2010 Canada Stamp Program

December 31, 2011 11:21 AM

  • A Beneficial Insects stamp honoring the paper wasp was issued by Canada Post on Oct. 19, 2010.

Jan. 8, Year of the Tiger. A permanent (57¢) stamp (Scott 2348) and a $1.70 souvenir sheet (2349) and two international rate postal cards; Linn’s, Jan. 4, page 10.

Jan. 11, Queen Elizabeth II. A nondenominated (57¢) permanent booklet stamp (Scott 2365); Linn’s, Jan. 11, page 2.

Jan. 11, Flag Over Historic Mills. Five nondenominated (57¢) permanent booklet stamps (Scott 2351-55), a souvenir sheet of five (2350) and five international rate postal cards; Linn’s, Jan. 11, page 10.

Jan. 11, Orchids. A permanent (57¢) Striped Coralroot coil stamp with serpentine die cuts gauge 8 to 9½ with sawtooth tips (Scott 2357); a permanent (57¢) Striped Coralroot coil stamp with serpentine die cuts gauge 9¼ with rounded tips (2361); $1 Giant Helleborine coil stamp (2358) and booklet stamp (2362); $1.22 Grass Pink coil stamp (2359) and booklet stamp (2363); $1.70 Rose Pogonia coil stamp (2360) and booklet stamp (2364); and a $4.49 souvenir sheet of four (2356); Linn’s, Jan. 18, page 10.

Jan. 12, Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. Two 57¢ booklet stamps (Scott 2367-68) a souvenir sheet of two (2366) and two nondenominated international rate postal cards; Linn’s, Jan. 11, page 1.

Feb. 1, Black History Month. A 57¢ Able Seaman William Hall stamp (Scott 2369); Linn’s, Jan. 25, page 1.

Feb. 8, Governor General Romeo LeBlanc. One 57¢ stamp (Scott 2370); Linn’s, Feb. 8, page 1.

Feb. 12, “Vancouver 2010” overprinted Winter Olympics souvenir sheets. The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics souvenir sheet (issued Jan. 12) overprinted in gold (Scott 2366c); the Sports of the Winter games souvenir sheet (issued Jan. 12, 2009) overprinted in silver (2299f); and the Olympic and Paralympic Symbols and Mascots souvenir sheet (issued Feb. 12, 2009) overprinted in bronze (2305f); Linn’s, March 15, page 1.

Feb. 14, Winter Olympics Gold Medal. One 57¢ stamp (Scott 2372) and a souvenir sheet of two (2371) to commemorate the first Olympic gold medal won by a Canadian in Canada; Linn’s, March 8, page 1.

Feb. 22, Celebrating Our Olympic Spirit. Two 57¢ booklet stamps (Scott 2374-75) and a souvenir sheet of two (2373); Linn’s, Feb. 15, page 1.

March 3, African Violets. Two permanent (57¢) stamps (Scott 2377-78), a souvenir sheet of two (2376) and two international rate postal cards; Linn’s, March 1, page 1.

April 14, 60 Years of Friendship Between Canada and Israel. One $1.70 stamp (Scott 2379), joint issue with Israel; Linn’s, April 1, page 10.

April 19, Four Indian Kings. Four 57¢ stamps (Scott 2380-83), a souvenir sheet of four (2383b), and a souvenir sheet of four overprinted with the Logo of London 2010 (2383c) for the 300th anniversary of the visit of three Mohawk and one Mahican sachems with Queen Anne of England; Linn’s, April 19, page 20.

May 4, Canadian Navy. Two 57¢ stamps (Scott 2385-86) and a souvenir sheet of two (2384) for the 100th anniversary; Linn’s, April 26, page 1.

May 13, Marine Wildlife. A 57¢ Sea Otter stamp and 57¢ Harbor Porpoises stamp from booklet panes (Scott 2387c-d) and a souvenir sheet of two, (2387) joint issue with Sweden; Linn’s, May 10, page 1.

May 22, Canadian Geographic Wildlife Photography of the Year. Five 57¢ stamps (Scott 2389-93) and a souvenir sheet of five (2388); Linn’s, May 10, page 22.

June 18, Rotary International in Canada. One 57¢ stamp (Scott 2394) for the 100th anniversary; Linn’s, June 7, page 1.

July 2, Art Canada: Prudence Heward. A 57¢ Rollande stamp (Scott 2395) and a souvenir sheet of two with a 57¢ Rollande stamp and a $1.70 At the Theatre stamp (2396); Linn’s, July 5, page 20.

July 5, Roadside Attractions. Four stamps (Scott 2398-2401) and a souvenir sheet of four (2397) featuring the giant coffee pot and cup of Davidson, Saskatchewan; the Happy Rock of Gladstone, Manitoba; the goose of Wawa, Ontario; and the puffin of Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan, Quebec; Linn’s, July 5, page 1.

July 8, Girl Guides of Canada. Nondenominated (57¢) permanent stamp (Scott 2402) for the 100th anniversary; Linn’s, July 5, page 14.

Aug. 17, Cupids, Newfoundland. A 57¢ stamp (Scott 2403) for the 100th anniversary; Linn’s, Aug. 2, page 1.

Sept. 1, Home Children. A 57¢ stamp (Scott 2404); Linn’s, Aug. 23, page 1.

Sept. 7, Mental Health. A nondenominated (57¢)+10¢ permanent semipostal stamp (Scott B16) to support the Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health; Linn’s, Sept. 6, page 1.

September, Striped Coralroot. Permanent (57¢) coil stamp in uncut panes of 100 containing 10 strips of 10 stamps with die cuts at top and bottom, but imperforate between each stamp in the row; Linn’s, Oct. 11, page 2.

Oct. 4, Blue Whale. A $10 definitive stamp (2405); Linn’s, Oct. 4, page 8.

Oct. 19, Beneficial Insects. Five definitive stamps: 4¢ Paper Wasp, 6¢ Assassin Bug, 7¢ Large Milkweed Bug, 8¢ Margined Leatherwing, and 9¢ Dogbane Beetle (Scott 2406-10); and a souvenir sheet of five (2410a); Linn’s, Oct. 11, page 1.

Nov. 1, Christmas Ornaments. A nondenominated (57¢) permanent coil stamp (Scott 2413), a $1 coil stamp (2414), a $1.70 coil stamp (2415) and a souvenir sheet of three (2411); Linn’s, Oct. 25, page 18.

Nov. 1, Madonna and Child. A nondenominated (57¢) permanent booklet stamp (Scott 2412); Linn’s, Oct. 25, page 8.

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

HOW TO ORDER STAMPS OR COVERS

Mail orders for mint stamps, uncut press sheets, postal stationery and first-day covers (FDCs) should be sent to Canada Post, National Philatelic Centre, 75 St. Ninian St., Antigonish, Nova Scotia NS B2G 2R8, Canada; or telephone 800-565-4362.