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2021 Canada Stamp Program

Oct 1, 2021, 2 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¢) stamp 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. Linn’s, Oct. 4, page 15.

Fall, A Novel Topic.

Fall, An Issue that Draws the Line.

Fall, An Issue with Universal Appeal.

?, World War I Heroes of Winnipeg’s Valour Road.

Fall, Diwali.

Fall, Hanukkah.

Fall, Christmas/Classic Characters.

Fall, Christmas/Angel.

*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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