenominated (92¢) permanent-rate stamps in booklet of 10 and coils of 50 (Malus “Maybride”Scott 3282, 3285, Malus “Rosseau” 3283, 3284); and souvenir sheet of two (3281). Linn’s, March 22, page 1.

April 8, Juno Awards 50th Anniversary. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of five (Scott 3286). Linn’s, April 26, page 18.

April 15, Discovery of Insulin 100th Anniversary. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 3287). Linn’s, May 3, page 12.

April 22, Eid. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 3288). Linn’s, May 3, page 16.

April 29, Canadian Ballet Legends. Two nondenominated (92¢) permanent-rate stamps in booklets of six honoring Fernand Nault (Scott 3290) and Karen Kain (3291); and souvenir sheet of two (3289). Linn’s, May 24, page 16.

June 7, Prime Minister John Turner. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamps in booklet of 10 (Scott 3292). Linn’s, June 28, page 16.

June 29, Launch of the Schooner Bluenose 100th Anniversary. Two se-tenant nondenominated (92¢) permanent-rate stamps in booklet of 10 showing Bluenose and fishing boat (Scott 3294) and Bluenose racing another schooner (Scott 3295); souvenir sheet of two stamps (Scott 3293); and souvenir sheet of two stamps with Capex 2022 overprint (Scott 3293c). Linn’s, July 19, page 30.

July 21, Stan Rogers. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 3296). Linn’s, Aug. 2, page 16.

Sept. 20, Canada Post Community Foundation. Nondenominated (92¢)+10¢ permanent semipostal stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott B31). Linn’s, Oct. 4, page 15.

Oct. 8, Editorial Cartoonists. Five nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamps in booklet of 10 (Scott 3301a), showing cartoons by Brian Gable (3297), Terry Mosher (3298), Duncan Macpherson (3299), Serge Chapleau (3300), and Bruce MacKinnon (3301). Linn’s, Nov. 1, page 14.

Oct. 14, Christopher Plummer. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 3303), and pane of six (3302). Linn’s, Nov. 1, page 1.

Oct. 19, Diwali. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 3304). Linn’s, Nov. 8, page 14.

Oct. 21, World War I Heroes of Winnipeg’s Valour Road. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 3306) and pane of five (3305). Linn’s, Nov. 8, page 1.

Oct. 29, The Remembrance Poppy. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 3307). Linn’s, Nov. 22, page 22.

*Nov. 1, Christmas/Holiday Characters. Nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in a booklet of 12 (Scott 3310); $1.30 in booklet of six (3311); $2.71 in booklet of six (3312); souvenir sheet, contains all three stamps (3308). Linn’s, Nov. 22, page 12.

*Nov. 1, Christmas/Angel. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 3309). Linn’s, Nov. 22, page 12.

*Nov. 8, Hanukkah. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 3313). Linn’s, Nov. 29, page 10.

*Nov. 19, Buffy Sainte-Marie. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 3314). Linn’s, Dec. 13, page 1.

*Nov. 25, Margaret Atwood. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (92¢) stamp in booklet of 10 (Scott 3315). Linn’s, Dec. 27, page 1.


*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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