2012 Canada Stamp Program

December 31, 2013 11:21 AM

  • Canada Post issued a stamp commemorating the anniversary of the Titanic disaster on April 5, 2012.

Jan. 10, Year of the Dragon. One permanent (61¢) stamp (Scott 2495), one booklet stamp (2497), one $1.80 souvenir sheet (2496), souvenir sheet of two with $1.80 and $1.75 Year of the Rabbit stamp (2496a), and two nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal cards, Linn's Jan. 9, page 1.

Jan. 16, Canadian Pride. Five nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamps showing the Canadian flag on a ship, a vintage van, held by an Olympian, on a bobsled, and held by an Inuit child, (Scott 2499-2503) booklet panes of 10 and 30, a souvenir sheet of five (2498), and five nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal cards. Linn's, Jan. 16, page 24.

Jan. 16, Baby Wildlife. Nondenominated (61¢) permanent Raccoon stamp in coils of 100 and 5,000 (Scott 2506, 2505); plus $1.05 Caribou stamp (2507 coil, 2510 booklet), $1.29 Loon stamp (2508, 2511), and $1.80 Moose stamp (2509, 2512) each issued in booklets of six and coils of 50; a souvenir sheet of four (2504); and four nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal cards, Linn's, Jan. 16, page 20.

Jan. 16, Queen Elizabeth II. Single nondenominated (61)) permanent stamp (Scott 2519), booklet of 10, Linn's Jan. 16, page 1.

Jan. 16, Diamond Jubilee, first decade. Single nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamp (Scott 2513) in souvenir sheet of four, and single nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal card, Linn'sJan. 16, page 1.

Feb. 1, Black History. Two nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamps: John Ware (Scott 2520) and Viola Desmond (Scott 2521); Linn's Feb. 6, page 8.

Feb. 6, Diamond Jubilee, second decade. Single nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamp in souvenir sheet of four (Scott 2514), and single nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal card; Linn's Feb. 13, page 14.

Feb. 23, Art Canada: Joe Fafard. One nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamp (Scott 2522), one $1.05 stamp (2524), one $1.80 stamp (2525), souvenir sheet of three (2523) and three nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal cards; Linn's Feb. 20, page 1.

March 1, Daylilies. Two nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamps in booklets of 10 (orange daylily Scott 2529, purple 2530), coils of 50 (orange daylily Scott 2527, purple 2528), a souvenir sheet of two (2526), and two nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal cards; Linn's, Feb. 27, page 14.

March 6, Diamond Jubilee, third decade. One nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamp in souvenir sheet of four (Scott 2515), and single nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal card; Linn's March 12, page 1.

April 5, Titanic. Five stamps: four nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamps in booklets of 10 (two designs), pane of 16 (four designs) (Scott 2531-34 water-activated stamps, 2536-37 self-adhesive stamps); one $1.80 stamp in booklets of six (2538) and a souvenir sheet of one (2535); three nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal cards; Linn's April 2, page 1.

April 10, Diamond Jubilee, fourth decade. One nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamp in souvenir sheet of four (Scott 2516), and single nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal card; Linn's April 2, page 17.

May 3, Red River Settlement. One nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamp (Scott 2539); Linn'sApril 30, page 1.

May 7, Diamond Jubilee, fifth decade. One nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamp in souvenir sheet of four (Scott 2517), and single nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal card; Linn's May 7, page 8.

May 7, Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. One $2 engraved intaglio stamp (Scott 2540), pane of eight and souvenir sheet of one; Linn's May 7, page 8; May 21, page 6.

May 11, Children's Literature: Franklin the Turtle. Four nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamps in booklets of 12 (Scott 2542-45), souvenir sheet of four (2541), and four nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal cards; Linn's May 14, page 1.

May 17, Calgary Stampede. Nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamp (Scott 2547) and $1.05 stamp (2548) in two separate booklets of 10, souvenir sheet of two (2546), and two nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal cards; Linn's May 14, page 1.

May 22, Difference Makers. Four nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamps: Louise Arbour (Scott 2550), Rick Hansen (2551), Sheila Watt-Cloutier (2552), Michael J. Fox (2553); separate booklets of 10 and a souvenir sheet of four (Scott 2549); Linn's May 21, page 1.

June 1, Diamond Jubilee, sixth decade. One nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamp, souvenir sheet of four (Scott 2518); Linn's May 28, page 15.

June 15, War of 1812: Heroes of the War. Two nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamps (Scott 2554-55), joint issue with Guernsey; Linn's June 18, page 1.

June 27, London 2012 Olympic Games. One nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamp (Scott 2556); Linn's June 25, page 10.

June 29, Tommy Douglas and the Birth of Medicare. One nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamp (Scott 2557); Linn's July 2, page 1.

June 29, Canadian Football League Team Logos. Eight nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamps: Lions (Scott 2559), Eskimos (2560), Stampeders (2561), Roughriders (2562), Blue Bombers (2563), Tiger-Cats (2564), Argonauts (2565), Alouettes (2566); eight coils of 50, souvenir sheet of eight (Scott 2558); Linn's July 2, page 9.

July 23, Signs of the Zodiac. Four nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamps: Leo (Scott 2453), Virgo (2454), Libra (2455), Scorpio (2456); separate booklets of 10, souvenir sheet of four (2446), four nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal cards; Linn's July 23, page 1.

Aug. 16, 100th Grey Cup Game. Nine nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamps: Grey Cup (Scott 2568), Lions (2569), Eskimos (2570), Stampeders (2571), Roughriders (2572), Blue Bombers (2573), Tiger-Cats (2574), Argonauts (2575), Alouettes (2576); separate booklets of 10, souvenir sheet of nine (2567), nine nondenominated ($1.80) international rate postal cards; Linn's July 30, page 1.

*Sept. 17, Community Foundation. One nondenominated (61¢+10¢) letter rate permanent semipostal stamp (Scott B19)Linn's Sept. 17, page 1.

*Oct. 11, The Regiments. Three nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamps: Black Watch (Scott 2578), Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (2579), Royal Regiment of Canada (2580), souvenir sheet (2577)Linn's Oct. 8, page 14.

Oct. 15, Christmas Stained Glass. Single nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamp; Linn's Oct. 15, page 1.

Oct. 15, Christmas Cookies. One nondenominated (61¢) permanent stamp, one $1.05 stamp, and one $1.80 stamp; Linn's Oct. 15, page 1.

*Oct. 16, Beneficial Insects. Single 15¢ souvenir sheet with three stamps: 3¢, 4¢, 8¢ stamps (Scott 2409b)Linn's Oct. 8, page 13.

Nov. 5, Picture Postage. Twelve stamps at four different rates, each in vertical and horizontal formats, with personalizable images; Linn's Oct. 29 issue, page 15.

*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.