Highlights/collecting

Arts and Entertainment, Economy

New Canadian stamps celebrate illustrators

The world of great Canadian commercial art and illustration is being celebrated by Canada Post in a colourful new release of postage stamps. The series honours five artists with vastly differing styles: Will Davies, Blair Drawson, Gérard DuBois, James Hill» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Environment, Politics, Society

Gun control: More restrictions targeting wrong people?

(public comments are open and can be posted and read at the very bottom of page) Guns and gun control have long been a highly contentious issue in Canada. There are about two million licensed firearms owners in this country» 

Environment, Society

New stamps feature Canadian birds

Even as the debate goes on to determine a national bird as a symbol of Canada ( RCI-Aug 31,2016), Canada Post has produced the first in a new series of stamps to showcase our avian residents. While Canada itself doesn’t yet» 

Economy, Society

History: Apr. 23, 1851, Canada issues first stamp

On April 23, 1851 the Province of Canada issued its first stamp. It was designed by none other than Scottish-Canadian Sir Sanford Fleming, the man who gave the world the idea of time zones. Although Canada was still considered a»