2001 Canada Stamp Program

Dec 31, 2001, 6 AM

Jan. 5, Year of the Snake. Single domestic-rate (47¢) commemorative stamp, and single international-rate ($1.05) souvenir sheet (Scott 1883-84), plus nondenominated domestic-rate stamped envelope. Linn's, Jan. 15, 2001, page 1; Jan. 14, 2002, page 2.

Jan. 18, National Hockey League All-Stars. Six 47¢ commemorative stamps (Scott 1885a-f): a, Jean Beliveau; b, Terry Sawchuk; c, Eddie Shore; d, Denis Potvin; e, Bobby Hull; and f, Syl Apps Sr. Linn's, Jan. 22, page 1.

Feb. 1, Birds. Four se-tenant 47¢ commemorative stamps featuring the golden eagle (Scott 1886, die-cut booklet stamp 1890), Arctic tern (1887, 1891), rock ptarmigan (1888, 1892), and Lapland longspur (1889, 1893); plus envelopes featuring the Lapland longspur and the golden eagle. Linn's, Jan. 29, page 34.

Feb. 28, Francophone Games. Two 47¢ stamps picturing high jumper (Scott 1894) and folk dancer (1895) for the games held in the National Capital Region. Linn's, Jan. 29, page 43; Feb. 19, page 22.

March 19, World Figure Skating Championships. Four 47¢ commemorative stamps in tete-beche format to mark the event being held in Vancouver, British Columbia. Linn's, Jan. 29, page 19; March 19, page 2.

April 6, Beaver. Single 47¢ stamp based on the original 3-penny Beaver stamp of 1851, in honor of the 150th anniversary of the transfer of postal authority from Great Britain to Canada. Linn's, March 5, page 1; April 2, page 32.

April 9, 25th Anniversary of the Blue Jays. Single 47¢ stamp (Scott 1901) in honor of the Toronto baseball team. Linn's, April 9, page 1.

April 20, Summit of Americas. Single 47¢ stamp (Scott 1902) honoring the international gathering in Quebec City, Quebec. Linn's, April 16, page 1.

May 11, Tourist Attractions. Set of 10, five United States-rate 60¢ stamps (Scott 1903a-e): a. Butchart Gardens, b. Apple Blossom Festival, c. White Pass and Yukon Route, d. Sugar Bushes, e. Niagara-on-the-Lake; and five international-rate $1.05 stamps (1904a-e): a. The Forks, b. Barkerville, c. Tulip Festival, d. Auyuittuq, e. Signal Hill. Linn's, May 7, page 1.

May 16, Armenian Apostolic Church. Single 47¢ stamp to commemorate the 1,700th anniversary of the church.

June 1, Royal Military College. Single 47¢ commemorative stamp for the 125th anniversary.

June 25, International Amateur Athletic Federation World Championships. Two 47¢ stamps depicting a pole vaulter (Scott 1907) and a runner (1908 to correspond with the event held Aug. 3-12 in Edmonton, Alberta. Linn's, July 9, page 1.

July 1, Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Single 47¢ stamp (Scott 1909) depicting the celebrated statesman, Linn's, May 28, page 11.

Aug. 1, Roses. Eight 47¢ stamps depicting various Canadian roses: Morden Centennial (Scott 1910a, 1911), Agnes (1910b, 1912), Champlain (1910c, 1913), Canadian White Star (1910d, 1914); simultaneously issued in Morden, Manitoba, and at the 2001 stamp show in Japan; four perforated stamps (souvenir sheet 1910) and four die-cut booklet stamps (pane 1914a), plus four nondenominated domestic-rate stamped envelopes, Linn's, July 23, page 1; Jan. 14, 2002, page 2.

Aug. 3, La Grande Paix de Montreal. Single 47¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1915) in honor of the signature of the treaty 300 years ago, Linn's, July 30, page 32.

Aug. 24, Masterpieces of Canadian Art. Single $1.05 commemorative stamp (Scott 1916) picturing The Space Between Columns #21 (Italian) by Jack Shadbolt, Linn's, Aug. 13, page 1.

Sept. 19, Shriners. Single 47¢ commemorative stamp (Scott 1917), Linn's, Sept. 17, page 2.

Sept. 28, Theaters. Two 47¢ stamps marking the 50th anniversary of Montreal's (Quebec) New World Theater (Scott 1919) and the 100th anniversary of London's (Ontario) Grand Theater (1920), Linn's,Sept. 24, page 1.

Oct. 1, Hot-air balloons. Four 47¢ stamps for Stamp Collecting Month in booklets of eight stamps (Scott 1921) with backgrounds in green (a), blue-violet (b), red-violet (c) and olive (d), Linn's, Oct. 1, page 20.

Nov. 1, Christmas lights. Set of three stamps — 47¢ depicting horse-drawn sleigh (Scott 1922, booklet of 10 1922a), 60¢ depicting skaters (1923, booklet pane of six 1923a) and $1.05 depicting children making snowman (1924, booklet pane of six 1924a) — featuring Christmas lights, Linn's, Oct. 29, page 2.

Nov. 8, YMCA. Single 47¢ stamp (Scott 1925) to honor the 150th anniversary, Linn's, Nov. 5, page 2.

Nov. 11, Royal Canadian Legion. Single 47¢ stamp (Scott 1926) for the 75th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Linn's, Nov. 5, page 1.

December ?, Hockey card. Preaddressed postal card sold to raise funds for amateur hockey, Linn's,Jan. 7, page 1.

December ?, Scenic postal cards. Six sets of 10 cards each depicting scenes of Canada and wildlife. Linn's, Jan. 14, page 1.

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


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