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2018 Canada Stamp Program | Linns.com

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 (Scott 3052) and booklet of 10 (3054), one $2.50 stamp (3055) in booklets of six and souvenir sheet of one (3053); 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 (Scott 3057, 3062, 3071), Hopewell Rocks (3058, 3063, 3074), MacMillan Provincial Park (3059, 3064, 3072), Covehead Harbour in Prince Edward Island National Park (3061, 3066, 3073), and Perce Rock in parc national de I’Ile-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Perce (3060, 3065, 3075) in booklets of 30, booklets of 10 and coils of 100; $1 Pisew Falls Provincial Park in coils of 50 (3070); $1.20 Point Pelee National Park (3067, 3076), $1.80 Naats’ihch’oh National Park Reserve (3068, 3077) and $2.50 Arctic Bay on Baffin Island (3069, 3078) in separate booklets of six and coils of 50; souvenir sheet, contains all nine stamps se-tenant (3056). Linn’s, Jan. 22, page 12.

*Jan. 24, Women in Winter Sports. Five nondenominated (85¢) permanent-rate stamps: Nancy Greene (Scott 3080),  Sharon and Shirley Firth (3081), Danielle Goyette (3082), Clara Hughes (3083) and Sonja Gaudet (3084) in booklets of 10, souvenir sheet, contains all five stamps (3079). Linn’s, Feb. 12, page 1.

*Feb. 1, Black History/Kay Livingstone and Lincoln Alexander. Two nondenominated (85¢) permanent-rate stamps: Livingstone (Scott 3085) and Alexander (3086) 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 (Scott 3090-3091), coils of 50 (3088-3089), and souvenir sheet of two (3087). Linn’s, March 12, page 11.

*April 5, Canadian Illustrators. Five nondenominated (85¢) permanent-rate stamps showing the following artwork: Best Friends by Anita Kunz (3093), Stage Fright by Blair Drawson (3094), Untitled by James Hill (3095), Untitled by Will Davies (3096), It’s Not a Stream of Consciousness by Gerard DuBois (3097) in booklets of 10, souvenir sheet, contains all five stamps (3092).

April 20, Queen Elizabeth II 65th Anniversary of Coronation. Nondenominated (85¢) permanent-rate stamp in booklet of 10. Linn’s, April 30, page 16.

 

*May 1, Native Bees. Two se-tenant nondenominated (85¢) permanent-rate stamps in booklet of 10. Linn’s, May 7, page 1.

*May 18, Junior Hockey Memorial Cup 100th Anniversary. Nondenominated (85¢) permanent-rate stamp in booklet of 10. Linn’s, June 4, page 10.

*June 29, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada 150th Anniversary.

*July 13, Sharks in Canadian Waters.

*July 26, Weather Wonders.

*Aug. 20, Birds of Canada.

*Sept. 6, Emergency Responders.

*Sept. 24, Canada Post Community Foundation. Semipostal stamp.

*Oct. 10, Bighorn Sheep. $3 definitive.

*Nov. 2, Christmas.

*Nov. 2, Christmas: Madonna and Child.

*?, 100th anniversary of the Armistice 1918-2018.

 

*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.