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Canada's Titanic Stamps by Still Stampin' on Apr 13, 2012Today marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic which hit an iceberg and sank in the North Atlantic that claimed 1,500 lives. The Titanic was almost 280 meters (883 feet) in length and was the largest passenger steamship in the world...



Canada Adds Third Royal Wedding Stamp by Still Stampin' on Jun 27, 2011On June 28, 2011 Canada Post comes out with the third installment that will complete the Royal Wedding series.The domestic Permanent™ stamp shows a candid photo of the newlyweds in their open landau shortly after completing their wedding vows at We...



Art Canada Series by Still Stampin' on Feb 20, 2011Canada Post issued three new stamps on February 21, 2011 featuring the artwork of Canadian aboriginal artist Daphne Odjig. The stamps highlight three of Odjig's acrylic pieces with each painting, Spiritual Renewal (1984), Pow-wow Dancer (1978), and...



Cupids, 1610-2010 by Still Stampin' on Aug 15, 2010In August 1610, English colonists, sent out by the London and Bristol Company and led by prominent Bristol merchant John Guy, arrived in Cupids (then Cupers Cove) on the north side of Conception Bay on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula. There, the...



Girl Guides of Canada by Still Stampin' on Jul 6, 2010Through an endless variety of fun-filled activities, the Girl Guides of Canada (GGC) provides girls with opportunities to develop valuable life skills, become self-reliant, build friendships, and develop a sense of well-being and self-worth. This sta...



Canada's Roadside Attractions by Still Stampin' on Jul 3, 2010Canada Post comes up on July 5, 2010 the latest Roadside Attraction series.The new series includes: a 7.3 metre-tall coffee pot in Davidson, Saskatchewan; a giant Happy Rock in Gladstone, Manitoba, an enormous Atlantic Puffin in Longue-Point-de-Minga...



Art Canada, Prudence Heward by Still Stampin' on Jun 30, 2010Canada Post's July 2, 2010 Art Canada series features two masterpieces created by painter Prudence Heward. Montréal-born Heward (1896-1947) broke popular artistic trends and gender conventions, gaining unusual distinction as a representational figur...



Canada Issues Rotary International Stamp by Still Stampin' on Jun 16, 2010On June 18, 2010, Canada Post comes out with a 57-cent stamp celebrating the centennial of Rotary's service in Canada.The stamp's design features an anonymous figure sporting the traditional Rotary vest. Rotary International is one of the largest and...



Canada's Marine Life Joint Stamp Issue With Sweden by Still Stampin' on May 12, 2010The fun-loving sea otter (Enhydra lutris) and the timid harbour porpoise (Pocoena phocoena) appear on Canada Post stamps issued on May 13, 2010.This joint issue with Sweden was designed by Swedish freelance stamp designer Martin Morck who produced ar...



The Centennial of the Canadian Navy by Still Stampin' on May 2, 2010The men and women of Canada's naval forces have stood their guard at sea for the past century. They serve to protect the country from threats of terrorism, illegal resource exploitation, pollution violation, narcotics trafficking and illegal immigrat...