2018 Canada Stamp Program |

February 28, 2018 04:26 PM

  • Canada Post introduced new Far and Wide definitive stamps Jan. 15. The first set in the series includes five permanent stamps, indicated by the “P” inside the red maple leaf, paying the basic domestic rate. The designs show photographs of Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick, Cathedral Grove in British Columbia’s MacMillan Provincial Park, the red sandstone cliffs of Covehead Harbour in Prince Edward Island National Park, and the natural archway of Perce Rock in Quebec’s parc national de l’ Ile-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Perce.

Jan. 15, Year of the Dog. Single nondenominated permanent-rate (85¢) stamp in a pane of 25 and booklet of 10, one $2.50 stamp in booklets of six and souvenir sheet of one; souvenir sheet with $2.50 stamp and $2.50 Year of the Rooster stamp from 2017 (Scott 2960); and two nondenominated ($2.50) international rate postal cards. Linn’s, Jan. 22, page 8.

Jan. 15, From Far and Wide. Five nondenominated (85¢) permanent-rate stamps: “jellybean” houses in St. John’s, Hopewell Rocks, MacMillan Provincial Park, Covehead Harbour in Prince Edward Island National Park, and Perce Rock in parc national de l’ Ile-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Perce in booklets of 30, booklets of 10 and coils of 100; $1, Pisew Falls Provincial Park in coils of 50;$1.20 Point Pelee National Park, $1.80, Naats’ihch’oh National Park Reserve and $2.50, Arctic Bay on Baffin Island in separate booklets of six and coils of 50; souvenir sheet, contains all nine stamps se-tenant. Linn’s, Jan. 22, page 12.

Jan. 24, Women in Winter Sports. Five nondenominated (85¢) permanent-rate stamps: Sharon and Shirley Firth, Sonja Gaudet, Danielle Goyette, Nancy Greene and Clara Hughes in booklets of 10, souvenir sheet, contains all five stamps. Linn’s, Feb. 12, page 1.

Feb. 1, Black History/Kay Livingstone and Lincoln Alexander. Two nondenominated (85¢) permanent-rate stamps in separate booklets of 10. Linn’s, Feb. 12, page 8.

*March 1, Lotus Flowers. Two nondenominated (85¢) permanent-rate stamps in booklets of 10, coils of 50, and souvenir sheet. Linn’s, March 12, page 11.

April, Canadian Illustrators.

April, Queen Elizabeth II 65th Anniversary of Coronation.

May, Native Bees.

May, Junior Hockey Memorial Cup 100th Anniversary.

Summer, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada 150th Anniversary.

Summer, Sharks in Canadian Waters.

Summer, Weather Wonders.

Summer, Birds of Canada.

September, Emergency Responders.

September, Canada Post Community Foundation. Semipostal stamp.

October, Bighorn Sheep. $3 definitive.

November. Christmas.

November, Christmas: Madonna and Child.

*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.