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2019 Canada Stamp Program

Mar 19, 2019, 3 PM
Canada Post issued its second set of From Far and Wide definitive stamps Jan. 14. The $1.27 stamp paying the new rate to the United States shows Smoke Lake at Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario.

Jan. 14, Queen Elizabeth II. Definitive stamp. Nondenominated (90¢) permanent-rate stamp in booklet of 10. Linn’s, Feb. 4, page 20.

Jan. 14, From Far and Wide. Five nondenominated permanent-rate (90¢) stamps: Tombstone Territorial Park, Athabasca Falls, Quittinirpaaq National Park, Mahone Bay and Little Limestone Lake Provinicial Park in booklets of 10 and coils of 100; $1.05 Castle Butte, Big Muddy Badlands in coils of 50;  $1.27 Smoke Loke, Algonquin Provincial Park, $1.90 Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve, and $2.65 Iceberg Alley in separate booklets of six and coils of 50; souvenir sheet, contains all nine stamps se-tenant. Linn’s, Feb. 4, page 8.

Jan. 18, Year of the Pig. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (90¢) stamp in a pane of 25 and booklet of 10, one $2.65 stamp in booklets of six and souvenir sheet of one; souvenir sheet with $2.65 stamp and $2.50 Year of the Dog stamp from 2017; and two nondenominated ($2.65) international rate postal cards. Linn’s, Feb. 4, page 1.

Jan. 25, Black History Month/Albert Jackson. Nondenominated permanent-rate (90¢) stamp in booklet of 10. Linn’s, Feb. 18, page 37.

Feb. 14, Gardenias. Two nondenominated (90¢) permanent-rate stamps in booklets of 10, coils of 50, and souvenir sheet of two. Linn’s, Feb. 25, page 14.

*March 27, Canadians in Flight. Stamps honoring World War I flying ace William George Barker and Lazair ultralight planes.

*March?, Vancouver’s Asahi Baseball Team.

May 23?, Endangered Turtles. Two stamps.

?, Bears. Four stamps.

?, Sweet Canada. Stamps featuring regional desserts.

?, Bears. Four stamps.

?, Covered Bridges. Five stamps.

?, Red River Resistance and Joining of the Metis Nation to the Canadian Federation 150th Anniversaries.

September, Canada Post Community Foundation. Semipostal stamp.

November, Christmas/Shiny and Bright. November, Christmas/Nativity.

*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 STAMP ISSUES

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.